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Sauteed Apples

Reviewed: May 23, 2009
I thought this tasted very good. A few tips, however: 1) I don't think the cornstarch is necessary. 2) I cut the recipe down to 2 servings because I only have myself and my husband to feed and I was using it as a waffle topping because I was out of syrup. I used 1 apple (red delicious sliced thicker and not sauted as long worked wonderfully) but the sauce was pretty much non-existant. it covered the apples but there wasn't anything left so I concocted the sauce without the apples to have more syrup. worked well. 3) I tried one reviewer's idea and added nutmeg and vanilla. The vanilla was a good addition but I didn't really care for the nutmeg. It didn't ruin the recipe, but it didn't add anything to it either and it smelled funny. I think the recipe is great tasting as is but if you decrease the number of apples, you still need to keep the same amount of sauce or you just have flavored apples, no sauce. remember, if you use a softer apple, just decrease the sautee time to a minute or two instead of 6 minutes. You just have to get them warm because they're already soft. PS. Anyone who thought this recipe was disgusting must have done something wrong. I don't think I would eat it by itself, though, use as a topping for something. But it is definately NOT disgusting. My husband gave it five stars, too.
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Sweet Potato Rolls

Reviewed: Oct. 24, 2009
These don't taste too sweet potatoey but they are some of the moistest, softest, fluffiest, tastiest rolls I've ever made. Love them. I cut the recipe in half but still used 3 cups flour. I used canned sweet potatoes (not puree) and pureed them with the egg, sugar, etc in the blender. Added the flour and yeast mixture in the mixer, mixed until incorporated and then switched to the dough hook to kneed for a few minutes. Even my husband likes them and he hates bread. I'll definitely make these again. probably next week. :) thanks!
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Maple-Drizzled Apple Muffins

Reviewed: Sep. 28, 2009
These are awesome muffins. I love maple flavor and these are great. I love the glaze. I was making some apple cookies that required a glaze as well and I used this glaze with a little bit of vanilla extract for the cookies too. fantastic recipe. However, it took much longer to bake than 18-20 minutes. I think I had mine in for 28 and they still seem like they could have used a little more time. Perhaps that's because I filled my muffin tins completely full. If I hadn't though, I would have had about 15 muffins instead of 12 and they would have been tiny. These didn't rise much.
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Baked Teriyaki Chicken

Reviewed: Sep. 1, 2009
My husband really liked this. I made it with "restaurant fried rice" from allrecipes. I used boneless skinless chicken breast instead of the thighs, but that was the only thing I changed. Very good. I think personally I would give it 4 stars but my husband gave it 5 and that's what really matters. :) ok. so I also doubled the sauce which is completely unnecessary. I had a ton of sauce left over. And personally, I think they would be better broiled or grilled rather than baked.
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Garlic Chicken Fried Chicken

Reviewed: Aug. 19, 2009
excellent! I altered it slightly but not much. I didn't have bread crumbs so I put Club Crackers (20) and 1/4 cup oats (need fiber!!) in the food processor with the spices and ground them until they were fine (I added just bit of crushed red pepper too). In the egg mixture I added a dash of Cumin (because I love cumin in eggs). I let the chicken breasts marinate in a little balsamic vinegar for a few hours prior to cooking and I fried in my deep fryer (its easier and doesn't set my smoke detectors off) for 7 minutes at 375 degrees. I'm finishing it right now but I had just a taste of the one that came out first and it was fantastic. I'll update with my husbands response later.
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Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough + Cupcake = The BEST Cupcake. Ever.

Reviewed: Aug. 19, 2009
This is the best idea ever. Really simple and really fantastic.
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Breakfast Sausage

Reviewed: Jun. 26, 2009
This is the BEST sausage I have ever had! My husband loved it, too! He told me to never buy packaged sausage again. I tried to keep it as close as I could to how it was written. Except I didn't have any sage so I subbed for half the amount of italian seasoning and doubled the marjoram. I like maple sausage so I put about a tablespoon of syrup in, too. Absolutely fantastic! I had been wondering what to do with the ground pork that was in my freezer from my uncle-in-law's farm and I'm really glad I used it to make this sausage! It's really annoying to waste really good meat in a really bad recipe! Thanks for posting this! AWESOME!!! update: I made this with ground turkey this morning and it is just as good. great recipe!!
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Best Big, Fat, Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookie

Reviewed: Apr. 25, 2009
the first time i made these they were very good. The second time I forgot the white sugar and they still weren't bad.
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Classic Waffles

