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Snowballs

Reviewed: Dec. 4, 2008
Very good and very easy recipe. I use a small ice cream scoop to make them faster and uniform. You must chill the dough in order to keep the ball shape, but worst case, they flatten a little and are still delish! Let cool a bit before rolling in powdered sugar. Thanks!
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Banana Banana Bread

Reviewed: Dec. 3, 2008
This is a great recipe and very easy. I added mini chocolate chips and a tsp. of vanilla cuz that's my taste. Came out moist and very tasty. Thanks!
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Cucumber and Blue Cheese Salad

Reviewed: May 25, 2008
I liked this recipe because it was made with simple ingredients and made a lot fast. It is crisp and cool. I added olive oil and salt and pepper which almost completed it. I think it still needs fresh chives or flat leaf parsley. With that said, it devoured at a cookout and seemed liked by all.
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Scented Applesauce-Cinnamon Ornaments

Reviewed: Feb. 10, 2008
These smelled good while baking and for a short time afterwards, but not as long as I had hoped. A bit too much prep and work for the payoff.
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Chicken and Dumplings IV

Reviewed: Feb. 10, 2008
I think this recipe has the best ingredients for a light and fluffy dumpling. The dough should be just past the sticky stage (does that make sense?) and should feel soft. I hand shred my chicken and make short strips of dumplings. Remember, you need a lot of salt and pepper to make this dish, but I know some Louisiana folks who add some creole seasoning for some kick!
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Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Blondies

Reviewed: Feb. 9, 2008
Good recipe. Nice that there is no brown sugar cuz I never have any on hand!! I followed another review and added a bit more baking soda and peanut butter and used real butter since I had it. If you use the 9x13 pan, definately cut the choc. chips to 1 1/2 cups otherwise it's too chocolatey. A pinch of salt is needed to define the sweetness, but overall, this is a very easy recipe and worth the little bit of effort to get a really nice treat!
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Barley Bake

Reviewed: Sep. 24, 2007
Five stars because my kids all loved it. Very good recipe as written, but I can see how one might want to add some other vegies and spices. I made it as written and enjoyed it very much with grilled chicken. I love pine nuts and always have a bag in the freezer. This is a much better side dish as far as nutrition and fiber go. Try it...you'll like it!
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Baklava

Reviewed: Aug. 10, 2006
Just took these out of the oven...my house smells better than divine! My 11 yr. old and I tried just a little edge and we can't believe how good it is! I'm anxious to try them again once it cools down and the syrup soaks in. I did alot of research on this recipe and an authentic syrup has some lemon peel boiled with the water and sugar. I did it and it's delish!
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Adobo Sirloin

Reviewed: Mar. 5, 2006
Tasty, spicy and full of flavor. Plus it tenderized the sirloin beautifully. The only ingredient that I had to pick up were the chipotle peppers in adobo. This received rave reviews from the guys who love spice but appreciate good flavor. Delicous!
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Pollo Fajitas

Reviewed: Mar. 5, 2006
This recipe is a 5 Star because everything you need is already in your kitchen. AND, it makes an awesome chicken for either fajitas, salads, or just a spicy entree. This was a big hit at dinner served with the Mexican Rice III from this site. Try it!
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Mexican Rice III

Reviewed: Mar. 5, 2006
Very tasty recipe. I made it exactly as the recipe says. A bit spicier than I thought it would be, but I'm a wimp when it comes to spice. Served this rice with the Pollo Fajitas and Adobe Sirloin from this site and everyone loved it. This one is a keeper!
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Different Chicken Divan

Reviewed: Nov. 22, 2003
This was delicious and very easy to make. I made this ahead of time and froze it. Then, I put it in the oven to bring to temperature, and then finally served it for an all day football party. This held up for hours and the taste was delicious. The chicken stayed tender and the sauce stayed creamy! Excellent!
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Apricot and Peach Fried Pies

