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Meal Plan: April 2 - 8, 2017


Honey Glazed Spiral Ham Recipe

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Basting this ham with the glaze and its own juices keeps it tender and juicy. The caramelized outside is hard to resist. Try this ham at your next holiday dinner.
Honey Glazed Spiral Ham Recipe
PREP: 10 minutes
COOK: 1.5 hours
READY IN: 1.75 hours
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Ingredients
  • 7 pounds fully cooked spiral-sliced ham
  • 1/2 cup pear nectar
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 1/2 cup honey
Directions
Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Line a roasting pan with heavy-duty foil. Place ham on a rack in pan.

Combine pear nectar and orange juice. Brush 1/3 of the glaze over ham. Bake, uncovered, 30 minutes, brushing twice with remaining juice mixture.

Combine the brown sugar and honey; spread over ham. Bake 45-55 minutes longer or until ham is heated through, basting occasionally with pan droppings.


Sesame Roasted Asparagus Recipe

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Just when you think roasted asparagus can't get any better! These sesame seeds add a little bit of nutty crunch to this vegetable. Seasoned perfectly with garlic, salt and pepper, this is a great side to any meat.
Sesame Roasted Asparagus Recipe
PREP: 5 minutes
COOK: 15 minutes
READY IN: 20 minutes
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Ingredients
  • 2 pounds fresh asparagus, trimmed
  • 2 tablespoons olive or vegetable oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher or sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 2 tablespoons sesame seeds
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced (optional)
Directions
Line a 10x15 inch baking pan with foil or parchment paper.

Arrange asparagus in a single layer on prepared pan. Drizzle with oil. Sprinkle with salt, pepper, sesame seeds and garlic. Toss to combine.

Bake, uncovered, at 400 for 12-15 minutes or until crisp-tender, turning once.


Scalloped Corn Recipe

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Scalloped Corn Recipe
COOK: 1 hour
Container: 9 x 13 Baking dish
Ingredients
  • 2 cans whole corn
  • 2 cans creamed corn
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1 1/3 cups milk
  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • 2 packages saltine crackers, crushed, divided
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • salt and pepper, to taste
Directions
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Mix all of the corn, butter, milk, eggs, 1 package of crackers, sugar, salt, and pepper together.
  • Place in a baking dish. Sprinkle the other package of crackers on top.
  • Bake for 45-60 minutes.

Coconut Triple Layer Cake Recipe

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Baked with coconut in the cake, filled between layers and frosted with toasted coconut frosting, this cake is then topped off with a layer of coconut. This scrumptious cake recipe is sure to please any coconut lover.
Coconut Triple Layer Cake Recipe
PREP: 2 hours
COOK: 30 minutes
READY IN: 2.5 hours
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Ingredients
  • CAKE:
  • 1 box butter cake mix
  • 1 package instant vanilla pudding - 4 oz.
  • 1 1/3 cups water
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/4 cup oil
  • 2 cups coconut
  • FROSTING:
  • 4 tablespoons butter - divided
  • 3 cups coconut - divided
  • 8 ounces cream cheese - softened
  • 2 teaspoons milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 3 1/2 cups powdered sugar
Directions
CAKE:
  • Grease and flour 3 8-inch cake pans and set aside. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • In a large mixing bowl, mix the cake mix, pudding mix, water, eggs, and oil together until just blended.
  • Once blended, beat on medium speed for 4 minutes.
  • Stir in the 2 cups of coconut until evenly distributed.
  • Pour evenly into prepared cake pans. Bake for 30 to 35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean.
  • Cool for 15 minutes before removing from the pans; allow to cool completely on racks.
FROSTING:
  • Place 2 tbsp. butter in a pan and melt over low heat. Add 1 3/4 cups of coconut to the melted butter and cook over low heat until golden brown; stir continually while browning coconut.
  • Remove from the heat and spread the coconut out over some paper towels to cool.
  • Cream the remaining butter with the softened cream cheese.
  • Add the milk and vanilla; gradually mix in the powdered sugar.
  • Stir in the browned coconut by hand.
  • Assembly the three layers of cake, applying a layer of frosting between each layer.
  • Frost the top and sides of the cake. Spread frosting so the surface is fairly smooth.
  • Take the remaining 1 1/4 cup of unbrowned coconut and sprinkle on top and press onto the sides of the cake; covering it evenly with the coconut.
  • If not serving immediately, cover the cake and store it in the refrigerator.

