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Anytime Potatoes
Anytime Potatoes

Anytime Potatoes - Thursday, January 18, 2018

Serves: 10 servings

This is the perfect potato casserole for any occasion. It's just as good with your weeknight dinner as it is served for a company-fancy meal. Our Anytime Potatoes are creamy, dreamy, and easy to throw-together. And the crispy topping makes them extra-special!

What You'll Need:
1 stick (1/2 cup) butter, melted
1 (10-3/4-ounce) can cream of chicken soup
1 pint (16 ounces) sour cream
1/2 teaspoon onion powder
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
2 pounds frozen hash brown potato cubes, thawed
1/4 cup dry bread crumbs
1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
What To Do:
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Coat a 1-1/2 quart baking dish with cooking spray.  
  2. Place melted butter in a large bowl. Add soup, sour cream, onion powder, garlic powder, salt, and pepper; mix well. Add potatoes and stir until evenly coated. Spoon potato mixture into baking dish. Sprinkle with bread crumbs and cheese.  
  3. Bake 1 hour or until bubbly and golden.  

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Mom's Go-To Weeknight Goulash
Mom's Go-To Weeknight Goulash

Mom's Go-To Weeknight Goulash - Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Serves: 4 servings

Mom's Go-To Weeknight Goulash is super easy and budget-friendly, making it a great weeknight dinner recipe! This family-friendly dinner is made with ground beef, elbow macaroni, a couple of veggies and your family's favorite spaghetti sauce. Everything cooks together in one skillet, and, right before it's served, it's topped with some yummy cheese. The results are delicious!

What You'll Need:
1/2 pound elbow macaroni
1 1/2 pounds ground beef
1/2 green bell pepper, chopped
1/2 cup chopped onion
1 (26-ounce) jar spaghetti sauce
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Colby-Jack cheese
What To Do:
  1. Cook macaroni according to package directions; drain and set aside.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large skillet over high heat, brown beef, bell pepper, and onion 6 to 8 minutes, stirring until meat crumbles and is no longer pink. Drain and return to skillet.
  3. Add macaroni, spaghetti sauce, garlic powder, salt, and pepper; mix well. Reduce heat to medium-low and cook 5 to 7 minutes or until heated through. Sprinkle with cheese and heat 1 more minute, or until cheese is melted.

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Chocolate Pecan Cobbler
Chocolate Pecan Cobbler

Chocolate Pecan Cobbler - Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Serves: 8 servings

Serve this Chocolate Pecan Cobbler piping hot with a scoop of ice cream for a decadent treat! The rich chocolate and bits of toffee make this one a crowd pleaser. You won't believe how easy this homemade dessert is to make!

What You'll Need:
6 tablespoons butter
1 3/4 cups sugar, divided
1 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
6 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder, divided
1/2 cup milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 cup chopped pecans
1/2 cup toffee bits
1 1/2 cups boiling water
What To Do:
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. In a shallow 3-quart casserole dish or 9-inch deep dish pie plate, melt butter in microwave, about 1 minute; set aside.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine 3/4 cup sugar, the flour, salt, baking powder, and 2 tablespoons cocoa. Add milk and vanilla, whisking until smooth. Spoon over melted butter.
  3. In another medium bowl, combine remaining 1 cup sugar, remaining 4 tablespoons cocoa, the pecans, and toffee bits; sprinkle over batter mixture. Slowly pour boiling water over the top.
  4. Bake 35 to 40 minutes, or until cobbler is crusty on top. Serve warm.

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All-in-One Southern Dinner
All-in-One Southern Dinner

All-in-One Southern Dinner - Monday, January 15, 2018

Serves: 6 servings

What do you get when you take a bunch of your favorite Southern foods and serve 'em all together? You get an All-in-One Southern Dinner of course! This Southern-inspired dinner recipe has it all - cornbread, chicken, mixed veggies, and gravy!

What You'll Need:
1 (16-ounce) cornbread or cornbread muffins
1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, melted
1 pound frozen breaded chicken tenderloins, baked according to package directions
3 cups frozen mixed vegetables, thawed
1 (24-ounce) jar chicken gravy
What To Do:
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Coat a 9- x 13-inch baking dish with cooking spray.
  2. In a food processor, pulse cornbread into fine crumbs. Place crumbs in a large bowl; add butter and mix well. Reserve 2 tablespoons crumbs. Press remaining crumbs into baking dish to form crust. Bake 10 minutes.
  3. Cut chicken into 1-inch pieces and place in a large bowl. Add vegetables and gravy to chicken; mix well. Pour over crust; sprinkle with reserved crumbs.
  4. Bake 25 to 30 minutes, or until hot and bubbly.

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Streusel-Topped Coffee Cake
Streusel-Topped Coffee Cake

Streusel-Topped Coffee Cake - Friday, January 12, 2018

Serves: 15 servings

One whiff of this and your family is going to be lining up in the kitchen! Our Streusel-Topped Coffee Cake features a buttery, cinnamon crumb topping that's simply irresistible. Plus, this coffee cake doesn't just taste great - it's easy too! Make this on a busy weekend and serve it alongside a pot of coffee, milk, or tea.

