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Vegan Chocolate Cake

Reviewed: May 31, 2008
I bake this in a pretty bundt/tube pan so it bakes more evenly and I ice it with confectioner's sugar dissolved in a little water and almond extract and drizled over the top. I make it for both my Mom (vegan) and Mother-in law (celiac) on special occasions by using a mixture of tapioca flour, rice flour and potato flour, and it tastes great! Thanks so much for the recipe, it's become a standard on special occasions!
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Lemon Cream Cupcakes

Reviewed: Sep. 24, 2009
Awesome recipe... delicious icing and not too hard to make! There sure seemed to be a lot of batter but it made exactly 24 cupcakes. I needed to double the icing to cover them all, and I put a cherry on top of each!
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Lemon Zucchini Drops

Reviewed: Jun. 5, 2009
I followed this recipe to the letter and needed 2 more tablespoons of lemon juice for the glaze, 3 if I wanted to drizzle instead of paint it on. These cookies are NOT dry if you don't over-bake them, they are wonderfully cakey, moist, tangy cookies. I baked them on ungreased parchment paper for exactly 8 minutes using convection. I left them to cool a little before transferring them to a wire rack. Using a teaspoon to drop them, this recipe made exactly 4 dozen cookies, down to the last scrape of the bowl. Wonderful recipe, thank you so much for sharing!
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Jo's Rosemary Bread

Reviewed: Jan. 3, 2009
This was really good bread. I wouldn't say it's the best I've had, but it's pretty darn awesome.
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New Potatoes with Caper Sauce

Reviewed: Jan. 3, 2009
Absolutely DELICIOUS! I made far too much for the number of people at dinner tonight. People had seconds and thirds. It was absolutely the best potato dish I have ever had. Hands down. The sauce will cover more potatoes than the recipe calls for if you want to make a bigger batch of potatoes. We had a pool of sauce left at the bottom of the bowl.
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Basic Baked Spaghetti

Reviewed: Dec. 29, 2008
I gave this 5 stars because my husband really loved it. I thought it was ok. Spaghetti... with cheese melted on top.
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Crescent-Wrapped Brie

Reviewed: Dec. 29, 2008
Delicious! I baked this in a decorative stone pie pan and placed bread chunks around it. Very pretty! I only wound up using half the dough. I think I may have had a smaller cheese? I cut the rind off, there was nothing in the instructions about that and I have baked "in rind" before but I prefer it without. We sopped up the deliciously decadent result with french bread cut into 1-2 inch cubes. I will definately make it again. You must eat it right away or it congeals quickly.
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Avocado Salsa

Reviewed: Dec. 13, 2008
This was really great salsa.. it was gone right away. The only thing I would caution people about is to use barely under-ripe avocadoes. If you use the nice soft ones, this dish will go to mush right away. The avocado I used, because it was still firm-ish (not rock hard though! ew!) maintained it's integrity and was a great addition. I wound up cutting this recipe in half for a group of 4 dedicated salsa/guacamole eaters. Thanks so much!
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Irish Potato Candy

Reviewed: Dec. 6, 2008
These are so cute! They really look like potatoes, even after you bite into them the inside looks like a potato too LOL! These were super easy to make with my stand mixture, even with very cold butter. These are gluten free too, provided you make sure the coconut and the icing sugar is a reliable brand. I ran out of coconut, so I pounded some almonds into a chunky powder and it seemed to work well too, nice crunchy bits added to the "potato" nature without compromising taste. Great recipe! Will definately make again, I plan to use these as stocking stuffers this year.
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Five Spice Muffins

Reviewed: Sep. 12, 2008
I have made this recipe twice, the second time I doubled it because the first ones went so fast! I made 21 muffins and a 9x13 cake. I plan to ice the cake with cream cheese icing. The only changes I made were to the spices. I left out the coriander and added more of the others, mostly cinnamon, but allspice and cloves as well. I also substituted the seeds for rasins (personal preference) and it worked really well. I'll definately be making this a LOT! Great recipe for zucchini, mostly because I have so many to use!!
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Quick and Almost-Professional Buttercream Icing

