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.
Chili gets a Midwestern twist with hints of spice and cocoa and lots of beans and cheese.
Boston Baked Beans
This classic bean dish, with ham, molasses and mustard, is cooked for hours in a slow oven.
Grilled Roasted Pepper, Ham and Cheese Sandwiches
Not quite your mother’s grilled cheese, but home-style enough even with the sweet pepper tweak.
Frightfully Easy Halloween Treats
A spooky Frankenstein’s monster of a sweet made up in spare parts from cookie, candy and other bits.
Cinnamon-Raisin Bread Pudding
There are few comfort foods more quintessential than warm bread pudding.
Bread Stuffing with Honey Crisp Apples
The sweetness of apples rounds out this traditional bread stuffing.
Ham with Orange and Stone-Ground Mustard
Thinly sliced ham with a deep citrusy glaze is at once enticing and demure.
Pumpkin, Pork and Apple Cider Stew
Add potatoes and winter squash to the classic combination of pork and apples for a one-dish meal.
Sea Scallops with Sugar Snap Peas and Chervil
Snap peas are barely cooked for a crisp texture and sweetest flavor.