My great-grandmother started the Italian meatball tradition in our family. We use ground beef and turkey, and the flavor’s so good, you won’t miss the extra calories. —Audrey Colantino, Winchester, Massachusetts
As a newlywed, I didn't know much about roasting a turkey. Then our pastor, an excellent cook, told me about barding - placing or tying bacon on the turkey to prevent drying during roasting. The fat bastes the turkey while it cooks, keeping it moist and adding flavor.
"I got this recipe from a friend, and I’ve often served it at church potlucks. There are never leftovers! It’s nice because it’s creamy, just a little spicy and unusual." —Cathy Huppe of Georgetown, Massachusetts
This extremely easy pizza will be a hit with your family. And it'll keep you out of the kitchen! It's perfect on busy school nights, on hectic weekends or anytime you just don't want to wait on dinner. Pippa Milburn - Dover, Ohio
These convenient turkey loaves are moist, hearty and loaded with flavor-also, oats, turkey and veggies! Bake ahead and top with cheese before serving-or freeze. Thanks to Janice Christofferson of Eagle River, Wisconsin for the recipe.
Like Mexican food? Then you’ll love this fast and healthy alternative to traditional tacos from Maria Gobel of Greenfield, Wisconsin. With its Southwestern flair and popular ingredients, it’s a dish you’ll make often.
In Penfield, Pennsylvania, Kathy Preiss uses baby portobello mushrooms and a hint of dill for a special touch in her creamy stroganoff. Served with whole wheat pasta, it makes a rich medley in no time.