Be prepared for happy faces when you make these eye-catching jack-o'-lanterns from CT's cooks. They loaded the sandwiches with flavorful fillings, then easily formed fun pumpkin shapes using cookie cutters.
This is my favorite kind of recipe...something that tastes so good, yet requires a minimum of preparation. This simple dish is just right, now that my husband and I are empty nesters, yet it's elegant enough to serve for company dinner.
-Theresa Stewart, New Oxford, Pennsylvania
"Autumn is apple-picking time here in New Jersey, so with such an abundance of that delicious fruit, it just seemed natural to toss a chopped apple into my chicken salad," relates Karen Small from Maple Shade.
"I'm an attorney and my husband is an architect, so our careers keep our schedules busy," writes Barbara Rokow of Geneva, New York. "This easy chicken entree seasoned with basil is great for the weeknight rush. I serve it with broccoli and Parmesan noodles."
"My sister-in-law gave me a recipe for a healthy side dish, and I added chicken to it to make this colorful main course," writes Nancy Daugherty of Cortland, Ohio. "It's wonderful with a salad and crusty bread."
"Almonds and water chestnuts add crunch to this speedy supper," writes Denis Uhlenhake. "It's great with frozen stir-fry vegetables, too," she says of the family favorite she serves at her Ossian, Iowa home.
On days I get home late from the hospital, I'm glad this main dish comes together easily in one skillet. Sometimes, I make it ahead in the morning and refrigerate. It's so quick to just sprinkle on the cheese and reheat it for dinner.—Cindy Gage, Blair, Nebraska
"It's a breeze to stir together this tasty chicken spread," confirms Joan Whelan of Green Valley, Arizona. "We enjoy the mild combination of chicken, crunchy walnuts, onion and celery. It's perfect with crackers or as a sandwich filling."