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Grandma's Gingersnap Cookies

Reviewed: Nov. 28, 2012
These are the best ginger cookies I have ever had. (Only modification I made was to add 1 teaspoon cloves) Have been searching for the perfect mix of flavour and texture and this is it. Amazing, and even my picky 15 year old daughter LOVED them.
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Roasted Vegetables

Reviewed: Aug. 26, 2010
This was fantastic with one change--I halved the Rosemary and Thyme. Perfect and a great way to get more vegetables in my diet! (still fine with full amount of spices but just not my preference)
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No Beans About It - Chili

Reviewed: Aug. 12, 2010
I was so sure this would be great with all the rave reviews. I have to say I don't think I will be eating mine. As others have said, it is the consistancy of spaghetti sauce, has no heat (and I don't like chili too spicy--easily remedied though), and waaaaayyyyyy too much vinegar. I would reduce it to a couple tablespoons.
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The Best Potato Salad

Reviewed: Aug. 11, 2010
This was OK. Maybe I was too hyped up after all the rave reviews. I think it is a good base recipe that could be tweeked to make if more flavorful. I found it a bit bland (didn't use the pepperoncini & olives--that might have made a difference).
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Fruit Dip II

Reviewed: Dec. 24, 2009
I added a spoonful of frozen orange juice, a bit of vanilla, a pinch of cinnamon and used equal amounts of marshmallow creme and cream cheese. Not a wow for me, but good enough that I would make it again.
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Curried Couscous Salad

Reviewed: Jun. 2, 2007
I had high hopes for this as I love curried couscous salads. However, I was very disappointed. The problem was the dressing. It tasted very odd and very oily. Could have reduced the oil, but the flavour itself would still remain unappealing. I have never had a curry dressing that tasted like this. The rest of the ingredients together are great but the dressing was a definate no-go for me.
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Betsy's Mandarin Orange Salad

Reviewed: Jan. 17, 2007
Yup. This is a great salad. I thought 1/4 cup sugar sounded like way too much so I reduced it to 1 heaping tablespoon. Glad I did. Only other changes I made was to use light olive oil and romaine lettuce. My company loved it. Oh... one other thing I would do next time is to use a little less red onion. It's a keeper!
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Warm Greek Pita Sandwiches With Turkey and Cucumber-Yogurt Sauce

Reviewed: Dec. 30, 2006
This is fantastic! Frying the turkey up with onion, oregano and garlic is a great change from the usual bland turkey used in sandwiches. The cucumber sauce is really what sets it apart though - it is REALLY good. The recipe for the sauce alone is a keeper! This will always be a follow up for the day after turkey dinner. The nice thing about this is that you don't feel like you are eating turkey "again".
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A Simply Perfect Roast Turkey

Reviewed: Dec. 28, 2006
I am usually really pathetic at roasts of any kind - I had actually given up. However, for the first time my husband and kids and I had Christmas at home without other relatives (who usually do the cooking). We had to have turkey! Well - my goodness - this was truly the perfect turkey - and looked like something you see in a cooking magazine. It was a beautiful thing! ;-) If I can have such success - anyone can! Really!!
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Hasty Chocolate Pudding

Reviewed: Sep. 24, 2006
The flavour is nice, but it's way too sweet for me. Perhaps it would be alright with half that amount of sugar. Even my sugar babies (kids) only ate a small amount as it was too sweet even for them.
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