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Turkey Roasting Timetable Chart
Wondering how long to cook a turkey? Use this chart for the cook time of a whole turkey per pound, stuffed and unstuffed.
A Beginner's Guide to Cooking Turkey
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!
The "Perfect Turkey" Compound Butter
When it comes to roasting turkey, this technique is great for doing two very important things; flavoring the breast meat under the skin, and producing a beautifully browned breast. By pressing this flavorful butter in between the skin and flesh of the breast before roasting you will produce a turkey that tastes great, and looks like one of those holiday magazine covers!
5 Easy One Pot Meals
These classic comfort food dishes are great any time of year, but their warm heartiness make these stews and casseroles for colder months.
Classic Old-Fashioned Beef Stew
This is the classic, traditional recipe for hearty beef stew that you grew up loving.
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.
Basic All-American Brown Gravy
Making your own brown gravy recipe is about the same amount of work as using a packaged gravy mix. But, the taste of this gravy recipe is so superior to those artificially flavored packets; you'll never want to use them again!
Put a Twist on Tradition with Mashed Turnips
Turnips get a bad rap. This recipe for mashed turnips will convert non-believers.
Cooking Turkey for Beginners - An Easy...
The biggest myth in all of American cookery is the belief that a juicy, perfectly cooked turkey is difficult for the novice cook to achieve. This step-by-step for how to cook a turkey will show a very easy method for producing a moist, delicious, and beautiful turkey every time.
Heavenly Loaded Baked Potato Casserole
Everyone loves loaded baked potatoes! Now enjoy that same great flavor combination in this super easy loaded mashed potato casserole recipe.
Classic Beef Stew recipe
Nothing compares to the homey flavor of this classic Beef and Vegetable Stew. Find more great stew recipes here.
Kentucky Bourbon Chocolate Walnut Pie Is a...
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
How to Prepare Classic Roast Prime Rib of Beef...
Prime rib of beef is a very popular and delicious
How to Make New York-Style Pizza Dough
A basic recipe for New York Style pizza dough.
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Maryland-Style Crab Cakes
Recipe for classic Maryland Crab Cakes.
Authentic Anchor Bar 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
Thanksgiving Sausage Stuffing - A Savory...
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.
Spicy Jalapeño Popper Dip
This creative jalapeno popper dip recipe has the great spicy taste of fried jalapeno poppers without all the extra work.
Southern-Style Deviled Eggs
Deviled eggs are fun, and easy to make. This recipe for deviled eggs uses sweet pickle relish and paprika.
A Basic Mushroom Gravy to Go with Your Steak
What isn't great topped with a nice mushroom gravy recipe? Whether served over steaks, meatloaf, or roast chicken, this versatile sauce is a winner. Easy to make, and so much better tasting than any jarred or packaged sauce mix. This basic mushroom gravy recipe can be made with chicken, beef or vegetable broth depending on how you plan to serve it.
How to Get Perfect Medium-Rare Prime Rib with...
This easy method for cooking beautiful, medium-rare prime rib is perfect for novice cooks and experienced chefs alike.
How to Make Cabernet Cranberry Sauce
This cranberry sauce recipe is the real deal; whole fresh cranberries cooked with a slash of red wine and orange, with just the right balance of sweetness and spice.
8 Steps to Perfect 'Oven-Fried' Buffalo Chicken...
This easy oven method for making Buffalo chicken wings eliminates the need for messy deep-frying, and the results are crisp, golden-brown chicken wings ready to coat with your favorite sauce. Buffalo chicken wings are the perfect party food, so give this simple recipe a try.
Classic Fresh Herb Turkey Stuffing with...
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.
DIY vegetable chips
Making your own vegetable chips, whether you fry or bake them, is easier than you think, plus you get to pick the vegetables you want.
Spice-Rubbed Seared Tuna Steaks with Balsamic...
When seared on the outside, and left rare in the middle, Ahi tuna has a delicious meaty flavor, and rich, buttery texture that will make even the most hardcore steak lover smile. Seared Ahi tuna steaks are not only easy to fix, but take just minutes to cook.
5-Star Baked Macaroni and Cheese Recipe
Here is a recipe for homemade Baked Macaroni and Cheese recipe that couldn't be easier or more comforting. Plus there are several variations including ham, spinach and mushrooms, Southwestern, and truffle.
Roast Turkey with Pan Gravy
A traditional Roast Turkey with Apple-Sausage Stuffing and Pan Gravy that's simply delicious. Find more great Thanksgiving recipes here.
