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Zucchini Herb Casserole

Reviewed: Sep. 5, 2009
I don't remember if I've reviewed this or not, but it was wonderful. My husband will actually eat zucchini, if it's served to him in this dish. I have changed a couple of things: I make brown rice, and I make more of it (2 to 3 cups cooked) so I can make this a vegetarian main dish, and I use less cheese, so it's not quite so fattening. Seasoning is perfect as it stands.
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Spicy Southwestern Slaw

Reviewed: Jun. 11, 2013
Loved the flavors in this. The only change we made was to dump the jalapeno and substitute a milder pepper, 'cause we're weenies. Amazing enough that my picky 12 year old had thirds!
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Garlic Bread

Reviewed: Dec. 15, 2012
I made it the first time tonight with a houseful of people playing D&D. They were clamoring for it before the bread machine beeped. Everyone loved it and it was gone in 15 minutes. I didn't put in the Parmesan or the chives, I did put in 1/4 cup gluten in place of 1/2 cup of the flour. The only other change was upping the fresh garlic to 3 cloves, minced, which came to about 1 1/2 tablespoons. Wow!
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Cinnamon Popcorn

Reviewed: Feb. 5, 2009
My daughter likes this so much I make it for her class on her birthday. I have to say DON'T make it with tub margarine, just too much water, yuck. Make it with real butter or stick margarine. Also, use more popcorn. This seems to dilute the overly buttery sugary syrup a bit and still tastes yummy.
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Awesome and Easy Creamy Corn Casserole

Reviewed: Nov. 30, 2008
This was VERY VERY GOOD. I made it and took it to a Thanksgiving supper and everyone had seconds and thirds and asked for the recipe. Some of us poured gravy on it, and I told someone else that it would make a good breakfast, heated with maple syrup. And I can see lots of different adaptations you can do with it: add chopped green onions, add Mexican corn instead of regular corn, add a small can of jalapenos, add cheese of almost any sort. Excellent!
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BBQ Tuna Fritters

Reviewed: Apr. 23, 2008
This sounded really weird when I read the recipe, but I was desperate for something to do with canned tuna besides a tuna noodle casserole. I thought it was decent, and I would have given it four stars. I added the extra star because my extremely picky ten-year-old daughter said it was great, and she NEVER says that about anything. The first time I made it I didn't have any barbecue sauce, so I made a mix of catsup, brown sugar, vinegar, spices and seasonings, and it was even good that way.
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Chai Tea Mix

Reviewed: Jun. 5, 2007
I love this. I have already made this several times, and given it away as gifts numerous times to grateful friends. My mother-in-law loved it camping, it's quick and easy to have a hot delicious drink in the morning. I personally have cut the sugar to one cup, and am contemplating cutting it to half a cup. I also add a teaspoon of nutmeg, and I use sugar-free French vanilla creamer. I might try some of the other sugar-free creamers for a different taste. I grind it up in the coffee grinder, I think it does a somewhat better job than the food processor, even though it takes longer. Thanks for the recipe!
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To Die For Fettuccine Alfredo

Reviewed: Jun. 27, 2014
Made it as written, divine!! Next time I'll persuade my 13 yo son (who made this) to add fresh garlic and hopefully mushrooms to the butter as it cooks.
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Swedish Jam Cookies

Reviewed: Jun. 30, 2005
I have a question: wouldn't the jam simply fall out of the indentation in the cooky when you put the cookies in the jar? Wouldn't it be better if you cooked the jam in the cooky?
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Bodacious Broccoli Salad

Reviewed: Aug. 6, 2003
I thought 2 teaspoons was a bit much, so I only put in 3/4 teaspoon and that was STILL too much. CHECK BEFORE YOU SUBMIT!!
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Yvonne's Pea Salad

Reviewed: Aug. 6, 2003
I made this with a pound of peas, and 3/4 pound of cheese, but I still kept with the one tablespoon curry powder and one tablespoon dill weed, AND IT WAS INEDIBLE. It was too incredibly strong. What's worse, it was the first time I'd made it, and I made it for a party, now I'm sure everyone who had some thinks I can't cook worth a bean! Perhaps the originator of this recipe meant to say ONE TEASPOON????? and not ONE TABLESPOON???
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Savory Deviled Eggs

