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Bacon Pierogi Bake

Ingredients 4 slices thick-cut bacon, chopped 4 cloves garlic, minced 2/3 cup (6 oz) 1/3-less-fat cream cheese 1 cup chicken broth 2 (16 oz) packages frozen potato and onion pierogies 1 cup sharp cheddar, shredded 1/2 cup scallions, thinly sliced 1/2 cup plum tomato, seeded and chopped 1 tsp black pepper Instructions Preheat oven to …

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Salisbury Steak

Ingredients 1 lb ground beef 1 lg egg 1/3 cup finely minced onion 1/4 breadcrumbs 1 tsp sage 1/2 tsp salt 1/4 tsp pepper 3 tbsp unsalted butter, divided 8 oz sliced mixed mushrooms 1 1/2 tbsp flour 2 1/2 cups beef stock, divided 2 tsp Worcestershire sauce Instructions Combine beef, egg, onion, breadcrumbs, sage, …

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4-Step Chicken Marengo

Ingredients 3 lg chicken cutlets, sliced into paillards salt pepper 1/2 cup flour 3 tbsp olive oil 1 lg sweet onion, thinly sliced (preferably Vidalia) 1/2 lb sliced mushrooms 1 yellow bell pepper, thinly sliced 2 tbsp tomato paste 1/2 cup white wine 1/2 cup beef broth 14 oz diced tomatoes 1/2 tbsp butter Instructions …

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Chicken Cacciatore Bake

Summary: I’ve never seen a recipe for Cacciatore that calls for it to be baked, but this one yields delicious results. Ingredients 8 boneless, skinless chicken thighs salt and pepper to taste olive oil 1 1/2 cups red bell pepper, chopped 3/4 cup green bell pepper, chopped 1 cup onion, chopped 1/2 cup celery, chopped …

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Onion Noodle Soup

Summary: This soup can easily be made vegan with just a few substitutions. Ingredients 2 tbsp butter 2 1/2 lbs sweet onions, sliced into thin half moons 1 tsp dried thyme 1 tsp smoked paprika 1/2 tsp dried rosemary 1/2 tsp salt 1/4 tsp black pepper 4 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 cup tomato juice 1/2 …

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Chicken Curry

Ingredients 2 tbsp oil 2 med onions, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 tsp ground ginger 1/2 tsp salt 2 lbs boneless, skinless chicken thighs 1/8-1/4 tsp cayenne 1/2 tsp turmeric 1 tsp coriander 1/4 tsp cumin 1/2 cup crushed tomatoes 1 can diced tomatoes 2 cups chicken broth 1 tsp salt 1 tsp garam …

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Linguini with Roasted Vegetables and Chicken Meatballs

Summary: I’ve posted this recipe exactly as I found it, but take my advice and scale way back on the pepper. Ingredients cooking spray 1 pint cherry tomatoes, halved 1/2 lb asparagus, ends removed, stalks cut into thirds 1/2 lg white onion, sliced 3 cloves garlic, coarsely chopped 1/4 cup olive oil (divided) 1 1/2 …

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Cream Cheesy Pasta Bake

Summary: Cooking Light calls this “Quick Pastitsio.” I don’t know about that, but it is a really delicious dish. Ingredients cooking spray 1 lb ground sirloin 8 oz uncooked penne or other short pasta 1 tbsp olive oil 1 1/2 cups chopped onion 5 cloves garlic, minced 3/4 tsp kosher salt 1 tbsp flour 2 …

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Martha Stewart’s Ramen Upgrade

Ingredients 1 package Ramen noodles 1 tbsp soy sauce 2 tbsp Sriracha chili sauce 2 tbsp chunky peanut butter 1/2 scallion, thinly sliced (optional) Instructions Boil noodles according to package directions. Drain off most of the liquid. Add seasoning packet, soy sauce, Sriracha, and peanut butter. Mix everything together until thoroughly combined. Garnish with scallions …

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Marshmallows

Ingredients 3 packets unflavored gelatin 1/2 cup cold water 1 1/2 cups white sugar 1 cup light corn syrup 1/4 tsp salt 1/2 cup cold water 1 tbsp vanilla extract or other flavorant confectioners’ sugar for dusting Instructions Combine gelatin and 1/2 cup cold water in a stand mixer. Allow to sit for the time …

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