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Add Some Spice to your Life and BBQ

Add Some Spice to your Life and BBQ

Collaborated Content Warmer weather may mean finding ways to cool off, but that doesn’t mean you can’t bring bold flavors to the gathering you’re hosting with family and friends. Whether it’s a barbecue bash or a casual pool party, there is a flavorful blend perfect for nearly every occasion. When the sun is shining, it’s […]

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Game Day Eats and Treats Recipes

Game Day Eats and Treats Recipes

Score major points with delicious dishes If the crew is coming over to root for your favorite team, it may be time to spice up the menu. Whether you’re hosting the weekend get-together or watching the game after work, switch up your typical spread and serve something new to leave your guests cheering for more. […]

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Watermelon Soda Float

Watermelon Soda Float

Ahhhh….soda floats.  Remember being a kid and getting so excited for a root beer float or a coke float during the hot days of summer?  One scoop, then two scoops of vanilla ice cream plopping into the glass. Oh and the root beer, the delectable liquid sugar being poured over the scoops of vanilla ice […]

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Freshen Up Holiday Entertaining

Freshen Up Holiday Entertaining

Add tasty, crunchy grapes to seasonal dishes The holiday season is typically marked by gatherings of friends and family. Whether you’re hosting overnight guests, drop-in visitors or an important seasonal meal, taking a fresh approach to the menu can make the get-together more special. As you prepare for the festivities, consider recipes that feature healthy […]

KFC Cole Slaw – At Home Recipe

KFC Cole Slaw – At Home Recipe

If you eat out a lot, you are sure to find favorites that you just have to figure out and – make at home yourself! This Recipe is sure to please! Portioned for a small Family. (Just Double for a Crowd).   PREP TIME: 30 minutes SERVINGS: 4 small portions or 2 plentyful Pitmaster portions […]

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Think Outside the Oven this Holiday Season

Think Outside the Oven this Holiday Season

When most families think of Holiday Cooking, they typically picture baked goods and time spent in the kitchen near the oven. This year, you can take your Seasonal meal prep outdoors with cooking methods often overlooked during the Winter: Grilling and Smoking. As one of the most popular dishes during the holidays, turkey is an […]

6 Simple, Festive Cocktails for the Holidays

6 Simple, Festive Cocktails for the Holidays

Eggnog Martini and Maple Amaretto Sour are two holiday cocktails that could easily be found on a festive bar menu. However, you can make them yourself in the comfort of your own home. Dazzle guests with an easy, simple trick: extracts. A simple drop of an extract – peppermint, maple, rum or almond – can […]

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A Quick, Nutritious Dinner Solution

A Quick, Nutritious Dinner Solution

Balancing a busy lifestyle with healthy food choices can be a tall task. By focusing on recipes that incorporate easy-to-use, versatile ingredients like Filippo Berio vinegars, you can attain a light, filling dinner in less time. For example, this Honey-Balsamic Glazed Salmon involves just a handful of ingredients and seasonings, leading to just 5 minutes […]

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Chicken Kofta Curry Recipe

Chicken Kofta Curry Recipe

Chicken kofta curry is a special Mughlai cuisine that is popular among the Indians during the festival of Eid. The chicken kofta resembles the meatballs we use in the Italian dish, spaghetti and meatballs. But the chicken kofta by itself has an abundance of flavor oozing out of it. The rich taste of this curry […]

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Lemon Cream Puff Recipe

Lemon Cream Puff Recipe

You don’t have to be a pastry chef to make these delicious little beauties.  With a hint of lemon, these light and fluffy puffs will be a hit at your next gathering. Lemon Cream Puffs 1/2 cup water 1/4 cup butter, cubed 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 2   Eggs LEMON FILLING: 1 egg, beaten 1/3 […]

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Heart Felt Recipe Ideas

Heart Felt Recipe Ideas

If the way to your loved one’s heart is through the stomach, there’s no better way to start off any day than with a homemade breakfast prepared with love. Whether you’re whipping up a breakfast for a spouse with a sophisticated palate or trying to tempt the taste buds of your littlest loves, explore these […]

