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Moist Meatloaf Recipe
This easy meatloaf recipe sure lives up to its name. The buttermilk works its tangy magic to make this meatloaf tender and delicious. This great recipe is finished with a glossy brown sugar glaze that's a perfect compliment to the flavorful meat.

Christmas Roast Goose Recipe
This delicious, apple and citrus-scented, roast goose recipe is an old-time Christmas dinner favorite. The young goose is given an overnight dunk in a poultry brine to add flavor, and make the meat even moister.

Classic Cast Iron Cornbread Recipe
Until you try this recipe you've never really had true American cornbread before! By the way, this is just one of the many great reasons to own a cast iron skillet.

No Knead French Bread Recipe
If you've never tried a no-knead bread recipe before, this is a great one to start with. It does have to rise overnight, but the crusty French-style bread is so good, it's worth the wait! You'll be surprised how simple this bread recipe really is.

Fig Balsamic Salad Dressing Recipe
This great holiday salad recipe features a dressing made with fig balsamic vinegar. Flavor vinegars are very common these days, and are a great way to make simple and delicious salad dressings. This recipe comes courtesy of Dee from JD Gourmet.

Creamy Deviled Eggs Recipe
Adding a little cream cheese to the traditional deviled eggs filling makes them irresistibly creamy.

Oven-Baked Potato Wedges
Crispy and full of flavor, these potatoes are also very easy to make. After you make these, try one of the variations, including garlic-herb and Parmesan.

Homemade Brown Gravy Recipe
Making your own gravy recipe is about the same amount of work as using a packaged gravy mix, but tastes so much better.

Salami Breadsticks Recipe
This simple and delicious appetizer is made by wrapping breadsticks with cream cheese, spinach, and salami.

Dressing for Success: Popular Salad Dressing Recipes
Making you own salad dressing is not only easy, you'll get a better tasting and more nutritious product that you can buy at the store. Here is a collection of America's most popular salad dressing recipes.

Irish-American Recipes for St. Patrick's Day and Beyond
It's too bad most Americans only enjoy Irish-inspired food once a year, around St. Patrick's Day. As you check out, and hopefully try some of the dishes listed below, remember, all these Irish-American recipes would be great any time of the year.

Budget Recipes Under 10 Dollars
All of these tasty recipes can be made for under 10 dollars, and just because we're pinching a few pennies doesn't mean we are going to sacrifice quality - all of these budget-friendly ideas are nutritious and delicious.

Dress Like an American Celebrity Chef!
Do you, or a foodie you know, dream what it would be like to be one of America's celebrity chefs? To have your own catch phrase like

Six Classic Rainy Day Recipes
When the weather outside is wet and nasty, stay in and make one of these classic American rainy day recipes. One thing these delicious recipes have in common is their ability to give you that warm, cozy feeling inside, no mater how badly it's pouring outside.

Simple Sauce Recipes You Should Be Making at Home
Do you buy those packaged sauce mixes with the long list of ingredients you can't even pronounce? Do you pay all that extra money for poor-quality jarred sauces because you think they are too hard to make at home? Think again.

5 New Mashed Potato Recipes
The great thing about plain, old fashion mashed potatoes is that they go with almost any meat, poultry or seafood recipe. However, sometimes the occasion calls for something a little more adventurous. Here you'll find five easy and flavorful variations on the classic mashed potato.

Soul Food - History and Definition
A useful primer on the history of soul food, some basic information on what soul food is, and a discussion of the distinction between soul food and southern food.

Beef Tacos
These tacos contains a spicy ground beef filling topped with a tangy shredded lettuce mixture plus cheese and onion. Keep a batch of the beef filling in the refrigerator and the other ingredients on hand for a quick lunch or dinner.

Halloween Cookie Bark Recipe Recipe
This colorful and creative candy corn cookie bark recipe makes a perfect Halloween treat.

Southwestern Corn Salad Recipe
This easy salad, combining fresh corn, black beans, peppers, and spices and makes a great warm-weather side dish.

Polenta with Mushroom Sauce
A combination of dried and fresh mushrooms gives the sauce for polenta a deep, rich flavor.

Zebra Bars
There's nothing like these classic chocolate and vanilla bars to bring a smile to someone's face.

Fried Goat Cheese "Croutons" Recipe
Crispy on the outside, and warm and tangy on the inside, these cheesy croutons will turn a ho-hum salad into something special with these cheesy croutons in no time.

Sour Cream Blueberry Muffins Recipe
Sour cream gives these muffins a nice richness, and makes for a very tender texture.

Oven-Fried Onion Rings Recipe
These oven-fried onion rings are low in fat, crisp, and incredibly easy to make. The secret is the panko breadcrumbs which add a crunchy texture.

Blueberry Cobbler
This dessert is so simple all you need is a baking dish, some fruit, and a few ingredients from the pantry to make the topping and you're ready to go.

Crispy Sesame Tofu with Vegetables
This recipe produces tofu with a crisp, flavorful coating. The sautéed bell peppers and onions add a tasty and colorful touch.

Shortbread Cookies Recipe
While the holidays are a perfect excuse for a batch of shortbread cookies, these crumbly, melt-in-your-mouth treats are great anytime.

Parmesan Crisps Recipe
These simple Parmesan crisps are perfect when you want a crispy, crunchy garnish for soup, salad, or stew, and you don't want a bunch of competing flavors.

Pistachio Crusted Rack of Lamb Recipe
Sweet, nutty pistachios are added to a traditional Dijon mustard crust, which gives the lamb a great flavor and texture.

Horseradish Deviled Eggs Recipe
The addition of a little horseradish to the traditional deviled eggs filling gives this recipe a spicy twist. Deviled eggs are a party classic, and this version will make a great change of routine.

California Cumberland Sauce Recipe
This modern take on an old English sauce, featuring red currant jelly, red wine, citrus, and spices, is great served with roast turkey, ham, or duck.

Sausage, Potato, and Zucchini Stew Recipe
This easy stew works with any spicy (or non-spicy) sausage and is also a great way to use up some of that abundant end of summer garden zucchini.

Grilled Shrimp with Lemon Aioli Recipe
This grilled shrimp with lemon aioli recipe is simple to prepare, but always impressive.

Couscous Primavera with Miso Dressing
Miso adds an interesting and delicious flavor to this otherwise traditional couscous and vegetable salad.

Mozzarella Stuffed Cherry Tomatoes
Mozzarella stuffed cherry tomatoes are not only one of the easiest summer snacks ever, but also one of the most beautiful.

Creamy Herb Shrimp Salad Recipe
This salad recipe combines sweet shrimp and a creamy fresh herb dressing. It couldn’t be easier to make, as it’s simply tossed together and chilled.

Asparagus Pie Recipe
Fresh asparagus is baked in a light egg batter, which forms a creamy, lightly-browned crust. If you like asparagus, you'll love this easy recipe.

Peach and Blackberry Clafouti Recipe
In this dish, the peach and blackberries are baked in a creamy, egg batter producing a comforting dessert everyone will enjoy.

Sweet Potato Salad with Honey Mustard Dressing
This healthy sweet potato salad features a honey mustard dressing and makes a great change of pace from more traditional potato salads.

Tortellini Pasta Salad Recipe
Canned artichoke hearts and a simple Italian dressing makes this delicious tortellini salad fast and easy to put together.

Peach Ice Cream Topping
Take advantage of fresh, juicy peaches with this super easy ice cream topping recipe.

Jalapeno Popper Dip Recipe
This popular jalapeno popper dip has the great spicy taste of the classic fried jalapeno poppers but without any of the work.

Fish with Tarragon Walnut Brown Butter Sauce recipe
This incredibly easy tarragon walnut brown butter sauce will go beautifully with almost any fresh fish and elevate it from ordinary to extraordinary.

Asparagus and Chicken Noodle Casserole Recipe
If you're looking for a change from the standard tuna-noodle casserole, give this easy asparagus and chicken combination a try.

