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Mexican Rice III

Reviewed: Dec. 12, 2010
This is a simple and tasty rice dish. You can easily mix it up with your own ingredients. I didn't add the peppers or cilantro (didn't have it on hand). But mine turned out REALLY yummy. I cooked olive oil directly in the rice cooker, added onions and crushed garlic, sauteed for a little while before I added rice. I stirred the mixture for 2-3 minutes before adding the chicken boullion soup and tomatoes. It cooked perfectly in the rice cooker. Definitely a keeper for future rice dishes.
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The Best Chocolate Cake You Ever Ate

Reviewed: Dec. 12, 2010
This was a really easy cake to make. My first chocolate cake ever for a friend's bday. It turned out really well. I have no complaints, but it tasted a bit too sweet. I think those 2 cups of confectioners sugar for the frosting is a bit too much. But then again, everyone's taste is different. That's why I only gave it 4 stars. Otherwise, it's very moist and tasty with a great texture.
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Holiday Wreath Treats™

Reviewed: Dec. 12, 2010
These are so simple to make, we did it in no time at all, and looks great at the end. Except the buttered hands get quite messy, and my first couple of ones weren't that great. So butter your hands b/w each wreath, that's the secret to this. But overall, it was a great treat for my kid's class, they really enjoyed, and it's a different twist from the traditional cookies and all.
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Apple Crumb Pie

Reviewed: Dec. 12, 2010
Super easy to make, and tasted great. My apple ended up a bit runny, so I overbaked it a few minutes. That made the crumbs on top too crispy. Next time I'll just take out the pie and let it cool down and come together. Overall, very tasty pie.
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Homemade Fresh Pumpkin Pie

Reviewed: Dec. 12, 2010
So yummy and super easy to make. I made it 3 times this fall with fresh pumpkins, my family and friends loved it. Love the taste of rich pumpkin, so sweet, yet so healthy. This is definitely a keeper!
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Cheesecake Bars

Reviewed: Dec. 12, 2010
Did this for a potluck, super easy to make, and tasted great! Everyone thought it was a restaurant quality cheesecake. Excellent for dinner parties and finger snacks. Kids love them too. Don't have to change a thing.
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Downeast Maine Pumpkin Bread

Reviewed: Dec. 13, 2010
This is indeed delicious and moist, very delightful bread to make in the winter. I used fresh pumpkin, always tastes better than the canned puree. I found 2 cups of sugar is plenty sweet, half white sugar and half brown sugar. I can't imagine using 3 cups of sugar for this. I ended up with 1 loaf of bread (baked for 1hr10min) and 15 muffins (45min). This was easy and beautiful. Will definitely make it whenever I can. I will try other reviewers' suggestion and do a cinnamon butter drizzle on top next time.
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Good Old Fashioned Pancakes

Reviewed: Dec. 13, 2010
soo soo soo good, and sooooo easy to make! I don't know why anyone would buy pancake in a box, and you'd still have to add your butter and eggs. Why not make from scratch where you know all your ingredients inside. These are super fluffy and tasty, very quick to make. Will keep this recipe for a long time!
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Sensational Strawberry Shortcake

Reviewed: Dec. 13, 2010
Super easy to make, it rose to a beautiful golden color in the oven. When it came out, it was just perfect. We added the sugared strawberries and whipped cream, everyone had seconds. So simple to make, instant success!
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Gingerbread Men

Reviewed: Dec. 13, 2010
I love these cookies, can't get enough of them. They're delicious and chewy. When I got the dough mixed, I felt a bit uneasy b/c the dough was quite tough. But after rolling them out, it soften a bit. The cookies turned out beautiful, I made a simple white & green icing for decor. The kids loved them. But most of all, I loved the chewy texture of the cookies! Very easy to make.
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Macaroons

Reviewed: Dec. 13, 2010
My macaroons rose beautifully in the oven, but as soon as they came out, they went flat. Don't know where I went wrong. I usually score big on my first attempts. But this was not a good result for me. Think will stick to my cookies, cakes, and pies instead.
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Apple Pumpkin Muffins

Reviewed: Dec. 13, 2010
These were easy to make. But I find them a bit too bland and too caky. You can hardly taste the pumpkin in it. I used fresh pumpkin, which does superb in a pie with great flavor. But these are not very interesting. Just a sweet muffin.
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Nannie's Hot Milk Sponge Cake

Reviewed: Dec. 15, 2010
This tastes like a boring bread made of flour and sugar, with no interesting texture or taste whatsoever. I changed nothing in the original recipe, except added some raisins to the batter, which is the only salvation to the bread. While it was quite easy to make, there was no fun in eating it.
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Sam's Famous Carrot Cake

Reviewed: Apr. 5, 2011
This is an easy and excellent recipe for carrot cake. I cut my sugar to only 1/2 cup, and it was plenty sweet from the pineapple and raisins. What a beautiful springtime cake with fresh carrots! So easy to whip together. Will never have to buy another carrot cake again!
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Jo's Rosemary Bread

Reviewed: Apr. 5, 2011
Love this bread machine recipe. It's so easy to throw together, and it tastes great! It's full of flavor, and indeed has a very moist feel to it. I usually don't like breadmachine breads, but this one is sooo good, on the 1st day, and on the 3rd day... Will definitely make into our family staple!
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Beef and Irish Stout Stew

Reviewed: Apr. 5, 2011
Did this stew for St. Patrick's day, my husband loved it! It was quite easy to do, just have to keep on stirring to avoid getting sticky on the bottom of the pan. Great success for 1st attempt. I didn't find Guiness, so used a German dark ale instead. Very good with my rosemary mashed potatoes
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Homemade Banana Pudding Pie

Reviewed: Apr. 5, 2011
Simple and beautiful pie! Loved it, and so did everyone else. It's sooooo easy making this pudding, makes me wonder why people would buy desserts in a box... Thanks for sharing. This is a great recipe for leftover banannas, or just any time you need a yummy pie!
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Fluffy Pancakes

Reviewed: Apr. 5, 2011
These are by far the easiest and fluffiest pancakes I've made, simple and delicious! Definitely a keeper!
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Giant Chocolate Chip Cookie

Reviewed: Apr. 5, 2011
I find these cookies a bit too dry and yet greasy, not the chewy kind that I was looking for. That being said, anything with chocolate chips inside tastes pretty good. I do like them, but will search for another choc chip cookie recipe.
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Garlic Chicken Fried Chicken

Reviewed: Apr. 5, 2011
These are easy to make, tastes great, and excellent for a quick dinner. My 2.5yr old daughter loves them. I added some cayenne pepper to the 2nd batch, and loved the spicy version as well. It's so good to have them oven baked instead of frying, feels much healthier, yet can indulge at the same time in some crispy chicken.
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