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Fork Each fall, the Northern Virginia Daily publishes a special section called "Restaurants & Recipes." This section is filled with recipes submitted by readers. Three winners are selected each year.

Winners of 2013 Northern Virginia Daily recipe contest

1st Place - Banana Cake

Janet Haga of Front Royal wins a $40 Gift Certificate to The Market in Woodstock

2nd Place - Creamy Hot Beef Dip

Carol Shaffer of Edinburg wins a $30 Gift Certificate to The Market in Woodstock

3rd Place - Chicken Crunch

Shari DeVore of Strasburg wins a $20 Gift Certificate to The Market in Woodstock

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Homemade Crackers
Black & Green Olive Tapenade
Sparkling Fruit Compote
Country Ham Spread on Biscuits
Curried Chicken Spread
Cheese Ball
Artichoke Dip
Hot Olive Cheese Puffs
Christmas Pickles
Chili con Queso
Buffalo Chicken Dip
Dilly DIpper Appetizer
Western Potato Rounds
Cheesy Bacon Bites
Cheese Ball
Hot Mushroom Turnovers
Chicken Delights
Jail House Pizza
Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Ball
Eastern Shore Crab Balls
Smoke Salmon Mousse
Wing Dip
Savory Stuffed Mushrooms
Delicious Cheese Chips
Texas Caviar
Frosty Pineapple Punch
Spicy Hot Wings
Bar Cheese
Rudi's Best Ever Barbeque Sauce
Vidalia Onion Dip
Unbelievable Crab Dip
Chili Cheese Dip
Onion Dip
Hot Sausage Balls
Bacon Wrapped Chicken Bites
Beef Cheese Log
Honey Glazed Wings
Baggettes with No-Cook Tomato Sauce
Buffalo Chicken Dip
Mustard Pickles
Little Apricot Appetizer Tarts
Beaufort Cheese Ball with Sherry
Sesame Chicken Dip
Chex Party Mix
Onion-Horseradish Dip
Key West Salsa
Taco Dip
Tangier Island Stuffed Mushrooms
Sausage Appetizers
Chicken Meatball Appetizers
Pimento Cheese
Dried Beef Cheese Ball
Artichoke Dip
Marinated Shrimp
Gerry's Broccoli Dip
Beer Cheese Dip
Savory Cheddar Spread
Salmon Log
Cheesy Onion and Tomato Puffs
Ham Biscuits
Barbecue Meatballs
Veggie Pizza
Nutty Orange Cheese Spread
Fire and Ice Nuts
Dill Crackers
Sausage Mushroom Appetizers
Spiced Crackers
Linda's Party Cheese Ball
Ham & Cheese Fritters
Spicy Twist Dip
Vegetarian Sausage Balls
Creamy Hot Beef Dip
Confetti Dip
Vegetarian Cheese Ball
Maple Dip Dressing
Ham & Cheese Ball
Cheese Ball
Spicy Chicken with Cornmeal Biscuits
Puff Pastry Holly Leaves
Crab Cookies
Creamy Horseradish Sauce
Sudie's Dip
Dried Beef Hot Dip
Fritos Party Dip
Christmas Punch


Pumpkin Pecan Bread
Flatbread Dough
Best Ever Cinnamon Pull
Cinnamon Swirl Bread
Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread
Quick Cheese Bread
Peach Bread
Ma's Apple Bread
Cheesy Garlic Biscuits
Apple & Pear Scones
Breakfast Bread
Best Beer Bread Ever
Pumpkin Zucchini Bread
Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins
Banana Bread
Pineapple Yogurt Muffins
Caraway Cloverleaf Rolls
Banana Nut Muffins
Pecan Party Biscuits
Apple Praline Bread
Zucchini Bread
Apple Pie Bread
Mayonnaise Rolls
The Best Ever Southern Spoonbread
Beer Loaf Bread
Olive Pecan Rolls
Chocolate Cherry Banana Bread
Cream Scones
Carrie's Best French Toast
Mom's Homemade Bread
Angel Biscuits
Drop Biscuits
Crusty Cheese Bread
Ever So Easy Muffins
Cranberry Orange Bread
Melt Aways
Herb Parmesan Bread
Chocolate Toffee Biscuits
Chocolate Pumpkin Bread
Sausage Spinach Loaf
Best Bread Pudding
Lemony Sour Cream Muffins
Cranberry Pumpkin Bread
Healthy & Fluffy Biscuits with Flax Seed
Easy Hot Rolls
Heavenly Dinner Rolls
Extra Special Zucchini Bread
Herbed Oatmeal Pan Bread
Monkey Bread
Maraschino Cherry Mini Bread Loaves
Flat Bread
Glorious Morning Muffins
Southern Spoon Bread
Cinnamon Topped Oatmeal Muffins
Honey-Glazed Drop Biscuits
The Easiest Ever Spoonable Corn Bread
Refrigerator Crescent Rolls
Twister Cheddar Rolls
Cranberry Nut Bread
Irish Soda Bread
Pumpkin Bread
Overnight Baked French Toast Casserole
Mango Bread
Magic Bread
Blueberry Nut Bread
Buttermilk Cornbread Loaf
Cinnamon Raisin Bread
Double-Orange Scones with Orange Butter
Pumpkin Cheese Bread
Sour Cream Mini Biscuits
Pumpkin-Banana Bread
Monkey Bread
Christmas Stollen
Homemade Bread
Fluffy Biscuits
Spicy Italian Cornbread
Banana Bread


