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Sonoma Chicken Salad Sandwiches Recipe

Ingredients 3 1/2 cups cooked, shredded chicken (about 2 lbs boneless skinless chicken breast halves) 1 cup diced celery (about 3 stalks) 2/3 cup chopped pecans 1/2 cup dried cranberries, such as Craisins, roughly chopped 2 Tbsp finely grated Parmesan cheese Sliced bread, for serving (here is a great recipe) Dressing 2/3 cup mayonnaise 1/4 cup apple juice 3 Tbsp honey 2 tsp apple cider vinegar 1 tsp prepared yellow mustard (optional) 1 Tbsp poppy seeds 1/2 tsp onion powder Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste Click link below for recipe.

Contributed by Karen Webb

Garlic Butter Shrimp Recipe

INGREDIENTS 8 tablespoons (1 stick) unsalted butter, divided 1 1/2 pounds medium shrimp, peeled and deveined Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste 5 cloves garlic, minced 1/4 cup chicken stock Juice of 1 lemon, or more, to taste 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro leaves Click link below for recipe.

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Homemade Potato and Cheese Pierogi Recipe

INGREDIENTS: For the Dough: 2 cups unbleached all-purpose flour, plus extra for the work surface ½ teaspoon salt 1 egg 1 egg yolk 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 4 to 6 tablespoons cold water For the Caramelized Onions: 4 tablespoons unsalted butter 3 large onions, halved and thinly sliced ¼ teaspoon salt For the Potato and Cheese Filling: 1 medium russet potato (about 9 ounces), peeled and sliced 3/4 inch thick 1 tablespoon salt ¼ cup reserved chopped caramelized onions 1½ ounces cheddar cheese, shredded (about ⅓ cup) 1½ ounces farmers cheese, cut into small pieces (about ¼ cup) 1 tablespoon unsalted butter Salt and ground black pepper, to taste Click link below for recipe.

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Chicken Bacon Ranch Pizza Sticks Recipe

Ingredients: 1 can Pillsbury® refrigerated classic pizza crust 1/3 cup ranch dressing 2 cups shredded cooked chicken breast 1/3 cup cooked real bacon pieces (from a jar or package) 1/2 cup chopped green onions (8 medium) 2 1/2 cups shredded Cheddar-Monterey Jack cheese blend (10 oz) Additional ranch dressing for dipping Click link below for recipe.

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"Itai” Meatballs Recipe

Ingredients -½ red onion, finely chopped -½ cup grated parmigiano-reggiano cheese (plus more for serving) -3 Tbs toasted pine nuts -3 Tbs sun-dried tomatoes, minced -1 Tbs Worcestershire sauce -2 ½ tsp kosher salt -1 ½ tsp red pepper flakes -4 garlic cloves, finely chopped -2 large eggs -1 lb ground chuck beef, chilled -1 lb ground pork, chilled -2/3 cup panko bread crumbs -¼ cup finely chopped fresh Italian parsley -2 Tbs minced fresh oregano Click link below for recipe.

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BBQ Chicken Grilled Cheese Sandwich Recipe

Ingredients 2 slices of thick cut, Italian white bread 1 tbsp margarine or butter (softened) 2 slices of sharp cheddar cheese 2 slices of smoked gouda 2 tbsp bbq sauce 2 tbsp sliced red onion 1 tsp chopped cilantro 1/2 cup chopped cooked chicken breast (I use Tyson Grilled & Ready) Click link below for recipe.

Contributed by Karen Webb

One-Hour Sun-dried Tomato, Basil, and Mozzarella Focaccia Bread Recipe

INGREDIENTS: 2 cups all-purpose flour 3/4 cup water, warmed to manufacturer's directions 2 1/4 teaspoons instant dry yeast (one 1/4-ounce packet, I use Red Star Platinum) 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 teaspoon granulated sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt, optional and to taste one 8.5-ounce jar sun-dried tomatoes in olive oil, julienned or sliced thin about 10 fresh torn basil leaves, divided (generous pinches dried basil may be substituted, to taste) 1 1/2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese, loosely packed when measuring Click link below for recipe.

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Spiced Moroccan Chicken Wrap Recipe

Ingredients: 2 skinless & boneless chicken breasts, cut into bite-size chunks • Olive oil • Salt • Black pepper 2 cloves garlic pressed through garlic press 1 teaspoon lemon zest 1 teaspoon lemon juice ¼ teaspoon paprika 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/8 teaspoon ground ginger 1/8 teaspoon ground cumin 1/8 teaspoon turmeric • Pinch cayenne pepper 4 wooden skewers • Eggplant, Tomato & Onion Chutney (recipe below) • Spicy Hummus Spread(recipe below) 4 pieces Middle Eastern flatbread, or pita Click link below for recipe.

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10 Minute Pizza Dough Recipe

Ingredients ¾ cup warm water 1 teaspoon active dry yeast (if you buy the little envelopes you will have some left over. Envelopes typically contain 2¼ teaspoons. Fold the remaining yeast up tightly and keep refrigerated for the next time) 2 cups all purpose flour, plus more for kneading and dusting your work surfaces 1 teaspoon sugar 1 teaspoon kosher salt (less if you only have table salt handy) 1½ tablespoons olive oil cornmeal (optional) Click link below for recipe.

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Tarragon Chicken Salad with Roasted Cashews and Dried Cherries on...

Ingredients: 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cooked, cooled and diced small ¼ cup, plus 2 tablespoons, real mayonnaise ¼ cup, heaping, roasted cashews, chopped ¼ cup dried, tart cherries (Montmorency) 1 ½ tablespoons fresh tarragon leaves, finely chopped (or 1 ½ teaspoon dried tarragon) 1teaspoon honey ½ teaspoon Dijon mustard ¼ teaspoon lemon zest ¼ teaspoon lemon juice ¼ teaspoon salt • Pinch black pepper • Small dash ground cinnamon 4 croissants (or 8 mini croissants), cut in half and lightly toasted 2 cups wild arugula leaves Click link below for recipe.

Contributed by Karen Webb