A homage to my father’s Laotian roots, this warm salad is traditionally prepared with baby bok choy, snow peas, peapod shoots and baby mustard greens. Just use any seasonal green vegetables you like. —Monnie Norasing, Mansfield, Texas
These down-home-flavored cookies are a family favorite. Toasting the oats gives them an extra nutty flavor. The cookies freeze well and remain crisp...but I've found that whenever I make them of our children and grandchildren, I never have enough left to freeze!
These sweet critters are perfect for youngsters to make with Mom. "Our daughter loves to help when I bake them," shares Linda Wheeler of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. "We both agree they're a lot of fun to eat!"Linda Wheeler, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
When we were newlyweds, our first Christmas was pretty lean. I usually make presents, but that year I had no idea what I could afford to put together. A good friend gave me a special giftthis recipe and a sack of ingredients. I think of her every time I stir up this mix.
Patti Holland, Parker, Colorado
A peanutty crust and three deliciously different creamy layers form a tempting treat you'll be proud to prepare and share. I usually draw a crowd when I set out this mouthwatering tort.Inez Orsburn, De Motte, Indiana
Folks will think you slaved away on these fast and fudgy treats. "People often request the recipe and are surprised to find out how easy they are to make," reports Karen Speidel of Wheeling, Illinois. "Even kids can make 'em!"