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Cuisse de Volaille à la Diable—Deviled Chicen Legs reviewed by kaye16

From: The New York Times 60-Minute Gourmet (reviewed 24th January 2020)

Really a hit. For a half recipe I used four thighs rather than two complete legs. Dijon mustard. Only 10min for the second baking in the oven This takes...
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Baked French Toast with Pecan Crumble reviewed by jenncc

From: Epicurious (reviewed 20th January 2020)

Everyone really enjoyed this - custardy moist inside with crisp edges and not too sweet. I halved the recipe but used the full amount of pecan topping...
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Meatballs, The New Way reviewed by hipcook

From: VB6: Eat Vegan Before 6:00 to Lose Weight and Restore Your Health . . . for Good (reviewed 20th January 2020)

The role of a panade is played by bulgur wheat (or another cooked whole grain) in this recipe, bringing moisture and adding nuttiness and texture that...
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Is This Your Chard? Burger reviewed by hipcook

From: The Bob's Burgers Burger Book: Real Recipes for Joke Burgers (reviewed 19th January 2020)

Good burger. Will make again. Cheese, sauteed greens, and caramelized onions combine to make a soft, succulent topping for a burger perfect for a winter's...
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Skillet Chicken with Crushed Olives and Sumac reviewed by jenncc

From: Dining In: Highly Cookable Recipes (reviewed 18th January 2020)

This is a simple, delicious weeknight meal - only required one pan, comes together quickly and taste great. I did not have Castelvetrano olives (mine...
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Raspberry Streusel Bars reviewed by kateq

From: Sally's Baking Addiction (reviewed 12th January 2020)

Very simple and quite delicious. Flexible--could use other fruit (cranberry sauce & whole cranberries; blueberry preserves and the berries, etc)....
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Pasta e Fagiola reviewed by kateq

From: Cookie + Kate (reviewed 12th January 2020)

This is good soup--a healthier version of the classic without forfeiting flavor.
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Ultra Crispy Slow Roasted Pork reviewed by jenncc

From: Serious Eats (reviewed 8th January 2020)

I think this maybe a five (or at least four star recipe) however it was only a three for me. I followed all instructions but I guess 9 hours was not enough....
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Chickpea, Spinach and Sweet Potato Soup reviewed by kaye16

From: Ainsley Harriott's Gourmet Express 2 (reviewed 6th January 2020)

This was really good, suprised me actually. - The recipe is supposed to serve 4; two of us ate it all as dinner. - My sweet potato was pretty wimpy, so...
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Three Cities of Spain Cheesecake reviewed by jenncc

From: Epicurious (reviewed 3rd January 2020)

This impressive cheesecake taste great with a truly luscious texture, and was surprisingly easy to put together. I made a gingersnap crust (following...
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The Lake Palace Hotel's Aubergine Cooked in the Pickling Style— Bargan Achari reviewed by kaye16

From: Madhur Jaffrey's Indian Cooking (reviewed 2nd January 2020)

I've looked at this recipe repeatedly, but never managed to make it. Finally did, as part of our new year's day meal, and delicious it is. I cut my eggplant...
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Cavolini Gratinati - Brussels Sprouts au Gratin reviewed by kaye16

From: Antonio Carluccio's Vegetables (reviewed 26th December 2019)

First of all the sprouts are boiled; there are better was to cook them. Then they are covered with a (tasty) bechamel, well, not covered, but drowned....
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Pistachio Shortbreads reviewed by jenncc

From: Epicurious (reviewed 26th December 2019)

This is a very humble little cookie - simple in flavor and technique (food processor, slice and bake). The dough is firm enough to form perfect little...
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Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Cookies reviewed by jenncc

From: Smitten Kitchen (reviewed 23rd December 2019)

This is a decadent addition to the Christmas Cookie tray. These are fun to put together and come out looking great, tho mine did not flatten as much as...
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Intensely Chocolatey Pumpkin Bread reviewed by kateq

From: Washington Post (reviewed 22nd December 2019)

