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Chicken & Bacon Roll-Ups

This recipe is special to me because my children like it so much that they ask for it every day for lunch when there’s no school in summer. When I have left-over chicken breast or turkey breast I find this recipe a delicious way to use it.—Patricia Nieh, Portola Valley, …

Honey-Glazed Carrots with Cranberries

Stovetop sides are a smart way to free up oven space when making a holiday dinner. For a fresh take and a little more color, sprinkle the carrots with parsley before serving. —Daniel Anderson, Kenosha, Wisconsin Prep: 10 min. Cook: 30 min. 8 servings Prep: 10 min. Cook: 30 min. …

Wasabi Crab Cakes

Prep: 35 min. Bake: 15 min. 24 servings Prep: 35 min. Bake: 15 min. 24 servings 1 medium sweet red pepper, finely chopped 1 celery rib, finely chopped 1/3 cup plus 1/2 cup dry bread crumbs, divided 3 green onions, finely chopped 2 egg whites 3 tablespoons fat-free mayonnaise 1/4 …

Eggnog Marshmallows

When my children were young, we used to set aside one day during the holidays to bake treats for their schoolmates. This easy-to-do marshmallow was always a hit with the kids and their friends. —Kelly Ciepluch, Kenosha, Wisconsin Prep: 1 hour + standing 96 servings Prep: 1 hour + standing …

Asparagus Tomato Stir-Fry

The recipe for this pretty medley comes from Elizabeth MacAulay in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. “Last spring, when asparagus was in the stores, my sister found this recipe, tried it and thought I might like it, too,” she notes. “This fast-to-fix side dish is perfect after a busy day at …

Gingered Squash Saute

This vibrant veggies saute puts summer’s bounty in the spot light. “The recipe comes from a 20-year-old cookbook, but I still use it, especially when produce from our garden is plentiful,” Ruth Andrewson notes from Peck, Idaho.