Homemade Mushroom Gravy Sauce Recipe
Whether you serve this richly-flavored mushroom gravy over steaks, meatloaf, or roast chicken, it's a winner.

Spice-Rubbed Seared Ahi Tuna Steaks Recipe
These spice-rubbed seared ahi tuna steaks are not only easy to make, but take just minutes to cook.

Tarragon Mustard Aioli Recipe
This super easy and delicious tarragon mustard aioli recipe can be used on everything from steamed vegetables, to a thick grilled steak.

Praline Fudge recipe
Chocolate fudge topped with pecan praline makes a good thing even better. Plus it's so easy to make.

Cod with Green Olive and Lemon Dressing recipe
The cod is simply breaded, quickly pan-fried, and served with an easy and delicious Green Olive and Lemon Dressing that would also be great over grilled chicken or pork chops.

Apple French Toast
Easy to make, this rich, flavorful apple French toast is just the thing to perk up your standard breakfast fare.

Baked Brie in Puff Pastry
Making your own pastry-covered baked Brie is so simple to do, that you may never buy it again. And this version has a layer of caramelized mushrooms and shallot under the dough.

Three-Bean Chili
You won't miss the meat in this hearty Three Bean Chili. It's made with pinto, white and black beans and packed with flavor.

Pasta and Bean Soup recipe (Pasta e Fagioli)
Easy and satisfying, this soup combines pasta, cannellini beans, tomatoes and broth. It's perfect to warm you up on a chilly day.

Baked Stuffed Jumbo Shrimp
Baked Stuffed Jumbo Shrimp is an American classic, and this recipe may very well get added to your list of family favorites.

Bacon and Jalapeno Macaroni and Cheese Recipe
Macaroni and cheese made with crispy bacon and pickled jalapeno slices is hands-down one the best variations of this American classic.

Brownie Shortbread Bars recipe
Rich and fudgy yet tender and flaky, these Brownie Shortbread Bars combine two classics into one delicious bar cookie.

Old-Fashioned Chocolate Cupcakes Recipe
Who doesn’t love chocolate cupcakes? Just one bite of these decadent baby cakes will jet you back to your childhood.

Shrimp and Sausage Gumbo recipe
Nothing beats a great bowl of shrimp and sausage gumbo, and you won't go wrong with this recipe. it delivers an extraordinary dish with not much effort.

All-American Buffalo Chicken Wings Recipe
A delicious baked version of the famed Buffalo chicken wings invented by the owners of the Anchor Bar in Buffalo, NY.

Ultimate Chocolate Layer Cake Recipe
This cake with dark chocolate frosting is an irresistible temptation, perfect for a birthday celebration or dinner party.

Shepherd's Pie with Potato Topping
This Shepherd's Pie is simple and delicious a mix of ground turkey and vegetables in a sauce with a topping of mashed potatoes; it's comfort at its best.

Bruschetta with Tomatoes and Basil Recipe
This is the classic bruschetta, served with fresh tomatoes and basil. Plus there are 10 more topping topping variations included.

Flaky and Tender Chocolate Pie Crust Recipe
This chocolate pie crust is tender, flaky and decadent and great with all kinds of pie fillings.

Blueberry Peach Crisp Recipe
Try this Old-fashioned Blueberry Peach Crisp, because few things are as wonderful to eat than this recipe.

Stove Top New England Clambake Recipe
This recipe for a stove-top New England clambake (including lobster, mussels, clams, sausage, potatoes and corn) brings the shore to your table with ease.

Rustic Apple Tart Recipe
This free-form rustic apple tart is easier to make than an apple pie, but every bit as delicious.

Garlic Lemon Shrimp with Pasta recipe
This Garlic Lemon Shrimp with Pasta recipe is simple, delicious and so easy to make that it will become one of your standard dishes.

Easy Steak Fajitas Recipe
These steak fajitas are quick and easy to assemble. Marinating the meat overnight makes it tender and flavorful.

Slow-Cooker Meatballs and Gravy
This mouth-watering, easy meatballs and gravy recipe will become one of your go to slow-cooker dishes. Plus, the recipe makes great party fare.

Yellow Layer Cake with Chocolate Buttercream Frosting
Every home baker needs this Yellow Cake with Chocolate Buttercream Frosting recipe at their fingertips. It's the perfect cake for a birthday or special celebration.

Best Soul-Warming Soup Recipes (Top 10 List)
It's easy to serve up a bowl of comfort with one of these hearty and nourishing soups. Choose from: Rustic White Bean, Lentil with Escarole, Spicy Black Bean with Fresh Salsa, Mushroom Bisque, Fish Chowder, Turkey Tortilla, Curried Butternut Squash, and more.

Apple Pie Recipe - Caramel Apple Pie Recipe
This apple pie recipe is super easy, but is unusual in it's construction. It contains no flour or other starch in the filling to bind it together. The filling is basically caramelized apples, glued together with the natural pectin from the apple skins, and a glossy, clear, just thick enough, apple syrup.

Apple Pie Recipe - Caramel Apple Pie Recipe
This apple pie recipe is super easy, but is unusual in it's construction. It contains no flour or other starch in the filling to bind it together. The filling is basically caramelized apples, glued together with the natural pectin from the apple skins, and a glossy, clear, just thick enough, apple syrup.

Apple Pie Recipe - Caramel Apple Pie Recipe
This apple pie recipe is super easy, but is unusual in it's construction. It contains no flour or other starch in the filling to bind it together. The filling is basically caramelized apples, glued together with the natural pectin from the apple skins, and a glossy, clear, just thick enough, apple syrup.

Apple Pie Recipe - Caramel Apple Pie Recipe
This apple pie recipe is super easy, but is unusual in it's construction. It contains no flour or other starch in the filling to bind it together. The filling is basically caramelized apples, glued together with the natural pectin from the apple skins, and a glossy, clear, just thick enough, apple syrup.

Apple Pie Recipe - Caramel Apple Pie Recipe
This apple pie recipe is super easy, but is unusual in it's construction. It contains no flour or other starch in the filling to bind it together. The filling is basically caramelized apples, glued together with the natural pectin from the apple skins, and a glossy, clear, just thick enough, apple syrup.

Apple Pie Recipe - Caramel Apple Pie Recipe
This apple pie recipe is super easy, but is unusual in it's construction. It contains no flour or other starch in the filling to bind it together. The filling is basically caramelized apples, glued together with the natural pectin from the apple skins, and a glossy, clear, just thick enough, apple syrup.

Apple Pie Recipe - Caramel Apple Pie Recipe
This apple pie recipe is super easy, but is unusual in it's construction. It contains no flour or other starch in the filling to bind it together. The filling is basically caramelized apples, glued together with the natural pectin from the apple skins, and a glossy, clear, just thick enough, apple syrup.

Apple Pie Recipe - Caramel Apple Pie Recipe
This apple pie recipe is super easy, but is unusual in it's construction. It contains no flour or other starch in the filling to bind it together. The filling is basically caramelized apples, glued together with the natural pectin from the apple skins, and a glossy, clear, just thick enough, apple syrup.

Apple Pie Recipe - Caramel Apple Pie Recipe
This apple pie recipe is super easy, but is unusual in it's construction. It contains no flour or other starch in the filling to bind it together. The filling is basically caramelized apples, glued together with the natural pectin from the apple skins, and a glossy, clear, just thick enough, apple syrup.

How to Make Steak with Gorgonzola Sauce
Boneless strip steaks topped with Gorgonzola Sauce make a quick, easy and delicious dinner for family or guests - you can even make the sauce ahead.

Easy Classic Chili Con Carne Recipe
This is a classic American chili con carne recipe. No secret ingredients, special cooking techniques, or rare, heirloom beans, just easy and satisfying.

Veal Chops with Caramelized Onions
The delicate flavor and tender texture of a pan-seared veal chop are the perfect match for the sweet, nutty flavor of caramelized onions.

All the Thanksgiving recipes and cooking tips you need
Bring the best, perfectly moist turkey to your table with these recipes and tips. Then choose a stuffing, some sides, and a couple of pies for dessert! Here's a one-stop cooking resource for all your Thanksgiving needs.

