Marsala Poached Pears

Bosc pears poached in Marsala wine with star anise, cinnamon, and cloves.

Mom’s Stuffed Bell Peppers

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.

Cooking on a budget

Several recipes and ideas for stretching your food dollar and cooking on a budget.

How to Make Vanilla Extract

How to make your own homemade vanilla extract, it's easy! All you need are vanilla beans, vodka and a glass jar.

Talerine Beef Casserole

Classic retro talerine beef casserole. Grandmother's recipe, including ground beef, onion, bell pepper, garlic, mushrooms, tomato, corn, olives, egg noodles and grated cheddar cheese.

Applesauce

Delicious homemade applesauce recipe. There is nothing better than homemade applesauce with hand-picked apples, and it is so easy to do!

Pumpkin Cookies

Soft and moist pumpkin cookies, with rolled oats, pumpkin puree, pumpkin seeds, dried currants, and spiced with cinnamon and cardamon.

Green Chile Cornbread

Flavorful and moist green chile cornbread, packed with corn, cheese, and Anaheim or Hatch green chiles.

Rabbit Cacciatore

Rabbit, browned first in olive oil, then braised with onions, garlic, red bell peppers, mushrooms, tomatoes, and herbs.

Simple Cooked Tomato Salsa

Mexican cooked tomato salsa, pureed fresh tomatoes, jalapeno or serrano chili peppers, garlic, salt, then cooked.

Sweet and Sour Chicken

Chinese-style sweet and sour chicken, stir-fried with bell peppers and pineapple chunks.

Apple and Sausage Pie

A perfect casserole for apple season, granny smith apples baked with sweet Italian sausage in a pie crust, topped with Italian cheeses.

Smoked Salmon Bisque

Delicious smoked salmon bisque, made with fresh salmon, smoked salmon, onions, leeks, mushrooms, garlic, clam juice, tomatoes, cream, herbs and seasonings.

Chicken Enchiladas Verdes

Chicken enchiladas with a salsa verde sauce made with tomatillos, serrano chile peppers, and sour cream. Served with chopped onion, Mexican cheese, and cilantro.

Bread and Butter Pickles

How to make sweet sliced cucumber bread and butter pickles, perfect for sandwiches.

Mom’s Warm Potato Salad

Warm potato salad with Yukon Gold potatoes, celery, red onion, olives, parsley, and a simple rice vinegar vinaigrette

Shrimp Fried Rice

Classic shrimp fried rice with fresh shrimp, rice, green onions, peas, carrots, and sesame oil. The secret? Use day old cooked rice.

Welcome Jaden!

Introducing Jaden Hair from Steamy Kitchen as a guest author for Simply Recipes.