Veterans Day Dinner

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Veterans Day Dinner

The menu for this Veterans Day Dinner was originally created to support American Loyalty Card’s Adopt a Vet program. Since then, it’s become a way to show support for all veterans who have fought for their countries.

Veterans Day often comes on a weekday, so dinner should not take a long time to cook. Some of these recipes can be prepared beforehand and frozen so you can just pop them into the oven. The dessert is a no-bake recipe which is even easier. Enjoy and please think of those who have served their country.


These are nice appetizers that can also be used for a lunch main course with a salad. You can make them even easier to make in an air fryer.

Rosemary Garlic Chicken Cream Cheese Purses
These lovely little purses make a great lunch or appetizer.
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Soup Course

You will never consider eating canned cream of mushroom soup once you have had this freshly homemade mushroom soup. It’s a great way to use up mushrooms left over in your refrigerator.

Cream of Mushroom Soup with Sherry
Cream of Mushroom Soup with Sherry
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This salad is one of our favorites. It looks pretty, it is easy to make, and tastes amazing.

Artichoke, Avocado and Shaved Parmesan Composed Salad
Artichoke, Avocado, and Shaved Parmesan Composed Salad
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Entree or Main Course

They say variety is the spice of life. Speaking of spicy, we’ve made this dinner with some of the following:

Jambalaya in the Nesco
Made with Polska Kielbasa, Jambalaya at home is very simple, especially in the Nesco
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Instant Pot Jambalaya
You can make this with chicken sausauge if you are avoiding pork. This spicy Instant Pot Jambalaya is quick and easy to make, perfect for a work night meal. Make it how you like it and serve it with a nice salad. Dinner? Done!
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Reverse Sear Steak
When you reverse sear steak, you are ensured of an evenly cooked, tender piece of meat just the way you like it.  This method works for both boneless and bone-in steaks.
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Reverse sear steak
Veggie Potato Bake
This Veggie Potato Bake is a great option that feeds a crowd. It’s a filling way to use up vegetables in your refrigerator.
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veggie potato bake


Dessert is a wonderful ending to a meal. It doesn’t need to be heavy or could be just fruit. With that in mind, this recipe has been pretty popular.

Tiramisu Without Brandy
Don’t cut corners making this lovely dessert. Prepared properly, it is truly wonderful. Marscapone is an Italian cheese, similar, but much creamier than cream cheese.
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Other Dessert Choices

Since melon and strawberry are usually available year-round, a simple fruit dessert with a little spiciness really hits the spot. The Strawberry and Cantaloupe salad is a great choice. A simple citrus salad would also be a good choice.

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