Very easy to throw together and really tasty. I used a third mini bittersweet chips and 2/3 regular semi-sweet chips. Recipe makes one nice plump loaf...
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Holiday Butter Cookies reviewed by jenncc

From: King Arthur Flour (reviewed 22nd December 2019)

It's rare that a iced holiday cookie has this good of flavor! Aside from the Food and Wine Lemon Rosemary sugar cookies these may be my favorite. The Fiori...
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7-Veg Tomato Sauce reviewed by Kestrel

From: JamieOliver.com (reviewed 20th December 2019)

I didn't like this sauce much at all. The ingredients are all things we like but for us the resulting sauce was bland. I managed to rescue it by adding...
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Woodland Meringues reviewed by Kestrel

From: Sweet: Desserts from London's Ottolenghi (reviewed 19th December 2019)

These are so so good. I made my meringues way ahead of time as I was sure they would last well in an airtight tin. I did the chocolate hazelnut coating...
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Salmon with Anchovy Garlic Butter reviewed by kateq

From: Cooking (reviewed 16th December 2019)

this would be a five if it were not for the questionable time/temperature directions. I'm very glad I read the notes appended to the recipe prior to making...
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Hot and Sour Chicken and Mushroom Soup reviewed by kaye16

From: Ainsley Harriott's Gourmet Express (reviewed 13th December 2019)

Fast and DEElicious. The relish of onion, red chili, and coriander leaves was a nice touch.
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The Saturday 75% Whole Wheat Bread reviewed by jenncc

From: Flour Water Salt Yeast: The Fundamentals of Artisan Bread and Pizza (reviewed 9th December 2019)

I am always amazed that 4 simple ingredients can make something so pleasurable and sustaining! This bread is no exception. Like the other breads I have...
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Vanilla Bean and Cardamom Baked Arroz Con Leche reviewed by jenncc

From: Small Plates and Sweet Treats: My Family's Journey to Gluten-Free Cooking, from the Creator of Cannelle et Vanille (reviewed 8th December 2019)

I love rice pudding and this was no exception! I docked one star because it took about 20 minutes longer in the oven to get close to pudding texture (even...
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Cauliflower Garlic Soup with Watercress Pesto reviewed by jenncc

From: Tartine All Day: Modern Recipes for the Home Cook (reviewed 8th December 2019)

This soup is a great canvas for add ins and toppings. It's a tasty soup, garlicy and creamy. But I believe the star here is the pesto. I did not have...
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Spicy Cauliflower Soup reviewed by jenncc

From: The Art of Simple Food: Notes, Lessons, and Recipes from a Delicious Revolution (reviewed 7th December 2019)

Surprised I have never reviewed this one as it is a winter favorite! Sometimes I garnish it with just a squeeze of lemon or lime. I have also topped...
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Sumac Snickerdoodles reviewed by jenncc

From: My Name Is Yeh (reviewed 7th December 2019)

I loved these, just wish the sumac/strawberry flavor was stronger. Halved recipe to make about 12 large cookies. The texture was great -soft, chewy centers...
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Curried Cauliflower Bisque reviewed by kaye16

From: Vegetarian Planet (reviewed 2nd December 2019)

Pretty good stuff. Be a bit generous with the curry powder. I cut back the milk by at least a cup, since it seemed way too much. Result was tasty.
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Potato "Tostones" (Flattened Potatoes) reviewed by kaye16

From: The Essential New York Times Cookbook: Classic Recipes for a New Century (reviewed 21st November 2019)

These were good, if tedious to make. For the fat, I used fat rendered for a duck breast I cooked recently.
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Fish Steamed over Vegetables and Fresh Herbs reviewed by kaye16

From: The Essential New York Times Cookbook: Classic Recipes for a New Century (reviewed 21st November 2019)

This was pretty good, but doubt if I'd make it again. My half recipe still made an enormous amount of veggies. We didn't manage to eat them all. Easy to...
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Perfect, Uncluttered Chicken Stock reviewed by kateq

