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Meal Plan: December 1 - 7, 2013


Honey Mustard Pork Roast Recipe

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Seasoned with the sweet and tart mustard, this pork roast stays moist from the bacon. Your family will enjoy every bite of this delicious meat.
Honey Mustard Pork Roast Recipe
PREP: 10 minutes
COOK: 1 hour
READY IN: 1.25 hours
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Ingredients
  • 2 1/2 pounds pork roast
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon stone ground mustard
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon dried rosemary
  • 6 slices bacon
Directions
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

In a small bowl, mix together the Dijon mustard, stone ground mustard, honey, garlic, thyme and rosemary.

Place pork in a baking pan. Spread the honey mustard mixture all over the pork. Starting at one end of the pork, arrange the bacon slices over the pork, slightly overlapping one after the other. The pork should be covered entirely with bacon. Tuck the ends of the bacon underneath the pork.

Place the pan in the oven and roast for 50-55 minutes until a meat thermometer reads 160 degrees F in the center.

Remove pan from the oven and allow the meat to rest for 10 minutes.

Slice the pork into 1/4-inch thick slices. Arrange slices on a platter and serve.


Cheesy Mashed Potatoes and Cauliflower Recipe

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Creamy mashed potatoes with cauliflower and cheese. A great change-up from a classic side dish. You'll never want plain mashed potatoes again.
Cheesy Mashed Potatoes and Cauliflower Recipe
PREP: 15 minutes
COOK: 20 minutes
READY IN: 35 minutes
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Ingredients
  • 1 pound red potatoes, peeled, quartered
  • 1 cup cauliflower florets
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
Directions
Place potatoes and cauliflower in large saucepan. Add water to cover. Bring to boil on high heat.

Reduce to medium and simmer for 20 minutes or until potatoes are fork tender; drain and return to pan.

Add sour cream. Mash until light and fluffy.

Stir in cheese.


Broccoli Scalloped Corn Casserole Recipe

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Broccoli and corn combined into one flavorful dish. This casserole may seem like a strange combination but you will be amazed when you try it.
Broccoli Scalloped Corn Casserole Recipe
PREP: 20 minutes
COOK: 1 hour
READY IN: 1.25 hours
Container: 2 quart baking dish
Ingredients
  • 1 1/2 pounds frozen broccoli, bite size pieces
  • 2 cans Creamed Corn
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 2 slices day old bread
  • 4 eggs
Directions
  • Cook broccoli until tender, drain well.
  • Add corn, butter, bread (broken up), and eggs. Mix while warm.
  • Butter a 2 quart baking dish, add broccoli mixture. Salt and pepper to taste.
  • Bake at 350° for 1 hour.
  • Variation for toppings: buttered bread crumbs, crushed potato chips or corn flakes.

Crunchy Tossed Salad 3 Recipe

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This salad has all the right ingredients, from crisp lettuce, to salty bacon, to crunchy almonds, with an light dressing. Dress it right before you are ready to serve to keep the textures.
Crunchy Tossed Salad 3 Recipe
Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 head lettuce, chopped
  • 6 slices bacon, cooked, crumbled
  • 1/3 cup almonds, sliced or slivered. toasted
  • 1/4 cup sesame seeds, toasted
  • 3/4 cup chow mein noodles (optional)
Directions
In a jar with a tight fitting lid, combine oil, sugar, vinegar, salt and pepper. Shake well. Chill for 1 hour.

Just before serving combine lettuce, bacon with toasted almonds and sesame seeds in a large bowl. Add dressing and toss. Top with chow mein noodles, if desired.


Banana Cream Cheesecake 4 Recipe

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Creamy and delicious dessert that combines the great flavor of banana cream pie with cheesecake. Real sweetened whipped cream must be served beside this for an authentic flavor.
Banana Cream Cheesecake 4 Recipe
PREP: 30 minutes
COOK: 45 minutes
READY IN: 1.25 hours
Ingredients
  • 1 1/2 cups vanilla wafer cookies, finely crushed
  • 1/2 cup pecans, chopped
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 17 vanilla wafer cookies
  • 2 bananas, diced
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 3 packages cream cheese, softened (8 oz pkg)
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup vanilla wafer cookies, roughly chopped
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
Directions
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

Combine cookie crumbs, pecans and melted butter; press evenly into the bottom of a greased 9-inch spring form pan. Stand up whole cookies around edge of pan, rounded side of cookie against pan. Bake 10 minutes; cool completely on a wire rack.

In a small saucepan, combine bananas, lemon juice and brown sugar. Cook over medium heat until sugar dissolves. Remove from heat.

Beat cream cheese with an electric mixer until light and fluffy. Beat in sugar. Add eggs, 1 at a time, mixing well after each addition. Beat in vanilla. Gently stir in mixture.

Pour mixture over prepared crust. Bake for 45-55 minutes until center is set.

Cool completely, then refrigerate, not covered, for at least 6 hours.