Jazz Up Jiffy Cornbread wIth a Few Quick Tricks
This quick cornbread recipe pairs the cornbread with honey butter.
Potato Wedges Are a Fun Alternative To Regular,...
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.
Classic Beef Stew Recipe
Not only is this classic beef stew recipe delicious, it's also a frugal dish, since it uses inexpensive and flavorful chuck roast. The secret to this beef stew recipe is to brown the beef very well to get a deep, rich taste.
Shepherd's Pie with Potato Topping
This Shepherd's Pie is simple and delicious a mix of ground turkey and vegetables in a sauce with a topping of mashed potatoes; it's comfort at its best. Find more great-tasting recipes here.
A Classic Dinner Roll Recipe
Homemade dinner rolls are surprisingly easy, and the taste is far superior to anything from a store. Few things make your kitchen smell as wonderful as fresh dinner rolls.
Great egg dishes never get old.
Here are 10 ideas to make the most out of the eggs in your fridge—morning, noon and night.
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.
10 Favorite 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!
DIY Pumpkin Spice Latte
The latte might be an Italian classic, but flavoring it with pumpkin and spice is purely American. And you don't need to go to a local coffee bar to indulge yourself, here's an easy (and inexpensive) way to make this seasonal favorite right at home.
Basic Cornbread Dressing 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.
5 Ways to Make This Cincinnati 'Skyline' Chili...
This famous chili recipe was created by Nicholas Lambrinides, a Greek immigrant who founded a popular chain of chili restaurants in Cincinnati, Ohio in 1949. As you'll see, this chili is quite different from the more common southwest-style chili you're probably used to. Did I mention it's usually served over spaghetti and is ordered using a special code?
Crock-Pot Coca-Cola Ham with Orange Juice and...
Coca Cola ham combines two Southern food favorites. Easter is the perfect time to try this easy Coca Cola ham recipe.
DIY Buffalo Chicken Wing Sauce
This is the classic Buffalo chicken wing sauce recipe. The Buffalo chicken wing was invented at the Anchor Bar in Buffalo, New York.
5 Minutes To Make Your Own Horseradish Sauce
This horseradish sauce recipe is a fast, easy version of the classic cold sauce for roast beef. Horseradish sauce goes well with any cut of beef, from the expensive tenderloin and prime rib, to the common roast beef sandwich.
New York Cheesecake
This New York cheesecake recipe is surprisingly simple to make, and the results are always creamy and delicious. New York-style cheesecake is America's most popular version, with very good reason. If you've always wanted to taste an authentic New York cheesecake give this simple recipe a try.
Walnut Pie Recipe
Walnut pie is one of the simplest pie recipes there is, and makes a great dessert for any meal, especially those around the holidays. If you want, this walnut pie recipe may be altered with different nuts, such as pecans and macadamia.
Creamy Deviled Eggs Recipe
The addition of a little cream cheese to the traditional deviled eggs filling gives this recipe an interesting twist. Deviled eggs are a kitschy classic, and while people may poke fun, they're an American party food icon for a good reason!
2 Steps to Make Cioppino, San Francisco's...
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.
Maple-Glazed Yams are a holiday table must!
Maple-Glazed Yams are a must for any holiday table and in this easy recipe, the maple syrup really brings out the natural sweetness and great flavor of yams.
Spicy Sausage and Shrimp Jambalaya
This jambalaya recipe is an easy, delicious version of one of America's great dishes. Jambalaya is soul food at its finest - hearty, satisfying, and deeply comforting. There are many variations of this Creole classic, but this sausage and shrimp version is my favorite jambalaya recipe.
"Connecticut's Best" Apple Pie
This delicious apple pie recipe is a very close version of an award-winning recipe from the 2005 Connecticut State Fair. Connecticut has a long apple growing tradition, and they take their apple pies very seriously.
Classic American Pumpkin Pie Recipe
This is my version of a classic pumpkin pie recipe. Pumpkin pie is a traditional holiday dessert, and also one of the easiest pie recipes there is. Often served with whipped cream, pumpkin pie is also wonderful with vanilla ice cream.
Recipe for Pan-Roasted Asparagus with Lemon and...
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.
15 Minutes to Delicious Gilroy Garlic Shrimp
This garlic shrimp recipe is named for Gilroy, California, known as the garlic capital of the world.
The Ultimate Super Bowl Party Menu Planner
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 Cider and Sage Dressing 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.
Hot Spinach and Artichoke Dip Is Always a...