Buttermilk Mashed Yams recipe
This recipe for mashed yams uses buttermilk, which gives them a great tangy flavor and gives them a healthy profile.

How to Make Cabernet Cranberry Sauce
This cranberry sauce recipe is the real deal; whole fresh cranberries cooked with a slash of red wine and orange, with just the right balance of sweetness and spice.

Walnut Cranberry Stuffing recipe
A sweet and nutty stuffing recipe that's homey enough for a weeknight chicken, and fancy enough for that special holiday turkey.

Chipotle Gravy Recipe
This easy to make, spicy chipotle gravy recipe is perfect served over meatloaf, roast beef, or steak. And don't forget to save some for the mashed potatoes.

Asian-Style Barbecue Sauce Recipe
Fresh ginger, soy sauce, rice vinegar and green onions give this all-purpose barbecue sauce a flavorful an Asian twist.

Honey Mustard Coleslaw Recipe
This honey mustard coleslaw recipe is sweet, tangy and delicious. It's will go great with almost any grilled meat or chicken.

Peaches and Greens Salad with Balsamic Dressing Recipe
Fresh peaches marinated for 10 to 15 minutes in a balsamic vinaigrette and tossed with mixed greens makes for a simple and delicious summer salad.

Creamy Corn Custard Recipe
This corn custard recipe is light, but still rich and satisfying. Its soft texture makes a great match for things like barbecue pork, grilled steaks, and fried fish.

Southwestern Barbecue Sauce Recipe
Chipotle chili powder gives this super-easy to make barbecue sauce a smoky, spicy zing. It's great on any slow-roasted meat and a perfect match for chicken.

Kentucky Bourbon Barbecue Sauce Recipe
This all-purpose barbecue sauce, ready in just 15 minutes, gets it's kick from Kentucky's famous bourbon. Use it with almost any barbecued meat.

Split Pea Soup with Ham recipe
Sweet carrots, salty ham, and tangy ale balance the earthy flavor of split peas in this easy to make soup.

Spinach and Mushroom Quiche recipe
There are, of course, countless ways to make quiche, but this Spinach and Mushroom Quiche recipe is one that’s always dependably good – either for family brunch or an informal gathering of friends.

Asian-Style Grilled Skirt Steak Recipe
This grilled skirt steak recipe uses a quick and simple Asian-style marinade for juicy, flavorful meat.

Grilled Orange Rosemary Cornish Game Hens
Bored with chicken? Try this tasty grilled orange rosemary Cornish game hen recipe. It makes a great change of pace from the poultry routine.

Classic American Macaroni Salad
Macaroni salad is a well-loved summer picnic dish, and here is a classic recipe for it, complete with pickle relish and crunchy vegetables.

Recipe for Sweet Corn Fritters
This easy fritters are a great way to enjoy summer's bounty of fresh corn. They can be a snack, or a tasty side dish for barbecued meats.

Best Blueberry Muffin Recipe
This easy recipe will produce a tender and light blueberry muffin, as long as you don't over mix the batter.

Interview with Chef Wolfgang Puck - Chef Wolfgang Puck Interview
This exclusive interview with renowned chef and restaurateur Wolfgang Puck is part of an exciting new program by to expand our award-winning content by adding celebrity guest authors to the site. Not only did we get to interview the legendary chef, he also agreed to share some of his favorite recipes on’s American Food site!

Chef Wolfgang Puck Speaks About His New Pizza Line
This exclusive interview with renowned chef and restaurateur Wolfgang Puck is part of an exciting new program by to expand our award-winning content by adding celebrity guest authors to the site. Not only did we get to interview the legendary chef, he also agreed to share some of his favorite recipes on’s American Food site! Page 2.

Classic Old-Fashioned Beef Stew Recipe
This is the classic, traditional recipe for hearty beef stew that you grew up loving.

Authentic Philly Cheesesteak Recipe
In Philadelphia, cheesesteaks are a cultural obsession, and opinions vary about what makes one authentic. This version uses skirt steak which is marinated and grilled, and then topped with onions, peppers and cheese. It's meaty, gooey and full flavor— just what a cheesesteak should be.

Recipe for Homemade Banana Bread Pudding
Nothing says comfort more than this Banana Bread Pudding recipe. Created as a way to use up stale bread, this homey dessert has a creamy, custardy texture filled with spiced banana.

Candied Maple Bacon Recipe
These candied bacon strips are glazed with maple syrup and brown sugar, which makes them sweet, savory, crisp and addictive! Great as a party snack or the world's best BLT.

Ginger Pumpkin Pie recipe
Flavored with fresh ginger and honey, this pumpkin pie is sure to become a go-to holiday recipe. Top it with homemade whipped cream.

Vanilla Custard Fresh Fruit Tart Recipe
Nothing can quite compare to the looks and taste of a this Vanilla Custard Fruit Tart. Customize it with any fruit you'd like.

Roasted Vegetable Ratatouille recipe
This French-inspired roasted vegetable dish is packed with flavor and can be eaten as is for a vegetarian entree or as a side with grilled meats or poultry.

Harvest Pork and Butternut Squash Stew recipe
A hearty and delicious pork stew made with butternut squash and fragrant with curry powder and cumin - say no more.

How to Make Brown Vegetable Stock
Every cooks needs this basic brown vegetable stock recipe- it will make some incredible soups.

How to Make a Basic Vinaigrette
This is a recipe for making a basic vinaigrette. It can be varied by using different kinds of oils and vinegars or by adding shallots, mustard, garlic, herbs, capers, or olives.

How to Make Chicken Fricassee
Try this classic Chicken Fricassee, made with asparagus and new potatoes, for an easy and delicious one-pot meal.

How to Make Perfect Raspberry Tartlets
These individual buttery tart shells are filled with a red raspberry puree and topped with fresh berries. Try the spiced peach variation too.

How to make a Roast Pork Loin with Apples
Nothing beats the combination of roast pork, apples, garlic and onions, topped with an apple-infused gravy.

How to make Shrimp in Coconut Sauce
This dish of succulent shrimp simmered in a spicy coconut sauce is easy-to-make, fragrant and delicious - perfect for a busy weeknight meal!

How to make rich Mushroom Bisque
There's something so satisfying about a rich, creamy bisque. In this version, roasting intensifies the flavor of the portobello and shiitake mushrooms, giving the soup a deep, earthy flavor.

How to make Spiced Applesauce Waffles
This quick and easy spiced applesauce waffle recipe flavored with cinnamon is the perfect way to start your day.

How to make the best Chocolate Pudding
This chocolate pudding has an amazing deep, rich flavor and ultra-smooth, creamy texture. Plus it's super-quick to make!

How to make Classic Fresh Lemon Bars
A classic among cookies, these Lemon Bars have a tart, refreshing, and irresistible appeal. And try the Chocolate Lemon Bars too - now we're talking!

How to make the best Irish Soda Bread
Irish Soda Bread isn't just for St. Patrick's Day, try it warm from the oven any day and you won't be disappointed.

How to make shrimp creole
Featuring succulent seafood, tomatoes, vegetables and spices; just one taste and you'll know why shrimp creole is a classic.

Spicy Chicken Tostadas recipe
This chicken tostada recipe makes a quick, easy and flavorful dinner. It can also be made with other shredded meat, such as pork or beef.

Easy Asparagus Soup Recipe - How to Make Asparagus Soup
This asparagus soup recipe is a great example of the less-is-more school of cooking. It's just a simple puree of asparagus with a bit of cream. The result is a delicious asparagus soup that tastes like…asparagus!

Oven-Baked Pancake with Sautéed Fruit
Known in some areas as a Dutch Baby, this spectacular breakfast pancake also can be served simply dusted with confectioners' sugar or with pancake syrup. This type of pancake looks and tastes like a giant popover.

Steak Sandwiches
Serve these hearty steak sandwiches with a side of crisp carrot and celery sticks and light ranch dressing for dipping.

