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Easy Main Dish Recipes

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Country Ham and Potatoes

Country Ham and Potatoes

Country Ham and Potatoes

"THE browned potatoes give this dish a special tasty touch. Not only do they pick up the flavor of the ham, but, piled on the platter surrounding the slices of ham, they are the perfect embellishment to make this entree very attractive.

Honey-Baked Chicken for Two

Honey-Baked Chicken for Two

Honey-Baked Chicken for Two

After our children left home, I had to learn to cook all over again, I began to economize on food purchases by buying some meats in quantity and freezing extras for future menus. My husband especially loves this chicken recipe, which I pared down to fit our life-style today. —Helen Whelan Jarrettsville, Maryland

Lazy Lasagna for 2

Lazy Lasagna for 2

Lazy Lasagna for 2

Lasagna may seem like more work than it's worth to some people. But one day when I had a craving for it, I devised this simple recipe.—Carol Mead, Los Alamos, New Mexico
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Crispy Parmesan Chicken

Crispy Parmesan Chicken

Crispy Parmesan Chicken

FOR US, chicken breasts prepared this way is a nice reminder of when abalone was found in markets and menus on the West Coast. These days, abalone is scarce, so my son discovered a way to prepare chicken to resemble our favorite food. It's a wonderful, simple recipe. —Marian Platt, Sequim, Washington

Italian Flank Steak

Italian Flank Steak

Italian Flank Steak

Savory and satisfying, Italian Flank Steak is nice for entertaining or busy days since it marinates overnight and grills in minutes. Walajean Saglett of Canandaiqua, New York shares the recipe, "Leftovers—if there are any—make super sandwiches," she notes.

Stuffed Pasta Shells

Stuffed Pasta Shells

Stuffed Pasta Shells

These savory shells never fail to make a big impression, even though the recipe is very easy. One or two of these shells makes a great individual serving at a potluck, so a single batch goes a long way. —Jena Coffey, St. Louis, Missouri

Hawaiian Pork Roast

Hawaiian Pork Roast

Hawaiian Pork Roast

Preparing a pork roast with bananas, liquid smoke and soy sauce produces a wonderfully tender meat with flavor that recalls the specialty I so enjoyed at Hawaiian luaus. —Mary Gaylord, Balsam Lake, Wisconsin

Honey-Garlic Pork Chops

Honey-Garlic Pork Chops

Honey-Garlic Pork Chops

"'Mmm, mmm good' is what family and friends say when I serve these juicy chops," says Helen Carpenter of Albuquerque, New Mexico. "I like them for another reason, too—they're easy to prepare ahead of time!"

Baked Chicken on the Grill

Baked Chicken on the Grill

Baked Chicken on the Grill

I first made this chicken one hot summer when the family wanted baked chicken...and I wanted to keep the kitchen cool. Now they never seem to request the oven-baked variety!

Cheesy Chicken Roll-Ups

Cheesy Chicken Roll-Ups

Cheesy Chicken Roll-Ups

Until I served my family these slightly spicy chicken breasts, they never cared for white meat. Now they prefer them to dark meat...and to just about anything I make!

Jim's Maple Barbecue

Jim's Maple Barbecue

Jim's Maple Barbecue

I created this out of my fondness of the maple syrup produced in our state. Your family will like the pleasant sweetness and change of pace from typical sauces.
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