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African Chicken in Peanut Sauce

African Chicken in Peanut Sauce by John Spottiswood

I first had this in graduate school when a classmate from Ghana cooked it for an International progressive dinner. I fell in love with the combination of sweet peanuts and pungent spices. This is not a flavor you will easily forget, and it will keep you coming back for more!

56 votes
98388 views
PF Changs Chicken Noodle Soup Copy Cat

PF Changs Chicken Noodle Soup Copy Cat by Lisa

I found this recipe for PF Changs Chicken Noodel Soup - which I Love! I made it this week adn it is pretty right on. I am copying the exact recipe below but here are my suggestions/modifications based on the soup I made: use less soy or low sodium, soup was a little salty for my liking. I did a pretty long squirt of siracha - (2…

14 votes
106386 views
Italian Spinach Soup

Italian Spinach Soup by John Spottiswood

Suprise, surprise. Another amazing recipe adapted from Marcella Hazan's Essential's of Italian Cooking. This is one of my bibles. Not only did I love this spinach soup, but all four of my kids did too! Everyone had mutiple servings. We served it with simple sourdough toast, though Crostini (Italian croutons) is what Marcella…

11 votes
30005 views
Bean Soup with Ham

Bean Soup with Ham by Rhonda James

Do you remember Bill Knapp's Restaurant? I sure do... My husband and I always loved going there. I have fond memories of going there as a child, working there as a waitress just out of high school, and going there for dinner while I was in labor with my first child (hey, a girl has to eat!). Here is a recipe that my sister and I…

5 votes
33271 views
Scouse

Scouse by Colin Callan

Scouse was brought to Liverpool by Northern European sailors, it was originally called Labskause or lobskause. This was finally shortened to Skause and over time the spelling changed to the more Anglicised version we know and love today, Scouse. Interesting Note: The Danish name is "skipper labskovs". In Swedish, it's "kallops".…

8 votes
17157 views
Stewed Tomatoes

Stewed Tomatoes by J. Gino Genovesi

Canning came about during the Napoleonic Wars, when the demand for a cheap and effective way to preserve food in large amounts in order to feed the troops. In 1809, Nicolas Appert, a French confectioner and brewer, discovered that items cooked inside a jar did not spoil unless the seal was broken. Thus he developed a method of…

3 votes
7286 views
Tuna Flakes Afritada

Tuna Flakes Afritada by ShaleeDP

Healthy and tasty recipe.

2 votes
19110 views
Easy Chicken Corn Soup

Easy Chicken Corn Soup by Jann from PA

Easier version of the traditional PA Dutch corn soup.

4 votes
15848 views
Crockpot Split Pea Soup

Crockpot Split Pea Soup by Nancy Miyasaki

We're split pea soup fans and have a number of recipes. But we've never tried it in our slow cooker before. This simple recipe turned out wonderfully. If you're looking for a classic, flavorful split pea soup, this will more than do the trick.

6 votes
15731 views
Malaysian Pork Stew

Malaysian Pork Stew by John Spottiswood

This is a wonderfully flavored pork stew with warm flavors of curry, ginger and basil mixed with spicy cayenne pepper. If you're serving to kids, cut the cayenne back to 1/2 teaspoon and add more to the bowls of the adults.

7 votes
6849 views
Three Sisters Soup (Beans, Corn and Squash Soup) with Crock Pot Option

Three Sisters Soup (Beans, Corn and Squash Soup) with Crock Pot Option by Salad Foodie

“Three Sisters” refers to the three main crops of Native Americans: beans, corn and squash. The crops are planted close together and in this way benefit from one another. Corn stalks provide the structure for beans to climb, beans provide nitrogen to…

7 votes
19277 views
Minestrone Romagna Style

Minestrone Romagna Style by John Spottiswood

This is the way minestrone is made in Romagna. It's not a lot of prep time, but you simmer the soup for a long time until all of the vegetable flavors mellow into one mild but delicious soup. The subtle flavors of this soup are even more delicious the next day, so it is a good dish to prepare in advance of guests arriving for a…

14 votes
16801 views
Portuguese Sopas

Portuguese Sopas by Megan Pires

A Portuguese soup that ladeled over a thick slice of French Bread and sprinkled with fresh mint. Tomato based, it's flavored with the warm spices of cinnamon, cloves, and allspice.

2 votes
12656 views
New England Clam Chowder

New England Clam Chowder by arthur jimenez

Easy, creamy traditional clam chowder without hassle.

7 votes
17966 views
Harira Soup

Harira Soup by John Spottiswood

This is the traditional soup served at sunset to break the daily fast observed during the 30 days of Ramadan. Recipes vary from family to family throughout Morocco and the rest of North Africa. I'm particularly fond of this version. If you have not had this before, you MUST try it. It is truly delicious!

6 votes
17308 views