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alouette potatoes

alouette potatoes

this is a super easy, great tasting, make ahead side dish that looks like you spent a lot more time preparing than you actually do. plus, most everything is done in advance. the times do not reflect the standing time of the potatoes.

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aww marinated olives

aww marinated olives

my italian mil was thoroughly impressed by my non-italian treatment of her olives. they are great appetizers and condiments to your fav pasta.(from the vancouver sun) ps. cook time include fridge time

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chinese chop suey

chinese chop suey

easy one-pot dinner.

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jeanne s style birthday cake

jeanne s style birthday cake

a bakery in winnipeg is famous for this special cake and ship it to all parts of canada. a recipe request column in the winnipeg free press printed this copycat recipe submitted by a reader. enjoy !

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killer lasagna

killer lasagna

this was originally my mom's recipe and used to be a favorite when we were kids. i always requested it for my birthday dinner.

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love is in the air beef fondue sauces

love is in the air beef fondue sauces

i think a fondue is a very romantic casual dinner or wonderful for after the theatre snack served with a robust red wine. for dinner serve with rice & a small salad. almond rice pilaf is a great accompaniment (recipe posted separately ) to cook the meat y

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mennonite corn fritters

mennonite corn fritters

ok - my heritage has been revealed. :) these are simply wonderful. a favorite among our community, they're sure to bring a smile to your face. enjoy!

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mr grant you took half veal prince orloff

mr grant you took half veal prince orloff

i couldn't resist! named in honor of one of my all time favorite

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munch without guilt tomatoes

munch without guilt tomatoes

anytime munchies...another sweat free preparation for all of you !

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one bowl perfect pound cake

one bowl perfect pound cake

this is the perfect pound cake recipe...plus so easy to prepare and only one bowl to wash! this is a firm cake, so if you are into cutting and shaping cakes, this works well. i have used it for christening and communion cakes, creating crosses, etc and us

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pour over anything mushroom gravy

pour over anything mushroom gravy

the name says it all...absolute must for all the mushroom lovers out there...smooth as silk gravy!!

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some like it hot

some like it hot

if you don't like it too hot, leave out the chili peppers and sambal, it will still be a spicy indonesian inspired dish.

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steamed chicken cutlets in packages

steamed chicken cutlets in packages

this creates a great aroma when the packages are first opened at the table--the packages hold the flavors in the chicken. i'm a huge chicken fan, and this is a very simple but tasty way to serve it.

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sugared grapes

sugared grapes

i first tasted these light, crunchy, twist on grapes at a mother/daughter tea. they are absolutely wonderful and they make very pretty garnishes!

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wacky cake

wacky cake

this is mom's favorite chocolate cake. easy to make and has a little different twist. also has no eggs or dairy products. pick your favorite frosting for the top--mom likes 7-minute the best.

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we thought it was a layer cake sandwich

we thought it was a layer cake sandwich

perfect for a bridal or baby shower, luncheon or holiday party, this savory meat and cheese sandwich will impress your guests with its layer cake appearance. cooking time is refrigeration time.

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1 asian noodle salad

1 asian noodle salad

i am addicted to this! and it's so easy to make and good for taking to bbq's, potlucks etc. found the recipe in my local grocery store's weekly advertisement.

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millionaire pound cake

millionaire pound cake

why a millionaire pound cake? because it's super rich! this scrumptious cake is the pride of an elderly belle from jackson, mississippi. the recipe comes from "the glory of southern cooking" by james villas.

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1 000 artichoke hearts

1 000 artichoke hearts

by chef anthony fielding at poncho's wreck restaurant in wilmington, vermont.

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5 tacos

5 tacos

costs about $5.00 to make.

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almost dairy queen blizzard ice cream cake

almost dairy queen blizzard ice cream cake

just wait until you taste this, it is so easy to make and so good! the success of this cake will depend on the quality of ice cream that you use, so try to purchase the best, also try this using chocolate ice cream and mint oreo cookies :) you can double

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better than spaghetti squash bake

better than spaghetti squash bake

created spontaneously to handle a carby pasta bake craving but this turned out to be amazingly delicious! a unique, tasty side or main dish that's healthy and low carb, too.

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big easy gumbo

big easy gumbo

from january, 2011's issued of southern living. this is an easier version of the original because it uses pre-cooked chicken and canned broth. don't forget...heat your oil good before adding the flour for a flavorful and fast roux. good for oamc, too.

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dressed up salad with secret dressing

dressed up salad with secret dressing

i figured that if i had to forgo my jeans to get all dressed up for a dinner party i was giving, why should my salad get off easy? the result is beautiful to look at and impressed everyone, plus they raved about my decades-old "secret" dressing. quantit

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exotic fruits barbecue marinade

exotic fruits barbecue marinade

this marinade gives your barbecue a juicy exotic touch!

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honey i m peanuts about you cake

honey i m peanuts about you cake

i saw this recipe showdown cake recipe and had to try it. dh was like "wow! you have got to try it!" i told him that i had already had enough of it. i had to give this away so i wouldn't eat more. lol! this recipe makes a good size cake so you don't n

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jamaican me hungry chicken bake

jamaican me hungry chicken bake

as this bakes your house will be filled with the most delicious aroma! don't let the long list of ingredients scare you, this dish is worth it :) created for rsc 2006.

