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Brown Butter Snickerdoodles reviewed by jenncc

From: Baked Elements: The Importance of Being Baked in 10 Favorite Ingredients (reviewed 20th October 2020)

This a cinnamon forward, crispy edged, nugget of deliciousness! Unfortunately the brown butter flavor did not come thru enough, and texturally they were...
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Sourdough Cheese Crackers reviewed by jenncc

From: Food Network - Alton Brown recipes (reviewed 19th October 2020)

Sourdough Cheez-its?! Wonderful use of discard. This dough is indeed batter like which meant using lots of flour as I rolled and folded. I struggled...
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Pasta Cream Bean Dream reviewed by kaye16

From: Ainsley Harriott's Meals in Minutes (reviewed 19th October 2020)

A really nice fast dinner. We love what the Brits call runner beans, and the French call haricots coco plat, and we learned to eat as snijbonen in the...
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Sourdough Pancakes reviewed by jenncc

From: The Perfect Loaf (reviewed 19th October 2020)

These are terrific! Maybe the best sourdough pancakes I have tried, though it does require more time and ingredients than some, I think these are worth...
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Brown Rice Porridge Bread reviewed by jenncc

From: Tartine Book No. 3: Modern Ancient Classic Whole (reviewed 18th October 2020)

I used this recipe, replacing brown rice with cooked farro, to make a wholesome bread with a crisp crust, airy crumb and good chew. This one didn't rise...
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Mexican Pot Roast Tacos reviewed by jenncc

From: The Food Network (reviewed 15th October 2020)

I was craving shredded beef tacos like I have had in Mexico, it never occurred to me to look for a pot roast recipe but here it is. This was very tasty...
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Butter-Enriched Bread reviewed by jenncc

From: King Arthur Flour (reviewed 15th October 2020)

I used this recipe (halved) to make 5 extra large burger buns. They were nice and soft, not too buttery/rich, and held up to our juicy burgers. If I...
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Thai Cucumber Salad with Peanuts reviewed by kaye16

From: Once Upon a Chef (reviewed 15th October 2020)

This is my go-to recipe salad recipe for a Thai, or other SE Asian, meal. Not too much work, excellent results. Lacking a red onion, I've used shallots...
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Sauted Shrimp with Lemon Grass—Pad Pak Goong reviewed by kaye16

From: Delightful Thai Cooking (reviewed 14th October 2020)

This was pretty good considering how easy it was. Next time I might mince the lemongrass, rather than leaving in it 2" lengths.
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Chicken Breasts Cooked in Mustart and Yoghurt reviewed by kaye16

From: Flavours of the Sun (reviewed 12th October 2020)

Nothing fancy, but this was easy and delicious. The marinade (yogurt, Dijon mustard, olive oil, garlic, ground cumin and coriander, S&P) came together...
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Currry-Kuri Squash Soup reviewed by Kestrel

From: Vegetarian Times (reviewed 9th October 2020)

One of my favourite soups ever. The combination of squash, sweet potato and orange with the curry paste and ginger is excellent. I used the recipe as a...
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Acorn Squash with Nutmet reviewed by tignor

From: Southern Living 1985 Annual Recipes (Southern Living Annual Recipes) (reviewed 8th October 2020)

Not terribly exciting way to cook acorn squash. I admit I never thought to add black pepper to the sweetness, just usually bake it and add cinnamon and...
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White Bread with Poolish reviewed by jenncc

From: Flour Water Salt Yeast: The Fundamentals of Artisan Bread and Pizza (reviewed 8th October 2020)

This came out great and in fact I would say its my favorite from this book, but I think the White Bread with 80% Biga (page 106) has a slight edge, as...
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Penne and Cheese Gratin reviewed by tignor

From: Pillsbury (reviewed 7th October 2020)

Pretty good, even if extremely rich - one-sixth of the casserole is 450 calories and 25g fat - was able to make this twice out of the ingredients I bought...
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Apple Cobbler for Two reviewed by tignor

From: Southern Living 1985 Annual Recipes (Southern Living Annual Recipes) (reviewed 7th October 2020)

