Recipes by Year

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2021

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Special Features
Recent Recipes New and newly updated recipes from Kitchen Parade.
Freezer Surprises Surprising Foods That Freeze Well.
How to Safely Purée Soups & Other Hot Liquids in a Blender Preventing big messes and bad burns.

New Recipes
It's going to be a good year for new recipes! (Real Life, this loss and a family illness have definitely interrupted my plans for new recipes.)

Roasted Mediterranean Vegetables A casual feast, even mid-winter.
Orange & Avocado Salad Simple but sumptuous.

Seasonal Sundays
Week 1 (Early January) Week 2 (Mid January) Week 3 (Inauguration Week) Week 4 (Late January) Week 6 (Early February) Week 7 (Mid February) Week 8 (Mid February) Week 9 (Late February) Week 10 (Early March) Week 11 (Mid March) Week 12 (Mid March) Week 13 (Late March) Week 14 (Late March – Early April) Week 15 (Early April) Week 16 (Mid April) Week 17 (Mid April) Rest In Peace





2020

Best Recipes
Best-Ever “Most Useful” Recipes 2002 – Present

Special Features
How to Sweeten Lemonade with Fruit Not Sugar Summer experiments with pineapple, watermelon and more.
Is a Stand Mixer Better for Kneading Bread Dough? The case for & against.
Pantry Meals: How to Make a Meal with What You Have Select recipes for our favorite pantry ingredients.

Recipe Collections
DIY Spice Blends & Homemade Seasonings Made to order, mixed to taste.
Healthy Smoothies Recipes & Tips
Slow Cooker & Oven Slow-Cooking Supper saver recipes & more.

For Weight Watchers
Weight Watchers Zero Point "Free" Food Lists Simplified to easily compare the green, blue and purple plans.

New Recipes
My Guacamole Restaurant-style guacamole, our house recipe.
How to Cook White Rice Basics done well, for dinner, for the freezer.
Red Beans & Rice Slow-cooked Creole comfort food.
Slow-Cooked Greens & Smoked Turkey So good, you'll want to eat the pot.
Easy Everyday Bread for the Stand Mixer Better bread, no kneading by hand!
Finnish Tiger Cake With chocolate stripes, just like a tiger!
Easy Skillet Stroganoff (Beef or Chicken) The Russian classic, weeknight friendly.
Best Quick Tomato Salsa (Red Salsa) For chips, tacos, burritos, eggs & more.
Peanut Butter & Jelly Smoothies Childhood's favorite PB&J sandwich in a glass.
Fried Egg Quesadillas A fried egg sandwich with a tortilla.
Best-Ever Macaroni Salad The summer classic, just better.
Shrimp Veracruz Another Quick Supper, straight out of Mexico.
Soft Rolls for Sandwiches (NOLA-Style French Rolls) Especially for extra-good sandwiches, crispy crusts, soft interiors.
Sweet Pepper Pasta Skillet Colorful bell peppers in a light cream sauce.
Chicken Salad for Sandwiches Makes up in minutes with pantry ingredients.
Cranberry Salsa An explosion of flavors with a Christmas vibe.

Seasonal Sundays
Week 01 (Happy New Year!) Week 02 (Early January) Week 03 (Mid January & Healthy Recipes) Week 04 (Mid January & Tomato Soups) Week 05 (Late January & Oranges) Week 06 (Early February) Week 07 (Mid February & Valentine's Day) Week 08 (Mid February & Mardi Gras) Week 09 (Late February) Week 10 (Early March & Coronavirus) Week 11 (Mid March) Week 12 (Mid March) Week 13 (Mid March) Week 14 (Late March) Week 15 (Early April & Easter) Week 16 (Mid April) Week 17 (Mid April & Asparagus) Week 18 (Late April & Cindo de Mayo) Week 19 (Early May) Week 20 (Mid May & Mother's Day) Week 21 (Mid May) Week 22 (Late May & Memorial Day) Week 23 (Early June & Summer Breakfasts) Week 24 (Mid June & Summer Drinks) Week 25 (Mid June & Midsummer) Week 26 (Late June & Blueberries) Week 27 (Early July & Low-Key Celebrations) Week 28 (Mid July & Summer Extras) Week 29 (Mid July & Summer Suppers) Week 30 (Mid July & Summer Salads) Week 31 (Late July & Best of Summer) Summer Break! Week 41 (Early October & Fall Comfort Food) Week 42 (Mid October & Apples Savory + Sweet) Week 43 (Mid October & Slow Cooking Season) Week 43 (Late October & Pumpkin Heaven) Week 45 (Early November & Election Week Stress Cooking & Eating) Week 46 (Mid November & Post Election Plea) Week 47 (Mid November & Thanksgiving for Two) Week 48 (Last-Minute Thanksgiving Ideas) Week 49 (Early December) Week 50 (Gearing Up for the Holidays) Week 51 (Seeking Joy) Week 52 (Christmas 2020) Week 53 (Happy New Year)





2019

Master Recipes
My Everyday Creamy Herb Salad Dressing Never the same twice.

Quick Tips
DIY Substitute for Baker's Joy Just three ingredients and works like a charm.
How To Keep Green Onions Fresh for Weeks No special equipment, no time commitment.

For Weight Watchers
Kitchen Parade & Weight Watchers Freestyle

New Recipes
Strawberry Milk Not a smoothie, almost a milkshake.
Mexican Salsa Bread Great for loaves or buns, perfect for toast, sandwiches, burgers.
Lime Crema A DIY Mexican crema for tacos, enchiladas, quesadillas and more.
Easy Ham Salad Use up leftover ham from the freezer.
Melon Ball & Blueberry Salad Pure summer in a bowl!
Warm Goat Cheese Appetizer with Mini Tomatoes & Capers Weeknight easy, worthy of an occasion.
Oil Tanker Burgers Stacked so high, you might call 'em Super Tankers.
Green Chile Scrambled Eggs An easy, healthy breakfast.
Cornmeal Muffins with Apple Studded, garnished with fresh apple.
Mac n Chicken Just mac 'n' cheese with chicken, just mac 'n' cheese with protein.
Cranberry Walnut Bread Special for the holidays, a barely sweet yeast bread studded with dried cranberries and toasted walnuts.
Gingerbread Granola Granola all dressed up for Christmas.

Seasonal Sundays
Week 38 (Mid September) Week 39 (Late September) Week 40 (Early October) Week 41 (Mid October) Week 42 (Mid October) Week 43 (Late October) Week 44 (Halloween Week) Week 45 (Early November) Week 46 (Mid November) Week 47 (Week Before Thanksgiving) Week 48 (Thanksgiving Week) Week 49 (Early December) Week 50 (Mid December) Week 51 (Mid December) Week 52 (Christmas Week)





2018

Special Features
Deep Mexico: Ingredient-Driven Mexican Meal Prep A concentrated effort to combine food shopping, meal planning and meal prep techniques into good eats and good fun.
Vegetables 101: What Are Crudites? How to Create a Colorful Instagram-Friendly Platter of Raw Vegetables
How I Read 4X More This Year Than Last What I gave up, how I read so much, what I read.

Creative Adaptations
Lemon Pudding Cake with Raspberries Tart lemon + juicy berries.
Mini Blueberry Tarts With a "pop" of fresh blueberry right in the middle.

New Recipes
My Chicken Noodle Soup The way I make it, meaty and noodle-y with just a few noodles.
Last-Minute Pantry Pie Just five pantry ingredients.
Easy Green Chile Egg Casserole No bread! Just eggs, green chiles, bits of cheese and a surprising ingredient, cottage cheese.
Easy-Easy Chocolate Coconut Pudding Just five ingredients and ten minutes to pudding.
DIY Herb Blend for Homemade Herb Bread The twelve herbs I use for herb bread.
Famous Mustard Sauce (Carolina BBQ Mustard Sauce) A tiny-bit spicy and a tiny-bit sweet and totally addictive.
Deep Mexico Fruit Salad A simple, summery fruit salad arranged in a pretty and symmetrical pattern around cottage cheese, so simple and surprisingly tasty.
Spiced Pickled Red Onions A game changer for tacos, salads, eggs and more.
Greek Chicken Dagwood Sandwiches A towering sandwich, summer style.





2017

Master Recipes
Our Daily Bread: My Easy Everyday Bread Recipe An easy, European-style bread I make every few days.

