Recipes From Cuisine: American

Pan-Fried Zucchini

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Pan-fried zucchini takes an American favorite and cuts calories by up to 60 percent. This is accomplished by reducing the amount of breading and pan-frying versus deep frying. Americans love affair with zucchini began in the 1980’s with the introduction of deep fried zucchini as an appetizer. Most Americans will ...

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Chocolate Nut Clusters

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You can make homemade chocolate nut clusters in minutes with only two ingredients; chocolate and nuts. By making your own, you are not limited to peanut and almond clusters. You can use any nut or a combination of nuts. You also control whether to make them with more chocolate or ...

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Caramelized Onions

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Restaurants can charge a premium for a side of caramelized onions. Caramelization, brings out the natural sugars in onions, converting pungent, sulfurous onions into a melt in your mouth, sweet delicacy. The same is done by roasting garlic. Cooking not only makes many foods more digestible, but also more flavorful. ...

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Lemon Chicken Soup with Noodles

30 Minute Chicken Soup

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30 Minute Chicken Soup is a tasty alternative to high sodium canned chicken soups that can be more broth than vegetables and chicken. You can make it with or without noodles or rice. Omitting the noodles and rice reduces cooking time and total carbohydrates. The flavor comes from herbs and, ...

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Rolled Cakes

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Many recipes for rolled cakes require a 10 x 15 inch jellyroll pan. Unless you make a lot of rolled cakes or have a need for a smaller pan, many American kitchens do not have a jellyroll pan. I haven’t owned a jellyroll pan in over 30 years and rarely ...

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Fried Mortadella (bologna) & Sautéed Onions Sandwich

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Bologna is one on America’s favorite cold cuts. Then someone decided to fry a slice of bologna for a hot sandwich. The rest, as they say, is history. Bologna is an Americanized version of mortadella, an Italian cured sausage originating in Bologna, Italy. Their are two main differences between mortadella ...

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Meatloaf Meal

Easy 5-Minute Homemade Gravy

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Packaged and prepared gravies are convenient, but have additives and preservatives in addition to lots of sodium. In about the time it takes to make gravy from a mix, you can make this homemade gravy recipe. Easy 5-minute homemade gravy tastes best when made with pan dripping from roasting meat ...

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Beef & Turkey Meatloaf

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Meatloaf is a simple, economical, comfort food Americans love that can easily feed 6 or more people for less than $1 per serving. Meatloaf can be made from any ground meat. Other recipes on this site use ground beef and pork, and all ground turkey. This recipe produces a more ...

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Easy Pan Fried Fish Fillet

10 Minute Pan-Fried Fish


It doesn’t have to take hours of preparation and cooking to enjoy a healthy home cooked meal. You can have Pan-Fried fish fillets on your table in about 10 minutes including prep time! Unlike deep fried fish that can take 15 minutes or more to heat the oil, this low ...

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Iced coffee

Iced Coffee

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Americans love iced coffee. But unlike iced tea, many iced coffees are loaded with sugar, calories and saturate fat. One 13.7 oz. (400 ml) bottle of prepared coffee you can buy chilled and ready to drink or at room temperature to chill at home or serve over ice has between ...

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