"This is the most delicious turkey I've ever had. I came up with it because my family loves macadamia nuts. The sage garlic butter rub gives the turkey a lovely taste."
Leimomi Lear, Wakefield, New Hampshire
Meet the Cook: My mother-in-law gave me this recipe. It's her very favorite breakfast. We - my husband, our two sons (15 and 12) and I - also enjoy it for a light supper. Especially on a cold day, it's great with warm peach cobbler or bread pudding.
-Laurie Fisher, Greeley, Colorado
“My daughter and I made this recipe to create a special meal. I saw all the fat that went into it, and at my age, I can’t handle all those calories,” writes Betty from Sun City, Arizona. Our pros made a few changes to the recipe to improve its nutritional profile and found that Makeover Pork Chops with Gravy captures the home-style feel of the original recipe, but with less than half the fat.
MY MOM used to make this and it was a favorite of mine. I remember watching her make it and snitching bites of the meat that were leftover in the pan. I had several tastes before she realized what I was doing.
THIS RECIPE has been in our family for 40 years! My four kids loved this dish growing up, and it's still their number one request when they come to dinner.
My husband's pet name for this is "great wads of dough"...but he eats every bit on his plate.
-Kathryn Burris, Mariposa, California
P.J. Prusia of Raymore, Missouri appreciates the make-ahead convenience of this breakfast dish shared by a friend many years ago. "I've served this to overnight guests, and they never fail to ask for the recipe."
For our Thanksgiving dinner, this moist golden-brown stuffed turkey is a treasured tradition. My grandmother used this recipe...and now my children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren enjoy turkey with us in the same savory way!
-Edna Hoffman, Hebron, Indiana