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Caramelized Onion and Garlic Chicken Recipe
This caramelized onion and garlic chicken recipe is easy to prepare, and delicious to eat. The onion and garlic mixture keeps the chicken moist and tender.

5 Easy One Pot Meals
These classic comfort food dishes are great any time of year, but their warm heartiness make these stews and casseroles for colder months.

Grilled Salmon Steak Recipe - Lemon Grilled Salmon Steak Recipe
This extremely basic grilled salmon steak recipe lets the fish be the star. Grilled salmon steaks are so delicious that heavy sauces and marinades just get in the way of the natural goodness. The fragrant tarragon and lemon add a subtle accent to this classic grilled salmon recipe.

Classic Sole Dore Recipe
Old-fashioned, reliable Sole Dore recipe. Enjoy lightly battered fish finished with an easy lemon caper sauce with this recipe that serves four.

Oven-Fried Honey Soy Chicken Wings Recipe
These sticky honey soy chicken wings are a great change of pace from the traditional Buffalo-style chicken wing recipe. The light dusting of flour gives these

Simple Hunters Chicken Recipe
This satisfying Hunters chicken recipe is so simple to make, and the rich sauce makes it perfect to serve along side rice or noodles. There are many versions of Hunters chicken, but this one is sure to please.

Beef and Rice Stuffed Bell Peppers Recipe
This beef and rice stuffed bell peppers recipe is a great use of leftover rice. You have to love a recipe where you get your meat, vegetable, and starch all in one delicious, package.

Thanksgiving Stuffing - Sausage Dressing Recipe - Sausage Stuffing Recipe
Italian sausage spices up this delicious thanksgiving dressing recipe. Even though this recipe can be used to stuff a turkey (which would make it a sausage stuffing, of course), it is best cooked separately.

How to Make Vanilla Ice Cream without an Ice Cream Maker
Believe it or not, this vanilla ice cream recipe doesn't use an ice cream machine, but results in a rich, incredibly smooth and creamy homemade vanilla ice cream.

Cranberry and Apple Stuffed Acorn Squash Recipe
This very simple cranberry and apple stuffed acorn squash recipe makes for a delicious, colorful side dish for any special holiday dinner. This was adapted from a stuffed acorn squash recipe from Elena at Elana's pantry.

Buttermilk Biscuits From Scratch Recipe
Making buttermilk biscuits from scratch is not that hard, and having warm buttermilk biscuits fresh from the oven is such a special treat. Be sure to use a light touch because over mixing will toughen the biscuits dough.

Quick Rotisserie Chicken Soup Recipe
This quick homemade chicken soup recipe uses a cooked rotisserie chicken to save time and effort. While quick and easy, this chicken soup still tastes like you were cooking all day! This great recipe was adapted from one by Susan Filson of Sticky, Gooey, Creamy, Chewy.

Rochester Chicken French Recipe
This not-French recipe is a distant cousin to an Italian sautéed veal dish called vitello francese, which uses a sauce similar to ones used in France. The recipe came to New York City with the first wave of Italian-American immigrants, and became known as

Slow-Cooker Beef Brisket recipe
Slow-cooker brisket is a incredibly easy way to cook this cut of beef. The long, slow braising turns this less expensive, tough cut into a flavorful and tender meal.

Green Bean Recipes - Toasted Almond Green Beans Recipe
This toasted almond green bean recipe is a holiday classic. It's also very simple to prepare and can be made ahead and reheated later. The almonds give the green beans a great texture, and make a basic vegetable side dish into something special.

Sweet Potato Steak Fries Recipe for the Oven
So simple and delicious, these sweet potato fries are a great way to enjoy one of nature's most nutritious foods. Since these are done in a hot oven, they don't need lots of oil to

Easy Scallops With Asparagus Recipe
Scallops and asparagus are a terrific combination and the white wine butter sauce in this simple and elegant recipe really brings them together.

Banana Walnut Bread Recipe - Banana Walnut Bread
Next time those bananas are looking a little past their prime, remember this great nutty banana walnut bread recipe.

Sugar Glazed Walnuts Recipe
This sugar glazed walnuts recipe produces a sweet, crunchy and irresistible treat. Sugar glazed walnuts are great on salads, served as a party snack, and can be packaged and used as an edible gourmet gift.

Macaroni and Cottage Cheese Casserole Recipe
The addition of cottage cheese and sour cream turns the ordinary macaroni and cheese into a deliciously creamy casserole.

Tortellini with Gorgonzola Sauce Recipe
Italy's famous Gorgonzola blue cheese makes an incredibly delicious pasta sauce. This is an easy and relatively light version of this classic cheese sauce, and is perfect for getting into all the tortellini's nooks and crannies.

Julia Child's Roast Chicken With Watercress Recipe
This dish is the kind of cooking Child most loved - rustic, simple, and with big flavors: Herbs, lemon, and garlic combine to make a warm dressing.

Cornell Chicken Recipe - Grilled Cornell Chicken Recipe - Original "Cornell Chicken"
This central New York specialty was invented by Dr. Robert Baker, a professor at New York's Cornell University. He wanted to create a delicious way to grill smaller chickens, so that the local farms could sell more birds, sell them sooner, and more affordably. One taste of his Cornell chicken recipe and you'll know why he was so successful.

Lentil Soup Recipe with Smoked Ham Hock – How to Make a Smoked Ham Hock Lentil Soup Recipe
Most lentil soup recipes are very good, but a lentil soup recipe slow-cooked with a smoked ham hock is a something really special. This southern pork delicacy gives the lentil soup that down home country flavor that will have you reaching for another ladle.

Moist and Tender Buttermilk Cornbread Recipe
This cornbread recipe is more on the moist and tender side than the dry and crumbly texture that many traditional recipes feature. This is a very easy to make cornbread recipe that always gets rave reviews.

Pumpkin Whoopie Pie Recipe - How to Make Whoopie Pies
This traditional Pennsylvanian dessert is usually made with two soft, cake-like chocolate cookies sandwiching a sweet, creamy filling. However, this whoppie pie recipe uses a pumpkin cookie, which is a very popular and delicious seasonal version.

Grilled Asparagus With Lemon Garlic Butter Recipe
This very simple asparagus recipe really brings out the fresh flavor of the spears. Lemon and garlic butter is great on anything, but especially tender, grilled asparagus!

Pumpkin Muffins Recipe - Pumpkin Spice Muffins Recipe
These pumpkin spice muffins are delicious, moist, and not only topped with a brown sugar cinnamon crumble, but drizzled with a cinnamon cream cheese glaze. This pumpkin spice muffin recipe's combination of fall flavors can’t be beat.

Angel Hair Pasta with Broccoli Recipe - Angel Hair Pasta Recipe with Broccoli Sauce
As the saying goes, this angel hair pasta with broccoli recipe is

Johnnycakes Recipe
Johnnycakes were America's first pancake. After tasting the delicious combination of cornmeal cakes, bacon, and maple syrup, you'll understand why this heirloom recipe has been handed down for over 300 years. Johnnycakes are also known as jonnycakes, journey cakes, and Shawnee cakes.

Honey-Brined Boneless-Skinless Chicken Breasts Recipe
You will be surprised how much moister your boneless-skinless chicken breasts are when you give them a soak in this simple honey brine.

Salt Potatoes - Syracuse Salt Potatoes Recipe - Syracuse New York Salt Potatoes
Don't let all that salt scare you! Its purpose is to raise the boiling point of the water so the potatoes cook at a higher temperature. The result is a perfectly seasoned potato with a beautiful creamy texture. Serve simply with melted butter, or toss with some fresh herbs for a great potato side dish.

How to Make Maine Lobster Rolls - Recipe
Less is more when it comes to lobster rolls. Cold chucks of fresh, sweet Maine lobster, and very light mayonnaise-based dressing, stuffed into a toasted hot dog bun.

Oven Roasted Fork-Tender Pulled Pork Recipe
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Butternut Squash Soup Recipe - Roasted Butternut Squash Soup Recipe - Apple Butternut Squash Soup
Fresh apples give this butternut squash soup recipe a sweet kick. Butternut squash soup is very easy to make, and can be made well in advance and reheated.

Garlic and Herb Roast Chicken Recipe - Garlic and Herb Roast Chicken
The only thing better than a fragrant, beautifully browned roast chicken is one served with the pan juices spooned over. The keys to this great recipe are a very hot oven and using a roasting pan you can also make the sauce in after the chicken is cooked.

