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Curry Shrimp

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Shana Conradt
I created this Indian-style shrimp when we were entertaining some friends, one of our favorite things to do. It works on the stovetop or the grill. —Shana Conradt, Appleton, Wisconsin
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Barbecued Turkey Slices

Barbecued Turkey Slices

Barbecued Turkey Slices

At banquets, church dinners and even wedding buffets, this tantalizing turkey is a "must" for the table. It was a hit with the 100-plus guests at our family reunion. I've served it with cheesy potatoes and assorted summer salads. It's a snap to fix ahead of time and keeps well in the freezer.

Two-Cheese Pizzas

Two-Cheese Pizzas

Two-Cheese Pizzas

When time is tight, Nevine Farid of Overland Park, Kansas uses pita rounds to form the crust for these cute little pizzas. Cut into quarters, they make appealing appetizers when there's just a few of you. "Serve wedges alone...or with pizza sauce," she says.

Grilled Sirloin

Grilled Sirloin

Grilled Sirloin

My husband and I and our four children are missionaries to Australia. We use this great tasting marinade just about every time we barbecue, which is often in this sunny part of the world.—Jennie Sauvageot of Pailba, Queensland
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Marinated Orange Roughy

Marinated Orange Roughy

Marinated Orange Roughy

"This recipe—from a seafood cookbook my husband bought me before we were married—is a longtime favorite," writes Robin Guth of Endicott, New York. "I have literally won out the page it's printed on." The citrus-flavored fillets are broiled to a golden brown...then topped with toasted sesame seeds for a fun crunch.

Time-Saving Tacos

Time-Saving Tacos

Time-Saving Tacos

An envelope of taco seasoning gives Mexican flair to Debbie's meat mixture in this tasty taco dinner. It has such a different flavor from the other variations that your family will never realize it's made from the same sauce.

Herbed Turkey Breast Tenderloins

Herbed Turkey Breast Tenderloins

Herbed Turkey Breast Tenderloins

Herbs add surprising dimension to this tender turkey breast recipe shared by Denise Goedeken of Platte Center, Nebraska. It's easy for a weeknight meal but fancy enough for company, and just as the name suggests, it's oh-so quick to fix.

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

Haddock with Lime-Cilantro Butter

Haddock with Lime-Cilantro Butter

Haddock with Lime-Cilantro Butter

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

Asian Skillet Supper

Asian Skillet Supper

Asian Skillet Supper

Amid the flurry of holiday happenings, you can still gift yourself with a personalized serving of steak. From Titonka, Iowa. Dona Shroyer shares this colorful combination of cubed steak, vegetables and rice--a quick and simple meal.

Citrus-Ginger Tuna Steaks

Citrus-Ginger Tuna Steaks

Citrus-Ginger Tuna Steaks

Now that I am retired, I have lots of time to plan, experiment and prepare meals...but this tuna, with its well-seasoned marinade, takes only a few minutes to make."

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."
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