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Bacon Roasted Chicken

Reviewed: Feb. 27, 2011
Loved this. I didn't change anything so I could give an honest review. Will definitely make this again.
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Easy and Fun Peanut Butter Balls

Reviewed: Mar. 10, 2013
These are the bomb! SO easy and they taste crazy good. I melted some milk chocolate bars in a double broiler and stuck two toothpicks each into the balls and coated them with the chocolate. Then I put them on a parchment covered cookie sheet and refridgerated. Perfect little snack that appease the sweet tooth without overdoing it. I love these!
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Happy Cherries

Reviewed: Jan. 5, 2013
Since I'm not much of a whiskey drinker, I use Captain Morgan's Spiced Rum instead. I've already ate one jar myself and made two other jars for co-workers. I have a virgin jar in the fridge calling my name as I type. LOL I think these would also be good with any shnapps flavor. I pour out all the juice (I save it in another jar), add the liquor to half full, then add some cherry juice back in. It's the perfect amount of liquor. I plan to use the liquor flavored cherry juice in other drinks after all the cherries are gone.
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Hawkeye Pork Roast

Reviewed: Sep. 28, 2012
I live in Iowa and when I saw this recipe on The RecipeBuzz last week I had to try it! Go Hawks! I've made this twice this week. The first time with beef roast in a slow cooker, and the second time with a pork roast on top of the stove in an enameled cast iron roaster. BOTH times my husband said it was the best roast he'd ever had, and I have to agree. I wish I'd come across this sooner. He even took the rest of the pork roast to work today and he HATES leftovers!!!!! I will never make a pork roast any other way, ever. As for beef, I will use this but sometimes I also like beef roast in au jus with onions, carrots etc,. So I may slide once in a while on beef...but otherwise...this IS THE recipe!
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Jambalaya Deluxe

Reviewed: Apr. 7, 2012
This has a great concept. I didn't use the crab boil and instead used 4 bay leaves, tblsp cayenne pepper, a bit of ground sage, white pepper and 1 tbls ground thyme instead. The stewed tomatoes added a flavor that was just wonderful. It doesn't bother me that LASmith called it jambalaya. Would LASmith have gotten 5 stars if they'd called it Seafood Pasta? I think people can call a dish anything they want. I'd like to know why BJ didn't like it. We thought it was great, and easy too. It makes a lot so I will cut the recipe in half next time, but it will be nice for lunch at work on Monday!
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Amish Breakfast Casserole

Reviewed: Jan. 1, 2012
Eating this as I type! I changed it up. I used 8 slices extra thick bacon, 8 maple sausage links, 1/4 cup small diced ham, 2 cheeks from a green pepper, one cheek from a red pepper and a yellow pepper, 7 eggs and 2 tbls asiago cheese. Everything else I left the same. Diced the peppers and onions. Cooked the bacon in strips and also cooked the sausage in separate pans. Once they were cooked I shredded the bacon and chopped up the sausage and set aside. I then drained some of the bacon fat and cooked the peppers and onions in the same pan that I cooked the bacon. After the veggies were done I added them to the already combined cheeses and potatoes. Then I added the meats and combined all of it. After scrambling the eggs in a bowl I added Paula Deen's House Seasoning to them. Then I poured them into the potatoes and mixed it all up while adding lots of black pepper and a little salt. I also added some of the soft fatty bacon to the top so it would get crispier in the oven. I baked it for 42 minutes until it was still gooey (from the cheese-not the eggs). I think many that feel the dish needs more eggs probably cooked it a little too long and the eggs and cheese got dry. Mine still continued to cook as it sat waiting for it to settle. It was absolutely perfect by the time I cut and served. Next time I plan to use less cheddar because I am not a big cheddar lover in dishes anyway. Next time: american, mozzerella, and Tone's Cajun Seasoning! We loved this!
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Smoked Turkey (Without Smoker)

Reviewed: Nov. 27, 2011
I am amazed how this tastes just like a smoked turkey. It's actually better because it's moist and not dry at all. A lot less work too. My drippings were too salty to make gravy, but with a real smoked turkey I wouldn't have had those drippings anyway. I had previously froze a homemade brown turkey stock so I used that to make gravy. I cooked mine 1 hour at 350 and 4 hours at 250. It was a 10 pounder. It was so realistically smoked that some of the meat had that pink smoked color! Thanks Phyliis for a tried and true superb turkey recipe!
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Loose Meat on a Bun, Restaurant Style

