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Avocado Chicken Salad

Avocado Chicken Salad Ingredients:   2 large cooked chicken breasts shredded or chopped 2 large avocados 1 cup corn from 1 cooked cob 6 oz lean bacon cooked and chopped 1/4 cup Chives (or...

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HOMEMADE HONEY GARLIC SAUCE

 INGREDIENTS  1⁄2 cup honey 2 tablespoons soya sauce 2 tablespoons vinegar 1⁄2 teaspoon ginger 1⁄4 teaspoon garlic powder 1 tablespoon cornstarch (optional)   DIRECTIONS mix above...

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CHICKPEA CURRY WITH RICE

 INGREDIENTS:   2 cups basmati rice 2 Tbsp vegetable oil 1 large onion, chopped Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper 2 tsp curry powder 2 cloves garlic, chopped 1 cup vegetable...

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Sweet Potato Hash

INGREDIENTS: 2 sweet potatoes, cut into chunks, skin on 1/2 cup organic sweet corn kernels, frozen and thawed or fresh 2 generous handfuls baby spinach leaves 1 small onion, finely diced small...

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Maple Bacon Cornbread

8 strips bacon, thinly sliced crosswise 6 Tbsp maple syrup, divided 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 cup fine cornmeal 2 tsp baking powder 1 tsp salt 2 large eggs 1 ¼ cup buttermilk ¼ cup unsalted...

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BAKED BRIE WITH RASPBERRY JAM

 Ingredients 1 sheet of puff pastry, defrosted 1 (7 oz.) wheel of brie 1⁄4 cup raspberry jam Egg wash Crackers, for serving   Instructions Heat oven to 425°. Line a baking sheet with...

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Split Pea Soup with Rosemary

Ingredients 6 slices bacon, cut into 1 inch pieces 1 small onion, chopped 1 leek, thinly sliced 1 large carrot, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced  4 (10.5 ounce) cans chicken broth 1 1/2 cups...

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Chicken, Apple, Sweet Potato, and Brussels Sprouts Skillet

 This is a fabulous one skillet meal full of incredible flavours! Ingredients: 1 tablespoon olive oil 500 kg. boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1/2-inch cubes 1...

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Butternut Squash Soup

Classic for Fall, this is a creamy and rich butternut squash soup with savory hints of nutmeg and garlic!  Recipe makes 4 - 6 servings, depending on size. Ingredients 1 medium butternut...

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Anything Goes Cookie Dough Skinny Ganache Walnut Cookies

Cookie dough....chocolate ganache.....walnuts.....it doesn't get any better than these scrumptious cookies..... Recipe makes approximately 60 cookies Ingredients 2 1/4 cups (550 mL)...

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Cheesy Spinach Pesto Flatbread

  A quick, simple, light dinner made in just minutes - just what we need on these lazy summer nights!  All measurements here are flexible.  Just load it up however much you...

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Zucchini Fritters

  Makes approx 12 fritters INGREDIENTS: 1.5 lbs zucchini (2 large) 1/3 cup flour (white or whole wheat) 1/3 cup Italian seasoned bread crumbs 2 large eggs 1/2 teaspoon...

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Maple Strawberry Cream Cake

  INGREDIENTS 3/4 cup cake and pastry flour 1 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp salt 3 eggs, separated, at room temperature 3/4 cup granulated sugar 1/2 tsp vanilla FOR MAPLE WHIPPED...

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CREAMY CHILLED CUCUMBER AND AVOCADO SOUP

  You'll be cool as a cucumber with this easy and refreshing summer offeriing makes 4 servings. 2 large cucumbers, about 1 1/2 pounds, peeled, seeded, and chopped 1/2 medium avocado,...

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Smoked Salmon Canapes With Avocado

  Delicious, quick, and easy for summer entertaining. These mouth-watering bites will have your guests asking for more!   Makes 24 bites   6 slices whole grain or rye bread ...

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Chocolate Whoopie Pie Cake

A cake so decadent, a small piece will usually satisfy, but, there are no restrictions on seconds..  INGREDIENTS: 1 (15.25 oz.) box chocolate fudge cake mix 1 (3.9 oz.) box instant chocolate...

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Butterscotch Oat Drops

1 cup  butter or margarine, softened 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1 cup brown sugar, packed 2 eggs 1 tsp vanilla 2 cups all-purpose flour 2 cups rolled oats 1 tsp baking soda 1 tsp baking...

