Home Cooking Sitemap - Page 4 2015-11-29

Carnation Famous Evaporated Milk Fudge Recipe
This is a very simple fudge recipe using evaporated milk, marshmallows, and chocolate chips that brings raves.

Homemade Marshmallows Recipe
With a little time investment, a few basic ingredients, and easy instructions, you can make over 1-1/2 pounds of luscious homemade marshmallows.

Chocolate-Covered Cherry Mice Recipe
Cute little mice are made of chocolate-dipped cherries and almonds. It's a great project for kids and a big hit at bake sales.

Edible Crystal Rock Candy - Recipe
Teach your kids how crystals grow with this edible rock candy recipe.

How To Oven Roast Peanuts Recipe
Learn how to roast peanuts in the oven.

How to Toast Almonds Recipe
How to toast almonds at home for a variety of recipes.

Creamed Spinach Recipe - Home Cooking
Creamed spinach is fast and easy to make. This recipe has converted many spinach-haters.

Classic Béarnaise Sauce Recipe
Classic Béarnaise Sauce Recipe. This classic French sauce is made from a reduction of butter, vinegar, and wine mixed with tarragon and thickened with egg yolks. It is served with meat, fish, eggs, and vegetables.

How to Make Hard-Boiled Eggs Recipe
Learn how to make hard-boiled eggs in the shell whether you need hard-cooked or soft-cooked eggs. Remember, hard-boiled eggs is a misnomer as they should not be boiled.

What is the difference between lamb and mutton?
What is the difference between lamb and mutton? The answer is provided within this FAQ.

Corned Beef & Cabbage Recipe
Corned Beef & Cabbage Recipe. This is a hearty meal in one pot with corned beef, cabbage, potatoes, and carrots in a savory broth.

Classic Banana Pudding Recipe
This classic banana pudding is fast, easy and will remind you of the good old days. Fresh bananas are layered with vanilla wafer cookies and a rich vanilla pudding for a no-bake dessert that will please all.

Strawberry Pretzel Dessert Recipe
A salty, sweet crust is filled with a simple cheesecake layer, and then topped with chunky strawberry gelatin. It's a classic favorite from childhood.

Broccoli Cheese Rice Casserole Recipe
This is one of the most requested recipes for family dinners and potluck dinners. It's simple, but one taste and you will be hooked.

Evaporated and Sweetened Condensed Milk Differences
What is the difference between evaporated and sweetened condensed milk? The answer is provided within this FAQ.

How to Thaw Frozen Turkey Recipe
Thawing your frozen turkey safely can be a tricky business. Try these methods for thawing that turkey without endangering your guests with foodborne illness.

Oven Beef Jerky Recipe
You do not need a dehydrator to make this flavorful beef jerky at home. Make it in the oven.

Deep-Fried Turkey Recipe
The turkey is fried whole in a fraction of the time it takes to bake, resulting in a brown and crispy skin and tender meat.

Homemade Key Lime Pie Recipe (In 35 Minutes)
Key lime pie is famous around the world. It is a very simple custard pie that is easy to make at home.

Prime Rib Roast Recipe - Home Cooking
Classic prime rib roast is easy to make with this simple recipe using few ingredients.

Seared Chicken Breast with Quick Pan Sauce Recipe
Seared Chicken Breast with Quick Pan Sauce Recipe. This technique and the accompanying sauces also would work well with turkey cutlets, boneless pork chops, or sliced pork loin.

Oxtail Soup Recipe
Oxtails are beef, and they make the most delicious soup. Here it is made with onions, carrots, celery, thyme, and wine.

Tuna (Or Other Fish) Casserole Recipe
Simple to make, tuna casserole is a hearty dish that is easy on your wallet. This is a classic version of the comfort food favorite.

What is calamari?
What is calamari? Is it squid? The answer is provided within this FAQ.

What are scallions?
What are scallions? The answer is provided within this FAQ.

Acorn Squash Cooking Tips
Find out basic cooking instructions for acorn squash in the microwave or oven, plus more cooking tips.

Ninja Kitchen System 1200 Review
Test results of the Ninja Kitchen System 1200. Get the pros and cons of this blender/processor combination in my review.

What is the difference between a liquor and a liqueur?
What is the difference between a liquor and a liqueur? The answer is provided within this FAQ.

What are shallots?
What are shallots? The answer is provided within this FAQ.

Harry Potter Butterbeer Recipe (Alcohol Free)
Harry Potter's butterbeer contains alcohol, but this dessert version is suitable for children and adults.

Baked Pumpkin Puree Recipe
Baked Pumpkin Puree Recipe. Instead of buying canned pumpkin puree, it's easy to make your own while fresh pumpkins are in season. Baked pumpkin makes a fabulous side dish with the simple addition of butter, salt, and pepper.

Homemade Protein Bars Recipe
It's easy to make your own protein granola bars at home. You can vary the ingredients and protein boosters to suit your tastes.

Figgy Pudding Recipe - Home Cooking
Figgy pudding is the British version of fruitcake. It is lighter in texture, more like a souffle, and is filled with figs and nuts.

What are haricot vert?
What are haricot vert? The answer is provided within this FAQ.

Pineapple Storage and Selection
Fresh pineapple is quite perishable. Learn how to select the proper pineapple for your recipes and how to store it.

Easy Hungarian Goulash Recipe
This easy-to-make traditional Hungarian beef dish is served over buttered noodles for a hearty, satisfying meal.

Mexican Albondigas (Meatball) Soup Recipe
Mexican albondigas meatball soup is a great way to stretch a pound of ground beef to feed 10 people.

The History of Easter Eggs & Other Symbolic Foods
Easter Egg History. Learn the history of Easter eggs and other Easter symbolic foods.

What is paraffin wax?
What is paraffin wax? Is it edible? The answer is provided within this FAQ.

What Is Yogurt? What Is Yogurt Made From?
What is yogurt? What is yogurt made from? The answer is provided within this FAQ.

Measuring Tomatoes (How Many In A Pound?)
How many small plum tomatoes are in a pound? How about cherry tomatoes, or medium globe tomatoes? A rundown on tomato equivalents.

Beet / Beetroot Cooking Tips
Cooking in the skin helps beets retain nutrients. Get more cooking tips and hints for beetroot, including measurement equivalents.

How to Prepare Different Types of Ham
Ham Preparation - How to cook ham.

What is coriander? Is it a spice or an herb?
What is coriander? Is it a spice or an herb? The answer is provided within this FAQ.

Giblet Gravy Recipe for a Turkey Dinner
Go traditional with this flavorful classic giblet gravy. It will remind you of Thanksgiving at Grandma's and is easier to make than you might think.

Brownie Crackle-top Cookies Recipe
Cook up a batch of these rich, brownie-like cookies for your next bake sale or as a gift from the kitchen. Best cookies for chocolate-lovers.

Herbs de Provence Recipe
This traditional herb mix combines herbs commonly used in France.

Jamaican Beef Patties (Meat Pies) Recipe
Jamaica is famous for their beef patties, which are savory hand pies. They are now quite popular in the U.S. as well and easy to make at home.

Turducken Recipe - Turkey, Duck, and Chicken
Each slice of turducken contains portions of chicken, duck, and turkey with stuffing in between the layers.

Homemade Fresh Ginger Ale Recipe
If you love ginger ale, try making your own at home.

Herb or Spice Infused Oil Recipe
Use your favorite herbs or spices to flavor oils for salad dressings, cooking, or as a table condiment.

Apple Equivalents, Measures & Substitutions for Cooking
How many apples do you need for your recipe and what can you substitute? Find out here.

How to Make a Gingerbread House (Recipe)
For a successful gingerbread house building session, check out these helpful tips before you begin.

Basic Reduction Sauce or Pan Gravy Recipe
Pan or reduction gravy is the easiest sauce to make. It uses the pan drippings to add a wealth of flavor to the gravy.

