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*What audience is this recipe intended for?
General Public or Individuals
Food Distribution Programs (the recipe must be a household recipe that uses foods offered to participants of the Food Distribution on Indian Reservations (FDPIR), the Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP), or The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP).
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*Description (describe your recipe in 1-2 sentences)
*Number of Servings (total servings per recipe)
*Serving Size (for example: cup, piece, slice, etc.)
*Preparation Time (total minutes to prepare ingredients)
*Cook Time (total minutes to cook ingredients, enter “0” if no cooking is required)
*Ingredients (provide exact amount, name, and description for each, for example: ½ cup carrots, peeled, sliced; 8 oz. whole grain pasta, uncooked; 1 cup rice, cooked; etc.)
*Directions (list in numbered steps, for example: 1. Preheat the oven to 350°F)
Notes (include recipe preparation notes, serving and/or storage suggestions, alternate ingredients, etc.)
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