In a large bowl, combine the first five ingredients. Stir in the eggs and salmon.
Place 1/3 cup on the bottom of each croissant; top with spinach leaves and replace croissant tops.
1 sandwich equals 533 calories, 40 g fat (11 g saturated fat), 265 mg cholesterol, 889 mg sodium, 27 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 15 g protein. Originally published as Smoked Salmon Egg Salad in Simple & Delicious April/May 2011, p29
In a greased 3-qt. slow cooker, mix barbecue sauce, brown sugar, garlic powder and paprika. Add chicken; turn to coat. Cook, covered, on low 3-4 hours or until chicken is tender (a thermometer should read at least 165°).
Remove chicken from slow cooker; cut into bite-size pieces. In a bowl, toss chicken with 1 cup barbecue sauce mixture. Place romaine on a large serving platter; arrange chicken, vegetables, avocado, eggs, bacon and cheese over romaine.
These little sandwiches with zingy toppings are super simple to pull together. This classic version originated in a deli in Prague, where they’re a really popular winter party food. —Cara McDonald, Winter Park, Colorado
6 diagonally cut French bread baguette slices (1/2 inch thick)
6 ounces fully cooked ham, thinly sliced
6 slices tomato
12 dill pickle slices
2 hard-cooked eggs, sliced
2 slices red onion, separated into rings
Spread 1/4 cup potato salad on each baguette slice. Layer with ham, tomato, pickle, egg and onion.
1 open-faced sandwich equals 229 calories, 10 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 96 mg cholesterol, 821 mg sodium, 25 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 12 g protein. Originally published as Ham & Potato Salad Sandwiches in Taste of Home December 2013
1. Place all ingredients in order into the basket of the machine. Make a well in the dry ingredients before putting in the yeast.
2. Close the bread machine door, set it on the dough setting and walk away for around 1 ½ hours.
3. When the dough is ready, mold it at least 2 loaves. For a traditional look, divide each loaf info 3 parts and braid. Place on greased cookie sheets. Cover loosely with towel. Let it rise for 2-3 hours.
4. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
5. Brush the top of the challah gently with an egg yolk. If desired, sesame or poppy seeds can be sprinkled on top of the egg wash.
6. Bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for approximately 30 minutes.
To check if the bread is done baking, gently knock on the bottom of it. A hollow sound means the bread is ready.
In a bowl, combine the flour, sugar, salt and baking powder; cut in butter and shortening until mixture resembles small crumbs. Add eggs; stir until moistened and mixture forms a ball. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour. On a lightly floured surface, roll out dough to a 10-in. circle. Place in a 9-in. pie plate; flute crust. Refrigerate.
For filling, beat the ricotta, sugar and flour in a bowl. Add peels and salt; beat until smooth. In another bowl, beat eggs until thick and lemon-colored, about 5 minutes; slowly fold into ricotta mixture. Gently mix in remaining ingredients. Pour into the crust. Bake at 350° for 55 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool. Store in the refrigerator.
1 serving (1 piece) equals 482 calories, 23 g fat (11 g saturated fat), 196 mg cholesterol, 349 mg sodium, 56 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 14 g protein.
Originally published as Easter Pie in Reminisce March/April 1995, p47