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This was another app that I made for a holiday party. I made this popper dip exactly as the recipe called for, I used a glass pie plate and cooked it at 375 for about 35 minutes. I was afraid that it would be way too spicy for me since I don’t really love spicy stuff but it was very very good and not to hot at all. 

Difficulty (1-5) – 2  Super easy to put it all together

Will Make Again (1-5) – 5 YES YES YES

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Ok I had a holiday party to attend last night and decided all the apps I made would come from Pinterest. This black bean salad was one that I was meh about making but turned out to be my favorite. I made it exactly as the recipe stated except I left out the avocados. I think it’s great without them. I also think you could throw in some grilled chicken and make this a main dish. 

Difficulty- (1-5) 3 only because of all the chopping and finding fresh corn

Make Again – (1-5) 5 DEFINITELY. LOVE 

 

I’m not a big fan of spicy food but this sounded DELISH so I figured, what the hell, I’ll give it a try. The only changes I made were no bacon and I used Panko bread crumbs instead of whole wheat. All I can say is this chicken is AMAZING. By far the best thing I’ve made from Pinterest so far. We serve it with wild rice and make it at least once a week. Sometimes more.

Instead of using chicken cutlets which I found way too messy I cut a pocket in the chicken breast, almost like I’m butterflying it and then put the filling in and then dip in the lime juice mixture and toss in Panko. The cooking temp and time are just about perfect in my gas oven.

Original Source – http://www.skinnytaste.com/2012/04/cheesy-jalapeno-popper-baked-stuffed.html

Difficulty 1-5 – 3 only because of the separate containers and time involved when you first try this.

Results 1-5 – 5, it has become a weekly staple in our menu.

So when I first saw this pin I thought, Looks good but really, is it THAT good? YES. YES it is. The recipe calls for garlic powder and salt I chose to use garlic salt instead of both but that’s the only change I made. I mixed the ranch dressing mix, oil and garlic salt together in a measuring cup and then tossed with the bag of oyster crackers. Put it on a parchment lined cookie sheet, slapped it in the oven at 250 for 15 minutes and BAM! it was done and it’s DELISH. I could seriously eat the entire batch. The whole batch fits in a quart size bag.

I really wish I hadn’t seen this because I’m sure I’ll be making this a few times a week.

Original source: http://www.examiner.com/article/christmas-snack-recipes-ranch-oyster-crackers-recipe

Difficulty (1-5): 1- took me less than 3 minutes to throw it all together

Result (1-5): 5- FREAKING AMAZING