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Quick Artichoke Pasta Salad

Reviewed: Apr. 8, 2007
I made this for a baby shower and it got rave reviews! I'm making it again next week for a wedding shower, and I will certainly make it for my own family as well. I think that the only slight changes that I made were to add some toasted pine nuts and a little bit of red wine vinegar. It is so easy, since the dressing is really just the artichoke "juice". It is also very versatile - you could use whatever veggies you wanted and you could add chicken or shrimp to make it more of a main meal for those who eat meat. I definitely recommend this one!
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Fruit and Vegetable Pork

Reviewed: Jan. 16, 2007
This is surprizingly very, very good! I was skeptical at first, but like trying new things. And I'm glad I did! I will say that you should definitely let it cook for the recommended 15-20 minutes so that the flavors can cook together. I tasted it early on, and it wasn't very good. I followed the recipe almost exactly. The only changes I made were: I used less brown sugar, just because I didn't have enough; I didn't use corn starch, because I didn't think it needed it; I used an entire onion; I used the whole can of sauerkraut. If you like sauerkraut, I would recommend this recipe!
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Buttermilk Oatmeal Muffins

Reviewed: Feb. 1, 2007
My mom actually has been making these muffins for years with the exact same recipe. It is one of my favorite foods ever! I highly recommend these muffins for a special (or everyday) breakfast, or just to have around for snacking! mmmmm!
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Cucumber Sunomono

Reviewed: Mar. 31, 2010
Love it! A perfect cucumber salad! I used agave nectar and used much less than 4t, so it wouldn't be too sweet. I also added 2 shredded carrots and probably had more ginger than the recipe called for (I love ginger). I also added some black pepper. It is very refreshing and I can't wait to take it to a summer potluck!
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Broccoli and Cauliflower Casserole

Reviewed: Mar. 31, 2007
This was very, very good! I made it for a potluck and it got great reviews. The leftovers were just as good!! I did add some dried herbs, as some other reviewers suggested. Next time I think I'll leave off the cracker crumbs.
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Sophie's Zucchini Bread

Reviewed: Jul. 3, 2007
I don't do a lot of baking, so I don't have a lot to compare this to...it is a really easy recipe and extremely tasty!! I didn't make any changes - everyone loved it! One thing that I occasionally do when making muffins is substitute half of the oil with applesauce. It doesn't really change the flavor/texture but lightens it up a bit. However, this bread is fabulous as is!
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Zucchini Patties

Reviewed: Jul. 3, 2007
YUM! I love this recipe! After reading some of the other reviews, I did add a little hot sauce and some dried basil. But mmmmmm, this was so tasty! I look forward to making it again!
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Spinach and Feta Pita Bake

Reviewed: Dec. 6, 2007
This was so good and easy! The pesto is such a big part of it that you need to make sure you buy good pesto. I actually couldn't find the sundried tomato pesto so I used regular basil pesto and topped my pizza with sundried tomatoes instead. You can use whatever toppings you want on here. I agree with other reviewers that it is a little light. I used some leftover turkey on one of mine. I also folded it in half so it was more of a sandwich. My husband really liked it too. This is a great meal to have if your family eats at different times. Each person can fix their pita to their liking and pop it into the toaster oven when they are ready!
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Spicy Slow Cooker Black Bean Soup

Reviewed: Dec. 20, 2007
YUM! This was so good and exactly what I was looking for! I did make some changes, so it would be exactly like the black bean soup that I had in mind. I added garlic cloves, an onion, carrots, and a can of tomatoes. I also decreased the spicy spices just a tad. And I pureed the whole thing with my immersion blender. This one will be made again and again!!
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Cheesy Spinach Casserole

Reviewed: Mar. 16, 2008
Yum! Easy and delicious! The changes I made were to use plain yogurt instead of sour cream, I sauteed a chopped onion instead of using the dried, I used the entire can of artichoke hearts, and I used shells intstead of spaghetti. I think any shaped pasta would be better than spaghetti. We will be eating this again!
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Meatloaf with Fried Onions and Ranch Seasoning

