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Pineapple Chicken

Ok, it’s February, now. I don’t know what it’s like where you live, but it’s cold, here, and we have feet of snow. Yeah, feet. And it’s just the time of year when it gets old. So I wanted a little pick me up. Something with a little tropical flair? Maybe something with pineapple!

Pineapple Chicken - Chunks of Chicken, bell pepper, onion & pineapple stir fried in a spicy/sweet sauce
Pineapple Chicken – Chunks of Chicken, bell pepper, onion & pineapple stir-fried in a spicy/sweet sauce

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Asian Turkey (or chicken) Lettuce Wraps

Asian Turkey Lettuce Wraps

I don’t know if I can think of a better beat the heat, quickie dinner for a hot, muggy summer day than these Asian Turkey (or Chicken) Lettuce Wraps.

Asian Turkey (or Chicken) Lettuce Wraps
Asian Turkey (or Chicken) Lettuce Wraps

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My Sister’s Ridiculously Delish Bacon Stuffing

Bacon Stuffing: I was hesitant but this stuffing is out of this world amazing!

Have you ever wished there could be a Turkey Stuffing permeated with the rich flavor and smokiness of bacon? One that’s fantastic in the bird & in a casserole? A seriously crave-worthy stuffing?

Bacon Stuffing or Dressing
Bacon Stuffing or Dressing

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Wild Rice Chicken Salad

Can a girl have too many chicken salad recipes? According to my recipe box, probably not! Especially when one of them transitions out of the dog days of summer into crisp, cool fall as well as this one does. After all, nothing says fall to us Northerners quite like wild rice!

Wild Rice Chicken Salad
Wild Rice Chicken Salad

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Chicken “Stir Fry” based on Mah Gu Gai Pin with Rice

When I was a child growing up in a small, Northwestern Iowa town in the 60’s, my Dad had to take a trip to Iowa City and it was my “turn” to go along.  I must have been about six or seven, and I can’t remember anything about the trip except we ate at a Chinese restaurant.

Chicken Stir Fry based on the Classic Moo Goo Gai Pan or Moo Gah gai pan
Chicken Stir Fry based on the Classic Moo Goo Gai Pan or Moo Gah gai pin

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Uncle Ben’s Wild Rice Turkey Casserole

This is it! The Classic Uncle Ben's Wild Rice Casserole. Perfect for your leftover turkey!

I like to have easy things to throw together after a busy time like Thanksgiving. This dish has been around forever, and in my mind is the Classic Uncle Ben’s Wild Rice Turkey Casserole – the others? Simply pretenders.

Uncle Ben's Wild Rice Casserole
Uncle Ben’s Wild Rice Casserole https://frugalhausfrau.com/2011/11/13/uncle-bens-wild-rice-turkey-casserole/

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