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  Browse our collection of Home Cooking Recipes by category. This is a quick and effective way to locate a recipe based on the ingredients, serving time or ethnicity of the cuisine. We currently have over 145 categories of recipes to satisfy all your cooking needs.

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Dinner Recipes

Dinner Recipe Collection


Dinner is the main meal of the day served in the evening or at midday.
- This category contains over 1055 recipes and has been browsed 75349 by our visitors
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Dessert Recipes

Dessert Recipe Collection


Dessert is the favorite part of a meal for kids of all ages
- This category contains over 653 recipes and has been browsed 42785 by our visitors
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Side Dish Recipes

Side Dish Recipe Collection


Side dishes are preparations served as an accompaniment to the main course
- This category contains over 592 recipes and has been browsed 31677 by our visitors
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Beef Recipes

Beef Recipe Collection


Beef is possibly one of the most widely consumed meat products in the world. Beef can be cut into steaks, pot roasts or short ribs, or it can be ground. The method of cooking beef is largely determined by the cut of beef to be cooked.
- This category contains over 387 recipes and has been browsed 28668 by our visitors
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Snack Recipes

Snack Recipe Collection


Everybody loves to snack - a snack can be a dietary supplement or a means to indulgence.
- This category contains over 338 recipes and has been browsed 21165 by our visitors
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Appetizer Recipes

Appetizer Recipe Collection


Any small, bite-size food served before a meal to whet and excite the palate. Used synonymously with the term hors d'oeuvre, though this term more aptly describes finger food, whereas appetizer can also apply to a first course served at table.
- This category contains over 258 recipes and has been browsed 18348 by our visitors
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Casserole Recipes

Casserole Recipe Collection


Casserole cooking is extremely convenient because the ingredients are cooked and served in a single dish. A casserole's ingredients can include meat, vegetables, beans, rice and anything else that might seem appropriate. Often a topping such as cheese or bread crumbs is added for texture and flavor.
- This category contains over 293 recipes and has been browsed 17452 by our visitors
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Chicken Recipes

Chicken Recipe Collection


Chicken is one of the most popular dishes and can be served in countless ways at all different times of the day
- This category contains over 198 recipes and has been browsed 15350 by our visitors
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Cookie Recipes

Cookie Recipe Collection


Kids of all ages love cookies and you'll love these recipes
- This category contains over 184 recipes and has been browsed 13740 by our visitors
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Mushroom Recipes

Mushroom Recipe Collection


The mushroom is an edible fungus that grows in meadows or forests in damp soils rich in humus. They can be cultivated or picked
- This category contains over 147 recipes and has been browsed 13165 by our visitors
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Pasta Recipes

Pasta Recipe Collection


Unleavened dough, made of wheat flour, water, and sometimes eggs, that is molded into any of a variety of shapes and boiled. Eve
- This category contains over 121 recipes and has been browsed 9678 by our visitors
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Ham Recipes

Ham Recipe Collection


Ham can be baked, grilled, sautéed, broiled or simmered. Precooked hams can be eaten without additional cooking.
- This category contains over 109 recipes and has been browsed 9428 by our visitors
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Salad Recipes

Salad Recipe Collection


Salad is a nutritional and healthy supplement to any well balanced meal.
- This category contains over 94 recipes and has been browsed 8105 by our visitors
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Pork Recipes

Pork Recipe Collection


Pork is the other white meat and is a very popular alternative to red meat
- This category contains over 76 recipes and has been browsed 8084 by our visitors
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Crab Recipes

Crab Recipe Collection


Crab is a shellfish delicacy rich in vitamins and low in fat. There are numerous ways to prepare crab for any meal
- This category contains over 71 recipes and has been browsed 7954 by our visitors
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Vegetable Recipes

Vegetable Recipe Collection


Vegetables are usually low in calories and packed with vitamins, minerals, anti-oxidants and phytochemicals.
- This category contains over 85 recipes and has been browsed 7856 by our visitors
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Shrimp Recipes

Shrimp Recipe Collection


Shrimp is one of the most popular shellfish and can be served countless ways
- This category contains over 74 recipes and has been browsed 7639 by our visitors
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Bacon Recipes

