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My Favorite Pre-Mixed/Packaged Side Dishes

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I'll let you in on a secret this morning. I cannot make good cornbread or biscuits from scratch. So, I have found some great alternatives if I need cornbread or biscuits with a meal. And I love pasta salad, and Betty Crocker has a kit that I love. It's easy and I prefer it over trying to gather ingredients separately.

Martha White Buttermilk Cornbread Mix

I love the way this cornbread turns out. And I do not use buttermilk. I use regular milk to make it with. Follow the instructions on the package for a delicious side dish or to make homemade cornbread salad. You should be able to find this in the baking aisle at your local grocer or Walmart.

Pillsbury Grands Frozen Biscuits

These are found with the other frozen breads. I prefer the buttermilk or southern style over the butter tastin' biscuits. Biscuits are greasy enough without adding all that butter (or whatever they're using for the butter flavor) to the mix. So, if you want a less greasy taste, stick with the 2 I mentioned above. 

pre-mixed and packaged side dishes
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Betty Crocker Pasta Salad Mix

I love pasta as a side dish, and Betty Crocker makes this so easy. The company sells many different flavors. My family's favorite flavor is ranch and bacon. You can eat it warm or serve refrigerated. This is usually found in the same aisle as other pastas.

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Happy Saturday and God bless,

Patricia


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