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Roasted Tomato Sauce

Print Roasted Tomato Sauce Yield: Makes 4, ½ cup servings Ingredients 2 garlic cloves, unpeeled 1 small red onion, unpeeled and cut in half horizontally 1½ pounds Roma tomatoes 1 Tbsp. balsamic vinegar ½ Tbsp. olive oil ½ Tbsp. tomato paste ½ tsp. sugar ½ tsp. fresh oregano leaves ¼ tsp. salt 1/8 tsp. black

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Nut-Free Italian Wedding Cookies

Print Nut-Free Italian Wedding Cookies Yield: 36 cookies Ingredients 1 cup butter, softened 1/2 cup powdered sugar 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon vanilla 2 cups flour extra powdered sugar for rolling Instructions Preheat oven to 400°. Cream together butter and powdered sugar. Gradually mix in salt, vanilla and flour. Use a tablespoon to scoop dough

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Chicken Parmigiana

Print Chicken Parmigiana Yield: 4 dinner size servings by Bobby Flay Ingredients 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, pounded thin Salt and freshly ground black pepper 2 cups all-purpose flour, seasoned with salt and pepper 4 large eggs, beaten with 2 tablespoons water and seasoned with salt and pepper 2 cups panko bread crumbs 1 cup

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Toad in the Hole w/ Mustard-Onion Gravy

Print Toad in the Hole w/ Mustard-Onion Gravy Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 1 hour Total Time: 1 hour, 45 minutes Yield: 4 servings Topped with savory gravy, this hearty skillet meal is fit for a king, yet perfect for feeding the masses. Juicy sausages nestle into a smooth batter pudding (traditionally known as

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Preserved Lemons

Print Preserved Lemons Ingredients 3 lemons per pint-sized jar 5-6 teaspoons salt An extra lemon for juicing Water that has been boiled and cooled (sterile) Instructions You can make however many preserved lemons you like, but roughly 3 will fit per pint-sized jar. Thoroughly clean the lemons. Organic is recommended. If you can’t find organic,

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Fried Rice

Print Fried Rice Yield: Makes 4-6 servings Ingredients 3 tablespoons sesame oil 1 small onion, chopped 1 clove garlic, chopped 1 ½ C uncooked white rice 2 stalks celery, chopped 2 carrots – peeled and diced 1 green bell pepper, chopped 1/2 cup green peas 1 egg, beaten 1/4 cup soy sauce Instructions Cook rice

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Chicken Florentine

Print Auto Draft Yield: 6-8 servings Recipe courtesy of Paula Deen Ingredients 2 (10-ounce) packages frozen chopped spinach 6 chicken breast halves (about 4 pounds), cooked, boned, and shredded 2 (10 3/4-ounce) cans condensed cream of mushroom soup 1 cup mayonnaise 1 cup sour cream 2 cup grated sharp Cheddar 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

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Pasta All’uovo Fatta in Casa

Print Pasta All’uovo Fatta in Casa – Homemade Pasta Yield: Makes 6 dinner servings Ingredients 2 cups flour plus ½ cup reserved 3 large eggs Instructions In a large bowl, measure the 2 cups of flour and create a well. Break three eggs into a small bowl, making sure that no bits of egg shell

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Dolmades

Print Dolmades Yield: 2 dozen (Greek Stuffed Grape Leaves) Ingredients 2 1/2 lbs. ground beef (uncooked) 1 bunch of green onions, chopped 16 oz jar of grape leaves (can find at most Persian Markets) 8 oz can of tomato sauce 1 egg ¾ C of white long grain white rice (uncooked) Salt n pepper to

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Camote Salad

Print Camote Salad (Sweet Potato Salad-kangong)Sweet Potato leaves, Ipomoea batatas, are easy to grow and a good source of vitamin A and fiber. They are the above ground portions of an edible root crop.Patis is a by-product of the production of bagoong, a fish paste. Some experts lump the two together under the category of

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Cornbread Mix

Print Cornbread Mix Yield: 12 servings Ingredients Dry: 3 cups sifted flour 3 cups yellow cornmeal 1½ cups instant nonfat dry milk 3 ½ Tbsp. baking powder 2 ½ tsp. salt 3 Tbsp. sugar (optional) Other: ¾ cup solid vegetable shortening 3 eggs, lightly beaten 1 cup water Instructions Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Combine

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Salad with Ranch Dressing

Print Salad with Ranch Dressing Ingredients Lettuce Any kind- Chopped Tomatoes- Diced Cucumber- Sliced or Diced Ranch dressing Croutons (optional) Instructions Toss together. Add salt and pepper to taste. Serve with favorite Ranch dressing and croutons. Can also have everything in bowls and kids can build their own salads. Recipe Management Powered by Zip Recipes

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Baked Spaghetti

Print Baked Spaghetti Yield: 10 servings Recipe courtesy of Paula Deen Ingredients 2 cups canned diced tomatoes 2 cups tomato sauce 1 cup water 1/2 cup diced onion 1/2 cup diced green bell pepper 2 cloves garlic, chopped 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley leaves 1 1/2 teaspoons Italian seasoning 1 1/2 teaspoons House Seasoning, recipe

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No Guilt Shepherd’s Pie

Print No Guilt Shepherd’s Pie Yield: Serves 6 From Tracey Doty’s Kitchen Ingredients 13/4 lb. baking potatoes 4 garlic cloves or 1 Tbsp of minced garlic 1 tsp of dried oregano 11/2 C beef gravy (see below) 3/4 C chopped carrots 3/4 C chopped green beans or peas 1 onion chopped 2/3 C 1% milk

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Taco Corn Bread Casserole

Print Taco Corn Bread Casserole Yield: 8 servings Ingredients 2 pounds ground beef 2 envelopes taco seasoning 2 cans (14-1/2 ounces each) diced tomatoes, drained 1 cup water 1 cup cooked rice 1 can (4 ounces) chopped green chilies 2 packages (8-1/2 ounces each) corn bread/muffin mix 1 can (8-3/4 ounces) whole kernel corn, drained

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Butterscotch Coffee Cake

Print Butterscotch Coffee Cake From the kitchen of Grandma Montgomery Ingredients 2C flour 2 tsp baking powder ¾ tsp salt 1 ½ C brown sugar ½ C shortening 1 egg 6T milk ¼C water ¼ tsp cinnamon Instructions Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Mix in a small bowl flour, baking powder and salt. Then cream

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Tuscan Kale Soup

Print Auto Draft Ingredients Diced 1 pound spicy Italian sausage, casing removed 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 onion, diced 4 cups chicken broth 3 russet potatoes, peeled and thinly sliced 3 cups Kale 1 1/2 cups heavy cream Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste Instructions Heat a large

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Cheddar Ham Cups Recipe

Print Cheddar Ham Cups Recipe Cook Time: 11 minutes Yield: 2-1/2 dozen Serving Size: 15 servings Ingredients 2 cups (8 ounces) finely shredded cheddar cheese 2 packages (2-1/2 ounces each) thinly sliced deli ham, chopped 3/4 cup mayonnaise 1/3 cup real bacon bits 2 to 3 teaspoons Dijon mustard 2 tubes (10.20 ounces each )

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Hot Biscuits

Print Hot Biscuits Yield: Makes 12 biscuits Side Ingredients 2 cups flour 1 Tbsp. baking powder 1 tsp. salt 3 Tbsp. butter ¾ cup milk Instructions Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Coat baking sheet with cooking spray. Mix together dry ingredients and sift. Add butter in pieces, and blend into dry ingredients using pastry blender

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Fijian Honey Cake

Print Fijian Honey Cake Yield: 1 loaf pan serves 10 Ingredients 1 1⁄4 cups all-purpose flour 1⁄2 cup granulated sugar 1⁄2 cup sour cream 1⁄2 cup honey 1 egg 1 tablespoon canola oil 1⁄2 teaspoon baking soda 1⁄8 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1⁄8 teaspoon ground allspice (or ground cloves) 1⁄4 teaspoon ground ginger 1⁄2 teaspoon ground

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Yam and Vegetable Curry

Print Yam and Vegetable Curry Ingredients 4 cups chopped yam 2 tablespoons cooking oil 1 onion, sliced 2 chillies, chopped (optional) 2 teaspoons curry powder 2 cloves garlic, crushed (optional) 2 cups chopped vegetables (green beans, tomatoes, pumpkin) 1 1/2 cups water Instructions Wash and peel the yam. Cut it into pieces. Heat the oil

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‘Sure to Please’ Sugar Cookies

Print ‘Sure To Please' Sugar Cookies Yield: Up to 5 dozen Serving Size: 3 inch cookies Ingredients 6 cups flour 3 tsp. baking powder 2 cups butter 2 cups sugar 2 eggs 2 tsp. vanilla or almond extract 1 tsp. salt Instructions In large bowl cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs

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Sugar Cookie Icing

Print Sugar Cookie Icing This icing dries hard and shiny and the colors stay bright. Choose as many different food colorings as you desire. Ingredients 1 cup confectioners’ sugar 2 teaspoons milk 2 teaspoons light corn syrup 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract Assorted food coloring Instructions In a small bowl, stir together confectioners’ sugar and milk

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Hero Sub Sandwich

Print Hero Sub Sandwich Yield: Serves 8 Ingredients ½ cup mayonnaise 1⁄4 cup Italian salad dressing (prepared) 3 cups shredded lettuce 1 loaf French bread, cut in half lengthwise 8 ounces thinly sliced ham 8 ounces sliced cooked turkey 2 medium tomatoes, thinly sliced 6 slices American cheese 1 medium green pepper, thinly sliced Instructions

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Spicy Cheese Sticks

Print Spicy Cheese Sticks Ingredients 1 cup all purpose flour 1/2 stick (2 oz.) cold butter, cubed 3 oz. Kashkaval cheese, cubed (you can substitute Kashkaval with any other semi firm cheese such as Provolone, Sharp Cheddar, Mozzarella, etc.) 2 oz. Parmesan cheese, finely grated 1 egg yolk 1 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper (or 1/2

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Sun Dried Tomato Hummus

Print Sun Dried Tomato Hummus Yield: 2 cups It is very important that the garbanzo beans are very soft before making this recipe. Ingredients 11/2 cups garbanzo beans, cooked and drained (you can use canned garbanzo beans) 3/4 cup sun-dried tomatoes in olive oil, well drained 3/4 cup water (filtered or bottled) 2 tablespoons raw

