Monthly Archives: November 2011

The 25 Recipes of Christmas Are Coming!

Tweet Last year, I posted 25 Cookies of Christmas. I’ve always loved advent calendars, and the cookie recipes mailed out by the folks at Taste of Home and Food Network inspired me to create my own list. I wanted to … Continue reading

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Corn, Ham and Potato Scallop

Tweet This simple crockpot casserole from Betty Crocker recipe (original here) is a warm and cheesy treat. The Expert Tips with the recipe suggest that you can “Substitute cooked roast beef for the ham.” Ingredients 6 cups 1-inch cubes peeled … Continue reading

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Hamburger Hash

Tweet This Betty Crocker recipe (original here) is described as an “Easy hamburger dish that’s made in slow cooker—perfect for a dinner.” Certainly worth a try. The Expert Tip with the recipes says, “This recipe is a tried-and-true kid pleaser. … Continue reading

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Senate Bean Soup

Tweet Don’t let this pork and bean soup recipe from Betty Crocker (original here) trick you. This isn’t pork and beans. This is the real thing—a warm soup made with great Northern beans and ham, thickened with mashed potatoes. Ingredients … Continue reading

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Slow Cooker Barbecued Beans and Polish Sausage

Tweet Here’s a Betty Crocker recipe (original here) that is perfect for a chilly night, and since it’s a crockpot meal, you can serve it up as soon as you get home. Ingredients 2 cans (15.5 oz each) Green Giant® … Continue reading

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Dirty Rice

Tweet I’ve only ever made Dirty Rice from a mix, so this simple recipe from the June 2003 issue of Southern Living (original here) caught my attention. The mixes are pretty easy, but this looks easy enough that I will … Continue reading

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Barbecued Frankfurters

Tweet Today is my sister Kerri’s birthday, so I’m sharing one of her favorite meals. The spiral macaroni in the meal came to be known in the family as “Kerri curls” because her hair fell in perfect little ringlets when … Continue reading

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Paula Deen’s Broccoli Casserole

Tweet Here’s another recipe I discovered during the Food Network Thanksgiving shows a few years ago. During the show where Paula makes this casserole, she says it’s not Thanksgiving unless it’s on the table (original here). Ingredients 2 (10-ounce) packages … Continue reading

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Mini Pumpkin Biscuits

Tweet Here’s a cute biscuit that makes me think I’ll consider Jack’o’lanterns for Thanksgiving. How could you not want to make such cute biscuits? The photo and the recipe are from the Betty Crocker website (original here). Ingredients 2 cups … Continue reading

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My Sausage Stuffing

Tweet After watching enough Thanksgiving specials on Food Network, I created my own recipe for sausage stuffing. It’s influenced by Rachael Ray, Paula Deen, and Bobby Flay. Ingredients Nonstick spray (Pam) 1 large onion, chopped ½ cup chopped celery ½ … Continue reading

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