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Raspberry Salsa

Print Raspberry Salsa Yield: Serves 4-6 Not overly spicy, but gives chicken or fish the accent of summertime… Ingredients6 oz. fresh raspberries 1 each jalapeno pepper, seeded and finely diced ¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro 1 Tbsp. chopped red onion (Vidalia works well, too) 1 clove garlic, minced 2 Tbsp. fresh lime juice InstructionsMix all […]

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Garden Salsa

Print Garden Salsa A friend taught me how to make salsa shortly before I got married. Since then, I’ve added my own touches to what she showed me, and each batch seems to have its own personality. This is a summertime staple in my house; you will find it on everything from omelets to grilled […]

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Crab Rangoon Rolls

Print Crab Rangoon What do you get when you mix crab rangoon filling and crescent rolls? A quick and easy appetizer that will disappear! Ingredients4 ozs. crab meat (or imitation crab meat), finely chopped 3 green onions, finely sliced 1 clove garlic, minced 1 8-ounce package cream cheese at room temperature 2 cans crescent rollsInstructionsCombine […]

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Guacamole

Print Guacamole I read a few years ago that the amount of guacamole eaten on Superbowl Sunday covers a football field to a depth of 5 feet! This recipe is a hit with my family and friends; even my toddler loves it. Ingredients4 ripe avocados, mashed 2 Tbsp. lime juice 2 cloves garlic, minced ½ […]

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Hummus

Print Hummus Tahini is a paste made from sesame seeds (think peanut butter, only use sesame seeds instead of peanuts). It can be found at many health food stores and may be available in the ethnic food aisle of some grocery stores. It gives hummus its distinct taste and is worth the effort to find […]

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Stuffed Shrimp

Print Stuffed Shrimp Looking for something a little more unique than shrimp cocktail? This might be exactly what you are looking for. Butterflied shrimp stuffed with an herbed cream cheese are quick to fix and easy to serve as a finger food. And, you can make them ahead of time! Just be sure to keep […]

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Garlic Parmesan Wings

Print Garlic Parmesan Wings Wings are an American staple. There are restaurants dedicated to them, and they come in all flavors and seasonings. These use a combination of olive oil and butter; you get the health benefits of the olive oil and the taste of butter. These are baked instead of fried, and my family […]

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Creamy Corn Dip

Print Creamy Corn Dip Tasty, easy to make southwestern style dip.Ingredients1 can corn 1 pkt. ranch dressing mix 1 8-ounce package cream cheese 1 can diced tomatoes and green chilies, drained 1 can black olives, chopped InstructionsPlace all ingredients in a small sized crock pot. Heat through. Serve with chips or fresh veggies.NotesIf you want […]

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Bruschetta Cups

Print Bruschetta Cups Yield: Makes 24 appetizers Ingredients24 wonton wrappers olive oil 1 8-ounce package cream cheese, softened 1 clove garlic, minced 2 roma tomatoes, diced 2 green onions, sliced 4-6 fresh basil leaves, chopped 1/4 cup chopped parsley salt and pepper to tasteInstructionsBrush cups of a mini-muffin pan with olive oil. Place wonton wrappers […]

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Hot Crab Dip

Print Hot Crab Dip This is one of my favorites. If you like spicier dishes, increase the amount of cayenne you add to the dish.Ingredients1 8-ounce package cream cheese ¼ c. butter (½ stick) (no substitutions) 1 16-ounce package imitation crab meat (or use the real thing) 3 green onions, sliced thin 1 clove garlic, […]

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