Oil for frying

Chicken Fingers

"Almost everyone in my family requests these golden chicken fingers as their birthday dinner entree. I begin marinating the chicken strips early in the day to cut down on last-minute fuss." —Charlotte Baillargeon, Hinsdale, Massachusetts

Bourbon Ham Balls

"Grandma Nette was the queen of ham ball recipes. I make them salty-sweet with a bourbon and vinegar kick. Serve...