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southern style chicken salad

Southern Style Chicken Salad

This is the perfect summer salad! If you don't have buttermilk, just mix a little bit of lemon juice in with regular milk and let sit for 5 minutes.

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Cajun Chicken Stroganoff

This is my son Alec’s favorite dish. If you don’t like spicy, you can use mild Italian sausage and cut down on the cayenne pepper.

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avocado hummus

Avocado Hummus

Here’s a twist on your typical hummus…add avocado! I serve it with pita chips and fresh veggies.

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make ahead turkey gravy

Make Ahead Turkey Gravy

Make Ahead Turkey Gravy 2 tablespoons olive oil6 pounds turkey wings and necks5 ribs celery (chopped)1 onion (chopped)1 head garlic (halved)12 cups chicken broth1 stick unsalted butter1/2 cup flour1 tablespoon apple cider vinegarsalt & pepper (to taste) Preheat oven to 400 degrees.Sauté turkey wings and necks, celery, onion, and garlic in oil in a roasting pan on top of the stove over medium-high until beginning to brown. Transfer to oven, roast 45 minutes, then turn the wings and necks over and roast an additional 45 minutes.Add broth to the pan and cook in the oven for 1 hour, or until reduced to 8 cups. Strain stock and set aside.Melt butter in a large pot over medium heat. Whisk in flour and cook 1-2 minutes, stirring constantly.Gradually add strained stock, whisking until smooth. Bring to a boil, simmer 2 minutes to thicken, then reduce heat to medium-low; simmer 10 minutes. Finish with vinegar, salt and pepper. Why struggle to make gravy at the last minute on Thanksgiving, when you can make it a day or two in advance! Just reheat in a saucepan over medium heat. The turkey stock can be made, cooled and frozen for up to 6 months. Side...

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taco meat

Taco Meat

I know that dumping a packet of seasoning into the beef is pretty easy, but this really doesn’t take much more time, and it’s so much better and healthier!

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unstuffed cabbage

Unstuffed Cabbage

If you like your food spicy, add Sriracha to taste at the end. I like a lot. You can also substitute ground turkey for the ground beef.

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red wine sangria

Red Sangria

This is the perfect summer drink. I made 4 batches of this for my son’s graduation party and it was the first thing gone!

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korean bbq beef

Korean BBQ Beef

This is a quick and easy dish to make. Just make sure to slice the beef very thin. I find it easier if I freeze it for 1/2 hour first.…

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energy bars

Energy Bars

These energy bars make a great snack or even breakfast. And the good thing is you can substitute with any nuts and/or dried fruit you have on hand.

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