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Deep Dish Layered Salad

Reviewed: Aug. 29, 2005
This is good. I just layered lettuce, green onions, peas, mushrooms, bacon and used cherry tomatoes from my garden. Also added cheddar cheese. I think it is great, but my husband thought there was too much mayo. I might try it again and halve the amount of dressing. He was right- it was a bit heavy on top. But the dressing is what makes this.
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Cottage Cheese Chicken Enchiladas

Reviewed: Aug. 18, 2005
These are good, but I wasnt totally blown away. My husband liked them and he was raised on Mexican food (not very good Mexican food, but still). I halved the cheese mixture but made the full amount of meat mixture, and I still thought it could have used another chicken breast. Super easy to make and the results are good.
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Ramen Coleslaw

Reviewed: Aug. 9, 2005
This is fantastic! I made this for company and they loved it. My husband loved it- and he can be fussy. I used a bag of tri-colored cabbage, used olive oil instead of vegetable or sesame oil because it was all I had, and I doubled the amount of the dressing- except I only used one packet of ramen seasoning. It was excellent. I ate the leftovers for breakfast the next day. I will make this for many years to come. Wonderful! Note: This could easily be made with Splenda without altering the results.
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Perfect Berry Shortcakes

Reviewed: Jun. 25, 2005
This is the best shortcake ever! I followed the shortcake recipe exactly, but improvised on the berries. I omitted the frozen berries and used fresh raspberries, marion berries and strawberries- a pint each with 2T sugar stirred in. The shortcake is so tender and wonderful. I was so proud to serve this to my husband. It would be perfect for guests. Totally a keeper!
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Antipasto Pasta Salad

Reviewed: Jun. 20, 2005
I made this for my step-daughters grad party and total strangers asked me for the recipe. I have to admit I didnt taste any at the party, but the next day I ate some leftovers and it was fantastic. I made a few alterations; rotini instead of sea shell, yellow or red pepper in place of green, 3oz. can of olives, 3 green onions, and instead of the dressing provided in the recipe- I used Newman's Own Light Balsamic Vinegrette. It was a huge hit. The key was to mix everything together but the balsamic dressing and let it sit for a while. In my case, 24 hours before I poured the Newman's Own on it. Really yummy! One reviewer suggested Pepperchini's, which I think would be a great addition. I didnt think this cost much to make, and I dont understand why people think there is so much chopping. That is a part of cooking! This is an excellent recipe and one woman at our party said it was going to be her pasta salad recipe from now on. Excellent! (Edited 5/9/2010)
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Chicken Marinade

Reviewed: Jun. 9, 2005
This was good, but it didnt blow me away.
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Rory's Most Wonderful Corn Bread

Reviewed: May 3, 2005
Excellent! I made this exactly as stated and it turned out perfect. Excellent with barbeque. Yum!
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Bread Pudding

Reviewed: May 3, 2005
This is good. I think something was missing though. I used Safeway bakery old-fashioned dinner rolls and they were good. I think cinnamon and raisins would be good. With the sauce I cut the sugar back to a half cup and it was plenty sweet. I cannot imagine a whole cup of sugar in that sauce. I also had to cook it longer- an hour and 15 or so. It would be better in a larger pan. I used an 8x8 and it was a bit mushy on the bottom, even after letting it set-up for hours. The next day we ate it without the sauce- it was boring.
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Awesome and Easy Creamy Corn Casserole

Reviewed: Mar. 16, 2005
Excellent! Love this- a lot. Perfect with barbeque. The recipe doesnt need any changing what so ever. A keeper.
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Asian Coleslaw

Reviewed: Mar. 9, 2005
This is excellent! I halved the recipe using a 1 lb. bag of cabbage, and added the cilantro and green onions. So much easier this way. Dont skip the cilantro and green onions- they really add to this. I also cut the oil back in half, like others suggested. I may cut it even more next time. I may have added a tiny bit too much ginger though. Still, this is a wonderful alternative to regular coleslaw. It is fancier and great for parties or barbeques. Yum! (Edited 5/22/2010)
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Fabulous Foolproof Lasagna

