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Skillet Chicken Parmesan

This easy variation on the classic Chicken Parmesan (or Parmigiana, if you prefer) is inspired by a Cooks Country recipe. It's not exact, but similar. Ingredients (for the breadcrumbs) 2 pieces bread, torn into 1 inch pieces 2 TBSP olive oil 1/8 tsp each, salt and pepper 1/4 cup grated parmesan…

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Pork Sausage Chili

This chili uses pork sausage instead of beef for a nice twist. Ingredients 2 TBSP vegetable oil 3 LBS pork sausage (no casings) 3 medium onions, diced (save 1 for topping/garnish) 1 red bell pepper, diced 8 cloves of garlic, minced 1 small can of tomato paste 2 TBSP paprika 2 TBSP chili powder 1…

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Limoncello

[caption id="attachment_120" align="alignright" width="225" caption="Photo by Flickr user Zesmerelda"][/caption]Limoncello is an Italian lemon liqueur produced mainly in Southern Italy and served as an after dinner/dessert drink. It is served chilled in small glasses (a shot glass will work if you…

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Italian Turkey Dressing

This is my grandmother's Italian dressing (stuffing) recipe. We don't cook it inside the turkey anymore, so make sure you have room in the oven. There are no measurements in the original recipe, so these amounts are approximate but should be close enough. Ingredients 1 loaf sweet French bread, torn…

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Hummus

As an appetizer and dip, hummus is traditionally scooped with flatbread (such as pita) but you can also use chips or crackers. I particularly like to use baked pita chips. Hummus can also be used as a sandwich spread. Hummus is popular throughout the Middle East, and has become a favorite appetizer…

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