Meal / Course Recipes

James Beard’s Split Pea Soup Recipe
Soup James Beard’s Split Pea Soup Recipe

Split Pea Soup In a large kettle, put the peas, ham bone, onion, celery, bay leaf, and 2 to 3 quarts of water. Bring to a boil, then lower the heat and simmer gently until the split peas are soft and ...

Double-Layer Pumpkin Pie Recipe
Dessert Double-Layer Pumpkin Pie Recipe

Mix cream cheese, 1 tablespoon milk and sugar in large bowl with wire whisk until smooth. Gently stir in whipped topping. Spread on bottom of crust. Pour 1 cup cold milk into large bowl. Add pumpkin, p...

8 servings
Hay and Straw Recipe
Lunch Hay and Straw Recipe

Hay and Straw Blanch the peas (if fresh) in boiling salted water until al dente. Drain and set aside. Sauté the onion and garlic in the butter for several minutes. Add the sausage, prosciutto, and pe...

Sweet Couscous Recipe
Stove Sweet Couscous Recipe

Sweet Couscous Rose Shulman. Place the couscous in a bowl and pour on the water. Let sit while you prepare the remaining ingredients. Place the raisins in a bowl and pour on boiling water to cover. L...

8 generously
Bourbon and Brown Sugar-Crusted Ham
Dinner Bourbon and Brown Sugar-Crusted Ham

A holiday ham is a traditional centerpiece of Christmas dinner. Since hams are sold fully cooked, the only task for the cook is to glaze the ham and warm it up. If you are serving a large crowd, say, 16...

10 to 12
Lowfat Lasagna Mexicana Recipe
Mexican Lowfat Lasagna Mexicana Recipe

Lasagna Mexicana Recipe by Barbara Walker, Sturgis, S.D. 1. Brown beef in stockpot over medium heat until no longer pink. Drain off drippings. 2. Stir in beans and seasonings. Heat through. 3. Place ...

9 servings
Honey Oatmeal Cookies Recipe
Healthy Honey Oatmeal Cookies Recipe
About 4 dozen

Honey Oatmeal Cookies In a large mixing bowl, combine the oil, honey, eggs, and vanilla. Beat until thoroughly mixed. Stir in the coconut, raisins, chopped nuts, wheat germ and rolled oats, stirring un...

Prime Rib Recipe
Lunch Prime Rib Recipe
8 to 10

Traditional Roast Rib of Beef with Gravy, Horseradish Sauce, Yorkshire Pudding, and Roast Potatoes Few people can resist a roast rib of beef with horseradish sauce, Yorkshire pudding, lots of gravy, an...

Red Pepper Soup Recipe
Soup Red Pepper Soup Recipe

Red Pepper Soup with Olives, Lemon Zest, and Yogurt You can add any flavors you like to the base of this soup. Here, I use fresh rosemary and serve the soup with a yogurt, black olive, and lemon flavo...

Julia Child’s Caesar Salad Recipe
Salad Julia Child’s Caesar Salad Recipe
For 6 servings

Caesar Salad Romaine with egg dressing, Parmesan, and garlic croutons You will hardly be a Caesar enthusiast if you’ve dined only on restaurant varieties made with cheap oil, store-bought croutons, ga...

Braised Oxtail Recipe
Lunch Braised Oxtail Recipe

Grandma Aki’s Oxtails This delicious oxtail dish comes not from my Midwestern side of the family but from my wife’s Hawaiian grandmother. They raise a lot of cattle in Hawaii, too. Put the oxtails in...

Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe
Dessert Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe

Cream Cheese Frosting From Chocolate from the Cake Mix Doctor, by Anne Byrn I used to think that cream cheese frostings were too heavy, but now I have discovered this lighter version, using part cream ...

3-1/2 cups, enough to frost a 2- or 3-layer cake
Flourless chocolate cake Recipe
Oven Flourless chocolate cake Recipe

Flourless Chocolate Cake Chocolate and coffee: is there any finer combination? This flourless cake gets all of its height from the egg whites. (You can sift confectioners’ sugar over a paper doily to ...

12 to 14 servings
Tuscan Meat Sauce Recipe
Lunch Tuscan Meat Sauce Recipe

Tuscan Meat Sauce Cut the celery, onions, and carrots into chunks and grind them together in a food processor, pulsing just until coarsely chopped. Sauté the vegetable mixture (what Italians call the ...

a crowd
No-fail microwave pastry cream Recipe
Dessert No-fail microwave pastry cream Recipe

Microwave Confectioner’s Cream Whisk the half-and-half, cornstarch, and sugar together in a large microwave-safe bowl or a 1-quart glass measuring cup. Put the bowl in a microwave oven set to full pow...

1 cup
Boston Cream Pie Recipe, page 2
Oven Boston Cream Pie Recipe, page 2

Boston Cream Pie (Page 2 of 2) Combine the sugar, cream of tartar, and water in a heavy-bottomed pot over medium heat. Bring the mixture to a boil, stirring to dissolve the sugar. Cover and let boil fo...

Cheese Balls Redux Recipe
Appetizer Cheese Balls Redux Recipe

Cheese Balls Redux Remember those cheese balls your grandmother or great-aunt used to serve at all the family get-togethers? We decided to take a look at this old-fashioned favorite and give cheese ba...

Servew 10 to 15
Green Bean, Pecan and Pomegranate Salad
Salad Green Bean, Pecan and Pomegranate Salad

Green Bean, Pecan and Pomegranate Salad Fast, easy and great tasting, this salad can step in as an appetizer or side dish. Serve it with whole grains for a light lunch. Do not be tempted to cook the b...

Greek Chicken-Lemon Soup (Avgolemono)
Soup Greek Chicken-Lemon Soup (Avgolemono)

Greek Chicken-Lemon Soup 1. Cook the rice and chicken Prepare the rice according to the package directions and set aside. Meanwhile, in a saucepan over medium-high heat, bring the broth to a simmer. A...