Reviewed: Mar. 5, 2005
This is great. I ended up using just about 2 jars of sauce. It needs alot of liquid or it is a dry mess. Not cooking the noodles first is a great timesaver. I also used ground beef instead of sausage, but I added a tablespoon of brown sugar to the meat when cooking it to give it a unique flavor. Good stuff.
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EZ Peanut Butter Pie I

Reviewed: Dec. 20, 2004
This is excellent! I used Carb Smart peanut butter and powdered sugar. I also poured it into a chocolate wafer crust, but think a graham cracker crust might be a bit better. My step-daughter said it was the best dessert she ever ate. I highly recommend this. I could eat it all day!!
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Cola Pot Roast II

Reviewed: Nov. 15, 2004
This was just okay. I followed the recipe to a tee. It didnt do anything for us at all. I even had dreams about what went wrong all night!! Not kidding! The meat was tough, the gravy was just okay. I think it needs to be browned with salt and pepper before roasting. I dont know what the hell happened, but it wasnt that good. I am sticking to my Mom's pot roast recipe from now. Good old-fashioned onion soup mix kind.
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Better than Sex Cake IV

Reviewed: Oct. 28, 2004
This is a great recipe! My husband said it was the best cake he has ever eaten. It is super easy, yet I felt like I did more than just make a mix. Remember to keep it stored in the fridge when not devouring it! This is a keeper.
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Delicious Pumpkin Bread

Reviewed: Oct. 22, 2004
This is the best pumpkin bread ever! I have made this same recipe for years and then ran across it on this website. I added 1/2 c of applesauce, like others suggested, and 3 heaping teaspoons of pumpkin pie spice and a dash of vanilla. This is a keeper. It is the very best!
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Slow Cooker Lasagna

Reviewed: Oct. 11, 2004
I have made this several times with mixed results. I cant figure out why, either. First time I made this it was fabulous. After that a few misses/hits. I made this again last night, thinking I had learned my lesson, but it was terrible. I think I know the trick(s)- lots of sauce, not too many noodles, and cooked on low for LESS than 5 hours. I cooked it last night for 6 and it was a burned, dry, disaster. Don't give up on this- it can be the best lasagna you will ever eat- and easiest,too. But it does need to be babied.
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Chocolate Fudge Buttercream Frosting

Reviewed: Oct. 9, 2004
This is fabulous! Creamy, smooth and very tasty. Not too sweet, not too bitter. Excellent! I used this on the Best Foods Mayonnaise chocolate cake recipe. Good stuff! I will use this recipe from now on. FYI- I used Smuckers hot fudge, half-n-half instead of milk, margarine instead of butter, and butter flavored shortening.
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Chicken Florentine Casserole

Reviewed: Sep. 8, 2004
This is great! I made a few adjustments though- I added extra italian seasoning and browned the chicken breasts in olive oil and garlic instead of baking them. It sealed in the juices and made the chicken much more tender. I also used fresh baby spinich instead of canned. Fresher is always better. And I used a blend of parmesean, asagio and romano cheese. I think next time I am going to only use 1 cup of mozzerella instead of the 2 called for. I think it was too much. Made it really thick and not as gooey as I would have liked. My husband loved it. This is good stuff!
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Montreal Peppered Steak

Reviewed: Jun. 25, 2004
I have never made this recipe, but I can tell you this is great. I have used olive oil, minced garlic and Montreal Steak Seasoning on all steaks for many years, always with the very best results. I cant imagine a steak without Montreal Steak Seasoning.
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Prime Rib

Reviewed: Jan. 5, 2004
This is great! I made this on Christmas day and again New Years day. It is that good! Remember- 5 mins. per pound at 500 degrees. Use a thermomter for best results. I made a paste with the mustard- using minced garlic from a jar, and tons of Montreal Steak Seasonings (a favorite year round) and garlic salt. Very tasty! My husband hates roast beef- after a childhood full of bland, dry ones- and loves this. This is a keeper!!
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