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7-Layer Taco Dip

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The Bain girls love making (and EATING) this dip.

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 16 oz. can refried beans
  • 1-2 cups guacamole dip
  • 1-2 cups sour cream mixed with 1 pkg taco seasoning (or less, to taste)
  • Chopped tomatoes
  • Grated cheese
  • Sliced black olives
  • Minced green onions

DIRECTIONS

Layer all ingredients in a 9×13 pan, starting with the beans and ending with the green onions.  Measurements don’t need to be exact.  Serve with tortilla chips.

[I haven’t made this – but I love it.  Louise]

Deviled Eggs

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INGREDIENTS

  • 12 eggs
  • 6 Tbsp. mayo
  • 2 tsp. mustard
  • 1 pinch cayenne pepper
  • Salt & pepper
  • Paprika (for dusting)

DIRECTIONS

Hard boil the eggs remove the shells.  Slice eggs in half longwise and scoop out the cooked yolk into a bowl.  Mix yolk with mayo, mustard, cayenne, salt, and pepper.  Fill cooked egg whites with yolk mixture.  Refrigerate if desired.  Dust with paprika right before serving.

Twice-Baked Potatoes

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This recipe is simple and great for children.

INGREDIENTS

  • 4 medium russet potatoes
  • Vegetable oil to rub on potato skins
  • 2 Tbsp. butter
  • 1/2 c. milk
  • 1/2 c. sour cream
  • 4 oz. shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • Pinch of ground black pepper

DIRECTIONS

Wash potatoes.  Rub w/oil to ensure crispness.  Bake potatoes 1 hour at 400.  Remove from oven and cool for 10 min.  Cut potatoes in ½ lengthwise and scoop out pulp w/small spoon.  Mash potato pulp w/fork until smooth.  Add remaining ingredients until well combined.  Spoon mixture into empty potato shells.  Set oven to broil.  Broil potatoes for 10-15 min until spotty brown & crisp.