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Brooke's Best Bombshell Brownies

Reviewed: Jan. 13, 2011
they are VERY fudgy. almost stick to roof of your mouth fudgy! as brownies go they are pertty good, but i like my brownies a bit lighter. i used 1/2 cup butter and 1/2 cup applesauce, which worked perfectly. (u shuld always sub applesauce for butter). i suggest lughtening up a little on the sugar: 1 1/2 cup white sugar,and 1/2 cup packed brown sugar worked jsut fine. used 1/2 tsp of salt
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Easy Indian Butter Chicken

Reviewed: Jan. 3, 2011
the final result was too watery. i had about 2 pounds of chicken in bite sized pieces, and i used 3 1/4 cups of evaporated milk in place of heavy cream. i added lots of cornstarch but to no avail...but this recipe gave me another idea for a VERY simple light dinner! step 5, baking the chicken in the preheated oven with oil is DELICIOUS on its own! very moist and smooth texture in the chicken, and very very fragrant taste :] with some cooked rice, theres a light meal!
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Sweet Potato Pie I

Reviewed: Dec. 26, 2010
i have just made this and i have to say it was excellent. i boiled one large sweet potato and two smaller/thinner ones. i found this enough/equal to one pound. i would suggest omitting maybe 1/3 of the cup of sugar - it was a bit too sweet, but the filling overall tasted delicious! i set to baking time to 56 minutes, checked to see if it was ready, then baked it an extra 3 min. thats an easy way to make sure you dont overcook the pie also, i used a pre baked pie crust and it turned out a little burnt, but made for a crunchier, tastier crust . delish!
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Homemade Maple Syrup

Reviewed: Oct. 22, 2010
its pretty good. had no maple extract so i used 2 tbs butter. i would recommend maybe only using 1 and a half tbs butter - has a "hot" taste i didnt rly enjoy. after adding the butter w turn down low, simmer for the 3 minutes, and WAIT after the concoction gets frouthy and dies down before turning down the fire
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Grilled Sausages with Caramelized Onions and Apples

Reviewed: Oct. 12, 2010
great recipe! so easy and very tasty. ive made this many times when i dont have time. minimal, easy access recipe, easy cooking, and Great tasting way to jazz up plain sausages. i noticed one thing: in step 2 it says to poke the sausages Then boil them - this leaks out all the jiuce and sausages come out quite dry. i suggest boiling them without poking holes- halfway through cut the middle with a knife to check readi-ness and continue cooking as driected :] (please disregard my rating)
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Dad's Pad Thai

Reviewed: Oct. 12, 2010
its a good recipe. subbed peanut oil for a tbs of aactual peanut butter and added a drizzle of sesame oil toward the end of the drying prcess when the stove was off. noodles are a bit dry. i recommend adding a slash of milk or chicken broth, etc
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Sesame Noodles

Reviewed: Oct. 3, 2010
delicious!! i used regular pasta and cooked it a little more so it would be softer. i follwoed rutgercat's instructions and put 4 tbs sugar. i didnt have green onions and i added chopped regular white onions. i held off putting 3 tbs of sesame oil until the end because my mom always said its not healthy to cook sesame oil - it certaintly enhanced the flavor of sesame oil -yummy! i only put about 5 tbs of rice vinegar and used regular hot sauce - 1tbs in place of chili sauce. thank you for the recipie! my dad loved it and usually's hes picky
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Beef Bulgogi

Reviewed: Sep. 5, 2010
i tried using the flank steak and my meat came out tough. next time i will use beef ribs. i also added a couple spoons of cornstarch mixed with a bit of water to thicken the batter and cook it faster. next time i will marinate it longer - a few hours - a day. the sauce & recipe is pretty good. i dont have a grill so i just "fried" it in my wok - maybe 8 min?
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Coconut Bread

Reviewed: Sep. 4, 2010
i would give it 5 stars, but whether it was my fault or the recipe (i made muffins instead of a loaf) it came out a bit dry. but i dip it in cold 1% milk and i swear it is heaven!!
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Thai Green Curry Chicken

Reviewed: Sep. 4, 2010
it was ok. my curry didnt turn out like the green in the picture, but more of a murky green-brown.
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Cinnamon Madeleines

Reviewed: Aug. 23, 2010
delicious. it did taste better the second day- the first day i could taste the almond extract way too much - the 2nd day i guess the flavors seeped in better and it was all i could do to gobble all the cookies. i used regular muffins tins b/c i didnt have the molds
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Apple Banana Cupcakes

Reviewed: Aug. 22, 2010
great recipe. i have made this many times and its an easy, delicious on the go breakfast.healthier and still DELICOUS version. my changes: instead of adding the entire 2 cups flour, i use 2 cups flour & one cup oatmeal. i replace the 2/3 cup shortening with applesauce, and i didnt have buttermilk, so i used regular milk. to save time, i peel the apples, than chop them up on the cutting board with a cleaver - dont waste time being dainty and trying to them cut on small plate.
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Mom's Warm Milk

Reviewed: Aug. 19, 2010
great recipie. very comforting and dekicious. i doubled the recipe and gulped it down, delicious.i had two cups so i microwaved it for 1:40. dont forget the add the nutmeg it gives the drink the final delicious zip!
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Spicy Cabbage Kimchi

Reviewed: Aug. 17, 2010
i rly want to give this a good review but it deserves a 3. ONLY because it is too salty! i recommend using a 1/3 or LESS, and only soaking for about 3-4 hrs instead of 6! the rest of the recipe is great, just adjsut the salt! author of the recipe you really need to change it from 1 1/4 to 1/3 cup or less of salt!
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Ahi Poke Basic

Reviewed: Jul. 28, 2010
THE BEST!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! so easy and an absolute favorite with my family and friends. after i made it the first time they kept asking for more! and they still are! so i made it again and i will definitely be making this again in the future. i recommend only adding 1/2 cup soy sauce or less for every pound: i also ommited the mac nuts. the sesame oil is the secret ingredient here :D
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Mini Cheesecakes III

Reviewed: Jul. 28, 2010
this is pretty darn good. for my first try i used the 1/3 reduced fat spreadable cream cheese even though the cheesecake tips said to use the regular cream cheese blocks. my family and friends said it was great and it had the real cheesecake flavor :) thank you!
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