This festive twist on traditional chicken curry can be tailored to your tastes. Try replacing green beans with fresh sugar snap peas, or use a spicier salsa to turn up the heat. —Erin Chilcoat, Smithtown, New York
A host of spices tends an authentic flavor to this ethnic entree from Tisha Kuster of Macomb, Illinois. "The mother of one of my friends is from India...and she shared the secret ingredients for making this wonderful curry," writes Trisha.
In Westmoreland, Tennessee, Daucia Brooks brings a little heat to supper time with this speedy meal-in-one. "Not all of my family members like to eat low-fat foods," she notes, "but they regularly request the dish."
I find that a semi-homemade one-pot meal is the best way to get dinner done in a hurry. Use your family's favorite blend of frozen veggies and serve with toasted pita bread for smiles all around. m‐ Elizabeth Hoanson - Arborg, Manitoba
A trip through the potluck line at a 4-H supper introduced me to this luscious cold summer salad. The ingredients sound a bit unusual, but they blend beautifully together. Besides cooking, I enjoy crafting, gardening and watching birds and wildlife that populate our rural area.
To brighten dark midwinter days, Marcy Hall relies on her mouthwatering microwave chicken with its sunny splash of citrus and warm dash of curry. “The thick sauce is also great served over rice.”—March Hall, Visalia, California
My Grandma Inky grew up in India and passed down this recipe to my mother, who then passed it down to me. The recipe brings back fond memories of the family gathered around the table, enjoying this delicious meal and catching up on one another's day. I tweaked the ingredients a bit to fit my toddler's taste buds, but it's just as scrumptious as Grandma's own.
I discovered this recipe while in college. I used a large-scale version to feed 20 hungry students. Everyone complimented the tasty combination of tomato and spices.—Tim Buckmaster, Millsboro, Delaware
I love to try new recipes for my husband and me, and I actually have cookbooks and recipes from all over the world. When I find a recipe that's well-received, I make a copy and put it in a protective sleeve in a loose-leaf binder. I now have quite a few huge binders!