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Brownie Caramel Cheesecake

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease the bottom of a 9 inch springform pan.
2. In a small bowl, mix together brownie mix, 1 egg and water. Spread into the greased pan. Bake for 25 minutes.
3. Melt the caramels with the evaporated milk over low heat in a heavy saucepan. Stir often, and heat until mixture has a smooth consistency. Reserve 1/3 cup of this caramel mixture, ...

Rich and Creamy Tomato Basil Soup

1. Place tomatoes and juice in a stock pot over medium heat. Simmer for 30 minutes. Puree the tomato mixture along with the basil leaves, and return the puree to the stock pot.
2. Place the pot over medium heat, and stir in the heavy cream and butter. Season with salt and pepper. Heat, stirring until the butter is melted. Do not boil.

Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 35 Minutes

Chili Potato Burritos

You can use any kind of chili pepper you like—I like poblano or chipotle the best. Buy them dried and put them in your blender to make powder. Serve warm with a dollop of sour cream if desired. You can substitute taco sauce for enchilada sauce.

1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add potatoes, and cook until tender but still firm, about 15 minutes. Drain, cool and mash.

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Salmon with Fettuccine

Salmon is one of the most nutrient-rich foods that you can add to your diet. This seafood is recognized for its pink-orange color, and wonderful healthy proteins. It’s a flavorful fish so you don’t have to worry about nasty additives. It’s a versatile fish to cook as it can be grilled, fried, baked, or even steamed.

Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add fettuccine, an...

Chilled Yellow Pepper and Buttermilk Soup

Heat oil in a heavy nonstick skillet over medium high heat. Saute
chopped scallions and bell peppers 3-4 minutes, stirring occasionally until
softened. Add water and simmer 15 minutes, or until peppers
are very tender. Transfer mixture to a blender and puree. Transfer to a bowl and
stir in buttermilk, scallion greens and salt and pepper to taste.
Cover and Chill. Soup may be made 1 ...