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Spanish Style Filipino Cocido

Spanish Style Filipino Cocido

Spanish-style Filipino Cocido, a dish from Betty Ann Quirino’s childhood, with ingredients that were easily accessible in America provided comfort and familiarity to her family.

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Kamayan Feasts aka No Forks Given

Kamayan Feasts aka No Forks Given

Yana Gilbuena gives us permission to dispense with our forks, reach across the table, and engage with diners we’ve never met. Yana Gilbuena: It's a joyful thing to be dining together. How often do we get to dine with strangers and get to know people through food by...

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Fried Chicken and Lunch Counters

Fried Chicken and Lunch Counters

Listen as Judy recalls memories of a grandma who ran a local lunch counter, food memories of growing up in small Western Montana town, and her recollections of one of her favorite recipes, her Grandma Kennedy’s Fried Chicken. Judy Van Leuven: Food connects you with...

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RECIPE BOX ROULETTE

Swedish Nuts

Swedish Nuts

Enrobed in a sugary meringue coating, this candied nut recipe, known as Swedish Nuts is a delightful treat to serve for holidays or any special occasion.

Scotch Shortbread

Scotch Shortbread

Light, crispy, and buttery this 3 ingredient shortbread cookie recipe would please even Mary, Queen of Scots.

Easy Fruit Cake Recipe

Easy Fruit Cake Recipe

Fruit cake wasn’t always the butt of Christmas jokes. At one time serving fruit cake exhibited net worth and social status as well as engendering generosity and connection.

COMMUNITY RECIPES

Mémé Allen’s Beans

Mémé Allen’s Beans

This recipe for pork and beans, affectionately called Mémé Allen’s Beans by her family, is served for all family milestones from baby showers to funerals.

Jane’s Cranberry Orange Pound Cake

Jane’s Cranberry Orange Pound Cake

Jenni’s Cranberry Orange Pound Cake recipe remains one of her family’s favorites even being requested by friends for holiday get-togethers.

Holiday Recipes

Several Angel Slices sitting on a silver platter.
Angel Slices
Plum Pudding with Hard Sauce
Auntie Ev's Plum Pudding
Fruit Cake Bundt cake on a silver platter with a pine bow in the background. Decorated with raisins, candied orange peel, and walnuts.
Easy Fruit Cake Recipe

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