When it’s springtime in the South, cabbage is plentiful and we use it. One of our favorite recipes is this combo of Asian slaw and barbecue chicken. Plus, it's easy to halve or double the servings as needed. —Paula Todora, Fort Worth, Texas
"on a lazy sunny summer day, this chicken is the best ever," writes Agnes Gollan of Garfield Heights, Ohio. "We enjoy it with baked beans and watermelon." Try the zesty barbecue sauce on other grilled meats, too.
Linda Coleman of Cedar Rapids, Iowa turns regular chicken into a savory dish with barbecue sauce, crisp bacon and melty cheese. It gets even better with a sprinkling of fresh tomatoes and green onions.
Enjoy the tangy taste of Staca Hiatt's pita pizzas. “I use bottled barbecue sauce, cooked chicken breast, and cheddar cheese for a truly Western-style pizza, and they're very easy to prepare,” writes the Twentynine Palms, California reader.
Barbecue sauce and peach preserves bring the perfect combination of sweet and savory flavors to this tender dish from Laura Mahaffey of Annapolis, Maryland. It's a great meal if you have extra green peppers to use up.
A boxed crust mix and cooked chicken make this flavorful pizza a cinch to prepare. "It bakes up fast and is a wonderful way to please pizza lovers," says Autumn Ruhl of Montgomery, Michigan. TIP: "We like a dark molasses-based barbecue sauce and sometimes use refrigerated dough instead of the boxed mix," Autumn adds.