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Delicious Potato Salad Bake

Reviewed: Mar. 21, 2004
I'm not a fan of mayonaise so I've never liked traditional potato salad. While planning a BBQ I decided to search for a mayonaise-free potato salad and came upon this. It worked out wonderfully for out gathering. A real hit, leaving some disappointed when there was none left! Instead of slicing the potatoes I cubed them, which required a little longer baking time, but I was glad I did cube them.
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Authentic German Potato Salad

Reviewed: Jun. 6, 2007
This was a delicious potato salad! I hate mayo, so I was on the hunt for a potato salad that didn't have mayo in it and found this gem! I made it the night before for a BBQ the next day and just popped it in the oven 30 minutes before we were about to eat to reheat it through. It came out perfectly and not dried out. I also tripled the recipe to feed a dozen people.
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Mini Cheesecakes I

Reviewed: Mar. 21, 2004
Fool proof! These are wonderful to take to a party, guaranteed no leftovers! The fruit filling is still great even added on hours before and kept in the refrigerator until serving time.
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Fresh Fruit Cobbler

Reviewed: Aug. 19, 2004
Spectacular recipe! This was so quick to put together. I made it with peaches, apples, blueberries and a few raspberries. When I was sifting the flour mixture together I added in some nutmeg and cinnamon, it was so delicious! My man had never had cobbler before and absolutely loved it!
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Haddock Bubbly Bake

Reviewed: Mar. 21, 2004
I'm not a huge fish fan, but wanting to change up our meals I searched for an easy fish recipe and found this. It's amazing what you can do with canned soup! The fish was so moist and so tender. Very delicious! I've also made this with cream of cheddar cheese soup and left out the grated cheese on top.
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Cheesy Taco Dip

Reviewed: May 16, 2006
This dip was amazing! I made this with Old Elpaso's Hot and Spicy Taco seasoning mix. I think it would have been a little bland had I not used the hot and spicy seasoning. I was a little unsure of this dip when it was done as the cheese was just sitting in there and not incorporated, until I stirred it all together and it came together perfectly!
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Quick and Easy Alfredo Sauce

Reviewed: Mar. 21, 2004
This recipe is absolutely amazing! So quick, so easy, so good! This recipe was the only one I've ever tried for making homemade alfredo sauce and I hit the jackpot with it. My father actually calls me up and asks me to make it and take it to him! I've made it with fresh garlic and garlic powder and it's come out just as good with either. Also fresh parmesan cheese in the block form is a rariety in this area, so I have always used the canned stuff and it has always come out perfect. No grainy texture, just a wonderful smooth sauce.
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Lea's Hamburgers

Reviewed: Mar. 27, 2004
Growing tired of the same old hamburgers I decided to give this one a whirl. Yummy! I used seasoned bread crumbs instead of regular bread crumbs. I really liked the incorporated bacon bits. I was scheptical at first, but it all worked out in the end. Dee-lish!
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Downeast Maine Pumpkin Bread

Reviewed: Dec. 21, 2006
This tasted super good and was very moist! My batter was only enough for two loaves (no complaints about that though, as I was wondering if three loaves would actually get eaten up). The bottom of my loaves did burn a little bit before the toothpick would come out clean. Perhaps I'll try baking this as mini loaves, like a previous reviewer.
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Dill Wrapped Cream Cheese

Reviewed: May 16, 2006
I love cream cheese, so I was excited to make these. I took the suggestion of previous reviewers and made these folded into individual pockets out of the individual cresent rolls, which I think was a good call. This way people had their own individual pockets and the cream cheese filling wasn't overwhelming. I added WAY more dill weed than was called for in the recipe. I just kept shaking more in and adjusting to taste, so I have no idea how much I actually ended up putting in there.
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No Bake Choco-Peanut-Oatmeal Cookies

