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Breakfast Pies

Reviewed: Jul. 28, 2009
LOVE THESE! I appreciate how customizable this recipe is. After reading other reviews, I decided to try using my own biscuits versus the refrigerated type. I’d never done this before, but I mixed dough for one batch of biscuits using a ready-made biscuit mix. I kneaded it together in a big lump, rolled it out, and tore off 11 palm-sized chunks-I rolled them into balls and then flattened them into the cups on my muffin pan, using a spoon to create sort of a well inside my dough cups. I decided to use sage sausage as my sausage mixture without the other veggies-and made the rest of the recipe per the instructions. Used a glass pyrex measuring cup to pour eggs into the muffin cups. Turned out beautifully! We’ve refrigerated the leftover pies and discovered that a 10 second zap in the microwave does the trick for those. Fun, delicious recipe, thanks for sharing!
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Easy Deviled Chicken

Reviewed: Aug. 11, 2001
The flavor of this dish was terrific. I did use seasoned stuffing mix, but I think next time I will try with Italian bread crumbs instead. The stuffing mix was a bit too chunky. Thanks for sharing this recipe Monica. My fiance enjoyed it and so did I!
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Old Fashioned Coconut Cream Pie

Reviewed: Dec. 28, 2010
This makes a WONDERFUL coconut cream pie. Holds up very nicely and serves well which is important, runny cream pies drive me crazy. I have made this pie twice precisely per the recipe and got rave reviews from the folks eating them both times. The only recommendation I'd make is to be certain that you bring the filling to a true boil. It's tempting because it is getting so thick to just call it, but boiling it all the way is what makes the substance of the filling and allows it to set so nicely and stay presentable when serving. Second, toast the coconut first, BEFORE you start the filling so that you are not doing two things at once. You have to watch that coconut and that filling like a HAWK to make sure you don't burn either. Final parting words-this is a simple recipe and makes an elegant and scrumptious dessert. Highly recommend.
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Ham and Mushroom Baked Eggs

Reviewed: Dec. 25, 2000
This is a recipe definitely best prepared the night before. I winged it and tried to do it when I first woke up. It has a few steps too many for that. BUT, the flavor was terrific, especially the cheese sauce with the onions. It was like a giant baked omelet, and my entire family gave it RAVE reviews. Thanks for sharing this one, Danielle! It was terrific!
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Microwave Popcorn

Reviewed: Jan. 26, 2011
This is TERRIFIC, I will never EVER buy MW popcorn again. Something I discovered at the store is a "giant" lunch sack versus the standard size, I picked up a package of those on accident. This sack will accomodate 1/2 cup kernels and fills about 3/4 full when the pop. Oily popcorn makes me crazy, which is why I was so excited about this recipe. I tried it without oil, salt didn't stick to popcorn. I tried it with 1/4 tsp olive and salt stuck but no greasy fingers! HOORAY! Thank you ACONTORER, THANK YOU!!!
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Oven Beef Stew

Reviewed: Sep. 12, 2009
Amazing, delicious, simple! I've been making this stew in the fall since I found the recipe in "Tried and True Favorites" about 7 years ago and it always hits the spot! Great recipe, exactly as written, thanks for sharing!
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Quick Pizza Sandwiches

Reviewed: Jul. 26, 2009
This was fast, easy, and pretty good tasting. I liked these pizza sandwiches much better than a certain famous stuffed pizza sandwich you buy in the frozen foods section-completely customizable and really very good with a crescent dough crust. I used pizza sauce as did some of the other reviewers and it worked out fine. The oregano was a very nice touch! Three issues I had: 1. I mis-read the instructions, when I thought I was to separate into four rectangles and add two slices of cheese to each, I did this to all four pieces...then I realized I was only supposed to do it to two of the rectangles and that the other two were supposed to go over the tops. 2. Cooking according to directions, it seemed that the dough wasn't quite done, I wound up adding another 7 minutes to get a nice golden brown. 3. I am lazy and hate scrubbing burned cheese off my cookie sheets, so I used foil-I think if you are going to do this, the foil needs a light coat of butter in case of stickage. Good little recipe, thanks for sharing!
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Taco Seasoning I

Reviewed: Mar. 7, 2011
Like many others, I WILL NEVER buy packaged taco seasoning again! That said, I took away one star because it doesn't really say how much per pound of this to use and whether to add water and how much, etc. But it is a very good seasoning! Thanks for sharing Bill!
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Alienated Blueberry Muffins

Reviewed: Aug. 1, 2009
This is a very nice recipe for basic blueberry muffins. They were moist but not sticky and tasted great. I made this per the recipe and used giant blueberries, turned out beautifully. Thanks for sharing!
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Beverly's Get Up & Go Breakfast Cookies

Reviewed: Jul. 28, 2009
I liked the fiber content, portability, and fun factor of this recipe when I decided to give it a try. Unfortunately, I’m not a huge fan of orange juice, and these are VERY orange-y tasting. What I am thinking is that after I manage to eat the rest of this batch, I will try it again with lemonade concentrate and some lemon zest. Personal preference. This is a great idea and makes for pretty filling little cookies, thanks for sharing!
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Award Winning Peaches and Cream Pie

