Quest for the Best Regional Cooking

Soups, Chilis, and Stews

Baked Potato Soup
Potato Soup
Cheesy Potato Soup
Broccoli Cheese Soup #3
Zuppa Tortellini (Tortellini Soup)
Hamburger Soup
Wagon Master Soup
Hearty Hamburger Soup
Spanish Rice and Beef Soup
Dorothy’s Taco Soup
Country Chicken and Barley Soup
Red and Gold Split Pea Soup
Pen’s Lentil Soup
"Eat Your Carrots" Soup
Fresh Cream of Tomato Soup
Cheatin’ Chicken Chowder
All American Clam Chowder
Thunder Mountain Turkey Soup
Turkey Gumbo
Chili and Cornbread
Cow Punching Chili and Dumplings
Northwest Chili
Gunsmoke Chili
Chili for a Crowd
Drovers' Stew
Shepherd's Stew
Basque Bean Stew
Rattlesnake Stew
Christmas Eve Beef Stew

Pasta, Rice, Etc.

Creamy Garden Spaghetti
Mock Lasagna Rolls with Cheese Filling
Chicken Lasagna
Sundance Ziti
Pasta Primavera
Pasta with the Works
Pizza Hot Dish
Speedy Overnight Casserole
Mrs. Annie Krug’s Goulash
Basque Style Paella
Turkey and Brown Rice Casserole
Rice with Ham and Shrimp
Wild Rice Casserole
Feta-Crab Quiche
Crustless Quiche
Hash Brown Quiche
Tomato, Basil and Cheese Pie
Super Stuffed Pizza


Burger Pot Pie
Country Hash
Chicken Fried Venison Steak
Prime Rib of Venison
Venison North Idaho
Smoked Deer Ham
Teriyaki Elk Kabob
Bou Bobs
Wild Game Dip
Basic Jerky
Quail Cook-In-A-Bag
River Roast Wild Goose
Creamed Pheasant with Caramelized Onions
Flint Ridge Pheasant
Sautéed Duck Breasts with Roasted Apples on Pasta
Duck and Wild Rice Trail Casserole

Cookies and Candies

Best in the West Sugar Cookies
Basque Wedding Cookies
Cornflake Macaroons
Snow Flurries
Old-Fashioned Sour Cream Cookies
Chocolate Malt Ball Cookies
Pineapple Drop Cookies
Lollipop Cookies
Perfect Raisin Cookies
One Cup Cookies
Chocolate-Peppermint Cream Cookies
Lemon Chocolate Chip Cookies
Macadamia Chip Cookies
Wyoming Whopper Cookies
Peanut Butter Middles
Chrys’ Devil Hermits
Interstate Bar Cookies
Marshmallow Krispie Bars
Almond Bars
Oatmeal-Cheesecake-Cranberry Bars
Date Bars
Bing Bars
Rhubarb Dream Bars
Apple Bars
Sour Cream Raisin Bars
Yaak Trail Bars
Pecan Pie Bars
Rocky Road Fudge Bars
Fudgy Chocolate Cookie Bars
German Chocolate Caramel Brownies
Triple Fudge Brownies
Cinnamon Brownies
Orange Gumdrop Chews
Moon Rocks
Vinegar Taffy
Popcorn Balls
Old-Fashioned Toffee
Peanut Clusters
Holiday Chocolate Almond Wedges (Candy Pizza)
Beef Fudge
Mashed Potato Fudge
See’s Fudge
Spud Candy

Beverages and Appetizers

Homemade Orange Julius
Cranberry Cheesecake Shake
Graduation Punch
French Iced Coffee
Hot Buttered Rum (Non-alcoholic)
Spicy Hummus
Black Bean Salsa
White Bean Dip
Nacho Cheese Dip
Shoe Peg Corn Dip
Gazpacho Dip
Major Grey's Delightful Dip
Idaho Caviar
Fresh Fruit with Sour Cream Grand Marnier Dipping Sauce
Apple Dip
Artichoke Heaven
Artichoke-Tomato Tart
Holiday Pinwheels
Cowboy Cheese Puffs
Sausage Squares
Onion Sausage Sticks
Classic Onion Bloom
Tater Wedges
Potato Logs
Hot Potato Skins
Stuffed Mushrooms
"Devil" Eggs
Cocktail Quiches
Apricot Chicken Wings
Beef in a Bread Bowl
Teriyaki Tidbits
Smoked Salmon Cheesecake
Homemade Fiddle Faddle
Sesame Thins


