Chuck roast, slow cooked on low heat in a braise of barbecue sauce, then shredded and served over sandwich buns. Great for big parties.
Recipes by month:
Asian inspired crab cakes with fresh crab meat, lime, ginger, and sriracha.
Broccoli slaw, a coleslaw made with broccoli stems, cabbage, and carrots, with a tangy cranberry orange dressing.
Simple nourishing soup with cabbage, chicken stock, onions and tomatoes.
Chicken breasts in a creamy Dijon mustard sauce with shallots.
Healthy green smoothie with banana, pineapple, spinach, and Greek yogurt.
Zesty crab salad sandwich in sourdough bread, grilled on a panini press.
Buffalo wings recipe, chicken wings marinated in a spicy sauce, broiled, served with blue cheese sauce.
Creamy artichoke dip made with artichoke hearts, Parmesan cheese, lemon, parsley, garlic, and cream cheese.
Alaskan King Crab steamed briefly and served with melted butter.
Marinated, slow-cooked, lamb stew with lamb shoulder, garlic, rosemary, onion, paprika, roasted bell peppers, tomato, parsley, red wine, and chicken stock.
Homemade chicken noodle soup, made from scratch, light and nourishing.
Sauteed onions with chard, caraway seeds and a touch of honey.
Quick and easy, salmon fillets, nestled on a bed of fennel, dotted with lemon and butter, baked in a pouch of parchment paper.
Easy chili with ground turkey, black beans, and red bell pepper
Chestnut soup with roasted chestnuts, fennel, onions, apples, celery, and a dollop of sour cream.
Lean pork sliced into shreds and stir-fried Chinese style with green onions and garlic.
Rustic loaf bread, cross hatched and stuffed with Monterey Jack cheese, pickled jalapeños and green onions, baked until all melty. Yum!
A simple sweet and spicy mushroom stir fry using honey, ginger, garlic, and dried chilies.
A smooth soup made from jerusalem artichokes, onions, garlic, celery and stock.
Oxtails, browned, slow cooked until falling off the bone tender, red wine and stock reduced until coating oxtails with syrupy glaze.
Quick and easy. Torn cabbage leaves, blanched in salted water, tossed with butter, caraway and celery seeds.
Veal cooked with onions, tomatoes, and served with a paprika sour cream sauce over sauerkraut. Also known as Szegedine Goulasch, an Austrian goulash.
A classic Italian pizzeria snack, garlic knots are strips of pizza dough tied in a knot, baked and then topped with melted butter, garlic and parsley.
Slow-cooked pork shoulder with a savory gravy made with roasted apples and onions.
Rustic, hearty, thick bread soup with onions, chard, mushrooms, thick Italian or French loaf bread, and Parmesan.
Italian gnocchi dumplings made with pumpkin or winter squash, ricotta cheese, parmesan and flour.
So much better than store bought! Homemade vegetable stock with carrots, onions, celery, parsley, herbs, and mushrooms.
Dip made with edamame soybeans, avocado, cilantro, yogurt, lime juice, and dashes of Tabasco and sesame oil.
A simple, light Chinese soup with chicken thighs, shiitake mushrooms and ginger.
Boiled potatoes with melted Jalapeno pepperjack cheese and cream.
Boneless, skinless chicken breasts, pounded thin, seared, served with a caper sauce over arugula, fennel and shaved Parmesan.
Beautiful, classic cheesecake, tangy and sweet, with a velvety smooth and rich texture.
Beef stew, quickly prepared with top sirloin steak, white beans, carrots, onions, tomatoes, and mushrooms.
Tender young carrots, roasted with red onions with rosemary, salt, and pepper, until lightly caramelized.
A hearty black bean and mixed meat stew that is often called the national dish of Brazil.
Button or cremini mushrooms, dry sautéed, then sautéed with butter and Marsala wine, and reduced until the wine is just a glaze on the mushrooms.
Pan-fried pork chops with a creamy, Dijon mustard sauce.
Quick and easy. Skinless chicken breasts poached in teriyaki sauce, served with teriyaki sauce and toasted sesame seeds.
Leeks trimmed and gently braised in butter and white wine and seasoned with thyme, garlic and parsley.
Crab cakes recipe with fresh Dungeness lump crab meat, formed into patties, breaded, and fried.
Tartar sauce made with mayonnaise, dill pickles, capers, mustard, shallots, scallions, Tabasco and lemon juice. Perfect for serving with fish or crab cakes.
A fancy sauce made with leftover sparkling wine, dried mushrooms and stock that is wonderful with chicken or turkey.
Classic split pea soup. Dried split peas are cooked with water and ham hocks, onions, garlic, and leeks. Filling, hearty winter soup.
