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1. Authentic Southwestern Fajitas Recipe
Fajitas don't come to mind as traditional Southern food, but they do hail from the American Southwest. Juicy, marinated strips of meat grilled to perfection, wrapped in warm tortillas and served with fresh salsa, lime and guacamole...a perfect meal any day of the year.

2. Baked Blueberry Oatmeal Recipe
This quick, healthy, delicious baked blueberry oatmeal will be a winner with the whole family. Fresh, sweet blueberries, yogurt and oatmeal baked to a golden brown and bubbly, is a perfect combination to start the day.

3. Easy Homemade Salad Dressing Recipes
Homemade salad dressings are quick and easy to make. A few key ingredients and a couple of minutes will give you a homemade herbed Italian vinaigrette or the best blue cheese dressing you'll ever eat. Ranch dressing, too, is easy to make and tastes so much better than the bottled versions.

4. Guinness Beef Stew Recipe
Guinness Beef Stew is a hearty meal, chock full of juicy, tender beef, root vegetables, herbs and well seasoned broth. It's perfect for a cold, snowy day or lunchtime leftovers.

5. Old Fashioned Chocolate Cake Recipe
This old-fashioned chocolate cake is easy to make and is absolutely wonderful. It’s rich and moist, but still spongy like cake should be. The thick, fudgy frosting is heaven on top!

6. Buttery, Flaky Pie Crust Recipe
As the foundation of your pie, the crust can make or break your dessert! This buttery, flaky pie crust recipe offers helpful tips and hints on how to get the best pie crust whether your pie is sweet or savory.

7. Texas Chili Recipe
Texas chili is THE original chili. It's simple and clean with no beans or tomatoes messing it up...just cubed meat and a broth made from ancho chili powder and a few other key ingredients.

8. Mixed Squash Quiche
Quiche is a versatile and easy way to get protein and vegetables for breakfast or aany time of day, really. This mixed squash quiche combines a whole-wheat crust, zucchini, yellow squash and onions with the eggs and cheese to make a nice, light flavorful pie.

9. Jambalaya Stew Recipe
In honor of Fat Tuesday, the Mardi Gras festival that preceeds the time of Lent, here is a recipe for Jambalaya. This is a satisfying dish of chicken, shrimp, sausage, peppers and onions in a spicy stew with rice or pasta.

10. Herbed Pot Roast
This juicy, tender beef pot roast is bursting with flavor. Wine, brandy, herbs and vegetables make a superb sauce to accompany the meat. Served with mashed potatoes and a green salad, the herbed pot roast makes a wonderful Sunday dinner.



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