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Jean's Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup

Reviewed: Jan. 19, 2007
It's really tasty!. I sauteed crushed garlic and ginger, chopped green onions with the chicken breasts. Put into the broth a sprig of thyme and rosemary, 2 bay leaves, and it came out really good!. Will make it again sometime.
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Irish Chicken and Dumplings

Reviewed: Jul. 8, 2006
Hmmm sooo yummy. I omitted the potatoes though, didn't really care for it. I used the other dumpling recipe from this site and it came out sooo delicious.
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Dumplings

Reviewed: Jul. 8, 2006
Oh My Gosh! This was sooo good!. I was a little skeptical to make this before, but I am just glad I tried it coz' the dumplings came out so soft and fluffy. Just the way I love it!. I made this with the Irish Chicken dumplings from this site and it was soo soo soo yummy. Actually my husband wanted this for lunch and had it several times at work. You have to try it!.
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Funnel Cakes II

Reviewed: Jul. 9, 2006
Yummm... hubby and I liked this a lot, it's best when it served warm though.
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Basic Flaky Pie Crust

Reviewed: Jul. 14, 2006
It's flaky, however I still have to say that the "Best ever Pie Crust" from this site still tops it all. Just make sure that you chilled the shortening and milk first. You want to work fast since you don't want the fat to melt and make your crust harden and less flakier.
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Cinnamon Rolls III

Reviewed: Aug. 7, 2006
WoW! I never thought that these would actually came out sooo good. Honestly. Me and hubby just devoured them and they tasted so similar to Cinnabon. For a home baked cinnamon rolls, this is darn good! I used the "Clone of a Cinnabon" frosting coz' it's da bomb diggity, and also put most of the vanilla pudding mix but not all of it. Thank you so much for the recipe. I am sooo happy with these rolls, thinking how much money we can actually save rather than buying those famous rolls at the mall.
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White Cheese Chicken Lasagna

Reviewed: Sep. 17, 2008
This is sooo delicious. I put more cheese than called for on the recipe and used only one box of the chopped spinach. Will definitely make this again and again! =) Thank you so much for the recipe!!!
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General Tsao's Chicken

Reviewed: Sep. 13, 2006
Wow, to be honest, I was a little bit skeptical and thought that this recipe would just turn out okay. I'm very picky when it comes to Asian dishes but I'm just so glad that I gave it a try coz' it turned out to be a really tasty dish. It really is similar to the General Tso's chicken I used to have. I did however, halved the recipe since I wanted to make sure first that this would be a success. Doubled the garlic called for it, reduced the amount of vinegar, stir fried and NOT deep fried the chicken, and everything else just followed what the recipe says. I also didn't put dry chilli coz' I didn't have any, instead I put a little bit of ground chilli (the kind you found at Asian grocery store) and put black pepper powder as desired. After the chicken and sauce were mixed and thoroughly combined, I drizzled some sesame oil into it. This totally made the dish even better!!! You gotta try it, absolutely delicious. =)
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American Lasagna

Reviewed: Sep. 14, 2006
Really Yummy Lasagna! I made several changes and some based on other reviews. Used 1 pound hot italian sausage and 1 pound regular italian sausage. I omitted the parsley since we both didn't really care for it. Used two 15 ounce low fat ricotta cheese and reduced the amount of salt for the cheese mixture to 1/2 tsp only. Put more garlic and dried oregano, and the sauce got a little too thick so I added around 1/2 C of traditional spaghetti sauce into the sauce mixture. You just add it until it gets to the thickness you prefer. Also, I used the Barilla no boil lasagna. I noticed some people used this and turned out bad. Mine turned out perfectly the same as the regular boil lasagna. The only difference is that the no boil one saves so much time!. Since I used the no boil lasagna, it took 50 minutes covered and 20 minutes uncovered. ( I chilled my lasagna overnight before baking). Don't forget to use the non stick coating spray onto the foil so the cheese don't stick. Next time, I might add some pepperoni and try to use 9 noodles instead of 12. Mine turned out soooooo good already though. Thanks a lot for the recipE!
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Caramel Apple Dip

