These crumb-topped appetizers never last long at our get-togethers. The rich filling of cream cheese, artichoke hearts. Parmesan cheese and green onion is terrific. You can broil them in your oven to enjoy any time of year.
West Newton, Pennsylvania
Rosemary, mushrooms and artichokes combine to give chicken a wonderful, savory flavor. I've served this dish for a large group by doubling the recipe. It's always a big hit with everyone—especially my family!
This light, multicolored salad is an original. When I serve it at potlucks, I', always asked for the recipe. It's also a standby for the "snowbirds" who gather with us in Arizona each winter. —Kathy Crow, Cordova, Alaska
Dazzle your hungry visitors with this crunchy salad. It showcases an interesting mixture of chicken, pasta, spinach and other vegetables. The delectable dressing complements the colorful ingredients. A hearty plateful makes a satisfying entree. —Janet Mooberry, Peoria, Illinois
My husband, Mike, and I grow olives, so they often appear on our menus. In this recipe, olive add a little extra spark to ordinary artichoke dip.—Armstrong Olives, Mike and Cindy Armstrong, Porterville, California
We love this easy yet elegant dish with its subtle flavor. Serve with a rice pilaf for a quick and easy gourmet meal! You can also use turkey cutlets, fish fillets or seafood. For a special meal, make it with chicken and shrimp.
"CAN YOU BELIEVE that a blend of vinegar and garlic can be strong but subtle, too? That's the best way to describe this recipe.
"I love garlic, so I use a lot of it in this recipe. Luckily, my family likes it, too! And just like my aunt, who had an extensive vegetable/herb garden, we use quite a few of our own homegrown vegetables for this medley. For some reason, they just make this dish taste so much better."
At the heart of this recipe is plenty of flavor, according to Valree Augustine of Pisgah Forest, North Carolina. "The artichokes, tomatoes and other ingredients blend together so well that I often make a large recipe to take to potlucks I attend," she reports.—Valree Augustine, Pisgah Forest, North Carolina
Just-picked veggies, pleasing bow tie pasta and flavorful seasonings mix together to make a delicious dish. To top it off, Miriam Hershberger of Holmesville, Ohio says it's easy and fun to fix. "Our daughter likes to make the pasta on a regular basis," remarks Miriam.