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Green Olive Tapenade

Print Green Olive Tapenade Yield: 2 cups Ingredients 2 cups green olives, pitted and coarsely chopped 1/4 cup almonds (not toasted) 1/4 cup olive oil 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 tablespoon fresh rosemary leaves, coarsely chopped Instructions Place all ingredients in a food processor and mix until all ingredients are combined and mixture is smooth

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Teddy Bear Biscuits

Print Teddy Bear Biscuits Yield: Makes about 7 teddy bear biscuits or 12 regular biscuits Ingredients 3 cups all-purpose flour 1 Tbsp. baking powder 1 Tbsp. sugar 1 tsp. salt 3/4 tsp. cream of tartar 3/4 cup butter 1 cup milk 14 raisins Instructions Pre-heat oven to 450 degrees. In a large bowl, combine the

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Making Pizza

Print Making Pizza Ingredients Tomato Sauce Mozzarella cheese Toppings of your choice Fresh or dried herbs of your choice Instructions Top the dough rounds with a tablespoon of tomato sauce. Next, add grated mozzarella cheese. Follow with your favorite toppings and herbs such as oregano and basil. Place in a 450 degree oven for 10-15

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Homemade Pizza Dough

Print Homemade Pizza Dough Yield: Makes 4 twelve inch crusts or 8 individual ones Ingredients 1 packet quick-rise dry yeast 1 cup warm water (should feel like the temperature of your bath) 1 tsp salt 3 cups all-purpose flour 1 to 2 Tbsp. virgin olive oil Additional flour or cornmeal for rolling out dough Instructions

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Fruit Salad with Honey-Yogurt Sauce and Angel Food Cake Croutons

Print Fruit Salad Yield: Makes 6 servings Serving Size: 1 cup with Honey-Yogurt Sauce and Angel Food Cake Croutons Ingredients Sauce: 1 cup vanilla low-fat yogurt 1 Tbsp. honey 1 ½ tsp. grated lime rind Fruit: 1 ½ cups pineapple chunks ¾ cup apple, chopped ½ cup orange sections 1 cup strawberries 1 medium banana,

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Won Ton Soup

Print Won Ton Soup Yield: Makes 4 servings Ingredients 1 cup cooked beef crumbles 2 scallions, finely chopped 1 garlic clove, minced 12-16 wonton wrappers 5 cups chicken broth 1½ cups bok choy, thinly sliced 1 medium carrot, peeled and shredded ½ tsp. sesame oil Instructions Combine first 3 ingredients in a medium bowl. Mix

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Baked Egg Rolls

Print Baked Egg Rolls Yield: Makes 10 egg rolls Ingredients 1 cup carrots, grated 1 can (7-oz.) bean sprouts, drained ¼ cup water chestnuts, chopped 1/8 cup green pepper, chopped 1/8 cup green onions, chopped ½ garlic clove, chopped 2 cups cooked chicken, diced 4 tsp. cornstarch 1 Tbsp. water 1 Tbsp. soy sauce 1

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Orange Chicken

Print Orange Chicken Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 10 minutes Yield: 4-6 servings Ingredients CHICKEN 2 lb. boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite-sized pieces Salt and pepper 2 Tbsp. olive oil Orange chicken sauce (ingredients below) Toppings: thinly-sliced green onions, toasted sesame seeds, orange zest SAUCE 3 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 cup orange

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Fresh Fruit Skewers

Print Fresh Fruit Skewers Ingredients 1 Lg. basket of strawberries 1 cantaloupe 1 watermelon I bunch of bananas Lg. bunch of red or green grapes **This recipes allows you to use fruit that is in season!!!!** Instructions Wash all your fruit. Cut watermelon and cantaloupe in equal chunks. Peal your bananas and cut into 4

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Garlic Herb Butter

Print Garlic Herb Butter Ingredients 4 Tbsp. butter at room temp. 1 clove garlic An assortment of fresh herbs (parsley, basil, rosemary, oregano, chives, etc.) Instructions Mince garlic clove with safety scissors. Blend with butter. Chop or chiffonade herbs and add to butter mixture to taste. Recipe Management Powered by Zip Recipes Plugin 4.9.1 http://lilchefschool.com/garlic-herb-butter/

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Spaghetti Sauce

Print Spaghetti Sauce Yield: Makes 12 samples or 6 dinner portions Ingredients ¾ cup finely chopped onion 2 cloves garlic, chopped 2 Tbsp. chicken broth 2 (16 oz.) cans chopped tomatoes 2 (6oz.) cans tomato paste ½ tsp. pepper 1 cup water 1 Tbsp. sugar 1 ½ tsp. salt 1 ½ tsp. oregano ½ tsp.

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Hamburger Buns

Print Hamburger Buns Yield: Makes 1 loaf of bread or 6 servings Ingredients 1 cup lukewarm water 1 envelope dry yeast or 1 Tbsp. dry yeast 2 Tbsp. sugar 2 tsp. salt 2 Tbsp. butter, margarine, or vegetable shortening 1 egg 3-3½ cups flour 1-2 Tbsp. butter, softened Instructions Combine lukewarm water, yeast, sugar and

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Chocolate Chip Pizookie

Print Chocolate Chip Pizookie Try this recipe with Homemade Chocolate Chips!Makes about 3 dozen regular cookies OR 18 Pizookies Ingredients 1 cup unsalted butter, room temperature ¾ cup granulated white sugar ¾ cup firmly packed light brown sugar 2 large eggs 2 tsp. vanilla extract 3 cups all-purpose flour 1 tsp. baking soda ¼ tsp.

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Parmesan French Fries (side)

Print Parmesan French Fries (side) Yield: Make 6 servings (4 wedges and 1½ Tbsp. sauce) Ingredients 3 medium baking potatoes 1 Tbsp. olive oil 1/3 cup Parmesan cheese, grated ¼ tsp. Cajun seasoning ½ tsp. dried parsley seasoning ¼ tsp. onion powder ¼ tsp. garlic powder ⅛ tsp. pepper Instructions Preheat the oven to 375

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Pizza-Pasta Salad

Print Pizza-Pasta Salad Serving Size: Makes 5 servings Ingredients For Salad: 1 ½ lb. wheel-shaped macaroni (any pastas shape is fine), cooked and drained 8 oz. cheddar cheese, cubed 2 Roma tomatoes, seeded and diced 2 oz. sliced pepperoni 1 green bell pepper chopped ½ onion diced ½ C sliced olives For Dressing: ¼ cup

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Candy Sushi

Print Candy Sushi Yield: Makes 16 candy sushi pieces Ingredients 8 Large marshmallows or 2 cups mini-marshmallows 2 Tbsp. unsalted butter 1 cup rice cereal 4 cherry or strawberry licorice twists, such as Twizzlers or Red Vines 4 fruit roll ups, any flavor Instructions Melt marshmallows with butter over low heat in a small saucepan.

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Pasta All’uovo Fatta in Casa

Print Pasta All’uovo Fatta in Casa – Homemade Pasta Yield: Makes 6 dinner servings Ingredients 2 cups flour plus ½ cup reserved 3 large eggs Instructions In a large bowl, measure the 2 cups of flour and create a well. Break three eggs into a small bowl, making sure that no bits of egg shell

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Decorator’s Buttercream Frosting

Print Decorator's Buttercream Frosting Yield: Makes about 3 cups of icing Ingredients 1/4 cup vegetable shortening ½ cup Butter (1 stick) 1 tsp. vanilla extract 4 cups confectioners’ sugar 2 Tbsp. water or milk Instructions Cream together shortening, butter and vanilla. Gradually add 2 cups of sugar, beating will on medium speed scraping sides and

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Celebration Cupcakes

Print Celebration Cupcakes Yield: Original recipe makes 1 double-layer 8×8-inch cake Ingredients 2 cups white sugar 1 cup butter, softened 4 eggs, beaten 1 tablespoon vanilla extract 1 teaspoon almond extract (optional) 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 3 cups all-purpose flour 2 cups milk Instructions Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175

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Fried Rice

Print Fried Rice Yield: Makes 4-6 servings Ingredients 3 tablespoons sesame oil 1 small onion, chopped 1 clove garlic, chopped 1 ½ C uncooked white rice 2 stalks celery, chopped 2 carrots – peeled and diced 1 green bell pepper, chopped 1/2 cup green peas 1 egg, beaten 1/4 cup soy sauce Instructions Cook rice

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Hot Biscuits

Print Hot Biscuits Yield: Makes 12 biscuits Ingredients 2 cups flour 1 Tbsp. baking powder 1 tsp. salt 3 Tbsp. butter ¾ cup milk Instructions Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Coat baking sheet with cooking spray. Mix together dry ingredients and sift. Add butter in pieces, and blend into dry ingredients using pastry blender until

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Breakfast Empanadas

Print Breakfast Empanadas Yield: Make 8 empanadas Ingredients 6 oz. cream cheese, softened 1 ½ Tbsp. parsley, minced ¾ tsp. seasoned salt ¼ tsp. black pepper 2/3 cup sharp cheddar cheese, shredded 4 large eggs, beaten 1 (17.3 oz) can refrigerated jumbo flaky biscuits 8 slices of precooked bacon, crumbled 1 egg white, beaten 1-2

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Tailgate Spaghetti Salad

Print Tailgate Spaghetti Salad Yield: Makes 6 servings Serving Size: 1 Cup Ingredients 1/3 recipe Fresh Pasta, cut into spaghetti noodles, cooked and rinsed in cold water 1 large vine-ripe tomato, diced 1 zucchini, diced ½ cucumber, peeled and diced ½ green bell pepper, diced ½ red bell pepper, diced 1 cup pre-cooked chicken breast,

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Baked Cinnamon Breakfast Bites

Print Baked Cinnamon Breakfast Bites Yield: Makes 1 1/2 – 2 dozen, or 6-8 servings Serving Size: 3 bites Ingredients 1 1/3 cups all-purpose flour 1 cup crisp rice cereal, coarsely crushed 2 Tbsp plus 1/2 cup sugar, divided 1 Tbsp baking powder 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 cup butter, divided 1/2 cup milk 1 tsp

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Raspberry Buttercream Filling

