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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
56 votes
83321 views
Minestrone Romagna Style

Minestrone Romagna Style

This is the way minestrone is made in Romagna. It's not a lot of prep time, but you simmer the soup for a long time until all of the vegetable…

John Spottiswood
May 2008
Advanced
13 votes
14501 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
14331 views
Classic Cioppino

Classic Cioppino

This is a traditional Cioppino base recipe for you to play with. Cioppino is a simple and hearty fish stew originally cooked by Italian fisherman…

John Spottiswood
Dec 2009
Advanced
9 votes
10261 views
Harira Soup

Harira Soup

This is the traditional soup served at sunset to break the daily fast observed during the 30 days of Ramadan. Recipes vary from family to family…

John Spottiswood
Jan 2009
Advanced
6 votes
13682 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
25535 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
4979 views
Curry Lentil Soup

Curry Lentil Soup

This is a surprisingly light and tangy lentil soup. If you are used to thick and heavy lentil soups, this one will surprise you. It's very tasty…

John Spottiswood
Feb 2010
Advanced
11 votes
4677 views
Malaysian Pork Stew

Malaysian Pork Stew

This is a wonderfully flavored pork stew with warm flavors of curry, ginger and basil mixed with spicy cayenne pepper. If you're serving to kids,…

John Spottiswood
Mar 2011
Advanced
7 votes
5466 views
Mom's Pastina Egg drop soup

Mom's Pastina Egg drop soup

My mom used to cook pastina for us kids a lot, she had four kids and she always made sure that we always had some kind of protein in us. So the…

LinKev
Jul 2010
Intermediate
2 votes
4398 views
Italian Chick Pea Soup

Italian Chick Pea Soup

Chickpeas are one of my favorite ingredients in soup. They don't lose their texture or their nutty flavor. Whether in a spicy Harira (served…

John Spottiswood
Oct 2010
Advanced
12 votes
3297 views
Italian Bean and Rice Soup

Italian Bean and Rice Soup

This is a delicious soup culled from the treasure trove of recipes by Marcella Hazan. It can be made with pasta instead of rice, but is wonderful…

John Spottiswood
Oct 2010
Advanced
8 votes
3024 views
Easy Chicken Corn Soup

Easy Chicken Corn Soup

Easier version of the traditional PA Dutch corn soup.

Jann from PA
Feb 2011
Intermediate
4 votes
13234 views
Eggplant and Peas Stew

Eggplant and Peas Stew

This recipe was invented by my good friend Brian Bedrosian. He recommends that you "Should drink red wine while cooking and eating for best…

John Spottiswood
Jan 2010
Advanced
5 votes
2861 views
Cuban Black Bean Soup

Cuban Black Bean Soup

It looks like a lot of ingredients, but the second half of the ingredients list is optional toppings. I just use whatever I have on hand, cilantro,…

Kimberly Lindstrom
Oct 2008
Intermediate
2 votes
8113 views