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Italian Spaghetti Sauce with Meatballs

Reviewed: Sep. 10, 2007
This came out really good. I had to sub oregano for the basil, but still, it had great flavor. Thanks for the recipe!
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Rich Chocolate Frosting

Reviewed: Aug. 3, 2007
This is a great chocolate frosting- I didn't find it too sweet and turns out nice and fluffy, both great things when you are piling it on cupcakes. My advice is to make this a night ahead and fridge it so the cocoa flavor can really mellow and the flavors can come together- but be sure to remove it from the fridge at least a half hour before using because its pretty hard otherwise. Also, half the recipe made a ton!
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The Best Lemon Bars

Reviewed: Aug. 3, 2007
I made these for Easter, and they were so so good! Use real butter for a flaky crust. I added a couple Tablespoons more lemon juice & also about 2 tsp. grated zest because I really love that lemon flavor, these totally delivered. After giving the finished bars a good dusting of powder sugar, I topped with plenty of toasted coconut. Try these!
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Cappuccino Mix

Reviewed: Jun. 22, 2008
I'm in the southwest, so I wanted a mix that would work hot or iced, this one does the job. I went ahead and used 1 C. of coffee, left out the spices, and used Irish Creme flavored creamer instead of plain. My secret for smoother texture: I used powdered sugar in place of granulated, which works excellent in this recipe. I mixed this using 24 oz. hot water to 4 Tbsp. mix, put it over ice and topped it with a little shot of milk, really good! Finally a tasty (and cheaper) version of my favorite iced drink!
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Basic Crepes

Reviewed: Apr. 29, 2008
Really, really good and easy to make.
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Steak Chili

Reviewed: Apr. 6, 2008
I changed this up a little. I omitted cumin,instead added appx. 2 tsp. paprika, about 1.5 Tbsp. HOT New Mexico chile powder, added 1 can dark red kidney beans, stewed tomatoes & 1 large can crushed tomatoes-everyone loved this!
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Sugarless Bars

Reviewed: Aug. 3, 2007
I could not find dates without added sugar so I substituted currants. I also added three cinnamon sticks to the bubbling fruit and butter and also a splash of brandy, I added two teaspoons pumpkin pie spice and toasted my walnuts before adding them to the batter. These came out so good! I kept them in the fridge overnight and they were even better, great recipe!
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Wisconsin Bratwurst

Reviewed: Aug. 3, 2007
The best! Don't pierce the brats and try a rich, full bodied beer on these. One of my most requested cookout dishes! Thanks for the great recipe.
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Spinach Quiche

Reviewed: Mar. 25, 2008
I sauteed onion, chopped garlic & a few sliced mushrooms with a couple of strips of bacon before adding the well drained spinach. I also baked about 2 cups of shredded hash browns (20 min @ 400) in some butter and used that as a base instead of the cheese. I added a bit of shredded cheddar and parmaesan and broiled it until the cheese bubbled (3 min)and it turned out delicious- really versatile!
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Golden Crescent Rolls

Reviewed: Aug. 19, 2007
This is my go to recipe when company shows up: very quick and easy and I usually have all the ingredients on hand. I use about 1/4 cup sugar in this dough and roll a cocktail hot dog into each crescent, and bake at 350 for about 25 minutes, my five year old LOVES them, so thanks for a great easy recipe!
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Cream-Filled Cupcakes

Reviewed: Sep. 10, 2008
I just made the filling for this recipe. Some of my guests don't like shortening, so I used 1 whole stick of unsalted butter and otherwise follwed exactly. Made a beautiful fluffy mound of white frosting that set up well when refrigerated.
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Strawberry Fruit Dip

Reviewed: Dec. 26, 2007
This was good on its own but I made some changes. Be sure to bring the cream cheese to room temp and then beat it to prevent lumps. I also added about 6 oz. of strawberry banana yogurt and squeezed fresh orange juice in to bring it to dip thickness. This is a great recipe and my five year old loves it! Thanks!
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Easy Decadent Truffles

Reviewed: Dec. 27, 2007
Wow, these were good. I used an 8 oz. tub of strawberry cream cheese in one batch and they came out great. The second batch was chocolate and I dipped the truffles in melted chocolate and covered in toasted pecans...everybody loved them and I can't wait to try them with Kahlua!
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Peach Upside Down Cake I

Reviewed: Sep. 7, 2008
Buttery, easy. delicious. I added a bit of vanilla extract and a sprinkle of cinnamon sugar to the batter. Easy Easy recipe, will make again, thanks!
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Brown Sugar Cream Cheese Frosting

Reviewed: Mar. 5, 2008
This was surprising. I have made cream cheese frosting for years, and it was only when I ran out of confectioners, did I try this recipe. Makes a really nice frosting with a nice complex flavor you don't get using confectioners sugar. I used it on a fruit cocktail cake recipe I got on this site. Very good!
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Peanut Butter Cookies IV

Reviewed: Feb. 20, 2008
I didn't have any white sugar and ended up using all brown. I also added 3/4 C. semi sweet chocolate chips because my husband is a chocolate monster, these came out a tiny bit too sweet for me, but the hubby gladly hoarded them! Baked up soft in 10 minutes, guessing it was the brown sugar that shaved a minute or two off the bake time. Thanks for such quick and easy recipe!
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Peanut Blossoms II

Reviewed: Dec. 13, 2008
This is a really easy recipe and the kids & husbands just love them. I find them pretty sweet so I took out 1/2 C. white sugar & used good quality butter in place of the shortening. I also forgot to add vanilla but I liked it better because the peanut butter flavor shines through. Also, try them with mini peanut butter cups pushed in the top, really really good.
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Pebber Nodder (Danish Christmas Cookies)

Reviewed: Dec. 26, 2007
These are really simple. My son doesn't like cardamom so I just added 1/2 tsp. each of cinnamon, cloves & black pepper. I just rolled into little balls and baked- they don't come out that pretty so I dipped each tiny cookie into dark chocolate to pretty them up. They are great with tea and to give away as gifts.
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Honey Mustard Grilled Chicken

Reviewed: Aug. 19, 2007
I forgot to pick up dijon mustard at the store so I ended up subbing yellow table mustard for this recipe. It still turned out really well and I am looking forward to the leftovers in a fresh salad. Next time though I will have to use Dijon, as I suspect that it would add more complexity in flavor. Thanks for an easy dinner idea!
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Rum Cake I

Reviewed: Aug. 3, 2007
This came out pretty good. I had to substitute Brandy for the rum and I also used a spice cake for a richer flavor. I added the sauce while it was hot and packed it into the fridge overnight. I could tell it was a box cake though, thing is, it wouldn't keep me from making this cake again, so thanks!
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