Print Raspberry Buttercream Filling Ingredients 1/4 cup salted butter 3/4 cup confectioners sugar 1 cup fresh raspberries Instructions To make the buttercream, whip the butter with an electric mixer until pale and fluffy. Slowly add sugar. Add the raspberries to a saucepan with a splash of water and cook over low heat for about 10

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Nut-free French Macarons

Print Nut-free French Macarons Yield: About 20 Macarons Ingredients 4 egg whites 1/3 cup caster sugar 8 oz. finely grated white chocolate 1 cup icing sugar sifted Instructions Whisk together egg whites and sugar until stiff, add color if desired and whisk through. Egg whites should be stiff enough that you can turn your bowl

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Chocolate Ganache

Print Chocolate Ganache Filling Ingredients 5 oz. dark chocolate chopped
 3 tbsp 1 tsp heavy cream Instructions Place chocolate in a bowl. Bring the cream to the boil and pour over the chocolate. Wait approximately 3 minutes for the chocolate to melt and then stir until smooth. Place in a ziplock bag in the fridge

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Crepes with Chicken, Bechamel, and Roasted Tomato Sauce

Print Crepes with Chicken, Bechamel, and Roasted Tomato Sauce Yield: Makes 2 servings Lunch Ingredients Crepes: 1 egg ½ cup milk ¼ cup water 1½ tsp. unsalted butter, melted ½ cup flour Dash of kosher salt Bechamel sauce: 2½ Tbsp. butter ⅛ cup flour 1½ cups milk 1 tsp. salt ¼ tsp. ground nutmeg Roasted

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Chocolate Chip Pancakes

Print Chocolate Chip Pancakes Breakfast / Dessert Ingredients 1 ¼ cups all-purpose flour ¼ cup unsweetened cocoa powder 3 Tbsp. white sugar ¼ Tsp. salt 1 Tbsp. baking powder 2 eggs, at room temperature 1 ¼ cups milk ½ Tsp. vanilla 2 Tbsp. melted butter ½ cup semisweet chocolate chips Instructions Whisk flour, cocoa powder,

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French Toast Sticks

Print French Toast Sticks Ingredients 6 slices day-old Texas Toast 4 eggs 1 cup milk 2 tablespoons sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract ¼ to ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon Confectioners’ sugar, optional Maple Syrup Instructions Cut each piece of bread into thirds: place in an ungreased 13 in x 9 in. dish. In large bowl, whisk

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Idaho Sunrise Baked Eggs & Bacon in Potato Bowls

Print Idaho Sunrise Baked Eggs & Bacon in Potato Bowls Prep Time: 5 minutes Cook Time: 25 minutes Total Time: 30 minutes Yield: 2 Potato Bowls Ingredients 2 large baked potatoes (russett or sweet) 1 Tbsp. butter 2 eggs 2 strips bacon, cooked and crumbled 2 Tbsp. shredded cheddar or gouda cheese 1 Tbsp. fresh

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Irish Soda Bread

Print Irish Soda Bread Ingredients 2 cups all-purpose flour 2 Tbsp. sugar 1 tsp. baking powder 1 tsp. baking soda ½ tsp. salt 3 Tbsp. butter 1 cup buttermilk ½ cup raisins (optional) Instructions Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Sift the flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt into a large bowl. Cut in

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Corn Beef and Cabbage

Print Corn Beef and Cabbage Ingredients Corn Beef 1# Red Potatoes -quartered 1# Carrots – in 2-4 inch slices Yellow onion – small dice 1 Green Cabbage – thinly sliced 1 T Mustard 1-2 cups Chicken Stock 2 T apple cider vinegar Salt and Pepper to taste Olive oil Instructions In a large pot place

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Cheesy Hash Browns

Print Cheesy Hash Browns Yield: Serves 12 Ingredients 1 (2 pound) package frozen hash brown potatoes, thawed 1 (16 ounce) container sour cream 1 cup chopped onion 1 (10.75 ounce) can condensed cream of chicken soup 8 ounces shredded Colby cheese 5 1/3 tablespoons butter, melted salt and ground black pepper to taste 2 tablespoons

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Omelets in a Bag

Print Omelets in a Bag Ingredients 1 medium onion, chopped 1 green pepper, chopped 1 cup ham, chopped 1 cup cheddar cheese, grated 8 eggs salt and pepper to taste Instructions Place onion, green pepper, ham and cheese in individual bowls in an assembly line. Bring pot of water to a rapid boil. Label freezer

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Salad with Ranch Dressing

Print Salad with Ranch Dressing Ingredients Lettuce Any kind- Chopped Tomatoes- Diced Cucumber- Sliced or Diced Ranch dressing Croutons (optional) Instructions Toss together. Add salt and pepper to taste. Serve with favorite Ranch dressing and croutons. Can also have everything in bowls and kids can build their own salads. Recipe Management Powered by Zip Recipes

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Corned Beef and Cabbage Tacos

Print Corned Beef and Cabbage Tacos Ingredients 1 corned beef brisket (including seasoning packet) 12 flour tortillas or 12 corn tortillas or 12 crisp taco shells, warmed 3 cups shredded cabbage or 3 cups Lettuce 1 1/2 cups shredded aged cheddar cheese sliced green onion diced tomato taco sauce (optional) Instructions Cook brisket according to

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Horseradish Cream Sauce for Corn Beef Tacos

Print Horseradish Cream Sauce for Corn Beef Tacos Ingredients 1/2 cup heavy cream. 1/2 cup crème fraîche or sour cream. 1/2 cup prepared horseradish. 2 tablespoons chives. 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice. Kosher salt, to taste. Freshly ground black pepper, to taste. Instructions Mix all together Recipe Management Powered by Zip Recipes Plugin 4.9.1

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Shamrock Chocolate Shakes

Print Shamrock Chocolate Shakes Yield: Serves 2 Ingredients 2 cups vanilla ice cream 1 ¼ cups low fat milk Chocolate Syrup ¼ teaspoon mint extract (not peppermint) 8 drops green food coloring Instructions Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend on high speed until smooth. Stop blender to stir with a spoon if necessary

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Irish Soda Bread

Print Irish Soda Bread Ingredients 2 cups all-purpose flour 2 Tbsp. sugar 1 tsp. baking powder 1 tsp. baking soda ½ tsp. salt 3 Tbsp. butter 1 cup buttermilk ½ cup raisins (optional) Instructions Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Sift the flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt into a large bowl. Cut in

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Sweet Candy “Sushi”

Print Candy Sushi Yield: Makes 16 candy sushi pieces Ingredients 8 Large marshmallows or 2 cups mini-marshmallows 2 Tbsp. unsalted butter 1 cup rice cereal 4 cherry or strawberry licorice twists, such as Twizzlers or Red Vines 4 fruit roll ups, any flavor Instructions Melt marshmallows with butter over low heat in a small saucepan.

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Sushi Rice

Print Sushi Rice Recipe courtesy Alton Brown, 2005 Ingredients 2 cups sushi or short grain rice 2 cups water, plus extra for rinsing rice 2 tablespoons rice vinegar 2 tablespoons sugar 1 tablespoon kosher salt Instructions Place the rice into a mixing bowl and cover with cool water. Swirl the rice in the water, pour

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Croissant French Toast with Fresh Strawberry Syrup

Print Croissant French Toast w/ Strawberry Syrup Yield: Makes 4 servings Ingredients Croissant French Toast: ½ cup whipping cream 1½ Tbsp. powdered sugar 4 large day-old croissants ¾ cup milk 2 large eggs 1 tsp. vanilla extract 2 Tbsp. butter 3 Tbsp. powdered sugar Fresh Strawberry Syrup: 1 qt. fresh strawberries, sliced ½ cup sugar

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Twice-Baked Potatoes

Print Twice-Baked Potatoes Ingredients 8 baking potatoes, washed 3 tablespoons canola oil 2 sticks salted butter 1 cup bacon bits (fry your own) 1 Garlic clove, minced 1 cup sour cream 1 cup Cheddar or Jack cheese (or a mix of both), plus more for topping 1/2 cup whole milk 2 teaspoons seasoned salt 3

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Almost-Famous Cheesecake Pancakes

Print Almost-Famous Cheesecake Pancakes Yield: 8 pancakes Ingredients 1 1/2 cups strawberries, hulled and sliced 2 tablespoons seedless strawberry jam 11/4 cups all-purpose flour 11/4 cups buttermilk 1 large egg 1/4 cup vegetable oil 1/4 cup granulated sugar 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda Pinch of salt 2 cups chopped frozen cheesecake Cooking

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Meatball Sliders

Print Meatball Sliders Yield: Makes 1 dozen sliders Ingredients Meatballs: 1 slice sandwich bread, torn into 1 in. pieces ¼ cup whole milk 10 oz. ground beef or turkey ¼ cup finely grated Parmesan cheese* 1½ Tbsp. chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley 1 small garlic clove, minced 1 egg, lightly beaten Coarse salt 24 oz. marinara

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Strawberry Tiramisu

Print Strawberry Tiramisu Yield: Makes 9 servings Ingredients 4 oz. white baking chocolate, melted and cooled 1 cup heavy whipping cream 4 oz. cream cheese, softened 2 oz. mascarpone cheese ½ cup confectioners’ sugar, divided ½ tsp. vanilla extract 15 whole ladyfingers, split (about 1½, 3 oz. packs) 1/3 cup fresh orange juice 2 cups

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Chicken and Cheese Enchiladas

Print Chicken and Cheese Enchiladas Ingredients 2 Tbsp. chili powder 2 onions, chopped 2 Tbsp. low-sodium chicken broth 1 can (15 oz.) tomato sauce 2 cups water ¼ tsp. cumin Salt to taste 1 cup grated low-fat Monterey Jack or cheddar cheese, divided 3 chicken breasts, cooked and shredded 12 corn tortillas 1 cup low-fat

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George Washington’s Cherry Thumbprint Cookies

Print George Washington’s Cherry Thumbprint Cookies Yield: Makes about 3 dozen cookies Ingredients 1 tsp. vanilla 2 sticks butter or margarine, softened 2 egg yolks ½ cup brown sugar 2 cups flour ½ tsp. salt Maraschino cherries (36) Instructions Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a large bowl, mix together the vanilla, butter, egg yolks,

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Build your Own Burrito

Print Build your Own Burrito Ingredients Cooked Turkey meat/hamburger meat (can add in fresh garlic, garlic powder or taco seasoning) Refried Beans Cheese- grated Tomatoes – diced Lettuce- Shredded Green onions- sliced Cilantro- minced Sour cream Salsa Tortillas Instructions First clean all produce. Dice tomatoes, grate cheese, shred lettuce, slice green onions and mince cilantro.

