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Pork Rub

I use this on all sorts of pork cuts; ribs, tenderloin, chops, you name it. This works well on nearly anything. Ingredients 2 tablespoons cumin 2 tablespoons paprika 1 tablespoon granulated garlic 1 tablespoon granulated onion 1 tablespoon chili powder … Continue reading

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Chicken Chile Verde

A low-carb green chili recipe that fits into most any diet. It’s gluten free, grain free, dairy free, and delicious! Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 large onion, peeled and chopped 6 cloves garlic, peeled and minced 4 poblano peppers, … Continue reading

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Seasoned Salt

Similar if not identical to Lawry’s Seasoned Salt. Ingredients 2 tablespoons salt 2 teaspoons white sugar 3/4 teaspoon paprika 1/4 teaspoon ground turmeric 1/4 teaspoon onion powder 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder 1/4 teaspoon cornstarch Directions Whisk salt, sugar, paprika, turmeric, … Continue reading

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Slow Cooker Hot Cocoa

The slow cooker is your secret weapon for the easiest, richest hot cocoa for a crowd. Ingredients 1 1/2 c.ups semi-sweet chocolate chips 1/4 cup cocoa powder 1/2 cup sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 cup heavy cream 6 cups … Continue reading

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Buttery Turkey w/ Warm Sorghum Vinaigrette

Looking for holiday menu inspiration? This one is from the @chefandthef archives, a showstopper for Thanksgiving Buttery Turkey with Warm Sorghum Vinaigrette Photo by Jennifer Hitchcock from Chef Vivian Howard of the Chef & the Farmer, Kinston, NC Ingredients Buttery … Continue reading

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Creamed Celery with Pecans

This is a new favorite of mine. If you are looking for something new and different for your meal, give this a try. Ingredients: 4 cups celery, cut diagonally in ½-inch pieces 2 tablespoons butter 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 2 … Continue reading

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Brown Sugar-Glazed Carrots

I served these at my family Thanksgiving in 2017. They were a hit! Ingredients 2 lb. carrots peeled and sliced on a diagonal 1/2 c. butter 1/2 c. packed brown sugar 1 tsp. pumpkin pie spice Instructions In a large, … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Dinner

I am beating my deadline for a Thanksgiving Day Feast! Yay me. So here are some dishes that make up a great dinner. Turkey Brine Dressing Green Bean Casserole Cranberry Sauce Mashed Potatoes Gravy Glazed Carrots Creamed Celery with Pecans … Continue reading

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Libby’s Famous Pumpkin Pie

This is the traditional holiday pumpkin pie. This classic recipe has been on Libby’s Pumpkin labels since 1950. This pie is easy to prepare and even easier to enjoy. Just mix, pour, bake for a delicious homemade tradition. Ingredients 3/4 … Continue reading

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Turkey Gravy

Classic Turkey Gravy Ingredients For the broth: 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 1 medium onion or leek, or 2 shallots, sliced Neck and giblets from your turkey (discard the liver) 8 cups low-sodium chicken broth 3 sprigs thyme, parsley, rosemary and/or … Continue reading

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