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How to make homemade vegetable soup

A delicious treat Vegetable soup is one of the healthiest meals you can make for your family and friends. A big pot of vegetable soup lasts more than one meal. For those of you who have not heard the story of stone soup, it began when travelers passed through a village and had only a pot. After... More

How to make fried chicken

No doubt most American families eat fried chicken just about every week. You probably have a favorite piece that you always eat whenever fried chicken is served. Do you grab the drum-stick, the thigh, or is the the wishbone with its white meat that you want? Nothing is better than a piece of... More

How to make chocolate cherry nut clusters

Here you will find a quick and easy way to make divine chocolate cherry nut clusters, homemade and magnificently good! Getting chocolates from someone who loves you is great, but making those chocolates yourself is even better. You know exactly what's in them because you put it there. In this... More

How to make sweet and sour chicken on a barbecue

Barbecued sweet & sour chicken - the new American classic When people think of sweet and sour, they often think of oriental cuisines. This meal isn't oriental, it tastes fantastic, and it uses both chicken and the barbecue grill, which are both greatly appreciated in the United States. The... More

How to make brownies

Brownies Wow, brownies who can resist them? With walnuts and chocolate frosting, they become the ultimate brownie to many. There are numerous recipes out there for different types of brownies such as caramel brownies, cream cheese brownies, fudge brownies and many more. The origin of the brownie... More

How to make banana nut bread

Baking Banana Bread (with or without nuts) This recipe is dense, nutty and wonderfully aromatic while baking, filling your home with the good scents that brings the family running. This is the one, the recipe that has been used for generations; an original with roots traced back to the fabulous... More

How to make a rustic blueberry crisp

By any name, the crisp is a favorite dessert The crips has a long history in American cooking with roots dating back to the earliest settlers. These pioneering poeple missed the English steamed puddings, so like all good cooks they worked with what they had on hand. What they had was fruit,... More

How to cut, seed, and peel an avocado

Cutting an avocado is easy with a sharp knife Avocados are a delicious pear-shaped fruit which have recently gained more popularity in the United States mainly due to their health benefits. While they may appear to be difficult to cut, seed, or peel, they are actually quite easy once you have the... More

How to make curried coconut squash soup

The perfect comfort soup on a cold winter day Nothing compliments a cold winter day like a warm bowl of coconut curry squash soup. This variation of squash soup adds an extra touch of warmth to those cold winter days without setting your mouth on fire.. Preparing and cooking winter squash into... More

How to cook and use a fresh pumpkin

Cooking or roasting fresh pumpkins Long before the "Jack-o-Lantern" became popular, pumpkins were a food staple in the United States. Pumpkin is used in our daily menus to create delicious desserts, stews, soups, and the ever popular pumpkin pie. But how do you turn the big, lumpy, orange ball... More