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CRAB CAKE BITES

  CRAB CAKE BITES   INGREDIENTS   6 oz. lump crab meat 6 oz. cream cheese, softened to room temperature 1 Egg, lightly beaten 3/4 c. Sour Cream, Divided 2/3 c. finely grated Parmesan,...

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The Elusive 70's Cornflakes Cookies

  THE ELUSIVE 70'S CORNFLAKES COOKIES 1 cup butter 1 cup vegetable oil 1 cup white sugar 1 cup brown sugar 1 egg 1 cup crushed corn flakes 1 cup chopped nuts (I use pecans) 1 cup...

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Moistest Chocolate Cake you'll Ever make

 AWARD WINNING CHOCOLATE CAKE OR MUFFINS 2 cups Flour 2 cups Sugar 3/4 cup Hershey's Cocoa 2 tsps Baking Soda 2 large eggs 1 tsp Salt 1 cup Buttermilk 1 cup Mazola Oil 1-1/2 tsps Vanilla...

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Pumpkin Ginger Cupcakes

 "Delicious, light and fluffy! These taste of Fall, and the crystallized ginger gives then a lovely little zing. Even people who don't like pumpkin love these cupcakes. These disappear as fast as I...

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Carol's Awesome Pumpkin Roll

 "My mom always makes her pumpkin roll around Thanksgiving and takes one to work where everyone asks her if she can make them one and they all want the recipe. You may want to halve the recipe...

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Hot Date with a Chicken

1/4 cup date, pitted and chopped 2 (6oz) boneless chicken breasts 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1 small apple - peeled, cored, and chopped           2 tablespoons chopped...

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Carol's Cheesey Cocktail Crackers

Mom says: "Don’t make them too big dear they should be a little smaller. Top them with mango habanero jelly. Or any jelly you wish. The mango is a little milder than some of the jellies. I...

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Slow-Cooker Black-Bean Soup with Turkey

INGREDIENTS 2 red onions, halved   2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil   3 medium carrots, cut into large chunks   4 cloves garlic, smashed   1 Tbsp all-purpose flour   1 lb(s) dried black...

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Bread Pudding II

Ingredients 6 slices day-old bread 2 tablespoons butter, melted 1/2 cup raisins (optional) 4 eggs, beaten   2 cups milk 3/4 cup white sugar 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon vanilla...

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Sticky Sesame Cauliflower

 Prep time 10 mins Cook time 20 mins Total time 30 mins   This vegan sticky sesame cauliflower is batter dipped and baked (instead of fried!) before being drenched in a sweet and spicy...

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Roasted Cauliflower and Chickpea Soup

 For the Soup 1 cauliflower head, cut into florets (about 4 cups total) 1 (15 ounce) can chickpeas, rinsed and drained 5 garlic cloves, peeled 4 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided 1...

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SAUTEED GREEN BEANS WITH LEMON AND BLUE CHEESE

1 Tbsp butter 1 Tbsp vegetable oil 8 oz green beans, trimmed 1 Tbsp Worcestershire sauce 1 Tbsp Sriracha or other hot sauce Fresh lemon juice, as needed 2 oz crumbled blue...

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Mom's Banana Cream Pie

1/3 cup Margarine 2 cups shredded coconut 1 package vanilla pudding mix 1/2 cup whipping cream- whipped 1 1/2 cups mini marshmallows 2 sliced bananas 1/2 cup...

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TOWERING FLOURESS CHOCOLATE CAKE

For the cake: 2 1/2 sticks unsalted butter, cut into pieces, plus more for the pan, 6 ounces bittersweet chocolate, chopped, 6 ounces unsweetened chocolate, chopped, 6 large eggs, 3/4 cup...

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PUMPKIN TORTILLA SOUP

Serves 6 12 (6-inch) corn tortillas 4 tablespoons olive oil 1 medium white onion, finely chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 cup finely chopped cilantro, plus more sprigs for garnish 1...

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RASPBERRY RHUBARB PIE

2 tablespoons uncooked quick-cooking tapioca 4 1/2 cups fresh raspberries (about 24 ounces) 3 1/2 cups chopped fresh rhubarb (about 6 stalks) 1 cup packed brown sugar 1/4...

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MEYER LEMON UPSIDE DOWN CAKE

Cooking-oil spray 3/4 cup butter, softened, divided 3/4 cup packed light brown sugar 2 or 3 whole Meyer lemons, plus zest of 2 large Meyer lemons 1 cup granulated sugar ...