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Basic Yellow Cake

Print Basic Yellow Cake Yield: Makes one 9×13 pan Ingredients 2 cups all-purpose flour 1½ cups white sugar ½ cup shortening 1 cup milk 3½ tsp. baking powder 1 tsp. salt 1 tsp. vanilla extract 3 eggs Extra shortening and flour Instructions Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour baking pan. Mix together the

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Basic Chocolate Cake

Print Basic Chocolate Cake Yield: Makes 12-16 servings Ingredients ¾ cup butter 3 eggs 2 cups all-purpose flour ¾ cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1 tsp. baking soda ¾ tsp. baking powder ½ tsp. salt 2 cups sugar 2 tsp. vanilla 1½ cups milk Cocoa powder and solid shortening for preparing pans Instructions Allow butter and

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Real Strawberry Frosting

Print Real Strawberry Frosting Ingredients 1 cup fresh strawberries 1 cup butter 1 cup confectioners’ sugar, sifted 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 1/2 cups confectioners’ sugar, sifted, divided Instructions Place strawberries in a blender; puree until smooth. Transfer strawberry puree to a saucepan over medium heat; bring to a boil, stirring often, until puree is

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Grassy Lemon Cupcakes with Bees and Flowers

Print Grassy Lemon Cupcakes with Bees and Flowers Ingredients Cupcakes: 2 1/2 c. all-purpose flour 2 tsp. baking powder 1/2 tsp. kosher salt 1 1/2 c. granulated sugar 1 tbsp. fresh lemon zest 2 tbsp. fresh lemon juice 1 tsp. pure vanilla extract 1 c. (2 sticks) unsalted butter, at room temperature 3 large eggs

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Buttercream Frosting

Print Decorator's Buttercream Frosting Yield: Makes about 3 cups of icing Ingredients 1/4 cup vegetable shortening ½ cup Butter (1 stick) 1 tsp. vanilla extract 4 cups confectioners’ sugar 2 Tbsp. water or milk Instructions Cream together shortening, butter and vanilla. Gradually add 2 cups of sugar, beating will on medium speed scraping sides and

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Dolley Madison Layer Cake

Print Dolley Madison Layer Cake Dolley Payne Todd Madison was the wife of James Madison, President of the United States from 1809 to 1817. She was noted for her social graces, which boosted her husband’s popularity as President. This recipe has been handed down from First Lady to first lady serving in the White House.

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Ronald Reagan’s Macaroni and Cheese

Print Ronald Reagan’s Macaroni and Cheese Lunch Ingredients 8 oz. macaroni 1 tsp. butter 1 egg, beaten 3 cups sharp cheddar cheese, grated 1 tsp. dry mustard 1 tsp. salt 1 Tbsp. hot water 1 cup milk Instructions Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Prepare casserole dish with cooking spray. Cook macaroni in boiling water until

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Fried Rice

Print Fried Rice Yield: Makes 4-6 servings Ingredients 3 tablespoons sesame oil 1 small onion, chopped 1 clove garlic, chopped 1 ½ C uncooked white rice 2 stalks celery, chopped 2 carrots – peeled and diced 1 green bell pepper, chopped 1/2 cup green peas 1 egg, beaten 1/4 cup soy sauce Instructions Cook rice

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Chicken Spring Rolls

Print Chicken Spring Rolls Yield: Makes 50 egg rolls Ingredients 1 tablespoon soy sauce 1 teaspoon rice wine (or white wine) Freshly ground black pepper 1 teaspoon cornstarch 1 pound ground chicken 2 tablespoons cooking oil, divided 2 cloves garlic, finely minced 1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger 1 stalk green onion, chopped 1/2 head of

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John Kennedy’s White House Fettuccine

Print John Kennedy’s White House Fettuccine Yield: Makes 4 servings Serving Size: 1 Cup Ingredients 8 oz. fettuccini 3 Tbsp. shallots, finely minced 1 Tbsp. butter 1 cup chicken broth ½ cup half & half ½ cup sour cream ½ cup Parmesan cheese, grated 2 Tbsp. chives, chopped ¾ tsp. salt Instructions Cook fettuccini according

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George Washington’s Cherry Thumbprint Cookies

Print George Washington’s Cherry Thumbprint Cookies Yield: Makes about 3 dozen cookies Dessert Ingredients 1 tsp. vanilla 2 sticks butter or margarine, softened 2 egg yolks ½ cup brown sugar 2 cups flour ½ tsp. salt Maraschino cherries (36) Instructions Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a large bowl, mix together the vanilla, butter, egg

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Pasta All’uovo Fatta in Casa

Print Pasta All’uovo Fatta in Casa – Homemade Pasta Yield: Makes 6 dinner servings Ingredients 2 cups flour plus ½ cup reserved 3 large eggs Instructions In a large bowl, measure the 2 cups of flour and create a well. Break three eggs into a small bowl, making sure that no bits of egg shell

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Easy Valentine’s Day Cake/Cupcakes

Print Celebration Cupcakes Yield: Original recipe makes 1 double-layer 8×8-inch cake Ingredients 2 cups white sugar 1 cup butter, softened 4 eggs, beaten 1 tablespoon vanilla extract 1 teaspoon almond extract (optional) 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 3 cups all-purpose flour 2 cups milk Instructions Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175

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Classic Chicken, Leek and Fennel Pot Pie

Print Classic Chicken, Leek and Fennel Pot Pie Prep Time: 1 hour, 30 minutes Yield: Servings: 8 to 10; this makes 1 (9-inch) pie Ingredients 5 cups chicken broth 1 cup diced carrot 2 1/2 pounds chicken breasts and thighs (skin on, bone-in) 1/4 pound diced bacon 1 small fennel bulb, trimmed and thinly sliced

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Italian Antipasto Salad

Print Italian Antipasto Salad Yield: Serves 6 Side Ingredients 6 cups lettuce leaves, torn 8 oz. hard salami, julienned 6 oz. Provolone cheese, julienned 1 cup Mozzarella cheese, shredded 2 medium tomatoes, chopped 1 can (6oz.) black olives, pitted, drained, halved 1 Tbsp. chives, minced 1 can (8 oz.) tomato sauce ½ cup olive oil

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Chicken Fricassee

Print Chicken Fricassee Yield: Serves 4 Ingredients 1 cup all-purpose flour ½ tsp. garlic powder ½ tsp. onion powder 1/8 tsp. ground black pepper 4 chicken breast halves 5 Tbsp. olive oil 2 cans (10¾ oz. ea.) condensed cream of mushroom soup 1 cup water 6 baby red potatoes 1 bag (8 oz.) baby carrots

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Hot Biscuits

Print Hot Biscuits Yield: Makes 12 biscuits Side Ingredients 2 cups flour 1 Tbsp. baking powder 1 tsp. salt 3 Tbsp. butter ¾ cup milk Instructions Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Coat baking sheet with cooking spray. Mix together dry ingredients and sift. Add butter in pieces, and blend into dry ingredients using pastry blender

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Naan Bread

Print Naan Bread Yield: Serves 4 Ingredients 2 TBSP Milk 1 teaspoon Sugar 1 teaspoon Dry yeast 2 cups All-purpose flour ½ teaspoon Baking powder ¼ teaspoon Salt ¼ cup Yogurt ¼ cup Milk 1 Egg yolk 2 TBSP Ghee Instructions Combine the milk and sugar; stir to dissolve. Sprinkle yeast over and let stand

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Yogurt Dip

Print Yogurt Dip Ingredients 1 cup Greek yogurt ½ cucumber, small diced 1 clove garlic, minced 4 sprigs mint, minced 2 oz feta cheese 1 teaspoon cumin Instructions Combine all ingredients. Recipe Management Powered by Zip Recipes Plugin 4.9.1 http://lilchefschool.com/yogurt-dip/

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Curry Butter

Print Curry Butter Ingredients 2 sticks of salted butter, softened at room temperature 1½ tablespoons curry powder 1 clove garlic, minced 1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger Instructions Beat butter until smooth. Add in all other ingredients, mix to combine. Recipe Management Powered by Zip Recipes Plugin 4.9.1 http://lilchefschool.com/curry-butter/

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Yogurt Parfait

Print Yogurt Parfait Yield: Makes 1 serving Breakfast Ingredients ½ cup of your favorite fruit*, Sliced or chopped into bite-size pieces ½ cup vanilla yogurt ½ cup granola Instructions Measure and place 3 tablespoons of granola on the bottom of the glass. Next, add a layer of ¼ cup of yogurt. Now, add a layer

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Cincinnati Chili Con Carne

Print Cincinnati Chili Con Carne Ingredients 4 cups beef broth 2 pounds ground beef 1 tablespoon olive oil 3 cups finely chopped onions 1 tablespoon finely minced garlic ¼ cup chili powder or more to taste 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon ¼ teaspoon ground allspice ¼ teaspoon ground cloves ½ teaspoon hot

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Homemade Mac & Cheese

Print Homemade Mac & Cheese Ingredients 8 ounces uncooked elbow macaroni 2 cups shredded sharp Cheddar Cheese ½ cup grated parmesan cheese 3 cups milk ¼ cup butter 2 ½ tablespoons all-purpose flour 2 tablespoons butter ½ cup bread crumbs 1 pinch paprika Instructions Cook macaroni according to the package directions. Drain. In a saucepan,

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Chocolate Chip Pizookie

Print Chocolate Chip Pizookie Try this recipe with Homemade Chocolate Chips!Makes about 3 dozen regular cookies OR 18 Pizookies Ingredients 1 cup unsalted butter, room temperature ¾ cup granulated white sugar ¾ cup firmly packed light brown sugar 2 large eggs 2 tsp. vanilla extract 3 cups all-purpose flour 1 tsp. baking soda ¼ tsp.