Bacon Recipe Collection


Cured (and sometimes smoked) meat from the back, sides, and belly of a pig; variety of cuts with differing fat contents. Many people prefer to have their bacon smoked by using various types of woods or turf. This process can take up to ten hours depending on the intensity of the flavour desired. Bacon may be eaten fried, baked, or grilled.
- This category contains over 57 recipes and has been browsed 7614 by our visitors
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Lunch Recipes

Lunch Recipe Collection


The midday meal but in northern England the main meal is traditionally eaten at midday and is known as dinner
- This category contains over 197 recipes and has been browsed 7318 by our visitors
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Cake Recipes

Cake Recipe Collection


Cake is a form of food that is usually sweet and often baked. Cakes normally combine some kind of flour, a sweetening agent (commonly sugar), a binding agent. Cake is often the dessert of choice for meals at ceremonial occasions, particularly weddings, anniversaries and birthdays.
- This category contains over 154 recipes and has been browsed 7059 by our visitors
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Fish Recipes

Fish Recipe Collection


Nutritionists have known for years that seafood is a source of top-quality protein and the importance of seafood in a healthy di
- This category contains over 39 recipes and has been browsed 6886 by our visitors
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Crockpot Recipes

Crockpot Recipe Collection


Using a crockpot or slow cooker is very easy; just add the food, cover, turn on low heat and cook all day.
- This category contains over 39 recipes and has been browsed 6380 by our visitors
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Tuna Recipes

Tuna Recipe Collection


Tuna has high protein and low fat and the evidence is overwhelming that eating ocean fish including tuna is part of a healthy di
- This category contains over 35 recipes and has been browsed 5907 by our visitors
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Hot Dog Recipes

Hot Dog Recipe Collection


In 1987, the city of Frankfurt celebrated the 500th birthday of the hot dog in that city. It's said that the frankfurter was dev
- This category contains over 21 recipes and has been browsed 5676 by our visitors
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Soup Recipes

Soup Recipe Collection


A liquid food prepared from meat, fish, or vegetable stock combined with various other ingredients and often containing solid pi
- This category contains over 177 recipes and has been browsed 4971 by our visitors
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Sausage Recipes

Sausage Recipe Collection


Finely chopped and seasoned meat, especially pork, usually stuffed into a prepared casing and cooked or cured
- This category contains over 45 recipes and has been browsed 4713 by our visitors
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Turkey Recipes

Turkey Recipe Collection


A large North American bird with brownish plumage and a bare wattled head and neck that is the preferred dish for Thanksgiving m
- This category contains over 35 recipes and has been browsed 4503 by our visitors
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Pie Recipes

Pie Recipe Collection


Pie is one of the most loved foods by all ages of people all around the world.
- This category contains over 170 recipes and has been browsed 4393 by our visitors
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Cheese Recipes

Cheese Recipe Collection


Cheese is solid food prepared from the pressed curd of milk, often seasoned and aged. There are hundreds of types of cheese produced all over the world. In general, cheese supplies a great deal of calcium, protein, and phosphorus. A 30-gram (about one ounce) serving of cheddar cheese contains about seven grams of protein and 200 milligrams of calcium. Nutritionally, cheese is essentially concentrated milk, but the downside is that cheese as America's number one source of saturated fat.
- This category contains over 154 recipes and has been browsed 4013 by our visitors
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Egg Recipes

Egg Recipe Collection


Eggs are considered to be part of the "dairy" food group, although they are sometimes included in the "meats and poultry" group
- This category contains over 128 recipes and has been browsed 3397 by our visitors
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Breakfast Recipes

Breakfast Recipe Collection


Breakfast is the first meal of the day, eaten in the morning. The word derives from the idea of breaking the involuntary fast of sleep. Many dieticians believe that breakfast is the most important meal of the day especially for children and teens so be sure to start your day with a hearty and healthy breakfast.
- This category contains over 112 recipes and has been browsed 2933 by our visitors
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Sauce Recipes

