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Grilled Asparagus

Reviewed: Apr. 10, 2011
Excellent! It is so simple that I thought it wouldn't be right. I have had a hard time getting asparagus right in the past. The key is the cooking time. This recipe said to grill for 3 minutes. I grilled for 5 minutes and it was perfect. I would say 3-5 minutes max grill time or you'll ruin it. (Note: I also sprinkled garlic powder on it before grilling along with what the recipe called for.)
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Easy Meatloaf

Reviewed: Nov. 4, 2013
Excellent! I agree with others to double the sauce. A lot of it caramelizes and cooks down, so the extra sauce is welcome. Also, line baking pan with non-stick foil completely or you will be scrubbing pan later. I also added 3 crushed cloves of garlic to mixture and oregano. I left off the milk but added 2 T heavy cream. Also, seasoned bread crumbs.
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Cheese Souffles

Reviewed: Mar. 8, 2011
Amazing!!!
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Easy Quiche

Reviewed: Apr. 19, 2010
I recently made this for the first time for a party of 8. Everyone raved about the quiche. It was very easy and quick. I substituted thawed spinach for the broccoli, as it would be less lumpy. I also used veggie sausage patties (Morningstar "Maple flavored" sausage patties"). Even the non-vegetarians LOVED it. This is a keeper!
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Diabetic Dog Treats

Reviewed: Feb. 20, 2012
You can even make this more diabetic friendly by using Rye flour instead of wheat flour. Rye flour has much less gluten and is much slower in converting into sugar in the body. Rye flour is also more flavorful and dogs love it.
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Super Al's Cocktail Sauce

Reviewed: Dec. 20, 2009
Excellent and incredibly fast and easy. I used cream style horseradish sauce.
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Boilermaker Tailgate Chili

Reviewed: Jul. 20, 2009
My absolute favorite chili recipe! I doubled the beer though. It was fabulous!
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Thai Basil Rolls with Hoisin-Peanut Sauce

Reviewed: Apr. 17, 2011
Excellent! I used avocado slices instead of noodles. Also put a dash of cayenne in the sauce and a bit more peanut butter & water. I used dried mint (a dash in each one) instead of fresh mint. I used Morningstar Sausage Links instead of the pork to make it faster and it was fantastic. Overall, it is time-consuming to put them together (but I tend to be a bit slow). I did it for 2 people and it took about 30 minutes to roll 7 of them. But well worth the time! I couldn't have rated it higher! I want them again tomorrow!!!
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Lamb Chops with Balsamic Reduction

Reviewed: May 26, 2012
Amazing! I used for the Balsamic Vinegar 1/2 with regular supermarket balsamic vinegar and 1/2 Balsamic Glaze (also available at many grocery stores). At the end, I sprinkled a dash of dried mint leaves on top of the lamb. A great dish and certainly one to save and make again!
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Curried Chicken and Potatoes

Reviewed: Jul. 20, 2009
Excellent dish! I doubled the spices. I also didn't have yogurt so I left that out. I did add 1/2 c. soy milk in it's stead. The dish was fabulous and will definitely make it again. My daughter loved it too!
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Grilled Peaches and Cream

Reviewed: Jul. 1, 2011
I've never had grilled peaches before but thought I'd try it cause I'm trying to find healthier options for dessert. I loved them. I did a variation though, as I had no cream cheese. I cut a nectarine in half and removed the pit. Sprayed both side lightly with olive oil, then grilled each side for 3 minutes. Removed nectarine and drizzled honey and a little cinnamon over them. Loved this dessert! (BTW, my nectarines were already ripe and juicy, so likely this helped.) After grilling them, they were quite soft but, oh SO good.
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Best Toffee Ever - Super Easy

Reviewed: Jan. 3, 2014
Amazingly good and easy to make. You can half the recipe and make in a square baking pan if you don't want to store so much if it.
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Juicy Roasted Chicken

Reviewed: Sep. 21, 2011
I made this exactly as indicated (except that I didn't have celery so I made it w/o the celery). I turned up the oven to 375 degrees in convection mode to try to speed it up some. This roasted chicken recipe is AMAZING! I can't believe I'd stopped making roasted chicken myself since rotisserie chicken has become available at the grocery stores. This is SO much better. Great recipe!
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Chinese Chicken Salad III

Reviewed: Jun. 11, 2012
This recipe is great, as is! I did use ready-made chow mein noodles to save time. I also typically grill chicken breasts in advance, then slice then, put a portion in snack-sized zip lock bags, then freeze them for use on salads later. I take a pkg out of freezer and put in microwave for 45-60 seconds when I want some for a salad. I also per-grate ginger and wrap 1 tsp portions in plastic wrap, then put them all in a labeled zip lock and when needed, I put a tsp pkg in microwave for 15 seconds. This way I also have access to fresh grated / chopped ginger without a lot of work. For the grated carrots, either grate last or sprinkle with lemon juice to slow down the oxidizing which causes them to go brown quickly after grating.
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Cioppino

Reviewed: Feb. 21, 2011
Excellent!!!
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Passover Double Chocolate Almond Torte

Reviewed: Mar. 31, 2013
Absolutely delicious! I am not Jewish, but my daughter's boyfriend is. I was asked to see if I could do some nice options for Passover / Easter dinner. Made this with fresh whipped cream and Gelato, along with the chocolate sauce in the recipe. It was AMAZING! I will do this for any dessert occasion beyond Passover. I did have to take it out 6 minutes early from the oven. I halved the recipe and baked in a stick-free loaf pan. No leftovers. Everyone had seconds!
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Smoked Macaroni and Cheese by Williams-Sonoma

Reviewed: May 26, 2012
Really amazing!!!
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Scrambled Eggs Done Right

Reviewed: May 7, 2011
Simple and perfect! I made it exactly as the recipe indicated and the eggs were great! Best yet! Be careful at the cooking stage. Take them off the heat when they are still moist. Also, keep turning as you cook them.
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Shrimp and Sugar Snap Peas

Reviewed: Jul. 9, 2011
I was pleasantly surprised by this GREAT dish! I have a garden and had overload of snap peas and was tired of the same recipes. I saw this & thought I'd try it. It was SO good. I took the advice of others and added more garlic & salt. (I also added toasted sesame oil in place of hot oil and also added about 3T of nutritional yeast (a vegetarian substitute for a cheesy flavor). It was SO good. (I also cooked the liquid down with all the ingredients in it so that the flavor would caramelize.) This recipe is a definite keeper.
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Hash Brown Quiche

Reviewed: Jul. 13, 2013
Excellent! I used mushrooms and cilantro in addition to the onions. Also used veggie bacon instead. Added 1 extra egg too. It was delicious!
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