Shoestring Chicken Salad Recipe

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This creamy dressing with the vegetables and chicken mixed together with crunchy shoestring potatoes is perfect atop lettuce or served on fresh bread. Try this recipe for lunch or a light summer supper.
Shoestring Chicken Salad Recipe
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Ingredients
  • 2 cups carrots, shredded
  • 1 cup celery, chopped
  • 4 tablespoons onion, chipped
  • 2 cups chicken, cooked, diced
  • 1 cup salad dressing
  • 1/2 teaspoon mustard
  • 2 teaspoons cream or milk
  • 2 cups shoestring potatoes
Directions
Combine the carrots, celery, onion and chicken.

In a small bowl, mix together the dressing, mustard and cream. Stir into chicken mixture.

Just before serving add shoestring potatoes. Serve on lettuce with crackers.


Garlic Bread 4 Recipe

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Garlic bread is always a great addition to any meal, especially pasta. This recipe is easy to make and can be made in advance, put in the refrigerator, and baked later.
Garlic Bread 4 Recipe
PREP: 5 minutes
COOK: 10 minutes
READY IN: 15 minutes
Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 2 tablespoons garlic and Italian herbs seasoning
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 loaf French or Italian bread
Directions
Mix butter, cheese, and seasoning until well blended.

Cut bread in half but do not cut through the loaf. Spread garlic mixture on both sides.

Wrap loaf in foil. Bake 10 minutes or until heated through, 400°.

NOTE: Bread could also be grilled in foil or cut side down.


Glazed Citrus Cake Recipe

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A light and refreshing cake that is sure to please. The pudding keeps the cake moist and the flaze seeps into the warm cake to add sweetness and moisture.
Glazed Citrus Cake Recipe
PREP: 15 minutes
COOK: 40 minutes
READY IN: 55 minutes
Servings:
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Ingredients
  • 1 package yellow cake mix (18.25 oz pkg)
  • 3/4 cup oil
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1 package instant lemon pudding mix (3.4 ounce pkg)
  • 4 eggs
  • GLAZE:
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/3 cup orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons water
Directions
Preheat oven to 350°. Grease and flour Bundt pan.

Combine cake mix, oil, water and pudding mix; beat 2 minutes.

Add eggs 1 at a time, beating thoroughly.

Pour into prepared pan. Bake 40 minutes.

While cake is still warm, flip onto serving platter and prick entire top with a toothpick.

For the glaze, combine powdered sugar, orange juice, butter and water. Pour glaze over entire cake while warm.


Crock Pot Turkey Recipe

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A whole turkey in the slow cooker? That's right and it can even still be frozen! How easy is that! Make sure you have a crockpot large enough so the lid fits. The meat just falls off the bones, so deboning is a synch. Great for turkey sandwiches.
Crock Pot Turkey Recipe
PREP: 5 minutes
COOK: 6 or more hours
READY IN: 6 or more hours
Servings:
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Ingredients
  • 1 frozen turkey breast
  • 1 stick butter, melted
  • 1 can beer
  • 1 packet dry onion soup mix
Directions
Place turkey in slow cooker.

In a small bowl, combine butter, beer and onion soup mix. Pour over turkey.

Start on high setting and rotate the bird every couple of hours. After 4 hours or when the turkey is getting done, take out and debone and shred with two forks. You can remove some of the juice if you think there is too much. Place shredded turkey back in slow cooker on low until you are ready to eat.