White Bean and Chorizo Sausage Stew recipe
Spicy Spanish chorizo sausage adds a wonderful flavor and heat to this stew, but if you can't find it opt for hot Italian sausage, or for less heat, use the sweet version.

Veal Meatballs in Tomato-Vegetable Sauce
Simmered in a tomato-vegetable sauce, these veal meatballs are good served over pasta and sprinkled with Parmesan cheese.

Brownie Caramel Tart
A recipe for a Brownie Caramel Tart that's rich, chocolaty and gooey all at the same time—now we're talking!

Pecan Cake with Maple-Cream Cheese Icing
Maple cream cheese frosting and pecan cake make a natural flavor pairing that will please everyone's sweet tooth. This cake is very easy to make and will keep up to one week.

Garlicky Lamb Stew recipe
This hearty lamb stew, flavored with red wine, garlic and herbs, is easy to make and is great served over steamed potatoes or noodles.

Stuffed Fillets of Sole
Stuffed fillet of sole is a classic, yet simple preparation, and the tangy lemon butter sauce complements the mild flavor of the fish nicely.

Homemade Vegetable Chips recipe
Making your own vegetable chips, whether you fry or bake them, is easier than you think, plus you get to pick the vegetables you want.

Garlic Herb Knots recipe
Warm garlic knots from the oven are heavenly and just the right thing to serve with almost any Italian-inspired dinner.

Triple Cinnamon Scones recipe
If you love cinnamon, then these scones are for you. Packed with cinnamon-chocolate chips and topped with a cinnamon-sugar mixture, they deliver a dose of this favorite spice in every bite.

Grilled Baby Back Ribs and Homemade Sauce Recipe
Super easy and super tender, this grilled baby back ribs recipe will become one you turn to again and again.

American Grilled Beef Short Ribs - Recipe
The meat on these Grilled Beef Short Ribs is so tender that it falls right off the bone.

Decadent Chocolate Bread Pudding recipe
Food philosophers like to say that bread sustains life and chocolate makes it worth living. Here’s a bread pudding that combines the two, with delicious results.

Raspberry Danish recipe
Really wow them at the breakfast table with this homemade raspberry Danish. It can be prepared the day before, and just reheated in the oven before serving.

Roasted Beet and Arugula Salad Recipe - How to Make Roasted Beet and Arugula Salad with Goat Cheese
This colorful, healthy, and delicious roasted beet and arugula salad is a wonderful combination of tastes and textures. The earthy, sweet beets, the spicy greens, the tangy cheese, and the crunchy pecans all shine in this impressive salad recipe.

Easy Cranberry-Oatmeal Muffins Recipe
This easy Cranberry Oatmeal Muffin recipe will quickly become a favorite combination. Just measure, mix and bake!

How to Make Peach Ice cream
This Peach Ice Cream recipe is creamy, delicious, packed with juicy ripe fruit, and tastes like summer.

Grilled Rib-Eye Steaks Recipe With Dry Rub
These rib-eye steaks are tender and flavorful and one of the best beef cuts for grilling.

Easy Veal Stew Over Egg Noodles Recipe
This easy veal stew is incredibly tender and delicious served over egg noodles; perfect for a family dinner or to serve to company.

The Birth of the Cheeseburger
Was America's favorite burger invented in California, in 1924, by a 16 year old? Or 10 years later, in Kentucky? Read this and you decide.

Recipe for Steamed Mussels in Tomato-Garlic Broth
These mussels, steamed and bathed in a garlicky tomato broth are heavenly and easy to prepare. Be sure to serve with plenty of crusty bread to mop up the broth.

Hot Dogs Across America
This is the hot dog's holy land. Nathan Handwerker opened his first hot dog stand in Coney Island, NY in 1916, where he sold his

Plates of Nathan's Famous Franks
Nathan's Famous hot dogs, fresh of the grill, piled high and waiting for a smear of mustard. How many could you eat in twelve minutes? Joey Chestnut is the current champ, setting a world record in 2007 by eating an amazing 66 hot dogs!

The Dodger Dog - Steamed or Grilled?
The Dodger Dog - Steamed or Grilled? Served at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, CA, this foot-long hot dog is the most popular in the league. There are more hot dogs sold at the Dodger games than anywhere else in baseball, over 1.5 million a year! They are served two ways, grilled and steamed, and since the first game played there, people have been arguing which way is really the best.

The Corn Dog
First dipped in it's signature cornbread batter, and then deep-fried to a glorious golden-brown, this is America's most popular meat-on-a-stick. Like the chili dog, the corn dog has no official birthplace, with many claiming to be its original creator. It first corn dogs appeared at outdoor fairs and festivals throughout the south, and mid-west, in the 1940's, and quickly swept across the country. While most enjoy theirs with the traditional mustard, some claim that hot sauce is the way to go.

Pigs in a Blanket
Pigs in a Blanket. This is about as

The Chicago-style Hot Dog
The Chicago-style Hot Dog. Residents of the Windy City enjoy their dogs served on a fresh poppy seed bun, and packed with lots of toppings. A typical Chicago dog has mustard, sweet pickle relish onions, dill pickle spears, tomato wedges, peppers, and celery salt. As they say, if you can close the bun, you didn’t put enough stuff in.

Tempting Fate at Wrigley Park
Tempting Fate at Wrigley Park. There is nothing like a baseball game and a good hot dog, but this fan's frank features something that, just asking for, will get you kicked out of some hot dog stands…ketchup! They NEVER put ketchup on their hot dogs in Chicago. This must have been a tourist. Go Cubs!

With Sauerkraut and Grilled Onion Please
With Sauerkraut and Grilled Onion Please This hot dog is from Skooby's in Hollywood, CA, and features two of the most popular toppings nation-wide, sauerkraut and grilled onions. These additions can be traced all the way back to the birthplace of the hot dog, Frankfurt, Germany, where cabbage and onions are a very common companions to a number of sausages.

The Chili Dog
The Chili Dog. It was only a matter of time before someone ladled hot chili into the hot dog's enticing split bun. The exact origins are unclear with Texas, Michigan and New York all claiming to be the true homes. The version pictured here is a model of restraint as they are commonly topped with copious amounts of cheddar cheese and onions.

The West Virginia Slaw Dog
If sauerkraut is a little too sour for you, then the slaw dog may be just the thing for you. Popular in other southern states, but invented in West Virginia, this delicious dog is garnished with a sweet, creamy, chopped cabbage coleslaw.

Easiest No-Knead Pizza Dough Recipe
This no-knead pizza dough is the easiest homemade dough you'll ever make. And it bakes beautifully in a home oven, giving you a chewy, bubbly crust.

Garlic Herb Baked Potato Wedges Recipe
This crusty and delicious, oven-roasted potato wedges recipe are easy to make, and are a great alternative to French fries. These potato wedges are also sometimes called steak fries.

How to make Cured Lemons
These cured lemon slices are easy to prepare and make a deliciously sweet and tangy preserve that's great served with lamb or chicken, or used in salads, sauces and pasta dishes.

How to Make Seared Foie Gras
Seared foie gras is one of the world's great culinary delicasies, and one taste of this recipe and you'll know why. The flavor and texture is virtually impossible to describe.

Asparagus and Carrots with Lemon Sauce recipe
Asparagus and carrots look particularly attractive when served together. Cloaked in a lemon butter sauce, this recipe may be served as a side dish or first course.

Easy Corned Beef and Cabbage Recipe
If you're looking for an easy and classic Corned Beef and Cabbage recipe, look no further. This one-pot dish has it all, and any leftovers make great sandwiches.

How to make a Tradtional Beef Pot Roast
If you're looking for a classic pot roast, look no further. In this recipe, the aromatic root vegetables scent the tender beef, and the long, slow braising results in a heavenly sauce.

Pasta with Red Clam Sauce Recipe
Pasta with red clam sauce is a classic dish in Italian-American restaurants. But it's easy to make at home, so there's no need to go out to enjoy this delicious seafood pasta.