Before serving, prepare whipped cream. Beat whipping cream on low until bubbles start to form, 20 to 30 seconds. Increase to medium speed and beat until it begins to thicken; then beat on high. Just before it reaches the soft peak stage, add the sugar and vanilla; continue to beat on high until stiff peaks form.


Shredded Beef and Cheddar Sandwich Recipe

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A hearty beef, open-faced sandwich topped with a tangy cheese flavor, providing a delicious meal for noon lunches or evening dinners.
Shredded Beef  and Cheddar Sandwich Recipe
PREP: 15 minutes
COOK: 6 or more hours
READY IN: 6 or more hours
Container: Dutch oven or crockpot
Serving Size: 4 ounces
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Ingredients
  • 5 pounds roast beef
  • 1 packet dry onion soup mix
  • 1 tablespoon black pepper - more to taste
  • 1/4 cup concentrated beef soup base
  • 3 cups cheddar cheese shredded
  • water - as much as needed
  • 10 hoagie buns - use 1/2 of bun for each sandwich
Directions
  • If using oven instead of crockpot, preheat oven to 350° F.
  • Place 5 to 6 pounds of roast beef in a Dutch oven or crockpot. In a bowl mix together dry soup, black pepper and concentrated beef soup base. Pour soup mixture over roast. Add water to Dutch oven to cover half of the roast. Omit water, if using a crockpot.
  • Oven bake a minimum of 4 hours, or for a crockpot, set temperature on high for 20 minutes, then cook on low 8 to 10 hours. Meat is finished cooking when it pulls apart easily. Allow meat to cool, then shred.
  • Skim any excess fat from remaining juices. Place meat into juices and reheat for serving.
  • Grate cheddar cheese into strips. Add shredded cheese over the top of the meat and heat briefly to melt the cheese, or if the meat is sufficiently hot, allow cheese to melt over hot meat.

Honey Baked Beans Recipe

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Barbecued beans with just the right touch of sweetness. These baked beans are simple to throw together and make a prefect side dish to grilled steaks, grilled chops, pulled pork or beef sandwiches and most any type of burger.
Honey Baked Beans Recipe
PREP: 15 minutes
COOK: 1 hour
READY IN: 1.25 hours
Container: Baking dish
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Ingredients
  • 2 - 16 ounce cans Bush baked beans
  • 3/4 cup barbecue sauce (honey flavored)
  • 3 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • 2 tablespoons chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 3/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon dry mustard
Directions
  • Mix all ingredients together.
  • Pour into a baking dish and bake 1 hour at 350 degrees F.

Baked French Fries Recipe

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Make your own french fries at home. They are crispy and delicious and much better for you than those deep-fried ones. Season them simply with salt and pepper or add some herbs for a fresh flavor. Perfect next to a burger.
Baked French Fries Recipe
PREP: 15 minutes
COOK: 25 minutes
READY IN: 40 minutes
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Ingredients
  • 2 pounds potatoes, peeled
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • salt and pepper, to taste
Directions
Preheat oven to 400° F.

Peel and slice potatoes into fries. Wrap slices in a paper towel to remove any excess moisture.

Place potatoes, olive oil, salt and pepper into a ziploc bag and shake.

Spread potatoes in a single layer on a baking sheet and bake for 10 minutes.

Flip the potatoes and bake for another 10-15 minutes, or until golden brown.


Taco Mac Recipe

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This pasta dish is perfect for busy weeknights. Its goulash with a Mexican twist and so easy to put together. Perfect with some bread and a side salad.
Taco Mac Recipe
PREP: 20 minutes
COOK: 10 minutes
READY IN: 30 minutes
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Ingredients
  • 16 ounces macaroni
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 onion, diced (optional)
  • 1 green pepper, diced (optional)
  • 1 packet taco seasoning
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 can tomato sauce (large can)
  • salt and pepper, to taste
Directions
In a large pot, cook pasta according to directions; drain.

Meanwhile, in a large skillet, cook ground beef, onion and pepper, if desired; drain.

Add taco seasoning and water to browned meat and simmer for 5 minutes.

Combine meat mixture, pasta and tomato sauce in large pot. Season with salt and pepper.

Serve with shredded cheese, if desired.


Mexican Corn Casserole with Green Chilies Recipe

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Super easy corn casserole. Easy to throw together and makes a great side dish for Mexican-style entrees and other casseroles.
Mexican Corn Casserole with Green Chilies Recipe
PREP: 10 minutes
COOK: 30 minutes
READY IN: 40 minutes
Ingredients
  • 1 can whole corn
  • 1 can creamed corn
  • 1 can green chilies (small can)
  • 1 stick butter
  • 1 package corn bread kit
  • 1 egg
Directions
  • Mix all ingredients together. Pour into oiled casserole dish.
  • Bake at 350 degrees F. until brown on top and firm in the middle, approximately 30 minutes.

