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Spaghetti Squash I

Reviewed: Nov. 21, 2012
This is really good. I didn't have basil and don't like feta, so they didn't make it to the recipe, but everyone in the family went looking for seconds. Thank you for posting this!
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Low Carb Pancake Crepes

Reviewed: Sep. 1, 2011
Simple to make and delicious. I used strawberry cream cheese and didn't add the cinnamon or sweetener. The first one I made was a standard crepe size, then I did tablespoons, then 1/8th cup measures. The crepe size was a beautiful thing to behold, but I really didn't want to struggle with getting another one out of the pan, hence the experiments. The 1/8th cup measured crepes were easy to manage out of the pan and the size looked nice on a plate. You could fold these in half over fruit or jam and they would be a welcoming sight. Next time I'll add a photo; but this time they're all gone! :-) Thanks for sharing!
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Lola's Horchata

Reviewed: Sep. 1, 2011
This was much better than OK, but not great. I don't have white rice in the house, just brown, so that's what I used. I decreased the sugar, but it was still a bit too sweet. My husband liked it but said it was thin, so I'll adjust here and there - little less sugar, more milk or try a milk/cream mixture. I am also going to try it with homemade almond milk (1/4 c. almonds to 1 c. water in the blender) and use a bit of agave nectar instead of the white sugar. Definitely a keeper with a few tweaks. Thanks for sharing!
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Juicy Roasted Chicken

Reviewed: Aug. 22, 2011
I had a 6 lbs. chicken and goofed on the instant read thermometer so the breast meat was a bit dry, but not bad. I had just enough butter and margarine combined for the job - putting some of the butter under the breast skin. I added some garlic powder to the mix but otherwise followed the recipe. This smells WONDERFUL in the kitchen - just a hint of how it tastes - so, so good. I used the drippings to fry (already microwaved) potatoes in 'til crispy - which made the perfect accompaniment along with a simple green salad. This is perfect for that whole chicken you don't want to bother cutting up and the day you just want dinner on the table without a lot of work. Thank you so much for sharing this great recipe. It will be a staple in our house.
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Amazing Chicken

Reviewed: Dec. 1, 2010
This was a very good dish. Here's how I did it: 5 boneless, skinless chicken thighs, rinsed and dried with paper towels. In a medium size bowl put 2 big spoons of mayo seasoned with garlic powder, sea salt and onion powder - with tongs add the chicken and swoosh around to get it all covered - in a rectangular ziploc food container went about 3/4 c. panko crumbs I seasoned with garlic powder, onion powder, thyme, sea salt and freshly ground pepper - put in the chicken and seal the top on and shake and turn upside down to cover everything with the crumb mixture. I poured about 4 T. olive oil into a glass baking dish and put the chicken in for 20 minutes then turned it once and cooked for the additional 30 minutes. I hate getting my hands goopy and some of the posts mentioned it was messy - so this is how I handled it. I wondered if the boneless thighs would cook like breasts would for the 30 mins. at 425 - they came out great - tender, juicy, nice crisp coating. Best of all - it was quick to prepare. I got a late start on dinner but had everything on the table by 6 thanks to this recipe.
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Hearty Lentil Soup

Reviewed: Dec. 31, 2009
This is VERY good. My husband looked rather underwhelmed when I handed him his bowl, but he happily announced that it was not only good but better than it looked. (funny man!) The changes I made: olive oil, 2 carrots, no parsnip, 3 potatoes, not peeled, no worcestershire sauce, no wine, forgot the cilantro, and used fire-roasted tomatoes with garlic, added some pan-fried chicken and apple sausage and used chicken stock rather than vegie stock. Very good flavor - no need for salt.
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White Bean Chicken Chili

Reviewed: Dec. 31, 2009
This was a good dish. I made a few changes: olive oil rather than vegie oil, more garlic, followed the suggestion to replace tomatillos with salsa verde, and I NEVER measure cumin b/c I love it so I just dump loads in whatever dish calls for it, and I used about 2 cups of frozen kernel corn. It was easy to make, dresses up nicely with condiments and was truly yummy. Thanks for such a nice and easy dinner in a bowl!
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Butternut Squash Fries

Reviewed: Dec. 24, 2008
This was truly yummy. I sprinkled cinnamon, ginger, sea salt and nutmeg in a bowl, swirled in some olive oil and tossed my squash in - gave them a stir and slipped them onto a preheated jellyroll pan. They stayed in about 35 mins. but never got crunchy. What do the success stories have that I don't? Hmmm... Well, I don't have anymore fries - I ate them all up because they were delicious.
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