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Savory Peach and Mozzarella Fresca Bruschetta on Walnut Bread
The combination of the sweet fruit, the nutty, crisp toasted bread, the creamy, tangy cheese; all brought together with a drizzle of olive oil, black pepper and flaky kosher salt makes for an incredible bite.
Roasted Garlic Recipe - Oven Roasted Garlic 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.
Buffalo Chicken Wings Recipe - Anchor Bar Buffalo Chicken Wings Recipe - Buffalo Chicken Wings
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
Artichoke Hearts Gratin Recipe - Artichoke Hearts Appetizer Recipe
This broiled artichoke hearts gratin recipe makes for a great appetizer. This can be served with just some fresh lemon, but a nice aioli would also be a delicious choice. If you already have your appetizer menu down, try this as a side dish to that holiday roast.
Roasted Asparagus Recipe with Prosciutto and Egg - Roasted Asparagus with Fried Prosciutto and Poached Egg
Sometimes Italian delis will sell the small shank ends of the prosciutto at a discount. These pieces can be minced up and used in pastas, salads, and with vegetable like this roasted asparagus recipe.
Pea Soup Recipe - Ham and Split Pea Soup Recipe
This split pea soup is one of American food's great cool weather recipes. Split pea soup, with diced country ham, is a hearty, soul-warming bowl of delicious goodness. It's also one of the easiest soup recipes there is.
Tomato Bruschetta Recipe - Fresh Tomato Bruschetta Recipe
Tomato Bruschetta is one of the world's great recipes for enjoying fresh ripe tomatoes. The way the sweet juices soak into the garlicky toasted bread is irresistible. You can add countless ingredients into a Bruschetta topping, but this classic recipe lets the tomatoes be the star.
Tomato and Mozzarella Salad Recipe - Individual Tomato and Mozzarella Salad Recipe
This is such an easy and beautiful cold platter to serve at any summer meal. Tomato and mozzarella salad is a classic combination, and this version features each slice of tomato as its own salad.
Rosemary Salt - How to Make Rosemary Salt
Making your own rosemary salt is easy, fun, and better than those stale supermarket salt and herb blends. Homemade rosemary salt also makes a great edible gift for the gourmets in your life.
Dry Rub Recipe - Texas 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.
Grilled Skirt Steak Recipe - Asian-Style Grilled Skirt Steak Recipe
This Asian-style grilled skirt steak recipe uses a quick and simple marinade for juicy, flavorful meat. The Asian barbecue sauces and marinades sold at the grocery store are mostly corn syrup and salt. When you see how fast this skirt steak recipe is to make, and how delicious the marinade turns out, you won't be buying those bottled brands any longer!
Beef Short Ribs Recipe - Braised Beef Short Ribs Recipe
This slowly braised beef short ribs recipe is one of those melt-in-your-mouth dishes that will warm you from the inside out. The sherry in this recipe adds a subtle sweetness to the short ribs, and also makes a great sauce. These short ribs are perfect served with rice, noodles, or mashed potatoes.
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
Braised Beef Brisket Recipe - Cider-Braised Beef Brisket Recipe
This old German-American recipe for cider-braised beef brisket is a wonderful way to cook this flavorful cut of meat. The onions and cider make a sweet and savory natural juice to serve over the top of the tender slices of beef brisket.
Cabbage Rolls Recipe - 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.
Stuffed Peppers Recipe - Beef Stuffed Peppers Recipe
What better way to use those large, sweet bell peppers than with this easy, and delicious, spicy beef stuffed pepper recipe? The sweetness of the peppers flavors the spicy ground beef used to stuff them, and the result is a colorful combination, perfect for a festive meal.
Grilled Flank Steak Recipe - Garlic Fennel Grilled Flank Steak Recipe
A garlic and herb marinade, and the smoky juices from grilled oranges, makes this fennel-crusted flank steak recipe special. This flank steak recipe is a tasty way to try something out of the ordinary for your next barbecue.
Cornbread Dressing Recipe - Basic Cornbread Dressing Recipe - Cornbread Stuffing Recipe
Nothing fancy here, just a delicious, traditional cornbread dressing (also know as cornbread stuffing if used inside that holiday turkey). You can alter this basic cornbread dressing in many ways, such as adding sausage, peppers, or green onions.
Walnut Cranberry Stuffing Recipe - Walnut Cranberry Dressing Recipe - Stuffing Recipes
A sweet and nutty stuffing recipe that's homey enough for a weeknight chicken, and fancy enough for that special holiday turkey. This stuffing also works beautifully as a dressing recipe cooked in the oven separately.
Thanksgiving Stuffing Recipe - Herb Stuffing Recipe - Herb Dressing Recipe
This classic bread dressing recipe is given a modern twist with fresh tarragon, an herb that pair perfectly with poultry. Use this dressing recipe to stuff a chicken or thanksgiving turkey, or cook it separately and serve along side.
Pear Almond Dressing Recipe - Pear Almond Stuffing Recipe - Turkey Stuffing
This fall dressing-stuffing recipe is made special with sweet ripe pears and toasted almonds. You can cook this dressing recipe in a casserole dish, as directed, or use it as a delicious stuffing recipe for turkey, or other poultry.
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.
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.
Smoked Salmon Bagel - How to Make a Smoked Salmon Bagel
This open-face smoked salmon bagel makes for a great breakfast or brunch offering. Most grocery stores sell pre-sliced smoked salmon, which makes this recipe a snap.
Pumpkin Pancakes Recipe - Pumpkin Pancakes - Holiday Pumpkin Pancakes Recipe
It's amazing how special plain old pancakes get when you add a little pumpkin and spice! This pumpkin pancakes recipe would be great anytime, but especially for that holiday brunch.
Strawberries with Yogurt and Honey - How to Make Strawberries with Yogurt and Honey
Simple, healthy and delicious - strawberries with yogurt and honey makes for a quick breakfast, snack, or quick dessert recipe.
Green Bean Salad with Fresh Mint - A Fast and Easy, Low Fat Green Bean Salad Recipe
This quick and easy green bean salad recipe is very low fat thanks to a light, simple rice vinegar dressing. Rice vinegar has a natural sweet and tangy flavor that pairs perfectly with the fresh mint. A cold green bean salad is a very refreshing side dish served next to richer entrees.
