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Torrone (Italian Nut and Nougat Confection)

This gorgeous candy is very easy, but it does take a while to make--mostly standing at the stove and stirring. But it's worth it for the gorgeous nut-studded, amazingly textured final product.

Author: Chef John


I have been asked by everyone, 'How do you make your margaritas?' Everyone says I make the best. I like them, maybe you will too.

Author: Katherine

Ube Macapuno Cake

This is a great Filipino purple yam cake.

Author: Jackie

Make Ahead Freezer Chicken Parmesan

My family loves chicken Parm but making it from scratch on a busy school night is next to impossible. The good news is the chicken can be made ahead and frozen along with the right portion of sauce and...

Author: Cari Sultanik

Bistek (Filipino Beef Steak)

Filipino beef steak, or bistek, is a staple in every household in the Philippines. This must-try recipe is very delicious and simple to make. Serve with steamed white or brown rice or a salad.

Author: Mrs. Lagdameo

Chef John's Chicken Tinga


Author: Chef John

Chicken with Chanterelle Mushrooms and Marsala Wine

A fortunate mistake in forgetting to marinate the chicken in additional ingredients made me come up with this last-minute preparation. It's chanterelle season in Oregon, and I love to use this wild mushroom...

Author: Kelly

Lebanese Donair

This is a Lebanese donair recipe, a traditional dish made with seasoned meat and tahini sauce that's enjoyed in many parts of the Middle East.

Author: ROSE90

Caribbean Jerk Pork Chops

Caribbean-style pork chops marinated overnight in a lemon juice and oil marinade with a variety of spices. Use more cayenne pepper to make it really hot!


Chinese Sticky Rice Cake

A sweet dessert made with glutinous rice flour (also called sweet rice flour) and red bean paste. This recipe was given to me by my Chinese sister-in-law. It is a favorite of my family. It has a firm custard-like...

Author: Mom2MMJ

Ginataang Manok (Chicken Cooked in Coconut Milk)

This is a Filipino chicken dish flavored with ginger and coconut milk. Each family has their own version. This is my mother's version. It's a rich dish that makes your kitchen smell so wonderful! Once...

Author: daplo

Carlota de Limon (Mexican Lemon Icebox Cake)

Charlotte is usually a sophisticated dessert. This Mexican variation is a simplified, easy variation.

Author: Anonymous

Kalbi (Korean BBQ Short Ribs): Authentic Recipe

After trying many recipes for homemade-style Korean BBQ, I finally found a great recipe from a friend who learned it from his mom. It's sweet, salty, spicy, and very tender (Thanks to the Coke®). I use...

Author: Potchie

Lengua (Beef Tongue)

This beef tongue takes a little time to prepare but is very tasty served in some warm corn tortillas.

Author: Java_Girl

Best Instant Pot® Chicken Cacciatore

A little work up front, barely any cooking time, amazing outcome. Serve this to guests and they will be amazed by your mad Instant Pot®/pressure cooker skills. Serve by itself or over pasta or rice. Also...

Author: Shelly Exel-Miles

Rigatoni alla Genovese

I have no idea why this amazingly flavorful Genovese-style meat sauce isn't way more popular than it is. It's quite simply one of the best pasta sauces you'll ever taste, thanks to a very slow cooking...

Author: Chef John


This recipe is from my grandmother: the secret is to roll the dough thin for a light, crisp cookie. Polish bow tie cookies.

Author: Dianne B

Argentine Meat Empanadas

My original version for the Argentinean recipe. Rich and delicious. Any meat can be used for this recipe, just be sure to cut it up into tiny pieces.

Author: Liliana

Chicken Tagine with Couscous

Slow-cooked and flavorful, this dish is superb served over the curried couscous available on store shelves! We like it spicy.

Author: Ellen R

Pizza Without the Red Sauce

I do not like red sauce but pizza is one of my favorite foods. So I came up with this good alternative to traditional red sauce pizza. It still has a light tomato taste.

Author: aimee

Slow Cooker Corned Beef and Cabbage

Just like yo' Irish mama used to make, and the brisket will melt in your mouth. Get a center cut of meat, not the 'point.' Super-tender and slices really nicely, just like butter. What little was leftover...

Author: Steven Moshlak

Ground Beef for Tacos

Very quick and easy way to make meat for tacos, or served over rice. My husband loved this -- it was a last minute meal idea!!! Enjoy!!

Author: JMK

Pork Roast with Apples, Beer, and Sauerkraut


Author: MattyHam

Aji de Gallina

This is a delicious, traditional Peruvian chicken stew in a spicy, nutty cheese sauce. It takes time, but is well worth it! I serve this over boiled white rice and baby yellow potatoes.

Author: Emma

Fast Chicken Over Black Beans and Rice

I keep black beans on hand, and when I'm exhausted and don't feel like cooking for my family, I pull out this recipe. So easy to remember, make it once, and it's in your head forever!

Author: Redhead

Chinese Steamed Cake


Author: Kevin Ryan

Egg Foo Yung II

Leftover chicken, beef and pork can all be sauteed with mushrooms, sprouts, onion and of course eggs! The accompanying sauce is simple and flavorful.