Special Features
Blue Apron: How It Works for Someone Who Wants Real Food But Doesn’t Like to Cook

New Recipes
Celebration Salad (Maple-Roasted Carrots with Arugula, Dill, Cranberry Vinaigrette, Pomegranate and Glazed Pecans) An exultant platter of texture, color, flavor and mood.
Roasted Applesauce with Raspberries Glorious color and brightness!
Triple-Banana Oat Pancakes with Banana Syrup Just oats, banana and egg but the pancake taste and texture we love!
Fresh Strawberry Pie Fresh glazed berries in a homemade chocolate-cookie crust, a real crowd pleaser.
My Favorite Graham Cracker Crust A crisp, sturdy crust, not too sweet, not too buttery.
Easy Margarita Pie Tastes just like a good margarita!
Easy Garlic-Herb Mediterranean Chicken ("Med Chicken") A real crowd pleaser!
Coconut Cream Pie How to move grown men to silence.
Blueberry Cake Simple and rustic, topped with jammy blueberries.
Cornmeal Muffins with Peaches Barely sweet, pretty muffins with great texture.
Spiced Honey Cake Sweetened with honey, warm with fall- and cold-weather spices.





2016

Special Features
(why I publish so many pie recipes!)
#PieDayFriday

Personal
(why new recipes appear only a few times a year, now)
A Love Letter to Nurses
Time In Slow Motion: My 90-Year Old Father
The Man With the Hands (I Married Him!)

New Recipes
Chocolate Shortbread Cookies A simple chocolate cookie, tender and crisp, barely sweet.
Beef Barley Soup with Mushrooms Root vegetables, earthy mushrooms and nutty barley.
Orange & Cumin Vinaigrette Bright and vibrant with earthy spice.
Blueberry Cheesecake Pie Cheesecake topped with homemade blueberry pie filling. No bake!
Easy Apricot Jam with Rosemary Rustic and barely sweet, just five ingredients.
Black Beans & Rice Skillet Casserole with Smoked Chicken Simple comfort food with smoky flavors.
Mulled Apple Cider Fruit and spices turn supermarket apple cider into something special and irresistible.





2015

Best Recipes
Best Recipes of 2015 from Kitchen Parade (oops, still not collected)
Best Everyday Vegetable Recipes of 2015 from A Veggie Venture

Master Recipes
Never-the-Same-Twice Vegetable Frittata Protein-packed with silky texture.
Rustic Fruit Ice Cream An easy, no-cook rich, creamy and fruity ice cream.

Special Features
A Midsummer Party Menu
Ten Things I Love About Our New Kitchen

Photo Tutorials
How to Make Perfect Biscuits (Step-by-Step Photos & Detailed Instructions + Eight Tips for Extra-Good Biscuits)

Quick Tips
The Magic of Watermelon Wedges
How to Freeze Stock in Canning Jars No more leaky freezer bags!

St. Louis, My Hometown
St. Louis Pork Steaks A St. Louis tradition cooked in a contemporary way.

Recipe Collections
Make Tonight a Pancake Night Move over Taco Tuesday and Pizza Friday.

Recipe Highlight
Roasted Roma Tomato Dip for Roasted Roma Tomatoes

New Recipes
DIY Power Balls Spiked with espresso powder for a caffeine kick.
Orange Julius Drinks With extra protein, no refined sugar.
Cast Iron Meatloaf My go-to recipe for meatloaf.
Easy Almond Crackers Low-carb, high-protein homemade crackers for travel snacks.
Slow-Cooked or Slow Cooker Pot Roast Three easy tricks for tender, moist and flavorful pot roast.
Raspberry & Red Wine Granita An icy-cold raspberry slushee for grown-ups.
Spiced Preserved Lemons A cornerstone ingredient in Moroccan cuisine.
Spiced Chicken Tagine with Roasted Cauliflower A one-pot supper with warm spices.
Banana Cream Pudding For pie, parfaits, pavlova and even (yummm) plain.
Maple-Glazed Pecans Crisp and barely sweet. Pecan Pizzazz!
Greek Baked Beans (Gigantes Plaki) Cooked til creamy in the oven.
Finnish Strawberry Whipped Cream Cake A real celebration cake.
Rhubarb Muffins Whole grain, less sweet.
Afghan Chicken & Rice Casserole (Kabeli Palau) Unusual, amazing combination of ingredients.
Smoked Whitefish Spread on Cucumber Healthy, easy summer appetizer.
Blueberry Jam with Cinnamon Sweet, spicy, summery blueberry jam in 90 minutes.
Homemade Fresh Basil Pesto Without Cheese Unleashing sweet, fresh basil flavor.
Salmon with Pesto Zucchini Noodles & Warm Tomatoes Simple-simple summer food.
Roasted Eggplant Salad with Tomato-Caper Salsa Gorgeous make-ahead salad.
BATTLE Sandwiches BLTs on steroids.
Easy Green Chile Chicken Enchiladas A quick green chile fix without hours in the kitchen.
Picadillo (Cuban Ground Beef Skillet Supper) Homey comfort food from Cuba.
Frozen Steaks Perfectly cooked steaks, starting with frozen meat!
Mom's Perfect Biscuits The family biscuit recipe, perfected by three generations of fine biscuit makers and one persistent food blogger.
Fresh Cranberry Bars A chewy almost-blondie molasses and spice bar with bursts of juicy cranberry, topped with a scattering of sugar "snow".
Old-Fashioned Chocolate Chip Cookies My husband says these taste "exactly" like his mother's chocolate chip cookies.
Slow Cooker Chicken, Chickpea & Kale Stew A slow cooker adaptation of a long-time favorite one-pot stovetop recipe.
Gingerbread Pudding Cake Layers of cake and pudding. It's magic!
Sugared Cranberries Just two ingredients and a few minutes of time. So festive for the holidays!
Family Shortbread All the family tips and tricks to make simple, ethereal English shortbread.





2014

Best Recipes
Best Recipes of 2014 from Kitchen Parade
Best Recipes of 2014 from A Veggie Venture

Master Recipes
Easy Make-Ahead Breakfast Casserole Just eggs, hash browns, salsa, cheese. Then adapt!
Tourlou Tourlou (Greek Baked Vegetables) A rainbow of vegetables slow-cooked in the oven.

Photo Tutorials
How to Make Grilled Flatbread (Step-by-Step Photos)
How To Steam Broccoli (Step-by-Step Photos) (A Veggie Venture)
Asparagus & Woody Ends (Step-by-Step Photos & Video) (A Veggie Venture)

Quick Tips
How to Freeze Tomato Paste
My Most-Used Kitchen Tool, a Garbage Bowl or Compost Bowl
Tomato Knife for Clean, Sharp Slices
Why Dried Beans Won't Cook Good to Know!

Recipe Collections
Chillin': Favorite Chili, Chowder & Cornbread Recipes Football friendly!
Favorite Seasonal Vegetable Stews Recipes, tips & techniques for killer vegetable stews from A Veggie Venture

Creative Adaptations
Christmas Banana Bread My favorite banana bread, all dressed up for Christmas.

