For a different appetizer or snack, try these appealing "pizzas" from Mary Lou Wayman of Salt Lake City, Utah. With their mild blue cheese and onion flavor and crispy pita crust, they're sure to hit the spot with your favorite summer beverage.
This recipe comes from the Durbin Inn, a well-known restaurant in Rushville, Indiana from the 1920s until it closed in the late '70s. The eggs are delicious, and it's easy to make more for larger gatherings.
—Margaret Sanders, Indianapolis, Indiana
SINCE guacamole is a favorite in this area with its emphasis on Mexican food, I decided to create my own recipe.
I serve it as a dip for chips, with baked chicken or to top off a bed of lettuce.
-Virginia Burwell, Dayton, Texas
“This recipe originally called for 13 ingredients, but I found a much faster way to make these tasty treats,” writes Kathy Morgan from Oceanside, California. Since they're toasted in the oven instead of a deep fryer, they're healthier, too.
“I got this recipe from my mother years ago, and my own kids and grandkids love it,” writes Wanda Zacher from Oroville, Washington. “Now, I often double the ingredients and take it along on family picnics.”
TIP: This spread also tastes great on crisp celery sticks.
"Every time we sit down and watch a football game, my husband expects a bowl of this to be on the coffee table," writes Glenda Ardoin from Hessmer, Louisiana. Chopped tomatoes and sweet red pepper add color and crunch to this guacamole.