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Perfect Apple Pie

Perfect Apple Pie

From family dinners to spur-of-the-moment picnics, pies are easy to make and easy for family and friends to appreciate. To save time in the kitchen, start with Pillsbury Refrigerated Pie Crusts for a flaky, tender base. Just unroll it into your favorite pie plate or tart pan, spoon in a delicious fruit filling, bake and […]

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Change Up Mealtime Favorites

Change Up Mealtime Favorites

While it can be easy to fall into a routine of cooking the same recipes week in and week out, getting creative with mealtime can be as easy as making simple swaps and trying new flavor combinations with fresh, high-quality ingredients. One of the easiest ways to shake things up in the kitchen any night […]

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Homemade Baked Mac and Cheese

Homemade Baked Mac and Cheese

Ditch the box and delight your family and friends with this delicious and easy-to-make homemade mac and cheese dish. Go to culinary.net for the full recipe. Homemade Baked Mac and Cheese 5 tablespoons Organic Valley Cultured Unsalted Butter, divided 1/2 cup homemade bread crumbs 1/4 cup Organic Valley Shredded Parmesan Cheese 1 pound organic dry […]

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Enter – the Brussel Sprout.

Enter – the Brussel Sprout.

Barbequing is a delicate art form. Slow cooked ribs made of meat that falls from the bone and steak crusted – tough on the exterior and tender internally. Meat that makes you believe that you can be more like Mr. Dos Equis, the most interesting man in the world. Good meat is something to revel […]

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Recipes Using Grapes

Recipes Using Grapes

By incorporating versatile ingredients into your holiday cooking, you can make a vast array of tasty seasonal goodies. For example, California grapes are abundant throughout all holiday seasons and add taste and visual appeal to dishes of all kinds, such as Seared Salmon with Spinach and Grapes, Grape Caprese Salad Hors d’ Oeuvres, Grapes in […]

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Recipes to make this School Year

Recipes to make this School Year

The school year is underway once again and for you the race is on. If you’ve been down this road before, then you know these nine months feel like a full-blown sprint where you are constantly running from one obligation to the next. And that doesn’t leave a lot of room to prepare meals and […]

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Cinnamon-Apple Crostata

Cinnamon-Apple Crostata

Cinnamon-Apple Crostata Pie Pastry (we used Pillsbury Refrigerated Pie Crusts) Filling 1/2 cup sugar 4 tsp. cornstarch 2 tsp. cinnamon 4 cups peeled and thinly sliced apples (4-5 medium sized) 1 tsp. sugar (for sprinkling) 2 tbs. chopped pecans Heat oven to 450°. In medium bowl mix together 1/2 cup sugar, cornstarch and cinnamon.  Stir […]

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Warm Up Fall Meals with Wine

Warm Up Fall Meals with Wine

Fall is the perfect time to welcome warm, robust flavors to your kitchen as well as your wine glass. With its bold, spicy, dark fruit flavors, cabernet sauvignon is a perfect wine for crisp fall weather. Warm Up Fall Meals with Wine Cabernet sauvignon is more versatile for pairing than some believe. It pairs well […]

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Throw a Shamrockin’ St. Patrick’s Day Party

Throw a Shamrockin’ St. Patrick’s Day Party

With Irish Classics and Green-Tinted Treats. Recipes for St. Patrick’s Day (St. Paddy’s / St. Patty’s) It doesn’t take the Luck o’ the Irish to throw a great St. Patrick’s Day party. These tips and recipes will help you throw a festive celebration you’ll enjoy as much as your guests — including make-ahead corned beef […]

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Cranberry-Beet Bundt Cake with Orange-Walnut Glaze

