When you’re making salmon cakes, applesauce is a pleasant substitution for the egg. The cakes must be turned carefully, but they taste great and stay moist in the center. —Maggie G., Atlantic Beach, Florida
"SINCE pinto beans and mashed potatoes were our usual daily fare, salmon was a special treat on Sundays. We ate these cakes fast as Mama could fry them—she couldn't get them off the griddle fast enough."