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Microwave Mug Double Chocolate Brownie

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For those times when you really need a chocolate fix, but don't want to fix a whole batch--because you know you will eventually eat all of them. (Am I really the only person who does that?) So here is just one brownie but it meets the essential criteria--decadent, rich and unbelievably …

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No-Bake Salted Chocolate Cheese Cake

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Sometimes you just want to make a chocolate cheesecake right now! You need to try this no-bake yet very smooth, cool and creamy chocolate cheesecake. Invite a few friends over or otherwise you'll be tempted to eat the whole thing! Ingredients: 1⅓ cups (11 ounces) cream cheese ½ cup sour cream (I used Greek Yogurt plain unsweetened. Does it …

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Olive Oil and Sea Salt Oven-Roasted Crispy Potato Rounds

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What's the most wonderful way to make crispy potatoes? Bake them! Which means you get all the yummy goodness without any of the fat you would get from frying them.  You'll be amazed how good just three ingredients can taste. By the way, these oven-roasted potatoes are a wonderful alternative to crackers …

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Dinner-Party Worthy: Bailey’s Chocolate Mousse 

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Elegant and easy! Dazzle your dinner party guests with this incredible and impressive dessert. Serves:6 (1/2 cup) servings (But of course that's silly because who is going to be happy with 1/2 cup of this yummy dessert? No one I know!) INGREDIENTS 2 tsp. unflavored gelatin (you can find glutin free …

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One-Pot Spaghetti with Fresh Tomato Sauce

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This is that rare combination of really good and really easy. People will think you've got Italian genes and lots of time to spend cooking! Ingredients: 12 ounces spaghetti, broken in half 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon tomato paste 2 medium tomatoes, roughly chopped Handful fresh basil leaves, …

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Baked Chicken Nuggets Even Adults Will Love

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Perfectly crisp on the outside and tender and juicy on the inside... don't you think they're going to be the best chicken nuggets you can ever have?... And they only take 30 minutes from start to table! Ingredients: 16 ounces boneless skinless chicken breast, trimmed and cut into bite sized …

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Slow Cooker Caramelized Onions

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If you love caramelized onions (they sound so sophisticated to me) but hate standing at the stove stirring and watching over them for at least 30 minutes, now you can have them without all that work. Adapted from Family Fresh Meals Ingredients: 4 pounds yellow onions, peeled and finely chopped 1/2 …

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Slow Cooker Mac ‘n Cheese

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Love the thought of warm macaroni and cheese on your plate? This slow cooker mac and cheese is so easy it could put a little magic in your dinner. There's nothing like a casserole-style macaroni and cheese, and when you can make it in your slow cooker, well 'nuf said! Ingredients: 3 …

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