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Cream Cheese Fruit Salad

Reviewed: Dec. 19, 2007
Please note that because of the bananas, this isn't a storable recipe. I should have put that in the recipe info, but I'm new to this! Make this dish close to its serving time.
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Chocolate Chunk-Cinnamon Coffee Cake

Reviewed: Dec. 12, 2007
I had no pecans when I made this, so I added in 1/2 bag of white chocolate chips instead, otherwise, the recipe was made exactly as stated. Next time, I think I'll put in a pinch more salt, but it wasn't missed by anyone but me. This was excellent, and was even better the second day!
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Gingerbread People

Reviewed: Dec. 9, 2007
My husband and kids made these tonight. I like them better than traditional gingerbread men, which are too hard and crunchy for me. These were soft and delicious.
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Brownie Biscotti

Reviewed: Dec. 9, 2007
Excellent! During the making of these cookies, I decided to be more generous with the cocoa powder, and ended up adding two tablespoons extra to the dough. Otherwise, made as stated, with the addition of a white chocolate glaze drizzled over them after baking. I also dipped the bottoms in white chocolate (melted with a bit of parrafin so it would set up nicely). All that work and the platter was empty inside thirty minutes. Oh well!
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Slow Cooker Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Reviewed: Dec. 6, 2007
Made as stated, this is worth three stars. It's a nice dish to come home to, but not spectacular. However, I dressed this recipe up tonight for my company's pot-luck Christmas party. I drained off most of the water and added 1/3 of an 8 oz block of cream cheese, diced, and about 1/2 cup of sour cream, with about 1/2 a cup of milk, or less (I confess to not measuring). I mashed these with my electric mixer, then stirred in 1/2 cup of shredded colby/jack cheese. I covered the dish with another half a cup of cheese. At the party, my pot was scraped clean, and I even caught someone licking the spoon!
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Marbled Pumpkin Cheesecake

Reviewed: Nov. 27, 2007
Creamy and delicious! I was careful to take mine out after 50 minutes to avoid overbaking. Otherwise, this was made exactly as written. The gingersnap crust is great but next time, I'll toast my pecans before putting them into the crust mixture for a nuttier flavor and more crunch. My family literally argued over who would get the last piece. Even the crumbs were gone.
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Apple Pecan Cornbread Dressing

Reviewed: Nov. 22, 2007
I have never been able to make wonderful, moist dressing until now. This was excellent. Nearly the entire dish of dressing was eaten and people kept raving about the flavor. During the mixing, before adding the eggs, I tasted to see if the apple juice made it too sweet, and ended up adding in some chicken broth, also, but other than that, the recipe was made as stated. Wonderful texture and flavor, and the smell while it was cooking (three hours in the crock pot on high) was out of this world.
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Perfect Turkey

Reviewed: Nov. 22, 2007
This turkey was the best one I have ever made -- and this comes after almost twenty years of making turkeys! It was juicy, deliciously flavored, and almost every bite was eaten. Thanks for a great technique.
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S'more Cheesecake

Reviewed: Nov. 14, 2007
I made this for my daughter's 11th birthday. Though we only had a few guests, not even a crumb of this was left at the end. I worried about the texture of the marshmallows after being refrigerated, but the ones inside the filling were wonderfully creamy, and the toasted ones on top were equally good. Thanks for a great recipe.
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Cheeseburger Soup III

Reviewed: Oct. 14, 2007
I doubled this recipe and kept some for tomorrow night's supper. It was excellent. The only changesI made were to leave out the bell pepper, and to add in 1/2 pound sliced button mushrooms, which I cooked with the beef. Everything else about this was perfect. I am not a fan of processed cheese but it melted wonderfully and was rich. I might use cheddar or colby/jack blend next time, just for a variation, but I was extremely pleased with the results. Thanks for a great recipe.
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Kitty Litter Cake

Reviewed: Oct. 12, 2007
I served this tonight at my girl scout troop's halloween party and it was a huge hit. The pan is almost empty. The cake tasted great and was perfect for the kids, but of course, the real knock-out was the way it looked. It was truly disgusting and had the parents gagging and snickering. I used Little Debbie brownies, rolled into poop-shapes, instead of tootsie rolls, which I thought would harden too easily. They looked even more realistic than the tootsie rolls. I also used an entire cup of cookie crumbs, dyed green, for the topping, and it looked really authentic. Great recipe!
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Chicken Tortilla Soup III

