Until I entered kindergarten, we spoke German in our home and kept many old-world customs. We always enjoyed the food of our family's homeland. Mom usually prepared this for my birthday dinner.—Helga Schlape, Florham Park, New Jersey
Caramelized onion and sirloin steak seasoned with a cinnamon rub make this main dish salad different from typical versions. It’s easy to toss together with a packaged greens, blue cheese, dried cranberries and store-bought vinaigrette.
This healthful stir-fry recipe is a family favorite. I've used a variety of meats and apples and sometimes replace the green onion with yellow onion. No matter what tweaks I make, it always tastes great. —Brittany McCloud, Kenyon, MN
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.
"I got this delightful recipe from my sister-in-law many years ago and have used it ever since," says Margaret Welder of Madrid, Iowa. "Whenever I serve it to guests, they always request the recipe. The tender beef, mushrooms and flavorful sauce are delicious over noodles."
With just a few ingredients and about 30 minutes, this hearty classic comes to the table quickly. Serve it with your favorite green salad or vegetable for a well-rounded meal. Jennifer Hess - Cupertino, California