Reviewed: Apr. 25, 2009
very good
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Southern Potato Salad

Reviewed: Apr. 15, 2009
this is literally the best home made potato salad I've ever eaten ever. Second best potato salad to this one I got at this little grocery store once. This is super super good. I minced a dill pickle because I didn't have relish but kept everything else the same. seriously awesome! I'm impressed.
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Cornflake Waffles with Honey Sauce

Reviewed: Apr. 6, 2009
very good. I didn't do the sauce this time because I was in a hurry (starving). I'll try it next time though. I was surprised at how fluffy these are. I did add a little vanilla extract (because I put vanilla in everything) but that's the only change I made. You have to finely crush the flakes, though. I put mine in the food processor. I think it would be funny to have larger chunks of corn flakes in them if you didn't crush them very fine.
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Good Old Fashioned Pancakes

Reviewed: Apr. 2, 2009
Ok. I'm re-reviewing this. Still awesome every time I make them. I've altered it only slightly. I always add vanilla to any pancake recipe. They always need vanilla. Also, I've tried this with brown sugar instead of white and it's good. I sift the flour first so they come out fluffier and I use 1 tablespoon baking powder. I only use a few grinds of salt from the grinder instead of the whole teaspoon. I sometimes don't put in salt at all. Kinda like cookies, I don't really know what the point of salt is in a sweet recipe. I use egg beaters instead of real eggs; saves calories and cholesterol. I also use Smart balance instead of real butter or margarine to decrease the fat. Love this recipe. Its the only one I use.
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Creamy Hot Cocoa

Reviewed: Mar. 25, 2009
Very good. Much better than the last hot chocolate recipe I tried from this site that tasted like warm milk with a chocolate chip floating in it. (it was bad). This was very chocolaty and sweet and was much more like store bought hot cocoa. I didn't measure precisely, just eyeballed it, but I'm sure I got darn close to the actual measurements and it was not too sweet at all. The only disappointment was that I cut the recipe in half because I was only serving myself and my husband and it didn't fill 2 mugs to the top, only about halfway on each. So if you are expecting to get 4 full mugs of hot cocoa from the 4 servings it lists, you better have small mugs. Next time I know to use the full recipe for two people.
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Clone of a Cinnabon

Reviewed: Nov. 7, 2009
I love cinnamon rolls. These are very good. Love the frosting. I lowered the fat and calories by subbing smart balance for the margarine (margarine has a TON of trans fats) I used egg beaters instead of egg and neufchatel cheese instead of cream cheese for the frosting. I also left out all the salt. I never understood why people put salt in sweet treats. I've heard it is supposed to enhance the sweet flavor, but I can't tell the difference and I try to watch the sodium intake.
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Waffles I

Reviewed: Mar. 22, 2009
Fantastic. I had never made waffles before but got a waffle maker for my wedding last week and really wanted to try it out. These were great. I added just a little more vanilla (because I like things vanilla-y) and separated the egg whites, beat them and folded them into the batter at the end as another reviewer suggested and these were the best waffles I have ever had. Will definately use this recipe over and over again. I have some batter left over and will see tomorrow how it keeps in the fridge.
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BBQ Chicken Pizza I

Reviewed: Jan. 11, 2009
best pizza ever
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French Breakfast Puffs

Reviewed: Dec. 15, 2008
these are fantastic. they are light and fluffy and sweet but not too sweet. really great breakfast snack. I agree with the other people that you don't need that much butter for the topping unless you are coating the whole muffin and not just the top. I used about a tablespoon of butter and it coated 6 tops. (I halved the recipe because my fiance won't eat muffins) I have a coworker who doesn't like chocolate so for her birthday I might turn this into a cake like one reviewer said she did. I think that it would work out wonderfully.
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Easy Deviled Chicken

Reviewed: Nov. 30, 2008
This was great. I had to make a few changes because I didn't have all the right ingredients but they were minimal. Like I used spicy brown mustard instead of regular mustard. I absolutely recommend doing that. I didn't have the stuff to make the coating either so I crushed up some club crackers really fine, added italian seasoning, garlic powder, just a little crushed red pepper flakes and a dash of paprika (I was thinking it would be good because there is always paprika on deviled eggs...I also didn't measure any of the seasonings I used, sorry.) absolutely fantastic. My fiance said it was the best chicken he has ever had.
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Best Chicken Ever

Reviewed: Nov. 15, 2008
this was really good but i used whole wheat total instead of corn flakes.
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