Reviewed: Oct. 6, 2011
This was fantastic! My husband was witching the whole time I was cooking it that it wasn't going to be any good because of the onions. Well we sure fooled him didn't we Robinrockingbird!? He LOVED it! I could tell the onions would cook down and only add flavor. I too added some lawry's seasoning salt to it like another reviewer mentioned. We live in Iowa and are well acquainted with Maid Rite sandwiches. This is a keeper! My husband said it was the best loose meat sandwich he ever had. I have a feeling I'll be making this a lot! Thanks Robin!!
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Quick and Easy Alfredo Sauce

Reviewed: Feb. 19, 2011
Wow! This is so easy and sooooo good! I've never made alfredo sauce before and was hoping I'd find a recipe like this. This is a keeper! I also made it with skim milk and it was delicious!
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Cayenne Pretzels

Reviewed: Feb. 12, 2011
I make these all the time. Love them. There are ways to change it up too. I've added dried parsley flakes, celery seed, fennel seed, tarragon, cajun spice, taco seasoning....the list goes on and on. Not all at the same time though! I tend to like it with the parsley flakes, celery seed and extra cayenne the best.
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Orange Roughy Parmesan

Reviewed: Jan. 30, 2011
I used 5 pieces of cod, because not only do hubby and I eat it but I have 2 out of 5 cats (three don't eat it) staring at me plus two German Shepherds. LOL I melted the butter in the micro. I adjusted the measurements and mixed garlic powder, parsley flakes, italian panko bread crumbs, pepper, almond slivers, spritz of cayenne pepper, and the parmesan together in a bowl. I sprayed some Pam on a baking dish, brushed the butter on then patted the crumb mixture on the top only of the fish. Baked until golden. It was heavenly with wild rice. I added some of the slivered almonds to the wild rice too.
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Garlic Mashed Red Potatoes

Reviewed: Feb. 28, 2010
Two words: DA BOMB!
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Mouse's Macaroni and Cheese

Reviewed: Jul. 7, 2013
Super easy and the husband loved it also. I used half and half. I think this even beats my mother's recipe! As I was covering it to put it in the fridge after supper, my German Shepherd was watching my every move. So I plopped a couple cheesy macaronies into his mouth and he loved it too! Who'dathunk it!?
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Rubbed and Grilled Pork Loin

Reviewed: Sep. 16, 2013
I made this exactly as written except it rained so I cooked it in the oven on 350. It was so good. Definitely my favorite pork roast recipe now. I was slightly scared of the coriander, and there was no reason to be. In fact, I think the coriander added a brightness to the roast. It kept the other spices from being flat. Husband liked it too, and he's not a big spice lover.
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BBQ Pork for Sandwiches

Reviewed: Feb. 28, 2009
Loved this! The meat was so tender. Will make again.
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Smokin' Scovilles Turkey Chili

Reviewed: Feb. 28, 2009
I loved this!! The only thing I kept out was the beer (beer's for my belly, not my chili!), the habenero and the hot sauce. The habenero I left out because that'd be too hot for hubby, although I'd like the hotness. I left out the hot sauce because I find that it makes dishes bitter tasting. This is a keeper!
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Chicken Tortilla Soup V

Reviewed: Sep. 22, 2008
This was really good! I used a 48 oz box of Swanson chicken broth and cooked the chicken breast in it until done. Then I sauteed the breast with the onion and garlic. I then added the cumin and chili powder to the chicken and cooked for another minute. I then poured the chicken back into the broth and added a can of black beans, the salsa and lots of corn. I also substituted lime juice for the lemon juice. I cut real corn tortillas into 1/4 to 1/2 inch strips and fried them in oil. I used those to garnish the top once the soup was in a bowl. I also topped with fresh cilantro and colby jack shredded cheese. Hubby wanted cheese tortilla soup so next time I am going to thicken it with lots of Velveeta.
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Amish Macaroni Salad

Reviewed: Aug. 10, 2008
Love this!! Best mac salad I've ever had. Reminds me of my family's potato salad with the Miracle Whip and sugar. I used all the sugar, increased the macaroni to 3 cups and eggs to 6. I also added a handful of frozen peas to the hot macaroni when I drained it.
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Grilled Shrimp Tacos

Reviewed: May 10, 2013
This was so good! Loved the cumin, had never tried that for shrimp tacos before. A winning recipe!
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Lori's Famous Crab Cakes

Reviewed: Apr. 6, 2013
Excellent crab cakes. I chopped the veggies fine and sauted in butter, otherwise I made exactly as written. I knew these would be good just by looking at the ingredients. Next time I'm adding some cayenne pepper!
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