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Mexican Rice

Mexican Rice

INGREDIENTS 12ounces tomatoes, very ripe and cored 1medium white onion 3medium jalapenos 2cups long grain white rice 1⁄3cup canola oil 4minced garlic cloves 2cups chicken broth 1tablespoon tomato paste…

Strawberry Jam

Strawberry Jam

INGREDIENTS 2quarts strawberries, cut and crushed to yield 5 cups crushed berries 7cups sugar 1⁄2teaspoon butter 1(1 3/4 ounce) box pectin (SureJell brand preferred) DIRECTIONS Pour crushed…

Sweet Potato and Pear Casserole

Sweet Potato and Pear Casserole

INGREDIENTS 4medium sweet potatoes, peeled, cooked, and mashed 3tablespoons butter, melted 1tablespoon brown sugar 1⁄4teaspoon salt 1⁄4teaspoon cinnamon 1tablespoon honey 1teaspoon grated orange peel 1(16 ounce) can…

Breakfast Casserole Supreme

Breakfast Casserole Supreme

INGREDIENTS 1⁄4cup margarine 1small sweet onion, chopped 1small green pepper, chopped 2 -3medium tomatoes, chopped 1(24 ounce) bag frozen hash brown potatoes 12eggs, beaten 1⁄2lb cubed ham…

Sweet Potato Casserole With Pecan Streusel Topping

Sweet Potato Casserole With Pecan Streusel Topping

INGREDIENTS 2(16 ounce) cans sweet potatoes 1⁄4cup butter 1cup sugar 1⁄2teaspoon salt 2eggs 1⁄2cup milk 1⁄2teaspoon vanilla 1cup brown sugar 1⁄4cup butter 1⁄3cup…

Caramelized Butternut Squash

Caramelized Butternut Squash

INGREDIENTS 2medium butternut squash (4 to 5 pounds total) 6 -8tablespoons unsalted butter, melted and cooled 1⁄4cup light brown sugar, packed 1 1⁄2teaspoons kosher salt 1⁄2-1teaspoon…

Simply Sour Cream Chicken Enchiladas

Simply Sour Cream Chicken Enchiladas

INGREDIENTS 1lb chicken breast, diced 1medium onion, chopped 1tablespoon vegetable oil 8(8 inch) flour tortillas, softened 1 1⁄2cups grated monterey jack cheese or 1 1⁄2 cups Mexican…

Margarita

Margarita

INGREDIENTS 1 1⁄2ounces tequila 1ounce lime juice 3⁄4ounce triple sec 5ice cubes lime wedge coarse salt DIRECTIONS Moisten rim of margarita glass or martini glass with fresh lime…

How to Make a Martini

How to Make a Martini

While variations of martinis have moved well beyond the traditional mixture of gin and vermouth, you can’t beat the original. With just a few ingredients and simple steps…

How to Make Cranberry Sauce

How to Make Cranberry Sauce

Ditch the can this holiday season, and easily whip up your own homemade cranberry sauce instead. Simply simmer cranberries with sugar, water and citrus zest to create a tasty homemade…