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Chewy Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

Reviewed: Oct. 26, 2010
Delicious!! This recipe is perfect as written. The only difference: I used wheat flour in place of all-purpose flour. Upon taking out of the oven, the cookies are chewy and slightly crisp around the edges. Wonderful.
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Peanut Butter Choco Chip Cookies

Reviewed: Oct. 24, 2010
I was excited to try this recipe due to the great reviews but was a little disappointed. I followed this recipe to a T other than cutting the sugar down by 1/4 cup. The cookies were more than sweet enough. The flavor was okay but unfortunately, the cookies were quite dry.
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Quinoa Chard Pilaf

Reviewed: May 5, 2010
Delicious! I substitued black beans because I was out of lentils and also used a grain blend that included(quinoa, israeli couscous and red garbanzo beans) in place of plain quinoa. It turned out great. I can't wait to make it again with lentils. Thanks for the excellent recipe!
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Vegan Split Pea Soup I

Reviewed: May 4, 2010
This soup turned out great. I substituted a few things because of what I had on hand. I was out of barley so I replaced it with a 1/2 cup of Trader Joe's harvest grains blend (couscous,orzo,baby garbanzo beans and red quinoa) and added about 8 small baby red potatoes. Also replaced half the water with vegetable stock and added just a touch od red pepper flakes. We were out of celery so it didn't make it into the soup. The consistency was perfect and it was well liked. We will definitely make this again and will also prepare the original way, which I'm sure is wonderful. Thanks for the fantastic recipe!
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Vegetarian Moussaka

Reviewed: Apr. 9, 2010
Excellent! We increased the amount of veggies after reading previous reviews, to the following: 2 eggplants, 2 large russet potatoes, 3 zucchini, 2 cans peeled/diced tomatoes(one can drained and the other can with liquid included), 3 cloves of garlic and a tsp of cinnamon in the tomato mixture. We used 3/4 package of pre-cooked lentils from Trader Joes which did not have any liquid. We doubled the ingredients for the sauce and used the following: plain soymilk with a dash of allspice (because we ran out of nutmeg). The dish has been out of the oven for almost an hour and seems to be holding up pretty well. Some liquid seeped out after we cut it but the texture is great. I expect that it will taste even better tomorrow after the flavors have had time to meld together. Side note: The amount of ingredients that we used filled up a 9X13 pan exactly to the top of the pan. We would highly recommend this recipe.
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Italian Creme Layer Cake

Reviewed: Jun. 4, 2008
I made this for a friend's birthday and it was a huge hit. It is a very dense and rich cake. I doubled the frosting because I needed more to fully frost the cake. I will definitely use this recipe again.
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Old Bay® Potato & Green Bean Salad

Reviewed: Jun. 4, 2008
This is a delicious change from a traditional potato salad. All of the ingredients went suprisingly well together. I would highly recommend this recipe.
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Mom's Island Treasures

Reviewed: Jun. 4, 2008
These cookies were a big hit when I brought them for my co-workers. I used bittersweet chocolate instead of milk chocolate because it was what I had on hand. The pecans really complemented the other flavors in these cookies. Very tasty!
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Coconut Muffins

Reviewed: Jun. 4, 2008
These muffins turned out very moist and fluffy. The consistency was perfect. I followed the directions exactly other than adding 1/2 Cup of Coco Lopez(cream of coconut) instead of coconut extract and using soymilk instead of milk. The topping is delicious also. Thanks for the excellent recipe!
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Raspberry Oatmeal Bars

Reviewed: Jun. 11, 2007
This had a great flavor especially considering I had very little raspberry filling to use. I didn't realize I was so low on raspberry jam so I used about a 1/3 cup fresh raspberries with it. It tasted great still and had a nice texture. Thanks for the quick and easy recipe!
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Cream Cheese Frosting II

Reviewed: Jun. 7, 2007
Excellent flavor and so easy to make! This recipe is a keeper, thanks.
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Holly's Smoked Salmon Pasta Salad

Reviewed: May 28, 2007
This salad had a great combination of ingredients and a nice flavor. We tried it with blue cheese dressing and it was just "okay" but when we used italian dressing it was excellent. Thanks for the yummy recipe!
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White Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

Reviewed: May 14, 2007
Other than using wheat flour and omitting the pecans because I didn't have them on hand, I followed this recipe exactly. The texture and appearance of the cookies were great but the flavor was somewhat lacking. Everyone ate them but no one raved about them. They were good but not great.
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Seafood Scampi Linguine

Reviewed: Apr. 2, 2007
This recipe turned out wonderfully. Other than substituting extra shrimp instead of the clams I followed the recipe exactly and was very pleased with the results. I made it for my mom's birthday and everyone loved it. Thanks for the recipe!
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Yummy Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

Reviewed: Jan. 16, 2007
These cookies are not bad but they are not great either. They have a very intense cinnamon flavor which I felt overpowered the oatmeal and chocolate. On the other hand, my sister felt that the cinnamon was the best part. The cookies did have a nice consistency though.
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Simple White Cake

Reviewed: Jan. 14, 2007
For those of you who like a white cake to be light, fluffy, and/or moist, this is not the cake for you. It had the density/look of cornbread and was not very sweet either. I would not recommend this recipe to anyone or use it again.
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White Chocolate and Cranberry Cookies

Reviewed: Dec. 27, 2006
These cookies have an excellent flavor. I followed the recipe to a tee other than reducing the white sugar to 1/4 cup as suggested by other reviewers and adding 1/2tsp almond extract and 1/2tsp vanilla extract instead of the brandy. There turned out perfect. Thank you for the wonderful recipe!
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Chocolate-Zucchini Cupcakes

Reviewed: Dec. 12, 2006
These cupcakes were very tasty. I followed the recommendations of Henri Smith and used a 3.5oz Ghiradelli bittersweet chocolate bar, applesauce and cinnamon. I thought that the walnuts added a nice touch to the cupcakes but they would have been good without them also. Thanks for the great recipe!
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