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Corn Casserole

Print Corn Casserole Ingredients 1 can corn 1 can cream corn 2 eggs beaten 1 box jiffy corn mix 1 onion 1 green pepper or green chilies 1 stick of butter 2 cups of sour cream 2 cups of cheddar cheese Instructions Preheat oven to 375 degrees. In bowl combine, corn, cream corn, eggs and

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Vegetarian Chili

Print Vegetarian Chili Yield: Serves 12 Serving Size: 1 Cup Ingredients 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 cup chopped onion 1 cup chopped carrots 1 cup chopped green bell pepper 1 cup chopped red bell pepper 2 tablespoons chili powder 1 (28 ounce) can whole peeled tomatoes with liquid, chopped 1 (15

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Linzer ‘Heart’ French Toast

Print Linzer ‘Heart’ French Toast Yield: Makes 4 servings BreakfastLinzer tart, or Linzertorte, was popularized in the coffeehouses of old Vienna, Austria. It takes its name from the city of Linz, Austria, where the sweet was mass produced beginning in 1822, although the earliest recipe dates back to 1719. Today we know the recipe as

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Fried Rice

Print Fried Rice Yield: Makes 4-6 servings Ingredients 3 tablespoons sesame oil 1 small onion, chopped 1 clove garlic, chopped 1 ½ C uncooked white rice 2 stalks celery, chopped 2 carrots – peeled and diced 1 green bell pepper, chopped 1/2 cup green peas 1 egg, beaten 1/4 cup soy sauce Instructions Cook rice

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Sweet and Sour Chicken

Print Sweet and Sour Chicken Yield: 2 to 4 servings Ingredients 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 2 boneless chicken breasts, sliced into strips Salt and pepper 1/2 cup chopped red pepper 4 teaspoons cornstarch, mixed with 4 teaspoons water 1 cup canned pineapple chunks, drained with 1/2 cup reserved juice 3 tablespoons light brown sugar 3

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Five-Spice Tea Cake

Print Five-Spice Tea Cake Yield: Makes 12 servings Dessert Ingredients ⅛ tsp. baking powder ½ tsp. baking soda ¼ tsp. salt ¾ cup flour ¾ tsp. Chinese five-spice powder ⅛ tsp. ground ginger ¼ cup cooled, very strong jasmine tea (use 1 tea bag) ½ cup applesauce 1 egg ¾ cup sugar ¼ cup vegetable

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Southern Fried Chicken

Print Southern Fried Chicken Yield: 4 servings Ingredients 3 eggs 1/3 cup water About 1 cup hot red pepper sauce 2 cups self-rising flour 1 teaspoon pepper House seasoning 1 (1 to 2 1/2-pound) chicken, cut into pieces Oil, for frying House Seasoning – Mix together 1 cup salt 1/4 cup black pepper 1/4 cup

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Quinoa Salad with Squash and Collard Greens

Print Quinoa Salad with Squash and Collard Greens Ingredients 1 lemon, juice and zest 1/4 cup olive oil, plus 2 tablespoons for roasting 3 cups quinoa, cooked and cooled 1 butternut squash 1 bunch collard greens salt and pepper to taste 1/2 teaspoon paprika Instructions Preheat the oven to 425 degrees. Peel the squash and

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Hot Water Cornbread

Print Hot Water Cornbread Ingredients 1 cup cornmeal 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon white sugar 1 tablespoon shortening 3/4 cup boiling water Instructions In a medium bowl, combine cornmeal, salt, and sugar. Add boiling water and shortening; stir until shortening melts. Pour oil or bacon fat to a depth of 1/2 inch in a large

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Aunt Sarah’s Coconut Pound Cake

Print Aunt Sarah’s Coconut Pound Cake Ingredients For the cake: 1 cup butter, softened 1/2 cup vegetable shortening 3 cups sugar 6 eggs 3 cups plain flour 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon coconut flavoring 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 cup coconut milk…1 (17 ounce*) can coconut in heavy syrup–this is also called Cream of Coconut (or

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Potato Cheese Soup – Marie Callender’s®

Print Potato Cheese Soup – Marie Callender’s® Yield: Makes 4-5 servings Lunch Ingredients 4 cups cubed peeled potatoes* 1 cup chopped onion 2 cups chopped celery 1 tsp. salt 2 cups water 2 cups half-and-half 3 Tbsp. butter ½ cup shredded sharp Cheddar cheese Instructions Place potatoes, onions, celery, and salt in the 4 cups

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Pasta all’uovo Fatta in Casa

Print Pasta all’uovo Fatta in Casa Yield: See Notes Below Homemade Pasta Ingredients 2 cups flour plus ½ cup reserved 3 large eggs Instructions In a large bowl, measure the 2 cups of flour and create a well. Break three eggs into a small bowl, making sure that no bits of egg shell are included.

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Creamy Chicken Noodle Soup

Print Creamy Chicken Noodle Soup Ingredients 2 cups dry medium egg noodles (See recipe for Fresh Pasta) 1 lb boneless skinless chicken breasts* 1 1/2 Tbsp olive oil 1 1/2 cups chopped yellow onion (1 medium) 1 1/3 cups chopped carrots (3 carrots) 1 1/3 cups chopped celery (3 stalks) 3 cloves garlic, minced 2

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Bread Bowls

Print Bread Bowls Yield: Makes 1 loaf of bread or 6 bread bowls Ingredients 1 cup lukewarm water 1 envelope dry yeast or 1 Tbsp. dry yeast 2 tablespoons sugar 2 teaspoons salt 2 tablespoons butter, margarine, or vegetable shortening 1 egg 3-3½ cups flour 1-2 tablespoons butter, softened Instructions Combine lukewarm water, yeast, sugar

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Snickerdoodle Cookies

Print Snickerdoodle Cookies Ingredients 1 cup butter 1 1/2 cups sugar 2 large eggs 2 3/4 cups flour 2 teaspoons cream of tartar 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 3 tablespoons sugar 3 teaspoons cinnamon Instructions Preheat oven to 350°F. Mix butter, 1 1/2 cups sugar and eggs thoroughly in a large bowl. Combine

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New Mexican Pork and Green Chili Stew

Print New Mexican Pork and Green Chili Stew Yield: Makes about 14 cups, serving 6 to 8 Ingredients 2 medium onions, chopped 8 garlic cloves 3 tablespoons vegetable oil 4 1/2 pounds boneless pork shoulder, trimmed of excess fat and cut into 1-inch pieces 5 pounds frozen roasted New Mexican green chilies*, thawed, peeled if

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Corn Cakes

Print Corn Cakes Yield: Makes about 12 corn cakes Ingredients 1 cup stone-ground yellow cornmeal 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon salt 3/4 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper 2 teaspoons sugar 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted and cooled, plus additional melted butter for brushing the griddle 1 large egg 1 cup buttermilk

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Turkey and Pinto Bean Chili

Print Turkey and Pinto Bean Chili Yield: Makes 6 to 8 servings Ingredients Nonstick olive oil spray 1 large onion, chopped 2 medium-size red bell peppers, chopped 6 garlic cloves, chopped 2 pounds ground turkey 3 tablespoons chili powder 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin 1 1/2 teaspoons dried oregano 3 15-ounce cans pinto beans, drained

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Three Bean Chili

Print Three Bean Chili Yield: Makes 7, 1 cup servings This makes a dense chili; more like a stew than a soup. What might you do if you want to make chili that has more liquid or that is ‘soupy-er’? Ingredients 2 Tbsp. olive oil 1 onion, finely chopped 1 green pepper, finely chopped 3

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Cornbread Mix

Print Cornbread Mix Yield: 12 servings Ingredients Dry: 3 cups sifted flour 3 cups yellow cornmeal 1½ cups instant nonfat dry milk 3 ½ Tbsp. baking powder 2 ½ tsp. salt 3 Tbsp. sugar (optional) Other: ¾ cup solid vegetable shortening 3 eggs, lightly beaten 1 cup water Instructions Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Combine

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Mini BBQ Pizza

Print Mini BBQ Pizza Yield: Makes 8 mini pizzas Lunch / Dinner Ingredients BBQ Sauce: 2/3 cup catsup 2 Tbsp. Worcestershire sauce 2 Tbsp. apple cider vinegar 4 tsp. vegetable oil 2 Tbsp. dark brown sugar, packed 1½ tsp. dry mustard ¼ tsp. salt ⅛ tsp. ground red pepper ⅛ tsp. black pepper Pizza: 1

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Root Beer Cake

Print Root Beer Cake Ingredients Cake 1 cup sugar ½ cup butter, softened ½ tsp. vanilla extract 2 eggs 2 cups flour 1 Tbsp. baking powder 1 tsp. salt 2/3 cup root beer Frosting ¼ cup butter, softened 1/8 tsp. salt 4 cups powdered sugar 2 Tbsp. milk 1/3 cup root beer, chilled Instructions Preheat

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Homemade Chewy Flour Tortillas

Print Homemade Chewy Flour Tortillas Dinner Ingredients 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 ½ tsp. baking powder 1 tsp. salt 2 tsp. vegetable oil ¾ cup lukewarm milk Instructions Stir together the flour and baking powder in a large mixing bowl. Add the salt and vegetable oil to the lukewarm milk and whisk briefly to mix.