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RED VELVET CUPCAKES

24 chocolate Hershey’s Kisses or Hugs candies; 1½ stick butter; 1½ c. granulated sugar; 1/4c. unsweetened cocoa powder; 1 tsp. baking soda; 1 tsp. salt; 1 tsp. vanilla extract; 2 large eggs; 1 c...

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ESPRESSO CRINKLE COOKIES

4.5 ounces all-purpose flour (about 1 cup) 1 1/4 cups powdered sugar, divided 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa 1 1/4 teaspoons baking powder 1/8 teaspoon salt 5 1/4...

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BEST CHICKEN LIVER PATE

This recipe is great for an Hors D'oeuvres party and good to snack on days after! 2 packages fresh chicken livers ...

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GORGEOUS GUACAMOLE!

 thanks to Debbie Lee   2 small avocados, ripe (preferably Haas) 1 tablespoon minced red onion 1 small glove garlic, minced or pressed through garlic press ½ small jalapeno chile, minced...

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WENDY'S APPLE CAKE



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SLOW COOKER MEXICAN CHICKEN

 Courtesy of Patti Simpson   4 Boneless Chicken Breasts 1 Cup black beans 1 cup corn kernels 1 small jar of salsa 1 Tbsp cumin 1 Tbsp chilli powder   Place all ingredients into slow...

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'ENTICE THEM WITH THE AROMA' CHOCOLATAE CHIP COOKIES

 Courtesy of Sharon Gillies Sharon claims that pulling these hot out of the oven just prior to a showing should seal the deal!     Cream together: 1/2 cup margarine 1/2 cup white sugar 1/2...

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BONEFISH GRILL'S BANG BANG SHRIMP



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MANDARIN ORANGE AND CASHEW CHICKEN

 Courtesy of Linda Vaessen   1 can mandarin oranges 1/4 cp KIKKOMAN stir-fry sauce 2 whole chicken breasts (skinless, boneless) 3 tbsp oil 1/3 cp roasted cashews 1 clove minced garlic1 med...

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BEET & GOAT CHEESE SUMMER SALAD

  4 medium beets - scrubbed, trimmed and cut in half 1/3 cup chopped walnuts 3 tablespoons maple syrup 1 (10 ounce) package mixed baby salad greens 1/2 cup frozen orange juice concentrate 1/4...

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BAILEY'S KAHLUA TORTE



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ONION SEED CRUSTED TUNA STEAK SATAY WITH WASABI MAYONNAISE

 Courtesy of Catering by James Meadows Call 226-448-8466 www.cateringbyjamesmeadows.com   1 lb. tuna, cut into narrow strips between 4-5” long ½ cup black onion seeds Vegetable oil as...

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HEEMAN'S NUTELLA-INFUSED RASPBERRY ROLLS

   Yields: 10 servings   6 egg whites (1 cup/250 mL) 2 cups/500 mL chopped strawberries (or raspberries) ½ cup/125 mL heavy cream ¼ cup/50 mL sugar ¼ cup/50 mL shredded coconut ¼...

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GRILLED THAI BEEF SALAD

Courtesy of Jess Oxner   Ingredients • 1 pound top-round London broil or flank steak, about 1 to 1 1/2-inches thick • 3 tablespoons lime juice, divided • 3 tablespoons low-sodium soy...

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STRAWBERRY RHUBARB UPSIDE DOWN CAKE

 Ingredients    2.5 cups/625 mL rhubarb 2.5 cups/625 mL strawberries 1/2 cup/125mL sugar 2 cups/500mL mini marshmallows 1 white cake mix (light recipe) 1 small box (3 oz/85g) strawberry or...

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LEMON CHICKEN WITH OLIVES

 Courtesy of Ellie Moore     2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons grated lemon zest, plus 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin Salt & Pepper 1 1/2 pounds chicken...

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CREAMY CAPRESE QUINOA BAKE

 Courtesy of Leah and Dennis   2 cups cooked quinoa 1 cup of your favorite pasta sauce 2 tablespoon tomato paste 1/3 cup heavy cream 1/3 cup parmesan cheese 1 cup mozzarella, divided 1/2-1...

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SOUTH AFRICAN CHAKALAKA

 Courtesy of Linda McGuire   1/4 cup oil 2 large onions 2 or 3 hot peppers (choose from chili peppers, bell peppers) 3 garlic cloves 3 large tomatoes, diced 2 (15 oz) cans baked beans 1/3...