Roasted Pork Shoulder Recipe (in Dry Spice Rub)
Pork shoulder roast is marinated in a dry spice rub, then slow-roasted in the oven.

How to Make Homemade Creme Fraiche Recipe
Learn how to make creme fraiche at home with buttermilk.

What is feta cheese?
What is feta cheese? The answer is provided within this FAQ.

Chicken Soup Tips and Hints
Chicken feet makes for a great broth. Learn more tips and hints for making the best chicken soup.

Baked Shrimp Scampi Recipe
Shrimp scampi is just as good, if not better, when baked in the oven with traditional garlic, lemon, and butter ingredients.

Pine Nuts Definition (Do They Come From Pine Trees?)
What are pine nuts and do they come from pine trees? The answer is provided within this FAQ.

What is filet mignon?
What is filet mignon? The answer is provided within this FAQ.

What Is Oregano? (Is It the Same as Marjoram?)
What is oregano? Is oregano the same as marjoram? The answer is provided within this FAQ.

Mayonnaise Spoilage Myths and Safety
Debunking the mayonnaise spoilage myths. Mayo is safer than you think.

Hanukkah Foods - Traditional Symbolic Foods of Hanukkah
Honey puffs and latkes have symbolic Hanukkah beginnings. Learn more about traditional Hanukkah foods.

Linguine With Scallops Recipe
Scallops are quickly sauteed in butter, olive oil, and garlic, then served over linguine pasta.

Creamy Mustard Sauce Recipe
Use this quick and easy creamy mustard sauce on fish, pork, ham, poultry, or vegetables.

Maple Syrup Substitute Recipe
If you find yourself out of maple syrup, try this easy substitute made with granulated and brown sugars.

Oven-Dried Tomatoes Recipe (Preserving Tomatoes)
Take those extra tomatoes from your garden and dry them in the oven. It is easy to do but will take some time.

Pork Loin Recipes - Home Cooking
Do not confuse pork loin with pork tenderloin. Pork loin is not as tender, but makes a wonderful boneless roast. It may also be sliced into boneless chops. Check out these pork loin recipes.

Tomato History - the History of Tomatoes as Food
Tomato History. Tomatoes were once thought to be poisonous. Find out the true story and where tomatoes originated.

Cream Cheese Cookies Recipe for Cookie Press
Try this cream cheese dough in your cookie press for fabulous cookies for the holidays or any special occasion.

Homemade Rose Water and Rose Oil Recipe
Make your own rose water or oil at home with this method. You can make other herb extracts as well.

Homemade Grenadine Syrup Recipe
Homemade Grenadine Syrup Recipe. Grenadine is a syrup flavored with pomegranates. It may or may not contain alcohol. You can easily make your own non-alcoholic grenadine syrup at home with this recipe.

Hot Cocoa Recipe
Learn how to make 1 serving of hot chocolate using cocoa or enough for a crowd.

Black Bean Measures, Substitutions, and Equivalents
How many black beans do you need? Find out, including cooked, dried, cans, weights, measures, and substitutions.

What Is Cream Cheese?
What is cream cheese? The answer is provided within this FAQ.

Stuffing and Dressing Cooking Tips and Hints
Tips and hints on making stuffings and dressings for meat, poultry, and seafood.

Penne alla Vodka Recipe
The sauce is rich with cream or lean with skim evaporated milk and takes on a slightly spicy flavor from the vodka.

What Is Mozzarella Cheese and What Is It Made From?
What is mozzarella cheese? What is mozzarella made from? The answer is provided within this FAQ.

Apple Mulling Spice Mix Recipe for Cider or Wine
Along with instructions, this spice mix makes a nice gift to mull apple cider or red wine.

Top 6 New Year's Eve Recipes
New Year's Eve calls for flashy foods to go with the party spirit. Here are 6 options to make your party special, from finger foods to meals.

Steakhouse Sauteed Mushrooms Recipe
Sauteed mushrooms are a popular side dish at steakhouses. They are easy to make at home with this recipe.

Strawberry Wine Recipe - Homemade Strawberry Wine
Strawberry Wine Recipe. Plan way in advance for this easy strawberry wine. It needs to age one year.

Pumpkin Banana Bread Recipe
This easy quick bread marries the autumn flavor of pumpkin with the tropical flavor of bananas.

Chestnut Storage and Selection
Chestnuts come in many forms. Learn how to properly select and store chestnuts.

Peach Equivalents and Substitutions
Peach Equivalents and Substitutions Information. How to measure and substitute peaches.

Tuna Selection and Storage - Fresh and Canned
Learn how to select the proper tuna for your recipe and how to store it. Tips given for both fresh and canned tuna.

Honey Mustard Pork Loin Chops Recipe
Boneless pork loin chops are accented with a delicious honey mustard pan gravy. Fast and easy to make.

Crisp Garlic Yukon Gold Potatoes Recipe
Try these easy baked gold potatoes with garlic from a famous New York restaurant.

Turkey Jerky Recipe
The mild flavor of turkey makes a perfect starting point for your favorite flavors in this turkey jerky recipe.

Worcestershire Sauce History
An accidentally forgotten potent brew becomes a hit. Learn about the history of Worcestershire sauce.

Sunchokes and Artichokes - How to Select and Store
Cooked sunchokes should be refrigerated and consumed within 2 days. Canning and freezing is not recommended due to discoloration and deterioration.

How to Cook With Pine Nuts - Tips and Measures
Get tips on how to cook with pine nuts, plus measures and substitutions.

Chicken Stroganoff Recipe - Home Cooking
Classic beef stroganoff becomes chicken stroganoff using less expensive chicken thighs and herbs complementary to poultry.

Crab Boil Spice Mix Recipe
Instead of that seafood spice mix in the pouch, grind up your own crab boil mix to use with just about any type of shellfish.

Spaghetti Squash with Mediterranean Chicken Sauce Recipe
Spaghetti Squash with Mediterranean Chicken Sauce Recipe. The rich and creamy sauce includes tomatoes, leeks, garlic, olives, bacon, wine, and Parmesan cheese and is served over spaghetti squash.

Homemade Coconut Cream Recipe
Do not confuse coconut milk with coconut cream. It is easy to make your own coconut cream at home.

Sweet Potato and Black Bean Burrito Recipe
Vegetarian burritos are filled with a puree of sweet potatoes, black beans, onions, chiles, garlic, and cilantro.

Mushroom Sirloin Steak and Marsala Recipe
Sirloin steak works just as well as veal in a classic marsala wine sauce that is further beefed up with meaty mushrooms.

Pomegranate Facts, Selection, and Storage
Quick tips on selection and storage of pomegranates, along with common names, varieties, forms, availability, miscellaneous facts, and sample pomegranates recipes.

Cooking with Sour Cream - Tips and Hints
With care, sour cream may be used as a sauce thickener. Find out how and get more sour cream cooking tips.

Bacon - Selecting and Storing
Bacon can turn rancid even when frozen. Here are tips on what to look for when buying (e.g. check expiration date) and the proper storage.

Chutney Recipes and Cooking Instructions
Chutney recipes, history, equivalents, usage, and cooking tips.

Chutney Recipes and Cooking Tips
Chutney recipes, history, equivalents, usage, and cooking tips. Page 2.

What is the difference between omelets and frittatas?
What is the difference between omelets and frittatas? The answer is provided within this FAQ.

Cooking and Cuisine FAQ: What Is Puff Pastry?
What is puff pastry? What is puff pastry made from? The answer is provided within this FAQ.

Oyster Cooking Tips
Learn about famous and popular oyster recipes and get oyster cooking tips.

Banana Cake with Cinnamon Glaze Recipe
Delicious banana cake goes together fast. The batter is enriched with sour cream to make it rich and moist. Nuts are optional.

How to Make a Basic Salmon Jerky - Recipe
Use your imagination to add spices and flavorings to this basic salmon jerky recipe.

