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Warm and Spicy Autumn Punch

Reviewed: Nov. 28, 2014
How have I not reviewed this yet? I have made this punch for the past 10 years- it's in my Thanksgiving Recipes folder. Everyone loves it! I double everything, and it fills my big crock pot to the top. I start this punch early in the morning in the crock pot, and by 10 am my whole house smells wonderful! I like to throw in about a half cup of fresh cranberries- they add a little tartness, and they look pretty floating in there with the oranges. Also, I would recommend using REAL apple cider, the kind they sell in gallon jugs every fall, usually from a local farm. It makes a big difference in my opinion. Great recipe- thanks!
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Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Bars

Reviewed: May 12, 2010
Try 1 cup cinnamon chips (Hersheys makes them- they are not red hots, they are just like chocolate chips only cinnamon) and 1 cup chocolate chips, no pecans- heavenly!!! Thanks so much!
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Cubanos Frijoles

Reviewed: Jan. 14, 2010
This is so good!! It is now in the meal rotation at my house. I use 1 lb ground turkey and 1 lb ground pork, skip the cilantro, olives and chipotle powder and use apple cider vinegar instead of the red wine. It's awesome- everyone loves it and it is quick and easy other than making the beans (I use dry black beans, not canned). Thanks so much!
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Chicken Oreganato

Reviewed: Nov. 16, 2009
I can't believe I haven't reviewed this yet! This is my "go-to" chicken recipe when I have dinner guests. It is so good!! I have used boneless, skinless thighs, bone-in thighs, drumsticks, even leg quarters- it is always a huge hit no matter what part of the chicken I use. I add a little rosemary and garlic powder into the rub. I also pour off some of the oil in the bottom of the pan before I turn the chicken. It gives the chicken such a wonderful chewy texture. Thanks so much for the recipe!!
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Fantastic Focaccia Bread

Reviewed: Oct. 20, 2008
I make this all the time. I use 100% freshly ground whole wheat flour, so it's a little more dense than if you use all purpose flour. I also add about a tablespoon of vital wheat gluten. I also addrosemary which makes it smell wonderful while it's baking, and I add a little more salt. This is a family favorite. I serve it whenever I make soups with extra virgin olive oil and black pepper for dipping. Delicious!!
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Zucchini Herb Casserole

Reviewed: Jul. 23, 2007
I have been making this a lot and it is awesome as written except I cook the zucchini for a lot longer before adding the tomatoes and rice- like 20 minutes- because we like it to be really soft. We scramble eggs with the leftovers and it's just delicious. Today I modified it and it was so delicious I had to share. I added about a teaspoon of cayenne pepper in addition to the seasonings and substituted salsa for the tomatoes. I had leftover pinto beans and brown rice and used those instead of plain rice. It is SO GOOD. So there's another twist to this incredibly yummy zucchini recipe!! Thanks so much :)
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Christmas Ornament Cookies

Reviewed: Dec. 18, 2004
These cookies were incredibly good! We didn't use them as ornaments, just made them to decorate and eat. The first batch didn't even make it to decorating, we just gobbled them up! This dough was the best for cutouts. I chilled it for only a half hour and it was wonderful. I think if you changed the name of the recipe to Christmas Cookie Cutouts you would have a ton of rave reviews- I don't think enough people are finding this gem of a cookie recipe :) Thanks for the new favorite!
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Ranch Dressing II

Reviewed: Dec. 9, 2004
I also have a soy allergic little boy, and it is darn near impossible to find a ranch dressing without soybean oil in the store. Thank you so much!!!!!
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Downeast Maine Pumpkin Bread

Reviewed: Nov. 15, 2003
I just wanted to re-rate this with another 5 stars this year. I made this so many times last fall, and since it got colder outside my kids started asking for it again :) You've given me a family recipe to pass on- thanks!!! And if you're reading this to see what others said, YES. It's THAT good.
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Classic Gingerbread Cutouts

Reviewed: Dec. 16, 2002
Well, I didn't have molasses, allspice OR cloves! But I used this recipe anyway. I used maple syrup instead of the molasses, doubled the cinnamon and crossed my fingers. They turned out really great! Of course, they're not really gingerbread cookies, but they were nice and crunchy and easy for the kids to decorate. I'm sure with the correct ingredients they are wonderful. The dough was just perfect and got easier to work with as I handled it. A keeper! Thanks!
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Creamy Au Gratin Potatoes

Reviewed: Dec. 13, 2002
Hmmm...how shall I put it?? WOW! My five year old son took one bite and applauded at the dinner table :) I am bringing these as a side dish to dinner at a friend's this weekend, and I'm sure I'll get lots of compliments.
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Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies I

Reviewed: May 12, 2010
These cookies are so fantastic! I use butter and I also use 1/2 cinnamon chips, 1/2 chocolate chips- absolutely wonderful and I always get a ton of compliments and no leftovers :)
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Cheeseburger Soup I

Reviewed: Dec. 10, 2002
Very good! I used beef broth instead of chicken. Next time I might use more than a 1/2 pound of ground beef. My kids said it's great, but where is the cheeseburger part??
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Parmesan Chicken II

Reviewed: Dec. 10, 2002
Delicious! It smells so wonderful while it is cooking...we couldn't wait to eat! I sprinkled more parmesan over the top when I was done rolling the chicken, just to be sure it was all covered. A definite keeper.
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Great Garlic Bread

Reviewed: Dec. 2, 2002
Just what I was looking for- quick, simple and delicious! Thanks so much..
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Chicken Fried Chicken

Reviewed: Dec. 2, 2002
A big big hit with the kids! No leftovers :)
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Buttery Soft Pretzels

Reviewed: Nov. 20, 2002
These were so good! The kids had so much fun making them. We shaped ours like letters and spelled out our names. What a fun project! I cut the flour down to 4 cups also after reading some of the reviews. I also added a tablespoon of bread dough enhancer. I don't know if that helped or not, but my dough was just perfect. We dipped ours in mustard. Absolutely delicious!! Great recipe!
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Home-Style Brown Rice Pilaf

Reviewed: Nov. 14, 2002
Oh wow this is awesome!! I had to modify a little bit...I sauteed onion, celery, carrots, garlic and mushrooms, added a little ground red pepper for kick and cooked the rice in chicken broth. DEEELICIOUS!!!!!
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Cheese and Broccoli Chicken Soup

Reviewed: Nov. 13, 2002
This was so good! Everyone enjoyed it and the leftovers went fast. It was even better the second time around. The butter/flour paste comes out very thick. I thinned it with a little of the soup broth before adding to avoid clumping.
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Easy Ground Beef Stroganoff

Reviewed: Sep. 26, 2002
EXCELLENT!! Wow this was so good! I didn't think it was too salty at all, but I love salt. I did add a dollop of sour cream at the end just to make it more stroganoff-y. This was the only good recipe I could find that didn't have a ton of sour cream and cream soup mix in it. It really gives it a 'from scratch' taste. I will be making this again for sure!! I read another reviewer's comments that this was like manwich mix- I might just spice it up and use it for that as well. Good suggestion!
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