Celebrate the harvest seasons with this striking combination of crisp colorful vegetables. Seasoned with dill, butter, salt and pepper, it's an easy but impressive addition to any meal.
Marlene Muckenhirn, Delano, Minnesota
Christmas dinner wouldn't be the same without this colorful side dish. We love the interesting combination of vegetables including red potatoes, brussels sprouts and parsnips covered with a zippy sauce.
Mary Jane Jones, Williamstown, West Virginia
This pilaf is fantastic with fish or poultry and especially compatible with turkey. Since it's so colorful, I like to think it makes my turkey "dressed for the holidays".
-Erica Ollmann, San Diego, California
In her Minneapolis, Minnesota kitchen, Mary Ann Kosmas creates this quick and colorful medley of fresh zucchini, summer squash and red pepper. "It's a flavorful way to use up my garden bounty," she notes, "and the dill adds wonderful herb flavor."
When I was a girl, Mother made carrots taste more like candy than a vegetable with this recipe. She'd serve them, garnished with parsley, in a pretty bowl. They looked too good to eat - but that didn't stop us!
-Helen Vail, Glenside, Pennsylvania
A colorful mix of zucchini, onion, celery, green pepper and tomato is at its tasty best in this simple side dish. Mom came up with this recipe as a way to use up her garden vegetables. It has the taste of summer.Sue Gronholz, Beaver Dam, Wisconsin
People think I fussed when I serve these packets. Individual aluminum foil pouches hold the juices in during baking to keep the herbed chicken moist moist and tender. It saves time and makes clean up a breeze.Edna Shaffer, Beulah, Michigan
I love thyme and cracked black peppercorns on beef, so I combined them in this recipe. Some family and friends have commented that this is the best beef they've ever tasted.Kathyrn Heft, Bullhead City, Arizona
"I came across the recipe for this grilled vegetable medley at a nurses' station at the hospital where I work," notes Sheila Dedman of New Dundee, Ontario. "It's a big hit at home and while camping. The foil packet makes cleanup easy, too."