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This lasagna comes together super quickly in the slow cooker, and then cooks for 4 to 6 hours on low, and is ready

  • 1 pound bulk Italian sausage
  • 1 medium onion, chopped, about 1/2 cup
  • 3 (15-ounce) cans Italian-style tomato sauce
  • 2 teaspoons dried basil leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups mozzarella cheese, shredded, about 8 ounces
  • 1 (15-ounce) container part-skim ricotta cheese
  • 1 cup Parmesan cheese, grated
  • 15 uncooked lasagna noodles
4.5/5 (120 Votes)

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These candied pecans are truly addictive

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 tablespoon ground cinnamon (adjust to your taste; I like 1/2 to 1 teaspoon of cinnamon)
  • 2 cups nuts (pecans or walnuts are excellent, whole almonds are good too)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1/4 cup water
  • Optional: substitute 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper, or to taste, instead of cinnamon and definitely gives a great pop of flavor
4.5/5 (117 Votes)

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Perfect dessert drink for St

  • 2 cups vanilla ice cream
  • 1/4 cup peppermint schnapps
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 3 to 4 drops green liquid food coloring
  • 2 mint sprigs
4.6/5 (104 Votes)

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These colorful deviled eggs will be just what your Easter table needs for that festive flair and traditional flavor

  • 10 hard boiled eggs
  • Food coloring
  • 1 teaspoon vinegar for each color you are using
  • Water
  • 3/4 cup mayonnaise or Miracle Whip or half of each
  • 1 teaspoon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon dried minced onion
  • 2 teaspoon pickle relish
4.5/5 (106 Votes)

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I love the chocolate antlers and the adorable fat little faces! These Reindeer Cookies are a fun and festive treat ...

  • 1 1/4 cup brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 3/4 cup peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 3 tablespoons milk
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla
  • 1 egg
  • 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • Chocolate-covered mini pretzels
  • Mini brown M&Ms
  • Regular-sized red M&Ms
4.5/5 (108 Votes)

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Your kids will want to eat dirt, and so will you, with this Oreo Dirt cake

  • 1 (14.3-ounce) package of Oreo cookies
  • 1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • 3 cups milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 (12-ounce) container of Cool Whip
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 (3.4-ounce) packages of vanilla or chocolate instant pudding mix
4.4/5 (121 Votes)

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Invite the grandkids over and get ready for some cookie-making fun! Make these precious Santa Heart Cookies during ...

  • 1 pouch Betty Crocker Sugar Cookie Mix
  • Ingredients to make sugar cookies
  • 1 pouch Betty Crocker Red Cookie Icing
  • 1 pouch Betty Crocker White Cookie Icing
  • 1 pouch Betty Crocker Black Cookie Icing
  • 1 bottle Snow Crystal Decors
  • 1 bottle Betty Crocker Holly Berry Decors
4.5/5 (108 Votes)

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Serve this impressive layered breakfast bake with a salad of mixed greens and tomato wedges

  • 2 tubes (8 ounces each) refrigerated crescent rolls, divided
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 package (6 ounces) fresh baby spinach
  • 1 cup fresh mushrooms, sliced
  • 7 eggs
  • 1 cup Parmesan cheese, grated
  • 2 teaspoons Italian seasoning
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 pound deli ham, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 pound hard salami, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 pound provolone cheese, sliced
  • 2 jars (12 ounces each) roasted sweet red peppers, drained, sliced and patted dry
4.5/5 (111 Votes)

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Pressure cooking is king! Beef, carrots and potatoes taste like they simmered all day, but this is ready in less th...

  • 1 1/2 pounds stew meat, cut into 1-inch chunks
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 4 medium potatoes, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 pound baby carrots, cut in half
  • 2 small onions, quartered
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 4 cups beef stock
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1/2 teaspoon thyme
  • 1 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1 small can baby peas
  • Salt & pepper to taste
4.5/5 (110 Votes)

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Not only does this mummy meatloaf look fun, but it tastes delicious as well! This is a yummy main course to serve a...

  • 1.5-pounds extra lean ground turkey or beef
  • 1 small white onion, finely chopped
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup skim milk
  • 1 cup dry breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/3 cup ketchup, plus 2 tablespoons
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 (8-ounce) package pappardelle pasta (or lasagna noodles, cut lengthwise in half with frilly edges removed)
  • 1 (3-ounce) fresh mozzarella ball, divided
  • 2 black or green olives, pitted
4.5/5 (106 Votes)

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Slow cooker chicken and dumpling are a perfect meal for a cold day

  • 1 pound boneless and skinless chicken breasts, about 3
  • 2 tablespoons butter, unsalted
  • 2 (10.75-ounce) cans condensed cream of chicken soup
  • 1 (10.75-ounce) can chicken broth
  • 1 medium white onion, diced
  • 4 large flaky refrigerator biscuits
  • Optional: peas or baby carrots
4.5/5 (102 Votes)

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Homemade Pecan Pie filling is poured over cubed French bread and baked to deliciousness! This recipe is perfect for

  • 1 (16-ounce) loaf French bread, cut into 1 1/2-inch cubes, about 8 cups
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 1/4 cups light corn syrup
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup light brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Scant 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup pecans, large pieces and halves
4.5/5 (101 Votes)

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