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Pan-Fried Oysters

Browned in just 2 teaspoons of oil, these delicate crusty oysters barely fit the definition of “fried.”

Cincinnati Chili Casserole

Cincinnati chili was created in 1922 by a Greek restaurateur who embellished a standard American all-meat chili by adding sweet spices, such as cinnamon and allspice. He offered his customers the chili served a variety of ways, including the now well-known “five-way” chili-served on a mound of spaghetti and topped with such things as beans, chopped onions, and shredded cheese. In this baked version of Cincinnati chili, most of the components of five-way chili are combined and cooked together in a casserole.

Sweet & Sour Peanut Sauce

Use this sauce to dress noodles or steamed vegetables.

Applesauce Muffins

Applesauce and yogurt make for an especially moist and tender muffin.

Pacific Rice Salad

Use apricot nectar, with its heavenly fragrance, in the dressing for this appealing chicken, mango, red pepper, and rice salad.