Seared Foie Gras Recipe - How to Make Seared Foie Gras with Mission Fig and Balsamic Reduction
Foie gras, which means
Chicken Piccata Recipe - Chicken with Lemon and Caper Sauce - Chicken Piccata
Chicken piccata is a very popular item in Italian-American restaurants, and can be easily adapted for the home. Not only is chicken piccata very delicious, it's also very fast and easy.
Chicken Breasts with Chipotle & Green Onion Gravy Recipe - Chicken Breasts with Pan Gravy
Everyone loves chicken and gravy, and this chicken breasts with chipotle & green onion gravy will be no exception. Not only is this a quick and easy recipe, but all the magic happens in one pan.
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!
Braised Chicken Recipe - Braised Chicken and Artichoke Recipe
This Italian-style braised chicken recipe takes advantage of canned artichoke hearts for easy old-world taste. Chicken and artichokes are a great combination, and when slow-cooked in this manner, produce a fantastic broth that you'll want to have plenty of bread ready for!
Chicken Stew Recipe - Southwestern Chicken Stew Recipe
This southwestern pepper and chicken stew recipe is as comforting as it is simple. You can make it as spicy as you like by using any combination of sweet and hot peppers. This chicken stew is great served with rice, or tortillas.
Chili Chicken Recipe - Grilled Chili Chicken Recipe - Easy Chicken Recipe
This spicy grilled chili chicken with spring onion recipe is perfect for that late spring or summer barbecue. The red chili in the spice mix gives the chicken thighs a beautiful color, and the spring onions make a delicious garnish.
Fat-Free Spicy Chicken Lettuce Cup Recipe - How to Make Fat-free Spicy Chicken Lettuce Cups - Chicken Recipes
This healthy and delicious chicken recipe is a snap using a cooked rotisserie chicken from the market, and a jarred salsa. The contrast between the crisp, cold lettuce cups, and the spicy, stewed chicken is wonderful. This chicken recipe can be served as an appetizer or a main course.
Grilled Orange Rosemary Cornish Game Hens Recipe - Cornish Game Hens Recipe
Bored with chicken? Tired of turkey? Then give this tasty grilled orange rosemary Cornish game hen recipe a try. Cornish games hens are available frozen at most grocery stores and make a great change of pace from the poultry routine. This Cornish game hen recipe can be done on the grill, or in the oven.
Grilled Chicken Recipe - 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.
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.
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.
Pasta and Bean Soup Recipe - Pastafazool 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.
World's Easiest Chili Verde Recipe - Green Pork Stew - How to Make Chili Verde Pork Stew - Pork Recipes
By using 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.
Cioppino Recipe: How to Make San Francisco's Famous Cioppino 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.
Chili Con Carne Recipe - Classic Chili Con Carne - Chili Recipes
This is a classic American chili con carne recipe. No secret ingredients, special cooking techniques, or rare, heirloom beans. This very easy chili recipe features a lot of meat, some beans, and a whole lot of satisfying flavor.
Sausage and Chicken Gumbo Recipe - Cajun Sausage and Chicken Gumbo Recipe
This gumbo recipe is a spicy, meaty, comforting Cajun stew, usually served with rice. Andouille sausage is a traditional ingredient in gumbo recipes, but any spicy, smoked sausage will work in this classic American recipe.
Spicy Turkey and White Bean Chili Recipe - How to Make Spicy Turkey and White Bean Chili - Spicy Turkey Chili
You're going to love this delicious, low-fat, and full-flavored turkey chili recipe. The subtle, smoky heat of the chipotle works so well with the white beans in this easy-to-make chili. If you thought using turkey meant sacrificing flavor, give this chili recipe a try.
Apple Coleslaw Recipe - Winter Apple Coleslaw Recipe
This simple and delicious coleslaw recipe has a wonderful combination of sweet crisp apples and fresh crunchy cabbage. The recipe's called winter coleslaw because of the apples, cabbage and citrus dressing, but would also work for any summer cookout.
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.
Cornbread - Recipe for Quick Cornbread
This quick cornbread recipe pairs the cornbread with honey butter.
Apple Jicama Coleslaw Recipe - Cabbage Apple Jicama Coleslaw
This very simple coleslaw recipe is extra crunchy and refreshing thanks to the additions of apples and jicama to the traditional cabbage. The dressing is made from only a few ingredients, but works perfectly with this combination of fruit and vegetables.
Pineapple Brown Butter Cornbread Muffins Recipe - Pineapple Cornbread Muffins
This pineapple brown butter cornbread muffins recipe would turn any bowl of soup or chili into a very special meal. By steeping the sweet dried pineapple in the nutty brown butter, the muffins take on a deeper, more complex sweetness.
Caramel Apples - How to Make Caramel Apples
Making caramel apples is the ultimate way to turn this healthy fruit into an irresistible sweet treat. The shinny surface of a caramel apple is one of fall's most beautiful food images.
Chili Chocolate Cookies Recipe - Chocolate Cookies with Chili and Pepper
If the thought of adding pepper and cayenne chili to a chocolate cookie recipe sounds strange to you, you're not alone! This is a chocolate cookie recipe that needs to be tasted to be believed! You can't really taste the pepper and chili, but the way they bring out the chocolate flavor is amazing.
Halloween Cookie Bark Recipe - Halloween Candy Corn Cookie Bark Recipe
This colorful and creative candy corn cookie bark recipe makes a perfect Halloween treat. If you don't like candy corn, you can substitute M&M's or Reeses Pieces, or do your version of this Halloween cookie bark.
Halloween Cake - Halloween Pumpkin Spice Cake
This creative Halloween pumpkin spice graveyard cake will be the hit of your Halloween party. The shortbread headstones give the pumpkin cake a spooky look, and delicious taste.
Brown Sugar Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe - Easy Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe
This easy cream cheese frosting recipe is perfect for almost any cupcake, or layer cake recipe. By adjusting the powdered sugar at the end you can easily control the thickness, depending on what you're using it for.
Kentucky Derby Pie Recipe - Chocolate Walnut Kentucky Derby Pie Recipe
This delicious Kentucky bourbon chocolate walnut pie is traditionally served at the annual Kentucky Derby Horse race. This pie recipe is similar to the Melrose Inn's famous
Cherry Pie Recipe - Fresh Cherry Pie Recipe
When fresh cherries hit the stores, there is no better way to enjoy them than in this fresh dark cherry pie recipe. And, don't forget, the cherries in this pie recipe are packed with antioxidants.
