Layered Lettuce Salad, submitted by Kat from the Bainbridge Branch, who says, “Here is a meal-style salad that is very easy to make and is always a hit when I serve it… it’s very good.”

Related title: Salad as a Meal 

Salad as a Meal

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Fruit Salad with Marshmallows, submitted by Donna from the Bainbridge Branch, who says, “Easy tropical treat! Great for summer fun!

Related title: The Fruit Book 

The Fruit Book

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Pizza Beans, submitted by Katy from Mobile Services, who says, “This tasty and versatile dish is perfect when you are craving pasta but want a healthier option. You can trade kale for spinach or any green (or zucchini or another veggie). Pro tip: Don’t skip the broiler! The brown bubbly bits are the best part.”

Related title: Bean By Bean: A Cookbook

Bean By Bean: A Cookbook

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Mac and Cheese, Submitted by Jessica from the Bainbridge Branch, who says, “I found this recipe to bring to Thanksgiving dinner one year and it was a big hit. I usually substitute a cup of Monterey Jack cheese for one of the cups of Cheddar when I make it.”

 Related title: Comfort Food 

Comfort Food

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Zucchini and Potato Bake, submitted by Annette from the Bainbridge Branch, who says, “I had potatoes and zucchini on hand so I tried this recipe. We really enjoyed it. Will be using this again!”

Related title: The Big Book of Potluck 

The Big Book of Potluck

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Takeout-Style Sesame Noodles, submitted by Patrick from the Administrative Center Branch, who says, “I love cold sesame noodles because they are delicious and work well as a side dish or a main course. I would also consider eating these for breakfast.”

Related title: Chinese Street Food 

Chinese Street Food

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Homemade Bagel Recipe, submitted by Andrea from the Geauga West Branch, who says, “I find yeast recipes a bit intimidating! This recipe gave me the confidence to try and to be successful. Highly recommend Trader Joe’s “Everything but the Bagel” seasoning to top!”

Related title: Betty Crocker The Big Book Of Breakfast And Brunch

Betty Crocker The Big Book of Breakfast and Brunch

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Hawaiian Hot Dogs with Mango Salsa, submitted by Kat from the Bainbridge Branch, who says, “I experienced a “puka dog” when in Kauai – and used a recipe similar to this to recreate it here – delicious!”

Related title: Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar Masters, Vol. 2

Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar Masters, Vol. 2

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Best Blondie Recipe, submitted by Eric from the Bainbridge Branch, who says, “I just tried this recipe and they are really good! I would suggest adding the whole bag of white chocolate chips instead of just the 2/3 cups that they list. I left out the nuts because I am not a fan.”

Related title: Eat to the Beat by Blondie 

Eat To The Beat

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