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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.
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 Old-Fashioned Beef Stew
This is the classic, traditional recipe for hearty beef stew that you grew up loving.
Classic Beef Stew recipe
Nothing compares to the homey flavor of this classic Beef and Vegetable Stew. Find more great stew recipes here.
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
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.
How to Make New York-Style Pizza Dough
A basic recipe for New York Style pizza dough.
DIY Buffalo Chicken Wing Sauce
This is the classic Buffalo chicken wing sauce that was invented at the Anchor Bar in Buffalo, New York. It doesn't get more authentic than this.
American Food - Search Results
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Maryland-Style Crab Cakes
Recipe for classic Maryland Crab Cakes.
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.
Spice-Rubbed Seared Tuna Steaks with Balsamic...
These spice-rubbed seared ahi tuna steaks are not only easy to make, but take just minutes to cook.
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!
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!
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.
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?
Rich, fudgy Brownie Shortbread Bars
Rich and fudgy yet tender and flaky, these Brownie Shortbread Bars combine two classics into one delicious bar cookie.
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.
Spicy Jalapeno Popper Dip
This popular jalapeno popper dip has the great spicy taste of the classic fried jalapeno poppers but without any of the work.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
15 Minutes to Delicious Gilroy Garlic Shrimp
This garlic shrimp recipe is named for Gilroy, California, known as the garlic capital of the world.
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.
How to Prepare Classic Roast Prime Rib of Beef...
Prime rib of beef is a very popular and delicious
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.
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.
A Basic Mushroom Gravy to Go with Your Steak
Whether you serve this richly-flavored mushroom gravy over steaks, meatloaf, or roast chicken, it's a winner.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Skip the Restaurant and Make Your Own Buffalo...
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.
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.
10 All-Star Recipe Ideas for Your Game Day Buffet
It's time for the big game, and if you want your spread to be just as exciting as the action on the field
How to Make a REAL Texas Chili Recipe
What the difference between a real Texas chili recipe and other chili recipes? According to some,
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.
All-American Buffalo Chicken Wings
A delicious baked version of the famed Buffalo chicken wings invented by the owners of the Anchor Bar in Buffalo, NY.
Great American Steak Recipes
This collection of recipes, along with a Steak Cuts Guide, will help you achieve steak perfection every time.
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
Put a Twist on Tradition with Mashed Turnips
Turnips get a bad rap. This recipe for mashed turnips will convert non-believers.
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.
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.
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.
Oven-Fried Honey Soy Chicken Wings with Garlic...
These sticky honey soy chicken wings are a great change of pace from the traditional Buffalo-style chicken wing recipe. The light dusting of flour gives these
Take a break from Buffalo wings with this sweet...
Take a break from traditional Buffalo wings with this sweet and spicy mustard-glazed chicken wings recipe. It's a super-easy party snack that needs no dip.
Easy veal wtew with a lemon twist
This easy veal stew is incredibly tender and delicious served over egg noodles; perfect for a family dinner or to serve to company.
Crispy, flavorful steak fries from the oven
Crispy and full of flavor, these Oven-Baked Steak Fries are also very easy to make. And after you make these, try one of the variations included.
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.
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.
Ginger Garlic Buffalo Chicken Wings Recipe
This sticky ginger and garlic chicken wing glaze recipe is an Asian-inspired sauce that matches perfectly with a batch of oven-fried chicken wings. This easy and delicious sauce is also great brushed on any chicken recipe.
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.
Sloppy Joes Recipe
The secret to a great Sloppy Joe sandwich is slowly simmering the beef and sauce down into a rich, tender paste. You should always serve Sloppy Joes with a fork, but you should never need to use it.
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.
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!
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!
Sticky Oven-Fried Chicken Wings with Ginger...
Most "crispy" chicken wing recipes call for a deep fryer, but this great "oven-fried" method works beautifully,
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.
The Perfect Baked Barbecue Buffalo Chicken Wings
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.
