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Brown Sugar Meatloaf

Reviewed: May 1, 2003
Excellent meatloaf!My whole family loved it.My husband took a bite and said "You did something different to the meatloaf."I told him "Yes, it's a new recipe."He said "It's better".Everyone asked for more.The only things I changed about the recipe was to divide the brown sugar and ketchup between the top and bottom instead of putting it all on the bottom.I didn't use lean ground beef and used a little more salt and pepper than the recipe called for, but not much.The meatloaf turned out very moist and yummy.There were no leftovers and they were all fighting over the last piece.If you are NOT using very lean ground beef, do NOT add as much milk as the recipe calls for because it won't need it. Great recipe! A real kid and husband pleaser!
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Restaurant Style Beef and Broccoli

Reviewed: Jul. 29, 2011
Delicious! I used chicken instead of beef and didn't have sherry, so I used fruit juice instead. If you want to use frozen broccoli like I did, thaw it first and use a little extra cornstarch so the sauce won't be too runny after you add the broccoli. Don't add the thawed broccoli to the pan until the very end or it might overcook and turn to mush.
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Sesame Anise Melts

Reviewed: Apr. 12, 2011
A wonderfully simple cookie with big flavor. Without any other flavors to compete with, the sesame and anise both come through boldly. The only change I made to the recipe was substituting vegetable shortening for the lard. If you're a fan of sesame and anise, these will be a treat for you! Thanks for sharing!
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Polish Chicken and Dumplings

Reviewed: Mar. 14, 2011
Delicious dumplings! So much easier than rolling out dough. I didn't follow the recipe for the soup, but instead used 6 TBSP each of butter and flour to make a roux, then added water, chicken boullion powder, pepper, and a little onion powder. I cooked carrots, potatoes, and dumplings in this thick gravy-like broth, then added cooked, cubed chicken breasts. Total comfort food. Yummy!
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Chocolate Muffins

Reviewed: Sep. 4, 2010
Very good muffins. Make them much more healthy by using white whole wheat flour. They're very much like a dense, less-sweet cupcake, which was what I wanted. I didn't add chocolate chips since I wanted these to be a sort of healthy breakfast for my kids, not a dessert. I also cut back a little on the sugar and added some liquid Stevia. I thought 325 was too low of a temp. for muffins, so I baked them at 375 for 18 minutes, and they were perfect. Kids liked them! Will keep this recipe. Thanks!
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Easy Garam Masala

Reviewed: Apr. 22, 2010
My sister makes an awesome Indian chicken dish with garam masala. I wanted to make it, but I didn't have any garam masala. I used this recipe....EXCELLENT. It turned out perfectly! Thanks for sharing.
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Wacky Cake VIII

Reviewed: Mar. 26, 2010
This recipe for "wacky cake" was in the back of an American Girl book my daughter had. We tried it and thought it was excellent. Last weekend, I made a two-layer 1/2 sheet cake for my husband's boss' appreciation party. I wanted the bottom layer to be chocolate, so I used this no-fail recipe. Moist, chocolately, delicious - a winner every time!
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Powdered Sugar Cookies I

Reviewed: Dec. 19, 2009
These are outstanding! I added a little lemon extract since I like a hint of lemon flavor in my sugar cookies. After making a few of them by rolling into balls, I decided to add a little more flour to the dough to see if it would work well for cut-outs...AWESOME! I didn't even have to chill the dough.My cut-outs turned out perfectly...not soft, but not too hard...just perfectly light and crisp. This is a keeper! Thanks for posting!
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Slow Cooker Carnitas

Reviewed: Nov. 3, 2009
No leftovers! All 7 kids and husband really enjoyed this and gave plenty of compliments and thank you's. The changes I made were using water instead of chicken broth, no bay leaves, no coriander and doubled the spices except the cinnamon. I fixed some mexican rice, corn, black beans and tortillas to go with it. Delicioso!
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Basil Cream Chicken

Reviewed: Aug. 6, 2009
The chicken alone without sauce was outstanding. It was moist inside and crispy outside. The kids loved it. I doubled the sauce since I was cooking for husband and I plus 7 kids. My kids didn't eat much of the sauce, so I had lots leftover. The only changes I made to the recipe were adding a little salt and garlic powder to the breadcrumbs and using seeded tomato instead of the pimento. The sauce was very rich and very yummy! Thanks for the great recipe.
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Rolled Buttercream Fondant

