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Cinnamon Swirl Bread

Reviewed: Jun. 10, 2014
I just finished making this and it's already gone. I have to make another one for the morning! I even ate a piece and I usually don't eat baked goods. It wasn't too sweet or too rich. It was perfect and would be great with my morning coffee. The only things I did different was add a tsp of vanilla and used 1/3 cup of brown sugar instead of white (just with the hopes of a darker swirl). Next time I'm going to use applesauce as other reviews recommended because it did crumble a bit (probably my fault though) but it is really perfect the way that it is.
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Savory Chicken Breasts

Reviewed: Dec. 12, 2012
My family is full of very picky eaters and finding new ways to spice up our menu is pretty hard but this recipe was a big hit! They loved it so much that they asked for it instead of turkey this Thanksgiving. Because they're so picky I did make a few modifications though. I substituted the swiss cheese for mozzarella cheese because I'm the only one who likes swiss, and chicken gravy for the chicken soup. All in all a wonderful recipe that was easy to make and a great new addition to our menu. Thanks!
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Eileen's Spicy Gingerbread Men

Reviewed: Dec. 12, 2012
This was only my second time ever making home-made cookies and I must say this recipe was fantastic and very easy to make, though I didn't follow it exactly. I did what other reviewers suggested and halved the cloves and doubled the other spices. I also used honey instead of molasses because that's all I had. The dough was perfect, easy to roll and cut. My kids enjoyed cutting the shapes and icing the cookies. The end result was the best gingerbread cookies I have ever eaten. My family loved them so much that they ate the entire batch within 24 hours (which was almost 3 dozen!) and asked me to make more. My oldest daughter also asked me to make some for her school Christmas party and bake sale. Thank you for a wonderful recipe that my family enjoyed making and eating.
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