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  • Kickin Chili

    Kickin Chili

    A hint of cinnamon and dark beer gives this chili a distinctive taste. Try using Negra Modelo dark beer from Mexico. Since this makes a big batch, it's perfect for a party or game-day tailgating!

    • Yield: About 5 quarts, 12 entree-size servings
  • Hot Apple Cider

    Hot Apple Cider

    This super-simple cider is perfect for a last-minute gathering.  Studding the apple with whole cloves enhances the cider's flavor.  And, if you leave out the rum, this is perfect for the kids' holiday party!

    • Prep Time: 5 minutes
    • Total Time: 20 minutes
    • Yield: About 2 1/4 quarts, 8 to 10 servings
  • Cheese And Beer Soup

    Cheese And Beer Soup

    You'll LOVE this soup. And be sure to add the Cheesy Popcorn to it to really send it over the edge.

    • Yield: 2 quarts, 8 servings
  • Black Bean Soup

    Black Bean Soup

    Try this black bean soup for a taste of the islands-with hints of ginger, cinnamon and orange, this vegetarian version is bound to inspire!

    • Yield: 2 quarts, 8 servings
    Tags: party
  • Totally Sloppy Joes

    Totally Sloppy Joes

    These messy sandwiches are fun party fare -- make the sauce the day before and then just reheat and serve with buns for a quick and easy treat.

    • Yield: 6 sandwiches
    Tags: kids, party
  • Pasta Primavera

    Pasta Primavera

    A wonderful dish to make in the springtime, when the new vegetables at the market are all so sweet and tender. Make this with the pasta shape you like best!

    • Yield: 8 servings
    Tags: kids
  • Open Faced Roast Turkey Sandwiches

    Open Faced Roast Turkey Sandwiches

    The perfect solution for any leftover roast turkey after the holidays. The sauteed mushrooms and quick homemade gravy put this sandwich over the top!

    • Yield: 4 open-faced sandwiches and 1 3/4 cups gravy
  • Hot And Hearty Minestrone

    Hot And Hearty Minestrone

    This simplified version of an Italian classic is kid-friendly and sure to please. Don't forget the cheese rind -- it adds hearty, authentic flavor.

    • Yield: Generous 2 quarts, serving 6 to 8
    Tags: kids
  • Beans Galore Salad

    Beans Galore Salad

    This simple bean salad is great for picnics and family reunions, since everyone loves this sweet and tangy salad that has -- get this -- 5 different types of beans! This salad is better if made a day or two in advance.

    • Yield: 2 quarts, serving 10 to 12
  • Emeril's Homemade Steak Sauce
    • Prep Time: 30 minutes
    • Total Time: 2 hours
    • Yield: 6 cups