Molasses Crackle Cookies
Somewhat chewy, but not too soft, the Molasses Crackle Cookies are real beauties.
Sweet Potato Planks
Skip the marshmallows (and extra sugar). The kids will love the super-sized orange "fries" loaded with beta carotene.
Comte Cheese Spoon Breads with Roasted Pepper Raisin Jam
Made in individual muffin cups, these spoon breads are cheesy, creamy and delicious, especially when served with Roasted Pepper Raisin Jam.
Chicken Quarters with Raisins, Tomato and Thyme
Browned chicken quarters are dressed up with golden and dark raisins, fresh thyme and tomato.
Pumpkin Macaroni and Cheese
Seasonal pumpkin sneaks into this kid-favorite dish. A perfect dish to have on hand for Halloween night.
Spinach and Cheese Stuffed Shells with Sauce
Pasta dinner done right. The whole family will love these stuffed-to-the-brim shells.
Caesar Salad Cups
Caesar Salad is a classic, and I just love eating it in these cups. My mom made them once and I liked them so much, I kind of stole her idea.—Jack Witherspoon
Maple Sticky Buns
No yeast is required to make these walnut-studded maple breakfast buns with the heady flavor of cinnamon.
Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon and Brown Butter
Give these Brussels Sprouts a new name to tempt the kids into eating them. They'll love the browned butter and bacon. Barbie Cabbages, anyone?
Green Beans with Figs and Pumpkin Seeds
A sauce for green beans that both kids and adults will love.
Green Beans with Cranberry, Orange and Ginger Sauce
A dipping sauce for green beans that kids will love. You can make it a day ahead.
Green Beans with Maple Mustard Glaze
A sweet-tangy sauce for green beans that kids will love. You can make it a day ahead.