All-American cookout and picnic favorites like hamburgers and barbecue, comfort dishes like macaroni and cheese and New England clam chowder, American cuisine stars the recipes of new American chefs and home cooks, plus classic dishes like American Chop Suey and Shoo-Fly Pie.
One secret to feeding hungry masses of holiday visitors is simple—bake a big ham. It’s the most economical, convenient, versatile, and best-tasting investment you’ll make. But make it your own with a homemade glaze, presented here.
Egg Nog Custard
With a rich custard a little goes a long way and a little brandy or rum on the side can enhance the enjoyment.
Egg Salad for the Epicure
Egg salad can be so much more than a pedestrian sandwich spread—it’s a remarkably adaptable mixture able to embrace a whole range of easy additions.
Beer-Boiled Shrimp Cocktail
Beer for the shrimp and chili-flavored cocktail sauce amp up this version of the classic appetizer.
Leatherstocking Apple Cheddar Pie
Cheddar baked with the apple filling of this pie creates a classic pairing.