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Spinach Cheese Manicotti

INGREDIENTS 1onion, minced 2teaspoons minced garlic 2tablespoons oil 1(15 ounce) carton ricotta cheese 1(3 ounce) packagesoftened cream cheese 1(8 ounce) packageshredded mozzarella cheese, divided 1(3 ounce) packagegrated parmesan cheese, divided 2teaspoons italian seasoning 1⁄4teaspoon salt 1⁄2teaspoon black pepper 1(10 ounce) box frozen chopped spinach, thawed, and drained 9manicotti, cooked, drained …

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Easy Chicken Nachos

INGREDIENTS 1full boneless skinless chicken breast 2tablespoons oil 1⁄2package taco seasoning mix 1bag firm tortilla chips (Diane’s are good) 2cans bean dip 4cups shredded cheddar cheeseor 4 cups cheddar- monterey jack cheese chopped black olives (optional) canned chopped green chili(optional) chopped tomato, etc. (optional) salsa (optional) sour cream (optional) DIRECTIONS …

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Gluten Free French Bread

INGREDIENTS 2cups rice flour (white) 1cup tapioca flour 3teaspoons xanthan gum 1 1⁄2teaspoons salt 2teaspoons egg substitute(optional) 2tablespoons sugar 1 1⁄2cups lukewarm water 2tablespoons fast rise yeast 2tablespoons butter or 2 tablespoons margarine, melted 3egg whites, beaten slightly 1teaspoon vinegar melted butter, for brushing (optional) DIRECTIONS In the bowl of …

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Master Brine Recipe for Meats

INGREDIENTS 10cloves garlic, minced 3quarts water 1⁄2cup kosher salt 1⁄4cup black peppercorns, plus 2teaspoons black peppercorns 1⁄4cup sugar, plus 2teaspoons sugar 1 1⁄2teaspoons dried thyme 1teaspoon whole allspice 1bay leaf DIRECTIONS Bring all ingredients to a boil in a large saucepan, reduce heat and simmer for 15 minutes. Allow to …

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Tangy Cocktail Meatballs

INGREDIENTS 2eggs 2cups quick oats 1(12 ounce) can evaporated milk 1cup minced onion 2teaspoons salt 1⁄2teaspoon pepper 1⁄2teaspoon garlic powder 3lbs lean ground beef Sauce 2cups ketchup 1 1⁄2cups packed brown sugar 1⁄2cup minced onion 1teaspoon liquid smoke 1⁄2teaspoon garlic powder 1⁄8teaspoon ground cloves DIRECTIONS In lg bowl, beat eggs. …

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Bugs in a Blanket

INGREDIENTS 1(11 ounce) canpillsbury refrigerated breadstick dough 24cocktail smoked sausage links (from 14-oz package) 3⁄4cup shoestring potatoes (from 1 3/4-oz can) ketchup (for decoration) orbarbecue sauce (for decoration) or mustard (for decoration) DIRECTIONS Heat oven to 375°F Unroll dough; separate at perforations into 12 breadsticks. With knife or kitchen scissors, …

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Bacon Cocktail Weenies

INGREDIENTS 1lb bacon, any kind (maple-flavored works well.) 1package cocktail smoked sausage links 1lb light brown sugar (you can use more if you like) 1box of round toothpick DIRECTIONS Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray 9×13 inch cake pan with non stick spray. (not neccessary but will definately help with …