New Recipes
Slow Cooker Curried Vegetable Stew A spiced stew with many vegetables!
Homemade Chocolate Sauce In-a-Flash Just ten minutes and a few pantry ingredients.
Spinach Salad with Fruity Vinaigrette, Fresh Fruit & Maple-Glazed Pecans A big green salad with a rainbow of fruit.
Lazy Man's Ciopinno A simple but celebration-worthy stew.
Lemon Crinkle Cookies with Poppy Seeds Bright and lemony, really charged with lemon flavor.
No-Chill Cutout Sugar Cookies Just mix and roll, no need to wait.
One-Skillet Braised Chicken with Shallots Drumsticks or thighs braised with shallots in a white-wine and mustard sauce.
Easy-Easy Chocolate Sheet Cake Dark, moist and chocolate-y, even two or three days after baking. Fun sprinkles?!
Creamy Oatmeal Three tricks for the very best oatmeal, all easy!
Mexican Chicken Salad Rotisserie chicken tossed with lime-yogurt vinaigrette, black beans, jicama, corn and tomato.
Savory Cauliflower Cake A moist, sturdy savory cake, strewn with bits of soft cauliflower with a touch of parmesan.
Rhubarb Custard Pie A rustic, country pie, my first and forever favorite rhubarb pie.
Finn Crisp with Marmalade & Cheese A typical Finnish breakfast.
Estonian Deviled Eggs It's got a secret ingredient!
Summer Corn Bread with Fresh Blueberries Warm corn bread studded with fresh blueberries.
Garden Pasta Salad with Mint Vinaigrette Light on pasta, generous with summer's best fresh veggies.
Zucchini Spiral "Noodle" Salad A sexy, seductive zucchini-noodle salad.
Slow Cooker Shredded Beef Tacos So handy to have on hand!
Green Bean Garden Salad A "real" garden salad.
Red Rice with Tomatoes A lovely rouge-tinted vegan summer side dish.
Roasted Roma Tomatoes Turn so-so supermarket tomatoes into something special.
Snickerdoodle Bars Snickerdoodle flavors with the firm, chewy texture of blondies.
Grilled Flatbread Rye flour, fresh herbs. Great flavor, great texture!
Easy Beef Kabobs On & off the grill in 20 minutes, including
Grilled Zucchini Kabobs & Grilled New-Potato Kabobs
Pumpkin Spice Lattes Fall's favorite coffee drink, made at home with real ingredients including my very own DIY pumpkin pie spice.
Skillet Burgers with Tomato Gravy Burgers cooked right in the skillet with my "homemade marinara".
Fun Pretzel Roll Hot Dogs A make-ahead sandwich for parties, tailgaters, campers, hunters.
Stuffed Mushrooms with Cauliflower & Smoked Gouda The trick is to roast the mushrooms first!
Pumpkin Cheesecake A five-star dessert.
Chocolate-Almond Shortbread Cookies Almost sugar-free, great for shipping.
Smoked Salmon Spread Healthy appetizer, tastes rich and indulgent.





2013

Best Recipes
Best Recipes of 2013 from Kitchen Parade
Best Recipes of 2013 from A Veggie Venture

Master Recipes
Roasted Veggie Enchilada Casserole Layers of roasted vegetables, salsa verde, corn tortillas and fresh spinach.
Stir-Fried Shrimp with Asparagus or Other Summer Vegetables Shrimp and vegetables tossed in an addictive sweet 'n' sour hot sauce.

Special Features
DIY Homemade Foot Lotion Take care of your feet, three easy-to-find ingredients.
No-Big-Deal Homemade Chicken Stock How to turn making chicken stock from a production into No-Big-Deal.
Should Cooked Pork Be Pink? Yes and No.

For Weight Watchers
Why I Switched from Weight Watchers to Medifast

New Recipes
Hibiscus Tea with Ginger & Vanilla My caffeine-free coffee substitute.
How to Poach a Perfect Egg Step-by-step using Cook's Illustrated technique.
Raspberry-Red Wine Coulis (Reduction Sauce) Sweet-but-tart raspberry sauce, a perfect added-touch for desserts.
Hamburger Casserole Weeknight comfort food lightened up.
Simple Cast Iron Southern Corn Bread Plus six tips for perfect cornbread, your recipe, my recipe, any recipe.
Irish Spiced Fruitcake NOT your grandma's fruitcake.
Refrigerator Pickled Beets No canning required!
Perfect Thick Pork Chops Turn out juicy, perfectly cooked meat every time.
Upside-Down Rhubarb Cheesecake A luscious combination of rhubarb-sour and cheesecake-creamy.
Mexican Mango Trifle (Ante de Mango) Layers of bread and mango pudding, studded with sherry-soaked raisins.
Easy Skinny Turkey Roll-ups with Fresh Veggies Just deli turkey, honey mustard and a few veggies.
Rhubarb Cake Simple and rustic, less sweet to taste rhubarb's wonderful "sour".
Simple Grilled Salmon How to grill salmon, simply, sumptuously.
Bloody Caesar Canada's Bloody Mary.
Peach-Pie Pudding It's peach pie without the crust!
Summer Couscous with Mango & Tomato Couscous all dressed up for summer.
Wedge Salad with Homemade Low-Cal & Low-Carb Blue Cheese Salad Dressing A summer indulgence.
Jerusalem Turkey Burgers with Zucchini Moist, flavorful burgers specked with grated zucchini and fresh herbs.
Oaxaca Tlayuda (Mexican Flat Tacos) Easy, healthy build-your-own crispy baked tortillas.
Slow Cooker Caramelized Onions Extra-special with a little brown sugar and a little sherry.
Microwave Green Chili Cheese Grits Two quick 'n' easy secrets for creamy grits.
Slow Cooker Braised Lamb Shanks or Venison Shanks Fall-off-the-bone meat in a silky-smooth sauce.
Homemade Butterhorns (Thanksgiving Crescent Rolls) My grandmother's recipe.
Homemade Whole Cranberry Sauce for the Slow Cooker Sweet aroma of cranberries, fresh ginger and orange zest!
Spanish Stew with Roasted Pepper (Chilindron) With a mysterious dark-red color.
Fresh Cranberry Cake Best made a day ahead.
Potato Blintzes An old family recipe.





2012

Best Recipes
Best Recipes of 2012 from Kitchen Parade
Best Recipes of 2012 from A Veggie Venture

Master Recipes
How to Make Homemade Vegetable Soup Never the same twice.
Oven-Baked Whole-Grain Pilaf with Quinoa, Barley, Kamut & Other Grains A concept recipe.

Recipe Collections
Favorite Summer Soup Recipes

For Weight Watchers
Weight Watchers, Meet Michael Pollan: How My Friend Ann Lost Thirty Pounds in Three Months

New Recipes
Mediterranean Eggplant Skillet Quick, easy & tasty vegetarian supper.
Party Nuts with Fresh Rosemary "Those Good Nuts."
Gumbo A classic Cajun gumbo, except that the roux is cooked in the oven.
Orange-Kissed Marshmallows Homemade orange-flavored marshmallows, lots of tips for beginner and experienced marshmallow-makers.
Chicken Stew with Chickpeas & Kale A hearty, one-pot supper with warm spices and fresh vegetables.
Bacon-Wrapped Dried Apricots Quick to fix, surprisingly low in calories.
Real-Food Brisket No more canned mushroom soup! No more onion soup mix!
Easy Creamy Scrambled Eggs for a Crowd Easy mostly make-ahead eggs for a big breakfast or brunch.
Five-Minute Fruit Salad It's all in the presentation!
Ham Loaf with Sour-Cherry Sauce An old family recipe.
Mojito Strawberries Inspired by a mojito, the Cuban cocktail.
Sunshine Orange Muffins From the Canadian favorite, The Best of Bridge.
Brown Sugar Lemon Curd My Canadian family's signature recipe.
Derby Pie The classic Southern pie with many names.
Strawberry Salsa with Sweet-Cinnamon Baked Tortilla Chips A quick fruit salsa with easy baked tortilla chips.
Mini Porcupine Meatballs A retro recipe updated for contemporary tastes.
Mint Julep Pork Chops with Sugar Snap Peas Skillet-cooked pork chops with a wonderful bourbon-mint sauce.
Chocolate Raspberry Icebox Cake So easy, yet so impressive, especially pretty for July Fourth parties.
Homemade Buttermilk How to make thick & tangy, cold & creamy buttermilk.
Baked Chicken with Fresh Peaches Quick-seared chicken breasts amid summer-juicy peaches.
Cold & Creamy Cantaloupe Soup So simple and yet ... somehow so unusual, so comforting.
Shakshuka (Eggs Nested in Summer Vegetables) A traditional North African and Israeli dish.
Ina Garten's Tabbouleh Salad It has a secret ingredient!
Ribs & Sauerkraut for Slow Cooker or Dutch Oven Easy supper for home or camping.
Easy Baked Oatmeal with Apples & Walnuts Healthy oats gussied up with warm fruit and nuts.
Easy Baked Oatmeal with Blueberries & Bananas
Slow Cooker Sweet Potato (or Pumpkin or Butternut Squash) Grits My healthy substitute for mac 'n' cheese.
Brown Rice & Quinoa Rice Pudding Homey dessert made healthy.
Old-Fashioned Southern Brunswick Stew An old-fashioned southern tradition for election gatherings.
Easy Chicken or Turkey Tortilla Soup Quick to assemble.
Cranberry Linzer Tart An impressive European fruit tart, made easy with an almond press-in crust.
Slice 'n' Bake Coffee Cookies with Chocolate-Covered Espresso Beans Big results, small effort.
Bourbon Pralines The famous praline recipe from the New Orleans School of Cooking.
Perfectly Cooked Roast Beef An easy-to-remember formula.
Yorkshire Pudding My mom's recipe and secret technique!
Horseradish Whipped Cream for Beef Just like the best steak restaurants make.
Mini Tiramisu Cups with Pralines Tiramisu made with eggs that are cooked, not raw.