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jeera on cubes barbecue marinade

jeera on cubes barbecue marinade

if you love jeera (cumin) you will love this one. a really distinct marinade!

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just trust me bistro chicken salad

just trust me bistro chicken salad

this incredible mix of unique ingredients creates a cold salad that will melt in your mouth. it looks, tastes, and serves like a gourmet side dish you'd be served at a very expensive garden luncheon, because it was. my aunt, is an annual winner of the n

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kicked up oven fried chicken

kicked up oven fried chicken

i make mine on one cookie rack placed on a baking sheet but i'm sure that the chicken could still be great placed directly on a foil-lined baking sheet, although i don't think it would be as crispy. plan ahead the chicken needs to soak in the buttermilk f

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kicked up oven baked pork baby back ribs

kicked up oven baked pork baby back ribs

if you like heat then you will love these ribs! for level 1 heat; use 1 tablespoon habanero hot sauce...for level 2; use 2 tablespoons... and for level 3; use 3 tablespoons. habanero chili hot sauce can be found in any mexican section of your grocery stor

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leftovers dessert

leftovers dessert

use all the left overs from past desserts.

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loaded deviled eggs

loaded deviled eggs

my icelandic hubby loves deviled eggs ... especially this version. leftovers are required as he likes the bacon/egg flavors with his breakfast cereal & coffee. i went through a lot of devilled egg recipes posted here to be sure it wasn't a duplicate & got

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middle eastern twice baked potatoes

middle eastern twice baked potatoes

a delicious yet low-fat twice-baked potato side dish with a blend of classic middle eastern flavours: chickpeas, cumin and coriander. serve with roasts or with your favourite middle eastern main course dish. adapted from "practical cookery: low fat". t

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near east rice pilaf low fat

near east rice pilaf low fat

i love those boxed rice pilaf, but the price is killer. why buy when making this at home is so much easier and so inexpensive? this recipe will use only a little oil, and more seasonings to make this very tasty. a quick and beautiful dish that's sure to i

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old ladies on a bus chicken

old ladies on a bus chicken

this recipe was supposedly developed from a conversation overheard between 2 old ladies on a bus. many thanks to those old girls for a quick, easy, and tasty recipe.

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pizza pan potato skins

pizza pan potato skins

there's a pub we go to that makes their own french fries, and instead of throwing out the skins, they fry them up and bake them with toppings in a pizza pan. they bring them sizzling to your table in the pizza pan with sour cream for dipping. dare i say t

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quick buns

quick buns

these buns are light and wonderful. in just over 2 hrs from start to finish. this recipe is from the canadian mennonite cookbook.

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the bomb pumpkin soup

the bomb pumpkin soup

a wonderful harvest pumpkin soup - the best we have ever tasted. i got this recipe from "belle" magazine. you must try it--it's nothing short of "amazing".

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this old house dressing

this old house dressing

this dressing was first brought to my attention by my sil, who found it in a local fund raising/awareness cookbook called breast of friend. this cookbook has been researched, tried and put together by volunteers in foam lake, saskatchewan, canada. the s

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almost outback steakhouse shrimp sauce

almost outback steakhouse shrimp sauce

plan ahead this sauce must be prepared and chilled 24 hours in advance, don't make the mistake of adding in more than 1 teaspoon of garlic as it will overpower the sauce!

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any type nut butter

any type nut butter

easy to make and very adaptable. great on canapes, breads, beef or chicken.

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apple pie

apple pie

a home made alcohalic drink it take 1 month for this drink to be perfect i add everclear for more of a kick but it is not needed but you will need a ceramic jug

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aww shucks crescent dough dessert

aww shucks crescent dough dessert

this is a souped up version of another zaar recipe, that i played around with until i thought it couldn't get any better. when i bring this to social gatherings, people are so estatic in their compliments, that i have to say "aw, shucks, it's easy." hen

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berinzila eggplant and ham

berinzila eggplant and ham

i was given this recipe years ago by a friend. i am not sure what country the dish "barinzila" comes from, but hope you enjoy it!

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blond minestrone

blond minestrone

having recently discovered an allergy to tomatoes sent my italian world into a tailspin. how would i ever survive?? here is a wonderful, nourishing, comfort-food soup that i put together that eased my sense of deprivation. the amounts are very flexible, p

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chipotle style chicken burrito bowls

chipotle style chicken burrito bowls

i love those chicken burrito bowls at the restaurant chipotle, and this version is just as good - to me and my family anyway! the recipe appears to be long, but it consists of mostly toppings. enjoy!

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cloud nine

cloud nine

light fluffy pineapple salad your sure to love

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comfort able kamikaze

comfort able kamikaze

good for those un"comfort"able aches and pains!

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company s coming rice

company s coming rice

it just doesn't get much easier than this fool-proof rice sidedish. it won't look like much when it goes in the oven, but trust me, it comes out perfect every time. i've been making it for holiday dinners for years. it takes 5 minutes or less to throw

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