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Seasonal Recipes

Avocado Stuffed with Crabmeat Salad
Makes 6 servings - A delicious spring and summer dish...healthy too!
Aztec Hot Chocolate
Makes 4 servings - The ancient Aztecs enjoyed a beverage made from cocoa and chilies. Our recipe is a modern homage to this exotic flavor combination.
Butternut Squash Soup
Makes about 6 cups - This fragrant, pretty soup would make a wonderful meal served with plenty of dark bread--just the thing to warm you up on a cold day.
Candied Sweet Potatoes
Makes about 1 cup (if using fresh sweet potatoes) - This is one of my very favorite dishes in the whole world! If possible, use fresh sweet potatoes, but it will still be delicious if you use the canned variety.
Corn Chowder
Makes 10-12 servings - This perennial American favorite is creamy and filling, just perfect for the crisp days of autumn. Because our version is cooked less than 30 minutes after the corn is added, the flavor of the fresh corn really comes across.
Cupcakes with Papaya Sauce
Makes sixteen 2½-inch cup cakes - Semolina flour is usually used to make pasta, and will probably be labeled “pasta flour” or “flour for pasta". It is found near the dry pasta products. I like to use it in other recipes because of its distinctiv...
Jersey Tomato Soup
Makes about 10 cups, enough for 10 to 12 first course servings - Selecting the tomatoes is the most important part of this dish. Look for vine-ripened tomatoes in the store...you can use any variety!
Louisiana Shrimp Boil
Makes 4 to 6 servings - Live crawfish are shipped to various markets around the country, and your fish market may be able to get them for you if you put in an order. Of course, in Louisiana they're available almost everywhere from about November through ...
Mango Pineapple Salsa
Makes about 2 cups - Used in the Hawaiian Shrimp Salad recipe.
Pasta Primavera
Makes 6 to 8 servings - Primavera means "spring," and this pasta dish takes its name from the tender young asparagus tips or snow peas that are available in early spring.
Roasted Corn Salsa
4 cups - Delicious, smokey salsa you can use as a dip, in tacos or burritos, over over eggs.
Makes 6 side-dish servings - If you think of succotash as something that's been sitting in a cafeteria lineup for 15 hours, getting old and pitiful, then this is the next recipe you should try! You have no idea how wonderful it can be until you make ...
Serves 24-30 people - It’s a lot of fun to let your guests think you’re serving them a regular holiday turkey. When you start to carve the “turkey,” they’ll be quite surprised to see you cut through its “bones”!