Valentine's Chocolate Truffles Recipe - Hot Chocolate Stones Recipe - Valentine's Chocolate Recipes
All chocolate is sexy, but these rich, decadent, hot chocolate stones take that up another level. A standard chocolate truffle mixture is spiced up with a little chipotle pepper, to create a very unique confection. Perfect for Valentine's Day!
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.
Peanut Butter Cookies Recipe - Creamy Peanut Butter Cookies Recipe
This melt-in-your-mouth peanut butter cookie recipe comes from Kim Nguyen and her blog, Lovin' from the Oven. For a slightly more decadent peanut butter cookie, Kim suggests adding some chocolate chips or M&M's to the recipe.
Pumpkin Bundt Cake Recipe - Pumpkin Cake Recipe
This pumpkin bundt cake recipe is moist, soft and very easy to make. Unlike most pumpkin cake recipes, this one is not heavily spiced, so the pumpkin shines through.
Pumpkin Doughnut Recipe - Frosted Pumpkin Doughnut Recipe
Tired of all those healthy pumpkin muffin recipes? Then try this great frosted pumpkin doughnut recipe! Whether for a casual Halloween party, or fancy autumn brunch, these pumpkin doughnuts will impress.
Vanilla Ice Cream Recipe - No Machine Vanilla Ice Cream Recipe
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.
No-Bake Oatmeal Chocolate Fudge Cookie Recipe – How to Make No-Bake Oatmeal Chocolate Fudge Cookies
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!
Peach Pie Smoothie Recipe - Peach Pie Smoothie
This delicious smoothie recipe is like drinking a creamy slice of peach pie. This is a great way to enjoy fresh summer peaches.
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 Secrets to a Perfectly Moist Meatloaf
Some simple tips and tricks to achieving a moist, and perfectly cooked meatloaf every time.
The Recipes of New England's Regional Cuisine
A collection of the old, traditional favorites, as well as more modern, updated versions of New England's favorite recipes. Now popular all across America, these recipes can be traced back to area's rich culinary tradition.
Barbecue Sauce Recipes - American Barbecue Sauce Recipes
Here is a great collection of barbecue sauce recipes from all across America. From thick and sweet, to thin and tangy, these barbecue sauces are all fast and easy to make. No matter which meat you decide to barbecue, one of these delicious sauce recipes will work perfectly.
Mother's Day Recipes - Easy Mother's Day Recipes - Mother's Day Brunch
Are your lack of cooking skills preventing you from treating Mom to a delicious Mother's Day brunch? Are you forced to fight the crowds at some mediocre buffet because you can't boil water? Well, then these Mother's Day menu ideas are for you!
Fresh Asparagus Recipes - Fresh Spring Asparagus Recipes
Asparagus is America's favorite spring vegetable for a reason; it's delicious, packed with nutrients, fast to prepare, low calorie, and can be enjoyed in a huge array of recipes. Here are some easy asparagus recipes that really show off the versatility of this succulent spear.
5 New Mashed Potato Recipes to Match with Your Favorite Meals
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.
Seven Course Party Food Menu – Seven Snack Recipes for Easy Entertaining
This seven item party food menu will make catering your next party a snap! Nothing too time consuming or complicated here, just great tasting entertaining ideas your guests will love.
New Salad Side Dish Recipes - New Summer Salad Side Dish Recipes
These savory sides will make your barbecues brighter, and your cookouts cooler!
Seasonal Produce Buying Guide - 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.
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.
Salad Dressing Recipes – Salad Dressings – Recipes for Salad Dressings
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.
Summer Chicken Recipes - Best Summer Chicken Recipes
Great summer chicken recipes need to be easy, flavorful, and festive. These chicken recipes are great for casual evening gatherings on the patio, but also can be made ahead and served cold for a picnic.
Summer Peach Recipes - Fresh Peach Recipes - Peach Desserts
Fresh peaches are one of the great treats of summer. Here is a collection of peach recipes that really show off this sweet, juicy, beautiful warm-weather fruit.
American Regional Recipes - Exploring American Regional Recipes - Regional American Recipes
To truly understand American food, one must explore the extensive offerings of the nation's regional cuisines. From the creamy fish chowders of New England, down to Louisiana's famous jambalaya, all the way over to the wild mushrooms of Pacific Northwest, America's regional foods are as unique, and diverse, as the country itself.
American Seasonal Recipes - Cooking American Seasonal Recipes
The hottest trend in American cuisine is eating locally produced, seasonal foods. The benefits include fresher, better tasting products, healthier choices, lower costs, and it's even better for the planet! These seasonal recipes will help you enjoy foods at their peak of flavor and wholesomeness.
Thanksgiving Turkey Recipes - How to Cook Turkey for Beginners - Turkey Times and Tips
That a juicy, perfectly cooked turkey is difficult for the novice cook to achieve is the biggest myth in all of American cookery. There is nothing to fear, but the fear of dry turkey itself. By following these five basic rules, you will guarantee a moist, delicious, and beautiful turkey every time. Proceed with confidence, joy, and the knowledge that since you are cooking the thanksgiving turkey, you won't have to wash any dishes!
Spicy Recipes - Hot and Spicy Food - Spicy American Recipes
We Americans pride ourselves on being an adventurous people, and this is especially true when it comes to food. Here's a collection of recipes dedicated to those who like their flavors big and bold.
Pizza Recipes - Homemade Pizza Recipes - Pizza Doughs and Toppings
Making pizza at home is a fun and delicious project the whole family can participate in. Below you'll not only find a easy dough recipes, but also lots of ideas for what to do with it.
Soul Food Ingredients - Top 10 Essential Soul Food Ingredients
A Southern kitchen runs smoothly when the pantry and fridge are stocked with staple ingredients for making soul food meals with ease. Here's a list of 10 essentials your kitchen needs.
Holiday Roast Recipes - Holiday Roasts
Tired of the same old ham or turkey? These easy roast recipes require no complicated techniques, and will make for a delicious change of pace for your holiday table.
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.
