Recipes

Recipes

Cooking recipes have a long and varied history that reflects the cultural, economic, and social changes of the societies that created them. The earliest known written recipes date back to ancient civilizations in Mesopotamia, Egypt, and Greece, but it is likely that recipes were transmitted orally for many centuries before that.

As civilizations developed and trade routes opened up, new ingredients and cooking techniques were introduced, and recipes were adapted to incorporate these new influences. During the Middle Ages, cookbooks began to be written in Europe, often by professional cooks or monks. These early cookbooks were often quite elaborate, with recipes for dishes that were intended for banquets and feasts.

In the modern era, cookbooks and recipes have been influenced by a wide variety of factors, including advances in technology (such as the invention of the microwave oven), the availability of new ingredients, and the rise of various culinary movements (such as the Slow Food movement). Today, there are countless cookbooks and online resources available, featuring recipes from every corner of the globe and for every level of culinary expertise. Browse all the recipes by Food & Nutrition here, select a category from the menu on the right or search for an ingredient.

  • Wild and Wacky Mushroom and Pesto BOBOLI
    As a chef, I highly recommend making Wild and Wacky Mushroom and Pesto Pizza using BOBOLI pizza crust. This pizza is not only easy to make, but it’s also packed with delicious flavors and textures. The combination of mushrooms and pesto creates a unique and 
  • Chicago Style Deep Dish
    Chicago-style deep-dish pizza, also known as Chicago-style pizza, is a pizza that originated in the city of Chicago and is characterized by its deep crust and its toppings placed on top of the crust, rather than under it. The origins of this style of pizza 
  • Classic Thin Crust Pizza with Cheese, Pepperoni and Sausage
    A Classic Thin Crust Pizza with Cheese, Pepperoni and Sausage is loved by all who eat pizza because of its delicious combination of flavors and simplicity. The combination of tangy tomato sauce, gooey melted cheese, spicy pepperoni and savory sausage on a crispy and thin 
  • Pizza Sauce
    Making homemade pizza sauce is an easy and rewarding experience that can be done with just a few simple ingredients. The recipe for homemade pizza sauce can be made with 15 ounces of tomato sauce, 1 medium onion finely chopped, ½ teaspoon basil leaves, ½ 
  • Basic Pizza Dough
    Making basic pizza dough by hand at home is an easy and rewarding experience, and adding 2 teaspoons of honey to the dough can give it a subtle sweetness and a golden color. Here’s a simple and straightforward recipe for making basic pizza dough by 
  • Cuisinart Pizza Dough
    Using a Cuisinart to make pizza dough is a great option for those who want to make homemade pizza without the hassle of manual kneading. Cuisinart is a well-known brand for its high-quality kitchen appliances, and its food processors are no exception. One of the 
  • Bread Machine: Cornmeal Pizza Dough
    Making pizza dough at home can be a fun and rewarding experience, but it can also be a bit time-consuming and require some skill. However, with a bread machine, the process becomes much more effortless and straightforward. A bread machine is a kitchen appliance that 
  • Chopped Egg and Scallions
    Chopped egg and scallions is a dish made with finely chopped hard-boiled eggs, scallions, and celery that is typically seasoned with salt, pepper, mayonnaise, and a small amount of Dijon mustard. The dish is often used as a topping or garnish for sandwiches, salads, and 
  • Mashed Potatoes
    Mashed potatoes are a popular and beloved dish that is enjoyed around the world. They are made by boiling and mashing potatoes, and they are often flavored with milk, butter, and other ingredients to create a creamy, flavorful dish. The origins of mashed potatoes can 
  • Seafood Omelet
    There are many reasons why you should make a seafood omelet. Here are a few reasons: Overall, seafood omelets are a nutritious and flavorful dish that is enjoyed by many people for its versatility and convenience. They are a good choice for people who want 
  • Caesar Salad
    Caesar salad is a popular salad that is believed to have been invented in the early 1920s by Caesar Cardini, an Italian-American restaurateur who owned a restaurant in Tijuana, Mexico. The original Caesar salad was made with romaine lettuce, garlic, croutons, and a dressing made 
  • Pacific Rim Marinade
    Pacific Rim marinade is a type of marinade that likely originates from the Pacific Rim region, which includes countries such as Japan, China, and Southeast Asian countries. This specific marinade is a blend of ingredients that are commonly used in these cuisines such as soy 
  • Fresh Herb and Peppercorn Sauce
    Fresh herb and peppercorn sauce is a sauce that is made using a combination of fresh herbs and crushed peppercorns, often served as a condiment or a finishing touch to meats or fish dishes. The origins of the sauce are likely rooted in traditional European 
  • Cold Pasta Primavera
