"Pancakes are one of my husband's specialties," says Dorothy Pritchett of Wills Point, Texas. "So it's not unusual for him to wake me with those hot-from-the griddle cakes that get their delicious difference from peanut butter.
"This cranberry butter is wonderful on warm bread or biscuits," recommends Corky Huffsmith of Indio, California. "Be sure to use real butter and margarine—the low-fat products have a higher water content that doesn't give the same results."
My mom used this recipe when I was a little girl, and I've shared the tradition with my own daughters. They like to help shape the chubby little bears. Served with honey butter, these rolls are "bear-y" special.
-Annette Ellyson, Carolina, West Virginia
This elegant egg dish is a cinch to make, and it’s bursting with spring flavor. Include it on a brunch menu, with assorted fruit and sides, when fresh asparagus is abundant.—Holly Gomez, Seabrook, New Hampshire
"If you like waffles and chocolate, this recipe is for you," assures Agnes Golian of Garfield Heights, Ohio. "These tender but crunchy waffles are great for breakfast, brunch or an after-dinner dessert. "
TIP: Instead of chocolate topping, top with berries and whipped cream or simply sprinkle with powdered sugar.