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Cucumber & Smoked Salmon Snack – Good Protein & Easy Weight Loss Party Recipe

Serves 6 Ingredients 1 large cucumber, peeled and cut into 1/4" rounds 4 ounces smoked salmon, cut into bite sized pieces 4 ounces cream cheese, softened 1/2 tablespoon horseradish 1 tablespoon fresh dill, chopped 1/4 teaspoon salt Click on Arrow Button to read full post Instructions Arrange cucumber rounds on a large serving platter. Cut…

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Chewy Gingerbread Man Cookies – Happy Christmas & New Year Party Snack Recipe

INGREDIENTS: 3 cups all-purpose flour 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 3/4 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 Tablespoon ground ginger 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened 3/4 cup brown sugar 1 large egg 1/2 cup molasses 2 teaspoons vanilla extract DIRECTIONS: ...Click on Arrow Button to…

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Christmas Mulled Wine – Happy New Year Holiday Family Party Dinner Drink Recipe

INGREDIENTS 1 bottle red wine (750ml) merlot 1/4 cup brandy 3 cups unsweetened apple cider 1/4 cup honey 4 cinnamon sticks 1 vanilla bean, cut lengthwise 1 tsp cloves 3 star anise 1 cup chopped citrus (variety) Click on Arrow Button to read full post Instruction: In a large pot on low-medium heat, bring the…

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Sticky Glazed Asian Ham – Happy Christmas & New Year Family Party Dinner Recipe

Ingredients For ham 1 fresh ham, about 5½ lbs., smoked if you like ¼ cup black peppercorns 2 bay leaves 1 knob of fresh ginger, about 2 tablespoons, finely grated 2 star anise 1 large handful of cloves For sticky glaze 2 cloves garlic thinly sliced ½ orange, zested and juice reserved ⅔ cup honey…

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Apple Cranberry Salad – Cheap Food Recipe For Christmas & Happy New Year Party

Ingredients 6 cups baby spinach 1 Granny Smith apple, thinly sliced 1/2 cup pecan halves 1/3 cup pomegranate arils 1/3 cup dried cranberries 1/3 cup crumbled goat cheese For the lemon vinaigrette 1/4 cup olive oil 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar 1 lemon, juiced and zested 1 tablespoon sugar 1 tablespoon poppy seeds Instructions ...Click…

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Mini Beef Wellington – Happy Christmas & New Year Party Cheap Homemade Recipe

Ingredients 4 (6-ounce) thickly cut filet mignons 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1 tablespoon olive oil 4 (1-ounce) slices goose or duck liver, or pork country-style pate One-half (17 1/4-ounce package) frozen puff pastry (1 sheet), thawed Mushroom Duxelles, recipe follows 1 large egg beaten with 2 teaspoons water to make…

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Christmas Tree Chocolate Cupcake – Happy New Year Party Cheap & Easy Recipe

Ingredients: For the Cupcakes 1 (18.25 ounce) package devil’s food cake mix 1 (3.9 ounce) package instant chocolate pudding mix 1 cup sour cream 1 cup vegetable oil 4 eggs, lightly beaten 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract 1/2 cup warm water 1 1/2 cups Andes Crème de Menthe baking chips For the Christmas Tree: 12…

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Christmas Peppermint Chocolate Pie – Homemade Happy New Year Party Recipe

Ingredients: For the tart dough: 105g (3.75 ounces/about 1/2 cup) sugar 35g (1.25 ounces) brown sugar 1/2 tsp pure vanilla extract/vanilla bean paste/seeds scraped from 1/2 a vanilla bean pod 1/4 tsp salt 125g (4.5 ounces) butter, room temperature 3 egg yolks 255g (9 ounces) plain/all purpose flour, sifted 50g (1.75 ounces) cocoa powder, sifted…

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Chocolate Peppermint Mousse – Happy Christmas & New Year Party Cheap Recipe

INGREDIENTS 9 oz. high quality chocolate (at least 70% cocoa), chopped 1 cup minus 1 tablespoon water (see ratio index below) 1 tablespoon coffee liqueur 2 tablespoons sugar 1/4 - 1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract Candy cane shards, for topping (optional) *The ratio index is 9 oz. of chocolate to 1 cup of liquid INSTRUCTIONS ...Click…

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