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Thai Curry Chicken and Rice

Reviewed: Nov. 17, 2010
Wonderful dish! We are wimps when it comes to spice at my house, "Minnesota Mild" if you will. So I made a few adjustments to the recipe based off other reviewers. To make it more mild and edible for us, I used 1tsp of curry powder (added to the chicken after it was done cooking and just before adding the veggies, mushrooms and peas in our case). I also doubled the cream cheese, milk and pepper. We will DEFINITELY be making this again!
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Sauteed Garlic Asparagus

Reviewed: Jul. 27, 2011
Absolutely, amazingly, mouthwatering good! I cut back on the butter a bit and used a little extra virgin olive oil in place of the "missing" butter. I even added an extra clove of garlic, and it was divine!
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Rhubarb Cream Delight Dessert

Reviewed: Jul. 12, 2011
Was looking for something to make with my rhubarb that wasn't pie or crisp. This cheesecake is amazing! A perfect combination of tart and sweet. I only did two things differently. First I "cheated" and bought a premade chocolate graham cracker crust; second I used low fat cream cheese. We will definitely make again! It's saved both on the computer and on the iPod.
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Angela's Easy Breaded Chicken

Reviewed: Feb. 3, 2012
Will definitely make again! The only changes I made were I used premarinated lemon pepper chicken breasts and low fat Italian dressing, because those were what I had on-hand. Very simple, yet very delicious recipe.
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Garlic Chicken Stir Fry

Reviewed: Jun. 4, 2012
Awesome dish! Very flavorful and wound up feeding 6 people (5 adults and a 3 yr old) with enough leftover for 2 lunches! and while I was worried about all the garlic, it works out perfectly. Three changes due to what we had in the house and the number of people coming over: I used 2 bell peppers (1 red and 1 orange) and half a bag of broccoli slaw instead of the cabbage and peas and sesame seed oil as we didn't have peanut oil. Served over brown rice. Will definitely be making again!
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Best Lemonade Ever

Reviewed: Jul. 10, 2013
Loved it! True to the title of the recipe, it was the best. I added 10 oz of smashed strawberries to make a refreshing strawberry lemonade. I made it this afternoon to have with dinner, and 5 of us (4 adults, and 1 child) almost drank the entire pitcher! Will definitely make again. Well worth the time to make when you know what's in it.
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Easy Slow Cooker Meatballs

Reviewed: Sep. 26, 2013
These turned out amazingly good! The flavor was perfect. The only changes I made were due to what we had in the house: dried chopped garlic, dried parsley, and 2 cans of diced tomatoes (one mashed to oblivion) instead of the crushed and puree. 5 hrs on low and 1 hr on high. Awesome when served with basil pasta! Will definitely make again.
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Basil Burgers

Reviewed: Jun. 6, 2011
Excellent burgers! Very moist, will definitely make again. A few changes due to what we had in the house. I cut back a bit on the Worcestershire sauce since we only had a 1lb pack of hamb. defrosted. Instead of the full 3T I used 2T + 2 splashes, I also used 1 clove of fresh garlic instead of the garlic salt (not going to hurt anyone to cut back on salt) and 1 cube* of fresh basil. One more thing. We took another reviewers advice and added sauteéd mushrooms and sliced tomatoes to the burger. Topped it all off with Muenster and Provolone cheeses. *We chop fresh basil, portion it out into an ice cube tray, add a bit of water and freeze it.
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Slow Cooker Chicken Stroganoff

Reviewed: Jan. 12, 2011
After reading reviews I made a few alterations. Cut out the butter completely and replaced it with fresh baby Portabella mushrooms and 1/2 C of water. Used FF cream of chicken soup and FF cream cheese. Added soup and cream cheese after 4.5 hrs. Also added garlic powder, 1/3C sour cream, and 2Tbsp of fresh frozen basil. Was too salty with just the original ingredients. Will be making this again with the same alterations.
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Easy, Cheesy Tortellini Bake

Reviewed: Nov. 8, 2011
Excellent dish, we will definitely be making this again! It goes wonderfully with garlic toast, which you really do need with the amount of sauce this recipe creates. A few changes and substitutions though. I cut back on the tortellini by about half, and added 1lb of lemon marinated chicken; then substituted the Alfredo sauce with an 8oz tub of Sundried Tomato Basil Philly Cooking Cream. It was still a little sweeter than I like, so I added a can of oregano, basil diced tomatoes and about 1Tbsp of fresh (from our garden) frozen chopped basil. Topped with only 1C/4oz of Mozzarella and baked at 350F for 30 min instead of broiling.
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Chicken Spaghetti IV

Reviewed: Oct. 3, 2011
Excellent dish! A few tweaks to mine though. I used lemon-pepper chicken because it had already been out on the counter to thaw for a half hr, the occasional hint of lemon was refreshing! Instead of mixing the sauce with the pasta then adding the chicken mixture, I added the sauce and tomatoes right to the chicken mix and let it simmer while the noodles were cooking. I also used a full jar of spaghetti sauce (essentially doubling what's listed) and added: 1 14.5 oz can of diced tomatoes, 1/2 tsp of oregano and about 1 of fresh frozen basil (we chop the leaves then freeze them in an ice cube tray) so for this dish I used one cube.
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Cabbage and Pasta

Reviewed: Apr. 11, 2011
Excellent side dish, goes great with meatloaf! A bit heavy on the butter though, so I cut back. Instead I used 6T butter + 2T olive oil. I also recommend using egg or macaroni noodles instead of the farfalle.
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Heavenly Potatoes and Ham

Reviewed: Apr. 25, 2011
I did a half recipe, as there are just 3 of us here. I substituted cream of mushroom for the chicken soup and (accidentally) added the whole can. Other substitutions were: used leftover garlic mashed potatoes, left out the salt, used Italian-style bread crumbs, cut WAY back on the butter and topped the whole thing with fresh mushrooms. It turned out fantastic! My dad, who never has more than 2 servings, went back for a smaller 3rd serving. It definitely doesn't need added salt (the ham has enough as it is).
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