Reviewed: Sep. 20, 2006
Hubby and I enjoyed it last night with some apples and grape fruit. It definitely refrigerate well too.
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Chantal's New York Cheesecake

Reviewed: Sep. 25, 2006
This cheesecake is amazing! After I combined the graham crackers with the butter and tuck into the base of springform pan, I put it in the freezer for 15 min, or you can put it in the fridge for an hour to make sure it doesn't get messy and stays firm after baking. Baked for an hour with a bigger pan filled with water (au bain marie), and make sure cover the bottom of the springform pan with aluminium foil. I never once opened the oven door, went to the mall and when we came back, it stayed there for around 2 hours and it looked beautiful. No cracks or whatsoever and taste delicious. Dip the knive in hot water before cutting. Thanks a lot for the recipe. Hubby says it's one of the best cheesecake out there!
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Toasted Garlic Bread

Reviewed: Oct. 6, 2006
So easy and flavorful! I added Italian Seasoning and adjust the garlic to your own liking. It's wonderfully cheesy and garlicky. Just like how garlic bread's supposed to be.
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Vegetarian Phad Thai

Reviewed: Oct. 9, 2006
good peanut sauce recipe for phad thai!
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Chewy Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

Reviewed: Oct. 14, 2006
I am baking this right now and just tried one from the first batch. Ohh My GoD! Like Janice in "Friends" would say. hehe. Sooo Good! I made this with rolled oats instead of quick cooking oats, and followed the recipe exactly just the way it is! Why would you want to change it? =) It's definitely replacing my Nestle oatmeal chocolate chip cookies recipe. YumM!
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Mrs. Sigg's Snickerdoodles

Reviewed: Oct. 16, 2006
These cookies are really good. However, I did make some changes based on other reviews. I used 3 Tbsp sugar and 3 tsp of cinnamon powder for the topping. Also, I think it all depends on people's oven, I baked the first batch for 8 min and took it out right away, but it came too "set", crispy, and not chewy. So, on the later batches, I baked it only for 7 min and it came out perfect. Chewy, just the way hubby and I like it.
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Sausage Gravy I

Reviewed: Oct. 23, 2006
Hmmm I made this for breakfast yesterday and it came out real good. In fact, it tastes so much better than those fast food restaurant chain that I've been to!. I halved the recipe though since there's only me and my husband, even that we still had leftovers.
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Golden Sweet Cornbread

Reviewed: Oct. 24, 2006
I really like this cornbread a lot. Like others, I only used 1/2 C of sugar and followed the rest according to the recipe. It came out moist, soft, crumbly (but not overtly crumbly), with the right sweetness. YuMM!
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Baked Potato Soup I

Reviewed: Oct. 24, 2006
Hmmm a good treat for winter time. I did put garlic powder, onion powder, and chicken seasoning into the milk broth to give it some flavour. Halved the recipe, used only half of the butter and flour to make the roux. Upped the cheese to 1 C and kept everything else the same. Very Very Yummy!
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Deep Dish Brownies

Reviewed: Oct. 26, 2006
This is really chocolatey and fudgy. Like others, I only added 2 eggs and omitted the baking powder. I also added 1/3 C of special dark chocolate chips and divided into the batter and also on top of it. Baked it no longer than 30 min and it came out purrrfect!. No burned edges or uncooked middle. I have to say that this one is A LOT BETTER than the "Best Brownies" recipe from this site. Okay I made it last night and followed the recipe exactly. With 3 eggs and the baking powder the texture is more cake like and a little bit drier. My husband seems to enjoy this one while I am more into the fudgy one that I made before. Anyway both are really good, just depends on how you like it.
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Awesome Sausage, Apple and Cranberry Stuffing

Reviewed: Dec. 21, 2006
I used fresh herbs instead of dry. Stirred in 2 C of chicken broth in total and omitted the liver. Added 1/3 C of chopped pecans, and baked it 45 min covered, and 15 min uncovered. My husband said that this is one of the best stuffing he'd ever had. So Good!
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