Country Coleslaw
Crispy Oriental Salad
Spinach Salad
Spinach-Avocado-Orange Toss
Avocado Citrus Toss
Six "S" Salad
Autumn Salad
Strawberry & Romaine Salad
Zesty New Potato Salad
Easy German Potato Salad
Sweet-Sour Green Beans
Bean Salad
Mexicali Chicken Bean Salad
Marinated Onion-Tomato Salad
Smoked Turkey Salad
More Than Chicken Salad
Cranberry Chicken Salad
Garden Fresh Chicken Pasta Salad
Gwen's Macaroni Salad
Greek Feta Salad
Fettuccine Heaven Salad
Hidden Pear Salad
Pear and Walnut Salad
Festive Cranberry Salad
Overnight Layered Fruit Salad
Lemon Jell-O Salad
Cucumber Sauce
Hot Bacon Dressing
Raspberry Vinaigrette
Grandmother's Mayonnaise


Peppery T-Bone Steaks & Chili Corn
Barbecued Steak
Pepper Steak
Chicken-Fried Steak
Beef Pineapple Fantasy
My Favorite Beef Stroganoff
Six-Shooter Steak
Chili on a Stick
Southwestern Beef Brisket
Working Man’s Roast
French Dip
Tenderloin with Shiitake Sauce
Beef Tenderloin with Pepper Jelly Sauce
Roast Beef Pastries
Montana Pasty
Potato Pepperoni Hot Dish
Hobo Dinners
Hobo Delight
Sweet and Sour Meatballs
Swedish Meatballs with Red Wine Sauce
Border Burgers
Green Chile Cheese Burgers by Denise
Shepherd’s Pie
Cheese-Filled Meat Loaf
Summer Sausage
Stuffed Cabbage Rolls
Quick Crescent Taco Pie
Walking Taco
Tamale Pie
Veal Parmigiana
Liver and Onions
Western Barbecued Ribs
Jerry’s Superb Short Ribs
Kurt’s Killer Pork Ribs
Blue Ribbon Barbecued Country Back Ribs
Orange-Glazed Pork Butt
Bourbon Pork Tenderloins
Pork Chop and Potato Bake
Pork Sauerkraut Platter
Apple Baked Pork Chops with Sherry
Dutch Oven Pork Chops
Ham Loaf
Tangy Glazed Hams
Leg of Lamb of the West
Brats, Beer, and Onion Packet
Pepper-Style Jerky


Trout in Foil
Blodgett Lake Stuffed Trout
Papa’s Favorite Trout
Sugar-Cured Rainbows
Platte River Catfish Fillets
Dutch Oven Halibut
Walleye Whopper
Fillet of Salmon with Tomato Beurre Blanc
Orange and Herb Salmon
Seafood Giovanni
Feta Shrimp Bake

Pies and Other Desserts

Montana Huckleberry Pie
Montana Huckleberry Chocolate Fleck Pie
Bing Huckleberry Pie
Cherries in the Snow
Sour Cream Rhubarb Pie
Apple-Cranberry Streusel Custard Pie
Idaho Centennial Apple Pie
Old-Fashioned Lemon Meringue Pie
Peaches and Cream Streusel Pie
Sweet Potato Pie
Walnut Rum Pie
Edith’s Buttermilk Raisin Pie
Wildcat Pie (Vinegar Pie)
Chocolate-Covered Cherry Pie
Chocolate Cream Cheese Pie
Milk Chocolate Pie
Krunch Kone Koffee Pie
Butter Brickle Ice Cream Pie
Magic Peach Cobbler
Huckleberry-Apple Crisp
Apple Dumplings
Blackberry Dumplings
Bondurant Bread Pudding
Old-Fashioned Shortcake
Moon Cake
Shannon’s Fruit Tart
Festive Cranberry Torte
Huckleberry Crème Caramel
Mile High Strawberry Dessert
Simple Raspberry Dessert
Apricot Tortoni
Filthy Wilma
Amaretto Huckleberry Dessert
Easy Huckleberry Ice Cream