Ultimate Super Bowl Party Menu Planner - Super Bowl Party Recipes - Super Bowl Dips, Wings, Chili and Pizza
Planning a big Super Bowl party, but aren't sure what to serve? You've come to the right place! Below you'll find the cornerstones for building a great game day buffet!
Apple Recipes - American Apple Recipes
Apples have been a big part of American cooking for hundreds of years. Whether warm and sweet in a pie, or cold and crisp in coleslaw, apples make a delicious and nutritious addition to any meal.
Budget Recipes Ideas - Inexpensive Entree Recipes - Budget Recipes
Serving delicious, beautiful food for the holidays doesn't mean you have to spend a lot of money. These entrée ideas will impress your guests without depressing your budget.
Easy Appetizer Recipes - Easy and Affordable Appetizer Recipes
Are caviar and goose liver a little out of your budget at the moment? Do you need some crowd-pleasing appetizer ideas that will not break the bank? Then take a look at these party food recipes that don't require a lot of cash, or culinary skill.
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.
Chili Recipes - Meat and Vegetarian Chili Recipes - Chili Recipe Collection
There is no better recipe than chili when you need to feed a big group of hearty eaters. These chili recipes offer something for everyone; there's classic beef, turkey, chicken, pork and vegetarian versions. Whether you like mild or wild, one of these recipe will work for you.
Chocolate Valentine's Day Dessert Recipes - Valentine's Day Chocolate Dessert Recipes
These delicious and decadent chocolate dessert recipes are all easy-to-make, and guaranteed to please that special
Comparing Popular Steak Cuts - Choosing Cuts of Steak
This list counts down and compares six of America's most popular cuts of steak. They all have their strong points, and if cooked properly, you can't go wrong with any of them. These comparisons may help you choose the perfect cut the next time you're planning a steak dinner.
Cinco de Mayo Recipes - Collection of Cinco de Mayo Recipes
Any great Cinco de Mayo fiesta features lots of fun, festive food. Just to be safe, all these recipes have been thoroughly tested paired with margaritas and Mexican beer, with excellent results.
Stuffing and Dressing Recipes - Holiday Dressing and Bread Stuffing
Stuffing and dressing recipes are really the same thing, with stuffing being cooked inside the turkey, or other bird, and dressing recipes being cooked in a baking dish separately. No matter what they're called, these recipes can be used either way.
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.
Bell Pepper Recipes - Recipes for Bell Peppers
Here are some great recipe suggestions to try when large, sweet, and colorful bell peppers are at their abundant best. Red, yellow, green, orange - no matter which you select, these recipes will bring out their true colors.
Highlights from the Food & Wine Classic in Aspen - Top Food & Wine Classic Highlights
With so much fantastic food and wine, along with so many interesting and entertaining chefs at last week's Food & Wine Classic in Aspen, choosing a handful of highlights was not an easy task. Having said that, here are my top ten most memorable experiences. Included are some links to additional information, as well as recipes I collected and adapted for the American Foods site. Enjoy!
Superbowl Football Food - Superbowl Party Snacks - Football Appetizers
Tired of the same old snacks for your football game fixings? Here are some ideas that may sound
Grill Recipes - Recipes for the Grill - Recipes for Grilling
Some deliciously creative recipe ideas created especially for the grill. Whether your going to grill vegetables, fish, chicken, pork, beef, or lamb there is something here for everyone. These grill recipes all feature big flavors that work perfectly with the smoky heat.
Halloween Recipes - Halloween Entertaining Treats and Recipes
These recipes will help make your Halloween table
Hard-Boiled Egg Recipes - Recipes for Hard-Boiled Eggs - Leftover Easter Egg Recipes
Whether you're looking for ideas to use up leftovers, or you're starting from scratch, these recipes feature the simple and delicious hard-boiled egg in a variety of tasty treatments.
Holiday Vegetable Side Dish Recipes - Thanksgiving Side Dish Recipes
Here are some great vegetable side dish ideas for your holiday table. Whether it's Thanksgiving, Christmas, or other special occasion, these recipes will add color, flavor and variety to those special meals.
Holidays Recipe Ideas - Holiday Main Course Recipes - Holiday Recipes
Here are some classic and creative menu ideas for your upcoming holiday dinners. Special occasion cooking does not have to be complicated and time-consuming, but it does have to be delicious!
Irish-American Recipes - Collection of Irish-American Recipes
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.
Chef Wear - Chef Clothes - Dress Like a 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
Classic Lamb Recipes - Collection of Classic Lamb Recipes
Here's a collection of classic lamb recipes, featuring all the most common cuts. From quickly grilled lamb chops, to slowly roasted lamb shanks, there's something here for everyone.
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!
Pumpkin Recipes - New Pumpkin Recipe Ideas - Pumpkin Pie Alternatives
Everyone loves traditional pumpkin pie - it's an American holiday icon - but why not think
Rainy Day Recipes - 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.
Meatloaf Recipes - Recipes for Meatloaf - American Meatloaf Recipes
Here is a collection of my favorite recipes for meatloaf. Meatloaf has been a favorite
Spring Vegetable Recipe Collection - Spring Vegetable Recipes
Spring has sprung, and it's time to forget about opening cans and thawing packages - fresh vegetables are back! These fresh and easy recipes feature spring vegetables used in a variety of delicious ways.
Summer Entertaining Recipes - Recipes for Summer Entertaining - Summer Party Food
A collection of crowd-pleasing recipes for all your summer entertaining needs. These recipes all look great, don't cost a lot to make, and don't require any special culinary skills. Summer party food needs to be easy and delicious, and these recipes are certainly both.
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.
Winter Dinner Recipes - Easy Winter Dinner Recipes - Winter Recipe Ideas
Here are some recipe ideas for those cold winter nights when you're craving a warm and comforting dinner. These satisfying dinners are good for larger groups, and the leftovers usually get even more delicious.
Winter Vegetable Recipes - Winter Vegetables
These winter vegetable recipes offer a wide range of tastes and textures - from slowly braised cabbage rolls, to quickly sauteed Brussels sprouts. Maybe it doesn't get the same attention as summer and fall, but winter is a great time of year for a wide variety of delicious vegetables.
