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Zucchini Alfredo

Reviewed: Nov. 23, 2006
This is so fast, easy and delicious! Not to forget healthy. My meat-eater boyfriend loved it and wants to have it again and I pretty much could eat it for a week straight. I added an onion to the sauce and more milk. Next time I may double the garlic to be able to really taste it. I served it on red tomato linguine and it looked very pretty. I also see how this could be nice with the addition of chicken or ham, but it doesn't really need to be messed with. Fantastic and light, as is.
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Amazing Italian Lemon Butter Chicken

Reviewed: May 27, 2006
There is so much to rave about, where to start? The most outstanding asset of the dish is the sauce: so delicate with subtle wine and butter flavours. I may have used a little less butter (didn't measure by the cup) but it certainly didn't turn out too greasy nor did it overpower the flavours. I also added all the lemon juice called for - when I tasted the sauce I thought it had a pleasant citrus flavour but mixed with the pasta and chicken in the end I thought it could deal with EVEN MORE lemon for a nice summery dish. So don't be scared of it, it's very nice! I also loved the crispiness of the chicken and it was a great trick to fry the mushrooms and bacon in the drippings! Everything came out golden brown and flavourful! I left out the artichokes and capres simply because we don't like them, but it didn't seem to miss anything. All in all it was fantastic!
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Aussie Chicken

Reviewed: Jul. 8, 2006
I've just made this for my Aussie boyfriend for his birthday. Absolutely delicious! One of the best chicken recipes on this site. What I love about this is that, just like the Aussie Works Burger, it mounts everything good under the sun onto the chicken and it blends perfectly. I didn't have any corn syrup for the sauce but it came out wonderful. Served with garlic mashed potatoes and some of the honey-mustard sauce on the side. 5 stars +.
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Vichyssoise

Reviewed: Aug. 1, 2006
Mmmm delicious. It is basicly a cold leek&potato soup, but the genious of it is the idea of serving it cold. I would never have thought of that. Very nice, smooth and pleasing in the summer heat. Must serve with a big chunk of bread for dipping.
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Bodacious Broccoli Salad

Reviewed: Aug. 28, 2006
This was great! My boyfriend wasn't sure about eating raw broccoli when I told him about the recipe but in the end he devoured it and almost licked the plate clean. Tasty sauce and we loved the cheese and bacon in there. I used white wine vinegar and doubled the dressing to coat evenly. I chopped and crisped just one chicken breast and topped the salad with it - made a great, healthy feeling meal. Thanks.
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Grilled-Salmon Lemon Basil Cream

Reviewed: Nov. 15, 2006
Five stars, hands down! This sauce is one of the best things that I have found on this site. Rich and creamy and the lemon-basil flavour is just the perfect combination for fish. Makes quite a lot too so there's no need to double the sauce. Served it with plain boiled potatoes so as not to overwhelm the flavours. If I ever need to impress someone, I'm making this!
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Chorizo Stuffed Bell Peppers

Reviewed: Jan. 14, 2007
Wow! Truly amazing! I used red bell peppers and different cheeses and it came out looking, smelling and tasting wonderful. I didn't see what the tomato sauce poured over it would do other than spread out in a thin layer at the bottom of the baking dish, so I gave that a miss. Also, accidentaly cooked the rice seperately before adding it to the sauce (also used a bit more than called for) but it worked fine. I would definitely not cut down on the amount of cheese added to the mixture as it gives it a great texture, and of course flavour. You can play around with this dish using different kinds of cheese. Will definitely make it again. It's so good I actually want to make this for company!
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Spanish Cod

Reviewed: Feb. 1, 2007
This was outstanding! Made me wonder why I had never eaten fish in a tomato sauce before. I used green olives, sundried tomatoes and marinated zucchini for the sauce and I firmly believe that even without the fish or any other addition it would make a wonderful pasta sauce. Served this one with rice. Loved it! Will serve it to company. Thank you.
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Lentil and Smoked Sausage Soup

Reviewed: Feb. 12, 2007
This is a fantastic soup that I have been making for a while. I have thrown in celery, chorizo and even used saurkraut instead of the cabbage once. It is an incredibly flexible recipe which will carry off whatever you have lying about in your fridge / pantry. I usually use turkey sausage and have to increase the water quite a bit, otherwise it would come out too thick and stewy. Love it!
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Spinach Quiche

Reviewed: Mar. 7, 2007
Oh so yumm! I made my own quiche crust then followed this recipe exactly. The spinach goes so well with the feta cheese, and both are nicely complemented with the garlic. I love cheese but I am thinking that the addition of the cheddar is unnecesary here - makes it a bit too tough and overpowers the spinach too much for me. but otherwise, a perfectly tasty recipe. Love the mushrooms in there!
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Clark's Quiche

