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Oven Fried Parmesan Chicken

Reviewed: Jul. 21, 2003
This was really good--the skin was golden brown, crispy and delicious, and I don't usually like the skin on chicken. The only changes I made was adding more garlic than the recipe called for, and adding some poulty seasoning and garlic herb seasoning to the breading.
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Chili I

Reviewed: Aug. 31, 2003
Awesome! I don't eat chili, but I made this for my (very picky) boyfriend who does. I've tried a few chili recipies out on him, and he's liked them all right, but this one took the cake. He told me, "This is 400 times better than the last chili recipe you tried--this is a man's chili." I pretty much followed the directions, except I cut the brown sugar down to 1/3 cup, which made the chili "borderline" on sweetness according to the picky bf. Also, he doesn't like hot chile peppers, so I cut those out and added some extra pepper and chili powder instead.
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Garlic Bubble Ring

Reviewed: Oct. 31, 2003
I love bread, and this turned out great. The only thing I have to say is that you don't need as much butter as the recipe calls for. I love butter, so I took all the butter I had left over and poured it over the bread and it was delicious, but just a little too buttery--I would recommend using only 1/2 cup of butter instead of 3/4. And if you aren't planning on pouring the butter over the bread before you bake it then you should use even less butter than that.
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Jeannie's Famous Potato Hamburger Casserole

Reviewed: Aug. 4, 2003
This definetely is rich, and we all enjoyed it. It was, however, much better left over the next day. I think when I make this again I'll cook it ahead and let it sit for a day in the fridge.
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Angel Hair Pasta with Garlic Shrimp and Broccoli

Reviewed: Oct. 31, 2003
This was great--definitely restaurant quality. I did double the sauce, however, and was happy that I did so because it wouldn't have tasted so good otherwise. Also, since it was just my bf and I eating all that food, I couldn't bear the thought of letting all that delicious meal go to waste (I figured the reheating value wouldn't be that great) so I packed it up and took it over to my mother at work--she loved it too! Next time I have company I will make this dish.
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Homestyle Turkey, the Michigander Way

Reviewed: Nov. 28, 2003
Well I made my first turkey ever this year and I must say it was a total success, thanks to you! I used 4 cups of chicken broth and added some extra boullion, and I used fresh parsley instead of dried. I also rubbed the turkey down with olive oil before salting it. I basted the turkey once an hour, until I took the foil off and then I basted about every 15 minutes. And I occasionally injected the fluids into the meat. This turkey was golden brown and delicious. I will definitely use this recipe again!
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Portuguese Chicken I

Reviewed: Mar. 9, 2009
This recipe became an instant favorite at our house. I've made it no less than two dozen times since I found it. I use skinless chicken tenders. The browning cooks those most of the way through. I then add all of the recommended liquid (which more than covers the tenders) and simmer for 15 minutes or so. I leave the flour out, and instead thicken with a bit of cornstarch at the end. I also finish with about 1/3 cup grated parmesean cheese.
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Oatmeal Dinner Rolls

Reviewed: Jul. 21, 2003
These were really great with butter--I halved the recipe and then wished I hadn't! These were good left over too.
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Better Than Sex Cake II

Reviewed: Jul. 21, 2003
This was absolutely fabulous, and I don't really care for chocolate! I served this for some friends, and when one guy was asked if it was better than sex, he said "No... OMG it's so moist!" We all got a pretty good laugh out of it. I used milky way ice cream topping instead of just the caramel, and topped it with chopped up Heath bars--it was so great!
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Southern Candied Sweet Potatoes

Reviewed: Nov. 28, 2003
I have never made sweet potatoes before, so I looked all over the site for a recipe that got rave reviews. I wasn't dissapointed in my choice. My boyfriend was whining because there weren't any little colored marshmallows, and he'd never heard of sweet potatoes cooked on top of the stove before, but when he tasted them he said they were great, much better than the last time he'd eaten them. I did substitute 1/2 cup white sugar for brown, and I ended up adding about a handful more brown sugar part way through because it wasn't thickening as much as I'd like. But after that it thickened up nicely, and was done in about an hour like promised. Great recipe, thank you!
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Rolled Dumplings

Reviewed: Apr. 16, 2004
This was a great dumpling recipe -- they taste just like the homemade dumplings I'm used to eating at my mom's.
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Reese's® Peanut Butter and Milk Chocolate Chip Brownie Bars

Reviewed: Jun. 19, 2003
These were great--it was so hard to resist eating all of these myself! Good thing I made them for the company!
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Slow Cooker Roast Beef

Reviewed: Aug. 31, 2003
This was great! After letting it cook for about 10 hours overnight, I went to flip the roast over. When I attempted to lift the roast with a fork, pieces of roast beef went flying everywhere because it was already so tender! By the time it was done I had to pull the roast out in many small, tender pieces. Also, I was out of onion soup mix, so I used beefy onion instead -- the roast was fine, but the gravy was VERY beefy tasting. Next time I'll make sure I have the onion soup on hand!
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Amy's Garlic Egg Chicken

Reviewed: Jun. 19, 2003
This was a great recipe--the chicken was so moist, full of flavor, and golden brown. My only recommendation would be to maybe line the pan with foil so you don't get such a stuck on mess when you're through eating.
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Banana Crumb Muffins

Reviewed: May 27, 2003
This is the best banana muffin recipe I've tried so far--the muffins were nice and moist, and the topping added a wonderful contrast. I will definitely add this recipe my personal collection!
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Creamy Chicken and Rice Soup

Reviewed: May 27, 2003
This was a great recipe--so full of flavor! It wasn't exactly soup like, but my family and I didn't mind. I don't like whole pieces of onions or celery, so I substitued with onion powder and celery salt, and it was still great and full of flavor. I made it yesterday, and what was left over has already been eaten!
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Famous Butter Chicken

Reviewed: May 9, 2003
Very tender--melts in your mouth!
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Judy's Strawberry Pretzel Salad

Reviewed: Mar. 9, 2009
This recipe makes the perfect pretzel salad. Word of caution: if you have thoughts of completely crushing the pretzels into crumbs, don't do it! I stuck the pretzels in the food processor once and the result just wasn't the same. Chunks of pretzels work best for this dessert!
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English Muffin Bread

Reviewed: Nov. 15, 2003
Wow! I adore english muffins and I really loved this bread. It was just like eating an english muffin without the crust underneath the muffin. Toasted and lightly buttered, this bread was awesome. I was able to make it in my bread machine, too -- I cut the recipe in half to make a 1.5 lb loaf and used 1 1/2 tsp bread machine yeast instead of 2 1/4 tsp (.25 oz) active dry yeast. I also added about 1.5 tablespoon butter to the dough. I let it run on my basic setting with light crust. I let it cook for about 50 out of the 60 minutes, but it would have turned out fine if I had left it in the entire time, but it the crust was light and crunchy at 50 mins. A great recipe, I'm sure to use it often. Thanks!
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Hot Chicken Sandwiches II

Reviewed: Aug. 10, 2003
This was pretty good, however halfway through the meal my bf and I both ditched the bread in favor of just the meat. It was pretty filling and works well without the bun. Next time I might add some cheese to melt on the top of the chicken. The only thing I did differently was add some onion powder, poultry seasoning, celery salt and italin seasoning while it was cooking.
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