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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...
Clams, shrimp, and lobster – a seafood lover’s dream-come-true.
I live in Rhode Island and we have an abundance of lobster in the summer months. I made this up...
Coastal New England is renowned for its wonderful lobster dishes. This one was actually invented...
An extra-special quiche. The delicate lobster flavor comes through and is complemented by just the...
Although Bertha doesn’t like it for anything else, frozen lobster can be used for this stew if...
Another great buffet dish. Easy to make and you can do most of the work well ahead of time.
Total time: 20 minutes, plus 1 to 8 hours for marinating; active time: 20 minutes This recipe...
One of the most flavorful of all steak dishes and one of the most inexpensive if you carve it right...
At Chinese New Year celebrations, it’s traditional to serve long noodles, symbolizing a long life....
Place the pork in the freezer for 30 minutes before you begin slicing it – you’ll get thinner ...
This is a Louisiana favorite. Many years ago, red beans and rice were served for lunch in New...
This recipe, adapted from the National Broiler Council, uses a traditional buttermilk marinade.
Find more family favorite recipes, and the stories behind them, in The Old Farmer’s Almanac Reader’...
We make no judgment if you occasionally reach for the “instant” stuff. But try our made-from-...
This is really good home style Mac ‘n Cheese that you make in the Crock Pot, so it’s ready when...
There are loads of ways to make macaroni and cheese, and I make no judgment if you find yourself...
Good-sized meatballs wrapped in crisp bacon with a distinctive sour cream-and-tomato sauce. May be...
I put this together myself, it is tasty and easy to make.
A flavorful soup, made mostly from ingredients that are already on the kitchen shelf. Serve with a...
This recipe is based on one my 94-year-old aunt sent to her 90-year-old brother when he lost his...
Prepare this ahead of time; reheat for serving.
Diana Santospago runs Maine’s Inn at Isle au Haut, where she serves these delectable fritters....
When we made our famous Malakna steak we knew we just had to share it with others who might like a...
These delicious little balls of spinach and cheese are similar to gnocchi. Be sure to cook most of...
Baked beans are an all-day dish, a comforting presence in the oven, promise of good dinner to come...
This spicy, sweet mustard is excellent with smoked meats or in sandwiches. Add a little to...
A hint of maple mellows the sweet-sour flavor of teriyaki. For party food, prepare recipe using...
Because the chops aren't thick, the braising time is quick, but the flavors are deep. We went...
The flavors of maple syrup and pork are especially compatible. The best spareribs I have eaten were...
These ribs are so sticky good you may want to put finger bowls—warm water with lemon slices—on the...
For best results, slice the onion into very thin rounds on a mandoline.
Gourmet fish! A very tasty, extra-special dish. Garnish with fresh parsley before serving, or add...
“Pork is not like salmon, which has a deep flavor,” Ming Tsai says. “Pork has a neutral flavor, so...
On the expensive side, like any scallop recipe, but very good. While the scallops marinate, you...
A colorful dish that’s easy to prepare and always welcome at a potluck or hot-weather picnic. It’s...
Marion Faulkner’s Pepper Pot was a Christmas tradition. “It’s nice to have the soup simmering on...
Marjorie Mills was for several decades New England’s First Lady of cookery, Women’s Page editor of...
From 30 Day Gourmet Submitted by Kerry Darden
This meat loaf may be made with beef, or with a mixture of beef, veal, and pork.
A recipe that’s been the basis for its share of church suppers in Lancaster, Massachusetts.
This recipe won third prize in The 2009 Old Farmer’s Almanac Recipe Contest! Contestants had to...
The onion stuffing makes this a nice change of pace for a family dinner – and the chili sauce makes...
This is especially good made with lamb, but whatever meat you choose, the winning combination of...
Sure you can buy good meat sauce. But homemade is better – and less expensive.
Millie’s famous wontons are similar to the boiled wontons you get in soup at Chinese restaurants,...
I use to make this for my family and it was always a big hit with them.

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