Chicken Recipes - New Chicken Recipes - Chicken Recipe Ideas
Chicken is one of the easiest and most versatile menu options there is, but it's very easy to get into a routine with those same old recipes. Shake up your chicken recipe collection, and give some of these delicious dishes a try.
Dip Recipes - Chips and Dip Recipes - Party Dips
Bread, chips, crackers, or vegetables will all work with any of these delicious dip recipes. Dips are a great way to feed lots of hungry partygoers without going broke.
New Year's Eve Recipes - New Year's Recipe List - New Year's Eve Entertaining
Here's a collection of special occasion recipes perfect for a New Year's Eve dinner party, or an elegant New Year's Day brunch. Celebrate in style with some of these delicious
Grilled Chicken Recipes - New Grilled Chicken Recipes
Break that backyard barbecue boredom with some fresh takes on the old grilled chicken routine. While these recipes are wonderful cooked over those glowing coals, they can also be easily adapted for the oven, or broiler.
Braised Recipes - Fall Braised Recipes
The great thing about braising is it allows you to take highly flavored, but tougher cuts of meat, and turn them into tender, moist and succulent dishes, with a minimum of effort. The secret is long, slow cooking in a mixture of aromatic vegetables and flavorful liquid. These recipes are all easy to make, and don't require any advanced cooking skills.
Buttermilk Recipes - American Buttermilk Recipes
Buttermilk is a vital ingredient in so many of America's favorite recipes. The list of recipes below, all featuring creamy, tangy, and delicious buttermilk, runs the gamut from light and delicate, to substantial and savory. By the way, despite this versatile ingredient's name, it's relatively low in fat.
Five Fast and Easy Dinner Ideas
To busy to cook? Tired of take-out? Why not check out these five, fast and easy dinner ideas? No complicated techniques, long cooking times, or big messes to clean up - just fast and delicious, no-fuss food.
Grilled Fish Recipes - Best Fish to Grill - Five Grilled Fish Recipes
Unfortunately, most seafood doesn't fare well on the hot grates. The best way to avoid these problems is to choose seafood that can take the high-heat, and still hold together. Here are the top five choices when it comes to easy, delicious, and disaster-free grilling.
Fresh Tomato Recipe Ideas - 10 Fresh Tomato Recipe Ideas
Here's a top 10 countdown of recipes and preparations using one of the stars of summer eating - the sweet, and perfectly ripe tomato. After suffering with pink, mealy supermarket tomatoes all winter, there's nothing that says summer like a beautiful, just-picked tomato.
Last Minute Mother's Day Gifts - Suggested Gifts for Mother's Day
It's not too late! Here are some suggestions for great gifts your mom will love. There's probably nothing that she enjoys more than cooking and feeding the loved ones, so why not make that labor of love even better?
Easy Sauce Recipes - Homemade Sauce Recipes
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.
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.
Summer Fruit Recipes - Five Summer Fruit Recipes
Here are five recipe ideas for taking advantage of summer stone fruit at the peak of its goodness. Ripe peaches, plums, and nectarines are versatile ingredients that aren't just for dessert anymore.
Trying to Define American Cuisine
For decades, chefs and other epicureans have argued and debated this topic. While many specific American Foods easily come to mind, and are known world-wide, is it really possible to answer the question,
Meatless Pasta Recipes - Seafood and Vegetable Pasta Recipes
These seafood and vegetable pasta recipes are perfect when you want to take a little break from the spaghetti and meatballs. These pasta recipes may be lighter than that rigatoni Bolognese, but they're still rich, delicious, and full of healthy ingredients.
The Top 10 Foods America Gave the World
This impressive list of foods are all indigenous to America. Brought back to Europe and Asia by the early explorers, many of these ingredients are now key components in cuisines all around the globe. See why, thanks to America, the world is a much more delicious place!
Lemon Recipes - Recipes with Lemon - A List of Lemon Recipes
Lemons are available year-round, but they're considered seasonally ideal from late Winter to early Spring. This seems fitting since the lemons bright flavor and sunny color reminds us that warmer days, and the fun times they bring, are just ahead.
Sweets and Dessert Recipe - Easy Sweets and Dessert Recipe
When you're in the mood for something sweet, try one of these easy dessert recipes. These have been chosen because they are proven crowd-pleasers, and they're also very easy to make.
Potato Recipes - Great Potato Recipes
Potatoes are undoubtedly America's favorite starch. Here are some great, easy recipes where potatoes are the star of the dish.
Burger Sauce Recipes - Secret Sauces for Burgers - Sauce Recipes
Anyone can grill a burger, but it's how you dress them that separates the mundane from the memorable. All these versatile burger sauce recipes can be made well ahead of time, and work whether you're cooking in the kitchen, or grilling in the backyard.
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.
Gingerbread Recipe with Lemon Glaze - An Old Fashion Gingerbread Recipe
This simple gingerbread recipe is a traditional American Christmas classic. It features a sweet and tangy lemon glaze that pairs perfectly with the deep, dark, richly spiced cake. While this gingerbread recipe is commonly served around the holidays, it's wonderful any time of the year when you need a quick and delicious dessert.
Rabbit Recipe - 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.
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
Tamale Pie Recipe - Easy Tamale Pie Recipe
This tamale pie recipe is one of the great American casseroles. Spicy beef, sweet corn, and cheese, sandwiched between layers of corn bread. This tamale pie is simple to make, and uses Jiffy corn muffin mix to speed things up.
Asparagus and Chicken Noodle Casserole Recipe - How to Make Asparagus and Chicken Noodle Casserole - Casserole Recipes
This asparagus and chicken noodle casserole is a very comforting and flavorful dish. If you're looking for a change from that regular tuna casserole, give this easy asparagus and chicken combo a try.
Beefy Corkscrew Casserole Recipe - How to Make Beefy Corkscrew Casserole - Casserole Recipes
Don't let the
Broccoli and Cottage Cheese Casserole Recipe - How to Make Broccoli and Cottage Cheese Casserole - Macaroni and Cheese Recipe
The addition of broccoli and cottage cheese turns an ordinary macaroni and cheese recipe into a deliciously healthy casserole.
High-Protein Tuna Noodle Casserole Recipe - How to Make High-Protein Tuna Noodle Casserole - Casserole Recipes
This tuna casserole recipe is a high-protein version of the American classic. While it has more tuna and less starch than a traditional recipe, it's just as satisfying.