Reviewed: Apr. 20, 2009
This has been our family's "spring pie" for the last 7 years, I make it every Easter. I've made it according to instructions and have tinkered with it-it always turns out best when I make it according to the recipe. I've tried using splenda in place of the sugar-it's okay, but the flavor is better with the bad stuff. Let's face it, if you are going to be evil and eat pie, you might as well go all the way on down with it! Also, it seems that the consistency of the cream topping is a bit runnier when I use Splenda. Next, I've tried doubling up to make TWO pies. DO. NOT. DO THIS. Unless you are mixing it with a stand mixer. Because the crust piece is so thick, it will twirl up the beaters on your hand mixer and create an unholy mess. Mix the crusts pie at at a time for the best, least messy, easiest to operate result. And finally, I have on a few occaisions, gotten lazy and zapped the cream cheese in the microwave to "soften" it. If you do this and over soften, then the cream will be runny. If you like the cream topping to be more substantial and formed, allow the cream cheese to soften naturally. This really is an excellent pie-again, it has always turned out best for me when I follow the recipe as written, and it's my family's most requested pie when I crash their parties in the spring and summer. Thanks for sharing this recipe!!!
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Excellent Oatmeal Cookies

Reviewed: Mar. 21, 2009
Very NICE recipe! The vanilla and cinnamon give it a wonderful flavor. I was determined to follow as written but I got concerned when mixing the ingredients about the amount of salt and the amount of flour-so I added about 1/8 cup of flour and went with 1/2 tsp of salt instead of a whole tsp. Also, I substituted a couple of handfulls of raisins for the nuts. I used a larger spoon when dropping the dough, and wound up adjusting the cooking time to 16 minutes. I am a firm believer in lining pans with parchment paper, so when I was tinkering with the timing I kept checking until I could see that the tops of the cookies were not glossy anymore and the edges around the bottom were lightly browned-this yields a moist cookie with a faint crispness at the bottom which is my idea of cookie heaven. These cookies turned out beautifully and this recipe is now officially how I will obtain my oatmeal raisin cookie fix for the rest of my life. Good one, thanks for sharing!
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Uncooked Banana Pudding

Reviewed: May 4, 2008
WOW! I was raised to believe that banana pudding must hang out in the fridge for at least 24 hours to be worth a darn. I had a birthday emergency today for a banana pudding fiend however, so I gave this recipe a shot and had very low expectations-I took a little taste after mixing the ingredients and wasn't impressed. After two hours in the fridge, I served this and WOW WOW WOW was it incredible!!! The only thing that was wrong is that the cookies were still a tiny bit crunchy but my guests actually said they had never had it this way before but really liked it. The best part is that it took a ridiculously small amount of time to make. I am SO glad I found this recipe, right on!!! Thanks for sharing!
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Bread and Celery Stuffing

Reviewed: Dec. 12, 2009
This was a very simple and tasty recipe for "from scratch" stuffing. My family does cornbread stuffing by tradition so it was not exactly to our taste, BUT this is completely do-able AND BLOWS boxed stuffing mixes out of the water. Highly recommend. Used "Montreal Chicken Rub" as the poultry seasoning because I was unable to find anything just called "poultry seasoning".
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Broccoli Chicken Divan

Reviewed: Mar. 8, 2009
This was a great recipe. I seasoned 4 chicken breasts with garlic salt and baked them at 350 for about 40 mins to start with. Also, I didn't have bread crumbs, so I toasted some bread and crumbled it into the melted butter. It turned out GREAT! Husband RAVED and baby liked it too. Thanks for sharing!
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Brown Family's Favorite Pumpkin Pie

Reviewed: Dec. 7, 2000
This pie turned out beautifully! The blend of spices was appealing, but not overwhelming. And the Streusel topping was a nice, and unusual touch! Great recipe, Cindy B.!
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Cajun Spice Mix

Reviewed: Oct. 29, 2012
Delicious, and superior to the stuff at the store. control the spice and the salt content, love this recipe.
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Spinach and Black Bean Pasta

Reviewed: Jul. 28, 2009
This was a pretty good recipe. I had a hard time finding veggie broth and wound up with a box of veggie soup, so I simply added water to thin it out a bit. The cayenne added just enough of a kick to make this interesting, although my two year old didn't seem to like it much. I love the vegetables in this recipe and it made for a nice presentation with good flavors. Thanks for sharing!
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Oven-Fried Pork Chops

Reviewed: Aug. 11, 2001
I mixed in some "Greek Seasoning" with plain breadcrumbs-this turned out really great! Very tasty and easy. Thanks for sharing your recipe, Rachel!
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Aunt Teen's Creamy Chocolate Fudge

Reviewed: Dec. 11, 2000
Aunt Teen is the god-dess of fudge! I had an urgent special request for fudge and no CLUE how to make it-I was afraid it would be hard to make. But this recipe was delightfully simple, fun, and the fudge itself was WICKEDly good! Thank you for posting this one, Kelly!
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