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Carrot Cupcakes with White Chocolate Cream Cheese Icing

Reviewed: Jun. 3, 2012
Great cupcakes. Adapted the recipe based on suggestions from other reviewer. When I made them, I used: > 2 3/4 cup shredded carrots > 1/4 cup oil, 1/4 cup applesauce > 2.5 tsp cinnamon > 1 tsp nutmeg > 1/8 tsp cloves > 3/4 cup all purpose flour, 3/4 cup whole wheat flour For the icing....I essentially cut the recipe in 1/2 but also tweaked the quantities of the chocolate, orange extract and confectioners sugar. Here is what I used: 2 ounces of white chocolate (left this as is even though I pretty much halved everything else) 4 oz cream cheese 1/4 cup unsalted butter 1/2 tsp pure vanilla extract 1/8 tsp orange extract (used only a tiny bit to prevent overpowering) 1 cup of icing sugar (halved and then halved again as per other reviewers suggestions) 1 tbsp heavy cream
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Chocolate Covered Strawberries

Reviewed: Feb. 14, 2012
Made these for a Valentine's day treat and they turned out perfect. The bag of milk chocolate chips I had wasn't quite 16 oz so I topped them up with some semi-sweet ones resulting in a chocolate combination. As others have suggested, I melted the shortening first in the microwave and then added it to the chocolate as I started to melt it on the stove. I also melted white chocolate chips to be able to do the stripes. I did add a bit of shortening to the white chocolate but not as much as I did to the milk/semi-sweet chocolate. In other reviews, people had suggested not using any shortening at all with the white chocolate so I didn't want to make the white chocolate too runny. I didn't have any issues and was very pleased with the results.
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Fajita Marinade I

Reviewed: Sep. 20, 2009
Based on the recommendations of other reviewers, I have adapted the recipe and really enjoy it now. My husband and I enjoy foods with a bit of "kick". I have reduced the amount of water, added jalepeno peppers, cilantro, cumin, chili powder and cayenne pepper. I do not use the smoke flavouring.
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Green Chile and Rice Casserole

Reviewed: Sep. 20, 2009
Great side dish. A nice variation to plain wild rice. I made it for a dinner party of 7 so I doubled the amount of rice. I used 2 packages of Uncle Ben's Wild Rice. I reduced the amount of sour cream and cheddar cheese. Even though I doubled the recipe, I only used 1 cup of light sour cream and 2 cups of cheddar cheese. I used 2 cans of green chilies and used the juice. I didn't drain them as the recipe suggested. This was a very easy recipe. I made the rice earlier in the day and then just before the dinner party, I layered all of the ingredients and baked the dish. It turned out great.
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Maple Apple Crisp

Reviewed: Sep. 20, 2009
Great dessert served with French Vanilla Ice Cream. I made it ahead of time and then just warmed it up prior to serving. As other reviewers suggested, I used 3 gala apples, 2 granny smith and then doubled the crumble. I reduced the amount of maple sugar and butter. Even though I doubled the crumble, I used 1/2 cup of butter total and probably no more than 1/4 cup of maple syrup. I just used enough syrup to lightly coat the apples. I also added 1 tsp of cinnamon and nutmeg to the crumble.
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