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.
Classic Tuna Casserole Recipe - How to Make Tuna Casserole - Casserole Recipes
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.
Classic Tuna Noodle Casserole Recipe - How to Make Tuna Noodle Casserole - Casserole Recipes
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!
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.
Turkey with Cornbread Stuffing Recipe - Cornbread Stuffed Turkey Recipe
This easy Thanksgiving recipe comes from Sandra Lee's Semi-Homemade Fast-Fix Family Favorites. Cornbread stuffing is a delicious classic with turkey, and as usual Sandra has made it easier with a couple prepared ingredients.
Apricot Glazed Chicken Recipe - How to Make Apricot Glazed Chicken - Easy Chicken Recipes
Apricot preserves and fresh sage make a delicious glaze for this easy roast chicken recipe. If you want something a bit different from the usual roast chicken recipes, give this apricot glazed chicken a try.
Buffalo Roast Recipe - Garlic-Studded Buffalo Roast - Buffalo Recipes
Many higher-end grocery stores now sell buffalo meat right along side beef in the butcher case. Buffalo has a mild, delicious flavor and has only half the cholesterol of beef. This garlic-studded buffalo roast recipe is a great way to enjoy this healthy meat.
Caramelized Onion and Garlic Chicken Recipe - How to Make Caramelized Onion and Garlic Chicken - Easy Chicken Recipes
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.
Traditional Corned Beef and Cabbage Recipe - Corned Beef and Cabbage
Everyone knows corned beef and cabbage is the traditional St. Patrick's Day meal, but why only enjoy this easy corned beef recipe once a year! Great for feeding a large group, and only requires one pot. The leftover corned beef, served cold on dark bread with mustard, makes one of the world's great sandwiches.
Spicy Lime and Chipotle Chicken Recipe - How to Make Spicy Lime and Chipotle Chicken Breasts - Chicken Recipes
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.
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.
Peach and Bourbon Glazed Roast Chicken Recipe - How to Make Peach and Bourbon Glazed Roast Chicken
This peach and Bourbon glazed roast chicken recipe is an easy, and very delicious, taste of the south. The peach and Bourbon glaze gives the roast chicken a beautiful, shinny skin. If you're tired of the same old roast chicken recipes give this a try.
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.
Pork Tenderloin Recipe - Rosemary Plum Pork Tenderloin Recipe
A coulis is a simple sauce made with a fruit puree. The plums in this pork tenderloin recipe are scented with rosemary, and used to create a very unique sauce. Pork recipes with fruit-based sauces are a classic combination, and this delicious version shows why.
How to Make Prime Rib of Beef - Classic Roast Prime Rib au Jus Recipe
Prime rib of beef is a very popular, and delicious
Roast Goose Recipe - 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.
Sausage and Peppers Recipe - Italian Sausage and 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.
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.
The Best Blueberry Muffin Recipe – How to Make Blueberry Muffins
The blueberry muffin is probably America's favorite muffin recipe. This easy recipe will produce a tender and light blueberry muffin, as long as you don't over mix the batter.
Cornbread Recipe - Buttermilk Jalapeno Cornbread Recipe - How to Make Buttermilk Jalapeno Cornbread
This great buttermilk jalapeno cornbread recipe has just the right balance between heat and sweet. Also, this cornbread has no baking powder, which gives many cornbread recipes an aftertaste. If you don't like jalapenos, feel free to leave them out and this moist, easy cornbread recipe will still come out wonderfully.
Buttermilk Cornbread Recipe - How to Make a 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.
Maple Cornbread Recipe - How to Make a Maple Cornbread Recipe
This cornbread recipe uses maple syrup to add flavor and moistness.
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.
Sour Cream Potato Salad Recipe - Sour Cream Potato Salad - Creamy Potato Salad Recipe
A tangy sour cream dressing turns a basic potato salad recipe into something special. This potato salad recipe can be done with russet, red, or gold potatoes.
Potato, Bacon, and Egg Salad Recipe - Potato, Bacon, and Egg Salad
A beautifully simple potato salad, arranged with sliced vegetables, eggs, and radishes. A simple sherry dressing brings this fresh and easy salad recipe together. Serve as a light lunch or side dish with a main course.
Sweet Potato Salad with Honey Mustard Dressing - Sweet Potato Salad
This healthy sweet potato salad features a low-fat honey mustard dressing, and would make a great change of pace from more traditional potato salads. This recipe was adapted from one posted by Andrea Bell on the blog, Cooking Books.
Rice and Lentil Salad Recipe - Rice Lentil Pumpkin Seed Salad Recipe
It's hard to imagine a better combination of healthy and delicious than this brown rice, lentil, and pumpkin seed salad recipe. The next time you want an earthy, rich, and satisfying cold side dish, give this simple recipe a try.
Pasta Primavera Recipe - Pasta Primavera - Fettuccine Primavera
What better way to enjoy fresh, green vegetables, than in this delicious pasta primavera recipe? You can follow this pasta recipe as is, or substitute your favorite spring veggies and herbs. Also, by blanching the basil (as described below), your pasta primavera will stay bright and beautifully green.
Red Clam Sauce Recipe - Pasta with Red Clam Sauce Recipe
Whether it's spaghetti, linguine, or fettuccini - pasta with red clam sauce is a classic dish in Italian-American restaurants from coast to coast. Pasta with red clam sauce is an easy recipe to make at home, so there is no need to go out to enjoy this delicious seafood pasta.
Shrimp Pasta Recipe - Shrimp and 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.
Spanish Rice - Tomato Rice Recipe - Spicy Tomato Rice Recipe
This spicy tomato rice is a zesty take on a traditional Spanish rice recipe. It makes a great side dish for all kinds of main courses, and reheats wonderfully. Try this spicy tomato rice recipe the next time plain white rice just won't do.
Tuna Spaghetti Recipe - Tomato Tuna Spaghetti 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 fettuccini.
Vodka Sauce Recipe - Penne with Vodka Sauce Recipe
That's right, one of American food's indigenous ingredients has now been infused in vodka. Tomato vodka sauces are very popular in Italian-American restaurants, and while this recipe can be done with regular vodka, the tomato-infused vodka will give the sauce an extra layer of flavor.
