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This is a simple but very tasty fruit salad recipe. The dressing gives it a wonderful sweet flavor. Cut up fresh fruit. I used pineapple, strawberries, blueberries, kiwi and red grapes. The dressing is simply, pineapple juice. I used about 1/4 cup, lime juice from two limes, my limes were small and a tablespoon of …

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This is a recipe I’ve been making for years. It’s great served with tortilla chips. We like to use it as a filling in quesadillas. It’s super easy and can be made in advance and stored in the refrigerator. Ingredients: 1 can fire roasted tomatoes 1 can black beans, rinsed 1 cup frozen corn 1/2 …

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Here is a great recipe for powdered Buttermilk Ranch Dressing/Dip Mix. It can be made into a dressing, dip or seasoning for many foods. Make up the dry mix and store in a jar until you’re ready for whatever you want to use it for. I picked up a lot of my ingredients from an …

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July 4th is one of my favorite summer holiday’s. We like to spend it up at the lake. We usually have family up and we like to snack! I like to have lots of different finger foods that are easy to serve up. This is one I plan on making this year. It’s easy and …

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