Had 2 apples, did a quick look-see through my cookbooks as to how to use them up because I'm tired of making A to Z bread (although that's a constant in...
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Savory Lentils (Dal) reviewed by tignor

From: Betty Crocker (reviewed 7th October 2020)

Pretty good, nice recipe to have the ingredients in reserve. Served with basmati rice and naan. Could be a little spicier, but I pretty much guess they...
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Pork Chops with Apricot Date Wild Rice reviewed by tignor

From: Betty Crocker (reviewed 7th October 2020)

Dave loved, I thought was meh. Used Wild Rice and Long Grain mix from Aldi. I found the flavors odd, didn't taste the dates at all. Dave really wanted...
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Braised Beef Barbacoa reviewed by jenncc

From: Tex Mex Traditions, Innovations, and Comfort Foods From Both Sides of the Border (reviewed 6th October 2020)

This is a really terrific dish! It's not like any other barbacoa I have had, but it is delicious with tender meat, warm spices and a hearty sauce. I...
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Sugared Shortbread reviewed by jenncc

From: The New York Times (reviewed 3rd October 2020)

Loved these - delicate shortbread that almost melts in your mouth, with wonderful buttery flavor and super easy to throw together! I made a half recipe...
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Chiles Rellenos reviewed by jenncc

From: Tex Mex Traditions, Innovations, and Comfort Foods From Both Sides of the Border (reviewed 2nd October 2020)

This review is for the sauce only, as I stuff and bake my chilies (not fry), but still wanted a sauce. I really liked this sauce! It's different from...
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Carrot Loaf Cake with Tangy Lemon Glaze reviewed by jenncc

From: The New York Times (reviewed 1st October 2020)

This is delicious and moist with a tangy kick. I did cut the sugar a bit and it was delicious, but I don't think the full amount would be cloying either....
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Garlicky Clam Sauce reviewed by tignor

From: Joie Warner's No-Cook Pasta Sauces (reviewed 29th September 2020)

One of my favorite cookbooks, one of my favorite recipes in said cookbook. The way this cookbook works is you gather your ingredients in a bowl that is...
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Tia Carmen's Flour Tortillas reviewed by jenncc

From: Ama A Modern Tex-Mex Kitchen (reviewed 28th September 2020)

The end product was great- soft and pliable, however it took a major adjustment. The dough was much too wet! I added about 1/3-1/2 cup flour and that...
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All-Strawberry Pie reviewed by jenncc

From: Pie: 300 Tried-and-True Recipes for Delicious Homemade Pie (reviewed 27th September 2020)

The flavor of the pie was terrific, though I did have to use a cup of blueberries. The problem was that it was soupy when I cut it, even after 45 minutes...
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Basic Flaky Pie Pastry reviewed by jenncc

From: Pie: 300 Tried-and-True Recipes for Delicious Homemade Pie (reviewed 27th September 2020)

Great crust - tender flaky and just the right sweet/salty flavor for most of the pies in this book. I use this one often and have never been disappointed....
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Sauteed Fennel with Quick Tomato Sauce and Parmesan reviewed by tignor

From: PASTA E VERDURA (reviewed 26th September 2020)

This was excellent. We love fennel - and it was SO fresh and delicious. We made this with orzo because that was the closest to the pasta called for (fusilli...
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Surprise Date muffins reviewed by tignor

From: Southern Living Annual Recipes 1979 (reviewed 25th September 2020)

These were good, maybe not make again though. Very small, figured out calorie count to be 163 per. Could use more flavor - and I used cinnamon graham crackers...
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Grilled Swordfish Steaks, Sicilian Salmoriglio Style reviewed by kateq

From: Essentials of Classic Italian Cooking (reviewed 21st September 2020)

What perhaps I love most about Italian food--such respect for the ingredients. Here the swordfish is grilled and then dressed with salmoriglio--lemon...
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British Flapjacks reviewed by jenncc

From: Epicurious (reviewed 19th September 2020)

