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Sweet potato and ginger soup (with a kick)

Sweet potato and ginger soup (with a kick)

This soup is delicious and very easy to make.

Gail Dickerson
Sep 2008
Intermediate
10 votes
12350 views
Easy Pan Fried Tomatoes

Easy Pan Fried Tomatoes

This recipe is incredibly easy and really tasty. We're healthy eaters, so frying tomatoes isn't the first thing that comes to mind. But you have…

Nancy Miyasaki
Sep 2009
Intermediate
11 votes
6250 views
Creole Style Butter Beans

Creole Style Butter Beans

Butter beans (another name for Lima beans) are super healthy and flavorful. I've been looking for a simple and flavorful way to cook these, and…

John Spottiswood
Apr 2011
Advanced
11 votes
1475 views
Yam & Sweet Potato Souffle

Yam & Sweet Potato Souffle

Move over marshmallows, this dish uses color and two textures to turn Thanksgiving root vegetables into a truly elegant side dish.

Deborah Parker Wong
Oct 2008
Advanced
10 votes
4736 views
Lemon Basil Grilled Chicken

Lemon Basil Grilled Chicken

This is a simple and tasty summer grilled chicken recipe. We usually cook this with legs or thighs, but it goes well with chicken breast too.…

John Spottiswood
Aug 2010
Advanced
11 votes
1674 views
Fabulous Pork Tenderloin

Fabulous Pork Tenderloin

I know that's a bold title, but this Pork Tenderloin is truly phenomenal. The sauce has a mix of Thai and Middle Eastern flavors that is harmonious…

John Spottiswood
Oct 2008
Advanced
11 votes
22972 views
Madras Curry Fried Chicken

Madras Curry Fried Chicken

Serve with a fresh green salad. The chicken may also be served room temperature or cold for picnics. In the summer, ratatouille is also a wonderful…

Foreign Cinema
Aug 2008
Professional
9 votes
16693 views
Pear & Fig Chutney

Pear & Fig Chutney

I still had a few pears from the orchard and the figs are almost finished. Why not a Pear & Fig chutney? Easily done! This is everything a…

Amos Miller
Nov 2011
Professional
9 votes
3676 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
1842 views
San Antone Black Bean Salad

San Antone Black Bean Salad

With friends and family living in the great state of Texas, my frequent visits have always meant new flavor profiles to experience, new ways to…

Amos Miller
Jan 2011
Professional
9 votes
3495 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
1607 views
Caramel Pecan Pie

Caramel Pecan Pie

This is the only pecan pie recipe you will ever need. Trust me on this. My pecan-pie-hating friend Jerry sampled it one time, and became a…

Salad Foodie
Nov 2011
Professional
9 votes
1886 views
Tri-tip marinade

Tri-tip marinade

This is a great dry rub for tri tip. I just made it for a recent party and the tri tip vanished.

Aspen Lee-Moulden
Jun 2008
Intermediate
10 votes
12517 views
lemon rosemary chicken

lemon rosemary chicken

This is an easy chicken dish with strong flavors of lemon and rosemary.

Ben Freeman
Jan 2008
Intermediate
11 votes
10033 views
Crunchy, Creamy Red Potatoes

Crunchy, Creamy Red Potatoes

Red potatoes are halved and baked with butter, olive oil garlic salt and fresh rosemary. They are crunchy on the outside and creamy on the inside.…

Michele Sloan
Mar 2008
Intermediate
9 votes
6663 views