My baked fish is a shoo-in when you want fish and chips without the frying mess. Dare I say, they're a little upgrade from the English pub classic. Get more of my recipe at cinnamonspiceandeverythingnice.com. —Reeni Pisano, Wappingers Falls, New York
Haddock fillets and corn are steamed inside packets made from cabbage leaves in this attractive entree from Sophie Lis. The East Peoria, Illinois reader seasons the dish with chives, parsley, vinegar and lemon-pepper.
Start your supper with Breaded Dijon Pork Chops shared by Shannon Gerardi from Huber Heights, Ohio. "This treatment for pork chops is so delicious that even my dad and my husband, who aren't fond of pork, love it," she writes.
The golden breading that coats these tender chops is moist and subtly seasoned with Dijon mustard "While the recipe calls for pork chops, I sometimes make it with pork tenderloin instead," Shannon adds.
I combined a few great-tasting meat loaf recipes to create this flavorful version, which my husband loves. And because it's made in the microwave, the entree is ideal for busy nights. —Deb Thompson, Lincoln, Nebraska
Crunched for time? Consider this fast-to-fix chicken and rice bake from Doris Barb of El Dorado, Kansas. After popping it in the oven, you can toss together a salad and have dinner on the table in no time.
Brenda Daugherty relies on a few everyday ingredients to make this eye-catching casserole. "It's great with crusty rolls and fruit salad," writes the Lake City, Florida cook. "Sometimes I replace the ham with cooked turkey for a change of pace," she adds.
"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.
Looking for a main dish kids will like making and eating? Try this quick casserole from Irene Delbaugh of York, Pennsylvania. "I've served it quite often when time is short. Children especially enjoy it," she comments.
"Our family loves Mexican food, but I couldn't find a recipe for homemade burritos that we liked as much as the frozen varieties," comments Terry Ann Christensen of Roy, Utah. "So I came up with a not-too-spicy homemade sauce that dresses them up."
You'll want a fork to dig into hearty squares of this beefed-up corn bread from James Coleman, Charlotte, North Carolina. Chock-full of ground beef, corn, cheese and jalapeno peppers, It's so filling, it can be served as an entree.
"This nicely spiced pasta toss is a wonderful last-minute main dish," writes Lisa Mouton of Orlando, Florida. "If you make a salad while the frozen ravioli cooks, you can have dinner ready in a half hour."