Sauce Recipe Collection


A flavorful seasoning or relish served as an accompaniment to food, especially a liquid dressing or topping for food.
- This category contains over 104 recipes and has been browsed 2873 by our visitors
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Bread Recipes

Bread Recipe Collection


Bread has been a staple food around the world since the dawn of mankind. Is prepared by baking a basic mixture dough of flour and water and possibly other ingredients such as fruit, nuts and vegetables.
- This category contains over 99 recipes and has been browsed 2712 by our visitors
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Italian Recipes

Italian Recipe Collection


Undoubtedly Italian cuisine represents a very important part of the Italy's culture and Italian cooking is remarkable for the in
- This category contains over 24 recipes and has been browsed 2493 by our visitors
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Mexican Recipes

Mexican Recipe Collection


Mexican food is known for it's zesty and often spicy combinations of tasty ingredients.
- This category contains over 18 recipes and has been browsed 2445 by our visitors
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Nuts Recipes

Nuts Recipe Collection


Nuts are seeds that are covered with a hard shell which can be used in many ways. Whole, flaked and ground nuts and nut butters
- This category contains over 81 recipes and has been browsed 2425 by our visitors
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Meat Recipes

Meat Recipe Collection


There are many health benefits of eating meat. It serves as a fabulous source of high quality proteins and contains all the esse
- This category contains over 22 recipes and has been browsed 2409 by our visitors
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Dip Recipes

Dip Recipe Collection


Dips are mixtures of ingredients generally used as extra flavoring for appetizers, crackers or chips
- This category contains over 71 recipes and has been browsed 2272 by our visitors
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Microwave Recipes

Microwave Recipe Collection


Microwave cooking can be more energy efficient than conventional cooking because foods cook faster and the energy heats only the
- This category contains over 17 recipes and has been browsed 2160 by our visitors
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Diabetic Recipes

Diabetic Recipe Collection


Recipes with refined sugar may not be suitable for all people with diabetes and for some diabetics, carbohydrates from fiber sou
- This category contains over 64 recipes and has been browsed 2134 by our visitors
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Pizza Recipes

Pizza Recipe Collection


Pizza is a favorite dish all around the world and the possibilities are limitless for variations of toppings, sauces and garnish
- This category contains over 9 recipes and has been browsed 1826 by our visitors
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German Recipes

German Recipe Collection


German cuisine varies greatly from region to region. The southern regions of Bavaria and Swabia share many dishes among them and
- This category contains over 43 recipes and has been browsed 1599 by our visitors
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Candy Recipes

Candy Recipe Collection


The generic name for candy is sweets or confectionery but is a broad category that includes candy bars, chocolates, licorice, marshmallows, chewing gum and more. Vegetables, fruit or nuts glazed and coated with sugar are called candied.
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Veal Recipes

Veal Recipe Collection


Veal is an excellent source of protein and a good source of niacin, zinc, and vitamin B12 and B6. With a variety of veal cuts av
- This category contains over 31 recipes and has been browsed 1495 by our visitors
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Rice Recipes

Rice Recipe Collection


According to archeological evidence, rice has been feeding two-thirds of the world's population for more than 5,000 years. The f
- This category contains over 49 recipes and has been browsed 1494 by our visitors
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Holiday Recipes

Holiday Recipe Collection


Holidays are a special time to share wonderful memories and delicious food with friends and family
- This category contains over 8 recipes and has been browsed 1444 by our visitors
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Salmon Recipes

Salmon Recipe Collection


Consuming salmon is considered to be reasonably healthy due to the fish's high protein, high Omega-3 fatty acids, and high vitam
- This category contains over 40 recipes and has been browsed 1430 by our visitors
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Seafood Recipes

Seafood Recipe Collection


In general, seafood is one of the most nutritionally balanced foods. A seafood diet helps control weight and goes a long way tow
- This category contains over 37 recipes and has been browsed 1424 by our visitors
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Cocktail Recipes

Cocktail Recipe Collection


Originally a mixture of liquor, sugar, water, and bitters, the definition of cocktail has gradually come to mean almost any mi
- This category contains over 3 recipes and has been browsed 1393 by our visitors
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Chocolate Recipes

