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Now We're Cooking






                              Appetizers and Salads

    Welsh Pasties ~ A traditional miner's lunch
    Can't Get Enough Of It Shrimp Mousse ~ An elegant party dish
    Liver Pâté For That Special Guy in Your Life ~ An appetizer
    Simple Salad Dressing ~ Easy and fast
    Taco Salad ~ Loaded with goodness
    Golden Fruit Salad ~ A summer treat
    Cabbage Salad ~ An unusual variation
    Easy Crab Meat Appetizer ~ No one will guess the ingredients
    Salad Fit for Caesar ~ A twist on the well known Caesar salad
    Black Bean Salad ~ A cool meal for a hot summer evening


    My Mother's Calico Bean Soup ~ A flexible recipe for a blustery day
    Baked Garlic Soup ~ A hearty soup
    Terri's Corn & Sausage Chowder ~ A stick-to-your-ribs winter soup
    Turkey Soup ~ An "after the holidays" treat
    Turkey Soup ~ A hearty winter soup
    Out of this World Fruit Soup ~ For a summer meal
    Korhely Leves ~ Sauerkraut Soup


    Brunswick, Georgia Stew ~ A traditional Southern dish
    Pancet ~ A chicken and pasta dish from the Philippines
    Quick Hamburger Stew ~ A fast one-pot meal
    Old Fashioned Comfort Stew ~ A meal that will speak to a man's heart
    Sweet & Sour Pork ~ An Oriental favorite
    Mama's Southern Style Chicken & Dressing ~ Cornbread dressing with chicken
    Chicken Napoli ~ A perfect dish for a dinner for two
    The "Oh my God, you invited company and didn't tell me" Casserole
    ~ A quick one-dish meal
    "Summerland" Chili ~ A traditional chili
    Texas Red Chili ~ The staple of that state
    Ham and Potatoes Crockpot ~ A meal for a man
    French Canadian Meat Pie ~ A holiday tradition

    Easy Stuffed Peppers ~ A good make-ahead to keep in the freezer
    Chili Casserole ~ An easy family meal
    Taco Casserole ~ Flour tortillas layered with meat and sauce
    Venison Meatloaf ~ For the hunter in your family
    Carnatzlach ~ Rumanian meatballs
    Barbecue Venison ~ A one-pot meal


    Sushi for the Squeamish ~ Where East meets West
    Pirate Key Shrimp Creole ~ A spicy shrimp dish
    Starlight Shrimp ~ A shrimp dish for romance
    I'm Tired Tuna Casserole ~ We all feel that way sometimes
    Lemon Pepper Fish ~ A fast dinner
    Marie's "Killer" Tuna-Noodle Casserole ~ A family favorite
    Soy-Ginger Marinated Salmon ~ This dish is good for you
    Scalloped Oysters ~ A holiday treat

                                 Eggs and Cheese

    No Crust Quiche ~ A recipe created for celiacs
    Deviled Eggs ~ A traditional recipe with a twist
    Grandma's Macaroni & Cheese ~ A meal in the oven
    Western Omelet ~ A traditional lunch favorite
    Easy Hearty Lasagna ~ A simple fare
    Cheese Potatoes ~ A simple Irish dish
    Crustless Quiche ~ The timeless favorite with a modern touch

                          Vegetables, Sides and Sauces

    Apple Mallow Yam Yums ~ A great accompaniment for your turkey dinner
    Yorkshire Pudding ~ A traditional English recipe
    PicNic Baked Beans ~ An easy, frugal and tasty dish
    Soomey's Sweet & Sour Meatballs ~ A sauce with an Oriental twist
    Western Sourdough Flapjacks ~ A pancake from the Old West
    Camper Stew ~ A vegetarian main course
    Baked Beans ~ A pioneer favorite
    Tomato Tart ~ A tasty way to use the harvest
    Vermont Style Baked Beans ~ With maple syrup, naturally
    Scrambled Pancakes ~ A fun meal for children or the young at heart
    Spaghetti Sauce from Scratch-or not ~ Use the bounty of your garden
    Red Lentils and Tomato Pasta Sauce ~ Vegetarian recipe
    Perfect Béchamel Sauce —every time ~ A useful tool for good cooking


   Apple Crisp ~ The traditional favorite
   Rice Pudding ~ An easy variation on an old favorite
    Crimson Kiss Pie ~ A no-bake dessert
   Fruit Cocktail Dessert ~ A simple yet elegant dessert
    The Pudding of Love ~ A peachy dessert
   Bread Pudding & Vanilla Sauce ~ A traditional favorite
    Chocolate Pudding or Pie Filling ~ Always a favorite

                                  Cakes and Pies

   Nana's Pound Cake ~ A heritage classic
    Gram's Watermelon Pound Cake ~ A fun holiday treat
    The Happy Holiday Igloo Pound Cake ~ An imaginative creation
   Red Velvet Cake ~ A cake no Southern belle can do without
    Tomato Soup Cake ~ A heritage recipe
   Vinegar Pie ~ An old fashioned dessert
   Dundee Cake ~ Traditional English cake with fruit
    The Power of Pineapple ~ An exotic pie
   Mud Cake ~ A simple cocoa cake
   Whiskey Cake ~ This is a show stopper
    Chocolate Surprise Cake ~ Guess the secret ingredient!
   Apple and Cardamom Cake ~ An exotic flavor combination
   Impressive Ending ~ An upside down cheese cake

                              Cookies and Squares

   Nana's Pumpkin Squares ~ Comfort food
   Honey of a Banana-Nut Shortbread ~ An imaginative treat
   Date Squares ~ A perennial favorite
   Andy's Favorite Oatmeal Fudge Cookies ~ A fudge recipe with a difference
   Joanie's Healthy Hi-Fi Cookies ~ A quick meal in a cookie
   Enchanting Jumbo Cookies ~ A soft chewy cookie with possibilities
   Fruit Chip Cookies ~ An inventive creation
    Spice Bars ~ A tasty snack
    Sex in the Pan Squares ~ Now you are curious!

                                 Breads and Rolls

   Wheat-free Honey and Poppy Seed Bread ~ A recipe with variations
   No Sugar Cinnamon Rolls ~ A sugar free treat
   Beerocks ~ A meal in a bun
   Honey Wheat Bread ~ Unbelievably moist and light!
   Cheddar Herb Bread ~ For cheese lovers
   Beer Bread ~ A robust bread to serve with chili
   Corn Bread ~ Get your skillet ready
   Tepertos Pogacsa 1998 ~ An unusual snack
   Grandma's Banana Bread ~ Quick and simple
   Sausage Rolls ~ Easy fare for busy lives


    Snow Logs ~ A recipe for gift giving
    Cherries in the Snow ~ A delightful holiday treat
    Christmas Cracker Surprise ~ A fun Christmas project
    Chocolate Fudge ~ Fudge as it should be


    The Sunshine Cracker's Ambrosia ~ A traditional Christmas appetizer
    Pee-Pee Punch ~ A no-stain punch
    Mozart's Birthday Syllabub ~ An elegant dessert
    Eggnog ~ The perennial favorite adapted to modern living
    Heavenly Ambrosia ~  A tasty dessert
    Lazy Day Dip ~ An easy dip for your next party
    Party Crunch ~ Used to be known as Nuts and Bolts
    Pizza Burger ~ A great snack or party nibble

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