I’ve discovered another use for those handy rubber jar openers. Place a clove of garlic on the jar opener and wrap it around the garlic, then roll. It peels the garlic in a jiffy. —Bobbie Bickerstaff, Bullhead City, Arizona
"Won't you stay for supper?" is a question our family asks friends often. That's why I've got plenty of recipes like this meaty, tomatoey one—perfect for spur-or-the-moment company.
Potlucks and church dinners are common around here, too, and this is my most-requested contribution.
This simple yet sophisticated side dish uses just a few basic ingredients. The way the bold garlic flavor blends with the smoky bacon makes ordinary broccoli irresistible. —Erin Chilcoat, Smithtown, New York
This dish tastes like you fussed over it for hours, but it's actually easy. It's perfect for family dinners and also nice enough to serve company. Our dairy operation can keep me busy, so any dish that can be prepared in a hurry and also tastes great is a blessing to this farm wife!