Oatmeal Cake
1-2-3-4 Cake
Pumpkin Pie
Caramel Icing
Blueberry Pound Cake
Applesauce Raisin Cake
Orange Kiss-Me-Cake
Nana's Gone Nuts! Cake
Peach Cake
Apple Cream Crisp
Butterscotch Pie
Sour Cream Coconut Cake
Pinto Bean Pie
Turtle Dessert
Bonnie's Squash Pie
Raisin Crazen Chews
Black Walnut Pound Cake
Brown Pudding
Cranberry Pudding
Chocolate Cinnamon Apple Cake
Peanut Butter Bon Bons
Earthquake Cake
Berry Delicious Layer cake
Blue Ribbon Carrot Cake
Shirley's Black Walnut Cake
Georgia Candy
Éclair Dream
Dad's Chocolate Éclair Dessert
Caramel Heavenlies
Sugar-Box Pound Cake
Butterscotch Caramel Cinnamon Swirl Cake
Coconut Pie
Apple-Gingerbread Cobbler Dessert
Apple Walnut Cake with Cider Sauce
Chocolate Coconut Squares
Italian Cheesecake
Microwave Peanut Butter Fudge
Rainbow Cream Dessert
Applesauce Cake
Quick Gingersnap Sticks
Man On The Moon Cake
Chocolate Pecan Pie
Banana Split Cake
Aunt Myers Yellow Cake - "1928"
Carrot Cake
Apple Crisp
Rainbow Cream Dessert
Double Chocolate Bars
Cinnamon Apple Crumb Pie
Creamy Peanut Butter Fudge
Terrific Cheesecake
Elvis Presley Cake
Rice Pudding
Manarin Orange Cake
Apple Nut Cake
Banana Cake
Old-Fashioned Carrot Cake
Fry-Pan Fruit Balls
O Henry Bars
Peppermint Candy Short Bread Cookies
German Chocolate Ooey-Gooey Butter Cake
Milton's Prize Pecan Pie
Banana Drop Cookies
Easy Best Ever Coconut Pie
Blueberry Buttons
Peanut Butter Sheet Cake
Carol's Pumpkin Tartlets
Orange-Cranberry Torte
Raw Apple Cake
German Chocolate Pies
Blueberry Pound Cake
Cranberry And Apple Cobbler
Apple Walnut Cobbler
Pumpkin Gooey Butter Cake
Yankee Cheese Cake
Old Fashioned Plum and Nectarine Crumble
Carrot Bars
Carol's Pecan Pie
Pineapple Rice Cream
Butterscotch Brownies
Irish Apple Cake
Cranberry Mallow Dessert
Ardeths' No Bake Cookies
O'Henry Bars
Budget Cake
Shenandoah Valley Apple Cake
Toffee Ice Cream Dessert
Ice Cream Cake
Aunt Marges Nut Cake with Frosting
Baked Rice Pudding
Hot Apple Cobbler
Pumpkin Spice Cake
Apple Pie
Alabama Baby Pecan Fruitcake
Wet Coconut (non-alcoholic) Pina Colada Cake
Pina Colada Cake
Holiday Orange Balls
Coconut Cake
Peanut Butter Balls
Cream Cheese Pound Cake
Apple Walnut Pudding
Carolina Christmas Cake
Dreamy Creamy Pumpkin Pie
Chocolate Peanut Dessert
Streusel Coffee Cake
1st Place - Carmel Apple Upside Down Cake
Nutter Butter Banana Trifle
Pineapple Upside Down Carrot Cake
Molten Chocolate Cakes
Million Dollar Fudge
Coconut Balls
Pumpkin Cake
Poke Cake
Blueberry Lemon Breakfast Cake
Fresh Orange Cake
Raspberry Banana Popsicles
Maple Apple Crisp
Chocolate Covered Cherry Cake
Chocolate Coconut Thumbprint Cookies
Fresh Apple Cake
Apples With Honey & Cinnamon
Peanut Butter CrissCrosses
Almond Coconut Bars
Peanut Butter Squares
After School Kids Pudding Snack
Best Homemade Pumpkin Pie
Best Ever Chocolate Cake
Easy Chocolate Fudge
Lemon Cheesecake with Raspberry Sauce
Chocolate, Peanut Butter Apple Pie
German Chocolate Pie
Mini Upside Down Pineapple Cakes
Ice Cream Dessert
Pumpkin Delight
Harvest Cake
Peach Jello
Fresh Apple Cake
Apple Butter Cookies
Fresh Apple Cake w/rum or brandy
Fresh Apple Cake
Peanut Butter Pie
Moist Chocolate Coca Cola Cake
Cherry (Cottage) Pudding
Wacky Cake
Banana Cake
Pecan Bark
Pumpkin Bars
Pumpkin Whoopie Pies
Baked Rice Pudding
Loaded-Up Pretzel Cookies
Butter Pecan Cake
Uncooked Fruit Cake
Pumpkin Squares
Hawaiian Sunset Cake
Strawberry Cake
Hot Milk Sponge Cake
Raisin Cookies
Caramel-Pecan-Pumpkin Bread Pudding
Rhubarb Upside Down Cake
Chocolate Mud Bars
Baked Apples with Peanut Butter Crumble
Pumpkin Layer Dessert
Pumpkin Squares
Cappuccino Smoothie
Ginger Snaps
Chocolate Sin Dessert
Apple-Cinnamon Buns
Cranberry Layer Bars
Easy Creamy Baked Cheesecake
Buckeye Balls
Pumpkin Spice Cake
Turtle Pumpkin Pie
Creamy Pumpkin Strudels
Lemon Crackers
Peanut Butter Fudge
Butter Cookies
No-Bake Oatmeal Cookies
Raisin Cookies
Famous Lemon Pie
Apple Crunch
Raisin Balls