2011

Best Recipes
Best Recipes of 2011 from Kitchen Parade
Best Vegetable Recipes of 2011 from A Veggie Venture

Special Features
How & Why I Shop at Amazon for Everyday Household Needs
Holiday Baking Tips from a Certifiable Cookie-Baking Fiend
This Christmas, Let's Give the Gift of Words
And the River Was Like Glass: A September 11th Remembrance

Photo Tutorials
How to Frost a Cake: Step-by-Step Photos & Tips
How to Cut an Orange for Slices

Recipe Collections
Vegan Done Real
Favorite Summer Salad Recipes
Favorite Recipes for Fall Baking

St. Louis, My Hometown
St. Louis Restaurant Recipes My weekly column in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
A Hundred Mile Dinner Ingredients sourced from St. Louis surrounding area.

New Recipes
Year in Pictures 2011
Quick 'n' Easy Raw Salad My own "healthy habit" that I hope will inspire yours, too.
Baked Cabbage Wedges Healthy cabbage slow-roasted with carrots and onion.
Easy Margarita Chicken A quick supper from a surprising source.
How to Cook Popcorn in a Microwave in a Paper Bag How to make airpop popcorn in the microwave, just popcorn kernels, a paper sack and NO oil.
Chimichurri How to make chimichurri, the Argentinian parsley sauce.
Seared Scallops with Chimichurri and Garlicky Polenta A simple romantic dinner, perfectly cooked scallops bedded in creamy polenta and topped with racy spoonsful of chimichurri.
Sugar-Free Raspberry Bliss A fruity, creamy raspberry dessert, just three ingredients and quick to make.
Greens & Grits Spinach cooked with tomato and mushrooms atop quick-cooked grits.
Cornmeal Pancakes with Blueberry Compote My simple recipe for cornmeal pancakes.
Banana Nutter Muffins Whole-wheat muffins with banana, peanut butter and chocolate, just drizzle with with Peanut Butter Frosting for Banana Nutter Cupcakes.
Rainbow Chicken Chicken (no browning required) and vegetables baked in the oven.
Mini Egg Salad Sandwiches with Rhodes Multi-Grain Rolls A simple egg salad in good whole-grain rolls.
Southern Belle Lemon Layer Cake Easy lemony cake with lemony cream cheese frosting. Also cherry layer cake, orange layer cake, many variations!
Herb-Coated Broiled Fish Fish filets coated in fresh herbs, then broiled. So simple, yet seductive.
Green Mayonnaise A whole new way to think of mayonnaise.
Mango Lassi with Mint & Mango & Beet Smoothies Mad for Mangoes!
Easy Shrimp Bites Four pantry ingredients, a snap to assemble.
Chicken Burgers with Fresh Spinach, Feta and Garden Tzatziki Sauce Summery Greek-style chicken sandwich with chunky Greek tzatziki.
Citrus Slices with Orange Flower Water, Spices & Chocolate Shavings A simple summer dessert.
Thirst-Quenching, Low-Cal, Low-Alcohol Drinks Two for summer, one for winter.
Greek Pasta Salad Loaded with veggies, dressed with a creamy feta vinaigrette.
Sweet-Corn Soup with Shrimp Familiar ingredients combine into something unusual and surprising.
Cantaloupe-Tomato Gazpacho A slightly fruity vegetable gazpacho.
Homemade Peach Syrup with Fresh Peaches Thick, caramel-y peach syrup.
Tomatoes & Fresh Mozzarella for a Crowd A quick and easy way to serve two of summer's best treats.
French Scrambled Eggs Eggs cooked slowly with a few vegetables, creamy and soft.
Homemade Ricotta Two ways to make fresh homemade ricotta.
Creamy Ricotta with Tomato-Cucumber-Corn Salad A simple appetizer, creamy and sharp at once, served with Homemade Ricotta.
Homemade Granola with Almonds & Apricots Just a little sweetness, just a little oil.
Simple Lentil Salad with Seasonal Vegetables A concept recipe for a supper salad.
Homemade Kabocha Squash "Pumpkin" Purée How and why to make pumpkin purée not from pumpkin from kabocha squash.
Perfect Lamb Chops How to cook lamb chops perfectly each and every time.
Apple Pudding Cake with Cinnamon Butter Sauce My sister's simple, rustic apple cake.
Easy-Easy Pear Sauce Four Ingredients + Five Minutes = Simple Sweet.
Homemade Sazón A gorgeous Dominican sauce, so fresh, so alive.
Champion Chicken Easy baked chicken topped with Homemade Sazón.
Pumpkin-Stuffed Lasagna Rolls Lasagna rolls stuffed with a delicious pumpkin filling.
Christmas Chicken Salad Chicken salad all dressed up for Christmas.
No-Roll Christmas Sugar Cookies Quick and easy, chewy and buttery, colorful and festive.
Festive Holiday Salad My signature salad during the holidays, just ten minutes start to finish.
Christmas Trifle My family's traditional show-stopping English trifle.
Overnight Coffeecake Mix the night before, bake to serve hot and fresh in the morning.





2010

Best Recipes
Best Recipes of 2010 from Kitchen Parade
Best Vegetable Recipes of 2010 from A Veggie Venture

Special Features
Ham 101 What to Know Before Buying a Ham
I Heart Food Blogs Recipes from my favorite food blogs, updated continually.
A Birthday Cake for Jesus: A Story My sister's gentle way of keeping the spirit of Christmas.

Photo Tutorials
Ripe Bananas for Baking: How Ripe Should Bananas Be?
The Quick & Easy Way to Remove the Seeds from a Pomegranate How to easily extract the seeds and juice from a pomegranate

For Weight Watchers
How to Lose Weight with Weight Watchers Tips from Alanna & Kitchen Parade readers.
Rethinking Fruit for Weight Watchers Weight Watchers works. But free fruit might not work for everyone. Updated for myWW's green, blue and purple plans.
Weight Watchers, PointsPlus & Kitchen Parade
Weight Watchers New PointsPlus Power Foods With links to the power food ingredients for an older WW program..

Recipe Collections
Football Fever! Game-changing recipes for Playoff Games & Superbowl Parties.
My Favorite Apple Recipes All my favorite apple recipes, savory and sweet.
My Best & Favorite One-Pot Supper Recipes Getting supper on the table, easy on the dishwasher.

