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Poppy Seed Bread with Glaze

Reviewed: Apr. 5, 2007
I made this today and it tastes great. However, I had to bake it a little longer in order to get the center done, which I think dried it out a bit. Also, I put the glaze on the loaves while they were still in the pans. Next time, I will definitely remove the loaves first! I'm thinking of trying this in a bundt cake pan to see if it does well as a cake (and bakes quicker.)
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Curried Rice Pilaf

Reviewed: Apr. 5, 2007
I love this pilaf! Served it with ham and was delicious. It was a little more sticky than I expected, but the taste and textures are so good!
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Lemon Bars II

Reviewed: Mar. 15, 2007
This was not what I expected. Tasted more like shortbread than lemon bars. Not completely bad (anything with 3 sticks of butter can't be completely bad!), just not very lemony. The filling seemed to be absorbed into the dough.
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Fabulous Football Dip

Reviewed: Feb. 17, 2007
To make this a perfect 5 star recipe, only use 1 package of cream chesse!
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Chicken Meatball Soup

Reviewed: Dec. 13, 2006
I made this soup for supper tonight, with a few changes, and it was very good. I did not have parsnips, but I did have a zucchini, so I quartered and sliced it and substituted it for the parsnip. Also, did not have egg noodles, so I added some rice (a little less than one cup) right to the soup. My kids loved the meatballs! I will use a little less pepper next time in the meat mixture. And I'll try it with the noodles and parsnips, too! Seems pretty versatile. Thanks!
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Italian Sausage and Zucchini

Reviewed: Jul. 22, 2006
This was very good, especially with all the veggies doubled. I doubled all the ingredients except the sausage, and it was wonderful. The sausage took longer than expected to become no longer pink, and I cut it up before I should have, so it was a little squishy when I cut it. I'll let it cook longer next time before cutting it. Thanks for a great way to use up summer sqaush!
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Barbie's Tuna Salad

Reviewed: Jul. 14, 2006
My family did not like this recipe "as is". My husband complained of heartburn all evening! Even though I cut back on the mayo, it was far too wet for us. And I thought the sweet pickle relish made the salad too sweet. I may experiment with this again using even less mayo, fresh onion and parsley instead of dried, and no sweet relish (maybe dill relish would work??)
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Grandpop's Special Chocolate Cake

Reviewed: Jun. 15, 2006
I made this for my husband's birthday 3 days ago and the cake is still moist and delicious. Try it with a homemade cream cheese icing....YUM!********** Update (12-2-10): Four years later, this has become my "go to" chocolate cake recipe. My kids ALWAYS request it (with homemade cocoa icing) for every birthday. I've made it over and over, and only once did it "fall", and that was when I switched brands of flour. Needless to say, I ditched that flour and went back to my old brand. Perfect chocolate cake!
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Awesome Ham Pasta Salad

Reviewed: Mar. 31, 2005
Wow! I just made this, and I don't think I'll be able to let it sit overnight! It's delicious! I used leftover Easter ham, small shell pasta, and 1/2 red onion. Also, I used 2 Tablespoons sweet pickle relish and 2 Tablespoons dill relish (since sweet pickles are not our favorite.) This is a winner, and can be easily adapted....may add shredded carrots, etc. next time.
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Delicious Ham and Potato Soup

Reviewed: Mar. 31, 2005
This was good, but too peppery. Next time I will cut down on the white pepper at least by half. I used chicken broth instead of the water and bouillon.
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Lemon Bundt Cake

Reviewed: Mar. 28, 2005
I'm not sure what happened, but when I pulled the cake out to check it after 35 minutes, it "fell"....the middle sank. I had to bake it about 20 minutes longer. I'm giving it 3 stars, because the flavor was good, but I won't make it again.
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Whole Wheat Banana Nut Bread

Reviewed: Mar. 2, 2005
I really like this bread, but my husband hates it. "This is NOT your usual recipe, is it?", he asked. Granted, it doesn't taste like regular (and unhealthful) banana bread, but I like the grainy testure of whole wheat. I will make it again, but I'll probably have to eat it all by myself. Hopefully, it will freeze well. Thanks!
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Slow Cooker Barbeque

Reviewed: Mar. 1, 2005
My husband ate 4 sandwiches of this beef tonight....I couldn't believe it! This is very easy to make. The only change I made was to add 1 cup of water after 2-3 hours of cooking, because it looked very dry, and I was afraid it would burn.
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Chicken and Biscuit Casserole

Reviewed: Feb. 27, 2005
This was excellent! I used leftover chicken, and only had 3 cups, but it was fine. Next time, I may use frozen peas instead of canned, and perhaps add a few more carrots. The biscuit dough was a little hard to handle (sticky!), but definitely worth the effort. YUM!!
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Chewy Coconut Cookies

Reviewed: Jan. 15, 2005
These are very good. Very buttery. I used fresh coconut that I grated. (Unfortunately, my son doesn't like them, so I'll have to give most of them away so I won't eat them all!) The batch made about 30 cookies.
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Italian Breaded Pork Chops

Reviewed: Jan. 10, 2005
Although I liked the simplicity of this recipe, my chops were rather tough. I halved the egg and bread crumb mixture, and still had lots left over that I had to throw out. I don't think I'll make this again.
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Classy Chicken

Reviewed: Jan. 10, 2005
Yummy! Easy to make and chicken was very moist. Husband declared it a winner! I followed the recipe exactly, except for using 3 large breast halves. It's a keeper.
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Grandma's Peach French Toast

Reviewed: Dec. 26, 2004
This was very good, but I also added 1 cup of milk to the egg mixture. (Next time, I will use 6 eggs and 1 1/2 cups of milk!) I baked it COVERED and longer than the recipe called for. My 3 year old loved it. I nice change from our traditional egg and sausage casserole.
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Lemon Ginger Shrimp

Reviewed: Dec. 26, 2004
This was good, but I expected the flavor to be a bit more intense. I marinaded the shrimp for 3 hours and then sauteed them. Maybe I'll try again on the grill.
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Brown Family's Favorite Pumpkin Pie

Reviewed: Nov. 15, 2004
I think I should have baked this a little longer than 40 minutes after adding the topping. It wasn't quite as firm as it should have been, but it was delicious. We ate it warm the first night, but it was even better the next day.
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