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Grace Costa’s South Indian-Style Mac and Cheese recipe comes from the new cookbook Readers’ Best...
As I was growing up in New England in a family with six kids, we would have these every Saturday...
As I was growing up in New England we would have these every Saturday night. My mother made them...
Honorable Mention in the 2008 Ethnic Recipe Contest
My Grandmother was born in West Arichat, Nova Scotia. She used to make a meat pie that was...
This dish was my mother’s favorite part of Grandma’s Christmas Eve dinner. I use Spanish mackerel,...
Instead of the traditional gefilte fish first course, try this creamy (but dairy-free) dish for ...
Honorable Mention in the Garden-Fresh Recipe Contest. -Julia Norris, Coker, Alabama
This is a hearty stew for a cold day. Goes exceptionally well in a sourdough bread bowl.
A delicious use for leftover chicken, turkey, or beef. Probably not the best choice for kids, but...
Try this method and you'll never use your oven again. The turkey cooks in half the time...
In the early 1920s, a chef at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco decided to honor actor George...
Second Prize winner in the Garden-Fresh Recipe Contest. -Terri Crandall, Gardnerville, NV
Recipe by executive chef Daniel Chong-Jimenez of The Spa at Norwich Inn.
Some people dislike cilantro's pungent scent and find it soapy-tasting, but others are passionate...
A perfect summer recipe. You can prepare the marinade in the morning and let the breasts marinate...
This pizza recipe won Honorable Mention recipe in the 2011 Almanac Garden-Fresh Recipe Contest. The...
A savory marinade makes these chops succulent and flavorful.
I like this recipe because its easy, there is very few ingredients and it tastes really good! This...
This is indeed an excellent way to serve lamb. In addition, the different thicknesses mean that...
If you’re a coupon clipper or a reader of grocery circulars, you know that flank steak goes on sale...
Given health and environmental concerns about farmed salmon, Mark recommends buying wild salmon,...
This recipe comes courtesy of former Connecticut resident Mark Bittman, whose New York Times...
Fire up the barbecue for kabobs – a welcome change from the ubiquitous burgers and hot dogs. Serve...
This is one of those great summer meals that’s elegant enough for company yet quick and easy to...
How to grill sausage.
Note: Pancetta is Italian-style bacon, with a milder flavor than American bacon. You can purchase...
Executive chef Geoff Gardner of Sel de la Terre in Boston offers this simple recipe as a way to...
An easier-to-make version of the conventional stuffed cab-bage roll. It tastes just as good, and...
Perfect for brunch, Sunday supper, or unexpected company – so simple, they can be prepared in a...
“My mother’s haddock casserole – it’s a simple, simple dish, but delicious.” When haddock isn’t...
Interesting seasoning and long, slow cooking transforms a modest cut of meat into one of the most...
For Wednesday, I added an additional 12oz pkg of fish and doubled the sauce recipe except for the...
A tradition in my family that continues to this day is Sunday dinner with the grandparents. Mom...
A particularly good luncheon dish which can be prepared in advance. Most of your guests will...
A whole ham is an impressive main dish for a large party and is ideal for just about any buffet....
A good way to make use of leftover ham.
A pleasant change from the usual meat loaf. If desired, add a little minced onion before baking....
This dish, fine enough for any luncheon or buffet party, uses up the last hits of a baked ham.
This recipe is useful for the last bit of left-over ham, good served either hot or cold.
Here’s a good example of how a good sauce can turn an ordinary dish into something uncommonly good.
This is a great way to use up leftover spaghetti.

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