Reviewed: Dec. 5, 2006
I made this recipe with a few changes: I substituted balsamic vinegar for the white wine vinegar (I didn't have any) and I used Lawry's seasoning salt instead of the regular salt, just for fun. I made a double batch since they were for a party, and they disappeared quite quickly. I had several people asking me for the recipe! They were excellent.
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Beef Tenderloins with Mushroom-Garlic Sauce

Reviewed: Jun. 27, 2014
We had to substitute a few things for budget reasons. We found a less expensive steak, used regular mushrooms instead of portobellas, and used cream of mushroom soup instead of the package sauce. It still turned out incredible! I think my daughter added a little more wine to help thin the sauce a little (yes, my 16 yo made this).
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Easy Baklava

Reviewed: May 26, 2011
This is an easy awesome recipe with lovely results. I have made this several times, using orange zest, and it's gone quickly every time. I use more like 5-6 tbsp of the chopped nuts (I use walnut) per layer, start with 6 leaves of the phyllo and put 4 in between, top with 6, according to other reviews. I use a Pampered Chef chopper for the nuts, goes quickly.
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Sesame Tilapia

Reviewed: May 19, 2005
I tried this dish tonight after marinating in the fridge since early this morning. The fish had a very nice flavor, which is good, since tilapia is a very bland fish. I would recommend overnight marinating, and I would also highly recommend BAKING FOR ONLY 15 MINUTES. I checked the fish at 20 minutes and it was edible but dry and somewhat overdone. I used about 3 tbsps olive oil, since I had no sesame oil, and tons of garlic. I don't have 'Italian seasoning' but I do have oregano and basil, so I used those, and put in about a tsp of lime juice. I beat all the seasonings into the oil first, then poured over the fish in a zip loc bag, then refrigerated.
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Bacon, Lettuce, and Tomato Macaroni Salad

Reviewed: Aug. 8, 2013
My family LOVED this recipe! It was fresh and creamy and loaded with bacon and tomato flavor! I normally take liberties with the recipes here, but the only thing different I did was just use 1/2 pound of bacon. It was still amazing!
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Red Velvet Cake

Reviewed: Feb. 5, 2015
This is an excellent and easy cake to bake. You have to be careful to FOLD in the soda and vinegar. The only concern I have is how long to cook the milk and flour for the frosting: til it's as thick as mayonnaise? as thick as peanut butter? as thick as fudge? I do it by guess and by golly and it works, but it would be good to know a specific thickness. A good substitute for buttermilk: 1 tablespoon of white vinegar into a one cup liquid measure. Add milk to the one cup line. Wait for five minutes. And with that little substitution I have everything I need without special trips to the grocery store.
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Gooey Bars

Reviewed: Nov. 27, 2008
As everyone else said, they are a rich, decadent, incredibly sweet bar. I think it's missing something: a tsp of vanilla in the cream cheese? toasted almonds or coconut on the top before baking? And I probably won't try any more recipes that use cake mix, just way too much added sugar. I think this would be better with a shortbread cookie-like crust, and if I EVER make this again I would cut the sugar way down.
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Turkey Burger Pie

Reviewed: Sep. 24, 2009
I read a lot of reviews and made my own version of this. Ground turkey is pretty bland on its own. I used taco seasoning to season it up some. I also grated two small zucchini and added that to the meat as I browned it. After using the taco seasoning mix and adding the water, it had to cook somewhat longer than usual because the zucchini added extra liquid (even after draining). I used 1 cup Bisquick, two eggs, and 1 1/4 cup almond milk (we're lactose intolerant) for the topping. Both picky kids liked this, especially after I called it 'taco pie' instead of turkey burger pie. It's an easy recipe to adapt to your own tastes.
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Bev's Chocolate Pie

Reviewed: Feb. 5, 2009
I only gave this four stars because the texture is a little odd. However, it's delicious. I'm lactose intolerant, so I tried substituting unsweetened almond milk, original, and adding one tbsp cornstarch. Set up beautifully! A dense fudgy chocolate pie, rich and sweet.
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