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Savory Turkey Gravy

Reviewed: Dec. 28, 2014
I love this gravy. Nice simple basic recipe. The only thing I do differently (and to be honest may be why I love it so much) is that I use the drippings from the turkey and then supplement with turkey stock or chicken broth to make it 5 cups.
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Italian Spaghetti Sauce with Meatballs

Reviewed: Sep. 2, 2014
Great recipe. I add oregano to the sauce because spaghetti sauce needs oregano. Sometimes a little rosemary too. But I love this recipe!
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Corn Dogs

Reviewed: Jun. 15, 2014
So yummy!!! I actually found that not rolling them in flour made the batter stick. The ones I rolled in flour caused the batter to slide off. I also dipped chunks of pepper jack cheese in the batter and fried them. Delicious!
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Bloody Broken Glass Cupcakes

Reviewed: Oct. 21, 2012
5 stars for presentation. But it was a giant pain in the butt. I made the chocolate surprise cupcakes from this site (which are 5 stars) and used canned vanilla frosting to frost them. The glass took over an hour and a half and I ended up having to speed it up because I was running out of time (resulting in slightly brown tinted glass which is my fault not the recipes. Will not go through the effort again.
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Creme Brulee II

Reviewed: May 5, 2012
Very good. Used 4 egg yolks like other reviews and had to cook it in shallow custard ramekins for about 38 min but it came out wonderfully done. Used a kitchen torch on top.
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Oriental Cold Noodle Salad

Reviewed: Feb. 29, 2012
This was fantastic! We loved it! Didn't change a thing.
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Chicken Mole

Reviewed: Feb. 11, 2012
Disappointing and not what I was expecting. Good flavor which is why it's still 3 stars in my book. I followed another review and did this in my slow cooker for 3 hours on high so it would be really tender.
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Best Toffee Ever - Super Easy

Reviewed: Dec. 23, 2011
I have tried this recipe a couple times and it never comes out. I followed it to a tee each time and it seperates. I'm finding a new recipe.
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Caldo Verde (Portuguese Green Soup)

Reviewed: Oct. 16, 2011
Reminds me of the Zuppa Toscana at Olive Garden. It was good. Used chorizo like other reviewers since I couldn't find linguica.
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Espetadas (Portuguese Beef Shish Kabobs)

Reviewed: Oct. 16, 2011
Pretty good. But I would cut the salt in half. It was a bit salty.
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Lit'l Smokies® Mummy Dogs

Reviewed: Oct. 12, 2011
Made this last year for Halloween and they were a HIT! We dipped them in blood (ketchup)
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Buttery Soft Pretzels

Reviewed: Oct. 8, 2011
SOOOOO worth the effort! My first pretzel-making foray was a success. I just ate one right out of the oven and even though I probably should have left it in for another minute, it's divine! Didn't change hardly a thing except multiplied the recipe by 1.5 and got 14 good sized pretzels. I did use a little less flour since other reviews said it was dry and brushed them with melted butter just cuz I like it that way.
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Slow Cooker Homemade Beans

Reviewed: Sep. 2, 2011
These were fantastic for 4th of July! However I am giving them only 4 stars because I added Worchestshire sauce and BBQ sauce because what are beans without it! But super good recipe! Making it again for Labor Day!
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Tomatillo Salsa Verde

Reviewed: Jul. 26, 2011
Delicious! Served with Hint of Lime tortilla chips and it was even better. Which means I will probably add just a little lime juice next time if I serve it with regular tortilla chips to give it more zing!
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Jalapeno Popper Spread

Reviewed: Jul. 2, 2011
Now the most popular dish I make for parties but I do make it differently. I do 1/2 mayo, 1/2 sour cream, use diced nacho jalapenos and use Mexican blend shredded cheese, not Parmesan.
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Zucchini Boats on the Grill

Reviewed: Jun. 28, 2011
So I just read the recipe and realized I made more changes than I thought (because I forgot to add the basil, salt, and pepper) so maybe 5 stars isn't fair to the original recipe. But these are super yummy. I substituted red pepper flakes to taste for the jalapeno because I was lazy and didn't feel like cutting it up and fried up 2 pieces of bacon and crumbled them instead of bacon bits. Also cooked them in a toaster oven instead of on the grill. But I cannot wait to do these on the grill. Definitely making them again.
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Chicken In Basil Cream

Reviewed: Jun. 28, 2011
Very nice! The sauce was yummy! I used olives stuffed with pimentos because I couldn't find pimentos by themselves. Served over fettucine.
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Slow Cooker Thai Pork with Peppers

Reviewed: Apr. 18, 2011
Wow! So good! I will be making this again for sure! My bell peppers went bad in the heat we were having before I made this so I made it without. And I used crunchy peanut butter vs. creamy because it's all I had. This was fabulous!!!
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Thai Cucumber Salad

Reviewed: Apr. 18, 2011
Pretty good. At first bite, I was unsure but the more bites I took, the more I liked it. I only put 1 jalapeno in because my family doesn't like spicy but I think I could have done both and been ok.
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Coconut Cake III

Reviewed: Feb. 14, 2011
WOW! WOW! WOW! WOW! WOW! My new favorite cake. I added 2 tsp coconut extract to the cake batter and left out the walnuts. Do not just toast the coconut in the oven. Browning it in the butter makes a difference. This is worth 20 stars!
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