White Beans With Smoked Ham Shank Recipe
Smoked pork ham shanks makes such a great broth with which to cook the beans in this down home classic. After you use the ham shank to flavor the beans, you serve the smoky meat on top for a deeply satisfying meal.

Sausage and Egg Breakfast Pizza Recipe - How to Make Sausage and Egg Breakfast Pizza - Low Carb Pizza Recipes
Never thought of topping a pizza with eggs? Well, after you taste this amazing pizza, you may never eat it any other way! The soft yolks, running over the cheese and sausage, topped with the cool greens, makes for a very memorable pizza experience. It is called a breakfast pizza, but this is wonderful anytime of the day.

Mac and Cheese Recipe - Macaroni and Cheese Recipe
The name of this macaroni and cheese recipe says it all. This is the mac and cheese that put the

Carrot Cake Recipe – Best Carrot Cake Recipes
If someone did a list of the greatest cake/frosting combinations of all time, this carrot cake topped with cream cheese frosting has to be at the top. This carrot cake recipe also has pineapple, pecans, and walnuts which all add to its moist, crunchy goodness.

Beef and Mushroom Cottage Pie Recipe
This beef and mushroom cottage pie recipe is a great example of how adding mushrooms to a casserole actually makes the beef taste

Creamy Blue Cheese Dressing Recipe
Whether for a green salad, or a plate of Buffalo chicken wings, this blue cheese dressing is a winner and can be made with any type of blue cheese.

Fried Bologna Soul Food Sandwich - Recipe
Why eat a regular bologna sandwich when you can eat a fried bologna sandwich? This recipe for a fried bologna sandwich will make you a convert.

Old Fashion Quaker Oats Meatloaf
This recipe is adapted from one that appeared on the Quaker oatmeal container. Oatmeal makes for a nice, and more nutritious, change of pace from the usual breadcrumbs binder.

Five Classic Holiday Roasts
Make any holiday special with one of these fabulous roasts, from roast prime rib and beef tenderloin to pork loin and turkey.

Brown Butter Trout Recipe - Lemon Brown Butter Trout Recipe
This simple lemon brown butter trout recipe really brings out the natural goodness of the fish. This classic trout recipe is simple to master, and very fast to make.

Old-Fashioned Country Sausage Gravy Recipe
This sausage gravy recipe is a classic topping for chicken fried steak, but it's also amazing served over buttermilk biscuits for a very hearty breakfast.

Slow Cooker Coca-Cola Braised Ham Recipe
Coca Cola ham combines two Southern food favorites. Easter is the perfect time to try this easy Coca Cola ham recipe.

Texas Style Barbecue Dry Rub Recipe
This dry rub recipe is very typical of Texas-style barbecue. Texas barbecue rubs are usually spicy, and known for various ground chilies, and cumin.

Creamy Italian Salad Dressing Recipe
This simple creamy Italian dressing recipe is lighter in texture and calories than traditional recipes. Many creamy Italian dressing recipes are nothing more than a flavored mayonnaise, but this version is a true creamy, vinaigrette-style salad dressing.

Salmon With Garlic and Ginger Recipe
This garlic ginger salmon recipe is a great example of how Asian flavors really enhance this fish. If you're looking for a quick, easy, and delicious salmon recipe, give this a try.

Barbecue Sauce Recipe - Kansas City Barbecue Sauce Recipe
Kansas City barbecue sauce is probably America's most popular barbecue sauce recipe. Rich, dark, thick, sweet, and tangy, this barbecue sauce recipe is great on everything from smoked beef brisket, to the classic rack of pork ribs.

Fast and Easy White Vanilla Cookie Glaze Recipe
This vanilla glaze recipe is the fastest, easiest white cookie frosting there is. Almost any cookie, cupcake, or brownie recipe can be made even more special by putting this vanilla glaze on top.

Egg Salad Recipe - Classic Egg Salad Recipe
Whether you're making it from scratch, or using up those leftover Easter eggs, this traditional egg salad recipe is delicious. Egg salad also makes a nice addition to other classic American sandwiches such as tuna salad, or a BTL.

"Mostly Meat" Low-Carb Chili Recipe
Like the name says, this low-carb chili recipe is chuck-full of meat. If you like your chili thick and

Chicken Noodle Soup Recipe – Roast Chicken Noodle Soup
This great tasting chicken noodle soup is the perfect solution to leftover roast chicken. Any noodles will work in this chicken noodle soup recipe, but the egg noodles are classic.

Oven-Baked French Toast with Blueberries
Easy to make, this oven-baked French Toast is packed with flavor and ready in under 30 minutes. It makes a great addition to any breakfast or brunch spread.

Whole Wheat Banana Pancake Recipe – How to Make Whole Wheat Banana Pancakes – American Pancake Recipes
Looking for a pancake recipe that's delicious and good for you? This recipe for whole wheat banana pancakes just might fit the bill.

Easy Classic Tomato Soup recipe
There's nothing better than a bowl of good ol' tomato soup, and when it's homemade it will be all that more delicious. Serve this home-style soup with toasted baguette slices.

Baked Pasta with Mushrooms
The pasta is first tossed with a rich, creamy mushroom sauce and then topped with breadcrumbs and baked until golden brown—making it a dish that exudes comfort and satisfaction.

Summer Squash and Bell Pepper Gratin recipe
This is a quick and easy way to serve fresh summer vegetables, such as squash and bell peppers. The vegetables are sautéed and layered with toasted fresh bread crumbs that have a bit of a garlicky kick.

Chickpea Burgers with Sesame Sauce
Cumin, garlic, parsley, and mint give these chickpea burgers a burst of flavor. Served in pita pockets with shredded lettuce and a dressing of sesame and lemon, these veggie burgers make a delicious meatless meal.

Texas Barbecue Sauce Recipe
Everything's bigger in Texas, including the flavor of this great Texas barbecue sauce recipe. Not as thick or sweet as its Midwestern relatives, this spicy barbecue sauce recipe is traditionally used with beef.

Chicken Parmesan Bake Recipe With Pictures
This ingenious chicken Parmesan requires no breading, no frying, and only takes minutes to put together. Since there is no fried coating in this chicken Parmesan recipe it's much lower in calories and fat. The crouton crust serves double-duty by soaking in the sauce and chicken juices, as well as forming a crispy, cheesy topping.

Chicken Parmesan Bake Recipe - How to Make Easy Chicken Parmesan Bake
Chicken Parmesan Bake Recipe - How to Make Easy Chicken Parmesan Bake

Chicken Parmesan Bake Recipe - How to Make Easy Chicken Parmesan Bake
Chicken Parmesan Bake Recipe - How to Make Easy Chicken Parmesan Bake

Chicken Parmesan Bake Recipe - How to Make Easy Chicken Parmesan Bake
Chicken Parmesan Bake Recipe - How to Make Easy Chicken Parmesan Bake

Chicken Parmesan Bake Recipe - How to Make Easy Chicken Parmesan Bake
Chicken Parmesan Bake Recipe - How to Make Easy Chicken Parmesan Bake

Chicken Parmesan Bake Recipe - How to Make Easy Chicken Parmesan Bake
Chicken Parmesan Bake Recipe - How to Make Easy Chicken Parmesan Bake

Chicken Parmesan Bake Recipe - How to Make Easy Chicken Parmesan Bake
Chicken Parmesan Bake Recipe - How to Make Easy Chicken Parmesan Bake

How to Make an Easy Chicken Parmesan Bake
Chicken Parmesan Bake Recipe - How to Make Easy Chicken Parmesan Bake

Chicken Parmesan Bake Recipe - How to Make Easy Chicken Parmesan Bake
Chicken Parmesan Bake Recipe - How to Make Easy Chicken Parmesan Bake

Southern Fried Chicken - Marinate Chicken in Buttermilk Photo
Instructions on making pan-fried Southern fried chicken. Step 3 - marinate the chicken in buttermilk.

9 Easy Meatless Meals
Try these 9 delicious vegetarian recipes that deliver on ease and flavor.

Classic Lemon Meringue Pie Recipe
Lemon Meringue pie is a year-round American favorite. Take one bite and you'll know why, the tangy lemon filling topped with billowing puffs of meringue is a heavenly combination.

