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Blueberry Coffee Cake II

Reviewed: Jul. 16, 2011
This has got to be the best blueberry coffee cake ever. Loved it. Made it exactly as written, except baked it for only 40 minutes. Puffed up, and was moist and scrumptious. Brought some of it over to welcome new neighbors.
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Mother's Applesauce Muffins

Reviewed: Feb. 26, 2012
Absolutely delicious! I halved the recipe and the only change I made was the addition of a mixture of sugar, cinnamon, and chopped nuts sprinkled on the tops. Baked for 20 minutes. Definitely a "keeper".
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Hermit Bar Cookies

Reviewed: Jan. 18, 2011
Absolutely delicious. I made exactly as written, except that I divided my dough into 3 strips, so baked for 20 minutes instead of the recommended time. This is definitely a keeper.
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Four Egg Yellow Cake

Reviewed: Nov. 16, 2010
Have been looking for a home made yellow cake that didn't require cake flour. This recipe is delicious. I was hesitant to use 4 eggs since I buy large ones, but I did put the 4 in and feel that contributed to its success. The only change I made was to take another reviewer's suggestion to use only 2 1/2 tsps. baking powder, because 3 seemed too much. I also sifted the flour twice. I had prepared a tube pan, but on pouring the batter in, saw I was going to have way too much, so hurridly greased and floured the 9x13 dish recommended. Only problem I had was in releasing the cake from dish after it was baked Always slip a piece of wax paper on the bottom, but prepared this so at the last moment. that I skipped that step. Letting it cool 20 minutes, then cutting it in half, and using spatulas to slide under, I was able to lift each half out onto a rack to finish cooling. Thanks for sharing this recipe that is reminiscent of my mother's cakes when I was a kid.
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Easy Meatloaf

Reviewed: Sep. 27, 2010
This was absolutely delicious. I recalculated the servings down to 4 and made this tonight for my DIL and myself, with the following changes: I substituted Peppridge Farm Herb stuffing for bread crumbs, and pre-soaked the crumbs in the milk. Result was a moist delicious meatloaf. Have already added it as a permanent recipe to my recipe box.
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Amazingly Easy Irish Soda Bread

Reviewed: Mar. 15, 2009
This is a delicious moist bread that both makes a beautiful presentation and is so good. I added golden raisins to the dough and patted it out to an 8 1/2" round, baking it on floured parchment paper for a total of 40",lowering the oven temp the last 5-10 minutes. I basted it several times during the baking, and my only suggestion would be to keep the pan of butter/buttermilk on a warm part of the stove to keep it from congealing. Definitely a keeper that I'll be making again for Easter. Addendum: I should add that after reading some reviews that said the middle of the bread was not quite done, I cut my cross very deep into the bread. This allowed it to bake in 40", and altho it raised beautifully, it came out without the point in the middle. The bread came out scored equally into 4 parts which could have easily been cut or even pulled apart into 4 very large scones (or individual breads). I sliced each section individually with no problem.
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Chocolate Eclair Dessert

Reviewed: Feb. 21, 2009
This recipe is delicious. After reading the reviews I made a couple of changes: used French vanilla instant pudding, and used Bays Chick's frosting recipe. My own touch to make it seem more like an eclair you were biting into, was to omit the middle layer of grahams. Definitely, Bay Chick's glaze adds the finishing touch to making it taste exactly like a bakery eclair. One word of caution, be careful not to boil the glaze longer than 1 minute, as it cools, it really thickens up. To cover the dish completely, I had to drop it on in dollops and then quickly spread.
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Cottage Pudding - Upside Down Cake

Reviewed: Mar. 31, 2007
March, 2007 = This recipe is delicious! I made a pineapple upside down cake with sliced canned pineapple and a cherry in the center of each one. Hadn't made one ever before and it came out perfect. I baked it in an 8" round pan for 50 minutes, then let the pan stand on a rack for 3 minutes before inverting it on a serving plate and letting it stand for another 3 minutes. Pan came off easily and the cake was beautiful. Have had requests to make it again. August, 2009 I first reviewed this recipe in March, 2007 and have made this as a pineapple upside down cake many times since. Yesterday, day when I went to make it I found I had no cherries to put in the center of each ring. There were a few fresh blueberries left, so I dropped 3-4 in the center of each ring and then sprinkled the remaining berries all around the pineapple slices. What a beauty it produced - cooked berries all over the top, with the pineapple rings decorating it. The blueberries and pineapple is an absolutely delicious taste combination - try it!
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Cherry Swirl Coffee Cake

Reviewed: Feb. 11, 2007
I just made this delicious coffee cake with a few moderations. Because I had no jelly roll pan I halved the recipe and made it in a lasagna dish. I'm a cherry pie lover, so used the entire can of pie filling, and as I had no almond extract, substituted half vanilla and half lemon. It was scrumptious. My guests asked for the recipe. Thank you!
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Mmm-Mmm Better Brownies