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CLASSIC SPAGHETTI AND MEATBALLS FOR A CROWD

 Serves 12   NOTE: One cup of plain yogurt thinned with ½ cup milk can be substituted for the buttermilk. Grate the onion on the large holes of a box grater. The ingredients in this recipe can...

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RED POTATO, ASPARAGUS & ARTICHOKE SALAD

  18 small red potatoes 3 pounds fresh asparagus, trimmed 2 (14 ounce) cans artichoke hearts, drained and quartered 3 tablespoons Dijon mustard 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice 3/4 cup olive...

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DEBI'S FETA AND OLIVE STUFFED CHICKEN

 Thanks to Debi Stock! Healthy Greek-inspired calorie-wise recipe cooks up in 15 minutes, after a quick preparation. Serve with roast potatoes and steamed broccoli spears.   Makes 4...

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MY MOM'S GINGERBREAD WITH LEMON SAUCE

 thanks to Mom   2 cups flour 1 cup molasses ¾ cup buttermilk ½ cup sugar ½ cup butter (soft) 1 egg 1 tsp baking soda 1 tsp ginger 1 tsp cinnamon ½ tsp salt   Beat all ingredients...

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321 CAKE

 Thank you to my mom, Carol Lesiuk, for sharing this recipe.   These individual little cakes are amazing and ready to eat in one minute! They are perfect for whenever you feel like a treat...

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AMATRICIANA

 Courtesy of Allison Johnson   Description   This is a classic Italian pasta dish. Use fresh basil when it's in season at other times use fresh flat-leaf parsley.    Ingredients • 4...

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BANANA PINEAPPLE LOAF

 thanks to Jimmy and Devon   Ingredients: 3 cups all purpose flour 1 cups sugar 1 tsp baking powder 1 tsp baking soda 1 tsp salt 1 cup undrained crushed pineapple 3 eggs ¾ cups canola...

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GREEK ORZO SALAD

  2 cups of uncooked orzo pasta 1/2 cup of red onion, finely chopped 1/4 cup of sliced kalamata olives 2 cups of Italian parsley, loosely packed and finely chopped 2 cucumbers, chopped 3 hot...

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CARBONARA

 Courtesy of Elena DiMassa    Ingredients   • Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste  • 1 pound spaghetti • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil (enough to coat bottom of...

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MUSHROOM TARTS

 Courtesy of Mike & Julie Evans makes 12 mini tarts   Pastry: 1 cup flour 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 cup butter, diced 1/2 cup cream cheese, diced   Filling: 1 tbsp butter 8 oz fresh mushrooms,...

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RYAN'S CROCK POT CHILI

 Courtesy of Ryan and Sarah Brown   Like all good Chili Recipe’s you’ll adjust the spices etc. each time you make it until you find a perfect blend for you but here’s the spicy version...

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BAKED GOAT CHEESE WITH ROASTED GARLIC AND CARAMELIZED ONION

 Courtesy of Laura Beres   This is a recipe a neighbor of mine gave to me about 10 years ago. She was originally from Australia, so it may have originated there. It continues to be a hit with...

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SWEET POTATO SOUFFLE

 thanks to Debbie Lee   3 cups sweet potatoes (drained if from a can) and mashed (you can use fresh sweet potatoes if you cook them fork tender before adding them to the recipe) 1 cup sugar ½...

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MANTI (Russian Meat Dumplings)

 Courtesy of Alexei Chkouro and Maria Fadeeva Manti is a type of dumpling that very popular in Russia. Manti are normally made with either seasoned lamb or ground beef wrapped in homemade dough...

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QUINOA BURGERS

 Courtesy of Caitlin Caldwell Quick, easy and toddler friendly!   Ingredients:   1/2 cup rinsed quinoa 1 medium carrot, cut in large chunks 3 scallions, thinly sliced 1/4 cup fresh...

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BLACK BEAN SOUP

 Recipe courtesy of Lisa Densky   10 sun-dried tomatoes (not packed in oil) 1 cup boiling water 1 1/2 cups finely chopped onions 3 garlic cloves, minced or pressed 1 jalapeno chile, minced or...

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MEXICAN HOT COCOA

Courtesy of Andrew and Beth Katin   Ingredients   1 serving hot cocoa (mix as directed or scratch) 2 pinches ground chipotle chili pepper to taste Ground cinnamon OR 1 oz cinnamon...

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CHEDDAR TEA BISCUITS

  Serves: 12   Yield: 12   Biscuts   Units: US | Metric 2 cups all-purpose flour (Or 1 cup all purpose, 1 cup whole wheat)  3 teaspoons baking powder  1/3 cup cold butter  1/2...

