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Super Chili Con Carne For A Crowd

It's not too late! For a Super Bowl party, that is. Down here south of the Red River, watching the Super Bowl means digging into...

Coconut Ginger Rice

  Why serve boring white rice when this flavorful version goes with almost any grilled meat?  Or make it as a cold-weather comfort food with carnitas. Coconut...

French Potato Salad

Forget the mayonnaise and reach for the olive oil. This version of potato salad is as comfortable in the Dordogne as Dallas. And with...

Ricotta Chocolate Chip Pound Cake

Ricotta Chocolate Chip Pound Cake Recipe Type: Dessert Author: Adapted from Proud Italian Cook Serves: 8 Ingredients 1 1/2 cups cake flour 2 1/2 teapoons baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 6 oz...

Triple Coconut Pancakes

Yesterday we hauled the last Christmas decorations back up into the attic, so it's official. The holidays are over. Oh, I wish I were on...

Agnes’s Pogacsa | Savory Hungarian Biscuits

We were stymied, trying to figure out where to go for dinner one night, when our friend suggested a restaurant on the Danube. It...

Banana Gingerbread

Just in time for the holidays and cold weather, this recipe makes a dense, moist and healthy loaf.  It's a great alternative to boring...

Almond Torte (Torta Rustica di Mandorle) and Breakfast in Sicily

  Breakfast may be our favorite meal in Sicily. A surprising statement about a place that created cannoli, cassata and Marsala. Breakfast in Ortygia, Agrigento and...

Red Chile Enchiladas

Decisions, decisions. Stack it or roll it. Blue corn or yellow. Red sauce or green. You gotta engage when you eat a New Mexico...

Peanut Butter Caramel Blondies

Why? Because: It's the weekend. Oh, it's not? Well, it soon will be. Somewhere in your house, a football game is playing. And someone needs a...