Thanksgiving Maple-Glazed Yams Recipe
Maple-Glazed Yams are a must for any holiday table and in this easy recipe, the maple syrup really brings out the natural sweetness and great flavor of yams.

Buttermilk Jalapeno Cornbread Recipe
This easy buttermilk jalapeno cornbread has just the right balance between heat and sweet. And it doesn't have baking powder, which can leave an aftertaste.

How to make bacon at home
Here is a (relatively) quick method for making uncured, unsmoked, fresh bacon at home. It's an easy, fun and delicious project.

Kale and Sweet Potato Soup Recipe
It's hard to come up with more nutritious than this kale and sweet potato soup. It's incredibly easy to prepare, and because there's no butter or oil needed, it's also fat-free.

Lamb Sliders with Creamy Yogurt Sauce recipe
Sliders, which are nothing more than mini burgers, make great party fare. This delicious version is made with lamb and topped with a bright, creamy cucumber-yogurt sauce.

Barbecued Beef Brisket Recipe
By cooking the brisket first in the oven, and then glazing it with barbecue sauce as it grills, results in a deliciously moist, smoky, and perfectly cooked piece of meat.

Cream of Pumpkin Soup Recipe
This rich and delicious soup is perfect for any autumn or holiday table. It skips the messy process of cooking fresh pumpkins, and uses pure canned pumpkin instead.

Chicken and Baked Brie Ciabatta Sandwich
This sandwich is a delicious way to break the boring sandwich routine. The sweetness of the fig jam, and warm melting Brie cheese, go amazingly well with chicken and chewy ciabatta bread.

Maple Walnut Vinaigrette
The subtle, earthy sweetness of maple syrup, and the nutty goodness of walnuts combine to make one great salad dressing.

Sweet-Hot Thai Burgers Recipe
Try this amazing Sweet and Spicy Thai burger, grand prize winner of the Build a Better Burger Contest and Cook-off.

Ham Steaks with Caramelized Applesauce recipe
Pan-seared ham steaks make a quick and easy meal, especially when topped with sauteed and caramelized fresh apple slices.

Garlic-Studded Buffalo Roast Recipe
This garlic-studded buffalo roast is a great way to enjoy this healthy meat. Buffalo has a mild, delicious flavor and has only half the cholesterol of beef.

How to Make Spicy Vinegar Peppers
Homemade Spicy Pepper Vinegar is a must-have condiment for hearty greens, such as collards and escarole, but it also add a kick to dressings and sauces.

Pan-Grilled Barbecue Shrimp Recipe
This scrumptious recipe for pan-seared shrimp coated in a tangy barbecue sauce is easy to make and ready in under 15 minutes. The shrimp are cooked in their shells for extra flavor and moistness.

Charcoal Grilled "No Flip" Salmon Recipe
A charcoal fire is perfect for grilling salmon, or any fish, because the meat quickly picks up a subtle, smoky flavor. And here the fish cooks on the skin side only, so there's no messy flipping involved.

Buffalo Meatloaf Recipe
Buffalo gives meatloaf a delicious flavor and moist texture. It has 50% less cholesterol than beef, and hormone and antibiotic free.

Pumpkin Seed Pesto Recipe
This simple and healthy pumpkin seed pesto recipe is delicious used as you would any pesto recipe; to top a piece of fish, tossed into hot pasta, or stirred into a soup.

Beef Brisket Meat Sauce Recipe
Beef brisket is a braising favorite, and makes a deeply flavored pasta sauce, heavy with that special beefiness that only a brisket can bring.

Brined Pork Loin Roast with Mustard Crust Recipe
This Brined Pork Roast is tender, juicy and coated with a mustard crust. Brining is easy and the best method to keep pork moist - chicken and turkey, too.

Kentucky Butter Bundt Cake Recipe
This moist, old-fashioned Kentucky butter Bundt cake is soaked with a luscious buttery glaze.

Classic Stuffed Bell Baked Peppers Recipe
Stuffed Peppers are a classic dish for good reason. You have to love a recipe where you get meat, vegetable, and starch all in one sweet, delicious package!

Stuffed Bell Peppers Recipe
This stuffed peppers recipe is a classic and delicious way to use up leftover rice. Of course, these stuffed peppers are so tasty you'll find yourself cooking rice just to make a batch. Thanks to Michelle Fabio, from the blog Bleeding Espresso, for sharing this great recipe with us. Stuffed peppers are a very versatile recipe and can be made using pork, lamb, or turkey instead of beef.

Simple Italian Salad Dressing recipe
Make your own Italian dressing, it's so simple that you'll never buy bottled again. And it keeps in the refrigerator for weeks.

Butter-Free Bearnaise Sauce Recipe
With this recipe you can enjoy the rich, tangy tarragon flavor of classic Bearnaise sauce without the fat, so it's guilt-free.

Spicy Miso-Glazed Lingcod recipe
This recipe for Spicy Miso-Glazed Lingcod is super-easy and delicious, but it can also be made with other firm white fish, such as halibut or pollack.

Cinnamon Swirl Sour Cream Bundt Cake Recipe
If you don't drink coffee, please start before attempting this great cinnamon swirl sour cream bundt cake recipe.

Hoisin-Glazed Barbecue Pork Spare Ribs Recipe
Hoisin sauce, sometimes called Chinese barbecue sauce, gives this barbecue ribs recipe a wonderfully exotic flavor and brilliant color. Hoisin sauce is easy to find in the Asian section of any large market. This barbecue pork ribs recipe could be easily adapted for beef and chicken with delicious results.

Crispy Duck Legs with Apricot Sauce
This crispy duck leg recipe is easy to prepare and delicious with the sweet and sour apricot sauce.

Smoked Salmon Crustless Quiche Recipe
This crustless smoked salmon quiche, also called a breakfast casserole or frittata, makes a deliciously breakfast or brunch item.

Sweet and Spicy Mustard Chicken Wings recipe
Take a break from traditional Buffalo wings with this sweet and spicy mustard-glazed chicken wings recipe. It's a super-easy party snack that needs no dip.

Spring Pea and Asparagus Pasta Primavera Recipe

Balsamic Salad Dressing recipe
Balsamic salad dressings are very popular on restaurant menus because of their sweet, mild flavor. So delicious and easy to whisk together, this balsamic salad dressing should be a regular in your dressing recipe repertoire.

Grilled Lamb Steaks with Mint Honey Vinaigrette
This grilled lamb recipe features thick steaks cut from the leg, marinated, grilled, and topped with a minted honey vinaigrette that enhances lamb's rich flavor.

Summer Vegetable Skewers Recipe
Tri-colored bell peppers are the star of this colorful vegetable skewer recipe. The pepper's sweet, delicious flavor will soak into the zucchini, as the garlic-infused olive oil scents the earthy mushrooms. These are a welcomed addition to any barbecue or cookout, and a great way to use fresh seasonal produce.

Homemade Baked Macaroni and Cheese Recipe
Here is a recipe for homemade Baked Macaroni and Cheese recipe that couldn't be easier or more comforting. Plus there are several variations including ham, spinach and mushrooms, Southwestern, and truffle.

World's Easiest Chili Verde
By using prepared green salsa, you can have an authentic tasting chili verde without the slicing and dicing! This incredibly delicious pork stew is a southwestern classic, and is wonderful served over rice.

Grilled Turkey Burgers recipe
Say goodbye to dry and tasteless turkey burgers. This version get a boost of flavor from Dijon mustard, ketchup, and Worcestershire sauce, which makes them moist as well.

Easy Lemon Chicken Recipe
Try this classic Lemon Chicken recipe (also called Chicken Picatta) made with browned chicken cutlets and a sauce of lemon juice, capers, butter and stock or wine. Find more great chicken cutlet recipes here.

A photo slide show featuring some of New England's most famous dishes, and key ingredients in New England's regional cuisine.

These cranberries are being harvested in a bog in Nantucket. The fields of cranberries are flooded and the berries float, as you can see here, waiting to be scooped up.

Clam Chowder
The quintessential New England soup. There are many versions, but most authentic recipes used the larger clams like Quahogs, also know as chowder clams. The smaller clams like the Little Neck are saved for steaming and eating alone.