These are rich and tasty! A decadent granola bar. You can add dried fruit or nuts but I like them plain.
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Sesame Honey Loaf Bread reviewed by jenncc

From: King Arthur Flour (reviewed 18th September 2020)

Hmmm... the flavor of this bread is delicious, even without the somewhat decadent honey butter topping. The texture is chewy in a good way and the sesame...
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Oatmeal Raisin Cookies reviewed by jenncc

From: Leite's Culinaria (reviewed 18th September 2020)

These are wonderful, not too sweet cookies. Mine did not spread much so I had these delightful chewy nuggets spiked with add ins (crystalized ginger and...
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Beef Stroganoff Casserole reviewed by tignor

From: Betty Crocker (reviewed 17th September 2020)

This is a definite "make again." All the flavors of Beef Stroganoff and with a crust instead of noodles. 6 servings is VERY small, so we ate this in 4.
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Cinnamon Raisin Scone Sticks reviewed by tignor

From: Betty Crocker (reviewed 17th September 2020)

Also just ok - more like an American biscuit than a scone. I had to eat them all myself because my husband is trying to clean out the fridge.
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Wilted Spinach with Tomatoes and Slivered Garlic reviewed by tignor

From: PASTA E VERDURA (reviewed 17th September 2020)

This was better than I expected but I don't think I'll make this again. This was the first recipe I tried out of this book and it encourages me to try...
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Beef TIkka reviewed by kaye16

From: Reza's Indian Spice (reviewed 15th September 2020)

Delicious grilled meat cubes, twice marinated. A little bit of work early in the day, but then they sit until you're ready for them. Would be a good meal...
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Salted Pistachio Shortbread reviewed by jenncc

From: The New York Times (reviewed 15th September 2020)

This is a very simple recipe and comes together quickly. Everything is chopped and mixed in the food processor then pressed into a pan. Mine looked ready...
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Microwave Couscous with Spinach reviewed by tignor

From: Betty Crocker (reviewed 14th September 2020)

Had to choke this down and force myself to eat it all - it made SO much (and I used Pearl couscous, so maybe that was the culprit). Not very flavorful,...
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Herbed Tomato and Roasted Garlic Tart reviewed by jenncc

From: Smitten Kitchen (reviewed 11th September 2020)

Lots of steps but not difficult and certainly worth it! I made this with garden tomatoes of varying sizes (some halved) and puff pastry from Trader Joe's....
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Pita Bread reviewed by jenncc

From: Molly on the Range: Recipes and Stories from An Unlikely Life on a Farm (reviewed 9th September 2020)

This is not the pita I grew up with, but it is the pita bread I always wanted - thick and puffy with a perfect pocket for all your delicious savories....
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Cardamom Chicken Stew in the Indian Style reviewed by kaye16

From: Big Flavors of the Hot Sun: Recipes and Techniques from the Spice Zone (reviewed 8th September 2020)

Delicious. - Maybe a problem with the "sizing". Twelve thighs for 4 people is a lot; we usually do only 2 per person. - Next time I'll take the skin off...
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Fettuccine with Spiced Cherry Tomato Sauce reviewed by Kestrel

From: Ottolenghi Simple: A Cookbook (reviewed 5th September 2020)

Great way to use cherry tomatoes and basil from the garden. Truly a simple recipe of pasta, sauce, and cheese, and I'm sure the sauce would freeze well.
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Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies reviewed by jenncc

From: Two Peas and Their Pod (reviewed 3rd September 2020)

These are really peanut butter cookies with oatmeal in them, providing a nice soft, chewy center with crisp edges. Similar to the Nutty For Oats Cookies...
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Puy Lentil, Red Onion and Feta Salad reviewed by kaye16

From: Flavours of the Sun (reviewed 2nd September 2020)

This was OK, nothing special.
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Spicy Garlic Chicken Penne with Peas reviewed by kaye16

From: Julia's Album (reviewed 31st August 2020)

DH liked this a lot. I made a halfish recipe for two. - Didn't cut the chicken in half horizontally, but smashed it flat. - Used casareccia instead of...
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Flour Tortillas reviewed by jenncc

