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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
108693 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
11 votes
34026 views
Three Sisters Soup (Beans, Corn and Squash Soup) with Crock Pot Option

Three Sisters Soup (Beans, Corn and Squash Soup) with Crock Pot Option

“Three Sisters” refers to the three main crops of Native Americans: beans,…

Salad Foodie
Jan 2012
Professional
7 votes
23227 views
Bean Soup with Ham

Bean Soup with Ham

Do you remember Bill Knapp's Restaurant? I sure do... My husband and I always loved going there. I have fond memories of going there as a child,…

Rhonda James
Feb 2010
Intermediate
5 votes
41007 views
Stewed Tomatoes

Stewed Tomatoes

Canning came about during the Napoleonic Wars, when the demand for a cheap and effective way to preserve food in large amounts in order to feed the…

J. Gino Genovesi
Jul 2013
Professional
3 votes
10058 views
Easy Chicken Corn Soup

Easy Chicken Corn Soup

Easier version of the traditional PA Dutch corn soup.

Jann from PA
Feb 2011
Intermediate
5 votes
18379 views
New England Clam Chowder

New England Clam Chowder

Easy, creamy traditional clam chowder without hassle.

arthur jimenez
Jun 2008
Intermediate
7 votes
20939 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
20773 views
Crockpot Split Pea Soup

Crockpot Split Pea Soup

We're split pea soup fans and have a number of recipes. But we've never tried it in our slow cooker before. This simple recipe turned out…

Nancy Miyasaki
Nov 2012
Intermediate
6 votes
19907 views
Pork & Chickpea Stew

Pork & Chickpea Stew

Super easy to make. Toss all ingredients in the pot (or slow cooker) and forget about it until dinner time. Healthy...and is good vegetarian with…

John Spottiswood
Jan 2008
Advanced
4 votes
13724 views
Southwestern Beef & Hominy Soup

Southwestern Beef & Hominy Soup

This is a hearty soup that only takes about 1 hour from start to finish. I started looking at a Pork Posole recipe but did not have the time to…

Patrick Travis
Jan 2010
Intermediate
2 votes
10409 views
Crockpot Carne Adovada Recipe

Crockpot Carne Adovada Recipe

We had this for dinner tonight and it was fantastic. The complexity of flavors - sweet, salty, spicy, and savory - is really amazing. It's better…

John Spottiswood
Aug 2014
Advanced
6 votes
10201 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
9571 views
Dad’s Tavern Chili

Dad’s Tavern Chili

As an adolescent I was commissioned by my dad to make a huge pot of chili for his tavern weekly, and I earned fifty cents a batch doing so! (This…

Salad Foodie
Sep 2013
Professional
3 votes
17763 views
Pressure Cooked Cabbage Soup

Pressure Cooked Cabbage Soup

The weather in southern New Mexico took a cold turn. So, my Babe hankered for soup. I was looking through the soup rotation and found that I did…

Desert Panz
Dec 2015
Intermediate
1 vote
13665 views