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Cranberry Hootycreeks

Reviewed: Nov. 13, 2002
A beautiful, colorful presentation for gift-giving. Easy to make and you don't have to "force" the ingredients to fit into the jar. The cookies that I baked turned out perfectly and I'm not usually very good at baking. A great recipe!
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Irish Soda Bread

Reviewed: Mar. 11, 2003
I didn't care for this recipe at all. The bread was very dry and I did not like the combination of carraway seeds with raisins. I ate one piece of it and threw the rest away.
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Artichoke Spinach Dip

Reviewed: Dec. 3, 2004
Fabulous hit! Makes a LARGE batch. I split it and took it to 2 parties. Tastes just as wonderful heated up. I thought it looked like it needed more spinach, but it tasted perfect as is. Easy and fast to prepare since it's all stove-top.
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Mango Cashew Salad

Reviewed: Sep. 24, 2005
An absolute hit -- great mix of fruity and crunchy. I used one tablespoon of orange champagne vinegar and one tablespoon of sugar water (2 t. sugar melted in 1 T. water). I served it at a party and everyone loved it. Love the combination of sweet mango with sour apple.
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Deviled Eggs I

Reviewed: Sep. 24, 2005
I added some dijon mustard, curry powder, and garlic salt. Simple, and great for a party side-dish.
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No Bakes

Reviewed: Sep. 24, 2005
These were very sticky even though I kept them refrigerated. They did not easily come off of the waxed paper. I couldn't layer them on a serving tray or they would end up in a goopy mess. I kept them on the waxed paper and stacked in layers for storage. I wouldn't suggest making these for guests, but for family at home it's a yummy treat.
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Curried Hummus

Reviewed: Oct. 12, 2005
Excellent! I love this recipe. Very simple and easy. The curry adds a wonderful flavor and color. Highly recommended for entertaining or for a lunch or appetizer for the family.
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Honey Curried Roasted Chicken and Vegetables

Reviewed: Oct. 16, 2005
My family loved this. A wonderful dinner with a great variety of ingredients. I didn't think I would like the combination of mushrooms with apples, but it was actually quite delicious. The recipe is a bit time consuming but was worth it. The honey mustard sauce is divine. A tasty combination of sweet and spicy. I just love it!
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Bean Quesadillas

Reviewed: Oct. 19, 2005
Easy and fun to make. I used the smaller 6" tortillas. I placed the tortilla in my pan, added toppings to one side, and folded the tortilla in half. This is much easier than the traditional method and less messy. This recipe is not spicy at all, so if you like some heat, add hot peppers or dip into spicy salsa. I'll definitely make these again!
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Orange Curried Chicken

Reviewed: Oct. 25, 2005
There definitely wasn't enough flavor in this dish. I thought the orange marmelade and curry sounded like a great combination, but I was very dissapointed. I won't be making this again. I plan to pull the chicken and make it into a soup instead.
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Fantastic Black Bean Chili

Reviewed: Nov. 5, 2005
This chili was ok. Not my favorite recipe. I added 1 cup of chicken broth because otherwise it would have been way too thick. I also added 1 bay leaf, 1 1/2 teaspoons cumin powder, and one dried red chili to add more flavor.
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Hearty Vegetable Lasagna

Reviewed: Nov. 5, 2005
There was no way possible I could have made this recipe and fit it all in one pan! I had to use two small casserole dishes. I added some parmasan cheese to the top before baking. If I make this again, I'll add chopped zucchini and sour cream. I'd also like to try a version of it using spinach. After being in the refrigerator for a day, the flavors meshed and this tasted much better. Fresh out of the oven, I didn't think it had enough flavor.
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Spinach Chickpea Curry

Reviewed: Dec. 11, 2005
Excellent. Quick, easy and flavorful. (I skipped the tofu.) My boyfriend from India made the following modifications for more authenticity: After heating oil in pan, add 1/2 t. cumin seeds. Heat for 30 seconds, stirring. Then add 6 curry leaves and 2 t. ginger-garlic paste. Stir for 30 seconds. Then add onion, 1 t. garam masala, 1 t. chili powder and 1 T. curry powder. (no curry paste required) I followed the recipe similary except that I added about 1/2 cup water after putting in the chick peas to create a thinner consistancy. We both loved it served with basmati rice. Next time I may add some chopped tomato.
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Spicy Black Bean Cakes

Reviewed: Dec. 11, 2005
These came out dry and pasty. I followed the recipe exactly and expected them to brown during broiling, however they didn't. If I make these again, I would fry them in a skillet with a generous amount of oil.
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Beets with Onion and Cumin

Reviewed: Dec. 11, 2005
Absolutely delicious. I will definitely add this to my list of favorite recipes. My boyfriend and I loved it! We served it with basmati rice which soaked up the flavorful sauce. Next time I will cut the beets into smaller, bite sized pieces.
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Curried Corn Fritters

Reviewed: Jan. 8, 2006
I was hoping to find a recipe similar to my mom's fritters, however I liked the idea of adding curry for something different. After mixing in the egg, soy milk, and salt, I had a thick goopy mess, similar to biscuit mix. I have no idea how you could get a "thin consistency" unless you add at least twice as much liquid. I added an extra half cup of milk. When I added the corn, I also added the corn liquid. I still could not get a good consistancy. The fritters were flavorless and I couldn't taste any curry --- just salt and flour. Sorry but I'll never be making these again.
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Vegetarian Bean Curry

Reviewed: Jan. 22, 2006
Wonderful recipe. I made a few modifications: After heating oil in pan, I added 1/3 teaspoon black mustard seeds, 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds, 5 curry leaves. Saute 30 seconds. Then add onions, and continue recipe. I deleted powdered cumin from the recipe and added 1 teaspoon of all spice instead. I added some water at the end and bumped heat up to medium to fully cook lentils.
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Garbanzo Bean Salad

Reviewed: Mar. 14, 2006
Wow -- This was delicious and I will definitely make it again. I increased the serving size to 12 and although it called for 3 apples, I just included 2. I love the combination of textures. I added some grill seasoning for added flavor. Next time I may add in some toasted sesame seeds or even cilantro. Highly recommended -- I received lots of compliments and recipe requests when I served this at my party.
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Champagne Punch I

Reviewed: Jul. 17, 2006
I wasted wine and champagne to make this. I was really excited and eager to make this recipe because it sounded so good. But I was extremely dissappointed when I sampled some. Try a different recipe!!!!
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Egg and Pesto Sushi

Reviewed: Jul. 17, 2006
Amazing! I had a sushi party and I decided to print out some sushi recipes for my guests to try. This one was an absolute HIT. I wasn't sure how the combination of pesto and egg would taste, but it is a delicious combination in sushi, adding an Italian twist! I also added avocado slivers. I will certainly make this in the future! Outstanding!
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