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How to Make Clotted Cream at Home

Grab a clotted cream recipe and make clotted cream for your scones and crumpets at home. This "Devonshire cream" substitute is close to the real thing, quick, and delicious.

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Asian Noodles Recipe – Hot Cold Noodles

Hot Cold Noodles is our favorite summer Asian noodles recipe. The play of hot spicy dressing against cold noodles creates amazing sensations. Make it as hot or not as you like, with meat options.

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Recipe Balls -- Have a Ball!

Goodness, gracious! Great balls of... spinach? Among other things. Recipe balls, food rolled into little balls, is the most convenient and appreciated party food going, appetizers to desserts.

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Jerk Pulled Pork Sandwiches

Party Yak: Spicy, smoked, Jamaican-jerk style Pulled Pork Sandwiches represent some of the best of Caribbean cooking for your next gathering. Complete menu with recipes. Take a look.

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How to Stock a Bar

Get all the tips, tricks and shortcuts of stocking a bar, with easy reference charts. Learn how to stock a bar just right for your event.

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Hearty Oatmeal Pancakes Recipe

Guilt-free Hearty Wholesome Oatmeal Pancakes recipe. Made with quick rolled oats and whole wheat pastry flour, the pancakes are wholesome without being heavy. Homemade apple compote for on top.

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Caramelized Onions Recipe . Why and How to Caramelize Onions

For a truly outstanding brunch or dinner side dish recipe, try this Caramelized Onions recipe. Very sweet and rich, caramelized onions can also top pizza, pasta, burgers and steaks.

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How to Cook Filet Mignon

Everything you need to know about how to cook filet mignon on the stove, on the grill, or under the broiler and serve Bacon Wrapped Filet Mignon with Gorgonzola Sauce. Complete dinner party menu.

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Summer Kabobs . No-Cook Skewer Food

Summer Kabobs make excellent cold summer appetizers... no cooking! And a kabob platter or "pincusion" has a very festive look. Lots of skewer food and skewer ideas.

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Easy Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes Recipe

Fresh seasonings, three cheeses, and easy prep make the Easy Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes recipe superb and non-traditional. Easy scalloped potatoes for 10, 50 or more.

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Black Olive Penguins - Tips and Photos

Black Olive Penguins are always the stars of the party, picnic or BBQ. Who knew? Penguins are made of black olives, cream cheese and carrots. And they sometimes wear stylish green onion scarves.

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Ginger Lemonade Recipe - Great BBQ or Brunch Drink

Ginger Lemonade is a wonderfully different, refreshing, non-alcoholic lemonade recipe, ideal choice for a brunch drink. A lovely garnish makes the lemonade look as good as it tastes.

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Skinny Dip Recipe

Dive into this great party dip and don't worry about the calories or the taste! The Skinny Dip Recipe is prepared with an herb and spice combo that doesn't taste skinny.

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How to Cook Bratwurst

Bratwurst does double duty as sit-down-dinner fare and BBQ favorite. Start with how to cook Bratwurst with (less edgy) Apple Sauerkraut, just add buns and a grill to make 'Brats' for the gang.

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Fresh Fruit Tart Recipe – Easy Ready-Made Tart Shell Recipe

No dessert dresses up a table like a fresh fruit tart recipe. Ready-made tart shells make short work of this eye-catching fruit cup recipe. Great for anyone who needs a break from cooking from scratch

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Deviled Egg Sandwiches

There's something fishy about the Deviled Egg Sandwiches! A twist on traditional egg salad sandwiches, they're flavorful, unusual, and a perfect tea sandwich.

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Dolmas Recipe

This Dolmas recipe produces one of the more perfect party finger foods; flavorful, Mediterranean, rice-and-pine-nut-stuffed grape leaves. Try them with Tzatziki.

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Baked Honey Mustard Chicken Recipe, with a Grill Option

Grilled or Baked Honey Mustard Chicken is easy and mouthwatering. That popular honey-mustard-chicken combo makes its way to the dinner table via the oven or grill, to the delight of your guests.

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Fried Banana Recipe . Grilled Bananas, Too

This is a lightly fried banana recipe for the brunch menu, fried in a little butter and honey and sprinkled with cinnamon and ginger. Or try the Grilled Bananas version for outdoor entertaining.

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Rum Trash Can Punch for 100

This Trash Can Punch recipe creates a very tasty tropical punch featuring rum, juice, fruit and pomegranate syrup. It serves 100, too, making it an excellent luau punch and/or beach party idea.

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