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Quick Fix Tortellini Soup

Reviewed: Mar. 31, 2013
This has always been a family favorite. Today we changed it up and used Johnsonville Mild Italian Sausage. It was definitely tasty. A bit of an indulgence since we usually use lean beef but it was really good!
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Quick Fix Tortellini Soup

Reviewed: Mar. 30, 2013
I really liked this, the tri-color noodles even made it fun for the kids!
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Mexican Pot Roast

Reviewed: Mar. 26, 2013
We don't ever chop the onions or dice the peppers in this recipe but simply thinly slice them. Then when you shred the meat you have the strands of onions and peppers mixed in with it. Served with grilled corn tortillas, a corn salsa and a squeeze of lime and it is a fantastic meal. Also a great meat for modified korean style tacos (think kimchi). If you are cooking for someone who prefers a milder dish choose a milder pepper and don't use the hot sauce or cayenne, my kids love it this way.
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Johnsonville® Italian Meatballs

Reviewed: Mar. 25, 2013
Our favorite meatball recipe!! We didn't change a thing. These freeze very well simply add to your sauce when you are heating it.
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Paloma

Reviewed: Feb. 7, 2013
I personally am used to diet soda so it tasted great to me and it saves calories. However my friend detests diet so always uses "full flavored soda" instead.
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Bacon Ranch Chicken Skewers

Reviewed: May 30, 2012
Definitely make your chicken pieces at least 1 inch. We marinated ours over night and it turned out great. My kids loved the flavor but said the best part was the bacon, at least I know that the bacon taste isn't lost. Using thick cut was important for this. The onion pieces helped keep the bacon on. Thanks for the recipe.
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Lime Chicken Soft Tacos

Reviewed: May 28, 2012
The lime juice and vinegar combination was very nice on the tacos. I added about 1/3 C chopped cilantro to the chicken when it was done cooking. Also I made a chipotle sour cream to with it. A few slices of avocado cooled the heat of the sour cream. Great Cinco De Mayo meal!
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Vanilla Berry Parfaits

Reviewed: May 28, 2012
This recipe was a hit with young and well not as young in our house. I used vanilla Greek (fat free) yogurt, cinnamon graham crackers and added a drizzle of honey to each layer. The frozen mixed fruit had cherries in it and I think this was such a great addition. We added a dollop of sugar free cool whip to the top and grated fresh nutmeg on the top. I would definitely recommend adding the nutmeg to EACH layer as it adds something that makes this parfait PERFECT! Great recipe!
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Mexican Rice I

Reviewed: May 28, 2012
This was very easy! I grew up thinking that Mexican rice was like macaroni and cheese with tomatoes ~ it just didn't sound appealing. When I had it at Mexican restaurants for some reason I always thought that it was SPANISH rice. After making this I won't hesitate to make/eat it again.
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S'more Sandwiches

Reviewed: May 28, 2012
Oh wow!! This recipe is so gooey and indulgent it will satisfy almost any sweet tooth. For the sliced bread we only had whole grain and that didn't sound like a good match so we used 2 hotdog buns. Buttered the outsides and spread the peanut butter on both sides. This causes everything to stick well. Instead of mini marshmallows I used 4 of the large marshmallows and cut them in half. They fit perfectly in the buns. We cooked them in a saute pan until both sides were browned and crispy. The salty butter, crispy outside of the bread paired with the sweet melted layers of this sandwich made us really glad we waited until after the kids went to bed to make them. So simple yet so great!
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Greek Salad with Spinach & Feta Chicken Sausage

Reviewed: Apr. 27, 2012
Loved this light and tangy salad. I let everyone add the toppings as desired. Also I recommend slicing the olives or everyone will be fighting over the 6 olives. A great summer recipe and the sausage adds a great flavor to the salad.
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al fresco Roasted Pepper and Asiago Chicken Sausage Frittata

Reviewed: Apr. 27, 2012
This is a FANTASTIC dish. It is very quick and easy. You can make everything in one pan and it tastes great. I took this as a meal to a family that had recently adopted 2 girls and everyone LOVED it. The Tabasco was just the right amount that even my "heat sensitive" kids ate every bite and asked for the leftovers the next day.
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Guinness® Corned Beef

Reviewed: Apr. 11, 2012
My family loves this recipe. It is so moist and juicy. I do make this in the crock pot for about 5 hrs on low. I typically add 1/2 head of cabbage that is cut in quarters and separated about 1 hr before it's done cooking, otherwise you'll just have cabbage mush. Another thing is that the packaging companies seem to think one size fits all when it comes to the seasoning packet. So we looked at the seasoning packet and supplemented with what we had on hand to make sure it was flavorful.
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Grilled Sweet Italian Chicken Sausage with Tomato Cream Sauce Over Linguine

Reviewed: Apr. 11, 2012
This sausage is so good. My family loved that it was very flavorful with our being too sweet or too intense. My kids loved it! I used a 12 oz package of sausage (that's what was on the shelf) and it seemed like a lot so 16oz would definitely have been too much. Can't wait to use this in other things. I did puree all but 1/4 cup of the sauce before adding the sausage because my husband is not a fan of chunks of onion or tomato. Also I added 1T of cornstarch to thicken it. Based on the reviews and the type of wine I had on hand I did 1/4c of red wine and 1/2c of low sodium chicken broth.
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Comforting Chicken Noodle Soup

Reviewed: Mar. 13, 2012
Great flavor and good for you too! Love the leeks in this.
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Fiber One® Chocolate-Peanut Butter Haystacks

Reviewed: Feb. 18, 2012
GREAT!! So surprised as I didn't find many other successes with this cereal. Co workers loved and raved about it. I did realize later that it says makes 48...mine made 18. So perhaps I measured with a heavy hand. One tip: be careful eating them out of the fridge...they get VERY hard.
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Hoisin (but not really) Country Ribs

Reviewed: Jan. 26, 2012
Very good! I didn't have peanut oil so I used the Smart Balance oil on hand. I agree with another reviewer that browning isn't necessary. I cooked them on high for 4 hours and the bones we're falling out. I love the ease of this recipe and the short list of ingredients. I would suggest trying a whole onion, adding garlic and some sriracha for some heat. A good side in my opinion would be quinoa, sticky rice, or a steamed/grilled veggie.
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Oatmeal Chip Cookies

Reviewed: Dec. 17, 2011
Just the right amount of chewy and gooey!
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Double Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Reviewed: Dec. 17, 2011
These cookies turn out so wonderful! I did go ahead and use the whole bag (2c) of chunks. Start with 11min for the first batch since your pans are cool. I also recommend keeping the dough in the fridge between batches. For subsequent batches start with an 8 min timer since your pans are hot. Next time I think the next time I make these I will add 3T brewed coffee. We always have a little left in the pot.
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Dark Chocolate Crumb Bars

Reviewed: Dec. 17, 2011
VERY RICH! Substituted a white cake mix for the flour sugar and salt. The nuts add that extra crunch. So yummy. If you find that the crumb mixture is too "wet" add a little flour.
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