Main Dishes

Sauerkraut Casserole
Southwestern Chicken Bake
Chicken Lima Bean Casserole
Poulet A La Kismis
Chicken Delights
Mama's Meatloaf
Mom's Haluski
Ham Loaf
Chicken Balls w/ Tomato Dipping Sauce
Salmon & Veal Meatloaf w/ Spinach & Cream Cheese Center
Sinful Salmon Loaf
Boston Style Tostadas
Creamy Alfredo with Ham and Vegetable Medley
Betty's Beirox (Beerox)
Pat's Scallops & Pasta
Potato Ham & Cheese Bake
Mediterranean Pie
Enchilada Casserole
Broccoli, Ham & Cheese Quiche
Tuna Casserole
Super Chicken Casserole
Chicken Balls with Curry Sauce
Reuben Loaf
Cream of Wheat Dumplings
Spinach Lasagna
Jakeman's Brunswick Stew
Baked Beans with Ground Beef
Easy Crustless Quiche
Sweet & Sour Burgers
Ch-Ch-Ch Casserole a.k.a. Chicken, Chip & Cheese Casserole)
Little Mini Meat Loaves
Dry Rub for Roast
Pop-Pop's Chicken Bog or "Perlow"
Dinner in a Dish
Chicken-Green Bean Casserole
Chicken A La King
Black Bean and Kielbasa Chili
Healthy, Healthy, Chili
Mediterranean Chicken
Spicy Deer Bar-B-Que
Barbecued Meat Balls
Italian Hamburger Casserole
Chicken and Broccoli Stroganoff
Quick Pot Roast
Easy Chicken Pot Pie
Lemon-Dijon Chicken Breasts
Deviled Crabmeat Casserole
Taco Meatloaf
Chicken Breasts Parmesan
Chicken & Black Bean Chili
Garlick Pork Roast
Bison Burgers
Grama's Welsh Burgers
Italian Beef
Chili Dogs
Thai Chicken With Linquini
Grandma's Roast Beef Made Easy
Hamburger Casserole
Lasagna Rolls
Sausage Macaroni Bake
Low-Cos Teriyaki
Chicken Divan
Curried Chicken & Rice
Mock Lasagna
M.E.'s Chinese Pepper Steak
Beef Stew
Barbequed Cajun Spareribs
Curry Fried Chicken
Granny's Applesauce Meat Loaf
Honey Pineapple Chicken
Kielbasa Sausage in Sweet and Sour Sauce
Cranberry Roast Chicken and Sweet Potatoes
Chicken Breasts with Creamy Onion Sauce
Lunch Bunch Treat - Third Place
Italian Style Meat Loaf
Easy and Fabulous Chicken Enchiladas
Pork Lo Mein
Fantastic Pork Barbeque
Shredded Beef Chimichangas
Chicken Lasagna Rolls
Chuck Wagon Beans
Baked Spare Ribs and Sauerkraut
Melissa's Creole Eggs
Best Ever Meat Loaf
Chicken Alfredo Lasagna
Baked Chicken Casserole
Unstuffed Peppers
Baked Pork Chops
Chicken Casserole
Tater Tot & Cheese Bake
Braised Pork Chops Royale
Sausage Casserole
Betty Keller's Baked Cheez-it Chicken
Sun Dried Tomato Pizza
Broccoli Tuna Roll-Ups
Chicken Apricot
Catalina Baked Chicken
Shrimp Etoufee
Potato Casserole
Saucy Meat Loaf
Salisbury Steak with Onion Gravy
Irish Italian Spaghetti
Chicken Tetrazzini
Herbed Cheese Stuffed Salmon
Sensational Sloppy Joes
Perfect Pepperoni Lasagna
Twisty Beef Bake
Crockpot Pork Chops
Chicken & Sausage "With Tomatoes"
Ginger Apple Pork Chops
Brunswick Stew
Barbequed Cajun Spareribs
Savory Meat Pie
Cheesy Beef Roll-Ups
Reuben Casserole
Broiled Shrimp
Easy Baked Chicken Pot Pie
Slow Cooker Cranberry Pork
Crock Pot All-In-One Dinner
Hamburger Casserole
Hearty Squash Skillet
Chicken Curry
Paxton's Perfect Pizza
Zucchini & Pepperoni Casserole
Chicken Crunch
Stuffed Green Peppers
Hush Puppy Casserole
Lattice Top Chicken
Talipia Bake
Baker Italian Chili
Three Cheese Chicken Bake
Satisfying Shepherd's Pie
Busy Day Casserole
Spicy Beef n Corn Casserole
Crescent-Topped Cheeseburger Casserole
Spaghetti Casserole
Bean Casserole
Harvest Hamburger Casserole
Carol's Meatloaf
Harvest Meatballs
Favorite Meatloaf
Quick and Easy Chicken Pot Pie
Taco Cups
Sunday Chicken and Stuffing


