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Blueberry Sour Cream Coffee Cake

Reviewed: Jan. 11, 2014
I made a 1/4 recipe and baked in two ramekins, added extra vanilla as reviewers suggested, and because I used frozen blueberries I just made a blueberry layer instead of mixing them in and turning the batter colors. I also didn't have nuts, so I just made a bit of streusel topping instead. It may seem like I made too many changes to accurately rate the original recipe, but the five stars were for the cake itself. It was light, sweet, extremely moist, and would make a good base for an apple cake or any other fruited coffee cake. Thanks very much!
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Sean's Falafel and Cucumber Sauce

Reviewed: Dec. 27, 2013
I fried these in olive oil at 350°, which a) does not smoke at that temp, contrary to popular belief, and b) made these a bit healthier AND c) tastier. I also mistakenly added a can of cannelloni beans when doubling the recipe, which was a fabulous mistake—the falafel had a creamier texture and stayed more moist than they usually do. I also used baking soda instead of powder (I think the powder is a typo), didn't add olive oil to the batter, I used Panko bread crumbs simply because I didn't have regular, and I used a couple teaspoons of dried parsley instead of fresh. Fresh would've been better but they were still delish. These stuck together beautifully, tasted fantastic (bravo on the spice mixture) and are only four stars because the yogurt sauce wasn't my thing. Otherwise this would be five stars, especially with my happy accidents. Thanks for the recipe—definitely a keeper! Just need baba ghanoush and hummus recipes to match!
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No Bake Cookies I

Reviewed: Jul. 24, 2011
LOVE these. I've been making them for years out of an old cookbook I've had forever, but I managed to lose it so I was ecstatic to find it replicated online. Thank you!
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Spanish Rice II

Reviewed: Jul. 24, 2011
Easy and delicious! I made no changes and it came out perfectly.
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Heavenly Chocolate Mousse

Reviewed: Jun. 5, 2011
I forgot this was on the stove and managed to cook the yolks and nearly burn the chocolate, and it was STILL delicious (after a bit of straining, of course--yuck cooked yolk bits!). I can't think of a more decadent dessert than this mousse topped with fresh whipped cream and some shaved chocolate.
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Heavenly Angel Food Cake

Reviewed: Jun. 5, 2011
Everyone raved about this cake. EVERYONE. I made it for my fiance's birthday along with strawberry buttercream frosting which was a mistake--while delicious, it was MUCH too heavy for an angel food cake. Next time I make it I'll just fill with some cooked strawberries and top with fresh whipped cream. It certainly doesn't need much!
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Too Much Chocolate Cake

Reviewed: Mar. 19, 2011
I LOVE this cake. Moist, delicious.. Let it rest for a day and it's the perfect chocolate cake.
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Simple White Cake

Reviewed: Jul. 18, 2010
It's not perfect--comes out a bit dry for me when baked to the toothpick test, and still gooey if I take it out beforehand--but it's the simplest and best recipe for cake I've yet found.
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Caramel Shortbread Squares

Reviewed: Jul. 18, 2010
My sister made this for Christmas and I DEMANDED the recipe soon after. Just got around to making them and OH MY GOD. This is a very unhelpful review but these are SO good.
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Magic Cookie Bars from EAGLE BRAND®

Reviewed: Jul. 18, 2010
My mom's been making this for YEARS. It's deliriously decadent and rich--perfect for a rare treat.
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Ghirardelli® Dark Chocolate Truffles

Reviewed: Mar. 2, 2010
I rolled these in toasted coconut, chopped hazelnuts, cocoa powder, and sprinkles, and they were gone so quickly I barely got a taste. DELICIOUS, and intensely easy. Thank you!!
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Rich and Simple French Onion Soup

Reviewed: Jan. 21, 2010
This was AMAZING, but "do not brown the onions"?!?!?!? Are you INSANE? That's where the french onion soup gets its flavor!! I substituted vegetable broth for the beef broth and caramelized the hell out of the onions for my sister's thirtieth birthday dinner and everyone LOVED it. For more everyday dinners I would cut the butter down, though..maybe halve it. It is EXTREMELY rich. Perfect for a special occasion, a bit overwhelming for Tuesday night dinner. And be patient--caramelizing onions takes forever, but it's very much worth it.
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New York Cheesecake II

Reviewed: Dec. 17, 2009
A very good basic cheesecake. I added lemon & orange zest and juice because I love a citrus flavor and bakes @ 425 for 20 minutes, then 200 for 40 and left in the oven overnight. Another day in the fridge and the texure was PERFECT. I did get a crack, but it was tiny, and I'm not willing to risk soggy crust with a water bath.
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Nannie's Hot Milk Sponge Cake

Reviewed: Jun. 16, 2009
Easy and tasty, but nothing spectacular. Dense, moist, and really good warm, especially with fresh whipped cream. I cut the baking time WAY down, however--by about fifteen minutes. So keep an eye on yours.
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Quick Pasta Sauce

Reviewed: Jun. 8, 2009
Used a bit extra olive oil and six leaves of fresh basil instead of the dried--this is a gorgeously easy and delicious sauce. My go-to recipe!
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Best Brownies

Reviewed: Mar. 10, 2009
This has become my go-to brownie recipe. I double it, omit one egg for extra chewiness, and generally stir in chocolate chips and a packet of instant coffee. Made as-is they bake a bit thin and the frosting has a strong honey flavor, but I love a really thick and chewy brownie, unfrosted, so that's what my alterations achieve.
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Melt - In - Your - Mouth Shortbread

Reviewed: Feb. 27, 2009
A very good recipe. I add chopped almonds to mine and dust with confectioner's sugar--always a hit!
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MMMMM... Brownies

Reviewed: Jan. 2, 2009
i only baked these for twenty minutes because i like a very fudgy brownie, and they were perfectly done. i followed the recipe exactly and they were very good, but tasted, according to my sister, more like melted chocolate chips than brownies. next time i might try milk chocolate chips or another extract for a different flavor. i also think these would be a very good candidate for a stir-in such as nuts or peanut butter chips (once the batter cools a bit!).
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Almond Biscotti

Reviewed: Jan. 2, 2009
the flavor on these was pretty good, but they fell apart on me when cutting. i let them cool for the recommended amount of time, so maybe they needed to bake further? also, the loaf i shaped melted into a malformed lake so the sizes were uneven. even after dipping one end in chocolate and rolling them in almonds, they weren't attractive enough for their intended gift baskets, and ended up as snack food for the family. next time, i'll cook more the first bake, and lessen the secondary baking times.
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Baked Flan

Reviewed: Dec. 3, 2008
Made this for my brother's birthday and he not only had two enormous pieces, he ate it for breakfast the following day, and then again for dessert. The top browned quicker than I liked, so I took it out before it was completely set and let it continue cooking in the water bath. The texture was perfect. A tip about the sugar, though--make sure there aren't lumps before you start cooking it! I had a few lumps left when I baked it. It still came out well, but if you're a perfectionist be warned that lumps don't melt! And don't be worried that it will stick to the pan. Mine came right out with just a slap on the bottom, no breaking or sticking.
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