JoAnn McCauley of Dubuque, Iowa shares her version of traditional Chicken Cacciatore with this easy recipe. The tasty sauce and chicken can be served over rice or noodles. If you want to lower the sodium, use garlic powder instead of garlic salt.
A FRIEND shared this recipe with me many years ago.
My son-in-law loves these lamb shanks as part of a hearty meal with baked potatoes, a hot vegetable and fresh fruit salad. Of course, I include mint jelly on the side.
-Jeanne McNamara, Camillus, New York
You just may make memories with this yummy Lemon Garlic Shrimp, suggests Kristine DeGaetano from Brick, New Jersey. “This was the meal I cooked for my husband on our first date,” she recalls. “To this day, he still remembers that night whenever I cook it for him.”
TIP: If you’re watching your sodium intake, serve over regular long grain or wild rice, rather than a mix.
Tip idea: If you are watching your sodium, serve this over regular long grain or wild rice, not from a mix. From a mix, 1 cu
FOR the first time in 23 years, I'm again cooking for two. It's quite an adjustment, but I'm getting adept at making the changes.
But my husband and I enjoy this delicious dish—with meat, potatoes and vegetables, it's a meal in itself. —Eva Knight
Nashua, New Hampshire
"I wanted to cut back on red meat, but my husband thinks ground turkey can be dry,” says Lindsay Ludden of Omaha, Nebraska. “I think the taco seasoning and jalapeno juice in this recipe give the turkey added flavor and moistness…and he agrees!”
Joyce Clauson and her husband chase winter’s chill in Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin with this hearty and delicious casserole that’s been a family favorite for decades.
TIP: “Sometimes I add a few fresh mushrooms or substitute cream of celery soup and a stalk of diced celery for extra flavor and nutrition,” Joyce says. She heats up leftover soup for lunch next day.
This recipe is from a cookbook my mother gave me in 1944, when I was 14. Inside the front cover, she wrote, "When and if Jean ever gets married." Well, this recipe, along with many others from the same book, has pleased my family for 55 years.
-Jean Wright, Clarkston, Washington
I'M VERY FOND of honey-mustard salad dressing, so I attempted to duplicate that taste when I created this pork recipe. My husband thinks it's delicious.
It's quick and easy to prepare. Sometimes I'll put a sweet potato in the oven to bake at the same time, then I'll have a complete meal for two.
-Audrey Thibodeau, Mesa, Arizona