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BEST Recipes

Pretty much all of the recipes on my blog are things that my family loves, but there are several recipes that I use over and over and over.
 
Here are a few of my favorite BEST recipes...

BREADS
The BEST One Hour Rolls
The BEST Rolls (that I make when I have more than one hour)
The BEST One Hour Breadsticks
The BEST French Bread (I sometimes make this several times a week)
The BEST Pancakes (I keep the mix in the freezer and whip these up once a week)

SWEETS
The BEST Brownies
The BEST Chocolate Chip Cookies
The BEST Peanut Butter Cookies
The BEST Macadamia Nut Cookies
The BEST Cinnamon Rolls
The BEST Banana Bread
The BEST Cheesecake
The BEST Peanut Butter Bars
The BEST Fruit Crisp

SIDES, ETC.
The BEST Salsa (I make this weekly)
The BEST Ranch Dressing (I make this weekly too)

MAIN DISHES
I was looking through my Ultimate List of Dinner Ideas to choose the "BEST" main dish recipes and realized that every recipe is on that list because my family really likes them all.  So, I'll list a few of my family's top favorites...
The BEST Orange Chicken (my kids ask for this for their birthday dinners)
The BEST Honey-Lime Enchiladas
The BEST Breakfast Burritos
The BEST Grilled Chicken
The BEST Teriyaki Burgers
The BEST Cafe Rio Pork for Tacos or Salads
The BEST Swedish Meatballs

SOUPS
The BEST Taco Soup
The BEST White Chicken Chili
The BEST Creamy Chicken and Wild Rice Soup (currently my favorite soup)
The BEST Chicken Tortellini Soup (my go-to meal to take to someone that needs a meal)

SANDWICHES
The BEST Meatball Sandwich
The BEST Quick French Dip
The BEST Chicken Salad BLT
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One Hour Rolls

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