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African Chicken in Peanut Sauce

African Chicken in Peanut Sauce

I first had this in graduate school when a classmate from Ghana cooked it for an International progressive dinner. I fell in love with the…

John Spottiswood
Nov 2009
Advanced
52 votes
33654 views
Cowboy Caviar

Cowboy Caviar

This is fresh, healthy and delicious. People love it, even kids. You can make it ahead, so it's great for a summer party. Serve it with…

Lynn Yamamoto Dalman
Jun 2008
Beginner
100 votes
136852 views
Cuban-style Steaks in Garlic-Lime Marinade

Cuban-style Steaks in Garlic-Lime Marinade

These steaks are a treat and a great way to make an inexpensive cut of meat memorable. You can use bottom…

John Spottiswood
Oct 2012
Advanced
4 votes
12431 views
chicken nachos

chicken nachos

Amazing fully loaded chicken nachos real authentic goodness great for parties. Who doesn't love real great nacho goodness ???…

dp
Dec 2009
Professional
12 votes
42268 views
Stir-Fried Broccoli with Chili-Garlic Sauce

Stir-Fried Broccoli with Chili-Garlic Sauce

My father-in-law has become an amazing cook, and he made this as part of our Easter lunch this year with the…

John Spottiswood
Apr 2010
Advanced
17 votes
13355 views
The Very Best Meatloaf

The Very Best Meatloaf

This my family's favorite meatloaf recipe, of all time--and has become my most viewed recipe on my blog! What makes this taste so good is a…

Foodiewife
Jul 2014
Advanced
3 votes
15325 views
Irish Apple Cake with Whisky Cream

Irish Apple Cake with Whisky Cream

Most Irish have a sweet tooth, and this tasty dessert will satisfy it. Legendary Irish cook Myrtle Allen says…

Nancy Miyasaki
Mar 2009
Intermediate
10 votes
10263 views
Mediterranean Filet of Sole

Mediterranean Filet of Sole

Dover Sole was on sale at the local supermarket, and I felt inspired to try an recreate some of the simple, delicious flat fish dishes while…

John Spottiswood
Apr 2009
Advanced
3 votes
12640 views
Ultimate Carrot Cake

Ultimate Carrot Cake

What a way to eat your vegetables! I work hard, try to eat a well-balanced diet, get plenty of exercise and watch my weight. I also absolutely…

Amos Miller
Mar 2011
Professional
19 votes
14581 views
Mouth-watering Moist Red Velvet Cake Made at Home

Mouth-watering Moist Red Velvet Cake Made at Home

Delicious moist and homemade red velvet cake is a perfect food to share with that special loved one. Red velvet…

Nathan Willow
Mar 2012
Professional
2 votes
10747 views
Red beans and rice

Red beans and rice

I've adapted this recipe from a number that I have used in the past. You can deviate from this and it is still delicious! Normally, I serve this…

John Spottiswood
Sep 2008
Advanced
46 votes
52179 views
CHA SIU BAO - STEAMED BBQ PORK BUNS

CHA SIU BAO - STEAMED BBQ PORK BUNS

The char siu bao is a dimsum staple. Sweet, juicy bits of Chinese bbq pork oozing out of the soft, sweet bun.…

Linda Tay Esposito
Jul 2008
Professional
9 votes
72182 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
16911 views
Pineapple Stuffing

Pineapple Stuffing

My sister-in-law 1st started making pineapple stuffing for our family and it was a perfect addition to our Holiday Ham and Cabbage dinners. We…

Denise Sherin
Apr 2015
Advanced
1 vote
102 views
Simple Cuban Black Beans & Rice in a Rice Cooker

Simple Cuban Black Beans & Rice in a Rice Cooker

I've loved cuban black beans and rice ever since I lived in Weehawken, New Jersey and ate at the Unica Cafe.…

John Spottiswood
Apr 2013
Advanced
4 votes
7399 views