Reviewed: Sep. 26, 2009
This was a great recipe. I had to put less icing in my piping bag than usual because of the high butter content. It melted fast!!! I made a really pretty barbie cake with it :)
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Raspberry and Almond Shortbread Thumbprints

Reviewed: Sep. 24, 2007
Made these twice, they're fab. If you want a flatter cookie, add less flour, if you want them to hold their shape, add more.
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Glorious Glass Noodles

Reviewed: Nov. 5, 2010
Best glass noodles ever.
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Beets

Reviewed: Aug. 8, 2005
They tasted really good, and I hate beets. My husband almost threw up though, but he detests beets... I made him try it to set a good example for our 3 year old. Our 1 year old LOVES them!!! The longer you simmer them, the better they taste. I made them an hour ahead of time, and just warmed them up, and they were better than when I first cooked them. Nice recipe!
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Chocolate Meringue Stars

Reviewed: Aug. 11, 2007
These are really great. Doubly so because I have a great celiac customer for them whenever I want ;)
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Vegan Brownies

Reviewed: Aug. 11, 2007
Fab! If you have a convection oven, turn it on. The brownies tend to sag in the middle, but this almost totally prevents that from happening. I've made these about 5 times now for my mom. I also threw in some coconut for binding and it worked wonders.
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Libby's® Pumpkin Cranberry Bread

Reviewed: Sep. 14, 2005
This is a fantastic, delicious, and moist pumpkin loaf. Melts in your mouth! I used crasins (soaked them in boiling water for 15 min before draining them and adding them to the mixture) and I used 1/2 brown sugar, 1/2 white. I also put the whole shebang into a bundt, or tube pan. It cooked wonderfully for 66 minutes, and if I were serving this for company, the presentation is lovely. I would definately advise putting tinfoil over it for the last 15-20 minutes of baking, just to avoid the darker look. If I were to make this again, I would cut the sugar back by about 1/2 a cup or so. It doesn't need to be as sweet. My house smells like Autumn!
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Sourdough Tomato Bread

Reviewed: Aug. 12, 2007
Fabulous bread! I used whole wheat flour and salsa instead of tomato juice. It was absolutely wonderful and the salsa added a lot of neat texture and color bits. The bread was nice and crusty and very moist on the inside. Not a true "sourdough" bread because of the yeast, but a great bread none the less.
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Easy Decadent Truffles

Reviewed: Dec. 19, 2008
Wow... SO easy and SO decadent. I made around 18 dozen of them... all different kinds. Each batch (1 brick cream cheese, 2 cups icing sugar, 2 cups *dry measure* melted chocolate chips) yeilded almost 4 dozen 1 1/2 tsp-sized balls. I flavored them with coconut, orange, peppermint, and almond extracts, one batch I used 2 tsp instant coffee, and I rolled them in vanilla sugar, coconut, crushed candycanes, icing sugar, crushed almonds, and sliced almonds... some I dipped in melted chocolate chips and topped with candied fruit, I got some really neat teeny tiny cups from the dollar store, and some metal tins as well. Each tin held 12-16 truffles, so they were perfect! This recipe is gluten free, so it was great to make for my mother-in law, I made a batch with white chocolate for my husband (can't have caffeine) it was perfect for everyone! The coffee ones rolled in vanilla sugar were the biggest hit. I will DEFINATELY be making these again. Here are some tips. 1) Make sure your mix is COLD before you try to roll it. I found mine needed to be in the fridge overnight if I didn't want to keep sticking it in the fridge every 12 balls. 2) Use a melon-baller or round metal measuring spoon (1tsp) to make the balls uniform 3) FREEZE the balls you want to dip in melted chocolate and use a toothpick to dip them, then twist the toothpick out when you put them on parchment paper. 4) Use a tiny bit of shortening (1/2 tsp per 2 cups) in your melted chocolate chips to avoid a "hazy" chocol
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Spicy Asian Cellophane Noodle Salad

Reviewed: Aug. 27, 2007
I have no idea what the other reviewer did wrong. This was a fabulous salad. The only change I made was to swap out the zucchini with cucumber and the tofu with real shrimp. I'm just not partial to tofu and zucchini. I also used green onion, instead of standard onions and scrambled the eggs. This lovely dish fed the whole family, even the kids were coming back for more!
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