Simple Ham and Cheese Appetizer

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Ham and cheese appetizers are quick and easy to make for any party or game day pot luck. The beauty is you can add unlimited ingredients to vary the recipe. You can make them as simple as you like or spruce them up to elegant. Simple Ham and Cheese Appetizer Recipe Type: Appetizer Author: Crafty Components Ingredients 1 package ham …

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easy frozen pie crust recipe

Easy Peasy Freezer Pie Crust Recipe

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There are times (at least in my kitchen) where I get the urge to make a pie, but don’t have all that energy it requires to make the crust from scratch. My solution to this problem (so my family can have pie) is to make freezer pie crust. You can just take it out of the freezer, thaw, roll and …

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ideas for using tomatoes

Using Tomatoes in Cooking

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Tomatoes are a favorite in many households. They can be eaten fresh with many different dishes or used for cooking. To many, a slice of tomato on their favorite sandwich is a great way to add taste. Of course, using tomatoes is not just limited to your sandwiches. They are used in salads and a variety of other things. For …

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cooking tips for busy cooks

Cooking Tips for Quick Healthy Meals

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Let’s face it, most people just don’t have the ability to spend a lot of time in the kitchen after a long, hard day. I can’t do it any day! I need to be in and out, thank you. When speeding things up is the plan, there are some excellent shortcuts cooks can take to make healthy meals that keep …

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cornbread recipe

Cornbread Recipe Southern Style

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I love cornbread. There are zillions of recipes for cornbread out there, but most call for sugar. At times I like the sweet taste, but for the most part, I love it without. The following cornbread recipe is one of my favorites. Cornbread Recipe Southern Style Ingredients: 2 cups cornmeal 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1 …

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homemade spices for you pantry

Homemade Seasoning Blends to Stock in Your Pantry

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When stocking your pantry, you shouldn’t forget the homemade seasonings. Recipes for easy meals usually start with one or two so-called “convenience foods.” The idea is to use ingredients that can quickly combine to create dishes that are flavorful as well as fast. That’s why many of these recipes use seasoning mixes, or blends, rather than a long list of …

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tailgating made easy

Easy Tailgating and Holiday Party Appetizers

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Football tailgating and holiday parties are around the corner. Mile High Salute! Try some of these hearty party appetizers to keep your guests happy. If you want, you can make many of these types of appetizers ahead of time to make the day of the event easier for you to enjoy yourself. Buffalo Wings Buffalo wings are almost a staple …

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chicken and cheese manicotti

Chicken and Cheese Stuffed Manicotti

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Chicken and cheese stuffed manicotti is a great recipe for using up leftover chicken. It’s quick to make and tastes absolutely delicious. I always cook up chicken breasts in the slow cooker and freeze them, that way I am always sure to have something on hand for busy days. This recipe is one of our all-time favorites. I hope you …

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how to freeze eggs

How to Freeze Eggs

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Have you ever run across a great sale on eggs, but you feel like you can’t take advantage of it because you would never be able to eat all those eggs before they expire? I just found out that eggs can be frozen, and decided to try it out. It was actually very easy to do. Here is the process …

Cynthia OverfieldHow to Freeze Eggs