My Kids Eat Salad Salad Recipe

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This dressing is light and tangy. A red wine vinaigrette that everyone will love, even your kids. Use any combination of vegetables you prefer to make your salad. Its a perfect start to your meal.
My Kids Eat Salad Salad Recipe
PREP: 10 minutes
COOK: 0 minutes
READY IN: 10 minutes
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Ingredients
  • 1 teaspoon anchovy paste
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 5 tablespoons canola oil
  • salt and freshly cracked black pepper, to taste
  • 4 cups Romaine lettuce, shredded
  • 1 cucumber, diced
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 1/2 cup carrots, shredded
  • 1 tomato, diced
Directions
Whisk anchovy paste, mustard and vinegar. Drizzle in the olive oil while whisking to create an emulsion. Adjust the seasonings with salt and black pepper, to taste.

In a large bowl, combine lettuces, cucumber, green onions, carrots and tomato. Drizzle with dressing and gently toss to coat the leaves.


Sweet Rice Mexican Dish Recipe

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Cinnamon flavored sweetened rice. A nice finishing touch to any Mexican-style meal.
Sweet Rice Mexican Dish Recipe
PREP: 10 minutes
COOK: 45 minutes
READY IN: 55 minutes
Ingredients
  • 1 cup rice
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 4 cups water
  • 1/2 can sweetened condensed mil
Directions
  • Add all ingredients - bring to boil.
  • Cook on low heat until the rice is done. Estimated cooking time is 45 minutes.

Beef Soup Recipe

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If you have any bones leftover cut of beef, like prime rib, this soup will be perfect. And homemade broth can't be beat! Add you favorite vegetables to this soup and serve it with grilled cheese.
Beef Soup Recipe
PREP: 1 hour
COOK: 1 hour
READY IN: 2 hours
Ingredients
  • 1 pound plate boiling beef or short ribs
  • 1 can tomatoes, crushed (large can)
  • 1 cup celery, chopped
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 3 potatoes, cubed
  • 1 carrot, sliced
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 cup egg noodles
  • 2 tablespoons parsley
Directions
Place beef in a large soup pot with water to cover, bring to boil and simmer for 1 hour, adding water throughout cooking, if needed.

Remove from heat and cool slightly.

Remove bones, dice meat, and skim fat from broth.

Add tomatoes, celery, onion, potato and carrots to the broth. Season with salt and pepper. Continue cooking 30-45 minutes, until vegetables are tender.

Add a handful of noodles, depending on amount of soup and cook until al dente.

Garnish with parsley. Serve with crackers or crusty bread.


Quick-Fix Biscuits Recipe

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Great biscuits to serve with any meal. When you would like to serve an easy to make biscuit with your dinner, mix these up and bake just before serving dinner. They are extra good when served warm.
Quick-Fix Biscuits Recipe
PREP: 15 minutes
COOK: 20 minutes
READY IN: 35 minutes
Container: Cookie sheet or muffin tins
Serving Size: 1
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Ingredients
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
Directions
  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Grease cookie sheet or muffin tins.
  • Sift flour, baking powder, sugar, and salt together.
  • Add the remaining ingredients. Stir together until smooth.
  • Drop by spoonful onto the prepared cookie sheet or fill muffin tins two-thirds full.
  • Bake for 17 to 20 minutes in preheated oven.

Hershey Syrup Brownies Recipe

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These moist and scrumptious brownies are the perfect treat for anyone that loves chocolate or has a sweet tooth. The Hershey Syrup gives the brownies their nice chocolaty flavor and super moist texture.
Hershey Syrup Brownies Recipe
PREP: 45 minutes
COOK: 30 minutes
READY IN: 1.25 hours
Container: 10 1/2
Ingredients
  • 1 stick margarine
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 4 eggs (1 at a time)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup plus 1 T. flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 dash salt
  • 1 Hershey Syrup (16 ounce )
  • FROSTING:
  • 6 tablespoons shortenings or margarine
  • 6 tablespoons milk or half -n- half
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips
Directions
  • Cream together melted margarine and sugar; beat in eggs one at a time.
  • Add the vanilla.
  • Add in the flour, baking powder, and salt; then add Hershey's syrup.
  • Pour in a greased 11x15-inch jelly roll pan.
  • Bake at 325° for 30 minutes.
FROSTING:
  • Combine the margarine, milk, and sugar in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil; allow to boil for 30 seconds.
  • Add chocolate chips and beat until creamy.
  • Cool frosting until it has thickened enough to spread on the brownies.

Chicken Stir Fry Recipe

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This simple stir fry will make your night. To make it even easier, use frozen stir fry vegetables.
Chicken Stir Fry Recipe
PREP: 15 minutes
COOK: 10 minutes
READY IN: 25 minutes
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Ingredients
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 pound chicken, skinless, boneless, diced
  • 3/4 cup chicken broth
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons oil
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 3/4 cup onion, diced
  • 1 cup red or green bell pepper, julienned
  • 1 cup frozen broccoli, thawed
  • 1 carrot, thinly sliced (optional)
  • 1 1/2 cups snow peas (optional)
  • 2 cups cooked white rice
Directions
In a shallow glass bowl, combine orange juice and cornstarch; mix well. Stir in chicken. Cover and chill for 2 hours.

