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Fresh Tomato Basil Sauce

Reviewed: Aug. 26, 2013
Made this one for the first time after trying two other tomato sauce recipes (that didn't turn out as well as I thought they would). This one is the winner! I'm not sure if I had three pounds of tomatoes, nor am I sure if it's supposed to weight 3 lbs after seeding them, but I had a bunch of them from my crop share (along with fresh basil) and wanted to get rid of them. I also made it using a slow cooker on low and left it over night. It smells absolutely divine and I can't wait to have it for dinner tonight!!
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Slow Cooker Teriyaki Pork Tenderloin

Reviewed: Aug. 19, 2012
I made this last night, and my hubby and I were going to originally give it 4 stars, but we had leftovers today and this is unbelievably delicious! The reason for the 4 stars was the pork was a little tougher than we would have liked it. Some changes I had made: we used beef broth instead of chicken (since it was what we had), and we didn't precook it, and I did double the sauce. It did stay in the crock pot for about 5 hours (so maybe that's why it was tough). But the leftovers--holy cow, five stars! The meat was so tender (literally falling apart), and it was so infused with the teriyaki, that I wish we had more! We served it with Spanish rice. Can't wait to make this one again for dinner with my family and in-laws! Next time I may add some mushrooms, carrots, and green onions as well!
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Chicken Pot Pie IX

Reviewed: Aug. 22, 2012
Fantastic!! My husband and I devoured this, and we can't wait to have our leftovers! Took other reviewer's advice with baking the bottom crust for 5 minutes, we also sort of doubled everything for the sauce, except I was a half cup short of the chicken broth. It didn't matter as there was still a ton of sauce (enough for leftovers--maybe to use as gravy on mashed potatoes?) Anyway, I didn't add salt either (I figure people can always add salt if they want it--I find the broth to usually make up for it). Will make again!!! Many times!!!
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Hot and Sour Chicken Soup

Reviewed: Sep. 21, 2012
My husband loved this--and he's super picky about hot and sour soup! I kept everything the same, except I added half the red pepper--spicy food and I don't mix. It had enough kick for me, and I would definitely make this again (with a mild version for me and a hot version for my hubby!). Next time, I'll look for shiitake mushrooms instead of baby bella mushrooms. Glad I gave this a go!
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Spiced Chickpeas (Chole)

Reviewed: Dec. 3, 2012
Wow. Fantastic. Served this with Curried Coconut Chicken from this website and the two were fantastic together!! (Not to mention a side of white rice and rainbow sherbet for dessert!!) Had my friend and her family over and everyone loved it--she even asked me for the recipe! My husband thought it was perfect. This will definitely be made over and over again! Thanks for the amazing share!! Oh, I didn't use either of the chiles--I'm not a huge fan. I did use some red pepper (about 1/2 tspn) which was just the right amount of kick for me. Otherwise, followed the recipe and everything was delicious!
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Awesome Sausage, Apple and Cranberry Stuffing

Reviewed: Feb. 15, 2013
I made this last night for my friends and hubby. Everyone loved it! The only changes I made were using premade stuffing bread (I think an herbed one), beef broth instead of turkey broth, sweet Italian pork sausage, and no liver. It really was amazing and I can't wait to make it again. I was worried that it would be too mushy, so I only used 1/2 cup of broth--this was a mistake (especially with the premade bread). I highly recommend this! Thanks for sharing!
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Herb Roasted Pork

Reviewed: Feb. 17, 2013
Delicious. I've never attempted to make a pork roast before, and I'm very glad I came across this recipe. Made this for my friends and hubby and everyone loved it! It turned out super moist and the flavours were extraordinary. I used apple cider vinegar and almost doubled the amount of herbs. I had a 2 lbs roast in the oven for 2 hours and 15 minutes before drizzling the glaze on (I didn't want to chance scraping off the herbs.) And I did that once every ten minutes for the last half hour. Anyway, it was perfect. I can't wait to make this for a larger family gathering! Thanks so much for sharing!
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Cranberry Orange Bread

