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Buttery Rolls

Reviewed: Feb. 23, 2010
Wow! These were SO good! I have to admit to being nervous when I made these as I had never made rolls before, but they turned out perfect. So buttery, fluffy, and just plain good. They tasted better than the rolls I usually pick up from a local bakery at holiday time. I'll definitely be using this recipe instead from now on, much better taste! I highly recommend this recipe, even if you're nervous as I was. Just give it a try!
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Passover Chocolate Torte

Reviewed: Apr. 29, 2010
Yummy! I made this for Passover, and it was a huge hit! I had some almond flour (which is just ground almonds), so it made it SO very easy to make! I topped with Vanilla Glaze (this site), and it was perfect! Thank you VERY much for the great recipe...easy to make, and so delightful to eat!
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Yorkshire Pudding

Reviewed: Sep. 15, 2010
I've made this a couple of times, and each time was just GREAT! This is by far the best recipe for Yorkshire Pudding I've found, and it is definitely a keeper! The first time I made, I had no juice left from the roast I made, so used 1/4 cup olive oil and 1/4 cup butter. Marvelous! The second time, I used the the au jus from my brisket...YUM! Thank you SO much for the great recipe!
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Baked Chicken and Stuffing

Reviewed: Sep. 9, 2010
I really loved this dish! My mom was visiting, and is now insisting I make this when she comes down over the Holidays! The only thing I did differently was to saute the chicken, which I had cut into cubes, in a small amount of olive oil just till no longer pink. Plus, I used a little more chicken broth than called for, but was otherwise true to the recipe. Excellent!
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Very Old Meatloaf Recipe

Reviewed: Jan. 22, 2014
I was surprised at how good this was. I especially loved the carrots and apple in the meatloaf. Next time I will chop the carrots a bit finer. So good! The reason I was surprised was because I always think of ketchup in or at least on a meatloaf, but wanted something without sugar. This definitely hit the spot! I did add a few shakes of salt and pepper to it, but am sure would be just fine without. Thanks so much for the recipe!
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Cranberry and Cilantro Quinoa Salad

Reviewed: Feb. 19, 2013
This was the first time I tried quinoa, but it won't be the last! Really liked the crunch of the almonds, and the sweetness of the cranberries. I used dried cranberries sweetened with apple juice from the health food store. The salad looks pretty, and is good for you. Gotta love that! I did drizzle a little olive oil on top of my serving...perfect!
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Three Cheese Garlic Scalloped Potatoes

Reviewed: Nov. 1, 2010
Yum yum! This was SO good! I ran out of provolone, so used a little mozzarella to make up for it. I also used a combination of half and half with heavy cream. Perfect! I covered with foil for the first half of baking as suggested by one reviewer, and the potatoes cooked perfectly! My husband loved this as well, so I will definitely make this again. Thanks so much for the wonderful recipe!
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Aunt Blanche's Blueberry Muffins

Reviewed: Sep. 19, 2010
I have been searching for years for a nice, sweet blueberry muffin recipe, and now I found it! I used frozen blueberries as that is what I had on hand, and also added 1 teaspoon of vanilla to batter. Otherwise, followed exactly. Next time I want blueberry muffins, I will look no further than this recipe. Definitely a keeper, and I am so glad I found it! Thanks, Bevy!
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Scottish Shortbread IV

Reviewed: Sep. 19, 2010
f I could give this recipe 10 stars I would! By far the best shortbread recipe I have ever used. I've only ever used confectioner's sugar in the dough, but will never go back from the brown sugar! I did add 1 teaspoon vanilla to mine as I love the vanilla flavor. I used 4 cups flour (I read somewhere that the ratio of flour to butter should be 2 to 1 in shortbread). I kneaded for around 30 seconds in the bowl, and then pressed the dough into a jelly roll pan. After pricking all over with a fork, baked as directed. I also sifted confectioner's sugar all over the top of the warm cookies before cutting. Made them look beautiful, and gave just a little added sweetness. I LOVE shortbread, and will make this recipe over and over. Thank you SO very much!
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Black Bean, Corn, and Tomato Salad with Feta Cheese

Reviewed: Sep. 9, 2010
This was really fantastic! I stayed true to the recipe except I used a can of whole kernel corn as I didn't have corn on the cob. Just the right amount of spiciness, plus I love the flavor from the feta cheese. Very, very good, and I will definitely make again and again. Thank you SO much for the great recipe!
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Texas Ranch Chicken

