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Beer and Brown Sugar Steak Marinade

Reviewed: Dec. 11, 2013
I felt the beer taste was too prominent, over powered rest of ingredients. When I reduced it in pan, it overcarmelized...and became quite sticky within a couple of minutes....be sure to not put flame on too high and you must drizzle over meat and serve Asap!!!
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Steak Salad

Reviewed: Dec. 11, 2013
The dressing is tasty. I ended up adding a bit more red wine vinegar and only used 1/4 c olive oil bc it tasted a bit too oily for me. I used petite sirloin steak and seasoned it with salt, pepper and garlic powder -just a pinch of each.
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Gramma's Date Squares

Reviewed: Dec. 10, 2013
Yum! I would follow the advice of others that said to add extra butter so that the mixture is not as dry and loose. Other than that, it was a 5 star recipe!
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Breakfast Enchiladas

Reviewed: Sep. 6, 2013
In order to prevent the tortillas from getting soggy, I "toasted" them on a pan. Then, ran them trhough the enchilada sauce. I used corn tortillas, as well. I did two at a time and sprayed a bit of pam before each. I also made this as more of a casserole, than rolled up tortillas by laying them flat like lasagna. I also added egg, like many other suggested. Gave this a 4 because I ended up making my own enchilada sauce and the diced chilis were not necessary b/c my sauce was packed with lots of flavor. The concenpt was great!!
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Classic Hash Browns

Reviewed: Sep. 6, 2013
Super easy and tasty! I think the cayenne & paprika are optional. They tasted great with just salt & pepper. I didn't shred mine. Instead, I diced them up real small. They took longer though. (About 30-35 min.)
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Ceviche

Reviewed: Jun. 1, 2013
As the poster suggested, I used halibut instead and it turned out delicious. I also omitted the bell pepper & celery. I added dash of tabasco sauce and chilli powder (ca).
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Sour Cream Pound Cake

Reviewed: Feb. 3, 2013
After reading alot of the reviews, I took the following suggestions: 1. I DOUBLED the recipe and used a bundt pan, plus... 2. I added 2 tsp vanilla extract 3. I added 2 tsp lemon juice, freshly squeezed 4. I added 2 pinches of salt 5. I Lowered temp to 350 and baked for exactly 60 min. for doubled batch (check it early though, depending on your oven can be done within 55 min. )
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Jamie's Cranberry Spinach Salad

Reviewed: Nov. 20, 2012
I made this salad/dressing as is and gave it 4 stars. The only reason I didn't give it 5 stars is because I felt the dressing called for too much sugar. So, I would recommend either half the sugar called for, or maybe a little over half, depending on your taste. I would also make the following slight adjustments: Use shallots instead of minced white onion, blend the dressing ingredients together in a blender (except for sesame and poppy seeds), then add the sesame and poppy seeds to the salad, itself. With those adjustments, I would definitely make this dressing again!
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Orange Vinaigrette

Reviewed: Jul. 26, 2012
Fantastic fat-free dressing! Tasty, refreshing! The only addition I made was to add a pinch of salt.
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Orange Jewel

Reviewed: Jul. 26, 2012
Great tasting base! I made substitutions to make it healthier. I used 3 large fresh oranges, 1 cup lowfat milk, 1 1/2 cups nonfat plain yogurt and 2-3 T of agave nectar. The recipe doesn't specify the amount of vanilla extract. I used 1 tsp.
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Napa Cabbage Salad

Reviewed: Jul. 23, 2012
I'm primarily rating the crunchy topping and veggies bc I changed the marinade/dressing quite a bit (as I had different oils/vinegars on hand and I wanted to avoid the sugar for dietary reasons. So, I omitted the sugar, added chili powder, used sesame oil in lieu of veggie oil and rice vinegar and lime in lieu of cider vinegar.The crunchy topping is a great topping to any salad, cooked collared beans, spinach, sprouts, etc..
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Kongnamool (Korean Soybean Sprouts)

Reviewed: Jul. 23, 2012
These soybean sprouts were delicious. The chili sauce/paste was a bit too smoky, but I didn't knock off any points to my rating bc I used regular chili poweder in lieu of Korean chili powder (as I didn't have the Korean type on hand). This might have made a difference on the smokiness. I balanced it out with the juice of 1 lime and a splash of rice vinegar. (I also followed previous posters' advice and lessend the amount of sesame oil. The paste/sauce was quite tasty when mixed in with the sprouts. The recipe as is was deserving of my 5star rating. However, I chose to add something crunchy: I sauteed raw top ramen noodles, slivered almonds and sesame seeds with butter on a skillet and then toasted them in the oven. I crumbled them up over the sprouts and it was just the right touch.
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Garlicky Summer Squash and Fresh Corn

Reviewed: Jul. 22, 2012
This was delicious. The only thing I'd recommend adding is some garlic salt. It was a teensy bit bland. I added it at the end.
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Vietnamese Fresh Spring Rolls

Reviewed: Jul. 21, 2012
Great spring roll. Its very fresh, super healthy and 2-3 of these could be a full entree. Great option for the health conscious! Even though it has vermicelli, its such a small amount in each roll that its still low carb. I used bib lettuce and also added shredded carrots and diced jalapenos. I also omitted the mint.
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Easy OREO Truffles

Reviewed: Jul. 21, 2012
Major hit with the kids (and adults)! The only problem is that its messy to prepare. There must be an easier way to roll the truffles. Other than, I would definitely make them again.
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Pepperoni Bread

Reviewed: Jul. 20, 2012
Very fast and simple. Tasty. Make a dipping sauce for it.
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Celery Stuffing

Reviewed: Jul. 20, 2012
Great traditional, nononsense stuffing
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Easy Hawaiian Chicken Packets

Reviewed: Jul. 20, 2012
THis was surprisingly good! I made "one big packet" due to time restraints. I used chicken tenders instead of breasts and also added ginger powder. I put all ingredients in a baking dish and covered it with aluminum foil, then baked it in the oven.
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Caramelized Baked Chicken

Reviewed: Apr. 2, 2012
This was basically a teriyaki chicken. I was expecting a much different flavor, so i was dissapointed. I wish the title or description would have specified this. As for the recipe itself , the flavor was well=infused into the chicken. However, the sauce didnt really carmelize perhaps bc i used skinless tenders instead. I would stick with chicken with skin if you really want that caramelization. Theere was a ton of sauce leftover in the pan so you could make rice and pour it over it. IT WILL END UP TASTING LLIKE A CLASSIC TERIYAKI RICE BOWL. Bottom line: I liked it, but didnt love it. But, if you are looking for a teriyaki recipe this will work great for you.
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Czech Roast Pork

Reviewed: Mar. 28, 2012
This is a good basic roast recipe bc the meat was perfectly tender. However, I gave it a 3 b/c of two things: 1) You may not be a huge fan of the caraway seeds. Although it was fairly tasty and different -- its more of a one-time dish, as is. Next time I will replace the caraway seeds with a differenct herb or spice. Even if you like caraway seeds, I would highly recommend using less of them bc/ they were overpowering and the seeds kept getting stuck in my teeth; 2) The recipe did not render sufficient "gravy" . The gravy was delicious and I would have loved more of it! Note: I added potatoes and carrots to the pan after the one hour mark. They were delicious and this turned it into essentially a one-pot meal. Bottom line: I would keep it as a great standard roast recipe which you could personalize by replacing the caraway seeds with your favorite herb.
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