    Cold pasta primavera is a dish that originated in Italy, where it is traditionally made with fresh vegetables that are in season during the spring, hence the name “primavera” which means “spring” in Italian. The dish is typically made with pasta that is tossed with 
  • Thai Chicken with Peanut Sauce
    Thai chicken with peanut sauce is a popular dish that has a history that can be traced back to the cuisines of Southeast Asia. It is believed to have originated in Thailand, but variations of the dish can be found in other countries such as 
  • Artichoke Dip
    Artichoke dip is a popular appetizer that is made with artichokes, cream cheese, and other ingredients such as mayonnaise, parmesan cheese, and spices. It is often served with crackers or bread for dipping, and it is known for its creamy, rich flavor. The origins of 
  • Hummus with Red Pepper
    Hummus with red pepper is a healthy and popular dish that is enjoyed by many people for its nutritious ingredients and satisfying taste. Here are some reasons why hummus with red pepper is healthy and popular: Overall, hummus with red pepper is a healthy and 
  • Cream of Broccoli Soup
    With winter chilling the air, a bowl of cream of broccoli soup brings a little warmth on a brisk day and liven you up with its green color and taste of creaminess. Broccoli is an easy vegetable to prepare in a variety side dishes, soups, 
  • Fruit Salad with Mixed Greens
    Fruit salad with mixed greens is a delicious and refreshing dish that combines a variety of fresh fruit with mixed salad greens. The combination of sweet and juicy fruit with the crisp and slightly bitter greens creates a balance of flavors that is both satisfying 
  • Murgh Makhani – Butter Chicken
    Murgh Makhani, also known as Butter Chicken, is a popular Indian dish that is made with boneless chicken pieces that are marinated in a mixture of yogurt and spices, then cooked in a rich tomato-based sauce that includes butter and cream. It is a mild 
  • Prime Rib Roast
    Prime rib roast, also known as standing rib roast, is a traditional and luxurious choice for special occasions such as holidays and celebrations because it is an impressive and flavorful cut of meat. Prime rib is made from the ribs of the cow, which are 
  • Whipped Horseradish
    Whipped horseradish is a condiment made from grated horseradish root that has been mixed with cream and other ingredients to create a smooth and creamy texture. It is known for its sharp and pungent flavor, which can add a spicy kick to a variety of 
  • Potatoes Au Gratin
    Potatoes au gratin, also known as gratin dauphinois, is a classic French dish that consists of thin slices of potatoes baked in a creamy sauce made with milk or cream and grated cheese. It is a comforting and flavorful dish that is perfect for serving 
  • Key Lime Pie
    Need a summer favorite? Key lime pie is a special and beloved dessert that is traditionally made with a graham cracker crust, a tart and creamy filling made with key lime juice, and a whipped cream topping. The combination of the sweet and crumbly crust 
  • Broccoli Salad with Bacon and Raisins
    As a chef, I believe that guests enjoy broccoli salad with bacon and raisins because it offers a delicious balance of flavors and textures. The crispness of the broccoli is complemented by the salty and smoky bacon bits, while the sweetness of the raisins and 
  • Bread and Butter Pickles
    Bread and butter pickles are a type of sweet and tangy pickle that is made by pickling thin slices of cucumber in a mixture of vinegar, sugar, and spices. They are often referred to as “sweet pickles” because of their sweet and slightly spicy flavor. 
  • The Big Grilling Hamburger
    The hamburger, a sandwich consisting of a patty of ground meat (usually beef) served on a bun with various toppings, is a popular and iconic food in many parts of the world. The origins of the hamburger are somewhat disputed, but it is generally thought 
  • Three Bean Salad
    Three bean salad is a popular dish that is made with a combination of three different types of beans, such as navy beans, kidney beans, and wax beans. The beans are typically cooked or blanched and then combined with a dressing made with vinegar, oil, 
  • BBQ Rub
    Are you ready for eight to tens hours of smoking beef brisket, pork shoulder, pork ribs, and whole chicken. It first requires a BBQ Rub of essential spices to balance the smoke and goodness of each choice of meat. Try this signature blend. Use liberally 
  • Steak and Chop Rub
    Having the Steak and Chop Rub you need for a particular cut of meat already measured and mixed can save lots of time. After you have tried this Steak and Chop Rub learn more about our Signature Seasoning Blends and about the characteristics of wide 
  • Cream of Mushroom Soup
    Cream of mushroom soup is a rich and creamy soup that is made by blending cooked mushrooms with broth, cream, and a variety of seasonings. It is a popular and versatile soup that is enjoyed all over the world. The history of cream of mushroom 
  • Hard Boil Eggs
    You can think of eggs as a type of superfood food that contains the right amount of everything your body needs. Eggs are a great source of vitamins, antioxidants, essential amino acids and other nutrients; especially when you eat the whole egg. All of these 
