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Recipes by ingredients categorizes the recipes by the dominant ingredient in each recipe, whether it be fruit or poultry or another ingredient.

Mexican Ensalada de Atun (Mexican tuna salad)

This easy Summer recipe is perfect for lunch or a light dinner when you want something quick, inexpensive and nutritious. Ensalada de Atun is a common occurance on the Mexican table, but the purists tell you it must be eaten with saltines (and I tend to agree)! Jump to: RECIPE | Classic Ingredients | Video …

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Traditional Chile Rellenos (soft not crisp) in Egg Batter

The first time you make chile rellenos can be a bit intimidating from all the roasting, peeling, stuffing and frying. The next ten times you make them, because they were so wonderful, it will come together much easier. The key is to grab a friend or family member and enjoy the process. Just don’t rush …

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Seared Scallops with Lemon Orzo Instead of Risotto

This is an impressive dish that comes together in 20 minutes and is deceptively easy to cook. Adding a rub of ground fennel to the scallops before searing gives a subtle anise crust to the scallops, which are then served on a bed of lemony orzo. Nothing melts in your mouth like tender buttery scallops …

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Southern Old Fashioned Banana Pudding: (no meringue)

Silky and sweet, bannana pudding layered with vanilla wafers and sliced bananas is quintessential Southern comfort food. My Louisiana mom’s version of this classic dish added layers of whipped cream instead of the meringue topping and used evaporated milk instead of sweetened condensed milk. It is a little less sweet than many versions, but is …

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Italian White Bean, Kale & Sausage Stew: Without Tomatoes

This creamy rustic soup or stew is perfect for slow carb diets or for cold-weather cooking. Cannellini beans and sausage make it high protein, the kale adds tons of nutrients and flavor and the creamy broth give it a velvety texture. Serve it with or without rustic bread. Jump to: RECIPE | Key Ingredients & …

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Mexican Ponche Navideño: Christmas Punch With Tequila

Looking for a hot drink to serve for the holiday season? This year, let’s skip the mulled wine and go for a warming classic from Mexico instead. Mexican ponche navideño is a traditional fruit punch bursting with comforting flavors and a spiced aroma that will make your home smell heavenly. Serve it like a tea …

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White Tea Cocktail With Cucumber & Sparkling Water

Looking for a refreshing and subtle drink to serve on a hot summer’s day? Or maybe something to remind you of the sun during the dark winter months? This bright white tea cocktail with cucumber, thyme, honey and a splash of sparkling water or sparkling wine is perfect for any time of year. Ingredients and …

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Holiday Cranberry Apple Tea in the Crockpot: (with or without spirits)

This winter, warm up with a hot cup of tea prepared using a simple homemade cranberry apple syrup (and, of course, an optional splash of rum or vodka). This spiked cranberry apple tea is easy to make in a crock pot for a crowd, or just for yourself – for the holidays and beyond! Jump …

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Best Make Ahead Turkey Gravy: + Tips for Fixing Gravy Problems

If you’re stressing about gravy this Thanksgiving, stop. This dish can be a handful because it’s usually the last thing to finish and needs some attention, but you can make an easy homemade stock a day or two ahead of time and a good stock will ensure your gravy is not bland and flavorless. Even …

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Kid Food for Leftover Turkey: Sopa de Fideo (Mexican Noodle Soup)

Mexico’s version of kid-friendly comfort food is Sopa de Fideo. Like mac and cheese in the US, it is a classic lunchtime dish that many kids in Mexico grow up on. Also like mac and cheese, this easy, creamy soup is a taste that a lot of adults never outgrow. There are, of course, many …

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Low Carb Korean Style Spinach: Easy Recipe

When I first started my slow carb diet (4-hour body diet) years ago, frozen spinach with a lot of butter and salt was my go-to greens dish. While spinach is still a mainstay of my low carb lifestyle, this spinach recipe with Korean flavors elevated the frozen-spinach-butter dish to a much for flavorable dish, while …

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Roasted spiced pumpkin seeds recipe

Whether you’re carving Jack-o-Lanterns for Halloween or roasting squash for a Winter comfort dinner, don’t throw out the seeds! Roast them up with some aromatic spices for a healthy Fall-flavored snack, or a garnish to many Mexican dishes. Jump to: Recipe: Spiced Pumpkin Seeds | Which Pumpkin Seeds Are Edible? | How To Remove and …

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