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Recipes and Menu Planning

If you just can't figure out what to cook for your next party, browse through these sites for a lifetime's worth of recipes.
  1. Appetizers (132)
  2. Chili Recipes (9)
  3. Snacks (17)
  4. Specialty Drinks (10)

Another Peachy Idea
A reader submitted recipe idea for using a ripe peach.

Mushroom Lovers’ Deep-Dish Pizza
Recipe for Mushroom Deep Dish Pizza from "Pizza" by Bruce Weinstein and Mark Scarbrough

Cranberry Beans with Sage
Recipe for Cranberry Beans with Sage excerpted from "In Season: Cooking with egetables and ruits" by Sarah Raven

Tomato and Orzo Salad
Recipe for Tomato and Orzo Salad from "Everyday with Rachael Ray Magazine"

Jumbo Cupcake
Recipe for a REALLY BIG CUPCAKE.

Burgers
Recipes for burgers to make the best hamburgers in the neighborhood.

Create a Dessert Buffet
Reader tip for a party dessert buffet.

Sirloin with Chimichurri Marinade
Recipe for Sirloin with Chimichurri Marinade from "Grill!"

A Peachy Dessert
Recipe for an elegant, easy peach dessert.

Chicken Breasts with Broccoli Pesto
Recipe for Chicken Breasts with Broccoli Pesto from Italian Family Dining by Edward Giobbi and Eugenia Giobbi Bone.

Recipe for Full-Tilt Boogie BLT
Recipe for Full-Tilt Boogie BLT from The BLT Cookbook.

Recipe for Oven-Crisped Chicken with Maple Vinegar Sauce
Recipe from The Elements of Taste for Oven-Crisped Chicken with Maple Vinegar Sauce.

Recipe for Charleston Shrimp and Grits from A Real American Breakfast.
Recipe for Charleston Shrimp and Grits from A Real American Breakfast.

Apple Cinnamon Stuffed French Toast
Apple Cinnamon Stuffed French Toast Recipe

Recipe for Cinnamon Rolls
Recipe for Cinnamon Rolls from A Real American Breakfast.

Recipe for Classic Cheese Strata
Recipe for Classic Cheese Strata from A Real American Breakfast by Cheryl Alters Jamison and Bill Jamison.

Recipe for Buttermilk Scones with Raisins
This is a light and tasty recipe for traditional buttermilk scones with raisins, perfect for your next tea party.

Review of The Arthur Avenue Cookbook - Recipes and Memories from the Real ...
Review of The Arthur Avenue Cookbook - Recipes and Memories from the Real Little Italy

Cannoli Recipe from The Arthur Avenue Cookbook
Cannoli Recipe from The Arthur Avenue Cookbook by Ann Volkwein.

Stuffed Pork Chops from The Arthur Avenue Cookbook
Recipe for Stuffed Pork Chops from The Arthur Avenue Cookbook.

Roasted Winter Squash With Curry Butter and Apple Cider
Recipe for Roasted Winter Squash With Curry Butter and Apple Cider from Fresh Food Fast by Peter Berley.

Chilled Avocado Soup with Lime and Jalapeño
Recipe for Chilled Avocado Soup with Lime and Jalapeño from Fresh Food Fast by Peter Berley.

Recipe Index for Entertaining
As I review cookbooks throughout the year, I have the opportunity to publish for you many of the recipes from these books. Here is an index to help you locate these wonderful recipes the next time you need something different to serve your guests.

What is Your Favorite, Easy Party Recipe?
What is Your Best, Easy Party Recipe?See submissions

Food and Drink at About
This page will provide you with a directory of all the About Food and Drink Guides from Barbecues and Grills to Vegetarian Cuisine. Each of them is an incredible resource for recipes on their food specialty.

Eat My Shorts!
The winning hamburger recipes from the Homer Simpson hamburger contest held by The Simpsons Fans and Barbecue Sites on About. Some very creative and funnny recipes were submitted.

