When it comes to food, I'm all about anything in a pocket—pita bread, bierocks, empanadas and more. These Italian-inspired turnovers are great for dinner and even better the next day. For smaller ones, use a single crescent roll with a level tablespoon of filling.
These hand-held breakfast bundles are quick to make and fun to take when you're on the go. The tortillas are dipped in beaten eggs, then cooked to give them color and flavor. I set our a variety of filling ingredients and toppings and let everyone assemble their own. —Cleo Gossett
In DePere, Wisconsin, Anne Michalski whips up this colorful brunch dish when her college friends visit for the weekend. "The fluffy eggs pick up wonderful flavor from spicy chunks or leftover sausage," she notes. "And the hash browns and tasty vegetable mixture make it filling enough to serve for dinner."
A mixture of spinach, spices and three kinds of cheese tucked into these chicken breasts makes them taste extra special. "They bake to a beautiful golden brown, so they look lovely on the plate, too," shares Barbara Eitemiller of Churchville, Maryland.
"Your family will think you took hours to prepare dinner when you slice servings of this delicious ham," assures Karin Young of Carlsbad, California. The glaze combines honey, brown sugar and mustard for tasty results.
This recipe came from a dear aunt. They can be made ahead of time, so they're great snack after games. I wrap them individually in foil and keep them in the fridge. Then I just pop them in the oven when needed.—Linda Hartsell, Apple Creek, Ohio
"It's a snap to combine this zippy marinade...and you can vary the marinating time to fit your day's activities," notes Maribeth Edwards of Follansbee, West Virginia. "The steaks cook up quickly and are always a hit!"
"I frequently serve this flavorful combination of fish, vegetables and cheese over a bed of rice," writes Sally Davis of Warren, Pennsylvania. "It's quick to assemble, and the foil packets make cleanup a breeze."