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Less Fat Gingersnaps

Reviewed: Sep. 17, 2001
These turned out okay, but they were awfully sugary, or at least the one I tried five minutes out of the oven. Maybe it was my mistake but i could have sworn I measured correctly. I didn't even roll them ni the sugar. My father (junk food addict) just declared them, "mmm, pretty good!"
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Big Soft Sugar Cookie Cakes

Reviewed: Sep. 17, 2001
MM, were these good! I used low-fat margarine and only dusted them with confectioner's sugar and they were still amazing. I made two batches of these in a day they were gone so quick. Yum!
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Apple Banana Smoothie

Reviewed: Sep. 17, 2001
Yuck, this was horrible! I did just what it said and it came out looking fine but tasted yucky!
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Cornbread I

Reviewed: Sep. 17, 2001
I made this cornbread with low fat margarine in a cake pan in the oven, and personally thought it tasted great warm, but my family didn't like it as much as the sweeter corn muffins I made from a different recipe. I liked it, though, and will make it for myself again.
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Iced Pumpkin Cookies

Reviewed: Sep. 21, 2001
These tasted great and smelled absolutely wondeful baking! It might have just been me, but it seemed that the dough was kind of hard to work with. But it was worth it! I didn't even frost these they tasted so good already!
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Quick and Easy Alfredo Sauce

Reviewed: Sep. 21, 2001
I used fat-free cream cheese and reduced calorie margarine, and it still tasted great. I ate this with pasta shells and wished I had made enough for 10 more servings! The only thing was that I think it needed more garlic, I couldn't really taste it in this recipe. Just my tastes, though.
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Beer Bread I

Reviewed: Nov. 1, 2001
This was a great, very dense bread. I had some beer bread at a restaurant the other week and it was so good it inspired me to make some. This was nothing like what I was looking for but tasted great. The whole loaf was gone in a day in my family of three.
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Irresistible Irish Soda Bread

Reviewed: Nov. 1, 2001
Mmmmm, this was great! Tasted really good with peanut butter!
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Budget Berry Jam

Reviewed: Nov. 1, 2001
I found this in the Vegetarian recipe index. This is most certainly NOT vegetarian, since it contains gelatin!
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Chocolate Wafer Crust

Reviewed: Nov. 1, 2001
I made this with a peanut butter pie. it was perfect. I used reduced-fat nabsico chocolate wafers. Mmmm, so good. I liked the crust better than the pie, and the pie was GOOD. (Note: it's about 50 wafers)
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Sweet and Sour Sauce I

Reviewed: Nov. 10, 2001
I made this for dinenr last night and served it over vegetarian meatballs and white rice. It was quick ,e4asy, and very tasty. The ocnsistency came out just right, and it was sweet but stil ltangy at the same time. I used cider vinegar, but then added some regular vinegar to tone down the sweetness a little. This was very good. I'm keeping this recipe!
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Chocolate Bombs

Reviewed: Nov. 10, 2001
This were really deliciouis little things! I accidently used almond extract instead of vanilla at first, too, and it was an interesting and tasty flavor combination, try it. Also, the submitter of this reipe was right...the batter is hard to resist as well. Sor something so simple, these sure are good.
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Candied Sweet Potatoes

Reviewed: Nov. 22, 2001
These wee really good! I made them for my amily this Thanksgiving, and my moter, who has uses and sworn by the Mrs. Pauls' packet for many, many years, says these are even better. i'll be making them next year. Thanks!
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Unbelievable Rolls

Reviewed: Nov. 22, 2001
Even though these didn't rise for me (I'm sure it was entirely my fault), and came out kind of heavy, they had an excellent tate. They were so big, I wonder how large they would have been if they had risen. I will definitely try these again.
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Corn Dog Casserole

Reviewed: Nov. 22, 2001
I thought this was kind of bland, but for my parents i threw on a lot of cheese and they actually liked it. I also thought it was a little heavy on the sage. I think I would only use 1 tsp next time (I didn't plan on a next time, but my parents said yes, there will be a next time for me to make this for them, so they liked it). I don't think it tastes just like a corn dog, but that could just be me. Try this, it all really depends on your own tatses.
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Cranberry Sauce I

Reviewed: Nov. 22, 2001
I loved this cranberry sauce, thought it was ten times better than the canned stuff. Not too sweet. My family doesn't like cranberry sauce, except for my mother, and she ONLY eats the jellied canned Ocean Spray kind. I say she doesn't know what she's missing. Definitely keeping this recipe for next thanksgiving.
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Magic Cookie Bars II

Reviewed: Nov. 24, 2001
I made these on request of my father, they are his favorite cookie, he says. These are so bad for you it's not even funny...but from the little smidgens I had while cutting them, boy are they good. Pure sugar :). If you like this kind of thing, this a great recipe. They got rave reviews from my parents.
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Mom's Zucchini Bread

Reviewed: Dec. 2, 2001
It must have been me, seeing how this recipe got great reviews, but I scaled this recipe down to 6, to make muffins, and it didn't make a batter but a dough, and it only made four. The oil seemed to be too much (1/4 cup when you quarter the recipe.) But it is the same as other zucchinni bread recipes. Before i put them in the oven, I re-read the recipe many, many times, and I did everything exactly right. When the muffins were done, the taste was okay, but they were like pure oil. It has to be my fault, seeing all the five star ratings it got. But I know I didn't do anything wrong...I guess it just doesn't scale well (so, let that be warning....don't do it!)
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Incredibly Delicious Italian Cream Cake

Reviewed: Dec. 2, 2001
Wow! This was soooo good! I made this for a class of eight-graders, but they didn't touch it on a long buffet line of desserts and breads. Their loss! This cake is amazing. I was glad to be able to bring back the whole cake-more for my family! So fattening but SO good! This rich cake is worth ever calorie.
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Miss Beth's Yoghurt Cake

Reviewed: Dec. 28, 2001
Good good good!!! This is so versatile and quick! I love messimg with recipes and this a cake you can do that with. I made this maple-flavored with maple flavor extract and used brown sugar. I'm going to try this again different ways, for sure!
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