Macaroni and Cheese Recipe - Truffle Macaroni and Cheese Recipe
This truffle macaroni and cheese recipe is a gourmet twist on the comfort classic. This recipe is from the Artisan Cheese Center, and would be perfect for that special occasion dinner party. Once only available in exclusive gourmet shops, truffle oil is now sold at most high-end grocery stores.
Beet and Pear Salad Recipe - Beet and Pear Salad with Walnuts and Goat Cheese
This is a beautiful beet and pear salad recipe. The deeply colored, sliced beets are topped with sweet pears, goat cheese and a simple walnut vinaigrette. This beet and pear salad can be served as a first course, or doubled in size for a main course.
Roasted Asparagus Recipe with Toasted Hazelnuts - How to Make Roasted Asparagus
Roasting asparagus in a hot oven is an easy, and flavorful way to enjoy these delicious green spears. The flavor is concentrated as the asparagus turns a deep, dark green. A topping of hazelnuts toasted in butter and olive oil finishes this earthy dish.
Avocado and Grapefruit Salad Recipe - How to Make a Avocado and Grapefruit Salad with Yogurt Dressing
This colorful, healthy avocado and grapefruit salad recipe features an exciting array of tastes and textures. It has peppery arugula lettuce, a simple and light yogurt dressing, sharp curls of Parmesan cheese, and toasted pine nuts. These ingredients really go wonderfully with the silky avocado, and the sweet and tangy grapefruit.
Corn Salad Recipe - Red Pepper and Corn Salad Recipe
This red pepper and fresh corn salad recipe is a colorful, and delicious way to break that summer salad routine. A crunchy, sweet, fresh corn salad is perfect for any picnic, cookout, or barbecue.
Balsamic Salad Dressing Recipes - 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.
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!
Greek Salad Recipe - Fresh Tomato Greek Salad Recipe
Greek immigrants who settled in the Midwest brought this classic fresh salad to America's tables. A Greek salad is a perfect recipe to enjoy sweet, ripe cherry tomatoes, along with the traditional cucumbers, onions, and feta cheese.
Grilled Asparagus Recipe - How to Make Grilled Asparagus with Lemon Garlic Butter
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!
Lemon Thyme Mashed Potato Recipe - How to Make Lemon Thyme Mashed Potatoes
This mashed potato recipe is perfect to serve along side seafood, or chicken recipes. Lemon and fresh thyme are a classic combination, and will turn those plain mashed potatoes into something special.
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.
Pear Salad Recipe - Pear Salad with Walnuts and Gorgonzola
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.
Dijon Tarragon Mashed Potato Recipe - How to Make Dijon Tarragon Mashed Potatoes
This mashed potato recipe is perfect to serve along side any poached, grilled, or roasted chicken recipes. The tang of the Dijon, and the sweet, aromatic tarragon gives this mashed potato recipe it's deliciously different flavor.
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!
Homemade Chicken Soup Recipe - Quick Homemade 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.
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.
Creamy Mushroom Soup Recipe - Cream of Mushroom Soup Recipe
This earthy cream of mushroom soup recipe is easy and delicious. The addition of shiitake mushrooms to the regular button mushrooms gives this soup a very deep, meaty flavor.
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.
Corn Salsa Recipe - Fresh Corn Salsa Recipe
This fresh corn salsa recipe really makes for a colorful change of pace from regular salsas. The fresh corn gives the salsa a wonderful texture and sweetness. Corn salsa can be used with any recipe that calls for regular chunky-style salsa.
Baked Cherry Custard Recipe - Baked Cherry Custard - Cherry Clafouti Recipe
This simple and delicious baked cherry custard is inspired by the famous French dessert clafouti. The dark, sweet cherries baked simply in a creamy, eggy batter produces a comforting dessert everyone will love. Serve this baked cherry custard as is, or with a big scoop of vanilla ice cream.
Mushroom Burger Recipe - Mushroom Veggie Burger Recipe
This mushroom burger recipe is adapted from
Pan-roasted Asparagus with Lemon and Garlic - How to Make Pan-roasted Asparagus
No need to blanch the asparagus first in this easy and delicious asparagus recipe. Asparagus cooked in this style is more flavorful, and keeps more of the valuable nutrients. This asparagus recipe is great for a first course or as a vegetable side.
Mashed Potato Recipes - Sweet Onion and Sage Mashed Potato Recipe
This mashed potato recipe is perfect to serve along roast pork, sausage, or chicken. Lemon and fresh thyme are a classic combination, and will turn those plain mashed potatoes into something special.
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
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.
Grilled Lamb Loin Recipe - Grilled Herb and Fennel Lamb Loin Recipe
This grilled herb and fennel lamb loin recipe is proof that simple is sometimes best. These few ingredients match perfectly with the loins, and make for a grilled lamb recipe that will have people asking you for your
Roast Pork Loin Recipe - Balsamic 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.
Herb Roasted Pork Loin Recipe - Herb Roasted Pork Loin Recipe
There are few cuts of meat as user-friendly as pork loin. This delicious and easy pork loin recipe takes only minutes to prep for the oven, and results in a moist, lean, and aromatic roast.
Pork Chop Recipe - Chili Spice-Rubbed Pork Chop Recipe
Boneless center-cut pork chops are such an easy cut of meat to work with, and are a great choice in this chili spice-rubbed pork chop recipe. The pork chops are given a lively spice rub, and then pan-seared to give the meat a flavorful crust.
Pork Tenderloin Recipe - Stuffed Pork Tenderloin Recipe
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.
Apple Dijon Pork Tenderloin Recipe - How to Make Apple Dijon Pork Tenderloin - Easy Pork Recipes
Apple and Dijon mustard pair perfectly in this tender and juicy pork tenderloin recipe. The sweet apple cider combines beautifully with the tangy Dijon mustard. Pork tenderloin is low in fat, and cooks in just 30 minutes.
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.
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.
Roast Leg of Lamb Recipe - Classic Roast Leg of Lamb Recipe
Roast leg of lamb is one of the easiest
Mustard Glazed Potatoes Recipe - Mustard Glazed Potatoes
Wake up those boring old spuds with this mustard glazed potato recipe. This easy potato side dish recipe has lots of room for personalizing to you own taste by using different types of mustards and herbs. This recipe will work with any variety of new potato such as red, white, or even fingerling.