Baked Salmon Croquettes Recipe
These flavorful salmon croquettes made with canned salmon are baked, not fried.

Maple Butter Recipe - Home Cooking
Tasty and couldn't be easier to make. Use this creamy maple butter spread on bread, pancakes, muffins, toast, and biscuits.

Dirt Cake Recipe
This is an irresistible children's party dessert that is incredibly easy to make. The gummy worms peeking out of the cookie crumb dirt are just too cute.

Nutmeg and Mace Spice History and Recipes
Bloody wars have been fought to control nutmeg due to its value. Learn more about the history of nutmeg and mace.

Mushroom Equivalents, Measures, and Substitutions
Mushroom Equivalents, Measures, and Substitutions Information. How to measure and substitute mushrooms.

Buttermilk Storage - Can It Be Frozen?
Learn about buttermilk powder and how to store fresh buttermilk.

Meatloaf Storage and Freezing
Save time by making meatloaf ahead or freeze leftovers. Learn how to store meatloaf.

Raw Chestnuts
Find out who should not eat raw chestnuts and how chestnuts grow on trees.

What Is Baking Powder? - Definition and Substitutes
You can make your own baking powder. Learn about baking powder and what to substitute.

Black Bean Salad Recipe
The Latin flavors of black beans, lime, jalapenos, and avocado shine in this quick and easy salad.

New Zealand Pavlova Dessert Recipe
This is a traditional dessert in New Zealand. Children's birthday cakes are often pavlovas in New Zealand and may be decorated with candy.

Quick Couscous with Chicken Recipe
Chicken and vegetables are simmered in a rich wine sauce flavored with herbs and spices, then served on a bed of couscous.

Thanksgiving Recipes
Thanksgiving recipes, favorite foods, and everything you need to know about cooking that perfect Thanksgiving meal are right here at your fingertips.

Red Cabbage Salad Recipe
Red Cabbage Salad Recipe. This is a clone recipe of the very popular sweet and sour cabbage slaw served at the popular North Woods Inn California restaurant chain.

Mustard Varieties - Dijon, English, German
Mustard Varieties - Learn about different varieties of mustard, including Dijon, English, German, and more.

Decadently Chocolate Guinness Stout Brownies Recipe
Guinness Stout Brownies Recipe. The malt in the Guinness stout beer intensifies the flavor of the chocolate in these delicious brownies. The eggs give them a lighter texture. You won't taste the beer at all.

Toasted Pumpkin Seeds Recipe - Microwave Toasted Pumpkin Seeds
Easy microwave method for toasting pumpkin seeds saves time. They may be salted, spiced, or plain to suit your personal taste.

Banana History - The History of Bananas as Food
Sailors brought the banana to North America. Learn more about the history of bananas.

Dill Weed and Seeds Cuisine and Cooking Tips
Heat is the enemy of dill weed but not dill seed. Get tips on cooking with dill, including substitutions and measures.

Buttermilk Cooking Tips and Hints
Buttermilk makes a good marinade for meats. Get more tips and hints for cookng with buttermilk.

Kare Kare (Oxtails With Tripe) Recipe
Kare Kare (Oxtails with Tripe) Recipe. This is a traditional Filipino dish served on special occasions as well as family dinners.

Pantry Basics - Necessary Herbs and Spices
Information on basic herbs and spices necessary to keep stocked to prepare recipes.

Buttermilk Health Benefits
Buttermilk is more easily digestible than whole milk and has less fat. Learn about buttermilk health benefits.

Cabbage Is Hailed as a Cancer Inhibitor
Cabbage is hailed as a cancer inhibitor. Learn more about the health benefits of cabbage.

Golden Tumeric Spice Facts and Health Benefits
Turmeric gives flavor and a beautiful golden color to recipes. It is especially popular in curries.

Quick and Easy Grilled Squid (Calamari) Recipe
Squid is simply flavored with olive oil and lemon juice, then quickly grilled to tender perfection.

Easy Herbed Grilled Salmon Recipe With White Wine
The herbs, wine, and lime give salmon a fabulous flavor. The foil tray makes clean up easy. You can use any firm-fleshed fish.

Plum Jam Recipe - Jam and Jelly Recipes
Plum Jam Recipe. Take advantage of fresh plums in season to make delicious plum jam.

Baked Teriyaki Chicken Wings Recipe
Teriyaki Chicken Wings Recipe. Easy teriyaki wings are marinated overnight, then baked in the oven for a tasty appetizer or main dish.

Chicken Pepperoni and Mozzarella Bake Recipe
This easy chicken dish uses pepperoni, mozzarella cheese, tomatoes, and herbs to spice up chicken breasts.

Cream of Mushroom Soup Recipe
Cream of Mushroom Soup Recipe. The canned version comes in handy for casseroles, but for a stand-alone soup, go for the real thing with lots of mushrooms.

What is rock shrimp?
What is rock shrimp? The answer is provided within this FAQ.

What is MSG? What is monosodium glutamate?
What is MSG? What is monosodium glutamate?

Spareribs Cooking Tips - Over-Marination Can Cure Ribs
Over-marination can cure the ribs. Get tips on how to cook spareribs for the best ribs ever.

Garlic Herb-Crusted Prime Rib Roast Recipe
Wake up your tastebuds with prime rib encrusted in herbs and garlic. It's much easier than you might think and quite impressive.

Best Cookie Recipes for Mailing
6 Best Cookie Recipes for Mailing. Make sure your cookies reach their destination in one piece by first choosing a cookie recipe that will hold up to rough handling.

Peanut Butter and Jelly Cookies (PBJ Cookies) Recipe
Peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, the ultimate comfort food, becomes a fabulous cookie. Choose your favorite jelly, jam, or preserves for the filling.

Easy Croissants Recipe in Thirty Minutes
Make these easy croissants in a breadmachine, a food processor, or with a mixer.

Lamb Meatballs With Tzatziki Sauce Recipe
Lamb Meatballs with Tzatziki Recipe. Lamb meatballs are flavored with cumin and mint. They are served with the traditional Greek sauce known as tzatziki, made with cucumbers, yogurt, lemon, and mint.

Papaya Storage and Selection - Home Cooking Tips
Papayas are highly perishable. Learn how to select and store papayas.

Raisin Varieties and Types including Seedless Raisins
Seeded raisins do not have seeds. Find out why and learn about raisin varieties and types, including sultanas and currants.

Mandarin Orange Vinaigrette Salad Dressing Recipe
This simple vinaigrette recipe gets an additional tang of flavor from mandarin orange juice. The dressing may be served warm or cold and is especially good over spinach salad.

How to Measure and Substitute Bacon
Bacon Equivalents and Substitutions Information. How to measure and substitute bacon.

Thyme Varieties Are Difficult to Differentiate
Thyme varieties are difficult to differentiate. Learn more about the varieties of the common kitchen herb, thyme.

Barley Definition, Types, and Forms
Learn the history of barley and its edible forms.

Grand Marnier Cooking Tips, Hints, and Substitutions
Orange juice concentrate may be substituted for Grand Marnier. Learn how to cook with Grand Marnier orange liqueur.

What Is Amaretto Liqueur?
What is amaretto liqueur? Amaretto is relatively new to North American palates. Learn the history and lore of amaretto.

Leavening - What Is Yeast? What Are the Types?
Salt inhibits the growth of yeast. Learn about the different types of yeast, plus how to use and store it.

American Shepherd's Pie with Hash Browns Recipe
A comfort food favorite, ground beef and vegetables in a savory gravy are topped with cheese-topped hash brown potatoes.

Chicken with Forty Cloves of Garlic (Clay-pot) Recipe
Chicken with Forty Cloves of Garlic (Clay-pot) Recipe. Garlic cloves are nutty and mellow when cooked whole. This classic recipe includes vegetables for a meal in one pot.

Hearty Chicken Soup With Noodles - Recipe
Made from scratch, this hearty chicken soup with noodles is a favorite comfort food.

