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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
54 votes
68259 views
Three Sisters Soup (Beans, Corn and Squash Soup) with Crock Pot Option

Three Sisters Soup (Beans, Corn and Squash Soup) with Crock Pot Option

“Three Sisters” refers to the three main crops of Native Americans: beans,…

Salad Foodie
Jan 2012
Professional
7 votes
10714 views
Bean Soup with Ham

Bean Soup with Ham

Do you remember Bill Knapp's Restaurant? I sure do... My husband and I always loved going there. I have fond memories of going there as a child,…

Rhonda James
Feb 2010
Intermediate
5 votes
19860 views
Ojo de Cabra Estofado (Eye of the Goat Bean Stew)

Ojo de Cabra Estofado (Eye of the Goat Bean Stew)

Here's my take on a traditional Mexican stew, using Ojo de Capra (Eye of the Goat) heirloom beans. This is…

Ken Hulme
Oct 2008
Professional
5 votes
10574 views
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
10 votes
22195 views
Loaded Baked Potato Soup

Loaded Baked Potato Soup

This hearty soup has plenty of recipes to be found, I know. I used my friend, Mr. Pressure Cooker, to steam my Russet potatoes in 5 minutes. In the…

Foodiewife
Sep 2014
Advanced
3 votes
17530 views
PUREED MUSHROOM AND LENTIL SOUP WITH WHITE TRUFFLE OIL

PUREED MUSHROOM AND LENTIL SOUP WITH WHITE TRUFFLE OIL

This is one of my favorite mushroom soup recipes that I've been making since 1995. This recipe was adapted…

Cecelia Heer
Sep 2012
Advanced
1 vote
1653 views
Curried Lentil Stew with rice

Curried Lentil Stew with rice

This curried lentil stew is an awesome winter dish. It will warm you and sooth you with its soft texture and rich flavor. Vegetarians can leave…

Nancy Miyasaki
Jan 2009
Intermediate
9 votes
12162 views
Hearty Red Lentil Soup

Hearty Red Lentil Soup

This is a wonderfully flavored soup that our whole family really enjoyed. I'm a huge fan of traditional Turkish Red Lentil soup which has more…

John Spottiswood
Sep 2011
Advanced
9 votes
3453 views
Pressure Cooked Cabbage Soup

Pressure Cooked Cabbage Soup

The weather in southern New Mexico took a cold turn. So, my Babe hankered for soup. I was looking through the soup rotation and found that I did…

Desert Panz
Dec 2015
Intermediate
1 vote
3948 views
Crockpot Carne Adovada Recipe

Crockpot Carne Adovada Recipe

We had this for dinner tonight and it was fantastic. The complexity of flavors - sweet, salty, spicy, and savory - is really amazing. It's better…

John Spottiswood
Aug 2014
Advanced
6 votes
4195 views
Pork Goulash

Pork Goulash

This recipe sounds common, but it originates from the Boston Ritz Carlton where it was one of their three signature dishes for a long time. Once…

John Spottiswood
Sep 2010
Advanced
10 votes
3656 views
Stewed Tomatoes

Stewed Tomatoes

Canning came about during the Napoleonic Wars, when the demand for a cheap and effective way to preserve food in large amounts in order to feed the…

J. Gino Genovesi
Jul 2013
Professional
3 votes
3016 views
Mom's Sausage & Bean Soup

Mom's Sausage & Bean Soup

Also called "Mom's Escarole & Bean Soup" - for our vegetarian guests. I prefer to use all fresh ingredients and bring dried beans to life, but you…

Amos Miller
Jun 2012
Professional
4 votes
3416 views
Tomato Soup

Tomato Soup

I love tomato soup and this one is easy (I don't cook anything that's hard!)! I serve it for the kids as a weeknight dinner with cheese…

Anna
Mar 2008
Beginner
7 votes
9510 views