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Taste of Home A+ Recipes from Schools Across America

245 Top-of-the-Class Recipes


See what’s cooking at school with these gold-star recipes from teachers, school staffers and active parents in schools across America. Each one was selected for its creative use of everyday ingredients, delectability and eye appeal. Besides being favorites from the classroom, our panel of food professionals judged them to be top in their class. There’s recipes to start your day and for late-night munching. Plus dishes for any occasion: potluck, lunch, barbecue, weeknight dinner and company.


  • Introduction
  • Appetizers & Snacks
  • Soups, Salads & Sides
  • Entrees
  • Healthy Entrees
  • Desserts
  • Bake Sale Treats
  • Index
  • Chocolate Malt Ball Cookies
  • Chocolate Ganache Peanut Butter Cupcakes
  • Double Cherry Pie
  • Sweet and Sassy Baby Back Ribs
  • Ricotta Gnocchi with Spinach & Gorgonzola
  • Maple-Glazed Corned Beef
  • Bacon-Sausage Cheese Tarts
  • Shrimp Salad Cocktails
  • Grilled Sweet Potato Wedges
  • Pecan Rice Pilaf
  • Greek Salad with Green Grapes
  • Marshmallow Monkey Business
  • BBQ Chicken Pizza Roll-Up
  • Toffee Cheesecake Tiramisu
  • Balsamic Braised Pot Roast
  • Chicken Portobello Stroganoff

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Catherine Cassidy, Taste of Home Editor-in-Chief.
Catherine M. Cassidy is Editor-in-Chief of Taste of Home. She is responsible for driving editorial direction and product strategy across the brand’s media platforms.  They include Taste of Home, the number one food and entertaining magazine in the world;; social media; special interest publications; and cookbooks.  
Cassidy has toured the country as the face of Taste of Home for national and local TV, radio, and newspaper interviews in support of the best-selling Taste of Home products, including its cookbooks.
Prior to joining Taste of Home, Cassidy served as Editor-in-Chief of Prevention magazine, the nation’s largest health publication, at Rodale, Inc. Cassidy joined Rodale in 1986 as an associate editor in the book division, and was later named Executive Editor of Rodale’s Custom Publishing division. She started her career at Runner’s World and Fit magazines in Mountain View, California. Cassidy lives in Mequon, Wisconsin, with her husband and two daughters.

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