Boneless Stuffed Turkey Recipe - How to make turkey recipe
Boneless turkey is easier to carve and can hold more stuffing. The stuffing is a mixture of bread and cornbread to please the whole family.

Identifying Fake Scallops and Scallop Types
Learn about the types of scallops and how to identify a fake scallop.

Cranberry Cooking Tips
Cranberries should be cooked only until they pop to avoid mushiness. Learn how to cook with cranberries

Homemade Cajun Spice Mix Blend Recipe
Use this mixture for barbecue ribs, chicken, blackened fish, cajun soups or sauces, blackened steaks, and blackened pastas.

Make Ahead Mashed Potatoes Recipe
Make these mashed potatoes ahead of time so you can concentrate on the rest of the meal.

Storing Evaporated and Sweetened Condensed (Canned) Milk
Canned Milk History - Evaporated and Sweetened Condensed Milk Selection and Storage Information. How to store canned milk.

Corned Beef Hash With Eggs - Recipe
Corned beef hash with eggs is a country breakfast favorite, and is hearty enough for a dinner meal.

Oyster Selection and Storage Tips
Learn how to select and store raw, canned, and frozen oysters.

Cinnamon - History, Uses and Recipes
Cinnamon has been used for embalming and meat preservation. Learn more about the history of cinnamon.

Seven-Step Venison Jerky Recipe
Only seven steps to easy venison jerky flavored with soy sauce, Worcestershire, garlic, and onion. Plan ahead to marinate the deer meat overnight.

Yukon Gold Potato Selection and Storage Tips
Green potatoes can be poisonous. Find out why and how to select and store gold potatoes.

Eggplant Cooking Tips, Measures, and Equivalents
Do you need to salt marinate eggplant? Get tips on how to cook eggplant.

What Is Brie Cheese?
What is Brie cheese? The answer is provided within this FAQ.

Pineapple Equivalents and Measures
Canned pineapple may be substituted for fresh in most recipes. Find out how much pineapple to buy.

Gingered Carrot and Parsnip Soup Recipe
Rich and creamy carrot and parsnip soup is brightened with ginger. The soup may be served hot or cold.

White Chocolate Macadamia Cookies Recipe
White Chocolate Macadamia Cookies Recipe. Don't waste money on the expensive commercial version of this cookie. Make your own at home.

Sweet Crunchy Candied Toffee Nuts Recipe
So easy to make, these sweet and crunchy nuts are quite addictive. Wrap them up in a pretty container for a gift from your kitchen worth of any occasion.

Coca-Cola 7-Bone Roast Recipe - Roast Recipes
Coca-Cola 7-Bone Roast Recipe. Oven-baked pot roast and vegetables is enhanced by a rich gravy. May also be made in a slow cooker.

Best Bloody Mary Mix Recipe: Tasty Even Without Alcohol
Best Bloody Mary Mix Recipe. This is the best bloody mary mix you've ever tasted.

What Is Marmalade vs. Jelly and Jam?
What is marmalade? How does marmalade differ from jelly or jam? The answer is provided within this FAQ.

The History of Swiss Cheese, Emmentaler, and Gruyere
Not all Swiss cheese has holes and not all cheese with holes is Swiss cheese. Learn more about Swiss cheese and its history.

Lentil Soup Recipe - Home Cooking
Lentil soup is a hearty, protein-rich comfort food for many. This recipe is easy to make.

Homemade Mayonnaise Recipe - Cooked Mayonnaise Recipe
Homemade Mayonnaise Recipe (Cooked). If you are concerned about using raw eggs in your mayonnaise, try this method.

Jerusalem Artichokes / Sunchokes History - Food History
Jerusalem artichokes are not artichokes and do not come from Jerusalem. Learn about the history of sunchokes and Jerusalem artichokes.

Dry Rub Spice Mix Recipe for BBQ Chicken
Whip up this spice mix to keep on hand for all types of meats, poultry, and even seafood. Say goodbye to those expensive store versions.

Ricotta and Spinach Filling for Fresh Pasta Recipe
Use this filling for ravioli, tortellini, and the like. Variation also included for spinach and pancetta filling.

Country Oxtails Dinner Recipe
Cooking the oxtails the day before helps rid this dish of excess oil. On the second day, you'll only need about 30 minutes to get a hearty meal on the table.

Quick Full-Flavored Chicken Broth Recipe
Make a rich chicken broth in less than an hour using chicken legs, thighs, and backs.

Mock Mashed Potatoes (Cauliflower) Recipe
Mock Mashed Potatoes (Cauliflower) Recipe. Your guests will probably never know that these rich mashed potatoes contain no potatoes at all. They are made from cauliflower. Great for low-carb diets.

Potato Onion Soup, Irish-Style Recipe
Potato Onion Soup, Irish-Style Recipe. Hearty and filling, this potato soup gets flavor from onions and herbs.

Indian Garam Masala Spice Mix Recipe
This Indian spice blend is not only easy to make at home, it is also far more flavorful when homemade.

Ceviche Recipe - Marinated Fish and Shrimp
Ceviche is a Latin dish made with marinated fish and shrimp. It's bright, flavorful, refreshing, and easy to make. It's great on salads, as a dip, or just eaten plain.

What is cilantro? What is Chinese parsley?
Do you know the difference between cilantro and Chinese parsley? The answer provided within this FAQ may surprise you.

What are garlic chives?
What are garlic chives? How are they different from regular chives? The answer is provided within this FAQ.

Sloppy Joe Seasoning Mix Recipe
Keep this homemade mix on hand to make sloppy joes in a jiffy. Recipe may be multiplied.

Classic Chinese Duck Sauce (Plum) Recipe
Chinese duck sauce is made with plums, apricots, sugar, and spices. It is a condiment served with duck, pork, and spareribs.

Super Bowl Recipes and Quick Party Food Tips
Cook up some great eats for your Super Bowl party with these recipes and quick ideas.

Ketchup / Catsup History and Origins
Original ketchup is Chinese in origin and had no tomatoes. Learn about the history of ketchup and catsup.

Almond Equivalents and Substitutions Information
Almond Equivalents and Substitutions Information. How to measure and substitute almonds.

Culinary History - Use of Pepper and Peppercorns
Peppercorns are not only the oldest used spice, but also the most widely-used. Learn more about the history of pepper.

Herb and Spice Roasted Cornish Game Hens Recipe
Chef's special recipe for cornish hens includes flavorful herbs and spices. This recipe is easy, yet elegant.

Plum Pudding For Christmas Recipe
Julia Child shares this classic holiday pudding recipe, served flaming with a zabaione sauce.

Ground Beef Labels and Fat Content - Home Cooking
Check the labels carefully to find the fat content of ground beef, hamburger, and mince.

What Are Anchovies?
What are anchovies? The answer is provided within this FAQ.

What is the difference between tequila and mezcal?
What is the difference between tequila and mezcal? The answer is provided within this FAQ.

Broccoli Equivalents, Measures, and Substitutions
How much broccoli do you need and what can be substituted? Learn how to measure and substitute broccoli for recipes.

Rum Cooking Tips and Rum Extract Substitutions
Get tips on cooking with rum, along with substitutions and equivalents.

What Is Sour Cream? - Overview of Kitchen Staple
Find out exactly what sour cream is made of, how fattening it is, and more.

Pumpkin Equivalents, Measures, and Substitutions
Learn how much pumpkin is in a can and how to substitute pumpkin in your recipes.

Macaroni Grill's Scaloppine di Pollo Recipe
This Macaroni Grill favorite combines chicken, artichokes, mushrooms, capers and pasta in a lemon butter sauce.

Sweet Potato Facts, Selection, and Storage
Quick tips on selection and storage of sweet potatoes, along with botanical name, common names, varieties, forms, availability, miscellaneous facts, and sample sweet potato recipes.

