Sweet Honey & Jalapeño Cornbread Muffins

June 25, 2014

1 cup yellow cornmeal 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon kosher salt 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 cup butter, softened 1/2 cup white sugar 1/4 cup honey 2 eggs 1/2 cup buttermilk 2 tablespoons Cholula Green Pepper Hot Sauce 1 (8.5-ounce) can cream-style corn 1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. ...

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Firecracker Shrimp Tacos with Avocado Corn Salsa

May 5, 2014

Firecracker Shrimp Tacos with Avocado Corn Salsa Firecracker Shrimp 1 pound large shrimp, peeled, deveined and tails removed 1 tablespoon chili lime Cholula Chili Lime or Original hot sauce 4 tablespoons olive oil 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons sugar 4 cloves garlic, minced Avocado Corn Salsa 1-2 tablespoons olive oil 1/2 cup diced onion 1 ...

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Gooey Ritz Peanut Butter Cup S’mores Bars

April 17, 2014

Gooey Ritz Peanut Butter Cup S’mores Bars 1 box yellow cake mix 2 sleeves Ritz crackers 1 egg 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, softened 1 (7 oz) jar marshmallow creme 1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk 2 (8 ounce) bags mini Reese’s peanut butter cups 1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line a ...

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10-Minute Restaurant-Style Steamed Edamame

April 14, 2014

10-Minute Restaurant-Style Steamed Edamame 2 cups frozen or fresh edamame in pods 6 cups water 1 tablespoon salt 1. Bring water and salt to a boil. Add edamame and cook for 6-7 minutes until edamame are tender and easily release from their pod. 2. Drain thoroughly and toss generously with a coarse finishing salt like ...

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Dark Chocolate Pistachio Butter Cookie Bars

April 10, 2014

Dark Chocolate Pistachio Butter Cookie Bars 2 cups (10 oz) shelled pistachios 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, softened 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 cup brown sugar 1 3/4 cup all purpose flour 1 (12 oz) bag dark chocolate chips 1/2 teaspoon coarse sea salt 1. Place 2 cups shelled pistachios into the work bowl of a ...

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Creamy Pesto Gnocchi with Bacon & Parmesan

April 7, 2014

Creamy Pesto Gnocchi with Bacon & Parmesan 1 cup chicken broth 1/4 cup basil pesto 1 tablespoon butter 1 (16 oz) package potato gnocchi 8 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled salt and pepper, to taste (I use 1/2 teaspoon each) 1/4 cup heavy cream shaved or shredded parmesan, cheese (optional) 1. Add pesto to chicken ...

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Hazelnut Butter Cookies

March 27, 2014

Hazelnut Butter Cookies 12 oz chopped or whole hazelnuts without skin 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, softened 1 cup sugar 1 cup brown sugar, packed 2 eggs 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 2 1/2 cups flour 1 tsp baking soda 1 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp salt 1 bag (10-12 ounces) chocolate chips 1. Preheat oven to ...

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15 Minute Lasagna

March 24, 2014

15 Minute Lasagna 1/2 lb lean ground beef 2 cups diced onion 2-3 garlic cloves, minced 1 (9.6 oz) bag Jimmy Dean pre-cooked turkey sausage crumbles OR 1/2 lb cooked pork breakfast sausage 8 oz (about 10) lasagna noodles, broken into 1/4ths 1 (10 oz) can Ro-tel diced tomatoes (or regular diced tomatoes) 1 cup ...

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Salsa Verde Chicken Enchiladas

February 25, 2014

1 (16 oz) jar Salsa Verde 2 cups shredded pepper jack cheese 3 cups (12 oz) cooked, chopped chicken 8 medium (soft taco size) flour tortillas 1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Spray a 9×13 baking dish with cooking spray. Spoon a thin layer of salsa verde into the bottom of the dish. 2. ...

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Ham and Cheese Gnocchi

January 27, 2014

Ingredients: 1 tablespoon butter 2 cups diced onion (about 1 whole onion) 12 oz ham, diced 1/2 cup low-sodium chicken broth 3/4 cup water 1 (16 oz) package potato gnocchi 1 cup baby sweet peas, frozen 1/4 cup heavy cream salt and pepper to taste 1 cup shredded cheese (Swiss, Monterey Jack, Gruyere, or Pepper ...

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