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Buttermilk Mango-Berry Crumb Cake

Reviewed: Sep. 5, 2010
FABULOUS! As quoted by my boyfriend: this is probably the best coffee cake I've made yet. And I bake A LOT. I am SO pleased with how this turned out. I loved the texture and flavors...mango and blueberries go together very nicely in this recipe. I used the optional nutmeg (freshly grated, which makes a difference!). I added a little drizzle of cream cheese frosting to the top (it didn't stay on very well because it's a crumb-y topping, but whatev) and it was a nice addition. Can't wait to make again with all sorts of flavor variations!
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Lemon Blueberry Drop Scones

Reviewed: Aug. 4, 2010
Fabulous lemon flavor really came through even though I used plain yogurt...the glaze really amped up the flavor of these. I'd give these a 5 if they were as good the next day as they were fresh out of the oven... but they turned very soft and cake-like the next day (loosely draped with plastic wrap). The flavor still impressed my coworkers, it just wasn't as amazing as I had experienced when I sampled it right away.
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Roasted Okra

Reviewed: Aug. 4, 2010
I am always up for trying a new method of cooking... this just didn't do what I thought it would: carmelize. So, while I am able to overlook the slime factor, my bf (who is really good about my experimenting with new recipes) could not stomach this one... Add the slime factor to the meager seasoning and you don't get much. I think I'll keep looking =) but thanks for sharing!
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Eggplant Snack Sticks

Reviewed: Aug. 1, 2010
Easy to throw together, a healthy and tasty compliment to any meal or snack. I used an egg yolk (leftover from recent baking) and a little milk, that worked just fine. The only thing I'd do differently is choose a better Italian seasoning... I used Herbs de Provence and didn't love it (no fault of the recipe). I'd make again sometime.
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Mini Tacos

Reviewed: Jul. 31, 2010
Everyone loved these! This is SO easy to adapt to your preferences or what you have on hand. I had the round potsticker wrappers so I used those, I had chorizo (already spiced so I didn't need taco seasoning) so I used that. Then topped with cheese, diced tomato, and cheese, letting the guests add sour cream, salsa, and guacamole if they wanted to. Also, I baked the wontons, added the warm meat mixture, and popped in the oven for a few more minutes... then topped with the toppings. Everyone really loved it!
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Thai-Style Peanut Sauce with Honey

Reviewed: Jul. 26, 2010
After the fact, I realize the submitter wanted more peanut flavor... because that was the only thing I was going to say, my bf and I agreed it was a little much. Still, a great homemade recipe! Next time I'd probably use a little less of both the honey and PB to suite our preferences. Overall fantastic!!
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Strawberry Bruschetta

Reviewed: Jul. 25, 2010
Toasted a butered cinnamon-raisin bread, spred a layer of sweetened cream cheese (added Chambord for a nice raspberry undertone), and topped with sliced strawberries. Since the berries were in season, they didn't need sugar. This was delicious with the extra layer of cream cheese...simply delicious!
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Banana Cupcakes

Reviewed: Jul. 25, 2010
Moist and pretty good but didn't pack the banana flavor I expected (based on my personal review as well as a dozen or so taste-testers). I frosted with a chocolate buttercream frosting, which went over well... but a light cream cheese frosting would be nice too (not a huge fan of the plain frosting posted).
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Milky Way® Cupcake Icing

Reviewed: Jul. 25, 2010
Easy to follow recipe with ingredients I had on hand. I was expecting more Milky Way flavor - but it mainly just tasted like a sweet glaze. I just read Pam-3boysMama's review after seeing her photo: I think it's a great tip, to let the icing come to room temperature so it holds a swirl. It looks prettier than the glaze that just oozes down the sides. *Overall, fun recipe to try, just didn't pack the flavor I wanted/expected.
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Dry Buttermilk Ranch Mix

