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Ninety Minute Cinnamon Rolls

Reviewed: Nov. 18, 2002
WOW! This was so easy and delicious! I took another user's advice and dabbed the top of each roll with 1/2 a spoonful of the cinnamon/butter/brown sugar mixture before baking...and I didn't think they needed any icing! They were sweet and gooey!
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Delicious Raspberry Oatmeal Cookie Bars

Reviewed: Apr. 20, 2003
These were excellent and very easy to make! Just make sure you REALLY grease the foil well....mine did stick to the foil a little. Will definitely make this recipe again and would love to try different flavors of jam!!
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Manicotti

Reviewed: Apr. 27, 2003
This got two thumbs up from the roommates!! I thought it was delicious and easy to make. I ended up using jumbo shell pasta instead of manicotti tubes, but the end result is the same. The shells are probably a little easier to stuff anyway. There were comments that the filling was somewhat bland so I seasoned mine quite a bit....I used a good amount of salt, pepper, as well as some garlic powder and dried oregano. Topped with homemade tomato sauce..yum!! Will absolutely make this again.
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Toasted Garlic Bread

Reviewed: Mar. 31, 2004
Delicious! Loved the butter/olive oil combo and the fresh garlic. Next time, I might add just a touch of garlic powder to give it a little extra garlic flavor. I topped my bread with Italian blend cheese (mozzarella, provolone, etc) and it was great. Watch carefully when you broil so you don't burn it. Will definitely make this again.
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Bacon Cheese Frittata

Reviewed: Feb. 9, 2011
YUM! Everyone enjoyed this. I reduced the milk to 3/4 cup, and for the bacon I used 1/2 cup of Oscar Meyer "Real Bacon Pieces" (found in the salad dressing aisle @ the store). Per another reviewer's suggestion, I used sharp white cheddar (1.5 cups) and added caramelized onions (omitted green onion). Baked for almost 40 minutes in my oven...
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Bacon Quiche Tarts

Reviewed: Mar. 5, 2007
These turned out great - received many compliments! I doubled the recipe and made the following changes - used an entire package (15 thin strips) of Oscar Mayer pre-cooked bacon, used medium cheddar cheese instead of swiss, used 1/2 of a Grands biscuit for each crust (as recommended by many reviewers) and added a little freshly ground pepper to the mixture. These baked for 25 minutes and came out perfect - the biscuits were slightly brown on the bottom, but did not burn on the top (I filled them pretty full w/the egg batter). Will make again!
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American Lasagna

Reviewed: Sep. 11, 2007
YUM! This is what lasagna is supposed to look and taste like! I loved the thick and meaty sauce. As another reviewer mentioned, this actually holds its shape when you cut it - unlike many lasagnas that leave you with a watery puddle of sauce in the middle of the pan! I made only very minor tweaks to the recipe - added a drizzle of olive oil to the meat sauce while it was simmering, used a parm/romano/asiago blend instead of regular parmesan, and I also saved some of the mozzarella cheese to add over the top layer of noodles/sauce. Made the night before, then baked it covered for 40 minutes, uncovered for 10. Perfect!
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French Beef Stew

Reviewed: Dec. 3, 2007
Loved this w/a few modifications - I added yellow onion, garlic (2 cloves), and sliced fresh mushrooms while browning the beef, and I had to simmer 2 1/2 hours for the meat to get tender. Next time, I would leave it on the stove even longer. It was great with crusty dinner rolls. The dijon flavor is fantastic; don't omit it!
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Creamy Italian Dressing I

Reviewed: Jan. 1, 2003
Yum! I thought this was a great salad dressing -- much better than any bottled creamy italian! I added just a little squeeze of fresh lemon juice. Also used low-fay mayo (you cannot taste a difference). Will definitely be making this again!
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Jam Filled Butter Cookies

Reviewed: Dec. 19, 2007
Easy and delicious - but here's a tip: these are better the next day! Straight out of the oven, they were very buttery - by the next day, the cookie had firmed up slightly and was absolutely wonderful! I used other reviewer's tips and added a pinch of salt and a teaspoon of vanilla to the cookie dough. I also piped the jam through a plastic baggie - great idea! I will definitely make these again.
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Artichoke & Spinach Dip Restaurant Style

Reviewed: Feb. 4, 2008
Got RAVE reviews from my friends - this is definitely my new recipe for spinach artichoke dip! I really think using alfredo sauce and cream cheese instead of mayo (which is called for in SO many of these recipes) gave the dip its "restaurant style" flavor. I basically followed the recipe, but I did not use roasted garlic - just two cloves of fresh minced garlic. I mixed all the ingredients together and spread in a pie plate to bake. Also, I used monterey jack cheese instead of mozzarella, and I ended up using about 1 1/2 cups (1/2 stirred into the dip, and 1/2 sprinkled on top). It was truly outstanding.
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Blueberry Breakfast Sauce