Spicy Buffalo Chili Recipe
This spicy chili recipe uses buffalo, or bison meat, instead of the usual ground beef. Buffalo chili is lower in fat and calories than a beef chili since buffalo are a leaner animal. Native Indians were cooking bison and chilies for centuries before

Reuben Dip Recipe - Baked Reuben Dip Recipe
This delicious baked Rueben dip recipe is from Cathy at Noblepig.com. She adapted this recipe from Family Circle Magazine, and if you like Reuben sandwiches (and who doesn't!), you will love this creative deli dip! Perfect for that football game snack table.

Grilled Fresh Peaches Side Dish Recipe
Take advantage of sweet summer peaches with this delicious grilled fresh peaches recipe. Grilled fresh peaches can be used as a dessert with ice cream, or served with a savory dish like roast pork or game.

Pesto Pasta Salad Recipe
This easy, made-from-scratch pesto makes a great-tasting pasta salad. Find more great pasta dishes here.

Tips for Frying : How to Get the Crispiest Food
Need to learn how to fry? These tips for how to fry will produce perfectly crisp results.

American Seasonal Produce Buying Guide
If you want to enjoy fruits and vegetables at the peak of their goodness, check this list before heading to the store. While most produce is available year-round, the items on this list, when in season, will have a better chance of being local, verses being shipped in from thousands of miles away.

Fresh Mimosa Champagne Cocktail Recipe
No brunch is complete with out this famous champagne cocktail. Fresh orange juice and ice-cold champagne combine to form the perfect celebratory concoction.

Deli-Style Red Potato Salad Side Dish Recipe
This deli-style red potato salad recipe is delicious with all your favorite sandwiches, as well as alongside a spicy rack of ribs at the next cookout. Red potatoes work so well in potato salad recipes since they don't fall apart after being cooked.

Basic Thick Cheddar Cheese Sauce Recipe
This recipe is perfect if you're looking for a foolproof basic cheddar cheese sauce. A great cheese sauce is one of those sauce recipes that every cook must have in their repertoire. The other great thing about making your own cheese sauce, besides saving money, is avoiding all those

Spicy Lime and Chipotle Chicken Breasts Recipe
Chicken breasts are given a quick marinade in lime and chipotle pepper, and then sautéed for a fast and flavorful taste of the Southwest. This lime and chipotle chicken breast recipe is low-cal, and only needs a few ingredients.

How to Make Southern Fried Chicken
Instructions on making a fried chicken recipe, Southern-style.

How to Make Pan-Fried Southern Fried Chicken - Assemble the Chicken
Instructions on making pan-fried Southern fried chicken. Step 1 - assemble the chicken.

How to Make Pan-Fried Southern Fried Chicken - Cut the Chicken Breasts to Be Sized With Other Pieces
Instructions on making pan-fried Southern fried chicken. Step 2 - cut the chicken breasts to be sized with other pieces.

How to Make Southern Fried Chicken: Coat With Flour
Instructions on making pan-fried Southern fried chicken. Step 4 - coat chicken with flour.

How to Make Pan-Fried Southern Fried Chicken - Repeat Coating With Remaining Chicken Pieces
Instructions on making pan-fried Southern fried chicken. Step 5 - repeat coating with remaining chicken pieces.

How to Make Pan-Fried Southern Fried Chicken - Place Chicken in Hot Oil
Instructions on making pan-fried Southern fried chicken. Step 6 - place chicken in hot oil.

How to Make Pan-Fried Southern Fried Chicken - Turn Chicken Pieces Over
Instructions on making pan-fried Southern fried chicken. Step 7 - turn chicken pieces over.

How to Make Pan-Fried Southern Fried Chicken - Remove Chicken to Paper-Towel Lined Plate
Instructions on making pan-fried Southern fried chicken. Step 8 - remove chicken to paper-towel lined plate

Best Thanksgiving Pies
These top Thanksgiving pie recipes take the classics to a new level, each featuring a delectable twist. There's pumpkin with ginger, apple cranberry, maple pecan, pear, and a rustic apple tart. Find more great Thanksgiving recipes here.

Top 10 Christmas Cookies
Ten best Christmas cookies to make your holidays sweet, fun and delicious! Find more cookies recipes here.

5 Great Potato Salad Recipes
Here are a variety of delicious ways to prepare classic potato salad.

Fourth of July Recipes – Recipes for the Fourth of July - 4th of July Cooking
Declare your independence from boring Forth of July food! Check out the great recipe resources below, and make this your most delicious Fourth of July ever. Regardless of your taste, budget, or skill-level, there is something here for everyone. Enjoy!

Chicken Soup Recipes - Best Chicken Soup Recipes
Everyone thinks their chicken soup recipe is

Curried Butternut Squash Soup Recipe
This Curried Butternut Squash Soup recipe is rich and fragrant and nicely complemented by slices of crusty peasant bread.

Scalloped Broccoli, Cauliflower and Carrots
Scalloped Broccoli, Cauliflower and Carrots is easy to make and is dish that both kids and adults will devour. The dish goes well with a variety of meats, and it makes a great addition to a holiday menu.

Pastrami Reuben Sandwiches
The deli-style Pastrami Reuben Sandwich is beloved for good reason—it's absolutely delicious. Serve with a pickle wedge and chips.

Manhattan Clam Chowder Recipe – How to Make Manhattan Clam Chowder – Chowder Recipes
Why not try a bowl of America's other chowder? This much lighter clam chowder recipe is tomato-based, and doesn't contain the butter and cream of the more popular New England clam chowder. Manhattan clam chowder was actually an Italian clam soup that was renamed to help its popularity.

“Bowl of Red” Texas Chili
This is my version of a typical Texas-style chili. This is very similar to a recipe that President Lyndon B. Johnson claimed as his personal favorite. He called his version

10-Minute Vegetable Chili Recipe – How to Make Vegetable Chili - Vegetarian Chili Recipe
You won't miss the meat in this great vegetarian chili recipe. This vegetable chili is healthy, delicious, and super fast to make.

"Connecticut's Best" Apple Pie Recipe - How to Make Apple Pie
This delicious apple pie recipe is a very close version of an award-winning recipe from the 2005 Connecticut State Fair. Connecticut has a long apple growing tradition, and they take their apple pies very seriously.

Mushroom and Broccoli Stuffed Bread - how to make stuffed bread
The Mushroom and Broccoli Stuffed Bread, warm from oven, is so delicious that it will quickly disappear, so you may want to make two.

Wild Rice with Mushrooms
Serve this easy and delicious Wild Rice with Mushrooms recipe as both a starch and vegetable with roast pork or chicken.

Penne Pasta Recipe with Peas and Prosciutto - Penne Pasta with Peas Recipe - Pasta with Peas
This affordable penne pasta recipe certainly doesn’t taste like a

Green Bean Casserole Recipe - Blue Cheese and Green Bean Casserole Recipe
This rich and decadent blue cheese and green bean casserole recipe is for those special occasion meals when you aren’t going to be counting the calories. This green bean casserole makes a wonderful side dish for a grilled steak, and is also great for those holiday dinners.

Portuguese Potato and Kale Soup Recipe
Packed with nutrition, this Potato and Kale Soup is a delicious Portuguese-American classic, and surprisingly easy to make!

Carrot Cake Bars with Cream Cheese Frosting
Flecked with carrots and nuts, these Carrot Cake Bars with Cream Cheese Frosting have a great texture; and the frosting provides just the right balance of creamy, sweet and tangy flavor. All-in all, these bars are simply just hard to resit.

Triple Chocolate Cheesecake Recipe, How to Make Chocolate Cheesecake
Made with ricotta cheese, sour cream and egg whites, this chocolate cheesecake recipe has a light texture, but a decadent flavor. A triple dose of chocolate comes in form of the crust, filling and as a topping.

Apple Cake with Caramel Glaze Recipe
This tender, moist apple cake is coated with a caramel glaze that is poured over the cake while it is still warm and quickly broiled until bubbly. It's the type of cake that keeps well and many bakers claim is better the next day.

Strawberry Rice Pudding recipe
This fresh strawberry rice pudding recipe is creamy, rich-tasting, and amazingly easy to make. Find more great recipes here.

Chocolate Mousse Recipe - Valentine's Day Chocolate Mousse Recipe - Chocolate Desserts
Everyday is Valentine's Day with this delicious and decadent chocolate mousse recipe. For some reason people think chocolate mousse is a tricky recipe to make, but this is actually a fairly simple chocolate dessert to prepare.