Macaroni Egg Salad Recipe

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Egg salad with a little twist. Instead of serving as a sandwich, macaroni is added to make it a salad. A combination of two great tastes.
Macaroni Egg Salad Recipe
PREP: 45 minutes
COOK: 10 minutes
READY IN: 55 minutes
Servings:
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Ingredients
  • 8 ounces elbow macaroni (could substitute other pasta)
  • 1 1/2 cups salad dressing
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon prepared mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 6 hard boiled eggs - cooled and peeled
Directions
  • Cook the macaroni as directed on package; drain and rinse with cold water to stop it from cooking more.
  • While macaroni is cooking, mix the salad dressing, milk, onion salt, pepper, and sugar together; stir until well mixed.
  • Remove the yolks from the eggs and put in a separate bowl; set the whites aside.
  • Mash the yolks and then add to the dressing mixture. Stir until well mixed.
  • Slice the egg whites with an egg slicer and add to the dressing and egg yolk mixture. If you don't have an egg slicer just slice them into pieces with a knife.
  • Add the macaroni and stir the entire mixture together until evenly mixed.
  • Refrigerate until ready to serve.
Note: This salad can be made a day ahead of time. If salad seems a little dry you can add a little more salad dressing to moisten.

Delicious Guilt-Free Green Beans Recipe

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A healthy and flavorful vegetable that will have you coming back for seconds. This recipe is a great way to use those beans in the garden.
Delicious Guilt-Free Green Beans Recipe
PREP: 5 minutes
COOK: 15 minutes
READY IN: 20 minutes
Serving Size: cup
Servings:
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Ingredients
  • 4 cups green beans, fresh or thawed
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 cup almonds, dry roasted (optional)
Directions
In a large skillet, combine green beans and broth. Steam until tender, approximately 8-10 minutes.

Drain any liquid off green beans.

Wipe skillet and place over medium-high heat. Place beans in dry skillet. This will dry the beans before seasoning.

Once dry, add olive oil and garlic; cook, stirring 1 minute.

Remove from heat and season with salt and pepper. Stir in almonds, if desired.


Cheesy Vegetable Spaghetti Pie Recipe

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This recipe is a great way to utilize leftovers in your refrigerator. If using leftover cooked spaghetti, use about 3 1/2 cups. Use other veggies you might have, including broccoli florets or cooked cubed potatoes.
Cheesy Vegetable Spaghetti Pie Recipe
PREP: 10 minutes
COOK: 30 minutes
Serving Description: Makes 8 servings.
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Ingredients
  • 8 ounces spaghetti
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 cups sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced green bell pepper
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced onion wedges
  • 1 1/2 cups thinly sliced zucchini
  • 1 can (14 1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 2 teaspoons McCormick® Rosemary Leaves
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick® Garlic Powder
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick® Oregano Leaves
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick® Thyme Leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 8 eggs
  • 1 package (8 ounces) shredded mozzarella cheese (2 cups), divided
Directions
1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Cook spaghetti as directed on package. Drain well.

2. Meanwhile, heat oil in large ovenproof skillet on medium-high heat. Add mushrooms, bell pepper and onion; cook and stir 5 minutes or until tender. Add zucchini, tomatoes, rosemary, garlic powder, oregano, thyme and salt; cook and stir 10 minutes until most of the liquid has evaporated.

3. Beat eggs in large bowl. Add spaghetti and 1 cup of the cheese; mix well. Stir into vegetables in skillet. Cook on medium-low heat 5 minutes or until bottom is set. Sprinkle with remaining 1 cup cheese.

4. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until center is just set and cheese is melted. Cut into 8 wedges to serve.

Quick Italian Breadsticks Recipe

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Everyone will enjoy these freshly seasoned, buttery, hot-out-of-the oven breadsticks with Italian classics like Chicken Parma or Lasagna Formaggio.
Quick Italian Breadsticks Recipe
PREP: 5 minutes
COOK: 10 minutes
Serving Description: Makes 6 (2 breadstick) servings.
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Ingredients
  • 1 package (11 ounces) refrigerated breadsticks
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • McCormick® Italian Herb Seasoning Grinder
Directions

1. Place breadsticks on baking sheet as directed on package.

2. Brush breadsticks with melted butter and season with Italian herb seasoning grinder.

3. Bake as directed on package.


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.


