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Mini pizzas recipe using cookie cutters and wheat tortillas

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Mini pizzas have quickly become a dinnertime staple at our house. They're just so cute and easy to make, and Elise can help with the recipe. The final mini pizzas are about 2-1/2 in...Mini pizzas recipe using cookie cutters and wheat tortillas... »

Tasty marinade recipe for grilling chicken, pork, fish or veggie kabobs

Dinner Recipes, Marinade/Sauce Recipes, Recipes

Memorial Day in Chicago means one thing: grilling! Here's an easy, very tasty and relatively healthy marinade recipe for chicken, pork, fish or veggie kabobs, courtesy of Merriment reader Jen Martensen who created and...Tasty marinade recipe for grilling chicken, pork, fish or veggie kabobs... »


St. Patrick’s Day Personalized Pot Pies

Dinner Recipes, Holidays, Lunch Recipes, Recipes, Spring, St. Patrick's Day

So I thought of something to do with my mini alphabet cookie cutters. I simplified a more intensive version that Simply Recipes adapted from a Marshall Field's cookbook. Chicago *knows* St. Patrick's Day. //...St. Patrick’s Day Personalized Pot Pies... »
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