Chocolate Recipe Collection


The story of chocolate spans more than 2,000 years and now circles the globe. Chocolate is a key ingredient in many foods. In fa
- This category contains over 34 recipes and has been browsed 1380 by our visitors
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Vegetarian Recipes

Vegetarian Recipe Collection


There's no mystery to creating deliciously satisfying vegan meals. Tasty alternatives to the animal ingredients that you may be
- This category contains over 34 recipes and has been browsed 1269 by our visitors
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Polish Recipes

Polish Recipe Collection


Polish Cuisine is a mixture of Slavic and other foreign culinary traditions. It uses a wide variety of ingredients, it is rich meat, especially pork, cabbage, spices, and different kinds of noodles and dumplings, the most notable of which are the pierogi
- This category contains over 24 recipes and has been browsed 1185 by our visitors
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Pudding Recipes

Pudding Recipe Collection


pudding consists of sugar and a thickening agent such as cornstarch, gelatin, eggs, rice or tapioca to create a sweet, creamy dessert.
- This category contains over 26 recipes and has been browsed 1176 by our visitors
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Muffin Recipes

Muffin Recipe Collection


A muffin is somewhat like a small cake, and though it does resemble a cupcake: they have cylindrical bases, rounded conical tops
- This category contains over 25 recipes and has been browsed 1164 by our visitors
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Sweet Potato Recipe Collection


- This category contains over 31 recipes and has been browsed 1162 by our visitors
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Squash Recipes

Squash Recipe Collection


Like tomatoes, squash are technically fruit although we think of it as a vegetable. Squash is also an excellent source of vitami
- This category contains over 28 recipes and has been browsed 1144 by our visitors
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Lobster Recipes

Lobster Recipe Collection


Plain lobster (skip the melted butter) is a guilt-free food, low in fat and calories. Get the nutritional scoop on lobster compa
- This category contains over 21 recipes and has been browsed 1135 by our visitors
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American Recipes

American Recipe Collection


The cuisine of the United States is a style of cooking derived from the United States. The cuisine has a history dating back before the colonial period when the Native Americans had a rich and diverse cooking style for an equally diverse amount of ingredients.
- This category contains over 23 recipes and has been browsed 1086 by our visitors
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Cabbage Recipes

Cabbage Recipe Collection


The cabbage is derived from a leafy wild mustard plant, native to the Mediterranean region. It was known to the ancient Greeks and Romans; Cato the Elder praised this vegetable for its medicinal properties, declaring that "it is first of all the vegetables". Cabbage is an excellent source of Vitamin C.
- This category contains over 22 recipes and has been browsed 1065 by our visitors
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Stew Recipe Collection


- This category contains over 11 recipes and has been browsed 1007 by our visitors
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Sauerkraut Recipe Collection


- This category contains over 23 recipes and has been browsed 999 by our visitors
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Beverage Recipes

Beverage Recipe Collection


Beverages can be enjoyed both hot and cold and are a refreshing way to compliment a gourmet meal.
- This category contains over 9 recipes and has been browsed 984 by our visitors
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Ukranian Recipes

Ukranian Recipe Collection


The Ukrainian cuisine is rich in carbohydrates, a little hyper-caloric and very tasty.The dishes are flavoursome, and you can sa
- This category contains over 5 recipes and has been browsed 984 by our visitors
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Amish Recipe Collection


- This category contains over 13 recipes and has been browsed 948 by our visitors
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Ice Cream Recipe Collection


- This category contains over 8 recipes and has been browsed 944 by our visitors
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Thai Recipe Collection


- This category contains over 4 recipes and has been browsed 921 by our visitors
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French Recipe Collection


- This category contains over 6 recipes and has been browsed 902 by our visitors
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Olive Recipe Collection


- This category contains over 12 recipes and has been browsed 895 by our visitors
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Latino Recipe Collection


- This category contains over 3 recipes and has been browsed 867 by our visitors
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Irish Recipe Collection


- This category contains over 2 recipes and has been browsed 855 by our visitors
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