Drain chicken; discard juice mixture.

In a small bowl, combine broth and soy sauce. Set aside.

In a wok or large non stick skillet, heat oil over med heat. Add garlic and ginger; stir fry for 30 seconds.

Add chicken, stir fry for 3 minutes.

Add vegetables; stir fry until crisp-tender, about 5 minutes.

Stir in broth mixture. Place 1/2 cup of rice on each serving plate. Top with the chicken mixture, dividing evenly.


Fried Rice Recipe

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Easy to prepare and flavorful, fried rice makes a perfect main meal or accompaniment for a variety of entrees, and it's a great way to use leftover rice.
Fried Rice Recipe
PREP: 15 minutes
COOK: 15 minutes
READY IN: 30 minutes
Container: large skillet or wok
Serving Size: 1 cup
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Ingredients
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 cup carrots, finely chopped
  • 4 green onions, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 large eggs
  • 3 cups long grain brown rice, cooked
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
Directions
  • In a large skillet or wok, heat 3 tablespoons of olive oil over medium-high heat. While the oil is heating, lightly beat 2 large eggs in a small bowl. Set aside.
  • To the hot pan of oil, add 1/2 cup of chopped carrots and stir-fry for 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Add 4 chopped green onions and 2 minced garlic cloves and continue to stir-fry for another minute.
  • Pour in the beaten eggs and scramble for 30 to 45 seconds.
  • Add 3 cups of well-chilled, previously cooked, long-grain brown rice and stir-fry for several minutes. Make sure the rice is well incorporated with the egg and the other ingredients.
  • Season the rice with the soy sauce, salt, and pepper and continue heating until the rice is hot.
  • Serve the rice immediately. Use the fried rice as a main meal or a side dish; as a bed for grilled chicken, turkey, or fish; or as an accompaniment for stir-fried beef or pork dishes.

Chicken and Vegetable Egg Roll Recipe

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Perfect for an appetizer or a light lunch, these tasty egg rolls feature a chicken filling with a mild, slightly sweet flavor.
Chicken and Vegetable Egg Roll Recipe
PREP: 20 minutes
COOK: 10 minutes
READY IN: 30 minutes
Container: steamer or large skillet for frying
Serving Description: 2 egg rolls
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Ingredients
  • 1 package cellophane noodles
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil or olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic - minced
  • 1 tablespoon ginger - grated
  • 2 chicken breasts - cooked and diced
  • 1 cup carrot - shredded
  • 1 cup cabbage - shredded
  • 2 tablespoons teriyaki sauce
  • 3 green onions - chopped
  • 1/4 cup golden raisins - optional
  • 14 egg roll wrappers - or spring roll wrappers
Directions
  • Soak cellophane noodles in hot water for 10 minutes, drain.
  • Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
  • Add garlic and ginger and cook for 1 minute.
  • Add chicken, carrots, cabbage and teriyake sauce and cook for 5 minutes.
  • Add the noodles and green onions, stir to combine.
  • Take the egg roll wrapers one at a time and top with the chicken mixture down the center.
  • Lay the wrapper with a point towards you, fill from point to point going across the wrapper. Roll up the bottom point over the top of the filling. Fold in the sides and continue to wrap up to the other point.
  • You can either steam them in the top of a steamer basket or fry them in 1 cup of canola oil until nicely browned, flip and brown the other side for approximatley 3-5 minutes each side. If you are going to steam them, lay lettuce leaves out to cover the bottom on the steamer so the rolls won't stick.

Chicken and Bacon Pasta Hot Dish Recipe

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A creamy chicken and pasta hot dish with a boost of flavor from the addition of crispy fried bacon. Baked in a creamy sauce, this hot dish is sure to be a family favorite.
Chicken and Bacon Pasta Hot Dish Recipe
PREP: 1 hour
COOK: 20 minutes
Container: 9 x 13 baking dish
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Ingredients
  • 6 slices bacon
  • 4 boneless, skinless, chicken breasts
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 16 ounces spiral pasta
  • 2 cans cream of chicken soup
  • 2 cups Colby Monterey Jack cheese
Directions
  • Cook bacon until crisp and place on a paper towel lined plate for grease to drain. Do not drain grease from the pan. Crumble bacon and set aside.
  • While bacon is cooking, cut chicken into bites size pieces. When bacon is done, cook the chicken in the bacon grease left in the pan.
  • Add the garlic powder; and then add the salt and pepper to taste.
  • Cook the pasta according to directions; drain and pour back into the pot.
  • Grease the bottom and sides of the 9 x 13 baking dish. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
  • When pasta is done and back in pot, add the soup, 1 cup of cheese, and the chicken; stir to mix.
  • Pour pasta and chicken mixture into the prepared baking dish and spread out evenly. Sprinkle the bacon over the top.
  • Sprinkle the rest of the cheese over the top and place in the preheated oven. Bake for 20 minutes or until the cheese has melted and is slightly browned.

