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Artichoke Dip
Makes 2 cups
Artichoke Prudhomme
Makes 6 appetizer servings
Artichoke, Potato, and Cheese Casserole
Makes 12 servings - This dish is a little different-think of it as potatoes au gratin with artichokes added. It's hearty, rich, and very satisfying.
Asian Vegetable Wraps
Makes about 3½ cups of filling - enough for 7 wraps.
Barbecue Magic Sour Cream Dip
Makes 1 cup - Simple and Delicious Dip! Serve it at your next party and listen to your guests rave! Goes great with tortilla chips.
Battered Fried Chicken Fingers
Makes 4 servings
Black Bean Salad with Roasted Parsnip Dressing
Makes about 8 cups- easy to double for lots of company! - This recipe was developed as a salad, but you can serve it as an appetizer or a side dish, and anyone with a yen for the flavors of the southwest will enjoy making a meal of it!
Broiled Honey Chicken Wings
Makes 8 appetizer servings, two pieces to a serving - This chicken wing appetizer is completely different from the Buffalo Chicken Wings, both in seasoning and method of preparation.
Buffalo Chicken Wings
Makes 16 appetizer servings, 3 pieces to a serving
Butter Beans
Serves 12 or more
Butternut Squash Soup
Makes about 6 cups - This fragrant, pretty soup would make a wonderful meal served with plenty of dark bread--just the thing to warm you up on a cold day.
Cabbage with Andouille & Tasso
Makes 8 (½ cup) appetizer servings
Cabbage with Andouille Smoked Sausage
Makes 8 (½ cup) appetizer servings
Cauliflower Duck Soup
Makes 8 appetizer servings or 4-main course servings - Take a short cut: ask your butcher to skin and cut up your duck for you. Ducks are much harder to skin than chickens!
Chicken and Andouille Smoked Sausage Gumbo
Makes 6 main-dish or 10 appetizer servings
Chicken and Seafood Jambalaya
Makes 4 main-dish or 8 appetizer servings - When I was growing up, jambalaya was a reality at least once a week. You would think that I would be tired of eating it, but quite the contrary. It's a great rice dish with a smoky flavor and an explosion of t...
Chicken and Tasso Jambalaya
Makes 4 main-dish servings or 8 appetizer servings - As with gumbo, there are many varieties of jambalaya in south Louisiana, depending upon what is readily available in each area - - and what a particular family likes best.
Chilled Shrimp Dip
Makes 3 ½ cups
Corn and Andouille Soup - Salt-Free Sugar-Free Magic Seasoning Blends™
Makes 10 appetizer or 5 main-course servings
Corned Beef Brisket
Makes 6-8 servings
Crab Cakes
Makes 10 to 12 crab cakes, enough for 5 or 6 main course servings or 10 to 12 appetizer servings
Crabmeat Stuffed Potatoes
Makes 6 Main-Dish or 12 Side-Dish or Appetizer Servings
Crawfish and Cilantro Slats
Makes 12 servings - This wonderful appetizer can be made with shrimp instead of crawfish if you prefer, use a pound of 40 to 50 count, which will be just about the same size as crawfish.
Cream Cheese & Ham Tortilla Rolls
Makes 2 rolls, about 6-8 servings
Cream Cheese & Prosciutto Stuffed Mushrooms
Makes 25 to 30 appetizers
Creamy Rice Salad
Makes about 3 cups
Deep Fried Eggplant Sticks
Makes 10 appetizer servings
Deviled Eggs
Makes 12 pieces
Eggplant and Beef Stuffed Bell Peppers
Serves 4
Eggplant Caviar
Makes 4½ cups
Elixir of Portobello
Makes 12 cups, enough for 12 appetizers or 6 main-dish servings - The syrup is essential to reach the emotional highs that this soup creates, and the combination of other ingredients and seasonings brings out the special flavor of the portobello mushrooms...
Fried Chicken Fingers
Makes 4 servings
Fried Green Tomatoes with Cream Gravy
Makes 6 servings - Fried green tomatoes constitute an American classic. They’re popular in the Midwest and on the Atlantic Coast, but our favorites are from the South. These are great for breakfast, with eggs, or delicious as lunch.