Cranberry-Beet Bundt Cake with Orange-Walnut Glaze

Cranberry-Beet Bundt Cake with Orange-Walnut Glaze Prep time: 50 minutes Cook time: 45 minutes Servings: 16 1          jar (16 ounces) Aunt Nellie’s Sliced Pickled Beets, drained 2 1/4    cups granulated sugar, divided 1 1/4    cups dried sweetened cranberries 2 1/2    cups all-purpose flour 1 1/2    teaspoons baking powder 1          […]

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Snack like a Pro this Football Season

Snack like a Pro this Football Season

7 Ways to Snack like a Pro this Football Season (BPT) – Football season is quickly approaching, which means it will soon be time for tailgating or watching the big game on TV. For many of us, this time of year is tough on our diet and exercise plans, but it doesn’t have to be, […]

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Kid Friendly Snack: Mini Corn Dog Bites

Kid Friendly Snack: Mini Corn Dog Bites

Mini Morsels for a Kid-Friendly Snack Rally the family together to make and eat these bite-sized versions of corn dogs for an enjoyable, kid-friendly activity and snack.  Parents will enjoy them, too, because they’re easy to make, easy to eat and clean up is a snap. Watch video to see how to make this delicious […]

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Stuffed Cherry Tomatoes Recipe

Stuffed Cherry Tomatoes Recipe

A Stuffed Tomato Snack Whether you need a quick appetizer for your party or something to snack on, these Stuffed Cherry Tomatoes make for an appealing bite. Try this: Stuffed Cherry Tomatoes Recipe Watch video to see how to make this recipe! Stuffed Cherry Tomatoes Recipe 24-48   cherry tomatoes 1          package (8 ounces) cream […]

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Create a Trendy Twist on Sushi: Beefy Cali Roll Recipe

Create a Trendy Twist on Sushi: Beefy Cali Roll Recipe

An innovative sushi-style concept, “beefshi” features convenient beef products like pastrami, roast beef, summer sausage, hot dogs, corned beef or bologna prepared in rolls with rice and vegetables. You can beef up your menu with a trendy twist with a recipe like this Beefy Cali Roll that includes corned beef, avocado and cucumber. Create a […]

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A St. Patty’s Day Sandwich: The Reuben Sandwich Recipe

A St. Patty’s Day Sandwich: The Reuben Sandwich Recipe

In honor of the day when everyone is Irish, welcome family and friends to a traditional St. Patrick’s Day lunch with this Reuben Sandwich recipe. Watch video to see how to make this recipe! Reuben Sandwich Recipe Servings: 2 2          tablespoons butter, softened 4          slices rye and pumpernickel swirl bread 4          slices swiss cheese 6          […]

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Cherry-Glazed Duck Breast Salad Recipe

Cherry-Glazed Duck Breast Salad Recipe

Add Sizzle to Summer Salads During the warm summer months, salad makes for a refreshing lunch or convenient dinner option that can be delicious and nutritious. With a variety of salad options available, they don’t have to be boring or monotonous. For example, greens can instantly transform into a unique meal when you add creative […]

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Dreary Day Comfort Food recipes

Dreary Day Comfort Food recipes

Hearty dishes for cold, dreary days On crisp winter days when the wind blows cold, warming up from the inside-out with hearty comfort foods can feel like a worthy solution. From chili to cornbread to dumplings, flavorful and filling foods prepared without an overload of ingredients certainly can provide a feel-good boost on chilly evenings. […]

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Smoky Bacon, Chive and Shallot Butter: Steak Topper Sauce Recipe

Smoky Bacon, Chive and Shallot Butter: Steak Topper Sauce Recipe

A Perfect Steak Sidekick Grilling up a homemade meal is a classic way to show appreciation to loved ones at backyard barbecues. This summer, as you enjoy grilling steak, one of the most popular meals for a cookout, try adding an extra touch of flavor with this Smoky Bacon, Chive and Shallot Butter. Watch video […]

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Tips for Hosting a Healthy Summer Cookout

