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Awesome Slow Cooker Pot Roast

Reviewed: Mar. 2, 2008
This recipe was super easy and soooo good! I didnt change much except i used cream of chicken soup because thats what i had on hand. I didnt do what others suggested and use beef broth instead of water because i felt there was enough salt in the soups as is. I did season the meat before putting in the crock-pot. Cooked it for 4 hrs on med. and another 4 on slow. Came out wonderful! Great and easy recipe.
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Classic Macaroni Salad

Reviewed: Feb. 7, 2010
I orginally rated this 2 stars and wanted to throw out the whole bowl. What a mistake that would have been!! The first taste was terrible and FAR too sweet. After letting it sit a few hours it seemed to mellow out and it became DELICIOUS! One of the best mac salads I've ever had. I did cut back on the sugar a bit because that much sugar makes me feel guilty. I absolutly love this recipe and recommend it to everyone....just let it hangout in the fridge a few hours.
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Creamy Hollandaise Sauce

Reviewed: Oct. 18, 2009
I'm giving this 5 stars because it is EASY and so good! I used salted butter and found it a tad too salty (didn't add the salt the recipe called for). Next time I will use unsalted and salt to taste. A halved recipe easily serves 4 over salmon fillets.
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Super Al's Cocktail Sauce

Reviewed: Nov. 12, 2007
Can this get any easier? This was great and I made it in like a minute. I didnt add the brown sugar because I feel ketchup has enough sugar as it is, it didnt need anymore. I love this!!
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Restaurant-Style Buffalo Chicken Wings

Reviewed: Nov. 27, 2007
YUMMY!! These were wonderful and super easy. I followed the recipe exactly except I made "buffalo bites" instead of wings. I cut up chicken breasts into chunks and fried those. They were great. My 9 yr old daughter fell in love with them. In fact, she ate twice what i ate! I used "FRANKS RED HOT" sauce which was great but next time i will use less butter so its a bit more spicy. I have a feeling i will be making these at least once a week :) Thank you for a great recipe!
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Juicy Roasted Chicken

Reviewed: Jul. 9, 2009
So easy and SOOO good!! I have made this a few times. I brined one (which is supposed to make it even more juicy) and i dont think it really made that much of a difference. This chicken is already super moist. Try it, i promise you wont be let down.
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Lemon Square Bars

Reviewed: Dec. 12, 2007
Mmmm! I made these taking the advice of others and cutting down on the butter by 2 tbs and baking the crust 2 min longer. I added a little lemon extract to the custard because i was 2tbs shy of the 5/8c lemon juice and had to sub orange juice. I also baked it a little while longer and covered it with foil halfway through because it browns WAY too fast. I should have used parchment paper because it is kind of hard to get out of the pan. So good though. This was my first time eating or making lemon squares and it was easy and sooo yummy!
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Grilled Salmon I

Reviewed: Jan. 11, 2008
**UPDATE--Made again. Didnt have any brown sugar, only Splenda, but I made this again anyway. Still just as good!!**-- I am giving this recipe 5 stars because it is super easy to make and with ingredients you already have in the house. I dont like my fish, or any meat for that matter, sweet but this was great. It wasnt too sweet. It took me minutes to put together and it was fantastic! I didnt grill it, i made it on the stove and reduced the marinade after and poured it over the salmon when it was done. It was yummy! The only thing id change is use way way less oil, its really not needed. Thanks for an easy and tasty recipe :)
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Mexican Shrimp Cocktail

Reviewed: Jul. 8, 2009
DELICIOUS!!! I added some chopped celery, cucumber, and extra avocado on the top. I LOVED this recipe and cant wait to make it again.
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Roasted Cajun Potatoes

Reviewed: Feb. 6, 2008
Fantastic as is. Make sure you chop your shallots (or onions, which ever you're using) really small, as the first time i made mine, they were a little burnt. This is an excellent recipe and its a go-to when i dont have much on hand. Thank you!
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Burrito Pie

