American Indian Fry Bread

Ingredients vegetable oil (for frying)2 1⁄2cups flour1⁄2teaspoon salt1teaspoon baking powder1⁄4teaspoon sugar1teaspoon oil1cup warm milkDirectionsHeat oil in skillet til hot over med-high heat, but not smoking.In a large bowl, Combine the rest of the ingredients to make dough.Shape into round disks.Fry shaped dough in hot oil til brown and crispy.Serve hot.Traditionally you would eat this with stew.Or top with some honey.I personally like to spread a little butter on it.Two other popular choices, make chili.

Punjabi Chicken in Thick Gravy

''This is a type of chicken curry in a thick gravy with a nice spicy flavor, but is not too hot. You may adjust the 'heat' by adding more serrano peppers. Serve over rice, or with chapatti or roti."

2 tablespoons vegetable oil2 tablespoons ghee (clarified butter)8 chicken legs, skin removed1 teaspoon cumin seeds1 onion, finely chopped5 cloves garlic, minced

Italian Sausage, Spinach, and Ricotta Cannelloni

Ingredients 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil1 medium yellow onion, diced8 ounces sweet Italian sausage, casings removed or bulk sausage meat1 (10-ounce) box frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry1 (15-ounce) container ricotta cheese1 1/2 cups plus 1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese3 large eggsSalt and freshly ground black pepperFresh Pasta Dough, rolled out and cut into 6 by-7-inch rectangles, recipe follows4 cups Simple Tomato Sauce, recipe follows