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Beef and Lentil Soup

Reviewed: Nov. 13, 2009
I gave this 4 stars because it took about 12 hours on "hi" for my lentils to become tender. I actually had to scrap this for dinner that night because it wasn't done. (Next time I will follow another reviewer's suggestion to add the tomatoes later in the process.) I saved this in the fridge for another night and the leftovers were definitely 5 stars! This is the best lentil dish I've ever made. Next time, I will either cook it on the stove, so I have more control over the heat, or I will boil my stock and water before adding it so it doesn't take so long to start cooking the lentils. The smoky flavor of the kielbasa really blends with the spices and lentils to make a delicicous stew!
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Quinoa Side Dish

Reviewed: Nov. 9, 2009
I have never made or eaten quinoa before and this was really good. I did saute my onion and garlic with the quinoa in the initial step because I don't like raw onions, but otherwise followed the recipe exactly. Very good healthy side dish -- this will become a side dish staple for me.
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Baked Potato Soup I

Reviewed: Nov. 2, 2009
Excellent hearty soup! I served it with a loaf of warm Italian bread and it was a deliciously filling meal. I did add more salt, black pepper and a few dashes of cayenne pepper as well and it was anything but bland. I mashed some of the potatoes and left others in bigger chunks for texture. The best potato soup I've ever made!
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Creamy Avocado-Ranch Dip

Reviewed: Nov. 1, 2009
Really, really good! I used onion salt instead of celery salt because that's what I had. Otherwise, I wouldn't change a thing!
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Self-Filled Cupcakes I

Reviewed: Nov. 1, 2009
Awesome! I used a moist triple fudge cake mix and cream cheese frosting. Best cupcakes ever!
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Halibut with Cream Sauce

Reviewed: Oct. 31, 2009
I made this for a special dinner for my husband along with steamed lobster tails. My husband, who is from the Pacific Northwest, said this is the best fish he has ever eaten in his life. He finished this and left some of his lobster tail on the plate when he was full. I'm not a fish lover and even I liked it.
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No Bake Cookies III

Reviewed: Jul. 29, 2009
Turned out great! Just like classic no-bake cookies should be. I made mine extra rich because I was out of milk and had some cream left over from another recipe. Wonderful!
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Chocolate Chip Banana Bread II

Reviewed: Jul. 29, 2009
Great recipe! I did add a pinch of nutmeg and a bit of cinnamon. I made mine into muffins -- half with chocolate chips and half without to make everyone happy. They were very moist and flavorful. Much better than any other recipe I've tried.
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Mixture for Meatballs, Meatloaf or Burgers

Reviewed: Jul. 29, 2009
This is exactly what I've been looking for! Excellent texture and flavor. I was a little nervous with the wet-bread thing, but it was perfect. I did add a few shakes of onion salt because we're not big on onions and it was great. I made meatballs but will definitely adopt this as my long-searched-for meatloaf recipe as well. Really, really good is all I have to say!
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Hot Pizza Dip

Reviewed: Jul. 11, 2009
We absolutely loved this! It will definitely be in heavy rotation for "football Sundays" at our house! I read previous reviews that said the cream cheese part was a bit bland, and added a few shakes of Onion Salt -- really, really good! I bought a loaf of thinly sliced Italian bread and brushed it with a bit of melted butter and minced garlic, then toasted it in the oven. Excellent recipe!
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Heavenly Hot Dog Sauce

Reviewed: Jul. 9, 2009
My family loved it! We'll definitely have this a few times on "football Sundays" this year. I did add some minced onion and garlic, just because I had some around. Great flavor and excellent consistency.
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Easy Marinated Pork Tenderloin

Reviewed: Jun. 24, 2009
Awesome flavor! Even my picky husband loved it. I did add some fresh sage and rosemary, just because I had some in the fridge, but it wasn't necessary and the marinade would be exellent without. This recipe is great as is, or can be a great base to experiment with different flavors and seasonings.
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Easy Chocolate Ice Cream

Reviewed: Jun. 24, 2009
Too syrupy sweet for my family. I tried it in my Cuisinart Ice Cream Maker and it didn't set up -- which is my own fault. Just not the right Chocolate Ice Cream recipe for me.
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Chicken Supreme III

Reviewed: Jun. 24, 2009
I made this recipe as written, except I did substitute leeks and green onions because I had some that I needed to use. This was excellent! Even my picky husband loved it. It will definitely go into "heavy dinner rotation."
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