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Chicken with Stuffing

Reviewed: May 8, 2010
we loved this! i did add a few things tho. i seasoned the chicken with fresh cracked black pepper and seasoned salt. i mixed the soup with about 1sp. poultry seasoning, parsley, dried chives and about 4tbs. sour cream. poured over chicken and put stuffing on top as recipes states. cooked on low for 3 hours 45 mins. exactly. all i kept hearing was..keep this recipe! thanks for a great slow cooker meal susan!
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Dijon-Tarragon Cream Chicken

Reviewed: Jun. 21, 2010
i did adjust a few things but we loved this recipe! i doubled the sauce use 1/2 cup cream and 1/2 cup of half and half. i also cut the mustard down to 2 tsps, added 1tsp dried chives and parsley to the sauce.i dusted the chicken after pounding it thin with wondra flour and salt and pepper. after i browned the chicken, i sauteed 1 small red onion and 1 large clove of garlic to add to the sauce. after removing chicken, i made the sauce and put chicken back in to cook for 10 minutes. it was so tender and the sauce was so good over egg noodles. i will be making this again.easy and fast recipe also! thanks deltaqueen!
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Beef Tips and Noodles

Reviewed: Nov. 15, 2010
i gave this 4 stars because i did changed some things. i used 2lbs of sirloin steak (seasoned with fresh ground pepper, garlic powder and onion powder) cut into cubes, 2 cans cream of mushroom soup, i package of onion soup mix, 2 beef bouillon cubes, half soup can of milk, half can of water, parsley, minced garlic, 2 tsps kitchen bouquet, big splash of worchestire sauce, 1/2 c. chopped onion and 1 lb fresh mushrooms. i browned the steak cubes in a little butter and olive oil and added the chopped onion and garlic the last few minutes. i put everything except the mushrooms into the crockpot on low. about an hour before serving i put in the mushrooms and turned it on high. the last 10 minutes i sprinkled some wondra flour into the crockpot since the mushrooms gave off extra liquid. this came out so good! served it over rice with crusty french bread and a green salad. i fed 6 people with this and they all raved about it! everyone had second helpings. this recipe could be changed up so many ways to suit anyone's taste. thanks julie for a great base recipe..so glad i came across yours!
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English Walnut Pie

Reviewed: Nov. 26, 2010
we loved this pie! i used half pecans and half walnuts because it is what i had on hand. it was a big hit! i live in texas but came here from new york years ago and the one thing about a lot of southern desserts is they are too sweet! i found this pie to be just right..not overly sweet. this pie is in my recipe box for my go to pie. i am a good cook but never claimed to be a good baker. this pie made me look like i was!! thanks for the great recipe.
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Strawberry and Spinach Salad with Honey Balsamic Vinaigrette

Reviewed: Jan. 25, 2011
i used feta cheese and pine nuts in place of gorgonzola because it is what i had on hand. it was excellent! i will try it next next with the gorgonzola and pecans. thanks ms_cady and you are right..the combos you can do with this salad is endless!
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Marinated Grilled Shrimp

Reviewed: Jan. 25, 2011
i made this for our christmas eve dinner. i was out of cayenne pepper so i use a few red pepper flakes instead. the fresh basil is a must in my opinion.i cooked mine in a skillet due to bad weather.can't wait to try them on the grill! even the little ones ate the shrimp! it was a big hit and i am so glad i found your recipe.it is in my recipe box to stay! thanks blondie!
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Zippy Summer Shrimp

Reviewed: Jan. 25, 2011
very good flavor! did mine in a skillet due to bad weather but they were still awesome! the fresh basil is a must in my opinion. we didn't have a shrimp left! thanks rebeccadk for the recipe! i will be grilling these when the weather gets better.
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Very Easy Mushroom Barley Soup

Reviewed: Jan. 29, 2011
i gave this a four star rating because i changed a few minor things. i used beef stock because it was what i had on hand. i also added some parsley, thyme and italian seasoning for added flavor. this came out absolutely delicious and not a drop was left! everyone raved about it and asked for the recipe. i am going to stick with the beef stock instead of chicken since we all liked it so much! next time i am going to cut up and brown sirloin steak( i stock up when albertsons runs them on sale)with the veggies for the meat lovers but i don't think it is a must add in.thanks sand1149 for a great recipe that can be tweaked to your taste!
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Parmesan Knots

Reviewed: Feb. 13, 2011
i gave this a 4 star rating because i didn't follow the exact directions. i put my knots in a muffin tin since it was all i had to use at the time. i brushed the knots with melted butter instead of oil with the spices mixed in. i also used half parm and half asiago cheese. used fresh chopped garlic too. these were a big hit and i only got one bite before they all disappeared! thanks cathy for a easy, great tasting recipe. the finished product didn't taste like canned biscuits at all! i will keep this one in my recipe box for sure.
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Easy Marinated Pork Tenderloin

Reviewed: Mar. 2, 2011
this is awesome! i marinated mine 24 hours the 1st time and 48 the next time. the pork was so tender and so d-lish!! great flavor without being overwhelming with spices. only thing i did different was to add extra garlic. we love this recipe! we have made paninni's out of the leftovers..talk about a awesome sandwich the next day!! this is for sure in my rotation when pork loin or tenderloin is on sale. thanks for a great recipe!
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Jo's Rosemary Bread

