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Cream Cheese Pound Cake

Reviewed: May 22, 2010
Quite tasty with homemade strawberry sauce. Improvised with fresh cheese (requeson) instead of cream cheese, added more baking powder, a tad of salt, 2 cups of sugar and 1 cup of Splenda.
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Cold Oven Popovers

Reviewed: May 22, 2010
Made this after watching the Yorkshire Pudding Popovers Video from the side bar. Used only 2 eggs, added 1 Tbs. chopped chives and 1 tsp. Thyme to the batter. Buttered a muffin pan and put 1/4 cup of batter into each of the wells. Baked in PRE-heated oven at 220 C until golden. Made exactly 12 popovers.
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Chicken Makhani (Indian Butter Chicken)

Reviewed: May 22, 2010
Improvised with what I had in the pantry: chicken breasts (3), vegetable oil, sour cream instead of yogurt and half-and-half, peeled a large tomato and puree it, minced 2 cloves of garlic with same amount of fresh ginger, no shallots nor chili, and kept the garam masala, cumin and cayenne to its original proportions. Terrific texture and flavor. There was no need to thicken with starch but I added more lemon juice to taste.
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Strawberry Pie II

Reviewed: May 18, 2010
Make this pie whenever strawberry is in season; better than the ones I use to buy from a pie specialty restaurant. Tips: Start with more fruit than the recipe calls for; perhaps 1 1/2 times. Cut all the strawberries in halves and save the pretty ones for arranging (enough to fill the crust) and use the not-so-pretty for the sauce. Arrange one layer of fresh berry halves on your favorite baked crust, then drizzle some sauce just to fill in the gaps and wet the tops, place another layer of fruit and then sauce again, repeat until the pie crust won´t hold any more layers. This way uses more fruit and any left over sauce can be saved for pancakes or ice-cream topping.
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Italian Cream Cheese and Ricotta Cheesecake

Reviewed: May 18, 2010
The quickest cheesecake to put together not counting the oven and chill time. Even with the water bowl inside the oven, large cracks developed on top of the cheesecake but can easily be covered up with toppings. Superb texture and flavor with mediocre appearance.
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Vanilla - Chocolate Powdered Sugar Frosting

Reviewed: May 13, 2010
Simple and quick frosting. Used maple syrup instead of milk and got a nice caramel flavor at first. Then I was playing around with food coloring and didn´t like the final color, so I added the cocoa powder and made it into chocolate frosting. Thank goodness for flexible recipes.
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Ocean Spray® Oatmeal Cranberry White Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Reviewed: May 12, 2010
Good cookies. Needs vanilla, more oats and some baking powder to help give some lift.
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Frosted Banana Bars

Reviewed: May 9, 2010
Great flavor. Made muffins and ended up with lots of melted butter below the paper cups. I will need to adjust the butter or perhaps add more flour next time.
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Rhubarb Strawberry Crunch

Reviewed: May 9, 2010
Pretty darn good. A bit too runny for me; I am considering adding some tapioca next time. Made with more fruit and half the topping. I barely had time to take a photo before my 6 year old ate the portion seen on the plate.
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Green Bean and Bacon Saute

Reviewed: May 9, 2010
Wonderful side dish. Added some onions and a tad bit of olive oil to help saute because the bacon used was pretty lean. Used fresh cut green beans and about 1/4 cup of water to help steam cook them in the pan.
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Homemade Vanilla Extract

Reviewed: May 9, 2010
5 stars for the great idea. I´ll update after the 3 months of seeping and used in a recipe. At 2 euros per pod, I hope it wasn´t a waste of money. Thanks.
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Oatmeal Craisin Cookies

Reviewed: May 7, 2010
Superb cookies for those with a sweet tooth; I might reduce the sugar by 1/2 cup next time. The only change made this time was increasing the oats to 3 cups. This is basically the same recipe as the Oatmeal Raisin Cookies VII, but without the cinnamon (which I see many reviewers adding anyway).
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Cake Mixes from Scratch and Variations

Reviewed: May 5, 2010
Excellent basic yellow cake recipe. Great texture and flavor. Used butter instead of shortening. Made about 15 muffins. Refer to the photo to see how nicely it rose into dome on top.
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Good Old Fashioned Pancakes

Reviewed: May 5, 2010
Great basic pancake recipe. Can add sliced bananas, blueberries, etc. Works well with whatever oil on hand also; I have used vegetable or olive oil straight into the batter and there wasn´t a need to oil the nonstick pan. I added an extra 2 tbs of sugar, eliminating the need for syrup afterwards, which is convenient for easy cleanup after small children. Cut the baking powder in half and added a pinch of baking soda. Tip: I would start with only 1 cup of flour at the beginning and adjust it to get a consistency much like condensed milk.
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Deluxe Sugar Cookies

Reviewed: Apr. 29, 2010
Very close to the recipe from the Making Sugar Cookies Video from the side bar. Roll half batch in between parchment paper and then chill it flat in the freezer before cutting shapes; much easier to handle and removing the cut outs. I highly suggest baking them on parchment as well.
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Chewy Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

Reviewed: Apr. 29, 2010
Easy to roll without sticky mess. Used honey instead of corn syrup and left out the water. Didn´t need to chill the dough and the cookies held its shape pretty well in the oven. In fact, I even had to flatten the rolled balls a bit in the last batch.
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Wonton Wrappers

Reviewed: Apr. 19, 2010
Excellent for pot stickers; only needed to adjust the water just a couple of Tbs. more to get that elastic smooth dough. Quickly made it in the Cuisinart food processor. Roll out the skins as thin as possible, making them cook and crisp quickly. Don´t roll them too large because the edge flaps collapse when heated.
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Basic Mexican Guacamole

Reviewed: Apr. 17, 2010
Simple and quick to make. I left out the chilies and put just a dash of black pepper. Any kind of firm tomatoes will work and if lime isn´t in the fridge, use lemon juice instead. I love flexible recipes.
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Plain Cake Doughnuts

Reviewed: Apr. 11, 2010
Used exact ingredients and measurements; chilled the dough while prepping the counter and heating oil (level 4 out of 6; med-high heat); used 2 1/2 inch diameter doughnut cutter and got 15 doughnuts with their corresponding doughnut holes. I keep a pair of bamboo chopsticks just for frying things; perfect tool for frying up the doughnuts as well as useful to lower them into the hot oil without splashing.
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Roasted Garlic Cauliflower

Reviewed: Mar. 30, 2010
Simple and delicious.
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