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Rock the School Bake Sale with Choco-Mint Crownies

Back-to-school season marks the start of the most delicious extracurricular activity: bake sales. This year, there’s a new treat in town – and it’s a creative combination of two bake sale favorites. Half vanilla-rich chocolate chip cookie, half cool peppermint brownie, the Choco-Mint Crownie satisfies two cravings at once.

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Grilled Potatoes? That’s Right – Get Your Grill On!

Potatoes are the top food eaten alongside grilled main dishes, according to the NPD Group, so why not put potatoes on the grill too? Get your grill on with this recipe for Flame-Licked Fingerling Potatoes with Spud Rub.

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Celtic Apple Crumble with Irish Whiskey Cream Sauce

Apples have always played an important part in Irish folklore, tradition and diet, so it’s no surprise to find apple desserts in great supply and variety. This apple crumble, sometimes called ‘apple crunch’ when the apples are first cooked to soften them, is flavored with a respectable dose of Irish whiskey and topped with a buttery oatmeal crumble.

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Wholesome, Easy Baking

Nothing provides comfort during cooler weather quite like the smell of fresh baked homemade bread in a warm kitchen. Bring some comfort to your family this season using these wholesome, easy-to-bake recipes.

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Chicken Legs with Glazed Eggplant, Zucchini and Apricot Skewers

Recipe for Chicken Legs with Glazed Eggplant, Zucchini and Apricot Skewers.

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Easy One-Two Recipes for Spring… One Shopping Trip, Multiple Meals

If you’re ready to celebrate spring in the kitchen, pair chicken with favorite seasonal ingredients like watercress, artichokes and new potatoes for a fresh-tasting dish. Here are four new recipes that will save both time and money. With a little creative planning, one one-stop shopping can yield two or more meals.

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Hoot ‘n Holler Baby Back Ribs

Your guests will be sure to give a holler for these ribs from Beverly Miller of Amarillo, TX that won first place at the Amarillo Tri-State Fair.

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Italian Vegetable Soup with Orzo and Pesto

It may be gray and cold outside, but this soup can add color and warmth to the season. It features mini pasta and a medley of vegetables all enhanced by pesto. It’s satisfying and healthy.

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Arizona Carnitas With Green Chiles

Spice up meal times with this traditional and popular Southwestern dish. Shoulder meat is best cooked for longer period of time to make tender. Set the table so that everyone can create their own tortilla-filled meal.

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Melissa d’Arabian’s BBQ Blade Steak Papillotes

As the host of the Food Network’s “10 Dollar Dinners,” d’Arabian knows how to master the flames. To keep things fresh during the summer months, she has fired up recipes that equate to the perfect grilling trinity – minimal ingredients, quick preparation and maximum flavor.

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Chipotle-Glazed Ham with Cherry Jicama Salsa

Rick and Lanie Bayless, authors of Rick & Lanie’s Excellent Kitchen Adventures, share their Easter recipe for Chipotle-Glazed Ham with Cherry Jicama Salsa.

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Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with a Market Plate

St. Patrick’s Day in rural Ireland is steeped in traditions centered on farm and family. County Cork dairy farmer John O’Sullivan describes a typical observance.

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Chef Guy Fieri’s Pork En Fuego

Known for his big personality, Fieri says pork is his secret for grilling success because it can be served up in so many ways — like this spicy Pork En Fuego.

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Terrific Turkey Lasagna

Based on a book published in 14th century England during the reign of Richard II, British researchers have declared that the dish known as lasagna is not Italian at all… The text describes a dish known as loseyns – pronounced lasan – which consisted of layering pasta, cheese and meat.

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Persian Chicken, Made Easy

Some of the best Persian dishes combine meat or poultry cooked with fruit. Fesenjan, my favorite, is a stew that includes ground walnuts and pomegranate molasses. Make just the chicken for a week-night dinner, if you like. Thinly sliced and served over the rice, it makes a dish pretty enough to share with company.

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Taste of the Mediterranean

Ease of preparation, pleasing flavors and distinctive textures characterize this unique, exceptionally nutritious summer salad. The combination of orzo and chickpeas lends the dish a lightly exotic flavor enhanced by the herbs, tomatoes, lemon and touch of honey.

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Tamale Pie with a Twist

Add some spice to a cold day with this unique version of a Spanish classic, tamales. This spicy creation is easy to prepare and offers a wonderful mix of flavors and nutrition. Although a departure from the traditional tamale, this dish is sure to become a classic in your recipe book.

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