Tips for Hosting a Healthy Summer Cookout

Collaborated Content When people think of barbecues, many think of foods loaded with fat, salt and sugar, which can seem challenging if you are trying to eat healthy. However, it is possible – and easier than you think – to host a balanced cookout with nutritious options, without sacrificing flavor or quality. Smithfield nutritionist Erin […]

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Spinach and Artichoke Stuffed Mushroom Caps

Spinach and Artichoke Stuffed Mushroom Caps

Bringing an element of elegance to your holiday celebration is easy when you start with party-pleasing ingredients, and great tasting food often starts with dairy.  For more appetizer recipes go to culinary.net. Spinach and Artichoke Stuffed Mushroom Caps Recipe created by The Lemon Bowl on behalf of Milk Means More Prep time: 20 minutes Cook […]

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A Time-Saving Taco Dinner

A Time-Saving Taco Dinner

Make dinner a cinch with these Slow Cooker Tacos. Seasoned with chili powder and ground cumin then slow-cooked for four hours with picante sauce, the meat can be shredded and served alongside your family’s favorite toppings for a stress-free meal. Watch video to see how to make this delicious recipe! Pace Slow Cooked Shredded Chicken […]

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Stress-Free Holiday Entertaining Tips

Stress-Free Holiday Entertaining Tips

The holiday season is meant for spending quality time with friends and family, not stressing out over hosting. With some simple tips, you can cut down on hectic preparations while creating a memorable holiday full of food and fun guests can savor. Consider these suggestions from the entertaining experts at Real California Milk: Plan Ahead […]

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How to Make Caramel Apple Wraps

How to Make Caramel Apple Wraps

Snack time just got a bit sweeter.  These wraps are simple enough to make that even kids can enjoy putting them together. Watch video to see how to make this delicious recipe! Caramel Apple Wraps 3              large apples, any kind 1              tablespoon granulated sugar 1/4          teaspoon ground cinnamon 1              cup fat-free vanilla Greek yogurt […]

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Better Than Takeout

Better Than Takeout

Asian dishes at home Collaborated Content On busy weeknights, it can be easy to opt for Asian staples like beef and broccoli. Instead, try making your own cuisine at home with quick-cook noodles, from udon to lo mein. “Popular takeout dishes and noodle bowls can be high in salt and unhealthy fats, but when you […]

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Try the Trendiest Flavors Tonight

Try the Trendiest Flavors Tonight

New seasonings make it easy Exotic flavors common in the Middle Eastern region of the world like harissa, za’atar and shawarma are having a moment, appearing on restaurant menus and in popular make-at-home recipes. Now is the perfect time to give these flavors a try. Thanks to new global seasonings from McCormick Gourmet, the spice […]

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Simple Sides for Holiday Entertaining

Simple Sides for Holiday Entertaining

Preparing side dishes can be time consuming. Save those precious minutes to enjoy the holidays by using refrigerated, never-frozen options like mashed potatoes, mashed sweet potatoes, baked apples and even macaroni and cheese that can be heated in the microwave and ready to serve in minutes. Like many hosts, you are likely searching for perfection […]

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A Full Menu for Fun-Filled Holiday Festivities

A Full Menu for Fun-Filled Holiday Festivities

When holiday gatherings turn into all-day events, having meals ready from morning to night becomes an important part of seasonal hosting. Starting with breakfast through the main course followed by a savory dessert, a full day of celebration calls for a variety of dishes. To help keep your crowd fueled for a wide range of […]

6 Deviled Eggs Recipes Perfect for Easter and Beyond

6 Deviled Eggs Recipes Perfect for Easter and Beyond

6 Deviled Eggs Recipes Perfect for Easter and Beyond Deviled eggs, also known as stuffed eggs, first appeared in American cookbooks in the mid-19th century, but the origin can be traced back to ancient Rome where eggs were boiled and seasoned with spicy sauces, according to the History Channel. Today, deviled eggs are a staple […]

