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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, ...

Halibut Steaks

Halibut Steaks

Published in Meat

Halibut steaks are topped with sauteed vegetables before being baked in the oven. This terrific-tasting meal takes little effort and packs plenty of vitamins.

1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).

2. Heat the olive oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add the onion, bell pepper, mushrooms, garlic and zucchini. Cover, and cook stirring occasionally, until the onions are...

Zesty Sausage Tacos

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Crumble sausage into medium skillet; cook over medium-high heat until browned, stirring occasionally. Drain off any drippings. Stir in taco sauce. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low; simmer 5 minutes.

2. To assemble tacos, place 2 tablespoons sausage mixture in each taco shell and top evenly with cheese, onion, tomatoes and lettuce. Serve hot. Refrigerate...

Pumpkin Pudding

1. Preheat the oven to 350°F. In a large bowl, mix the milk, arrowroot, pumpkin, maple syrup, cinnamon, allspice, salt, and vanilla until well-combined. Pour into a 13" x 9" baking dish.

2. Place the baking dish into a large roasting pan. Add 1" of hot water to the roasting pan.

3. Bake for about 1 hour and 15 minutes. The pudding will appear soft. Remove the baki...

Hummus

Hummus

Published in Appetizers

This unique recipe for hummus is an easy and quick dip that is a healthy snack. You might want to substitute cumin for the black pepper. This will make it less spicy, but the cumin still adds a complex flavor. Try this on cucumber slices, crackers, or chips!

1. In a blender, chop the garlic. Pour garbanzo beans into blender, reserving about a tablespoon for garnish. Place lemon juice, t...