Reviewed: Apr. 1, 2008
This is some awesome meatloaf! I made the recipe excatly except that I split the meat into 5 "mini-loaves" and cooked them on a baking sheet. This lets the bottom get a little crunchy. MMMM! I thought the flavors really blended together and I couldn't really taste them separately. But it sure was good! Hubby loved it too!
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Pumpkin Cake I

Reviewed: Dec. 2, 2008
YUM! Made this into cupcakes for my daughter's 1st birthday party. I added chocolate chips to the "adult" cupcakes. Delish!
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Roasted Garlic Lemon Broccoli

Reviewed: Jan. 1, 2009
If you have never tried roasted broccoli before, you MUST try it!! It gives broccoli such a wonderful flavor. MMMMMM!! I usually omit the lemon juice in this recipe just because I rarely have it in the house. It is just fine without it.
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Spiced Butternut Squash Soup

Reviewed: Jan. 1, 2009
Delicious!! I have to admit (I know some people hate it when people change the recipe, but whatever) that I changed the recipe some. I had a leftover butternut squash/leek/tofu gratin that I needed to use up. But basically I stuck to the original recipe EXCEPT for using sweet potatoes instead of regular potatoes. It was quite possibly one of the best soups I've ever eaten. The spices are spot on.
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Zesty Slow Cooker Chicken Barbecue

Reviewed: Apr. 19, 2009
Quick and easy - yum! I served it on buns. And froze some, which I later mixed with a can of black beans and served over rice. Definitely use good bbq sauce though - poor quality sauce would kill this recipe.
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Mexican Mole Sauce

Reviewed: Oct. 17, 2009
Threw this in the slow cooker with a pork tenderloin. Added some chicken broth to make enough sauce. The pork was shreddable by the time it was cooked. This was SO GOOD! As in, lick the plate good! I also threw in a can of black beans. Served it over mashed potatoes, although I thought about serving it over baked potatoes. The sauce isn't too Mexican, it just made a very richly flavored sauce for the pork.
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Creamed Spinach

Reviewed: Jan. 14, 2007
This is really good! I'd never made creamed spinach before, so I was really excited with how this turned out. It was a spur of the moment decision to make this, and I didn't have the exact ingredients, but I was able to follow the recipe pretty closely. The only real difference was that I used 1/2 and 1/2 instead of whole milk. I'll definitely be making this again!
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Almond Chicken Stir-Fry

Reviewed: Nov. 20, 2006
This is a good recipe! I'm giving it 5 stars because it is really good for how simple it is. It was better than the bottled sauces I usually use, and a lot more healthy! I actually added some fresh ginger (I love ginger!). I wished that I had doubled the sauce recipe. There wasn't enough sauce for the amount of chicken and broccoli that I had, but I ran out of pineapple juice and soy sauce, so I used chicken broth instead. Not a bad idea but it did take away some of the flavor. My husband really liked this too, and I will definitely make it again!
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Spanakopita II

Reviewed: Mar. 18, 2007
SO GOOD! This actually tasted better than the spanakopita I get in our local restaurant. The filling is SO delicious, but I HATE working with phyllo dough (not a fault of the recipe). I may try this recipe with puff pastry, or even the phyllo dough little shells. But the filling is DEFINITELY a keeper. (Oh yeah, I did NOT use the dill, because I didn't think it fit.)
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Addictive Sweet Potato Burritos

Reviewed: Jun. 29, 2010
Ok, whoever named this recipe is SO not kidding - these are addictive! I followed the recipe pretty much exactly except I followed the advice of another reviewer and added the spices to the onions and garlic. Then I added the beans and water, then the mustard and soy sauce (which I thought was really weird but you can't taste the individual flavors of these ingredients). Oh I can't wait to eat these again!
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