From: Smitten Kitchen (reviewed 18th November 2019)

unbelievably easy---chicken wings, water, onion, garlic, salt--just 5 ingredients in the slow cooker and Voila! Great stock.
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Whole Lemon &/or Orange Marmalade reviewed by kateq

From: Golden: Sweet & Savory Baked Delights from the Ovens of London's Honey & Co. (reviewed 18th November 2019)

I make this with a combination of mandarins (clementines) and lemons and it is easy and delicious. When blood oranges are baack in the market, I'll use...
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Cloverleaf Rolls reviewed by kateq

From: Cooking (reviewed 18th November 2019)

Lovely rolls--just right for the dinner table. And a bonus: they freeze and reheat beautifully. A great make-ahead!
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Harvest Stuffing Bread reviewed by kateq

From: food52 (reviewed 18th November 2019)

This bread really does taste like stuffing--and thehouse smells like the holidays while it's baking. I made some minor changes--I added some minced fresh...
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Maple Pecan Sticky Buns reviewed by kateq

From: Food & Wine (reviewed 18th November 2019)

Very nice and very easy--I made a oneand a half sized batch and need about an extra half cup of flour. I also (lazy person that I am) did not toast the...
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Golden Cauliflower and Rice Pilaf reviewed by kaye16

From: Vegetable Harvest: Vegetables at the Center of the Plate (reviewed 16th November 2019)

Main dish at lunchtime? Maybe. Main dish for main meal? Not really. Tasty though. The curry flavor is almost missable, like most French food. Easy to...
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Rice with Black Pepper Sauce reviewed by kaye16

From: The Savory Way (reviewed 11th November 2019)

Very tasty, comfort food. Quick. - I didn't use mortar&pestle for the herbs, just chop-chop-chop. Gave the pepper corns (all 2tsps) a spin in the spice...
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One-Pot Creamy Mushroom and Spinach Orzo reviewed by kaye16

From: The Kitchn (reviewed 9th November 2019)

A half recipe of this was a lovely dinner for two on a cold and wet evening. Comfort food at its best. Instant favorite.
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Chipotle Flourless Chocolate Cake reviewed by kaye16

From: Simply Recipes (reviewed 3rd November 2019)

An instant do-me-again favorite. Spicy, but not challenging. Kind of like a spicy brownie. I used 185g 70% chocolate and 100g 85% chocolate.
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Sticky Asian Salmon reviewed by hipcook

From: Sous Vide Supreme (reviewed 2nd November 2019)

I've been making an ersatz Asian-ish salmon for a long time, with a doctored Hoisin/vaguely teriyaki-ish glaze. This recipe doesn't have that level of...
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Potato Bread reviewed by jenncc

From: Flour: Spectacular Recipes from Boston's Flour Bakery + Cafe (reviewed 2nd November 2019)

What can I add that Zosia hasn't already said - these are wonderful, excellent interior crumb and great flavor with just a subtle rosemary flavor. They...
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Plymouth Roquefort Burger reviewed by hipcook

From: The Bob's Burgers Burger Book: Real Recipes for Joke Burgers (reviewed 1st November 2019)

It's a neat take on a Thanksgiving burger - turkey, cranberry sauce, and blue cheese for some creaminess and spice. The apple I used added some generic...
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Rosemary-Apple-Cranberry Galette reviewed by kaye16

From: Vegetable Harvest: Vegetables at the Center of the Plate (reviewed 30th October 2019)

This was okay, but not as nice as I'd have liked. The rosemary was an interesting touch. It took two apples to cover the tart in two rows. Most of the...
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Broccoli Puree with a HInt of Mint reviewed by kaye16

From: Vegetable Harvest: Vegetables at the Center of the Plate (reviewed 30th October 2019)

This was surprisingly good, surprising because broccoli and mint is not an expected combination to me. The recipes is supposed to serve twelve -- NOT....
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Light, Flaky Whole Wheat Pastry reviewed by kaye16

From: Vegetable Harvest: Vegetables at the Center of the Plate (reviewed 30th October 2019)

This does *not* make 2 rimless tarts, only a single one. Pretty good though.
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Quinoa and Broccoli Casserole reviewed by hipcook