Reviewed: Feb. 24, 2013
My husband and I loved this. It tasted more like poundcake than bread, but it was still delicious. Next time I'll try to use fresh cranberries instead of dried cranberries (although I did soak them in hot water to try and plump them up a bit!). I think I may try to make them as muffins as well by using cake flour and by whipping the egg whites, folding it into the recipe, and then adding in the yolks. Can't wait to make this again!
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Debdoozie's Blue Ribbon Chili

Reviewed: Feb. 24, 2013
Always awesome! Such a great find, and super comforting on cold days! Love that I can make this in my slow cooker!!
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Banana Sour Cream Bread

Reviewed: Feb. 24, 2013
Wow! I usually hate banana bread, but I LOVE this recipe! I follow SaraLady19's suggestions with the temp at 325 for 1 hr, 10 mins, and the Zucchini Bread IV crumble recipe. This results in the most delicious banana bread I could imagine. I've made this for my friends and neighbours, and they're always asking me for more! I'm only too happy to oblige because this recipe usually makes 2 big loaves and two mini loaves. Thanks so much for sharing!!!
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Picnic Potato Salad with No Mayonnaise

Reviewed: Sep. 1, 2013
I'm not a fan of potato salad, and my husband hates mayo, but this was amazing and mayo-free. I made it the night before a party we were bringing it to(boiled potatoes for 9 min), and mixed in everything except the chives, (feta) cheese, and walnuts--which I did when I brought it to the party I made it for. It was a hit! Will definitely keep this recipe!!
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Taco Bell® Seasoning Copycat

Reviewed: Oct. 5, 2014
Excellent taco seasoning! Will make again and again!
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Strawberry Spinach Salad I

Reviewed: Oct. 5, 2014
The dressing is epic! I've made this tons of times and have always had amazing compliments!
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Simply Lemon Baked Chicken

Reviewed: Nov. 12, 2014
I made this with two chicken breasts, so I used 1/3 of the recipe. I also increased cooking temp to 350, since I needed it done in 2 hours, but other than that, I made no changes and it came out perfect. My hubs raved about how tender the chicken was and asked how I had made it. Next time, I'll probably keep the juices and use it for veggies (I ended up making gravy, so we used that instead).
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Chef John's Mushroom Gravy

Reviewed: Nov. 12, 2014
This recipe was fantastic. I omitted using additional salt, though I did use salted butter. I also had beef stock paste (1 tspn per 8oz of water), and only used 2 tspns of it so it wouldn't be as salty. I probably should have only used 3 cups of water instead of 4, as it was more liquidy than I wanted, but I had already added all of the water, and ended up adding some extra flour to thicken it. Absolutely delicious. Used on chicken and baked fries. Will definitely make again!! Thanks!
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Bacon Water Chestnut Rolls

Reviewed: Dec. 7, 2014
ERMERGD, BACON...SOOOO GOOD.
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Beef and Mushroom Stroganoff, Aussie Style

Reviewed: Feb. 17, 2012
Wow, this is really simple and tasted great! We didn't have curry power, but otherwise we stayed true to the recipe. The only thing my husband suggested was making more noodles. Can't wait to make this again with curry and more noodles. :) Thanks for sharing!
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Curried Coconut Chicken

Reviewed: Aug. 12, 2012
Wow. Absolutely delicious! As others suggested, I mixed the oil and curry for 5 minutes, then added in and mixed the onions for about 10 minutes. Once the chicken was done I added in freshly sliced tomatoes and some yellow squash and just one tablespoon of sugar. And I ended up using some garden vegetable pasta sauce instead of tomato sauce. Everything was so good, and the smell was so aromatic and soothing, it was a wonderful dining experience. There's a ton of sauce, and while we didn't have any Naan, I served it with rice and some bread. Will make this so many more times!! Thank you so much for this amazing recipe! Probably one of my AllRecipe favourites!
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Green Bean and Mushroom Medley

Reviewed: Dec. 11, 2014
I made this recipe before, but to forgot to review it. Came across it again, and decided to make it. I microwaved the carrots/green beans in 1 inch water for 2.5 minutes and used Montreal Chicken seasoning for the seasoned salt, but otherwise, stuck to the recipe. Holy moly, absolutely delicious!! I will be making this often!!
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