New Recipes
Italian Lemon Chicken Italian-style baked chicken, lemon-y and garlick-y.
Broiled Grapefruit Three ways to broil winter's best fruit.
Spaghetti Aglio e Olio (Garlic & Olive Oil) Hot pasta gently tossed with garlic and olive oil.
Savory Cornbread Muffins Cornmeal muffins spiked with chili powder, a little jalapeño and red pepper.
Fast Roast Chicken My signature recipe, just three ingredients and an hour.
Cut-Out Spice Cookies My all-time year-round favorite cut-out cookie dough recipe.
Rustic Mashed Sweet Potatoes & Carrots A happy marriage of sweet potatoes and carrots.
Julia Child's Soubise (Onion & Rice Casserole) Thin ribbons of onion with rice and a little cream and cheese.
Homemade Spaghetti Meat Sauce All of the flavor, a fraction of the calories.
Chicken & Wild Rice Soup or Turkey & Wild Rice Soup A hearty mix of leftover chicken or turkey, wild rice and butternut squash.
Refried Bean Sauce with Eggs on Top A hearty protein-packed weekend brunch recipe.
Easy Baked Fish with Red Pepper & Cucumber Salad A Quick Supper, made with pantry ingredients.
Frozen Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie A creamy concoction, with just a hint of peanut butter and a drizzle of chocolate.
Spicy Raisin Sauce for Ham My grandmother's recipe, always-always served with the Easter ham, the Christmas ham, the Sunday ham.
Twice-Smoked Ham How & why to smoke a smoked ham a second time.
Savory Orange Slices A simple and surprising orange salad.
Ham & Beans How to make Ham & Beans with a leftover ham bone.
Ham & Eggs with Leftover Ham A hearty breakfast for one or two or a crowd.
Chocolate Cream Puffs Stuffed with Strawberries & Cream Chocolate, strawberries and cream, just two bites big.
Red Quinoa Salad Your Way A Quick Supper with healthy grains, crunchy vegetables, fresh herbs & creamy cheese.
Sweet Potato Salad with Roasted Poblano, Roasted Corn & Chipotle A sweet potato salad for summer, a colorful and mouth-watering blend.
Banana Streusel Muffins A super-moist banana muffin recipe topped with a "streusel" mix of toasted nuts and cinnamon.
Homemade Egg McMuffin The egg is cooked in the microwave, turns out light and fluffy.
Cucumber Dip with Feta Creamy dip for vegetables or steak.
Spiced Banana Ice Cream Rich-tasting banana ice cream made memorable with a trio of pantry spices, along with recipe for Spiced Nuts
Cold Shrimp in Creamy Dill Sauce with Capers Shrimp in a "creamy" dill sauce that tastes much richer than it is.
Lifetime Pancakes Tiny, small, medium and large batches, whatever the size of the table.
Magical Breakfast Cream From "French Women Don't Get Fat".
Canadian Flag Cake A festive cake emblazed with the Canadian maple leaf in strawberries.
Smoked Salmon Salad with Quick-Pickled Cucumbers & Roasted Peppers, a Quick Supper, easy and refreshing.
Deviled Eggs with Tomato-Herb Relish Easy but dramatic presentation of everyone's favorite deviled eggs.
First-Prize Peach Pie The secret technique is no blanching and no peeling!
Cold-Brewed Coffee Low-acid cold-brewed coffee makes perfect iced coffee for hot summers.
Zucchini Bread with Carrot & Candied Ginger A classic quick bread, streaked with carrot and studded with candied ginger.
Grilled Steak with Tomato-Avocado Salad in a Warm Poblano-Bacon Vinaigrette A hearty salad supper, steak with a mess of lettuce, tomatoes, avocado in a poblano-bacon vinaigrette.
Homemade Mayonnaise for BLTs Some times, Homemade Mayonnaise is worth just a little extra effort.
Fresh Corn & Tomato Salad Perfect corn, perfect tomatoes add up to more than the sum of their parts.
Summer Seafood Chowder Shrimp and scallops in a milky broth, with barely cooked tomato, corn and my favorite vegetable this summer, okra.
Cantaloupe Smoothie 100% fruit, creamy or frosty.
Steak & Tomatoes A Quick Supper, ribeyes pan-seared and finished in the oven atop a delicious bed of tomatoes, onions and late-summer vegetables.
Healthy Waldorf Salad My makeover recipe for Waldorf Salad, reducing calories and Weight Watchers points by more than 80%.
Best-Ever Caramel Cake A spectacular layer cake worthy of a special occasion.
Moroccan Onions Sliced, spiced and roasted onions, the traditional mezgaldi.
Pan de Muerto (Bread for Day of the Dead) The traditional bread from Latin America to communicate with loved ones who have passed on.
Snickers Cookies on Sticks (or NOT) Peanut butter cookies with mini Snickers bars wrapped inside.
Fall Stew Baked in a Whole Pumpkin A whole pumpkin filled with a tomatillo-hominy stew.
Healthy Trail Mix A healthy mix of nuts and dried fruit, bulked up with low-sugar Cheerios.
Perfect Whole Wheat Pumpkin Muffins So healthy! So adaptable! Stays fresh for days too.
Turkey Salad Supper with Green Beans & Dried Cranberries Not 'turkey salad' per se but a 'Turkey Salad Supper', a light and healthy main dish salad.
Mexican Fruit Salad A light and simple fruit salad with a surprising mix of spices and fruits.
Breakfast Casserole with Sausage, Apples & Caramelized Onions A make-ahead breakfast casserole, layers of sausage, apple and caramelized onion.
Homemade Hot Chocolate Mix How to make hot chocolate mix from scratch, for a crowd, for gifts, for home.





2009

Best Recipes
Best Recipes of 2009 from Kitchen Parade

Special Features
Oatmeal How and why to cook oatmeal every day.
Ten Tips for Better Burgers Ten easy tips for grilling juicy burgers.
How to Make Great Fried Chicken Tips and techniques for cooking fried chicken worth eating.
This Year, Celebrate Canadian Thanksgiving
Six Thanksgiving Menus

Master Recipes
Winter Stew A master recipe, cook with confidence, no recipe required.

Recipe Collections
Kitchen Parade by Shirley In celebration of Kitchen Parade's 50th Anniversary.
Easy Summer Recipes Less Cookin', More Livin', that's the summer motto.

New Recipes
Winter Tomato Soup Roasting, slow-cooking draw out summer flavor.
Sugar-Free Chai Tea Just good ginger, good spices, good tea and good milk.
Mashed Cauliflower (Low-Carb Mashed "Potatoes") So close to mashed potatoes, your mouth will do a double-take.
Beef Bourguignon Three days of preparation, one magnificent feast
Crockpot Chili with Spicy Sausage Brown the meat, dump and go.
Poblano Steaks a Quick Supper, How to turn an inexpensive cut into a tender, tasty steak
Roasted Pear Salad Romance and seduction on a plate.
along with recipe for Toasted Goat Cheese
Black Walnut Bread A loaf of quick bread, bright with lemon and smoky with black walnuts
One-Pot Chicken with Beans & Vegetables A healthy stew, packed with cooked beans and root vegetables.
Gashouse Eggs The old-time comfort food, just an egg and bread fried together, with so many names.
Mexican Gas House Eggs The new game in town, an egg fried in a tortilla.
My Mom's Pancake Recipe Light and fluffy pancakes, lots of pancake tips and tricks.
No-Boil Lasagna Recipes
including Personal Pan Lasagna, Crockpot Lasagna and Spinach Dip
Irish Soda Bread Muffins Moist, buttermilk muffins studded with dried fruit and scented with caraway
Lemon Pudding Cake Light and airy lemon pudding cake, baked till golden on top and a soft lemony pudding forms below.
Spinach Soup with Perfect Hard-Cooked Eggs A soup flushed with spring.
Perfect Hard-Cooked Eggs Easy peeling, no green rings.
Broccoli Rigatoni with Chickpeas & Lemon Another easy pasta supper, lemony, garlicky, cheesy, broccoli good.
Grape Salad with Almonds & Cilantro An unusual fruit salad, savory and sweet at the same time.
Pork Chops & Rice Oven Dinner A one-pot oven dinner, pork chops and rice cooked together.
Armenian Easter Bread The buttery sweet bread called choereg or choreg.
Homemade Chicken Stock A cooking lesson with tips and techniques.
Spinach Salad with Warm Bacon Dressing The traditional spinach salad with bacon, hard-cooked eggs, mushrooms.
Mango Chicken Salad A quick chicken salad in a light yogurt sauce, studded with chunks of fresh mango.
Old-Fashioned Black Walnut Chocolate Cake A true classic, moist and earthy, studded with black walnuts.
Mom's Roast Chicken With All the Trimmings My mother's recipe for roast chicken with stuffing and chicken gravy, including How to Truss a Chicken
Mom's Everyday Oatmeal Cookies A great basic recipe for oatmeal cookies.
Asparagus Whole Wheat Bread Pudding A rustic bread pudding with whole wheat bread, asparagus, cheese, fresh herbs and lemon zest.
Homemade Poppy Seed Cake With a layer of sweet spiced chocolate
along with recipe for Easy Lemon Poppy Seed Cake
Old-Fashioned Homemade Lemonade How to make real lemonade with a simple technique that extracts extra flavor from the lemon peels.
Easy Easy Grilled Mushroom Appetizer Two ingredients and a real crowd pleaser.
Cauliflower Salad with Fresh Herbs Steamed cauliflower tossed in a vinaigrette with fresh herbs.
Roasted Rhubarb Rhubarb cooked until just soft in the oven.
Ten-Minute Foolproof Enchilada Sauce for Ten-Minute Enchiladas
Minnesota Sloppy Joes Sloppy joes made from scratch in the crockpot.
Herbed Saltines A contemporary take on the Fannie Farmer recipe for "Souffled Crackers" that dates back to 1918.
My Perfect (Unsweet, Unboozy) Sangria A dry sangria that's fruity and refreshing, not cloyingly sweet and dizzyingly boozy.
Two-Bite Brownies Moist, chocolate-y brownies, just two bites big. Served, if you like, in a festive watermelon boat.
Blueberry Salsa A savory fruit salsa?
Easy-Easy Marinated Flank Steak Just two ingredients and about ten minutes of hands-on time.
Easy Fruit Sorbet aka “If You’ve Got Three Ingredients and Five Minutes, You’ve Got Sorbet”
Cantaloupe Salad with Feta & Basil A sweet 'n' savory summer fruit salad.
Shrimp with Tomatoes, Spinach & Feta Shrimp cooked in a nest of tomatoes, spinach and feta cheese.
Fried Bread Slices of hearty bread, fried in a skillet.
Potato Bites with Smoked Salmon An easy appetizer with an elegant appearance.
Calico Beans aka "Alanna's Famous Cowboy Beans" A hearty bean dish, meaty enough for supper, but more often served as a side at potlucks.
Lamb Stew with Sweet Tomato Jam A Moroccan-style lamb stew.
Homemade Finnish Mustard How to make mustard at home, Finnish-style.
Banana Nut Cake with Caramel Frosting A special-occasion cake yet simple to make.
Naturally Sweetened Apple Butter Apple Butter as it should be, naturally sweet with just a touch of butter.
Hamburger Soup A hearty soup with chunks of meat and a cornucopia of bright-colored vegetables.
Rock-Star Fried Chicken Finger-lickin' fried chicken, crispy on the outside and moist on the inside
Extra-Crispy Apple Crisp My very own "perfect" recipe, barely sweet apples firm and tart, topped with an extra-crispy topping, thanks to a secret ingredient.
Lamb with Lemon & Oregano An easy way to roast a leg of lamb, using just a handful of pantry ingredients.
How to Dry-Brine and Roast a Whole Turkey A dry-brined turkey is simple and uncomplicated and produces turkey with dark, crispy skin with moist, flavorful breast meat and dark meat.
Sausage Stuffing (Turkey Dressing) My grandmother's recipe for sausage stuffing.
Light & Fluffy Homemade Whole-Grain Bread & Buns The light and fluffy texture that so many people prefer.
Roasted Butternut Squash & Apple Unexpected layers of flavor and color, a very pretty dish.
Apple-Butter Pumpkin Pie Naturally sweetened apple butter and pumpkin purée in an easy press-in graham cracker crust.
Fresh Jellied Cranberry Sauce with Apple Homemade jellied cranberry sauce made with fresh cranberries and softly gelled with the natural pectin in apples.
Turkey Tetrazzini A good way to use up leftover turkey or roast chicken.
Chocolate Ginger Crinkle Cookies Chocolate-y ginger-y cookies that take hold and grab.
Finnish Meatballs Light and flavorful meatballs, perfect for make-ahead entertaining.
Colored Roll-Out Sugar Cookies Pretty and easy-to-work-with roll-out sugar cookie dough.
Bodacious Brussels Sprouts Prep ahead of time, then finish just before serving.
Finnish Glögi (Hot Red Mulled Wine) Scandinavian-style hot red wine mulled with spices, fruit and for good luck, an almond.





