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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
85830 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
15698 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
26204 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
27373 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
14876 views
New England Clam Chowder

New England Clam Chowder

Easy, creamy traditional clam chowder without hassle.

arthur jimenez
Jun 2008
Intermediate
7 votes
15583 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
5347 views
Loaded Baked Potato Soup

Loaded Baked Potato Soup

This hearty soup has plenty of recipes to be found, I know. I used my friend, Mr. Pressure Cooker, to steam my Russet potatoes in 5 minutes. In the…

Foodiewife
Sep 2014
Advanced
3 votes
20207 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
5222 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
12276 views
Pork Goulash

Pork Goulash

This recipe sounds common, but it originates from the Boston Ritz Carlton where it was one of their three signature dishes for a long time. Once…

John Spottiswood
Sep 2010
Advanced
10 votes
5178 views
Simple Crock Pot Chili

Simple Crock Pot Chili

This simple recipe has been modified over time from the recipe that came with a crock pot I got years ago. It has changed some and I especially…

Kathy Armstrong
Feb 2013
Intermediate
4 votes
7773 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
5175 views
Almost A Borscht Soup

Almost A Borscht Soup

I wanted a hearty soup for lunch and had a left-over half head of boiled cabbage. What else could I do but go wild adding borschtish ingredients…

Glenn
Nov 2014
Beginner
3 votes
3320 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
7773 views