New England Clam Chowder

New England Clam Chowder Recipe - Andrea Meyers

New England clam chowder ranks in my Top 10 list of comfort foods, and it’s one of my favorite things to order in seafood restaurants. Recipes for clam chowder are hotly contested, and if you get into a discussion about chowder with New Englanders you are likely to get a wide variety of opinions on… 

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Slow Cooker Four Bean Baked Beans

Slow Cooker Four Bean Baked Beans Recipe - Andrea Meyers

When I was growing up, baked beans were a delicious part of all our cook outs and potlucks. Cans of pork and beans were mixed with ketchup, brown sugar, Worcestershire sauce, and onions, then baked in the oven. Sometimes strips of bacon were laid on top, creating a smoky aroma and flavor that reminds me… 

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Saipan Red Rice (Eneksa Agaga)

Saipan Red Rice (Eneksa Agaga) Recipe - Andrea Meyers

Grilling season is approaching, and one of my favorite summer sides is this red rice from Saipan. As I mentioned in my post on Chicken Kelaguen, this is a common island dish that brings back fond memories of the local cookouts and celebrations. The red coloring comes from soaking achiote seeds in water. The seeds… 

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Cream of Baked Potato Soup

Cream of Baked Potato Soup Recipe - Andrea Meyers

It’s cold and raining today…perfect for a hot, comforting bowl of cream of potato soup. I must confess that this recipe is always changing. I’ve tried for many years to perfect it, and I have found myself constantly tweaking the ingredients or preparation. But no matter how I make it, we never seem to have… 

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Broccoli Raisin Salad

Broccoli Raisin Salad Recipe - Andrea Meyers

This is a classic salad that goes great with any summer cookout. Because it uses a mayonnaise-based dressing, make sure you keep it chilled. [Updated: July 2, 2012.] Broccoli Raisin Salad   Print Prep time 15 mins Total time 15 mins   Author: Andrea Meyers Serves: 6 servings Ingredients 2 cups light mayonnaise 1/4 cup sugar… 

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