Baked till those wonderful little rolls are lightly toasted and the cheese melts. These are so easy to make, and they definitely don’t stick around for very long. The leftovers keep really well in the fridge, and they make a lovely cold snack. —Serene Herrera, houseofyumm.com
If you like blue cheese, you'll love the flavorful surprise inside these moist hamburgers from Dee Dee Mitchell of Longmont, Colorado. "They're so filling that just a serving of tangy coleslaw on the side makes for a hearty meal."
In McCook, Nebraska, Iola Egle makes batches of fun-filled sandwiches to freeze for a few weeks' worth of brown-bag lunches. "They taste so fresh you would never know they were ever frozen," she reports. "The marmalade flavor in this hearty combination really shines through."
Iola also shares these kid-pleasing sandwiches that taste just like hot dogs smothered in mustard and relish. "Drop the frozen sandwiches in lunch bags before school in the morning," she suggests. "By noon, they'll be thawed and ready to eat."
Here's a hearty handheld meal you can eat on the go or pack for a picnic. Serve this versatile sandwich the way the recipe's written or stuff it with the works. —Maribeth Edwards, Follansbee, West Virginia
At home or on the go, pita halves make handy holders for this flavorful mixture of sausage, scrambled eggs and Swiss cheese. "I don't know where I found this recipe, but I do know everybody likes it," writes Mrs. James Kell of Ocala, Florida. "Once the pockets are filled, they can be kept warm in the oven until the whole family is fed."
"These cheesy grilled sandwiches really taste like lasagna," writes Gail Rotheiser of Highland Park, Illinois. "They're perfect for a quick evening meal—our children loved them with vegetable soup and crunchy potato sticks."
In Auburn, Kansas, Myra Innes blends a flavorful sandwich spread that's a fun alternative to standard mustard or mayo. "It adds interest to leftover pork or most any sandwich meat, including turkey and roast beef," she comments.
Looking for a fun and flavorful way to jazz up hot dogs? Try these bacon-wrapped versions with zippy Dijon mustard. "They don't take long to fix," assures Myra Innes, Auburn, Kansas. "And your tummy will thank you."