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French Bread Rolls to Die For

Reviewed: Feb. 22, 2008
This is a great bread recipe. I didn't make rolls just into a bread that was beautiful. The only thing I done diffrently is brush the top with egg white before baking and with butter after baking. The times for raising was spot on and bake time was just right. TIP: put your oven on the lowest temp and let the top of your stove get warm it's a perfect place to raise breads. My husband and kids loved it. I will make this again.Thanks
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Cone Cupcakes

Reviewed: Feb. 18, 2008
These are great! Served at my son's 6th birthday party, the kids went wild for them. I used milk chocolate cake mix and a combo of chocolate and white fluffy icing, the kids like the chocolate and the adults enjoyed the white icing. The cones were nice and crunchy really good. I did have to use 2 cake mixes to make 24 cupcakes and had enough left over for a small 2 layer. Worth making!!
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Italian Spaghetti Sauce with Meatballs

Reviewed: Feb. 14, 2008
These are great meatballs! I have a big family so I tripled the recipe put fresh garlic in place of the powder, added a little onion powder to the mixture. They held their shape and was nice and firm with a little chew to them. The sauce is super easy and the longer it simmered the better it tasted. I didn't have the best pot for the job so I had to stir it alot to keep it from scortching on the bottom. We are also big mushroom eaters so I added that to the sauce didn't change the taste. My family loved it and we plan to use the few leftovers for dinner tonight and make grinders. I can't wait. Oh yeah I too was nervous about the meat not being precooked but they cooked up very well I simmered mine for 45 mins just because I had so many and they were all done. Thanks for a great recipe.
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Scalloped Potatoes I

Reviewed: Jan. 22, 2008
Ok this is another easy one with great flavor. I doubled and followed others advise a can of mushroom soup, a can of cheddar cheese soup and 1/2 c. milk, 1 tsp. garlic powder, and definetly salt to taste. My family ate almost a whole 9x13 pan. The cheese on top made a yummy thin crust on top, and it did have to bake for an hour on 375. Absolutly will make again and again and recommend it to anyone. Thanks
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Garlic Chicken Fried Chicken

Reviewed: Jan. 17, 2008
5 stars isn't enough for this one. WOW!! I used boneless skinless chicken breast and cut it into nice thick strips, followed the recipe perfectly. My 6 yr. old son ate 6 strips and ask if I would make it for lunch tomorrow. My husband raved and I thought it was great. It turned out beautiful, crisp, just plain yummy. Will definetly make again and again. Thanks for the recipe.
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Mushroom Rice

Reviewed: Jan. 17, 2008
I'm giving this 3 star only because my family didn't care for it at all. My hubby is a big rice eater and he loves mushrooms so I thought this would be a hit but he gave it a 2 out of 5 stars. Personally I loved it had a awesome smell, tasted great,and was easy to make. I followed the recipe to the "t" and it turned out beautifully just not our taste but I will recommend it to others. Thanks.
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Golden Sweet Cornbread

Reviewed: Jan. 11, 2008
WOW! This is great cornbread. No more boxes for me either I will definatly be making this from now on. I followed others advise and added 2 eggs and changed the oil to butter and it came out fluffy and not really crumbly but a good cornbread consistancy. Baked in a 9x9 sq. glass dish 35 mins. in my oven was perfect hubby and kids loved it. Thanks.
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Holiday Poke Cake

Reviewed: Jan. 8, 2008
This is an old family favorite. We make this every holiday and just change up the colors. Cherry and Blue Raspberry with the whip topping makes a beautiful 4th of July cake, Orange and Lime for Halloween, Cherry and Lime for Christmas the possiblities are endless and YUMMY! Have fun.
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Beer Bread I

Reviewed: Jan. 8, 2008
Ok this was good, not as good as Tastefully Simple but I think with a little playing around it has great potential to be that good. The beer I used Yuengling Lauger (my favorite beer) was great next time I make it I will add a bit more sugar and the butter on top is a must. Thanks for the recipe.
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A Good Easy Garlic Chicken

Reviewed: Jan. 8, 2008
YUMMY, It was so flavorful and the house really smelled wonderful while it was cooking. I too used the pan drippings and made gravey to which I added a cup of mushrooms and put over rice for a side dish we loved it. It was a hit in my house and I will be making it again. Thanks.
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Pumpkin Cookies V

