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This isn't your normal basic cheese ball! Bacon Spinach Cheese Ball is sure to be a hit at your next party, if you ...

  • 6 slices bacon
  • 6 ounces fresh spinach
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 cup onion, finely minced
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely minced
  • 1 (8 ounce) block of cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar jack cheese
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
4.5/5 (24 Votes)

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These buttery drop cookies are easily adapted to a variety of flavors, recipe includes variations for coconut, oran...

  • 1 cup sugar or brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 3/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 egg
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
4.3/5 (37 Votes)

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Everything you love about a meatball sub and more in a casserole: Italian bread, cream cheese, mozzarella, meatball...

  • 1 loaf Italian bread, cut into 1-inch thick slices
  • 1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese, divided
  • 1 (1-pound) package frozen meatballs, thawed
  • 1 (28-ounce) jar pasta sauce
  • 1 cup water
4.3/5 (30 Votes)

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This Beef Brisket is great with mashed potatoes with the juice spooned over the top and your favorite roasted veget...

  • 2 (10.5-ounce) cans beef consommé
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 5 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons liquid smoke
  • 1 (10-pound) beef brisket
3.8/5 (138 Votes)

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Peanut butter and chocolate are a classic dessert duo, but they really shine in this no-bake recipe

  • 10 graham crackers
  • 7 tablespoons melted butter
  • 24 ounces cream cheese
  • 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups chocolate chips, melted
  • 2 cups peanut butter, melted
  • 1 cup confectioner’s sugar
4.5/5 (17 Votes)

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A Southern favorite potluck food gets a crunchy, delicious makeover! Egg whites are dredged with flour, dipped in b...

  • FILLING:
  • 15 eggs, hard boiled, cut in half, yolks separated from whites
  • cooking oil to deep fry
  • flour, as needed
  • panko bread crumbs, as needed
  • paprika to garnish
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon yellow mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 pinch garlic salt
  • black pepper, to taste
4.4/5 (17 Votes)

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I've never made my own ground beef, for burgers, because

  • 2 pounds sirloin steak tips*, trimmed of excess fat and cut into 1/2-inch chunks
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted and cooled slightly
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 teaspoon vegetable oil
  • 4 hamburger buns, toasted and buttered (I prefer brioche burger buns)
  • NOTE: *sirloin steak tips is also known as "flap meat". It doesn't sound pretty, but don't let that discourage you. It's delicious. I buy mine at Costco.
4.4/5 (17 Votes)

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Chicken wings prepared in an air fryer are hot, spicy and super easy to make using an air fryer! Perfect for a game...

  • 6 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 cup hot sauce
  • 12 wings and drummies
4.4/5 (21 Votes)

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Impress your family and friends with over-the-top deep-fried love! Make sure you have a deep fry thermometer on han...

  • SAUCE:
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup graham cracker crumbs
  • 1 pound fresh or frozen strawberries, cleaned and quartered if fresh
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • Vegetable oil, for deep-frying
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 cup whole milk
4.5/5 (11 Votes)

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Deviled eggs aren't just for Easter--these tasty appetizers are perfect anytime…especially at a barbecue

  • 6 eggs
  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon hot sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 3 tablespoon cooked, minced smoked bacon
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 tablespoon smoky barbecue sauce
  • 1 scallion, sliced on a bias
4.5/5 (11 Votes)

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Sweet and tangy 1-Hour Lemon Gooey Butter Cookies are rich, moist, and exploding with zesty lemon flavor

  • 2 1/4 cups King Arthur Flour organic all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 (8-ounce) package Philadelphia cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, 1 stick, softened
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons lemon zest, from 2 large lemons, freshly grated
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice, freshly squeezed
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1/8 teaspoon Boyajian lemon oil, omit for gluten-free variation
  • 1/8 teaspoon Chefmaster natural yellow gel-based food coloring
  • 1 teaspoon Kosher salt or 3/4 teaspoon regular table salt
  • 1 large egg, plus 1 large egg yolk
  • 1 cup confectioners’ sugar, sifted, for rolling and dusting cookies
4.3/5 (29 Votes)

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This crowd-pleasing appetizer will keep all your family, friends, and loved-ones well-fed and happy while the main ...

  • 2 (14-ounce) packages Mexican chorizo, casings removed
  • 1/2 pound smoked gouda, shredded
  • 1/4 cup red onions, finely chopped
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup cream cheese
  • 3 tablespoons sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon Frank's Red Hot hot sauce
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 12 large jalapeño peppers, stemmed, seeded and halved
  • parchment paper
4.5/5 (14 Votes)

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