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Crock Pot Tomato Tortellini Soup

  Ingredients 2 Tbsp olive oil 1 3/4 cup diced or matchstick carrots 1 3/4 cup diced yellow onion (1 large) 5 cloves garlic, minced 3 (28 oz) cans whole Roma tomatoes 1 (32 oz) carton vegetable broth 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil, plus more for garnish 2 bay leaves 1 Tbsp granulated sugar Salt […]

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Pumpkin Torte

Ingredients • 1 package yellow cake mix (regular size) • 1 can (15 ounces) solid-pack pumpkin, divided • 1/2 cup milk • 4 large eggs • 1/3 cup canola oil • 1-1/2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice, divided • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened • 1 cup confectioners’ sugar • 1 carton (16 ounces) […]

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Chicken Bacon Ranch Layer Salad

This scrumptious layered chicken bacon ranch salad is a take of the classic 7-layer salad.  It features layers of green leaf lettuce, peppers, corn, tomatoes, onions, cheddar cheese, roasted chicken & crumbled bacon.                                                 It’s perfect for those summer picnics ! 2 packages of Hidden Valley Buttermilk Ranch dressing or dressing of your choice 9 […]

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Pineapple Mojito

Ingredients 2 ounces rum 2 ounces pineapple juice 1 tablespoon sugar 1 ounce club soda 6 fresh mint leaves 1 lime wedge pineapple slices for garnish Instructions In the bottom of your serving glass, muddle together mint leaves and sugar. Add pineapple juice and rum and stir until sugar is dissolved. Add ice, club soda, […]

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Watermelon Elderflower Cocktail

Watermelon Elderflower Cocktail This Watermelon Elderflower Cocktail is our new favorite cocktail. If you love watermelon and Elderflower Liqueur like we do, you are going to love this ! Very crisp and refreshing . . . . perfect poolside with all of this hot weather we’ve been having ! Ingredients 2-3 slices cucumber 1 oz […]

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Pimento Cheese & Bacon Mini Cheese Ball Bites

Yield: 2 to 3 dozen mini cheese balls (depending on how big you make them) Mini cheese balls of homemade pimento cheese are rolled in a coating of crispy bacon, toasted pecans, and minced fresh jalapeños and then speared with a pretzel stick for fun, easy-to-eat appetizers! Ingredients For the Pimento Cheese: • 8 ounces […]

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