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Chili I

Reviewed: Sep. 24, 2007
Absolutely delicious! Won 3rd place in my company's chili cook-off (which really means 1st since we usually award our clients)! Slight changes to suit my tastes, however. I dont like the texture of beans, so as filler i substituted hominy (mexican corn) instead. i also omitted the cayenne pepper because i ran out. the recipe is a little sweet (the way i like it), so to make it more savory, i also added 1 pound of smoked bacon, cooked, but not crisped. Pair it with sweet cornbread (there is a great recipe on this site that i used with this one) and you have a winner!
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Honey Crunch Pecan Pie

Reviewed: Nov. 26, 2007
The HIT of Thanksgiving at my house, and my best friend's house! Puts other pies to shame. If you are concerned about curdling your egg mixture with the hot butter, try introducing a little of the egg mixture (like a tbsp) into the bowl with the melted butter and whisk for 30 seconds. Repeat another two times and the butter should be at the right temperature. This pie is worth the extra effort!!!
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Chicken Tikka Masala

Reviewed: Nov. 6, 2007
just like my favorite Indian restaurant! i didnt have cayenne, so i used 1 tsp of chili powder. also, i took the advice of others and only put in 1 tsp of salt in the marinade and 3/4 tsp in the sauce. i upped the cilantro to 1/2 c because i LOVE cilantro. i paired it with this site's garlic cilantro potatoes recipe and their roti one (which was more like a naan recipe because it lacked the flaky layers). it was a knockout with my guests--even the ones that dont normally like Indian food!
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Mini Ham And Cheese Rolls

Reviewed: Oct. 28, 2007
OMG! i had to make two batches of these cuz my roommate and almost polished off the first batch! try to find sweet rolls, they add another depth of flavor!
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Party Chicken Wings

Reviewed: Oct. 28, 2007
Soooo good! my boyfriend liked these more than his usual hot wings.
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Easy Sugar Cookies

Reviewed: Oct. 28, 2007
Hands down the best sugary butter cookie! They are soft and tender. Will definitely make this a staple in my recipe box!
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Golden Sweet Cornbread

Reviewed: Sep. 24, 2007
I'm convinced that this recipe won me 3rd place at my company's chili-cook off. I was too lazy to soak my cornmeal, but it came out moist and not the slightest bit crumbly anyway. Paired great with a chili recipe from this site (Chili I). I will be making this again!!!
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Baked Salmon with Coconut Crust

Reviewed: Sep. 16, 2007
my first time cooking salmon was a hit! even my roommate ate this up-and she is not a fan of fish. i was a little unsure of the doneness of the fish, but even when i put it in for another 10 minutes, it was still juicy.
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Wisconsin Bratwurst

Reviewed: Sep. 16, 2007
delicious! i used arrogant ale and it was a semi-hit with my Wisconsin-native boyfriend only because i grilled them on a grill pan instead of a charcoal grill.
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Peanut Butter Fruit Dip

Reviewed: Sep. 16, 2007
i do not like the taste of yogurt, but have always wanted the benefits associated with it. this dip is PERFECT! slight tang, but peanut buttery. make sure you thaw the whipped topping. i didn't (i dont usually work with tubbed toppings), but it didnt effect the fluffiness too much.
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White Chocolate Raspberry Cheesecake

Reviewed: Mar. 17, 2008
i'm not the biggest fan of white chocolate ( i made it for my bf), but this came out beautifully. i cheated and used raspberry jam, heated in a small sauce pan over med-low (time concerns). thanks, i will be making it again!
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No Bake Cookies V

Reviewed: Jul. 18, 2007
Delicious! They came out with such a smooth and creamy consistancy, my roommate (who has never had a no-bake before) loved them. However, I cut down the sugar to 1 1/2 cups because all i had was sweetened cocoa. They still set beautifully in the fridge in 35 minutes. Will use again!
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Homemade Mac and Cheese

Reviewed: Jan. 17, 2008
this is by far the best mac and cheese recipe i have ever encountered! the roux made the sauce so thick and cheesy without the "floury" taste. I didn't have elbow macaroni so i used the spirals (i find they catch the sauce better. i also added chicken, which i cut up, seasoned with salt and pepper, pan-fried it in olive oil until browned. i mixed the chicken in with the noodles before pouring the sauce. oh, also, try toasting the breadcrumbs (just as the recipe says) in the same pan you cook the chicken in! the leftover browned chicken bits adds soooo much flavor. Major hit with my roommate and my boyfriend!!!
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Lime Chicken Soft Tacos

Reviewed: Jan. 12, 2009
wow. i may never make tacos the same way again! i added 1/2 c fresh cilantro in place of the oregano (as many suggested) and added 1/8 tsp chili powder for kick (i was cooking for two, so you can measure it to taste). this is my new favorite staple! thanks for sharing!
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Fudge

Reviewed: Jan. 3, 2009
omg, really good. i love the smooth and creamy texture. i also opted to make it on the stove, i dont trust microwaves. i skipped the double boiler and just melted the butter and milk together over medium heat, added 1 teaspoon of vanilla and then turned the heat to low and melted the chips in. when the mixture is almost melted, turn off the heat and add walnuts. soooo good!!!
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Cilantro and Garlic Potatoes

Reviewed: Nov. 6, 2007
i stink at frying in oil (and i dont care for the taste), so i baked my potatoes instead at 400 for 25 min. then continued with the recipe. perfect! my two favorite flavors in one dish--could it be anymore delicious?
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Puppy Chow I

Reviewed: Sep. 16, 2007
i had never heard of this treat before until my roommate asked me to make it. it makes a lot, so prepare to be eating this for a while...
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Extreme Chocolate Cake

Reviewed: Feb. 6, 2008
i made these into cupcakes and mini-cupcakes. instant hit! i only wished i tried the frosting in the recipe (my friend insisted on his) absolutely delicious chocolatey flavor, moist in the middle with a little slight crunch in the tops. i baked the mini cupcakes for only 15 min. only problem i had was getting most of them out, even though i greased the pans like a mad woman. next time, i will buy paper cups. i will not need to buy cake mix again!
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French Toast Casserole

Reviewed: Nov. 26, 2007
i added blueberries in the casserole and 1/4 cup brown sugar mixed with the cinnamon for the topping. Delicious and no syrup required! try it with cubed sourdough for an interesting twist.
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Easy Granola Bars

Reviewed: Nov. 21, 2007
pretty good, a bit runny. i made these for my camping trip and was thrilled to pieces to finally use my sweetened condensed milk for something other than fudge.
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