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Tiny Chicken Turnovers

Reviewed: Aug. 11, 2003
I made these for a babyshower and they were a HUGE hit with everyone alike, they were all gone and I DOUBLED the batch too. I followed the recipe exactly, except that I added chopped broccoli, mushrooms, carrots and green onions. I made it the night before and froze them, the baked them the day of and it was perfect.
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Aunt Blanche's Blueberry Muffins

Reviewed: Aug. 8, 2003
The texture on these muffins resembled those on cornbread! These were just average, nothing to write home about. Note: blueberries are in season right now, so I suggest you stock up (while they're cheap) and just freeze them, that way, you can have fresh blueberry muffins year around.
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Garden Veggie Pizza Squares

Reviewed: Aug. 7, 2003
I'm going to host a baby shower this coming Sunday, so I wanted to test out this recipe before the actual day and it was alright, not as great as everyone says. The vegetable medley was wonderful though, smelled great, but I felt the cream cheese didn't compliment it very well. The idea is great however, I might try experimenting with this in the future, as for the babyshower, I'll keep on looking for other appetizers.
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To Die For Blueberry Muffins

Reviewed: Aug. 7, 2003
Wow, these made 4 HUGE muffins! They tasted wonderful. I read reviews and some complained the muffin itself wasn't sweet enough, so I increased the sugar to 1 cup and only made 1/2 of the sugar topping (which was plenty). As for adding more blueberries, I wouldn't recommend it, I used 1 cup as stated and it was A LOT. Next time, I would only use 3/4 cup of berries, that way, I won't be overwhelmed by the berries.
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Alice Chicken

Reviewed: Aug. 2, 2003
Great chicken! For a super quick meal, I used chicken wings and drumsticks, which I just lightly coated with the sauce and seared them on the pan. Then I topped it off with the cheese and some chopped green onions for color, which I broiled. Turned out excellent even w/o the bacon and mushroom. Served these with spinach linguine with homemade honeymustard sauce, everyone loved it!
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Homemade Tomato Sauce II

Reviewed: Jul. 29, 2003
I hate to give this a 3, but I can't say if it was really good or not because I used this in a recipe which was disgusting. But it was easy.
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Mexican Corn

Reviewed: Jul. 29, 2003
Everyone loved this, although some complained it was a little too spicy. I thought the spicyness was fine, but there was too much creamcheese. I would halve it next time and the butter too. I think this would be a great idea for a spread for corn on the cob as well; maybe next time, I'll cream the cheese, jalepeno and salt and spread it on the cob, sounds tasty!
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Cabbage Rolls II

Reviewed: Jul. 29, 2003
None of us cared for this recipe.
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Chinese Chicken Salad III

Reviewed: Jul. 28, 2003
OMG! This is AWESOME! I really don't like salads that much, but this one sounded so great, so I decided to give it a try, glad I did, I ate 2 servings! I was out of peanut butter, so I made some from scratch (roasted peanuts+peanut oil) and used leftover shredded chicken from last nights dinner. I also left out the carrots, but I sauteed some thinly sliced onions and tomatoes to add color and added flavor. Also, I added more oil to the dressing to thin it out and fried the wonton. Everyone loved this! Will be making again, thanks a lot!
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Basil Chicken over Angel Hair

Reviewed: Jul. 27, 2003
Wonderful dish Wendy! So simple, yet tasty! Only changes I made were to add more garlic, that's it! I wasn't so sure about the hot pepper sauce though. I was positive you didn't mean the mexican version or but I didn't know what other hot sauce there was. Then I found the Vietnamese garlic chili sauce and added that in and it was delicious, gave it that extra oomph. You definitely need the chili sauce though, w/o it, it's too bland. Thanks for sharing, everyone loved it.
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Marinated Pork Tenderloin

Reviewed: Jul. 26, 2003
I wasn't a big fan of this, although some of my guest LOVED it and others thought it was good, but not great. Anyhow, I marinated this for two days, sub. the sherry for red wine vinegar and reduced the cinnamon (wanted to be safe, since it really didn't sound appealing on meat). I didn't grill it, I just browned the sides and baked it in the oven at 400 degrees for 30 mins. Pork was tender and sweet and I really don't like sweet meat. Anyhow, I'll just pass this recipe along to the guest that loved it; as for me, I won't make next time.
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Baked French Toast

