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Creamy Peach Coffee Cake

Reviewed: Aug. 29, 2010
Mine cooked for quite a bit longer than the time called for, and my topping didn't quite get browned - maybe because I left out the almonds? This was very easy to prepare but didn't have that "wow" factor for me, even though everyone at work liked it. Thanks for sharing!
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Mom's Zucchini Bread

Reviewed: Aug. 15, 2010
I used splenda for baking (1 cup) in place of regular sugar, added one "old" banana, about 1/4 cup of lite sour cream, and a little less oil. Made one big loaf and 7 muffins. Even tho I changed it a little bit, this is an excellent zucchini bread recipe and I will be using it again. Thanks for sharing a great recipe!
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Vanilla Cupcakes, the Best Ever!

Reviewed: Jun. 3, 2010
Wow! These were incredibly good and very easy to make. Although I could never get mine to look like the picture (I didn't use fondant), the icing was perfect with the cake. Got rave reviews at work!
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Fresh Strawberry Upside Down Cake

Reviewed: May 15, 2010
I used unflavored gelatin and didn't get the "artificial" strawberry jello taste some reviewers complained about. Cut the strawberries into very small pieces - found crushing was kinda hard - and made it in a springform pan that I put foil around so nothing would run out. Also used traders joes white cake mix - perfect size and it was really good! Thanks for the great recipe - will definitely make again!
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Chocolate Banana Cream Cake

Reviewed: Apr. 6, 2010
I made this in 2 9-inch round pans, using a box mix that I added a package of chocolate pudding mix to. I think I used too much hot fudge sauce, as my bananas kept slipping off the first layer! But that was definitely my fault. I added a banana to the cool whip/pudding mixture and left out the banana flavoring. I had a lot of extra cool whip/pudding mix left, so I ended up putting it over the entire cake (top and sides) but that was a good thing. It looked beautiful! The taste was so good! Will definitely make again. Thanks for the wonderful recipe.
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Applesauce Cake IV

Reviewed: Jan. 24, 2010
Although easy to make, this was just okay for me and didn't have quite the flavor I was hoping for, and I was hoping this would taste better the next day, but it got stale very quickly. Other than using my own applesauce, and not chopping the raisins, I left everything else as directed.
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Rocky Road Squares

Reviewed: Nov. 22, 2009
Other than not putting in the nuts, I made these as written. I guess I am in the minority on these - while they were very easy, the coconut was very "squishy" for lack of a better word and the sweetened condensed milk was way too sweet in these (and I like sweet!)
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Slow Cooker Buffalo Chicken Sandwiches

Reviewed: Nov. 15, 2009
This was super easy and very good. I used about a half a bottle of a non-hot wing sauce and used an entire dry packet of the hidden valley ranch dressing mix. I also added two "to go" packages of Dave's Sassy Barbeque Sauce - they probably have about a tablespoon each in the packages - to the mixture. Put this on a toasted roll. It was SO good! Thanks so much for the recipe - I'll be making it again and sharing it with my (grown) kids.
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Broccoli Cheese Soup V

Reviewed: Oct. 12, 2009
I roasted fresh broccoli in the oven, then added it to the warmed chicken broth. I also used all freshly grated monterey jack cheese, and added garlic powder and celery salt. I also added about a tablespoon of mascarpone cheese (since it was about to expire) at the end. This was SO good! Can't wait to make again. Thanks so much for sharing this recipe.
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German Apple Cake I

Reviewed: Oct. 7, 2009
Really, really good cake - especially right out of the oven! I used splenda for the sugar, half wheat flour/half white flour and grated half of the apples/chopped the other half. This was very easy to make and has a great taste. Thanks for sharing!
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Betty Baker's Strawberry Salsa

Reviewed: Jul. 2, 2009
Wow! This was really good. I did use a bit less of the jalapeno peppers (personal taste) but it was still really great. Good to make for a crowd to use as an appetizer. Thanks for sharing!
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Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies I

Reviewed: Mar. 24, 2009
The taste of these were fantastic. However, I did have to add about 1/2 cup more flour to get them to rise a bit higher, cause that's how I like them. I also used butter in place of the shortening and added a touch of vanilla. These were very buttery tasting and very crispy without breaking apart all over the place. I also baked mine for quite a bit fewer minutes (9-10) but it may have been the size cookie I was making. I think this is one of those "you can add anything to it" recipes - different chocolate chips, more or less sugar, different flavorings, etc. Thanks for the great recipe.
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Dog Treats I

Reviewed: Jan. 25, 2009
Very easy recipe. I made half a batch and added a bit of peanut butter (1/3 cup or so). Cut them into little one-inch heart sized treats. My dogs came in from outside while these were baking - coincidence or not? They loved them. These do not spread on the sheet at all while cooking, so they can be put very close together.
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Grandmother's Buttermilk Cornbread

Reviewed: Jan. 19, 2009
I guess I am the minority on this, and I so wanted to love it! Other than using splenda for the sugar, I didn't change anything. Even though it was very moist, I thought it was just a bit bland, so I'll look elsewhere for the perfect cornbread recipe.
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Chocolate Chip Coffee Cake

Reviewed: Dec. 9, 2008
I really wanted to love this recipe, but it was just okay for me. I ended up mixing the chocolate chip mixture into the "top" layer and just kind of pressed it on top of the dough. I made it in a slightly smaller pan, so I had to bake it for about 10-15 minutes more than called for. It was a bit dry and just didn't wow me, but I think with some minor changes or additions, it could be a very good recipe.
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One Bowl Chocolate Cake III

Reviewed: Nov. 14, 2008
This was extremely easy to make, and even though I increased the cocoa powder to one cup, I didn't think it was a "wow" cake. But it's a great cake to make as a standby because I think most people would have all the ingredients on hand. Thanks for the recipe!
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Penne Pasta with Spinach and Bacon

Reviewed: Nov. 10, 2008
Very good and very easy to make. I didn't use the olive oil and added an entire bag of baby spinach leaves, as they cook down to almost nothing. I also added a bit of parmasan cheese at the end. Very good and I can't wait for the leftovers! Next time I'll experiment with different cheeses and maybe some other vegetables too. Thanks for the great recipe.
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Pumpkin Crumb Cake

Reviewed: Nov. 5, 2008
Very good and very easy to make. Other than making in a slightly smaller cake pan than the called for 13x9, I made it as written. Everyone at work loved it and asked for the recipe (to make as a substitute to pumpkin pie on Thanksgiving.) This was extremely moist and had a very nice pumpkin flavor. The topping was perfect too. Thanks for sharing!
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Pumpkin Bread IV

Reviewed: Oct. 20, 2008
Oh my gosh, this is SO incredibly good! Other than making a smaller batch of this, I made it exactly as written and it was perfect. I have to go and get another piece of it right away. Thanks for the great recipe.
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Slow Cooker Chicken and Dumplings

Reviewed: Oct. 1, 2008
I added cut up celery and baby carrots and put a lot of spices in - black pepper, garlic powder, onion powder, parsley and italian seasonings. I also added frozen skinless chicken breasts and used one can of cream of celery soup and one can of cream of chicken and used chicken stock. I left mine in the crockpot for 11 hours and the chicken just fell apart when I took it out to shred. I cut the biscuits into very small bite sized pieces and it took about 40 minutes for them to be like "dumplings." Excellent recipe and one that you can add your favorite extras to make it your own.
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