Loaded Potato Casserole Recipe - Loaded Potato Bake - Loaded Mashed Potato Casserole
Everyone loves loaded baked potatoes! Now enjoy that same great flavor combination in this super easy loaded mashed potato casserole recipe.
Truffled Potato Gratin - A Mushroom and Truffle Cheese Scalloped Potatoes Recipe
This scalloped potatoes recipe is rich, earthy, and delicious thanks to a fantastic Italian cheese called, sottocenere. This fragrant truffled cheese makes a fantastic potato gratin, and you'll be amazed at how perfectly this pairs with grilled meats.
Garlic Mashed Potatoes Recipe - Triple Garlic Mashed Potatoes Recipe
Garlic is used three ways in this triple garlic mashed potatoes recipe. Some is boiled with the potatoes, some is sautéed in the butter, and a little is added raw at the end. This three-pronged garlic attack makes for a great mashed potato recipe that will satisfy the most passionate garlic lover.
Barbecue Sauce Recipe - Kentucky Bourbon Barbecue Sauce Recipe
This barbecue sauce recipe gets it's kick from Kentucky's famous bourbon. This is a great all-purpose barbecue sauce recipe that goes well with almost any barbecued meat.
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 - 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.
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.
Barbecue Sauce Recipe - Southwestern Barbecue Sauce Recipe
This Southwestern barbecue sauce recipe uses chipotle chili pepper to give it a smoky, spicy zing. Great on any slow-roasted meats, this Southwestern barbecue sauce recipe is also a perfect match for chicken.
Barbecue Sauce Recipe - 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.
Garlic Herb Potato Wedges Recipe - 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.
Potatoes Romanoff Recipe - Potatoes Romanoff - Potato Side Dish
This great potato side dish recipe is adapted from one by Chef John Schenk from the Strip House in Las Vegas, NV. He calls it potatoes Romanoff, and says he learned it from his mother back in Buffalo, NY.
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.
Lamb and Eggplant Burgers Recipe - Lamb and Eggplant Burgers
These delicious lamb burgers are a fantastic change of pace from the usual beef burgers. The eggplant adds moisture and flavor in these Mediterranean inspired lamb burgers.
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.
Garlic Aioli Recipe - Garlic Mayonnaise Recipe - Garlic Mayonnaise
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.
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
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.
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.
Cherry Cabernet Sauce Recipe - Five Minute Cherry Cabernet Sauce Recipe
This cherry cabernet sauce recipe tastes like it requires a lot of time and finesse. But, this is actually one of the fastest, simplest wine sauce recipes there is. A cherry cabernet sauce is delicious on pork, turkey, duck, and all types of game.
Horseradish Sauce Recipe - Steakhouse Horseradish Sauce Recipe
Horseradish and beef are great together, and this steakhouse horseradish sauce recipe could not be easier. Be sure to use a fresh jar of horseradish so that this classic cold sauce will have that signature kick.
Tomato Salsa Recipe - Fresh Tomato Salsa Recipe
What better way to enjoy fresh tomatoes than in a salsa recipe? Take a break from that jarred stuff, and enjoy salsa like it's suppose to taste. This classic tomato salsa recipe is great on everything from a grilled chicken breast to your favorite chips.
Spicy Yogurt Mint Sauce Recipe - Non-Fat Spicy Yogurt Mint Sauce Recipe
This non-fat spicy yogurt mint sauce recipe is perfect when you want a sauce with big flavor, but without big calories. Mint sauce recipes are very traditional with lamb, and the tanginess of the yogurt makes this mint sauce work especially well.
Shrimp Recipes - Barbecue Shrimp Recipe - Pan Grilled Shrimp Recipe
This barbecued shrimp recipe is great when you want grilled shrimp, but don't feel like building a fire that you are only going to need for five minutes. These barbecued shrimp are seared in a pan, and are cooked in the shell for extra flavor and moistness.
Drunken Mussels Recipe - Steamed Mussels - Drunken Mussels
Drunken mussels is probably the easiest shellfish recipe ever. The mussels are quickly steamed in an aromatic wine broth, and in minutes you're ready to enjoy. Be sure to have some grilled bread around as to not waste any of the delicious juices.
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.
Asparagus Recipe with Ham, Garlic and Lemon - Fresh Asparagus Recipes
This recipe is one of my favorite ways to enjoy fresh asparagus. The ham adds a nice saltiness, and the garlic and lemon are naturals with asparagus. The best ham for this is prosciutto, but any dry-cured ham such as Serrano or Smithfield will work fine. You can even make this asparagus recipe with regular ham for a milder version.
Baked Acorn Squash Recipe - Baked Acorn Squash
These baked acorn squash are most at home on a table with large, roasted pieces of meat.
Halibut Recipe with Spinach Warm Bacon Dressing - Halibut Recipe with Bacon Dressing
A warm spinach salad with the traditional sweet and sour bacon dressing is always a special treat, but it also makes a great bed for pan-grilled halibut. This halibut recipe is also great with salmon.
Shrimp and Grits Recipe - Shrimp and Grits
When you think comfort food, you probably don't think of shrimp, but this great dish from South Carolina's
Vanilla Cupcakes with Strawberry Frosting - Vanilla Cupcakes Recipe
Vanilla cake and strawberry frosting are a classic combination and work perfect together in this pretty cupcake recipe.
Raspberry Sauce Recipe - Fresh Raspberry Sauce Recipe
This fresh raspberry sauce recipe is perfect for ice cream, cheesecakes, and all kinds of chocolate desserts. Not only does this raspberry sauce recipe taste great, it's fast and easy to make.
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.
Fresh Strawberry and Kiwi Cocktail Recipe - How to Make a Fresh Strawberry and Kiwi Cocktail
This fresh strawberry and kiwi cocktail is a super-easy and delicious fruit dessert. The strawberries and kiwi make their own sauce after you cut them up and add a little sugar.
Vanilla Ice Cream Recipe - Philadelphia Vanilla Ice Cream Recipe
Traditional American ice cream recipes do not use an egg-based custard like European ice cream recipes do. This simple combination of cream, sugar and vanilla produces a delicious treat that's a throwback to ice cream recipes of day's gone bye.
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.
Boston Baked Beans Recipe - Traditional Boston Baked Beans
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