Reviewed: Nov. 8, 2008
This was the first time I had ever made or even worked with fondant of any kind. The recipe was so incredibly simple, using ingredients I already had in my pantry. Just mix and use! I did have to had a bit of additional powdered sugar, but no big deal. I love decorating cakes, so I will be using this recipe often and passing it on. THANK YOU!
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Health Nut Blueberry Muffins

Reviewed: Oct. 10, 2008
This recipe was exactly what I was looking for! The kids all loved these muffins, and I didn't have to feel so guilty about serving them for breakfast since they have a lot of wholesome ingredients. The only things I changed were to use unsweetened applesauce instead of banana, and substituted some additional whole wheat flour for the oat bran since I didn't have any. I also didn't add the vanilla or walnuts. The muffins turned out moist and flavorful and made everyone happy. Although the kids didn't seem to think so, I did think they were a little on the sweet side, which would be easy to change. I also used this recipe without blueberries and replaced part of the sugar with honey to make some awesome honey-wheat muffins. This is definitely a keeper. Thanks!
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Pumpkin Spice Bread

Reviewed: Oct. 23, 2011
PERFECT! I followed the recipe except for not adding the allspice since I didn't have any. Bread was the perfect texture, perfectly moist, perfectly spiced. No need to look further. I'll be using this one from now on. Thanks for sharing!
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Simple Artichoke Dip

Reviewed: Jun. 1, 2008
This is almost identical to a recipe I've been using many years. My recipe calls for a can of diced green chiles and using an 8x8 pan instead. This dip is SOOOOOOO yummy!!! You will not be disappointed!
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Carrot Burgers

Reviewed: Jul. 5, 2008
These are awesome! I just made some to try today and they're surprisingly yummy. I did make a some changes, but I'm sure they would have been good done exactly as the recipe is written as well. I didn't have corn flakes so I used Rice Krispies and a little quick oats instead. I finely chopped the carrots in the food processor and used onion powder instead of onions. I added some worcestershire sauce and a little soy sauce for extra flavor and to give it a darker color. I also added a little hot water to make it easier to form the patties. I had to cook them longer than 3 minutes per side to get a nice crunchy crust on the outside. They really are delicious!
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Easy Chicken Satay

Reviewed: Apr. 4, 2008
This was GREAT! My husband and 6 of my 7 kids loved it. My 7th is only a baby, so he didn't have any. I did add a little red pepper to the sauce to give it a little heat, but other than that, I didn't alter it. Thanks for the great recipe!
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Whole Grain Waffles

Reviewed: Apr. 1, 2008
These waffles are very similar to a recipe for "health waffles" that my mom made when I was a kid. They are EXCELLENT! I like them much better than plain old waffles. I didn't have any flax seed meal, so I used cornmeal instead, which gave it a really nice crunch. I added about 1 tsp. of vanilla as well and about twice the salt called for. Since I have 7 children, I doubled the recipe, and it was the perfect amount for my husband and I and the kids. My kids all love waffles, but I think they ate more of these than any waffles I have ever made. They're GREAT! Thanks for posting the recipe!
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Modenese Pork Chops

Reviewed: Nov. 14, 2006
I am updating my comment on this recipe since I have been using it a while now. I usually make this with chicken instead of pork chops, and since this recipe is so simple, I just pour and sprinkle instead of following the recipe. I use apple juice instead of wine. It always turns out great and my family of 9 really enjoys it. This is a wonderful, basic, simple recipe that you just can't mess up.
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Addictive Sweet Potato Burritos

Reviewed: Aug. 17, 2014
Nothing weird at all about these! They really are delicious, and even better with homemade tortillas. I really didn't see the point of having the sweet potatoes and bean mixture separate, so I just mixed them together before filling the tortillas. These are phenomenal fried like chimichangas, topped with salsa and sour cream. Yum!
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Chili Relleno Casserole

Reviewed: Feb. 5, 2014
7/7 of my family members that tried this loved it. I did make a few changes to the recipe, so I can't say that I would have given it 5 stars as written. Instead of canned, I used 8 average-sized poblano peppers that were roasted, peeled, stems and seeds removed, and cut into wide strips. I also used about 1.5 lbs of pepper jack instead of the 2 lbs of cheddar, which I'm sure lent itself to a more authentic Mexican flavor, and probably made it seem less overwhelmingly cheesy. I also added an extra 2 TBSP of flour and about 1 tsp of baking powder to the batter to make it a little more fluffy and less custardy. If I had used canned sauce, which I didn't because I always make my own, I think 1 can would have been plenty! This was as close as you'll get to chili rellenos without actually making chili rellenos. I'll definitely be making it again!
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