Grilled Stuffed Flank Steak Recipe

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Perfect for the grill, this steak is packed with flavor.
Grilled Stuffed Flank Steak Recipe
PREP: 15 minutes
COOK: 40 minutes
READY IN: 1 hour
Container: grill, mixing bowl, kitchen twine
Serving Description: 1 inch slice
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Ingredients
  • 2 pounds flank steak
  • 1/2 cup roasted red pepper - chopped
  • 3 ounces cream cheese - softened
  • 5 ounces fresh spinach - stems removed and chopped
  • 1/2 cup feta cheese - crumbled
  • 1/2 cup Italian marinated artichoke hearts - diced
  • 1/2 cup roma tomatoes - diced
  • 1/2 cup 4-blend cheese - shredded
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
Directions
  • Lay steak out flat. Salt and pepper to taste.
  • In a mixing bowl, combine the roasted red pepper and cream cheese. Mix until smooth.
  • Spread cream cheese mixture over the steak.
  • Sprinkle on the spinach and feta.
  • Then add the diced artichokes and tomatoes.
  • Finally, sprinkle all with the shredded cheese.
  • Roll the steak up from the long edge, like a jellyroll, and secure with kitchen twine.
  • Heat grill to medium heat.
  • Grill steak on all sides until browned, approximately 12 minutes total.
  • Reduce heat to low and brush steak with olive oil.
  • Rotate and brush the steak every 10 minutes for 20-30 minutes or until the internal temperature reaches 145°.
  • Remove from heat and allow to rest for 5 minutes.
  • Place on a serving platter and remove the kitchen twine.
  • Cut into 1 inch slices and serve warm.

Roasted Potatoes Sweet Potatoes Recipe

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A colorful side dish for dinner. The potatoes and sweet potatoes are seasoned with a sweet and spicy mixture that you're sure to love.
Roasted Potatoes amp Sweet Potatoes Recipe
PREP: 10 minutes
COOK: 35 minutes
READY IN: 45 minutes
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Ingredients
  • 3 sweet potatoes, cut into wedges or coins
  • 3 potatoes, cut into wedges or coins
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
Directions
Preheat oven to 450°.

Combine all ingredients except sweet potatoes and potatoes in a large zipper bag.

Add potatoes and sweet potatoes to bag and shake to coat.

Bake on baking sheet for 35 minutes or until tender.


Lemon Cheesecake Recipe

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Do you love lemon flavor? You will get plenty of it in this light and creamy cheesecake recipe that is bursting with lemon and featuring a graham cracker crust that is scrumptious.
Lemon Cheesecake Recipe
PREP: 25 minutes
COOK: 1 hour
READY IN: 3 hours
Container: 9
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Ingredients
  • 1 cup graham cracker crumbs (1 whole sleeve) - crushed
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter - softened
  • 2 lemons - zested, juiced
  • 1 1/4 cups sugar
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 16 ounces cream cheese - regular
  • 15 ounces ricotta cheese - regular or low-fat
  • 4 eggs - large size
  • 2 cups half-n-half
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1 lemon - for zesting
Directions
  • Preheat oven to 375°.
  • Wrap outside of springform pan with foil so batter won't leak out.
  • In small bowl, mix graham cracker crumbs with butter.
  • Press mixture firmly into bottom of springform pan.
  • Bake crust for 10 minutes.
  • Cool on wire rack for at least 20 minutes.
  • Reset oven to 325°.
  • In small bowl, zest the 2 lemons. Cut both in half and juice into bowl with zest.
  • In another small bowl, combine sugar and cornstarch.
  • In large mixer bowl, beat cream cheese with ricotta until smooth, about 3 minutes, on medium speed.
  • Add in sugar mixture.
  • Reduce speed to low, add eggs, half-n-half, vanilla, and lemon zest and juice. Blend, scraping down sides of bowl occasionally. It will be a thin mixture.
  • Pour batter over cooled crust.
  • Place in 325° oven for 1 hour, making sure center is set. (It will not brown on top).
  • Shut off oven and keep cheesecake in oven for 1 hour.
  • Remove from oven and cool on wire rack in pan for 2 hours.
  • Cover and chill for 1 hour. Can be chilled overnight.
  • When ready to serve, remove foil and side of pan. Place on serving platter. Garnish with thin lemon slices.

