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Wassail Recipe and Mulled Wine Too

Wassail is not just a punch recipe, it's a tradition; a nice, hot, spiced apple cider tradition, with an outstanding look in the punch bowl. With alcohol it is Mulled Wine.

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How to Cook a Turkey in a Paper Bag . Easy, No Baste Turkey

Paper Bag Turkey is crisp, brown and juicy every time. Once you learn how to cook a turkey this way you'll never look back. Plus: Rice and Turkey Soup recipe, a great leftover turkey recipe.

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The Beer Batter Recipe - Simply the Best

The only beer batter recipe you'll ever want, perfect for deep frying seafood, chicken nuggets or crunchy vegetables with a nice yeasty flavor. The stuff of Fish and Chips & Beer Batter Onion Rings.

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Best Chocolate Fudge Recipe Ever?

That's what they say. An old-fashioned, melt-in-your-mouth, homemade chocolate fudge recipe, the envy of every party, picnic and family gathering. Or try its sibling, the easy microwave fudge recipe.

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Grilled Potato Recipe – Guest-Pleasing Potato Pockets

Your guests and family alike will love these smoky, crispy-edged potato treats hot off the grill. A delicious, no-peel, no-fuss grilled potato recipe for your next cookout - Grilled Potato Pockets.

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Dinner Party Recipes with Menus

Your wish has come true: Lots of dinner party recipes tucked into international menus, complete with desserts and wine suggestions. Starters, too.

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Tempura Batter Recipe

The tempura batter recipe produces that light, golden, crispy coating you thought you could only experience in Asian restaurants. Perfect for frying shrimp, chicken, vegetables, and other delights.

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Pumpkin Dip Recipe – Colorful and Delicious

You could call the Pumpkin Dip recipe a seasonal recipe, but any season will do. Like any self-respecting pumpkin recipe, it embraces cream cheese, cinnamon, ginger, and nutmeg. Dip it or spread it.

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Cinnamon Almonds Recipe – For the Oven or the Crock Pot

Once experienced, you can smell the heavenly aroma of a Glazed Cinnamon Almonds recipe roasting just by thinking about it. Try oven-roasted or crock pot cinnamon almonds for the party.

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Gourmet Popcorn Seasoning Recipes

A flick of the seasoning wrist turns ordinary popcorn into gourmet popcorn with these Gourmet Popcorn Seasoning Recipes. Add international interest to your popcorn with easy popcorn recipes.

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Pinwheel Appetizer Recipe – Easy Roast Beef Appetizer for the Party

Roast Beef Pinwheels is a zippy roast beef pinwheel appetizer recipe -- an easy and attractive party recipe favorite. Sliced roast beef can be purchased from your local deli or grocer, if you like.

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Triple Pesto Sandwiches

Triple-Decker, Triple Pesto Sandwiches: This eye-catching tea sandwich or appetizer features 3 kinds of pesto, classic basil, Kalamata olive, and sun-dried tomato with cream cheese.

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Creamy Fish Chowder Recipe

The Creamy Fish Chowder recipe is easy and rich, loaded with heavy cream, bacon, onions and potatoes. And just-right seasonings. Step up to Seafood Chowder for little money and effort.

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Sourdough Bread Starter Recipe – The Easy One

Having a sourdough bread starter recipe at your fingertips lets you enjoy fresh homemade sourdough bread when you want it. Learn how to make sourdough starter from scratch. Try Breadsticks and Gumbo.

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Easy Broccoli and Pasta Recipe – Rigatoni and Broccoli

A little crushed red pepper adds real zing to the fresh broccoli, ham, and garlic in this broccoli and pasta recipe, aka pasta con broccoli recipe. Easy, too, because it's an olive oil pasta recipe.

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Homemade Caesar Salad Recipe

Purchased croutons and Caesar dressing just don't compare to homemade Caesar Salad. If you can, make Caesar Salad from scratch. It's fantastic.

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Wine Poached Pears Recipe

This simple Wine Poached Pears recipe, prepared with spiced white or red wine is a guest-pleaser with a nice make-ahead nature. But it's the red wine that gives the pears extraordinary color.

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Crumpet Recipe – Excellent Tea Party or Brunch Fare

Both the classic and sourdough crumpet recipe produce the pan-fried English muffin-like tea breads of "tea and crumpets" fame. How to cook and serve this classic tea party fare.

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Champagne Punch Recipes

These champagne punch recipes exude simplicity and elegance, yet glide easily from the wedding reception to the brunch buffet. You won't want to miss these exceptional champagne party punch recipes.

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Savory Sauteed Potatoes . Excellent Brunch Recipe

Literally savory sauteed potatoes, cooked with either fresh or dried savory and green onions, garnished with fresh parsley. The mix of potatoes adds more color and texture to this brunch recipe.

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