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
The tender chicken mixture that's tucked into these pita pockets has a cumin zip and refreshing cucumber-and-yogurt flavor. "A favorite at my house, this sandwich is great alone or served with soup or salad," Mitzi Sentiff writes from Annapolis, Maryland
"I first prepared these sandwiches when I had to put together a quick lunch for guests and was busy until last minute," writes Judy Mynsberge of Flushing, Michigan. "I served them with bowls of nicely seasoned tomato soup and received warm compliments."
It wouldn't be St. Pat's Day without corned beef...and folks will love these savory sandwiches from Toni Keyworth. "My mother-in-law gave me this recipe. It always proves to be fast when time is short," she writes from Yale, Michigan. "I've also placed the filling between slices of bread and cooked the sandwiches like grilled cheese.
I can't take all the credit for these winning burgers. My husband's uncle passed down the special barbecue sauce recipe. We love it on everything...it was only natural to try it on, and in, burgers.
—Rhoda Troyer, Glenford, Ohio
Who isn't looking for quick, healthy meal solutions during the busy holiday and shopping season? Here's a sophisticated twist on a kid favorite. My daughter, Tiffany, came up with this lower-fat version of traditional sloppy joes. Best of all, this recipe can be made ahead and frozen for real holiday convenience. However, the tangy kick from the orange peel may not appeal to all children. —Suzanne McKinley, Lyons, Georgia
Cheddar cheese and Thousand Island dressing make this moist and juicy burger from Dave Bremson of Plantation, Florida a real family treat. The amount of flavor this burger packs with just a few simple ingredients will really surprise you.
For a nutritious grab-and-go meal on busy summer days, Diane Hixon relies on these hefty handfuls for her family in Niceville, Florida. “They’re so easy to make,“ she says. “And my kids prefer them to peanut butter and jelly any day!“
One busy weeknight, I created these quick and hearty sandwiches with frozen meatballs and canned pizza sauce. They're a snap to prepare, delicious, and my family loves them! —Ann Nolte, Riverview, Florida
Flavored with taco seasoning and cilantro and topped with salsa and sour cream, these Southwestern turkey burgers are so good. I round out the menu with roasted corn on the cob and deep fried pita pieces topped with cinnamon. –Nancy Bourget, Round Rock, Texas