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This is the classic, traditional recipe for hearty beef stew that you grew up loving.
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.
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
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.
This is the classic Buffalo chicken wing sauce recipe. The Buffalo chicken wing was invented at the Anchor Bar in Buffalo, New York.
A basic recipe for New York Style pizza dough.
Recipe for classic Maryland Crab Cakes.
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
This creative jalapeno popper dip recipe has the great spicy taste of fried jalapeno poppers without all the extra work.
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.
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!
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.
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.
What's more fun to eat than a tasty chicken drumstick? Eating a tasty chicken drumstick covered with a thick, glistening barbecue glaze.
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!
Everyone loves loaded baked potatoes! Now enjoy that same great flavor combination in this super easy loaded mashed potato casserole recipe.
Prime rib of beef is a very popular and delicious
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.
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?
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.
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.
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!
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.
Mango salsa is a very popular topping for grilled salmon in restaurants, but not as common at home, which is a shame since it's so easy to do well. The tropical and tangy topping is a perfect match with smoky fish.
This red wine vinaigrette salad dressing recipe uses the easiest method ever invented for getting perfectly emulsified vinaigrette! The secret is a touch of Dijon that, when shaken, keeps the oil and vinegar mixed together. That's the signature of any great salad dressing.
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.
What the heck are grits? Here are all the answers you need to know about grits.
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.
This garlic shrimp recipe is named for Gilroy, California, known as the garlic capital of the world.
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!
This mushroom burger recipe is adapted from
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.
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.
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.
Try this classic American Lemon Chicken recipe made with browned chicken cutlets and a sauce of lemon juice, capers, butter and stock or wine. Find more great chicken cutlet recipes here.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This homemade garlic flatbread recipe is very simple, and if you haven't tasted freshly made flatbread before, you should give this a try. When you compare this delicious garlic-scented version to store-bought, it's no contest.
Clams casino is simply the best clam recipe ever. Whenever bacon and butter appear in the same recipe, you know you're in for a treat! Not only is clams casino an easy recipe to prepare, it can be made ahead of time and popped into the broiler whenever you're ready.
The meat on these Grilled Beef Short Ribs is so tender that it falls right off the bone. Find more great rib recipes here.
This technique for barbecue chicken makes for a really juicy bird, with a delicious thick glaze of barbecue sauce, without the dreaded burnt skin. Since the chicken is barbecued almost all the way with the skin side up on the grill, the sauce can cook on to the surface without being burned by the grill's flames.
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
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.
Lemon and yogurt have been used as a marinade for grilled chicken recipes for centuries. This grilled chicken recipe is very simple and the yogurt marinade keeps the chicken tender and moist. The marinade also adds a subtly tangy, and delicious flavor.
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.
Traditional southern fried chicken recipes are simply chicken dusted in flour and fried crisp, but this delicious variation uses a buttermilk bath for a tangy twist. This buttermilk fried chicken is great hot, but also makes a wonderful picnic item served cold.
Smothered pork chops are a southern comfort classic featuring pan-fried pork chops covered in a simple, but super savory onion gravy. This smothered pork chops recipe is great over rice, which soaks up the delicious sauce.
The town of Santa Maria, near Santa Barbara, California, is famous for its delicious grilled tri-tip recipe. Tri-tip is a great piece of beef for the grill, and this West Coast barbecue favorite makes a nice change of pace from the more common Texas or Southern barbecue recipes.
Crispy and full of flavor, these Oven-Baked Steak Fries are also very easy to make. And after you make these, try the Garlic-Herb, Spicy and Cheese variations included. Find more great American recipes here.
Here are some great recipe suggestions to try when large, sweet, and colorful bell peppers are at their abundant best. Red, yellow, green, orange - no matter which you select, these recipes will bring out their true colors.
This simple lemon icing recipe can be used for many baked goods, such as cookies, cakes, sweet breads, and pastries.
This popular honey Dijon salad dressing recipe is great for all types of salads, but especially good with the more bitter greens, as the sweetness in the dressing works well with those more pronounced flavors. This honey Dijon salad dressing recipe is also a great basting sauce for grilled meats.
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.
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!
