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Fish Tacos Recipe -- "Tricked Out Fish Tacos"

Terrific Fish Tacos recipe: Orange Roughy, two cheeses, special sauce, cilantro and more converge on "cheese on the outside" tortilla bread for a real taco experience. Lobster Tacos option, too.

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Rumaki Recipe

The Rumaki recipe is a classic party appetizer proving that anything wrapped in bacon tastes good, even liver. But you can opt for scallops, shrimp or stuffed olives, instead.

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Red Wine Sangria Recipes

Rich, fruity and refreshing, Sangria recipes start the season off right. Try both the classic version, with brandy, and Champagne Sangria.

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Fun Brunch Menu Ideas

Check out our brunch menu ideas and planning tips. Complete brunch menus and brunch recipes including brunch drinks. Classic, make-ahead, and quick, easy brunch ideas.

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Lamb Kabob Recipe

Aaah, the Lamb Kabob recipe. Fire up the grill-- If there's anything we like more than food on a stick it's scrumptious food on a stick, marinated and grilled to perfection. Let's eat!

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Party Etiquette Tips - How to Be a Great Guest

We always think about how to be a great host, but seldom think about how to be a great guest. A little common sense, common courtesy. Simple party etiquette tips.

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Fresh Fruit Salsa Recipes

Fresh fruit salsa recipes do triple duty as dips, sides and garnishes for meat and seafood dishes. Get peach, mango, pineapple, and strawberry salsa recipes, and more. Mango salsa for 100, too.

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Artichoke Salad Recipe: Curried Artichoke Salad

This rice, olive and artichoke salad recipe includes a little zest of the Mediterranean. Great with lamb kabobs and cold chicken.

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Tiropites – Cheese Filled Greek Pastries

Tiropites are triangular cheese pies. Buttery phyllo pastry is wrapped around a wonderful Greek cheese filling with green onions, parsley and nutmeg, and baked. Freezable appetizers or brunch item.

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Bourbon Balls Recipe, with a Rum or Brandy Option

The Bourbon Balls recipe is for adults only. Made with cookie crumbs, cocoa, nuts and sugars, Bourbon Balls (or Brandy or Rum Balls) are not baked, so the alcohol does not dissipate. Lots of options.

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Grilled Scallop Recipe with Orange-Fennel Marinade

Excellent sea scallop recipe! This tasty grilled scallop recipe does a quick-change into scallop kabobs, if you like. Orange zest, lemon, fennel and parsley grace the delicious scallop marinade.

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Corned Beef Hash Recipe . Roast Beef Hash, Too

This delicious corned beef hash recipe does not require constant turning, like most, but comes out crispy and tender where it should. Easy on the cook. Try the roast beef hash option as well.

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Party and Cooking Quick Tips

Party and cooking quick tips are short, great-to-know bits of cooking and entertaining information.. Check back often for the latest food preparation tips and party planning ideas at a glance.

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Spanish Tortilla Recipe (Potato Omelette)

Good all day, every day, warm or cool, the Spanish Tortilla recipe is hard to classify. Tortilla de Patatas in Spain, it is more like a potato frittata, traditionally set out and nibbled all day.

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Pizza Sauce Recipes and Secret Sauces

Psst. There's a secret about pizza sauce recipes you should know. Not about the Alfredo, Pesto, Barbecue, Marinara, or Peanut Sauce Recipes; it's about the other sauces.

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A Martini Party with a Twist

Here's a great martini party idea ... a theme party with a theme of its own: What appetizer goes best with a martini? Get martini recipes, theme party decoration and invitation ideas, and resources.

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Grilled Pineapple Recipe – Grilled Butter-Rum Pineapple

Ginger, nutmeg, butter, lime, and a healthy dose of rum create an outstanding grilled pineapple recipe. Cooks in its' own pineapple "bowl" on the grill. Grilled fruit recipes don't get any better.

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Chicken Tortilla Soup Recipe – Delicious Adobo Recipe

Make the soup at home that the movie made famous, Tortilla Soup, or for description, the Chicken Tortilla Soup recipe. It's the spicy Mexican adobo seasoning that makes it so remarkable.

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Baked Lamb Chops in Port Sauce

Baked lamb chops start with a good searing then transfer to the oven. Flavorful port sauce, a reduction of the drippings and red wine with shallots, garlic, and butter, perfectly complements lamb.

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Classic Phyllo Pastry Recipe – Easy Baklava Recipe

This rich, flaky, Greek pastry recipe is everyone's favorite. Simplified directions help make this delicious phyllo pastry recipe the best Baklava recipe you'll find.

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