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Italian food is always popular at a potluck. Watch these well-seasoned shells disappear from the...
Who can ever have enough recipes for zucchini? This one is easy, delicious, and highly recommended.
We loved this refreshingly different pasta salad made with vermicelli instead of the usual shells...
This minestrone won honorable mention in the Homemade Soups Contest in The 1993 Old Farmer’s...
Jan Buhrman Catering is known for this paella, served at many summer beach parties. As our potluck...
Recipe by Jasper White; The Summer Shack Cookbook; summershackrestaurant.com W.W. Norton ©2007
Jasper White has adapted this Japanese-inspired treatment from his own book, Jasper White’s Cooking...
A nice, light, summer Sunday supper dish. (Don ‘t try to say summer Sunday supper dish fast!)
Tender chicken breasts surrounded with a bubbling creamy sauce and topped with browned buttered...
Fish – especially frozen – is often on the bland side. Made this way it has a little more character...
These are the easiest ribs to prepare in the shortest amount of time.
A pleasing combination of beef, sausage, eggplant, and zucchini, slowly cooked in a tomato sauce,...
This recipe comes from me. It gives a mild tartness to the chicken and my whole family loves it.
When Lena makes her Jubilee Gumbo she no longer follows a recipe; she simply tosses together...
Kale tastes best after a light frost, making this a good late-season harvest dish. Include a...
To add color and sweetness, substitute diced winter squash for the potato. Whether you use potato...
Find more family favorite recipes, and the stories behind them, in The Old Farmer’s Almanac Reader’...
This dish is named for Ding Bazohen, the governor of Sichuan, who ruled during the Qing Dynasty (...
You may use either the Pie Crust for Two (Two-Crust) Pies or the more unusual Bride’s Pie Crust, or...
Purists will turn up their noses at the addition of flour and baking powder in this recipe, but it...
This hearty main course pairs lamb beautifully with roasted new potatoes. To save yourself a step,...
A fun idea for leftover lamb. Almost any combination of vegetables will work: just keep a...
You’ll have to keep this treat for people you know like kidneys. Highly nutritious and relatively...
This flavorful, easy-to-prepare lamb dish makes room for one of the several tangy home-brewed...
An excellent lamb curry (in Indian cooking “curry” means a highly seasoned stew, not a particular...
This was my sister’s recipe and I remember her cooking it on special days.
I got tired of regular old lasagna and put in cream cheese. This lasagna is for cream cheese ...
Make it now, bake it later. Add a tossed green salad and you have a complete meal.
Beautiful blend of walnut and garlic flavors. Serve as an appetizer, side dish, or entree.
I’ve been making this lasagna for years, and people are always suprised to learn the secret...
A classic crowd-pleaser just got twice as nice! This recipe is from the Eats cookbook, which you...
Beef stew is comfort food at its finest. Paired with crusty bread, a meal in born.
Serve this delicious yogurt-dressed vegetable combo as a salad or a mouth-cooling condiment with...
With the shrimp’s pink curls and the leeks’ long, pale-green tangles, this is a beautiful dish. You...
I learned to make this from my grandmother who came from a small village in Albania.. it is very ...
My neighbor, Bob Hewell, was the best kind of country neighbor. He plowed our driveway and showed...
Italian red clam sauce is made differently than the white clam sauce many know. It contains no...
This is a recipe I got from a friend of mine. It’s very easy and very low in fat. The pear adds a...
Great tasting and fun to eat, these large meatballs really do look like lions’ heads with cabbage...

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