6 Secrets to a Perfectly Moist Meatloaf
Some simple tips and tricks to achieving a moist, and perfectly cooked meatloaf every time.
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.
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 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.
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.
Jazz Up Jiffy Cornbread wIth a Few Quick Tricks
This quick cornbread recipe pairs the cornbread with honey butter.
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.
The Famous Garbage Plate of Rochester, New York
Truly one of America's oddest dishes, the garbage plate's story is as strange as it's combination of ingredients.
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.
Easy Italian Frittata
This delicious Easy Italian Frittata, made with potato, bell pepper, and olives is perfect for your next brunch, and guests will never know how easy it was to make. It also makes a quick weeknight dinner.
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.
Why Are Black-Eyed Peas and Greens a New Year's...
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.
8 Super Easy Shrimp Recipes
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.
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.
How to Make Your Own Creamy Blue Cheese Dressing
Whether for a green salad, or a plate of Buffalo chicken wings, this blue cheese dressing is a winner and can be made with any type of blue cheese.
A Delicious Pot Roast with Only 10 Ingredients
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.
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.
Make Wolfgang Puck's Pizza Dough at Home
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.
Yankee Pot Roast Recipe
This pot roast recipe uses a "7-bone" chuck roast (named for the shape of the bone therein), which is
Tuna Noodle Casserole Just Like the Mom Used To...
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!
Classic Chili con Carne never tasted so good.
This is a classic American chili con carne recipe. No secret ingredients, special cooking techniques, or rare, heirloom beans, just easy and satisfying.
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.
'Salt and Pepper' Skirt Steak Recipe Proves...
This "salt and pepper" grilled skirt steak recipe is so easy because the seasonings are so simple. Skirt
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.
Cajun Red Beans and Rice in a slow-cooker
All you need is a slow-cooker to make this very easy recipe for Cajun Red Beans and Rice.
Try Something Different -- Spicy Buffalo Chili...
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 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.
Quick and Easy Restaurant-Style Chicken Marsala
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.
Make Your Own Classic Ranch Dressing in 5 Minutes
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.
Most Popular Chicken Wing Recipes
A collection of popular chicken wing recipes from American Foods. From the classic Buffalo-style chicken wings, to old southern favorites, to new Asian-influenced recipes.
All About the Cheeseburger
Was America's favorite burger invented in California, in 1924, by a 16 year old? Or 10 years later, in Kentucky? Read this and you decide.
This Mushroom Veggie Burger Anything But Bland...
This mushroom burger recipe is adapted from
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.
Sink Your Teeth into a Chocolate Lava Cake
Try these individual molten chocolate lava cakes. They are sure to provide a dose of deep, warm chocolaty goodness.
Ultimate Chocolate Layer Cake with Homemade...
This cake with dark chocolate frosting is an irresistible temptation, perfect for a birthday celebration or dinner party.
How to Make Shrimp and Sausage Gumbo
Step-by-step instructions and photos for make a perfect pot of Shrimp and Sausage Gumbo.
The Difference Between Chicken-Fried and...
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.
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.
A Favorite Toll House chocolate chip cookies
This version of the original Toll House recipe makes large, chewy-in-the-center, crisp-on-the-edges, chocolate chip cookies.
An Easy Shrimp and Grits Recipe
Shrimp and grits are an old-time southern favorite, and this delicious recipe will show you why it’s so popular. Don’t let the long ingredient list fool you – this shrimp and grits recipe is very simple to make and the prep is minimal. Be sure to use raw shrimp in this recipe, as cooked shrimp will become mushy when re-cooked.
Italian Sausage and Peppers: Savory, Sweet, and...
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.
Easy appetizer - Bruschetta with Fresh Tomatoes...
This is the classic bruschetta, served with fresh tomatoes and basil. Plus there are 10 more topping topping variations included.
A 5-Minute Shake and Serve Red Wine Vinaigrette
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.
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.
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!
How to Make Old-Fashioned Southern Meatloaf...
