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Goulash Supreme

Reviewed: Aug. 2, 2005
Awsome starter recipe. I used 2 cans diced tomatoes, a can of corn, also added a can of Ranch Style Beans. Cooked the onion and spices with the meat. Added additional amounts of spices after draining onion/meat mixture. Also chose to cook macaroni with the meat mixture which required extra water. Family added shredded cheese to their portions. Super easy delicious recipe. Whole family loved it!!!!! EDIT: made again using ground turkey and (needed to use up) fresh tomatoes. still added more garlic and used small can tomato sauce... as i am out of paste. :) cooking pasta separate this time. still wonderful!
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A Simply Perfect Roast Turkey

Reviewed: Nov. 21, 2006
OH MY GOSH... what a shock to see *my* secret recipe on the internet... lol. I've always done my turkey mostly this way. I also put butter under the skin as some reviewers do... and use chicken broth. Oh!! and big ol chunks of onions and celery around, under and in the bird. But (I don't recommend this method) I put my bird in on 250 degrees late late Wednesday night... don't baste at all, get up early and remove foil, baste REALLY well, turn up the heat to 375 until brown, basting often. Always excellent!! Frees up my oven, we wake up to the smell of *Thanksgiving* and it really sets a great mood for the day. Have done this for years!!
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Soda Pop Cake

Reviewed: Jun. 19, 2008
This is very similar to my recipe, except I use one small box of Jello with a coordinating 12 ounce soda pop. ONLY. no water. I always make it for bbq's! EVERYONE loves this refrigerated cake on a hot day. Even had a 'chef in training' compliment this cake!
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Quick and Easy Alfredo Sauce

Reviewed: Sep. 15, 2008
Oh, my gosh. This is wonderful. I used chicken breast, cooked it up with fresh garlic and set aside. Then, I used fresh garlic again with the sauce, sauteing the garlic with the butter. ah... served with garlic bread and California blend veggies. WONDERFUL. Will make again!
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Wacky Cake VIII

Reviewed: Oct. 11, 2008
almost the same as mine ~ Try coffee instead of water and ~ sprinkle it very liberally with cinnamon sugar before baking. makes a nice SWEET crust that complements the chocolate and coffee flavors. That's how the fam likes theirs!!
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Mom's Stovetop Pork Ribs

Reviewed: Oct. 29, 2008
3 stars because I've just started ~ how bout 3 stars for EASE of prep!! Well, I've started the recipe. It's on my stove coming to a boil. I did use 1/3 cup soy sauce per other reviewers. My rosemary is dried so I whirred it in the spice grinder to powder it a bit. Same with the oregano (leaves ~ ground it a bit to powder ~ but not completely powder). Did use cilantro. I did not have enough fresh garlic so used what I had (half head ~ about 4 HUGE cloves) and put some garlic powder in it. Used 3 small bay leaves and one fresh lime (juice). Also put in some course ground pepper. OMG it smells heavenly. I am anxious to see how this turns out. It's been my experience that boiling pork makes it dry.... I'm very hopeful. About 2 hours later... I boiled those ribs *really low* very slow... Just got to wondering what to have WITH them. I pulled the meat out, used 1 1/2 cups of broth (with 2 1/2 cups water) to make rice. Cooking down the little bit of liquid left to make a sauce. (a cup o red wine in it would be great!!) The ribs were bone in country style pork ribs. 9 of them. they are FALLING APART. The flavor is delectable!! I WILL MAKE THIS AGAIN!! Thank you
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Kielbasa and Cabbage