Reviewed: Jul. 24, 2010
Perfect! I love this - I just made a batch to use as a dip and I have some left in the fridge I'll use as a dressing. I love how easy it was to throw together and I can adapt to my preferences or what I have on hand (no dried chives, but I do have some in my herb garden I will chop up!). I've already shared the recipe with my family! Thanks for the recipe!
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One Bowl Buttercream Frosting

Reviewed: Jul. 21, 2010
Simply: AMAZING. Perfection. I could eat with a spoon...
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Jimmy's Mexican Pizza

Reviewed: Jul. 16, 2010
Yum! I enjoyed this Mexican twist! A fun way to eat your basic burrito - we really enjoyed this! It's easy to adapt to your own taste preferences, or to adjust based on what you have on hand. I didn't realize I was out of refried beans so I just mashed up a can of white beans...worked just fine in this!
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Lemon Zucchini Bread

Reviewed: Jul. 16, 2010
A yummy zucchini bread recipe! I really enjoyed the citrusy component of the cake - so different from the recipes I've made before. I followed the addition Naples used too: dissolved sugar into lemon juice and used it as a glaze for the top...an extra pop of flavor that was quite a special touch!
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Disappearing Marshmallow Brownies II

Reviewed: Jul. 16, 2010
Basically the same darn thing as the other recipe... good stuff. This one has more chocolate: yum. Can't hurt! THese treats are DEEELish!
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Disappearing Marshmallow Brownies

Reviewed: Jul. 16, 2010
I could've eaten all the raw dough... OMGoodness this was delish! I loved the perfectly chewiness and gooeyness of these little devils! I ran out of chocolate chips so I chopped a block of bittersweet chocolate that I did have. I liked it and my non-chocolate-fan-of-a-boyfriend will prefer it that way... but I think I missed the extra melty goodness more chocolate would've had. But DARN good. Wow... =)
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Rhubarb Cake I

Reviewed: Jul. 14, 2010
EXCELLENT! SO moist. SO flavorful. SO perfect. Ok, well, I do have a "complaint" that these didn't work as muffins (the topping was too heavy so it made caves into the muffins...which I covered up with homemade cream cheese icing, and made them look BEAUTIFUL!) Several requests for this recipe and for me to make again. Can't wait!
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Chicken Salad with Bacon, Lettuce and Tomato

Reviewed: Jul. 11, 2010
Anything with bacon is almost guaranteed 5stars =) This was great! I modified slightly because I wasn't intending to make this, but since I was multi-tasking and my chicken got a lil dry, I decided to make a chicken salad out of it... LOVE THIS! I didn't have celery, which would add a nice crunch... and I don't have avocado, but I can only imagine how the creaminess of the avocado would take it OVER the TOP! Can't wait to make again!
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Cream Filled Cupcakes

Reviewed: Jul. 10, 2010
Yummy! Aside from using half-n-half and milk instead of water and milk, I followed the cake recipe and enjoyed it. I had leftover homemade whipped cream to use for the middles (which is why I chose this recipe, to use it up), since it was basically the same thing I thought we'd be good...and yes! Indeed. I was chatting with a friend while filling these so I wasn't paying attn to how much cream went in... wish I would've gotten the filling farther into the cupcakes, as I filled mine from the top (who wants a whole in the bottom). Then dipped the tops in chocolate ganache, which hid the holes perfectly. They were a hit!
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Dad's Double Whole Grain Pancakes

Reviewed: Jul. 5, 2010
I really liked these! Quartered the recipe and ended up with 5 pancakes which was perfect. Use all whole wheat flour and you'll be fine - instead of just adding water, I used 1% milk (why not, right?!), skipped the butter, and added vanilla. Served with honey butter and homemade rhubarb compote. What a yummy start to the morning!
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Spaghetti with Garlic and Basil

Reviewed: Jul. 4, 2010
Not a huge fan of the raw garlic - would be 5-stars if instructed to saute...even for a few minutes. Other than that, this is awesome for a quick*simple*fast pasta dish.
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