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!
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.
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
60-Second Brussels Sprouts Recipe
This Brussels sprouts recipe is for the "I don't like Brussels sprouts" people. The super-fast stir-fry
Chicken Fettuccine Alfredo Recipe
Chicken fettuccine Alfredo is easy to make at home, and this recipe doesn't use butter, and replaces some of the cream with chicken broth for a slightly lighter, but just as delicious version.
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.
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.
The easiest homemade pizza dough you'll everr...
This no-knead pizza dough is the easiest homemade dough you'll ever make. And it bakes beautifully in a home oven, giving you a chewy, bubbly crust.
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.
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.
Beef and Mushroom Cottage Pie Recipe
This beef and mushroom cottage pie recipe is a great example of how adding mushrooms to a casserole actually
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
How to Make Beef Stew
Beef stew, hearty, satisfying and full of flavor.
Smothered Pork Chops Are a Southern Comfort...
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.
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!
Bake Your Own Baby Back Ribs
Yes, "baked barbecued" baby back ribs is an oxymoron, because if you bake ribs, you are certainly NOT
Roasting might be the best way to enjoy...
Roasting might be the best way to enjoy cauliflower, and this butter-roasted version rates right up there for ease and flavor.
How to Make a Ridiculously Simple Tamale Pie
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.
Whether You Eat It Hot or Cold, Buttermilk...
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.
Stove Top Meaty Low-Carb Chili
Like the name says, this low-carb chili recipe is chuck-full of meat. If you like your chili thick and
Steakhouse Horseradish Sauce Recipe
Horseradish and beef are great together, and this steakhouse horseradish sauce recipe could not be easier. Be sure to use a fresh jar of horseradish so that this classic cold sauce will have that signature kick.
Easy Cranberry-Oatmeal Muffins
This easy Cranberry Oatmeal Muffin recipe will quickly become a favorite combination. Just measure, mix and bake!
How to Put Together a Garbage Plate
Since this was my first garbage plate, I let the counter person help guide me. Customers usually get
Easy Homemade Kansas City Barbecue Sauce
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.
10 Cakes for Celebrating
A collection of layer cakes, cupcakes and cheesecakes worthy of a celebration.
Classic Lobster Bisque
This rich and creamy lobster bisque will make a heavenly entree or can be served in smaller portions as a first course.
Wolfgang’s Classic Chicken Pot Pie
Chicken pot pie is a classic American comfort food, and this version comes courtesy of celebrity guest author, Chef Wolfgang Puck. Wolfgang's chicken pot pie recipe features a crust made even more savory with cheddar cheese.
Spicy Orange Chicken Wings Recipe
This spicy orange chicken wings glaze recipe is inspired by the most popular entrée at a certain Chinese fast food chain (who's mascot may, or may not be a panda). This great spicy orange glaze is meant to coat a batch of these oven-fried Buffalo chicken wings.
Dinner tonight - easy steak fajitas
These steak fajitas are quick and easy to assemble. Marinating the meat overnight makes it tender and flavorful.
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!
5 Ingredients to This Simple Honey Dijon Salad...
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.
Classic Tuna Casserole...Truly a Quintessential...
The quintessential American casserole recipe. Once the brunt of jokes by food snobs, this tuna casserole recipe, if properly made, is a very delicious and satisfying, one-dish meal. Tuna noodle casserole deserves its rightful place on the list of classic American recipes.
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.
White Beans with Smoked Pork Shank and Herbs
Smoked pork ham shanks makes such a great broth with which to cook the beans in this down home classic. After you use the ham shank to flavor the beans, you serve the smoky meat on top for a deeply satisfying meal.
Shrimp Etouffee That Will Melt Over Rice...
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.
Beef Barley Stew
Beef Barley Stew is an American classic, surviving in the annals of comfort food as an easy, frugal dish that's delicious and nourishing.
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!
French Onion Soup Recipe
French onion soup is one of America's most popular

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