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Cold German-Style Potato Salad

Cold German-Style Potato Salad

(25)
10 days ago

262

While this cold salad has some elements of a traditional warm German potato salad, it is totally Americanized to suit my family's tastes. Great with grilled burgers, dogs, meat...

Chicken and Shrimp Vindaloo

Chicken and Shrimp Vindaloo

(29)
17 days ago

457

This spicy Indian dish is best served with basmati or jasmine rice, warm nan, and ready-made mint chutney. A mango sorbet would be a nice finish to this meal.

Spanish Pot Roast

Spanish Pot Roast

(143)
8 days ago

604

Another of Grandma's recipes.

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Northern Italian Style Lasagna

(7)

162

Rich and creamy. A family favorite.

Mandarin Orange Chicken

Mandarin Orange Chicken

(31)
6 days ago

1.87 k

This is my rendition of a recipe from an old Campbell's Soup cook book.

Slow Cooker Braciole

Slow Cooker Braciole

(101)

1.25 k

My version of this classic Italian dish. This is a very interesting recipe. Actually I've tried this already and I was very impressed by its taste. Try this too so that you will...

Kicked Up Breakfast Sandwich

Kicked Up Breakfast Sandwich

(4)

152

A spicy-sweet variation of the typical breakfast egg sandwich.

My Kentucky Derby Chocolate Pie

My Kentucky Derby Chocolate Pie

(5)

376

No special occasion needed for this decadent dessert...it's so easy.

Bisquick Mini Veggie Quiches

Bisquick Mini Veggie Quiches

(153)
10 days ago

1.03 k

One of my variations of the Bisquick "Impossible Pie" type recipe. Quick and easy...great for breakfast, brunch or a light lunch.

Savory Stuffed Tomatoes

Savory Stuffed Tomatoes

(5)

68

A great way to use some of your abundant tomato crop.

Shortbread Cookies

Shortbread Cookies

(1)

223

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Three Layer Tiramisu Cake

Three Layer Tiramisu Cake

(3)

317

Using a box cake mix as a base is a time saver; substituting cream cheese for mascarpone is a money saver. Tastes like the real thing, is beautiful and surprisingly light.

Jamon Jibarito

Jamon Jibarito

(9)

68

A Jibarito is a Puerto Rican sandwich popular in Chicago. This is my adaptation of Jeff "Sandwich King" Mauro's recipe.

Southwest Grilled Chicken Salad

Southwest Grilled Chicken Salad

(311)
16 days ago

1.01 k

This is my copycat of the popular salad sold at McDonald's. It's the only thing I eat off their menu and I was anxious to replicate it at home.

Strawberry Shortcake Bars

Strawberry Shortcake Bars

(1)

47

Simple cake-like cookie bars swirled with strawberry jam and drizzled with a vanilla glaze. Be sure not to over-bake them so as not to dry them out.

Chicken Salad Contessa

Chicken Salad Contessa

(8)

193

Great as a salad or sandwich.

Traditional Sticky Toffee Pudding

Traditional Sticky Toffee Pudding

(5)

294

This is a traditional English sweet. Moist, rich cake with dates, covered in a caramel/toffee sauce. Best served warm.

Mexican Breakfast Bagel

Mexican Breakfast Bagel

(23)

214

A quick eye opener in the morning with my coffee. I always have the ingredients on hand.

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Beef Empanadas

(1)

208

Easy recipe as refrigerated biscuits are used instead of making a dough.

Easy Deviled Eggs

Easy Deviled Eggs

(6)
8 days ago

202

Quick and easy cold hors d'ouevre.

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Rumaki (Assorted)

(2)

39

Hot appetizers for every taste.

Favourite Toasted Pita Chips

Favourite Toasted Pita Chips

(8)

73

Great with hummus.

Mary Poulin's Pasta Salad

Mary Poulin's Pasta Salad

(5)

297

A very different twist on tradional pasta/macaroni salad. Loaded with ingredients, this could be a meal in itself.

El Paso Chili

El Paso Chili

(73)

256

Loaded with veggies and with a hint of sweetness, this chili recipe has been my family's favorite for many, many years.

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Grandma's Hamburger Chop Suey

(106)
11 minutes ago

333

Another favorite recipe, courtesy of Grandma. Serve over hot cooked rice and topped with chow mein noodles.

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Grandma's Tomato and Rice Soup

(11)

56

Thick and hearty, great with a grilled cheese sandwich or on its own.

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Slow Cooker Beef Stew a la Lynn

(2)

123

Good wintertime meal. Serve with crusty French baguette to sop up the gravy.

Renee's Pasta-Vegetable Bake

Renee's Pasta-Vegetable Bake

(4)

129

This recipe was given to me by a former co-worker. It is much lighter and healthier than regular lasagna.

Eastern European Kotlety (Meat Patties)

Eastern European Kotlety (Meat Patties)

(42)

193

While growing up, my Polish-Russian grandmother, who lived with our family, made these little meat patties quite often and they were a family favorite. Here is my rendition, fr...

Favorite Baked Cod

Favorite Baked Cod

(4)

783

Pretty basic, but delicious. I serve with rice pilaf and homemade cole slaw.

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Yucatecan Roast Chicken

(1)

67

This recipe was given to me by a friend who is an ex-patriot now living in Playa del Carmen on the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico. I serve this with yellow rice and grilled avocad...

Best Cocoa Brownies

Best Cocoa Brownies

(7)

141

Not your tradional "fudgy" brownies, they have the warm and rich cocoa taste and are more "cake-like."

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French Vanilla Tiramisu

(8)

239

This is really a "mock" tiramisu as it is not made with Italian mascarpone cheese, which is traditional. This is, however, a lot quicker and easier (and less expensive).

Pear Walnut Coffee Cake

Pear Walnut Coffee Cake

(5)

162

Great for breakfast or anytime with a hot cup of java.

Pistachio Cake

Pistachio Cake

(78)
20 days ago

395

There are many renditions of pistachio cake, but I believe this one to be the original. Through the years, Mum would always ask what kind of cake I would want for my birthday. ...

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Platinum Blondies

(1)

57

Sweet, rich and delicious...a decadent ending to a light meal or, just as a snack. The kiddies will love these.

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