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Pantry Raiders | Tasty sandwiches perfect for special occasion brunches

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Spring is synonymous with special events worthy of celebration. From Mother’s Day to graduations to communions and confirmations, spring provides a host of opportunities for families and friends to come together and show their love for one another. The right food can make any party that much more spectacular. For those who will be celebrating at home or attending a potluck-style gathering, this “Brandied Baked Ham With Mustard Butter” courtesy of Denise Gee’s “Southern Appetizers” (Chronicle Books) can make for the perfect dish to serve or bring along. The decadent ham can be served as fashionable tea sandwiches, either in soft biscuits or rolls.

Pantry Raiders | Slow cooked pork perfect for busy families

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Slow cookers can help busy families enjoy home cooked meals without hurrying to get those meals on the table each night. A surefire hit for even the pickiest of eaters, the following recipe for “Braised Pork Buns with Quick Pickled Cucumbers & Bean Sprouts” from Michelle Dudash’s “Clean Eating for Busy Families” (Fair Winds Press) can satisfy hungry families.

Pantry Raiders | Enhance Mardi Gras celebrations with gumbo

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Mardi Gras is a period of revelry that takes place on the Tuesday prior to the start of the Christian season of Lent. Mardi Gras, French for “Fat Tuesday,” is celebrated in various regions of the world, but perhaps nowhere are celebrations as festive as in New Orleans, where the French-Creole culture mingles with the parades, brass bands, tossed beads, and all around good fun and great food.

Pantry Raiders | Show your love through dessert this Valentine’s Day

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Romantic sentiments are expressed in many ways come Valentine’s Day. Gifts may include sparkling jewels or personalized prose, but a homemade dessert from the kitchen can win over some hearts as well.

Pantry Raiders | Blackened Shrimp and Corn Chowder

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Warm up and chow down on chowder

When winter arrives, colder temperatures typically arrive as well. Staying warm on cold winter days can sometimes be challenging, but food can be just the thing to make you feel warm on a chilly day. Chowder is a robust dish that can stick to the ribs while warming people up. Just about anything, including beer, can be added to chowder, making it a uniquely flavorful dish. Ideal for cold days, the following recipe for “Blackened Shrimp and Corn Chowder” from John Holl’s “The American Craft Beer Cookbook” (Storey) can be just what you need to warm up.