Buffalo Chicken Wings History
The history of Buffalo wings is in dispute. Find out why.

Ground Beef (Or Turkey) Jerky Recipe
Try this less expensive version of beef jerky made with ground beef.

Skillet Toasted Pumpkin Seeds Recipe
Pumpkin seeds are easily toasted in a skillet on the stove-top in a jiffy. Leave them plain or spice them up to suit your personal tastes.

Irish Lamb Stew Recipe - Home Cooking
True Irish stew is always made with lamb. Make this stew the day before. It is even better reheated.

Leek Cooking Tips and Hints
Overcooking leeks turns them to slime. Get tips and hints on how to use leeks in your recipes.

Roasted Pomegranate Chicken Recipe
Perfect for any time of the year, tangy pomegranate chicken is a special favorite for Rosh Hashanah.

Jambalaya Fettuccine Recipe
If you love jambalaya, try this version with fettuccine. You can adjust the spiciness of the dish to suit your personal tastes.

Mustard Health Information - Home Cooking
Mustard Health Information. Effects of mustard on your health.

Swiss Diamond Nonstick Cookware Review
Swiss Diamond Cookware Review. Find the pros and cons of this product.

Corned Beef Brisket Storage and Freezing
How long can corned beef brisket be frozen? Find out how to store fresh and cooked corned beef.

Raisin Substitutions and Cooking Tips and Hints
Raisins can help extend bread life as a mold inhibitor. Learn raisin substitutions and cooking tips and hints.

Should Shrimp Be Deveined? Home Cooking Q&A
When cooking shrimp at home, should you devein them? The answer is provided within this FAQ.

Pineapple Upside-Down Cake Recipe
Pineapple upside-down cake is a classic comfort food. This impressive cake is quite simple to make at home using fresh or canned pineapple.

Quick and Easy Chicken Wellington Recipe
Easy Chicken Wellington Recipe. Leftover cooked chicken or a pre-cooked rotisserie chicken and frozen puff pastry combine in an eye-pleasing and tasty presentation.

Mutton Stew Recipe
Hearty mutton stew is loaded with vegetables and flavor. Lamb may be substituted for the mutton.

Easy Beef Brisket With Vegetables Recipe
Brisket with baby red potatoes, carrots, onion, and garlic all cooked together in a cooking bag makes an easy, hearty meal with little clean-up.

Beef Tenderloin with Mushroom Gravy Recipe
Beef Tenderloin with Mushroom Gravy Recipe. Easy to make but long on flavor, it's the mushroom gravy that shines in this dish.

Homemade Maraschino Cherries Recipe
If you knew how commercial maraschino cherries are made, you would jump at making your own at home.

Tomato Selection and Storage Information.
Tomato Selection and Storage Information. How to store and select tomatoes.

Fresh Tomato Bisque Recipe
Use fresh tomatoes to make a luscious creamy cream of tomato soup.

Pasta with Mixed Seafood (Pasta alla Posillipo) Recipe
Shrimp, squid, mussels, and clams are simmered in a garlic tomato sauce and served over linguine for a seafood feast.

Barley Storage, Cooking Tips, Measures, & Substitutions
Get cooking tips, measures, and substitutions for cooking barley recipes.

Should Spareribs Be Boiled First? - Home Cooking Tips
Should spareribs be boiled first? The answer is provided within this FAQ.

The History of Evaporated and Sweetened Condensed Milk
Learn the history of canned milk and find out why early canned milk was safer than fresh milk.

Seared Sea Scallop Salad with Honey-Lime Dressing Recipe
A light lime and honey dressing gives just enough zing to the delicate flavor of sea scallops served on a bed of mixed greens.

Buying, Selecting, and Storing Horseradish
Freshly grated horseradish may be frozen, but not the whole root. Learn how to buy and store horseradish.

Fruit Pizza Recipe With Cookie Dough Crust
Dessert pizza has a cookie dough crust, a cream cheese sauce, and is topped with your favorite fruits.

Anchovy Cooking Tips and Hints - Little Goes a Long Way
As little as one-eighth of a teaspoon of anchovies perks up a recipe. Learn how to cook with anchovies.

Manhattan Clam Chowder With Bacon Recipe
The basic difference between Manhattan clam chowder and New England clam chowder is the tomatoes.

Buffalo Chicken Wings Copycat Recipe
Here is a copycat recipe for the Anchor Bar's famous original Buffalo wings. You will need a deep skillet or a deep-fryer to fry the chicken wings.

Dark Fruitcake Recipe
This fruitcake recipe is over 100 years old. It takes 2 days to make, and 3 weeks to ripen, but well worth the time.

Orange Marmalade Cornish Hens Recipe
Orange Marmalade Cornish Hens Recipe. Elegant, but unbelievably easy cornish hens with orange marmalade glaze. Also works well with whole roasted chicken.

Salmon Burgers (or Patties) Recipe
Flavorful burgers made with canned salmon may also be used as an entree. These are a fabulous change of pace for any time of the year.

Copycat Twinkies Recipe - Home Cooking
With a little patience and creativity, you can make a reasonable facsimile of those beloved Twinkies® at home.

Cabbage Equivalents, Measures, and Substitutions Information
How much cabbage do you need? This information will help you determine how much cabbage you need for your recipe.

Leek Equivalents, Measures and Substitutions
Mild onions may be substituted for leeks when they are not the main ingredient. Find out how to measure leeks for recipes.

Acorn Squash Facts, Selection and Storage
This winter squash is the first food cultivated by Native American Indians. Learn more about acorn squash, including its varieties and common names.

Chestnut History - Food History
Chestnuts date back to prehistoric times and are a good source of starch. Learn about the history of Chestnut.

Country-Cured Ham Recipe
Country-Cured Ham Recipe. This cured ham requires at least a day of preparation time, so plan ahead.

Pumpkin Muffins With Cream Cheese Filling (Recipe)
Muffins made with pumpkin puree, cinnamon, and nutmeg have a rich cream cheese filling in the center.

Candied or Crystallized Flowers Recipe
Candied or Crystallized Flowers Recipe. Candied flowers make beautiful decorations for desserts and can last up to one year.

Homemade Japanese Ponzu Sauce Recipe
You can substitute lime juice for the traditional yuzu juice in this Japanese ponzu sauce used as a condiment.

Cheesecake Pecan Pie Recipe
Cheesecake and pecan pie come together to make an irresistably delicious pie that is quite easy to make.

Moros Y Cristianos - Black Beans & Rice Recipe
Black beans and rice is a popular Cuban dish said to bring good luck when eaten on New Year's Day.

Nutty Wild Rice Sausage Stuffing Recipe - How to make rice stuffing recipe
Sausage, mushrooms, walnuts, cranberries, and thyme flavor this easy wild rice stuffing.

Emeril's Homemade Lobster Sauce Recipe
Do not toss those lobster shells. Make this delicious sauce from lobster shells and vegetables.

Sweet and Spicy Raspberry Chipotle Sauce Recipe
This popular raspberry chipotle chile sauce is sweet, savory and packs a kick of heat. Use as a barbecue sauce, glaze, or dip.

Meatball Sliders Appetizer Recipe
These meatball sliders go quick at parties, and they are such an easy appetizer to make. You may use frozen meatballs from the market or your own homemade meatballs.

10 Food Gift Shipping and Mailing Tips
Protecting your food gift through shipping requires forethought. Find out how to get your food gifts to the recipient safely and intact.

Almond Selection and Storage Information
Almond Selection and Storage Information. How to store and select almonds.

Ground Beef Selection and Storage
Do you need ground chuck or ground sirloin for your recipe? Learn to choose the right ground beef and how to store it.

A Brief History of Garlic as a Food Product
From aphrodisiac to being snubbed by foodies, learn about the interesting history of garlic.

Oregano Cooking Tips, Substitutions, and Measures
Marjoram may be substituted for oregano. Get more oregano cooking tips and substitution measures.

