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Twice-Baked Potato Casserole

Ingredients 1-1/2 pounds red potatoes (about 6 medium), baked 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper 1 pound sliced bacon, cooked and crumbled 3 cups (24 ounces) Daisy Brand Sour Cream 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded mozzarella cheese 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese 2 green onions, … Continue reading

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Parmesan-Crusted Tilapia

Ingredients 3/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese 2 teaspoons paprika 1 tablespoon chopped flat-leaf parsley 4 tilapia fillets (about 1 pound total) 1 lemon, cut into wedges Directions Preheat the oven to 400 degrees . In a shallow dish, combine the cheese with the paprika and parsley and … Continue reading

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Football Food!!!

With football season right around the corner, I thought I’d try and find some new game snacks. I came across “The Girl Who Ate Everything” and well, the name caught my eye. All three sound delicious to me, especially the hoagie dip.

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Parmesan Tilapia

Pinterest has given me a lot of good ideas for food, lately. Tonight, I made the “Best Broccoli Ever”, and this fish to go with it. They went together so nicely, I’d recommend pairing them again. If you have your … Continue reading

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Best Broccoli Ever

yeah, that’s what it said on Pinterest, months ago, when I pinned this recipe. I tried it tonight. It’s fabulous. Steve loved it, too, and he’s been on one of his goofy diets again, so if he eats it, you … Continue reading

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Chicken Piccata Stir-Fry

I absolutely LOVE Chicken Piccata. And I always thought it was soooo hard to make, because you only find it in really fancy restaurants or see it made on those gourmet cooking shows, and even then, you don’t see it … Continue reading

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Meals

I’m about ready to give up cooking. It’s in the 90’s. The humidity in the 80’s and 90’s and the dew-points have been in the 50’s and 60’s. What the heck do you want to eat? I’ve made the rounds of salads. … Continue reading

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HFCS is Evil, Pure Evil

Ok, I’ve thought this way for a while, but it is wicked hard to get away from High Fructose Corn Syrup (HFCS). It’s in practically everything… soda pop, cereal, bread… ketchup! I’ve known for a long time that HFCS is … Continue reading

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Question of the day

Are there any foods that you hated as a child, but eat now that you are an adult? Are there any foods you loved growing up, but can’t eat now?

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Question of the day

You have to have the same meal, breakfast, lunch and dinner for one month. What would you chose?

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Do you ever think about this?

When I came across this this morning I was so shocked. I mean, I know from when I was doing the weight loss challenges that a lot of things have way more fat, calories, sodium etc than it would appear … Continue reading

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Taco Pasta Salad

Ingredients 2 cups uncooked spiral pasta 1 pound ground beef 1 (1.25 ounce) package taco seasoning 3 cups shredded lettuce 2 cups halved cherry tomatoes 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese 1/2 cup chopped onion 1/2 cup chopped green pepper 1/2 cup … Continue reading

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Is The Fridge A Saver Or A Spoiler?

I saw this Good Question and couldn’t help but think how different we all are and who keeps certain things in the fridge and who doesn’t. I think this is partly learned behavior because most of the things I keep in … Continue reading

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Question of the day

Is there anything you eat, that others would consider to be odd?

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CAJUN CHICKEN BREASTS

SERVES: 4 PREP TIME: 10 Minutes COOK TIME: 20 Minutes INGREDIENTS 1/2 cup Hellmann’s® or Best Foods® Real Mayonnaise 1-1/2 Tbsp. Cajun spice 1/2 cup shredded Mexican blend cheese, divided 2 Tbsp. finely chopped parsley 4 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves (about 4 … Continue reading

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Lemonade Sangria

what you need 1 pkt. CRYSTAL LIGHT On The Go Lemonade Flavor Drink Mix 1/3 cup  water 1/3 cup orange juice 1-1/3 cups  dry white wine 1 cup assorted fresh fruit (pitted cherries, seedless grapes, cut-up apples and peaches) make it STIR all ingredients except fruit until drink … Continue reading

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BREAKFAST WASSAIL

Servings: 4 quarts Prep Time: 15 min Cook Time: 1 hr Difficulty: Easy Ingredients 1 (64-oz.) cranberry juice 1 (32-oz.)  apple juice 1 (12-oz.) can frozen lemonade concentrate, thawed 1 (12-oz.) can frozen pineapple juice, concentrated and thawed 3 to 4 cinnamon … Continue reading

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Perfect Potatoes Au Gratin

Ingredients 4-5 whole Russet Potatoes, Scrubbed Clean 2 Tablespoons Butter, Softened 1-1/2 cup Heavy Cream 1/2 cup Whole Milk 2 Tablespoons Flour 4 cloves Garlic, Finely Minced 1 teaspoon Salt Freshly Ground Pepper, to taste 1 cup Sharp Cheddar Cheese, Freshly Grated Preparation Instructions Preheat oven to 400 … Continue reading

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Zucchini Stuffed Peppers

2 medium sized yellow, orange or red bell peppers 1 egg 1/2 cup milk 1/2 cup shredded zucchini (pat out on paper towel to absorb excess moisture) 1/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese 1/2 cup shredded Swiss or Gruyere cheese 1 … Continue reading

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PARMESAN CRUSTED CHICKEN

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Cream Cheese Cake Mix Cookies

1 box cake mix-any flavor 8oz cream cheese, room temperature 1/4 cup butter, room temperature 1 large egg 1 tsp. vanilla (optional, depending on flavor) 1 cup add in’s (flavored chips, candy, nuts, etc.) amounts can be varied. Chocolate chips-I’d add … Continue reading

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Cheese ‘n Bacon Stuffed Mushrooms

what you need 12 large fresh mushrooms (1 lb.) 4 oz.  (1/2 of 8-oz. pkg.) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened 1 clove garlic, minced 4 slices  OSCAR MAYER Bacon, cooked, crumbled 1/2 cup KRAFT Shredded Sharp Cheddar Cheese 1 Tbsp.  chopped fresh parsley make it HEAT oven to 350°F. REMOVE stems … Continue reading

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TUSCAN GLAZED CHICKEN

SERVES: 6 PREP TIME: 10 Minutes COOK TIME: 20 Minutes INGREDIENTS 1/3 cup Hellmann’s® or Best Foods® Real Mayonnaise 3 Tbsp. finely chopped roasted red pepper 1 tsp. garlic powder 1/2 tsp. dried Italian seasoning 1 tsp. balsamic vinegar 6 boneless, skinless chicken … Continue reading

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Crack Potatoes

Don’t you just love the name?!  This recipe originated from a Cheddar Bacon Ranch dip. A gal had made it for a party, but forgot it at home. She needed to do something with it so, she decided to mix it all … Continue reading

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STRAWBERRY MARGARITA MOUSSE

Servings: 6 servings Prep Time: 2 hours 5 min Cook Time: 10 min Difficulty: Easy Ingredients 4   eggs, separated 3/4 cup sugar 1   (3-ounce) box strawberry flavored gelatin 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice 1/4 cup fresh lime … Continue reading

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