Fourth of July Flag Cake Recipe - Flag Cake Recipe
Why make a regular cake recipe, when you can use some fresh strawberries and blueberries to create a beautiful and delicious flag cake? This cake is so pretty, you'll want to make even if it isn’t the Fourth of July!

Chipotle Pork and Black Bean Burritos recipe - How to Make Burritos
These Chipotle Pork and Black Bean Burritos provide big flavor with ease of preparation for a delicious dinner that will be on the table in 30 minutes.

Ultimate Nachos recipe - how to make nachos
These Ultimate Nachos, laden with black beans, corn, tomatoes, scallions, olives and cheese, are big on flavor but are not heavy. Be sure to serve these nachos right away so they are crisp and hot.

Roasted Vegetable Tart recipe - how to make a vegetable tart
Roasted vegetables are always a treat, especially when served in an olive pastry tart. The natural sugar in the vegetables caramelizes during roasting and creates an incredible sweet-savory flavor. This is a very adaptable tart, so you can experiment with different vegetables.

Pork Tenderloin Diablo Recipe - Spicy Pork Diablo - Pork Tenderloin with Mustard Cream Sauce
Don't let the description fool you, this roast pork tenderloin

Red Wine Braised Lamb Shanks
These wine-braising lamb shanks are so tender and succulent the meat falls off the bone. Plus braising in the oven makes the recipe virtually hands free.

Easy Irish Lamb Stew recipe
This satisfying Irish Lamb Stew, filled with tender meat and vegetables, is just the ticket for a chilly night.

Best Twice-Baked Potatoes recipe
These creamy, buttery Twice-Baked Potatoes are simply the best, and take a good thing and make it even better. Plus it's a great make-ahead recipe.

Lobster Mashed Potato Recipe
Fresh chunks of succulent lobster meat elevate humble, creamy mashed potatoes to a rich and luxurious level, plus the combination of flavors is exquisite. Serve these with beef tenderloin or grilled steak for a flavor match made in heaven.

Jalapeño Poppers recipe - how to make jalapeño poppers
These jalapeño poppers feature fresh jalapeños stuffed with a spicy cream cheese mixture, rolled in seasoned panko crumbs, and baked until crispy and golden. They are as easy to make as they are to pop in your mouth, and are always make a crowd-pleasing appetizer.

Great Guacamole Recipe
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Grilled Five Spice Chicken Recipe - Grilled Chinese Five Spice Chicken
Chinese Five-Spice is readily available in the spice racks at virtually every large grocery store, and while it's not a classic American ingredient, it's perfect with something that is classic American – grilled chicken recipes!

Fresh Tomato Salsa - Fresh Tomato Salsa Recipe - Salsa Cruda
Sure it's a lot easier to just open a jar of salsa and set it next to the bowl of chips, but there's nothing like a freshly chopped bowl of salsa. Show your guests you care, and make this easy salsa recipe for your next party.

Fresh Tomato and Corn Salsa recipe - how to make salsa
this recipe, using good-quality, fresh ingredients will make the difference between a great salsa and a good one.

Barbecue Sauce Recipe - Carolina Barbecue Sauce Recipe
When it comes to barbecue sauce recipes, mustard and vinegar is king in this part of the country. There's no ketchup allowed in this delicious and tangy South Carolina barbecue sauce recipe.

Barbecue Sauce Recipe - Alabama White Barbecue Sauce Recipe
This white barbecue sauce recipe from the northern part of Alabama may be America's most unusual barbecue sauce recipe. It doesn’t contain any tomato, but uses mayonnaise as the base, which is where this barbecue sauce recipe gets its name.

Braised Escarole Recipe and White Beans - Braised Escarole and White Beans Recipe
Escarole is wonderful in this take on the popular

Broccoli Salad Recipe - Cold Broccoli Salad Recipe - Lemon Garlic Broccoli Salad
This broccoli salad recipe is so refreshing, so easy, and so good for you… what else do you want from a vegetable side dish? Be sure to drain the broccoli very well before dressing.

Cheddar Cheese Puffs Recipe - Cheddar Cheese Puffs – Gougères Recipe
This cheese puff recipe is a retro party food favorite! Cheese puffs are easy to make and can be done with whatever sharp cheese you enjoy most. Here I’ve added some fresh thyme and black pepper for a little twist, but they're delicious plain with just the cheese. By the way, in France these are called gougères, and are usually made with gruyere cheese.

Shrimp and Fresh Asparagus Pasta Recipe
Sweet shrimp and fresh asparagus are always great together, and here they combine to make a really delicious seafood pasta sauce recipe. For a little spicier version, try adding some diced jalapenos along with the sweet bell pepper.

Sweet Tea - Recipe for Sweet Tea
Sweet tea is the favorite beverage of the South. This sweet tea recipe is perfect for a hot summer day.

Deviled Eggs - Recipe for Southern-Style Deviled Eggs
Deviled eggs are fun, and easy to make. This recipe for deviled eggs uses sweet pickle relish and paprika.

Cobb Salad Recipe - How to Make a Cobb Salad
Cobb Salad was invented at The Brown Derby restaurant in Los Angeles, California in 1926. It is named for its creator, a Mr. Bob Cobb.

Tuna Stuffed Shells Recipe - Tuna Stuffed Pasta Shells Recipe - Tuna Casserole
This delicious tuna stuffed shells recipe is inspired by the American classic, tuna noodle casserole. This delicious tuna stuffed shells casserole recipe is perfect for a larger groups since it can be made ahead, and stays hot a long time at the table.

Hoppin' John Recipe - Hoppin' John - Soul Food Recipes
Hoppin' John is a combination of black-eyed peas, rice, and pork. This Hoppin' John recipe is quick and delicious.

Faux Crab and Avocado Salad Recipe - How to Make Faux Crab and Avocado Salad Sandwiches
When budget, or availability makes using real crab difficult, imitation crab is a surprisingly tasty, and low-fat alternative. This crab and avocado salad sandwich is fast to make, and cost a fraction of what the real stuff would have.

Pecan Apricot Dressing Recipe - Pecan Apricot Stuffing Recipe - Turkey Stuffing
This delicious savory dressing/stuffing recipe combines rich pecans, with sweet, tart dried apricots. You can use it for stuffing turkey, or other poultry, or serve it along side roast pork, or even a prime rib of beef.

Almond-Crusted Salmon Recipe - Almond-Crusted Salmon with Strawberry Sauce Recipe
This colorful and creative almond-crusted salmon with strawberry sauce recipe was adapted from one made for me by Chef Alex Araizaga at the Historic Santa Maria Inn in Santa Maria, CA. Strawberries are the major crop in that area of California, and here they are wonderful used in a savory salmon dish.

Three Bean Chili Con Carne Recipe - Three Bean Chili Recipe - Chili Recipes
A traditional beef chili recipe that features three kinds of beans for variety and visual appeal. This bean chili recipe is perfect for entertaining large groups, and can be made days ahead.

Spicy Orange Chicken Wings Recipe - Spicy Panda-Style Orange Chicken Wings - Spicy Orange Buffalo Chicken Wings
This spicy orange chicken wings glaze recipe is inspired by the most popular entrée at a certain Chinese fast food chain (who's mascot may, or may not be a panda). This great spicy orange glaze is meant to coat a batch of these oven-fried Buffalo chicken wings.

Pastafazool - Italian Pasta and Bean Soup Recipe
Pastafazool is a rich Italian-American pasta and bean soup recipe. This hearty soup can be thinned-out with more stock if desired, but it's traditionally served thick, with lots of Italian bread to dip in. Almost any sausage can be used in this recipe, or leave it out for a lighter pastafazool.

10-Minute Shrimp and Bean Stew Recipe - How to Make 10-Minute Shrimp and Bean Stew - Shrimp Recipes
This very nutritious, very fast, shrimp and bean stew recipe is a great dish to whip up when time is short, and you want a light, yet hearty meal. Make sure you have some crusty bread to soak up all the delicious broth the shrimp and beans are simmered in.

Blueberry Corn Muffins Recipe - Blueberry Corn Muffins - Blueberry Muffins
This delicious blueberry corn muffins recipe was adapted from the Silver Palate Good Times Cookbook. Fresh blueberries are preferred, but you can also use dried, or well-drained frozen ones. These blueberry corn muffins are an American classic.