Reviewed: Feb. 2, 2009
I had this recipe pulled up to make for the Super Bowl last night. Ran to the store to pick up a couple items and when I came home, my internet was down. I had to make this new-to-me recipe from memory. Here's what I did: Browned the bacon (actually 9 or 10 slices) Cooked small cubed red potatoes in the bacon grease while I chopped up half an onion and minced 3 cloves garlic. Added that to potatoes. Then I sliced the cabbage up like it's shredded ~ added to the potatoes/onion/garlic. Remembered: oh my gosh, there was a small amount of sugar water. so, I add about 2 T of sugar to a small amount of water and pour it over the whole. Then I added salt, pepper, some caraway seeds (i found out today I used WAY less than called for in the recipe, but it was perfect for us!) and some crushed red pepper. I browned the kielbasa in another skillet then poured that over the cabbage. I got it pretty durn close! MY FAMILY LOVED THIS. We WILL have this again and probably add it to the regular menu line up! Thank you!
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South Texas Carne Guisada

Reviewed: May 16, 2009
Loved this. I also used canned tomatoes and a green bell pepper as that's what I had on hand. Also added a chopped jalapeno, as we like the heat. HOWEVER, I used left over grilled steak for the beef and since I'd used a bit of mesquite when I grilled the steak, the meat had this smoky flavor that was WONDERFUL in this dish. thank you.
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Spicy Grilled Chicken

Reviewed: May 25, 2009
FANTASTIC starter recipe for me. I, too, will have to up the heat. I used ground red pepper in the hopes to "hot it up" (per the reviews). Will need more or maybe both ground and flakes! Anyway, used this on chicken thighs and legs ~ grilled on hardwood charcoal. YUM! My picky 14 year old LOVED it! Can't wait to try it again. Used olive oil (personal preference) instead of veg oil and ground garlic instead of fresh. I was in a hurry and didn't marinade it long, either. Will use this one again, for sure!!
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Dee's Roast Pork for Tacos

Reviewed: Nov. 10, 2009
I was surprised I hadn't reviewed this yet. I have used this recipe over and over again. I have made it exactly and have since made my own changes. Less chili powder, whole package taco seasoning, palmful of cumin/peppercorn blend (not ground). I have used this for (flour and corn tortilla) tacos, pork chili, chimichangas, taco salad and my son uses it for sandwiches. I do use my crock pot, but after shredding the meat I put it in a large pot with all juices and simmer until juices are more concentrated. Get RAVES from family/friends!! Ironically, my name begins with letter D!! Thank you, Dee!! Edit: i've started making my own taco seasoning, so i no longer use the seasoning packets. i like that i can control the spices and spiciness. we like our food spicy!! this enables me to do without the chili powder, oregano and garlic (as my seasoning has those ingredients already in it). Still spectacular!!
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Flavorful Beef Stir-Fry

Reviewed: Jan. 6, 2010
Oh, my gosh! This is wonderful! I was looking for an idea for left over steak. Found this. I doubled (at least!) the sauce. Used garlic powder, ground ginger and cayenne pepper (both ground and red pepper flakes). Also ~ the only juice I had was apple/raspberry. Used frozen 'california blend' vegetables (broccoli, cauliflower, carrots and zucchini) and frozen baby green beans. then, to top it off, i was out of rice!! Served it with cooked spaghetti noodles. picky daughter asked why i don't make it more often. We will add this to our meal rotation!!! REALLY REALLY EASY WITH LEFT OVER STEAK AND FROZEN VEGGIES!!! thank you!
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Spicy Pretzels

Reviewed: Jan. 7, 2010
I initially received this recipe from an elderly nurse at a hospital where I used to work. I lost it and looked here at allrecipes. FOUND IT!! WOOHOOO!! I've actually been using THIS recipe for years now. Thought the least I could do was give it a rating!! The ingredients are really a base and can (obviously) be adjusted to taste. I actually use two full 15 oz bags of pretzels instead of the 1 1/2 suggested. I also use garlic powder vs garlic salt and extra cayenne pepper as we like this with a bit more 'bite'. Also, I reduce the oil to 1/2 cup. (wondering if olive oil would work... ~idk why not!!) Everyone LOVES this recipe and I really think the lemon pepper is the "secret"!! I too have given this out as gifts and everyone requests it for parties, on game days, etc! Thank you.
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Irene's Barbeque Sauce