From: The Food Network (reviewed 28th October 2019)

Turns out I do like quinoa, if you cook it in enough half-and-half and cheese. Alton's right; this is squarely in comfort food territory. This serves...
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Mushroom and charred tomato soup reviewed by Kestrel

From: The New Vegetarian Epicure: Menus--with 325 all-new recipes--for family and friends (reviewed 27th October 2019)

Another great soup from Anna Thomas. This one is fairly labour intensive (but not difficult) involving caramelizing onions, peeling and roasting tomatoes,...
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Cream of carrot soup reviewed by Kestrel

From: The New Vegetarian Epicure: Menus--with 325 all-new recipes--for family and friends (reviewed 27th October 2019)

This soup was fantastic! I had a great harvest of carrots this year so I decided to make this, and it was so good and so simple to make. I made the following...
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Salted Butter Apple Galette with Maple Whipped Cream reviewed by jenncc

From: Epicurious (reviewed 26th October 2019)

This rustic tart comes together easily and is another one of those recipes where the simple ingredients add up to something wonderful. My one complaint...
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Sara's Persian Chicken reviewed by kaye16

From: Braises and Stews: Everyday Slow-Cooked Recipes (reviewed 26th October 2019)

Half recipe with four thighs. Used all the spices, all the onion/garlic/ginger, 1/4cup lime juice with only 1tbl sucre de canne, half the chicken broth...
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Daeji Bulgogi Recipe reviewed by jenncc

From: Serious Eats (reviewed 26th October 2019)

Made these in a large cast iron pan. Came out great with caramelized edges (from the sugar in the marinade) and very tender after an overnight marinade....
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Cumin Seed Roasted Cauliflower reviewed by jenncc

From: Smitten Kitchen (reviewed 24th October 2019)

Really enjoyed this with the yogurt/feta sauce. Comes together quickly and is a nice (and versatile) side dish. Deb seems to be serving this with more...
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Chocolate Chia Pudding reviewed by hipcook

From: The Food Network (reviewed 22nd October 2019)

Pretty good pudding. Nice with a few slices of pear or apple. It's a good strong chocolate bomb; use the best you can. I wanted it to set up a little more...
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Mushroom and Leek Galette with Gorgonzola reviewed by kaye16

From: Cooks Illustrated (reviewed 20th October 2019)

Time-consuming, but delicious. Making the dough up the day before will help with the time. It being mushroom season, I used a cèpe, some girolles (chanterelles),...
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Green Bean, Feta, and Black Olive Salad reviewed by kaye16

From: Cooking Light (reviewed 17th October 2019)

This was easy and delicious. I made a third recipe as a side, a generous side, for the two of us. The whole recipe calls for FOUR kalamata olives. I used...
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Mediterranean Cod reviewed by kaye16

From: Seasoned Cooking (reviewed 17th October 2019)

Easy and delicious. I actually made this with cod, since that was on sale today. Very tasty with dill, lemon, capers, etc.
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Low Carb Blueberry Crumble Bars reviewed by jenncc

From: Low Carb Maven (reviewed 17th October 2019)

The only thing that could improve these would be a crisp crust, but I have not had much luck achieving this with any almond flour based recipe. Otherwise...
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Chicken Tikka Masala reviewed by jenncc

From: Smitten Kitchen (reviewed 16th October 2019)

This is a tasty tikka masala - not quite as complex as some I have had but it comes together quickly and definitely satisfied my craving. I did let the...
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Chocolate Chip Keto Cookies reviewed by jenncc

From: Chocolate Covered Katie (reviewed 13th October 2019)

These did not come out like the authors photo and the texture seemed slightly off. Granted this is a "keto" recipe as well being vegan, but I think an...
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Risotto with Tomato and Eggplant reviewed by kaye16

From: Madhur Jaffrey's World Vegetarian: More Than 650 Meatless Recipes from Around the World (reviewed 12th October 2019)

