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Strawberry and Feta Salad

Reviewed: Feb. 10, 2010
Very good salad, I did think that it made way too much dressing for the salad. In fact, next time, I would only use 1/4 of the dressing. Thanks for the recipe!
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Silver Dollar Pancakes (Gluten-free)

Reviewed: May 20, 2011
These are great pancakes. I know the recipe creator Elana Amsterdam (I have her cookbooks) recommends NOT using Bob's Red Mill Almond flour because they are not as fine as what she used to test her recipes with. Before I knew that, I was using Bob's Red Mill Almond Flour and was getting really grainy oily outcome from her recipes. I recommend switching to something else.
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Double Almond Chocolate Chip Cookies (Gluten-free)

Reviewed: May 24, 2011
These cookies are very delicious, I make them for my boys who love chocolate chip cookies (trying my best to feed them healthier alternative to regular cookies). The first time I made them, I didn't know that Elana's recipes don't come out right if I use "Bob's Red Mill's Almond Flour" and the cookies came out very greasy and crumbled all over. They tasted good but they were not very pleasant to look at. Since then I got her cookbooks and found out that she cautions people to not use Bob's Red Mills almond flour because they are courser in texture and don't work with her recipes. She has recommendations on her website on which flour to use. Since I switched my almond flour, they come out great. Thought people might want to know since Bob's Red Mill is the most common brand in supermarkets.
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Jim's Cheddar Onion Soda Bread

Reviewed: Mar. 17, 2011
Though it's not a traditional Irish soda bread recipe, this ended up being my favorite soda bread recipe. I have tried 3 or so Irish soda bread recipes in the past but never found any of them to be interesting enough to try making them again. Not this one!! I used Irish sharp cheddar cheese and fresh onions to make the bread and we just loved it. I will definitely make them again, maybe adding fresh herbs next time like chives or dill.
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Creole Seasoning Blend

Reviewed: Sep. 24, 2009
This is absolutely wonderful!!! I used to buy pre-mixed seasoning blend but no more!!! This tastes so much better. Thanks you, thank you, thank you!!!
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Fresh Broccoli Salad

Reviewed: May 19, 2012
This really was the best broccoli salad I have ever made/had. I was too lazy to cook the bacon so I added about 1/3 cup of bacon bits and that was perfectly fine. I also replaced white sugar with raw cane sugar A.K.A. Sucanat. My 7-year-old loved it so much he ate a huge bowl full which made it worthwhile for me. I will be making this soon in the near future for sure.
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Rosemary-Scented Pork Loin Stuffed With Roasted Garlic, Dried Apricots and Cranberries and Port Wine Pan Sauce

Reviewed: Mar. 9, 2011
I tried this recipe because it was rated so high AND I like Pam Anderson's recipes. Boy, am I glad I did. I halved the amount of pork I used because I was only cooking for 4 (and we still have lots of left over) but used the full amount of everything else (stuffing and sauce etc.) for the pork. It tasted soooooo good and I am not even a pork easter. I hardly cook pork because I cannot stand the smell of it but this tasted really good and I didn't notice the odor/smell I dislike of pork. I will be making it again.
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Spicy Italian Salad

Reviewed: Feb. 19, 2010
Very good salad, used olive oil instead of canola oil. I also used only a half the dressing and it was great!
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Clone of a Cinnabon

Reviewed: Jan. 8, 2010
These are the best, they are so yummy. Since I didn't have a big enough surface to make one huge rectangle shape, I cut the dough in half and made 2 rectangles and still rolled it the way I would have if they were big. Worked out perfectly and they were so good this is a keeper recipe.
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Boilermaker Tailgate Chili

Reviewed: Jan. 11, 2011
Authentic or not, very good and spicy chili. For kids and myself, I used sour cream to tone down and it was really good. My husband loved it spicy the way it was. I will definitely make it again.
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Grandma McAndrews' Irish Soda Bread

Reviewed: Mar. 19, 2012
I have tried different Irish soda bread recipes only to be disappointed in the past but this one is so good I might end my journey to find the best Irish soda bread recipe now if I can stop being curious :) I followed the recipe exactly but used currants instead of raisins which shouldn't have changed the end result at all. It's a big keeper!
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Lemon Pie Bars

Reviewed: Jan. 25, 2011
After reading some reviews, I had decided to 1.5 times the filling and keep the crust the way it is. These were amazingly delicious. I have tried different lemon bar recipes but always found them to be too strong of egg flavors or something else, not lemony enough for me. These are perfect. I will be making this over and over again. Now, only if I can stop myself from eating more than one bar at a time...
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Sloppy Joes II

Reviewed: Sep. 26, 2010
We normally don't like sloppy joes but I made this for friends who got together to help us put a swing set together. Everyone like it a lot including my hubby who doesn't like sloppy joes too much because it's too sweet. I made it with organic ketchup which has less sugar than the normal ketchup. If I were to make this with normal ketchup, I would reduce the amount of brown sugar even more so it's not so sweet. Also, I used very good quality garlic powder (makes a huge difference). A keeper!
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Spiced Pot Roast

Reviewed: Oct. 2, 2010
Very good recipe. I actually cooked this in my slow cooker all day. I had a 4 lb. chuck roast which I salted and peppered, seared all sides in my pan and didn't bother to put flour on it at all. I then put the meat in my crock pot and put the rest of the ingredients and cooked all day. After 6 hours, I shredded the beef and put it back in the crock pot to absorb all the flavors. When we had dinner around 7 PM, it was very juicy, moist and flavorful. A keeper recipe.
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Hamburger Steak with Onions and Gravy

Reviewed: Jan. 16, 2011
Made these for my family for dinner. We loved it. I wouldn't change a thing. It was very easy to prepare and tasted really good. Kids like them as well. Thanks for the recipe!
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Autumn Cheesecake

Reviewed: Nov. 15, 2010
This was very good, I shared it with my friends and family and everyone raved about it. They also thought it looked very professional (and I didn't do anything special, just followed directions). I am definitely making this again in the near future.
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Addictive Sweet Potato Burritos

Reviewed: Nov. 17, 2011
Addictive is right, these were really good and addictive. Even my picky, not so adventurous 4-year-old ate the whole thing. They were super easy and quick to make as well.
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Gingerbread Men

Reviewed: Dec. 18, 2010
I made these with my boys (3 & 5) this morning. They were very easy to make and very tasty. They are going very quickly as I type this review. I will make them again with my boys. Thanks so much for the recipe!
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Creamy Chicken on Linguine

Reviewed: Sep. 28, 2010
I saw this recipe on the website and had to make it for dinner. It was very delicious. My kids loved it (and they are picky eaters) and we the parents also liked it. I used half & half instead of heavy cream and milk but didn't miss out on the flavor. I had also run out of Parmesan-Reggiano so I used my cheap Kraft Parmesan cheese but it tasted fine (more economical, I guess.) Definitely will make it again. Thanks!
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Cranberry Orange Loaf

Reviewed: Jan. 7, 2011
I tripled this recipe and made a lot of loaves to share with my friends and family. Everyone loved them. I did use the frosting on top but I think I will skip next time as they are plenty sweet without it. They loved the festive colors as well.
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