Reviewed: Apr. 24, 2010
Great starter recipe. I had some bacon grease in the skillet from lunch. I sliced green onions and chopped up a clove of elephant garlic and sauteed. like another poster, i used tomato paste. and sauteed that with the onions n garlic (kinda sweated some of the liquid out...) added lemon juice, mustard, course red pepper, liquid smoke, Worcestershire sauce, brown sugar, splash of vinegar and salt. unfortunately, i never measured anything so now I have an AWESOME bbq sauce and have no idea exactly how I got there. will just start with this recipe again next time. thank you for sharing!
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Teriyaki Sauce and Marinade

Reviewed: May 27, 2010
thanx for the recipe. i've used it a few times now, but change things. thought i would leave that note. i don't have the wine so i use chicken broth. i don't use any oil. also, i use apple cider vinegar. every thing else is the same. however, i will add some fruit if i have it. last time i used tangerines and they were so good. i've used pineapple. today, i have an orange. i'm sure it will be excellent. i will never purchase teriyaki sauce again in my life. thank you
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Fluffy Biscuits

Reviewed: Sep. 16, 2010
I followed the recipe, except used real butter cuz it was all i had. made sure the butter was cold. I had a gooey mess on my hands!! Was able to salvage with extra flour. I also added white vinegar to the milk (ONE teaspoon) to curdle it more like buttermilk.... (should've made the mixture thicker, honestly) Are my eggs bigger than others? We DID end up adoring the finished product!! Will use this recipe again, as the family loved it. Will also try to figure out my mistake. (must be mine ~ the reviews are AWESOME!!) 10-25 ~ Used this recipe again. reduced milk to 1/2 cup. still too much. I will use again and try just 1/3 cup. Still love the flavor... ;)
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Emily's Famous Chili

Reviewed: Nov. 19, 2010
I tried this a couple weeks ago. I was worried the family would find it too hot though i cut in half a couple of the pepper additions (jalapeno and chipotles). It WAS a bit spicy but they GOBBLED it up. they LOVED it. Tomorrow, we're having chili for the game. I asked if I should make this recipe and the family agreed no, make your chili mom. I'm going to incorporate BOTH!! I think the biggest difference is my chili is made with my homemade pinto beans. With ham. So, there is ham in my chili in addition to ground and/or shredded beef.
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Hearty Meatball Sandwich

Reviewed: Feb. 5, 2011
i tripled this for the game tomorrow. However, I shaped the meat into patties and cooked them in the oven. Otherwise, I sauteed 3 large cloves garlic in olive oil and omitted the onions and garlic powder (a friend is allergic to onion). I also added extra italian seasoning and basil. In addition I threw in about 3/4 cup of parmesan cheese. Made "Best Marinara Sauce Yet" from this site for the sauce.
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Pico de Gallo Chicken Quesadillas

Reviewed: Jun. 1, 2011
LOL, imagine finding my own recipe (almost!) here. I use leftover fajitas to make my quesadillas! I came to find out how long ppl might bake their quesadillas and saw this recipe on top!! read it and ~ wow!! that's what we're having for dinner. But, I use my own fajita recipe (here on allrecipes) with marinated chicken breast, onions and peppers. and ALWAYS make my pico de gallo fresh, at least weekly, if not more often!
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Chicken in Sweet Pepper Sauce

Reviewed: Aug. 3, 2011
i didn't have cilantro so i added a dash or two of italian seasoning. tastes like chicken cacciatori in a skillet (vs the oven ~ too hot to turn it on!). It's good. thank you for a supper idea.
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Polynesian Sausage Supper

Reviewed: Aug. 22, 2011
I've made this twice now, and i added/changed a few things. but THANK YOU!!! I added a bit of ginger, soy sauce, jalapeno and vinegar. I used fresh garlic and fresh tomatoes. I also used chicken instead of beef broth (what i had on hand). i used a bit of extra broth for the lack of juice in the canned maters. :) FANTASTIC!! thank you again.
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