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Cajun Style Baked Sweet Potato

Reviewed: Sep. 4, 2010
Not bad, but kind of a strange flavor...
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Scott Hibb's Amazing Whisky Grilled Baby Back Ribs

Reviewed: Jul. 23, 2010
Wow! First, the sauce. I made it up the night before, following the recipe exactly. To be honest, I didn't like the way it smelled at all, but figured all those 5 stars ratings couldn't be wrong. I kept the faith. Next, the ribs. One tip, put something down in the bottom of your oven to catch drips. They made a mess, even though I folded the foil and placed the ribs with the seal facing up. Oh, well no big deal. Then, the transfer from the oven to the grill. This was a little tricky as the meat just kept falling off the bones! We decided to grill them on foil, because if we hadn't, all the meat would have fallen into the fire. We used no stick foil, but we still had some "stickage." They were still quite juicy and generated a lot of smoke as their juices drained into the fire. Finally, we got them on the table to eat and...WOW! Amazing and worth every bit of the mess. Before we tasted them my husband was pretty annoyed with the mess on the grill. After one bite, though, he decided the mess wasn't really all that bad. Kind of like how you forget labor pains when you first hold that precious baby! Excellent recipe with just the right amount of "bite." If you do not like spicy food, cut back the red pepper a little.
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Key Lime Pie VII

Reviewed: Jul. 23, 2010
This is a smooth, delicious key lime pie. I used the lime juice in a bottle, because I just couldn't bring myself to squeeze 20-30 little limes. If it wasn't good, I would have tried it again with fresh lime juice, but why bother? It was wonderful! The only other comment I have is that I do think it is just a little too sweet. I may modify it a bit next time with that in mind. There will definitely be a next time!
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Graham Cracker Crust I

Reviewed: Jul. 23, 2010
Perfect! This was delicious with the Key Lime Pie VII recipe and will be great with many others. I can't wait to try it again with a different pie!
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Cinnamon Honey Butter

Reviewed: Jul. 17, 2010
So far I have only tried this on toast, but it is amazing! Next time, though, I think I will cut the confectioner sugar in half. I really think it is sweeter than it needs to be. Excellent recipe, though. The cinnamon is the ticket!
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Cream Cheese Frosting II

Reviewed: Jul. 16, 2010
This frosting is amazing! I used it on the banana bar recipe and took it to work. Everyone raved about the frosting! This will be my standard cream cheese frosting.
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Lemon Horseradish New Potatoes

Reviewed: Jul. 16, 2010
This is a very good, but not amazing recipe. I served these potatoes with the marinated flank steak recipe and it was a perfect flavor combination! Everyone liked them, but no one was blown away by them. I will definitely make them again.
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Marinated Flank Steak

Reviewed: Jul. 16, 2010
I've made this twice and it was wonderful both times. Each time I marinated the meat for 24 hours and ended up with a wonderful flavor and very tender meat. The first time I made this, I ran out of soy sauce and ended up using about 1/2 soy sauce and 1/2 Moore's meat marinade. I actually think the flavor was better on that one. Either way, this is a fantastic recipe that I doubt my family will ever get tired of.
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Sweet Restaurant Slaw

Reviewed: Jun. 18, 2010
This is very good and very easy. Thank you for sharing.
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Guinness® Corned Beef

Reviewed: May 31, 2010
This was good, but next time I'll try a different beer.
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Gooey Butter Cake III

Reviewed: May 25, 2010
This is delicious, but very, very sweet. I will definitely make it again, but only for a large crowd as a little bit goes a long way.
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Fruity Curry Chicken Salad

Reviewed: May 25, 2010
This is the first time I have ever made chicken salad and am very pleased with the results. I used 2 cans of canned chicken. I didn't have any golden raisins, so I used Craisins as others and it was delicious. I will definitely make this again.
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Spicy Grilled Shrimp

Reviewed: May 21, 2010
Very tasty and very spicy. I will definitely make this again.
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Quinoa Tabbouleh

Reviewed: May 11, 2010
This recipe has potential, but is kind of boring as is. It is very refreshing and a nice summer salad, but I agree with others who felt it was missing something. I could definitely imagine it with cilantro and/or cumin. I would have given it 4 stars, but my husband, who likes everything, really did not care for it.
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Quinoa and Black Beans

Reviewed: May 2, 2010
I actually thought this was very good, but no one else in my family cared for it. 5/10/10: I upgraded my rating to 4 stars. I took this to work for lunch everyday for a week and it is delicious. So what if my husband and children don't like it. I think it is excellent and will make it for myself again. It keeps and reheats very well. 4/1/12: I've upgraded to 5 stars. I don't care that my family won't eat it. It's delicious and healthy. A perfect dish in my mind!!
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Chewy Peanut Butter Brownies

Reviewed: Apr. 18, 2010
These are very tasty. We did add about 1 cup chocolate chunks and they were delicious.
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Simple Turkey Chili

Reviewed: Feb. 2, 2010
I wanted to try turkey chili as a healthier alternative for the traditional version. I will probably never make beef chili again, however this was not, on the whole, the most flavorful chili recipe I've ever made. I will probably try using turkey in one of the other turkey recipes from this site in the future -- though this really was very good. UPDATE: I changed my rating to 5 stars after eating this on the second day...definitely more flavorful!
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