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  • Devil’s Black Bean Salsa

    Ingredients 3 tablespoons olive oil, plus more for baking sheet 2 ears fresh corn, kernels shaved from the cob 1 orange bell pepper 1 fifteen-and-a-half-ounce can black beans, rinsed and drained 1 mango peeled, pitted, and cut into 1/4-inch dice 1 hot red pepper, seeds and ribs removed, finely diced 1/2 red onion, finely diced […]

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  • Spicy Tortilla Chips

    Ingredients 1/4 cup olive oil 1 teaspoon chili powder Pinch cayenne pepper 12 small flour tortillas 1 1/2 teaspoons coarse salt Directions Preheat oven to 350°. Combine the oil, chili powder, and cayenne pepper in a small bowl. Brush each tortilla with the oil mixture and stack on top of one another to lightly oil […]

  • Recipes
  • Apples with Toffee Dip

    from: Cooking Light, July 1999 Ingredients 3/4 cup packed brown sugar 1/2 cup powdered sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 (8-ounce) block 1/3-less-fat cream cheese, softened 3/4 cup toffee bits (such as Skor) (about 4 ounces) 1 cup pineapple juice 6 Red Delicious apples, each cored and cut into 8 wedges 6 Granny Smith apples, […]

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  • Creamy Mushroom Phyllo Triangles

    Ingredients 3/4 cup dried porcini mushrooms (about 3/4 ounce) 1 pound button mushrooms 1 large onion, cut into 1-inch pieces (about 8 ounces) 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 teaspoon dried oregano 3/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1/4 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg 6 ounces 1/3-less-fat cream cheese 1/2 cup finely chopped flat-leaf […]

  • Desserts
  • Graham Cracker-and-Pecan Praline Popcorn

    from: Cooking Light November 2000 Ingredients 10 cups popcorn (popped without salt or fat) 2 cups honey-flavored bear-shaped graham crackers (such as Teddy Grahams) 1/2 cup coarsely chopped pecans Cooking spray 1 cup packed dark brown sugar 1/4 cup light-colored corn syrup 1 1/2 tablespoons butter or stick margarine Directions Preheat oven to 325?. Combine […]

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  • Moist Lemon Bread

    from: AllRecipes.com Ingredients6 Tbsp. butter, melted 1 C white sugar 1/2 C milk 2 eggs 1 1/2 C all-purpose flour 1 tsp. baking powder 1 Tbsp. grated lemon zest 1/2 C chopped walnuts 2 Tbsp. lemon juice 2 Tbsp. confectioners’ sugar DirectionsGenerously grease a 9 x 5 inch loaf pan. Preheat oven to 350 degrees […]

  • Asian
  • Wonton With Crab and Cream Cheese

    from: MyLittleMochi.com Ingredients 1 – 8 ounce cream cheese at room temperature 1/2 teaspoon sesame oil 1/4 teaspoon worcestershire sauce 1/4 teaspoon pepper 1 beaten egg 2 cloves garlic minced 1/4 cup red onion minced 1/2 lb. imitation crab meat 1 package won ton pi wrappers 1 beaten egg (to seal won ton pi) Directions […]

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  • Sherrie’s Cheesy Whots-its

    from: Sherrie Nichols Ingredients 1 box cheez-its or cheese nips olive oil dill weed (fresh, finely chopped or dried) lemon pepper Directions Heat oven to 250. Pour box of crackers into a large bowl (larger than you need, so you can mix them around). Drizzle with olive oil and mix until lightly coated (you may […]