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Blueberry-Pecan Bars

A couple of weeks ago I had more than 7 cups of fresh blueberries in my refrigerator just waiting for me to make a decision on the outcome of their wonderful sweetness.  There’s just so many muffins, pancakes, loaf breads and just toppings for yogurt and cereal plus additions to salads, smoothies and just popping a handful in your mouth.  In other words, something new and exciting was needed.  I found it!  These bars are really good.  They are not too sweet and don’t over power the fresh flavor of the blueberries.  You can make them even more decadent by adding ice cream or some sweet whipped cream.  I found them delectable just the way they were!

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Beef and Bean Chili with Nachos

A steamy bowl of chili is always a treat for me on a cold wintry day.  We have had our share of downright frigid days for the past couple of weeks.  Now I’m not complaining because we had a beautiful white Christmas that left roads clear and enough snow to build a snowman.  In fact we got to enjoy the white stuff for about four days! I’m just not the type person that likes outdoorsy activities in the cold.  It is so hard to stay warm.  This beef and bean chili is perfect for cold days.  So get in the kitchen and warm up with this great chili from The Best of Fine Cooking Magazine .  

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