Walnut Storage and Selection
Walnuts can easily turn rancid. Learn how to properly store walnuts and how to select the best ones for your recipes.

Pepper and Peppercorn Varieties and Colors
There are many peppercorn varieties and colors from which to choose, but some cause allergic reactions. Learn more.

Beet Facts: Selection, Storage and Tips
Beet Facts, Selection, and Storage - All About Beets. Take a quick look to get information on beets (beetroot) before trying one of the many beet recipes.

Oven-Dried Cherry Tomatoes Recipe
Oven-Dried Cherry Tomatoes Recipe. How to dry cherry tomatoes in your oven at home.

Cocoa Pumpkin Brownies Recipe
Traditional chocolate brownies are given a delightfully different lift with pumpkin puree and spices. These brownies are lighter in texture and loaded with chocolate chips.

Acorn Squash Selection and Storage Information
Acorn squash needs careful storage, especially if they are not home-grown. Learn how to select and store acorn squash.

Orzo Rice Pilaf Recipe
This variation of rice pilaf includes orzo, a tiny rice-shaped pasta. It makes an excellent side dish for meat, poultry, seafood, and game. It is quick and easy to make.

Sweet Potato Selection and Storage Information
Raw sweet potatoes should not be refrigerated. Learn how to select and store sweet potatoes.

Strawberry Salsa Recipe
Strawberry Salsa Recipe. Strawberries are mixed with bell peppers, onions, orange juice, lime juice, cilantro, and a touch of spiciness.

Lancaster Chicken Corn Soup Recipe
Saffron gives color and flavor to this homemade chicken soup filled with noodles or homemade rivels and corn.

Quick Recipe for Spicy Peanut Sauce
Peanut butter, garlic, and soy sauce form the base of this spicy peanut sauce used as a condiment. Especially good with poultry.

Gingerbread House Recipe
Making your own gingerbread house is not as difficult as you might think. The dough may also be used for cookies.

Chicken Breasts and Mozzarella Recipe
Chicken breasts are breaded, browned, topped with herbs, tomato sauce, and mozzarella cheese, then quickly finished in the oven.

What Is Mace?
What is mace? The answer is provided within this FAQ.

Mexican Meatball Soup (Albondigas) Recipe
Mexican meatball soup is a Southwestern favorite. It's a filling, comforting meal and quite easy to make at home.

Corn Chowder Recipe
This basic creamy corn chowder is sure to become a family favorite. To change it up, check out the variations using bacon, ham, and or seafood.

Olive Oil Types and Culinary Uses
There are a number of types of olive oils. Learn how to choose the right olive oil for your recipes.

What is culantro? Is it the same as cilantro?
What is culantro? Is it the same as cilantro? The answer is provided within this FAQ.

Crystallized Candied Ginger Recipe
Make crystallized or candied ginger at home with a few simple ingredients. It's much better than store-bought and will last for 3 months.

Banana Equivalents and Measures Information
How many bananas do you need for your recipe? Find out how to measure bananas and their equivalents.

How to peel, seed, and juice pomegranates
Extracting the juice from fresh pomegranates is easy. Learn how to peel and juice pomegranates.

Pesto Spaghetti Squash with Mozzarella Recipe
Pesto Spaghetti Squash with Mozzarella Recipe. Spaghetti squash takes the place of pasta, while pesto and mozzarella cheese give depth to this casserole.

Steak Diane Recipe
Wow your guest or loved one with this famous restaurant recipe. Tender filet steaks are smothered in savory mushroom/herb gravy and flamed at the table.

Cookie Recipes
Cookie Recipes. You'll find recipes for pressed cookies, bar cookies, drop cookies, rolled cookies, and more.

Snowflake Sugar Cookies Recipe
Let your imagination run free decorating these scrumptious buttery sugar cookies for the holidays or any day of the year.

Black Beans Recipes Index
Black Beans Recipes. Black beans have become very popular as an ingredient as well as a main dish. These recipes use dried or canned black beans, or black bean paste.

Cilantro Recipes - Coriander Recipes
Cilantro (Coriander) Recipes. Cilantro is an herb. Coriander is the seed of this herb used as a spice. Included here are both cilantro and coriander recipes.

Hot Buttered Rum Mix Recipe
Make this batter up to 4 days in advance to enjoy heart-warming hot buttered rum through the holidays and winter season.

Mushroom Ketchup Recipe with Shallots and Allspice
This is a non-tomato ketchup made of mushrooms, shallots, cloves, ginger, vinegar and spices. Great with meats and poultry.

Swedish Glogg Recipe
Brandy and vodka are combined with fruit, juice, nuts, port wine, and spices to make a potent flaming beverage.

Greek-Style Ripe Olives Recipe
If you have an olive tree, try curing your own ripe olives at home.

Apple Brown Betty Dessert Recipes - Home Cooking
Apple brown betty recipe is a classic dessert dating back to colonial America. Think of it as an apple pie or cobbler with a topping of sweetened, buttered bread crumbs instead of a dough or batter topping.

Refried Beans Recipe Using Cooked Pinto Beans
Start a day ahead to cook the pinto beans before making this Mexican favorite.

Baked Brie in Puff Pastry Appetizer Recipe
Baked brie is one of the most elegant, yet easiest appetizers to make. Brie is wrapped in puff pastry, and it may be prepared up to 2 days in advance.

Mint Chocolate Chip Meringue Cookies Recipe
Mint Chocolate Chip Meringue Cookies Recipe. Expensive to buy, these light and airy cookies flavored with mint and chocolate are cheap and easy to make at home.

Braised Oxtail with Carrots Recipe
Braised Oxtail with Carrots Recipe. The rich beef flavor of oxtails marries perfectly with the sweetness of carrots. Serve with buttered noodles, rice or mashed potatoes to take advantage of the natural pan gravy.

Grilled Chicken, Yogurt & Cumin (Tavuk Izgara) Recipe
Yogurt, garlic, cumin, and lemon are the flavor-producers for Turkish chicken thighs.

Gold Potato Pie Recipe
Gold potatoes are layered into a savory pie and baked in a bath of milk, heavy cream, garlic, and Parmesan cheese.

Homemade Beef Bouillon Recipe - Homemade Bouillon
Homemade beef bouillon is easy to make, but it is literally an all-day job, so plan ahead.

Fines Herbes Classic French Seasoning Mix Recipe
This classic French herb seasoning mix is easy to make at home. Make it fresh or used dried herbs and store it.

Greek Seasoning Blend Spice Mix Recipe
Here is a Greek influenced spice blend featuring oregano, garlic, onion, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Great on meats.

Pork Loin Steaks with Mushroom Stroganoff Sauce Recipe
Mushrooms, wine, cream, sour cream, and seasonings make an amazing pan sauce for pork loin steaks. Fast and easy to make.

Hash Brown Potato Casserole Recipe
Save time by preparing this easy hash brown casserole in advance. It's great for parties, potlucks, and family gatherings.

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cake Recipe
Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cake Recipe. This cake is rich, moist, dense, and positively decadent.

Asparagus Omelet With Gruyere Cheese Recipe
Rich and filling, this asparagus omelet is low-calorie and low-carb.

Homemade Coconut Milk Recipe
Do not confuse coconut water fresh from the coconut with coconut milk. It is easy to make your own coconut milk at home.

Southwest Chicken Corn Chowder Recipe
Southwest Chicken Corn Chowder Recipe. Mild green chiles, chili powder, and cilantro give a Southwest flavor to chicken corn chowder. Serve in a bread bowl.

Beef Brisket with 40 Cloves of Garlic Recipe
Do not be afraid of the garlic. This may well be the best brisket you have ever tasted.

Apple Chicken Salad Recipe
Apples give a sweet crunch to chicken salad made with ranch dressing. This refreshing recipe is great on sandwiches or on salad greens.

Emeril's Favorite French Toast Recipe
Popular chef Emeril Lagasse shares his favorite French toast recipe which is flavored with orange juice.

