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Blackberry Cobbler II

Reviewed: May 23, 2013
LOVE!! The suggestions made by kachell99 [less sugar, add cinnamon and vanilla] are perfect. This is a great potluck dish. It's easy and quick, and you'll be bringing home an empty dish. Most desserts that taste this good are completely devoid of nutritional value, but the berries make this almost wholesome. Granted, they are smothered in sugar and caked in butter... mmm CAKED, but really, this hits the spot like a sheet cake, but with some redeeming nutritional value.
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Beth's Spicy Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Reviewed: Dec. 25, 2010
I added 2/3 cup of rum. Soooo good. I also used butter instead of shortening and didn't use white sugar. I was out of eggs so I used 1/4 cup of mayonaise and 1/2 teaspoon of baking powder as a substitute. I can't believe how good these were, especially considering all the wonky changes I made to the recipe. I can't imagine a better oatmeal raisin cookie. I gorged myself on them.
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Kale Krisps

Reviewed: Dec. 8, 2010
You wouldn't think to look at it that it could taste so good. I ate the whole pan myself.
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Orzo with Kale

Reviewed: Dec. 5, 2010
I made this as a hot dish with brown rice instead of orzo. I didn't use nutmeg because my husband dislikes it, and I added halved cherry tomatoes. It was very good. I'll be making it again.
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Luscious Slush Punch

Reviewed: Apr. 18, 2010
Made this for a baby shower and loved it!
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Fruity Cheesecake

Reviewed: Apr. 18, 2010
I've made this twice- once for Easter and once for a baby shower. I love this recipe. It's a crowd pleaser and it's super easy. I tried the Nilla Wafer crust and it was fine, but I prefer graham cracker crust. I also melted down some white chocolate chips and drizzled them on top for the baby shower and it was I nice touch. It looked pretty and tasted great. I had no problem getting the cake out of the aluminum-lined pan as one reviewer mentioned. I didn't try to get the aluminum off, but the cake came out of the pan quite easily. I used sugar-free, fat-free lemon pudding just because the store was sold out of regular, and it was great. I'm always going to make it that way.
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Spinach and Feta Mini-Calzones

Reviewed: Apr. 18, 2010
I made these for a baby shower and they were great.
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High Protein Peanut Butter Balls

Reviewed: Apr. 12, 2010
I love these. I've begun just mixing peanut butter, protein powder, honey, and wheat germ. I just stick the bowl in the fridge and snack on it for days.
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Spinach Enchiladas

Reviewed: Apr. 9, 2010
Not bad. Next time I will add onions [in addition to the green onions], more garlic, cayenne, cumin, mushrooms, olives, and maybe pepper jack instead of monterey jack cheese. This would also be good with hot Italian sausage.
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Braised Balsamic Chicken

Reviewed: Mar. 2, 2010
I might make it again if I can remember to. It's forgettable.
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Slow-Cooked Chili

Reviewed: Feb. 27, 2010
Incredibly boring and bland. I don't know why so many people are impressed with it. I'd eat it on hot dogs, but it's not good enough to eat on it's own. After first following the recipe, I had to add a bunch of stuff to it to save it.
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Make Ahead Lunch Wraps

Reviewed: Dec. 31, 2009
I'll give it two stars just for the "make ahead" idea. I recommend just winging it and making your own variation.
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Big Soft Ginger Cookies

Reviewed: Dec. 14, 2009
YUM!! I accidentally used 2 tablespoons of ginger rather than 2 teaspoons. I will always make it that way. Great cookies!
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Pizza Casserole

Reviewed: Nov. 26, 2009
This stuff needs Italian seasoning, olives, mushrooms, parmesan... even then it's boring at best.
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Jamie's Minestrone

Reviewed: Nov. 7, 2009
I LOVE THIS SOUP! I forgot to add salt and it wasn't bland at all. It's just naturally delicious and flavorful. Yumm!
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Crispy Orange Beef

Reviewed: Aug. 13, 2009
Great recipe. Didn't change anything other than substituting red wine vinegar for rice wine, which I didn't have and wasn't sure where to get. I like it the way it is, but I'm sure doubling the sauce would be tasty. Adding red pepper for the sweet/spicy combo would also be delicious.
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Salmon Rosemary Burgers

Reviewed: Aug. 9, 2009
Not bad. Not good. This just seemed like a waste of salmon. There are so many better ways to prepare it. The patties were a little mushy, eggy, and lacked zest. The rosemary was too strong. Might have been better with some lemon, maybe more horseradish... I don't know. Somethin.
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Slow Cooker Lentils and Sausage

Reviewed: Aug. 5, 2009
As others have mentioned, the cook time is off. After three hours on high, lentils were still crunchy. Had to cook it for another hour and a half at least. Two pounds of sausage is also a little excessive. I used one pound and even that was a little much. It made the stew greasier than it needed to be. Lentils are plenty hearty on their own and very high in protein. I doesn't need all that sausage. It just gets soggy and spongy after four and a half hours on high anyway. You could use all the same ingredients and cook this recipe on the stove in twenty minutes. I'd fry the sausage in a skillet first, then saute the carrot and celery in the sausage-greased pan along with some onion and garlic, and add all that into the pot with the other remaining ingredients. It would be so much faster.
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Catherine's Spicy Chicken Soup

Reviewed: Aug. 4, 2009
I love this recipe. I accidentally added 16 oz. of sour cream instead of 8 oz. and it still came out delicious. There's plenty of flavor the way it is, but I added some home grown jalapenos to give it a little heat and it was perfect. Next time I make it, I plan on adding some black beans, possibly in place of one of the cans of chili beans.
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Awesome Slow Cooker Pot Roast

Reviewed: Aug. 2, 2009
I feel like such a great wife every time I make this, and it's so easy. One can of cream of mushroom soup is definitely enough. Otherwise, you end up with way too much gravy.
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