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Food in a Flash Recipes

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Almond Laced Banana Cake on a serving platter.

Almond Laced Banana Cake

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By Mary Shivers
My family loves this recipe. It is a take-off of my mom's famous Old-Fashioned Banana ...
(27 ratings)
A platter of Wrapped Asparagus.

Wrapped Asparagus

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By Jeannie Marlinghaus
This is an easy appetizer that looks and tastes fabulous. I have made it without ...
(4 ratings)
A platter of Smoky Stuffed Mushrooms.

Smoky Stuffed Mushrooms

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By Karen Crossland
I love mushrooms any way I can get them. I created this recipe one night ...
(6 ratings)
Chicken, Bacon, and Ranch Pasta Salad in a serving bowl.

Chicken, Bacon, And Ranch Pasta Salad

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By Aleta Hepp
This is a pasta salad I have been making for at least 15 years. So ...
(4 ratings)
A platter of Lee's Chicken Fingers with dipping sauce.

Lee's Chicken Fingers

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By Stephen Lee Parker
This is my son's favorite. I created this after trying a tempura batter recipe for ...
(1 rating)
A platter of Baked Taco Burgers Sliders.

Baked Taco Burgers Sliders

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By Renie Larson
I grew up eating taco burgers at a local fast-food restaurant. They no longer make ...
(1 rating)
Thanksgiving Monte Cristos for Two on a plate.

Thanksgiving Monte Cristos For Two

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By Barbara Kavorkian
Another way to use up leftovers from Thanksgiving! Another great way to do a Monte ...
(2 ratings)
Healthy Oven Fried Chicken Strips on a plate with salad.

Healthy Oven Fried Chicken Strips

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By Marti Green
I have to say, this is my favorite recipe and my family just loves them. ...
(2 ratings)
A bowl of Easy Chicken Tortilla Soup.

Easy Chicken Tortilla Soup

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By Carolyn Haas
I needed a quick meal and these ingredients were on hand. This is fairly mild ...
(2 ratings)
Taco Mac & Beef With Nacho Topping ready to serve.

Taco Mac & Beef With Nacho Topping

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By Kathy Williams
Instead of just topping the casserole with cheese, I broke taco shells into pieces and ...
(1 rating)
A bowl of Quick Sauteed Summer Squash.

Quick Sauteed Summer Squash

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By Jennifer McLemore
If you want a quick and flavorful yellow squash side dish, this is it! Takes ...
(1 rating)
A platter of Donna's Double Mustard Pork Chops.

Donna's Double Mustard Pork Chops

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By Donna Thiemann
You can use your favorite gourmet mustards in this main entree. Spices may be added ...
(5 ratings)
A bowl of Cool Iced Cucumber Soup ready to serve.

Cool "iced" Cucumber Soup

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By Nancy J. Patrykus
This is a wonderfully cool and refreshing soup on a hot summer's day. I love ...
(3 ratings)
Golden brown Panko Crusted Mustard Pork Cutlets.

Panko Crusted Mustard Pork Cutlets

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By Debbie Deverill
I love pork - the other white meat.
(27 ratings)
Tropical Trifle ready to be served.

Tropical Trifle

Mary Ann Davis avatar
By Mary Ann Davis
Trifles have become one of my favorite desserts because there can be such a variety ...
(2 ratings)
Chicken Cordon Bleu Bake ready to be served.

Chicken Cordon Bleu Bake

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By Grace Pulley
A quick and easy family favorite and a good way to use leftover chicken or ...
(1 rating)
A platter of Chicken Bites With Honey Mustard.

Chicken Bites With Honey Mustard

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By Dee Robinson
They say these taste like "Chick-Fil-A" nuggets. The honey mustard sauce is great! Now I ...
(16 ratings)
A bowl of No-Brainer Glazed Carrots.

No-brainer Glazed Carrots

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By Tickie Young
I cook almost every night and like to have a vegetable with my meal. The ...
(2 ratings)
Stuffed Bell Peppers Superior sprinkled with cheese.

Stuffed Bell Peppers Superior

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By Teena Mathis
If you like Souperior Meat Loaf you will like these!! I like to put ...
(1 rating)
Stuffed Bell Peppers on a plate.

Stuffed Bell Peppers

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By Donna Brown
This is a good way to use an abundant supply of fresh veggies in the ...
(11 ratings)
Philly Cheesesteak Calzone sliced and on a platter.

Philly Cheesesteak Calzones

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By Amy Cox
While we were moving into our new home, I whipped this up because we didn't ...
(7 ratings)
A platter of Avocado-Stuffed Tomatoes.

Avocado Stuffed Tomatoes

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By Jeanne Benavidez
A friend brought this to a backyard party once and I really liked it. She ...
(19 ratings)
Cinnamon Brown Sugar Rice Krispie Treats cut into squares.

Cinnamon Brown Sugar Rice Krispies Treats

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By Christine Goff
My boyfriend and his family love cinnamon brown sugar anything. So, I thought to myself, ...
(5 ratings)
Baked Monte Cristo Sandwiches drizzled with raspberry jam.

Baked Monte Cristo Sandwiches

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By Jean Moore
Perfect for hurry up meals and easy preparation. KIDS LOVE IT! It's great for Bunco ...
(9 ratings)