Spicy Orange Bison Meatballs Recipe - Spicy Orange Bison Meatballs
Bison is a low-fat, full-flavored, and delicious change of pace from the usual beef in this meatball recipe. The spicy orange glaze works so well with the subtle gaminess of the buffalo meat, but you can also use beef if you like. This meatball recipe can be served equally well as an appetizer or entrée.

Potato and Cheese Pierogi Casserole Recipe -How to Make Potato and Cheese Pierogi Casserole
Pierogies are potato and cheese stuffed pasta dumplings indigenous to Eastern Europe. They are delicious, but can be time consuming to make. In this ingenious casserole recipe the pierogies are deconstructed and layered to save lots of work.

Turkey Noodle Casserole Recipe - How to Make Turkey Noodle Casserole - Casserole Recipes
Turkey noodle casserole is simple to make, and is a great way to use up leftover turkey.

Apple Sage Dressing Recipe - Apple Cider Sage Dressing Stuffing Recipe
What better dressing to serve with the all-American bird than one made with the all-American apple. This aromatic, slightly sweet, and savory dressing goes very well with turkey, but also pairs nicely with roast goose, duck, chicken and pork.

Super Sausage Meatloaf Recipe - How to Make a Super Sausage Meatloaf - Moist Meatloaf Recipes
The herbs and spices in the Italian sausage are what makes this meatloaf recipe so tasty. This is a very moist meatloaf, and the leftovers make a great sandwich.

Grilled Lamb Shoulder Chops Recipe - Lamb Shoulder Chops Recipe
No need to buy that artificial green mint jelly when homemade mint sauce is so easy and delicious to make. Also, this lamb chop recipe uses chops cut from the shoulder, which are much less expensive than the lamb chops that come from the loin. But, either will work with this tasty mint sauce.

Peach and Mustard Glazed Pork Chop Recipe - How to Make Peach and Mustard Glazed Pork Chops - Pork Recipes
Since it uses canned peaches, this peach and mustard glazed pork chop recipe is a taste of summer anytime of the year. The sweetness of the peaches, and the tangy mustard are perfect with pork chops.

Scalloped Potatoes and Ham Recipe
This simple scalloped potatoes and ham recipe is perfect for using up that leftover ham. This can be served as a side dish, or paired with a salad as a main course. Scalloped potatoes and ham also make a great brunch item, as they are wonderful served with any style of eggs.

Wild Rabbit Stew
Rabbit was a popular protein for many Native American tribes. This was a very typical recipe, especially in the southwest, and would have been adjusted according to the local ingredients.

Fat-Free Fresh Berry Salad Recipe - How to Make Fat-Free Fresh Berry Salad
This simple berry salad recipe is fresh, healthy and delicious. It comes from the Pacific Northwest, where wild berries have been a favorite food for hundreds of years. The sugar, and tiny pinch of salt, will draw out the beautiful natural berry juices and turn them into an incredible syrup to serve with the finished berry salad.

No Knead Sandwich Rolls Recipe - No Knead Rolls Recipe
There is nothing like a crusty, freshly baked sandwich roll to turn that ham and cheese into something special. If you've never thought about baking your own sandwiches rolls because you thought it was difficult, you've haven't tried this no-knead sandwich roll recipe. This easy technique is perfect for non-bakers and experienced cook alike.

No Knead Wheat Bread Recipe - No Knead Country Wheat Bread Recipe
This country wheat no-knead bread recipe produces a crisp-crusted country bread so good people will think it came from a bakery. Like all no-knead bread recipes this one is simply mixed and left to rise. With bread this easy, you'll find yourself making it on a regular basis.

Creamy Cheesy Asparagus Pizza Recipe - How to Make Creamy Cheesy Asparagus Pizza
This creamy cheesy asparagus pizza recipe is an example of a

Butternut Squash Dumpling Recipe - Butternut Squash Ravioli Recipe - Butternut Squash Dumplings
These butternut squash dumplings are basically a half moon-shaped ravioli made with wonton wrappers for an easy and elegant meal. The filling is a simple, rich butternut squash puree that pairs perfectly with the nutty brown butter and sage sauce.

Sun Gold Cherry Tomato Penne Pasta Recipe - Penne Pasta with Cherry Tomato Sauce
This penne pasta with fresh cherry tomato sauce recipe is a perfect way to use the incredibly sweet Sun Gold tomatoes. Of course they're great raw on salads, but why only enjoy this delicious cherry tomato cold? This simple penne pasta recipe may not have lots of fancy ingredients, but what it does have is a beautiful sunny gold color and lots of flavor!

Cheese Grits - Recipe for Cheese Grits
Cheese grits are a Southern favorite. This recipe for cheese grits benefits from the use of cream cheese.

Creamy Tomato Tuna Penne Pasta Recipe - Creamy Tomato Tuna Pasta
This creamy tomato tuna penne pasta recipe features cream of tomato soup for a super quick and delicious sauce. This tasty tomato tuna sauce recipe can also be used on spaghetti, linguine, or fettuccini.

Nicoise Salad Recipe - Tuna Nicoise Salad Recipe - Tuna Salad Recipe
The south of France's most famous salad; a beautiful combination of tuna, egg, potato, and greens - dressed in a light anchovy vinaigrette. To make a lighter, low-carb Nicoise salad, simply leave out the potatoes.

Bacon and Potato Soup – How to Make Bacon and Potato Chowder – Soup Recipes
A hearty potato soup recipe made even more delicious with the addition of bacon and cheese. Once the potatoes and veggies are cut, this chowder recipe comes together quickly and easily.

Easy Broccoli Soup Recipe - How to Make Broccoli Soup with Cheddar Croutons - Soup Recipes
This broccoli soup recipe would be delicious on its own, but when the cheesy cheddar crouton is floated on the top it gets even better!

Eggplant Parmesan Recipe - Eggplant Parmesan - Eggplant Parmesan Casserole
Traditional eggplant Parmesan recipes usually feature fried, breaded slices of eggplant baked with sauce and cheese. Delicious, yes, but messy and loaded with a ton of calories. This recipe for eggplant Parmesan casserole uses a Parmesan breadcrumb crust for the crispiness, which makes the recipe much easier and lighter.

Taco Recipes - Fresh Corn Tacos Recipe
This fresh corn taco recipe is an excellent way to use up leftover grilled meats. The sweet, slightly crunchy fresh corn pairs perfectly with chopped pork, chicken or beef. This soft taco recipe is fresh, fast, and festive.

Black Bean Soup Recipe - Corn Chowder Recipe - Black Bean and Corn Chowder Recipe
If you're a fan of hearty soups, this black bean and corn chowder recipe is for you. The sweet corn is perfect with the black beans, and the chipotle pepper gives this chowder a nice kick.

Cream Cheese Chicken Soup Recipe - Creamy Chicken Soup Recipe
This easy chicken soup recipe gets its creamy goodness from the addition of cream cheese. Thanks to some frozen veggies and a can of creamed corn, this old-school chicken soup recipe is very fast to make. This recipe was adapted from one from Jane Lim and her blog, Little Corner of Mine.

Potato Soup Recipe - Irish Potato Soup Recipe
This traditional Irish potato soup recipe comes compliments of celebrity chef Sandra Lee, and would make a great addition to your St. Patrick's Day menu. This potato soup can be a first course, but it's more than satisfying enough to be served as a meal all it's own.

Chicken Ravioli Soup Recipe - Chicken Soup with Ravioli
Everyone loves chicken noodle soup, but when you feel like changing the routine, this tasty chicken ravioli soup recipe is just the thing.

Caramelized Onions Recipe - Caramelized Onions
Caramelized onions are one of the most popular, and delicious, toppings for steaks and burgers. This caramelized onions recipe uses both red and yellow onions for a sweet and savory garnish, great for any grilled or roasted meats.

Cream of Mushroom Soup Recipe - Easy Cream of Mushroom Soup
The secret to this delicious mushroom soup is caramelizing the mushrooms in the butter for a deeper and

Chocolate Pot de Crème Recipe - Chocolate Mocha Pot de Crème
Pot de crème is one of the easiest and most decadent chocolate recipes ever! This chocolate pot de crème recipe features a touch of coffee, and unlike many pot de crèmes, doesn't require any baking.

