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Spicy Coconut Chicken Curry

Spicy Coconut Chicken Curry by John Spottiswood

This is more of an Indian than Thai curry, and has a condensed, pungent sauce. It is unusual and really wonderful. Curries are hit or miss with our kids, but they all loved this one (except for the peas...which meant more for me!) We served this with a brown/white rice mix and steamed brocco-flower. The sauce on this is so pungent…

16 votes
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St. Patrick's Day Beef Stew with Guinness

St. Patrick's Day Beef Stew with Guinness by John Spottiswood

This is a great Beef Stew adapted from a recipe by Margaret Johnson. We doubled the recipe, used about half the butter, and added plenty of salt and black pepper. We also cooked it about 5 hours ahead of time and let it sit in the pot for another 3 hours after it was done cooking. It was awesome.

14 votes
20864 views
Quick Meat Curry

Quick Meat Curry by John Spottiswood

I've been looking for recipes from Indian-American moms who love the rich flavors of Indian food but who need to get meals on the table quickly. So I'm really enjoying the book Saffron to Sassafras written by the Indian Women's Association of Louisiana.in Baton Rouge. There is nothing original about this simple recipe except the…

9 votes
8293 views
Grandma's Moist Bread Turkey Stuffing

Grandma's Moist Bread Turkey Stuffing by fran pearce

Grandma's good old fashioned moist bread turkey stuffing to suit a 12 to 14lb bird

2 votes
15431 views
Shrimp and Tofu with Bok Choy

Shrimp and Tofu with Bok Choy by Nancy Miyasaki

This is a tasty, Chinese inspired dish that our family loved. Ladle it over brown or jasmine rice on a cool evening. My recipe has double the tofu of the original recipe, and I will probably use even more tofu, and less shrimp, the next time around. Feel free to adjust the quantity of each based on your tastes.

5 votes
2585 views
Gravy

Gravy by Cullen Allen

So Simple, what a winner

2 votes
5716 views
Steaks in wine

Steaks in wine by Easy Cook - Laka kuharica

Succulent beef schnitzels breaded and cooked in wine.

2 votes
1984 views
SHANGHAINESE LION’S HEAD

SHANGHAINESE LION’S HEAD by Linda Tay Esposito

They call it Lion's Head because the meatballs are ye big with manes of soft, tender napa cabbage...looking like a lion. Seriously, in Shanghai, the meatballs are the size of a tennis ball - let's call that a quarter pounder meatball. Slowly braise or steam to get a tender, melt-in-your-mouth meatballs. If you have a small…

4 votes
14942 views
Korean potato side dish

Korean potato side dish by John Spottiswood

I always love these sweet and salty braised potatoes when they are served along with kimchi and various other side dishes at korean restaurants. I've always wanted to make them, and grilling Galbi gave me the perfect opportunity. I started with a recipe from maangchi.com and substituted a mix of sugar and mirin for the corn syrup…

3 votes
5994 views
Chiapas Pot Roasted Pork - Cochito Chiapaneco

Chiapas Pot Roasted Pork - Cochito Chiapaneco by John Spottiswood

I adapted this delicious, crispy-edged meat recipe from Rick Bayless's Mexican Kitchen. Nancy and I used to eat at his restaurant, the Frontera Grill, when we lived in Chicago. I served this over black beans and rice along with my spicy Ropa Vieja recipe and it was a huge hit. This would be a great alternative to carnitas for a…

1 vote
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Butter Chicken - Chicken Makhani

Butter Chicken - Chicken Makhani by John Spottiswood

My kids love Chicken Makhani (Butter Chicken) and Chicken Tikka Masala whenever we go to an Indian buffet. So we tried replicating it at home. It's not a difficult dish to make once you have all the ingredients, and the results are delicious! It also gains flavor in your refrigerator over the next few days, so it's great for…

8 votes
7852 views
Traditional Beef Stew

Traditional Beef Stew by Chef Chuck

Traditional Beef Stew has been around for many years. Less desirable pieces of meat like the butt, pieces from the leg, and shoulder are most commonly used when making stews. These fibrous cuts of meat require longer cooking times with a variable amount of liquid- a cooking technique called braising. Braising uses moist and dry heat.…

1 vote
6842 views
Braised Lamb with Beans

Braised Lamb with Beans by Joyce Leung

This is a delicious French country dish. Hearty and heart warming! It is also beautiful to behold and delicious to smell!

4 votes
10625 views
Wine-braised string beans

Wine-braised string beans by Easy Cook - Laka kuharica

Light and nutritious meal ideal for scorching summer days.

2 votes
1580 views
Braised Beef Short Ribs

Braised Beef Short Ribs by John Spottiswood

We have a couple of recipes for short ribs, and this is probably the most traditional. It has a rich beef flavor and the meat falls off the bones. If the choice is available, we normally use English style short ribs instead of Korean short ribs (also called flanken-style) because the English shortribs are usually cheaper and it…

4 votes
4100 views