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Melenzana Ali Olio

Melenzana Ali Olio

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"A marinated eggplant in olive oil and seasonings that is a delicious antipasto dish. Traditionally we make this in September, to be served at Christmas time. Sometimes Nonna slipped a couple of finely sliced sun-dried tomatoes (with dried basil) into the mix for a variation." — by DXRICCI 
Cadillac Pimento Cheese

Cadillac Pimento Cheese

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"My mom made this recipe for Christmas 2002. She had nothing written down but I loved it so much I asked her how she did it and she wrote it down for me. All the measurements are approximate so if you find something that works better, let me know!" — by TANAQUIL 
Easy Pickled Eggs

Easy Pickled Eggs

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"Classic purple pickled eggs. This brings back such fond memories of every Easter and Christmas at my grandmothers. This is easiest recipe I know and we no longer do it any other way." — by Robin 
Festive Olive Cheese Ball

Festive Olive Cheese Ball

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"This is a cheese ball that has olives, butter and garlic in it, and it is rolled in walnuts - we enjoyed it every year at Christmas as children." — by Rachel Burns 
Holiday Artichoke Dip

Holiday Artichoke Dip

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"This recipe is perfect for Christmas or any holiday with the red and green vegetables. Goes great with any vegetable tray, or use it for chips or wraps." — by HONEYBEEMELISSA 
Holiday Peppers

Holiday Peppers

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"Green and red peppers slices stuffed with a flavorful cream cheese and tomato filling are great appetizers to serve at your holiday party!" — by Colleen Criswell 
Holiday Guacamole

Holiday Guacamole

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"I tried this recipe at a friend of the family's. It is such a great twist to traditional guacamole. I wanted others to be able to try this. This not only tastes great but it looks nice as well. Don't be scared off by the ingredients, it is great with unsalted tortilla chips!" — by GINGERLY88 
Braunschweiger and Nut Ball

Braunschweiger and Nut Ball

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"My grandmother made this appetizer for family get togethers ever since I was a child, and I now make it every Christmas Eve for the family. It's very easy to make and even the kids like it. I have used chopped pecans, but the walnuts are my favorite. Serve with crackers." — by Anna Marie Thorne 
Texas Christmas Pickles

Texas Christmas Pickles

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"These spicy/sweet pickles are a Texas tradition. My mother and I have made these delectable pickles for Christmas every year since I was young. We separate each batch into smaller jars and give them as gifts to friends and family. I would hate to think what would happen if we skipped a year!!" — by KIKI810 
Caramel Pretzel Nut Popcorn

Caramel Pretzel Nut Popcorn

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"This is a very good holiday treat the my kids can't get enough of. It combines the sweetness of caramel with the saltiness of pretzels, nuts and popcorn. There is no mess because it is mixed in a large throw-away brown bag!" — by rookieswife 
Spinach Cheese Ball

Spinach Cheese Ball

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"This recipe is a take off of the popular spinach dip, however in a different form. This is a great addition to your holiday open house table." — by SARAHB2 
Ameilia's Italian Stuffed Olives

Ameilia's Italian Stuffed Olives

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"An Italian side dish of colossal green olives stuffed with seasoned pork and chicken, then rolled in bread crumbs and deep fried. An Italian Christmas tradition that you won't find on many restaurant menus as it is a labor of love, but well worth the effort!" — by DAISYDOODLE1 
Almond Dip

Almond Dip

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"This festive pinecone-shaped cheese ball is always a hit! Cream cheese, crumbled bacon, green onions, and dill are topped with toasted almonds. Add a few pinenuts, too, if desired." — by Jo Ann Hill 
Blue Cheese and Walnut Wafers

Blue Cheese and Walnut Wafers

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"Cheesy, nutty, easy! A good make ahead for Christmas time. Keeps fresh for up to a week in a tin. Don't keep in a plastic bag tho'!" — by DECAR48 
Olive Balls

Olive Balls

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"Stuffed Spanish olives are wrapped in a spiced cream cheese mixture and rolled in chopped nuts for an easy appetizer." — by HSHELTON25 
Blue Cheese and Pear Tartlets

Blue Cheese and Pear Tartlets

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"Tasty, hot appetizers that take little time to prepare but will impress your guests!" — by BOLLIVEB 
Crab and Lobster Stuffed Mushrooms

Crab and Lobster Stuffed Mushrooms

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"These delicious appetizer mushrooms are stuffed with chopped crabmeat, lobster, garlic, and seasoned croutons, then topped with mozzarella and baked." — by MINNESOTAMOM 
Dip For The Stars

Dip For The Stars

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"A delectable layered dip for any special occasion made with feta and cream cheese, pesto, pine nuts and sun-dried tomatoes. Looks beautiful on the table, tastes heavenly on your tongue!" — by DANA COLE 
Spicy Crab and Shrimp Dip

Spicy Crab and Shrimp Dip

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"Zesty Mexican-style cheese adds a bit of spiciness to this smooth shrimp and crab dip. It's a family favorite." — by AMY EWING 
Sweet Party Mix

Sweet Party Mix

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"Crispy cereal, almonds, and pecans are coated with a sweet, buttery mixture that's sure to please!" — by BOBBI POTE 
 
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