The lemon slices are cured in salt and sugar, creating a very interesting and versatile preserve. Try and find as thin-skinned lemons as possible, and standard Eureka lemon will work better than the much sweeter Meyer lemons.
What the difference between a real Texas chili recipe and other chili recipes? According to some,
A recipe for homemade Baked Macaroni and Cheese recipe that couldn't be easier or more comforting. Find more great comfort foods here.
Few things are as wonderful to eat than this recipe for an old-fashioned Blueberry Peach Crisp. Find more great berry dessert recipes here.
This casserole recipe is an American icon. Tuna noodle casserole is a comfort-food classic that is very simple to make, and a very frugal to serve. The crisp breadcrumb crust atop the creamy egg noodles is a combo that is hard to beat!
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.
Artichokes are so naturally delicious that it's best not to complicate things when preparing these nutritious thistles. This artichoke recipe uses a very simple roasting technique to concentrate the flavors. The artichokes made using this recipe can be eaten hot, warm, or chilled.
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.
Straight from New Orleans' famous French Quarter, this Creole favorite is simple to make, re-heats beautifully and is great for entertaining.
Anyone can grill a burger, but it's how you dress them that separates the mundane from the memorable. All these versatile burger sauce recipes can be made well ahead of time, and work whether you're cooking in the kitchen, or grilling in the backyard.
This "salt and pepper" grilled skirt steak recipe is so easy because the seasonings are so simple. Skirt
This caramelized onion and garlic chicken recipe is easy to prepare, and delicious to eat. The onion and garlic mixture keeps the chicken moist and tender.
Most chicken Marsala recipes call for the chicken to be pounded out thin before cooking, but this chicken Marsala recipe uses the whole breast for a moister, and easier version. Chicken Marsala is a classic dish in Italian-American restaurants, and now you can make a delicious version at home.
These Grilled Rib-Eye Steaks are tender and flavorful, one of the best beef cuts for the grill. Find more grilled recipes here.
Truly one of America's oddest dishes, the garbage plate's story is as strange as it's combination of ingredients.
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.
This shrimp etouffee recipe is an easy home-style version of the Creole classic. Etouffee recipes are usually served over rice, and can be made with all types of shellfish. Also, the heat in this etouffee recipe is simple to adjust to your tastes.
Ranch dressing is not only one of America's most popular salad dressings, it's probably its most popular dip. Ranch dressing is delicious served with everything from raw vegetables to fried chicken wings.
Nothing can quite compare to the looks and taste of a this Vanilla Custard and Fresh Fruit Tart.
This open-face smoked salmon bagel makes for a great breakfast or brunch offering. Most grocery stores sell pre-sliced smoked salmon, which makes this recipe a snap.
Take advantage of sweet summer peaches with this delicious grilled fresh peaches recipe. Grilled fresh peaches can be used as a dessert with ice cream, or served with a savory dish like roast pork or game.
Easy recipe for Spaghetti Aglio e Olio, spaghetti with garlic and oil.
This easy marinade really makes this grilled flank steak recipe the crowd-pleaser it is. The nice thing about flank steak is it has a thin end and a thicker end, so some can have it a little rarer, and some a little more well done.
This is a variation on the classic Buffalo chicken wings recipe. This simple hot wings recipe is perfect for any party, and works with a number of dips.
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!
This central New York specialty was invented by Dr. Robert Baker, a professor at New York's Cornell University. He wanted to create a delicious way to grill smaller chickens, so that the local farms could sell more birds, sell them sooner, and more affordably. One taste of his Cornell chicken recipe and you'll know why he was so successful.
Spicy Pepper Vinegar is a must-have condiment for soul food greens. Here's a basic recipe for pepper vinegar.
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.
This Indian spice roasted cauliflower represents one of the home cook's most valued things; a simple, easy and deliciously different vegetable side dish.
Every home baker needs this Yellow Cake with Chocolate Buttercream Frosting recipe at their fingertips; it's the perfect cake for a birthday or special celebration, or just to have sitting on the kitchen counter. Find more great cake recipes here.
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.
Making your own croutons turns a good salad into a great salad. This crouton recipe is intended to garnish a Caesar salad, but will work on almost anything.
Some simple tips and tricks to achieving a moist, and perfectly cooked meatloaf every time.