  • Wild Rice with Mushrooms
    Wild rice with mushrooms is a flavorful and satisfying dish that combines nutty and chewy wild rice with earthy and savory mushrooms. It is a popular side dish or vegetarian main course that is enjoyed all over the world. The history of wild rice with 
  • Cranberry Compote
    Cranberry compote is a sweet and tangy sauce or relish made from cranberries that are cooked down with sugar and other ingredients such as orange juice, cinnamon, and cloves. It is a popular accompaniment to roast meats, particularly during the holiday season. The history of 
  • Sweet Potatoes with Caramelized Apples
    Sweet potatoes with caramelized apples is a delicious and satisfying dish that combines the natural sweetness of sweet potatoes with the rich and slightly tart flavor of caramelized apples. It is a popular side dish that is enjoyed all over the world. There are a 
  • Turkey Pan Gravy
    Turkey pan gravy is a savory and flavorful sauce that is made by using the drippings from a roasted turkey to create a rich and aromatic base. The drippings are combined with flour or cornstarch to create a roux, which is then cooked until it 
  • Sausage Bread Stuffing
    Sausage bread stuffing is a savory and flavorful side dish that is made by combining crumbled sausage with stale bread, broth, and a variety of seasonings. It is a popular accompaniment to roast poultry, particularly during the holiday season. The history of sausage bread stuffing 
  • Guacamole
    Guacamole is a popular dip or spread made from mashed avocados, lime juice, and a variety of seasonings. It is a staple of Mexican cuisine and is enjoyed all over the world. The origins of guacamole are somewhat disputed, but it is generally thought to 
  • Beer Battered Pan Fish (White Fish)
    Beer battered pan fish, also known as fish and chips, is a popular dish that consists of a fillet of white fish that has been coated in a beer batter and deep-fried until it is crispy and golden brown. It is a classic pub food 
  • Buffalo Chicken Wings
    Buffalo chicken wings are a popular and iconic food that consists of chicken wings that have been coated in a spicy and tangy sauce made with hot sauce and butter. They are typically served as a snack or appetizer and are enjoyed all over the 
  • Sage-Garlic Baste
    It is difficult to trace the exact history of a specific herb and spice blend like sage-garlic baste, as herbs and spices have been used for thousands of years in various combinations to flavor food. Sage and garlic are both ingredients that have been used 
  • Cajun Seasoning
    Cajun seasoning is a blend of spices commonly used in Cajun and Creole cuisine, which originated in Louisiana in the United States. It typically includes paprika, cayenne pepper, garlic powder, onion powder, and other herbs and spices. The exact blend of spices can vary, but 
  • Sweet and Sour Cucumber Salad
    With the bounty of cucumber from your garden, farmers market or CSA box. Toss together this summer time classic in fewer than 15 minutes. The marinated sweet and sour cucumbers are ready to eat in 30 minutes or better yet let cucumbers mix and mingle overnight. Refrigerator for up to 3 days for the best favors and crispness. Serve as a side dish or a topping on your favorite barbecue. Enjoy!
  • All-Purpose Beef Dry Rub
    An all-purpose beef dry rub is a blend of herbs and spices that can be used to season beef before cooking. It is typically made with a combination of pantry staples, such as salt, pepper, and paprika, as well as other herbs and spices like 
  • Prime Rib of Pork with Sausage and Pine Nut Stuffing
    Prime rib of pork with sausage and pine nut stuffing is a dish made with a roast of pork that is stuffed with a mixture of sausage meat and pine nuts. The pork is typically seasoned with herbs and spices before cooking, and the sausage 
  • Oven Roasted Turkey
    Roasting turkey in an oven is a cooking method that has been used for centuries, and it is likely that oven roasted turkey has been a part of holiday feasts for just as long. Turkey is native to North America, and it has been a 
  • Creamed Spinach
    It is difficult to trace the exact history of creamed spinach, as the dish has likely evolved over time and may have been influenced by various culinary traditions. Spinach has been cultivated for thousands of years and was popular in ancient cultures such as ancient 
  • Remoulade
    Remoulade sauce is a condiment that originated in France and is made with mayonnaise, mustard, and a variety of herbs and spices. It is typically used as a condiment for seafood dishes, such as crab cakes, shrimp, and oysters, but it can also be used 
  • Vegetarian Refried Beans
    Vegetarian refried beans are a healthy choice for a number of reasons. They are a good source of protein, fiber, and other nutrients, and they are low in fat and calories. Here are some specific benefits of vegetarian refried beans: In summary, vegetarian refried beans 
  • Creamy Ranch-Style Dip
    Creamy ranch-style dip is a popular party food that is enjoyed by many people for its creamy, tangy flavor and versatility. There are several reasons why creamy ranch-style dip is so beloved: Overall, creamy ranch-style dip is a beloved party food because of its creamy,