From: Tex Mex Traditions, Innovations, and Comfort Foods From Both Sides of the Border (reviewed 30th August 2020)

These are terrific tortillas- flavor and texture are far superior to anything you can get at the grocery store (unless your lucky enough to live near an...
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Yogurt scones reviewed by Kestrel

From: Still Life with Menu Cookbook (reviewed 30th August 2020)

As the author notes, these are very easy and quick to make (I skipped the processor and mixed mine totally by hand). I made a half recipe, and my yield...
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Brown Rice Quinoa Pancakes reviewed by Kestrel

From: Huckleberry: Stories, Secrets, and Recipes From Our Kitchen (reviewed 29th August 2020)

These were an epic fail for me. Completely fell apart and tasted terrible. Tried to save them but no luck and had to throw away. User error probably, but...
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Watermelon and Cucumbers with Spicy Sumac Salt reviewed by jenncc

From: Dining In: Highly Cookable Recipes (reviewed 29th August 2020)

Sweet, spicy, cool and refreshing! This is a terrific summer salad.
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Carrot and Coriander Soup reviewed by kaye16

From: Nothing Fancy: Recipes and Recollections of Soul-Satisfying Food (reviewed 27th August 2020)

Surprisingly delicious, with fairly simple ingredients. Two of us ate a whole recipe as a dinner soup. Four to five servings only as a small starter.
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Mango Plum Jam reviewed by kaye16

From: The Complete Book of Small-Batch Preserving: Over 300 Recipes to Use Year-Round (reviewed 27th August 2020)

Pretty good stuff. - Used a long cup of quetsches (purprple plums). My mango made another cup of fruit. - Didn't use pectin, but sugar for confitures....
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Meera Sodha’s Chicken Curry reviewed by jenncc

From: The New York Times (reviewed 21st August 2020)

After reading the reviews I was worried it would be bland (as some complained) so I marinated my chicken in some yogurt, and a portion of the spices called...
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Paratha Flaky South Asian Flatbread) reviewed by jenncc

From: Serious Eats (reviewed 21st August 2020)

I have made this several times but somehow always forget to review. It is a bit time consuming but with the help of the video it is not difficult, and...
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Greek Salad with Marinated Radishes and Feta Cheese on Grilled Bread reviewed by kaye16

From: A Year in a Vegetarian Kitchen: Easy Seasonal Dishes for Family and Friends (reviewed 21st August 2020)

A very tasty dinner salad. Easy to make except for thinly slicing the radishes. Very nice on a hot summer evening.
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Mathilde's tomato tart reviewed by Kestrel

From: Smitten Kitchen (reviewed 18th August 2020)

A good solid recipe for a savoury tart. Used tomatoes, garlic, and herbs from my garden and a mix of cheeses I had left over. I didn’t have the basil...
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Blubard Jam reviewed by kaye16

From: The Complete Book of Small-Batch Preserving: Over 300 Recipes to Use Year-Round (reviewed 16th August 2020)

Good stuff. A shame that rhubarb and blueberries don't have the same season, so one or the other or both start out frozen.
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Plum Amaretto Jam reviewed by kaye16

From: The Complete Book of Small-Batch Preserving: Over 300 Recipes to Use Year-Round (reviewed 16th August 2020)

Tasty stuff. Took about 1#, maybe a bit more, of quetsches (purple plums) to make 3 cups. Our plums are mostly smaller than what you'd get in the store....
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The Best Darned Corn Muffins You Ever Ate reviewed by tignor

From: The Musical Theatre Cookbook: Recipes from Best-Loved Musicals (reviewed 15th August 2020)

These were ok. Definitely not "The best darn corn muffins I ever ate." They were more "bready" than "cornmealy" and that's sad. The Best Darn Corn Muffins...
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Sweet-and-Sour Salmon in Almond Prune Sauce reviewed by kaye16

From: The Essential New York Times Cookbook: Classic Recipes for a New Century (reviewed 15th August 2020)

