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Spicy Sausage Appetizer Recipe..Sausage in a Blanket

This unusual sausage appetizer recipe features a bacon-apricot-jalapeno blanket for the sausages, creating a deliciously unlikely marriage of foods and a terrific party appetizer.

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Croustades, with Options

Sandwich Croustades are small, fill-able bread bowls. This croustade recipe features mushrooms and shallots in a creamy sherry sauce, but lots of other easy filling options follow.

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Caramel Popcorn Recipe from Great Party Recipes

The Caramel Popcorn recipe creates a great party treat or anytime snack. In the tradition of Cracker Jacks, divide the caramel corn recipe into individual bowls with a small prize in each.

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Fondue Stuffed Pumpkin Recipe

Fondue Stuffed Pumpkin is a rich, layered casserole, not a fondue. The pumpkin is stuffed with all the classic cheese fondue ingredients, and roasted. Together they're addictive and impressive.

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Paper Wrapped Chicken Recipe

The Paper Wrapped Chicken recipe features a sweet ginger, white wine, soy sauce marinade that caramelizes the chicken when cooked. Great appetizer, but not wrapped in paper! Foiled again.

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Cream Puff Recipe and Chocolate Eclairs, Too

Yes, you can make these universally loved pastries at home. No need to head to the bakery with both the Chocolate Eclair and Cream Puff Recipe at your fingertips. Easy to prepare, easier to eat.

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Red and Bleu Salad

There are two parts to the Red and Bleu Salad: the red leaf lettuce dressed with homemade blue cheese vinaigrette, and the seasoned, sautéed red onions which sit atop the lettuce. Simple, delicious.

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Ginger Grilled Pork Tenderloin Recipe

Crusty outside, juicy inside. A spicy ginger-orange-garlic rub helps develop the crust, not overcooking keeps them juicy. Delicious grilled pork tenderloin recipe for 6 to 50 guests.

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Fresh Fruit Salad Recipe for the Brunch Table

Brunch menu help: a freshly prepared fruit salad recipe with an easy, sweet-tart fruit salad dressing made with honey, not sugar. Yay! Try the Macedoine version for adults.

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Ultimate Homemade Pizza Recipes Lurk Within You

Are you a gourmet or a traditionalist? Your ultimate homemade pizza recipes lie somewhere among the 4 great pizza dough recipes, a dozen pizza sauce recipes and ready-mades, and scores of toppings.

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Bacon and Egg Salad Sandwich Recipe

Bacon in an egg salad sandwich recipe seems like the obvious progression of egg salad sandwiches, but you're still going to be surprised by the difference it makes.

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Foil Baked Salmon - Cookout on the Beach

Foil Baked Salmon (Sandpit Salmon) is the best part of a beach party. Easy instructions for the salmon and the sandpit for your cookout on the beach. Foil Baked Salmon version for the grill, too.

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Best Carrot Cake Recipe with Rich Cream Cheese Frosting

It is the best carrot cake recipe, moist and rich with chewy nuts, topped with an equally rich cream cheese frosting worth a day off the diet. Mental health food for 12 to 50 guests.

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Spinach Balls Recipe with Great Options

The Spinach Balls recipe is a tried and true classic with some not-so-classic options. And Spinach Balls can be appetizer, side dish, or meatball replacement on top of spaghetti.

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Straw and Hay Recipe (Paglia e Fieno)

The Straw and Hay recipe is colorfully named for its duo of pasta colors, yellow straw and green hay. With ham, mushrooms, peas, cream and fresh Parmesan cheese, and a modern low-fat option.

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Salmon and Dill Sauce Recipe for the Dinner Party

Salmon and Dill Sauce are perfect partners, like Starsky and Hutch. Salmon filets, poached in a white wine-lemon-pepper court bouillon, chilled and topped with dill sauce, is unbeatable.

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Turnips au Gratin Recipes

Turnips au Gratin is turnips with cheese, a gross understatement. With Gruyere, cream, butter, onions and garlic, a great dinner party dish. Option: Turnips and Potatoes au Gratin.

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Great Baked Brie Recipe . Jammin', Honey Walnut, More

Nothing gets the party started better than a baked brie recipe with layers of raspberry or apricot jam, or honey, topped with roasted nuts. It's easy, a natural with champagne.

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Shortbread Cookie Recipe-- Petite Cookies with a Cherry on Top

Cherry Nuggets is a delicious shortbread cookie recipe, the cookies rolled in nuts and topped with a cherry. A jewel among tea party recipes or whatever occasion calls for a special cookie.

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Pineapple Cream Cheese Sandwiches

What do you call sandwiches with cream cheese, a little pineapple, chopped nuts, nutmeg and pepper added? A classic tea sandwich recipe or Pineapple Cream Cheese Sandwiches. Your choice.

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