Italian Chicken Rice Soup
Zesty Bowtie Salad
Apple Walnut Chicken Salad
Taco Salad
Orange, Thyme & Pumpkin Soup
Effortless Spinach Salad
Hot German Potato Salad
Broccoli, Cauliflower Salad
Waldorf Salad
Low- Cal Fruit Salad
Roasted Tomato Soup
Apple and Celery Salad with Creamy Lemon Salad Dressing
Cannellini Bean and Tuna Salad
Apple Salad
German Potato Salad
Loaded Potato Soup
Southwestern Rice Salad
Spaghetti Salad
Broccoli Cheese Soup w/Baked Potato & Ham
Chicken Corn Chowder
Curried Chicken Salad Sandwiches
White Chicken Chili
Sweet Pepper Salad
Chicken Macaroni Salad
Cool Cucumber Pasta Salad
Cheddar Potato Soup
Cottage Cheese Salad
Cranberry Salad
Vegetable Ham Soup
Down East Fish Chowder
Sweet-Sour Cucumber Salad
Family Picnic Salad
Potato Soup
Orange Creamsicle Salad
Baked Potato Soup
Winter Fruit Salad w/Lemon Poppy Seed Dressing
Beef Noodle Soup
Seven Layer Salad
Horta (& Bean) Soup
Squash, Cider & Apple Soup
Beet Salad
Italian Vegetable Soup - Second Place
Potato Salad
Seafood Gumbo
Easy-N-Fast Chicken Taco Salad
Spaghetti Salad
Orange Tapioca Salad
Greek Salad
Betty Keller's Lime Green Jell-O Salad
Frogmore Stew
Easy Fruit Salad
Nutty Apple Salad
Marinated Cabbage Salad
Strawberry Spinach Salad
Three Bean Salad
Shrimp Salad on Croissants
Apple-Cheddar Salad
Creamy Cranberry Apple Salad
Frozen Salad
Curried Pumpkin Soup
Cheese Burger Soup
French Cabbage Soup
Potato Bacon Chowder
Broccoli Wild Rice Soup
Sausage Lentil Soup
Classic Potato Soup
Dottie's Chilled Chicken Vegetable
Apple Pumpkin Soup
Creamy Apple Salad Dressing
Sensational Caesar Salad
Rice Salad
Creamy Potato Soup
Grape Salad
Pepper Cabbage
Potato Leek Soup
Gelatin Ring With Cream Cheese Balls
Spaghetti Salad
C'S Turkey Salad
Frozen Fruit Salad
California Chicken Salad
Broccoli Salad
Kimmy's Easy Cream of Crab Soup
Grandma's Old-Fashioned Potato Soup
Microwave Old-Fashioned Cooked Salad Dressing
Italian Sausage Vegetable Soup
Tomato Soup
Italian Hot Sausage Soup
Broccoli Salad
Chicken & Dumpling Soup
Hamburger Vegetable Soup
5 cup or Millionaire Salad
Spaghetti Salad
Tomato-Zucchini Soup
Grape Delight Salad
Cranberry Salad
Broccoli Mushroom Chowder
Potato Salad
Pineapple Salad
Deli-Style Pasta Salad
Pasta Fagioli a là Jovina (or, Pasta Fazool!)
Fettuccine Chicken Salad
Thai Noodle Soup
Taco Soup
Cranberry Salad
Sea Shell Shrimp Salad
Slow Cooked Vegetable Bean Soup
Fruit Salad
Chicken Apple Salad
Hearty Fish Chowder
Hearty Shrimp and Corn Chowder
Pumpkin Soup
Ha-Ha Soup
Quick Cranberry Salad