How to Make Classic Caesar Salad - Recipe
Classic caesar salad uses romaine, anchovies, Dijon mustard, lemon juice, red wine vinegar, Worcestershire sauce, egg, and Parmesan cheese.

Pomegranate Jelly Recipe
Use fresh pomegranate juice or store-bought to make fabulous jelly. Great for kitchen gifts.

Deep-Fried Pork Loin Roast Recipe
Whole pork loin roast is injected with an apple and garlic marinade, then deep-fried to juicy perfection.

Peach Liqueur Recipe
Peach Liqueur Recipe. Plan at least 4 weeks in advance to make this peach liqueur before it is ready to drink. Great for gifts.

Cranberry-Pecan Stuffing Recipe
Dried cranberries and pecans give a fruity touch to dressing.

Pickled Asparagus With Jalapenos Recipe
Pickled asparagus gets a touch of spice from jalapenos and is flavored with garlic, onions, and dill.

Hard Rock Cafe® Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup Recipe
Homemade chicken noodle soup is a favorite of diners at The Hard Rock Cafe. This is a copycat recipe.

Duck Liver Pate Recipe
Duck Liver Pate Recipe. If you can't afford expensive goose liver foie gras, try this simple but elegant pate using less expensive duck livers.

No-Bake Margarita Pie Recipe With Pretzel Crust
Margarita Pie Recipe. Tequila, Triple sec, and limes from the famous cocktail make a no-bake Margarita pie.

Italian Meat Loaf With Ground Beef and Pork Recipe
Italian Meat Loaf Recipe. Use both ground beef and ground pork for a tasty meatloaf flavored with onion, garlic, and Parmesan cheese.

Homemade Corned Beef Recipe - Curing Guide
Homemade Corned Beef Recipe. It's easy to make your own corned beef at home. Just plan ahead. The beef brisket will take about 3 weeks to cure.

Peppermint Candy Canes Recipe
Try making candy canes at home with this easy recipe.

Mansion Barbecue Spice Mix Recipe
This barbecue dry rub spice mix from a popular Texas restaurant is great on grilled steaks.

Chicken, Vegetable, and Rice Soup Recipe
Chicken enriches this hearty vegetable soup with protein. It includes navy beans, zucchini, squash, tomatoes, rice, spinach, and more.

Lentil Pate Recipe With Garlic and Onions
Forget the refried beans and try this tasty spread made with lentils, garlic, and onions. Only takes 25 minutes to prepare.

Stuffed Beef Tenderloin With Wine Sauce Recipe
Beef Tenderloin Stuffed with Roasted Peppers, Spinach, and Goat Cheese with Port Wine Sauce Recipe. The title pretty much says it all. It may look long and lengthy, but it's not difficult or time-consuming.

Mont Blanc (Chestnut Cream Meringues) Recipe
This French recipe piles chestnut puree on top of meringues and is finished with whipped cream for a classic dessert.

Buttermilk Doughnuts With Optional Vanilla Sugar Glaze
These cake-like buttermilk doughnuts are fried and topped with an optional glaze.

Pork Roast with Apple Stuffing Recipe
De-boned pork shoulder roast is stuffing with savory apple dressing makes an impressive presentation but is easy to make.

Homemade Baking Mix Recipe Substitute
Instead of buying Bisquick baking mix, make your own at home with a few simple ingredients.

Flaming Greek Cheese Recipe
Greek cheese slices are fried and flamed.

Old-Fashioned Fruitcakes Recipe
Old-fashioned fruitcake contains 9 different fruits, spices, and nuts, plus brandy for a moist and delicious cake.

Bouillabaisse (Seafood Stew) Recipe
This classic Marseilles seafood stew recipe uses a variety of fish and shellfish to make a seafood-lover's delight.

Best Crab Cakes Recipe
These best ever crabcakes are well-seasoned, yet the sweet flavor of the crab still shines through. May be served as an appetizer or main course entree.

Italian Fennel Pork Sausage with Asiago Cheese Recipe
Italian Fennel Pork Sausage Recipe. Fennel seed is one of the main ingredients in Italian sausage. Try making your own at home. You can use a food processor to chop up the pork. This sausage is just as good in patties as in casings.

Tuna Chops with Lemon Cream Sauce Recipe
Look no further for a super-fast dinner with a gourmet flair. Treat your tuna right with this fast and easy lemon cream sauce.

Hot Cross Buns Recipe
Hot Cross Buns Recipe. Hot Cross Buns are a traditional favorite for Good Friday, Easter, and throughout the Lent season, but they are enjoyable year-round. Yeasty rolls are filled with currants or raisins and nuts, then topped with a cross of icing.

Stuffed Bell Peppers With Anchovies Recipe - Peperoni Ripieni
Use different colored peppers with this stuffing flavored with onion, garlic, anchovies, raisins, pine nuts, and olives.

Pfeffernusse Cookies Recipe
These spiced, peppery cookies are popular year-round.

Chicken and Dumplings Recipe
Potatoes make the dumplings light and airy while an amber lager gives richness to the chicken stew. Don't miss the variations.

Avocado Bread With Pecans Recipe - Home Cooking
Slightly sweet quick bread is an unusual way to use avocados.

Turkey Tetrazzini With Spaghetti Squash Recipe
Turkey Tetrazzini with Spaghetti Squash Recipe. Spaghetti squash takes the place of pasta in traditional turkey tetrazzini.

Wild Turkey Recipe With Honey & Bourbon
Wild turkey (or domesticated) strips are marinated in honey, bourbon, mustard, and Worcestershire sauce.

Skillet Chili Mac Recipe
This is a great way to stretch a pound of ground beef to feed a big family. The bright Mexican flavors in this Chili Mac are infinitely better than any box mix.

Chicken Deviled Eggs Recipe
Tired of the same old deviled eggs? This flavorful twist is sure to delight your family and guests.

Apple Coffee Cake Recipe
Deliciously-moist apple coffee cake goes together fast. It's perfect for breakfast or dessert.

Baked Blueberry & Peach Oatmeal Recipe
Oven-baked oatmeal is enriched with peaches and blueberries. No stirring needed, and you can prep it the night before.

Yam Facts, Selection, and Storage
Quick tips on selection and storage of yams, along with botanical name, common names, varieties, forms, availability, miscellaneous facts, and sample yam recipes.

Basil Selection, Storage, and Varieties
There are more than 60 varieties of basil, including purple. Find out how to select and storage basil.

Saffron Storage and Forms
Proper storage is essential for expensive saffron. Saffron threads may be re-used. Find out how.

Maple Syrup Storage, Cooking Tips, and Substitutions
Identifying real maple syrup, storage, substitutions, and maple syrup cooking tips.

Thanksgiving Recipes for Dummies Cooking Tips - Turkey Recipes
Thanksgiving recipes for dummies cooking instructions. For novices, learn how to make basic favorite Thanksgiving turkey and side dishes. For experienced cooks, get some new ideas.

The History of Broccoli as Food
What is broccolini? Broccoli is related to cabbage and cauliflower. Learn more about broccoli history.

Creamy Salmon Pasta Recipe (For Canned or Fresh Salmon)
Packed with flavor, this creamy salmon pasta is fast and easy. It uses canned salmon for convenience, and you can have this delicious meal on the table in less than 30 minutes.

Easy Caribbean Island Lime Shrimp Recipe
Caribbean Island Lime Shrimp Recipe. Instead of paying big bucks for that name-brand lime shrimp in the freezer case, it's easy to make your own at home with a simple marinade and a flash in the pan.

Banana Ketchup Recipe - Home Cooking
Although there is a little tomato in this ketchup, it's the flavor of the bananas that shines through.

Best Recipes for Baking or Roasting a Whole Chicken
These are the best recipes for baking or roasting a whole chicken.

