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A bowl of Spanish Rice.

Spanish Rice

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By Lisa Kudek
This is how we Mexicans from California make our rice. We call it Spanish rice, ...
(11 ratings)
Baked Rouladen

Bonnie’s German Beef Rouladen

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By BonniE !
Braised bundles of thinly sliced beef wrapped around stacker dill pickles, carrots, and onions, ...

Busia's Authentic Polish Paczki

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By Pat DiMercurio
This recipe was handed down from my Busia, (Grandma) to my mom and aunts, then ...
(3 ratings)
chinese almond cookies

Chinese Almond Cookies

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By Karen Feinen

Easy Homemade Amish Egg Noodles

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By Family Favorites
Another wonderful recipe collected from a fine woman on my 5 day visit to an ...
(4 ratings)

Kartoffelsalat (german Potato Salad)

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By C P
This is an authentic recipe from my Great Grandmother, and Grandma's, and it was one ...

Classic Italian Turkey Meatballs

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By Brad Nichols
A classic Italian Meatball recipe that I inherited from the restaurant I cooked in years ...
(1 rating)

Polish Potato Pierogi (pierogi Ruskie)

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By Monica H
This is the way my mama taught me! Please don't omit reading my tips for ...

Authentic Frutti Di Mare Pizza

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By Melanie Ross
A seafood Pizza is just perfect on a night when one doesn't feel like having ...
It smells much better than it looks, it will make everyone smile!

Authentic European Wholewheat Apple Cinnamon Pie

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By Caroline Mgawe
I liked apple sweets wherever I travelled. My mum's Dutch apple pie, English apple crumble, ...
Shrimp Lo Mein

Shrimp Lo Mein

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By Ellen Moberly
Pinches from Get In The Kitchen Bit@hes. Love their stuff.
Chicken, Shrimp and Chinese Vegetable.

Chicken, Shrimp And Chinese Vegetables

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By Ellen Moberly
Got this from Get In The Kitchen Bit@hes, their page wouldn't let me pinch it, ...
Nonnas BEST SUNDAY GRAVY. Its ALL ABOUT the ingredients tho- if you can't access these (perish the thought!) try finding them online. OR- take a flight out to NYC, see a show, and hit Arthur Ave in the BRONX, NY where I do my monthly food shopping.

Sunday Gravy (sinatra's Fav In Hoboken,baby!)

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By Lisa Joisygirl
There are tons of 'classic' Italian 'marinara'gravy' or sauce recipes out there. FYI- (inside info ...
(2 ratings)

"authentic" Mexican Rice

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By Danita Carr
For a LONG time I've been a lover of all foods Mexican....except rice. It ...

Tomato Sauce With Onion And Butter

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By Larry Bulger
Thanks to Marcella Hazan

Tiramisu - Authentic

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By Laura Garza
Who would have thought that the oh so rich and decadent dessert would be so ...
(2 ratings)

Authentic Sesame Chicken From Scratch

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By Paris & Mike M. :)
If you like Chinese food, you'll love this one of a kind Sesame chicken. Great ...
(1 rating)

Guacamole Ole`

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By Tam D
This is the one -- the best EVER guacamole recipe, and it's been a closely ...
(1 rating)
Old Fashioned German Goulash

Altmodischer Deutscher Gulasch

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By Ellen Gwaltney Bales
Translation: Old Fashioned German Goulash. A tasty comfort food, very close to the Hungarian version, ...
(1 rating)

Tagliatelle Bolognese

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By Tammy T
This is a traditional Italian dish. Named after the the city Bologna in northern Italy, ...
(2 ratings)

Abuela's Chicken Mole

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By Melissa Turner
My dear Grandmother taught me how to make this authentic chicken mole. I have changed ...
(3 ratings)

Authentic Restaurant Chili Verde

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By Martha Price
When I told my daughter that I had joined "Just A Pinch", she told me ...
(1 rating)
Some basil instead of parmesan in this picture but feel free to use both or neither or either

Family Night's Best Spaghetti

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By Hillary Bergeron
This spaghetti has gone over tremendously well at dinner parties and quiet dinners at home ...
(1 rating)

Cuban Sandwiches

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By Deb Lund
I have, on occasion, had a Cuban sandwich while I was out dining, but never ...
(1 rating)