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Ham and Vegetable Linguine

Ham and Vegetable Linguine

Ham and Vegetable Linguine

I've been pleasing dinner guests with this delicious pasta dish that was based on one I found in a favorite Italian cookbook. The delicate cream sauce blends well with the colorful and hearty mix of vegetables. I chop the vegetables ahead and later prepare this dish in a snap.—Kerry Kerr McAvoy, Rockford, Michigan

Asparagus 'n' Shrimp with Angel Hair

Asparagus 'n' Shrimp with Angel Hair

Asparagus 'n' Shrimp with Angel Hair

We’ve all heard that the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach, so when I plan a romantic dinner, this is one dish I like to serve. It’s easy on the budget and turns out perfectly for two. —Shari Neff, Takoma Park, Maryland

Curly Noodle Dinner

Curly Noodle Dinner

Curly Noodle Dinner

The calendar on my kitchen wall is often busy with church work, 4-H leader meetings and the school activities of our three daughters...so this recipe is perfect for our busy family. I just add fruit or raw vegetables for a complete meal in just a few minutes.—Gwen Clemon, Soldier, Iowa
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Pasta Carbonara

Pasta Carbonara

Pasta Carbonara

This rich pasta toss from Cathy Lorenzini is great for everyday dinners or special occasions. "I can come home from work and throw this dish together in a half hour," says the St. Charles, Missouri cook. "Wherever I take it, I'm constantly asked for the recipe."

Beef and Blue Cheese Penne with Pesto

Beef and Blue Cheese Penne with Pesto

Beef and Blue Cheese Penne with Pesto

Unique and simple to prepare, this delicious dish is filled with fresh flavors, and it’s as healthy as it is hearty. Best of all, it takes just 30 minutes to set this meal on the table. You’ll definitely want to give this one a try! —Frances Pietsch, Flower Mound, Texas

Chicken with Garlic-Caper Sauce

Chicken with Garlic-Caper Sauce

Chicken with Garlic-Caper Sauce

Treat your taste buds to this easy-to-make classic—bursting with Mediterranean goodness. It’s satisfying served with the versatile sauce. But it won’t weigh you down. —Marilee Anker, Chatsworth, California

Mushroom Salisbury Steak

Mushroom Salisbury Steak

Mushroom Salisbury Steak

My family really looks forward to supper when these tasty beef patties are on the menu. I served this effortless entree to our preacher when he came to dinner, and I often bring it to covered-dish gatherings. I keep the recipe typed and ready to hand out because it's always requested. -Louise Miller, Westminster, Maryland

Tortellini Alfredo

Tortellini Alfredo

Tortellini Alfredo

Refrigerated tortellini, ham, mushrooms and peas are treated to a mild homemade Alfredo sauce in this fast fix Chris Snyder shares. "When we're having company, I prepare this dinner shortly before guests arrive, put it in a casserole dish and keep it warm in the oven," notes the Boulder, Colorado reader.

Tortellini Marinara

Tortellini Marinara

Tortellini Marinara

"My family loves this with a loaf of crusty French bread and green beans," relates Rita Perez of Roseville, California. She sometimes warms the savory supper in the slow cooker, but you'll find that it comes together very quickly on the stovetop.

Buffalo Turkey with Linguine

Buffalo Turkey with Linguine

Buffalo Turkey with Linguine

If you're serving this to the kids, simply omit the hot sauce and the blue cheese. It still has wonderful appeal even without the grownup flavors. Simple & Delicious Test Kitchen

Sirloin in Wine Sauce

Sirloin in Wine Sauce

Sirloin in Wine Sauce

Begin any meal with savory Sirloin in Wine Sauce from Barbara Kamm of Wilmington, Delaware. “This recipe is a family favorite as well as a great, easy company dish,” says Barbara. The tender sirloin is coated in a hearty mushroom-wine sauce, and is fantastic over pasta.
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