2008

Best Recipes
Best Recipes of 2008 from Kitchen Parade

How to Save Money on Groceries
Introduction: How to Save Money on Groceries
Part One Frugal Eating Starts In Our Heads
Part Two Frugal Food Shopping Requires a Plan
Part Three How to Shop Wisely for Groceries
Considering Convenience: My Favorite Kitchen Tools

Video
How to Cut Up a Chicken

Recipe Collections
Pi Day - Recipes for Homemade Pie! A collection of pie recipes from my fellow food bloggers.
Easy Egg Recipes A collection of thrifty egg recipes.

New Recipes
Oven-Baked Brown Rice So good, make it every week.
Chicken Nachos with Homemade Pickled Jalapeño Rings Party food in a flash
along with recipe for Game-Day Pretzels
Quick Jalapeño Pickles No canning required.
Cinnamon Sugar Cookies (Snickerdoodles) Soft and chewy, bright with cinnamon.
Pork & Poblano Skillet A Quick Supper where a smoky pepper sweetens supper.
Creamy Slow Cooker Beans How to cook dried beans from scratch in a slow cooker.
Lemon Meringue Pie Sunny slivers of the lemony classic.
Milk-Braised Pork Roast Be it ever so humble, milky good.
along with recipe for Spiced Tuscan Salt
Lemon & Asparagus Pasta Light and bright for spring.
Chocolate Malt Ice Cream Old-time fountain flavor at home.
Strawberry Rhubarb Cobbler A simple dessert that sings of spring
New-Fashioned Sauerkraut Salad Still convenient, now contemporary
Grilled Balsamic Chicken Start in the oven, finish on the grill
along with recipe for Vince's Baked Chicken
Finnish Summer Soup Milky broth with the freshest, newest vegetables from the garden
Grilled Vegetables in Foil Who says a grill is just for meat?
Mom's Blueberry Coffeecake A family favorite, for good reasons.
Baked Bacon How to cook perfect bacon in the oven.
Leek Sauce for Pasta, a Quick Supper, pasta hugged by a gentle leek sauce
Summer Peach Festival, a festival of peach recipes
Fresh Peach Pie, Peach Appetizer, Peach & Cantaloupe Soup, Roasted Peaches
Beef Tacos with Avocado, Cucumber, Mango Salsa, a Quick Supper, some assembly required
Homemade Frozen Yogurt with Blackberry Sauce Simple to make, simple to serve.
Fresh Apricot Bars A showcase for orbs of apricot.
Fresh Creamed Corn Garden luxury, straight to the table.
Shrimp Salad Recipes A concept recipe, good for supper, better still the next day.
Fish with Roasted Okra "Fries" & Tomato-Fennel Salad A Quick Supper, summer bounty on a plate.
along with recipe for Fried Okra "Popcorn"
Quick Crisp Flatbread Homemade crackers, easy as easy can be
Kung Pao Chicken, a Quick Supper, Meaty moist chicken in a hot mahogany sauce
Thai Cantaloupe Salad Simple to make, lovely to enjoy
Lemon Basil Shrimp Finger-food delicious
Chilaquiles A traditional Mexican breakfast
Golden Coconut Cookies Very very good, especially at using up egg yolks
Dimply Plum Cake A rustic plum cake to bring dimples to your cheeks
along with recipe for Swedish Cream
Eggplant & Bean Thai Curry Bowl Where local and global meet for supper.
Cheese Puffs (Gougère) A make-ahead appetizer, served hot from the oven.
Estonian Apple Cake A wordly, neighborly cake
along with recipe for Crème Anglaise
Green Chile Sauce (Salsa Verde) New Mexico-style salsa verde.
Green Chili Burgers Just good meat with a good green salsa
Chicken with Creamy Cider Gravy Another Quick Supper, moist chicken in a mahogany sauce.
No-Knead English Muffin Bread No knead, no worry
Slow-Cooker Turkey Breast Easy enough for every day, special enough for occasions.
along with recipes for "How to Make Turkey Stock" and "How to Cook a Turkey the Day Before"
Make-Ahead Fresh Green Bean Casserole America’s favorite casserole, fresh & convenient both.
Perfect Make-Ahead Mashed Potatoes (Party Potatoes) Make-ahead mashed potatoes for a crowd.
Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars So pretty on a plate!
Pumpkin Pecan Pie One pie, two Thanksgiving favorites
along with recipe for No-Roll Oatmeal Crust
Squash & Carrot Stew Rich with world spices.
Elk Meatloaf Adapted from the easy Quaker Oats meatloaf with ground beef, elk, bison, venison or even turkey.
Cinnamon Apples Festive color for the holiday table.
Eggnog French Toast with Apple Cranberry Compote Perfect(ly easy) for Christmas morning
along with recipe for Homemade Eggnog
Sesame Candy Homemade Middle-eastern sesame candy, sticky, sweet, delicious.
Fresh Cranberry Drop Cookies Cookie bites bright with fresh cranberry, sweet orange and toasty pecans.
Oyster Stew Fresh oysters in a milky broth.
Mini Crab Bites An easy elegant appetizer recipe, tiny portions of crab meat served in "spoons" of endive.





