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Sopapilla Cheesecake Pie

Reviewed: Dec. 20, 2009
Super easy and very good. I cut the butter on the topping buy almost half and it was still very buttery. I also omitted the honey as I made these for a party and not everyone likes honey. This was the first dish to disappear!
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Easy OREO Truffles

Reviewed: Dec. 20, 2009
These are super rich. I love rich but these are a bit over the top. As others suggested, chilling the dough was a big help. Toothpick did not work..I used a spoon to dip into the chocolate. I decorated them with some melted almond bark and they looked very professional.
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Slow Cooker Buffalo Chicken Sandwiches

Reviewed: Nov. 30, 2009
super easy, great flavor...but killer hot! Although I like spicy, next time I think I would use less wing sauce and more of another liquid. I would have to experiment. I served these w/ blue cheese dressing. I will make this again. Yum.
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Bikini Martini

Reviewed: Nov. 10, 2009
I had several friends over and we all agreed that the measurements of the rum and vodka should be switched, because it was just a tad too coconutty. (3/4 oz rum and 1 oz vodka.) Other than that, a great recipe and a really fun evening tweaking it to our taste. Thanks POLKA!
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Pear Coffee Cake

Reviewed: Sep. 19, 2009
Well, let me start off by saying that this is really not a coffee cake. It is a very dense, very moist bread. While still warm, the flavor seemed to need more spices. It seemed to need less pears and less coconut. I was not impressed. However, after covering it and storing it in the fridge overnight, the cake was much better the next day. It is still very dense like a fruitcake, but the flavors are much more pronounced and I found it delicious. It still needs less coconut, about half of what is called for.
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Garlic Prime Rib

Reviewed: Apr. 11, 2009
Perfection! The flavors of the garlic and thyme went all through the meat. Can't do any better than this!
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Grandma Ople's Apple Pie

Reviewed: Jan. 31, 2009
I wanted all of the juicy goodness to be inside the pie, so I stirred the sauce into the apples and then filled the pie shell and sealed with a traditional crust. The pie still came out a bit dry. It was a good pie, but not anything I would rave about. Maybe my apples were larger. It would be nice to use weights instead of amounts in this recipe since sizes of apples vary so much. Next time, I'll try to increase the sauce by half and see if that works. It also needs about 2 tsp cinnamon.
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Sugar-Free Frosting

Reviewed: Jan. 1, 2009
I doubled the amount of pudding as others suggested. It was difficult to get a smooth frosting. It was just a bit lumpy, but the firmness was good. The taste was not sweet at all (to me) but sometimes that can be a good thing, especially on a sweet cake. My mom is diabetic and this frosting was great for the low-sugar cake that I made. Everyone enjoyed the frosting, but I think that it would be better with some Splenda added. I gave it 3 stars because I think it needs the extra box of pudding.
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One Bowl Brownies

Reviewed: Jan. 1, 2009
These are very good. The top crust could be a little "crustier" so I didn't give them 5 stars, but if I could give them 4 1/2, I would. They are fudgy, chewy at the edges, and have a good chocolate flavor. The ease of the recipe and the fact that they take one bowl will make these a staple in my house.
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German Pancakes II

Reviewed: Dec. 5, 2008
I have made this recipe for years. The only difference is that I bake mine at 450 degrees. This quantity will make two pancakes baked in cast iron skillets. I think the cast iron (and the high cooking temp.) is essential for getting the right texture. Just make sure you use a well-seasoned pan and spray it liberally with cooking spray. I eat my pancake with honey. I have yet to find a child that doesn't love these!
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Peach Crisp III

Reviewed: Nov. 24, 2008
Good recipe. I have made this with the granola and then also made it subbing oats for the granola when I was out and it was good either way.
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Baked Teriyaki Chicken

Reviewed: Nov. 21, 2008
This was just ok. I think because it really needs a grilled flavor to be Teriyaki. As is, it is a good marinade or sauce for chicken. It seemed like a lot for the pan, however and my chicken ended up more boiled than baked, so I took it out of the sauce and put it under the broiler to finish it up.
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Overnight Cinnamon Rolls I