This was really delicious. (Maybe everything with pomegranate molasses is delicious?) Quick and easy to make, although you don't have much spare time for...
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Pan Seared Cod reviewed by kateq

From: Hunter Angler Gardener Cook (reviewed 15th August 2020)

Step-by-step instructions for pan searing a piece of cod. Works like a charm.
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English Muffin Bread reviewed by kaye16

From: Bread Machine Baker (reviewed 13th August 2020)

This is delicious bread, unortunately just a 2# loaf. The recipe calls for 1cup less 1tbl water. This resulted in a sunken loaf. Next time around I used...
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Kansas Sunflower Bread reviewed by jenncc

From: King Arthur Flour (reviewed 13th August 2020)

This is a delicious loaf of bread! Great flavor and texture from the seeds and grains, but also loved the thin, crisp crust alongside the super soft,...
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The One Man Yam Burger reviewed by hipcook

From: The Bob's Burgers Burger Book: Real Recipes for Joke Burgers (reviewed 13th August 2020)

Good burger. Hit with my kid, so we'll be doing this again. I thought it was a little indistinct - the sweet potatoes and candied bacon are certainly nice,...
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Farro Broccoli Bowl with Lemony Tahini reviewed by jenncc

From: The New York Times (reviewed 11th August 2020)

I made this as a main dish and it really satisfied with earthy grains and veg and a punchy dressing. I scaled this way down for 2 but sincerely wish I...
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Roast Chicken with Ginger, Macaroni with Roasting Juices (Poulet Roti au Gingembre, Coudes au Jus) reviewed by kateq

From: Lulu's Provencal Table: The Exuberant Food and Wine from the Domaine Tempier Vineyard (reviewed 10th August 2020)

This is really good chicken--actually a good chicken dinner. The pasta and the tomatoes with the juices from the chicken, the lovely note of flavor from...
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Eggplant Salad With Peppers, Mint and Caper-Feta Vinaigrette reviewed by kateq

From: Cooking (reviewed 9th August 2020)

I found this to be more of a salsa than a salad, but enjoyed it with a grilled chicken breast, and then as a topping for bruschetta.
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Absolutely Fantastic Greek/House Dressing reviewed by jenncc

From: All Recipes (reviewed 8th August 2020)

This is a pretty good dressing. I scaled this down based on other reviewers ratios.
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ChocolateZucchini Cake reviewed by Kestrel

From: The Glorious Vegetables of Italy (reviewed 7th August 2020)

This cake is simple to make and uses cocoa powder which are both pluses. The resulting cake is very moist and dense, almost brownie-like in texture. I...
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Ratatouille with Spelt Penne reviewed by hipcook

From: The New Chesapeake Kitchen (reviewed 7th August 2020)

Most of my ratatouille recipes are built in a skillet or pot. In this one, the vegetables are roasted first and then covered with tomato sauce. The result...
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Blueberry Banana Bread reviewed by tignor

From: Betty Crocker (reviewed 4th August 2020)

Amazing. I make this A to Z Bread and this one rose higher PLUS didn't have any added oil. I think I can use this base recipe and add 2 cups of A to Z...
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Artichoke Purée with Olives, Capers, and Oregano reviewed by kaye16

From: PASTA E VERDURA (reviewed 4th August 2020)

Prepping the artichokes is a bit fussy, but once this is done the sauce comes together lickety-split. Very tasty.
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Baked Greek Shrimp with Tomatoes and Feta reviewed by kaye16

From: The New York Times (reviewed 4th August 2020)

This was seriously good. I made a halifsh recipe, served over orzo. I used 300g of frozen, cooked shrimp (tailed unpeeled). I didn't transfer the tomato...
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Greek Lamb with Potatoes & Olives reviewed by kaye16

From: BBC Good Food (reviewed 2nd August 2020)

A delicious one-pot meal. I made a half recipe for two. (Would be easy to cut back for one.) Used the mandoline to make fine slices of potatoes. Cut eggplant...
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A Small Batch of Corn Muffins reviewed by jenncc

From: Comfort and Joy: Cooking for Two (reviewed 1st August 2020)

