My mother lives in Honolulu, and she created this hybrid rice recipe of Western influence (the bacon) and traditional Asian flavors. Now it’s my signature dish for home gatherings. —Aaron Chui, Camarillo, California
Simple seasonings transform crisp, sweet sugar snap peas into an unbeatable side dish your family will favor. Chopped walnuts can be used in place of the cashews.—Jeanne Holt, Mendota Heights, Minnesota
“I came up with this easy recipe one night, and I’ve made it several times since then. The sauce is not only yummy on green beans but also on frozen broccoli,” says field editor Barbara Carlucci of Orange Park, Florida.