A tangy sour cream dressing turns a basic potato salad recipe into something special. This potato salad recipe can be done with russet, red, or gold potatoes.
Whether you're making it from scratch, or using up those leftover Easter eggs, this traditional egg salad recipe is delicious. Egg salad also makes a nice addition to other classic American sandwiches such as tuna salad, or a BTL.
Turnips get a bad rap. This recipe for mashed turnips will convert non-believers.
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.
Take advantage of fresh peaches with this super easy fresh peach ice cream topping recipe. It takes a bit of time in the fridge for the sweet peaches to give up their delicious juices, but your patience will be rewarded with a great peach ice cream topping.
This garlic and herb sautéed bell pepper recipe can be used as an appetizer, as part of an antipasto platter, or a colorful side dish. The bell pepper strips cook up quickly, and are at their sweet and savory best paired with the garlic and herbs. This sautéed pepper recipe is a great way to enjoy this nutritious summer vegetable.
Wolfgang Puck is famous for a lot of great food, but if you had to choose the one item for which he would be most well known, it would be his delicious pizzas. Wolfgang Puck changed the way Americans looked at the pizza forever. This is his signature pizza dough recipe.
This pot roast recipe uses a "7-bone" chuck roast (named for the shape of the bone therein), which is
This Santa Maria style beans recipe is a classic side dish for California's famous barbecued tri tip of beef. Santa Maria style beans are traditionally made using pinquito beans, which are small pink beans native to that part of California, but any dried bean will work for this great barbecue side dish.
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.
You have to love shrimp! So easy to prepare, cooks in just a few minutes, and it’s one of the most versatile seafood ingredients there is. Shrimp is sold many different ways, but frozen, raw shrimp works the best for most recipes. Many stores even sell frozen shrimp already deveined, which can save you lots of prep-time.
Gazpacho is a great warm weather soup! This gazpacho recipe is fairly traditional and really shows off the vine-ripened goodness of tomatoes. You can make this gazpacho as mild or spicy as you like by adjusting the amount of hot peppers.
This tamale pie recipe is one of the great American casseroles. Spicy beef, sweet corn, and cheese, sandwiched between layers of corn bread. This tamale pie is simple to make, and uses Jiffy corn muffin mix to speed things up.
History of chicken-fried steak and country-fried steak and a look at the similarities and differences of chicken-fried steak and country-fried steak.
In the northeast part of the country, this Italian sausage and peppers recipe will be found at virtually every block party, county fair, family reunion, or any other gathering where people are grilling sausage. Italian sausage topped with sweet and tangy peppers is such a classic combination; it's hard to imagine one without the other.
There is no reason to buy cocktail sauce when the recipe for making homemade cocktail sauce is so simple. While usually used on cold seafood, cocktail sauce is also delicious on things like crab cakes and fried calamari.
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.
Fresh peaches are one of the great treats of summer. Here is a collection of peach recipes that really show off this sweet, juicy, beautiful warm-weather fruit.
Here is a very simple and easy version of the classic and creamy New England clam chowder.
Step-by-step instructions and photos for make a perfect pot of Shrimp and Sausage Gumbo.
This is one easy shellfish recipe. The mussels are quickly steamed in an aromatic beer broth, and in just a few minutes you're ready to eat.
Less is more when it comes to lobster rolls. Cold chucks of fresh, sweet Maine lobster, and very light mayonnaise-based dressing, stuffed into a toasted hot dog bun.
Oxtail recipe for slow-cooked, succulent oxtails. Oxtail recipe that can be used on the stove or in crockpot.
One of the simplest of all seafood accompaniments, this classic brown butter sauce is perfect with the mild flavored trout. This easy broiled rainbow trout recipe is perfect for beginner fish cooks.
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.
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.
An easy veal stew that's incredibly tender and delicious served over egg noodles. It's a wonderful stew for a family dinner or to serve to company.
These individual buttery tart shells are filled with a red raspberry puree and topped with fresh berries. Find more great-tasting dessert recipes here.
Yes, "baked barbecued" baby back ribs is an oxymoron, because if you bake ribs, you are certainly NOT
Since this was my first garbage plate, I let the counter person help guide me. Customers usually get
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.
