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Italian Marinated Chicken

Reviewed: Oct. 19, 2009
A perfect marinade when there's no time or no desire to mix one from "scratch". I used Kraft Tuscan House Italian Dressing & Marinade. Can't see why the additional oil would be necessary, though. Very good with brown sugar & butter mashed sweet potato.
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Veronica's Apple Pancakes

Reviewed: Oct. 17, 2009
5 for flavor, 5 for being quick & easy. I halved the recipe, but used 1 egg so needed to add a couple of extra tsps of flour.
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Eggplant Parmesan

Reviewed: Oct. 15, 2009
Even though the flavor that comes from breaded & fried eggplant is missing from this recipe, this is my favorite recipe because it's quick, easy, and healthy. I used canned Italian-style diced tomatoes and Italian-blend cheese instead of mozzarella. Also added a few dollops of Ricotta cheese on top of the eggplant slices.
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White Chili with Ground Turkey

Reviewed: Oct. 14, 2009
I followed jmarie's advice and tried this chili AND liked it! I followed the directions exactly except for using rinsed and drained Great Northern Beans that I did not mash. Used a little less broth and the chili was thick enough for my liking. Also did not add the cheese to the soup but used it as a garnish on top and stirred it into the individual servings.
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Winter Blossom's Often Requested Ham Salad

Reviewed: Oct. 11, 2009
Ham salad has always been a favorite of mine as a sandwich or cracker spread. But I've never added brown mustard and that makes it especially tasty.
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Linguini with Broccoli and Red Peppers

Reviewed: Oct. 11, 2009
A good combination of veggies and an excellent side with sweet and sour meatballs. I omitted the parmesan, but if I was eating this as a light entree, I'd certainly use it.
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Sweet and Sour Meatballs II

Reviewed: Oct. 11, 2009
Very tasty - an excellent sweet/sour sauce. I made some slight changes to the meatballs: only 1/2 of a large red onion, chopped VERY fine (almost like grated) and 3/4 cup of breadcrumbs. I used only 1/2 cup brown sugar in the sauce and next time may decrease the vinegar a bit, too. I made 15 meatballs from the recipe and used 9 for the sweet/sour sauce, will freeze the extra six to have with tomato pasta sauce and spaghetti.
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Cajun Style Baked Sweet Potato

Reviewed: Oct. 10, 2009
Save a step and just use pre-mixed Cajun spice blend along with the brown sugar and olive oil. I intended to make these in halves, but in the end cut the sweet potato in cubes so it would roast faster. I used a round cake pan as the higher sides made stirring easier.
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Smothered Pork Chops

Reviewed: Oct. 10, 2009
Although I used basically the same ingredients, I prepared these chops in a different way. 1. I sauteed the chopped onion and removed it from the skillet, 2. I coated the chops with flour (some seasoning salt added) and browned them in olive oil, 3. added the onions back to the skillet along with about 1/2 cup of water, a tsp of chicken granules and a tsp of worchestershire sauce, 4. covered and simmered for about 30 minutes. Served the pork with cajun roasted sweet potatoes. Very tender and flavorful.
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Creamy Black Bean Dip

Reviewed: Oct. 9, 2009
I just mixed the vinegar, ketchup, etc. together in a mixing bowl, added the rinsed & drained beans and mashed all together with my potato masher. I did add a bit of lime juice to the dip, also. I tried using some of the black beans in a quesadilla - and while I might make this recipe again as a dip, I won't be using it for another quesadilla. The vinegar/ketchup taste just wasn't quite right.
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Country Sausage Gravy

Reviewed: Oct. 4, 2009
The addition of the onions, peppers, and spices/seasonings really made it stand out. I did use less flour because of my own personal preference to have gravy that is not so thick, and I would suggest not adding any extra salt, at least not until after adding the chicken bouillon.
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Apple and Pork Stew

Reviewed: Oct. 1, 2009
When I first added the red wine to the stew, it seemed like it might be a bit overpowering to the other flavors. After it simmered, it was delicious. I wouldn't hesitate to serve this uniquely flavored stew with popovers or cornbread and a mixed greens salad to dinner guests.
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Asian-Style Zucchini

Reviewed: Sep. 29, 2009
I used onions and yellow bell pepper along with the zucchini and served this with white rice to make a very satisfying & quick light meal. The only change in the seasoning I made was to use a few drops of sesame oil (instead of seeds) and about a tsp of white sugar mixed with the soy sauce.
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Low-Fat Corn Bread

Reviewed: Sep. 28, 2009
Cornbread sounded really good as a go-along with the soup that I was having for dinner, but I needed a quick and easy recipe as I didn't have time to make my usual. I didn't follow this recipe closely and make the bread completely non-fat -- I used whole egg and 2% milk. Also ate the cornbread topped with butter, so that incorporated more of the taste of "traditional" buttery corn bread. I'll make this again for something quick - although the texture isn't quite what I'd expect from cornbread.
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Mamma Rita's Eggs and Tomato Sauce

Reviewed: Sep. 26, 2009
mmm... I picked the last of this season's Roma tomatoes today and chose this recipe so I could enjoy their fresh taste. And enjoy it I did! Couldn't resist adding some fresh basil to the tomatoes (I used 6 small-ish peeled romas per one egg, quartered) and a small amount of sugar. Just the right proportion of sauce to poach the egg.
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Jalapeno Poppers I

Reviewed: Sep. 25, 2009
This was the first time I made poppers. Rather time consuming, but fun and delish. I do believe the peppers need to be blanched first - 1-2 minutes then cooled under running water. I used an Italian Cheese blend along with the cream cheese & mayo and skipped the egg, just dipping the peppers in milk before rolling in the cornflake crumbs. Also sprinkled a little extra shredded cheese on top and covered loosely with foil while baking. Didn't have plastic gloves so used baggies on my hands while cutting & seeding the peppers.
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Cheese Ravioli with Three Pepper Topping

Reviewed: Sep. 24, 2009
Simple and delicious. And to make it even easier to prep, I just used a jar of roasted red pepper, cut in strips. Added a splash of balsamic vinegar and salt.
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Chocolate Banana Peanut Butter Shake

Reviewed: Sep. 20, 2009
I made a high-calorie version (!) of this shake using vanilla ice cream and Special Dark chocolate syrup. I followed Mary L's suggestion to puree the milk, ice cream and banana first and then add the PB (creamy) and syrup. I skipped the step of adding ice because of the ice cream. So delicious it was hard to put the glass down...
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Mushroom and Potato Chowder

Reviewed: Sep. 20, 2009
Excellent comfort soup for a chilly, rainy, Sunday. I did saute all of the veggies except the potatoes (about a double amt of all) before adding the flour and used 1 can of beef broth, just adding water to cover.
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Hot Cheesy Spinach Dip

Reviewed: Sep. 19, 2009
WOW we loved this! The wine/butter/garlic sauce the spinach cooked in was too good to waste so I reserved it and then just added a bit back into the dip instead of using the half-and-half. Was rich and creamy enough for me without it... I used Sargento 6 Cheese Italian Blend for extra cheesy goodness. No need to order out as an appetizer again...this IS better.
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