Chocolate Truffles Recipe - Dark Chocolate Truffles Recipe - Homemade Chocolate Truffles
Rich and decadent chocolate truffles are surprisingly easy to make at home. Hand rolling chocolate truffles is a fun way to create your own sweet treats, or to make a special gift for the chocolate lover in your life. This recipe also makes a great Valentine's Day project.

Orange Chocolate Mousse Recipe - Orange Chocolate Mousse - Chocolate Desserts
This devilishly delicious chocolate mousse recipe features a hint of orange - a classic combination with chocolate. Whether it's for a special occasion like Valentine's Day, or simply to finish a nice dinner, this orange chocolate mousse is sure to please.

Fresh Peach Tartlets Recipe - Peach Tartlets - Peach Tarts
These beautiful fresh peach tartlets are easy to make and look like something from a fancy pastry shop. This peach tartlet recipe is perfect for serving with whipped cream, sweetened sour cream, or vanilla ice cream.

Pumpkin Cookie Recipe - Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe
The all-American chocolate chip gets a seasonal makeover in this delicious pumpkin chocolate chip cookie recipe.

New York Cheesecake Recipe - New York-style Cheesecake – How to Make a New York Cheesecake
This New York cheesecake recipe is surprisingly simple to make, and the results are always creamy and delicious. New York-style cheesecake is America's most popular version, with very good reason. If you've always wanted to taste an authentic New York cheesecake give this simple recipe a try.

Peach Crisp Recipe - Georgia Peach Crisp Recipe
A peach crisp recipe, served with melting vanilla ice cream, is one of the great summer dessert recipes of all time. This peach crisp recipe features a traditional oatmeal and brown sugar topping for a classic, old-fashion dessert.

Red Velvet Cupcake Recipe - Red Velvet Cupcakes
These red velvet cupcakes will make quite an impression with their great taste and unusual color. Red velvet cake is well known in the American South, and there are as many different recipes as there are stories about this unique cake's origins.

Rhubarb Crisp Recipe - Rhubarb Crisp – Rhubarb Desserts
Sweet-tart rhubarb with this chewy, crisp topping is such a great combination. This rhubarb crisp recipe is a delicious way to enjoy this underused fruit. Rhubarb crisp is especially good served warm with ice cream.

Ricotta Cheese Dumplings Recipe - Ricotta Cheese Gnocchi Recipe
These cheese dumplings are also called ricotta gnocchi, and could not be simpler. Three ingredients and some seasoning and you're ready to cook. Cheese dumplings can be served with your favorite pasta sauce, or just tossed in brown butter. Here I served them in a bowl with sautéed mushrooms, fresh peas and vegetable broth.

Honey Mustard Pork Chops Recipe - Easy Honey Mustard Pork Chops Recipe
Honey and mustard are such a good combination in all kinds of recipes, but they really work especially well with pork recipes. This very simple, but very delicious honey mustard pork chops recipe is quick to make and requires no slicing or dicing.

Brined Pork Loin Roast Recipe - Maple-Brined Pork Loin Roast Recipe
This roast pork loin recipe is made extra juicy and flavorful by brining the meat with maple syrup. Brining forces more flavor and moisture into the pork loin, which keeps the lean cut of meat from drying out.

Pork Tenderloin Recipe - Apple Sage Pork Tenderloin Recipe
Apple cider and fresh sage pair perfectly with this tender and juicy pork tenderloin. The sweet apple flavor combines beautifully with the fragrant sage. This pork tenderloin recipe is low in fat, and cooks in just 30 minutes.

Penne Pasta with Spicy Sausage Sauce Recipe - Spicy Sausage Pasta Sauce Recipe
Thanks to flavorful, fully seasoned Italian sausage, this delicious pasta sauce recipe could not be easier. With all the options for different kinds of sausage, it goes without saying that you can embellish this spicy sausage sauce recipe many different ways.

Irish Stew Recipe - Irish Stew - Irish Lamb Stew Recipe
Irish Stew is the national dish of Ireland, and has been a favorite stew recipe for Irish-Americans for generations. This lamb stew recipe is so simple to make, and very affordable when using the meaty lamb shoulder chops.

Sausage and Sauerkraut Recipe - Sausage Recipe with Braised Sauerkraut
This sausage with cider-braised sauerkraut recipe is an example of old-world cooking at its best. The smoky sausage and sweet/tangy cabbage trade flavors and the results are wonderful. This sausage recipe is great for both a cold weather dinner, and in a bun for a summer picnic.

Braised Lamb Shanks Recipe - Braised Lamb Shanks
This slow-braised lamb shanks recipe produces incredibly flavorful, succulent, fork-tender meat. Lamb shanks make a great hearty dinner, and reheat beautifully.

Potato Pancakes Recipe - Potato Pancakes with Smoked Salmon, Sour Cream and Dill
The secret to great potato pancakes is to make sure you squeeze out all the water before mixing. This will give you beautifully browned, crispy cakes. By the way, if you're out of smoked salmon, these are wonderful with applesauce.

Quick and Easy French Onion Soup Recipe
French onion soup is one of America's most popular

Clams Casino Dip Recipe - Clam Dip Recipe
This dip or spread is inspired by the ingredients in a clams casino recipe. For best results, mix up your casino clam dip at least four hours ahead of time for best results. This allows the flavors to develop.

Roasted Quail Recipe with Cured Lemons - Whole Quail with Cured Lemons Recipe
We're using those cured lemon we made recently, in this super-simple, but really delicious roast quail recipe. This roast quail would make a great special occasion first course, and it's also a perfect excuse to make a batch of Thomas Keller's cured lemons.

Wolfgang’s Hearty Beef Bolognese Sauce Recipe - Beef Bolognese Sauce Recipe
This Bolognese Sauce Recipe comes courtesy of celebrity guest author, Chef Wolfgang Puck. This is Wolfgang's version of the popular Italian meat sauce recipe. Bolognese sauce is perfect for any kind of pasta or lasagna, as pictured here.

Braised Beef Meat Sauce Recipe for Pasta
Most meat sauce recipes for pasta are made using ground beef. This braised beef pasta sauce recipe is very similar to other meat sauces, but starts with cubes of beef for a nicer, meatier texture and taste.

Corned Beef Hash Recipe - Corned Beef Hash and Eggs
What's the best thing about boiling some corned beef for dinner? Making corned beef hash with the leftovers! This corned beef hash recipe is an easy and traditional version of the American breakfast classic.

Spaghetti and Meatballs Recipe - Spaghetti and Ricotta Meatballs - Meatballs Recipe
Contrary to popular belief, spaghetti and meatballs are an American invention. This spaghetti and meatballs recipe features ricotta cheese, which give the meatballs a great flavor and tender texture.

Minute Steaks Recipe with Barbecue Butter Sauce - Minute Steaks
As the name indicates, these easy minute steaks will be ready in a flash, and the super simple barbecue butter sauce makes for a great pan gravy. Minute steaks are perfect for a quick weeknight meal.

Grilled Asian-Style Beef Short Ribs Recipe - Asian-Style Beef Short Ribs - Korean Grilled Ribs
This great grilled beef short ribs recipe is inspired by a Korean barbecue dish called Kalbi. You should find

Beef Tenderloin Steaks with Sherry Chive Pan Sauce Recipe - Filet Mignon with Sherry Pan Sauce
This simple, yet very elegant steak recipe features a quick sherry and chive sauce that's made right in the pan while the steaks are resting. The subtle sweetness of the sherry wine works perfectly with the seared beef and fresh chives.

Pomegranate Chicken Recipe - Baked Pomegranate Chicken Recipe
Pomegranate juice has become a common site in American grocery stores. Not only is it good to drink, it also makes a wonderful marinade in this pomegranate chicken recipe. This baked chicken recipe is unusual, exotic, and delicious.

Chicken and Biscuits Recipe - The Best Chicken and Biscuits Recipe
Is there anything homier than a bowl of chicken and biscuits? The slowly simmer vegetables, tender chicken, and rich gravy, topped with a hot buttermilk biscuit is the definition of comfort food. Don't let the ingredient list fool you, this chicken and biscuits recipe is very simple to make and works every time!

