My family has always enjoyed Thai food, but we really love chicken curry. Since we have a two-year-old son, I wanted to make something that he would eat. Since his favorite food is chicken strips, I started making the strips with some curry flavor. Now my family prefers these even more than my chicken curry.—Daniel Fox, Queen Creek, Arizona
These delicious Sloppy Joes pack a burst of unexpected flavors in every bite. They'll surely jazz up your Sloppy Joe repertoire. For potlucks, keep the chicken mixture warm in a slow cooker and allow everyone to fill their own buns.—Jamie Miller, Maple Grove, Minnesota
Since I usually make and serve this salad while my teacher friends and I are on summer break, I always associate this recipe with relaxed good times! It's best to make ahead so that the flavors can mingle.
It's easy to encourage everyone to eat their vegetables when this creamy dip is served alongside. The curry flavor gets stronger the longer this dips stands, so I like to make it in advance. —Priscilla Steffke, Wausau, Wisconsin
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.
This soup, a recipe given to me by one of my daughters-in-law, is a special treat when used from the freezer on a cold winter's day. It calls to mind memories of the "zucchini summer" that was— and gives hope of the "zucchini summer" yet to be!