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Irish Cream Creme Brulee

Reviewed: Feb. 23, 2013
This recipe was delicious! Do try to caramelize the sugar with a blow torch, I followed someone's advice by putting these under a broiler, and it just didn't work out.
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Swedish Cream with Summer Berries

Reviewed: Feb. 23, 2013
This made a lovely parfait with raspberries and blueberries. Don't forget to chill it!
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Creamy Broccoli Soup

Reviewed: Feb. 23, 2013
This was delicious! After following recommendations from other reviewers, I doubled the recipe, and it made about 5 servings that disappeared very quickly. I doubled everything except the cheese, 1- 8oz block of sharp cheddar was just enough, and anymore would have been overwhelming in my opinion.
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Basic Corn Muffins

Reviewed: Feb. 23, 2013
Great basic recipe that came out delicious!
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Guacamole

Reviewed: Feb. 23, 2013
This was chunky and delicious! Don't try to substitute lime juice and cilantro, we did on our first batch and it just didn't have the same punch. Stick with the ingredients and you're sure to have a real pleaser here.
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Bob's Awesome Lasagna

Reviewed: Feb. 23, 2013
Delicious! A definite keeper!
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Famous Chicken Francaise

Reviewed: Feb. 23, 2013
This came out great!
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Apple and Brown Sugar Corned Beef

Reviewed: Feb. 23, 2013
I've always gone to this recipe for corned beef. I've only ever made it in the crock pot though, and there wasn't any room for the vegetables and the meat wouldn't be completely covered. Now, I've tried this in a stock pot on the stove (40 min per lb) and doubled the broth ingredients. This was the best it ever came out, absolutely delicious and moist. I will never go back to the crock pot.
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Butternut Squash Soup II

Reviewed: Feb. 24, 2013
True, I didn't follow the ingredients list to the "t". However, having followed suggestions from other reviewers, this yielded a VERY delicious soup that will definitely be worth remaking. This is what I changed. I omitted the potatoes and celery. When cooking the vegetables (squash, carrots, and onion) in butter, I added a tablespoon of minced garlic. Once the vegetables had 5 or so minutes on the heat, I added 4 cups of chicken broth, 1 tsp cinnamon, a dash nutmeg, a pinch of curry (just to bring out the complimentary spices, there is no real hint of curry in the final product), 1/4 cup of spiced rum (I used Captain Morgan's Tattoo), and 1/2 cup of half and half. Everything else I followed according to the recipe. I had a bowl with a dollop of sour cream, and then one without. The difference is negligible. I don't know what the original would taste like, but these changes made this soup absolutely fantastic. My husband just finished licking his second bowl clean. UPDATE:: So this is the second time I've made this soup, and here are the following changes I made. Split a butternut squash in half, put em in a bowl over about half an inch of water, and microwaved for 15 mins to soften. Into the stockpot, I threw in a sweet potato with the carrot, onion, and squash. Added 3 cloves of garlic, the same spices I used last time, except for the rum, and half and half. Delicious, and I think even better than last time.
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Tomato Bisque III

Reviewed: Mar. 5, 2013
Absolutely delicious. I doubled the recipe, used fresh tomatoes (16 Campari, didn't bother peeling, seeding, and I quartered instead of diced because I knew it would all get pureed in the end), a 6oz can of tomato paste, and 3/4 cup of half-and-half cream instead of 1/2 cup of heavy cream. Will definitely make it this way again.
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Garlic Chicken

Reviewed: Mar. 5, 2013
Melted 1/4c sweet cream butter with about 2 tablespoons minced garlic, held off on the parmesan because I was already making garlic parmesan potatoes. Cooked 4 chicken breasts on 400 degrees for 23 minutes. Came out moist and quite delicious.
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Kristen's Parmesan Roasted Potatoes

Reviewed: Mar. 5, 2013
Excellent! Don't forget to grease the pan, otherwise these will want to stick.
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My Crab Cakes

Reviewed: Mar. 8, 2013
Wow. These came out great! Follows another reviewers recommendation to change up the ingredients a bit, so this is what I did. I didn't saute the green onions, used 2 cans crab meat, 2 eggs, and upped the old bay seasoning to 1/2 tsp as well. Also, I used about 16 Club Crackers, regular mustard, and regular bread crumbs. Everything else I followed according to the recipe, it yielded 9 medium sized crab cakes. Serve these with Garlic Aioli (also found on this website). Delicious, and definitely worthy of a repeat!
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Amazingly Easy Irish Soda Bread

Reviewed: Mar. 9, 2013
Finally succeeded in making bread! The first time I followed this, the bread was great except for an unfortunate raw spot in the top that just wouldn't cook away. After reading a few reviews, this was what I did. Followed the recipe, except I made buttermilk from milk and lemon juice. Combined all ingredients, kneaded in a large handful of raisins, and set on a floured pizza stone. Cooked at 350 degrees for an hour, took it out half an hour in and braised with milk and butter and returned it to the oven for the remaining half hour. After it hour was up, I took it out and immediately wrapped it in foil and a dish towel in room temperature, until it cooled. It cooked completely through and is moist, fluffy, and delicious. Win!
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Tuna Noodle Casserole from Scratch

Reviewed: Mar. 24, 2013
This was delicious! I was so glad to see a casserole recipe that wasn't entirely out of a can. No high fructose blah blah or other science experiments, this was all fresh ingredients! I made a few changes. I substituted broccoli for mushrooms (cuz the husband won't touch them), doubled the garlic, and when cooking the sauce, added 1tsp nutmeg, thyme, and red pepper flakes. Everything else I followed according to the recipe. Next time, I may throw in some of the cheese into the sauce as well as on top.
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Parmesan Garlic Rolls

Reviewed: Mar. 30, 2013
Didn't have yeast, so I put in baking powder instead (1.5 tsp to go with the 1.5 cups in the recipe, ended up not adding any flour because the consistency was great), used only 1 tsp salt, and liberally doubled the garlic powder. No need to wait around for the dough to rise, because of the baking powder substitute. Baked at 375 degrees for 20 minutes, then covered with foil until the bread became room temperature. Now they didn't fluff up quite like the pictures, however, they came out delicious anyway. Next time I'll try the yeast to see the difference.
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Pasta Primavera with Italian Turkey Sausage

Reviewed: Apr. 30, 2013
Delicious! We followed the recipe without exception. This was the second time we made this and it was outstanding each time. A definite repeat!
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Detroit Hot Honey Wings

Reviewed: May 18, 2013
This was fantastic! We didn't have wings, so we used tenderloins. When it came to the hot sauce, we used thai garlic chili hot sauce and added sriracha to taste. The heat of the cayenne complimented the sweet honey, we loved it!
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Hudson's Baked Tilapia with Dill Sauce

Reviewed: Jul. 21, 2013
Absolutely delicious. I added cajun seasoning, salt and pepper liberally to both sides, and then in addition to the lemon slices, we squirted with fresh lemon juice. For the sauce, unfortunately we didn't have fresh dill. We substituted 2 TBSP fresh dill with 2 tsp dried dill weed. Came out great! We will definitely repeat this recipe, it was simple and flavorful, and the husband is in the kitchen licking the baking pan clean with an ear of corn.
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Delicious Salmon

Reviewed: Aug. 4, 2013
This was easy, used readily available ingredients, and delicious, though next time I may go a touch lighter on the soy sauce since this seemed right on the edge of too salty. We'll be repeating this one indefinitely.
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