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Bulgarian Makitzi

Bulgarian Makitzi by Casey Angelova

The makitzi that my mother-in-law makes are from her hometown of Berkovitza. She describes the recipe as very basic, so you can add any filler to the dough. The recipe is very rough as she doesn't really measure anything exactly, so I will use my description and her recipe to make this as clear as possible.

2 votes
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Good Stuff Dessert (a chocolate pudding trifle)

Good Stuff Dessert (a chocolate pudding trifle) by Salad Foodie

Years ago a friend gave me this recipe saying it is as the name says, truly “Good Stuff.” Layers start with a pecan crust, then a cream cheese filling, chocolate pudding layer and a whip topping. As a dessert it’s a real “looker,” but the taste tells you this is one luscious “icebox” cake. The name doesn’t do this one justice ~…

5 votes
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Chicken and Veggies Stir Fry, Low Calorie and Super Yummy

Chicken and Veggies Stir Fry, Low Calorie and Super Yummy by Skinny Kitchen with Nancy Fox

Stir frys make a terrific weeknight dinner since they come together really quickly and can be made healthy too. This skinny one is chock full of broccoli, pea pods, carrots, cabbage, onions and lean chicken breasts. The skinny for 1 huge, fiber rich serving, 264 calories, 6 grams of fat and 7 Weight Watchers POINTS PLUS.

2 votes
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Golumpkis (Polish stuffed cabbage rolls)

Golumpkis (Polish stuffed cabbage rolls) by Debi Shawcross

Try something a little different: Have a Polish food festive dinner party!

3 votes
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Make Olive Garden’s Delicious Pasta Fagioli at Home

Make Olive Garden’s Delicious Pasta Fagioli at Home by Skinny Kitchen with Nancy Fox

You’ll love, love, love this rich and hearty soup! It tastes very similar to the pasta e fagioli at Olive Garden. It’s one of the lowest-fat items on the Olive Garden menu, with 2.5 of fat per serving. Our recipe actually contains more calories than theirs does because we’ve added more beans and veggies. The skinny on 1 cup of…

2 votes
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Paul's Pumpkin Bars

Paul's Pumpkin Bars by Salad Foodie

Accountant Paul Rainbow was the featured "He Cooks" in a column of the November 1976 Better Homes and Gardens Magazine. His recipe, Paul's Pumpkin Bars, placed in the readers' favorite recipes of the last 75 years of the magazine as posted in a BHG article called "Favorites Forever" (October 1997 edition.) In that article they noted…

5 votes
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Cranberry Torte

Cranberry Torte by Salad Foodie

An elegant dessert recipe that makes a showy finale to the holiday meal. It’s a make-ahead and freeze recipe, which will simplify matters on the day you’ll use it. When it’s time for dessert, remove from freezer, add the glaze and serve. A stand mixer works best to whip the filling if available: be sure bowl and beaters are clean and…

3 votes
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Phyllo Peach Pecan Cobbler for a Large Group

Phyllo Peach Pecan Cobbler for a Large Group by myra byanka

Great recipe for the pastry-challenged.

1 vote
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German Meatballs and Sauerkraut

German Meatballs and Sauerkraut by Salad Foodie

I have never thought to serve meatballs on sauerkraut until I tasted this. Wow, forget about meatballs and spaghetti ~ this is delish! Perfect for anytime, and especially for Octoberfest. To serve several guests, I made the meatballs, cooked them and refrigerated a day ahead. About an hour before serving time, I spooned the…

1 vote
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Asian-style Deep Fried Chicken Wings

Asian-style Deep Fried Chicken Wings by A.L. Wiebe

I have been making this version of chicken wings for years now, and they are always a hit. This is just the basic marinade recipe, so depending on my mood, I spice them up some with extra Sriracha sauce, maybe some garlic. Do what makes you happy, but enjoy and have fun with it. *P.S. this will likely destroy your deep-fry oil, so…

2 votes
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Buttermilk and Butter Biscuits - with Attitude!

Buttermilk and Butter Biscuits - with Attitude! by Salad Foodie

Playing with a biscuit recipe one day I pondered…..what if I subbed butter for the shortening and added some kick-up seasonings? The result got great reviews from guests…. and hours later and at room temp, the “attitude” was delightfully more pronounced.....mm-m! Buttermilk makes them tender and light, while the butter…..oh the…

5 votes
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Multi-Grain Bread (Bread Machine or Conventional)

Multi-Grain Bread (Bread Machine or Conventional) by Salad Foodie

An all-around favorite in our family. Serve with homemade soup, use for grilled sandwiches and as toast. The variety of grains provides a nutty texture. But if you don’t have all the grains on hand, just sub whole wheat for the same amounts. Can be made conventional yeast method, but I always START with my Toshiba Bread Machine on…

2 votes
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Easy Candied Pecans

Easy Candied Pecans by Salad Foodie

A snack for the gods! Sprinkle atop your favorite greens, blue cheese topped or chicken salad. For holiday entertaining leave the pecans in halves rather than chopping, and serve in a festive bowl.

4 votes
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Gingered carrots

Gingered carrots by Brett Ede

6 votes
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Homemade Cranberry-Apple Sauce

Homemade Cranberry-Apple Sauce by Skinny Kitchen with Nancy Fox

If some people at your Thanksgiving dinner like cranberry sauce and others prefer applesauce this recipe just might work for you... We decided to take these two wonderful sauce flavors and combine them into one delicious sauce. Weight Watchers POINTS value 1 Skinny Facts: for a ¼ cup serving 80 calories, 0g fat, 0g protein,…

6 votes
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