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Brown Sugar Smokies

Reviewed: Feb. 3, 2014
These were soooo delicious. They disappeared quickly at my superbowl party.
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Mostaccioli

Reviewed: Jan. 23, 2013
This was a huge hit with my family! Everyone was asking how I made the sauce. My slight variations: I put the peppers and onions into the food processor to make a smoother sauce. I used spicy sausage and I also used much more cheese. Finally, I put the whole pasta mixture in a baking dish, topped with more cheese and baked it at 325f for 20 minutes.
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Slow Cooker Oats

Reviewed: Jan. 23, 2013
This is simply delicious! in my version, I cut out the sugar because it just doesnt need it with all the other goodies in there. The apple is just a genius idea! I also used coconut oil instead of butter. Oh and last but not least, I made this in my RICE COOKER!!!! My slow cooker is much too large to put a single or double serving of oatmeal, so my husband suggested the rice cooker. I threw everything in when I woke up and it was ready to eat after my shower. Ive made it the last 2 days, always making enough for my mid morning snack as well. I am just so incredibly happy to have found a way to make steelcut oatmeal so easily!
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Sweet, Sticky and Spicy Chicken

Reviewed: May 9, 2013
Loved this recipe. I made this last night and my hubby asked me to make it again tonight! That NEVER happens. I also used the sriracha (rooster) sauce and it gave it the perfect amount of kick! Like others, mine did not thicken up at all. So next time I think I will do as other reviewers suggested and dredge the chicken in flour first. Also, like someone else said, it was a tad too soy saucey (salty). Next time I will reduce the soy sauce a bit. Oh and I loved the suggestion to add vegies! Looking forward to making this again!
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Angel Chicken Pasta

Reviewed: Jan. 6, 2013
Loved this!! The flavorful sauce reminded me of something I would order in a fancy Italian restaurant! I will surely make again! Thanks for sharing!! PS. It was just as good with whole wheat spaghetti (hubby doesn't like angel hair). I would however like to know how to get the cream cheese to melt down completely. I had it at room temp when I added it, but still left with chunks.
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Double Chocolate Brownie Cake

Reviewed: Dec. 27, 2012
I made this cake after searching for a "brownie cake" at the request of my sister for her birthday.The whole family devoured it and raved about how it was the best cake they have ever had. And get this, I didnt have time to make an icing, so I simple topped it with cool whip before serving. Its that good! I did NOT have a priblem with choc chips sinking, so just follow the directions as listed and you shouldnt either. Its simply divine! I promise! Oh and the only modification was I used coconut oil in place of veg oil. Better tasting and much healthier.
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Peanut Butter Cup Cookies

Reviewed: Dec. 7, 2012
We LOVED these. They are simply delectable! A couple tips - Freeze the mini peanut butter cups before using them so they don't fall apart. Also, let these cool long enough before taking them out of the pan. If you're in a hurry, put them in the garage or freezer to cool faster.
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Fillet Pancakes

Reviewed: Dec. 12, 2013
I loved this! Very flavorfull! Will make again!
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Simple Sloppy Joes

Reviewed: Feb. 9, 2012
Wow!!! I've never been a big fan of sloppy joes, but my hubby asked me to make them so I found this recipe and I LOVE it!! The hint of sweetness really does it for me. Slight alterations - I used ground turkey thigh meat instead of beef. And I sauteed the onions and garlic in coconut oil before throwing the meat in. Served on onion buns. Delicious!!!
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Easy Pork Roast

Reviewed: Jun. 28, 2013
This is a favorite in our family. I make it as is. The meat is super tender and falls apart when forked. I serve with mashed potatoes. Yummy!
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Easy Morning Glory Muffins

Reviewed: Feb. 8, 2013
These were absolutely FANTASTIC! My picky hubby described them as "crack" and asked for more once they were gone. It was my super tasty on the go breakfast and mid morning snack for the week. The only thing I changed was I used coconut oil instead of veg oil, which I always do for health reasons. Plus it tastes a lot better too. Next time I will try it with whole wheat flour. With all this flavor, I doubt it will make much difference in taste.
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Chicken Breasts in Caper Cream Sauce

