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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
106474 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
32950 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
19881 views
Ground Beef Soup

Ground Beef Soup by Wendi Taylor

Simple. Healthy. Hearty. Delicious. What more can one ask for? *** Variations **** Try using ground turkey, ground chicken, or even crumbled breakfast sausage instead of ground beef. Add a can of Rotel mexican diced tomatoes for a spicier soup

5 votes
7295 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
18880 views
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
20798 views
Bok choy soup with mushrooms and ginger

Bok choy soup with mushrooms and ginger by Easy Cook - Laka kuharica

This hot and savory soup is easy to make and it is packed with deep, umami flavor.

1 vote
629 views
Curried Lentil Stew with rice

Curried Lentil Stew with rice by Nancy Miyasaki

This curried lentil stew is an awesome winter dish. It will warm you and sooth you with its soft texture and rich flavor. Vegetarians can leave out the bacon and ham. Those who relish Indian flavors can double the tumeric, cumin, ginger, and cloves.

9 votes
20022 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
19715 views
Loaded Baked Potato Soup

Loaded Baked Potato Soup by Foodiewife

This hearty soup has plenty of recipes to be found, I know. I used my friend, Mr. Pressure Cooker, to steam my Russet potatoes in 5 minutes. In the meantime, I cooked bacon, grated sharp cheddar cheese, and thinly sliced green onions-- which is exactly how we like to (occasionally) indulge in baked potatoes. I tweaked my recipe with…

3 votes
26151 views
Malaysian Pork Stew with Garnishes

Malaysian Pork Stew with Garnishes by John Spottiswood

This recipe, which is adapted from the New York Times Cookbook, is just outstanding. It has a great combination of flavors that everyone in our family loved. These cuts of pork are so inexpensive, that this is a very economical meal despite the exotic flavors. The garnishes add another dimension, so don't skimp on them! We served…

7 votes
10939 views
You’ll love Our Heavenly Chicken Tortilla Soup

You’ll love Our Heavenly Chicken Tortilla Soup by Skinny Kitchen with Nancy Fox

This homemade Mexican style chicken soup is so rich in intriguing flavors, vibrant in color and full of tantalizing aromas that fill your kitchen. It’s usually made by combining chicken broth, tomatoes, onion, garlic, and fried tortillas. There are numerous variations to add after that. We’ve added cooked chicken along with fiber…

3 votes
7093 views
Okroshka

Okroshka by Mary Shaldibina

This is traditional russian cold soup, very good in summer and fast cooking.

5 votes
11736 views
Tuna Flakes Afritada

Tuna Flakes Afritada by ShaleeDP

Healthy and tasty recipe.

2 votes
21995 views
Chahohbili - Georgian Chicken Stew

Chahohbili - Georgian Chicken Stew by John Spottiswood

This is another dish that I had while in Russia, and it's popular throughout the former Soviet Union. This might be the most commonly made Georgian dish. I'm a big fan of the flavors. I served it over rice, but it would go nicely with pasta or crusty bread too. To me, this isn't as remarkable as the Georgian beef stew that I…

3 votes
10576 views