(whett-lah-KOH-chay) – Also called huitlacoche, corn mushroom, maize mushroom, Mexican truffle, and corn smut or smut corn.  It is a costly and much-coveted corn fungus or parasite that occasionally balloons … Continued

flageolet beans

Considered the caviar of beans, flageolets are tiny, tender French bush type beans that are very popular in French cooking.  They range from creamy white to light green.  Flageolets are … Continued


Amaranth is from the Greek for “never-fading flower” or “everlasting.”  It is an annual herb, and therefore not a true grain.  It has broad leaves and large flower heads that … Continued

Afternoon tea at the Lowell Hotel

The Lowell Hotel-Pembroke Room’s Afternoon Tea

Afternoon Tea Articles and Photos by Ellen Easton and What’s Cooking America 2020© Ellen Easton sponsored by   Tucked away on the upper east side of Manhattan sits a … Continued

Dill Pickle Deviled Eggs

Dill Pickle Deviled Eggs Recipe

Enjoy this perfect picnic flavor combination with our Dill Pickle Deviled Eggs recipe.  Dill pickles and deviled eggs are made to go together like peanut butter and jelly! This year … Continued

Buffalo Deviled Eggs

Buffalo Deviled Eggs Recipe

Buffalo Deviled Eggs Recipe Last Easter we decided to give our deviled eggs a spicy and tangy twist with our recipe for Buffalo Deviled Eggs.  We served them alongside deviled eggs … Continued

Potato Recipe Collection

Potato Recipe Collection

Potato Recipe Index – Recipes Using Potatoes Here are the fantastic potato recipes that you have been looking for!  You will not find a better collection of favorite and top-rated … Continued

Crab Recipe Collection

Crab Recipe Collection

  Dungeness Crab – Lump Crab – King Crab Recipes Best crab recipes on the internet for all your cooking needs.  Rich and decadent crab is a favorite around the … Continued

Cheese Recipe Collection

Cheese Recipe Collection

A delicious collection of recipes by types of cheese Looking for outstanding cheese recipes?  Look no further! Check out What’s Cooking America’s comprehensive cheese recipe collection. From goat cheese to … Continued

Gelatin Recipe Collection

Gelatin Recipe Collection

  Lots of delicious and easy-to-make gelatin recipes.  From classic comfort food gelatin recipes to gourmet gelatin recipes.  Did you know that you can make gelatin dishes out of just … Continued

Cucumber and Pickle Recipes

Cucumber and Pickle Recipes

Cucumber and Pickle Recipes collection includes how to make pickles. Check out this large collection of easy to follow recipes. How To Make Homemade Pickles: Craven County Sweet Pickles This … Continued

Lobster Recipes Index

Lobster Recipe Collection

  Delicious, simple, and easy to make lobster recipes that will impress you, your family, and your friends.  Learn how easy it is to prepare lobster dishes.     Learn … Continued

Mushroom Recipe Collection

Mushroom Recipe Collection

Mushrooms, Truffles, and Truffle Oil Recipe Collection  This mushroom recipe collection includes many adventurous and mouthwatering recipes featuring mushrooms, truffles, and truffle oil. Learn to cook with mushrooms and impress … Continued

Deviled Eggs with Candied Bacon

Deviled Eggs with Candied Bacon Recipe

Deviled Eggs with Candied Bacon will disappear rapidly from any buffet table or potluck! Deviled eggs are already an all time favorite appetizer at holiday gatherings and picnics no matter … Continued

Avocado Recipes

Avocado Recipe Collection

Avocados are so versatile and good for you! Avocados – they’re not just for guacamole!  Although the yummy dip is probably one of their most popular uses, and my guacamole … Continued