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Creamy Pumpkin Pasta With A Kick

Creamy Pumpkin Pasta With A Kick

Whether you’re alone for the holidays and missing that home cooked meal or looking for a new stand out dish to…

Allison Loesch
Oct 2008
Intermediate
50 votes
10976 views
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
51 votes
24344 views
Alton Brown Lentil Soup

Alton Brown Lentil Soup

I adapted this recipe from one by Alton Brown. I added spinach, potatoes, and scallions and removed grains of paradise. Our whole family really…

John Spottiswood
Dec 2012
Advanced
10 votes
2256 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
1861 views
Killer Shrimp

Killer Shrimp

Nancy and I loved eating at this hole in the wall restaurant in Marina Del Ray called Killer Shrimp. It was in a strip mall and didn't have much…

John Spottiswood
Feb 2012
Advanced
9 votes
4567 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
9 votes
12737 views
Cheesy Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Cheesy Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Mary Joseph
Feb 2008
Advanced
10 votes
39647 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
8 votes
8373 views
Awesome Split Pea Soup

Awesome Split Pea Soup

We made this soup by combining the best of two recipes...one from America's Test Kitchen and one from Cook's Illustrated's the Best New Recipe. I…

John Spottiswood
Dec 2009
Advanced
8 votes
4814 views
Creamy Lentil and Broccoli Soup

Creamy Lentil and Broccoli Soup

This is a creamy, flavorful, and incredibly healthy soup. The next time you're in the mood for split pea soup (also very healthy), try this…

John Spottiswood
Nov 2011
Advanced
8 votes
1318 views
Southwestern Cocido

Southwestern Cocido

Cocido is a prized stew in Spain and Spanish colonies that can mix a variety of ingredients into a delicious concoction. It can be made with or…

John Spottiswood
Jan 2008
Advanced
7 votes
7400 views
Blueberries with Lime Sugar & Citrus Confit

Blueberries with Lime Sugar & Citrus Confit

This is one of my absolute favorite berry desserts and comes from Tony Bourdain and Les Halles Restaurant in…

Amos Miller
Mar 2011
Professional
6 votes
1909 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
7865 views
Lentil Soup

Lentil Soup

This is my super easy, staple Lentil soup that everyone eats and enjoys. It's healthy and mild, good for everyone.

Nancy Miyasaki
Nov 2008
Intermediate
7 votes
6713 views
Simple Clam Chowder

Simple Clam Chowder

We brought this last weekend to a cracked crab party. Everyone thought it was wonderful. It's hard to compete with fresh cracked crab, but this…

Nancy Miyasaki
Dec 2009
Intermediate
6 votes
2214 views