Simple Caesar Salad Recipe

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Don't be afraid of the anchovies. They add the nuttiness and saltiness for the perfect Caesar salad dressing.
Simple Caesar Salad Recipe
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Ingredients
  • 1 head Romaine lettuce (large head)
  • 1 can anchovies, minced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 lemon
  • 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan Cheese
  • 1 cup croutons
Directions
Cut romaine into bite-sized pieces.

Drain anchovies, reserving oil from the can. Mince and combine anchovies and garlic in a large bowl, mash with the back of the wooden spoon, stir in Worcestershire sauce and the juice of one lemon. Add olive oil to reserved anchovy oil to make 1/3 cup combined oil; whisk into anchovy-garlic-lemon mixture. Toss with Romaine lettuce.

Toast croutons just before tossing with salad and just before serving. Serve with freshly shaved Parmesan cheese and plenty of ground black pepper.


Grannas Green Beans Recipe

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Grannas Green Beans Recipe
Ingredients
  • 1 can green beans (large can)
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion salt
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
Directions
Heat olive oil in a large skillet or saucepan over medium heat. Add garlic and cook stirring for 1 minute. Stir the green beans. Cover and cook, stirring occasionally for 5 minutes more. Add chicken broth and bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to medium and cook until beans are tender and liquid is cooked away. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

Chocolate Chip Cookies Frontier Pies Recipe

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A big old batch of chewy chocolate chip cookies. The secret ingredient is a touch of vinegar to make it extra special. You can buy colored chocolate chips now to make them seasonal.
Chocolate Chip Cookies Frontier Pies Recipe
PREP: 20 minutes
COOK: 12 minutes
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Ingredients
  • 3 1/4 cups brown sugar
  • 3 1/4 cups white sugar
  • 1 1/4 cups butter, softened
  • 1 1/4 cups butter-flavored Crisco
  • 5 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 8 1/2 cups flour
  • 4 cups chocolate chips
Directions
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

Beat sugars, margarine, shortening, eggs, vanilla and vinegar until creamy. Don't over mix.

Combine baking soda, salt and flour and add to creamed mixture. Stir in chocolate chips.

Form into balls using medium size cookie scoop and drop onto cookie sheet. Bake for 10-12 minutes until done but not brown.

Cool and enjoy.

NOTE: The trick is to not cook them too much. They are better when they are chewy. Take them out of the oven before they brown.


Slow Cooked Barbecued Short Ribs Recipe

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Moist and flavorful, these tender ribs fall off the bones. They are slow cooked in a barbecue sauce that creates the ultimate in flavor. These barbecued short ribs are bound to be a sure-fire-hit.
Slow Cooked Barbecued Short Ribs Recipe
PREP: 45 minutes
COOK: 6 or more hours
READY IN: 6 or more hours
Container: 6 quart slow cooker
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Ingredients
  • 2/3 cup flour
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 6 pounds beef short ribs (or 4 to 4 1/2 lbs. of boneless short ribs)
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1 onion, chopped (large)
  • 1 1/2 cups beef broth
  • 3/4 cup cider or red wine vinegar
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup chili sauce
  • 1/3 cup ketchup
  • 1/3 cup Worcestershire sauce
  • 5 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons chili powder
Directions
In a large zip bag combine flour, salt and pepper. Add ribs in batches and shake to coat. In a large skillet, brown ribs in butter, transfer to a 5 quart slow cooker. In the same skillet, combine the remaining ingredients. Cook and stir until mixture comes to a boil. Pour over ribs (slow cooker will be full). Cover and cook on low for 9-10 hours or until meat is tender. Serves 12-15.

Mashed Potato Casserole Recipe

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Make ahead mashed potatoes for your next holiday get together. No more mashing the potatoes while everyone is waiting to eat. You can have it all ready to go before the guests even arrive. For easy cleanup, line your crockpot with a plastic liner.
Mashed Potato Casserole Recipe
PREP: 30 minutes
COOK: 1 hour
Ingredients
  • 10 potatoes
  • 11 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1 package sour cream (8 ounce pkg)
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 4 tablespoons butter
Directions
Peel and cook potatoes until tender. Drain well. Mash potatoes with mixer adding cream cheese, sour cream, garlic and onion powder. Place in a casserole dish. Dot with butter. Bake at 350 degrees for one hour, microwave on high for twenty minutes or place in slow cooker on low until ready to serve.

This dish can be made ahead and refrigerated for 2-3 days before baking. Recipe doubles easily for more servings.