Reviewed: Nov. 9, 2008
I made the dough in the bread machine and it came out great with just a tad (1/3) cup more flour. When I rolled out the dough, I spread a layer of margarine just because I couldn't imagine it without that addition (I thought maybe it accidentally omitted in the recipe). Overall, it depends on how big you roll out the dough as to how much cinnamon/sugar you need. I like lots of layers, so mine took more. I think it still could have been more cinnamon-y. I flipped the pan upside down as soon as it came out of the oven and that took care of any juicy goodness escaping the rolls. Flipped them back over after a few minutes to serve. I made a cream cheese frosting because I don't like the flavor of glazes. (I'm only rating the rolls minus the glaze here.) It was a good cinnamon roll, but not the best I've ever eaten. They were pretty easy to make. Oh, and I left out the raisins. I like raisins, but not in cinnamon rolls.
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Never Fail Applesauce Spice Cake

Reviewed: Nov. 2, 2008
This was a great cake! It was very moist. I did up the cinnamon to a full teaspoon and I also added 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg because I wanted it to be more spice than applesauce flavor. I didn't use the recipe for frosting because I already have a cream cheese frosting that I love (found on this site) that is not overly sweet. I thought this one called for way too much sugar, so I didn't even try it. The flavor of this cake was outstanding! Like a nice carrot cake, minus the carrots and raisins. Oh! One other slight change. I subbed 3/4 cup of the sugar for Splenda. I did think that the order of mixing the cake was very odd, but it turned out just fine. The butter was very hard to encorporate as written. Next time, I'll mix traditionally, creaming the butter with the sugar, then adding eggs, etc... All in all, this recipe (albiet a tad quirky) is a keeper and I will make it again and again.
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Tzatziki Sauce II

Reviewed: Oct. 13, 2008
The only thing I did differently was to add a splash of lemon juice. Yum! Make it ahead as it gets better with time. At least a couple of hours or overnight if you can make it a day ahead.
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Traditional Gyro Meat

Reviewed: Oct. 13, 2008
This was easy to make and also tastes very close to what I get at the restaurant. I upped the salt to a teaspoon, though, as I thought 1/4 tsp would have left the meat bland. Mine took longer to cook than the directions stated. I found that a paper towel was an excellent way to squeeze the water from the onions. The onions came right out and did not stick to the paper towel and then I only had to throw the paper towel away for easy clean-up. The next time I make this meat, I'll save the juice that bakes off and cover the meat with it in the fridge to keep it moist. Live and learn!
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Shemakes Instant Chai Tea

Reviewed: Oct. 12, 2008
pretty good when you want some Chai in a hurry.
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Frosted Banana Bars

Reviewed: Oct. 10, 2008
These were sturdy enough to eat with your fingers, but they lacked something in taste. They did not have a great banana taste and I somehow want to attribute that to the sour cream. (My bananas were definitely ripe enough.) The kids who ate these didn't complain, but all in all, I found them to be just OK. 4 stars may be a bit generous.
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Mock Coconut Pie (Spaghetti Squash Pie)

Reviewed: Oct. 9, 2008
So, OK. It really doesn't taste anything like coconut (thus the 4 stars), but if you want a custard pie with texture, this is a good substitute. Maybe ading some coconut flavoring would help if you really are wanting coconut flavor without the coconut. It did have a lovely subtle lemon flavor. I served it to my hubby (who doesn't like coconut) and he thought it was great. Next time, I'll chop the squash up much finer, maybe put it in a food processor. All in all, I thought this was an excellent use of spaghetti squash. I'll make it again.
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Best Ever Pie Crust

Reviewed: Oct. 7, 2008
This has been my no-fail pie crust recipe for more than 20 years. Simple and excellent. I use butter flavor shortening and the coldest water possible.
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