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Skillet Potatoes

Posted: 11/13/2007 - Fill a medium saucepan three-quarters full with water and bring to a boil over high heat. Add the potatoes and cook for 10 to 12 minutes, or until fork-tender; drain and set aside. In a large skillet, heat the oil over medium-high heat. Add the sliced onions and sauté for 5 to 6 minutes, or until they start to brown

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Chili Cheese Dip

Posted: 11/06/2007 - Preheat the oven to 350°F. Coat a 9-inch pie plate with nonstick cooking spray. In a medium bowl, combine the cream cheese and salsa and spread the mixture in the bottom of the pie plate. Sprinkle with 1/2 cup of the Cheddar cheese. Spread the chili beans over the cheese then top evenly with the remaining Cheddar cheese, scallions, and black olives, if desired

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Deep-Fried Turkey

Posted: 11/06/2007 - Place turkey horizontally, breast up, in basket. Wearing a long barbecue mitt, slowly lower the basket with the turkey into the oil. Cook for 3 minutes per pound then add 5 minutes to the total cooking time. (Example: A 14-pound turkey should cook for 47 minutes.) Turkey may float before cooking time is complete, but continue cooking for total amount of calculated time.

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Dipping Sauces

Posted: 11/06/2007 - In a medium bowl, combine all the ingredients; mix well. Cover and chill for at least 1 hour before serving.

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Asian Meatballs

Posted: 11/06/2007 - In a medium bowl, combine the turkey, onion, bell pepper, bread crumbs, egg whites, garlic powder, ground red pepper, salt, and black pepper. Shape into 24 one-inch meatballs. In a large skillet, heat the oil over medium heat. Add the meatballs, cover, and cook for 8 to 10 minutes, or until no pink remains, turning occasionally to brown on all sides

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Ultimate Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Posted: 10/30/2007 - In a medium bowl, beat the mayonnaise and cream cheese with an electric mixer until light and fluffy. Stir in the Cheddar cheese, mozzarella cheese, and garlic powder; mix well. Spread each of five bread slices evenly with the cheese mixture. Top with the remaining bread slices. Spread butter on both sides of the sandwiches. Cook in batches in a skillet over medium heat, until golden on both sides and the cheese is melted

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The Trick to Fresh Chopped Garlic

Posted: 10/30/2007 - If the aroma of gently sautéing garlic sets your mouth watering, but the thought of preparing it stops you, I have the easy trick! Garlic not only enhances the taste of our cooking, it's been touted as being very good for us. In fact, it's been said that if garlic had been created in a laboratory instead of grown naturally today, it might be a high-priced prescription drug!

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Monster Cupcakes

Posted: 10/30/2007 - Preheat oven to 350°F. Fill ice cream cones half full with cake batter and place in muffin pans. Bake according to package directions for cupcakes. Let cool on wire rack. Frost the top of the cupcakes and place a peanut butter cup (right-side-up) on top of each. Using the black gel, attach the candy eyes and draw a mouth on the bottom half of the cone. At the top of the cone, make stitches with the black gel. For bolts, attach the green candy to each side of the cone with black gel. Cover loosely until ready to serve.

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Yummy Mummy Dogs

Posted: 10/30/2007 - Preheat oven to 350°F. Coat a baking sheet with nonstick cooking spray. Cut dinner roll dough in half. Roll each half into a 22- to 24-inch rope. Wrap one rope around hot dog from bottom up, 4-1/2 inches. Cut a 1-1/2-inch piece off the second rope and set small piece aside. Wrap the second rope around the hot dog from the bottom up, 4-1/2 inches, going the opposite way. Then wrap the 1-1/2-inch piece around the top of the hot dog. Repeat with the remaining hot dogs and dinner roll dough.

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Beefy Stir Fry

Posted: 10/30/2007 - In a large skillet, heat the oil over medium heat. Add the steak strips; sauté for 2 to 3 minutes, or until browned. Remove the steak; set aside. Add the snow peas, bell pepper, garlic, and ginger to the skillet; sauté for 4 to 5 minutes, or until the vegetables are tender. Add the soy sauce, black pepper, and sesame seeds to the skillet; return the steak to the skillet. Simmer for 2 to 3 minutes, stirring until completely mixed and heated through

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Spooky Shepherd's Pie

Posted: 10/23/2007 - In a large skillet, combine all the ingredients, except the potatoes and reserved peas, over high heat; mix well. Cook for 5 to 8 minutes, or until heated through, stirring frequently. Remove from the heat and top with 6 dollops of potatoes to form ghost shapes. Place 2 peas in each dollop of potatoes to form eyes on the ghosts. Serve immediately

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Spinach Soufflé

Posted: 10/23/2007 - Preheat the oven to 350°F. Coat an 8-inch square baking dish with nonstick cooking spray. In a medium bowl, beat the heavy cream and eggs for 2 to 3 minutes, or until foamy. Add the remaining ingredients; mix well and pour into the baking dish. Bake for 30 to 35 minutes, or until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean. Cut into squares and ser

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Hot Caramel Apple Cider

Posted: 10/23/2007 - In a large saucepan, combine the cider, sugar, and caramel topping over medium-low heat. Simmer until hot and well blended, stirring frequently. Pour into mugs and top each with a dollop of whipped topping.