This great spinach and artichoke dip recipe comes from Kevin, from Closet Cooking. The great thing about spinach and artichoke dip, besides the fact it's a party favorite, is just how easy it is to make. Mix it up, bake to a bubbly, golden brown, and serve with your favorite breads and crackers.
How to Make America's Most Famous 'Special...
Ever wonder what was in that famous special sauce that McDonalds put on all those Big Macs®? Well, our crack staff of American food investigators has uncovered the not-so-top-secret-anymore recipe. Now, your hamburgers can be just as special!
Cranberry and Apple Stuffed Acorn Squash with...
This very simple cranberry and apple stuffed acorn squash recipe makes for a delicious, colorful side dish for any special holiday dinner. This was adapted from a stuffed acorn squash recipe from Elena at Elana's pantry.
The Ultimate Meat Lasagna Recipe (No Really, We...
I know everyone thinks theirs is the ultimate lasagna recipe, but with twice the meat and cheese filling as most recipes, this lasagna really is the ultimate! Once your sauce is made, and your lasagna noodles are cooked, putting this famous Italian-American casserole together really isn't too hard. This is a perfect choice for feeding large groups.
Top Off Your Favorite Steak with an Easy Garlic...
Nothing beats the sight of a melting dollop of garlic butter slowly disappearing over a perfectly cooked steak! This easy to make garlic butter recipe is perfect for steak, chops, chicken, and even seafood recipes. Garlic butter will keep in the fridge, and can be made well in advance.
Easy Lemon Chicken in Just 3 Steps
Try this classic Lemon Chicken recipe (also called Chicken Picatta) made with browned chicken cutlets and a sauce of lemon juice, capers, butter and stock or wine. Find more great chicken cutlet recipes here.
America's 6 Most Popular Cuts of Steak...What's...
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.
How to Make Shrimp and Sausage Gumbo
Step-by-step instructions and photos for make a perfect pot of Shrimp and Sausage Gumbo.
Horseradish Deviled Eggs Recipe
The addition of a little horseradish to the traditional deviled eggs filling gives this recipe a spicy twist. Deviled eggs are a party classic, and this version will make a great change of routine.
10 Great Thanksgiving Side Dishes
These side dish recipes will make any menu shine—maybe even steal the show!
What Are Grits? The Answer Depends On Who You Ask
What the heck are grits? Here are all the answers you need to know about grits.
Calling All Steak Lovers...This Ahi Tuna Recipe...
If you like steak, you will love this black pepper-crusted Ahi tuna steak recipe. This cut of tuna is best enjoyed medium-rare, like any great steak recipe, and the spicy pepper crust is perfect with this meaty fish.
New Year’s Day Tradition –...
A look at the New Year's traditional foods of the South: black-eyed peas and greens. Eating these foods will bring you luck in the new year.
How to Make a Classic Blueberry Crisp
Is there any better way to enjoy blueberries than an old fashion blueberry crisp recipe? The dark, sweet-tart berries and that chewy, crisp top is one of the great combinations of all time. This blueberry crisp recipe is a tasty way to get these incredibly nutritious berries into your diet. Blueberries are on all the
Roast This Rosemary Garlic Lamb Shanks Recipe...
This slow-roasted lamb shanks recipe is such a great and easy way to enjoy lamb. This lamb recipe has only a few ingredients, but thanks to the long, slow cooking, the results are incredibly flavorful, succulent, fork-tender meat.
Caramel Apple Pie
This apple pie recipe is super easy, but is unusual in it's construction. It contains no flour or other starch in the filling to bind it together. The filling is basically caramelized apples, glued together with the natural pectin from the apple skins, and a glossy, clear, just thick enough, apple syrup.
Old-World Lamb Stew Is Delicious, Easy, and...
This is a classic, old-world, lamb stew recipe. It’s simple, delicious, and inexpensive to make. While there are many versions of this traditional lamb recipe, this one is very tasty, and comforting.
Vegetable Side Dish Recipes for Those Special...
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.
One could argue Succotash is the original "American food." While this Native American recipe always contained
This Easy Chocolate Fudge Recipe Only Takes 20...
Making your own homemade chocolate fudge is fun and easy, and you can customize the recipe in so many ways. Use this basic chocolate fudge recipe, but add a handful of your favorite nuts, dried fruits, or candy pieces.
Recipes for Enjoying Fresh Asparagus
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.
This Classic American Potato Salad Is a True...
This classic potato salad recipe, featuring a traditional mayonnaise dressing and eggs, is the version many of us grew up. That's probably the reason this potato salad is such a popular American side dish.
