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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
108121 views
Vegetable Crudités Platter

Vegetable Crudités Platter

Here is a platter that was successful at a Thanksgiving dinner. Use whatever is in season and colorful.

Mary Frances Hart
Apr 2010
Intermediate
5 votes
71697 views
The Very Best Meatloaf

The Very Best Meatloaf

This my family's favorite meatloaf recipe, of all time--and has become my most viewed recipe on my blog! What makes this taste so good is a…

Foodiewife
Jul 2014
Advanced
9 votes
66989 views
Meyer Lemon Yogurt Bundt Cake

Meyer Lemon Yogurt Bundt Cake

I have made this recipe numerous times, as a loaf cake. I use Non-Fat Greek Yogurt, but any kind of yogurt will work well. The yogurt and oil…

Foodiewife
Mar 2011
Advanced
17 votes
75982 views
Red beans and rice

Red beans and rice

I've adapted this recipe from a number that I have used in the past. You can deviate from this and it is still delicious! Normally, I serve this…

John Spottiswood
Sep 2008
Advanced
47 votes
71586 views
Italian Breaded Chicken Breast

Italian Breaded Chicken Breast

A very versatile dish can be used in by itself as a main dish, or top with mozzarella cheese and Italian red sauce for chicken parmigiana or it is…

Therese
Apr 2013
Intermediate
5 votes
120290 views
Roasted Potatoes, Carrots, and Onions

Roasted Potatoes, Carrots, and Onions

This is a great side dish for roast beef, pork, or lamb. It would also be great with any grilled meat. The…

John Spottiswood
Jan 2012
Advanced
15 votes
21399 views
Chili Pie

Chili Pie

This is a Tex-Mex favorite with a chili 'filling' that gets smothered in cheese then topped with cornbread batter 'crust' and baked in the oven for…

Reeni
Mar 2010
Intermediate
5 votes
9934 views
Chinese Barbecued Chicken

Chinese Barbecued Chicken

This is my father-in-law's favorite BBQ chicken recipe...with good reason. It is really delicious. I like this better than the best teriyaki…

John Spottiswood
Jun 2010
Advanced
12 votes
16352 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
14273 views
Easy Fruit Cobbler

Easy Fruit Cobbler

This is a super simple dessert that's great for a large or small gathering. I generally use nectarines or peaches and some sort of berries, but…

Nancy Miyasaki
Jul 2009
Intermediate
5 votes
21335 views
Carrot Cake the Ultimate

Carrot Cake the Ultimate

What a way to eat your vegetables! I work hard, try to eat a well-balanced diet, get plenty of exercise and watch my weight. I also absolutely…

Amos Miller
Mar 2011
Professional
21 votes
33117 views
Fiesta Hot Chocolate

Fiesta Hot Chocolate

Looking for an über rich hot cocoa? This is a spin off of Café Mexicano. Fiesta Hot Chocolate has similar properties. Instead of using coffee,…

Robyn Savoie
Nov 2013
Advanced
1 vote
10268 views
Pear & Fig Chutney

Pear & Fig Chutney

I still had a few pears from the orchard and the figs are almost finished. Why not a Pear & Fig chutney? Easily done! This is everything a…

Amos Miller
Nov 2011
Professional
10 votes
21890 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
23013 views