Reviewed: Jul. 8, 2009
I tripled the tortillas and also layered the beans and meat separately. I wanted it more like a lasagna and less like a casserole. I also added extra spice and peppers to the meat mixture, as i LOVE things spicy. This recipe was so easy and really delicious. No matter what you put in here, you cant go wrong!
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Chantal's New York Cheesecake

Reviewed: Dec. 26, 2010
I have made this cheesecake for years with people begging for it each and every holiday. For sone reason this year I decided to make Alton Browns cheesecake. This is, BY FAR, much much better!! Will never use another recipe.
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David's Yellow Cake

Reviewed: Mar. 22, 2008
I am giving this 5 stars because it was so easy to make and with stuff that you would already have on hand...well, except for the cake flour. I didnt have any so i just took 2 tbs out of each cup. Baked up perfectly. The cake isnt overly sweet and hit the spot. It tastes NOTHING like cornbread, who knows what those people were doing. This was perfect for those who want to know exactly what theyre eating. Great recipe!!
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Mexican Rice II

Reviewed: Jun. 29, 2009
YAY!! I have finally found the recipe I've been looking for. No more Mexican flavored Rice-A-Roni (sorry kido). This was so easy, cheap, and DELICIOUS! I added more cumin, i cant get enough of that spice, and used chicken bullion instead of broth (cheaper). Its a tad too salty so next time i will use garlic powder instead of garlic salt. I doubled it and Im so glad i did. This is going to make an excellent burrito filler for later this week.
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Restaurant-Style Zuppa Toscana

Reviewed: Dec. 23, 2008
I worked at Olive Garden for over 4 years so I know their Zuppa Toscana inside and out. This is the closest recipe I've found. I made this last night and it turned out great. I used hot italian sausage instead of smoked. I rememved it from its casing and cooked it on the stove, ground up. Thats how the soup is at the OG. I also used 4 cups of chicken stock instead of chick soup base because thats what i had on hand. If you add just a pinch or two of red pepper flakes you have yourself the exact soup from The Olive Garden, in my opion. Try it, you wont know the difference!!
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Best Big, Fat, Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookie

Reviewed: Dec. 23, 2008
The best cookie I've ever made! They turned out soft, chewy, and not overly sweet. I didn't have vanilla so I left that out and they still turned out DELICIOUS! Honestly, they taste better than the pillsbury fridge cookies. UPDATE: One cup if choc chips would be perfect. Two is way too much
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Simple Sicilian Salad Dressing

Reviewed: Jan. 2, 2009
I am giving this recipe 5 stars because its easy and you can make it with whats already in your cabinet. Very good, very clean, and very simple. Doesnt get much easier than this. If you like classic, you'll love this!
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Easy Meatloaf

Reviewed: Feb. 15, 2010
Fantastic! I did cook the onions before adding them to the meat. I don't care for crunchy onions in my meatloaf. I also added a few dashes of worchestier sauce. This meatloaf is better than the onion soup kind I normally make. I did think the ketchup sauce on top was far far too sweet! I think ketchup is sweet enough, the brown sugar isn't necessary at all. Besides that, this meatloaf was perfect
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Fried Mozzarella Cheese Sticks

Reviewed: Oct. 10, 2007
These were great! I didnt have any cornstarch so i just left it out and they still turned out wonderful. Just like the ones at restaurants and even better than most frozen ones. I double coated them like some suggested and the coating was perfect. Thank you for a SUPER SUPER easy and great recipe!
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Irish Cream Bundt Cake

Reviewed: Mar. 20, 2004
OH MY GOD!!! This cake was so so good. It reminded me of a "Tortuga" rum cake. This cake was gone in one day and there are only three of us here. This is an easy recipe and one of the best cakes ive ever eaten. Id give it 10 stars if I could. The only problem i had was too much icing. Id cut that in half next time. Overall... AWESOME!!
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