Excellent, if unexpected (to me), risotto. The two of us ate all of the risotto, advertised to serve 3-4. I meant to served a salad with it, but was feeling...
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Rosemary-Flavored Chickpea and Spinach Soup (Zuppa di Ceci con Spinaci) reviewed by kaye16

From: Madhur Jaffrey's World Vegetarian: More Than 650 Meatless Recipes from Around the World (reviewed 12th October 2019)

Pretty good. A goodly slog of Tabasco helped a lot. Oops, my stash of dried chickpeas was empty, so I used canned chickpeas instead. Actually, I wonder...
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Curried Carrot-Walnut Burgers reviewed by Barbara

From: Vegetarian Planet (reviewed 12th October 2019)

These are good vegetarian burgers with chickpeas, carrots, and mushrooms as the base. The burgers were easy to form and held together well during the cooking....
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Caribbean Sweet Potato Salad reviewed by Barbara

From: Vegetarian Planet (reviewed 12th October 2019)

I made half a recipe, using chopped fennel instead of corn kernels, which I'm not that fond of. Cooked the potatoes for less than the suggested time and...
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Cottage Cheese Pancakes From Cowgirl Creamery & Bette's Oceanview Diner reviewed by jenncc

From: food52 (reviewed 6th October 2019)

This is a really good pancake recipe. The cakes come out tender and delicious. A little hard to flip (they are fragile) so keep them small. I served...
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Ovenly's Secretly Vegan Salted Chocolate Chip Cookies reviewed by jenncc

From: food52 (reviewed 6th October 2019)

I love the texture of these cookies - chewy, with crisp edges! After reading the reviews (mostly positive) I took note of a few complaints about these...
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Corn with Aromatic Seasonings reviewed by kaye16

From: At Home with Madhur Jaffrey: Simple, Delectable Dishes from India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka (reviewed 6th October 2019)

Even 4.5. (DH says the sausage curry was so good, this was barely noticed.) Easy and delicious. The instructions say to put the whole spices into a small...
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Anglo-Indian Sausage Curry reviewed by kaye16

From: At Home with Madhur Jaffrey: Simple, Delectable Dishes from India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka (reviewed 6th October 2019)

Really yummy. Since you've made the sausage ahead of time, this goes together quite quickly. I used canned tomato pulp for the tomatoes.
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Anglo-Indian Sausage Patties reviewed by kaye16

From: At Home with Madhur Jaffrey: Simple, Delectable Dishes from India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka (reviewed 6th October 2019)

Really good. I made a half recipe for the curry recipe on the adjacent page, but for breakfast or in a sandwich, they would be more than tolerable. I...
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Cauliflower, Cashew, Pea, and Coconut Curry reviewed by kaye16

From: Made in India: Recipes from an Indian Family Kitchen (reviewed 30th September 2019)

Really yummy. - My bite-sized bits of cauliflower took about twice the time to cook as specified. - The cashews added a nice bit of texture. - A half...
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Cardamom-Spice Oat Cookies reviewed by jenncc

From: King Arthur Flour (reviewed 23rd September 2019)

Lots of glowing reviews and I agree - these are terrific oatmeal cookies! Nice chewy texture and well spiced, but if you are like me and love a deeply...
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Easy Jam Tart reviewed by jenncc

From: David Lebovitz (reviewed 23rd September 2019)

This is indeed easy and I enjoyed the cornmeal/polenta crunch of the crust. The dough was very soft so I had to use a small (2 inch) biscuit cutter to...
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Salmon-Dill Salad with Pasta Shells reviewed by kaye16

From: Beard on Pasta (reviewed 22nd September 2019)

I'm a little be unsure of the proportions as written, but the result was very good. I served as a starter and we had a bit left for a munch the next day. Any...
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Bourbon Apple Pear Sauce reviewed by hipcook

From: I'm Just Here for the Food: Food + Heat = Cooking (reviewed 22nd September 2019)

Very nice take on applesauce. I made it to use up some overripe pears, and it worked just fine. It's also amazingly easy, and using the microwave means...
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Slow Cooker Cuban Mojo Pork reviewed by hipcook

