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Orange Glazed Chicken Wings

Reviewed: Jun. 3, 2012
Amazing! I changed it up a bit but not much. I used boneless/skinless chicken breasts instead of wings and put them in a baking dish. For the glaze, I used the marmalade & dijon mustard (just guessed on the amounts) and worchestershire sauce instead of soy. Covered the chicken with the sauce, baked at 350 for about 30 minutes. Served over rice and made some extra sauce (added a little chicken broth to make it a bit saucier) - fantastic!!! (served with green beans)
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Mango-licious Tilapia

Reviewed: May 15, 2012
I love fish - especially tilapia - but I have to say, I've had better tilapia. I let the fish marinate in the orange juice concoction for about 20 minutes and still, the fish by itself didn't have much flavor. The salsa on the other hand - oh my! AMAZING. I'll definitely be making it again and again and serve it with everything. I served the tilapia over brown basmati rice (and discovered that we don't like basmati rice!) and covered it with the salsa. I enjoyed it - can't say I loved it. Next time, I'll probably do the salsa with chicken and regular white rice and see how that goes! Overall, a good recipe.
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Cranberry Scones

Reviewed: Jan. 5, 2012
I was so disappointed with these, but I'm pretty sure it was my fault. This was my first attempt to make scones. To start, the recipes calls for cranberries, but doesn't say to do anything other than leave them whole - so I chopped them. The dough wasn't really dough, it was more of a gooey substance that almost resembled something that could be edible at some point. I even tried adding more flour but to no avail. Talk about gooey sticky messy! There was no chance I could knead or roll it so I just glopped it on the baking sheet. They tasted ok, but I wasn't impressed. HOWEVER - the butter = AMAZING!!! I'll be making that again for toast or biscuits or *store-bought* scones, haha.
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Peppermint Snowballs

Reviewed: Jan. 5, 2012
I love these things, but I will never, ever make them again. Positives: very pepperminty, different from the normal holiday cookies everyone makes, and just plain yummy. Negatives: BACK ACHE. These things take forever to roll. I even had to get my hubby to help because my back was killing me after about 50 of them. Only make these if you have a lot of time! I didn't realize just how long they would take otherwise I would've started an hour or 2 earlier.
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Boardwalk Quality Maple Walnut Fudge

Reviewed: Jan. 5, 2012
I made these to give out at Christmas and they were a huge hit. I had several people ask for the recipe. I left out the walnuts (I know, it's the most important part...) only because I wasn't sure about nut allergies at my office. It didn't have an overwhelming maple taste, just a hint, which was perfect. My husband ate a ton of it, and he doesn't even like fudge! Even the dogs ate it (which is another plus because since there's no chocolate, it was ok!). My favorite part about this recipe was how incredibly simple it was. Impossible to mess up, super quick and very very easy. Took 5 minutes tops! A+++++++
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Sweet, Sticky and Spicy Chicken

Reviewed: Jan. 5, 2012
WHOA SOY SAUCE! I even doubled the honey and brown sugar but all I could taste was soy soy soy! I thought it tasted great, but, definitely not a "sweet sticky" dish - spicy, yes, but only because I added cayenne. I think next time I'll try some sort of thick teriyaki sauce, plus the other ingredients, and leave out the soy all together, or maybe just add a splash. Hubby wasn't thrilled with it but he ate it. The sauce did go amazing with the rice though!
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Sesame Tilapia

Reviewed: Dec. 14, 2011
I thought this was very good. I was shocked at how insanely expensive sesame oil is though. Due to this one thing, I probably won't make it again, but it really tasted great!
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Orzo and Rice

Reviewed: Dec. 14, 2011
My husband hates pasta - absolutely won't eat it. So I decided I'm going to change him (typical woman, I know!) and I started with this dish. He said it was way better than any other rice I'd ever made, and then I told him it's half pasta. He wanted to be mad but it was so good, he couldn't say anything except how good it was. Success!! Only gave it 4 stars though because it reheats terribly. So don't make more than you can eat!
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Jamaican Jerk Chicken

Reviewed: Dec. 14, 2011
Just ok, although I didn't follow the recipe exactly. It was too cold to grill out so I ended up baking the chicken in the juices instead (also didn't have time to marinate). No one complained about it, but no one seemed to love it either. Probably won't make again unless I have time to grill and marinate.
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Rice & Beans (Haitian Style)

Reviewed: Dec. 14, 2011
Excellent! Made this when we had 2 other couples over and I was nervous it wouldn't turn out well but everyone absolutely loved it. Will definitely be making again.
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Broccoli Cheese Soup

Reviewed: Dec. 14, 2011
hubby made - excellent! we're still eating on it. Doubled the cheese on accident and double the broccoli on purpose - it was incredible. Yummm!
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Quick Lemon Dijon Chicken

Reviewed: Dec. 5, 2011
Both husband and I love this! Served over rice. I didn't add the creole to his as he is very anti-spicy but I put a ton on mine and it was delicious.
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Southern Yank Pulled Pork BBQ

Reviewed: Nov. 11, 2011
I've had better. There's something just not quite right about this - my husband and I both read over the ingredients over and over to see what that odd after taste was from and couldn't figure it out. I think I'll be looking for a new bbq recipe.
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Carrot Rice

Reviewed: Nov. 11, 2011
This was good, but not very tasty. I thought for sure it would be out of this world but by itself, it was pretty bland. I served it with Chicken Curry over top and let the sauce run all over it - it was incredible this way, but I certainly would never serve it unaccompanied.
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Maple Salmon

Reviewed: Nov. 11, 2011
I just made this last night and I will be making this ALL the time. I doubled the sauce/marinade and ended up just letting it marinade for about 10 minutes as I was pressed for time. It was perfect.
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Darn Good Chicken

Reviewed: Nov. 11, 2011
The name says it all!
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Parmesan Sage Pork Chops

Reviewed: Nov. 11, 2011
Very yummy!
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Parmesan Asparagus

Reviewed: Nov. 11, 2011
I make this recipe all the time. I made it one time for my husband and his friends and they (all big burly Marines who swear they don't like veggies) raved about it. Perfect side dish for just about anything.
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Blue Ribbon Curry Chicken

Reviewed: Nov. 11, 2011
This was excellent! My first time making curry and my husband's first time trying curry - wonderful experience! I served this with Carrot Rice (also on here) - I can't wait to make this again.
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Tater Tot Casserole

Reviewed: Nov. 11, 2011
My husband absolutely loved this. I wasn't thrilled with the health factor but it was very tasty. My only complaint is that it needed double or maybe even triple the hashbrowns.
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