Reviewed: Apr. 17, 2007
This is the best quiche I have tried so far! I have made Quiche Lorraine and mushroom & spinach quiches before, but this one is the perfect combination of those two. So flavourful. I made my own crust, and skipped a step by sauteing the mushrooms, onions and some fresh gralic with the bacon. We are having this for lunch all week and I plan to make another one for a potluck this weekend. Thanks so much!
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Penne Pasta with Spinach and Bacon

Reviewed: Apr. 29, 2007
So quick to make and so lovely to eat! We really enjoyed this. Followed the recipe exactly, but wilted the spinach with the bacon, as others have done. Would be great with parmesan sprinkled on top and some garlic bread on the side. Will remember this for summer evenings when we feel like something light and quick.
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French Spring Soup

Reviewed: May 1, 2007
Both my meat-lover boyfriend and I loved this light but complex veggie soup. The asparagus and spinach make a delicious combination and the potatoes make it hearty. Following the suggestions here I used a combination of chicken and vegetable broth instead of the water. I added the cream at the end, and I think it certainly adds another layer to this soup so I wouldn't skip it. Also sprinkled it generously with cheese. Will get a nice crusty bread for the leftovers for tomorrow. Next time I make this I think I'll up the rice a bit so that it's noticable. With these changes it is an amazing restaurant quality recipe.
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Corrigan's Minestrone

Reviewed: May 13, 2007
Boy is this good! Just the kind of minestrone I was looking for. I played around with the ratios a bit based on what I had on hand, and had to up the liquids a lot to avoid getting a stew. But the result is mind-blowingly faboulous. After tasting it I decided to invite some friends over to help polish it off, it is well-worthy to feed to company. What it could use is a bit of green: zucchini or green beans. May throw some in next time.
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Crustless Spinach Quiche

Reviewed: Aug. 22, 2007
Perfect! 5 star taste and texture, especially after I added some garlic powder to the spinach. Very nice in its simplicity, I wouldn't go adding lots of stuff to it. My quiche dish is quite large so this came out quite thin but it's not a huge problem. It'll make it easy to double the recipe if necessary. As it stands, I think it feeds 3 people as a main cours. UPDATE: Here's a nice idea for the leftovers. I cut a poppy seed bagel in half, toasted and buttered the top, layered the bottom wih squares of the quiche (as I said, mine was very thin) and cheese and toasted it in the oven. Put the two halves back together and ate it with garden tomatoes on the side. It was great!
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Cucumber Sandwiches III

Reviewed: Sep. 26, 2007
Oh, these are great! What a fantastic spread. I found fresh cream cheese (as in no preservatives) and it tasted extraordinary. I was wondering if it was really necessary to mix it with mayonnaise, but I'm glad I did because after you get rid of the lumps with some viguous stiring, it gets a lovely cream consistency. The dressing powder and dill makes it delicious. I made this just for myself for dinner, so I spread it onto some sunflower seed blackbread and added lots of cucumber slices. So good! So easy! So cheap! So fast! I'm in love.
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Spinach, Red Lentil, and Bean Curry

Reviewed: Oct. 29, 2007
Oh my god, how good is this?! It came together in a jiffy, hardly had any time to taste it and adjust it along the way, then suddenly it was bang, there, so perfect. Even with the changes I had to make (frozen spinach, curry instead of garam masala, no cilantro) it is fabulous. Eating it over rice and with naan bread for lunch the next few days. But I'm going to have to make this again as a dinner for my vegetarian friends. So exciting!
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Caramelized Onion and Gorgonzola Pizza

Reviewed: Nov. 4, 2007
Sooo good! With such little work and quite cheap too. I made two pizzas and a quarter of the cheese recommended was enough for both, so you definitely don't need a pound, it's potent stuff. I caramelised the onions without the sugar, the added some chopped wallnuts. They were ready in a jiffy and so tasty we mmmm-ed all through dinner. Mental note: perfect party finger food.
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Leek Potato Mushroom Cheddar Soup

Reviewed: Dec. 5, 2007
Very tasty. I skipped the whole flour and liquids in a seperate bowl business, and just added everything to the pot (minus the flour, the potatoes eventually thickened the soup up nicely enough). The mushrooms and the cheeses make this a 5 star soup, a lovely addition to my favoutite leek&potato. The only thing I missed a little is maybe some herbs for extra flavour. I toasted some sunflower seed bread slices, cut them into cubes and threw them on top of the soup with some extra grated cheese. Very satisfying.
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Baked Bean Sandwiches

Reviewed: Jan. 20, 2008
These are extremely satisfying on a cold Sunday morning like today, and so easy to make. It's basically the no-hassle version of an English breakfast, no frying and heating and poaching, just pile everything up and bake. Ingenius! The onions give it a really nice touch. I was worried it would all slide and fall apart as it melted in the oven but it held together fine. Very pleased with this. Would use it to feed breakfast to a crowd of friends in a fast and easy way. Thanks.
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