From: Lemon Blossoms (reviewed 21st September 2019)

This was only OK. I felt like something was missing from the sauce - like the pungency of lime and garlic cooked down too much in the slow cooker. Still,...
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Peanut Butter Cookies reviewed by jenncc

From: Smitten Kitchen (reviewed 21st September 2019)

Great cookie! As far as peanut butter cookies go these are the best I have had. I am usually a bit ambivalent - I'll eat one only to find too sweet/soft/hard/dry...
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Spaghetti with Lemon and Olive Oil reviewed by jenncc

From: Smitten Kitchen (reviewed 19th September 2019)

These simple ingredients made for a luxurious, creamy pasta with a wonderful zing of lemon. I added green olives and served with roasted broccoli and...
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Strawberry Pepper Icebox Cake reviewed by hipcook

From: The Food Network (reviewed 19th September 2019)

OK, I took some liberties. Kind of a lot of liberties. It's still a good cake. I'm really impressed with the way the graham crackers don't go soggy (even...
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My classic best chocolate chip cookies reviewed by Kestrel

From: Dorie's Cookies (reviewed 15th September 2019)

I made these as written using 70% dark chocolate and walnuts. They are very good, very rich cookies. Took only about 9 minutes in my convection oven. 4.5...
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Tomato and Cheese Cobbler reviewed by jenncc

From: Epicurious (reviewed 14th September 2019)

Served this as a vegetarian main along with a simple salad. It was very tasty! I did add garlic and left the thyme in with the tomatoes (de-steming the...
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Seared Skirt Steak with Blistered Cherry Tomatoes and Polenta reviewed by jenncc

From: Serious Eats (reviewed 14th September 2019)

This is terrific, and a wonderful change of pace from our usual steak and pasta/salad/veg. I did sub some ingredients - chives for the scallions, red...
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Lemon-Roasted Potatoes with Bay Leaves reviewed by kaye16

From: Vegetable Harvest: Vegetables at the Center of the Plate (reviewed 12th September 2019)

Excellent, although I do wonder about the serving size. Two pounds is about 900g, which Wells thinks will serve 8. Those would be very dainty servings....
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Nutty for Oats Cookies reviewed by jenncc

From: King Arthur Flour Whole Grain Baking: Delicious Recipes Using Nutritious Whole Grains (reviewed 12th September 2019)

This recipes marries two of my favorite cookies - peanut butter and oatmeal! I did toast my oats before grinding and added a dash of cinnamon. They were...
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Green olive sticks reviewed by Kestrel

From: BBC recipes (reviewed 10th September 2019)

These bread sticks tasted great! I made half the recipe in my mini stand mixer (half recipe with 500 g flour makes enough to serve at least 6-8 people)....
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Roasted Sweet Pepper Salad reviewed by kaye16

From: The Olive and the Caper: Adventures in Greek Cooking (reviewed 10th September 2019)

This was quite good. It would be good as part of an assortment of salads.
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Sun Dried Tomato and Mushroom Pasta in a Garlic and Basil Sauce reviewed by kaye16

From: Julia's Album (reviewed 8th September 2019)

This was delicious. But serves 4? Not as a main. Possibly three. Next time I'll make a long half of the sauce with 6-7oz pasta like I usually do for two.
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Chick Pea and Artichoke Heart Stew reviewed by kaye16

From: Moosewood Restaurant Cooks at Home: Fast and Easy Recipes for Any Day (reviewed 7th September 2019)

Pretty good stuff. Takes more like 45min to make - Had chicken stock needing to be used, so I used that instead of water or vegetable stock. - Used smoked...
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Sesame semolina bread reviewed by Kestrel

From: 300 Best Bread Machine Recipes (reviewed 7th September 2019)

This makes a very nice bread that rises well. It rose almost too much, so I had to watch it carefully towards the bake time on my machine. Next time I...
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Salmon with Spicy Cucumber Salad and Peanuts reviewed by kaye16

From: Cooking Light (reviewed 5th September 2019)