Marinated Beef on a Bun Recipe

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Robust sandwiches that are warm and hearty.
Marinated Beef on a Bun Recipe
PREP: 15 minutes
COOK: 2 hours
READY IN: 6 or more hours
Serving Description: 1 sandwich
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Ingredients
  • 1 1/2 cups ketchup
  • 1 medium onion - finely chopped
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup teriyaki marinade/sauce or soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup white wine vinegar
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 cloves garlic - minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon ginger
  • 2 dashes cayenne pepper
  • 3 pounds arm roast or beef eye of round roast
  • 12 sandwich buns, split - can be toasted
Directions
  • In a large bowl, combine the first 9 ingredients.
  • Pour half of the marinade in a resealable large plastic bag along with the roast.
  • Seal the bag and turn to coat, refrigerate overnight.
  • Cover and refrigerate the rest of the marinade.
  • Place the roast in a large roasting pan along with the extra marinade.
  • Cover and bake at 350° for 2 hours or until the meat is tender.
  • Let stand for 15 minutes before slicing.
  • Serve on buns.
  • Skim any fat from the pan juices and serve alongside of the sandwiches.

Rotini Pasta Salad Recipe

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A great summer salad that can be served as a side dish or a stand-alone meal. The crab meat, broccoli, and tomatoes all contribute to the irresistible flavor of this salad recipe. This recipe calls for rotini pasta but other pasta shapes could be substituted.
Rotini Pasta Salad Recipe
PREP: 20 minutes
COOK: 20 minutes
READY IN: 3 hours
Ingredients
  • 8 ounces rotini noodles
  • 2 cups broccoli flouretts
  • 8 ounces chopped imitation crab meat
  • 1/2 cup green onions, chopped
  • 1 cup roma tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups mayonnaise
  • 1 cup Zesty Italian salad dressing
  • 2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese
  • Salt and pepper to taste
Directions
  • Bring three quarts of water to a boil. Add rotini noodles and boil until just tender. Remove noodles with a slotted strainer, place into a colander and rinse.
  • Place the broccoli into the noodle water and boil until the broccoli turns a bright green; drain.
  • Place noodles, broccoli, crab meat, onions, tomatoes, mayonnaise, salad dressing, and Parmesan cheese into a large bowl. Stir gently until completely combined.
  • Add salt and pepper to taste.
  • Cover and refrigerate for two hours for the flavors to combine.
  • May need to add more mayonnaise and salad dressing, if it looks too dry after being refrigerated.
Note: This recipe doubles easily and is a great one to take to barbecues.

Best Ever Baked Beans Recipe

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Full of richness and slow cooked flavor, these baked beans are the perfect side to barbecued foods.
Best Ever Baked Beans Recipe
PREP: 20 minutes
COOK: 45 minutes
READY IN: 1 hour
Container: large casserole dish, saute pan, large mixing bowl
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Ingredients
  • 1 cup onion - chopped
  • 1/2 pound bacon - cut into bite sized pieces
  • 1/2 pound ground beef
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup ketchup
  • 2 tablespoons brown mustard
  • 1/4 cup barbecue sauce - your favorite brand
  • 2 tablespoons molasses
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 14 ounces chili beans (1 can)
  • 14 ounces butter beans (1 can)
  • 14 ounces pork and beans (1 can)
  • 28 ounces baked beans (1 large can) - any flavor
  • 14 ounces cranberry sauce (1 can) - jellied or whole berry
Directions
  • Brown together the onion, bacon and hamburger.
  • In a large bowl, combine the rest of the ingredients.
  • Add in the cooked hamburger mixture.
  • Simmer on the stove on low heat for approximately 45 minutes or bake in a 350° F oven for 40 minutes or until bubbly.

