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Let your artistic side out with these easy Pollock-inspired smashed potatoes!

Method

  1. Boil the desired amount of small potatoes until tender.
  2. Spread on a lined baking tray, flatten slightly using a cup or jar. Don't over-flatten them!
  3. Sprinkle liberally with shredded cheese and Parmesan.
  4. Top with bacon slices approximately the same size as the potatoes.
  5. Drizzle liberally with balsamic vinegar.
  6. Place in oven, under the grill for 15 min at 375°F until the cheese is melted and  the bacon is crispy.
  7. Enjoy!

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- Pick your green olives. - Put only healthy non-pitted olives in a pot

  • 4 1/4 cups green olives picked that day
  • 2 oz of sea salt crystallized
  • warm water
4.4/5 (47 Votes)

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"I got this recipe from a friend's mother and changed a couple things to suit our family's tastes

  • Cucumbers (seeded and sliced into wedges -- do not peel)
  • 2 1/2 cups vinegar
  • 1 cup cold water
  • 1/2 cup coarse salt
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 tbsp mustard seed
  • Fresh dill sprigs
  • Garlic cloves (crushed)
4.3/5 (31 Votes)

Never made homemade donuts? Now's your chance! Try these 21 drool-worthy recipes for a delectably sweet start to your day (or afternoon treat!)

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From our member: "Tastes just like grape jelly! This recipe was given to me from one of the kids' elementary teache

  • 3 cups liquid (juice) strained from cooked beets (just the liquid not the beet itself)
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 box plus 1 tbsp pectin crystals
  • 3 cups sugar
  • 1 small box grape jelly powder
3.9/5 (42 Votes)

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Vanilla Peach Butter. Discover our recipe

  • 6 pounds ripe peaches
  • peeled
  • pitted and quartered
  • 2/3 cups water
  • 2 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 2 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 whole vanilla bean
  • halved and scraped
  • 1/4 cup plus 2 Tbsp
  • honey
4.1/5 (31 Votes)

Salsa goes with just about everything! GET INSPIRED by these 40 Ways To Eat Salsa Without Tortilla Chips.

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Combine water, vinegar, and salt

  • 24 to 30 cucumbers
  • 1 part vinegar
  • 3 parts water
  • 4 tablespoons salt
  • dill seasonings
  • 3 to 6 garlic cloves
4.5/5 (4 Votes)

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Makes 4 half pints of delicous jam

  • 1 1/3 cup crushed Jostaberries
  • 1 1/3 cup crushed blueberries
  • 6 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 3 tablespoons pectin
  • 3 1/3 cups sugar
4.1/5 (29 Votes)

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drain chicken in strainer & press until no juice comes out

  • 2 16 oz canned chicken
  • 2 tablespoons miracle whip
  • 2 tablespoons ranch
  • 2 table spoons celery finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup grapes
4.3/5 (9 Votes)

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Combine all ingredients and boil for around 45 minutes

  • 6 jalapenos
  • 12 cups peeled & chopped tomatoes
  • 2 cups chopped bell peppers
  • 2 cups chopped onions
  • 1 can tomato paste
  • 3/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup apple juice
  • 2 tablespoons of cayne pepper
  • 2 tablespoons of salt
4.3/5 (4 Votes)

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Side

  • 10 cups of unpeeled beets
  • 2 cups white vinegar
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tbsp pickling spices
4.3/5 (4 Votes)

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Combine cucumbers and peppers and onions in a large non-metalic pot and mix in salt and ice cubes

  • 10 cups thinly sliced unpeeled cucumbers
  • 1 green bell pepper chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper chopped
  • 3 large white onions thinly sliced
  • 1/3 cup pickling salt(coarse salt)
  • 4 trays ice cubes
  • 3 cups white vinegar
  • 4 cups white sugar
  • 11/2 tsp each turmeric
  • celery seed
  • and mustard seed
4.1/5 (8 Votes)

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