Reviewed: Jul. 25, 2003
This was very sweet. It smelled wonderful while cooking, but it was ok. I was out of milk, so I used water and I couldn't tell the difference. I felt that the light corn syrup would make it very sweet, so I left that out, but turns out, it was still sweet even w/o the syrup! Anyhow, I wouldn't make this again. The classic french toast recipe on martha stewarts site is much better (w/ almost identical ingredients) and always recieves rave reviews.
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Beef Stew IV

Reviewed: Jul. 24, 2003
The best beef stew we've ever had! I've made many stews, so I know what we like and dislike in it. I omitted the worchestire sauce because it just overpowers the other flavors and we really don't care for it. I used 1/2 water & 1/2 beef broth. I also seasoned the meat/flour with blk pepper, seasoning salt, garlic powder, paprika, and onion powder then saved the leftover flour to thicken the stew with. After browning the meat, I added enough water and scraped up the bits on the bottom of the pan for added flavor, then added all the broth & water, onions and celery. For added flavor, I added thyme, rosemary, extra bay leaf and extra seasonings. I suggest when you cut up the beef, potatoes and carrots, try to make them all the same sizes and not so big. At the last hr, added the veggies, corn & peas and last minute, added the leftover seasoned flour (which was mixed w/h20 so it doesn't get lumpy when added to the hot stew). Served this with french bread and everyone loved it! This will now be our staple beef stew. Thanks
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Giant Crisp Chocolate Chip Cookies

Reviewed: Jul. 21, 2003
These cookies sure are giant, but they're too greasy, too thin and too hard! I only made half the batch and all the cookies flattened to a thin paper so it covered the whole cookie sheet, only thing that was 3-d still were the chips itself! I still have 1/2 the other batch, I might try adding more flour to try to save it, but I'm definitely not trying this again.
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Italian Spaghetti Sauce with Meatballs

Reviewed: Jul. 21, 2003
I only made the meatballs and it was great! I added two chopped shallots to the meat mixture, garlic powder, onion salt, seasoning salt and a dash of worchestire sauce. I suggest you oil your hands, that way when you roll them into balls, it's not sticky. Instead of adding the meat raw to the spaghetti sauce, I browned them first in a pan so it wouldn't fall apart in the sauce (just in case, if it did). Tastes great, thanks!
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Carrot Cake I

Reviewed: Jul. 21, 2003
I just finished baking this and as it was cooling, I took a piece to test it out. It tastes like oil! Way too greasy and very sweet! I thought the carrot to flour ratio was off (3:2 cups), but I just kept on going (thinking it might work out) and boy, there was more carrots then cake! I made this to bring for work, but after testing it, I doubt I even want to leave it home for my family to try it! Won't be making again.
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Easy Lasagna II

Reviewed: Jul. 14, 2003
Yes, this was super easy, but that's all it was. Flavor was ok, I'm not sure if it's because of the spaghetti sauce I used (Ragu traditional), but it was just average, maybe worse. I made this for lunch and all of us were starving (7), only 1/2 of it was eaten. No one took seconds...they opted for the mornings leftovers donuts...
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Banana Bread

Reviewed: Jul. 11, 2003
This was pretty good, although we've had better. I also added cinnamon and vanilla extract (no walnuts, since I was out) and I think it really enhanced the flavor. I think without those additions, this would just be your average bread. Mine also browned a little too much on the sides (not sure if it was due to the pan I was using, which was glass), and I even lowered the temp to 325 too. Overall, a good recipe, but there are better banana bread recipes out there (just have to keep looking).
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Lana's Sweet and Sour Meatballs

Reviewed: Jul. 6, 2003
Made these for a luncheon and everyone loved them! Some said it was just a tad bit sweet while others thought it was just perfect; I think next time, I'll add less sugar, that way, if it isn't sweet enough, you can always add more. I'm not sure if the recipe was written wrong, because I had more than 1 cup of reserved pineapple juice and recipe states something like add enough water with reserved juice to make 1 cup..anyway, I just added 1/2 cup and I didn't have brown sugar, so I just used white and left out bell pepper since I was out. Also, I made the mistake of adding in the corn starch while the sauce was hot, so it became lumpy, you should mix water with the starch in a bowl, then add it in. Meatballs were great with the rice, this is a keeper. Thanks!
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Pita Chips

Reviewed: Jul. 3, 2003
These are excellent! Served these with store bought hummus, but chips were all gone! I didn't have chervil, so left that out, ran out of garlic salt, so I used garlic powder and added some onion salt. Also, I don't get how everyone warned to make sure to watch the chips carefully...I baked mine for 10-15 mins (maybe longer) and they still weren't crunchy! It did however become nice and crunchy. Thanks, will be making again.
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