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Easy Ham and Noodles

Reviewed: Feb. 28, 2009
In a hurry to make dinner and get my kid to practice on time, I hastily decided to sub a can of cheddar cheese soup and omit the shredded cheese altogether. Thought it might turn out a little bland, but instead I was pleasantly surprised how well it complemented and enhanced the ham's flavor. My family raved and requested that I make my version from now on.
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French Dip Sandwiches

Reviewed: Jan. 9, 2009
Wow! Bar none the best French dips I've ever had, in or out of a restaurant - and I made it! Halved recipe for 2 lb chuck roast, and cooked for 8 hrs. Used low-sodium soy sauce as other reviewers suggested. Next time will substitute in low-sodium bullion as well and maybe just a bit less soy sauce, to adjust for our taste, but this was excellent!
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Ham 'n' Noodle Hot Dish

Reviewed: Dec. 31, 2008
I thought this was OK, and has great potential with additions (some onion or garlic powder, maybe; some extra cheese, and Parmesan added to topping). I agree that the salt can be omitted, there's enough sodium content in the ham and cheese for me. Requires a lot of dishes to prepare. I also recommend using a deep casserole dish. I used a flat one and it came out a bit dry.
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Lighter Banana Muffins

Reviewed: Sep. 25, 2008
I thought these were pretty good, for low-fat (remember folks, if you use the whole egg, they're not entirely fat-free). Only had two bananas, so I halved the recipe. Added 1/4 cup natural (no sugar added) applesauce, 1/2 tsp each cinnamon and vanilla (following suggestions by others), and substituted Splenda Baking Blend for sugar. These are moist and rise nicely. Next time, I'll try baking them directly in the muffin pan sprayed with cooking spray, to avoid the sticking-to-the-paper-cup problem. **UPDATE** Made full recipe, adding 1/2 cup natural applesauce and 1 tsp each cinnamon and vanilla (or sub light vanilla yogurt for applesauce and omit vanilla extract). Substituted in 2 eggs minus one yolk, Splenda Baking Blend, and 1 cup wheat bread flour. Made mini muffins without liners using cooking spray w/flour. Wonderful. Just like banana bread, these are always better the next day.
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Banana Crumb Muffins

Reviewed: Feb. 15, 2008
Thought these were a tasty way to use up overripe bananas instead of making yet another loaf of banana bread. I made the following changes: 1/3 cup extra-light olive oil instead of butter and Splenda Blend for Baking substituted for the sugar in the muffin recipe. In the topping, I substituted Smart Balance (regular, not light) for the butter and doubled the cinnamon to 1/4 tsp, although I feel the topping could still use more cinnamon; will try 1/2 tsp next time.
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Banana Sour Cream Bread

Reviewed: Oct. 8, 2007
My new favorite banana bread recipe! My old recipe used plain yogurt, which I don't have on hand, always had to buy special to make banana bread. I also experimented using Splenda Blend for Baking, turned out great. Not too moist, not too dry. Left out walnuts, my husband hates them. Scaled the recipe down to match the 4 VERY overripe bananas I had, and baked in 5 mini-loaf pans for almost an hour.
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Neat Sloppy Joes

Reviewed: Jul. 30, 2007
Tasty, fast & easy! Halved recipe and made with ground bison, full can of soup, a little extra Worcestershire and substituted hot & spicy catsup for 1/2 catsup. My husband, who hates onions, liked it. Great for kids, my toddler loved it. Next time I think I will stick completely with the hot & spicy catsup. And thanks for the potato masher tip, that's a keeper! **UPDATE** I've made this with ground bison, beef, turkey, and venison; all turned out great (turkey is my favorite). I substitute hot & spicy ketchup whenever I have it and add 1 tsp minced garlic. I'll never use canned sauce again.
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Slow Cooker London Broil

Reviewed: Jun. 11, 2007
Thanks for sharing. I followed the advice of other reviewers and added an additional can of cream of celery soup, used only 1/2 packet of onion soup, and added about a tbsp of worcestershire sauce. My husband really enjoyed this, I thought it was good but a bit salty. For the three people in our family, I think the two cans of soup called for would be sufficient for the gravy. Next time, I will seek out low-sodium soups and add about 1/4 tsp of pepper. Great way to use up the London Broil that's been sitting in my freezer!
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Deer Chop Hurry

Reviewed: May 19, 2007
This was an easy and tasty way to use up venison, which I love but my husband doesn't care for the taste. This has a great BBQ flavor that completely camoflauges the game meat. Next time, I will follow other reviewers' advice and skip frying the meat, I now think it was unnecessary. I also agree that the cooking time can be shortened somewhat, mine was almost overdone at 5 hours. I will also try substituting the hot & spicy ketchup to give it that little extra kick to make it perfect!
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Venison Tips and Rice

Reviewed: May 17, 2007
Thank you for sharing this recipe! I was looking for some way to start using up the venison in my freezer, and almost passed this by. I'm not a big fan of peppers, my husband absolutely loathes onions and doesn't care for the gamey taste of venison. Still, the description intrigued me. Because of our personal tastes, I used only 1/4 of a small onion and 1/2 each of one red and one green pepper. We both loved the results! Next time I will try it with the Dirty Rice as another reviewer suggested, just to save myself the trouble of having to cut up veggies.
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Pork Chops to Live For

Reviewed: Jan. 29, 2007
Took some of the suggestions of others - I used just shy of a soup can of milk (what I had left in the fridge), a half soup can of sherry, and subsituted cream of mushroom w/roasted garlic soup. Also added garlic powder and seasoned salt to the flour, fried the chops in olive oil. Used only 1/2 an onion (didn't want the onion/garlic flavors to be overwhelming). Good homestyle meal, very flavorful. Thanks for sharing!
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Wisconsin Cheese Soup II

Reviewed: Jan. 16, 2002
FINALLY! Cheese soup that isn't overwhelmed with bacon or ham or peppers and actually tastes like cheese! This is so very good and easy. THANKS!
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Slow Cooker Stuffing

Reviewed: Jan. 15, 2002
I think the 4 1/2 c. broth is a misprint. I followed the advice of those who have gone before (and the back of the bread cubes package) and used 2 1/2 cups broth. It was still a little moist for my liking, so I recommend starting with 2 cups broth and adding more as needed. I also cooked and added 1 lb. sage-flavored Jimmy Dean sausage and reduced the amount of sage in the recipe to 1/2 tsp. I got rave reviews from the whole family on Christmas, including my extremely fussy stepdaughter, who had seconds! It also freed up precious oven space. This recipe will feed a LOT of people. Don't try to make this in a small 3 1/2 qt crock pot.
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Creamy Orange Cake

Reviewed: Sep. 23, 2000
I made this cake for a dessert after a barbecue - it was a hit! It's so light that everyone "had room," and even my dad, who's not big on sweets, loved it! Probably just my area, but had to go to 3 different stores to find orange cake mix.
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Zesty Porcupine Meatballs

Reviewed: Sep. 23, 2000
Best meatballs I've ever had! I used jarred parsley instead of fresh & cooked the meatballs with nonstick spray instead of oil - fantastic! REALLY easy!
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