Show Off Your Decorated Cakes
Show off your special decorated cakes.

The Signature I Spirit Martini Recipe by Cesare Martini
Recipe for an I Spirit Martini Cocktail by Cesare Martini.

Weasley's Wicked Brew
Recipe for Weasley's Wicked Brew, a TY KU Cocktail designed especially for the finale of the Harry Potter movies.

Recipe for an Apple Apple Cocktail
Try this recipe at your next Halloween party for an Apple Apple Cocktail made with Canadian Club from Master Mixologist Bobby "G" Gleason.

PepperMint Pattini Recipe
Recipe for a PepperMint Pattini made with Van Gogh Rich Dark Chocolate

TY KU Soju
Review of TY KU Premium Soju

All Recipes.com
This is a wonderful site for recipes. I've had good success digging up recipes on this one. The format is clear, the printout is attractive, and the instructions are good.

AsiaRecipe.com
A very intriguing site with recipes from close to two dozen Asian countries, herbal information, ingredient information and substitution guidance.

Betty Crocker
Special occasions, recipes, shopping lists, themes, menus, prep guides and advice on special touches. A very "friendly" site.

Campbell's Kitchen Quick Recipe Finder
They have a recipe finder for ingredients on hand, a recipe exchange file, and a recipe of the day, featuring none other than a Campbell's soup product (!).

Cooking Village
Recipes, cooking tips, news items and culinary products for sale can all be found at this friendly site.

CopyKat Creations
Recreations of recipes for dishes from favorite restaurants are on this site.

Culinary Cafe
A broad recipe database with useful culinary information too.

Domino Sugar
Recipes for desserts and other fun treats for adults and kids from the makers of Domino Sugar. They also have baking tips and answers to faq's on sugar.

Epicurious.com
This recipe database offers more than 10,000 recipes from Bon Appétit and Gourmet magazines.

Godiva.com - Recipes and More
Godiva was kind enough to publish hundreds of wonderful dessert recipes on this site, suitable for the novice cook to the most experienced.

Hub-UK
An eclectic collection of recipes, cooking tips, and wine information with contributors from around the world.

Ingredient Substitutions
This is a great resource from North Dakota State University on how to create substitutes for ingredients you might be missing in your kitchen.

Just Game Recipes
This is not a very fancy looking site, but it has good looking recipes for game of all sorts including: alligator, dove, buffalo, quail, rabbit, venison and much more.

Kraft Foods
Recipes using Kraft products, holiday food suggestions, menu planners, and lots of other tips and advice.

Leite's Culinaria
An all-around food site with recipes, musings, and tips.

Meals.com
This meal planning site will help you plan daily or weekly meals, prepare a shopping list for you, and you can create your own personal cookbook, too.

Mimi's Cyber Kitchen
Mimi has many good recipes on this site that are rated by readers. There's also other food-related info. such as food associations, food humor and food musings.

Nabisco Recipes
Search for recipes featuring Nabisco brand products. Search by product, meal type, prep time, nutritional info and ingredients on hand.

Nicola Ranieri
A collection of Italian recipes from a famous Italian chef is on this cute, if sometimes tricky to navigate, site.

PastryWiz
This is a good site for general recipes and other food related topics of interest.

Chicken Breast (Boneless, Skinless)
Recipe from BBQ 25 from Adam Perry Lang for Chicken Breast.

Pillsbury Mealtime Ideas
Menu ideas and party planning tips from the doughboy. Recipes use Pillsbury products, of course.

Recipezaar
A very extensive recipe site with listings by cuisine, or meal category. Nutritional information is provided, and you can search based on ingredients on hand.

SOAR
The Searchable Online Archive of Recipes with food categorized by type, course, and ethnic heritage. Over 67,000 recipes archived here.

The Other White Meat
Recipes from the National Pork Board. They have holiday recipes, family recipes and even recipes from their ads.

Blue Essence Cocktail Recipe
Blue Essence Cocktail Recipe

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