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Apple Pie by Grandma Ople

Reviewed: Oct. 5, 2010
This was awesome. I've been trying to find a recipe like the one my grandfather used to make and this comes darn close. I will definately make this one again. I used macintosh apples, yum yum yum. I did not use the lattes, I poured the syrup over the apples and then saved a little to brush on the top crust. It was wonderful pie.
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Chocolate Lovers' Favorite Cake

Reviewed: Nov. 26, 2010
This was a huge hit at Thanksgiving. Everyone young and old loved it. I did not change a thing, and I don't think there is anything you could do to make it better. I will definately make this again.
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Hamentashen with Brownie Filling

Reviewed: Mar. 25, 2010
These were very good, just make sure you don't put too much brownie mix in...they explode. The kids liked that though, gave them more brownie.
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Matzo Apple Kugel

Reviewed: Apr. 11, 2007
This is a wonderful kugel. I have been making it for years. I always have an interfaith seder and even the non-jewish participants liked it and asked for the recipe. I highly recomend this dish.
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Layered Salad

Reviewed: Mar. 25, 2010
Yummy...I've always loved this salad and was looking for the recipe, I'm glad I found this one. It is a keeper
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Magic Lemon Pie

Reviewed: Mar. 2, 2011
This is a good pie, not very lemony made with pre packaged lemon juice. Perfect for someone who wants a sweeter not tart at all lemon pie. Next time I will choose real lemons and less sugar for the meringue (I doubled the egg whites for the meringue as other suggested).
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Onion Rice

Reviewed: Oct. 5, 2010
I liked it. It is very basic but goes well as a side. We had it with ham and it was a nice subtle dish. It could easily be made into a main dish if the meat were added to it with some broccoli, and tomatos and garlic. You could have fun with this and add almost anything to it and come up with a yummy dish. I think maybe next time I will try sausage added to it.
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Peach Pie the Old Fashioned Two Crust Way

Reviewed: Aug. 27, 2010
I did this exactly as written except for I did not have enough peaches (the first time) so I added frozen blueberrys to the mix. That made it to runny. The second time I made this I had enough peaches and I used corn stach instead of flour, it came out beautiful, not runny, set up nicely and had a wonderful flavor. I especially like brushing the crust with the egg, I think that makes a world of difference. I will definately be making this again.
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Peach-a-Berry Pie

Reviewed: Jul. 11, 2011
This pie has a good flavor, next time I may lessen the sugar but my husband liked it alot. I think next time I will double the cornstarch (I like it better than flour) to make it less runny. If it were less runny it would have gotten more stars.
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Cracker Candy

Reviewed: Apr. 9, 2010
I have this as a passover recipe. We call it chocolate covered matzo. everything is the same only using matzo as the "cracker" Definately use brown sugar, and if you like a more molassas taste, go with dark brown sugar instead of light. I generally use the light brown sugar with semi sweet chocolate chips. I get requests all the time for this recipe, yummy stuff.
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Jewish Apple Cake I

Reviewed: Mar. 25, 2010
I've taken this recipe to numerous potlucks and never had any leftover to take home. Everyone raved. This is an awesome recipe.
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Delicious Matzo Candy

Reviewed: Mar. 31, 2012
I've been making this recipe for years, just as many others have. It is always requested, we call it chocolate matzo bark. Whatever you call it, make it, it is yummy.
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Sweet Banana Bread

Reviewed: May 23, 2010
This is a very plain tasting banana bread. I is not extreamly sweet and is not as dense as you would think banana bread should be. A good tasting bread but not special. I think if you add some vanilla and maybe some sour cream, a little more sugar and some cinnamon, it could be 5 stars. I'm going to try my tweeks and let you all know.
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Easy Sausage Strata

Reviewed: Feb. 24, 2010
This was good...I had a house full of guests and I prepared this the night before, awesome recipe.
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Passover Rolls I

Reviewed: Apr. 26, 2011
They were ok. Kind of taste like baked matzo balls. For Passover, they get a passing grade, but not one of my favorite recipes.
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Oatmeal Banana Cupcakes

Reviewed: Jun. 15, 2010
I just made these and I like them. I gave it only 4 stars because my muffin loving daughter said they were too oatmeally. They do have that texture but they are yummy. I added 1 tsp of vanilla and 1 tsp of cinnamon as others had suggested. I also cut the honey to 1/2 cup and the salt to just a dash. next time I might add choc. chips to mix things up. I used 1 big muffin tin and 1 reg. muffin tin. The big one came out in about 23 min. the reg. one was 18 mins. no burning just perfect.
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Slow Cooker Sweet and Tangy Chicken

Reviewed: Mar. 5, 2010
This did not go over well in my family. It had an acidy taste. The only thing I left out was the green pepper because I didn't have any, but I don't think that would have made it a whole lot different. I also think it was too much onion. I will have to tweak it and find a taste that we might like but I will not be making this again in it's current form.
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Tuna Noodle Casserole II

Reviewed: Feb. 24, 2010
awesome recipe...I had to change it a bit because of what I had in the house but that's the beauty of a casserole...I used cream of celery and instead of evaporated milk I used heavy cream....I also used crushed ritz crackers because i had no chips in the house....turned out wonderful....great comfort food recipe
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Easy Hamantaschen

Reviewed: Feb. 24, 2010
These turned out wonderful. I did not refrigerate the dough first and it all held together well. My children are picky and these went well. I'm going to try using brownie mix as the filling in my next batch (like in another recipe, Hamentashen w/ brownie filling, from this site). We liked the texture and taste of this batter, so I'm going to play with fillings. I used blueberry for some and raspberry for some so far. Thank you this is an easy recipe.
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Minnesota Pork Chops

Reviewed: Mar. 2, 2006
This was super simple, tasted great, and I had no left overs. I will definately make this again.
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