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Italian Spinach Soup

Italian Spinach Soup

Suprise, surprise. Another amazing recipe adapted from Marcella Hazan's Essential's of Italian Cooking. This is one of my bibles. Not only did I…

John Spottiswood
Oct 2009
Advanced
9 votes
11910 views
Chinese Vegetable Soup

Chinese Vegetable Soup

I love to throw this recipe together when I am in the mood for a healthy and spicy meal. Just about every time I go to an Asian grocery store I end…

John Spottiswood
May 2008
Advanced
3 votes
32355 views
HCG Diet - Apple Chicken Salad

HCG Diet - Apple Chicken Salad

Recipe Source: http://hcg-diet-recipes.recipes-network.net

1st Place Recipes
Feb 2011
Intermediate
5 votes
11049 views
Cumin Rice

Cumin Rice

This rice is a delicious mix of cumin and cinnamon. It provides a nice, slightly sweet flavor, that is a perfect complement to any middle eastern…

Joyce Leung
Jun 2008
Intermediate
7 votes
8300 views
Homemade Marinara

Homemade Marinara

This is a great marinara recipe made from garden fresh tomatoes. Since I don't have those year around I adapted a recipe found with home preserved…

Robyn Savoie
Nov 2013
Advanced
1 vote
2397 views
My Favorite Everyday Chili

My Favorite Everyday Chili

There's nothing like a hearty warm bowl of chili. My son loves chili and loves scooping it with tortilla chips. I know some people serve chili over…

Denise Sherin
Mar 2014
Advanced
1 vote
1119 views
Spinach Basil Orzo

Spinach Basil Orzo

Can you believe I *just* discovered Orzo about 2 months ago? I'm officially a huge fan and this is one of the many recipes I've come up with using a…

Mary Joseph
Mar 2008
Advanced
3 votes
6423 views
Butternut Squash and Apple Soup (with Pressure Cooker Option)

Butternut Squash and Apple Soup (with Pressure Cooker Option)

Inspired by a recipe from New Paradigm Cooking (Sandbach, Terranova and Ware), I chose to forego the cookbook’s…

Salad Foodie
Jan 2012
Professional
3 votes
1842 views
Creole Pralines

Creole Pralines

Better than a cookie (sorry bakers, but this is a Creole group) and with the true taste of New Orleans, Creole Pralines are one of the signature…

Amos Miller
Feb 2011
Professional
5 votes
2048 views
Old-Fashioned, Homemade Lemonade

Old-Fashioned, Homemade Lemonade

During those hot summer days, this drink will quench your thirst!

Elena Jimenez
Jul 2008
Beginner
4 votes
14092 views
CHEESE PIMIENTO SANDWICH

CHEESE PIMIENTO SANDWICH

Sandwiches are so easy and simple to make. Ingredients are available to the nearby grocery stores. You can make variety of sandwich fillings by…

MARIA LOURDES V. LIPARDO
Mar 2011
Advanced
3 votes
3661 views
Spaghetti Salad

Spaghetti Salad

Fresh garden veggies are the stand-out in this pasta salad recipe -perfect for summer's garden harvest. Pretty as a picture when served in a clear…

Salad Foodie
Jul 2013
Professional
4 votes
4014 views
MANGO PUDDING

MANGO PUDDING

A newer addition to the dim sum repertoire, the mango pudding is influenced by Western desserts techniques (since the Chinese are not too big on…

Linda Tay Esposito
Aug 2008
Professional
10 votes
24529 views
Japanese Spinach Salad, Ohitashi

Japanese Spinach Salad, Ohitashi

This is a delicious way to consume large quantities of one of the healthiest foods on the planet...spinach! I…

John Spottiswood
Dec 2008
Advanced
2 votes
7103 views
CHOPSUEY (CHICKEN WITH VEGETABLES)

CHOPSUEY (CHICKEN WITH VEGETABLES)

This is one of the Filipino traditional dishes which I used to serve to my guests abroad. Foreigners are…

MARIA LOURDES V. LIPARDO
Jul 2010
Advanced
3 votes
1190 views