Nothing says Texas like outdoor grilling. And summer is a prime time for patio picnics featuring my barbecued chicken. Guests are surprised to find the basis for my "mystery marinade" is simply vinegar and oil. —Revonda Stroud, Fort Worth, Texas
For a mouthwatering alternative to the usual barbecue sauce for ribs, try this slightly spicy recipe from Sharon Taylor of Columbia, South Carolina at your next picnic. "The peaches add just the right touch of sweetness and a lovely color to this special sauce."—Sharon Taylor, Columbia, South Carolina
"This special entree is always on our Easter table, and i serve it for other events throughout the year," notes Christy Porter of Centennial, Colorado. "I first tasted this delicious lamb at a dinner party given by a friend."