Reviewed: Jun. 3, 2014
Didn't have chocolate squares in the house, so looked for a brownie recipe that used baking cocoa. These are delicious. Moist, rich, a keeper.
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Lemon Soup

Reviewed: Jul. 5, 2009
This was absolutely delicious. I had to run off copies of the recipes for my guests before they left! Only changes I made: I beat 3 large eggs (not separated)and added lemon juice to that; and used 1 pkg. of Success boil in a bag white rice opened and dumped to cook right in the broth. This is so easy and tasty. I'll defiitely be making it again and again.
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Creamy Potato Casserole

Reviewed: Dec. 28, 2008
Delicious! I made a few changes after reading other reviews: parboiled potatoes for 5 minutes; used cream of chicken soup instead of cream of potato; cut back on the sour cream to 1 1/2 cups. For the cheese, I used 1/2 cup shredded swiss cheese and 1/2 cup shredded Monterey Jack. For the topping I substituted a thin layer of Peppridge Farm Stuffing mix, topped with a drizzle of butter. I served this with my holiday meal and received rave reviews even from the pickiest eater. It's a keeper.
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Spinach and Mushroom Frittata

Reviewed: Jun. 4, 2014
So easy, and delicious. I varied it a bit, using what I had in the house. Instead of ricotta I added garden salad cottage cheese, and in place of the scallions, chopped onion. I also added diced green pepper. A wonderful recipe to have on hand for a quick meal. Thanks for posting it.
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Quick Brown Rice and Mushroom Pilaf

Reviewed: Jul. 5, 2009
Made this as part of a company meal and everyone thought it was delicious. The toasted walnuts add just the right amount of crunch and flavor. I followed the recipe with the following changes: added 2 full cups of broth, and instead of the Minute Rice used 2 packages of Success boil in a bag brown rice, emptying the packages right into the skillet to cook in with the other ingredients. One of my guests plans to incorporate this recipe into the buffet menu they serve at their Christmas party.
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Honeyed Pork Chops

Reviewed: Apr. 20, 2013
Followed recipe exactly except to bake for an extra 15 minutes. Made a really thick boneless chop, and it needed the extra cooking time. I did slice an onion and lay the chop on top of that - yum, delicious with. Served with some kind of stir fry Japanese noodles I had, drizzling a little of the leftover sauce on them, and adding the chop/onion slices on top. Applesauce rounded out the meal. Have a bit left that will just fill the bill for my lunch tomorrow. Sauce is a keeper for future reference.
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Coconut Orange Cupcakes

Reviewed: Jan. 20, 2011
Just made the cupcakes omitting the mandarin orange segments, the white chocolate, and the topping. The topping, because it sounded too sweet to me. They would be delicious plain as I baked with a cuppa. However, I did take some Temptee whipped cream cheese, and frosted a couple and then dunked them in the coconut. Now, that's to my liking! Plan to freeze them plain and then cream cheese "frost" as needed. Also, recalculated the recipe to make 12, and because of not adding the mandarins and choc chips, got 10, not 12 out of it. All in all, it's a keeper and is already in my recipe box. Morning after: I'm so glad I didn't frost these. As is, this morning, they are perfect consistency of a morning muffin.
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Blueberry Crisp II

Reviewed: Sep. 23, 2011
I wasn't sure I'd like this, and hoped I wasn't wasting this summer's frozen fresh blueberries. It was so quick and easy tho, I had to give it a try for tonight's supper. It's delicious. Miracle Whip has always taken the place of mayonnaise in my house, and because I probably only had 3 cups of berries, I cut down on the M.W. using a scant 1/2 cup, but leaving the other ingredients the same. I left mine in the oven for 50 minutes. I hope noone asks for the recipe, because I know they will be turned off when I tell them how much M.W. is in it. I'll definitely make it again tho.
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Grandma McAndrews' Irish Soda Bread

Reviewed: Mar. 9, 2012
Good, moist. Next time I will add a little butter and sprinkled sugar to the top. I took another reviewer's suggestion and made two loaves, perfect for a one person household, one to enjoy now and one to freeze for later.
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Baking Powder Biscuits

Reviewed: Apr. 25, 2012
Delicious. I followed other reviewer's suggestions and only added 1 tbsp. sugar, and patted the dough instead of rolling it. I only got 8 biscuits. This would be a wonderful biscuit to use in a strawberry shortcake.
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Peanut Butter Brownies I

Reviewed: Apr. 7, 2013
Followed recipe and the suggestion of adding baking cocoa. Used 1/4 cup cocoa and 1/4 cup plus 2 tbsp. flour. Cut back the baking powder to 1/2 tsp., and added to the mix 1/2 pkg. of milk chocolate toffee bits. Found the brownies needed a longer period of time baking - 35 minutes. Came out a lovely chocolate colored brownie, very moist and rich. Next time I will follow suggestion on toffee bits pkg of baking the brownies, taking out of oven, then sprinkling bits on top, covering with foil, and leaving the foil on until they are completely cooled. Think this will provide a toffee crunch rather than melting them right in the batter.
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