2007

Best Recipes
Best Recipes of 2007 from Kitchen Parade

Master Recipes
Cream of "Pick Your Vegetable" Soup (Julia Child's Recipe) from A Veggie Venture

Special Features
How to Plant Lenten Grass (Easter Grass) An old Finnish tradition, good to mark the season of Lent with children.
The Heartbeat of Iowa An essay about the call of the land.

Photo Tutorials
How to Make Flaky Tender Pie Crust Step-by-step photos & insider tips.

New Recipes
Two-Way Lentil Skillet A Quick Supper, one recipe, two outcomes.
along with Light Vegetable Stock
Chicken Sybil My favorite Quick Supper, multiple personality chicken.
On-the-Run Breakfast Bars
Mushroom Soup Homemade, home delicious
Reader Recipe: Emerald Isle Stew A hearty, gravy-rich stew.
Meatball Soup with Broccoli Rabe Hearty, heart-warming fare
Vanilla Brownies Darkly chocolate, richly vanilla saucepan brownies; moist and fudgy in the center, chewy on the edges
Caper Chops with Curried Carrots, a Quick Supper
Strawberry Banana Chocolate Crumble Fruity chocolaty goodness
along with Strawberry Fool & Strawberries in Wine
How to Make Rhubarb Jam & Rhubarb Jelly
Chicken Greek Salad with Simple Hummus, a Quick Supper, just assemble and serve, another good reason to eat at home!
Those Pink Potatoes Surprising scalloped potatoes & beets
along with That Pink Salad
Ratatouille Omelettes A food hit worthy of a hit movie!
Herbed Ricotta with Roasted Cherry Tomatoes An easy summer appetizer including Pita Crisps
Cottage Cheese Pie Featuring a great St. Louis product, Pevely cottage cheese
Slow-Roasted Tomatoes Summer providence for winter meals.
Banana Oatmeal Cookies Oatmeal cookies with a banana twist.
Power Food Broccoli Salad Food for thought.
Cauliflower Risotto Easier, more delicious than you think.
Weeknight-Easy Rolls No kneading, no rise time
along with recipes for Honey Butter & Honey Mustard Butter
Flaky Tender Pie Crust Savor every single bite.
along with step-by-step photo instructions, How to Make Flaky Tender Pie Crust
American Apple Pie Savor every single tender, flaky apple bite.
Cranberry Apple Crisp A wintry take on fall's favorite, my signature dessert during cold weather.
Perfect M&M Cookies First grabbed, first to disappear.
Smoked Turkey Chowder A melding of slow-cooked flavors.





2006

Best Recipes
Best Recipes of 2006 from Kitchen Parade

New Recipes
Baked Chicken & Veggies in Foil, a Quick Supper, meat & vegetables cooked in foil for easy clean-up
Quick Cauliflower Soup or Quick Broccoli Soup Healthful veggie soups on the table in minutes.
Winter Pesto with Spinach Familiar pesto with a spinach twist.
Cashew Chicken Curry Reminiscent of London's curbside curry take-away.
Shhh Banana Bread Delicious, low-fat banana bread.
All Courses Lavender: An Easy Romantic Dinner
along with recipes for Lavender Steaks, Lavender Potatoes, Lavender Crème Brûlée
Trio of Vegetables with Sour Cream
along with recipes for Nana's Cucumbers, Borscht Beets & Ontario Greens
Banana Floats Fresh winter citrus with hints of spring.
Salmon Chowder Flavorful fish and vegetables in a creamy broth.
Whole-wheat Soda Bread A yeastless bread, best oven-hot or toasted
Blueberry Galette A rustic blueberry pie
Crockpot Chicken Goulash, a Quick Supper and one-pot meal for extra-busy days
Turkey Orzo Soup with Lemon & Spinach Turkey & vegetables in a lemony broth.
Hot Cross Buns Sweet buns traditional for Easter.
Sole with Mushrooms & Onions, a Quick Supper, herb-brightened fish
Plant Sale Soup Hearty and heart-warming fare
Asparagus Custard Tart Visually impressive but oh-so-easy.
Raspberry Morning Cake A fruity coffee cake.
Pair of Strawberry Salads Worthy of the best of berries
along with recipe for Strawberry Pepper Salad & Strawberry Spinach Salad with Poppy Seed Vinaigrette
Confetti Potato Salad A crowd pleaser for large gatherings
Greek Feta Chicken, a Quick Supper, so good it's been passed from friend to friend
along with recipe for with Curried Rice
Tropical Pork Tenderloin, a Quick Supper, a bit of sweet, a bit of heat especially designed to pair with:
Tropical Salad Supper, a Quick Supper, bright with citrus & tropical fruit
Holy Slaw! Crunchy vegetables in a peanut dressing
Maple Glazed Salmon a Quick Supper, sweet & peppery marinated salmon.
Buttered Pecan Ice Cream Old-fashioned goodness featuring native Missouri pecans.
along with recipe for Pecan Meringue Cookies
Italian Sausage with Grapes & Greens A Quick Supper, an unusual combination of familiar ingredients.
Blueberry Sour Cream Pie Berries puffed in light, sweet cream
Pair of Refrigerator Pickles Homemade pickles without the fuss.
along with recipes for Cucumber & Pepper Refrigerator Pickles & Marinated Brussels Sprouts
Fruity Gazpacho A starter, entrée or dessert!
along with recipe for with Summer Fruit Salad with Fresh Mint
BLT Pasta Salad A fresh approach for a summer favorite
Peach Blueberry Cake Country-rustic and delicious!
along with recipe for with Brown Sugar Peaches
Vichyssoise A simple leek & potato soup.
along with recipe for with Easy Homemade Chicken Stock
Herbed Goat Cheese An easy low-carb, make-ahead appetizer, plus, meet my dog!
Grilled Pepper Salad Smoky pepper in a pesto-ish dressing
along with recipe for Warm Pepper Salad
Buffalo Ragout from the Food Journal of Lewis & Clark
along with recipe for Roasted Parsnips with Pine Nuts
Cornmeal Catfish with Warm Potato Salad, a Quick Supper
along with recipe for with Homemade Cajun Spice Mix
Oatmeal Raisin Cookies For raisin-lovers and raisin-haters.
Pepper Steak & Mushrooms, a Quick Supper, easy for everyday, good for occasions
Swedish Rye Bread Slightly sweet, densely delicious.
Apple Cider Indian Pudding Old-fashioned homey dessert
Balkan Summer Sausage Stew Rustic rib-sticking fall fare (and an ode to fall food)
Acorn Squash with Quinoa & Cherries Merging great fall flavors.
White Chicken Chili An old favorite, a little lighter.
Thick Chops with Sauerkraut & Apples A Quick Supper, moist chops in apple-chunky sauerkraut.
Turnip Puff or Rutabaga Puff A family Thanksgiving favorite.
Turkey Wild Rice Casserole A festive make-ahead hot dish.
Butter Tart Bars Small bites of Canadian nostalgia.
Cranberry Pudding English-style pudding cake with butter sauce.
Date-Night Chicken, a Quick Supper, bachelorhood begone
Apple Yogurt Salad Perfect for holiday & winter brunches.
Black Pepper Almonds Deliciously addictive!





