Missouri Recipes

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Springfield Style Cashew Chicken II

Rating: 4.41 stars
This variation is famous in Springfield, Missouri, and may be the only way it is prepared there. When I'm not there, I can't find this dish prepared this way anywhere else.

Old Fashioned Ozarks Meatloaf

Rating: 4 stars
This is the best meatloaf of them all! This is made with love and lots of Ozarks flair! Use fresh-ground meat, fresh eggs and homemade breadcrumbs for the best flavor.
By km

St. Louis Pork Steaks

Rating: 4 stars
If you are from St. Louis or have relatives here, you know about Pork Steaks! MMMMMM. This is a family recipe that my whole family enjoys. I hope you will as well. The seasoned cider vinegar leaves grilled pork steaks nice and juicy.

St. Louis Toasted Ravioli

Rating: 4.47 stars
The St. Louis style of preparing ravioli is unique and delicious. The ravioli is breaded, fried and served with marinara sauce and a sprinkling of Parmesan cheese.

Pecan Pie

Rating: 4.66 stars
This is a wonderfully rich, Southern pie recipe that is the best I've tried!

Ground Beef and Cabbage

Rating: 4.4 stars
My mother was a country cook, plain and simple. But as I have traveled and worked and experienced foods from around the world, I look back and realize that many of the dishes she prepared, while simple, were perfect for that moment. Sometimes we have to put emotion and love in a dish to make it extra-special. The dish I am going to give you today is one like that. Simple and easy, yet full of love and goodness. My mother used to serve this with corn on the cob and cornbread. Very inexpensive and very good as well. Enjoy an Ozark memory...

Old Fashioned Peach Cobbler

Rating: 4.63 stars
I was searching for a peach cobbler recipe that reminded me of the yummy dessert I ate as a young girl in Southeast Missouri. No shortcuts here. Fresh peaches and homemade crust...but worth every minute! Absolutely delicious served warm with vanilla ice cream! Never any leftovers with this dessert!

Amish Friendship Bread Starter

Rating: 4.7 stars
Make something special to share with a friend! This delicious starter can make a variety of breads. Do not use metal containers or utensils.

Lemon Zucchini Bread

Rating: 4.61 stars
I thought my mom made the best zucchini bread - until I added lemon! This is a wonderful, light zucchini bread that's not too sweet.

Big Al's K.C. Bar-B-Q Sauce

Rating: 4.83 stars
This is a Kansas City-style sauce that I make in my restaurant. It is sweet and smoky with a little bite.

Springfield Style Cashew Chicken I

Rating: 4.38 stars
This is Cashew Chicken in the style first served in Springfield, Missouri in the 1960's. It involves deep frying the chicken pieces in peanut oil. 'Show Me' state Cashew Chicken!

Kansas City Ice Water

Rating: 4.5 stars
A very refreshing drink for hot summer days. Be careful, though - it is easy to have too many of these.

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Missouri Miner Pulled Pork
Rating: Unrated
An easy, foolproof recipe for amazing pulled pork. I use a mixture of traditional and hickory/brown sugar barbeque sauce.

Instant Pot® BBQ Rib Tips

Rating: 5 stars

Making St. Louis-style ribs? Buy spare ribs instead and at a fraction of the price. Cut off the tips and you'll have a whole other treat in itself. Rib tips. Your Instant Pot® will show you just how.