A hearty West African-inspired stew of chicken thighs and legs, sweet potatoes and peanuts that is perfect for a chilly day.
Classic dish of Spain and Latin America, this arroz con pollo recipe is browned chicken cooked with rice, onions, garlic, and tomatoes.
Baked white fish, such as cod, haddock, scrod, hake or bass, baked with a buttery Ritz cracker crust.
A classic Italian American comfort food of pasta baked with sausage, tomato sauce and all kinds of gooey, yummy cheeses.
Quick and easy. Torn cabbage leaves, blanched in salted water, tossed with butter, caraway and celery seeds.
Turkey legs recipe, browned and then braised slowly. Sauce is further reduced. Hearty winter dish.
Chicken drumsticks, dipped first in a mayo mustard mixture, then in dry breadcrumbs with chives, then oven baked.
A pot pie made with turkey leftovers and flavored with Cajun spices, onions, celery and green pepper.
Chicken cacciatore, an Italian hunter-style chicken braised in a tomato-based sauce with onions, garlic, and white wine.
Chicken paprikash with chicken pieces, browned in butter, cooked with onions and paprika, then served with a little sour cream mixed in.
Baked macaroni with a sauce of cheddar and pepper jack cheese and Mexican chorizo.
Quick and easy citrus pork with egg noodles recipe.
Easy baked chicken recipe. Chicken breasts, thighs, wings, and legs coated in olive oil and seasoned with salt and pepper baked in the oven.
Irish mashed potatoes mixed with greens and scallions and lots of butter and cream.
Several recipes and ideas for stretching your food dollar and cooking on a budget.
Simple tacos made with crispy fried chicken skin dressed with a cilantro habanero salsa.
An egg salad made in the style of deviled eggs, with mustard, mayo, hot sauce and paprika.
Quick and easy black beans and rice with onion, bell pepper, garlic, Tabasco, oregano, and white rice.
American favorite shepherd's pie recipe, casserole with ground beef, vegetables such as carrots, corn, and peas, topped with mashed potatoes.
Family favorite, Tex Mex cheese enchiladas recipe. Corn tortillas, lightly fried, rolled up with Jack or cheddar cheese, arranged in a casserole dish, covered with tomato and green chile sauce, and baked.
Hot dog slices sautéed in butter with onions, with a sour cream sauce. Served with pasta.
Crispy fried catfish fillets coated in a seasoned cornmeal crust.
Leftover ham? Make a simple ham salad with diced ham, hard boiled eggs, sweet pickle relish, mayo, onion, celery, bell pepper, and mustard.
American comfort classic hamburger and macaroni recipe. Browned ground beef cooked in a tomato onion sauce, mixed in with elbow macaroni.
Beef stroganoff made with ground beef in a sour cream mushroom sauce, with onions, parsley, paprika, served over egg noodles.
A classic Southern dish to celebrate New Year's. The black-eyed peas are for good fortune in the coming year.
Two tried and true methods for making homemade chicken stock. One method involves simmering a chicken carcass with vegetables. The other method requires sauteing chopped pieces of backs and wings first, before simmering with water and veggies. Chicken stock recipe.
A hearty and simple Italian peasant stew with cabbage, parsley and Italian sausage.
Classic American lemon chicken recipe, not too lemony, just right. With garlic, butter, lemon, thyme, and rosemary.
Lentils cooked in a rich broth made from leftover ham and served with slices of that same leftover ham.
Louisiana style chili beans with ground beef and pinto beans, served over rice.
Quick and easy, sautéed ground turkey with onions, garlic, bell peppers, and seasoned with chipotle chili.
Quick and easy macaroni salad with hard boiled egg, roasted red bell pepper, onion, mayonnaise, and paprika.
Classic stuffed bell peppers recipe. Bell peppers, first steamed then stuffed with a mixture of ground beef, rice, and herbs, and then baked in the oven.
Pasta served with a sauce made with oil-packed canned tuna, onions, capers, white wine, and parsley.
A simple dish of pasta shells with a buttery tomato sauce, tuna and ricotta, all baked with a cheesy parmesan crust.
Penne pasta with a tomato meat sauce, with ground beef, onions, Italian seasoning, garlic, and basil.
Pulled pork sandwich made with pork butt shoulder roast, slow cooked in a spicy sauce of onion, cloves, jalapeno, chipotle, tomato paste, Dijon, paprika, vinegar, ketchup, and sugar, until the pork meat pulls apart easily with a fork. Served on a bun.
Casserole of layers of flour tortillas and shredded cheese, with beans, chiles, tomato, onions, baked in pie dish until browned and crispy.
Simple white bean salad with red onions, a little lemon juice, chopped parsley, olive oil, vinegar, herbs, salt and pepper.
A Southern classic, red beans cooked with smoked shanks, onions, celery, bell peppers, and spices, served over rice.
Traditional Mexican refried beans recipe, both regular and pressure cooker methods.
Classic roast beef recipe using rump roast, round roast, or sirloin tip. This slow roasting method at low heat is good for tougher cuts of beef; the lower heat prevents any gristle from getting too tough.
A quick and easy salmon and macaroni salad recipe.
Quick and easy salmon patties recipe with cooked salmon, bread, green onion, dill, bell pepper, egg, and paprika.
Slowly cooked Boston baked beans, white beans cooked with salt pork and onions, in a molasses and mustard sauce.
A Southern-style savory cornbread, baked in a hot iron skillet.
A classic Spanish tapas appetizer known as patatas bravas, or angry potatoes - roasted potatoes tossed with a spicy, smoky tomato sauce.
Black beans cooked with onions, chili peppers, garlic, oregano, red chili sauce, chipotle, cumin, orange juice and lime.
Family favorite tuna macaroni salad, made with canned tuna, elbow macaroni pasta, bell peppers, parsley, lettuce, green onion, iceberg lettuce, and mayonnaise.
Quick, easy, and budget-friendly tuna patties, made with canned tuna, mustard, lemon, parsley, chives, bread, and hot sauce.
Ground turkey meatballs made with herbs and sour cream, tossed with fresh tomatoes and basil.
Turkey stew with chunks of turkey, onions, garlic, bell peppers, and mushrooms in a smooth but tangy yogurt-tomato base.
Filling, delicious, and affordable, this turkey stew is made with turkey thighs or legs, slow cooked with onion, celery, carrots and other root vegetables.
Simple tuna and white bean salad, a classic combination and so easy to make.