Bread and Breakfast

Prairie Biscuits
Auntie Em's Cheddar Biscuits
Buttermilk Biscuits
Grandma's 60 Minute Rolls
Easy Refrigerator Rolls
Fool-Proof Popovers
North Idaho Spoon Bread
Lily's Beer Bread
Bread in an Onion Ring
Cheezy Hot French Bread
Patio Bread
Parmesan Puffs
Poppy Seed Bread with Orange Glaze
Flatwillow Colony Zucchini Bread
Rhubarb Bread
Sausage Bread
Skillet Cornbread
Spicy Corn Muffins
Toffee Delight Muffins
Pumpkin Chip Muffins
Peach Upside Down Muffins
Almond Rusks
Trapper Peak Huckleberry Yogurt Muffins
Mocha Vanilla Huckleberry Muffins
Lemon Huckleberry Scones
Cranberry Walnut Scones
Quick Caramel Rolls
Opal’s Double Butterscotch Crescent Rolls
Cake Mix Sweet Rolls
Victory Baked Apple Rolls
Frosted Orange Rolls
Cinnamon Sunrise Bread
Almond Apple Coffeecake
Raspberry Cream French Toast
Old-Fashioned Potato Pancakes
Homemade Maple Syrup
Waffles Supreme
Sinfully Chocolate Waffles
Huckleberry Waffles
Cream Cheese Brunch Bars
Sunrise Enchiladas
Breakfast Pizza
Deviled Egg Bake
Scrumptious Eggs
Glacier Breakfast Bake
Breakfast in One
Breakfast in the Skillet
Spinach and Feta Scramble
Basque Baked Eggs
Copper King Cheese and Bacon Quiche
Egg Blossoms
Oven Apple Butter
Deluxe Crockpot Oatmeal


Roasted Potatoes
Ruth’s Smashed Potato Bites
Heavenly Sour Cream Potatoes
Flathead Lake Monster Potatoes
Microwave Scalloped Potatoes
Easy au Gratin Potatoes
Puffy Coated Onion Rings
Caramelized Onion Tarts with Gorgonzola Sauce
Honeyed Onions
Microwave Creamed Onions
Spinach Casserole
Spinach and Feta Pie
Zucchini Pie
Impossible Garden Pie
Bountiful Stuffed Squash
Baked Cabbage
Nebraska Corn Pie
Triple Corn Casserole
Corn Casserole
Fresh Vegetable Medley with Parmesan-Lemon Sauce
Zippy Glazed Carrots
Fun Lady’s Tomato Pie
Asparagus Casserole
Pop’s Pepper Poppers
Garlicky Green Beans with Mushrooms
Barbecued Green Beans
Baked Bean Casserole
Chuck Wagon Bean Pot
Cowboy Beans
Firehole Beans
Idaho Buckaroo Beans


Mandarin Chicken with Broccoli
Real Fried Chicken
Hunter’s Chicken
Chicken Breast with Cranberry Orange Sauce
Blue Spruce Olive Chicken Mozzarella
Garlic Lovers’ Chicken
Chicken Chalupas
Fantastic Chicken Fajitas
Chicken Enchiladas
The World’s Easiest Chicken
Dutch Oven Chicken Dinner
Sweet and Sour Chicken
Oven Barbecued Chicken
Juicy Baked Chicken and Mushrooms
Chicken Squares with Mushroom Sauce
Chicken and Stuffing Casserole
Hot Chicken Sandwich
Chicken Pie
Guilt-Free Gourmet Turkey Burgers
Turkey Rolls
Crock-Pot Dressing
Cornbread Dressing, Country Style


Punch Bowl Cake
Almost Better Than Harrison Ford Cake
Twice the Guilt Cake
Rave Reviews Coconut Cake
Poppy Seed Cake
Rhubarb Cake Quicky
Simply Great Pineapple Cake
Victorian Applesauce Cake
Stack Cake
Apple Crisp Cake
Easy Strawberry Cake
Cranberry Cake with Cream Sauce
Hootenholler Whiskey Cake
Peanut Crunch Cake
Burnt Sugar Candy Bar Cake
Potato Cake
Filled Fudge Cake
Four-Day Make-Ahead Sour Cream Fudge Torte
Black Joe Cake
Idaho Chocolate Cake
Cherry Chocolate Dump Cake
Black Forest Cake
Cheesecake Cups
Lemon Cheesecake
Blender Red-Raspberry Cheesecake
Snow White Cheesecake
God’s Country White Chocolate Cheesecake
Chocolate Mousse Cheesecake
Amaretto Cheesecake
Pumpkin Walnut Cheesecake