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Spinach Pancakes

Reviewed: Oct. 24, 2007
I was going to try baking the fritters instead of frying them, to reduce the fat, but the mixture was too runny to make a patty. Instead, I poured the mixture into a muffin tin and baked it at 350 (175C) for about half an hour. It came out great and I would definitely make it again. I also added celery salt and some dill. I'm giving the recipe four stars because it was a great idea and a good base.
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Hot and Sour Chinese Eggplant

Reviewed: Oct. 2, 2007
The eggplant tasted great but when I put it over rice noodles, there wasn't enough sauce for the noodles. Next time I will double the sauce but use the same amount of vegetables.
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Vegetable Chowder

Reviewed: Nov. 10, 2006
Great base for a creamy soup. I used onions, garlic, carrots, celery and broccoli. Left out the cheese entirely. Turned out delicious and I would definitely make it again.
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Chocolate Frosting I

Reviewed: Nov. 8, 2006
Wonderful consistency and texture but a bit too sweet for my taste.
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Chicken Vegetable Barley Soup

Reviewed: Oct. 18, 2006
This recipe was kind of bland so I had to add some herbs. It is a good basic recipe that you can edit to suit yourself so I gave it three stars.
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Beef and Barley Soup III

Reviewed: Aug. 29, 2006
This recipe is a very good base for someone making soup for the first time. I used leftover brisket and added the drippings, a handful of peppercorns, and whole garlic cloves. Perfect for those blustery nights.
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Sloppy Joes II

Reviewed: Aug. 24, 2006
Unbelievable! This was super easy to make. I had all the ingredients on hand. I made it with leftover taco meat and used Coleman's prepared mustard, so it was spicier than the recipe intended. Definitely will keep this in the front of the recipe file.
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Butter Icing for Cookies

Reviewed: Aug. 14, 2006
This icing did not work for me. It was soupy and wouldn't get thick.
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Chicken Pot Pie IX

Reviewed: Aug. 14, 2006
This recipe was easy to follow and came out wonderfully. I used store bought chilled puff pastry for the crust. I didn't have any peas or celery on hand, but the filling was still thick and satisfying. Also, I found the directions for the gravy made the best lump-free roux I've ever made! I will use the directions for gravy in the future. This is definitely a keeper.
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Puttanesca I

Reviewed: Aug. 10, 2006
This came out very well. I added some cayenne pepper, a little Tabasco and some black pepper because I have a cold and need something extra spicy. Very quick and easy recipe.
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Broccoli Beef I

Reviewed: Jul. 31, 2006
This recipe is easy and tastes wonderful. I served it over rice and it tasted just like my favorite Chinese restaurant in San Francisco. I added more garlic and ginger, and some black pepper.
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Easy Quiche

Reviewed: May 25, 2006
This was my first quiche. I put artichoke hearts, button mushrooms, and half a packet of onion soup mix in mine. It came out alright but it wasn't fluffy enough for me. Next time I will try adding an extra egg. There wasn't really a crust either, but I was pleased that the quiche came out of the pan easily. I baked it in a fluted pie plate. Finally, it needed way less than fifty minutes, so keep an eye on it to make sure it doesn't burn.
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Basic British Scones

Reviewed: Mar. 10, 2006
This recipe is fabulous! I've never been able to make decent biscuits, but these scones just popped right up like nobody's business. I think I put in a bit of extra sugar because I didn't have a 1/8 c measure and had to eyeball it. The scones came out perfect--not too sweet and not too bland. The only thing I would do differently next time is use a bigger cookie cutter, I think they would be better if they were about 4" in diameter.
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Easy Shrimp Dinner

Reviewed: Jan. 11, 2006
I thought this recipe tasted like it was from a Chinese restaurant. I didn't have cornstarch, green onions, snow peas or tomatoes. I substitued with flour, 1 tsp ground ginger, and broccolli. Came out perfect.
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Lower Fat Banana Bread I

Reviewed: Jan. 1, 2006
Good recipe. I used 2/3 cup whole wheat flour, 1/3 cup brown sugar and 1/3 cup S*lenda, 1/2 tsp cinnamon, and a dash each of ginger, nutmeg, clove, and vanilla extract. I only had one egg on hand, and the bread came out okay but it crumbled a bit when I sliced it.
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Salsa Chicken Burrito Filling

Reviewed: Dec. 31, 2005
I moved from California to London three months ago and this recipe is just what I've been craving. I forgot to add the taco seasoning, used a whole can of diced tomatoes, red and green tabasco, and some chopped up red chiles. I used the Spicy Bean Salsa recipe from this site for the salsa. I made burritos with the chicken and some low-fat cheese and they were excellent.
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Low-Cal Chicken

Reviewed: Dec. 26, 2005
I made this with two chicken breasts, and used Splenda for the artificial sweetener. I took another reviewer's advice to turn the chicken breasts halfway through cooking. The chicken was very good, but not very exciting. I would add half a teaspoon of sesame oil next time.
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