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Apple-Glazed Chicken

Posted: 10/23/2007 - In a shallow dish, combine the flour, salt, and pepper. Dip the chicken into the seasoned flour, coating completely. In a large skillet, heat the oil over medium heat. Brown the chicken in batches for 5 to 7 minutes per side. Meanwhile, in a medium bowl, combine the apple jelly, lemon juice, and cinnamon; mix well then stir in the apples. Add entire mixture to the skillet and reduce the heat to medium-low

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German Chocolate Cake

Posted: 10/16/2007 - Preheat the oven to 350?F. Coat a 9" x 13" baking dish with nonstick cooking spray then flour the dish. Place the cake batter in a large bowl and add 1/2 cup pecans and 1/2 cup coconut; mix well then pour into the baking dish. Bake for 30 to 35 minutes, or until a wooden toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.

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Avo-Dogs

Posted: 10/16/2007 - In a small bowl, combine the tomato, garlic, jalapeño pepper, and oil; set aside. Boil, steam, or grill hot dogs. Toast the buns, if desired. Rinse, halve and seed the avocado. Scoop out the pulp into a small bowl and mash with the salt and pepper. Place hot dogs in buns; spread avocado mixture over hot dogs then top with tomato salsa.

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Chili Con Cocoa

Posted: 10/16/2007 - In a soup pot, heat the oil over medium heat. Add the onions, and sauté for 3 minutes, or until tender. Add the beef and cook until browned, stirring to break up the beef as it cooks; drain. Add the cocoa, chili powder, ground red pepper, salt, allspice, cinnamon, tomatoes and their liquid, the tomato paste, and water; mix well and bring to a boil.

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Boss's Day Toffee

Posted: 10/16/2007 - Coat a 10" x 15" rimmed baking sheet with nonstick cooking spray. In a soup pot, combine the butter, sugar, and corn syrup. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat and boil for 3 to 4 minutes, until the mixture reaches the hard crack stage (see Note), stirring constantly.

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"Everything Old is New Again"

Posted: 10/16/2007 - It seems like "everything old is new again!" Iceberg lettuce is making a big comeback at restaurants! A simple wedge of it topped with a dollop of creamy dressing is all the rage! At our markets, we're finding ready-to-eat packaged salads with crispy iceberg lettuce and colorful nutritious carrots and red cabbage!

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Almond-Crusted Flounder

Posted: 10/09/2007 - In a small bowl, combine the sugar, cinnamon, red pepper, and salt; mix well. Season the fillets with 1 teaspoon of the mixture, reserving the remaining mixture. Place the egg white in a shallow dish; place the almonds in another shallow dish. Dip each fillet in the egg white then in the almonds, coating completely.

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Table Setting 101

Posted: 10/09/2007 - Years ago, mealtimes spent around the table were the norm but, today, meals are often eaten on the run, and that's why so many people don't know how to set a proper table! Along with that often comes the clueless feeling of not knowing which utensils to use when sitting down to a formal meal.

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Explorer Meatballs & Spaghetti

Posted: 10/09/2007 - Cook the spaghetti according to the package directions; drain. Meanwhile, in a large bowl, combine the remaining ingredients except the pasta sauce; mix well. Form the mixture into 12 meatballs then brown the meatballs in a large pot over medium-high heat.

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Garden Tortellini Bake

Posted: 10/02/2007 - In a large bowl, toss the tortellini with the marinara sauce and vegetables then pour into the baking dish. Sprinkle with the mozzarella cheese and bake for 30 to 35 minutes, or until heated through and the cheese is melted.

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Crispy Apple Rings

Posted: 09/26/2007 - In a large bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, 2 tablespoons sugar, and the salt; mix well. Add the milk and egg, beating until well mixed. In a large deep skillet, heat the oil over medium-high heat. Dip the apple rings in the batter then place in the skillet and cook in batches for 2 to 3 minutes per side, until golden. Drain on a paper towel-lined platter.

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