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Dad’s Tavern Chili

Dad’s Tavern Chili by Salad Foodie

As an adolescent I was commissioned by my dad to make a huge pot of chili for his tavern weekly, and I earned fifty cents a batch doing so! (This was before the era of food safety regulation and inspection - I just made it in our home kitchen!) Dad had taught me how to make his chili, and everyone agreed it was in a class of its…

3 votes
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Chicken Chili

Chicken Chili by Salad Foodie

Classic comfort foods can be made healthier without giving up on good taste. Case in point - this Chicken Chili recipe. Fat is reduced in the sautéing of vegetables and by substituting chicken for beef. But there are plenty of flavors going on here so you won't ask "Where's the beef?" Based on a recipe from Patti LaBelle's Light…

1 vote
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Arroz con Pollo - Yellow Rice and Chicken

Arroz con Pollo - Yellow Rice and Chicken by Salad Foodie

Spanish, Cuban, South American - a traditional and popular ethnic dish, this ranks among my favorite comfort food at its best! Most often accompanied by black beans (see link) and green peas. Rice takes on a yellow cast from that most expensive of all herbs - saffron. My mom-in-law used a flavoring packet called Vigo which contains…

2 votes
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Southwest Chili

Southwest Chili by Piper Seeger

2 votes
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The Best Mexican Rice

The Best Mexican Rice by MarthaW

I made this for a Cinco de Mayo party and it was just like the rice you get in a Mexican restaurant. Light, fluffy, and perfect for your next Mexican fiesta!

1 vote
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Vegetarian TVP Spaghetti Sauce

Vegetarian TVP Spaghetti Sauce by Micheline

This vegetarian spaghetti sauce is made with Textured Vegetable Protein (TVP), a highly nutritious soy product, an alternative to meat. The texture and taste resembles ground beef. You will be pleasantly surprised by the look and taste of this meatless spaghetti sauce. TVP is available in Health Food Stores and is made by Bob's Red…

1 vote
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Mitch's Cheese Fondue

Mitch's Cheese Fondue by Micheline

Fondue is a fun and informal way to gather family and friends around a table. Serve this cheese fondue with French baguette bread, mushrooms, carrots, cauliflower, brocoli, green or red peppers.

2 votes
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Shrimp Bisque in a Bread Bowl

Shrimp Bisque in a Bread Bowl by jodie morgan

Creamy bisque soup in an edible bowl. Great meal for a cold day!

4 votes
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Pepper Squash Soup

Pepper Squash Soup by Micheline

This soup is creamy, velvety, tasty and could be served as an entrée for a special meal and occasion.

2 votes
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Classic Beef Bourguignon

Classic Beef Bourguignon by Salad Foodie

Cubes of beef stewed in a red wine sauce - magnifique! Hearty and flavorful, this can be made in a Dutch oven or crock pot. See link for Crock pot version below under "Useful Links".

1 vote
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Hickory Ham and Navy Bean Soup

Hickory Ham and Navy Bean Soup by Culinary Envy

Hickory Ham and Navy Bean Soup is an easy, delicious, economical, heartwarming, one-pot soup that will warm you up on a cold night!

1 vote
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Chili con Carne - Stove Top or Crock Pot!

Chili con Carne - Stove Top or Crock Pot! by Salad Foodie

Hurray for fall and chili time! This makes a batch for about 5 adult servings, but there’s no such thing as having too much chili. You can freeze leftovers or just double the recipe and freeze the extra for busy week nights. I try to make a day ahead to deepen the flavors.

1 vote
5466 views
Apple, Cinnamon Rice Pudding

Apple, Cinnamon Rice Pudding by Micheline

Rice pudding with twist. My husband's favourite dessert.

1 vote
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Arroz con Calamares

Arroz con Calamares by Sergio Hernandez

1 vote
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Cheddar Cheese Soup

Cheddar Cheese Soup by David St. John

2 votes
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