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Seven Layer Salad

Reviewed: Feb. 4, 2007
I love this salad. I sometimes like to leave the parmesan cheese out of the dressing.
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Whole-Wheat Chocolate Chip Cookies

Reviewed: May 5, 2009
Very good. Great way to get more whole wheat into the diet. Thanks for the recipe!
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Broccoli-Cauliflower Salad

Reviewed: May 5, 2009
Very good, but definitely needs to dressing scaled back by half.
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Chocolate Cobbler

Reviewed: May 5, 2009
I made this twice. The first time I made the mistake of not using self rising flour. It tasted fin but looked terrible. The second time I added salt and baking powder to the flour and it turned out perfect! I was curious if the cobbler could be made ahead of time and then heated through again, if it would still be good. It was wonderful made ahead as well.
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Honey Whole Wheat Bread

Reviewed: Jan. 30, 2009
This is my new gold standard recipe. I slice it thick for toast or thin for sandwiches. I can't buy individual portions of yeast, so one package of yeast is 2.5 tsp. I mix everything in my bread maker on the dough cycle. Then I put the dough into a bread pan and bake in a 375F (190C) oven for 30 minutes. I have made nearly a dozen loaves with this recipe and it has been perfect each time!
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Tofu Lasagna

Reviewed: Jan. 13, 2009
This is definitely a keeper. I did freeze the tofu which helps the tofu to be firmer. I used an extra cup of sauce and did not use the milk at all. I also threw in a cup of ricotta (which I can't really get, so I really used a cup of cottage cheese), and the family said they couldn't tell that it had no meat.
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Cinnamon Bread I

Reviewed: Jan. 10, 2009
I doubled the recipe so that I could serve one and freeze one. I also doubled the topping amount again, so that I could put some in the middle and some over the top. The cinnamon smell and taste was wonderful.
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Creamy Spinach Soup

Reviewed: Dec. 18, 2008
I cannot get any half and half where I live, so I used 7/8 cup milk and 7/8Tbs of butter per cup of half and half required by the recipe. I also pureed the soup. It was excellent! My 2 year old asked for 2nd's, 3rd's, and 4th's! My picky non-soup eating 7 year old said it was the best soup he has ever eaten. My husband and I both loved it. This is a keeper for sure.
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Best Chocolate Chip Cookies

Reviewed: Jul. 18, 2007
This is a really good cookie. I followed the recipe exactly but did not add the nuts since I was serving to small children. I did not find the recipe runny, nor did I find the cookie overly cake-like. Out of four people in my house, this cookie gets eight thumbs up! We will use this one again.
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Continental Zucchini

Reviewed: Jul. 17, 2007
My husband raved about how good this was. Too bad zucchini aren't grown all year round.
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Best White Icing Ever

Reviewed: Jul. 10, 2007
I was in a pinch with my frosting situation, when I came across this recipe. I was able to make up the frosting and frost the cake in less than 20 minutes. It is not just quick, it tastes great too!
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Mom's Zucchini Bread

Reviewed: Jul. 6, 2007
My son won't eat zucchini, but he will eat this. It was delicious. I was thankful for the second loaf because the first went so quickly!
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Streusel Topped Blueberry Muffins

Reviewed: May 4, 2007
Really tasty muffin. Loved the streusel topping on top.
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Stovetop Granola

Reviewed: May 4, 2007
Great! I also took the suggestion of putting it in the over for a few minutes. It worked out well. I used dried blueberries, and it was very delicious.
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Drop Biscuits and Gravy

Reviewed: May 4, 2007
Perfect! I was looking for something that would be quick and delicious. I needed to be able to see both the biscuit and the gravy recipe. The only sausage available to be doesn't give off a lot of grease, and this recipe depended on butter to help make the gravy. It was perfect. I did reduce the amount of sausage to have a more gravy-like gravy. My husband said this was "the best homemade biscuits and gravy" he has ever had. That is saying something!
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Amazing Pecan Coffee Cake

Reviewed: Apr. 24, 2007
This was really good. My son told me before he ate any that he wasn't going to like it, but he tried it and loved it. I did it in a bundt pan and with the topping in the middle. This cake was still moist and delicious on the third day. Will do this one again!
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Apple Chicken Stew

Reviewed: Mar. 5, 2007
Wonderful! I didn't thaw the meat ahead of time, so I cooked the chicken on high in the crockpot for two hours, then I cut the chicken up and put it back in the pot with everything else. Then I cooked it on low for 10 hours, so I could serve it for an early lunch. It worked out really well, and I will use this recipe again. Next time, though, I might use the suggested cornstarch to thicken it a bit.
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Molasses Cookies

Reviewed: Feb. 2, 2007
Absolutely delicious!
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Evacuation Tuna & Pasta Salad

Reviewed: Jul. 18, 2007
I was looking for a tuna and pasta salad recipe. I came across this recipe the day after a large earthquake struck us. The title caught my eye and I had to try it. My husband and I really enjoyed this. I can't get lima beans, but I used boiled soybeans instead, and it was really good. I also used try colored elbow macaroni for more color. I plan on using this for a pitch in sometime.
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Pie Crust III

Reviewed: Dec. 7, 2009
This is so easy. The cold water does need to be very cold. The key is to not over handle the dough. This recipe can be frozen and used at a later time. I also refrigerated overnight and got good results. I love being able to use canola rather than butter or shortening. I also love the ease of just pushing into the pie pan rather than rolling out. When I do roll out, I find it is easiest to roll out between to pieces of plastic wrap. This is definitely a keeper.
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