Reviewed: Dec. 5, 2011
Excellent!!!! The flavor is so rich and wonderful. I too felt the need to double the sauce the second time I made it (hubby liked it but said it needed more sauce). Meaning, I doubled the butter to 6 TBS and added a couple of fresh minced garlic cloves. The heavy whipping cream was increased to 8oz. I also deglazed with 1/4 cup white wine. Thickening took quite a bit longer than 2 minutes. Lastly, I squeezed half of fresh lemon juice. Served with rice!
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Black Magic Cake

Reviewed: Nov. 6, 2011
All I could say after the first bite was WOW!!!! The only thing I did differently is I used coconut instead of vegetable oil (I always do this. It's healthy oil). And I also made it as a bundt and topped it with homemade German chocolate frosting from this website. Soooo moist and just to die for. I can't stop eating it!
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Best Fried Green Tomatoes

Reviewed: Oct. 17, 2011
I loved these! I've made these before with a different recipe (cornmeal) and I hated them! But I was determined the batter was to blame. So I'm glad I searched until I found this one. Yummy!
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Brown Rice and Black Bean Casserole

Reviewed: Sep. 19, 2011
This was delicious....with quite a few variations. I decided to go with a southwestern theme by using yellow peppers and corn instead of zucchin-mushrooms/carrots. I used coconut oil instead of olive oil (olive oil becomes a carcinogen when cooked), doubled the rice, doubled the onion, added a large clove of garlic, cut up 2 fresh serrano chiles instead of the canned chiles, and used a jack/chedder combo instead of swiss. I didn't measure the cheese, but I'm sure I used more than 2 cups. But hey, I added more rice, so I had too.
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Broccoli Chicken Delight

Reviewed: Sep. 7, 2011
This was awesome! The only variations were, I used 1 can of cream of mushroom and 1 can cream of chicken. I also only used 12 oz of fresh broccoli instead of 16 oz. The dish looked so full after just the 12oz bag so I stopped there. It was perfect! This was a keeper for sure!
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Orzo with Parmesan and Basil

Reviewed: Jan. 30, 2014
I LOVED this! I did not use the basil because I did not think it would go well with my meal. But it was fantastic and FULL of flavor. I will make this again and again.
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Fantastic Chicken Burgers

Reviewed: Jun. 12, 2013
OMG, I just made these and they came out awesome!! You MUST try them. When we fired up the grill, it started raining, so I just fried them in a pan with some oil. Also, I only made 4 burgers, not 8. If you made 8, they would be too small for sure. We served them on the torta rolls from Costco (toasted in a pan w/ butter). As some others did, I used the juice from the whole lime and a bit more of the seasoning mix (to be safe). I also used ground chicken thigh meat (rather than breast). I'm sure that, along with the extra lime juice, contributed to why they were so juicy. Next time I will top with guacamole or avocado slices. Oh, and hubby didn't like the idea of topping it w/ salsa so he used ketchup (yuck, I know) but said he would try BBQ sauce next time. Oh and he hates cilantro so I didn't tell him I used it and he never even noticed. Ssshhh. Thanks Tozenuf for this fantastic recipe. So juicy and yummy! Will make again and again!!
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Potato Chip Chicken

Reviewed: Jun. 21, 2013
This was fabulous! What a fantastic substitute for fried chicken! I was really surprised how crunchy of a coating the chips made. I also didn't think the marination made any sense (since the butter just hardens in the fridge). So I salt and peppered the chicken along with some garlic powder, then dipped the chicken in melted butter and immediately rolled it into the finely chopped chips and then baked. Note, if you pound out your chicken, like I do, 45 minutes is a bit too long for cooking. Next time I will probably check it at 38 or 40 minutes. Lastly, I only used a pound of chicken, but still found I needed closer to 4 cups of chips. But my (picky) hubby and I loved it at first bite!
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Best Bread Machine Bread

Reviewed: Oct. 10, 2013
This came out sooo soft and chewy! BEWARE: for those considering following the advice to add more salt like I did....it made my bread rise too high. It was touching the top of my bread maker and left a yucky doughy mess on the lid and window! Next time, I will stick with 2 tsp of salt. But this for sure will be my go-to bread recipe from now on!!
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