Reviewed: Mar. 26, 2008
Made this as a topping for cheesecake - fantastic and easy! The only change I made was to use two tablespoons of cornstarch to avoid a syrup consistency - I wanted the topping to sit on the cheesecake without dripping down the sides. I paired this with a lemon cheesecake and the flavor combo was awesome!
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Janet's Rich Banana Bread

Reviewed: Jul. 8, 2008
This is a great recipe!! Easy to make and so moist and flavorful. I used three mashed bananas instead of two sliced. I did adjust the cooking time to fit my oven - baked for 75 minutes at 300. It came out perfectly. Here's a tip for making this really over-the-top: after pouring the batter into the loaf pan but before baking, sprinkle the top with a crumb mixture made from 1/3 cup brown sugar, 2 tbsp. flour, 1 tbsp soft butter, and a dash of cinnamon. This is going to be my staple banana bread recipe from now on!
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Simple Chicken Parmesan

Reviewed: Dec. 1, 2008
This was a great "base" recipe, I just jazzed it up a bit to suit our tastes! I halved the recipe but used almost a full 28oz can of crushed tomatoes (which need seasoning!). To the tomatoes, I added sauteed onion/garlic, dried basil, salt, pepper, and a pinch of red pepper flakes. I simmered that for about 20 minutes while I prepared the chicken. I mixed some Kraft grated parm (the green shaker can kind) into the bread crumbs for extra flavor. The cooking instructions are right on - brown on both sides in the oil, then bake for 25 minutes - it was tender and juicy. For the cheese, I used mozzarella (lots!) and some shredded parm, and I COVERED with foil for the first 20 minutes of baking to avoid rubbery cheese! Uncover in the last 5 minutes if you want the cheese to brown a bit. I served this with spaghetti lightly dressed with olive oil, garlic salt, parsley, and red pepper flakes. YUM! We'll be having this again soon.
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Chili I

Reviewed: Dec. 21, 2008
Perfect base recipe for chili (at least the way we like it - thick!) I use 1 1/2 cans of beans and add a diced, seeded fresh jalapeno pepper. Add cayene & extra chili powder if you like more spice.
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Banana Muffins I

Reviewed: Mar. 28, 2009
Okay, I made changes - but I am sure the base recipe is good as is! I just wanted to share my ideas: I used brown sugar instead of white, 3/4 cup flour and 1/4 cup quick oats, fat free plain yogurt instead of sour cream, one TBSP vegetable oil, and two TBSP of vanilla protein powder. These are great and won't wreck your diet!! :)
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Easy Vodka Sauce

Reviewed: Dec. 30, 2009
Excellent recipe! I followed as written with the exception of adding garlic & seasoning to taste (salt, pepper, dried basil). You don't have to use all the heavy cream called for - add slowly until you get to your desired creaminess. I don't like my vodka sauce to look like alfredo so I probably added 1/2 to 3/4 the recommended amount of cream.
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Toffee Bars by EAGLE BRAND®

Reviewed: Dec. 25, 2007
So easy to make, so delicious, and looks great on a cookie tray! I followed the recipe exactly...but to make things easier, I lined my 9x13 pan with foil and sprayed generously with cooking spray. I ground up the walnuts for the crust in my food processor. Once the bars came out of the oven, I sprinkled on the choco chips, then put back in the oven for less than a minute, this really helped melt the chocolate and made it easy to spread. Also, I topped my bars with toffee brickle bits instead of nuts. One more helpful hint - I had trouble getting my chocolate to set, and you can't cut these until the chocolate has hardened. Once the bars have cooled, place them in the fridge for about 30 minutes to set the chocolate, then cut. I cut mine into triangles...so pretty. Thanks for a great recipe that I will make again! Everyone thought these cookies were delicious!
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Cheese Enchiladas with Green Chiles

Reviewed: Nov. 17, 2002
Awesome! I made a slight variation... stuffed with the monterrey cheese sticks as instructed, but I also added a mixture of diced green chiles (I thought whole was too much), sauteed onions, and a little sour cream....when it all melts together, its delicious! I really liked the combo of enchilada sauce and salsa for the sauce... gives it a nice kick. Will definitely be making these again!
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Taco Seasoning I

Reviewed: Dec. 17, 2013
We no longer buy packaged taco seasoning - this is excellent and made with ingredients I always have on hand. I use 1 batch of this recipe as written (subbing 1/8 tsp. of cayenne for the 1/4 tsp. of crushed red pepper flakes) and stir in 1 TBSP of flour (I use whole wheat, works great). Add that mixture to 1 lb. browned/drained ground beef with 3/4 cup water and simmer for 10 minutes. Perfect!
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