Reviewed: Apr. 19, 2004
OMG these are unbelievably good!!! They were simple and quick to make, but I didn't end up with 4-5 dozen as the recipe stated. I ended up with about 3 dozen.
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Yummy Eggnog Pie

Reviewed: Mar. 27, 2004
I loved the idea of this pie as something unique over the holidays, but yet made with something common over the holidays. My pie didn't set up as well as I'd hoped, so I stuck it in the freezer and froze until firm. We quite enjoyed it frozen with additional whipped cream on top.
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Taco Dip I

Reviewed: Mar. 21, 2004
A real crowd pleaser! I leave out the pepper and olive as no one is a big fan of them and the dip is still delicious. I've tried to make this in advance and store in the refrigerator to save time and it didn't work that well. It turned a bit watery. I just took a paper towel and soaked up some of the water that was sitting around the edge. I've learned my lesson and prepare this upon time of consumption now.
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Melt - In - Your - Mouth Shortbread

Reviewed: Dec. 21, 2006
These are oh-so-good! I find with these that in order to achieve the golden brown bottom, I had to remove them from the over just before they were starting to brown, because you need to let them sit on the cookie sheet for a couple of minutes before removing them, so they don't break apart. This achieves your golden brown bottom.
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Carrot Cake III

Reviewed: Oct. 14, 2008
This carrot cake was one of the best I've had, however I can't give it a full 5 stars. The cake was extremely moist, almost too moist. I had a hard time telling it was done baking because the toothpick I inserted in the center to test with, wasn't exactly dry and clean but it wasn't gummy either. It didn't come out dry and clean because the cake is so wet. I actually had to cut a little chunk out of the middle to see that it actually was fully baked. I will definately replace my old carrot cake recipe with this one, just perhaps I'll cut down on the oil a bit. I also replaced the pecans in this recipe with walnuts because walnuts were cheaper. Also I had never had carrot cake with pecans before, only walnuts.
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Banana Crumb Muffins

Reviewed: Oct. 15, 2008
These muffins were very good and I will definately make them again. The only disappointment with them was that the crumb topping got soggy during storage.
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Chicken Slop

Reviewed: Mar. 27, 2004
This recipe was alright. I made it for some friends who got a look at it when I was taking it out of the oven and asked somewhat frightened "Is that dinner"? I did season the chicken beforehand,used garlic flavored croutons and baked with shredded cheddar on top. The taste was not bad, but some of my croutons were way too crunchy from being baked. I served this over rice and with a side salad.
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Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies from Heaven

Reviewed: May 9, 2004
This recipe was not at all like I had anticipated. Like another reviewer, I too felt the recipe needed more peanut butter. You could barely taste the peanut butter in it. Maybe that's what the recipe author was going for, a subtle peanut butter taste, but we were expecting a bold, traditional peanut butter cookie flavor with the added bonus of chocolate chips. I added more chocolate chips than the recipe called for, as it looked like it needed more as I was getting ready to spoon the cookies out. I also questioned the cornstarch. My cookies were fairly dry and I think that may have had something to do with it. I will try this recipe again later, but with adjustments based on my first experience.
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Grilled Onion Blossom

Reviewed: May 15, 2004
I tried this out and found it tasted very good, but did not hold up well at all. My onion was a big soggy mess. I made sure to wrap it tightly in foil to keep it's shape, and was extremely careful when cutting the onion to make sure I had the "flower" shape. When we unwrapped it, it looked like the onion had exploded. Although we all enjoyed the flavor, we were somewhat disappointed at ending up with soggy grilled onion pieces.
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French Onion Soup III

Reviewed: May 15, 2004
I originally started off making this recipe as is and have now adjusted it to suit our tastes. With other reviewers I too found the soup rather bland as is, so whenever I make it I am sure not to forget the bouillion and seasonings. I also leave out the flour. When I was making it with the flour it would foam up all over the top of the soup and not incorporate into it. With these adjustments the recipe for us now is to die for. Thank you for giving us a good base to work with.
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