Broiled Whitefish Recipe

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The thin fillets of the whitefish will cook quickly and provide a nice mild flavor.
Broiled Whitefish Recipe
PREP: 15 minutes
COOK: 5 minutes
READY IN: 20 minutes
Container: Broiling pan
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Ingredients
  • 1 1/2 pounds whitefish
  • olive oil
  • 1 fresh lemon or lime
  • seafood seasoning
  • paprika
Directions
  • Apply a light coat of olive oil to the broiling pan and then place the fillets it.
  • Drizzle with lemon or lime juice. Sprinkle with seafood seasoning and lightly with paprika, if desired.
  • Place the pan under the preheated broiler and cook for 5 to 7 minutes. Do not turn while cooking but watch them carefully. The thin fillets will cook quickly.
  • Remove from under the broiler when the fillets are opaque and flaky.
  • Serve while hot with your favorite vegetable.

Broccoli with Creamy Herb Sauce Recipe

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The sauce that accompanies this dish is very light and tangy.
Broccoli with Creamy Herb Sauce Recipe
PREP: 10 minutes
COOK: 10 minutes
READY IN: 20 minutes
Container: mixing bowl, serving dish, large mixing bowl, large saucepan
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Ingredients
  • 3 tablespoons goat cheese
  • 3 tablespoons half-n-half
  • 2 tablespoons parsley - minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 pounds broccoli - fresh, cut into bite sized pieces
Directions
  • Use a whisk or fork to mix together the goat cheese, cream, parsley, red pepper flakes and lemon juice in a medium mixing bowl.
  • Bring one cup of water to a boil in a large sacuepan.
  • Boil the broccoli in the water until crisp tender and then drain.
  • Place drained broccoli in a large mixing bowl.
  • Toss the cheese mixture over the top and gently mix to combine and coat the broccoli.
  • Season with salt and pepper.
  • Garnish with grated lemon peel if desired and serve warm.
  • *Note: The sauce is not very creamy but adds a great deal of flavor.

Rice Pilaf Recipe

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Easy to prepare, this recipe is a great way to enhance the flavor of white rice for a delicious side dish or main meal.
Rice Pilaf Recipe
PREP: 35 minutes
COOK: 20 minutes
READY IN: 1 hour
Container: a large saucepan or covered skillet
Serving Size: 1 cup
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Ingredients
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/4 cup white or yellow onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 1/2 cups uncooked long-grain white rice
  • 2 1/2 cups vegetable stock (canned)
  • salt and pepper to taste
Directions
  • Rinse 1-1/2 cups long-grain white rice in cold water; then soak the rice in cold water for 30 minutes and drain well.
  • In a large saucepan or covered skillet, heat 2 to 3 tablespoons olive oil over medium-high heat. Add 1/4 cup finely chopped white or yellow onions to the pan and saute quickly (1 to 2 minutes).
  • To the onions, add 2 cloves of minced garlic and cook for an additional 30 seconds.
  • Add the 1-1/2 cups of soaked and drained long-grain white rice and stir-fry for about 3 minutes.
  • Pour in 2-1/2 cups water or vegetable stock and bring to a boil.
  • Reduce the heat to low, cover the pan, and simmer for 15 to 18 minutes or until the rice has absorbed the liquid. Do not stir the rice during the cooking time. Leave the pan covered and do not check the rice until the suggested cooking time has elapsed.
  • Serve the rice immediately. Use the rice pilaf as a side dish; as a bed for grilled chicken, turkey, or fish; or as an accompaniment for stir-fried beef or pork dishes.
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