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Los Pollos Hermanos Oven-Fried Chicken

Those of you that know me know that I have been a fan of the Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul TV series since they started. One of the protagonists on the shows is a character name Gus Fring. Gus, … Continue reading

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3 Ingredient Biscuits

3 Ingredient Biscuits Yield 4 Ingredients 1 cup self-rising flour 1 Tablespoon solid vegetable shortening 1/2 cup buttermilk 2-3 tablespoons flour for kneading Instructions Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Combine shortening and flour with a fork in a bowl. … Continue reading

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Self-Rising Flour

Self-Rising Flour Makes 4 cups Ingredients 4 cups all-purpose flour 2 tablespoons baking powder 1 teaspoon fine salt Instructions Measure the flour into a large mixing bowl. Add the baking powder and salt. Whisk to combine. Use or store in … Continue reading

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Sun Tea

Not really a formal recipe here, but more for reference. Take 7 tea bags and place them into a 1-gallon jar of cool water. Place the jar into a sunny place and leave to brew for 4-6 hours. Move the … Continue reading

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Watermelon-Mint Iced Tea

This is a Greek-inspired drink and is very refreshing. Ingredients 8 cups chopped seeded watermelon 7 black tea bags 2 tablespoons clover honey 1/2 cup fresh mint leaves Fresh mint sprigs, for garnish, optional Directions Puree the watermelon in batches … Continue reading

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Southern Pimento Cheese

Ingredients 2 cups shredded sharp Cheddar cheese 8 ounces cream cheese, softened 1/2 cup mayonnaise 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder 1/4 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper 1/4 teaspoon onion powder 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and minced 1 4-ounce jar diced pimento, drained … Continue reading

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Slow Cooker Green Bean Casserole

This is a rendition of the casserole we all know and love from our Thanksgiving Day dinners. I’ve adapted an adaptation since I wasn’t happy with the original results. Ingredients 2 16 ounce packages frozen cut green beans 2 10.75 … Continue reading

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Creamy Tortellini Soup

This one is a keeper. Unlike many recipes I try, this one came out amazing as is. So here it is without any Dave changes to it. Ingredients 1 pound ground Italian sausage, browned 1 onion, chopped 2 large carrots, … Continue reading

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Paula Deen’s House Seasoning

This is a super simple seasoning Paula uses in many recipes. 1 cup salt 1/4 cup black pepper 1/4 cup garlic powder Mix ingredients together and store in an airtight container for up to 6 months. Optional: Add onion powder … Continue reading

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Crockpot Pulled Pork

I like pork. I mean I really like pork. 🙂 Had a need recently to cook for my family’s weekly dinner and decided pulled pork was going to be my contribution. And the Crockpot makes it extra simple. Prep time: … Continue reading

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