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Grilled Asian Pork Loin

Grilled Asian Pork Loin

We had a BBQ party today and served pork loin with two different types of marinade. This one was universally loved. It has a wonderful sweet and…

John Spottiswood
Jul 2011
Advanced
8 votes
2897 views
Flavorful Grilled Shrimp

Flavorful Grilled Shrimp

This is a classic grilled shrimp recipe originally from Craig Clairborne's NYT cookbook, then adapted by Ina Garten, and then finally perfected by…

John Spottiswood
Sep 2012
Advanced
8 votes
2068 views
Ratatouille

Ratatouille

Easy and tasty. Did I mention that it's an easy recipe?

Carol E. Smith
Feb 2008
Beginner
8 votes
13932 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
8511 views
Salmon Baked in Foil

Salmon Baked in Foil

This is a simple recipe but it is really delicious. What I love about it is that it has enough flavor to make any adult's mouth water, but our kids…

John Spottiswood
Nov 2010
Advanced
9 votes
4985 views
Pan Seared Sirloin Steaks with Sauteed Onions

Pan Seared Sirloin Steaks with Sauteed Onions

We don't eat a lot of steak, and when we do I normally grill it. My mom used to frequently serve pan seared…

John Spottiswood
Sep 2012
Advanced
8 votes
3823 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
4869 views
World Champion Oatmeal Bars

World Champion Oatmeal Bars

I make a lot of tasty brownies and bars, but few have gotten more raves than these. Of course, I served them to a bunch of SF Giants fans after the…

Nancy Miyasaki
Nov 2010
Intermediate
8 votes
4271 views
Grilled Garlic Lime Pork Chops

Grilled Garlic Lime Pork Chops

This is a super simple recipe and the combination of flavors is fantastic. We served it with a flavorful quinoa dish. We were tempted to put the…

Nancy Miyasaki
Sep 2011
Intermediate
8 votes
768 views
Creole Rice Pudding

Creole Rice Pudding

NEVER throw day-old rice away! Next time you have that extra-large Chinese take out and you have some of that white rice left over, you have the…

Amos Miller
Feb 2011
Professional
7 votes
2446 views
Festive Pasta Salad

Festive Pasta Salad

This pasta salad is colorful and zesty! Serve warm or at room temperature.

Kelsey Martin
Jun 2008
Intermediate
10 votes
22178 views
Romaine Salad with Creamy Basil Dressing

Romaine Salad with Creamy Basil Dressing

The crisp inner leaves of romaine lettuce goes wonderfully with this light and creamy basil-infused dressing.…

John Spottiswood
Jan 2012
Advanced
7 votes
1385 views
Budwig Diet Smoothie

Budwig Diet Smoothie

Someone turned me on to Dr. Johanna Budwig recently. I read a bit about her research and her diet online. While there isn't a lot of hard evidence…

John Spottiswood
Jun 2010
Advanced
8 votes
5946 views
angle food cake desert with pineapple

angle food cake desert with pineapple

simple low cal desert

bob winters
Apr 2013
Beginner
8 votes
4832 views
Delicious Freezer Jam

Delicious Freezer Jam

I took the kids berry picking and ended up with a ton of extra berries. Instead of throwing the berries we couldn't eat away, I decided to make…

Nancy Miyasaki
Jul 2009
Intermediate
7 votes
12470 views