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Welcome to The Virginia Chef WEbSite My name is Chef John D Lyons,will be your chef / tour guide thought this site. This site is a site with thousands of Recipes.and Have thousands of recipes, Are from  myself And others (or possibly a family member of someone I work with) and feel they are up to par to be included here. I graduated from French Culinary School in 1980 and have been in the biz ever since. What you will find here at Awesome Chef Recipes is an ever growing source of creative gourmet recipes from all types of cuisine ranging from simple salsa's to more involved soups, stews, fish and seafood.  If you have a passion for cooking, eating and a consider yourself a "foodie" welcome I am sure you will find something within this site that you find interesting and useful.
I updated often with new recipes, cooking ideas, product reviews and more, stop by the Sites for more information on recent additions. I invite you to return often. If you would like to see certain recipes, have a question please feel free to post to the Message Board Below This site is vast, you can view all of the pages by stopping by the And 30% of my other
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  1. 100 Top Cooking Sites
  2. A Malt Whisky Tour
  3. Samuel Adams Beer
  4. African-American. Soul-Food Cook Book
  5. All About Beer - site has recipes, menu ideas, meal preparation tips, cooking terms, and more.
  6. All
  7. American College of Gastroenterology, The
  8. American Wine on the Web
  9. Anne's Favorite Recipes
  10. Aphrodisiac Dishes
  11. Appetizers - Enormous Appetizer Collection
  12. Appetizer Recipes
  13. Arab - Food From the Arab World
  14. Arielle's Recipe Archives - recipes from the popular Usenet newsgroup
  15. Aromatic Pantry, The - site specializes in gourmet spice blends.
  16. Asia Food - features recipes taken from the Encyclopedia of Asian Food.
  17. - Everything you ever wanted to know about all aspects of Asian recipes, but were afraid to ask. The site is a veritable smorgasbord of information on the subject, covering countries (from Afghanistan to Vietnam), ingredients (divided by region and/or country), equipment, and much more.
  18. Aunt Edna's Kitchen
  19. Australian Recipes
  20. Austrian - The Global Gourmet guide to Austrian cooking
  21. Baby Food Cookbook
  22. Baking School - A free online basic baking school for home bakers. Lessons (with quizzes) cover cookies, breads, cakes, icing, and pies. In addition there are pages on: sanitation and health, a glossary baking terms, hints and tips, starting a home baking business, a FAQ, recipe formulas, home baking recipes, and a link to Native American recipes.
  23. Banana Recipes - 104 Things to do with a Banana
  24. Baked Lays Addict Page - The Baked Lays craze is sweeping the nation. This page is dedicated to the potato chip that roared.
  25. Barbecue'n on the Internet - detailed reference guide to all things barbecue
  26. Barbecues & Grilling - Equipment, recipes, tips and techniques.
  27. Beer Across America - The site offers online ordering, beer specials, recipes, newsletters, beer chat, and more.
  28. Ben & Jerry's Homemade Inc.
  29. Best Gluten-Free Recipes - and coeliac/celiac disease
  30. Charlie Beiggs Foods - Family of Sauces - tasty recipes as well as our selection of sauces.
  31. Belly Pleasers Cookbook
  32. Better Homes and Gardens Kitchen - Recipes, food articles and cooking tips.
  33. Betty Crocker Cooking tips and recipes.
  35. Bread Recipes
  36. Frank & Teressa's original sauce from the Anchor Bar, New York, undisputed home of the Buffalo Chicken Wing.
  37. Cajun Spice - seasonings, cookbooks, mixes, tall tales, free samples, Cajun links and recipes from the Tony Chachere
  39. California Avocados Online
  40. California Culinary Academy's Online SPICE
  41. California Fig Advisory Board - history & facts, nutritional information, recipes & contests, and more.
  42. California Wineries Mall - directory and locator of fine wines and wineries in California
  43. Callahan's Cookbook
  44. Campbell's Creative Kitchen - Recipes and cooking tips for every taste and ingredient from Campbell's Soup.
  45. Camper's Corner: Fabulous Foods
  46. Caprial's Cafe
  47. Casserole Recipes
  48. - All about cheese.
  49. Cheese Page, The
  50. CheeseNet 95
  51. Chef's Corner, The - A culinary arts resource page for the professional or anyone who loves to cook.
  52. Chef Older's World of Food - get recipes, cook book reviews and more.
  53. Chef Talk - "A food lovers link to professional chefs. This is the place on the web where you can learn everything you need to know from the pro's. We provide lessons from the experts in Culinary 101, as well as present some of the hottest new recipes from chefs around the country."
  54. Chef Tell's Manor House - Lunch, dinner and brunch. Join celebrity Chef Tell for gourmet dining. Continental cuisine with German and Caribbean influences. Weddings, banquets, catering.
  55. Chicken Recipe com.
  56. Julia Child: Gourmet Guide
  57. Julia Child - StarChef
  58. Chili Bob
  59. ChiliDog Cooking/Food Links
  60. Chileheads Homepage, The - everything you might want to know about chile peppers
  61. Chinese Cooking - Chopstix - assortment of tips, recipes, and articles - including a section of background articles and recipes by Chinese chef Deh-Ta Hsiung.
  62. Chinese Recipes
  63. Chinese. Recipes for Chinese Dishes
  64. - chocolate addiction? From truffles to 5 pound bars, you can order it here.
  65. Chocolate Ibarra - traditional and authentic Mexican chocolate. "Gods' food."
  66. - source for fabulous Yuletide recipes. Fill your home with the wonderfully familiar aromas of gingerbread people, spicy mulled cider, honey-glazed ham, green bean casserole, hot buttery mashed potatoes . . .
  67. CWI Civil War Cookbook - over 500 Civil War-era recipes (all from original sources). We also feature tips, techniques, etc. for the 19th century cook.
  68. Club Sauce - sauces from aioli to pasta sauces, pesto to tapenades.
  69. CMU's Recipes Folder
  70. Creole & Cajun Recipe Page
  71. Cocktails - Guide to Cocktails
  72. Coffee - The World of Coffee
  73. Coffee Korner
  74. Coffee Review
  75. Coffee Science Information Centre - resource claims to bring a scientific approach to the ongoing debate about coffee, caffeine, and health.
  76. Consorzio del Formaggio Parmigiano-Reggiano - Consortium for Parmagiano-Reggiano Cheese. Includes history, information on how the cheese is made, and more.
  78. Cookie Recipes Cooking Contest Central - A collection of current and ongoing cooking contests, prizes, deadlines, and rules.
  79. Cooking Light
  80. Cook's Thesaurus - "The Cook's Thesaurus is a cooking encyclopedia that covers thousands of ingredients and kitchen tools. Entries include pictures, descriptions, synonyms, pronunciations, and suggested substitutions."
  81. CopyKat Recipes - Recipes from restaurants such as Outback, Olive Garden, Bennigans, and many others.
  82. Courvoisier - the cognac people. Includes food and drink recipes and a guide to a handful of the world's "best restaurants".
  83. The Creole and Cajun Recipe Page
  84. Crockpot Recipes
  85. CuisineNet - The definitive food and restaurant source on the Internet.
  86. Culinaria Online - Culinaria Online gives cooks access to thousands of recipes, tips, and techniques.
  87. Culinary Connection, The - "Your Ultimate Source for Culinary Information."
  88. - In addition to its Recipe of the Week and other features, culinary.Net adds a Special Interests area with columnists on such subjects as the "Joy of Soy" and the "Singles Dinner Club."
  89. Cyberdiet - "The best place for weight loss, nutrition and diet on the Internet."