Reviewed: Mar. 25, 2011
my son bought a bread machine for me for christmas. i have tried many nice bread recipes but this one is the favorite so far!! i made it as directed the 1st time. the 2nd time i used different herbs. the 3rd time i left out all of the herbs but followed the rest of the recipe.. talk about fantastic bread with a nice crust and tender on the inside. the only problem is..i am making bread daily because my son and family want it, my friends want it and i have to save some for myself! you won't be let down by this recipe. it is perfect for the bread machine. thanks jo!! you have turned me into a bread maker who gets rave reviews..all the credit goes to you! i have a loaf in the machine as i type. yummy!!! i also forgot to add..the 1st loaf i sent home to my son and family disappeared from the kitchen counter. they found our 2 year old grandson on the floor and he ate the whole thing hiding behind the couch! so a 2yr old gives it 5 stars also!
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Fruit and Cream Pie I

Reviewed: May 23, 2011
this was awesome! i had to change a few things due to what i had on hand. i used frozen raspberries(i drained them really well after defrost) and fresh blueberries. i also put in a pre-made choc crust. i only got 1 slice!! hubby ate half of it the 1st night. mine set up perfect..just make sure you give it at least 4 hours in the fridge before you dive in! i had leftover filling, so i froze it for later. thanks melanie for a great, easy pie!
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Grilled Bacon Jalapeno Wraps

Reviewed: Jun. 26, 2011
the hubs makes these all the time and we love them.sometimes when he is removing them from the outdoor grill, he will brush a small amount of quality bar-b-q on some of them. i prefer them without it but he likes it with. a trick a very good friend of ours taught us(he is from mexico)is to roll the jalapenos for a minute on your cutting board before cutting and stuffing. the pepper will release more oils and will retain the heat of the pepper. it works!we live in texas and he has taught us so many tips and recipes to cook some great mexican food.i am getting hungry thinking about these peppers!
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Lemon Pie I

Reviewed: Jul. 26, 2011
we loved this pie! it is for sure in my dessert recipes.great for summer!
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Juicy Marinated Steaks

Reviewed: Aug. 22, 2011
i used soy sauce instead of teriyaki because that is what i had. i also used coke because i had no root beer. the garlic and onion salt i switched for powder. on the herbs i used oregano, red pepper flakes, cayenne. i also chopped up a jalapeno pepper, garlic cloves and red onions because i was making tacos. i had thin cut eye of round steaks and we know how tough those can be. i marinated for 2 days and oh my! i cooked them in a cast iron skillet until done all the way thru and they were so tender i couldn't believe it! made awesome steak tacos! i will try the original recipe when i get all my supplies stocked. this is a awesome marinade that i will go to again and again for those tougher cuts of meat. i also like that you can change up your herbs and spices to suit your taste or the cuisine you are having. thanks denis!
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Spicy Brown Mustard Chicken

Reviewed: Sep. 4, 2011
i gave it 4 stars because i had to change a few minor things. i only had dijon mustard so i mixed that with 1tb of honey. i also used panko bread crumbs mixed with bread crumbs from leftover homemade bread.this came out so good and so full of flavor! i don't understand the reviews of it being bland or the ones where it is too much mustard flavor. i also didn't have any grease floating when i uncovered it. the coating crisped up nice for me after i removed the foil and cooked it about 10 mins longer.for a recipe that i wasn't sure of..it turned out to be a winner in my house! thanks a different and delightful recipe.
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Sage Pork Chops

Reviewed: Sep. 7, 2011
i gave this a 4 since i changed a few minor things. i used 3 thick boneless pork chops. i mixed the sage with about 1/2 tsp of thyme, garlic powder and onion powder. i also cut the salt in half.i rubbed this mix into the chops and let that sit on the chops for about 15 mins. i browned the chops in 1 tsp of butter and 1 tsp of olive oil. i would suggest not using a non stick skillet to brown the chops so you get a nice crust on them. i used my cast iron skillet. after browning i also threw in some sliced onion into the skillet to caramelize them.then took chops out, added 1 cup of beef stock, scarped up the bits and put chops back in. cooked them for about 30 mins and they were delish! they were so tender and the spice did not overpower the meat. i was unsure of this recipe when i first looked at it but i am so glad i tried it! this is going into my rotation for sure! served it with cheddar mashed potato bake from this site and a cucumber/tomato salad and fresh homemade bread. thanks tiffany for the recipe.next time i might thicken up the sauce to make a gravy. try this one..i doubt you will be disappointed!
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Classic Goulash

Reviewed: Sep. 8, 2011
i thought this recipe tasted good. call it goulash, homemade hamburger helper or whatever you want. we just called it tasty! thanks for the recipe.
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Marinated Pork Tenderloin

Reviewed: Sep. 21, 2011
i didn't have any sherry so i used balsamic vinegar instead.i will buy sherry for the next time. other than that, i followed everything as listed. i kept thinking, i hope i didn't ruin this using cinnamon. IT WAS AWESOME! don't be afraid of trying this recipe and don't leave out the cinnamon! no one at dinner could guess what the ingredient was. each ingredient seems to compliment each other without one flavor taking over.i am so glad i took a chance on this one! give it a try. using the leftovers for paninni's tonight.
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Sour Cream Cucumber Salad

Reviewed: Sep. 25, 2011
so happy to see this recipe as i grew up on this being polish. my ma always did what kimkmom12 suggested. she did the overnight in the fridge and the next day wrapped them in a towel and squeezed all the water out. the only other difference was she used black pepper, thin sliced yellow onion and added dill weed. we always loved this and i am going to the farmers market today to get some cucumbers to make it! thanks for posting this lydia!
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