Apple, Bacon & Cheddar Stuffed Mushrooms

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Your guests will be raving about this flavorful and elegant appetizer for days after your next dinner party!
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350°. Carefully separate stems from mushroom caps. Place caps, gill side up, on rimmed baking pan. Coarsely chop stems; set aside. Stir together butter, and brandy and pour into mushroom caps. Sprinkle caps with 1 teaspoon salt, and &
  2. Meanwhile, in small skillet, toast pine nuts over medium-low heat 5 to 6 minutes or until lightly browned, stirring frequently.
  3. In large skillet, cook bacon over low heat, turning occasionally, until browned and crisp. Transfer to paper towels to drain and cool. Discard all but 2 tablespoons bacon fat. Coarsely chop bacon; set aside.
  4. Add garlic, and onion to pan with bacon fat. Cook over medium heat 5 minutes or until onion is soft. Add chopped mushroom stems and cook, stirring occasionally, 5 to 6 minutes or until most of the moisture has evaporated. Stir in apple; cook 3 minutes. Re
  5. Stir remaining ½ teaspoon salt, ¼ teaspoon pepper, pine nuts, bacon, breadcrumbs, ¼ cup Cheddar cheese, Parmesan cheese, and thyme into apple mixture. Stuff mushrooms with filling and top with remaining ¼ cup Cheddar cheese. Bake 5 min

Chicken Stuffed with Long Stem Artichokes

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Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings
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Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings
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Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350°. Spray rimmed baking pan with nonstick cooking spray. Slice chicken breast horizontally in half, but do not cut all the way through. Open chicken breasts and spread flat, cut side up. Cover each with 1 slice of mozzarella cheese.
  2. In medium bowl, combine breadcrumbs, 1 tablespoon lemon zest, salt and pepper. Rub outside of each chicken breast with 1 teaspoon oil. Dip chicken breasts into breadcrumb mixture to coat each side; place on prepared baking pan. Bake chicken 25 to 30 minut
  3. In microwave-safe dish, heat remaining artichoke hearts in microwave oven on high 15 to 30 seconds or until heated through. Divide artichokes over each chicken breast. Serve garnished with remaining 1/2 tablespoon lemon zest and chives.