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Greek Egg-Lemon Chicken Soup

Egg-lemon chicken soup dates to the days of the ancient Greeks and is enjoyed around the Mediterranean. In traditional egg-lemon chicken soup, the egg adds body and silkiness, while the lemon adds a nice [more…]

Seafood Skillet

You can cook this seafood skillet dish in a single skillet, as in this recipe, or you can cook each seafood serving in its own single-serving skillet. Using individual skillets requires a little more work [more…]

How to Make Chicken Marsala

Marsala is a type of wine originating in Marsala, Sicily. In Chicken Marsala, this wine is a key ingredient in the sauce, hence the chicken dish’s name. Marsala wine comes in two types: sweet and dry. [more…]

Bucatini with Tomatoes, Onions, and Pancetta

This bucatini recipe is one of the most popular pasta dishes in Italy. When you mix the bucatini pasta with the vegetables and pancetta (or American-style bacon), you get an Italian dish to die for. [more…]

Herbed Mahi Mahi

This herb-seasoned mahi mahi is a tender and flavorful fish dish with a simple coating of bread crumbs. Serve this herbed mahi mahi recipe with several green vegetables and rice. You can substitute flounder [more…]

Beef Chow Fun

The salty-sweet sauce in beef chow fun provides the perfect foil for the chewy, richly textured rice noodles. To jump-start the beef chow fun’s flavor even more, stir a little crushed red pepper into the [more…]

Quick and Simple Recipes for Leftover Turkey

A beautifully roasted turkey is often the centerpiece of a holiday or celebratory meal, and turkey sandwiches are inevitable — or are they? If you're looking for different ways to serve leftover turkey [more…]

Carving a Chicken

After you roast a chicken, you need to carve it. Carving simply means to cut the chicken into smaller pieces. Carving a whole chicken that you’ve cooked follows a certain process designed for efficiency [more…]

Best-Ever Sloppy Joes

You can make this gluten-free sloppy joe recipe for a quick lunch or a big party. With several heaping spoonfuls of this sloppy joe mix on top of a toasted gluten-free bun, you can just close your eyes [more…]

Egg Salad Sandwiches

Making the egg salad filling for sandwiches in advance saves last-minute preparation time. Keep the egg salad mixture in a covered container in the refrigerator up to 4 days and stir before using. Even [more…]

How to Buy Beef

When buying beef, consider its grading and cut. Also, buy beef with good marbling (flecks of fat) — the more marbling there is, the more moist and tender the beef will be. Beef is graded according to the [more…]

Smoked Salmon Fillet

If you love grilled salmon or smoked fish, you’ll enjoy making (and eating!) this recipe on your covered charcoal grill. You cook this salmon fillet by using a cloud of steady smoke, made by throwing handfuls [more…]

Hidden Animal Ingredients in Foods

There are many hidden animal products in foods. Many animal ingredients are present in very small amounts. Some animal products, such as casein and whey — both derived from dairy products — are acceptable [more…]

Smoked Salmon Sushi Rice Balls

These quick-as-a-wink-to-make, four-ingredient smoked salmon sushi rice balls are 2- or 3-bite sushi. Because these rice balls use smoked salmon, you can serve them to friends who are squeamish about raw [more…]

Meat-Stuffed Peppers with Tomatoes, Garlic, and Dill

Jewish cuisine features countless ways to stuff peppers — many with meat mixtures, as in this recipe. Stuffed peppers are simple to make, and adding tomatoes and tomato sauce to the stuffing keeps it exceptionally [more…]

Cheesy Hot Steak Wraps

The original cheese-steak sandwich is believed to have its roots in 1930s Philadelphia. This low-carb version, the cheesy hot steak wrap, substitutes a tortilla wrap for the bun — but it still has all [more…]

Lemon-Thyme Halibut en Papillote

A simple combination of thyme and a touch of lemon makes this halibut a mouthwatering low-carb entree. You wrap this lemon-thyme halibut in parchment paper [more…]

Pesto Pasta

Pesto is best in the summertime when basil is fresh and you can make a batch of pesto from scratch. Pesto is a snap to make and will fill your kitchen — and maybe your whole house — with the wonderful [more…]

White Chili

White chili, with its chicken and white beans, is a great alternative to a tomato-based chili. Use a pressure canner to make and preserve this dish for later use. When you serve your white chili, garnish [more…]

Ratatouille

Ratatouille is a hearty vegetable stew from the Provence region of France, and you'll find many variations. This recipe for ratatouille uses a pressure cooker to cook up the brightly colored and flavorful [more…]

Tuscan Fish Stew

Almost every region in Italy makes a hearty fish stew. The fish stew in this recipe comes from Tuscany and contains mussels and clams, as well as shrimp, squid, and fish. [more…]

Drunken Chicken

This drunken chicken recipe doesn’t call for chickens who’ve had one too many martinis. It actually gets its name from the step of marinating moist, cooked chicken pieces overnight in Chinese rice wine [more…]

Deviled Ham Sandwiches

Deviled ham doesn’t have to come from that little paper-wrapped can. Try this tasty retro variety of deviled ham sandwiches, and you’ll be hooked. You can add sprouts, watercress, sliced pepperoncini, [more…]

Roasted Achiote Chicken

Achiote paste, a blend of spices and vinegar, gives this roasted chicken its distinctive orange hue and spicy aroma. Roasted achiote chicken is a recipe straight from the Yucatán — as Mexican as you can [more…]

Tools for Shaping Sushi

When making sushi, your well-washed, moist hands are the best tools you have for shaping the pieces. You may need a few other tools to shape sushi, depending on the type of sushi you plan to make: [more…]

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