This quick cornbread recipe pairs the cornbread with honey butter.
Why eat a regular bologna sandwich when you can eat a fried bologna sandwich? This recipe for a fried bologna sandwich will make you a convert.
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!
Unfortunately, most seafood doesn't fare well on the hot grates. The best way to avoid these problems is to choose seafood that can take the high-heat, and still hold together. Here are the top five choices when it comes to easy, delicious, and disaster-free grilling.
Don't let all that salt scare you! Its purpose is to raise the boiling point of the water so the potatoes cook at a higher temperature. The result is a perfectly seasoned potato with a beautiful creamy texture. Serve simply with melted butter, or toss with some fresh herbs for a great potato side dish.
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.
Kansas City barbecue sauce is probably America's most popular barbecue sauce recipe. Rich, dark, thick, sweet, and tangy, this barbecue sauce recipe is great on everything from smoked beef brisket, to the classic rack of pork ribs.
This easy sweet corn fritter recipe is a great way to enjoy summer's bounty of fresh corn. These corn fritters can be a snack, or a tasty side dish for barbecued meats.
America's favorite sauce, sweet and spicy barbecue sauce, makes these Buffalo wings a party favorite. The secret to this barbecue chicken wings recipe is how the well-coated wings hold the sauce, instead of dripping all over the place.
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You will be surprised how much moister your boneless-skinless chicken breasts are when you give them a soak in this simple honey brine.
This great holiday salad recipe features a dressing made with fig balsamic vinegar. Flavor vinegars are very common these days, and are a great way to make simple and delicious salad dressings. This recipe comes courtesy of Dee from JD Gourmet.
This farmer's cheese recipe will show you how fun and easy it is making your own fresh white cheese at home. This cheese recipe uses plain milk, requires no special equipment, and produces a homemade cheese that's a sort of cross between cream cheese and a ricotta.
If you love the smoky flavor of grilled salmon, but hate risking disaster trying to flip it, then this
If they don't already carry them, most butchers can order you a whole rabbit. They will also cut it into serving size pieces for you, which will turn this braised rabbit recipe into a very easy to make dish. Braising is a great way to prepare a rabbit recipe since it helps keep the meat moist and flavorful.
The Mediterranean-style spice and herb mix is the secret in this succulent lamb chop recipe. After being marinated and grilled, these loin lamb chops are tender, juicy, and flavorful.
This garlic ginger salmon recipe is a great example of how Asian flavors really enhance this fish. If you're looking for a quick, easy, and delicious salmon recipe, give this a try.
No one really knows what was in the âoriginalâ American macaroni salad, but I bet this one is pretty
It's hard to come up with a more nutritious soup recipe than this fat-free kale and sweet potato soup.
This is a classic American chili con carne recipe. No secret ingredients, special cooking techniques, or rare, heirloom beans. This very easy chili recipe features a lot of meat, some beans, and a whole lot of satisfying flavor.
Chicken piccata is a very popular item in Italian-American restaurants, and can be easily adapted for the home. Not only is chicken piccata very delicious, it's also very fast and easy.
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.
A great, old fashion, Southern-style meatloaf recipe that uses pork and beef for very moist, flavorful results. The molasses and ketchup glaze gives this meatloaf a beautiful, shiny finish. Get those buttermilk mashed potatoes ready!
This spicy chili recipe uses buffalo, or bison meat, instead of the usual ground beef. Buffalo chili is lower in fat and calories than a beef chili since buffalo are a leaner animal. Native Indians were cooking bison and chilies for centuries before
This colorful and crisp pickled vegetables recipe is so easy to make, and requires no complicated canning procedure. A hot sweet and sour brine is used to marinate the vegetables, and in just a couple days your quick and easy pickled vegetables are ready to enjoy!
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.
Tender, flaky and decadent describes this chocolate pie crust recipe. It's easy to make and great with all kinds of pie fillings.
This pot-roasted beef chuck recipe really shows how great just a few ingredients can be. The beef is roasted long and slow with aromatic vegetables, and the result is fork-tender chuck roast topped with delicious natural juices.
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.
By using green salsa, you can have an authentic tasting chili verde without the slicing and dicing! This incredibly delicious pork stew is a southwestern classic, and is wonderful served over rice.