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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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Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Cookies

Reviewed: Oct. 24, 2004
These are interesting "cookies". My 2 year old and I liked them, but my husband hates them. He wouldn't even finish the one he tastes. I substituted 1 1/2 tsp. pumpkin pie spice for the cinnamon and nutmeg and added 1/4 more chocoloate chips. I probably won't make again, unless I get some rave reviews from friends that I share these with......my son and I can't possibly eat them ALL.
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Chocolate Wave Zucchini Bread

Reviewed: Aug. 5, 2004
This is delicious!! Next time, I'll just add an extra tablespoon or two to the whole thing, and forget able the layered effect, which didn't work too well for me. And I know there'll be a next time!
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Chicken Milano

Reviewed: Aug. 4, 2004
I made this tonight for dinner with friends. It was very tasty! I doubled the sauce, cut the chicken into strips before sauteing, and used half and half instead of heavy cream. I thickened the sauce with a bit of cornstarch, and served over spinach fettucine. Everyone enjoyed it. Thanks for sharing!
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Banana Wheat Bread

Reviewed: Aug. 3, 2004
I made this a couple of times as a loaf of bread, but then decided to try it as muffins. I'm not sure why, but I like the muffins MUCH better! My 2 1/2 year old loves them, too.
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Absolutely Ultimate Marinade

Reviewed: Jul. 30, 2004
Great marinade that's a little different! I always use light soy sauce with less salt. We use this for chicken breasts and venison chops. The leftover grilled chicken is great the next day, sliced thin on a salad.
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Pita Chips

Reviewed: Jul. 27, 2004
These are great! I made a batch yesterday for a dinner party, and everyone loved them. I'm going to make more tomorrow! I recommend using the thinner pita bread as opposed to the thicker bread. I made some of each, and the thinner pita chips were far better.
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