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Ingredients: 24 oz container of Sour Cream 1 jar, 8 oz of Taco Sauce  ( Mild, Medium, Hot, your choice) 1 16 oz can of refried beans (Like the sour cream, you can use the vegetarian or fat free kind, but why?) 2 - 4 cups of shredded Cheddar Cheese (Don’t use Dairy free cheese, it’s not cheese and there is no Milk Fat.  See the theme here!) 1 1.25 oz packet of Taco Seasoning Garnishes ¼ cup of finely chopped red onions or the tops of fresh green onions 1 avocado sliced and quartered 1 2.¼ oz can of...

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Ingredients: 1 3/4 cup all-purpose flour 2/3 cups granulated sugar 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons baking powder 2 Tablespoons whole milk 1/3 cup unsalted butter melted 2 large eggs at room temperature 3 ripe bananas with peels removed and mashed (over ripe bananas work best) 1/2 cup chopped nuts of choice (I use pecans or walnuts) Instructions: Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.  Grease and flour 9×5 inch bread pan and set aside. In a bowl mix dry ingredients of flour, sugar, baking soda, salt, baking powder In a large bowl thoroughly smash bananas and...

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Tempura is a method of deep-frying that provides a delicious coating for all kinds of foods.   IngredientsTempura6 jumbo shrimp, peeled, deveined & butterflied1 onion1 carrot, sliced thinly4 broccoli, ends removed4 shitake mushroom2 slices eggplant, sliced thinly2 slices sweet potato, sliced thinly Batter1 cup ice cold water1 large egg3⁄4 cups flour1⁄8 teaspoon baking soda4 cups canola oil (or any light vegetable oil) InstructionsIn a medium bowl, mix the water and the egg. (Wet ingredients)In a separate bowl, mix the flour and baking soda. (Dry ingredients)Stir the flour mix into the egg mix. Do not over mix. It should be lightly...

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September 25th is National Grilled Quesadilla Day  Ingredients   1/2 cup sour cream 1 tablespoon cilantro, chopped 2 teaspoons lime juice 2 cups of  either leftover roasted chicken, ground beef, pulled pork,  *we like ours with shredded smoked brisket* 1/2 cup medium salsa 1/2 cup black beans, drained and rinsed 20 slices  Pepper Jack Cheese 20 flour tortillas Directions Heat grill to medium heat Combine sour cream, cilantro and lime juice in bowl; set aside. Combine chicken, salsa and black beans in bowl. Assemble quesadillas by placing 1 slice of cheese, ¼ cup meat mixture, another slice of cheese and a second...

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Ingredients 1 16 oz can of refried beans (your choice of type: Traditional, Vegetarian, Ect.) 1 12oz bottle of taco sauce (Hot, Medium, Mild, your choice) 1 packet of taco seasoning (original, or low sodium, your choice) 1 16 oz container of sour cream 3 cups of shredded cheddar cheese 1 cookie sheet Other toppings if desired: 1 batch of green onions, 1 can (small)of diced black olives, 1 can (small)jalapeno slices Instructions Mix the can of refried bean and taco sauce in a bowl until well mixed. After well mixed empty the bowl onto the cookie sheet and spread...

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