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White Chili

Print White Chili Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 pound boneless chicken breast, cut into bite-size chunks 1 large onion, diced 3 garlic cloves, minced 2 (4-ounce) cans chopped mild green chilis, with juice 1/2 cup tomatillo salsa 1 (14.5-ounce) can low-sodium chicken broth 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano 2 (15.5-ounce) cans

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Olive Garden Breadsticks

Print Olive Garden Breadsticks Yield: 16 servings Ingredients 1 1⁄3 cups warm water 2 teaspoons yeast 4 cups flour 4 teaspoons butter 2 tablespoons sugar 2 teaspoons salt 4 tablespoons butter Garlic powder (use as much or little as you want) Instructions In your stand mixer dissolve 2 tsp yeast and water let sit for

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Olive Garden Zuppa Toscana Soup

Print Auto Draft Ingredients Diced 1 pound spicy Italian sausage, casing removed 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 onion, diced 4 cups chicken broth 3 russet potatoes, peeled and thinly sliced 3 cups Kale 1 1/2 cups heavy cream Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste Instructions Heat a large

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Chocolate Chip Biscotti

Print Chocolate Chip Biscotti Yield: Makes 2 dozen (Dessert) Biscotti is Italian for “twice baked” Ingredients 3 cups all purpose flour 2 tsp. baking powder ½ tsp. salt ½ cup butter, softened 1 cup sugar 3 large eggs, at room temperature 1 tsp. vanilla extract 1 cup mini semisweet chocolate chips Instructions Heat oven to

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Layered Italian Cheese Terrine

Print Layered Italian Cheese Terrine Snack / Side Ingredients 16 oz. cream cheese, softened 2 cups grated cheese mix (any combo of asiago, mozzarella, provolone, parmesan, fontina, or romano) 2 Tbsp. garlic, minced 1 Tbsp. each: fresh parsley, basil, oregano, all minced ½ tsp. each salt and white pepper ¾ cup pesto ¾ cup roasted

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Panzanella Salad

Print Panzanella Salad Yield: Makes 6 servings Side Ingredients 4½ cups day-old Italian bread, torn into bite-sized pieces ¼ cup plus 3 Tbsp. olive oil Salt and pepper to taste 2 garlic cloves, minced 1½ Tbsp. balsamic vinegar 3 medium ripe tomatoes, cut into wedges ½ cup sliced red onion 8 basil leaves, chiffonade 1/3

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Olive Garden Garlic Alfredo Sauce

Print Olive Garden Garlic Alfredo Sauce Yield: 1 Pint Ingredients 1⁄2 cup butter 2 tablespoons cream cheese 1 pint heavy cream 1 -2 teaspoon garlic powder (start with 1 and taste) Salt & freshly ground black pepper 2⁄3 cup fresh grated parmesan cheese or 2⁄3 cup romano cheese Instructions In a medium to large saucepan

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Chicken Yakitori with Scallions

Print Chicken Yakitori with Scallions (Traditional Style Japanese Kebabs) Ingredients 2 pounds boneless chicken breasts, cut into cubes Salt and freshly ground black pepper 1 cup sake 12 bamboo skewers 2 leeks, white parts only, soaked in salt water to remove grit and sliced on the bias into 1-inch lengths Teriyaki sauce: 1/4 cup rice

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Shrimp Gyoza Recipe

Print Shrimp Gyoza Recipe Ingredients 12oz shrimp, peeled and de-veined, tails removed 1 cup Nira (Chinese chives), chopped finely 1 1/2 Tbsp soy sauce 1 1/2 Tbsp Sake 1 Tbsp sesame oil 2 Tbsp cornstarch 1-2 Tbsp oil 1/3 cup water Dipping Sauce 3 Tbsp soy sauce 3 Tbsp Rice Vinegar 1 tsp chili oil

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Pasta all’uovo Fatta in Casa

Print Pasta all’uovo Fatta in Casa Yield: See Notes Below Homemade Pasta Ingredients 2 cups flour plus ½ cup reserved 3 large eggs Instructions In a large bowl, measure the 2 cups of flour and create a well. Break three eggs into a small bowl, making sure that no bits of egg shell are included.

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Strawberry Tiramisu

Print Strawberry Tiramisu Yield: Makes 9 servings Ingredients 4 oz. white baking chocolate, melted and cooled 1 cup heavy whipping cream 4 oz. cream cheese, softened 2 oz. mascarpone cheese ½ cup confectioners’ sugar, divided ½ tsp. vanilla extract 15 whole ladyfingers, split (about 1½, 3 oz. packs) 1/3 cup fresh orange juice 2 cups

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Italian Lemon Cream Cake

Print Italian Lemon Cream Cake Ingredients Cake 1 (16.25 ounce) package white cake mix 3/4 cup milk 1 tablespoon milk 2 eggs 3 1/2 tablespoons vegetable oil Crumb Topping 2 tablespoons butter, melted 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract Filling 4 ounces cream cheese, softened 2/3 cup confectioners’ sugar, divided, plus more for dusting 3 tablespoons lemon

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Citrus Polenta Cake

Print Citrus Polenta Cake Yield: Makes 12 servings Ingredients 1½ cups all-purpose flour, plus more for dusting 3 oranges ¾ cup cornmeal or polenta 2 tsp. baking powder 1 tsp. kosher salt 4 eggs 1 cup granulated sugar ¾ cup olive oil 2 cups confectioners’ sugar 1 lemon Instructions Preheat oven to 325 degrees and

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Insalata Florentine

Print Insalata Florentine Yield: Makes 2 servings Lunch Ingredients For the salad: 6 oz. julienne-shredded fresh spinach 6 oz. grilled chicken, sliced and chilled 2 Roma tomatoes, diced 1 oz. pine nuts, lightly toasted 1 oz. sun-dried tomatoes, julienne cut 1 oz. capers 1 oz. sliced black olives 1 oz. julienne-cut radicchio 10 oz. orzo

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Minestrone Soup

Print Minestrone Soup Yield: Makes 6-8 servings From the kitchen of Tracey Doty Ingredients 1 T olive oil 2 minced garlic cloves 6 C chicken stock 1 1/2 C frozen vegetable medley 1/2 C small pasta 1/4 C pesto 3/4 C chopped yellow onion 3 C spinach 141/2 oz can of diced tomatoes 1 C

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Bruschetta Bread

Print Bruschetta Bread Yield: Serves 6 Snack Ingredients 2 large tomatoes, chopped ½ sweet onion, chopped 2 Tbsp. olive oil 1 Tbsp. chopped fresh oregano 1 Tbsp. chopped fresh basil 2 tsp. chopped fresh parsley ½ loaf of Italian bread, cut into 1 inch slices ¼ cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese Instructions Prep for adult

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Dessert Calzones

Print Dessert Calzones Yield: Makes 6 calzones Ingredients ¾ cup whole milk ricotta cheese ¼ cup mascarpone cheese 1 egg yolk 2 Tbsp. confectioners’ sugar, plus more for dusting 2/3 cup chocolate hazelnut spread, room temperature 3 Tbsp. whipping cream, room temperature 12 oz. pizza dough (or HOMEMADE PIZZA DOUGH) 1 egg, beaten 8 oz.

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Tortelloni with Herbs and Potato

Print Tortelloni with Herbs and Potato Yield: Serves 6 Side Ingredients 8 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil, divided 1 small onion, finely chopped 3 potatoes, peeled and cut crosswise into slices (⅛ in. thick) 1 Tbsp. chopped fresh rosemary 1 Tbsp. chopped fresh oregano 1 Tbsp. chopped fresh marjoram ¾ cup ricotta 2 egg yolks Salt

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Homemade Pizza Dough

Print Homemade Pizza Dough Yield: Makes 4, 12-inch crusts or 8 individual Ingredients 1 package active rapid rise dry yeast 1 cup warm water 1 tsp. salt 3 cups all-purpose flour 2 Tbsp. virgin olive oil Additional flour or cornmeal for rolling out dough Instructions In a wet measuring cup mix yeast and warm water

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Marinara Sauce

Print Marinara Sauce Yield: Makes about 2½ cups of sauce Ingredients 1 Tbsp. chicken broth 1/3 cup chopped onion 1 clove garlic, chopped 1 can (16oz.) chopped tomatoes 1 can (6oz.) tomato paste ½ cup water 1½ tsp. sugar ¾ tsp. salt ¼ tsp. pepper ¾ tsp. oregano ¼ tsp. basil ½ tsp. parsley 1

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Marble Pound Cake – Starbucks®

Print Marble Pound Cake – Starbucks® Yield: Makes 16 cake slices Dessert Ingredients 4¼ cups sifted cake flour 2 tsp. baking powder ⅛ tsp. salt 6 oz. semisweet chocolate, finely chopped 2 cups unsalted butter, softened 3 cups granulated sugar 1 Tbsp. vanilla 10 large eggs 2 Tbsp. milk Zest of 2 lemons Instructions Adjust

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Italian Cannoli Cupcake

Print Italian Cannoli Cupcake Yield: Makes 24 cupcakes Ingredients Vanilla Cupcakes: 2½ cups flour 1 tsp. baking powder ½ tsp. baking soda ½ tsp. salt 3 eggs 2 cups sugar 1 cup oil 2 tsp. vanilla extract 1 cup sour cream Cannoli Cream: 16 oz. whole milk ricotta cheese ¾ cup confectioners’ sugar ½ tsp.

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English Trifle

Print English Trifle Yield: Makes 8 servings Dessert Ingredients ½ recipe Pound Cake, cut into bitesize pieces 1/3 cup water 2/3 cup sugar, divided 3 Tbsp. orange juice 3 Tbsp. cornstarch 2 eggs 2 cups milk 1 tsp. vanilla extract 1 cup chilled heavy cream 1 Tbsp. light brown sugar 2 cups assorted berries, cut

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Baguette

Print Baguette Yield: Makes 2 loaves of bread Side Ingredients 1 pkg. dry active yeast, divided 1½ cups warm water 3¾ to 4½ cups flour, divided 1½ tsp. salt 2 Tbsp. cornmeal Oil to grease bowl 1 cup hot water Instructions In a small bowl, dissolve the yeast in ½ cup of warm water. Pour

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Italian Meatballs

Print Italian Meatballs From the kitchen of Tracey Doty Ingredients 1 lb. ground beef 1 C finely chopped onion 2 T Italian spice 2 tsp Kosher salt 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper (optional) 2 T olive oil in meat mixture 1 lb. ground pork 2T minced garlic 2 T chopped fresh basil 2 tsp ground fresh

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Spinach and Bacon Quiche

Print Spinach and Bacon Quiche Recipe by Paula Dean Ingredients 6 large eggs, beaten 1 1/2 cups heavy cream Salt and pepper 2 cups chopped fresh baby spinach, packed 1 pound bacon, cooked and crumbled 1 1/2 cups shredded Swiss cheese 1 (9-inch) refrigerated pie crust, fitted to a 9-inch glass pie plate Instructions Preheat

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Dinner Rolls

Print Auto Draft Yield: Makes 1 loaf of bread or 12 servings Ingredients 1 cup lukewarm water 1 envelope dry yeast or 1 Tbsp. dry yeast 2 Tbsp. sugar 2 tsp. salt 2 Tbsp. butter, margarine, or vegetable shortening 1 egg 3-3½ cups flour 1-2 Tbsp. butter, softened Instructions Combine lukewarm water, yeast, sugar and

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Beef Stew with Cream Biscuits

Print Beef Stew with Cream Biscuits Recipe courtesy of Aida Mollenkamp Ingredients For the stew: 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 3/4 teaspoon ground cayenne 1 tablespoon kosher salt, plus more for seasoning 1 teaspoon finely ground black pepper, plus more for seasoning 2 pounds beef stew meat, cut into 1-inch pieces 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1