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  2. EatEthnic: Global Food, Nutrition, and Cooking - From Islamic halal food organizations to Cambodian Wind Illness to recipes for American barbecue or African food suppliers, this site is a fascinating world tour of food and eating.
  3. EatHere.Com: Room Food fof the 90's- "an interactive celebration of popular roadside eateries from coast to coast."
  4. Epicurious - For People Who Eat
  5. Ethnic Dishes Archive Index
  6. Everyday Cook
  7. Fairytale Brownies
  8. Fannie Farmer Cookbook - the original edition. "The Boston Cooking School Cookbook" by Fannie Merritt Farmer, first published in 1918.
  9. FarmersPick
  10. Fast Food Finder - Fast food nutritional information.
  11. Fatfree: The Low Fat Vegetarian Archive
  12. Fine Cooking Online - A cooking magazine with articles, instructions, and recipes.
  13. Firegirl's Homepage - A page devoted to chile peppers
  14. Fleischmann's Yeast - what's cooking? Recipes, the story of yeast and more.
  15. Florida Citrus Juice - recipes, news and information from the Florida Department of Citrus. Enter sweepstakes for a Disneyworld vacation.
  16. Flying Noodle, The - fine pastas, sauces and oils
  17. Food Pyramids - Two food pyramids explaining and recommending daily intake of basic food groups for adults and children. Presented by the United States Department of Agriculture.
  18. Food Timeline, The - Ever wonder what the Vikings ate when they set off to explore the new world? How Thomas Jefferson made his ice cream? What the pioneers cooked along the Oregon Trail? Who invented the potato chip...and why? This site provides answers and resources to these and many other food timeline related issues.
  19. French Recipes
  20. The Fresh Food Cookbook

