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The Starving Chef Recipe: Crab Rangoon Pierogi

What is a pierogi? If the definition is simply a potato-filled, pan-fried dumpling, then these crab rangoon stuffed pierogies technically qualify. Crab Rangoon Pierogi Prep time: 60 minutesCook time: 30 minutesMakes: 24 pierogi Ingredients For the Dough:2 C flour + more for dusting½ C warm water2 eggsPinch salt For the...

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The Starving Chef Recipe: Cheeseburger Soup

I live for cold weather. This deconstructed soup version of an American cheeseburger only requires one pot to make, which means I can spend more time curled up on the couch. For step-by-step instructions with photos, click here. Cheeseburger Soup Prep time: 10 minutesCook time: 50 minutesMakes: 6 servings Ingredients • 1 lb...

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The Starving Chef Recipe: Easy Tortellini Soup

Is there a better season than soup season? Packed with cheesy tortellini, this weeknight soup is the perfect way to keep the winter blues at bay. Easy Tortellini Soup Prep time: 30 minutesCook time: 30 minutesMakes: 4 servings Ingredients 1 lb. mixed cheese tortellini1 sweet onion, sliced thin2 jalapenos, seeded and sliced1 orange...

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The Starving Chef Recipe: No-Bake Banana Cream Pudding Pies

It’s time for a new pie to have a place on the dessert table. These banana cream pudding pies are like a cross between a cheesecake, custard and pudding, all whipped up into one crust. This dessert is as “set it and forget it” as it gets—no baking involved. No-Bake Banana Cream Pudding Pies Prep time: 10 minutesChill time:...

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The Starving Chef Recipe: Venison Meatballs

Pick your preferred cooking method with these amazingly simple—and delicious—venison meatballs. Venison Meatballs Prep time: 30 minutesCook time: 3 or 6 hoursMakes: 4-6 servings Meatballs 1 lb. ground venison1 egg¼ C bread crumbs¼ C grated parmesan cheese2 T parsley, finely chopped½ T dried minced...

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