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  • Bleu Cheese Stuffed Figs

    Figs, bleu cheese - together. Simply genius. I can't wait to serve these at my next holiday party, dinner party, birthday party. Or, on second thought, I just might make my very own fig party and keep them all to...

  • Peach Pies in a Jar

    Prep Time: 30 minutes Total Time: 1 hour 5 minutes Servings: 4 (4 oz.) jar pies Ingredients: 1 box Pillsbury refrigerated pie crusts (2 crusts) 4 large, ripe (but not mushy) peaches, peeled, pitted and sliced 1/4 cup sugar 1...

  • Pumpkin Ginger Waffle Bites

    Mornings just got better with these pumpkin ginger flavored waffles from Always With Butter! Thank you Julie for another delightful recipe! Ingredients: 1 ¼ cups flour 1 ½ tsp baking powder ½ tsp baking soda ¼ tsp salt ½ tsp...

  • Panko-Crusted Crab Cake Bites

    Ingredients: 12 ounces shelled cooked crab 1/4 cup finely diced celery 1/4 cup minced fresh chives 1/4 cup mayonnaise 1 large egg 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard 1/4 teaspoon hot sauce 1 1/4 cups panko (see notes) or fine dried bread...

  • Chicago Deep Dish Pizza

    Hands-on Time: 45 Mins; Total Time: 1 Hour 42 Mins; YIELD: 8 servings (serving size: 1 piece) Ingredients: 2 teaspoons sugar 1 package dry yeast (about 2 1/4 teaspoons) 1 cup warm water (100° to 110°) 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive...

  • Super Easy to make Beer Margaritas

    Ingredients 1 can (12 oz) frozen limeade concentrate (thawed but still chilled) 12 oz tequila 12 oz water 12 oz beer (Corona is prefered, or a lime flavored beer) ice Directions Pour limeade, tequila, water, and beer into a large...