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Artichoke Dip!!!

1 Block Cream cheese 8oz – softened
1 Can Artichoke hearts, drained & chopped – 14oz
1/2 Cup mayonnaise (miracle whip tastes better)
1/2 Can Grated parmesan cheese
2 Tbsp finely chopped fresh basil or 1t dried basil leaves
2 Tbsp finely chopped red onion
1 Clove Garlic – minced
1/2 Cup Chopped tomato

Instructions and Notes:
Mix cream cheese and all remaining ingredients except tomato with electric mixer on medium speed until well blended. Spoon mixture into 9-inch quiche dish or pie plate. Bake at 350 º for 25 minutes. Sprinkle with tomato. Serve with assorted cut-up vegetables, toasted pita bread wedges, or anything else that sounds good!

Bruschetta with Tomato

2 Large Vine ripened tomatoes, cored, seeded and chopped
2 Tbsp Chopped arugula or basil.
2 Tsp Olive oil, preferably extra vergin
1 Tbsp Red wine vinegar
1/2 Tsp Finely chopped garlic
1 pinch ground black pepper to taste
8 slices Italian Bread – approx. 3/4 inch thick

Instructions and Notes:
Prepare a grill. In a medium-sized bowl, stir together tomatoes, arugula or basil, olive oil, vinegar, garlic, salt and pepper. Set aside. Grill bread on both sides until lightly toasted. Spoon the tomato mixture on top and serve immediately. Serves 4.

Chex Party Mix!!!

1/2 Cup Margarine or Butter
1 1/2 Tbsp Worcestershire Sauce
3/4 Tsp Garlic Salt
3/4 Tbsp Celery Salt
2 1/2 Cups Pretzel Sticks
2 Cups Cheerios
1 Cup Wheat Chex
1 Cup Rice Chex
2 Cups Bugles
1 1/2 Cups Mixed Nuts

Instructions and Notes:
Bake at 300 degrees for 45 minutes. Stir every 15 minutes

Buttermilk Pancakes

2 Cups Sifted flour
2 Eggs Slightly beaten
1 Tsp Salt
2 Eggs Sugar
1 Tsp Baking soda
2 Cups Buttermilk
2 Tbsp Melted Butter

Instructions and Notes:
Sift dry ingredients into bowl, add eggs, buttermilk & melted butter, stirring only until flour is barely moist (it will be a little lumpy). Bake on a hot, lightly greased griddle or skillet (375º).