Gator Wings
Gingered Green Vegetables
Makes about 7 cups - The combination of the most ordinary ingredients makes a fairly exotic vegetarian dish, perfectly at home at a simple family meal or complementing an array of unusual, maybe even international recipes.
Glenn's Magic Chili
Makes 4 servings without beans, and 5 servings with beans - This is best if made a day before serving.
Makes about 6 cups
Hot German Potato Salad
Makes 8 side dish servings - This dish is best served warm, but is also good at room temperature, and even better a day or two later, after the tart flavor of the vinegar and the sweet tastes of the bacon and sugar have blended completely.
Jalapeño Pie
Makes 6 To 8 Servings - A Texas treat, Jalapeño Pie was nothing more than a cheese omelet with peppers . . . until we got hold of it. The cornmeal base gives it some real substance, and the ground chile peppers in the seasoning mix bring out the very bes...
Jersey Tomato Soup
Makes about 10 cups, enough for 10 to 12 first course servings - Selecting the tomatoes is the most important part of this dish. Look for vine-ripened tomatoes in the store...you can use any variety!
Jicama Salad
Kentucky Fried Tomatoes With Cream Gravy
Makes 6 servings
Lemon Pepper Pico De Gallo - Salt-Free Sugar-Free Magic Seasoning Blends™
Serves 4-6 people
Lentil Soup
Makes 16 cups, enough for 16 appetizer or 8-10 main-dish servings - Lentils are an excellent source of protein, and should be in the pantry of every vegetarian. This soup is so flavorful and hearty that non-vegetarians won't want to be left out, and the ...
Magic Honey Buffalo Wings
Makes 1 dozen
Mango Pineapple Salsa
Makes about 2 cups - Used in the Hawaiian Shrimp Salad recipe.
Marinated Fried Tofu
Marinated Roasted Peppers
Makes 6 servings - Fire-roasting the peppers gives them a delicious flavor that you can't get any other way. The fragrance reminds many people of rural Mexico, where the method is very popular.
New England Butternut Bisque
Makes 8 first-course servings - This soup is a natural in the autumn, and in fact, makes a special first course for Thanksgiving dinner.
Onion & Garlic Cucumber Cream Dressing - Salt-Free Sugar-Free Magic Seasoning Blends™
Pick Up Sticks
Makes About 32 Springrolls
Pineapple Glazed Fruit Basket Skewers
Makes 4 servings
Roasted Corn Salsa
4 cups - Delicious, smokey salsa you can use as a dip, in tacos or burritos, over over eggs.
Rosemary Beef Skewers
Makes 2 main couse or 4 appetizer servings
Seafood Crêpes
Makes 6 main-dish or 12 appetizer servings
Seafood Jambalaya
Makes 6 to 8 main dish or 16 appetizer servings
Seafood Queso
Makes 2 Quarts
Seasoned Corn on the Cob
To serve 4
Seven Herb Turkey Sliders - Salt-Free Sugar-Free Magic Seasoning Blends™
Serves 1-2
Shiitake Mushroom Relish - Salt-Free Sugar-Free Magic Seasoning Blends™
Makes 3 cups
Shrimp and Corn Bisque
Makes 4 quarts
Shrimp and Mirliton Casserole NEW!
Makes 8 to 10 side portions - A member of the squash family, mirlitons are also called chayote, vegetable pear, cho-cho, huisquil, and guisquil. The thin skin is bumpy and pale green, and the crisp flesh is very pale greenish-white.
Shrimp and Sausage Stuffed Mushrooms
Makes 2 dozen
Six Spice Pineapple & Sweet Pepper Salsa - Salt-Free Sugar-Free Magic Seasoning Blends™
This fresh and sweet salsa will surely be a crowd pleaser!
Turkey Gumbo
Makes 14 appetizer servings or 7 main course servings
Wall Street Salad
Makes 4 to 6 servings - You can peel the apples or leave the peel on, depending on your preference. Just be sure to use a good quality but fairly firm-eating apple, such as Granny Smith, McIntosh or Rome.
Watermelon Gazpacho
Makes 1 quart
Yukon Mushroom & Wild Rice Soup
Makes 8 to 10 First-Course Servings