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No Fail Pie Crust I

Reviewed: Apr. 7, 2013
Thank you!! I used to fail with pie crust, until I found this recipe! This dough is very easy to work with on floured surface after refrigerating 30-60 minutes. It's my new go-to recipe, with a couple minor changes. I mix in 1 tsp. of salt with egg, water & vinegar. And I use butter flavored shortening, it just tastes better in my opinion.
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Stromboli

Reviewed: Apr. 7, 2013
Great quick week night meal hubby & kids loved! I made two for our family of five, including two teenage boys. I had one pizza crust dough on hand and a crescent roll dough (not our favorite). I made one as recipe indicated and a Hawaiian with crescent roll dough. Next time I'm going to just make Hawaiian though for even quicker meal prep(Canadian bacon, pineapple tidbits & baby bella mushrooms) with pizza dough as is our family's favorite pizza toppings.
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Chef John's Ham and Potato Soup

Reviewed: Apr. 7, 2013
Excellent soup! So simple, yet so delicious! I doubled for our family of 5 (including two teenage boys) as it stated it made 4 servings but no need, HUGE servings.
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Baked Ham and Cheese Party Sandwiches

Reviewed: Dec. 7, 2011
Great recipe, so easy to tweak to your liking. I make these as regular size sandwiches on busy weeknights for my family. Don't usually have poppy seeds on hand so I use toasted sesame seeds, which we prefer. Omitted the onions, we didn't care for them. I've quit melting the butter, prefer making it a spread that i put on top of cheese, inside the bun. I buy kaiser rolls from the bakery, but even hamburger buns have worked in a pinch. Occasionally change it up with provolone cheese too.
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Polish Pickles

Reviewed: Dec. 7, 2011
Someone always brings these to family holiday parties and events - never any left over! We use the Carl Budding corned beef thin lunch meat. Be sure to let the cream cheese come to room temperature, or you'll tear the thin meat when you go to spread it on. Yum!!
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Yummy Roll Ups

Reviewed: Dec. 7, 2011
We grew up making these for holidays and special events. The only difference is we've always used corned beef - the Carl Budding ultra thin shaved kind . Using ham makes them taste a little 'off' to me. We also always roll the pickles in the center, slice them into bite size portions, usually eating the ends as we slice them as they're not as pretty. they present very nicely on a serving tray, easy finger foods for people to grab, and no toothpicks required. Try them with the corned beef - you won't be disappointed!
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Alfredo Mostaccioli

Reviewed: Jul. 29, 2010
This is great alfredo!! We always double the sauce, never seems to be enough, and serve grilled chicken on top. Be sure to let the sauce thicken before tossing though. Yum!!
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Zesty Porcupine Meatballs

Reviewed: Jul. 29, 2010
I also added some garlic and green pepper and fry up with onion until translucent since I don't like crunchy onions. I use an extra can of soup so I can add more to the meatballs too. And I pre-cooked the rice (and added a little more) as the first time I made the rice was still a little hard in some of them. With some modifications to personal taste they're delicious!!
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Marinated Pork Chops

Reviewed: Jul. 29, 2010
Wonderful marinade!! Even my picky eaters couldn't get enough!
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Broccoli and Tortellini Salad

Reviewed: Jul. 29, 2010
I've made with white vinegar in a pinch, still turns out good. Also prefer using Craisins. Tastes best made the night before (add sunflower seeds just before serving though), or at least given a couple hours for flavors to meld. Yum!!!
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Simple Country Ribs

Reviewed: Jul. 29, 2010
We LOVED these! You won't be disappointed!!
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Sensational Sirloin Kabobs

Reviewed: Jul. 29, 2010
We LOVE these!!! We omit the cherries and replace with zucchini from the garden. We've prepared the meat and marinade ahead of time and froze it for camping trips (meat/marinade then thaw in cooler) - turns out GREAT every time!! We also grill meat on separate skewers from the rest for more even cooking.
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Greek Salad I

Reviewed: Jul. 29, 2010
I didn't have red onion, used green onion from the garden. Yum! Even my picky husband said this salad's a keeper!
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Easy Hawaiian Chicken Packets

Reviewed: Jul. 29, 2010
I added baby bellas, zucchini & baby carrots I had to use up, tossed all veggies in some teriyaki marinade too. It was raining so I baked them in 400 degree oven on baking sheet in case the foil leaked (one did) for 35 minutes & served over herbed rice. Very easy & delicious weeknight meal!
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Chicken Pasta I

Reviewed: Jul. 29, 2010
I grilled the chicken, added zucchini from the garden, minced garlic, and pesto for a little more flavor. We loved it - even my picky 4 year old gave it two enthusiastic thumbs up!
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Broccoli Cheese Soup

Reviewed: Dec. 2, 2009
Great soup!! I changed it up a bit by doubling the broccoli (also used frozen florets, which broke down in the broth when they cooked), omitted garlic powder and added 1 heaping tsp minced garlic and 1/4 c. white wine to the butter while onion cooked. I also, added 8 oz. sharp cheddar cheese in addition to the loaf of processed cheese. Saved 1 c. of chicken broth and used that with the cornstarch to thicken. So easy, and turned out GREAT!! My picky 3 year old devoured it!
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