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2014′s Week #8 Winner: Buffalo Chicken Dip Mini “Cupcakes”

Melissa Bunda from Orland Park, IL Ingredients: 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened 1/2 cup ranch dressing 1/2 cup buffalo wing sauce 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese 1/2 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese 1 […]


2014′s Week #7 Winner: Cheesy Beef and Bacon Potato Skins

Annie Czech from Palos Heights, IL Ingredients: 1 lb ground beef 1 lb hot Italian sausage ½ lb Velveeta, cubed 8 whole russet potatoes 4 tablespoons canola oil 2 tablespoons butter Salt to taste 8 […]


2014′s Week #6 Winner: Tailgate Cravin’ Crab Dip

Nancy Nowicki from Chicago, IL Ingredients: 2 4-6 oz. cans of crab, drained or fresh crab 1 8 oz. package of cream cheese 2 tablespoons butter 1 cup shredded parmesan cheese 2 garlic cloves 2 […]


2014′s Week #5 Winner: Six Pack Pumpkin Chili

By Brian Sprouse from West Chicago, IL Ingredients: 3 28oz cans of pumpkin 4 15oz cans cannellini beans, drained and rinsed 1 28 oz. can diced tomatoes, drained 4 lbs sausage (2lbs Italian casing removed […]


2014′s Week #4 Winner: Penalty Flag Applewood Smoked Bacon Wrapped Poppers

By Ron Atanus from Mt. Prospect, IL Ingredients: 18 large jalapeno peppers 1 8oz container of Philadelphia cream cheese with chives 6 green onions 1 lb Applewood Smoked Bacon (thinly sliced) 2 tablespoons of garlic […]