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#Special Occasion Recipes

Date Night Pork Chops over egg noodles.

Date Night Pork Chops

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By Tam D
This recipe is a teeny bit fussy, but it's surprising and wonderful. My husband raved ...
(5 ratings)
Bea's Pineapple Cake With 7 Minute Frosting iced and decorated.

Bea's Pineapple Cake W/seven Minute Icing

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By Bea L.
My family loves for me to make this cake. Granted, it is a very good ...
(17 ratings)
Creamy Lemon Cheesecake ready to be sliced.

Creamy Lemon Cheesecake

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By Teresa G.
This is the creamiest, most delicious lemon cheesecake, I promise! Everyone who has tasted it ...
(4 ratings)
Easy loaded mashed potato casserole in baking dish.

Easy Loaded Mashed Potato Casserole

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By Teresa G.
I've been trying to come up with new ways to use up some of the ...
One half stuffed chicken breast wit dijon sauce and herbed rice on plate.

Awesome Stuffed Chicken Breast

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By Teresa G.
This is the first meal I ever cooked for my husband. I guess I should ...
Australian Pavlova on a cake stand with fresh berries and whipped cream.

Australian Pavlova

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By Vicki Pollitt
Castor sugar or superfine sugar may not be readily available. It is not powdered sugar. ...
(1 rating)
5 Cheese Macaroni with the cheese baked until golden brown.

5 Cheese Macaroni

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By Jenifer Carnegie
Whether it is a summer picnic or Christmas dinner, all year around, my family asks ...
(61 ratings)
A slice of Perfect Italian Cream Cake on a plate.

Perfect Italian Cream Cake

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By Michelle Vincent
Everyone loves this cake, and can't believe it starts with a mix! The frosting ...
(4 ratings)
A slice of Cherry Cream Pie on a plate.

Cherry Cream Pie

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By Cecelia Huddleston
My husband loves the combination of the cherries with the vanilla cream.
(1 rating)
Brie brunch biscuit on a plate with green pepper jelly.

Brie Brunch Biscuits (two Ways)

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By Teresa G.
These are my "special" biscuits for special occasions. They're buttery, flaky biscuits, filled with melted ...
(2 ratings)
Stuffed chicken breast and herbed long grain and wild rice with dijon sauce, plated, and garnished with chives.

Creamy Dijon Sauce

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By Teresa G.
This is my own quick and easy recipe for a creamy, delicious dijon sauce. It ...
Plated One Gouda Omelette with hollandaise sauce, garnished with asparagus tips, bacon bits, chives and chive flowers.

One Gouda Omelette

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By Teresa G.
I made this omelette yesterday morning, and it was so good that I made it ...
(2 ratings)
Oven eggs benedict, plated and garnished with asparagus tips.

Oven Eggs Benedict

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By Teresa G.
This is my recipe for an easy eggs benedict baked in the oven. It's made ...
Cream cheese filled brownie bundt cake sliced.

Cream Cheese Swirled Brownie Cake

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By Teresa G.
I saw a recipe for a brownie cake that looked yummy, and thought that I ...
(1 rating)

Fresh Strawberry Roses

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By Family Favorites
A great idea to decorate cakes, cupcakes, salads and desserts. Add that special little touch ...
(1 rating)
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One, Two, Three Eggs Benedict

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By Family Favorites
We love ordering Eggs Benedict when we go out for breakfast, but it's so expensive! ...
(1 rating)

Salmon With Crispy Herb Topping

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By Teresa G.
This is my recipe for an extra flavorful, restaurant-style salmon filet. It's so easy, yet ...

Balsamic & Bourbon Filet Mignon

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By Jennifer R
This can be a really special occasion dinner or just a weeknight dinner since it ...
(1 rating)

Cheesy Ham & Bacon Breakfast Casserole

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By Teresa G.
This is one of our favorite "assemble the night before" breakfast casseroles and is a ...
(2 ratings)
Touch of Black Truffle Mushroom & Asparagus Quiche

A Touch Of Truffle Asparagus Mushroom Quiche

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By Teresa G.
Black truffle salt is a little pricey, but it is so worth it if you ...

Cast Iron New York Strip Steaks

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By Teresa G.
I love to cook a good steak in my cast iron skillet. I actually prefer ...
(3 ratings)

Decadent Dark Chocolate Pecan Pie

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By Teresa G.
Special dark chocolate, cocoa and espresso powder are the secret to the intense chocolate flavor ...
(1 rating)

Easy Delicious Stuffed Clams

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By Teresa G.
This is a quick and easy appetizer or side dish for seafood lovers. Don't let ...
(1 rating)

Holiday Harvest Cranberry Orange Cornish Hens

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By Family Favorites
This is a wonderful recipe to experience all of the flavors of the holiday season ...
(4 ratings)
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