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Milk Pie, Galatoboureko

Reviewed: Dec. 9, 2012
Delicious! I added a 5th egg and put 1 tsp of butter. I also did not have an 8x13 pan so I put in an 8x8. For the sheets I used puff pastry since it was the only one I could find :)
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Pesto Pizza

Reviewed: Dec. 8, 2012
This recipe is awesome!!! I used mozzarella and feta :) sooo delicious!
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Sweet and Savory Kale

Reviewed: Nov. 26, 2012
Delicious but way too sweet!!! Definitely cut the sugar!
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Baked Sweet Potatoes with Ginger and Honey

Reviewed: Nov. 26, 2012
This tasted decent. It was somewhat difficult too because unless the pieces were all the same size, they did not cook evenly. I might give it another change. I also did 1 tsp of fresh ginger, 1/2 tsp of cardamom and 1/2 tsp of nutmeg.
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Vegetarian Kale Soup

Reviewed: Nov. 17, 2012
Did not change anything and this was absolutely delicious. I will definitely make it again!
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Sweet Pepper Pasta Toss with Kale

Reviewed: Nov. 17, 2012
This was too bland for me. I tripled the kale and still could have added more. I added black olives for more flavor. I also increased the cayenne pepper, but it was still dry and bland.
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Best Ever Banana Bread

Reviewed: Nov. 17, 2012
This was a bit bland for me. Even though I added more bananas, 1 tsp of vanilla, 1 tsp of cinnamon, and sprinkled with chocolate chips, I still found it lacking in flavor. Maybe next time I would add chocolate chips throughout the whole bread.
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Downeast Maine Pumpkin Bread

Reviewed: Nov. 17, 2012
Loved the flavor! I did cut down on the sugar by to 2 cups, switch out 1/2 of the oil for applesauce and add 1 tsp of vanilla. It was great!! I will definitely make it again!
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Asian Chicken Salad

Reviewed: Oct. 24, 2012
Everyone absolutely loved it!!! I made a few changes by adding carrots, cucumbers, chow mein noodles, and canned apricots. I also cut down the oil. It was delicious!! I will make it again :)
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Indian Chickpeas

Reviewed: Aug. 23, 2012
This was very yummy! Everyone loved it. I followed some of the suggestions of other reviewers, mainly " I mashed some of the chickpeas to thicken the curry and I added 1 tsp. turmeric, 1 tsp. of cumin,1 tsp. of coriander and a little bit of cayenne pepper (around a 1/4 tsp). I used red onions and then seeded and diced the tomatoes". I must say that it was close but not as good as restaurant quality or authentic Indian chickpeas.
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Orange Chocolate Muffins

Reviewed: Aug. 23, 2012
This recipe was okay. It might be 4 stars if it had more flavor! The muffins just tasted plain and it was hard to taste the chocolate and orange, even though I doubled the chocolate amount and added orange extract. I might try these again but I will add more orange extract, orange zest, and chocolate!!
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Vegetarian Korma

Reviewed: Jun. 30, 2012
Fairly easy to make and it was tasty :) The one change I made was only using 1/2 cup of heavy cream and replacing the other half with plain yogurt. I will probably make this again!
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Banana Oat Muffins

Reviewed: Jun. 28, 2012
This was the worst muffin I have ever made. I followed the advice of some writers and used applesauce instead of oil, so there was a slight change to the recipe. Other than that, I followed the recipe, yet the muffin was bland and had a really bad texture.
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To Die For Blueberry Muffins

Reviewed: May 28, 2012
AMAZING!
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Low-Fat Broccoli Soup

Reviewed: May 28, 2012
This was delicious! I added almost twice the amount of broth (24 ounces) and half the amount of evaporated milk.
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Winter Fruit Salad with Lemon Poppyseed Dressing

Reviewed: Mar. 4, 2012
Absolutely delicious and refreshing salad! I made a few changes because I did not have all of the ingredients! Instead of cranberries, I used fresh blue berries which tasted great! I also used Mozzarella instead of Swiss cheese. Finally, I used mixed nuts instead of cashews! The salad was so refreshing, I will definitely make it again!
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Banh-Mi Style Vietnamese Baguette

Reviewed: Mar. 1, 2012
This was a really great recipe. Not difficult to make, tasty, and different. My only issue is that proportions are not quite right. The recipe calls for way too much sauce and daikon! And too little carrots and mushrooms, I would double both the carrots and mushrooms (I can't believe I admit to the latter, I generally dislike mushrooms!) Otherwise, it was great! Thanks!
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Amatriciana

Reviewed: Feb. 28, 2012
Loved it! It was easy to make! I used turkey bacon which made the dish healthier. I then added a drop of oil so that the turkey would cook better. I also took the advice to leave the tomatoes cooking longer.
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Homemade Bagels

Reviewed: Jan. 22, 2012
Delicious bagels! The only issue I had was getting the dough to rise some more and kneading the dough. Other than that, the taste was fantastic and other reviews were incredibly helpful! I will make these again!
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Vegetable Biryani

Reviewed: Jan. 21, 2012
This was a disappointing recipe. Perhaps in step 2 the instructions should not say to simmer until the water evaporates. The biryani ended up fairly dry. Also, even though the biryani had multiple spices, the spices were so subtle and blended together, leaving the dish bland. I gave this recipe two stars rather than one because it was easy to make and did not taste awful. The dish was edible just not enjoyable. I will not be using this recipe again.
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