Make a Decadent Chocolate Lava Cake in 30 Minutes
Legend has it that this chocolate lava cake was the result of a major culinary disaster. The dessert was meant to be individual chocolate cakes, but a cook took them out of the ovens to soon, and the centers where still liquefied. Since there was no time to cook them further, the Chef simply introduced the dessert as chocolate “lava” cake!
This vanilla custard tart can be customized...
Nothing can quite compare to the looks and taste of a this Vanilla Custard Fruit Tart. Customize it with any fruit you'd like.
Chocolate Pie Crust Recipe
Tender, flaky and decadent describes this chocolate pie crust recipe. It's easy to make and great with all kinds of pie fillings.
Roast Christmas 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.
World's Best Carrot Cake Recipe
If someone did a list of the greatest cake/frosting combinations of all time, this carrot cake topped with cream cheese frosting has to be at the top. This carrot cake recipe also has pineapple, pecans, and walnuts which all add to its moist, crunchy goodness.
Easy Turkey Pot Pie
Nothing seems to satisfy more that this Easy Turkey Pot Pie recipe topped with puff pastry. It's delicious way to use up leftovers.
An Italian-American Twist on Stuffed Cabbage...
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.
Soul Food – History and Definition
A useful primer on the history of soul food, some basic information on what soul food is, and a discussion of the distinction between soul food and southern food.
Braised Oxtails with Carrots, Parsnips and...
Oxtail recipe for slow-cooked, succulent oxtails. Oxtail recipe that can be used on the stove or in crockpot.
Apple and Roasted Butternut Squash Soup
Fresh apples give this butternut squash soup recipe a sweet kick. Butternut squash soup is very easy to make, and can be made well in advance and reheated.
London Broil: How to Marinade Your Way to Success
London broil is not a cut of beef, but instead a way to prepare it. London broil is usually made with a top round steak, but can also be done with flank steak, or sirloin steak. The secrets to a great London broil are a flavorful marinade and being sliced thinly against the grain. Leftover London broil makes great cold roast beef sandwiches.
This easy Apple Tart wins every time
This free-form rustic apple tart is easier to make than an apple pie, but every bit as delicious. Find more great apple recipes here.
Get a Taste of New Orleans with This Creole...
Straight from New Orleans' famous French Quarter, this Creole favorite is simple to make, re-heats beautifully and is great for entertaining.
9 Steps to Make Your Own New Orleans-Style...
This is not your typical French toast recipe. Most of us are used to French toast being thin-sliced bread, dipped in egg, fried and served. This is New Orleans-style French toast, made using thick slices of bread soaked in a custard batter. After being browned lightly in a pan, they're baked golden brown. This cooks the inside into a creamy, almost bread pudding-like texture, as the outside gets crisp and golden. The taste and texture contrast makes for the best French toast recipe ever!
Old-Fashioned Hot Fudge You Can Make at Home in...
This hot fudge sauce recipe, from Kelly Carámbula's blog, Eat Make Read, is originally from the Old Occidental Hotel in Muskegon, Michigan. With this easy dessert sauce recipe, you'll be enjoying you’re very own hot fudge sundae in just minutes.
A Classic Lemon Curd Recipe Featuring Meyer...
This delicious lemon dessert topping is an old British recipe that came to America with the early English settlers. Lemon curd is a bit too intense to be eaten by itself, and is traditionally served as a sauce or topping alongside berry tarts, pies, cakes, and gingerbread. If you've never had homemade lemon curd you are missing out on one of the great dessert toppings of all time!
A Yummy (and Quick) Lemon Icing to Top Off...
This simple lemon icing recipe can be used for many baked goods, such as cookies, cakes, sweet breads, and pastries.
A Yummy Side Dish: Easy, Seasonal Roast...
So simple, so healthy, so delicious! This versatile roasted pepper and vegetable recipe makes a great side dish for almost any meal. You can use any number of seasonal vegetables, herbs, and spices. The secret is a nice hot oven which will help caramelize the edges of the peppers, and give the roasted vegetables a deep, rich flavor.
Easy 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!
Sugar Glazed Walnuts Recipe
This sugar glazed walnuts recipe produces a sweet, crunchy and irresistible treat. Sugar glazed walnuts are great on salads, served as a party snack, and can be packaged and used as an edible gourmet gift.
How to Make Authentic Jamaican Jerk Chicken...
The term “Jerk” comes from the term “Jerky,” which comes from the Spanish “Charqui” (char-key), which is meat cooked over a slow wood fire. Today “Jerk” doesn’t refer to the cooking method, but the fiery spice mix rubbed on the meat before it’s grilled.
