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2019 Home for the Holidays Contest: Just Desserts

Chocolate Pecan Pie 3 tbsp melted butter 3 beaten eggs 3/4 cup brown sugar 2 tbsp flour 1 tsp vanilla 3/4 cup dark corn syrup 3 tbsp bourbon ½ cup chocolate chips 2 cups pecan halves Pie shell Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Mix all ingredients as listed and pour into pie shell. Bake 50

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2019 Home for the Holidays Contest: Deserving Dressings

Uncle Achilles Greek Dressing 1 cup coarsely chopped figs 2 tbsp brandy 4 pitas, sliced into strips 3 cups Italian bread cubes 1 tsp minced garlic 1⁄3 cup butter 1 tsp thyme ½ tsp rosemary 1 cup chopped onions ½ cup chopped walnuts 1 – 1¼ cups chicken broth Combine figs and brandy. Set aside.

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2019 Home for the Holidays Contest: Super Soups

Festive Acorn Squash Soup 2 acorn squash 1 onion, chopped 1 clove garlic 1 tbsp olive oil 1 tbsp minced fresh ginger 1 apple, peeled, cored and quartered ½ tsp ground cloves ½ tsp cinnamon ½ tsp nutmeg 2 cans full-fat coconut milk Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Prepare acorn squash by cutting the top

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2019 Home for the Holidays Contest: Special Salads

Apple Pomegranate Harvest Salad Ingredients: 1 cup pomegranate seeds 1 honeycrisp apple, thinly sliced ¼ cup chopped pecans 2-3 tbsp feta cheese mixed greens Dressing: ⅓ cup olive oil ¼ cup balsamic vinegar 3 tbsp honey ½ tsp black pepper pinch of garlic Add greens to a medium to enormous bowl and set up salad

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2019 Home for the Holidays Contest: Lovable Leftovers

Slow Cooker Buffalo Turkey Dip 8 ounces cream cheese, softened ½ cup ranch dressing 1 cup buffalo wing sauce 2 cups turkey, shredded (leftover) 2 cups Colby Jack cheese, shredded Tortilla chips or celery and carrots, for serving Combine all ingredients in crockpot on low to medium heat. Stir frequently as the cheese melts. Serve

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2019 Home for the Holidays Contest: Holiday Hams

Sweet Orange Glazed Holiday Ham 1(7-pound) fully cooked boneless smoked ham 3 garlic cloves 4.25 oz orange marmalade ¼ cup Dijon mustard ¼ cup light brown sugar, packed 1 small orange, zested 1/8 cup freshly squeezed orange juice Score ham in diamond pattern. Place in a disposable shallow roasting pan. Bake uncovered in 325-degree oven

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2019 Home for the Holidays Contest: Holiday Beverages

Christmosas 2 Granny Smith apples, chopped 1 cup whole fresh cranberries 1 cup green grapes, halve d1 cup pomegranate seeds 1 cup sparkling grape juice 1 bottle champagne, prosecco or cava In a large pitcher or punch bowl, combine apples, cranberries, grapes and pomegranate seeds. Pour over sparkling grape juice and champagne and stir, then

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