gussy up

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4 -- color) Gussy up a sponge cake with a chocolate frosting and fill with fresh strawberries and non-dairy whipped topping for Passover.
You can also add things like Green Tangy Avocado Salsa, Smoky Sicilian Salsa or Red Sweet Pepper Relish to gussy up grilled chicken and steaks.
Gussy up the cookies immediately after frosting with assorted candies (such as M&Ms, Red Hots, jellied hearts).
To gussy up the baked casserole, sprinkle the top lightly with cinnamon or cinnamon-sugar.
Cooked in the slow cooker, you end up with a lot of delicious, apricot-colored sauce to gussy up the chicken breasts.
Keep sweetened whipped cream in a pressurized container in the fridge to gussy up even the plainest fruit finale on the spur of the moment.
Meanwhile, the fight between McLeod and Chief Boden intensifies; Isabella persuades Mills to gussy up for a gala; Casey deals with the fact that Dawson won't be around as much anymore .
The solution from American director and choreographer Patti Columbo, the artistic force behind this new touring production, is to gussy up the famous dance numbers and throw in toned torsos and rippling six-packs.