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Quinoa and Black Beans

Reviewed: Oct. 1, 2012
I thought this was wonderful! It was the first time I've ever tried quinoa, so I didn't know what to expect. It was fabulous. Next time I might put less spice in it, but overall it was great. The only thing I did differently was that I cooked it in a rice cooker. I sauted the onions and garlic as the recipe states and then put everything in the rice cooker with a bullion cube for some extra flavor.
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Kalua Pig in a Slow Cooker

Reviewed: Feb. 28, 2012
This was AWESOME!! It is hard to believe that so few ingredients created such a flavorful meal. The only "mistake" I made was to pour the juice back over the meat when I stored it. While it kept the meat from drying out, the salt was reabsorbed and it became very salty the next day. Other than that, it was wonderful!
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Cheapskate Stew

Reviewed: Mar. 2, 2009
This was far better than I expected. I just loved it. I had to add a little extra water because I simmered it so long that some of the water evaporated. It still turned out wonderfully. Will certainly make again.
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Spinach Stuffed Chicken Breasts

Reviewed: Jan. 24, 2011
This was just wonderful and so easy to make. The only change I made was that I used fresh spinach that I chopped. I also drizzled some olive oil on top and then sprinkled some of Emeril's chicken spices on it. It was absolutely delicious! The chicken was perfect and not dried out at all. I would have normally preferred to have the outside of the chicken golden brown, but it tasted so good that it didn't matter
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Quick and Easy Pizza Crust

Reviewed: Aug. 16, 2009
This is the best pizza crust I've ever made. It is so easy and tasted wonderfully. I will be making pizza a lot more now.
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Broiled Tilapia Parmesan

Reviewed: Jul. 15, 2008
This is one of my favorite recipes! Every time I make it I get rave reviews. I make it when my parents come and visit and they fight over the pieces.
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Sweet and Nutty Moroccan Couscous

Reviewed: May 31, 2009
This is fantastic! Nutty and sweet but not too much. Perfect as a compliment to other Moroccan dishes. Much better than I expected. Will certainly make again.
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Fasoliyyeh Bi Z-Zayt (Syrian Green Beans with Olive Oil)

Reviewed: May 28, 2009
These are really good. Normally, I make green beans "southern style", but this is a great and most likely healthier alternative. The olive oil does do something magical to the beans. Will certainly make again.
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Mom's Best Peanut Brittle

Reviewed: Nov. 29, 2012
This was my first attempt at peanut brittle and it came out perfectly! I followed the directions exactly with one exception. I did not add the peanuts until the very end for fear that they would burn. Once the sugar mixture hit the 300 degree mark, I turned off the heat, added the peanuts, gave it a quick stir to blend the peanuts into the mixture and then added the butter/soda which I had waiting in the same dish. It started to clump up immediately and I had a difficult time spreading it on the cookie sheet. I used a cake icing "knife" to spread it, and with some work I got it spread out sufficiently. It set up perfectly, broke apart with ease and tastes SO YUMMY!!! You really need a candy thermometer for this unless you are experienced at candy making. The chemical makeup of the sugar mixture will change at the 300 degree point and I imagine it would be difficult to see with the peanuts in the mix. If it doesn't hit this temperature the molecules in the syrup will not bond properly with the fat (butter) when you add it, and it will not set properly. Also, It changes dramatically immediately upon adding the butter/soda so I recommend having them in the same dish ready to go when the syrup is ready.
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Shrimp Scampi Bake

Reviewed: May 26, 2009
I love this recipe! The flavors are so good and it is really easy to make. I add it to freshly cooked pasta (linguini, etc) to make a great meal. It seems too plain without the pasta and has plenty of sauce to coat the pasta well. I get rave reviews evertime I make it.
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Kheer (Rice Pudding)

Reviewed: Dec. 24, 2007
This is wonderful and so easy to make. It is as good as I've had in any Indian resturant. I can't wait to make this again.
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Grilled Salmon I

Reviewed: Jun. 18, 2009
This is pretty great! I omitted the salt because of there being so much salt in the soy sauce and it was perfect. Couldn't improve on it if I tried.
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Bourbon Pecan Chicken

Reviewed: Mar. 31, 2009
This is one of my favorite recipes! It tastes wonderfully! It just takes awhile to make, but it is so worth it.
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Rich and Creamy Tomato Basil Soup

Reviewed: Nov. 1, 2008
This is spectacular! I love this recipe. I had to tweak it a bit with more spices and garlic, but overall it is wonderful
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Old-Fashioned Rice Pudding I

Reviewed: Jan. 24, 2011
This is a great and easy recipe. I split the milk so that it is only about 2 cups of milk and 2 cups of cream. It makes it so rich and good. Definately the best rice pudding recipe I've found so far. Oh, I used freshly grated nutmeg and it makes a huge difference
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Delicious Ham and Potato Soup

Reviewed: Mar. 31, 2009
This is fabulous! The only thing I changed was I didn't add the salt because I don't eat a lot of salt in my diet. It was wonderful! It thickened up nicely and had had the most delicious flavor. Can't wait to make again.
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Lamb Tagine

Reviewed: May 31, 2009
This dish is scrumptious!!! I paired it with the Sweet and Nutty Moroccan Couscous on this site and the combination of flavors was phenominal. I highly recommend!!!
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Sweet Potato Casserole II

Reviewed: Jun. 18, 2009
This is really good, but a little too sweet in my opinion. Next time I will decrease the sugar, but other than that it is terrific.
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Mother's Ham Casserole

Reviewed: Jan. 24, 2011
This is pretty good. It takes a long time to make, but it certainly qualifies as comfort food. It is a good way to use up holiday ham.
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Easy Morning Glory Muffins

Reviewed: Jun. 19, 2009
These tasted really good, but they didn't rise up for me. The just stayed flat. They were really moist and delicious, so I will certainly make them again.
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