Reviewed: Dec. 31, 2007
These are great so chewy and yummy even days later they taste great. The icing is a little hard to figure out at first I just ended up spooning it over each cookie. TIP: Make extra frosting I ran out 3/4 of the way through my cookies. Also this does make alot of cookies I got 6 dozen 1 1/2" cookies from this recipe. My family went crazy for them and my mother in law begged for the recipe. Thanks for a new tradition.
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Homestyle Turkey, the Michigander Way

Reviewed: Dec. 27, 2007
I gave this recipe 4 stars only because I chose not to follow it as written. I tried it mainly because I had never heard of lifting the skin and putting butter in there. So I lifted the skin put in 2 pats on each breast used others advice and used toothpicks to hold the skin back down, put a pat inside with sea salt, pepper and poultry spice, and then mix up 1 stick of melted butter 2 tbsp poultry spice, 1/2 tsp garlic powder, sea salt, and pepper, and poured it over the top of the breast, in a oven bag and brought out of the oven the juiciest turkey I have ever made my husband and brother-in-law loved it. It was beautifully brown and the skin crisped up nicely. I definatly will make this turkey again. Thanks for the idea.
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Joey's Peanut Butter Cookies

Reviewed: Dec. 17, 2007
I followed the recipe to the tee, the cookies were perfect. Bake time does vary per oven so keep and eye out. These were awesome and I have added this recipes to my own personal collection. Thanks for a great cookie.
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No Bake Cookies I

Reviewed: Dec. 14, 2007
Perfect! I followed the recipe to the tee let come to a rolling boil for 1 1/2 minutes, and got a chocolaty, chewy dream, the crunchy PB was a great touch to these cookies. Will definatly "no-bake" again...
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Pepperoni Dip II

Reviewed: Dec. 7, 2007
I've had this recipe for a while and it's a big hit at all the party's and potluck I've taken it too. Best if served warm with bagels cut to pieces. It taste's like pizza. Yummy.
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Honey Baked Chicken II

Reviewed: Dec. 3, 2007
WOW what a taste. I will make it again, however next time I may cut the mustard just a little. I did use spicy mustard and added just a dash of garlic. My husband really liked it and so did my boys (and that says a lot). Thanks for a great recipe.
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Fried Rice Restaurant Style

Reviewed: Dec. 3, 2007
My first attempt ever at fried rice and it was really good. I took the advice of others and used frozen pea's and carrots, I heated the wok and used olive oil sauteed 1/2 onion then added veggies then rice, to be exact I used 1/3 c. soy sauce, and it was plenty for our taste. My husband really liked it and ate nearly half of what I made. Thanks for a great recipe, will make again.
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Seven-Up™ Cake II

Reviewed: Nov. 6, 2007
I had to chime in on this recipe. I have been making this cake for years and while this recipe is not exactly like my great-grandmothers it's the closest I've seen. This cake at one time was just a holiday tradition in my family and was only made at that time of the year. But my hubby and boys love it so much I love making it for them. Plus the ladies I work with ask for it everytime we have a potluck. This is an amazing cake. I hope you and your family like it as much as mine.
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Black Halloween Punch

Reviewed: Oct. 29, 2007
It was good... was definatly the perfect color for a Halloween Party Punch, the kids loved it, the adults thought it was a little on the sweet side. I will make it again and cut down on the sugar. Thanks for a great recipe.
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Seven Minute Frosting I

Reviewed: Oct. 29, 2007
My mom has been making this for years, using light corn syrup in place of the creme of tarter (no diffrence in the taste at all). I like this one better. It's so easy once you find the trick...WHICH IS keep mixing but don't start timing your 7 minutes until after the water returns to boiling and run your mixer on high for the full 7 minutes. It's thick and creamy and tastes like marshmallow fluff. Perfect on chocolate cake or cup cakes. However you have to spread it on a completly cool cake while the frosting is still slightly warm, and DO NOT cover it it will stick to everything (as does fluff) and it does get a little grainy after it sets for a long period (6-8 hours) of time to best to make just a few hours before serving. Sounds like a lot of work but it's really not. AND IT'S WORTH WHAT LITTLE TIME IT DOES TAKE! YUMMY!!!!
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