Carrot Casserole Recipe

Cheesy cooked carrots with a crunchy topping. If you have picky eaters, this may be the dish that will get them to eat their cooked carrots.
Carrot Casserole Recipe
PREP: 45 minutes
COOK: 40 minutes
READY IN: 1.5 hours
Ingredients
  • 4 cups carrots, sliced
  • onion salt
  • 1 cup Velvetta cheese, cubed
  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine
  • Crushed corn flakes, potato chips, or French fried onions
Directions
  • Placed sliced carrots in a pan of water, boil for 5 minutes with onion salt to taste. Drain carrots and leave them slightly moist.
  • In a buttered casserole dish, add the carrots and then dot with cheese cubes, and margarine, distributing each evenly over the carrots.
  • Sprinkle crushed corn flakes, crushed potato chips, or French fried onions on top.
  • Bake in 350 degrees F. oven for 30 minutes.
Note: This recipe also works as a stove top recipe, although the toppings should be omitted.

Pineapple Pretzel Salad Recipe

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A delicious salad that has just the right mix between a sweet and salty taste. The crushed pretzels provide for a crunchy texture and the pineapple provides great flavor. This sweet salad is often mistaken for a dessert.
Pineapple Pretzel Salad Recipe
COOK: 5 minutes
READY IN: 50 minutes
Container: bowl
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Ingredients
  • 8 ounces cream cheese , softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 8 ounces whipped topping
  • 1 can pineapple , 20 oz. crushed (well drained)
  • 2 cups crushed pretzels
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine , melted
  • 1/2 cup sugar
Directions
  • Combine the cream cheese and sugar together in a mixing bowl and beat until the sugar is well mixed into the cream cheese.
  • Add the whipped topping and pineapple. Beat just until they are mixed in evenly. Store in the refrigerator.
  • Combine the crushed pretzels, melted butter, and sugar. Stir together until thoroughly mixed..
  • Spread the pretzel mixture out on a small cookie sheet that has sides. Place in an oven preheated to 425 degrees F. and bake for 5 minutes. Remove and allow pretzels to cool.
  • Add the crushed pretzel mixture to the cream cheese mixture just before serving. Note: Mix up only the amount that you feel will be eaten because the pretzels will become soggy after a few hours of being mixed in the cream cheese mixture.

    Applesauce Coffee Cake Recipe

    Submitted by RecipeTips.com
    A super moist Bundt cake that you will love sharing with family and friends over a warm cup of coffee. An added bonus to this cake is that it is made on the lighter side using applesauce rather than oil.
    Applesauce Coffee Cake Recipe
    PREP: 15 minutes
    COOK: 30 minutes
    READY IN: 45 minutes
    Container: Bundt cake pan
    Servings:
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    Ingredients
    • 1/4 cup sugar
    • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
    • 1 package yellow cake mix
    • 1 2/3 cups applesauce
    • 3 eggs
    • GLAZE:
    • 1 cup powdered sugar
    • 1 tablespoon milk
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla or almond extract
    Directions
    • Grease inside of Bundt pan. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
    • Mix the sugar and cinnamon together. Sprinkle 1 tablespoon of the cinnamon and sugar mixture in the greased pan. Set the remainder aside.
    • Blend together the cake mix, applesauce, and eggs; beat for 2 minutes.
    • Pour half the batter into the greased and sugared Bundt pan. Sprinkle the remaining cinnamon and sugar mixture over the batter in the pan.
    • Pour in the rest of the batter. Bake in preheated oven for 30 to 35 minutes.
    • Remove from the oven and allow to cool for 10 to 15 minutes and then remove from the pan by turning out onto a cake plate. Allow to cool completely.
    GLAZE:
    • Mix the powdered sugar, milk, and extract together until smooth. Adjust amount of powdered sugar or milk to get desired consistency.
    • Drizzle over the cooled cake.