Chicken Cacciatore Recipe - Hunter's Chicken Stew - Chicken Cacciatore
Cacciatore means

Garlic Herb Chicken Salad Recipe - Low-Fat Garlic Herb Chicken Salad
This satisfying, low-fat chicken breast recipe is full of flavor, and very nutritious. The contrast between the hot, aromatic chicken breast, and the cool, savory salad makes for an interesting and delicious plate.

Chicken Pot Pies Recipe
You can make this in a casserole dish and serve it family-style, but there's something special about individual chicken pot pies. With these you always have that perfect balance between the thick, chunky filling, and the crisp, buttery crust.

Chicken Fettuccine Alfredo Recipe - Chicken Fettuccine Alfredo
Chicken fettuccine Alfredo is easy to make at home, and this recipe doesn't use butter, and replaces some of the cream with chicken broth for a slightly lighter, but just as delicious version.

Herb-Roasted Turkey Breast Recipe - Roasted Turkey Breast
By taking the breast off the bone, you'll get an easier to cook piece of meat, and a much prettier presentation. Any fresh herbs from the garden will work in this recipe.

Almond Arugula Pesto Recipe - Fresh Almond Arugula Pesto
Almonds and arugula make a very delicious pesto! If you've never had a pesto recipe made from anything but basil and pine nuts, you are in for a treat. Fair warning: this is NOT a subtle sauce! The peppery arugula and raw garlic combine with the raw almonds for a full flavored, and beautifully green sauce that will work in any recipe that calls for pesto.

Honey Dijon Barbecue Sauce Recipe - Honey Dijon Barbecue Sauce Recipe
Sweet and tangy, this honey Dijon barbecue sauce recipe is perfect when you feel like a tasty break from the usual tomato-based barbecue sauce recipes.

Barbecue Sauce Recipe - St. Louis Barbecue Sauce Recipe
This St Louis-style barbecue sauce recipe is similar to the more popular Kansas City barbecue sauce, but is a bit less sweet, and a little tangier. This is delicious barbecue sauce recipe to use on baby back ribs, or grilled chicken.

Chimichurri Sauce Recipe - Chimichurri Sauce
Chimichurri is a cold green sauce originally from Argentina. This versatile herb and garlic sauce is similar to pesto, and like pesto it can be served on so many things. Chimichurri been showing up on menus across America in recent years, usually as a condiment for grilled meat.

French Dressing Recipe - French Salad Dressing Recipe
The term

Orange Mint Sauce Recipe - Spicy Orange Mint Sauce Recipe
No more bright green mint jelly! This spicy orange mint sauce recipe is so quick and easy to make, and is a great condiment for any cut of lamb, especially lamb chops, and roasted leg of lamb. Orange Mint Sauce Recipe - Spicy Orange Mint Sauce Recipe

Ginger Garlic Buffalo Chicken Wing Recipe - Glaze for Recipe Buffalo Chicken Wing Recipe
This sticky ginger and garlic chicken wing glaze recipe is an Asian-inspired sauce that matches perfectly with a batch of oven-fried chicken wings. This easy and delicious sauce is also great brushed on any chicken recipe.

Spicy Chipotle Burger Spread Recipe - Spicy Chipotle Burger Spread
This chipotle sauce is great on grilled burgers, steaks, and chicken. It will also spice up any sandwich as a substitute for mayonnaise.

Sausage and Mushroom Breakfast Casserole Recipe - Breakfast Casserole Recipe with Sausage and Mushroom
Sausage and mushrooms combine to make a great, hearty breakfast casserole recipe -- perfect for when you need to feed a larger group, but don't want to mess around trying to cook eggs to order. This cheesy breakfast casserole recipe is great hot, but can also be served room temperature on a brunch buffet.

Bacon Swiss Chard Frittata Recipe - Bacon Swiss Chard Breakfast Skillet - Frittata Recipes
This bacon Swiss chard frittata recipe is so satisfying and delicious, the fact it's so good for you is just an added bonus. You can make this frittata recipe using other greens such as arugula or spinach - or use up leftover vegetables, which many claim is why the frittata was invented.

New York City-Style Cheese Blintz Recipe
This cheese blintz recipe is a wonderful special occasion breakfast treat that's so delicious you won't want to wait for a special occasion to make it! Eastern European immigrants brought these wonderful cheese filled crepes to New York City, and now the Big Apple is considered the blintz capital of the world.

Granola Recipe - Pumpkin Seed Granola Recipe - Homemade Granola Recipe
Granola is amazingly simple to make, and significantly cheaper than those

Baked Bacon and Asparagus Omelet Recipe - How to Make Baked Bacon and Asparagus Omelet
This baked bacon and asparagus omelet is what the Italians call a

Potato and Salmon Hash Recipe - Breakfast Potato and Salmon Hash Recipe
Have some leftover cooked salmon? If so, give this delicious salmon hash recipe a try. Salmon hash is a takeoff on the popular breakfast recipe, corned beef hash, but is much lighter and lower in fat. The secret to a great hash recipe, whether you are using corned beef or another protein, is to parboil the potatoes first. This allows them to get crispy and crusty.

Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies Recipe - Fruit and Nut Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies Recipe
Cookies for breakfast? That's right, when they're packed with nutritious ingredients like oatmeal, nuts, and dried fruit. This oatmeal breakfast cookie recipe is easy to make and will produce a breakfast treat much healthier than those processed energy bars you may be eating in the morning.

Brussels Sprouts Recipe - 60-Second Brussels Sprouts Recipe
This Brussels sprouts recipe is for the

Spinach Egg Feta Pie Recipe - Spinach and Feta Omelet - Spinach, Egg, and Feta Frittata
This frittata-like spinach, egg, and feta pie recipe would make a great breakfast, but is hearty enough for dinner as well. You can use frozen, but large bags of fresh, pre-washed and picked spinach is readily available in stores.

Asparagus Souffle Recipe - Vegetable Souffle Recipes - Easy Asparagus Souffle
This asparagus soufflé recipe will prove once and for all that soufflés are not as temperamental as some make them out to be. Fresh asparagus soufflés would be a great first course, or as a side dish for any special occasion dinner.

Creamed Corn Recipe - Creamed Corn - Soul Food Creamed Corn
A creamed corn recipe is the best way to turn fresh corn into a great side. This creamed corn recipe offers easy instructions for a delicious dish.

Collard Greens - Recipe for Collard Greens
Collard greens are a favorite of soul food cooks. Try this collard greens recipe.

Chicken Chili Recipe - Spicy Chicken Chili - White Bean Chicken Chili
The subtle, smoky heat of chipotle pepper works perfectly in this bean and chicken

Pickled Green Tomatoes Recipe - Pickled Green Tomatoes
Green tomatoes make a great pickled vegetable, and can be used as a garnish for all kinds of sandwiches. This recipe is adapted from one by Iron Chef Michael Symon, which he made during the 2009 Food & Wine Classic in Aspen, to serve with a pork belly BTL.

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

Sausage-Stuffed Cherry Pepper Poppers Recipe - Stuffed Cherry Pepper Poppers
These sausage-stuffed cherry pepper poppers are a great appetizer when you're entertaining and want to do something a little out of the ordinary. The flavors just explode on the palate, and most find these cherry pepper poppers irresistibly addictive.

Pimento Cheese Recipe - Pimento Cheese Soul Food Recipe
Pimento cheese is a Southern favorite. Once you try this pimento cheese recipe, you'll never go back to store-bought.

Chicken Fingers Recipe - Crispy Chicken Fingers Recipe – Chicken Tenders
What's better than crispy chicken fingers? Crispy chicken fingers dipped in a tangy honey mustard sauce.

Kalamata Olive Mashed Potato Recipe - How to Make Kalamata Olive Mashed Potatoes
This Greek olive mashed potato recipe is perfect to serve along grilled, roasted, or barbequed lamb. While it may sound unusual to add olives to a mashed potato recipe, their briny flavor, along with the hint of cumin, is a great and unusual twist.

Tomato Salad Recipe - Feta and Tomato Salad Recipe
When tomatoes are in season, there's nothing like a fresh and colorful feta, red onion, and tomato salad. The simple balsamic dressing really brings out the sweetness of the tomatoes, as well as balancing the tangy feta in this great summer salad.

Shrimp and Grits - Recipe for Shrimp and Grits
Shrimp and grits are a great dinner option. This recipe for shrimp and grits is quick and easy.

Etouffee Recipe - Crawfish Etouffee Recipe
This crawfish etouffee recipe is a delicious Creole classic. Spicy etouffee recipes are wonderful served over rice, and can be made as hot or mild as you wish.