The Clam Bake
The ultimate New England beach-side feast. Beside clams and lobsters, sausages, potatoes, and corn are also commonly included. These are all steamed in seaweed over very hot rocks, and traditionally covered in burlap potato sacks to keep in the steam. Once cooked, everything is simply piled on newspaper and everyone digs in.

Fish. American Food.

Boston Baked Beans
This is another iconic New England recipe. One of Boston's nicknames is actually

Squash. American Food.

Photos of Signature New England Regional Foods and Ingredients
A photo slide show featuring some of New England's most famous dishes, and key ingredients in New England's regional cuisine.

Maine Lobster
Considered by chefs all over the globe as the sweetest, and most desirable lobster species of them all,

Maple Syrup
Kettles of Vermont maple sap being boiled down into syrup over hot coals in the traditional method. It takes about 40 gallons of sap to make just 1 gallon of syrup!

Braised Stuffed Flank Steak
The stuffing is made in the same pot in which the flank steak is browned and cooked, so make sure the pot is wide enough to hold the meat. Serve with a tossed green salad.

Grilled Garlic-Lemon Flank Steak Recipe
Nothing compares to the taste of a perfectly grilled Flank Steak, especially when flavored with a garlic-lemon marinade. Find more great grilling recipes here.

Bourbon Street Steaks recipe
The best thing about these Bourbon Street Steaks is that they can be marinated a day ahead, and then just thrown on the grill for a quick, easy and delicious dinner.

10 Mushroom recipes
Mushrooms are not just prized for their deep earthy flavor and meaty texture, they also are good for you. Here are 10 delicious ways to enjoy them, plus some tips on storage and cleaning this favorite fungi

Fudgey Brownies
These decadent fudge brownies are a sure-fire fix for the serious chocolate lover, and make perfect lick-the-bowl material.

Raspberry Crumb Bars recipes
These tart Raspberry Crumb Bars are so easy to make and will melt-in-your-mouth. For best results, use a good-quality jam, raspberry or even a fruit or berry blend.

Classic Homemade Potato Salad Recipe
Nothing beats a Classic Potato Salad, especially when the dressing is made with some chopped pickes and horseradish. Find more great potato salad recipes here.

Summer Grilling Recipes
Here are some of the season's easiest and best recipes to enjoy from your sizzling grill—from steaks and ribs to burger and veggies—they are all packed with flavor and guaranteed to put a smile on everyone's face.

Grilled Shrimp Recipe - Spicy Grilled Shrimp Recipe
This spicy grilled shrimp recipe is an easy, but impressive, seafood dish. A few hours in the spicy marinade, and these shrimp are ready for the fire. The recipe calls for shell-on shrimp for extra flavor, but these grilled shrimp can be done with peeled ones as well.

Vegetable Lasagna
Vegetable lasagna is like a sandwich: you can put anything between the layers and it’s still lasagna. Pile on tomato sauce, cheese, vegetables, and what-have-you: the more fillings, the more irresistible, and I agree!

Chocolate Angel Food Cake
Light and moist, this classic angel food cake is made doubly delicious with the addition of cocoa in the batter, and then drizzled with a chocolate glaze.

Asparagus Risotto
Creamy and starchy risotto is a great way to enjoy the flavor of vegetables, such as asparagus. The key to risotto is stirring often in order to lure starch from the grains, so don't skip the stirring steps in the process.

Best Eggplant Recipes
Once cooked, eggplant comes into its full glory: tender, creamy, and meaty, making it ideal for a variety of dishes, including these. Give one a try!

Chocolate Chunk Cookies
Chock-full of chocolate chunks, this cookie delivers mouthfuls of melting chocolate in every bite. You can buy bags of chocolate chunks near the chocolate chips in your market, or you can coarsely chop a bar of semi-sweet chocolate.

Pear and Pomegranate Winter Salad Recipe - Pear and Pomegranate Salad
Any lettuce will work for this delicious pear and pomegranate winter salad recipe. You could use anything from a spicy arugula or watercress, to a mild butter lettuce. The same goes for the pears, as Bosc, Bartlett, Anjou, or Comice would all be great choices. If you want, toss over some blue cheese, which works perfectly with these ingredients.

Sweet Corn Succotash recipe
Sweet corn right off the cob, fresh lima beans make this succotash recipe a delicious addition to almost any meal.

Apple Cake with Caramel Glaze - What you'll need
Easy step-by=step photos to make Apple Cake with Caramel Glaze. Step 1 what you'll need

Make the Batter
Making the apple cake batter. American Food.

Baking the Apple Cake
baking the apple cake. American Food.

Glazing the Apple Cake
glazing the apple cake. American Food.

Apple Cake Batter
Finishing the apple cake batter.

Making the Caramel Glaze
caramel glaze recipe. American Food.

Apple Cake with Caramel Glaze Recipe
Apple Cake with Caramel Glaze recipe

Easy Chicken Quesadillas
These Chicken Quesadillas are easy to make and ready in under 30 minutes, which makes them a great dinner option for a busy weeknight. The Cilantro Lime Cream adds a delicious finish, but you can also serve with plain sour cream and chopped avocado.

Red Velvet Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Icing recipe
These Red Velvet Cupcakes are the bite-size version of the classic Southern cake. They are topped with a rich Cream Cheese Icing which makes them extremely hard to resist.

Eggs for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Here are 10 ideas to make the most out of the eggs in your fridge—morning, noon and night.

Caramelized Onion Flatbread Recipe
Try this Caramelized Onion Flatbread recipe for delicious results. Find more great recipes here.

Go Bananas!
If you're looking for some great banana recipes—or a way to use up that overripe banana sitting on your counter— you're at the right place.

10 Dishes with a Citrus Blast
Whether you like lemons, oranges or limes, these 10 recipes will surely add some zest and tang to your life during the winter.

Zucchini Bread with Lemon
Every cook needs a great Zucchini Bread recipe like this one.

Pasta with Meat Sauce
This hearty meat sauce, made with ground beef and pork, is wonderful paired with rigatoni or tagliatelle (ribbon pasta just slightly wider than fettuccine), but it also goes well with a variety of pasta shapes that trap the savory sauce, like shells or farfalle.

Garlicky Marinated Mushrooms
A foolproof recipe and a real crowd-pleaser, it's hard to eat just one of these marinated mushrooms.

Best Apple Recipes
Try a rustic apple tart, an apple lattice pie, or a delicious, old-fashioned cake with caramel glaze. If you love apples, you won't go wrong with any of these easy, top 10 apple recipes.

Top Recipes 2014
Here's a look back at the most popular recipes on my site over this past year. In 2014, viewers leaned towards simple, flavorful recipes, old stand-bys, and some twists on American classics.

Turkey Cocktail Meatballs Recipe - Turkey Cocktail Meatballs with Orange Cranberry Glaze
This turkey cocktail meatballs with orange cranberry glaze recipe is a special holiday take on the classic beef cocktail meatballs with grape jelly glaze. These turkey meatballs would make a great addition to any holiday menu.

Season's Best Appetizers
It's party time—and that means great appetizers, good drinks, and a whole lot of fun! Don't worry, we've got the food covered with these easy recipes.

Buffalo Chicken Wings Recipe (Anchor Bar in NY)
This is the original spicy Buffalo chicken wings recipe from the Anchor Bar in Buffalo, NY. There are many Buffalo chicken wing recipes out there, but if you want to taste the

Classic Sausage and Peppers
This robust dish is always a hit at the table. It can be served as is with a mixed green salad and French bread, or as a filling for grinders or calzones.

London Broil Boneless Steaks Recipe
London broil is not a cut of beef, but instead a way to prepare it. London broil is usually made with a top round steak, but can also be done with flank steak, or sirloin steak. The secrets to a great London broil are a flavorful marinade and being sliced thinly against the grain. Leftover London broil makes great cold roast beef sandwiches.

