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Ghirardelli® Individual Chocolate Lava Cakes

Reviewed: Feb. 22, 2010
Yum! This was perfect for Valentines Day! I used Green and Black's 72% cacao baking bar. I baked them in silicone muffin cups (made 10 this way). They reheated well in the toaster oven the next day too!
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Chocolate Covered Strawberries

Reviewed: Nov. 22, 2009
awesome! I used 1 tablespoon butter instead of the 2 tablespoons shortening. This amount of chocolate coated 73 strawberries! Wow!
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Mom's Buttermilk Pancakes

Reviewed: Aug. 16, 2009
I've made this recipe many times. The recipe is ALMOST perfect as written. Cut the salt to 1/2 tsp and you have the perfect pancake recipe. This pancake is very versatile. It's great with grated apple and cinnamon, blueberries, or chocolate chips stirred into the batter. This recipe serves two hungry adults.
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Vegan Cupcakes

Reviewed: Jul. 30, 2011
Awesome cupcakes. I used soy milk and canola oil because that's what I had on hand. I also added some diced strawberries and topped the cupcakes with strawberry frosting. I could see this recipe being tweaked to make many different flavors, and I'm sure it would be great as is. Wonderful recipe!!
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Savory Cheddar Zucchini Muffins

Reviewed: Oct. 28, 2010
I loved these! Especially straight out of the oven. I made quite a few changes and didn't find them bland at all. Firstly, I used a mixture of grated zucchini and apple, probably a little over a cup in total. I used two big cloves of garlic and a bit of fresh ground pepper. I used one cup of cheddar cheese and omitted the parm and bacon because I didn't have any. I found the baking time to be about right, unlike other raters. I think this is a great versatile recipe. Thanks for sharing!!
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Ultra Easy Cream Cheese Dip

Reviewed: Feb. 11, 2010
It's okay as a base recipe. I added quite a bit of Korean red pepper paste and a teaspoon of homey to give it some flavor. I also used soft cream cheese and less milk to make the process a bit easier.
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Dutch Apple Cake

Reviewed: Aug. 14, 2009
Very nice! I used 3/4 brown sugar instead of 1 cup of white sugar and I still found it to be very sweet. This might be because I also used a sweeter apple. I will definitely make this again, probably using 1/2 cup brown sugar and sweeter apples.
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Blueberry Buckle

Reviewed: Jul. 31, 2011
This is exactly the same as my grandmother's blueberry recipe except for that hers uses brown sugar in the topping instead of white. This is an awesome cake. It's a favorite in my family and among my friends.
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Baked Chicken Nuggets

Reviewed: Mar. 14, 2010
I expected these to be really good from all the other reviews, but I just found them to be ok.
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Easy Beer Bread Mix

Reviewed: Mar. 14, 2010
Yum. I can't stop eating this! Very versatile recipe. I substituted 1/2 of the flour for whole wheat, added chopped green olives and fresh rosemary. I used olive oil instead of butter, too. This would be amazing with soup. Next time I will try baking this as rolls in muffin tins. The best part was the crust that almost seemed fried by the olive oil. So good.
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Berry Cornmeal Muffins

Reviewed: Nov. 9, 2009
Yum! Even better with cream cheese frosting!
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Garlic Brussels Sprouts

Reviewed: Sep. 3, 2009
Great! Quick! Easy! I added a touch of honey, as I love the taste of garlic and honey.
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Sweet Potato Pie I

Reviewed: Dec. 2, 2010
This pie was great!! I made a few changes to suit my taste. I only put in 1/2 cup of sugar and I used brown sugar. I used soy milk instead of regular and I added a pinch of ground cloves. I also used only half the butter the recipe called for and it was plenty rich. I used leftover baked sweet potatoes that were stored in my refrigerator over night and did not notice any of the graininess mentioned by other raters that used cold sweet potatoes.
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Blueberry Crumb Bars

Reviewed: Feb. 22, 2010
Great and easy recipe! I love that the same mixture is used for both the bottom crust and the crumb on top! I used fresh blackberries and it worked great. The only thing I'd do differently next time would be to add less sugar. They were a little sweet for me, but everyone else loved them.
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Crispy Fried Chicken

Reviewed: Jan. 31, 2010
When I made this I used chicken breasts cut into chunks. The cooking time seemed a bit long so I fried the chunks for 10 minutes instead of 30. They were a bit over cooked and tough. The coating, however, was amazing! I'm sure that this would be a 5 star++ recipe if I fried the chicken for less time (or used big pieces of chicken).
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Scones

Reviewed: Oct. 5, 2009
Nice, but not scones as I know them. They were very soft. I'm used to dryer crunchier scones. Still, we loved them. I substituted whole wheat flour for half of the flour in the recipe. They were great with jam.
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Bavarian Apple Torte

Reviewed: Sep. 27, 2009
I wonder if I made a mistake. It just wasn't the fantastic torte I thought it would be. First of all, the crust was far too thick and buttery. It was a little soggy before it was refrigerated and rock hard after being refrigerated. I took other readers advice and halfed the cream cheese filling. I wish that I hadn't, as it was too dry around the edges. I hope to find a better recipe for this torte. It sounds like a fantastic dessert.
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Banana-Dulce de Leche Pie (Banana-Caramel Pie)

Reviewed: Jun. 19, 2009
My boyfriend and I have nicknamed this dessert "death pie," as it is so clearly unhealthy and decedent. That said, we loved it. We live in Chile where dulce de leche is called majar and there are whole supermarket shelves dedicated to selling it ready made. Since graham crackers are hard to come by here, I used an oatmeal cookie crust which I HIGHLY recommend. It gave a great texture to pie.
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White Wine Turkey Gravy

Reviewed: Mar. 7, 2012
Awesome! I didn't quite have enough drippings so I used some chicken stock too. I will make this again!
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Crispy Mashed Potato Pancake

Reviewed: Jan. 31, 2010
Great basic recipe! I've used this recipe as a starting point on many occasions to use up leftover mashed potatoes. It's become one of my favorite breakfasts! Sometimes I add a bit of cheese or fresh chopped onion. I also add a sprinkling of flour so that it holds together better.
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