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Fruity Tofu Parfait with Granola

Reviewed: Apr. 27, 2010
I changed this recipe quite a bit, but the basic premise really helped. Instead of apple and raisins, I used mixed berries. I found the tofu mixture a bit bland, and then I remembered I had 1/2 container of peach flavoured cream cheese, so added that, and it really livened up the flavor. Instead of granola, I added some graham cracker crumbs, and voila...this was a mock cheesecake parfait and it was delicous!
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Baked Salami

Reviewed: Mar. 2, 2010
Maybe it's just my taste, but I didn't really care for this, and would not serve it to company. Not really worth the bother in my opinion.
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Carrot Soup Indienne II

Reviewed: May 11, 2009
I really liked this recipe. The only reason it doesn't get a five-star rating is that my chili powder is very strong, and so I found this a bit too spicy for my taste.
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Korean Soft Tofu Stew (Soon Du Bu Jigae)

Reviewed: Apr. 27, 2010
I made this as per directions. The only change I initially made was to use black bean paste instead of soybean paste and didn't add the egg. Initially I found this recipe to be as watery as soup and almost tasteless (sorry!), so then I began doctoring. I added mixed canned beans, potato, carrot and some taro root, which turned it into a stew. At that point it was edible and not bad, but I still didn't like it enough to make it again.
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Eggnog Cookies II

Reviewed: Dec. 24, 2011
I followed all the suggestions here regarding adding spices, used about 2 1/2 cups of flour, as well, added a teaspoon of rum extract, but I just didn't like the consistency of this cookie, and still didn't find it had enough taste. Sorry, but I wouldn't make this again.
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New England Bean Dip

Reviewed: Jul. 22, 2011
I was really disappointed by this recipe, considering it was so highly rated. I found the onion was overpowering, even though I used a sweet onion. I cut the relish in half, and it was still too much, the mayo made it too rich, and it was bland. I added some sour cream to reduce the richness and also added some chili powder and tabasco sauce to give it some more flavour. Also, the recipe did not say to make in the processor, so initially the beans were whole, but obviously that doesn't make much of a dip. After all my changes, it is edible, but I still wouldn't make it again. Sorry!
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Hungarian Mushroom Soup

Reviewed: Jul. 22, 2011
I really enjoyed this soup. The only thing I changed was to add some garlic and red wine, as for some reason, it was a bit bland. Also found it a bit too thick, but that's minor.
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Tofu Burgers

Reviewed: Mar. 2, 2010
I found this recipe really boring and tasteless! I baked instead of fried it, and it had a horrible texture. It might be better if it's fried, but I wouldn't make it again. Sorry!
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Bavarian Sausage Supper

Reviewed: Mar. 2, 2010
I didn't have the packaged noodle mix on hand, so I made this by pre-cooking some noodles and then adding homemade sour cream and white onion dip, and it turned out very well. The only difference in making it is that you don't need much water, because the noodles have already cooked. I've never made anything like this before, and it was a nice change.
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Simple Swiss Chard

Reviewed: Apr. 9, 2010
I love balsamic vinegar, but this recipe just didn't do it for me.
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Avocado Dessert

Reviewed: Feb. 5, 2010
I found this interesting, but a bit boring. I had substituted Splenda for sugar, so I added a touch of honey. I happened to have some ground pastachio nuts, so I added some of those, and then a shot of vanilla flavoured liquer. Very good with those additions. Had I had cardamom, I would have added that as well, to give it more of an Indian-type of quality.
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Fresh Cantaloupe Bread

Reviewed: Jul. 6, 2009
I was a bit wary of trying this recipe and thought ahead that it might be a waste of flour because it sounds so strange, but it turned out really well. The only change I made is that I didn't include the gluten, and I didn't have quite enough cantaloupe so blended it all and added a bit of water. I will keep this recipe and will probably make again whenever I have leftover cantaloupe.
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Cream of Celery Soup

Reviewed: May 30, 2009
I tried and loved this recipe. Relatively easy and delicious. I would definitely make it again.
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Mozzarella Meat Loaf

Reviewed: May 22, 2009
I found this recipe to be more time-consuming and complicated than meat loaf should be. I also found it to be very rich. It tasted ok, but I wouldn't bother making it again.
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Lemon Ricotta Pancakes with Blueberry Sauce

Reviewed: Nov. 29, 2014
I liked this recipe, but wished the directions were clearer. I started to make it from beginning to end and had mixed the lemon juice with cornstarch already when I realized that part of the recipe was for the syrup. I wasn't intending to make the syrup, as I already have blueberry syrup in my cupboard, so it was a waste of a couple of ingredients. Perhaps whomever posted this recipe could separate the pancake recipe from the syrup recipe just to make it clear. Thanks.
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Cuban Inspired Millet

Reviewed: May 17, 2015
I followed this as directed, only adding 1t. smoked paprika and 1/4 t cayenne. It took about 15 minutes longer to cook than stated, and came out slightly crunchy, but mostly mushy. I'm not sure if I did something wrong in the cooking or it's supposed to be mushy. It was still a bit boring as a side dish, so I will probably add black beans and other spices to it. I may then add cheese and eat as a meal.
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Amy's Tater Tot Casserole

Reviewed: Mar. 20, 2015
I liked this, but found it too salty even though I eliminated the added salt. I'm thinking I'll add more veggies to it or mix it with scrambled eggs for a breakfast meal. I'm also wondering if it can be frozen, as even though I halved it, there was quite a bit. If anyone knows, please let me know.
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Turkish Coffee

Reviewed: Mar. 6, 2015
I bought a bag of Turkish coffee, but wasn't sure how to make it, so I looked up this recipe. I made this with cashew milk instead of regular milk. Otherwise followed the directions, and found it a bit too strong and rich. Also, I need two servings and it only came out to half a cup. I'm not sure if Turkish coffee supposed to be drunk in smaller cups. If so, then it makes sense.
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Delicious Chickpea Curry

Reviewed: Dec. 31, 2014
I liked this recipe except for finding it a bit spicy, despite cutting the cayenne in 1/2, and the fact that it was more a soup than a stew. Also, I didn't like the cooked raisins, and there were a lot of them. I might make this again, but altet
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Reuben-Pierogie Casserole

Reviewed: Oct. 1, 2014
Made this as suggested other than doing amounts "to taste". Maybe I have a slow oven, but it needed more cooking time. The bread crumbs didn't quite work with it, but maybe because they weren't cooked enough. Other than that, I thought it was a nice way to disguise frozen perogies i
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