Curry Zucchini Salad

It’s a good idea to have a few go-to ingredients in your culinary arsenal–the combination of the ingredients, and the resulting flavors in this dish, translate to fresh, all-season comfort food.

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Quickles! Housemade Quick Pickles

Quickles are an expeditious way to always have fresh “pickled brightness” close at hand; helping you add a pop of sweet and sour crunch to your favorite recipes.

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Chef’s Pantry: Labor-Saving Scones

Although scone dough is relatively easy to make, it does take time to produce, and it can add an unnecessary bake shop-style mess to your limited kitchen space. That said, one of my favorite labor-saving items is the Pillsbury scone dough line.

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South of the Border Sliders

Let’s take a drive south of the border and find inspiration in the big, bold flavors of Mexico… flavors that are perfect fit for sliders!

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Mexican Style Street Corn Dip

This recipe has the best of both worlds, sweet corn off-the-cobb with all the Mexican style fixings, served up in the form of a delicious hot and bubbly dip.

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Chef Tim’s Turkey Scotch Eggs

Chef Tim’s from-scratch Scotch Eggs feature a delicious layer of housemade Jennie-O ground turkey sausage surrounding a balsamic soft-boiled egg; all coated in a crispy seasoned bread crumb layer.

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Sloppy Bird, Turkey Sloppy Joe Recipe

This sandwich is a two-hander, and be sure to B.Y.O.B… “Bring Your Own Bib” for a recipe transforms the Sloppy Joe from a sandwich with forgettable potential into your next highly profitable featured special.

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Ham, Spinach & Broccoli Quiche

Greens, eggs and ham! That’s our hamtastic spinach and broccoli quiche. Quiche is, in my opinion, one of the easiest ways to transform leftovers into a palatable, profitable work of art.

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Caramelized Ham & Citrus Dressed Beet Salad

Caramelizing is the process of slowly extracting (cooking low & slow) either natural sugars or sugars that have been added during processing. Many hams have sugars added during the curing process, which makes ham perfectly suitable for caramelizing.

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Glazed Ham with Cherries, Ginger Soda & Rosemary

Glazing ham is one of the easiest and most straightforward ways to add multi-dimensional flavor to your ham without breaking a sweat. A good glazed ham is a simple, fundamental recipe to have in your arsenal of culinary tricks.