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Raspberry Crunch Brownies

Reviewed: Mar. 5, 2012
I'll make this again. I wasn't big on smearing the jam on top- so I plopped (roughly 3 spoonfuls) and swirled it before baking. The jam reduced a bit to a nicer consistency, and added just a little tart zing. I may add more jam next time. I also added about a 1/2 cup of chocolate chips. I used the pan I had, smaller than recommended, and baked a few minutes longer (until a toothpick came out clean, remembering that if inserted into a chocolate chip it will not come out clean). They turned out a rich, dark, shareable batch of amazing... loved by coworkers and husband alike. Also, I totally forgot to add the grape nuts. Undecided if I'll go for that next time or not.
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Baking Powder Drop Biscuits

Reviewed: Nov. 29, 2011
So easy, so good. I appreciate that I didn't have to roll these out. I made them using butter and wheat flour, following the measurements exactly. Baked for 10 minutes and turned out perfectly.
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Mom's Best Peanut Brittle

Reviewed: Dec. 2, 2010
I made this using whatever nuts we happened to have (almonds, mixed, honey roasted peanuts, airline peanuts) and it turned out AMAZING. I've never tasted a nut brittle that tasted so much like nut and so little like tooth-sticky-sweet. Thanks for the clean up tip of having boiling water on hand-- whoever wrote that. I had the teapot ready to dissolve whatever residue was left in the pan.
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Maple Dill Carrots

Reviewed: Nov. 30, 2010
Beautiful and fragrant, but still traditional enough that no one misses regular carrots.
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Grain and Nut Whole Wheat Pancakes

Reviewed: Apr. 19, 2008
Wow-- fantasticly light and delicious pancakes... the texture's great! Next time, I'd go easy on the sugar. I prefer sweetness in maple syrup form. Like other users, I'd also recommend adding more walnuts. I didn't have any buttermilk, so, as google recommended, I added a tablespoon of lemon juice to the wet ingredients. They turned out fine :).
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Easy Vegan Whole Grain Pancakes

Reviewed: Mar. 29, 2008
I also chose these pancakes due to a lack of eggs, but managed to have most of the other ingredients. For flour, I went with half and half wheat/white, and I added wheat berries, flax seed, and slivered almonds. I went with cinnamon and nutmeg as well, but couldn't really taste it. I'll add a bit more next time. They're heavy, and slightly doughy (perfect!) and I liked having some crunch. I'll make them again.
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Quick Quiche

Reviewed: Aug. 1, 2007
Excellent base recipe! I was surprised to find that the cheese had formed sort of a crust on the bottom (I was leery of a crustless quiche), and it cooked up fairly nicely. I did have to throw the oven on to broil for an extra 5 minutes to get the middle to cook up a bit more, but that was likely due to my throwing in every green, red, and yellow vegetable within my reach. I'll make this again... I may even serve it to my family. (*gasp*)
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Apple Pie I

Reviewed: Oct. 8, 2006
So, so, so simple. I was going to add a little flour, forgot, and was perfectly happy with the turn out. There was a bit of juice in the bottom of the pan, but it scooped out fine. I didn't add all of the sugar (roughly only 1/2 cup's worth). It would have been too sweet with all of the sugar. Great recipe. I'd make it again.
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Summer Pasta D'lite

Reviewed: Aug. 21, 2006
I love all the ingredients, but I hated this salad. The garlic and onions were super strong, and made for really bad breath, and the olive oil didn't take on the different flavors like I expected. It was just bland pasta with a bit of veggies here and there. Maybe I did something wrong, but I wont make this again.
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Outrageous Chocolate Chip Cookies

Reviewed: Mar. 14, 2006
This as been the recipe used for the last three batches of cookies I've made. I don't have any plans of making anything else for a good long while. They're THAT good.
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Homemade Irish Cream Liqueur

Reviewed: Mar. 14, 2006
Within the family, I've successfully beat out Mom's old egg version of Irish Cream. I drink it in my coffee semi-daily- this stuff is amazing. The mix of flavors is really nice, but I feel the need to add extra chocolate stuff (personal preference). If you're like me and avoid using the blender because it's just hard to wash, I'd suggest a bowl and whisk. It works just as well.
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Nutcracker Bars

Reviewed: Mar. 14, 2006
My sister liked them, I didn't- but we agreed there was really nothing special about this recipe. If you're not a frosting fan (which I'm not) fear and anticipate about 3/8 of an inch on top of these bars. We added extra chocolate drizzle and some chopped peanuts to the top, which was nice. But, If i ever made these again, I'd add something to the cookie base- like corn flakes or oatmeal. I'd definitely add some chocolate chips. The bars as a whole are pretty soft and smooth and could use a little textural variety.
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Easy Spiced Brown Rice With Corn

Reviewed: Jan. 19, 2006
I made this stuff to go with the Chicken Balsamic off this site- went together really nicely. We were out of cilantro, so I used basil instead. The spices arn't overpowering- it was a nice side dish.
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Chicken Balsamic

Reviewed: Jan. 19, 2006
Definatly one of my favorite dishes EVER. I've made it a few times, using both fresh and frozen chicken, and it turned out amazingly flavorful. I cook the chicken a good deal longer than the recipe suggests, boiling down the marinade a bit and pouring it over rice. It's great.
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Homemade Yummy Fudge

Reviewed: Jan. 19, 2006
Way too sweet for my taste. The consistency is lovely, as is the firmness and whatnot- it's super smooth- but I expected a chocolate fudge to taste like chocolate. The brown color is deceiving... I'd recommend avoiding this recipe if you're a chocolate lover.
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