Reviewed: Aug. 8, 2003
My Grandmother used to make these pies every Thanksgiving and Christmas and they always symbolized the holidays for me. She called them Washington Pies (probably because we are from the Mt. Vernon, VA area). She also had an applesauce filling that noone has been able to duplicate. But, not being one to have a lot of time on my hands, I have made a pretty good "quick" version of this. I use pre-made pie crusts, all natural & thick raspberry or apricot preserves, and crisco is a MUST for the frying. They assemble pretty fast which is important because as soon as you sprinkle them with powdered sugar, they disappear! I enjoyed very much Elaine's recipe and hope she doesn't mind I added mine!
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Deep Dish Layered Salad

Reviewed: Aug. 3, 2003
This was an interesting salad; very crunchy and the dressing made it sweet & spicy. I like mushrooms, but didn't like them in this salad. I don't think they added anything to it. I would use broccoli instead or any combination of your favorite vegies. I used only half the dressing and put the other half on the table for those who wanted it. I had leftovers this morning and the salad was just as crisp and fresh as the night before. The dressing would be a nice change for a dip with your vegie tray. I would make this salad again. Thanks!
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Absolute Mexican Cornbread

Reviewed: May 21, 2003
Really great corn bread. As is, the recipe reminds me of a sweet corn bread served at a local grocery around here. Reduce the sugar and butter, and it becomes a more savory bread well suited to chili and soups! So, you've got the best of both in one recipe! I made this for a luncheon ahead of time and the flavors really melded together well. Thank!
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Cream Of Green Chile Soup

Reviewed: May 13, 2003
Awesome soup! Everyone loves it. I didn't use all of the chilis called for so it wasn't too spicy. I also used some corn starch to thicken it up to my liking. For simpliciyt, I crushed corn tortilla chips and used them as topper with the cheese. Served this soup with the Black Bean and Corn Salad II recipe from this site and it was a huge hit. Great recipe.
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Black Bean and Corn Salad II

Reviewed: May 5, 2003
Excellent! I mixed 1/2 cup of oil with the 1/3 fresh lime juice and that was PERFECT. To keep the salad looking fresh and not "mushed," toss only once (and gently) after you add the viniagrette. Don't forget the cayenne (as I did) because it really needed that kick. Add extra corn to equal the beans; I think it needs that balance. The lime viniagrette is SO refreshing and just the right taste for a summer salad! A single batch will serve WAY more than 6. A big hit and I will serve again! Thanks.
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Tuna Noodle Casserole I

Reviewed: Apr. 9, 2003
I made this last night for my family and very picky brother! It was devoured. I liked this recipe because it is a great starter. Add whatever tastes you like...cayenne pepper, salad supreme seasoning, cumin, green chilis, sweet bell peppers, water chestnuts, mushrooms, etc. My kids ate it mild and my husband poured on the pepper and cayenne for more spice and flavor. Even the picky brother had seconds! I also added a heaping spoonful of sour cream just to make the texture more creamy and soul satisfying. Great Job!
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Fiesta Frittata Casserole

Reviewed: Mar. 28, 2003
Yummy! I loved this. I was serving it at an early brunch so I prepared the vegies the night before and put them in a baggie. The next morning, all I had to do was mix the eggs, sour cream, cheese and dump the baggie contents. Voila...it was ready for the oven in minutes. It did take longer to cook than 30 minutes, but it was well worth it. I decreased the amount of black beans to one cup and will increase the red pepper to 1/2 cup next time. I served with real chopped bacon and fresh salsa...PERFECT.
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Apple Raisin French Toast Strata

Reviewed: Mar. 28, 2003
I really liked this recipe and it was VERY easy to prepare. It was rich and custardy and smelled great in the oven. I used Pepperidge Farm Cinnamon Raisin Bread and then I added some gourmet apple bread (very dense) which was a mistake. Stick with the Pepperidge Farm bread only. It has the right amount of cinnamon, but could use a few more raisins for my liking. Served with real maple syrup warmed in the microwave. Next time, I might make a blueberry syrup as well. This is a great and different make ahead for a brunch or late-night treat!
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