I added some blueberries and blue corn flour for a savory blueberry muffin. These have great flavor and are nice and moist.
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Strawberry Skillet Cobbler reviewed by jenncc

From: Comfort and Joy: Cooking for Two (reviewed 1st August 2020)

Instead of strawberries I used peaches and berries, I also added a bit of sugar to the topping (biscuits) otherwise I stuck with the recipe and it was...
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Syrian-Style Lentil-Tomato Soup reviewed by kaye16

From: Bean By Bean: A Cookbook: More than 200 Recipes for Fresh Beans, Dried Beans, Cool Beans, Hot Beans, Savory Beans...Even Sweet Beans! (reviewed 31st July 2020)

DEElicious. I thin this might serve only 4. Two of us ate what appears to be half of the recipe. The rest goes into the freezer.
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Pillowy White Bread reviewed by jenncc

From: King Arthur Flour (reviewed 30th July 2020)

This is a light and fluffy white bread that makes excellent sandwiches and toast but also wonderful on its own. It is soft and slightly sweet and definitely...
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Supreme de Volaille Fermière a la Creme reviewed by kateq

From: Cooking (reviewed 28th July 2020)

Made with skinless boneless breast and homemade chicken stock. Loved it but would make the sauce a little thinner next time and a little zestier (shallots?...
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My Favorite Buttermilk Biscuits reviewed by jenncc

From: Smitten Kitchen (reviewed 23rd July 2020)

Great biscuits! I roll mine out on the thicker side and put them (sides touching) into a cast iron skillet. Baked 18 minutes for golden tops.
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Buttermilk Bacon-Fat Flour Tortillas reviewed by jenncc

From: The Homesick Texan's Family Table: Lone Star Cooking from My Kitchen to Yours (reviewed 22nd July 2020)

I have made these several times with buttermilk and they are always great, but the best version is with spent (slightly soured) half and half! Not sure...
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Chickpea Salad With Fresh Herbs and Scallions reviewed by kateq

From: Cooking (reviewed 22nd July 2020)

Thiis is a very nice very easy salad. I took the advice in the comments and slightly warmed my chickpeas. Had no dill so used basil instead.
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Creamy roasted carrot dal reviewed by kaye16

From: Easy Cheesy Vegetarian (reviewed 19th July 2020)

This is easy to make, with most ingredients, except fresh spinach, usually in-house. Nothing elaborate, but tasty. I served over basmati rice; starting...
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Zucchini Cake with Crunchy Lemon Glaze reviewed by Kestrel

From: David Lebovitz (reviewed 19th July 2020)

This cake comes together quickly and is delicious. Like the previous reviewer, I didn't use the glaze (which I'm sure would be very good), opting to sprinkle...
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Penne with Tomato-Chipotle Sauce and Creamy Cheese reviewed by kaye16

From: A Year in a Vegetarian Kitchen: Easy Seasonal Dishes for Family and Friends (reviewed 18th July 2020)

A hit. I made a half recipe, using casareccia for the pasta and feta for the cheese. My chipotle was pretty big, so the dish was nicely spicy. Quick to...
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Hazelnut Brown Butter Cake reviewed by jenncc

From: Smitten Kitchen (reviewed 17th July 2020)

This is a terrific cake! I used Bob's Red Mill Hazelnut Meal/Flour and had to make my own powdered sugar but it came out so moist and nutty I am already...
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Oven Roasted Chicken Shawarma reviewed by jenncc

From: The New York Times (reviewed 17th July 2020)

This wasn't like any other shawarma I have ever had, but it was delicious, easy to prepare and will definitely make this again! I marinated for about 5...
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Seafood and Pork Mu Shu with Hoisin Sauce and Napa Cabbage Wrap reviewed by kaye16

From: Screamingly Good Food: Fresh Feasts and Seasonal Meals to Knock Your Socks Off (reviewed 17th July 2020)

Pretty good stuff. I ended up making a whole recipe, with 2 instead of 4 eggs, and the two of us ate it all. There was rice to eat the drippings and the...
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Tomatillo-Chipotle Salsa reviewed by jenncc