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Breakfast for Dessert

Breakfast for Dessert

While having breakfast for dinner is a popular concept, you can turn breakfast crepes into dessert with this recipe featuring creamy custard filling and decadent chocolate sauce. Find more dessert recipes at Culinary.net. Watch video to see how to make this delicious recipe! Boston Cream Pie Crepes Recipe adapted from Taste of Home and Girl […]

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Food, Family and Holiday Traditions

Food, Family and Holiday Traditions

Flavorful Fiesta Time Food, family and holiday traditions A tamalada, or tamale-making party, is a Mexican holiday tradition that occurs during Las Posadas and combines two of the season’s most important ingredients – quality family time and flavorful food. Consider these tips from Sylvia Garza of Qué Mami Organics to help make your tamalada fun […]

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Tradition-Worthy Holiday Meal Recipes

Tradition-Worthy Holiday Meal Recipes

Bold Flavor Boosts for Tradition-Worthy Holiday Meals Holiday gatherings provide perfect opportunities to get creative in the kitchen. Spending quality time with family and friends over an unforgettably delicious meal is what the holiday season is all about, after all. Make sure to be the one everyone is raving about because you’ve brought something new […]

Flavorful Foods for Outdoor Family Fun

Flavorful Foods for Outdoor Family Fun

  Collaborated Content Summer can be jam-packed with camps, family reunions and more, and people can sometimes miss opportunities to enjoy time together. This summer, savor and celebrate those simple yet memorable backyard moments with friends and family that make the season unforgettable. Soak in the warm weather and try fresh and flavorful recipes al […]

Caprese Avocado Toast with Balsamic Glaze

Caprese Avocado Toast with Balsamic Glaze

Provide a tasty snack to tide appetites with this Caprese Avocado Toast. Featuring Filippo Berio Classic Balsamic Glaze as one of the key ingredients, this aesthetically appealing appetizer brings tanginess and artistic flair for a flavorful bite. Simple preparation precedes only five minutes of time in the oven, meaning you can put this tasty snack […]

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Spoon Up Tradition

Spoon Up Tradition

Collaborated Content When cooler temperatures call for something to warm you up, good, old-fashioned soups and stews may be just what you need. You can create delicious, steaming pots that taste like they’re straight out of mom’s kitchen with flavorful, convenient ingredients such as Aunt Nellie’s Pickled Beets and READ Salads to help streamline preparation. […]

Farmer’s Casserole Recipe

Farmer’s Casserole Recipe

Plan ahead for your weekend brunch with this delicious Farmer’s Casserole recipe.  You’ll enjoy this hearty combination of meat, cheese, eggs and a little bit of spice with some jalapenos.  You can also prepare this recipe the night before and let it chill till you are ready to pop it in the oven. Farmer’s Casserole […]

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Simply Savory Meals

Simply Savory Meals

Collaborated Content Farm-fresh is what many families desire. Straight from the farm to your table is one of the best ways you can ensure you’re delivering a nutritious and delicious meal for family or friends. Wholesome meals can bring everyone together around the dinner table; even little ones can enjoy flaky, baked fish, a nutritious […]

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Men Can Cook

Men Can Cook

Big-game watch parties call for big-game snacks, but that doesn’t have to mean complicated recipes or hours spent in the kitchen. Small bites and hearty dips made with real ingredients can be easy to prepare, and make an impressive spread that guests can enjoy from opening kickoff to the final whistle. To prepare for fellow […]

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Confident Grill Cooking

Confident Grill Cooking

I really realize every time we go somewhere, friends home or restaurant, how good I can cook after eating another cook’s food. Many people feel that they have this great talent for cooking but many really don’t. Food is often overcooked, lack of true flavor, or has so much sauce on it to make a […]

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Easy Summer Coleslaw Salad Recipe

Easy Summer Coleslaw Salad Recipe

Punched Up Summer Side Ideas for Backyard Entertaining Backyard barbecues and family picnics are plentiful during the summer months, so chances are good you’ll host (or attend) at least one event this season. While you’ll likely feast on a bevy of hamburgers, hot dogs and summer salads, a menu filled with fresh, delicious sides makes […]

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