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An interesting and original way to use left-over turkey.
I was given this recipe by a friend’s mother. It’s one of those things that everyone in the house...
Nice on a COLD winter’s night.
Slow cooker tacos are a winner at any kitchen table! So easy and so delicious!
This recipe was the third prize winner in the 2012 Bacon Recipe Contest, as featured in The 2012...
Crusty bread and a salad is all that’s needed to make a satisfying and quick meal with this pasta ...
This recipe received Honorable Mention in The Old Farmer’s Almanac 2009 Buttermilk Recipe Contest....
this is something you have your children to help you out with.it’s fun to make plus it tast...
Toasted wheat germ and cornmeal combine to create a light, crunchy crust for this delicate fish (a....
Toasted wheat germ and cornmeal combine to create a light, crunchy crust for this delicate white...
If you don’t like whole fish, you can make this dish with a thick white fish filet, such as halibut...
This recipe won second prize in The 2009 Old Farmer’s Almanac Recipe Contest! Contestants had to...
This jambalaya is a great soul and belly warmer on a cold day. Preparation is quick and the smell...
A casserole classic with noodles, ground beef, cream of mushroom soup, and French-fried onions....
Chef and restarateur Deb Snow knows that rack of lamb is an indulgence, but she loves that it’s a...
For mouth-watering dishes like this one, and much more, pick up a copy of The Old Farmer’s Almanac...
Raymonde’s entry in the national chicken-cooking contest incorporates the flavors of sage, mint,...
Jamaicans use this basic recipe to prepare a variety of dishes, including goat, mutton, oxtail,...
A great way to use leftover chicken!
“This is a curry everyone can enjoy. Serve it with white rice.” –Snowvillage Inn, Snowville, New ...
Kwanzaa (December 26-January 1) is a relatively new holiday named for the time of year when African...
You can substitute ½ pound of crab for the lobster in this recipe.
Serve with Basmati rice and pile on the toppings.
The crowds are guaranteed to flock to this deliciously different pasta salad made with turkey,...
In addition to being a bona fide rocket scientist, my dad is a great cook (and a great dad). He’s...
This is how my daddy made it. Everyone who has eaten it just loves it. I love it because it reminds...
My daddy invented this quick, easy, and delicious one-dish meal that I have cooked for many years...
Very good and very filling. If you wish, add more vegetables, such as zucchini or broccoli, to the...
This is a good antidote to rich holiday fare. If you're in a hurry. forgo salting the eggplant, a...
Use an 11- to 12-inch skillet to recycle the leftovers from your Thanksgiving or Christmas feast.
A great luncheon dish. Serve with a green salad and hot biscuits.
The secret ingredient is the cloves!
My English husband doesn’t care for beef or pork, which limits my recipes. He loved my beef chili...
I have developed this recipe over the last 30 years. It goes great on chicken, pork, or beef.
A favorite with fish lovers. Quick and easy to prepare, but looks as though you went to a lot of...
A good soup that’s low in fat. Great with a glass of red zinfandel and a fresh baguette.
The best way to make it is with clams you have dug yourself after dropping anchor in a secluded bay...
Mrs. Kenneth Dion of New Durham, New Hampshire, inherited this version from her grandmother who was...
Well you see, it was right before we went grocery shopping. The cupboards were just about bare, not...
“We sell a lot of chicken at the inn and this peculiar bird outsells all others two-to-one. In fact...
Brining is a great way to produce a turkey with moist breast meat and good flavor, but it also...
Roast ducking cooked to crisp brown perfection, with a not-too-sweet orange sauce. –Mountain View...
Find more family favorite recipes, and the stories behind them, in The Old Farmer’s Almanac Reader’...
This is a great soup – zesty, flavorful, and not too “beany.” Because it is prepared with canned...
Serve with a salad for a complete meal.
This is a super easy, quick way to have dinner ready when you walk in the door. I know it is simple...
In my family, we each have a great stuffed pepper recipe. This recipe is a simpler version of my...
This recipe is perfect for people who like good, quick meals, and who don’t like to cook. It’s an...
In my never ending quest to make the dollar stretch even further, and food to go farther, this dish...
I found this recipe and changed it just a bit. Enjoy!

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