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Banana Banana Bread

Reviewed: Jul. 8, 2006
I really enjoyed this moist "banana-ey" tasting bread, especially w/ chopped pecans on top! I didn't have enough banana, so I subbed a 1/2c. of applesauce & it was still great. I think that perhaps the members who did not have good results w/ it might have stirred too long, resulting in a tough bread. Also the "ripeness",(or as I prefer ROTTENESS) of the fruit is KEY! Use the nastiest nanners (short of moldy LOL) that you can get your hands on. I work at a specialty bakery & that's our lil joke with the produce guy @ the market when we ask for overripe nanners from the back. They are the best for bread though! Also be sure to cream the butter mixture till it's really fluffy & light as when making cakes. Lastly, I like to add the dry to the wet a lil at a time instead of the opposite as it's done here. Ok. THE END =)
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Awesome Slow Cooker Pot Roast

Reviewed: Jul. 22, 2006
This was pretty good & REALLY easy! I would suggest adding a few BAY LEAVES (2 or 3)to it to add a little more interest.
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Pecan Pie III

Reviewed: Jan. 1, 2011
I've eaten a lot of homemade pecan pies, & the filling is never smooth & creamy like the commercially produced ones. It's always runny &/or clabbered looking - ewww. Well, THIS recipe was awesome! Super smooth filling...just can't say enough good things about it. The only thing we did different is that we added the EXTRA 1/2 CUP PECANS as another viewer had suggested, & I think that it was needed. Also, our pecans were a combo of large broken pieces & halves, not chopped. I think that one thing that may have made a difference is that we beat the mixture really well with a fork before adding the pecans & baking. The sugar was pretty well dissolved by the time they were added. Also, you may want to cover your crust EDGES ONLY with foil strips at the beginning instead of waiting till mostly baked. It was really a pleasant surprise because this was our first time ever making a pecan pie! Thanks sooo much for the great recipe!!!
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Giant Chocolate Chip Cookie

Reviewed: Jun. 14, 2014
This is the exact recipe from the Nestle chocolate chip package. Reduce flour and salt as others mentioned. (Use 2c flour, 1/2t salt) Bake on parchment & leave a 1&1/2" space around entire edge of a 16" round pizza pan and it will bake up to fill the entire pan to the very edge. I worked at Great American cookies as a youngster and here's a couple tips from that experience: Make the dough a day ahead, chill & then roll out the next day to make it super easy to work & spread evenly. Bake for about 20-23 minutes & turn the pan every 7ish ignites to assure even browning. Remove when a little underdone (puffed up but not browned in middle) & let sit on pan for 10 minutes to finish. Wrap cooled cookie up tightly in saran overnight and the edges will be soft to serve the next day - cookie still fresh as ever!!! Otherwise, simply trim the edges off if you don't want them crunchy. That's the way they do it. ;-)
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