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My wife and I first made this chicken entree as newlyweds and have been hooked ever since. We love it because it's so simple and affordable, yet delicious and healthy. Can't beat that. We make it almost weekly.—Chris Koon, Midlothian, Virginia
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Garlic-Herb Red Snapper

Garlic-Herb Red Snapper

Garlic-Herb Red Snapper

When it's time to fix dinner, Nancy and John Mueller of Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin head to the kitchen together. Married 48 years, they find that dividing up the work is fun, saves time and yields delicious results. John, a retired elementary school principal and teacher, usually prepares the entree, "He especially likes to grill seafood like Garlic-Herb Red Snapper," says Nancy. "He started cooking 29 years ago when I went to work full time."

Grilled Italian Chicken

Grilled Italian Chicken

Grilled Italian Chicken

"This moist, tender chicken grills up in just minutes," assured Joyce Pruitt of Jacksonville, Florida. "With only two ingredients, the marinade couldn't be simpler, yet it gives the chicken wonderful flavor. I've shared this recipe many times over the years."

Lime Broiled Catfish

Lime Broiled Catfish

Lime Broiled Catfish

To serve a reduced-calorie dish that is ready in about 15 minutes. I came up with this fast simple recipe. I think the lime juice adds a different fresh flavor to the mild taste of the fish. —Nick Nicholson, Clarksdale, Mississippi
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Salmon with Spinach & White Beans

Salmon with Spinach & White Beans

Salmon with Spinach & White Beans

My husband Oscar is a Southerner at heart. This salmon with garlicky beans and spinach won him over at first bite. —Mary Ellen Hofstetter, Brentwood, TN

Ham with Mixed Fruit

Ham with Mixed Fruit

Ham with Mixed Fruit

Apple pie filling and fruit cocktail are combined with a little brown sugar to create a sweet chunky sauce that nicely complements ham steaks. "I make this often for birthdays, and it's delicious," she assures. "It can be reheated, but I never have leftovers. "For easy cleanup, I sometimes place the ham on a large piece of heavy-duty foil, put the fruit mixture on top, then pull up the corners of the foil and twist them to form a bundle," she explains. "I pop it in the oven to bake, and

Confetti Salmon Steaks

Confetti Salmon Steaks

Confetti Salmon Steaks

In Decatur, Alabama, Mary Kay Dixson relies on her microwave to cook this tender fish in a jiffy. With its sprinkling of bright peppers, the mildly seasoned dish makes a pretty entree for two.

Herbed Lime Chicken

Herbed Lime Chicken

Herbed Lime Chicken

When we have friends over during the summer, I usually serve this grilled chicken. It's tender, moist and bursting with the tangy taste of lime. I'm often asked for the recipe.—Kay Alliman, Biggsville, Illinois

Flavorful Sweet and Sour Pork Chops

Flavorful Sweet and Sour Pork Chops

Flavorful Sweet and Sour Pork Chops

It's hard to believe that the flavorful sauce for these tender pork chops calls for only a handful of items. "They're nice enough for company," says Deborah Anderson of Spooner Wisconsin.

Turkey Asparagus Stir-Fry

Turkey Asparagus Stir-Fry

Turkey Asparagus Stir-Fry

"Mild turkey picks up delightful flavor in this colorful stir-fry," says Darlene Kennedy of Plymouth, Ohio. "My husband, who never cared for asparagus, enjoys it in this entree."

Haddock with Lime-Cilantro Butter

Haddock with Lime-Cilantro Butter

Haddock with Lime-Cilantro Butter

In Louisiana the good times roll when we broil fish and serve it with lots of lime juice, cilantro and butter. —Darlene Morris, Franklinton, LA
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