Classic Mexican tacos de lengua, beef tongue which has been braised with garlic and onions, finely chopped, and served with salsa verde and avocados.
Warm and hearty lentil stew with a bacon, onion, carrot, celery base, and Italian sausage and parsley.
Chunks of lamb, browned, and simmered in milk and cream with fennel and garlic. Spin off of a traditional Italian milk-braised pork dish.
Cinnamon toast! Sliced bread, toasted, buttered, and sprinkled with a mix of cinnamon and sugar.
Chicken wings, coated in a spicy mustard and cayenne mixture, and then in bread crumbs and Parmesan, baked until crispy.
Chile con carne with red kidney beans, cubes of chuck roast, red chili and chipotle chili, bacon, onion, garlic, jalapenos, tomatoes, lime juice, topped with grated cheddar and chopped red onion.
Specialty of Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic, these chicken nuggets are marinated in lime juice, rum, and soy sauce, dredged in flour and paprika and fried.
Deliciously rich oxtail stew recipe, with oxtails braised in red wine and stock, with onions, parsnips, and carrots.
A favorite dish for Chinese New Year, shrimp stir-fried in a sauce of ketchup, rice vinegar, sesame oil, sugar, and broth, and served on a bed of lettuce.
Step by step instructions on how to safely slice onions both lengthwise, and crosswise.
How to slowly caramelize onions to bring out deep, rich, sweet flavor as the natural sugars in the onions caramelize. Video included.
Upside down apple cake with caramel sauce and apple wedges in a flour cornmeal batter.
Tasty hot crab dip appetizer with lump crab meat, cream cheese, mayo, and seasonings.
A Southern classic, red beans cooked with smoked shanks, onions, celery, bell peppers, and spices, served over rice.
So easy! Tangerine sorbet made from fresh tangerine juice, lemon juice, and sugar.
Chicken pieces browned then baked in casserole with mushrooms, onions, garlic, rice, stock, cream, and sour cream.
Lamb stew made with lamb shanks, parsnips, carrots, rutabagas, and turnips.
Hot crab dip recipe with cream cheese and mayo base, lump crab meat, green onions, parsley, horseradish, slivered almonds, and Tabasco.
Beef goulash with light, fluffy dumplings. Central European goulash, a beef stew with Hungarian paprika, onions, tomato paste, cubed chuck roast, herbs and stock.
Crispy cheese potato skins, baked to a crisp, then topped with cheddar cheese, bacon, sour cream and green onions.
Chicken breasts, lightly sautéed and served with a sauce made with cream, white wine, and creme de cassis, a liqueur made from blackcurrants.
7-layer bean dip with hot refried beans, topped with cheddar cheese, chilies, tomatoes, avocados, sour cream, and sliced black olives.
A cross between garlic bread and pizza, cheesy bread is a quick, easy, and delicious party snack.
Easy baked chicken recipe. Chicken breasts, thighs, wings, and legs coated in olive oil and seasoned with salt and pepper baked in the oven.
Roast wild duck recipe, especially teal, stuffed with rosemary, onion, apple, cloves, with a sauce of drippings, dry sherry and cream.
Easy to make pickled red onions recipe. Thinly sliced red onions pickled in vinegar with spices.
Hearty black bean soup with ham hocks, sweet potatoes, bell pepper, onion, cumin, chili, and molasses. Garnish with cilantro, sour cream, and avocado.
Moist and delicious apple carrot spice cupcakes with a goat cheese and cream cheese frosting.
Shrimp quesadilla recipe, flour tortillas toasted with shredded Monterey Jack cheese and shrimp marinated in lime juice with chiles, green onion and cilantro.
Tender strips of beef and mushrooms cooked in sour cream and served over noodles make up this classic beef stroganoff recipe.
Crab salad with hazelnuts and chopped pear, served on butter lettuce.
Light, soft inside, crusty crust, homemade rye bread, with or without carraway seeds.
Intensely lemony, this crisp Meyer lemon sorbet is like making lemonade with a detour through the ice cream maker.
Caramelized roasted parsnips are pureed into a delicious mash, seasoned with butter, salt, pepper and a dash of nutmeg.
Savory chicken, roasted whole in a large cast iron pan, surrounded by carrots and garlic, and stuffed with lemon and thyme.
Homemade butter pecan ice cream, made with a custard base, browned butter, and toasted pecans.
Is there no better combo than pork chops with Kielbasa sausage and sauerkraut? Classic hearty German pork chops recipe.
Simple wilted watercress salad with fresh peppery watercress and a hot bacon apple cider dressing.
Baked beans are just the thing for a blustery day. This delicious baked beans recipe uses kidney, black, and cannellini beans, baked with bacon in a molasses-based sauce.
