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Authentic Italian Spaghetti Sauce with meatballs

Authentic Italian Spaghetti Sauce with meatballs

This is an authentic Italian spaghetti sauce with meat balls recipe given to me by an Italian friend. It is…

Mitch
Sep 2010
Intermediate
9 votes
14185 views
Mario's Kick-Ass Barbecue Sauce

Mario's Kick-Ass Barbecue Sauce

This sauce recipe deserves 5 stars! I adapted the original recipe by adding the zest from the fresh orange and lemon. Also used coarse-grain brown…

Robyn Savoie
Oct 2014
Advanced
1 vote
194 views
Potato Packets

Potato Packets

This recipe deserves 5 stars! I adapted the original Batali recipe because it called for using a foil pan and I didn't have the space on the grill…

Robyn Savoie
Oct 2014
Advanced
1 vote
163 views
A Baked Potato

A Baked Potato

This is so simple, you'll laugh. It tastes so good, you'll cry. I make this when we are grilling for our guests and friends and they love it. You…

Amos Miller
Aug 2011
Professional
42 votes
21118 views
Texas Chuck Wagon Pinto Beans

Texas Chuck Wagon Pinto Beans

This dish is all about FLAVOR. San Antonio and Ft. Worth are my two favorite places to be when in Texas. This recipe was inspired by some dining…

Amos Miller
Apr 2011
Professional
6 votes
6619 views
Smoked Gouda Mac and Cheese

Smoked Gouda Mac and Cheese

Everyone will thank you for this one make double if you have big eaters this has never failed me .... This is a very heavy, creamy filling side…

dp
Dec 2009
Professional
4 votes
7122 views
World's Best Roasted Creamed Corn

World's Best Roasted Creamed Corn

A velvety, rich and extremely flavorful side dish - commonly overlooked. I have adapted this recipe from one…

Amos Miller
May 2011
Professional
3 votes
3127 views
Gobi 65

Gobi 65

Cauliflower florets - nicely tender to the bite, coated with puffy batter and scented with cumin seeds and curry leaves.

Navaneetham Krishnan
Oct 2014
Intermediate
1 vote
64 views
Cauliflower & Potatoes ~ Indian style

Cauliflower & Potatoes ~ Indian style

I have never been a really big fan of cauliflower, but I love potatoes and spices. This dish, known as 'Alu…

Amos Miller
Jan 2012
Professional
8 votes
2683 views
Balinese Special Rice - Nasi Kuning

Balinese Special Rice - Nasi Kuning

I served this rice with Balinese Roast Pork, and I think the rice was as big of a hit as the roast! I adapted…

John Spottiswood
Jul 2009
Advanced
2 votes
3606 views
Cooler Corn

Cooler Corn

Large gatherings of people who like corn on the cob requires a couple of lobster pots or a wash tub and a lot of boiling water and patience. Not…

Glenn
Mar 2013
Beginner
1 vote
2164 views
French Rice Salad

French Rice Salad

This is a light and flavorful as a main dish or side dish. It's a perfect side for any grilled meat or fish.

Nancy Miyasaki
Oct 2009
Intermediate
5 votes
7867 views
Cowgirl's Cowboy Caviar

Cowgirl's Cowboy Caviar

Packed with zing and superfood ingredients, this take on Cowboy Caviar is sure to please. Super fresh ingredients send this recipe from a trot to…

Smokinhotchef
Feb 2012
Advanced
1 vote
1193 views
Mitch's Homemade Dill Pickles

Mitch's Homemade Dill Pickles

These homemade dill pickles are so tasty and easy to make. They taste much better than store bought pickles except for Mrs. White's, my favourite.…

Mitch
Aug 2011
Intermediate
3 votes
1834 views
Pasta Vegetable Medley

Pasta Vegetable Medley

You won't waste a second making this delicious side dish. Cook the pasta while you sauté the vegetables, and they'll be done at the same time. Best…

Robyn Savoie
Jun 2014
Advanced
1 vote
697 views