Reviewed: Aug. 8, 2010
This was SO easy, and delicious! My husband loved it. I did salt and pepper the chicken, and marinate it in the ranch dressing for a couple of hours. I then followed the rest of the recipe as written. Very very good, and I will make again...often!
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Fresh Green Chile Quiche

Reviewed: Apr. 29, 2010
Oh, this was SO cheesy...just decadent! I made it exactly as the recipe is written, feta cheese and all. I love feta cheese! It didn't taste strange at all with the other cheeses and the green chile peppers. I highly recommend this recipe, and will make it again and again! Thanks so MUCH for the great recipe!
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Carrots 'n' Celery with Pecans

Reviewed: Sep. 10, 2010
Yum! I thought this was very good! I did add a little bit more dill weed, plus a dash of pepper. The dish looked great, and went excellently with the chicken I prepared, plus was very easy. Thanks for a great recipe!
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Slow-Cooker Corned Beef and Cabbage

Reviewed: Mar. 18, 2013
This was my first time trying corned beef and cabbage, and all I can say is WOW! Tasted fantastic! I followed recipe exactly except for cutting carrots into slices instead of matchsticks. The potatoes were not mushy at all...they were just right! Cabbage cooked quickly, so no problems with that. And, as I followed the directions of the recipe, I did cook it on HIGH. The corned beef was SO tender! Love this recipe, and will definitely make it again! Thank you LUSYRSGIRL for a fantastic recipe. Absolutely delicious!!
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Bread Machine Challah II

Reviewed: Mar. 13, 2013
Can't believe I never reviewed this recipe...have been using for a couple of years. It is fantastic! I make just as written except usually use 4 1/2 cups of flour. I also sprinkle with sesame seeds or poppy seeds after the egg wash. This is an unbelievably great recipe, which my husband loves! Thank you SO much for this wonderful recipe...now if I could only braid the bread better!
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Pancakes I

Reviewed: Sep. 19, 2010
These were wonderful, and were similar to a recipe I had and lost years ago. Per personal preference, I used melted butter instead of vegetable oil, and added 1 teaspoon of vanilla. I also let the batter rest in the refrigerator for around 30 minutes before cooking. Perfection! Will use this recipe again and again....thanks!
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Carrot Salad

Reviewed: Jun. 10, 2010
Wonderful salad, both pleasing to the eye as well as the palate! I did substitute Splenda for the sugar, and used crushed pineapple as that is what I had on hand. This is definitely a recipe that I will use again and again. Thank you, Carol!
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Slow-Cooked, Texas-Style Beef Brisket

Reviewed: Sep. 15, 2010
This is an awesome recipe that makes great barbecue sandwiches! I'm not sure why some reviewers meat burnt...I had so much juice with mine that I had to take quite a bit out! I used the juice I removed to make Yorkshire Pudding (Mort Tibble's recipe, this site) cause I love Yorkshire Pudding! The sauce with this recipe was sweet (which I like, by the way), but after adding it to the meat with the juice in the slow-cooker, it toned down the sweetness a lot. Next time I make this, I will probably add a little more brown sugar! I cooked this a full 24 hours, and it was just fantastic! Highly recommended!
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Savory Garlic Marinated Steaks

Reviewed: Sep. 11, 2010
Absolutely the best steak marinade I have ever made. I followed to a T, and marinaded for 20 hours before grilling. So, so very good! I do recommend using a good quality balsamic vinegar as it is a must to get the best flavor. Definitely a keeper!
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Classic Tiramisu

Reviewed: Sep. 9, 2010
I have made several recipes for tiramisu, but this is the best one BY FAR I have ever made. I like the fact that this one is sweeter than the others, plus I like the fact that you cook the egg...makes it just a little bit safer in my viewpoint. I did not have mascarpone cheese, so used the cream cheese/sour cream/whipping cream substitute used by LGIORGI on that review. Since my ladyfingers were hard, I made around 1 1/2 cups of strong coffee with a little Kahlua, soaking each ladyfinger for just a few seconds. If you use this method, do not soak too long or the ladyfingers will fall apart. Everything came out perfect. I impressed the heck out of my guests! :D Wonderful, wonderful recipe, which I will definitely make again, probably over the holidays. Thank you VERY MUCH for the great recipe!
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