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    2 1/2 pounds pork roast Honey Mustard Pork Roast
    2 tablespoons Dijon mustard Honey Mustard Pork Roast
    1 tablespoon stone ground mustard Honey Mustard Pork Roast
    1 tablespoon honey Honey Mustard Pork Roast
    1 clove garlic, minced Honey Mustard Pork Roast
    1 teaspoon dried thyme Honey Mustard Pork Roast
    1 teaspoon dried rosemary Honey Mustard Pork Roast
    6 slices bacon Honey Mustard Pork Roast
    1 pound red potatoes, peeled, quartered Cheesy Mashed Potatoes and Cauliflower
    1 cup cauliflower florets Cheesy Mashed Potatoes and Cauliflower
    1/4 cup sour cream Cheesy Mashed Potatoes and Cauliflower
    1 cup shredded cheddar cheese Cheesy Mashed Potatoes and Cauliflower
    1 1/2 pounds frozen broccoli, bite size pieces Broccoli Scalloped Corn Casserole
    2 cans Creamed Corn Broccoli Scalloped Corn Casserole
    1/2 cup butter Broccoli Scalloped Corn Casserole
    2 slices day old bread Broccoli Scalloped Corn Casserole
    4 eggs Broccoli Scalloped Corn Casserole
    1/2 cup vegetable oil Crunchy Tossed Salad 3
    1/4 cup sugar Crunchy Tossed Salad 3
    2 tablespoons vinegar Crunchy Tossed Salad 3
    1 teaspoon salt Crunchy Tossed Salad 3
    1/4 teaspoon pepper Crunchy Tossed Salad 3
    1 head lettuce, chopped Crunchy Tossed Salad 3
    6 slices bacon, cooked, crumbled Crunchy Tossed Salad 3
    1/3 cup almonds, sliced or slivered. toasted Crunchy Tossed Salad 3
    1/4 cup sesame seeds, toasted Crunchy Tossed Salad 3
    3/4 cup chow mein noodles (optional) Crunchy Tossed Salad 3
    1 1/2 cups vanilla wafer cookies, finely crushed Banana Cream Cheesecake 4
    1/2 cup pecans, chopped Banana Cream Cheesecake 4
    1/4 cup butter, melted Banana Cream Cheesecake 4
    17 vanilla wafer cookies Banana Cream Cheesecake 4
    2 bananas, diced Banana Cream Cheesecake 4
    1 tablespoon lemon juice Banana Cream Cheesecake 4
    2 tablespoons brown sugar Banana Cream Cheesecake 4
    3 packages cream cheese, softened (8 oz pkg) Banana Cream Cheesecake 4
    1 cup sugar Banana Cream Cheesecake 4
    3 eggs Banana Cream Cheesecake 4
    2 teaspoons vanilla extract Banana Cream Cheesecake 4
    1/2 cup vanilla wafer cookies, roughly chopped Banana Cream Cheesecake 4
    1 cup heavy whipping cream Banana Cream Cheesecake 4
    2 tablespoons sugar Banana Cream Cheesecake 4
    1 teaspoon vanilla Banana Cream Cheesecake 4
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    1 packet dry onion soup mix Shredded Beef and Cheddar Sandwich
    1 tablespoon black pepper - more to taste Shredded Beef and Cheddar Sandwich
    1/4 cup concentrated beef soup base Shredded Beef and Cheddar Sandwich
    3 cups cheddar cheese shredded Shredded Beef and Cheddar Sandwich
    10 hoagie buns - use 1/2 of bun for each sandwich Shredded Beef and Cheddar Sandwich
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    3/4 cup barbecue sauce (honey flavored) Honey Baked Beans
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    2 tablespoons honey Honey Baked Beans
    3/4 teaspoon paprika Honey Baked Beans
    1/4 teaspoon dry mustard Honey Baked Beans
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    1 pound ground beef Taco Mac
    1 onion, diced (optional) Taco Mac
    1 green pepper, diced (optional) Taco Mac
    1 packet taco seasoning Taco Mac
    1/2 cup water Taco Mac
    1 cup shredded cheddar cheese Taco Mac
    1 can tomato sauce (large can) Taco Mac
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    1 can creamed corn Mexican Corn Casserole with Green Chilies
    1 can green chilies (small can) Mexican Corn Casserole with Green Chilies
    1 stick butter Mexican Corn Casserole with Green Chilies
    1 package corn bread kit Mexican Corn Casserole with Green Chilies
    1 egg Mexican Corn Casserole with Green Chilies
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    5 tablespoons canola oil My Kids Eat Salad Salad
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    1 cucumber, diced My Kids Eat Salad Salad
    2 green onions, chopped My Kids Eat Salad Salad
    1/2 cup carrots, shredded My Kids Eat Salad Salad
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    1 teaspoon cinnamon Sweet Rice Mexican Dish
    4 cups water Sweet Rice Mexican Dish
    1/2 can sweetened condensed mil Sweet Rice Mexican Dish
    1 pound plate boiling beef or short ribs Beef Soup
    1 can tomatoes, crushed (large can) Beef Soup
    1 cup celery, chopped Beef Soup
    1 onion, chopped Beef Soup
    3 potatoes, cubed Beef Soup
    1 carrot, sliced Beef Soup
    1 cup egg noodles Beef Soup
    2 tablespoons parsley Beef Soup
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    1 tablespoon baking powder Quick-Fix Biscuits
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    1 teaspoon salt Quick-Fix Biscuits
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    1 cup sugar Hershey Syrup Brownies
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    1 teaspoon vanilla Hershey Syrup Brownies
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    1/2 teaspoon baking powder Hershey Syrup Brownies
    1 dash salt Hershey Syrup Brownies
