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Cranberry Nut Bread I

Reviewed: Jul. 16, 2014
Made this last night and half is already gone this morning (yum!). We added an extra egg and subbed applesauce for oil. Gosh people, the recipe is perfect, don't add as many nuts or berries if it's too much for you. If it's too crumbly, then you over-mixed. Always set timer for ten min. early so you can start checking to see when the bread is ready to come out.
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Potato and Bacon Salad

Reviewed: Jul. 5, 2014
Only change was to add some pickle juice so it would not be dry. Excellent recipe, will use again.
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Taco Salad II

Reviewed: Jun. 18, 2014
Why use French Dressing? Make the salad fresh and use Emily's Dressing for Taco Salad. Otherwise, this is a good basic recipe for Taco Salad.
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Easy Pressure Cooker Pot Roast

Reviewed: Apr. 17, 2014
Used an electric pressure cooker, set timer for 55 minutes. Roast was very tender, fall-apart. Garlic cloves stuck into meat gave extra flavor. We cooked vegetables in a pot of boiling water while roast was cooking. That way the vege's can be pierced with a fork and you'll know when perfectly cooked.
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Calzones In a Pinch

Reviewed: Apr. 10, 2014
Very good! As the other review said, you could tweak the filling and it would still be an easy, yummy calzone. We liked the pie crust vs a pizza doughy bread crust. Next time I'll add pepperoni bits instead of chicken, maybe even add pineapple bits :-)
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Skillet Chili

Reviewed: Apr. 5, 2014
Not a bad chili at all. I subbed a can of tomato soup for the paste cuz we like sissy chili. Also charred a bag of frozen vegetables to add. Oh, also added garlic, cannot eat chili without some garlic cooked in. :-)
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Pumpkin Cheese Bread II

Reviewed: Dec. 11, 2013
Baked this tonight. Did not have the citrus zest so used one teaspoon of vanilla in the pumpkin batter. I also substituted one teaspoon each of pumpkin pie spice and all spice. Oh my goodness, this turned out really good. Baked mine in a Bundt pan and it worked beautifully. It was good warm from oven and bet it will taste even better once cooled off and refrigerated. Husband wants me to bake this for a pot luck at his work ;-)
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Cranberry Raspberry Sauce

Reviewed: Nov. 27, 2013
Used Apple juice instead of wine and ended up using a full cup of sugar. The raspberries make this WOW! I would like to try this drizzled over a slice of cheese cake ;-). Gonna make this for Thanksgiving every year from now on. Hope there's enough left over to use with a pork roast too.
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Easy Chicken and Dumplings

Reviewed: Nov. 20, 2013
Just like mom used to make, true comfort food. Hubby doesn't like celery so I stir in a can of flat Italian green beans just before dropping the dumpling mixture onto the bubbling stew. You may season this to your own tastes and enjoy ;-)
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Chili Rellenos Casserole

Reviewed: Nov. 15, 2013
Very good if you use enchilada sauce vs tomato sauce. Added cooked ground beef cuz my hubby wants meat in his supper meal. A deep dish pie plate is what I bake mine in. I'm taking two of these to a pot-luck and bet both will be devoured quickly ;-) Thanks for a great recipe!
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Impossible Pumpkin Pie

Reviewed: Oct. 25, 2013
Made this today, it is very delish! I did use bisquick instead of flour plus a whole can of the evap milk. Also used brown sugar instead of white. Pie is in the fridge setting up. Tasted already and ohmygoodness, it's the best pun'kin pie ever. I'm sure it would be good as written, I just have fun playing with ingredients.
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Six Can Chicken Tortilla Soup

Reviewed: Oct. 25, 2013
Yes, as other reviewers said- doctor it up. I used one can of low sodium broth, one can lower sodium cream of broccoli soup and one can mild red enchilada sauce (add more broth or water to get desired consistency). If ya have time add some sautéed onions and grated carrots. So many different vege's you could add depending on growing season.
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Jalapeno Ranch Salad Dressing

Reviewed: Sep. 28, 2013
First, I had to learn what a tomatillo is (LOL). Recipe is perfect for salad or dipping. We dipped chicken fingers and even the fries. Did anyone mention using this as a sandwich spread? Yummy on roast beef and turkey or chicken !!!
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Pork Carnitas

Reviewed: Jul. 19, 2013
Cooked this in electric pressure cooker after browning pork and vege's in oil. (I cut pork into 1 inch cubes and sprinkled with flour). Did not have all the spices so added a jar of salsa and it made a very yummy sauce. We spooned sauce and pork right out of the cooker over rice. Topped with chopped onions and tomatoes, grated cheese and dollop of sour cream. Sooooooo good, husband really enjoyed.
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Gramma Bertha's Banana Cake

Reviewed: Jul. 5, 2013
Made this in a bundt pan. As others said, you may not want to bake the full hour. I set timer at 40 min. and it was done. (I always set a timer shorter than time calls for then check). Added salt and vanilla, also yogurt instead of sour cream. Turned out yummy, did not need frosting. Thanks Gramma !
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Grands!® Biscuit Taco Cups

Reviewed: Jun. 27, 2013
Fun food, especially for the grandkids. You can dress these up with chopped green onions, chilies, corn, chopped avocado..... what ever you like. Next time we will try chopped cooked chicken or pork instead of beef.
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Old-Fashioned Chicken And Slick Dumplings

Reviewed: May 4, 2013
Saw this cooked up on a tv show. Freeze your slicks for 10 to 30 min and all can be dumped into simmering liquid, they hold up better if frozen. Freeze them in single layers or put parchment paper between stacks or they will glob together. For better flavor brown chicken first and use stock vs water. To thicken stew juice you need to brown about 2-3 TBS flour then temper with some hot stock. Gently stir into slicks just about three min. before they are done. We omit potato and add diced carrots and celery.
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Tomato and Macaroni Salad

Reviewed: Apr. 30, 2013
Mixed mayo and ranch dressing, did not have Miracle Whip. We like grated cheddar in our mac salad so added that. This mac salad came out very good, will make for the next pot-luck at husbands work.
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Chicken Enchilada Soup III

Reviewed: Apr. 14, 2013
Great as written but too spicey for my hubby. In place of masa I used 4 corn tortias soaked in hot water then whirled in blender. Added a can of cream of chicken soup, also a can of cheese soup (instead of grated cheese) plus added black beans. It simmered up into a wonderful hearty enchilada soup that my husband really enjoyed (myself included!).
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Chicken Pot Pie VII

Reviewed: Jan. 29, 2013
Sure, using soup instead of scratch gravy is not perfect but I used the 99% fat free and it was not bad. Saves lots on calories. My husband loved this meal and is taking the bit of leftover to work for lunch tomorrow.
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