Author: DEBA611

Cream Puff Shells

Choux pastry -- fill with sweetened whipped cream or custard.

Author: GINGER P

Bhindi Masala (Spicy Okra Curry)

Traditional spicy okra curry that everyone loves. It's best with Indian bread (naan or paratha) or rice. My mom says this is brain food!

Author: vburrito

Chef John's Tandoori Chicken

Tandoori chicken gets its name from the clay oven it is traditionally cooked in, the tandoor. The chicken is marinated in yogurt and an incredibly complex mix of spices, and then roasted in the extremely...

Author: Chef John

No Fuss Shredded Beef Tacos

This recipe was created for a Cinco De Mayo work potluck taco bar that was a big hit. The coffee in the recipe adds a hint of smokiness and assists with tenderizing the meat as it cooks. Serve with warm...

Author: rknotthere

Besan Laddu

A delicious Indian sweet, commonly gifted during celebrations like Diwali. I got this recipe from my neighbor when I lived in India. She always brought me sweets that she made herself.

Author: Chantal Perez

Chef John's Pasta con le Sarde

I'm no survivalist, but like any responsible chef I like to have a few cans of sardines stocked away, just in case. If times ever get tough, I could survive for hours, maybe days on them; but since things...

Author: Chef John

Vegan Moroccan Couscous with Raisins and Vegetables

A hearty vegetable stew with couscous for a crowd that is naturally vegan. Couscous is the staple food of much of North Africa, where it is often served topped with tender, colorful vegetables, drenched...

Author: Norma MacMillan

Pressure Cooker Teriyaki Chicken

I combined other teriyaki recipes to make up a yummy version for my favorite cooker: my electric pressure cooker. I used a mix of boneless skinless thighs and chicken tenders. Serve with spaghetti or rice...


Japanese Pan Noodles

This is a great recipe to make any time. Lots of flavor. Top with cilantro and bean sprouts.

Author: Kristen Wolfinbarger

Danish Butter Cookies

Ah, the holidays: that wonderful time of the year marked by an ubiquity of iconic blue tins filled with those delicate, buttery Danish shortbread cookies. Declare your love for the Dansk® by adding your...

Author: TheOtherJuliaGulia

Key Sir Alicha (Ethiopian Beets and Potatoes)

If you love Ethiopian food, this is a must-try. This is one of my favorite dishes. Serve hot over injera with the sauce to soak up.

Author: Leftover Inspired

Vegan Mofongo (Fried Mashed Plantains)

Mofongo is a fried plantain-based dish from Puerto Rico. It is typically made with fried green plantains mashed together in a pilon (which consists of a wooden mortar and pestle), with broth, garlic, olive...

Author: Healthy Delights by Libelula

Vegetable Masala

Masala means a spicy mixture. Vegetable masala is a mixture of vegetables like potatoes, carrots, peas and beans cooked with onions & tomatoes adding spices like garam masala powder, ginger and garlic...

Author: Laxmi Laxman

Pasta Lasagna

Very yummy and easy to make.

Author: Regan

Quesitos (Puerto Rican Cheese Stuffed Puff Pastry)

These exquisite pastries are a guilty pleasure in Puerto Rico, where bakeries boast about having 'the best'. The only hard part of these quesitos would be preparing the French puff pastry, but if you get...

Author: Milly Suazo-Martinez

Zucchini Pasta Bake

The crunchy Parmesan on top and the gooey melted mozzarella mixed throughout make this baked pasta dish a real treat! It's great at the height of summer when the tomatoes and zucchini come straight from...


Instant Pot® Tonkotsu Ramen Broth

Tonkotsu ramen is a noodle dish where the broth is made from pork bones. The broth is the heart and soul of the dish. Traditionally, the broth takes hours, or up to an entire day to make. But with an Instant...

Author: Diana71

Filipino Spaghetti

The difference between Italian spaghetti and Filipino spaghetti is the addition of banana ketchup, which makes this a rather sweet dish. Oh, and I almost forgot the hot dogs!

Author: DarKerRaven

Chicken Pelau

This is a tasty Caribbean dish using chicken, curry and rice all cooked together. It is an easy, one-pot meal sure to please the entire family.

Author: Ayestar

Gluten Free Baked Chicken Cacciatore

When I learned that I was gluten intolerant, I had to adjust many of my recipes to meet my own dietary needs. With a few changes to my mother's original baked chicken cacciatore recipe, I was able to enjoy...

Author: Veronica

Spanish Rice and Shrimp

I created this recipe to replicate paella for a crowd. I love paella, but it's expensive and not everyone likes the mussels and sausage in it. Serve this dish with a good Spanish wine and some bread and...

Author: Mandy Blizzard

Iana's Pasta con le Sarde

A traditional Sicilian pasta recipe with a tomato-based sauce, sardines, and fennel. Credit goes to Iana, a special lady who lived near Castello a Mare.

Author: FredWilliams