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Hasty Chocolate Pudding

Reviewed: Nov. 5, 2009
I am in my 60's. My Mom used to make this sort of pudding for us all the time . Brings back memories of warm, happy kitchens and families all eating together around the table at every meal. No need to buy pudding mixes with all their artificial ingredients. By using brown sugar instead of white and by deleting the cocoa, you get butterscotch pudding. By the same token, if you scorch white sugar, you get caramel pudding. Personnally, I used to love the skin on top of the puddings. Mom would pour the hot puddings into desert bowls to cool, and each of us got our own serving of skin covered pudding.
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Cranberry and Cilantro Quinoa Salad

Reviewed: Jul. 29, 2011
Have made this 3 times now. Once to take to a pot luck. I love it. My sister took it to her restaurant and sold out. Have made it as is and also with a few changes. Great both ways. Not a lot of difference using chicken broth instead pf water. I used walnuts second time as ran out of almonds. I like the walnuts more than almonds. Cut out the canberries when serving to my niece wha has a big yeast poblem and is on a no nonsence diet. Quinoa is one of the few things she can eat. Love the recipe. Thanks. Am looking for more recipes using grains I have never used before to expand my healthy horizons.
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Pumpkin Curry Soup

Reviewed: Aug. 4, 2005
Wonderful....I made it for a weavers study group pot luck and everyone wanted the recipe.
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Pressure Cooker Chili

Reviewed: Jan. 28, 2014
I am going to try this recipe this week. Have used a pressure cooker for over 43 years. Have just been given an electric digital pressure cooker that has a browning element in it. Can also be used as a steamer or as a crock pot. What Joy !!!! with a little planning, One dish cooking!
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Butter Fried Potatoes

Reviewed: Mar. 19, 2014
Been doing basically this forever. Learnt from my Mom who had a tight budget and little time. If boiling potatoes the first night, she cooked extra. Next night cubed and fried them with onion, garlic and Thyme. As they were already cooked, they needed less butter. We fried them till potatoes were golden, then added bread crumbs to soak up extra butter. Cooked till we scraped the pan . Optional sprinkle of paprika or cayenne for colour. Great.
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Canadian Yellow Split Pea Soup with Ham

Reviewed: Jan. 20, 2014
should be very good. Is similar to the old stand by from my long dead grandmother. I usually add some garlic, bay leaf, and a bit of oregano. sometimes a cube of chicken bouillon. If you sauté the onions and other veg before adding the peas, you can reduce the time by using a pressure cooker for 15 minutes after bringing pot up to 15 pounds of pressure (high) for twelve minutes, and allow pressure to reduce slowly. If the peas are old, you ay need to put pot back on and cook a little longer, but as pot is hot, it wont take long to return to pressure. All in all, however you make it, nothing beats split pea soup on a cold Canadian winter's day. tomorrow I hear, should reach a high of minus 27 C. soup will be on the stove or in the pressure cooker to save electricity.
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Lemon Chiffon Pudding

Reviewed: Jan. 28, 2013
Made it. Liked it. Husband, son and grand daughters liked it. But not quite what I wanted. I thought it would have a nice self sauce .
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Amazing Slow Cooker Chocolate Cake

Reviewed: Jan. 28, 2013
I have a 6 quart slow cooker, so decided to try this cake. Husband does not like chocolate cake, but he liked this. Very Chocolately. However after 5 hours, lid never lifted, cake was still fudgey rather than cake like. Doubt I will make it again.
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