"My family loves this chicken! It is always so tender and moist and is a perfect Sunday dinner. The bacon helps to 'baste' the chicken while it cooks. Recipe can be adjusted to any size whole chicken."
"This makes a great gift for friends and neighbors. Also great for Christmas Bazaar item. Decorate with pretty label and a circle of Christmas fabric under the jar ring. Using the same basic recipe you can substitute different fruits and vegetables to make other varieties."
"I love Mexican food, but I'm always looking for ways to make it more healthy. I 'renovated' a dish that I have enjoyed in restaurants to suit my taste and lifestyle. --Christie Ladd of Rockville, Maryland"
"Kathleen Gordon makes a crowd-pleasing dessert simple with cake cubes, instant pudding, whipped topping, chocolate syrup and nuts. 'It's a surefire way way to satisfy chocolate lovers,' remarks the Treadway, Tennessee cook."
"Cranberry Bread is a natural coming from Oregon, a state famous for its cranberries. And each fall my husband and I go out and scrounge around picking up the walnuts for this delicious bread. A lady was presenting this bread at a food fair when I had the 'nerve' to ask her for the recipe. She obliged, and it's been a steady item in our menu ever since. But not just at Thanksgiving--heavens, no! I freeze the berries and have a ready supply all year long."
"A tempting Thanksgiving goose is a family tradition I've kept up. Paired with moist, lightly sweet apple-raisin stuffing, it's a special main dish that makes us count our blessings. -Denise Goedeken, Platte Center, Nebraska"
"Here's a beverage that'll really hit the spot. Filled with tangy goodness, it'll quench your thirst any time of year. 'I like to use tree-ripened lemons and oranges that are so abundant here in Florida,' notes Martha Schwartz from Sarasota. 'It's a must for beach picnics.'"