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Cajun Chicken

Reviewed: Jul. 11, 2011
Easy. Don't need as much oil as called for, we only used 1/4c & could possibly use less. It did taste alittle more Italian than Cajun, but I supposed could always use less Italian seasoning, but for now I won't.
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Spinach Tomato Tortellini

Reviewed: Jul. 1, 2011
Nice dish for summer. Did take suggestions to use fresh spinach instead of frozen. Fresh is much better & more appealing. A personal preference is using sun dried tomato vineagrette for all my Italian dressing recipes. Will make this again as a main or side dish.
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Cajun Style Baked Sweet Potato

Reviewed: Jun. 27, 2011
Really disappointed. We love cajun spiced food & had high hopes for this, but won't be making again. The spices took over the taste of the sweet potato instead of complimenting it.
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Hard Do Bread

Reviewed: Jun. 15, 2011
A sweeter bread that is dense. I don't know what this is supposed to be like to compare so just giving my opinion. Will keep this recipe, but don't know how often I'll make. Maybe as a bun I'd find more uses for it so will try that I think.
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Cajun Pasta Fresca

Reviewed: Jun. 13, 2011
Different side dish. I didn't have any fresh parsley so used dried & maybe that is why I couldn't rate it higher. Will have to make sure next time I have fresh parsley. Will keep this recipe, but it needs something still for more flavor.
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Grilled Peaches with Gingersnaps

Reviewed: Jun. 13, 2011
Easy. Used vanilla ice cream, but would be more refreshing if using frozen yogurt. Still would like to try with vanilla bean ice cream. Only change I'll make next time is using more ginersnaps. I think that is what makes this dessert. Would recommend that if using ice cream, to use less brown sugar since ice cream is sweeter.
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Nitey Night Cookies

Reviewed: Jun. 8, 2011
Easy & no mess. I used mini choc chips which worked real well. I used less sugar & may try only a 1/2 c next time. Took others suggestion to preheat oven hotter.
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Spiced Sweet Potatoes

Reviewed: May 31, 2011
This is something I won't do often just because it is so sweet, but do love the sauce. I'm going to try the sauce on pork loin or chicken because it is so good. When using this with the sweet potatoes, I'm going to cut the sauce in half.
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Albondigas

Reviewed: May 24, 2011
Hubby said a 5 star, but I'm not sure. My problem is getting passed the meatballs in a soup. This is a hearty soup that doesn't hit bottom right away, so watch how much you eat. We like cilantro, but not sure it really needs it so remember it says optional. My husband did add frozen corn when making & we both liked that addition, along with some garlic.
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Slow Cooker Carnitas

Reviewed: May 24, 2011
So easy & can be used so many ways. I took others suggestion & doubled the spices except for salt & cinnamon. We used with tortillas & guacamole one night & as BBQ pork the next. Froze left over shredded meat and kept juice separate.
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Satiny Chocolate Glaze

Reviewed: May 14, 2011
Easy, not much sugar or butter like other recipes. Nice fudgy taste.
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Slow Cooker Latin Chicken

Reviewed: May 8, 2011
This makes the house smell really good. I used skinless chicken breast, & just placed in slow cooker instead of browning. They cook just fine & you can eliminate having a dirty fry pan. I served with warm tortillas, but may try serving over rice also.
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Bread in a Bag

Reviewed: May 2, 2011
My husband made this & said it was a good concept, but no advantage in doing it this way. Certainly wasn't easier. The bread itself was ok, but have better recipes. Won't be making this again.
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Black Magic Cake

Reviewed: Mar. 25, 2011
Moist, I so much better than a box cake. I did use 1 3/4c sugar instead of the 2c. Also, used a cup of espresso coffee for a fuller flavor. Fantastic cake.
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Pizza Rolls

Reviewed: Mar. 6, 2011
This was a little more work for us because we used the Esquisite Pizza Sauce receipe from this site that we like alot. I used egg roll wrappers, but will try won ton wrapper next time. Also, just fried in canola oil in dutch oven since we don't have a deep fryer. (worked just fine & only took a couple of minutes) I'd like to try using a ranch or alfredo type sauce with chicken to see how that goes. I would suggest using a good pizza sauce though.
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Filet Mignon with Rich Balsamic Glaze

Reviewed: Mar. 6, 2011
Very Good!!!! I had a hard time getting over the "frying" of a steak. Charcoal grilling is the only way I like steak, but WOW. Simple & easy, but make sure you sear all the edges to keep juice of meat in like the expert stated. We used sirloin that was very thick & cooked the time suggested & they were cooked more than we'd like. It wasn't bad though since they were so thick. I'd cook only 1 - 2 min if normal thickness because we like ours med rare & that should work. I think after taking steak out I'll try to reduce the sauce some before serving, otherwise use half as much since we won't be cooking as long & it made so much.
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Chicken Cordon Bleu Burgers

Reviewed: Mar. 3, 2011
Quick, easy & good. We vut back on the amount of sauce made, but it was still alot. I think it could be cut in half. We also used Dijon mustard because we like a the kick.
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Spicy Chipotle Turkey Burgers

Reviewed: Feb. 27, 2011
I've had this recipe in my folder since June 2008, but never got around to making it. A diffinite keeper & I wish I'd made these before. They are very filling. The first time I made this, I didn't have chipotle chile in adobo sauce, so just used chipotle pepper that was crushed. It was good that way, but using the chipotle chili in adobo sauce makes it more flavorful. We do use a lot of cilantro by choice.
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Chinky's Mango Bread

Reviewed: Feb. 27, 2011
This was so moist & easy to make (hubby prepped the mango). Only problem was adjusted to make only one loaf of bread & it didn't last more than a couple of hours. I have another mango so will make again. I did use cranraisins & will put alot more in next time. The sugar I reduced also per suggestions. It was sweet enough without all of it.
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Amazing Corn Cake

Reviewed: Feb. 27, 2011
Sorry, but this isn't worth doing. I had high hopes, but thought it was bland. My husband thought it was ok, until he got indigestion from it. He said to forget doing this again.
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