A half recipe was a very nice meal. Served with some basmati rice. I broiled the salmon rather than pan-frying it. One of the reviewers suggested using...
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Revoltillo—Scrambled Eggs with Tomatoes and Peas reviewed by kaye16

From: Recipes: The Cooking of the Caribbean Islands (Foods of the World) (reviewed 1st September 2019)

Pretty good, but missed a little zing. I was surprised there wasn't a bit of minced chile included. A little tabasco helped.
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Fish in a Boat, Asian Style reviewed by kaye16

From: Desperation Dinners (reviewed 29th August 2019)

This was easy to prepare. The sauce was tasty, but seemed to be lost in the cooking. It was ok, but not as good as I'd expected.
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Garlicky Green Beans reviewed by kaye16

From: Desperation Dinners (reviewed 29th August 2019)

Very good and easy way to do green beans. If everything's ready (green beans prepared and garlic chopped), this can be easily finished with minimal attention....
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Soft and Chewy Oatmeal-Raisin Cookies reviewed by jenncc

From: King Arthur Flour (reviewed 29th August 2019)

These have terrific texture and oatmeal cookies are all about texture - you can always play with the flavors by upping spices and changing add ins. I...
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Cornmeal Galette Dough reviewed by jenncc

From: Fine Cooking (reviewed 25th August 2019)

Used this recipe to make Epicurious' Oven Dried Tomato Tart with Goat Cheese and Black Olives. This is a bit brittle and I had to make several repairs...
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Stuffed Zucchini with spiced beef or lamb reviewed by Queezle_Sister

From: Zaitoun (reviewed 23rd August 2019)

When it is zucchini time, it can be difficult to find something interesting. But this was both different and a total delight! Zucchini are scraped...
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Banana and tahini ice cream with date syrup reviewed by Queezle_Sister

From: Zaitoun (reviewed 23rd August 2019)

So simple - freeze up some bananas, and then grind them to an ice cream-like consistency. But don't stop there. Add tahini, a bit of salt, and serve...
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Mexican Meatballs with Mint and Chipotle (Albondigas con Chipotle) reviewed by kateq

From: Pati's Mexican Table: The Secrets of Real Mexican Home Cooking (reviewed 18th August 2019)

I was interested to see (taste) how these compared to Rick Bayless's recipe, which uses beef and/or pork and has a slightly different cooking method. ...
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Lattice-Topped Strawberry Rhubarb Pie reviewed by jenncc

From: Epicurious (reviewed 18th August 2019)

This was fantastic! Love the sweet/tart filling as well as the flaky crust. After reading most of the reviews I decided to thaw my frozen rhubarb overnight...
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Chicken Breasts with Mint, Capers and White Wine reviewed by kateq

From: Vegetable Harvest: Vegetables at the Center of the Plate (reviewed 16th August 2019)

Simple, quick and quite good, The sauce is best if cooked down enough that it is thick enough to coat the chicken,
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Light Basil Puree reviewed by kateq

From: Vegetable Harvest: Vegetables at the Center of the Plate (reviewed 16th August 2019)

Ms. Wells suggests this as a topping for toasted tomatoes and it is very good that way. But this has many uses--drizzled over a piece of grilled fish...
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Green Beans, New Potatoes and Olives reviewed by kateq

From: River Cottage Veg: 200 Inspired Vegetable Recipes (reviewed 14th August 2019)

This is one of those simple, homely recipes which is shockingly good. Couldn't be simpler and the added bonus--hardly any clean-up. Little potatoes and...
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Green Bean, Potato and Olives reviewed by kateq

From: Elizabeth Minchilli in Rome (reviewed 14th August 2019)

This is one of those simple, homely recipes which is shockingly good. Couldn't be simpler and the added bonus--hardly any clean-up. Little potatoes...
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Cooking Rice the Mexican Way reviewed by kateq

From: Pati's Mexican Table: The Secrets of Real Mexican Home Cooking (reviewed 11th August 2019)

I've made rice in so many ways--in a rice cooker, in a Charleston Rice pot, sauteed in butter or oil then cooked in the water added. I forget where I...
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