    1 Hershey Syrup (16 ounce ) Hershey Syrup Brownies
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    6 tablespoons milk or half -n- half Hershey Syrup Brownies
    1 1/2 cups sugar Hershey Syrup Brownies
    1/2 cup chocolate chips Hershey Syrup Brownies
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    1 1/2 tablespoons cornstarch Chicken Stir Fry
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    3/4 cup chicken broth Chicken Stir Fry
    1 1/2 tablespoons soy sauce Chicken Stir Fry
    2 1/2 teaspoons oil Chicken Stir Fry
    1 clove garlic, minced Chicken Stir Fry
    1 1/2 teaspoons ground ginger Chicken Stir Fry
    3/4 cup onion, diced Chicken Stir Fry
    1 cup red or green bell pepper, julienned Chicken Stir Fry
    1 cup frozen broccoli, thawed Chicken Stir Fry
    1 carrot, thinly sliced (optional) Chicken Stir Fry
    1 1/2 cups snow peas (optional) Chicken Stir Fry
    2 cups cooked white rice Chicken Stir Fry
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    1/2 cup carrots, finely chopped Fried Rice
    4 green onions, chopped Fried Rice
    2 cloves garlic, minced Fried Rice
    2 large eggs Fried Rice
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    2 tablespoons soy sauce Fried Rice
    1/2 teaspoon salt Fried Rice
    1/2 teaspoon black pepper Fried Rice
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    1 tablespoon sesame oil or olive oil Chicken and Vegetable Egg Roll
    2 cloves garlic - minced Chicken and Vegetable Egg Roll
    1 tablespoon ginger - grated Chicken and Vegetable Egg Roll
    2 chicken breasts - cooked and diced Chicken and Vegetable Egg Roll
    1 cup carrot - shredded Chicken and Vegetable Egg Roll
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    2 tablespoons teriyaki sauce Chicken and Vegetable Egg Roll
    3 green onions - chopped Chicken and Vegetable Egg Roll
    1/4 cup golden raisins - optional Chicken and Vegetable Egg Roll
    14 egg roll wrappers - or spring roll wrappers Chicken and Vegetable Egg Roll
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    4 boneless, skinless, chicken breasts Chicken and Bacon Pasta Hot Dish
    1 1/2 teaspoons garlic powder Chicken and Bacon Pasta Hot Dish
    salt and pepper to taste Chicken and Bacon Pasta Hot Dish
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    2 cans cream of chicken soup Chicken and Bacon Pasta Hot Dish
    2 cups Colby Monterey Jack cheese Chicken and Bacon Pasta Hot Dish
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    1 can anchovies, minced Simple Caesar Salad
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    1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce Simple Caesar Salad
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    1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil Simple Caesar Salad
    1/4 teaspoon black pepper Simple Caesar Salad
    1/2 cup Parmesan Cheese Simple Caesar Salad
    1 cup croutons Simple Caesar Salad
    1 can green beans (large can) Granna's Green Beans
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    1 tablespoon olive oil Granna's Green Beans
    1/2 teaspoon onion salt Granna's Green Beans
    2 cloves garlic, minced Granna's Green Beans
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    1 1/4 cups butter, softened Chocolate Chip Cookies (Frontier Pies)
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    2 teaspoons vanilla Chocolate Chip Cookies (Frontier Pies)
    1 teaspoon vinegar Chocolate Chip Cookies (Frontier Pies)
    2 teaspoons baking soda Chocolate Chip Cookies (Frontier Pies)
    2 teaspoons salt Chocolate Chip Cookies (Frontier Pies)
    8 1/2 cups flour Chocolate Chip Cookies (Frontier Pies)
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    2 teaspoons salt Slow Cooked Barbecued Short Ribs
    1/2 teaspoon pepper Slow Cooked Barbecued Short Ribs
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    1/3 cup ketchup Slow Cooked Barbecued Short Ribs
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    11 ounces cream cheese, softened Mashed Potato Casserole
    1 package sour cream (8 ounce pkg) Mashed Potato Casserole
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    1 teaspoon garlic powder Mashed Potato Casserole
    4 tablespoons butter Mashed Potato Casserole
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    1/4 cup butter or margarine Carrot Casserole
    8 ounces cream cheese , softened Pineapple Pretzel Salad
    1/2 cup sugar Pineapple Pretzel Salad
    8 ounces whipped topping Pineapple Pretzel Salad
    1 can pineapple , 20 oz. crushed (well drained) Pineapple Pretzel Salad
    2 cups crushed pretzels Pineapple Pretzel Salad
    1/2 cup butter or margarine , melted Pineapple Pretzel Salad
    1/2 cup sugar Pineapple Pretzel Salad
    1/4 cup sugar Applesauce Coffee Cake
    2 teaspoons cinnamon Applesauce Coffee Cake
    1 package yellow cake mix Applesauce Coffee Cake
    1 2/3 cups applesauce Applesauce Coffee Cake
    3 eggs Applesauce Coffee Cake
    1 cup powdered sugar Applesauce Coffee Cake
    1 tablespoon milk Applesauce Coffee Cake
    1 teaspoon vanilla or almond extract Applesauce Coffee Cake
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