What You'll Need:
STREUSEL
1 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup packed light brown sugar
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1 stick butter, cut into pieces
 
3 cups pancake and biscuit mix
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 cups milk
2 eggs
1/2 stick butter, melted
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
What To Do:
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Coat a 9- x 13-inch baking dish with cooking spray.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine Streusel ingredients; mix with a fork until crumbly, and set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, whisk pancake mix, granulated sugar, baking powder, cinnamon, and salt. In a medium bowl, whisk milk, eggs, butter, and vanilla. Add egg mixture to pancake mix mixture and stir until combined. Pour batter into baking dish and sprinkle evenly with streusel.
  4. Bake 40 to 45 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.

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Wintry Chicken Stew
Wintry Chicken Stew

Wintry Chicken Stew - Thursday, January 11, 2018

Serves: 6 servings

When the cold winds are howling and we need to warm up, what could be better than a hot 'n' hearty bowl of stew chock-full of everybody's favorite...chicken! Our recipe for Wintry Chicken Stew is thick and creamy with plenty of veggies and rice that'll give you an extra dose of comfort.

What You'll Need:
1 (3 to 3-1/2 pound chicken), cut into 8 pieces
4 baking potatoes, peeled and quartered
1 large onion, chopped
3 cups water
1 (28-ounce) can whole tomatoes, drained and quartered
1 (15-ounce) can cream-style corn
1/2 cup long grain rice
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
1 teaspoon black pepper
1/2 cup heavy cream
2 cups fresh spinach
What To Do:
  1. In a soup pot, combine all ingredients except heavy cream and spinach and bring to a boil over high heat..  
  2. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer 45 to 50 minutes, or until chicken is no longer pink in the center, stirring occasionally.  
  3. Stir in cream and spinach and cook 2 to 3 minutes, or until heated through.

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Better Buttermilk Biscuits
Better Buttermilk Biscuits

Better Buttermilk Biscuits - Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Makes: 8 servings

There's nothing like freshly baked biscuits, especially when they're made from scratch and with lots of love. Our Better Buttermilk Biscuits are super flaky and perfect for eating as-is or alongside a bowl of soup, a crock of chili, a saucy stew...we can go on and on!

What You'll Need:
2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour plus extra for work surface
4 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon sugar
1/4 cup vegetable shortening
2 tablespoons cold butter, cut into pieces
3/4 cup buttermilk
What To Do:
  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.
  2. In a medium bowl, sift together 2-1/4 cups flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and sugar. Cut in shortening and butter using a fork or pastry cutter, until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in buttermilk, mixing just until dry ingredients are moistened.
  3. Place dough on a lightly floured work surface. Knead dough just until dough comes together and roll out to 3/4-inch thickness with a rolling pin.
  4. Cut out biscuits with a 2-1/2-inch cutter or glass. Place biscuits on an ungreased baking sheet. Knead remaining dough back into a ball to make more biscuits.
  5. Bake 10 to 12 minutes, or just until biscuits begin to turn golden. Remove from baking sheet and serve warm.

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Deli-Style Beef Barley Soup
Deli-Style Beef Barley Soup

Deli-Style Beef Barley Soup - Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Serves: 6 servings

Our recipe for Deli-Style Beef Barley Soup is so authentic-tasting, it'll have you wondering whether someone swapped yours with one from your favorite deli. This nutritious and hearty soup is great for cold winter nights, 'cause it'll warm your heart and your tummy.

What You'll Need:
1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1 pound beef chuck steak, cut into 1-inch chunks
1 tablespoon olive oil
8 cups beef broth
1/2 cup pearled barley
3 carrots, diced
1 large onion, diced
1 celery stalk, diced
What To Do:
  1. In a medium bowl, combine flour, salt, and pepper. Add beef and toss until evenly coated.  
  2. In a soup pot over high heat, heat oil; add beef and brown on all sides 5 to 7 minutes. Add remaining ingredients and bring to a boil; reduce heat to low and cook 45 to 50 minutes, or until barley is tender.

 

 

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Elvis' Whipping Cream Pound Cake
Elvis' Whipping Cream Pound Cake

Elvis' Whipping Cream Pound Cake - Monday, January 8, 2018

Serves: 12 servings

Looking for a fun way to celebrate the "King of Rock and Roll"? How about whipping up one of his favorite desserts? Our recipe for Elvis' Whipping Cream Pound Cake is inspired by the same pound cake that one of his childhood friends would make for him every year. It's a rich-tasting and moist pound cake with a perfectly golden crust!

What You'll Need:
3 cups granulated sugar
2 sticks butter, softened
7 eggs
3 cups all-purpose flour, sifted
1 cup heavy cream
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
Confectioners' sugar for sprinkling
What To Do:
  1. Coat a 10-cup Bundt pan with cooking spray, then lightly dust with flour.
  2. In a large bowl, beat granulated sugar and butter until creamy. Beat in eggs one at a time. Add half the sifted flour, the heavy cream, vanilla, and remaining flour; beat until thoroughly combined. Pour batter into pan.
  3. Place pan in cold oven and turn oven to 350 degrees F. Bake 70 to 75 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean. Cool in pan 15 minutes, then remove to a wire rack to cool completely. When ready to serve, sprinkle with confectioners' sugar.

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