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Pate Brisee

Print Pate Brisee Lunch Ingredients 1 ¼ cups all-purpose flour ½ tsp. salt ½ tsp. sugar ½ cup unsalted butter, chilled and cut into small pieces 1/8 to ¼ cup ice water Instructions Cut chilled butter into small pieces. In the bowl of a food processor, combine flour, salt, and sugar. Add butter. Process until

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Gingerbread Loaf Cake with Apple Cider Glaze

Print Gingerbread Loaf Cake with Apple Cider Glaze Yield: 10-12 servings Ingredients Gingerbread 1/2cup Vegetable Oil 1/2cup Brown Sugar packed 1 cup Molasses 2 large eggs 2-1/4 cup All-Purpose Flour 1 tsp Baking Soda 1 tsp Baking Powder 2 Tbsp ground Ginger 1 Tbsp ground Cinnamon ½ tsp ground cloves ½ tsp Salt ½ cup

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Chocolate Chip Zucchini Bread

Print Chocolate Chip Zucchini Bread Yield: 2 loaves Recipe courtesy of Paula Deen Ingredients 3 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1 teaspoon baking soda 3 eggs 2 cups white sugar 1 cup vegetable oil 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 2 cups grated zucchini

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Herbed Gougere Puffs

Print Herbed Gougere Puffs Ingredients 1 cup water ½ cup butter ¼ tsp. salt 1 cup all-purpose flour 4 eggs 1 cup Swiss cheese, shredded (4 oz.) ¼ cup Parmesan cheese, shredded (1 oz.) 1 Tbsp. fresh parsley, minced 1 Tbsp. fresh dill, chopped 1 Tbsp. fresh chives, chopped Instructions Preheat oven to 425 degrees.

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Grandma’s Stollen

Print Grandma's Stollen Dessert Ingredients 2½ cup flour 2 tsp. baking powder ¾ cup sugar ½ tsp. salt ½ tsp. ground nutmeg 4 oz. almonds, ground* ½ cup butter 1 cup cream cheese, softened 1 egg ½ tsp. vanilla extract ½ tsp. rum extract ½ cup dried cranberries ½ cup golden raisins Melted butter Confectioners’

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Easy Cassoulet

Print Easy Cassoulet Yield: Serves 4 – 6 Dinner Ingredients 3 Tbsp. olive oil 1 lb. bone-in pork chops ½ lb. dried cannellini beans 2-4 cups chicken stock 2 small onions, diced 2 medium zucchini, diced 6 mushrooms, diced 3 small carrots, diced 2 stalks celery, diced 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 large can whole

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OREO Chocolate-Raspberry Truffle Cups

Print OREO Chocolate-Raspberry Truffle Cups Yield: 24 servings Ingredients 1/4 cup butter or margarine, divided 1 12 OREO Cookies, finely crushed (about 1 cup) 2 Tbsp. raspberry jam 1 pkg. (6 oz.) BAKER’S White Chocolate 1/2 cup whipping cream, divided 1-1/2 pkg. (4 oz. each) BAKER’S SemiSweet Chocolate (6 oz.) Tbsp. multi-colored sprinkles Instructions Melt

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Christmas Tree Pretzels

Print Christmas Tree Pretzels Ingredients Wilton Melting Chocolate Pretzel rods Candy Molds Instructions Melt Chocolate. Place in piping bags or squeeze bottles. Let kids decorate mold with chocolate. Then place pretzel rod and chill. Recipe Management Powered by Zip Recipes Plugin 4.9.1 http://lilchefschool.com/christmas-tree-pretzels/

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Vanilla Crumb

Print Vanilla Crumb This crumb topping can be used on many recipes because it is so versatile. With a little customizing of this recipe, you can make a topping for any fruit crisp. Double or even triple the recipe and keep the extra topping in the freezer; that way, you can make a crisp on

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Caramel Apple Cheesecake Bars with Streusel Topping

Print Caramel Apple Cheesecake Bars with Streusel Topping Yield: 2 dozen or 4 to 6 servings Recipe courtesy of Paula Deen Ingredients 2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened 2 (8-ounce) packages cream cheese, softened 1/2 cup sugar, plus 2 tablespoons, divided 2 large eggs 1

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Easy Lemon Meringue Pie

Print Easy Lemon Meringue Pie Yield: 6 to 8 servings Ingredients 1 (14-ounce) can sweetened condensed milk 1/2 cup lemon juice 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest 3 egg yolks 1 (8-inch) prebaked pie shell or crumb crust (Pate Brisee) Meringue: 3 egg whites 1/4 teaspoon cream or tartar 1/4 cup sugar Instructions Make Pate Brisee

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Cranberry Buckle with Vanilla Crumb

Print Cranberry Buckle with Vanilla Crumb Ingredients 1 tablespoon unsalted butter, at room temperature, for pan 1 cup Vanilla Crumb 1 3/4 cups (8 3/4 ounces) all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt 1/2 cup (4 ounces) unsalted butter 3/4 cup (5 1/4 ounces) granulated sugar Zest of 1 orange 2

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Banana Split Trifle

Print Banana Split Trifle Yield: Serves 8-10 Ingredients 3 cups cold milk 1 box (5.1 oz.) vanilla or cheesecake flavored instant pudding mix 1 can (8 oz.) crushed pineapple, drained 1 recipe ANGEL FOOD CAKE, cut into cubes 1 cup sliced strawberries, plus more to garnish 1 container (8 oz.) frozen whipped topping, thawed 1

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Triple Chocolate Cookies

Print Triple Chocolate Cookies Yield: 24 cookies Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen Ingredients 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon fine salt 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves 8 tablespoons unsalted butter (1 stick) 6 ounces bittersweet chocolate, finely chopped 2 large eggs 1 large yolk 1 cup

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Cinnamon-Spiced Hot Chocolate Cookies

Print Cinnamon-Spiced Hot Chocolate Cookies Yield: 36 cookies Ingredients 1 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 cup plus 1 tablespoon unsweetened Mexican cocoa powder (or substitute by adding 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon to unsweetened cocoa powder) 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup plus 1 tablespoon packed light brown sugar 1/2 cup plus 1 tablespoon

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Cinnamon Sugar Buns

Print Cinnamon Sugar Buns Prep Time: 15 minutes Yield: Makes 8 servings It’s like a mini monkey muffin! Ingredients Pillsbury Grand Biscuit Dough (8 tube) Or homemade biscuit dough (see separate recipe) Parkay squeezable butter or melted butter for each to roll in Cinnamon sugar pre-made Instructions Take a biscuit dough and tear it into

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Angel Food Cake

Print Angel Food Cake Ingredients 1 ½ cups powdered sugar, sifted 1 cup unbleached flour, sifted 1 ½ cups egg whites (11-12 large eggs) 1 ½ tsp. cream of tartar 2 tsp. pure vanilla extract ¼ tsp. salt ¼ tsp. almond extract 1 cup granulated sugar Fresh sliced berries, optional Instructions Preheat oven to 375

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Homemade Biscuit Dough

Print Homemade Biscuit Dough Yield: Makes 12 biscuits Ingredients 2 cups flour 1 Tbsp. baking powder 1 tsp. salt 3 Tbsp. butter ¾ cup milk Instructions Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Coat baking sheet with cooking spray. Mix together dry ingredients and sift. Add butter in pieces, and blend into dry ingredients using pastry blender

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Coconut-Cranberry Macaroon

Print Coconut-Cranberry Macaroon Yield: About 24 cookies Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen Ingredients 2/3 cup sugar 2 large egg whites, lightly beaten 1/2 cup dried cranberries, finely chopped Finely grated zest of 1 orange 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract 1/2 teaspoon fine salt 3 cups (about 8 ounces) finely shredded unsweetened coconut Instructions Preheat

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Gingerbread Cookie Dough

Print Gingerbread Cookie Dough Yield: Makes approximately 4 dozen cookies Ingredients 5½ cups flour 1 tsp. baking soda ¼ tsp. baking powder 2 tsp cinnamon 3 tsp. ground ginger 2 tsp. ground cloves 1 tsp. nutmeg 1 cup shortening 1 cup sugar 1¼ cup molasses 1 large egg 1 tsp. vanilla Instructions In large bowl,

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Pryaniki – Russian Honey Spice Cookies

Print Pryaniki – Russian Honey Spice Cookies Yield: 108 cookies Ingredients Cookies: ½ cup instant coffee ½ cup hot water 1 cup butter 1 cup sugar 1½ cups honey 1-2 teaspoons vanilla extract ½ teaspoon allspice ¼ teaspoon grated nutmeg ½ teaspoon anise (ground or liquid extract) 2 eggs 1½ teaspoons baking soda dissolved in

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Russian Tea Sandwiches

Print Russian Tea Sandwiches Ingredients Multigrain bread Butter, softened Cheese (havarti, butterkase, russian) Russian kolbasa or Polish Krakowska kielbasa Cucumber Instructions Spread a thin layer of butter on the bread. Place a slice or two of cheese on the buttered slice of bread. Place two slices of kielbasa on top of the cheese and complete

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Raspberry Fudge Truffles

Print Raspberry Fudge Truffles Yield: Makes about 18 truffles Dessert Ingredients 4 oz. pkg. cream cheese, softened 2 Tbsp. powdered sugar 8 tsp. seedless raspberry preserves ½ cup semisweet chocolate chips, melted 6 oz. chocolate bark coating 1½ oz. white chocolate coating 1½ tsp. shortening Instructions Beat cream cheese until fluffy. Add powdered sugar and

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Beef Stew

Print Beef Stew Ingredients 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 3/4 teaspoon ground cayenne 1 tablespoon kosher salt, plus more for seasoning 1 teaspoon finely ground black pepper, plus more for seasoning 2 pounds beef stew meat, cut into 1-inch pieces 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 medium yellow onion, finely chopped 5 medium carrots (about 12 ounces),

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Chocolate Chip Biscotti

Print Chocolate Chip Biscotti Yield: Makes 2 dozen (Dessert) Biscotti is Italian for “twice baked” Ingredients 3 cups all purpose flour 2 tsp. baking powder ½ tsp. salt ½ cup butter, softened 1 cup sugar 3 large eggs, at room temperature 1 tsp. vanilla extract 1 cup mini semisweet chocolate chips Instructions Heat oven to

