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Corned Beef and Cabbage I

Reviewed: Mar. 17, 2014
I didn't actually make this but nobody else who reviewed it seems to have either. This is the most recipe rewriting I have seen in any review. I read 12 reviews and finally gave up as they all were telling about how they make theirs, not about this recipe. Very disappointing. I am heading back to the pressure cooker instructions for this evening's meal. :-(
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Chef John's Macaroni and Cheese

Reviewed: Mar. 17, 2014
This was good but not quite the to-die-for that I was hoping for. It is more on the creamy side than the cheesy side (even though I did use sharp cheddar). I will try a different recipe next time. I am not after a boxed-style mac and cheese, just something a little more cheesy. I followed the recipe as written.
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Sesame Crusted Mahi Mahi with Soy Shiso Ginger Butter Sauce

Reviewed: Mar. 16, 2014
Wow. Delicious! Even my picky 5 yr old asked for thirds but there was no more. I couldn't bring myself to use all the butter so used about 1/3 c. Did not have shiso. Mahi is such a nice, firm fish so I finished it on the grill instead of the oven. Superb. Oh, one more thing...it took me more like 30 min prep- the sauce just takes a some time to complete. It could be done ahead- the actual cook time is quick. Thank you for this recipe!
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Easy Olive Martini Chicken

Reviewed: Feb. 20, 2014
This was good as written but not fabulous. I made it exactly as written. I had some left over which I sliced thinly and blended with the sauce...now THAT is 5 star flavor that just didn't pop until it was sliced and the sauce infused the meat. And, by the way, this made fantastic chicken for chicken salad. I will make again with this small modification.
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Strawberry Shooters

Reviewed: Feb. 19, 2014
Super simple. I like simple. Made with Frangelico for adults and chocolate sauce for the kids.
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Roasted Swiss Chard with Feta

Reviewed: Nov. 3, 2013
I personally give this 5 stars but the rest of my family was not impressed so I am giving it 4. My husband and 7 year old kindly finished their servings to please me, my 5 year old (not much of a cooked vegetable eater) tasted it but did not want to eat it. I ate 3/4 of the pan myself and loved it. In defense of the recipe, I over salted it quite a bit. I will try this again with very little salt and leave the shaker for individuals to use. I did add parmesan with the feta and then pine nuts in the last 5 minutes. My 7 year old liked it with a little lemon juice (I did not).
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Pumpkin Pancakes

Reviewed: Oct. 27, 2013
Off the chart delicious! Great texture. Substituted flour with 1/4 wheat flour. Used home-pureed pumpkin. Served with whipped cream and sprinkled nutmeg on top. What a treat. Kids loved it, too. Thank you!
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Fast Salmon with a Ginger Glaze

Reviewed: Oct. 26, 2013
Family loved it so giving it five starts. It is very flavorful: I would give it four stars since it is a little too powerful for me but I admit the flavors are very good. I have 5 and 7 year old boys so used just 1/2 T chili-garlic paste for fear of being too spicy hot - this was just right...a little warm but not hot. Otherwise made as directed. They (husband included) all loved it.
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Bellepepper's Orzo and Wild Rice Salad

Reviewed: Sep. 7, 2013
Love it. Suggest using 1 c wild rice. I actually used a grain blend called Soo Foo, which is a little peppery so I skipped the pepper. Used champagne vinegar because I had no white balsalmic. Very yummy!
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Baron's Blackberry Cobbler

Reviewed: Jul. 30, 2013
Love it. I really like the topping. I am accustomed to a biscuit-like top. This is more cake-like. More moist and chewy than dry. I really like it. In fact, I made about 3/4 of a recipe and forgot to reduce the amount of topping so I poured the left overs into cupcake paper for snacking. Very good and easy recipe.
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Poor Man's Caviar

Reviewed: May 12, 2013
Good stuff. I could not find black eyed peas in our local store so I used black and white beans.
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Pumpkin Muffins II

Reviewed: Apr. 6, 2013
It seemed like the recipe called for an aweful lot of sugar. I used 1 3/4 c instead of 2, not wanting to tweak it too much without trying it first. It was good. The spice amounts seemed way excessive, especially for my young boys. I used the cinnamon and salt as written and cut the rest in 1/2. The result was the perfect amount of spice. I used 1/2 applesauce/1/2 oil. UPDATE: I made this again with the same modifications and a crumb top. Super! Made the crumb top using 2/3 cup packed brown sugar 3/4 cup rolled oats 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 6 tablespoons butter
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Carrot Cake

Reviewed: Apr. 2, 2013
Not the best ever but good. I would give it 3.5 stars for flavor but I love the moistness of it so leaned to 4 stars. My husband, on the other hand, said it's the best carrot cake he has ever had so there's another reason for 4 stars. I made it exactly as written. I don't care for the texture created by the coconut so I will leave it out next time. Still it seems like something is missing...just can't quite put my finger on it. The frosting is absolutely perfect.
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Tangy Honey Glazed Ham

Reviewed: Apr. 2, 2013
Off the hook delicious. I made it exactly as directed. I will always use this recipe now.
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Easier Chicken Marsala

Reviewed: Mar. 23, 2013
I followed some others' advise and added 1 can cream of mushroom soup and 1 cup marsala wine. It made ample sauce and required no thickening. My husband rarely comments about food (unless he dislikes it!) but did 3 times and even said the sauce was incredible! That's a first. The kids gobbled it up, too. I thought it was good but not the best I have ever had. Easy and yummy.
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Mustard Chicken

Reviewed: Mar. 1, 2013
This was outstanding. So simple and fast. My husband is just beginning an interest in cooking simple things and said "I could even do that" so maybe he will make it next time. I made it exactly as written except I halved the breasts so they would cook faster. Made it with biscuits (as one other reviewer suggested) and a spinach salad. Fast, easy, delicious dinner for all (adults and 4 yr and 6 yr).
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Barbequed Marinated Flank Steak

Reviewed: Dec. 3, 2012
Came out wonderful. I've made this twice on two different gas grills and both times it took 25 minutes total to reach medium.
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Heavenly Halibut

Reviewed: Oct. 21, 2012
Excellent and so easy. My husband, who rarely has much to say about food, asked that I "keep this recipe, make this again, this is the best halibut you have every made!" Made it exactly as written.
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Grilled Salmon I

Reviewed: Aug. 30, 2012
Fabulous. I don't like lemon pepper so just used salt and garlic powder instead. Only had time to marinate about 1.5 hours. It was delicious.
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Blackberry Cobbler II

Reviewed: Aug. 30, 2012
Tasty biscuit topping but the berry part was way too sweet for me. Maybe I just had fabulous berries, but next time I will make this with just 1/2 c sugar in the berries. Also, I cook in cast iron a lot but did NOT like it for this recipe. The left over cobbler was completely ruined with the acidic, metal flavors the next day. Next time I will cook this in glass or ceramic.
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