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Cherry Crunch

Reviewed: Aug. 11, 2011
This is almost exactly like my recipe that I've been using for years. The butter,flour, sugar and oats are the same, but I don't use cinnamon and I DO use 3/4 t. baking powder and 1/4 t. salt. I just happened to have made this tonight and then saw the photo. One thing that I might recommend is to mix the crumbs with your hands. The warmth of your hands softens the butter and makes nice little clumps instead of dry powdery crumbs.
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Ham Cake-ettes

Reviewed: Apr. 19, 2012
I thought these were 'good' but not 5 star. I think I would have liked them better if they had more ham, less potatoes, but I would make them again as a side dish for breakfast with eggs and toast. I had a problem with mine breaking in the frying pan when I turned them. Maybe another egg would help?
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Whipped Frosting I

Reviewed: Nov. 23, 2010
I love this frosting on rich chocolate cake. I've been making this recipe for years with just a few changes. My recipe calls for 5T. flour. This makes a much thicker base for the icing. Also, I use butter, NOT margarine. I think the real trick is to beat the sugar/butter/ shortening mix for TEN minutes. Start your mixer, then go look at allrecipes.com for a while. Add the milk/flour mixture, then beat it another TEN minutes. You'll find with a thicker base and a longer beating time, you'll have a wonderful creamy icing. One other thing...use Crisco. The taste and texture depend on it. I've tried store brands and they just don't do it.
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Quick Chocolate Chip Cake

Reviewed: Jan. 16, 2011
Delicious! Followed the recipe exactly. I checked it at 35 minutes but it wasn't quite done, so I baked it a few minutes longer. I didn't use icing, but served it slightly warmed with vanilla ice cream. YUM!
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Cardinal Punch

Reviewed: Jan. 31, 2009
I made this in a punch bowl using 2 qts. cranberry juice, 2 liters gingerale, 1 qt. orange juice, 2 C. lemon juice and 2/3 C. honey. (32 servings) I thought it was good and my guests seemed to like it. I served vodka on the side for those wishing to imbibe. It went along with my bird theme.
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Zippy-Zoo Marinade

Reviewed: Jun. 18, 2012
This was REALLY good! It only makes about 1/2 cup of sauce, but I brushed it on a family pack of chicken legs and refrigerated them for about 3 hours. I then grilled them for our dinner. The texture was good, like barbeque sauce, rather than a marinade, so it stuck to the meat. The next time I make this, which will be soon, I will double or triple the recipe, but NOT use quite as much black pepper. I changed two things out of necessity, I used light olive oil, and 1/2 t. ground ginger instead of fresh ginger root.
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Scalloped Potatoes and Onions

Reviewed: Jan. 15, 2011
Just looking through my reviews, I realized I had not reviewed this recipe. I've used this recipe many times and recommended it to my friends. It received raves from my family at a reunion and from guests at my table. It's easy and delicious "as is". No need to add cheese. At Christmas, however, I was crunched for time and assembled it, then put it in the microwave for about 10 minutes,stirred it gently so I didn't break up the potatoes, then put it in for another 10 minutes. It turned out tasting just fine, it was done, it just didn't brown. I'd do it again like that in a pinch, but the browned in the oven potatoes are better. I'm making them for company again tomorrow to go with baked chicken.
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Most Delish Quick Dessert In the Universe

Reviewed: Jan. 12, 2011
While I think that it was tasty, in my opinion, it's just not a dessert. It's a candied sweet potato. To say that it's the "Most Delish Quick Dessert In the World" is REALLY overrating it. It needs something. Maybe a little cream to lighten it up? My potato was probably on the larger side, but it's definitely more than one serving.
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Manicotti Alla Romana

Reviewed: Feb. 21, 2012
I made this dish following the recipe. The only change I made was to make my own manicotti crepes. Many who rated this a 5-star recipe have made changes to the recipe itself. It was good, but I probably wouldn't make it again, as I think I would rather have plain 3-cheese manicotti served with Italian sausage or meatballs in sauce as a side dish.
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Ladyfingers

Reviewed: Mar. 10, 2011
I was very impressed with the way these turned out. I did cheat and spread the batter into a parchment lined 10" x 15" pan, then cut with a serrated knife when cool. Sometime I'll try piping them, but it worked very well. I made Tiramisu II from this site. Fantastic dessert!
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Overnight Coffee Cake

Reviewed: Feb. 20, 2011
I decided, after midnight, to get this ready for the morning. I'm so glad I did. This cake was moist, unlike many coffee cakes. The cinnamon flavor was subtle, but enough, I think. I made one substitution - I used plain fat-free yogurt instead of buttermilk, because that's what I had on hand. I mixed it by hand rather than in my KA. I baked it in an 8" square Pyrex pan and it was done in 40 minutes. I think that you could do other things with this coffee cake, more spice (nutmeg...mmm), vanilla, etc., but there is no need. It's that good and it's so easy.
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Classic Cup Christmas Cookies

