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Most Amazing Family Recipes

Every family has its own set of favorite recipes, the Jager Foods family is no different.

Some complex traditional family recipes are mostly prepared on special occasions like Thanksgiving, Christmas, Easter, and other holidays. The intriguing taste of these recipes stay in the minds of the family members, and is passed down through generations. There are also those recipes that women heavily depend on, to prepare a quick meal for their families during the week or on busy weekends.

Listed below are some very popular and authentic family recipes that you will love.

Family Recipes

Lip smacking pork chops

This is one of the most popular dishes in America, and is made in various versions. Pork chops are available in most restaurants in America, and there are those eateries, which even specialize in different variations of this dish. Pork chops make an excellent dinner option, and they can be served with rice, mashed potatoes, or even egg noodles.

Banana bread

Banana bread has been a favorite in almost every family. This is a very quick recipe, and is great as a teatime snack or as an accompaniment with breakfast. Ripe bananas are used to make this bread. When made with wheat flour, dry fruits, walnuts, dates, and raisins, it becomes a very healthy snack. You can even try freshly made banana bread with a scoop of vanilla or chocolate ice cream, which makes for a very scrumptious desert.

Super Moist Banana Bread

Pot Roast

Pot roast is another dish that has been a part of many American families for ages. It is made with beef and can be prepared the previous night. One reason why pot roast is a favorite dish is that it does not require too many ingredients for preparation. However, it does need some time to cook. Traditionally, the meat has to be marinated overnight, and it is cooked for eight to ten hours the following day, with vegetables.

Mexican rice

The flavorful Mexican rice has found its way into many homes these days. This rice is not only a tasty dish in itself, but also serves as a great accompaniment with lots of other recipes like re-fried beans, chicken roasts, etc. The tomato used in this dish, gives a tangy flavor to the rice.

Chicken salad and potato salad

Salads are a significant part of every lunch and dinner. Most people love the typical potato salad that has a creamy rich flavor because of the eggs and the mayonnaise used in it. The chicken salad is loved by many, and is a healthy option for meat lovers.


This recipe also originates from Mexico, and it is a favorite especially among children. Ground beef, sour cream, taco seasoning, and cheese are the main ingredients of this recipe.

BBQ ribs

Barbeque ribs are one of the most sought after recipes in America. Restaurants that specialize in this delicacy are filled with families who love indulging in this dish. BBQ ribs are also made as a dinner at homes, and are savored by everyone. They are made using back ribs of pork. The ribs are cut into pieces and covered in a slightly sweetish BBQ sauce, which gives it a rich flavor. Black pepper powder and chili powder are used to neutralize the sweetness and make it slightly spicy to taste.

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