Try reader recipes, tested in our kitchen: Lemon-drop Chicken Wings, Raisian Cake, and more

January favorites
Brussels Sprouts and Sausage Soup Ellen Tafeen, Portola Valley, CA Tafeen’s soup makes an easy, substantial, and delicious main course, especially if you serve it with a loaf of hearty rye bread and a fresh green salad.

Edamame Salad Roxanne Chan, Albany, CA

Chan was inspired to make this nutritious salad when she spotted a stray bag of edamame in her freezer. We love the way the salad’s clean, fresh flavors brighten up the winter dinner table. Raisin Cake Barbara Holt, Paradise, CA Holt’s husband’s grandmother made this cake, so they know it as “Grandma O’Connor’s Boiled Raisin Cake.” We like its humble, homey appeal ― it’s the kind of cake you want to eat for breakfast or as an after-school snack on a rainy day. Lemon-drop Chicken Wings Elizabeth Farquhar, Portland, OR The idea for these lemony wings, perfect for a winter cocktail party or to serve during a big game, came to Farquhar as she sipped a lemon-drop cocktail.
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