Vegetable/Side Dishes

Sweet Potato Casserole
Corn Pudding
Bread and Butter Pickle
Corn Pudding
Orange Broccoli
Potato 'n Broccoli Supreme
Sweet Potatoes in Orange Shells
Corn Pudding
French Toast Rollups
Baked Potato Pizza
Cauliflower & Broccoli with Fresh Herb Butter
Caramel Sweet Potatoes
Apple Casserole
Squash Cassserole
Asparagus Quiche
Sauerkraut au Gratin
A New Twist on Macaroni & Cheese
Cornbread Casserole
Mustard Pickles
Confetti Corn Salad
Slow Cooker "Sweet-Spiced Sweet Potatoes"
Oven Fried Vegetables
Calico Beans
Corn Casserole
Three Corn Casserole
Squash & Tomato Toss
Crock Pot Mac & Cheese
Corn Pudding Au Gratin
A New Twist on Macaroni & Cheese
Tomato and Artichoke Bake
Cheesy Potato Casserole
Cheese & Squash Souffle
Crunchy Sweet Potato Casserole
Sweet Potato Fluff
Wisconsin Potato Patties
Fall Potato Side Dish
Buttery Carrots and Brussels Sprouts
Potato Casserole
Broccoli Rice Casserole
Egg Noodle Pudding with Fruit Juice Sauce
Microwaved Streuseled Apples
3-Bean Casserole
Reba's Praline Sweet Potato Casserole
Marshmallow Apple Crisp
Hot Pineapple Casserole
Scalloped Potatoes
Broccoli Casserole
Eggplant Casserole
Cranberry & Sausage Stuffing
Easy Broccoli Casserole
Roasted Veggies
Baked Macaroni & Cheese
Macaroni & Cheese
Broccoli Casserole
Sweet & Sour Baked Beans
Vidalia Onion & Potato Casserole
Cheddar Potato Strips
Vegetable Squash Fritters
Grandma's Corn Pudding
Toby's Tomato Pie
Zucchini Fritters
Pennies From Heaven
Grandmommy's Corn Pudding
Asparagus Casserole
Spanish Rice
Tisket-A-Tasket, Potatoes In A Basket
Mashed Sweet Potatoes, Apples & Honey
Broccoli Puff
Ollie's Squash Casserole
Stuffed Tomatoes
Scallop Potatoes
Green Fried Tomatoes
Hash Brown Brown Potato Casserole
Fried Green Beans
Black-Eyed Peas With Rice
Honeysuckle Carrots
Fettuccine with Broccoli
El Delious
Comfort Potatoes
Fresh Fruit Salsa
Green Rice Casserole
Indian Corn Bake
Broccoli Casserole
Sweet Potato Bake
Scottsdale Potatoe Casserole
Sweet Potato Casserole
Broccoli Casserole
Garlic Cream Mashed Potatoes
Tomatoes on the Side
Harvard Beets
Squash Casserole
Corn Pudding
Robin's Spanish Rice
Green Bean and Mushroom Harvest Medley
Roasted Sweet Potatoes & Onions
Chocolate Gravy
Tomato Pie
Broccoli Rice Casserole

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