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Pesto Pasta

Pesto Pasta

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"For a simple, savory dish cook chopped onions in olive oil and ready-made pesto. Toss with hot pasta and grated Parmesan cheese, then serve up hot or cold. Either way it's deliciously easy!" — by Lauren 
Smoked Salmon Sushi Roll

Smoked Salmon Sushi Roll

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"Why go out and buy expensive sushi when you can make it right at home? This simple dish is made from steamed rice, with avocado, cucumber and smoked salmon all wrapped up in dried seaweed. It might take awhile to learn how to make a perfect roll, but you'll have fun trying! Add wasabi (Japanese horseradish) for a good kick!" — by Vivian Lee 
Apricot Chicken with Balsamic Vinegar

Apricot Chicken with Balsamic Vinegar

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"This chicken is cooked with apricots, balsamic vinegar, broth, and thyme. It's super yummy and a hit every time!" — by luv2cooknbake! 
Apricot Chicken II

Apricot Chicken II

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"The classic mating of fruit with chicken is perfectly accomplished with this tasty offering. Simply combine apricot jam, vinegar, and brown sugar to make the sauce, pour over chicken, and bake." — by Marsha Timblin 
Soy and Garlic Marinated Chicken

Soy and Garlic Marinated Chicken

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"This is the easiest marinade I have ever used, and one of the most popular with my family. This recipe also works well with any cut of chicken--thighs, legs, etc." — by CANDIELIPS 
Pasta Shells Florentine

Pasta Shells Florentine

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"Everything about this entree is big. Big pasta shells, lots of great ingredients, and a huge success when you serve it to your guests. The shells are stuffed with oodles of cheese, spinach and tasty seasonings. And then they're smothered in spaghetti sauce." — by KDCG 
Cinnamon Chicken

Cinnamon Chicken

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" An uncommon combination of cinnamon with garlic and Italian herbs season this simple chicken dish." — by OAKBORN 
Chicken Pasta I

Chicken Pasta I

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"A wonderful change in light eating with pasta, chicken and vegetables. It is very low in fat and calories, but tastes delicious. Use your favorite pasta - we use mostaccioli pasta. Add some of your favorite veggies, if desired." — by MIKANDI 
Dixie Pork Chops

Dixie Pork Chops

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"Tender pork combined with apples and raisins is a family favorite for us! I've substituted dried cranberries for the raisins, and that was so good too! Recipe can be altered if serving more people." — by Heidi Shirk 
Baked Salmon I

Baked Salmon I

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"Baked salmon with herbs, orange juice, and brown rice. Great served with steamed broccoli and carrots." — by SDELATORE 
Elegant Pork Loin Roast

Elegant Pork Loin Roast

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"Pork loin is roasted with dried apricots and prunes in a port wine sauce for an elegant main dish." — by JESHENBA 
Mom's Mozzarella Chicken for Drew

Mom's Mozzarella Chicken for Drew

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"A tame variation of tomato-sauced Chicken Parmesan comes from using the more mild mozzarella instead of Parmesan." — by Ami Knighton 
Whiskey Chicken

Whiskey Chicken

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"Sauteed chicken chunks braised in a sweet, savory whiskey sauce." — by JLLYBEAN24 
Jamaican Jerk Chicken

Jamaican Jerk Chicken

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"Hot habanero peppers will bang on your taste buds like steel drums! This fiery marinade is so hot and so good, you'll want to use it all through the summer." — by Yardie 
Penne Primavera

Penne Primavera

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"Sauteed broccoli, carrots, and peas serve as the summertime toppings for penne pasta." — by calead910 
Easiest Spicy Cod

Easiest Spicy Cod

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"Anyone can whip up this quick and easy baked cod recipe. Serve over warm rice." — by sal 
Stir-Fried Chicken With Pineapple and Peppers

Stir-Fried Chicken With Pineapple and Peppers

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"Here's an easy way to get low-fat protein (in the chicken breast) and lots of vitamins (in the scallions, peppers and pineapple). Plus, the dab of fresh ginger soothes stomachs and fights inflammation and blood clots." — by USA WEEKEND columnist Jean Carper 
Margarita Grilled Chicken

Margarita Grilled Chicken

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"Eat your margarita! Well, that's almost right. Chicken breast are marinated overnight in margarita mix, and then grilled to perfection." — by Verla 
Mahi Mahi with Onions and Mushrooms

Mahi Mahi with Onions and Mushrooms

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"Very good and easy mahi mahi filets steamed over yellow onions, button mushrooms and garlic." — by Nakago 
Slow Cooker Ham and Beans

Slow Cooker Ham and Beans

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"This recipe is perfect for those blustery days when you don't really have time to cook, but want a hearty meal for the family. It's a very basic, nutrient-packed meal for all to enjoy!" — by Jessica Kimble 
 
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