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Holiday Cranberry Sauce

Reviewed: Dec. 8, 2006
Never really liked cran sauce, but wanted to be adventurous this holiday season. We give this 5 stars with our modifications: substituted the water for orange juice, halved the sugar, eliminated the spice bag itself and just tossed in the cinn sticks and cloves (easy to remove before refrigeration). We also sprinkled in a bit of pumpkin pie spice. FYI - it took much longer than 15 minutes cooking time for all the berries to burst. Overall, smelled fantastic while cooking & was a huge success at the table.
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100-Calorie Pumpkin Pie Tartlets

Reviewed: Nov. 26, 2010
Not quite sweet enough for our liking. And I usually reduce sugar in most of the desserts on this site! Admittedly, the first taste was the day we made them & the second, while seemingly better tasting, was after overnight refrigeration.
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Roasted Onions

Reviewed: Jan. 1, 2010
A nice addition to Christmas dinner. If you're choosing to drizzle with balsamic vinegar, use it sparingly!
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Twisted Green Bean Casserole

Reviewed: Dec. 8, 2006
The ingredients sound great in theory, but we made this for Thanksgiving & not a single guest would have it again. The sour cream was overpowering and the cheese formed a crust that was too chewy. We did substitute whole fresh green beans for the canned and that was a mistake as well. I guess while we were adventurous, we should've stuck with the tried and true - not twisted.
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Beefy Spanish Rice

Reviewed: May 30, 2003
My husband loved it - I thought it was good. However, the rice seemed a bit undercooked to me, so I recommend adding more water. It also has a more tomato-y than spicy taste. Keep this in mind and adjust accordingly.
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Honey Crunch Pecan Pie

Reviewed: Dec. 12, 2001
Listen to the rest of the reviews: You really should use a 10" pie pan. The filling will overflow the smaller crust & you don't want to waste any!
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Roasted Red Pepper Lasagna

Reviewed: Jun. 28, 2002
My husband & I loved this. Don't let the Quickness Rating deter you...you can always roast the peppers earlier in the day. I will make it again, but next time use 6 instead of 4 peppers.
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Honey Baked Chicken

Reviewed: Oct. 18, 2006
Amazing! Simple! Juicy! I used Grey Poupon Deli Mustard (made with horseradish) which was the right choice over dijon.
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Fresh Tomato Shrimp Pasta

Reviewed: Oct. 17, 2010
We didn't add spinach b/c we didn't have any on hand. Used Muir Glen Organic Diced Fire Roasted Tomatoes. Absolutely Excellent!!
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Green Beans With Walnuts

Reviewed: Jan. 1, 2010
We used frozen green beans, cooked in boiling water and drained. They were as bright green and crisp as fresh ones. The walnut oil added a light flavor - not too greasy. However, it definitely needed salt and pepper.
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Insalata Caprese I

Reviewed: Jul. 16, 2004
I thought it was great - just be sure to use really good quality mozzerella, oil and vinegar (it won't taste as good if you skimp). Also good if it soaks overnight.
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Chunky and Creamy Potato Salad

Reviewed: Mar. 5, 2011
Very, very good! We scaled for 20 servings and used fresh broccoli florets and turkey bacon. Don’t add salt & enjoy!
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Mozechilli Casserole

Reviewed: Jan. 24, 2011
HUGE portion! Slight additions for flavor: We browned ground beef with a bit of onions & added dried Italian spice mix. Our family of 4 will be eating this for 2-3 meals (with sides of salad & biscuits).
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Tuna Fish Salad

Reviewed: Sep. 15, 2003
Just what I wanted - a simple recipe for a good sandwich.
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Foolproof Rib Roast

Reviewed: Dec. 27, 2011
We doubled the recipe, which called for (2) 5.5 lb roasts. So, we bought (1) 11 lb roast. Perhaps it was the size of the single roast, but it took little over an hour longer than recipe stated to reheat. Next time we'll probably leave the oven on 200F instead of turning off.
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Nana's Acorn Squash

Reviewed: Nov. 26, 2011
We found it took longer than 20 minutes to microwave. Good idea to pierce skin. We also always add cinnamon (or cinnamon sugar to cover both).
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Party Punch IX

Reviewed: Feb. 15, 2010
It was a hit with party guests, but a bit too sweet for my liking. Couldn't drink more than one small glass. Definitely recommend freezing in ziploc bag portions.
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Black-Eyed Pea Salad

Reviewed: Jan. 1, 2010
UPDATE: I've made the original and with substitutions. This is hands down MUCH better with cider, rather than balsamic vinegar. The cider doesn't mask the bright veggie colors and doesn't overpower with flavor. You can really be creative with this recipe and still turn out a beautiful salad. For example, I combined this recipe with another by adding: 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard, 2 teaspoons of honey, 4 thin ribs celery - thinly sliced (3/4 cup), 2 carrots - peeled & finely diced (3/4 cup). I also substituted cider vinegar for balsamic. Still incredible.
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Grilled Turkey Tenderloins

Reviewed: Aug. 5, 2007
Very nice. My husband loved it, though the kids (age 6 & 3) didn't care for it. We did not use an outdoor grill & my husband thought it would be better that way.
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Best Chicken Quiche

Reviewed: Sep. 10, 2004
What a perfect dinner in no time. I prefer to shred instead of cube the chicken, but other than that I wouldn't change a thing.
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