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Recipe Reviews 12 reviews
Simple Whole Wheat Bread
I was really excited to make this based on all the glowing reviews. I had to slightly tweak things as I only had enough yeast, etc. for one loaf. Maybe my measurements were a little off, but I can't think it would have mattered THIS much. The bread was REALLY dense and left a strange aftertaste. Husband, who's been begging me to make bread for weeks, only ate a slice. Said it tasted like there was something missing . . . ended up throwing half the loaf away. We'll keep looking, but appreciate the attempt (and my apartment smelled delightful, which makes it worth trying in itself ;)).

5 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Mar. 15, 2006
Apple Betty
I'm not giving this recipe a terrible rating because I'm sure I must've done something wrong to get the results I did. Okay flavor, really BAD presentation. I tried to about double everything - put the apples in the orange juice as I was slicing them so they wouldn't brown. Either I used too much orange juice (I only used a little over 1/3 cup) or having the apples in it caused them to release water while cooking because when I pulled this out of the oven it was SWIMMING in buttery water. I kid you not - rocking the pan from side to side make it look like the apples were floating on top of water. The topping had all melted and pretty much disintegrated in the water and it was just . . . ugly. And REALLY REALLY sweet. I even drained the watery part and just gave husband the apples and ice cream and he only ate about three bites. I'll probably try a different recipe next time since I couldn't make this one work. Sorry. :(

35 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Feb. 10, 2006
Truck-Stop Buttermilk Pancakes
Yummy! I had to scale this recipe *way* down as there are only two of us at home and was a little nervous when the conversion was kind of funny (1 1/4 eggs?), but I guesstimated as best I could. They were fabulous! My husband's not even a huge pancake fan and he said these were excellent. They weren't hugely thick like some pancakes, but they fluffed nicely and were oh so good with real maple syrup! Thanks for the wonderful recipe - it'll be used often.

51 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Oct. 14, 2005

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