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Simple Cuban Black Beans & Rice in a Rice Cooker

Simple Cuban Black Beans & Rice in a Rice Cooker

I've loved cuban black beans and rice ever since I lived in Weehawken, New Jersey and ate at the Unica Cafe.…

John Spottiswood
Apr 2013
Advanced
5 votes
31463 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
44 votes
33354 views
Lemon & Garlic Green Beans

Lemon & Garlic Green Beans

It is rare to have a side dish which everyone keeps reaching for instead of the main dish. That's especially true if its a fairly simple green…

John Spottiswood
Aug 2015
Advanced
7 votes
10543 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
10517 views
Healthy Baked Potatoes Madness

Healthy Baked Potatoes Madness

This is a recipe I learned through word of mouth. I made up the portions of the ingredients according to my taste.

ShaleeDP
Jan 2014
Intermediate
6 votes
12910 views
Cooler Corn

Cooler Corn

Large gatherings of people who like corn on the cob requires a couple of lobster pots or a wash tub and a lot of boiling water and patience. Not…

Glenn
Mar 2013
Beginner
1 vote
12790 views
The Most Decadent Cornbread Casserole Ever, Made Skinny

The Most Decadent Cornbread Casserole Ever, Made Skinny

I’ve tasted many cornbread casseroles in my day and this one wins hands down… It’s rich, moist, creamy and…

Skinny Kitchen with Nancy Fox
Nov 2011
Professional
1 vote
6475 views
Aunt Helen's EZ Baked Bean

Aunt Helen's EZ Baked Bean

Aunt Helen gave this recipe to my mother who modified it slightly. My mother gave it to my sister who modified it slightly. My sister gave it to…

Glenn
Mar 2017
Beginner
2 votes
736 views
Grilled Asparagus

Grilled Asparagus

Dianne Linderman
May 2017
Professional
1 vote
1155 views
BBQ Party: Juicy Clams & Mussels In Truffle Oil & White Wine

BBQ Party: Juicy Clams & Mussels In Truffle Oil & White Wine

My Magic Potion: I thought it would be a great idea to try out my new Truffle Oil & indeed, it worked wonders.…

Blackswan
Jun 2011
Advanced
1 vote
4694 views
Soy Dipping Sauce

Soy Dipping Sauce

This is good and easy to make. Serve with your favorite pot stickers, egg rolls, spring rolls and won tons.

Robyn Savoie
Jul 2014
Advanced
1 vote
3032 views
Spicy crab gravy

Spicy crab gravy

Crabs though look complicated to be cooked, the actual process is so simple as pictured here and once cooked its taste rules all the seafood. Here…

Moms Times
Feb 2013
Professional
1 vote
4216 views
Baby Abalone with Bok Choy + Vegetable Flowers Tips!

Baby Abalone with Bok Choy + Vegetable Flowers Tips!

Trust me, this is a no-brainer recipe so you do not need to be a professional cook to dish out a 5-star…

Blackswan
Jan 2017
Advanced
1 vote
855 views
Brussels Sprouts with Pearl Onions

Brussels Sprouts with Pearl Onions

A vegetable dish made flavorful and healthy with a sprinkling of sesame seeds over steamed Brussels sprouts and…

Julia Ann Souders
Sep 2014
Intermediate
1 vote
2608 views
CNY Fortune Stir-fry Chicken with Ginkgo Nuts ( 发财鸡炒白果 )

CNY Fortune Stir-fry Chicken with Ginkgo Nuts ( 发财鸡炒白果 )

This dish can be part of your casual home-cooked meal, but when plated with some colours, the simple chicken…

Blackswan
Jan 2017
Advanced
1 vote
845 views