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Calamari Salad

Reviewed: Mar. 3, 2010
Very good recipe but I suggest changing a few things. Use 2 lbs calamari and add some salt to the boil. Next time I will not be using a full bunch of parsley. The flavor was way too overbearing. 1/2 bunch is more than enough. I added some lemon juice to the dressing and some extra salt. I will definitely be making this many more times.
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Orzo with Chicken and Artichokes

Reviewed: Jun. 2, 2008
Very tasty with the following changes. I sauteed cubed chicken breast in garlic, salt and olive oil beforehand. I added mushrooms to the recipe and sauteed them in olive oil, garlic and wine and then added the spinach and artichokes. I used marinated artichokes and added the liquid from the jar to the mix. Then add the cooked chicken and 1/2 to 3/4 of a package of dry italian dressing mix. This is key! Simmer for a few minutes before adding it to the orzo, pancetta and pinenuts. You don't need to necessarily add the balsamic vinegar at the end because there is tons of flavor but it is personal preference. Serve with grated parmesan cheese and YUM you've got a winner!
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Yummy Honey Chicken Kabobs

Reviewed: May 19, 2008
This was fantastic! Very flavorful - I omitted the "kebob" factor and just used chicken tenders. Even my 3 year old loved it. I added crushed garlic and onion flakes and a little brown sugar to the marinade and marinaded for about 8 hours.
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Quick Chicken Divan

Reviewed: Feb. 4, 2008
Pretty good and easy. I used fresh broccoli and did not steam it prior to cooking which was a mistake. Make sure to steam the broccoli first. I used the lowfat versions of the soups with lowfat cheese and you can't even tell the difference.
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Best Unsteamed Shrimp

Reviewed: Feb. 4, 2008
Super good and easy. I also sauteed the shrimp in a skillet instead of microwaving it. Good alternative (but a tad more fattening) than steamed shrimp with old bay. Nice twist to the norm.
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Buffalo Chicken Dip

Reviewed: Jan. 31, 2008
Total Winner!!!!! I will definitely be making this for the Super Bowl!
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Salsa Chicken

Reviewed: Jan. 31, 2008
It was okay. The plus side is that it's super easy. I would suggest trying the Monterey Chicken with Potatoes recipe on this site instead for a tastier and more complete meal. Almost as easy as the salsa chicken but much, much better!
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Slow Cooker Chicken Taco Soup

Reviewed: Jan. 31, 2008
Really easy and good. It's a must try.
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Romantic Chicken with Artichokes and Mushrooms

Reviewed: Jan. 31, 2008
Very, very good. I made a few alterations to the recipe, added herbs de provence and salt to the cubed chicken. I used the Trader Joe's marinated artichoke hearts that come in a jar which seem to be less oily than the kind you buy in the store and the sauce was excellent and didn't need any lemon. I also added cornstrach and half and half to thicken the sauce. Served over Pappardelle pasta and it was excellent!!!!
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Jamie's Cranberry Spinach Salad

Reviewed: Jul. 17, 2006
Everyone rates this recipe 5 stars for a reason! Excellent.
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Creamy Au Gratin Potatoes

Reviewed: Jul. 17, 2006
Yum! Instead of onions, I used 1 tsp onion powder and one tsp of garlic powder. I used a mixture of mozerrella, jack and cheddar cheeses and topped it with cheddar for a crust. Very, very good recipe. Tastes like the au gratin at Morton's.
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Honey Ribs

Reviewed: Jun. 6, 2006
Very good and super easy to make. After cooking, I poured some barbeque sauce on the ribs and put them under the broiler for 10 minutes so they look more appetizing.
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Shrimp and Mushroom Linguini with Creamy Cheese Herb Sauce

Reviewed: May 24, 2006
Awesome recipe! I used white wine and boiling water with 8oz of cream cheese and the sauce was delicious. Also, using a wire whisk to break up the lumps of cheese in the pan really helps. Yummy and simple.
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Zesty Slow Cooker Chicken Barbecue

Reviewed: Mar. 22, 2006
I found this recipe to be extremely sweet. I love flavorful food but I thought this had a little "too" much flavor. Perhaps I used too much sugar or a strong BBQ sauce? As suggested, I shredded the chicken and made sandwiches. I gave it 4 stars because my husband liked it.
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Angel Hair Pasta with Shrimp and Basil

Reviewed: Mar. 10, 2006
I don't know what all the hype is over this recipe. I thought it was very boring and bland - I even added a ton of extra garlic and salt. It looks a lot better than it tastes.
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