A simple rice salad in a café inspired thoughts of adding Indian spices and chutney to this dish. To fire things up, mix in a small amount of hot chili oil, tasting carefully as you go. —Brooke Martin, Greenfield, Minnesota
If you like your kabobs with a kick, you’re sure to savor these meaty skewers seasoned with habanero pepper sauce. The zippy steak chunks are balanced with refreshing pineapple and red pepper. Sometimes I substitute chicken for the beef. —Sheri Nutter, Oneida, Kentucky
"When my son and his wife were married in our backyard, I served this special roast at the rehearsal dinner," writes B.J. Wall from Lanexa, Virginia. "It can be prepared on the grill or in the oven, but grilling enhances the flavors. The fruit salsa perfectly complements the pork's tasty herbal rub."
I got this recipe from a friend. It's definitely worth the effort if you want to wow your gang at Thanksgiving. The leftovers are great with chicken or ham. —Robert & Rebecca Littlejohn, Meadow Vista, California
This recipe is the easy entree to prepare when you want something nutritious and quick for your family. Even people who don't like fish enjoy this satisfying dish. A sour cream sauce complements the mild-flavored fish.Tiffany Taylor, St. Petersburg, Florida
My husband is a diabetic, so I'm always looking for great-tasting recipes that are low in sugar and carbohydrates. To reduce the sugar content of this recipe even further, I use diet cola.Mildred Dieffenbach, Womelsdorf, Pennsylvania
A sure way to perk up pork chops is with this herbed creole sauce. You can adjust the range of seasonings to suit your tastes. The red sauce with a sprinkle of green parsley makes a pretty presentation on the plate.
"This tasty cheese sauce, flavored with ground mustard, curry and marjoram, is especially good over broccoli and cauliflower," notes Ruth Bogdanski of Grants Pass, Oregon. "I like to add a sprinkling of crumbled bacon on top."
Here's a deliciously different way to serve good-for-you vegetables to your family. The creamy trimmed-down sauce with its subtle Dijon flavor drapes nicely over cauliflower, carrots or most any vegetable. "I like to blanch broccoli florets and toss them with the sauce", notes Jan Allen from Lander, Wyoming.
A tangy sour cream sauce complements these moist ground turkey burgers stuffed with feta cheese. “It’s not always easy to cook for two,” notes Lillian Julow of Gainesville, Texas, “but burgers make it a cinch. This recipe can easily be doubled, too.”