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Chicken and Cashews

Reviewed: Aug. 15, 2007
Excellent! I marinated the chicken overnight in 1/2 cup of "House of Tsang Korean Teriyaki Sauce." I also added 1 cup of fresh broccoli florets for some color! Super tasty over white rice and VERY easy to make!
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Feta Cheese Turkey Burgers

Reviewed: Mar. 23, 2009
We really liked this! I added three cloves of garlic, some onion powder & pepper, and cooked in a pan with some olive oil for 6 minutes each side. Topped with more feta, some baby leaf spinach, and served on a whole wheat kaiser roll with fresh corn on the side. Tasty!
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Grilled Salmon I

Reviewed: Apr. 3, 2008
Awesome recipe! Best to marinate over night if you have the time, but pretty tasty with the 2-hour time as well. We cooked flesh side down first, for about 4-minutes per side. Served with green beans and brown rice.
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15-Minute Marinated Chicken

Reviewed: Feb. 4, 2008
Wow, this is really tasty with Natalie's addition of the turkey bacon. I prep everything in the morning right in a glass baking dish, cover with plastic and pop in the oven in the evening. Don't leave out any of the ingredients, we tried leaving out the lemon once and it didn't taste the same. VERY good!
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Crustless Spinach Quiche

Reviewed: Feb. 4, 2008
I added chopped ham, used sharp cheddar, and used only egg whites. Bake time was about 10 minutes longer than original recipe. This was SUPER tasty, eat for breakfast OR dinner. Left overs reheat well too!
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Open-Faced Broiled Roast Beef Sandwich

Reviewed: Nov. 8, 2007
Really tasty, hits the spot. A bit on the greasy side but you can use turkey for a lighter sandwich.
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The Best Veggie Sandwich

Reviewed: Nov. 5, 2007
These were simply wonderful! I used a fresh white round loaf, cut thin and added some mesquite smoked turkey. Side of romaine lettuce with some plum tomatoes for an excellent and filling meal!
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Cheese-Stuffed Jalapenos

Reviewed: Sep. 2, 2007
Brought these to a party ready to bake and everyone loved them! Only boiled them down for 4 minutes and they had a spicy kick to them but were not too hot. I'e also made them with large jalapenos and didnt have to boil at all. Use some SMOKED cheddar for really tasty filling.
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Mimi's Zucchini Pie

Reviewed: Sep. 9, 2009
This recipe is a summer favorite! Great to bring to those summer parties and use up the rest of those zucchini's in your garden or your neighbors! I used 3 eggs, 1/2 cup Parmesan on the inside, plus an additional layer on top, I add nutmeg, pepper, hickory bacon salt, and some garlic to taste, top with roma tomatoes and fresh basil leaves for a pretty pie! I recommend adding the top layer of cheese & tomatoes during the last 10-15 minutes of baking. Putting the tomatoes ON TOP of the cheese makes for a prettier presentation in my opinion. If you use fresh basil leaves sneak them under the tomatoes when you pull out the pie because they'll burn in the oven.
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Beth's Spicy Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Reviewed: Aug. 12, 2007
These are SUPER tasty. I completely omitted the white sugar and only used the 1 cup of brown and they were still VERY sweet. I also used only whole wheat flour in place of the white flour. This is a much healthier alternative and the raisins still make them sweet and tasty! I bake at 350 for only 8 minutes and they were PERFECT! This recipe makes a TON of cookies so you might want to cut the recipe in half if you have a small family.
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Bountiful Garden Zucchini Enchiladas

Reviewed: Dec. 17, 2011
These are excellent, I used some pepper jack mixed in and topped the entire enchilada with sliced zucc's, turned out great!
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Pumpkin-Apple Muffins with Streusel Topping

Reviewed: Apr. 21, 2007
Forget the streusel, these are so divine that you don't even need it! I made these tasty muffins with whole wheat flour only, cut the sugar in half, added 1 cup of milk, 1 cup of quick-oats, and a couple tablespoons of flax seed and they were still super yummy, sweet, and had a to-die-for aroma! 5 STARS! P.S... my additions made 12 overfilled muffins and the cook time was 20 minutes exactly.
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Banana Oatmeal Bread

Reviewed: Feb. 4, 2008
5 Stars. A wonderful, tasty bread. Used 1/2 Cup applesauce and 1/2 Cup butter in place of shortening, used 3 bananas for a moist bread, no raisins. The crust came out really well! Lovely.
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Angie's Perfect Dinner Rolls

Reviewed: Nov. 23, 2007
Followed the directions exactly and got nice fluffy, beautiful dinner rolls! Everybody loved them and they made great little sandwich rolls the following day. Watch the quantity though, this recipe makes 36 rolls which is a lot of rolls for a small family! I cut the recipe in half and still got 20. Also if you are having a hard time getting the dough to rise while in the bowl, heat up your oven and then turn it off and leave the bowl of dough to rest on top of your oven door while the door is open, it helped my dough to rise. Will definitely make again!
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Kung Pao Chicken

Reviewed: Apr. 23, 2007
An excellent recipe. The marinade didn't make quite enough in my opinion and I added a bit more white wine and soy sauce. Watch the amount of chile paste you put in, I thought it was pretty hot! But hubby loved it! An easy-to-make recipe and great with white rice.
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Baked Spinach

Reviewed: Aug. 23, 2007
We thought this was OK. We used reviewer, Julene's additions to the recipe but still felt that it lacked some flavor. Next time I will add more cheese and more spices! Good and healthy meal nonetheless!
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To Die For Blueberry Muffins

Reviewed: Apr. 17, 2007
I gave the crumb topping a chance but only tried in on two of the muffins. It also sank a hole in the middle and dripped off the pan. The other ones I added 1 cup quick-oats, added a half cup of whole wheat flour, a 1/2 cup of milk, some cinnamon and some vanilla with FRESH blueberries and they turned out awesome. This is an easy recipe to alter to your liking. Just make sure to taste it as you add the sugar in so it comes out to your liking. Adding some quick oats, wheat flour, and cinnamon gave it some nice texture and flavor without the sweet topping and you can still overfill them so you have BIG muffin tops.
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Teriyaki Chicken

Reviewed: Apr. 13, 2007
Excellent! I used brown sugar and light/low sodium soy sauce and added half a Tbsp of red garlic chile paste. Used three boneless chicken breasts cut-up, marinated for 3-hours and then put in a large skillet on high. Served with steamed white rice and fresh steamed broccoli. It was VERY good!
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Oatmeal Blueberry Muffins

Reviewed: Apr. 13, 2007
I LOVE these muffins. Please note that they are a healthier muffin and don't taste anything like the out-of-the-box muffins. If you like sugary-dessert style muffins these are not for you. I love the texture and also used whole wheat flour but kept the rest of the ingredients the same. Make sure to get BIG blueberries for the best flavor. Add a 1/4-1/2 cup of sugar to make them sweeter but I liked them just how they were listed!
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Garlicky Baked Butternut Squash

Reviewed: Nov. 23, 2007
Super tasty! I poked holes in the squash and nuked for 8 mins, turning over half way through. Then I used a potato peeler to peel the skin off. This made it a lot softer for removing the seeds and cubing the squash. I thought the oven temp. was too hot so cooked at 375 for about 1 hr 10 mins, stirring the squash regularly throughout the cooking time. I added the cheese AFTER I pulled it out and mixed in, as well as a TBSP. of butter and some more salt. It was really good!
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