Category Archives: American Cooking

Fall Apple Salad with Easy Lemon-Honey Dressing

Sep 19, 2013

This is our favorite salad for this season: greens, diced apples, pecans, and dried cranberries. Drizzle with an easy-to-make lemon-honey salad dressing and enjoy! Print Fall Apple Salad with Easy … Continue reading

Caramel Layer Squares

Mar 12, 2013

UPDATE 3/23/2013: I tweaked the recipe a bit, making it clearer. If you printed out the recipe when I originally posted it, please print out the revised version for best … Continue reading

Slow Cooker Beef Stew

Nov 24, 2012

It’s getting cold and rainy here in Santiago, which means the kids come home from school with cold hands and noses. Beef stew is one comfort food we turn to … Continue reading

Kickin’ Black Bean and Red Cabbage Salad with Mango and Avocado

Oct 25, 2012

My friend Danielle brought this over yesterday and wow, was it good. It had an abundance of fruit, black beans, and veggies, and the dressing was bright with hints of … Continue reading

Simple Chili Con Carne

Oct 19, 2012

This is our favorite chili, loosely adapted from Cook’s Illustrated. It’s tomato-y, beefy, and a great way to get the kids to eat some veggies. We add one unusual ingredient … Continue reading

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