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AWESOME AUTUMN HAMBURGER SOUP

  1 (28 ounce) can plum tomatoes, undrained 4 cans beef broth  1 (10 ounce) can tomato soup  3 carrots, peeled and chopped fine  4 celery ribs, leaves removed and chopped fine (add celery...

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MOM'S PUFFED WHEAT SQUARES...to die for...

  40-45 caramels   1/2 cup butter   2 squares semi-sweet chocolate   1/2 cup lily white corn syrup   1 teaspoon vanilla   MELT everything on low on stove and pour over 9-10 cups of...

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CHOCOLATE PEANUT BUTTER BALLS

Courtesy of Sue Chartrand 1 cup peanut butter 1 cup icing sugar 2 tbsp melted butter 1/2 cup of skor bar    Mix together and roll into balls   Melt 2 cups of chocolate melting wafers (I...

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CRANBERRY PUDDING (photo McKenna Lesiuk)

Courtesy of Andrea McLay 2 cups flour 1 cup sugar 2 1/2 tsp baking powder 3 tbls melted butter 2/3 cup milk 1 egg 1 tsp vanilla 2 cups frozen cranberries   Sift dry ingredients in...

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TURTLE BARS

Thanks to the Jarvis Family   (from Baker’s Chocolate Celebration Cookbook)   Better than anything that ever came out of a candy box! With their incredibly creamy caramel centres and tender...

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PUMPKIN CHEESECAKE with GINGERSNAP CRUST & CARAMEL SAUCE

  Crust 1-1/2 cups finely ground gingersnap crumbs 1/4 cup granulated sugar 5 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted   Filling 1 15-ounce can pumpkin  1-1/3 cups granulated sugar 1 teaspoon...

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AUDREY'S HERBED FLOUR MIX

 Fabulous for chicken!   1/2 cup all purpose flour 2 tsps. each: salt, thyme & basil 1 tsp each: oregano, tarragon & paprika 1/2 tsp pepper   MIX by shaking in a covered jar   Store at...

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DIANE'S FAVOURITE OATMEAL COOKIES

Courtesy of Diane Mather   Cream together: 3/4 cup margarine, 1/2 cup brown sugar & 1/2 cup white sugar   Add: 1 egg, 2 tbsp. milk or water, 1 tsp vanilla   Add: 1 cup flour, 1/2 tsp baking...

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ITALIAN BISCOTTI RECIPE

Courtesy of Mary Mazzotta Ingredients 1 ¾ cup flour ¾ cup sugar 1/3 cup butter ¾ cup almonds 2 eggs 1 tbsp orange rind 2 tsp vanilla 1 tsp almond extract 2 tsp baking powder Recipe...

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HARVEST PUMPKIN LOAF

Thanks to my Mom 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 1/2 teaspoons salt 3/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves 1/2 cup butter or margarine 1 cup white sugar 2...

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GUACAMOLE!

Courtesy of Julia Marinaccio 3 Avocados, peeled, pitted, and mashed 1 lime, juiced 1 tsp salt 1/2c diced onion 3 tbsp of chopped, fresh cilantro 2 tomatoes, diced  1 tsp minced garlic 1...

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SWEET & SPICY THAI PINEAPPLE CHICKEN

Thanks to Val Marshall Pkg of 4 boneless chicken breasts 1 can of pineapple chunks 1 cup of plum sauce 1/2 cup Thai sweet red chili sauce 1 red pepper cut into thin slices Seasoned bread...

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QUINOA & VEGETABLE STUFFED PEPPERS

Thanks to Launi Hurst Total Time: 1 hr 10 min Prep: 25 min Cook: 45 min Yield:6 servings    Recipe Ingredients 1 cup quinoa 2 cups chicken or vegetable stock 6 small bell peppers, mixed...

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SECRET INGREDIENT CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES!

4 3/4 cup flour 2 teaspoons baking soda 2 cups butter, softened 1 1/2 cups packed brown sugar 1/2 cup white sugar 2 (3.4 ounce) packages instant vanilla pudding mix 4 eggs 2...

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MAPLE MUSTARD SALMON!

Cooking Time: 12-15 minutes Serves: 4 1lb Salmon Fillet, bones removed and cut into four pieces 1/4 c Butter (melted) 1/4 c Maple Syrup 4tbsp Dijon Mustard or grainy Dijon mustard 1tsp Low...

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