No-Bake Oatmeal Chocolate Fudge Cookies Recipe
This no-bake oatmeal chocolate fudge cookie recipe is perfect for those warm days when you want cookies, but don't want to turn on the oven. It also great when you just want some fast and delicious cookies!

San Francisco Cioppino Seafood Stew Recipe
This great Cioppino recipe is a version of the City by the Bay's signature dish. Cioppino is a delicious stew featuring an array of fresh seafood in a flavorful tomato and wine sauce, just waiting for a large hunk of sourdough bread to be dunked into it! This Cioppino recipe is San Francisco's famous Fisherman's Wharf in a bowl.

Fresh Farmer's White Cheese Recipe
This farmer's cheese recipe will show you how fun and easy it is making your own fresh white cheese at home. This cheese recipe uses plain milk, requires no special equipment, and produces a homemade cheese that's a sort of cross between cream cheese and a ricotta.

Classic Cocktail Sauce Recipe
There is no reason to buy cocktail sauce when the recipe for making homemade cocktail sauce is so simple. While usually used on cold seafood, cocktail sauce is also delicious on things like crab cakes and fried calamari.

Classic Ranch Dressing and Dip Recipe
Ranch dressing is not only one of America's most popular salad dressings, it's probably its most popular dip. Ranch dressing is delicious served with everything from raw vegetables to fried chicken wings.

Barbecue-Glazed Chicken Drumsticks Recipe
What's more fun to eat than a tasty chicken drumstick? Eating a tasty chicken drumstick covered with a thick, glistening barbecue glaze.

Ground Beef and Rice Stuffed Cabbage Rolls Recipe
This stuffed cabbage rolls recipe is an Italian-American twist on an Eastern European classic. In addition to savory beef, the rice in the stuffing soaks up all the delicious flavors as the cabbage rolls slowly braise.

Homemade Cincinnati "Skyline" Chili Recipe
This famous chili recipe was created by Nicholas Lambrinides, a Greek immigrant who founded a popular chain of chili restaurants in Cincinnati, Ohio in 1949. As you'll see, this chili is quite different from the more common southwest-style chili you're probably used to. Did I mention it's usually served over spaghetti and is ordered using a special code?

Hot Spinach Artichoke Dip Appetizer Recipe
This great spinach and artichoke dip recipe comes from Kevin, from Closet Cooking. The great thing about spinach and artichoke dip, besides the fact it's a party favorite, is just how easy it is to make. Mix it up, bake to a bubbly, golden brown, and serve with your favorite breads and crackers.

Old Fashioned Hot Fudge Sauce Recipe
This hot fudge sauce recipe, from Kelly Carámbula's blog, Eat Make Read, is originally from the Old Occidental Hotel in Muskegon, Michigan. With this easy dessert sauce recipe, you'll be enjoying you’re very own hot fudge sundae in just minutes.

Classic Homemade Dinner Rolls Recipe
Homemade dinner rolls are surprisingly easy, and the taste is far superior to anything from a store. Few things make your kitchen smell as wonderful as fresh dinner rolls.

Classic Smothered Pork Chops Recipe
Smothered pork chops are a southern comfort classic featuring pan-fried pork chops covered in a simple, but super savory onion gravy. This smothered pork chops recipe is great over rice, which soaks up the delicious sauce.

Simple Homemade Chocolate Fudge Recipe
Making your own homemade chocolate fudge is fun and easy, and you can customize the recipe in so many ways. Use this basic chocolate fudge recipe, but add a handful of your favorite nuts, dried fruits, or candy pieces.

Southern Buttermilk Fried Chicken Recipe
Traditional southern fried chicken recipes are simply chicken dusted in flour and fried crisp, but this delicious variation uses a buttermilk bath for a tangy twist. This buttermilk fried chicken is great hot, but also makes a wonderful picnic item served cold.

Classic Tuna Noodle Casserole Recipe
This casserole recipe is an American icon. Tuna noodle casserole is a comfort-food classic that is very simple to make, and a very frugal to serve. The crisp breadcrumb crust atop the creamy egg noodles is a combo that is hard to beat!

Mushroom Veggie Burger Recipe
This mushroom burger recipe is adapted from

Authentic Jamaican Jerk Chicken Recipe
The term “Jerk” comes from the term “Jerky,” which comes from the Spanish “Charqui” (char-key), which is meat cooked over a slow wood fire. Today “Jerk” doesn’t refer to the cooking method, but the fiery spice mix rubbed on the meat before it’s grilled.

Real Texas Chili With Spices Recipe
What the difference between a real Texas chili recipe and other chili recipes? According to some,

Slow-Roasted Rosemary Garlic Lamb Shanks Recipe
This slow-roasted lamb shanks recipe is such a great and easy way to enjoy lamb. This lamb recipe has only a few ingredients, but thanks to the long, slow cooking, the results are incredibly flavorful, succulent, fork-tender meat.

Classic New England Clam Chowder Recipe
Here is a very simple and easy version of the classic and creamy New England clam chowder.

How to Make Horseradish Sauce - 5-Minute Recipe
This horseradish sauce recipe is a fast, easy version of the classic cold sauce for roast beef. Horseradish sauce goes well with any cut of beef, from the expensive tenderloin and prime rib, to the common roast beef sandwich.

Roasted Peppers and Seasonal Vegetables Recipe
So simple, so healthy, so delicious! This versatile roasted pepper and vegetable recipe makes a great side dish for almost any meal. You can use any number of seasonal vegetables, herbs, and spices. The secret is a nice hot oven which will help caramelize the edges of the peppers, and give the roasted vegetables a deep, rich flavor.

Lemon and Yogurt Marinated Grilled Chicken Recipe
Lemon and yogurt have been used as a marinade for grilled chicken recipes for centuries. This grilled chicken recipe is very simple and the yogurt marinade keeps the chicken tender and moist. The marinade also adds a subtly tangy, and delicious flavor.

Spicy Three-Bean Vegetable Chili Recipe
This spicy three-bean vegetable chili recipe is so tasty and satisfying, you'll forget it's vegetarian. You can use whatever combination of beans you like, but the three varieties called for in this chili recipe work very well together.

Basic Aioli Recipe - Garlic Mayonnaise Spread or Sauce
Garlic mayonnaise, or aioli, is one of America's most popular cold sauces. This simple aioli recipe has unlimited uses; from a super sandwich spread, to a great dip for vegetables, to a sauce for grilled seafood. There are many variations of this garlic mayonnaise - aioli recipe, but this is a standard base recipe, from which you can add any number of herbs and spices.

Spaghetti Aglio e Olio (Garlic and Oil) Recipe
Easy recipe for Spaghetti Aglio e Olio, spaghetti with garlic and oil.

Italian Sausage and Bell Peppers Recipe
In the northeast part of the country, this Italian sausage and peppers recipe will be found at virtually every block party, county fair, family reunion, or any other gathering where people are grilling sausage. Italian sausage topped with sweet and tangy peppers is such a classic combination; it's hard to imagine one without the other.

Pear Salad With Walnuts and Gorgonzola Recipe
This easy pear salad features a delicious combination of flavors and textures. The crisp juicy pears, crunchy walnuts, sweet chewy currants, and the soft tangy cheese all work perfectly together. A pear salad like this makes a great first course for almost any menu.

Honey Lime Glazed Grilled Ahi Tuna Recipe
This very simple glaze recipe is great paired with meaty Ahi tuna fillets. The tangy limes and the sweet honey work so well with the subtle smokiness from the grill. This grilled Ahi tuna recipe is best if the fish is cooked medium-rare.

Indian Spice Roasted Cauliflower Recipe
This Indian spice roasted cauliflower represents one of the home cook's most valued things; a simple, easy and deliciously different vegetable side dish.

Turkey Gravy Recipe - Classic Turkey Gravy Recipe
This classic turkey gravy recipe is made right along side a roasting turkey. The neck is used to make a simple turkey stock, and the gravy recipe is finished with those delicious browned bits from the roasting pan.

