Appetizers

Buttery Soft Pretzels

108

Mall pretzels have always delighted me. Now when I have the urge for one, I make a whole batch of these for my family. They are delicious.

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2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon sugar
2 1/4 teaspoons instant/bread machine yeast
7/8 cup warm water (3/4 cup + 2 tablespoons)
1 cup boiling water
2 tablespoons baking soda
3 tablespoons butter, melted
pretzel salt
Combine the first five ingredients (by hand, in a stand mixer, or in a bread machine). (No need to proof instant yeast.) If dough is sticky, add one or two tablespoons of flour. If dough is dry, add an...
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Nutritions

Calories
190

Sodium
1243mg
51% DV

Fat
5g
8% DV

Protein
4g
9% DV

Carbs
32g
10% DV

Fiber
2g
8% DV

Stewed Okra and Tomatoes is a classic Southern dish! Flavored with bacon, onion, garlic and cider vinegar, you know these vegetables are bound to be good. Serve garden fresh okra and tomatoes during the summer months, or use canned and frozen ingredients in the off-season. Paired with a side of cornbread, this is a simple and affordable dish to enjoy year-round!

3 slices thick cut bacon
1 small Vidalia onion
2 cloves garlic
2 15.5 oz cans diced tomatoes
1 T sugar
2 t fresh thyme leaves
1 dried bay leaf
1/2 t apple cider vinegar
1/2 t Worcestershire sauce
2 c fresh or frozen okra
salt and pepper ( to taste )
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  • In a large skillet or Dutch oven, cook bacon until the bacon is starting to get crispy and the fat is rendered, about 5 minutes.
  • Add the onion and garlic; saute for 5 more...
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Nutritions

Calories
1105

Sodium
1147mg
47% DV

Fat
114g
176% DV

Protein
1g
3% DV

Carbs
4g
1% DV

Fiber
2g
8% DV