Reviewed: Oct. 2, 2007
Hmmm... I have mixed feelings about this recipe. On the one hand, I did enjoy the finished product, but I did make changes and will make more. Normally, that doesn't cause me to give a lower rating to a recipe, but without these changes, this soup was bland and not very appetizing to me. Next time I make it (and there will probably be a next time), I will substitute sour cream for some of the half and half. I will definitely cut back on the cumin and add a couple of chopped jalapenos to the onion and garlic. I'll add hot sauce, more garlic, a splash of lime juice. When I made this recipe exactly as stated, the finished product was a little sweet and bland for my taste. With the addition of more spices, hot sauce, and some lemon juice it was much better. I'll also replace the fajita seasoning with taco or enchilada seasoning -- the fajita seasoning gave it an odd sweet and smoky flavor. Some people would really love this the way it is, some wouldn't. All in all, I think it's a good recipe that can be reworked to suit anyone's individual taste.
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Corn Dog Casserole

Reviewed: Sep. 29, 2007
I made some changes to this recipe, but still feel that it deserves 5 stars. I omitted the celery and added one can of whole kernel corn, drained. I also added 1/2 cup lite sour cream, because some people had said the casserole was dry. I added in two diced jalapeno peppers. I only used 1 lb of hotdogs, rather than 1 and 1/2 pounds. I used 1/2 tsp sage, and added onion and garlic powder. My family really loved this more than I did, but I would have given it a 4.
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Award Winning Soft Chocolate Chip Cookies

Reviewed: Sep. 5, 2007
My daughter made these and they were delicious. The only problem we had is the dough is almost too soft; these spread too much. We have refrigerated some of the dough to try again with -- if that doesn't work, we'll try adding a little flour. Thanks for a great-tasting soft cookie recipe.
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Amy's Spicy Beans and Rice

Reviewed: Aug. 24, 2007
I changed these just a little -- I didn't have any brown rice, so I used regular. I added 1/2 cup canned tomatoes with green chili peppers, and diced some polish sausage, sauteed it, and mixed it in. Delicious!
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Mexican Hot Dip

Reviewed: Aug. 11, 2007
Excellent dip recipe. I used turkey chili in order to cut down on calories, and would have used lite cream cheese if my grocer had any. I didn't have green onions, either, but used half a regular one, sliced thin. I added hot sauce to the chili to punch it up a bit. Everyone here loved it.
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Chicken Noodle Casserole I

Reviewed: Aug. 8, 2007
This was a pretty good meal. I was in a hurry and it fit the bill -- hearty and filling. It wasn't overly flavorful, but my 10 year old liked the fact that it tasted a little like a glorified mac and cheese. I think that without the changes I made it would have been quite bland -- I added half an onion, thinly sliced, a tsp of dried basil, a tsp of dried oregano, 1/2 tsp chili powder, 1 tsp onion powder, 1/2 tsp coarse ground black pepper and 1 tsp garlic powder. I boiled and shredded the chicken. I also added 1/4 cup lite sour cream and wished that I had added a splash of lemon juice to deepen the flavors. All in all, a solid entry that will neither challenge nor grossly disappoint.
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Chocolate Cavity Maker Cake

Reviewed: Jun. 28, 2007
This is a phenomenal cake. You can make it a little lighter by using light sour cream (not fat free, though, that stuff is an abomination), I didn't find that it affected the flavor at all. This is so moist and rich and crazy delicious! It's very similar to the Cake Doctor's "darn good chocolate cake" but calls for more sour cream and chocolate chips. A winner!
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Tomato Enchilada Bake

Reviewed: Jun. 18, 2007
This was a nice dish. I'd have rated it a four but my family all gave it a five and I was overruled. I did make a few changes, though. I used enchilada sauce rather than tomato sauce, and after I had sauteed the chicken for a few minutes, I simmered it in the sauce. Then I removed the chicken with a slotted spoon and added it to the sour cream mixture. Also, I was too tired to roll the enchiladas so I tore my tortillas into strips and just layered everything. Again, an excellent weeknight meal, thanks for sharing.
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Gourmet Chicken Pizza

Reviewed: Jun. 9, 2007
This was a crowd pleaser. Everyone here really liked it. I made a few changes, but not many -- I added a couple of tablespoons of chopped fresh herbs; rosemary, oregano and cilantro. Those were sprinkled on top of the ranch dressing. I marinated my chicken for about an hour in Seven Seas Italian Dressing mixed 2 to 1 with lemon juice. I used some of the spices along with dried basil and garlic while cooking the chicken. I used prebaked, super thin pizza crusts and cut way down on the baking time. I sprinkled my diced tomatoes with dried basil, oregano and garlic powder and let them sit that way for a while before use, just to give them a little extra flavor. Excellent, excellent, excellent. I may never make plain pizza again!!!!!
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