Black-Eyed Peas in Ham Stock Recipe
Your soul food repertoire isn't complete without a blackeyed peas recipe. Try this blackeyed peas recipe on New Year's or any other time.

Garlic and Herb Sautéed Bell Pepper Strips Recipe
This garlic and herb sautéed bell pepper recipe can be used as an appetizer, as part of an antipasto platter, or a colorful side dish. The bell pepper strips cook up quickly, and are at their sweet and savory best paired with the garlic and herbs. This sautéed pepper recipe is a great way to enjoy this nutritious summer vegetable.

How to Make Homemade Pastrami
Making true pastrami at home takes many days of curing and then the meat has to be smoked. This faux-pastrami uses and already cured corned beef and one secret ingredient to get something very close to same flavors, but only take one day to make.

Cajun Sausage and Chicken Gumbo Recipe
This classic American recipe is a spicy, meaty, comforting Cajun stew, traditionally served with rice and Andouille sausage.

Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins Recipe - Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins
Remember that morning you were so busy you missed breakfast, and had to settle for grabbing a lemon poppy seed muffin on the way out? That was a pretty good morning.

Italian-Style Braised Rabbit Recipe
If they don't already carry them, most butchers can order you a whole rabbit. They will also cut it into serving size pieces for you, which will turn this braised rabbit recipe into a very easy to make dish. Braising is a great way to prepare a rabbit recipe since it helps keep the meat moist and flavorful.

Mediterranean Tuna Spaghetti With Tomato Sauce - Recipe
This Mediterranean tuna spaghetti recipe features a quick tomato sauce that bursts with flavor. Tuna really makes a healthy, and meaty tasting sauce recipe that can be used on spaghetti, linguine, or fettuccine.

Wolfgang Puck Signature Pizza Dough Recipe
Wolfgang Puck is famous for a lot of great food, but if you had to choose the one item for which he would be most well known, it would be his delicious pizzas. Wolfgang Puck changed the way Americans looked at the pizza forever. This is his signature pizza dough recipe.

Classic American Tuna Noodle Casserole Recipe
The quintessential American casserole recipe. Once the brunt of jokes by food snobs, this tuna casserole recipe, if properly made, is a very delicious and satisfying, one-dish meal. Tuna noodle casserole deserves its rightful place on the list of classic American recipes.

Boston Bacon Baked Beans Recipe - Boston Baked Beans
They don't call Boston

Georgia Shrimp and Grits Recipe
Shrimp and grits are an old-time southern favorite, and this delicious recipe will show you why it’s so popular. Don’t let the long ingredient list fool you – this shrimp and grits recipe is very simple to make and the prep is minimal. Be sure to use raw shrimp in this recipe, as cooked shrimp will become mushy when re-cooked.

Stuffed Pork Tenderloin Recipe With Dijon Pan Sauce
This stuffed pork tenderloin is one of those recipes that looks very impressive to your dinner guests, but in fact is quite simple and easy to prepare. The herb and garlic stuffing is balanced by the sweetness of the currants, and pairs perfectly with the tender pork and light sauce.

Balsamic and Rosemary Roast Pork Loin - Recipe
Sweet and tangy balsamic vinegar makes a great marinade for this roast pork loin recipe. As the pork loin roasts, the marinade is used as a basting liquid, and when the meat's cooked it's served as a delicious sauce with the tender slices.

Ultimate Meat Lasagna Recipe
I know everyone thinks theirs is the ultimate lasagna recipe, but with twice the meat and cheese filling as most recipes, this lasagna really is the ultimate! Once your sauce is made, and your lasagna noodles are cooked, putting this famous Italian-American casserole together really isn't too hard. This is a perfect choice for feeding large groups.

Mexican Chicken Soup Recipe - Spicy Shredded Chicken Soup Recipe
This easy and brightly flavored chicken soup recipe is inspired by the classic Mexican tortilla soup. You can make this chicken soup as mild, or wild as you want by simply adjusting the amount of hot peppers. Garnish with tortilla chips, cheese and sour cream for a hearty meal, or eat as-is for a light and tasty treat.

Homemade Flour Tortillas Recipe
This homemade flour tortillas recipe is very easy, and if you've never tasted fresh flour tortillas before, you should really give this a try. When you compare these light and delicious tortillas to store-bought, there really is no comparison.

Sloppy Joes Recipe - Sloppy Joes Sandwich
The secret to a great Sloppy Joe sandwich is slowly simmering the beef and sauce down into a rich, tender paste. You should always serve Sloppy Joes with a fork, but you should never need to use it.

Beef Teriyaki Sauce Recipe
Whether it's chicken or beef, teriyaki is probably the most popular Japanese recipe in America. Teriyaki comes from the words

Basic Buffalo Hot Chicken Wings Recipe
This is a variation on the classic Buffalo chicken wings recipe. This simple hot wings recipe is perfect for any party, and works with a number of dips.

Creole-Style Shrimp Etouffee Recipe
This shrimp etouffee recipe is an easy home-style version of the Creole classic. Etouffee recipes are usually served over rice, and can be made with all types of shellfish. Also, the heat in this etouffee recipe is simple to adjust to your tastes.

Barbecue Buffalo Chicken Wings Recipe
America's favorite sauce, sweet and spicy barbecue sauce, makes these Buffalo wings a party favorite. The secret to this barbecue chicken wings recipe is how the well-coated wings hold the sauce, instead of dripping all over the place.

Easy Decadent Triple Chocolate Cake Recipe
This triple chocolate cake is so delicious you won't feel the least bit guilty for using such an easy recipe.

Old Fashioned Southern Meatloaf Recipe
A great, old fashion, Southern-style meatloaf recipe that uses pork and beef for very moist, flavorful results. The molasses and ketchup glaze gives this meatloaf a beautiful, shiny finish. Get those buttermilk mashed potatoes ready!

Penne Pasta with Vodka Sauce Recipe – Vodka Sauce Penne Pasta Recipe
Vodka gives this penne pasta recipe a subtle, but delicious taste you'll love. There are flavor compounds in tomatoes that can only be released if cooked with alcohol, and this vodka sauce is a great way to experience them.

Grilled Mediterranean Lamb Chops Recipe
The Mediterranean-style spice and herb mix is the secret in this succulent lamb chop recipe. After being marinated and grilled, these loin lamb chops are tender, juicy, and flavorful.

Pickled Vegetables Recipe - Easy Pickled Vegetables Recipe
This colorful and crisp pickled vegetables recipe is so easy to make, and requires no complicated canning procedure. A hot sweet and sour brine is used to marinate the vegetables, and in just a couple days your quick and easy pickled vegetables are ready to enjoy!

Simple and Delicious Shrimp Recipes
You have to love shrimp! So easy to prepare, cooks in just a few minutes, and it’s one of the most versatile seafood ingredients there is. Shrimp is sold many different ways, but frozen, raw shrimp works the best for most recipes. Many stores even sell frozen shrimp already deveined, which can save you lots of prep-time.

Grilled Santa Maria Tri-Tip Recipe
The town of Santa Maria, near Santa Barbara, California, is famous for its delicious grilled tri-tip recipe. Tri-tip is a great piece of beef for the grill, and this West Coast barbecue favorite makes a nice change of pace from the more common Texas or Southern barbecue recipes.

Whole Oven Roasted Garlic Bulbs Recipe
Roasting whole garlic bulbs is an easy and delicious method, and the sweet, soft cloves can be used in countless ways. Roasted garlic cloves are a great garnish for a main course, like roasted chicken, and can also be mashed up and added to dressings and sauces.

Southern Fried Chicken Thighs Recipe
A low-fat Southern fried chicken? Yes! That's compared to other fried chicken recipes, not celery sticks! By using skinless chicken thighs, a low-fat buttermilk coating, and frying quickly in hot oil, this Southern fried chicken is significantly lower in fat than the traditional fried chicken recipes.

Broiled Rainbow Trout Recipe
One of the simplest of all seafood accompaniments, this classic brown butter sauce is perfect with the mild flavored trout. This easy broiled rainbow trout recipe is perfect for beginner fish cooks.