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  1. Global Gourmet, The - 'Celebrate the romance of foods, exotic spices and international travel with the Global Gourmet. Here, we taste the world country by country.'
  2. - Greek recipes categorized from appetizers to preserves to desserts can be found at this site.
  3. Grilling Guide From Better Homes & Gardens
  4. Grill Recipes from Weber
  5. Hickory Farms
  6. HomeArts Recipe Finder
  7. Home Canning Online Page
  8. Home Cooking - a forum for food enthusiasts, from gourmet to home cooks. Weekly features provide recipes, culinary techniques and food facts and history.
  9. How Food Works - It is safe to say that one thing you'll do today is eat some food -- food is pretty important to all animals. If you don't eat, it can cause all sorts of problems: hunger, weakness, starvation... Food is essential to life. But what is food? What's in food that makes it so important? What happens to the food once you eat it? What is food made of? If you have ever wondered about food and how your body uses it, this site by HowStuffWorks offers informationunderstand what a hamburger or a banana does to keep your body running every day.
  10. IFIC Foundation - International Food Information Council
  11. iDRINK - learn how to mix an Acapulco, a Zombie, or over 1,000 other drinks.
  12. In The Kitchen With Chef Tell - his delicious recipes in cyberspace.
  13. Indian Food Guide - Recipes and cooking tips from a noted Indian chef.
  14. Innkeepers Share Their Culinary Delights - gourmet recipes from the kitchens of Inns across the US and Canada.
  15. Inquisitive Cook, The - The folks at the The Inquisitive Cook explain the chemical ins and outs of dairy, bread, fruits, meats, and, most importantly, chocolate.
  16. Insect Recipes
  17. International Vegetarian Union - This one-stop resource for vegetarians and vegans provides a global directory of vegetarian societies, recipes, and multi-language articles on the history, science, and religious aspects of vegetarianism.
  18. The Internet Chef - searchable database of recipes, features, and message boards
  19. The Internet Chef Recipe Archives
  20. Into Wine - exploring the world of wine. Information on how wine is made, wine regions, wine and health, wine and the Bible, 1997 wine events and a quick reference guide.
  21. Internet Epicurean, The
  22. Irish Cooking - Celtic Cusine
  23. Italian. Mangia! - An Italian Cookbook

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  1. Jewish Recipes
  2. Jolly Time Pop Corn
  3. Joy of Cooking - menus, recipes, trivia, and more.
  4. Kathy's Cookbook
  5. Ketchum Cookbook
  6. KidsCandy - facts, recipes and fun.
  7. Les Kincaid's Lifestyles - Gateway to food, wine, recipes and more.
  8. Korean Recipes
  9. Sheldon Landwehr - Food Critic for the New York Post.
  10. Meals for You - meal planning made easier
  11. Mexican Recipes
  12. Mimi's Cyber Kitchen - Over 1,000 food-related links and Mimi's personal collection of recipes, all in a highly organized format.
  13. - "Fast Recipes for Quick and Easy Homecooked Meals"

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  1. Native American Recipes
  2. Nutrition Facts - Free source for nutrition information on almost six thousand different foods. Site format is much the same as what you see on the "Nutrition Facts" label that is shown on almost all food packages in your local supermarket.
  3. Nutrition Navigator - Tufts University - a rating guide to nutrition websites
  4. Oriental - Articles on and a large searchable recipe file for Chinese, Korean, and Vietnamese cooking.
  5. The Oxford Companion to Wine - A required reference of over 3,000 entries for anyone who is serious about wine.
  7. Pepperidge Farm Puff Pastry - recipes for holidays, appetizers, main course meals, and desserts, along with a search-by-ingredient database.
  8. Pie Page, The - Over 100 recipes for dessert and dinner pies.
  10. Paul Prudhomme Favorites
  11. Paul Prudhomme:StarChefs
  12. Wolfgang Puck's Bio