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Gingerbread Cookie Dough

Print Gingerbread Cookie Dough Yield: Makes approximately 4 dozen cookies Ingredients 5½ cups flour 1 tsp. baking soda ¼ tsp. baking powder 2 tsp cinnamon 3 tsp. ground ginger 2 tsp. ground cloves 1 tsp. nutmeg 1 cup shortening 1 cup sugar 1¼ cup molasses 1 large egg 1 tsp. vanilla Instructions In large bowl,

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Cinnamon-Spiced Hot Chocolate Cookies

Print Cinnamon-Spiced Hot Chocolate Cookies Yield: 36 cookies Ingredients 1 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 cup plus 1 tablespoon unsweetened Mexican cocoa powder (or substitute by adding 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon to unsweetened cocoa powder) 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup plus 1 tablespoon packed light brown sugar 1/2 cup plus 1 tablespoon

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OREO Chocolate-Raspberry Truffle Cups

Print OREO Chocolate-Raspberry Truffle Cups Yield: 24 servings Ingredients 1/4 cup butter or margarine, divided 1 12 OREO Cookies, finely crushed (about 1 cup) 2 Tbsp. raspberry jam 1 pkg. (6 oz.) BAKER’S White Chocolate 1/2 cup whipping cream, divided 1-1/2 pkg. (4 oz. each) BAKER’S SemiSweet Chocolate (6 oz.) Tbsp. multi-colored sprinkles Instructions Melt

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Polish Pierogi Dough Recipe (original)

Print Polish Pierogi Dough Recipe (original) Yield: Makes 30 Pierogi Ingredients Dough 3 cups of wheat flour (all-purpose) 1/2 teaspoon of salt 3/4 cup of boiling water 1/4 cup of cold water Beef Filling 3 carrots 1 pound of beef 1 parsley 1 leek half of a celery 1 onion butter or oil for frying

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Lemon Chiffon Pie with Phyllo Crust or Corn Flake Crust

Print Lemon Chiffon Pie with Phyllo Crust or Corn Flake Crust Ingredients Lemon Chiffon Pie: 4 eggs, separated (may want to use powdered egg whites) 1 cup sugar, divided ½ cup fresh lemon juice (6-8 lemons) ½ tsp. salt 1 envelope unflavored gelatin ¼ cup cold water 1 tsp. lemon zest Whipping cream to garnish

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Apple Crumble Pie

Print Apple Crumble Pie Ingredients 1 9 inch deep pie crust 5C of Granny Smith apples peeled and chopped 1/2C white sugar 3/4tsp cinnamon 1/3C sugar 3/4C flour 6T butter Instructions Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Arrange apples in a pie shell and mix 1/2C sugar and cinnamon together and sprinkle over the apples. To

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Pate Brisee

Print Pate Brisee Lunch Ingredients 1 ¼ cups all-purpose flour ½ tsp. salt ½ tsp. sugar ½ cup unsalted butter, chilled and cut into small pieces 1/8 to ¼ cup ice water Instructions Cut chilled butter into small pieces. In the bowl of a food processor, combine flour, salt, and sugar. Add butter. Process until

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Chicken Quesadillas

Print Chicken Quesadillas Lunch Ingredients 1 ½ lbs. chicken thighs, cooked and shredded 2 cups white onion, thin sliced 2 tsp garlic, minced ½ bunch of cilantro ¼ C salsa Taco seasoning mix 1 Can of refried beans 2 Tomatoes chopped Kosher salt, to taste Black pepper, to taste 24- 6 in. flour tortillas 2-3

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Homemade Chewy Flour Tortillas

Print Homemade Chewy Flour Tortillas Dinner Ingredients 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 ½ tsp. baking powder 1 tsp. salt 2 tsp. vegetable oil ¾ cup lukewarm milk Instructions Stir together the flour and baking powder in a large mixing bowl. Add the salt and vegetable oil to the lukewarm milk and whisk briefly to mix.

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Chicken Tortilla Soup

Print Chicken Tortilla Soup Ingredients 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 small onion, diced 2 tablespoons minced garlic 2 jalapenos, finely diced 6 cups low-sodium chicken broth 1 (14.5-ounce) can fire roasted diced tomatoes 1 (14.5-ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained 3 chicken breasts, boneless and skinless 2 limes, juiced, plus wedges for garnish Salt

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Maple Breakfast Casserole from Jimmy Dean

Print Maple Breakfast Casserole from Jimmy Dean Prep Time: 25 minutes Cook Time: 45 minutes Yield: 12 servings (1 square each) Ingredients 2 large Golden Delicious apples, peeled, chopped 2 tablespoons sugar 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 8 eggs 3 cups milk 1 teaspoon vanilla 8 cups French bread cubes (¾-inch pieces) 1 pkg. Jimmy Dean®

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Eggnog Pancakes

Print Eggnog Pancakes Cook Time: 10 minutes Yield: Makes 12 (4 inch) pancakes Having a gathering of family or friends for brunch? These pancakes are great to serve because they can be made ahead and frozen with great results. Stack cooled pancakes between sheets of wax paper and place in an airtight container. Freeze up

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Pasta all’uovo Fatta in Casa

Print Pasta all’uovo Fatta in Casa Yield: See Notes Below Homemade Pasta Ingredients 2 cups flour plus ½ cup reserved 3 large eggs Instructions In a large bowl, measure the 2 cups of flour and create a well. Break three eggs into a small bowl, making sure that no bits of egg shell are included.

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Bolognese Meat Sauce

Print Bolognese Meat Sauce Serving Size: 6 servings For LASAGNA CUPCAKE Ingredients 2 Tbsp. butter 4 Tbsp. olive oil 1 medium onion, finely chopped 3 slices pre-cooked bacon, finely chopped 1 carrot, finely diced 1 stalk celery, finely diced 1 garlic clove, finely minced ¾ pound pre-cooked ground beef 2/3 cup beef broth ½ cup

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Chocolate Lover’s Trifle

Print Chocolate Lover’s Trifle Yield: Serves about 24 Dessert Ingredients 2 cups packed brown sugar 2/3 cup butter 2 eggs 2 tsp. vanilla 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 tsp. baking powder ¼ tsp. baking soda 1½ cups semi-sweet chocolate chips 2 pkgs. (3.9 oz. ea.) instant chocolate pudding 4 cups milk 2 cups heavy cream

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Black Forest Cake

Print Black Forest Cake (Schwarzwald Kirsch Kuchen) Ingredients 1 2⁄3 cups all-purpose flour 2⁄3 cup cocoa powder 1 1⁄2teaspoons baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 1⁄2 cup shortening 1 1⁄2cups sugar 2 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 1⁄2cups buttermilk Filling: 1⁄2 cup kirsch 1⁄2 cup unsalted butter 3 cups icing sugar 1 pinch salt 1⁄4 cup

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Winter Squash, Sausage & Feta Bake

Print Winter Squash, Sausage & Feta Bake Prep Time: 30 minutes Cook Time: 45 minutes Yield: 20 servings (3/4 cup each) Ingredients 1 pound bulk Italian sausage 2 large onions, chopped 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes, divided 1/4 cup olive oil 2 teaspoons minced fresh rosemary 1-1/2 teaspoons salt 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce 1

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Turkey Dumpling Soup

Print Turkey Dumpling Soup Prep Time: 20 minutes Cook Time: 3 hours, 20 minutes Yield: 16 servings Ingredients 1 meaty leftover turkey carcass (from an 11-pound turkey) 6 cups chicken broth 6 cups water 2 celery ribs, cut into 1-inch slices 1 medium carrot, cut into 1-inch slices 1 tablespoon poultry seasoning 1 bay leaf

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After-The-Holidays Salad Recipe

Print After-The-Holidays Salad Recipe Prep Time: 10 minutes Yield: 4 servings Ingredients 2 cups diced cooked turkey 1 cup diced celery 1 cup green grapes 1 cup pineapple chunks, well drained 1/2 cup sliced green onions 2/3 cup mayonnaise 2 tablespoons chutney 1 tablespoon lime juice 1/2 teaspoon curry powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 cup

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Roast Spiced Chicken Recipe

Print Roast Spiced Chicken Recipe Prep Time: 20 minutes Cook Time: 1 hour, 30 minutes Yield: 12 servings Ingredients 3 teaspoons dried thyme 2 teaspoons salt 2 teaspoons seasoned salt 2 teaspoons pepper 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 2/3 cup butter, cubed 1/3 cup lemon juice 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard 1-1/2 teaspoons paprika 1/2 teaspoon garlic

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Orange Tarragon Gravy

Print Orange Tarragon Gravy Total Time: 20 minutes Yield: 2 cups – 16 servings Ingredients Turkey drippings 1/4 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 cup orange juice 1 teaspoon chicken bouillon granules 3/4 teaspoon minced fresh tarragon or 1/4 teaspoon dried tarragon 1/8 teaspoon white pepper Instructions Pour drippings and loosened browned bits into a 2-cup measuring

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Meatballs with Cranberry Dipping Sauce

Print Meatballs with Cranberry Dipping Sauce Prep Time: 25 minutes Cook Time: 15 minutes Yield: 36 servings Ingredients 3 cups cooked stuffing 1 pound ground turkey 1 pound bulk pork sausage 1 cup jellied cranberry sauce 1/2 cup chili sauce 1/4 cup orange juice 3 tablespoons brown sugar 1 teaspoon soy sauce 1/2 teaspoon grated

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Festive Holiday Sliders

Print Festive Holiday Sliders Prep Time: 30 minutes Yield: 24 servings Ingredients 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened 1/2 cup mayonnaise 1/4 cup Creole mustard 2 tablespoons minced fresh ginger root 1 tablespoon grated orange peel 1-1/2 teaspoons prepared horseradish 1 cup whole-berry cranberry sauce 4 green onions, sliced 2 packages (12 ounces each)

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Cranberry Fruit Punch Recipe

Print Cranberry Fruit Punch Recipe Prep Time: 10 minutes Yield: 24 servings (about 1 cup each) Ingredients 1 can (12 ounces) frozen cranberry juice concentrate 1 can (12 ounces) frozen grape juice concentrate 1 can (12 ounces) frozen lemonade concentrate 6 cups white grapefruit juice 1 can (46 ounces) DOLE® Canned 100% Pineapple Juice 4

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