Wild Salmon Cakes Recipe - How to Make Wild Salmon Cakes
This is an updated salmon cake recipe inspired by midwestern recipes that used canned salmon before fresh fish from the coasts was as available. If you've never used canned salmon before, you are in for a big surprise. Not only is it great for a recipe like this, but canned salmon is always wild caught, and far superior nutritionally than farmed fresh salmon. The capers give this salmon cake recipe a slight brininess that brings out the great flavor of the wild fish.

Shrimp and Vegetable Couscous Recipe - Shrimp and Vegetable Couscous - Couscous Recipes
There's simply nothing as easy to work with than couscous. This couscous recipe features shrimp and vegetables, and in addition to being delicious and nutritious, this recipe comes together in minutes. Contrary to popular believe, couscous is not a grain, but a tiny semolina pasta.

Grilled Swordfish Recipe - Grilled Ginger Citrus Swordfish Recipe
This recipe features mild, meaty grilled swordfish, enhanced with a quick ginger and citrus marinade. This grilled swordfish recipe is perfect when you want something light, but still satisfying.

The Early Days of New England's Regional Cuisine
The foods and cooking traditions from the northeastern most corner of America, covering of the states of Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont.

All About Meatloaf: The Quintessential American Meal
Where did meatloaf come from? And why are there so many disagreements as to the best way to make it? We explore those questions and more!

The "Three Sisters" of Native American Cuisine
The story of how the

Top 10 Essential Soul Food Ingredients
Make sure your fridge is stocked with staple ingredients for making soul food meals with ease. Here's a list of 10 essentials.

Chicken Wing Recipes - Popular Chicken Wing Recipes
A collection of popular chicken wing recipes from American Foods. From the classic Buffalo-style chicken wings, to old southern favorites, to new Asian-influenced recipes.

Meatloaf Recipes - Recipes for Meatloaf - American Meatloaf Recipes
Here is a collection of my favorite recipes for meatloaf. Meatloaf has been a favorite

Easy Seafood Recipes - Easy Fish Recipes - Fish and Seafood for Beginners
Many novice cooks are terrified making seafood, which is too bad, since it's probably the easiest of all the proteins to prepare. These simple, but delicious recipes are designed to prove just that.

Edible Gourmet Gift Ideas - Easy-to-Make Edible Gourmet Gifts - Edible Gifts Ideas
Making your own edible gifts is an easy, fun way to show people you really care. Not only can you show your creative culinary skills, you can also show off your artistic side when it comes to packaging and presenting these edible gifts.

No-Knead Bread and Roll Recipes - No-Knead Breads and Rolls - Easy Bread Recipes
Many home bakers don't realize that a method has been developed for making artisan-quality bread and rolls at home that requires no kneading, and is so simple that even a first-time baker can do it. It sounds too good to be true, but once you try it you may never knead again!

Soup Recipes - Ideas for Soup Recipes
Nothing warms the soul like a hot bowl of soup. Here are some ideas for when you're in the mood for this easy, healthy, and comforting food. Sure it's easier to open a can, but it can't compare to that homemade taste.

Fresh Corn Recipes - Collection of Fresh Corn Recipes - Summer Corn
There is nothing better than freshly boiled corn, slathered in butter, sprinkled with salt, and eaten right off the cob. It's truly one of life's great pleasures. But, as we move through summer, it starts to lose it's allure - a classic case of too much of a good thing. Here are a few fresh ideas for enjoying this summer favorite.

Easy and Delicious Cold Sauces
Savory cold sauces are not only a great change of pace, but also very convenient since you can make them way ahead of time. Cold sauces are perfect for warm weather cookouts; they don't require any last minute heating and go so well with all kinds of grilled meats, seafood, and vegetables.

Mushroom Recipes - Collection of Mushroom Recipe - Cooking with Mushrooms
Earthy and mysterious, mushrooms add a delicious dimension to any dish they're in. Spring and fall rains may bring a bounty of wild mushrooms to markets near you, but if that's not the case, all these recipes work with conventional mushrooms, which can be found in the grocery stores year round.

Thanksgiving Recipes - Turkey, Dressing, Stuffing, Side Dishes for Thanksgiving
Here's a collection of Thanksgiving recipes covering everything from how to cook that perfect turkey, all the way to traditional pumpkin pie. Whether you're wondering how to make great stuffing, a crowd-pleasing cranberry sauce, or gorgeous gravy, this list should prove helpful.

Comfort Food Casserole Recipes - Cold Weather Casseroles - Classic Casserole Recipes
When it comes to great American comfort foods, nothing is as comforting as a bubbling, golden-brown casserole. Here's a collection of the ultimate comfort food casserole recipes.

How to "Hot Smoke" Fresh Salmon Fillets
Smoking fresh salmon is another skill the Native Americans taught to early settlers. It's original purpose was to dry and preserve the fish for storage over the winter months, but it also added a great flavor. This is a modern take on the ancient technique, and will produce a texture similar to a roast salmon. Of course, if you want to be authentic you can smoke it until it's dry and take it on your next Buffalo hunt!

How to "Hot Smoke" Fresh Salmon Fillets
Smoking fresh salmon is another skill the Native Americans taught to early settlers. It's original purpose was to dry and preserve the fish for storage over the winter months, but it also added a great flavor. This is a modern take on the ancient technique, and will produce a texture similar to a roast salmon. Of course, if you want to be authentic you can smoke it until it's dry and take it on your next Buffalo hunt! Page 2.

How to "Hot Smoke" Fresh Salmon Fillets
Smoking fresh salmon is another skill the Native Americans taught to early settlers. It's original purpose was to dry and preserve the fish for storage over the winter months, but it also added a great flavor. This is a modern take on the ancient technique, and will produce a texture similar to a roast salmon. Of course, if you want to be authentic you can smoke it until it's dry and take it on your next Buffalo hunt! Page 3.

How to "Hot Smoke" Fresh Salmon Fillets
Smoking fresh salmon is another skill the Native Americans taught to early settlers. It's original purpose was to dry and preserve the fish for storage over the winter months, but it also added a great flavor. This is a modern take on the ancient technique, and will produce a texture similar to a roast salmon. Of course, if you want to be authentic you can smoke it until it's dry and take it on your next Buffalo hunt! Page 4.

How to "Hot Smoke" Fresh Salmon Fillets
Smoking fresh salmon is another skill the Native Americans taught to early settlers. It's original purpose was to dry and preserve the fish for storage over the winter months, but it also added a great flavor. This is a modern take on the ancient technique, and will produce a texture similar to a roast salmon. Of course, if you want to be authentic you can smoke it until it's dry and take it on your next Buffalo hunt! Page 5.

How to "Hot Smoke" Fresh Salmon Fillets
Smoking fresh salmon is another skill the Native Americans taught to early settlers. It's original purpose was to dry and preserve the fish for storage over the winter months, but it also added a great flavor. This is a modern take on the ancient technique, and will produce a texture similar to a roast salmon. Of course, if you want to be authentic you can smoke it until it's dry and take it on your next Buffalo hunt! Page 6.

How to "Hot Smoke" Fresh Salmon Fillets
Smoking fresh salmon is another skill the Native Americans taught to early settlers. It's original purpose was to dry and preserve the fish for storage over the winter months, but it also added a great flavor. This is a modern take on the ancient technique, and will produce a texture similar to a roast salmon. Of course, if you want to be authentic you can smoke it until it's dry and take it on your next Buffalo hunt! Page 7.

How to "Hot Smoke" Fresh Salmon Fillets
Smoking fresh salmon is another skill the Native Americans taught to early settlers. It's original purpose was to dry and preserve the fish for storage over the winter months, but it also added a great flavor. This is a modern take on the ancient technique, and will produce a texture similar to a roast salmon. Of course, if you want to be authentic you can smoke it until it's dry and take it on your next Buffalo hunt! Page 8.

How to "Hot Smoke" Fresh Salmon Fillets
Smoking fresh salmon is another skill the Native Americans taught to early settlers. It's original purpose was to dry and preserve the fish for storage over the winter months, but it also added a great flavor. This is a modern take on the ancient technique, and will produce a texture similar to a roast salmon. Of course, if you want to be authentic you can smoke it until it's dry and take it on your next Buffalo hunt! Page 9.

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