Belgian Cuisine

Hearty, delicious, and perfect for warming up a cold day, Belgian cuisine is about full flavors and big portions. Crispy fries, mussles, chocolate, waffles, and beer take center stage in Belgian recipes that will sure to delight any appetite.

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Praline Cookies

Better Homes and Gardens

Flecks of crunchy homemade hazelnut praline make this nutty brown sugar drop cookie recipe an outstanding treat.

Peach Melba Cocktail

Fine Cooking Magazine

Fruit lambic beers are tart Belgian brews fermented with wild yeasts and aged with crushed fruit or fruit juices. A mix of peach and raspberry lambics makes a drink that sounds like dessert but tastes like an aperitif.

Total: 30 mins

Belgian Beef Stew

Family Circle

Beer imparts a wonderful flavor to this classic stew recipe, and it helps tenderize the meat on the beef short ribs.

How to Make Meatloaf

Nothing says everyday home-cooking quite like meatloaf. This comfort food staple has graced American dinner tables for many years--though, like many New World traditions, the dish actually has its roots in the Old World. In fact, its earliest origins date back as far as Fifth-century Rome. It's best known in German, Belgian and Dutch cuisine, however, and can even be considered a cousin to the Italian meatball. Since recipes for how to make meatloaf have been passed down from one generation to the next, there are tons of variations that are probably all qualify as "just like Mom used to make."

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