Skillet Sea Scallops
You'll want to slip this recipe into the front of your last-minute guests file. Pasta and mixed greens nicely complement the tender, citrusy shellfish.
—Margaret, Lowenberg, Kingman, Arizona

Bacon-Wrapped Appetizers
These are always a hit at birthdays and Christmas. Water chestnuts lend a wonderful and unexpected crunch to any party, while the pineapple's sweetness is perfect with sweet-and-sour sauce.
—Nancy Harrold, Broken Bow, Nebraska

Chocolate Peanut Butter Dessert
When I want to splurge on a rich dessert, I whip up this chocolate-glazed frozen peanut butter mousse. It's so luscious, even a thin slice will satisfy. It tastes like a peanut butter cup.
—Christine Montalvo, Windsor Heights, Iowa

Steaks with Peppery Onions
The name of this recipe couldn't be more fitting as skillet-cooked rib eyes get a burst of flavor from caramelized onions seasoned with black pepper, garlic and salt.
—Dee Faulding, Santa Barbara, California

Shrimp Cocktail
I serve this easy-to-make appetizer for every special occasion and for "munchie meals" on big-game days. My neighbors look for it whenever we get together.
—Peggy Allen, Pasadena, California

Jelled Champagne Dessert
This refreshing dessert is fashioned to look like a glass of bubbling champagne, making it perfect for New Year's Eve.
—Simple & Delicious Test Kitchen


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