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Moroccan Mashed Potatoes

Reviewed: Nov. 26, 2008
Phenomenal! love these potatoes. I went on a potatoe testing kick tonight and made 4 different types of mashed potatoes. This was by far the shocker!! Love it. It tastes wonderful. Not quite as fluffy as your traditional mashed potatoes, but the taste, Wow! And it wasn't overpowering like a couple other recipies we tried. Try em, you'll love it.
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Honey Wheat Bread IV

Reviewed: Feb. 18, 2012
This bread was way too easy!! It turned out great. I cooked it for 2 hrs in the slow cooker and didn't use any special pan. It was a bit overdone on the edges. when I do it again, I will cook it for less than 2 hrs. It looked kind of like an artisan loaf in the oval shape of the crock pot.
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Maple Banana Bread

Reviewed: Dec. 2, 2010
Its easy, I love that part. However, the bread was not really sweet at all. I did enjoy the sugar on top, but the majority of the bread was not sweet enough. maybe add just a little something to sweeten it next time. It was really easy!
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Slow Cooker Enchiladas

Reviewed: Jan. 27, 2013
I added olives to the layers n sprinkled cilantro on top. Kept the meat on Med heat after it was browned b/x i didn't want it runny. Yummy! try adding lime juice, avocados next time From another note: After reading many of the reviews on this recipe, I modified the dish as follows: slow-cooked a 1&1/2 lb roast and diced yellow onion all day in two cans of soup, taco seasoning and 1/2 C water. Removed meat and shredded it, poured the seasoned soup mix into a bowl and stirred in the salsa, cheese, 1/2 C sour cream, and fresh cilantro. Stirred meat back into this mixture and started the layers. I sprinkled sliced olives on top of every layer. Cooked on high until the top layer of cheese looked melted (about 75 minutes). I kept my tortillas in the fridge all day, and that may have kept them from crumbling into mush while they cooked. All my husband and I could say while eating this was "oh my god this is good!", and we had to force ourselves NOT to eat the whole thing in one night. Reheated portions the next day (microwave for lunch, and oven for dinner), and it was even tastier! [ETA]: I have made this several times for potlucks at work, using the ground beef and doubling the amounts. I prep it the night before and put my 6 quart crock in the fridge, then heat it the next day at work. If you sprinkle cheese on top of every salsa/soup layer, and use a DOUBLE-thick layer of corn tortilla wedges, the tortillas do not get very mushy, even after sitting in the fridge overnight.
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Argentine Lentil Stew

Reviewed: Dec. 28, 2011
Super delicious! I've been looking for a good lentil recipe. I saved this one a couple years ago. Its a shame that I didn't try it until now!!! I didn't have 3 fresh tomatoes, so I tossed in some canned diced tomatoes I had sitting around...probably didn't add quite enough (12 ounces) to compensate for 3 tomatoes. Also I liked the suggestion to throw the carrots in with the lentils. The recipe didn't clarify whether to cook it uncovered or with the lid on. I chose to cook it uncovered for the first 20 mins. If I do it again, I will put the lid on the entire time, I think too much heat escaped. Also, I loved the suggestion to add some more spices, so I put 1/4 tsp of crushed red pepper, cumin, oregono, basil, 1 bay leaf, and a few rosemary springs. This turned out very savory!! It truly is way too easy for how delicious it is!! Having lived in Argentina for a while, I wonder about adding some spiced sausage (Argentine chorizo-not the Mexican kind) to the recipe and maybe some chunks of beef. The Argentine lentil soups/stews I had while I was there are some of the tastiest I've ever had. I wish there were more Argentine recipes on allrecipes.
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Dill Pickle Soup

Reviewed: Feb. 13, 2011
It was a bit salty. We didnt have onion salt so I used regular salt, but I reduced the salt to 3 tsp instead of the 4 it calls for. Still, I think it was a bit too salty.
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Orange Banana Nut Bread

Reviewed: Jan. 22, 2011
I like how easy this was to make. I dont like how sweet it was. I cut out all the white flour and used 2.5 cups of whole wheat flour. I also added a little bit of extra orange juice and some orange zest. I'm glad I did. Next time I think I'll cut out some of the sugar or try using honey as a sweetner.
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Green Beans with Almonds

Reviewed: Nov. 30, 2010
Easy and Yummy!
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Teriyaki Potatoes

Reviewed: Dec. 13, 2009
easy and yummy. I even used russet potatoes
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Make Ahead Lunch Wraps

Reviewed: Jan. 9, 2012
These are awesome! Lunch for a week or two. I freeze em and pull em out when needed. I'd be interested to add something more to the filling though. Its good, but I think there's something that could make it great....I just can't put my finger on it. I did enjoy them more when i ate them w/ some salsa and sour cream/plain yogurt.
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Caramelized Pork Slices

Reviewed: Sep. 18, 2011
This recipe is wonderful because of the ease! It is quick and has a pretty easy to fix. However, I wonder if there isn't something that could be added to give it a little pizaz. It wasn't bad, but i think that it could be improved to get beyond the blander side of things and create an impressive dish.
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Cranberry Orange Oat Cookies

Reviewed: Dec. 22, 2010
Absolutely AMAZING!!! I gave them away to my neighbors and even to a girl I'm interested in dating. I watched her eat some and keep going back for more. They are that good!
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Aunt Teresa's Chicken

Reviewed: Aug. 1, 2010
very tasty and easy. Be sure to add some extra spices.
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Mom's Chocolate Chip Cookies

Reviewed: May 31, 2010
I followed the suggestions that I could cut the butter in half. Other than that I followed the recipe to the T. The dough was too dry and they didn't flatten out while they cooked. I used 1 package of chocolate chips, which seemed to be a bit overkill. Next time, if I cut the butter in half I will also add applesauce to compensate. Also, I cooked them in 2 batches. The first batch I cooked for 10 mins. The 2nd batch I cooked for 12 mins. The 2nd batch was a little too dark on the bottom. Good luck!
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Applesauce Salad

Reviewed: May 19, 2010
Took it to a party. Not a hit at the party.
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Peanut Butter Vegetable Chicken Soup

Reviewed: Mar. 11, 2009
This recipe is phenomenal!!! I read the reviews before cooking it, but was still a bit nervous right before dropping the Peanut butter in the soup. It looked pretty good on its own. I did put the PB in and am so glad I did!! This is amazing. It makes this soup incredible. I did put a significant amount of pepper in at the end. Also, I added some cayenne pepper...not too much maybe 1/2 tsp...this keeps the soup feeling warm even when it starts to cool off....I think its a trick the restaurants use.
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Better Cheddar Chicken

Reviewed: Mar. 9, 2009
Quick easy and super tasty. I added a lil extra garlic salt and cayanne pepper, about 1.5X the portions alloted. It was wonderful. 40 mins in the over, and it was super good! a lil mushy on the bottom, but thats to be expected
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Cookie Sticks

Reviewed: May 23, 2012
Disgusting. I've tried a few cookie recipes when I was in a pinch and didn't have any butter....bad idea! They never have a good flavor. Also, the walnuts and chocolae chips dont really stick. I had to press them into the cookie to have any chance of sticking. I did salvage the 2nd pan. I sprinkled Saigon Cinnamon on them when they came out. The cinnamon gave it more flavor....cause the cookie doesn't have much of anything. I followed the recipe to a T, I'm just not happy w/ cookies that have no flavor
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Sesame Pork Roast

Reviewed: May 16, 2012
its yummy, but its not Fabulous.
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Marinara Dipping Sauce

Reviewed: May 10, 2012
Basic, easy, and people liked it! Yum.
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