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 from Food Network

Skillet Cornbread Pie

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Skillet Cornbread Pie
One pan dish that combines chili and cornbread, yumm!
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  1. Preheat oven to 400F.
  2. Heat olive oil in a large ovenproof skillet over medium-high and saute onion until softened and translucent, about 5 minutes. Stir in garlic and cook until fragrant about 1 minute. Add beef and cook until browned, 8-10 minutes, then season with chili powder, cumin, oregano, salt and pepper, stir to combine. Add tomato sauce, diced tomatoes, and all beans, stir until mixed.
  3. Reduce heat to medium-low and let simmer 15-20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  4. While chili simmers, in a bowl whisk together cornbread mix, eggs, and milk. Once combined fold in corn and cheese. Pour cornbread mix on top of chili, spread into an even layer.
  5. Place skillet in oven and bake until cornbread is cooked through and chili mixture is bubbling, about 20-25 minutes. Serve hot. Enjoy!
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Recipe adapted from 12 Tomatoes

Chicken Sandwich

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Chicken Sandwich
Easy fried chicken sandwich.
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  1. Put chicken in zippered bag and pound gently with a flat side of a mallet until 1/2" thick. Cut each breast into 2 equal pieces. Marinate chicken in the pickle juice for about an hour.
  2. Beat together egg and milk in a bowl. Mix together the flour, sugar and spices in another bowl.
  3. Heat the oil in a skillet to about 350. Dip each chicken piece into the egg, covering both sides, then coat in flour on each side. Fry each chicken piece for 2 minutes on each side, or until golden a cooked through. Place on paper towels to absorb any excess oil. Serve on buns with pickle slices. Enjoy!
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Recipe adapted from Centsless Deals

Queso Dip

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Queso Dip
Fast, easy dip for a party or gathering.
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  1. In a skillet on low heat, begin to melt the cream cheese. Once the cream cheese has begun to melt, add the chili, stir frequently. Increase the heat to medium. Once the cream cheese has melted into the chili add the diced tomatoes and green chilies. Mix well. By the handful add the cheddar. Stir constantly and continue to add the cheese. Once the cheese has been incorporated into the dip, begin to add the milk, a couple tablespoons at a time until it has reached the desired consistency. Serve with chips. Enjoy!
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Recipe adapted from The Complete Savorist

Smoked Gouda Black Pepper Biscuits with Ham

Original recipe found on A Cozy Kitchen.

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Smoked Gouda Black Pepper Biscuits with Ham
This is a light homemade biscuit sandwich
Course sandwich
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 12 ,minutes
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Course sandwich
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 12 ,minutes
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  1. Preheat oven to 400F. In a large bowl mix dry ingredients. Using a grater grate the butter and add into the flour mixture. Put in freezer 5-7 minutes. While this is freezing make egg wash, combine the items and mix well. Take bowl out of freezer and break the butter and flour mix together. I used my hand, should like like small pebbles. Add Cheese. Add milk and combine until dough becomes solid. Using flour on a mat, press dough into small biscuits. Place on baking pan and brush with egg wash. Sprinkle with black pepper. Cook 12-14 minutes. Once done and cooled slightly cut in half and place a piece of ham in it. Ready to eat.