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Apple Pie by Grandma Ople

Reviewed: Nov. 27, 2014
OMG! I couldn't wait to review this recipe. I have always made store-bought pies, because I was intimidated by apple pies. The reviews for this recipe were so wonderful, I decided to try it. I don't like to root my own horn, but... TOOT, TOOT!!! Everyone is LOVING this pie right now! And I am so proud of myself lol! Never again will I fear making an apple pie. I made my own crust (another personal accomplishment), and tossed the apples with half of the mixture before placing in the crust. I added a touch of cinnamon (what's apple pie without cinnamon?), and didn't make the lattice - just put the crust on top with a few slits in it. Thank you, MOSHASMAMA, for this great recipe! Your grandma definitely knew what she was doing with this one!
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Tangy Honey Glazed Ham

Reviewed: Apr. 17, 2006
OMG! I made this yesterday for Easter dinner, along with the pineapple stuffing recipe from this site, and it was delicious! The one other time I made a ham, it turned out bland-tasting. This one had a beautiful crust on it and smelled so good cooking. I was worried that the flavors wouldn't penetrate the meat because they're only added in the last hour, but it was juicy and wonderful all the way through! I didn't have an orange so I left out the zest and used 1/3c. of orange juice. I think I'll tell Mom to let me make the ham from now on!
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Pineapple Stuffing

Reviewed: Apr. 17, 2006
Family loved this. I made this with the tangy honey glazed ham for Easter dinner and my family ate it up. I'm not a big stuffing fan (don't like moist bread) but the hubby and kids do. I took the advice of others and cut back the sugar to 2/3c. and hubby said it was just right - just sweet enough.
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Grandma's Chicken Noodle Soup

Reviewed: Apr. 22, 2006
My under-the-weather daughter loved this for dinner tonight. I scaled the recipe down to 6. Just the right amount of salt. I added some carrots and sauteed the veggies and the ckicken. Very good. Much better than the canned stuff where you can hardly find any chicken!
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Five Flavor Pound Cake I

Reviewed: Feb. 25, 2011
I made this cake for the repast after my hubby's grandma's funeral. I omitted the coconut extract, because I also made a coconut cake, and double the vanilla instead. I also forgot to add the glaze while the cake was still warm and instead added it after the cake had cooled. It was still delicious and very moist. One person even said it tasted better than a neighborhood bakery that everyone around here loves. What a compliment! Will use again for customers who want layer cakes made with pound cake. I always use Wilton's "Bake Easy!" and NEVER have a problem with my cakes sticking.
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Original Recipe French Toast

Reviewed: May 30, 2010
I didn't think there was any French toast better than my hubby's, but this is! We love King's Hawaiian breads anyway, so I knew using it in this recipe would make for a delicious breakfast. Wonderful with the "Absolute Best Pancake Syrup" from this site.
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Chocolate Pecan Delite

Reviewed: May 22, 2006
I made this for our anniversary party and it was literally gone in minutes! I was afraid it might taste boring - like merely pudding on top of a crust, but it was delicious! (I had to put some aside so hubby and I could have some!) Everyone loved it and I had to give the recipe to at least 3 people. I told hubby I might try it again with a graham cracker crust, but he told me not to change a thing. The only slight problem I had was I think I should've creamed the cream cheese mixture with a mixer before adding it to the pudding mixture. I simply mixed it with a spoon. It made it a little lumpy, so I had to put it through a sieve to get the little lumps out. Otherwise, perfect!
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Cream of Wheat Griddlecakes

Reviewed: May 30, 2010
DELICIOUS!!! I've been looking for a recipe for theses ever since IHOP stopped serving them. I made them with the "Absolute Best Pancake Syrup" from this site, and they were absolutely wonderful.
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Dry Rub for Ribs

Reviewed: Jul. 30, 2006
Very good. I added onion powder and left the rub on the baby backs overnight and then used the sauce from Barbecue Ribs by Kristy on this site. Excellent!
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Chicken Pot Pie IX

Reviewed: Dec. 28, 2008
Absolutely delicious! I used Pillsbury refrigerated pie crusts and they worked perfectly, though I think I may try it with crescent rolls next time! I brushed the bottom crust with butter and baked for appr. 10 minutes before filling. I sauteed all the veggies and chicken and brushed the top crust with milk for a nice brown color. Beautiful color and the gravy/sauce has a delicious taste. This one is now my favorite chicken pot pie recipe!
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Double Chocolate Mocha Trifle

Reviewed: Dec. 26, 2006
I made this for Christmas and everyone loved it! A couple of people, including my mother-in-law, had seconds! I could only find white chocolate pudding that was sugar and fat-free, so I used cheesecake flavor instead. I also couldn't decide on brownies or cake (as other people suggested), so I made brownies, but used the "cake-like" recipe instead of the "fudge-like" recipe. It was very rich, but as long as you don't eat it everyday, who cares???
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Hoagie Dip

