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Delicious Ham and Potato Soup

Reviewed: Oct. 3, 2011
Pretty darned tasty! I doubled this recipe because that's how much ham I had to use up. I also used redskin potatoes and left the skin on, which turned out quite well. I omitted the salt, as it didn't seem to need it. Next time I will also decrease the pepper to 3/4 tsp.
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Minute Tomato Soup with Tortellini

Reviewed: Apr. 23, 2010
We liked this! It really couldn't be easier, either. My changes: Used half chicken broth, half milk instead of water, 1 t italian seasoning, 1 t basil, 14 oz. diced tomatoes, 19 oz. tortellini, 6 oz. fresh spinach. Topped with garlic croutons and parmesan cheese. Next time I will use 1 T basil, as the recipe states.
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Sausage and Bean Ragout

Reviewed: Apr. 20, 2010
This was very good and very easy! I omitted the sausage, as our family is cutting down on our meat consumption. I really don't think it needs two lbs. of meat. I might use 1/2 lb of each next time. I did not have enough fresh basil, so I used 2 T dried. I only had one can of seasoned tomatoes, so I used 6 oz. of fresh diced tomatoes and 4 T tomato paste. I did not have romano cheese, I used parmesan. This is a keeper, even with my substitutions. I can't wait to try it again when I do have all the correct ingredients!
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BUSH'S® Red, White and Bean Minestrone

Reviewed: Dec. 6, 2009
I made a vegetarian version of this without the turkey sausage. I substituted yellow squash for the zucchini because that's what I had and egg noodles for the bowtie pasta because I had some leftover that I needed to use up. It did not taste like much until I added the cheese. I did just notice that I was not supposed to drain and rinse the cannellini beans, which may have made a difference in the flavor. I will make this again with some tweaking.
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Fried Corn with Smoked Sausage

Reviewed: Dec. 5, 2009
This was ok as written, but I think that many of the seasonings are overkill. I did not have green or red bell peppers, so I used orange bell pepper and zucchini because I had that on hand. I used one clove of garlic in place of the garlic powder and did not add the onion powder, since this already had fresh onion in it. I omitted the MSG. I doubled the black pepper. I served this over white rice. Next time, I will try it with the red and green pepper, omit the seasoning salt, replace the garlic powder with fresh garlic, omit the onion powder and MSG and use 1/2 t. of black pepper.
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Onion Rice

Reviewed: Nov. 29, 2009
Tasty but peppery! I used butter instead of vegetable oil and yellow onion instead of red onion. Next time I will reduce the black pepper to 1/2 teaspoon.
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Sausage Barley Soup

Reviewed: Nov. 29, 2009
Yum! We really liked this! I used hot italian sausage, doubled the carrot and used about 1 cup cooked barley. My package of barley said to cook it before adding it to soups, so that's what I did.
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Tortellini Soup

Reviewed: Nov. 29, 2009
Better than I expected given the limited ingredients! I doubled the recipe and used 10 oz. of spinach and 10 oz. of sliced fresh zucchini. It does need the sprinkle of parmesan cheese on top, so I think this should be listed as an ingredient.
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Kielbasa Kale Stew

Reviewed: Aug. 22, 2009
***Update: OK, used all chicken broth and no added salt this time and its too salty. Use half water and half broth!*** This soup was pretty good as written. However, next time I will use chicken broth instead of water and perhaps a few more potatoes for a thicker soup. It's a keeper, though!
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Baked Corn

Reviewed: Jun. 22, 2009
Awesomeness! I served this with a sweet and spicy BBQ chicken and savory cooked spinach. Everyone had seconds! For anyone who is uncertain...you definately drain the corn.
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Chicken Breasts with Balsamic Vinegar and Garlic

Reviewed: Jun. 22, 2009
Very good! I fileted the chicken breasts and sauteed them for 5 minutes per side. Next time I will use half olive oil and half butter for sauteeing. I will also cook both sides of the chicken and then remove them and keep them warm while sauteeing the mushrooms, as they prevented the second side of the chicken from browning adequately. I will return the chicken to the pan when adding the liquids. The amount of vinegar was perfect! I will continue to dredge the chicken in flour before cooking, as I feel that it adds that succulent texture that I'm looking for in this dish.
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Minestrone Soup I

Reviewed: Apr. 28, 2009
I dumped all the cheese in at the end and wished that I'd just served it on the side. The soup was quite tasty before adding the cheese, but after adding it, I could only taste the cheese.
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Rosemary Pork Tenderloin

Reviewed: Mar. 15, 2009
Easy, good and pretty quick. It turned out quite moist. I used 1 tsp. of dried rosemary and wish I had used more of everything.
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Sweet, Sticky and Spicy Chicken

Reviewed: Mar. 8, 2009
Wow! My taste buds are still singing! We really liked this. I added green onions at the end, just for some color. I used San-J brand Hot & Spicy Szechuan Stir Fry & Marinade for the hot sauce, since I was pretty sure that the recipe was not calling for 2 T of Tabasco Sauce. Next time I will double the sauce if I use four chicken breast halves. I only used two this time it seemed like the perfect amount.
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