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'Old Country' Spaghetti Sauce Recipe

by DoxieCook 16 hours ago

‘OLD COUNTRY’ SPAGHETTI SAUCE After looking over many recipes, I’ve refined several into this one spaghetti sauce re...

MidwesternerTT commented 5 hours ago

Share your favorite one pot meal recipes

by Monica 4 days ago

As a full time working mom of 2 young kids, I often search for easy but tasty weekday(and weekend) one pot meals that...


PiperBob commented 1 day ago

Help me name my family cookbook!

by alainab 4 days ago

I'm going on a high school exchange program to New Zealand in 6 (!!) days. As part of my host family gifts, I'm putt...

Multifoiled commented 3 days ago

What was your Recipe-of-the-Year?

by Smokeydoke30 1 month ago

I had to think long and hard about this one. This was the year I discovered COTM and DOTM and I discovered A LOT of a...

Thymus commented 5 days ago

Easy Vegan Recipes

by Steph37895 11 days ago

Hi! Im having a dinner/get together next month and found out that some family members have recently decided to becom...

Ttrockwood commented 10 days ago

Cold Weather Recipes

by NShewmaker 19 days ago

Now that I finally have some time off, I've been on a real casserole kick, but I have a lot of free time headed my wa...


Philly Ray commented 17 days ago

What is your favorite thing to roast?

by Bonniexx 27 days ago

I got a roasting pan and rack for the first night of Chanukah! What should I make first?

outRIAAge commented 26 days ago

A story of cappeletti at Christmas in Emila-Romagna, Italy

by Michaelspont 29 days ago

This story appeared in today's Guardian. Thought those interested in the tradition of homemade foods in Italy might l...

vinoroma commented 28 days ago

Vintage recipe, help!

by Act621 1 month ago

Recreating some holiday favorites for family coming for Christmas. This one recipe from my Grandmother (now deceased)...


Act621 commented 1 month ago

Midwest/Mennonite Raisin Fritters?

by DuffyH 1 month ago

Mom used to make these every year for the holidays. They're a very stretchy yeast dough, filled with raisins and deep...

DuffyH commented 1 month ago

Peppermint Truffles

by ladyb4 1 month ago

Hi Everyone, I'm making truffles rolled in crushed peppermint sticks and I'm wondering what spice or spices I can m...


DowntownJosie commented 1 month ago

Recipes You've Never Heard of Outside Your Family

by Kivarita 10 years ago

Does anyone have family recipes for foods/meals you really enjoy but that you've never heard of in anyone else's fami...


sunnyskies12 commented 1 month ago

Need ideas for nursery school potluck dish

by emily 2 months ago

My daughter's nursery school is celebrating their own version of Thanksgiving on Monday and they've requested that pa...

LaLa commented 2 months ago

Go to Comfort Food

by JanetJ 5 months ago

Interested in what you go to for comfort food when you're not feeling up to par. Ours is cornstarch pudding served wa...

outRIAAge commented 2 months ago

Your best stuffed cabbage recipe

by Barbarella 2 months ago

Need to make Polish stuffed cabbach at home. It is a long ride for me to a Polish deli. Let me know how you make your...


stealthpotato commented 2 months ago

Pfeffernusse Recipe

by Neurofabulous 2 months ago

Hello all - I decluttered my house recently and mistakenly gave away a precious notebook filled with family recipes....


Neurofabulous commented 2 months ago

fresh turmeric root... how to use it?

by luckiestduck 5 years ago

I impulsively bought some fresh turmeric root as a friend was espousing its various health benefits. I have no idea w...


laurenRey commented 2 months ago

How much do you normally make for Thanksgiving?

by ForeverBirds 2 months ago

I'm curious as to how many different dishes other people make for Thanksgiving, how many people do you entertain, and...

TorontoJo commented 2 months ago

Chili Recipe Help - Dry Rub and Oven Roast Before Chili

by Mal83 2 months ago

Hey Folks - I am wondering if you have run across a chili recipe like this before. It was given to me by a friend, it...

paulj commented 2 months ago