Reviewed: May 25, 2008
I'd been wanting to make this since a co-worker brought it in for a Super Bowl Sunday party. I took others' advice and added about a little extra mayo, 1 1/2 t. balsamic and 1 1/2 t. white vinegar to it. I used 1/2lb. ham, 1/4lb. cappicola, 1/4lb. genoa salami, 1/2lb. american, and 1/2lb. provolone. Also mixed the oregano into appr. 2T. olive oil and added it. I also cut up hoagie rolls width-wise to serve with the dip (I was born and raised in Philly, so it's Amoroso rolls only!) Hubby was skeptical, but he loved it. This recipe makes A LOT of hoagie dip, so I took some to work to share. Will make again.
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My Crab Cakes

Reviewed: Jan. 1, 2007
We loved these. Forgot the green onions and didn't have enough regular bread crumbs, so I added in some panko. I also used a mixture of fresh lump and fresh claw crab. Very good! The crackers in the mix add a nice flavor, I think.
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Brown Sugar Smokies

Reviewed: Jan. 1, 2007
Delicious! Made these for New Year's Eve and everyone loved them. Didn't skewer or toothpick them, just put them seam-down on the foil-lined baking sheet. Needed to put them under the broiler for a while to really crisp up. My family couldn't eat enough! Thanks.
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Chicken Enchiladas V

Reviewed: Feb. 28, 2007
These were delicious! I was looking for something to do with chicken breasts instead of the same-old thing (breading and frying). I seasoned the breasts with olive oil, cumin, garlic pepper, and onion powder and then grilled them. I didn't have enough sour cream (only about 1/3 c.) so I added a little milk. I used the "mexican" cheese mix and sprinkled a little on the chicken mixture before rolling up the tortillas. Only had 5 x-large tortillas (left over from last week's taco night) and no green chiles, but that worked just fine. My husband and picky teenager loved them. I will definitely make these again.
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Roast Sticky Chicken-Rotisserie Style

Reviewed: Apr. 23, 2007
I've made this many times and it is always delicious. I've used it on oven-stuffers and whole wings, as well. The only thing I add is that I soften a little butter and the seasonings to it. Then I loosen the skin around the breast and stuff the butter in there. Absolutely delicious and so moist and flavorful! Tastes just as good (or better) than a restaurant's! LOVE IT!
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Stuffed Pork Chops I

Reviewed: May 3, 2007
I made these for dinner tonight. I was tired of the cooking pork chops the same tow ways - fried or bbq'd - so I tried this recipe. They were delicious! I'm not a fan of stuffing, so I made one just with the stuffing on top for myself. For the rest, I butterflied the chops and stuffed them before I browned them. I sauteed the onion and used celery salt because I didn't have any celery. I used a mix of white and wheat bread and added a little of the soup to the stuffing mix. To me, the chops were just a tad dry (I usually brine them before I cook them to keep them moist), but otherwise they were excellent. I will absolutely make these again soon.
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Shepherd's Pie

Reviewed: Aug. 19, 2007
I used frozen veggies (corn, geeen beans, and carrots) because I think canned veggies are gross. I was pressed for time so I used packaged mashed potatoes (something I NEVER use - Grandma, forgive me) and it came out delicious. My husband was skeptical - he never liked shepherd's pie as a child (neither did I), but my daughter requested it so I figured I'd give it a shot. It was so good - way better than I remember it from my childhood. I think the soup adds a little something extra (I used cream of celery) and makes it nice and creamy. Will definitely make this again!
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Sam's Famous Carrot Cake

Reviewed: Aug. 13, 2011
I doubled the recipe to make 24 cupcakes and an 8" double later cake. Only had half the pineapple needed, so I used applesauce to make up the difference. Also pureed the pineapple, as I didn't want pieces in the cake. Only downfall - all my raisins sank to the bottom! Didn't see any warnings about this. I'm told if you soak them in liquid (water, rum, etc.) they'll plump up and won't sink as much. I know with chocolate chips, if you toss them in flour they won't sink. Wonder if that would work with raisins. Otherwise, the taste was absolutely wonderful!
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Cha Cha's White Chicken Chili

Reviewed: Mar. 15, 2006
Absolutely delicious! I had white chili once, years ago and have been looking for a recipe ever since. I took the advice of a few other reviewers and pureed one can of beans and added cornstarch to thicken it up a bit. I left out the jalepenos (I like spice, but not too much!) I also added a little salt and used a bag of "mexican" cheese mixture (cheddar, aseago, monterey). Even my VERY picky 13-year-old daughter loves it! I made cornbread to go with it for dinner. Thanks, Cathy!
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