5 Minutes to Fresh Roasted Garlic Made at Home
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.
Easy appetizers that will make your party sing!
It's party time—and that means great appetizers, good drinks, and a whole lot of fun! Don't worry, we've got the food covered with these easy recipes.
A Sweet Treat: Simple Pear Salad with Walnuts...
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.
Blue Cheese and Green Bean Casserole Recipe
This rich and decadent blue cheese and green bean casserole recipe is for those special occasion meals when you aren’t going to be counting the calories. This green bean casserole makes a wonderful side dish for a grilled steak, and is also great for those holiday dinners.
10 Terrific 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.
Raspberry Swirl Cheesecake
Swirled with raspberry jam, this Raspberry Cheesecake is as pretty to look at as it is delicious. Find more tested and great-tasting recipes here.
Great American Steak Recipes
This collection of recipes, along with a Steak Cuts Guide, will help you achieve steak perfection every time.
Classic Lemon Meringue Pie recipe
Lemon Meringue pie is a year-round American favorite. Take one bite and you'll know why, the tangy lemon filling topped with billowing puffs of meringue is a heavenly combination.
Cornbread and jalapenos- the perfect match!
This easy buttermilk jalapeno cornbread has just the right balance between heat and sweet. And it doesn't have baking powder, which can leave an aftertaste.
Walnut Cranberry Stuffing- A Turkey Day must-have
A sweet and nutty stuffing recipe that's homey enough for a weeknight chicken, and fancy enough for that special holiday turkey.
Cream of pumpkin soup - an autumn favorite.
This rich and delicious soup is perfect for any autumn or holiday table. It skips the messy process of cooking fresh pumpkins, and uses pure canned pumpkin instead.
Five Recipes Every Soul Food Cook Should Know
Whether you’re an expert on soul food cooking or you’re learning your way through the recipes, here are five soul food recipes you should know.
An Irish-Inspired, All-American Shepherd's Pie...
This Irish-inspired shepherd's pie recipe is sure to please with its old-world homey goodness. Shepherd's pie recipes are traditionally done with lamb, but are also great using other ground meats like turkey and beef.
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.
60-Second Brussels Sprouts Recipe
This Brussels sprouts recipe is for the "I don't like Brussels sprouts" people. The super-fast stir-fry
My Favorite Toll House Chocolate Chip Cookie...
Toll House chocolate chip cookies are clearly America's favorite cookie recipe. This is my favorite version of the original Toll House recipe, and makes large, chewy-in-the-center, crisp-on-the-edges, chocolate chip cookies.
Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe
The all-American chocolate chip gets a seasonal makeover in this delicious pumpkin chocolate chip cookie recipe.
A roux is a cooked mixture of flour and butter and/or oil, used to thicken sauces.
Easy 3-Ingredient Vanilla Cookie Glaze
This vanilla glaze recipe is the fastest, easiest white cookie frosting there is. Almost any cookie, cupcake, or brownie recipe can be made even more special by putting this vanilla glaze on top.
Spinach and Mushroom Quiche
There are, of course, countless ways to make quiche, but this Spinach and Mushroom Quiche recipe is one that’s always dependably good – either for family brunch or an informal gathering of friends.
Never Buy Garlic Mayo Again with This Basic...
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.
A Quick and Simple Balsamic Salad Dressing
Balsamic salad dressings are very popular on restaurant menus because of their sweet, mild flavor. So delicious and easy to whisk together, this balsamic salad dressing should be a regular in your dressing recipe repertoire.
10 Delicious Ways To Cook Mushrooms
Mushrooms are not just prized for their deep earthy flavor and meaty texture, they also are good for you. Here are 10 delicious ways to enjoy them, plus some tips on storage and cleaning this favorite fungi
Yankee Pot Roast Recipe
This pot roast recipe uses a "7-bone" chuck roast (named for the shape of the bone therein), which is
Beginner-Friendly 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.
Try BBQ-Glazed Chicken Drumsticks at Your Next...
What's more fun to eat than a tasty chicken drumstick? Eating a tasty chicken drumstick covered with a thick, glistening barbecue glaze.
Classic Roast Leg of Lamb Recipe
Roast leg of lamb is one of the easiest "special occasion" recipes there is. The simple herb, lemon,
A Thanksgiving Recipe Collection
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.
Want To Make Your Own Authentic New England...
Here is a very simple and easy version of the classic and creamy New England clam chowder.