Classic homemade pizza recipe, including pizza dough and toppings, step-by-step instructions with photos. Make perfect pizza at home!
A good tomato sauce is the basis for so many dishes - pizza, pasta, chicken, and fish. Here is a delicious basic tomato sauce recipe. Marinara sauce.
Rich and creamy quiche with caramelized onions and Gruyere cheese.
Greek meatballs made with spicy lamb and pork meatballs, mint, jalapeno, garlic, shallots, orange zest, and Greek yogurt for dipping.
If time and waistline permitted, I could wake up every morning to these banana nut muffins. Banana nut muffin recipe with ripe bananas, walnuts, sugar, egg, flour, espresso.
Minestrone soup with cannellini beans, salt pork or pancetta, broth, cabbage, potato, zucchini, carrots, plum tomatoes, and Parmesan cheese.
Round up of low carb recipes from food blogs around the world.
Citrus fruit salad, perfect for winter citrus, pink grapefruit and navel oranges, sweetened with honey, seasoned with lime juice and cardamom.
Delicious crab dip with lump crab meat, sour cream, mayonnaise, shallots, dill, lemon zest, white wine vinegar, and Worcestershire sauce.
Lamb and beef meatloaf with Moroccan seasonings, onion, carrot, celery, garlic, ginger, paprika, cumin, curry powder, cayenne, cinnamon, cilantro, and mint.
How to roast whole heads of garlic in the oven so you can eat warm, toasty cloves right out of the garlic head.
Round up of low carb recipes from around the food blogosphere.
Wilted kale recipe with arame seaweed, garlic, sesame, and fresh minced ginger.
Gulf shrimp sauteed in olive oil and served with an orange beurre blanc sauce, a buttery sauce with orange zest, white wine and shallots.
Baked ling cod recipe served with a lemon garlic butter sauce.
Traditional Hungarian stuffed cabbage rolls. Cabbage leaves, stuffed with ground pork, onions, garlic, egg, rice and spices, braised in a tomato sauce.
Round up of Low Carb recipes.
Simple and easy shaved fennel salad with olive oil, lemon juice, thyme, parsley, and Parmesan.
Ahi tuna, also known as yellowfin tuna, marinated in sesame oil, soy sauce, ginger, garlic, green onion, and lime juice, then pan seared.
Cranberry cooler made low carb by using unsweetened cranberry juice, sweetened with liquid stevia, a naturally sweet herb.
Round up of low carb recipes.
Lemon-garlic butter sauce, perfect for fish, shrimp, scallops.
Hearty white bean and ham soup recipe, perfect for cold winter days. White beans, ham shanks, onions, celery, carrots, garlic, Tabasco, and herbs.
Classic Italian Bolognese meat sauce recipe, for use with pasta dishes. Ground beef, pork, and Italian sausage, simmered for hours in a base of onion, celery, carrot, pancetta, and tomatoes. Seasoned with cloves, cinnamon, salt and pepper.
Beautiful golden beets and Brussels sprouts. Roasted or boiled golden yellow beets with parboiled Brussels sprouts, sauteed together in olive oil, shallots and thyme, and topped with toasted almonds.
Pork tenderloin, marinated in orange juice, lemon juice, garlic, shallots, and chipotle chiles, then oven roasted.
Quick and easy steak salad with thin slices of steak served over arugula and lettuce greens, goat cheese, walnuts, scallions, and bell pepper. Serve with lemon vinaigrette.
Chinese chicken salad with thinly sliced lettuce, bell peppers, scallions, julienned carrot, cilantro, peanuts, and skinless boneless chicken breast.
Delicious basic steamed broccoli recipe, the easiest way to cook this wonderful vegetable.
Quick and easy roasted fennel recipe. Sliced fennel oven roasted in olive oil and balsamic vinegar.
Traditional French Beurre Blanc sauce, with the zest of oranges. Great sauce for seafood dishes.
Quick and easy spinach frittata recipe with eggs, fresh spinach, onions, garlic, Parmesan and goat cheese, and sun-dried tomatoes. Photos and step-by-step instructions.
Simple and easy cheese tacos recipe, made with corn tortillas, fried in a little butter, folded over grated cheddar or Monterey Jack cheese. Also known as quesadillas.
Oven roasted cauliflower recipe, made with cauliflower florets, garlic, lemon, olive oil, and Parmesan cheese.
Classic liver paté recipe with ground pork, calf, chicken, or pork liver, bacon and spices.
Classic sauerkraut recipe with chopped apple and juniper berries.
Turkey legs recipe, browned and then braised slowly. Sauce is further reduced. Hearty winter dish.
A classic French shellfish and fish stew recipe, prepared with the freshest possible seafood, caught and served the same day. Served with a spicy sauce rouille.