Best Recipes for Baking or Roasting a Whole Chicken
These are the best recipes for baking or roasting a whole chicken.

Bacon Cheddar Twice-Baked Potatoes Recipe
Bacon Cheddar Twice-Baked Potatoes Recipe. A comfort food for many, these twice-baked potatoes are kicked up with bacon, Cheddar cheese, Parmesan cheese, sour cream and chives.

Cracker Barrel Country Cornbread Dressing Recipe
Cracker Barrel Country Cornbread Dressing Recipe. Now you can make your own Southern-style cornbread at home with this recipe from the popular down-home Cracker Barrel restaurant chain.

Fresh Broccoli Selection, Storage, and Cooking Tips
Fresh broccoli should not be stored in an airtight bag. Find out why and learn how to properly select and store broccoli.

Best Way to Properly Clean Fresh Leeks
Leeks are magnets for dirt because of their many layers. Learn how to clean and prepare them properly for your recipes.

Cob Loaf and Spinach Dip Appetizer Recipe
Americans know this as a spinach dip in a bread bowl. In New Zealand and Australia, it is known as a cob loaf, a deliciously cheesy spinach dip perfect for a party appetizer.

London Broil Braised in Stout Recipe
London Broil Braised in Stout Recipe. Stout beer tenderizes oven-baked London broil roast and makes a rich, robust gravy.

Sauteed Filet Mignon With Balsamic Vinegar Sauce Recipe
Sauteed Filet Mignon Recipe. Filet mignon steaks are quickly sauteed and served with a balsamic vinegar pan sauce.

Hot Dog, Wiener & Frankfurter Storage/ Cooking Tips
Don't prick your hot dogs. Find out why, plus more storage and cooking tips for hot dogs, wieners, and frankfurters.

Scallop Selection, Storage, and Home Cooking Tips
Scallops should not be white. Learn how to select, store, and cook scallops.

Creamy Lentil Soup With Caramelized Onion (Dal Shorva)
Ginger flavors the creamed lentil soup and spiced carmelized onions make a fabulous garnish for this rich soup from India.

Beef Tenderloin in Mushroom Port Sauce Recipe
Mushrooms and port wine flavor the sauce for luscious beef tenderloin. Impressive enough for guests, yet easy enough for any family dinner.

Jerusalem Artichokes / Sunchokes Cooking Tips
Jerusalem artichokes may be used as a soup thickener. Learn more about cooking with sunchokes.

Pomegranate Cooking Tips, Equivalents, and Measures
Cooking tips for pomegranates, including how to measure for recipes.

Caviar History - the History of Caviar as Food
Fancy enough for royalty, yet once served for free in saloons, check out the fascinating history of caviar.

Pecan Measurements, Substitutions, and Cooking Tips
Find out how many pecans you need for your recipes along with cooking tips such as how to toast pecans and more.

Mustard Seed Types - Black, Brown, and White
Most of us are used to standard yellow prepared mustard, but there are many wonderful varieties of seeds and prepared mustards to experiment with.

How to Reconstitute Sun-Dried Tomatoes
How to reconstitute sun-dried tomatoes.

Bagel Storage and Slicing Tips
Learn how to properly store and slice bagels.

Coffee Syrup Recipe
Coffee Syrup Recipe. Coffee syrup can be used to flavor drinks, cakes, or used as an ice cream topping.

Sweet and Spicy Mango Chutney Recipe
Spicy and sweet, mango chutney makes a great condiment for pork and poultry.

Atkins Low Carb Bake Mix Clone Recipe
Try this homemade baking mix instead of the commercial mix for low carb recipes.

Chicken Lasagna Recipe - Home Cooking
Chicken Lasagna Recipe. Chicken, cheese, herbs, and tomatoes are layered into a low-fat, low-calorie lasagna packed with flavor.

Champagne Vinaigrette Salad Dressing Recipe
It's so easy to make a quick champagne vinaigrette to make your salads special. Great way to use up leftover champagne.

The Effects of Caviar on Your Health
Caviar Health Information. The effects of caviar on your health.

Sticky Garlic Chicken Skewers Recipe
The marinade for these low-fat chicken kebabs contains garlic, honey, ketchup, Worcestershire sauce, and mustard.

Pumpkin Cooking Tips
Learn how to fix stringy or wet pumpkin puree and get more pumpkin cooking tips.

Tortilla Soup (El Torito's Sopa de Tortilla) Recipe
This hearty chicken soup with a Mexican flavor is loaded with chicken, carrots, potatoes, tomatoes, and zucchini.

Alfredo-style Sauce with Fettuccine (Low-Fat Pasta) Recipe
Reduce the fat content of fettuccine Alfredo by using 1-percent fat milk, nonfat sour cream and nonfat Parmesan cheese topping.

Spinach Pie With Cheese and Eggs Recipe
This savory spinach pie recipe gets richness from cream cheese, cheddar cheese, and eggs.

Ginger Facts, Selection, and Storage
Quick tips on selection and storage of ginger, along with common names, varieties, forms, availability, miscellaneous facts, and sample ginger recipes.

Graham Cracker and Graham Flour History
Graham crackers are made from graham flour, but what is graham flour? Learn about the history of graham flour and crackers.

What is a she-crab?
What is a she-crab? The answer is provided within this FAQ.

Paprika Storage and Cooking Tips
Paprika loses flavor and color when improperly stored. Learn how to cook with paprika.

Russian Beet and Potato Salad Recipe
Beets add the Russian flair to this otherwise traditional potato salad with the addition of carrots and mustard.

Fondue History - The Origins of Fondue
Fondue is not limited to cheese and/or chocolate. Bone up on the history of fondue and let everyone cook their own food.

Creamy Tarragon Sauce Recipe
Full of flavorful tarragon, chervil, and basil with the tang of sour cream, use this as a dipping sauce for shrimp, chicken, or beef.

Broiling Tips - Expert Guide to Broiling Food
Get broiling tips and hints and learn how to use your oven broiler to properly cook foods.

Absolute Best Passover Chicken Broth Recipe
Absolute Best Passover Chicken Broth Recipe. You don't have to be Jewish or wait for Passover to make incredible homemade chicken stock.

Chicken and Sun-Dried Tomatoes Pasta Recipe
Linguine is topped with chicken in a wine sauce flavored with sun-dried tomatoes, vegetables, and fennel.

Parsnip Storage and Selection
Overly large parsnips have a woody, bitter core. Learn how to choose the best parsnips for your recipes and how to properly store them.

Seafood Paella Recipe
Seafood, rice, vegetables, and saffron are the key ingredients in a classic paella.

What Is a 7-Bone Roast? - Home Cooking
What is a 7-bone roast? Learn how to identify and cook a beef 7-bone roast.

Sauerkraut Spareribs Recipe - Home Cooking
This simple, hearty meal pairs sauerkraut with country-style pork spareribs enriched with beer, onions, and spices.

Coke Brisket With Gravy Recipe
Cola not only tenderizes this brisket, it also makes a fabulous gravy, along with garlic, onion, celery, tomato sauce, and dry onion soup mix..

Feta Cheese Storage and Cooking Tips
Freezing of feta cheese is not recommended, but can last 3 months with proper storage. Get tips on feta storage and substitutions.

Pate de Foie Gras History and French Law
Pâté de Foie Gras is regulated by French law. Learn more about the history of pâté and how to properly serve it.

Basic Mayonnaise Recipe
Homemade mayonnaise is easy to make in a blender or food processor. Flavored variations are also included.

Yukon Gold Potato History
Gold potatoes are new to the USA, but not to Europe. Learn more about the history of gold potatoes.

Feel Good Chicken Soup Recipe
Classic chicken soup has celery, carrots, onions, garlic, and rice. The sherry wine adds depth, but may be omitted.

Basil and Sunflower Seed Pesto Recipe
Basil, garlic, sunflower seeds, and Parmesan cheese blend into pesto which is tossed with hot pasta for a quick meal.