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26 Recipes We’ve Clipped From the Newspaper

Some of our readers' favorite recipes have come from the pages of newspapers and magazines.

grandma's red velvet cakeTaste of Home

Grandma’s Red Velvet Cake

In our family, no one thinks it’s Christmas without this Red Velvet Cake recipe. I baked the first one for Christmas in 1963 when I found the recipe in the newspaper and my Mother kept the tradition going into the ’80s. It’s different than other Red Velvet Cakes I’ve tasted over the years since this one tastes only mildly chocolate and the icing is as light as snow. —Kathryn H. Davison, Charlotte, North Carolina. I'm baking my way through quarantine, and here's why you should be too.

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Chocolate-Raspberry Whoopie PiesTaste of Home

Chocolate-Raspberry Whoopie Pies

I’ve saved this jam-filled whoopie pie recipe for years after cutting it out of a newspaper. It’s one of my grandson's personal favorites. —Nancy Foust, Stoneboro, Pennsylvania

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Chocolate Chip Oatmeal MuffinsTaste of Home

Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Muffins

I saw this recipe in a newspaper years ago and have changed it quite a bit. I make these muffins at least once a month and get many requests for the recipe. —Cheryl Bohn, Dominion City, Manitoba.

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Top-Rated Italian Pot RoastTaste of Home

Top-Rated Italian Pot Roast

I'm always getting recipe inspiration from newspapers and magazines. Here’s a tender roast with aromatic spices that give it a Moroccan feel. —Karen Burdell, Lafayette, Colorado. Check out the best slow cooker recipe from every state.

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Sirloin Strips over RiceTaste of Home

Sirloin Strips over Rice

I found this recipe in a movie magazine some 20 years ago. It was the favorite of some male star, but I don’t remember which one. Its great flavor and the fact that leftovers just get better have made it a family favorite! —Karen Dunn, Kansas City, Missouri. Learn some things TV chefs won't tell you.

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Fudgy Peanut Butter CakeTaste of Home

Fudgy Peanut Butter Cake

I clipped this easy peanut butter cake recipe from a newspaper years ago. The house smells fantastic while it's slow cooking. My husband and son enjoy the cake with ice cream and nuts on top. —Bonnie Evans, Norcross, Georgia

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Easy Smoked SalmonTaste of Home

Easy Smoked Salmon

A magazine featured this recipe years ago, and it's still my favorite salmon. Just add crackers for a super simple yet elegant appetizer. —Norma Fell, Boyne City, Michigan. Check out these three-ingredient recipes that don't require a trip to the store.

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Tuscan-Style ChickenTaste of Home

Tuscan-Style Chicken

I found this Italian-style chicken recipe in a magazine and tweaked it to my family's tastes. It's been taken to potlucks and served at dinner parties—and no one ever guesses that it's made in the slow cooker. I serve this chicken entree with crusty bread and spinach salad with lemon vinaigrette. —Mary Watkins, Little Elm, Texas. We cooked every day as a family during quarantine—here's what we learned.

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Cherry SnowballsTaste of Home

Cherry Snowballs

A juicy maraschino cherry is the secret center tucked inside these special cookies. My mom was inspired to create this by a recipe she clipped out of a newspaper more than 30 years ago. —Evy Adams, West Seneca, New York. Try whipping up one of these delicious cookie recipes with secret ingredients.

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Creamy Bratwurst StewTaste of Home

Creamy Bratwurst Stew

A rich sauce coats this hearty combination of potatoes, carrots, and bratwurst chunks. I adapted a baked stew recipe that appeared in a newspaper. This is so comforting on cold winter evenings. —Susan Holmes, Germantown, Wisconsin. Find out why more than 7,000 people daily view this chicken soup recipe.

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