African Chicken Peanut Stew

A hearty West African-inspired stew of chicken thighs and legs, sweet potatoes and peanuts that is perfect for a chilly day.

Arroz Con Pollo

Classic dish of Spain and Latin America, this arroz con pollo recipe is browned chicken cooked with rice, onions, garlic, and tomatoes.

Asian Tuna Salad

Asian inspired tuna salad with canned tuna, radishes, cilantro, shredded carrot, ginger, rice vinegar and sesame oil.

Baked Ziti

A classic Italian American comfort food of pasta baked with sausage, tomato sauce and all kinds of gooey, yummy cheeses.

Braised Turkey Legs

Turkey legs recipe, browned and then braised slowly. Sauce is further reduced. Hearty winter dish.

Cabbage Soup

Simple nourishing soup with cabbage, chicken stock, onions and tomatoes.

Cajun Turkey Pot Pie

A pot pie made with turkey leftovers and flavored with Cajun spices, onions, celery and green pepper.

Chicken Paprikash

Chicken paprikash with chicken pieces, browned in butter, cooked with onions and paprika, then served with a little sour cream mixed in.

Classic Baked Chicken

Easy baked chicken recipe. Chicken breasts, thighs, wings, and legs coated in olive oil and seasoned with salt and pepper baked in the oven.

Classic Carrot Salad

Traditional grated carrot salad with carrots, raisins, chopped apple and mayonnaise. One of the easiest salads to prepare, as well as being kid-friendly and good for you.

Colcannon

Irish mashed potatoes mixed with greens and scallions and lots of butter and cream.

Deviled Egg Salad

An egg salad made in the style of deviled eggs, with mustard, mayo, hot sauce and paprika.

Easy Black Beans and Rice

Quick and easy black beans and rice with onion, bell pepper, garlic, Tabasco, oregano, and white rice.

Easy Shepherd’s Pie

American favorite shepherd's pie recipe, casserole with ground beef, vegetables such as carrots, corn, and peas, topped with mashed potatoes.

Enchiladas

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.

Fancy Hot Dogs

Hot dog slices sautéed in butter with onions, with a sour cream sauce. Served with pasta.

Fried Catfish

Crispy fried catfish fillets coated in a seasoned cornmeal crust.

Ham Salad

Leftover ham? Make a simple ham salad with diced ham, hard boiled eggs, sweet pickle relish, mayo, onion, celery, bell pepper, and mustard.

Hamburger and Macaroni

American comfort classic hamburger and macaroni recipe. Browned ground beef cooked in a tomato onion sauce, mixed in with elbow macaroni.

Hamburger Stroganoff

Beef stroganoff made with ground beef in a sour cream mushroom sauce, with onions, parsley, paprika, served over egg noodles.

Hoppin’ John

A classic Southern dish to celebrate New Year's. The black-eyed peas are for good fortune in the coming year.

How to Make Chicken Stock

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.

Lemon Chicken

Classic American lemon chicken recipe, not too lemony, just right. With garlic, butter, lemon, thyme, and rosemary.

Lentils and Ham

Lentils cooked in a rich broth made from leftover ham and served with slices of that same leftover ham.

Mom’s Chili Beans

Louisiana style chili beans with ground beef and pinto beans, served over rice.

Mom’s Macaroni Salad

Quick and easy macaroni salad with hard boiled egg, roasted red bell pepper, onion, mayonnaise, and paprika.

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.

Pasta e Fagioli

Pasta e fagioli, or pasta "fazool". A classic Italian dish of beans and short pasta with tomatoes and vegetables.

Pasta Puttanesca

A classic Italian pasta sauce based on pantry items such as olives, capers, anchovies and canned tomatoes.

Pulled Pork Sandwich

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.

Quesadilla Pie

Casserole of layers of flour tortillas and shredded cheese, with beans, chiles, tomato, onions, baked in pie dish until browned and crispy.

Quick and Easy White Bean Salad

Simple white bean salad with red onions, a little lemon juice, chopped parsley, olive oil, vinegar, herbs, salt and pepper.

Red Beans and Rice

A Southern classic, red beans cooked with smoked shanks, onions, celery, bell peppers, and spices, served over rice.

Refried Beans

Traditional Mexican refried beans recipe, both regular and pressure cooker methods.

Refried Black Beans

Black beans, cooked and then fried and mashed with onion, garlic, chili, and cilantro.

Roast Beef

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.

Salmon Patties

Quick and easy salmon patties recipe with cooked salmon, bread, green onion, dill, bell pepper, egg, and paprika.

Spicy, Citrusy Black Beans

Black beans cooked with onions, chili peppers, garlic, oregano, red chili sauce, chipotle, cumin, orange juice and lime.

Tuna Macaroni Salad

Family favorite tuna macaroni salad, made with canned tuna, elbow macaroni pasta, bell peppers, parsley, lettuce, green onion, iceberg lettuce, and mayonnaise.

Tuna Patties

Quick, easy, and budget-friendly tuna patties, made with canned tuna, mustard, lemon, parsley, chives, bread, and hot sauce.

Turkey Stew with Root Vegetables

Filling, delicious, and affordable, this turkey stew is made with turkey thighs or legs, slow cooked with onion, celery, carrots and other root vegetables.