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Collection by Crystal Nelson

Italian Style Pork Chops

Rating: 4.5 stars 634
When I make these chops, I always have to make extra. Everyone has to eat more than they need. Great with a salad. The chops are baked in a crispy, buttery coating in the oven.

Simple Beef Stroganoff

Rating: 4 stars 946
Ground beef stroganoff is rich, creamy, and ready in under 30 minutes.

Italian Super Salad

This Italian Salad contains a variety of meats, cheeses, and veggies that will make a "Super Duper Italian Extravaganza!"

Creamy Dill Cucumber Toasties

Rating: 4.5 stars 974
I got this recipe years ago from a friend of a friend. I love it and make it all the time for parties. It looks great on the platter, and it is super easy! Everyone loves it!

Awesome Slow Cooker Pot Roast

Rating: 4.5 stars 9769
Tender slow cooker pot roast simmers in a cream of mushroom soup gravy.


Rating: 4 stars 514
These are great to make ahead of time and then freeze. We freeze them with mashed potatoes and corn as part of a homemade TV dinner.

Neat Sloppy Joes

Rating: 4.5 stars 1075
No green pepper in this recipe, so it's a hit with kids. We added this to the menu at a children's camp, and it has been a favorite for several years. The mixture is thick, so they are 'neat' rather than sloppy. This freezes and reheats well.

Italian Style Short Ribs

Rating: 4 stars 17
I like to serve this easy dish with steamed broccoli and rice prepared with some of the remaining pan juices.

Spinach and Artichoke Dip

Rating: 4.5 stars 425
Spinach and artichoke hearts in creamy cheese — the ultimate party dip!

Red, White and Blue Strawberry Shortcake

Rating: 4.5 stars 227
Spectacular Fourth of July Dessert! Present at night with a couple of sparklers for the best effect. Can make with shortcake mix, too.

Dill Cucumber Dip

Rating: 4.5 stars 79
This cool, refreshing dip is great in the summer, and a fine way to use fresh garden cucumbers. Serve with crackers or chips.

Southwest Squash Casserole

Rating: 4 stars 13
Easy to prepare, this recipe is flavorful yet can pack a 'punch' if you choose. Squash tend to be mild but by adding diced green chiles (and jalapenos if you want spicier) it's a surprisingly tasty recipe. It pleases a lot of people and has become a favorite at family gatherings.