Vidalia Onion Bacon Pie

Yield: 8 servingsIngredientsCrust:Cooking spray1/2 cup cornmeal1/2 cup all-purpose flour1 teaspoon baking powder1/2 teaspoon salt1 egg2 tablespoons butter2 to 4tablespoons ice waterFilling:1 tablespoon butter3medium Vidalia...

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Part XVIII: Death takes Colonel Sam

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Learn symptoms of ‘brain attacks’: Stroke symptoms topic of free presentation

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SECRET FRUIT SALAD

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Texas Style New Potato Salad Recipe

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