Cajun Macaroni Salad

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Cajun Macaroni Salad
A twist on your classic macaroni salad, just in time for your Memorial Day picnic.
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  1. Soak the red onion in a bowl of ice water for 15 minutes; drain and pat dry. Meanwhile bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add the macaroni and cook as the label directs. Drain, transfer to a bowl and toss with 3 Tbsp. milk. Let cool.
  2. Whisk the mayonnaise, sour cream mustard, brine, sugar, hot sauce, remaining 1 Tbsp milk, and 1/2 tsp salt in a large bowl. Add the macaroni, red onion, bell peppers, celery, celery leaves, and parsley; toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate at least 2 hours. Stir again before serving; season with salt. Enjoy!
Recipe Notes

Recipe adapted fromĀ Food Network

Alton Brown Meatloaf Recipe

I have been looking for a good meatloaf recipe and found this one from Alton Brown.

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Alton Brown Meatloaf Recipe
The picture doesn't do this justice but I forgot to take picture before, so this is after. This was moist and flavorful. Made a meatloaf sandwich the next day and it was delicious.
Course Main Dish
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 75 minutes
Passive Time 10 minutes
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Topping
Course Main Dish
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 75 minutes
Passive Time 10 minutes
Servings
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Topping
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  1. Oven rack should be in center position. Preheat oven to 325. Line a baking sheet with parchment. Combine croutons, black and cayenne pepper, chili powder, and thyme in food processor. Pulse until it becomes crumbs, Place in large mixing bowl. Add onions, carrots, garlic and red pepper to food processor and pulse until finely chopped. Don't overpulse should not be puree. Pour into bowl. Add the chuck and sirloin to bowl. Add salt and mix well. Don't squeeze the meat. Press the meat mixture into a loaf pan. Turn it over and place on baking sheet. Cook 10 minutes and pull out from oven and remove loaf pan. Cook Meatloaf another 55 minutes. Mix the ketchup, cumin, hot sauce and honey in bowl and stir well. Once the meatloaf has cooked that 55 minutes, pull out and brush topping on top. Cook additional 10 minutes. Let meatloaf cool 10 minutes before serving.

Honey Soy Chicken Drumsticks

Adapted from recipe found on Alexandra’s Kitchen

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Honey Soy Drumsticks
These are flavorful and extremely easy.
Course Main Dish
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 85 minutes
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Course Main Dish
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 85 minutes
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  1. Preheat oven to 400. Wash and pat dry drumsticks. Spray a 9x13 pan and place the chicken in it. Combine ingredients and mix well. Pour on top of the chicken and cover thoroughly. I did this twisting with tongs. Cook in oven for 30 minutes. Take chicken out and turn over. Cook for an additional 30 minutes. Take out again and turn cook for remaining 15 minutes. Ready to serve.

Deviled Salmon

Originally found this recipe for Chicken but tried it on salmon and it was delicious.

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Deviled Salmon
Delicious salmon dish
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Seafood
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
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Course Main Dish
Cuisine Seafood
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
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  1. Preheat oven to 350 Rinse and pat dry the salmon fillets. Spray baking dish with cooking spray and place the salmon down. Mix the Dijon, hot sauce, panko and butter well. Lightly pat on the salmon fillets. Cook for 20-25 minutes until done and serve.