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  1. Random Food Generator
  2. Real Beer Page, The - microbreweries, tours, and brew fests around the world.
  3. - not sure about what's for dinner tonight? Check your e-mail.
  4. Recipe Box - A Culinary Toolkit developed to bring the power of the PC into the kitchen
  5. - site has over 100,000 recipes online. You can also download theRecipeCenter software. The site is for all food and cooking enthusiasts.
  6. Recipe Dude, The - "Recipes for food you can eat"
  7. Recipe Exchange
  8. Recipe Finder - Site is a one-stop place for great tasting recipes, information and fun in the world of cooking.
  9. Recipes From '' Usenet Group
  10. Recipes from Gourmet World
  11. Recipes of America
  12. RecipeSource - Searchable Online Archive of 70,000 Recipes
  13. - family-tested recipes and cooking secrets.
  14. Restaurant Le Cordon Bleu
  15. RiceWeb - Everything you want to know about one of the world's longest running cereals: the history of rice, where and how it is grown, recipes, and much more.
  16. - "A site devoted exclusively to finding the most memorable local eateries along the highways and back roads of America."
  17. Safeway Stores
  18. Salad Recipes - "Your home for great salad recipes, meal ideas and cooking advice."
  19. Seafood Recipes
  20. More Seafood Recipes
  21. Seafood Steward - Recipes and tips on selecting, preparing and cooking.
  22. Searchable Vegetarian Cookbook
  23. Slow Food Guide to the Wines of the World
  24. Smart Wine Magazine - An iconoclastic, anti-snob, hip look at real wine for real people.
  25. Smoothie Central - learn how to make Smoothies. What's your preference? Chocolate Banana? How's about Tangy Summer Blend? Gotta admit Papaya Raspberry has a nice ring to it. Up to you. Take your pick(s).
  26. Soup Recipe com.
  27. Soup Recipes
  28. Soup of the Evening: Beautiful Shop
  29. Southern Living Online
  30. Spice Encyclopedia - "Welcome to the Spice Encyclopedia. These fascinating facts and useful ideas will get you started on your own cooking adventures. From Allspice to Vanilla, creative cooking has never been so easy and fun."
  31. Spices & Herbs Encylopedia - information on spices from allspice to vanilla.
  32. Star Chefs
  33. SteveO's California Wine Touring Guides - An informational guide for touring the various winemaking regions in California
  34. Sue's Recipe Server
  35. Sugar in the Raw - it's natural, not naked. Recipes and FAQ
  36. SOLO cyberkitchen - more than 70 super recipes. Choose a low-fat treat or a bit of heavenly indulgence.
  37. The Surreal Gourmet - "more than just cookbooks, they are a fresh attitude towards cooking and entertaining, a stimulant, and a guide to better living."
  38. The Sushi Guide
  39. Sushi World Guide, The - A Guide to Japanese Restaurants outside Japan

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  1. TABASCO - the one and only. Includes recipes, history, music, photographs and... hot stuff.
  2. Taste the Pain - Site Contains Over 200 Of The Finest Products Available From The World Of Hot And Spicy Foods.
  3. - all about chips and many other snack foods.
  4. Temple of Scrapple - at last, the answer to the question, "Just what IS in Scrapple anyway?
  5. Teri's Recipe Page
  6. Texas Cooking
  7. Thai Recipes
  8. Thanksgiving - Classic Thanksgiving Recipes from Readers Digest
  9. Thanksgiving Recipes - Site offers Thanksgiving recipes, meal ideas and cooking advice. Recipes include those for the bird, plus appetizers, stuffing and dressing, side dishes, soups and stews and desserts.
  10. Tokyo food Page - a complete guide to Japanese cuisine and eating in Tokyo, with recipes, articles on Japanese cooking, restaurant listings, culinary travel tips and more.
  11. Top Secret Recipes on the Web - "Creating Original Kitchen Clones of America's Favorite Brand-Name Foods."
  12. Turkish Cuisine
  13. TV Food Network
  14. USDA Nutrient Database
  15. Vegetarian Kitchen - Vegetarian recipes (from everyday fare to seasonal, holiday, and special occasions), cookery tips ("Fighting Fear of Tofu"), and links to cooking sites.
  16. Vegetarian Pages
  18. Veggies Unite - Your On-line Guide to Vegetarianism
  19. Venezuelan Cuisine - La Cocina Venezolana/
  20. The Village Bakery - all about bread: recipes, guides, Q&A's, tricks, tips, sourdough, and more
  21. Virtual Vittles - fresh, natural wholesome recipes created for finer palates without excessive fat.

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  1. Web's First Japanese Pizza Page
  2. Web Resources for Japanese Food
  3. Weight Watchers Home page
  4. Wild Game From Field to Table - provides information on field dressing and cooking wild game. Recipes range from the more common venison and rabbit to coot stew and deep-fried rattlesnake. A table lists a comparison of wild game and domestic meat in calories, protein, and grams of fat.
  5. - Over 200 pages of of basic wine education including tips on pairing food and wine.
  6. Wine Education Site
  7. Wine Enthusiast, The
  8. What's for Dinner - search thousands of recipes on the Internet, sponsored by Birds Eye
  9. Wine Page, The
  10. Wine Spectator - includes daily reports, a searchable wine buying guide, a library of wine and travel articles, chats, forums and more.
  11. Wine-X
  12. Wines and Food from France
  13. Burt Wolf - Origins - contains the recipes demonstrated in the PBS series.
  14. World of Tea
  15. You Are What You Eat - a guide to good nutrition. Find out what you are and what you can be.
  16. YumYum Recipes - Over 20,000 recipes searchable by category or keyword.
  17. - The best-selling ZAGAT guides to restaurants in 25 cities make their Web debut. Includesover 20,000 full ratings and reviews, directions and "top" listings. With user-friendly drop-down menus.

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