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Thaao Dill’s Crispy Chicken Sausage, Corn and Pesto Orzo

"This dish is satisfying for a whole bunch of reasons, the perfect quick meal that works perfectly with a hunk of crusty bread to scoop up all the gloppy goodness. It's very, very easy to make and very, very easy to eat. Basically, this is risotto for dummies: endlessly comforting without requiring any technical expertise beyond being able to slice and stir every once in a while." - Thaao Dill   Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups of plain orzo 4 1/2 cups of chicken stock(the closer to home-made, the better.) 2 cups of corn niblets(c...

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David Lopes’ Beef Stew in the Crock Pot

Ingredients: 2 lbs of Stew Beef 5 cups of cut up vegetables – potatoes, carrots, turnip & or rutabaga. Package of McCormick Hearty Beef Stew seasoning for Slow Cooker. Follow directions on the back of McCormick’s package… C...

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Teresa Perozzi’s Perfectly Chocolate Chocolate Cake

“Here is my fabulous chocolate cake recipe that everyone asks me for.  There is no special origin or history too it - it's just the best cake ever if you are a chocolate lover. You will never pick up Betty Crocker again!  It actually is real...

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Rebecca Faulkenberry's Cucumber Crab Dip

"I got this cucumber crap dip from my friend John Olson, a fellow graduate of Indiana University.  My last semester there, when I was attending summer school to graduate early, we ended up having a lot of cook outs.  So naturally, I fo...

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Gita Blakeney-Saltus' Beef and Bean Barbecue

"My mom, Davina Blakeney, is in my opinion an exceptional cook and shares and continues to provide many nutritious and tasty recipes with our family and friends over the years. One of my favourites is her Beef and Bean Barbecue. It is so yummy a...

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Dianne Brewer’s Mango-Apricot Chicken Breasts and Spicy Peanut Slaw

Ingredients: 6 boneless, skinless chicken breasts (organic, preferable) 1 large, ripe mango, peeled, pitted and diced 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 16-ounce can apricot halves, drained 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1 1⁄2 tablespoons brow...