Old Fashion Chocolate Fudge Recipe
There are hundreds of recipes for chocolate fudge, most requiring a candy thermometer and a good bit of finesse to achieve that rich, creamy-smooth texture. This chocolate fudge recipe from Carnation Evaporated Milk does not. This is simply boil, turn off, stir, chill, and cut!
Top fudge with pralines to make a good thing...
Chocolate fudge topped with pecan praline makes a good thing even better. Plus it's so easy to make.
An old-fashioned yellow cake soaked with a...
This moist, old-fashioned Kentucky butter Bundt cake is soaked with a luscious buttery glaze.
Herb-Roasted Turkey Breast Recipe
By taking the breast off the bone, you'll get an easier to cook piece of meat, and a much prettier presentation. Any fresh herbs from the garden will work in this recipe.
Lemon Caper Butter Sauce Recipe
This lemon caper butter sauce recipe is one of the simplest seafood sauces there is; it's also one of the most delicious! This lemon caper butter sauce is usually served with seafood, but it's also delicious with chicken, veal, or grilled vegetables.
Skip Store-Bought: A Perfect Ceasar Salad...
As the story goes, America's most popular restaurant salad dressing was invented by Caesar Cardini in Tijuana, Mexico. This Caesar salad dressing recipe can also be used as a vegetable dip or sandwich spread.
Slow-Cooker Meatballs and Gravy
This mouth-watering, easy meatballs and gravy recipe will become one of your go to slow-cooker dishes. Plus, the recipe makes great party fare—just double the recipe and make the meatballs slightly smaller.
A Simple, Tasty Honey Lime Glazed Grilled Ahi...
This very simple glaze recipe is great paired with meaty Ahi tuna fillets. The tangy limes and the sweet honey work so well with the subtle smokiness from the grill. This grilled Ahi tuna recipe is best if the fish is cooked medium-rare.
Butternut Squash Risotto
Wonderfully rich and creamy, this butternut risotto and can be served as a meal all by itself. Remember that risotto waits for no one. Pour it into warm serving bowls and serve right away. As it cools, the rice will tighten and lose its loose consistency.
Easy Cranberry-Oatmeal Muffins
This easy Cranberry Oatmeal Muffin recipe will quickly become a favorite combination. Just measure, mix and bake!
Pecan and Apricot Dressing and Poultry 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.
Restaurant Recipe Copy Cat: Strip House's...
This great potato side dish recipe is adapted from Chef John Schenk of the Strip House in Las Vegas, NV, who learned it from his mother in Buffalo, NY.
Pumpkin Bundt 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.
Make Your Own Flour Tortillas with This Simple...
This homemade flour tortillas recipe is very easy, and if you've never tasted fresh flour tortillas before, you should really give this a try. When you compare these light and delicious tortillas to store-bought, there really is no comparison.
Chicken Pot Pie
The chicken pot pie is a true American comfort food classic. It's the perfect way to use up leftover roast chicken, and you can use whatever vegetables you like.
Sauteed Chicken French in White Wine Sauce
This not-French recipe is a distant cousin to an Italian sautéed veal dish called vitello francese, which uses a sauce similar to ones used in France. The recipe came to New York City with the first wave of Italian-American immigrants, and became known as
Creamed Corn Recipe
A creamed corn recipe is the best way to turn fresh corn into a great side. This creamed corn recipe offers easy instructions for a delicious dish.
Believe it or Not: Low-Fat Fried Chicken Recipe
A low-fat Southern fried chicken? Yes! That's compared to other fried chicken recipes, not celery sticks! By using skinless chicken thighs, a low-fat buttermilk coating, and frying quickly in hot oil, this Southern fried chicken is significantly lower in fat than the traditional fried chicken recipes.
Adding bacon and jalapeno to mac and cheese is...
Macaroni and cheese made with crispy bacon and pickled jalapeno slices is hands-down one the best variations of this American classic.
Creamy Macaroni and Cottage Cheese Casserole...
The addition of cottage cheese and sour cream turns the ordinary macaroni and cheese into a deliciously creamy casserole.
Bake Your Own Baby Back Ribs
Yes, "baked barbecued" baby back ribs is an oxymoron, because if you bake ribs, you are certainly NOT
Collard Greens
Collard greens are a favorite of soul food cooks. Try this collard greens recipe.
Garlic Lemon Shrimp with Pasta
This Garlic Lemon Shrimp with Pasta recipe is simple, delicious and so easy to make that it will become one of your standard dishes. Find more great shrimp and pasta recipes here.

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