From: The Homesick Texan's Family Table: Lone Star Cooking from My Kitchen to Yours (reviewed 14th July 2020)

This is a simple cooked salsa with great tang from the tomatillos and a bit of smokey flavor from the chipotles. I roasted half of the tomatillos for...
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Baked Macaroni and Cheese reviewed by jenncc

From: The 1997 Joy of Cooking (reviewed 13th July 2020)

This is a basic Mac and Cheese recipe,and while it is good, it was a little denser than I prefer. My favorite recipes yield a looser, creamier mac and...
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Classic Strawberry Shortcake – Thanks, Grandpa! reviewed by hipcook

From: Food Wishes (reviewed 12th July 2020)

This was a delightful and easy shortcake recipe. These shortcakes seemed sturdier than the crumbly ones I often make. (That may be because my dough was...
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Sourdough Pita Bread reviewed by jenncc

From: Baking Sense (reviewed 9th July 2020)

These are a little fussy ... that said the flavor and texture are great! This is a two day affair but the few pita I made right away (after the 3 folds...
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Southern Cobb Salad with Roasted Sweet Onion Dressing reviewed by kateq

From: Food & Wine (reviewed 6th July 2020)

This salad dressing is really delicious, but the directions are less than precise. Roasting the onions in a very hot oven for the time presribed would...
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Simple Smokin' Paella reviewed by kaye16

From: Ainsley Harriott's Meals in Minutes (reviewed 5th July 2020)

Half recipe as dinner for two. Quite nice. I see now that I forgot the peas; that would have been even better. Used smoked paprika instead of plain. Good...
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Salted Butter and Chocolate Chunk Shortbread reviewed by jenncc

From: Dining In: Highly Cookable Recipes (reviewed 5th July 2020)

This is a decadent, buttery shortbread that just happens to have chocolate. Really loved these! Reading the troubles others had (on Bon Appetit website)...
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Pungent Carrot and Cucumber Salad with Ginger and Garlic reviewed by kaye16

From: License to Grill: Achieve Greatness At The Grill With 200 Sizzling Recipes (reviewed 4th July 2020)

Made a half recipe as a side for two, using the optional fish sauce. - I seeded and chopped up two little (Thai?) chilies, maybe 1/2tsp altogether, much...
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Grilled Sesame Chicken Skewers reviewed by kaye16

From: License to Grill: Achieve Greatness At The Grill With 200 Sizzling Recipes (reviewed 4th July 2020)

We had this as a main, and liked it very much. - S&W suggest 2# of kip filets (boneless, skinless chicken breasts) to serve two people as a main....
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Basic Roll Dough Cinnamon Rolls reviewed by jenncc

From: Baking for Two: The Small-Batch Baking Cookbook for Sweet and Savory Treats (reviewed 2nd July 2020)

These make an excellent small batch of cinnamon rolls! I actually made 6 smaller rolls (rather than 4) but otherwise followed the recipe exactly. Baked...
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Hamburger Potato Buns reviewed by jenncc

From: King Arthur Flour (reviewed 1st July 2020)

These come together easily and produce a pretty good burger bun. I made mine by weight and became a little suspicious when measuring my potato flakes...
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Strawberry Buttercream Layer Cake reviewed by jenncc

From: Baking for Two: The Small-Batch Baking Cookbook for Sweet and Savory Treats (reviewed 29th June 2020)

This was moist and tender and while I used my own frosting, this cake could be paired with almost any flavor/type of topping.
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Soft White Dinner Rolls reviewed by kateq

From: Cooking (reviewed 29th June 2020)

I made these with buttermilk and added 2 tablespoons of chopped fresh rosemary. I also made them bigger (yield of 14) and baked them about 18 minutes...
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Struan reviewed by jenncc

From: Peter Reinhart's Artisan Breads Every Day (reviewed 25th June 2020)

This was terrific, and had I never made the Struan recipe in the Model Bakery Cookbook I would say this is my favorite grainy bread. My dough was never...
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