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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…

Micheline
Sep 2010
Intermediate
9 votes
17969 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
22593 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
3416 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
7792 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
8350 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
3779 views
Crockpot Baked Potatoes

Crockpot Baked Potatoes

Technically these are not "baked" as in oven-baked. But this method yields surprisingly close results to the traditional baked potato. I had strong…

Salad Foodie
Nov 2014
Professional
1 vote
708 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
8117 views
Buttered Kale

Buttered Kale

Kale has many nutritional benefits such as vitamins A, C and K plus the minerals of potassium, iron and calcium. It can be steamed, added to salads…

Julia Ann Souders
Apr 2014
Intermediate
1 vote
900 views
Easy Risotto & Gourmet Mushrooms

Easy Risotto & Gourmet Mushrooms

Risotto scares too many cooks. It's really a simple dish, though not commonly served at the American dinner…

Amos Miller
Jan 2012
Professional
2 votes
895 views
Boston Baked beans

Boston Baked beans

A dish that can be used for summer or winter gatherings. You adjust to your own taste buds

Rowdyricky
Dec 2008
Advanced
2 votes
9495 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
3973 views
Soy Chunks Manchurian

Soy Chunks Manchurian

Kokila Karthikeyan
Nov 2011
Advanced
1 vote
1754 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
786 views
Cucumber & Tomato Condiment

Cucumber & Tomato Condiment

This is a very finely-minced salad-condiment commonly found in the northern mountains of Morocco. It is eaten with roast meats and substantial meat…

Amos Miller
Feb 2011
Professional
4 votes
922 views