2005

Best Recipes
Best Recipes of 2005 from Kitchen Parade

New Recipes
Light 'n' Easy Chocolate Pudding Sweet and satisfying but won't ruin your diet.
Skillet Cornbread My first and still-favorite cornbread, stays moist for days.
Bacon & Egg Breakfast Bake
Beef & Mushroom Stew On the table and flavorful within an hour.
Easy-to-Elegant Asparagus Soup One recipe with either rustic or elegant texture.
with Homemade Crème Fraîche
Three Easy Vegetables
along with recipes for Roasted Cauliflower, Honey Carrots & Lemon Asparagus
Moroccan Chicken A one-pot stew simmered with eggplant and tomato perfumed with Moroccan spices.
Spring Stuffing with Leeks & Mushrooms Lovely with roast chicken.
Coffee Pots & Lemon Pots French custards called pots de crème, lightened up.
Rhubarb Sorbet
Lemon Chive Chicken Salad Chicken breasts poached in lemon water, light and summery.
Roasted Salmon & Asparagus The original sheetpan supper.
Country Rhubarb Cobbler
Quinoa & Black Bean Salad Transport straight back to Deep Mexico!
Chickpea & Chicken Salad
Strawberry Ice Cream No-cook ice cream with big strawberry flavor and pretty pink color.
Strawberry Shortcake Iowa-Style
along with recipe for Best Shortcake Biscuits & Iowa Shortcake
Chicken Veggie Quesadillas
Beet Röesti with Rosemary & Shredded Zucchini with Thyme
Baked Baby Back Ribs with Spicy Berry Sauce Good and tender, done in an hour.
Peacherry Blues (Peach, Cherry & Blueberry Sauce)
Cottage Cheese Pancakes
Easy Elegant Fruit Tart
Summer's Tomato Soup Ripe summer tomatoes only, please.
Coffee Chops
Naked Peach Cobbler Peaches so good, who needs a topping?
Panzanella
Quick Brown Bread
Fat Rascals
Dutch Apple Puff
Spiced Yogurt Chicken, a Quick Supper
Pork Tenderloin with Balsamic Cranberry Sauce, a Quick Supper
Mocha Chocolate Chip Cookies Chocolate chip cookies for grown-ups.
Creamy Wild Rice Soup The Minnesota classic, creamed with vegetables not cream.
Sandwich & Cracker Spreads
with recipes for Cranberry Orange Spread, Almond Cilantro Spread, Sun-Dried Tomato Spread
Mashed Potatoes & Carrots Why haven't we done this forever?
Squash Puff An old family recipe, traditional for Thanksgiving.
Sweet 'n' Hot Chicken
Hoisin & Honey Pork Tenderloin, a Quick Supper
along with recipe for Butter-Simmered Carrots
Cranberry-Mac Morsels (Macadamia Nut-Butter Cookies with Dried Cranberries & Fresh Nutmeg)
Graham Cracker Toffee Quick, easy, addictive!
Swiss Bircher Muesli Healthy overnight oats inspired by a hotel breakfast buffet in the Alps.
Lucky Black-Eyed Pea Salad
along with recipe for Lucky Black-Eyed Pea Soup





2004 Columns

Best Recipes
Best Recipes of 2004 from Kitchen Parade

New Recipes
Karelian Borscht (Finnish - Russian Beet Borscht Soup) Rich beet color, big earthy flavor, either meaty or vegetarian.
Cabbage Noodles Ribbons of soft, silky cabbage, almost like pasta.
Homemade Lentil Soup Comfort food for a crowd.
Smashed Potatoes & Broccoli Casserole
Banana Streusel Muffins
Sausage & Kale Split Pea Soup A classic split pea soup recipe made extra-hearty.
Baked Chicken with Herb-Roasted Potatoes Simple, satisfying supper.
Very Very Green Green-Pea Soup Satisfying soup from a bag of frozen peas. Really.
Easy Turkey Chili Zero points for Weight Watchers!
Simple French Eggs Simpler than omelettes, light, airy, delicious.
Honey Mustard Chicken Just five ingredients, fast and simple.
Marinated Tofu Stir-Fry
Chameleon Ice Cream
with recipes for Very Vanilla, Chocolate Mint, Coffee Spice, Coconut, Raspberry
Alice Waters' Coleslaw
Chocolate Cinnamon Whipped Cream Cake Moist layers plus a fabulous whipped cream (chocolate, people!) frosting!
Bloody Mary Salad A jello salad with kick.
Fish with Herb Butter A Quick Supper, one of my favorite simple meals.





2003 Columns

Best Recipes
Best Recipes of 2003 from Kitchen Parade

New Recipes
Low-Fat Vegetable Soup No fat, no fuss.
Beef Stew with Cranberries A Scandinavian classic.
Finnish Whole-Wheat Flatbread Hot bread to the table in just minutes.
Finnish Fruit Tart
Chocolate Decadence Cake The ultimate chocolate experience.
Chicken Cacciatore The classic Italian dish, chicken slow-cooked in a rich tomato sauce.
Lavosh (Armenian Cracker Bread)
Caraway Corned Beef with Red Potatoes, Carrot Chunks, Cabbage Wedges & Cheese Sauce Traditional for St. Patrick's Day.
Mini Coffee Cookies
Twenty-Minute Beefy Black Bean Chili
Homemade Yeast Rolls My Mom's 'Ice Cream Pail' Buns
Scandinavian Split-Pea Soup Traditional on Tuesdays, without fail.
Tender Pork Tenderloin
along with recipe for Cumin Carrot Fries
Winter Fruit Salad Colorful fruit salad when fresh fruit is available.
Laura's Healthy Carrot Soup Creamy without a drop of cream.
Easy-Easy Jam Tart An amazing tart in just 15 minutes!
Easy Italian Appetizers
with recipes for Red Pepper Crostini; Olivada & Olivada Appetizers; Parmesan Crisps
Trio of Salad Dressings
with recipes for Buttermilk Balsamic, Traditional Balsamic & My Favorite Salad Dressing
Savory Rhubarb Chutney A savory chutney made with rhubarb, onion and dried fruit.
Gingerbread Muffins Low-fat and low-calorie molasses-y muffins with a moist and delicate crumb.
Rhubarb Upside-Down Cake
Juicy Pork Chops, a Quick Supper, for moisture and flavor, the chops are brined first, then grilled.
Parmesan Chicken
Tomato Soup Vegetable Salad An old-fashioned salad makeover.
Asian Chicken Salad
Light Tomato Basil Quiche Make-ahead, light and healthy.
Plus how to preserve basil and Basil-Cream Cheese Dip
Thick Iowa Chops with Easy Stuffing Crust A Quick Supper, thick Iowa chops capped with a stuffing-like crust.
Summer Berry Pie
Wild Rice Salad With mushrooms, served warm or chilled.
Chicken à la King
Gum Drop Cookies An old-fashioned cookie with jewel-colored bites of gum drops candies.
Sautéed Red & Yellow Pepper Relish & Pied Pipers
All-Natural Dog Treats
Along with recipes for "Dog Chow" for Kids and Homemade Fudgicles
Cheery Cherry Banana Bread My first and favorite recipe for banana bread.
Wine-Braised Pork Roast How to cook a pork roast in wine and rich spices.
along with recipe for Garlic Mashed Potatoes
Molasses Cookies An old-fashioned favorite.
Along with recipe for Molasses Ice Cream
Turkey Sweet Potato Soup A healthy, colorful soup.
Baked Apples Fall's best apples baked in a warm apple-flavored browns-sugar sauce.
Homemade Applesauce No added sugar!
Gourmet Chocolate Mocha Cookies Deeply, darkly chocolate-y.
Pumpkin Bread Pudding
At Last! Black Bean Soup My signature recipe for thirty years.
Saturday Soup
Cranberry Applesauce The family favorite, beautiful color for the holidays.
Holiday Fruit Parfait with Yogurt, Cranberries, Applesauce, Pineapple & Kiwi A showstopper for holiday brunches and parties.





2002

Best Recipes
Best Recipes of 2002 from Kitchen Parade

New Recipes
Cheese Gnocchi Pie Kitchen Parade's debut column!
Best-Ever Oatmeal Bread Hearty and substantial, slightly sweetened with molasses. A family favorite!
Ratatouille The classic French baked vegetables, simplified.
Chicken Cider Stew Another Quick Supper, one skillet perfect for fall.
Along with recipes for Mashed Sweet Potatoes & Roasted Sweet Potatoes
Autumn Pumpkin Bread My forever recipe, forever and ever.
Chocolate Chili My long-time recipe, meaty and full of spices and a touch of chocolate.
Cranberry Chutney A holiday tradition, fresh cranberries plus dried fruit, nuts and wintry spices.
Cranberry Orange Relish with Fresh Ginger That old-time recipe with a whole orange, skin and all.
Homemade Microwave Caramel Corn No mess, no fuss in a paper bag.
Make-Ahead Bran Muffin Batter Mix now, bake in small batches over five weeks, even a single bran muffin in a mug.
Frosty Christmas Trees Easy-to-handle gingerbread cut-out cookies, so pretty rolled out as snowy trees.
Three Quick Appetizers
with recipes for Spinach Puffs, Cream Cheese-Chutney Spread & Cheddar-Olive Spread
Savory Roasted Pecans A quick savory appetizer or food gift.



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Alanna Kellogg
Alanna Kellogg

A Veggie Venture is home of "veggie evangelist" Alanna Kellogg and the famous asparagus-to-zucchini Alphabet of Vegetables.

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