Reviewed: Dec. 1, 2010
These cookies are great! Everyone has been missing out by not making these. I only used a little bit more than 1 cup of cherries and cranberries mixed, because that was all I had. It seemed to be plenty. I didn't freeze the dough, but used parchment paper to shape into a log and refrigerated it for 2 hours. It was plenty firm enough to slice. The cookies were HUGE. When I make these again, I will make 2 logs, smaller in diameter. It did make 23 cookies, but could have made many more if the logs weren't so big. They sort of had a shortbread airy texture. I had 3 cookies that didn't fit on the first cookie sheet, so I put them on a second sheet on the bottom rack. DON'T do that! They got too dark on the bottom and not browned on top. The baking time was MUCH longer than stated (8 to 10 minutes longer), so I had to keep setting the timer for 2 more minutes (I get distracted) and checking them again. Try these cookies! BTW...it only got 4 stars because the baking time was so off and the directions to freeze were unnecessary. I didn't use the white confectionary coating. It would look pretty, but I don't think it needs it.
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Warm and Creamy Bacon Dip

Reviewed: Feb. 2, 2013
I thought it was very good. I followed the recipe. Instead of using bacon bits, I cooked a whole pound of bacon until crisp, then crumbled it. Just out of curiosity, I weighed it and it came out to just under 4 oz. Wow! I was surprised at that. I think the next time I make it, I'll try adding a little horseradish to it.
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Ricotta Cake

Reviewed: Jul. 26, 2010
This is the exact recipe that I've been using for years, except that my recipe states to bake it for 1 hour. I've never had it run over the pan. I chill it when it's cool, then cut it in squares and serve it, dusted with powdered sugar, on cupcake papers. Although it's NOT lo-cal, it's light and cool, kind of like a cream puff. I think I'll make it for company this week.
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Tried 'n' True Peanut Butter Cookies

Reviewed: Sep. 16, 2011
I made 1/4 recipe using butter, as that's what I had on hand. I used a 1 T. cookie scoop and it made 88 2-inch cookies. As it is almost like the Toll House recipe (pb vs. chips and nuts), I figured I would get about the same yield and I usually get 6 doz. from that recipe. Very good. Nice and crispy.
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Tiramisu II

Reviewed: Mar. 10, 2011
It got 5 stars from my guests, also. I made this following the recipe except that I wound up doubling the amount of rum and coffee because I ran out before I was finished brushing it on the ladyfingers. I would suggest making it as written and using all that on the first layer, then mixing another 4 T. coffee with 2 more T. of rum for the second layer of ladyfingers. I used the recipe for ladyfingers from this site. I was very impressed with the final product. I made it a day ahead and the flavors had time to meld.
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Finnish Butter Cookies

Reviewed: Dec. 7, 2010
I tasted a cookie at Thanksgiving (with a Finnish family) that I thought was delicious. I asked for the recipe and it was given to me. It was the same as this one. The BIG difference (the only difference) was in the baking time. This recipe says to bake 7 to 8 minutes and the other 17 to 20 minutes. Hmmm. So I started the timing at 7 and kept adding minutes to the timer. 17 was much closer than 7. My only problem was with the chilling. I didn't have the 2 hours, so I rolled it out on parchment about 1/2" thick, covered it with plastic wrap, then put the cookie sheet in the refrigerator. After a half hour it was so hard I had a difficult time rolling it thinner and it cracked. It handled beautifully before I chilled it. Maybe I need to roll it to 1/4" then chill it. I will make them again because they are REALLY good.
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Apple Ugly Cake

Reviewed: Nov. 23, 2010
This cake is delicious. I cut down on the oil to 1 C. and only baked it 1 hour and it was done. I was surprised that none of the reviews mentioned how long it was to be in the oven. I served it, dusted with powdered sugar, to my book group and everyone loved it. It was very moist and flavorful. Tonight I baked it again using those same changes and I also used Craisins as I was out of raisins. I'm sure that will taste great also.
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Cranberry Chutney I

Reviewed: Jan. 9, 2010
I love this stuff! It's a great change frome the canned sauce (which I don't like) and tastes really good on a turkey sandwich. I did decrease the vinegar to 1/4 C. when I made it the 2nd and 3rd times as the vinegar was too strong.
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Tracy's Horseradish Carrots

Reviewed: Feb. 4, 2013
Delish! My recipe used more onion (1 small)and 2 T. butter mixed with the Panko, but otherwise the same. Everyone enjoyed this at my Christmas party and many asked for the recipe.
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