• Creamy Lemon Chicken Thighs

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    Omg this is quite easily one of the best recipes I’ve had in a long time! Let’s be honest new recipes with no reviews and no ratings can be kinda scary. I made no changes at all, and absolut ... Read full review
  • I will readily admit I had no hopes for this recipe. It sounded “blah”. Man was I wrong!!! This recipe is amazingly delicious!!! The sauce is SO memorable, and combined with everything else ... Read full review
  • Creamy Chicken and Shrimp Alfredo

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    Five for taste, but three for instructions. Blending the pesto, sun dried tomatoes, chicken and shrimp into the sauce creates an less than favorable presentation. There’s no reason why the sau ... Read full review
  • I did make some changes in the preparation but not with the ingredients. Instead of using so much mayonnaise I decided to mix about 3 Tbsp mayonnaise with about 1 Tbsp dry ranch. I brushed this ... Read full review
  • Chicken Fajita Bake

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    Given the ingredients I’m surprised it was not more flavorful. I’m not a fan of baked tomatoes, so maybes add them at the end. Decent, but nothing to rave about. ... Read full review
  • Russian Pelmeni

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    This is very good. I do have a pelmeni mould, and made no changes to the recipe other than first sautéing the onion. I think the seasonings can be enhanced - I'm not too fond of just salt and b ... Read full review
  • I'm not sure if I should rate this a 5 or 4 star. I made some small changes by using penne and not elbow macaroni. I read the reviews about the sauce being too thin and reduced the milk to 1 cup ... Read full review
  • Chicken Alfredo Stuffed Manicotti

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    This is a five star recipe with a couple changes. I decided to use homemade Alfredo sauce, and because I have a pasta maker I made my own pasta tubes which cut down on time (no boiling needed). ... Read full review
  • Indian Fry Bread (Navajo Tacos)

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    This is a generous three stars because the ingredient ratios are off. The water was too much! I ended up having to add more flour and extra baking soda to adjust for the liquid. That said, it wa ... Read full review
  • Cherry Crunch Cake

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    It's not as crunchy as I wish it were. My mum has a similar recipe and her recipe calls for chopped pecans. ... Read full review
  • Shrimp and Chicken Miso Ramen

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    This was delicious! I will make note to say the noodle preparation is entirely wrong. The noodles need to soak in warm water for 10 minutes. Then immerse them in boiling water for three minutes, ... Read full review
  • White Pizza Sauce

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    This was delicious! It's better than white sauce in pizza chains! ... Read full review
  • Cheesesteak Roll-Ups

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    Oh em yum! This is hands down an amazing recipe! I'm not too much a fan of canned gravy, but understand it can be a timesaver. If you have time, make the gravy at home and it will still be a fiv ... Read full review
  • Eric's Grilled Pork on Pork Rollatini

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    What a lovely unique idea and fast to make! I was NOT a fan of the balsamic vinegar. Everything else was delicious! ... Read full review
  • Easy Bulgogi (Korean BBQ Beef)

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    I followed the recipe exactly and let this marinate about 20 hours. It has such a rich, almost buttery depth to it. I used flank steak that was slightly frozen and was able to get thin slices. I ... Read full review
  • Creamy Baked Spaghetti

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    I added Italian turkey sausage to mine, and decided to broil it. It worked perfectly! ... Read full review
  • Baked Chili Hot Dogs

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    I've never had a baked hot dog before. This was a notch up from microwaved hot dogs. I really liked the texture of the hot dog bun too! ... Read full review
  • Easy French Toast Waffles

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    These were yummy, but I don't suggest adding in the maple syrup to the egg mixture, as it's not distinguishable in the mixture. Save it for topping the waffled French toast. ... Read full review
  • Stuffed Dates

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    These are an acquired taste for sure. I usually love dates, cream cheese, walnuts and Gorgonzola...but not altogether. ... Read full review
  • Fennel and Mandarin Salad

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    I didn't know what to expect. It's a light and simple salad, but not one I see myself repeating. ... Read full review
  • Nutty Banana Chocolate Chip Bread

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    I used regular sized chocolate chips, no other changes. It wasn't bad but I don't know if I'll make it again (I'm not a fan of artificial sweeteners) ... Read full review
  • Skinny Black Forest Smoothie

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    Update 8 March: I absolutely love the guilt free indulgence this smoothie allows me to have. I chose not to use the stevia because I wanted it to be naturally sweetened by the cherries. Yum!!! ... Read full review
  • Easy Cheesy Tuna Noodle Casserole

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    I normally will make recipes as instructed but in this instance I am not a fan of velveeta cheese so I swapped that out for regular cheddar cheese. ... Read full review
  • Parmesan Chicken Pasta with Marinara

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    This was pretty tasty! The chicken breast coating stayed crisp and didn't get soggy! I made my own bucatini pasta and three cheese Alfredo sauce. Bravo!! ... Read full review
  • Toasted Breakfast Burritos

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    For the longest time I would not eat breakfast burritos because I burned myself out on them. I decided to make these breakfast burritos and I think my taste has been restored! I used a mixture o ... Read full review
  • Italian Beef for Sandwiches

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    I'm impressed this is extremely tasty and the meet is so tender!! What's not to love?! It's simple to make and delicious! ... Read full review
  • Copycat Italian Salad Dressing

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    I followed this recipe completely, I found it a little bit too sweet for my taste. I absolutely love knowing what ingredients are in my salad dressing and will save this for future use. I think ... Read full review
  • Indonesian Pork Noodle Bowl

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    I was hesitant about making this, fearing it wouldn't be good (see my comment on the Dixie Pork stir fry).I decided to go ahead an make it with one simple difference. I used sesame oil instead ... Read full review
  • Protein Waffles

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    I had all the ingredients, and must say these were a change from the usual waffle. I liberally sprayed my waffle iron with non-stick spray, and they still stuck (even though the waffle iron itse ... Read full review
  • Aside from an unusual name, and incomplete instructions, I found this to be a healthy dinner. Protein from the quinoa, and chicken and a burst of zest from the lime and cilantro...not a bad reci ... Read full review
  • Quinoa Pancakes

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    This has a distinct taste. I am not gluten intolerant, I just happened to have quinoa flour and made these pancakes to use up the quinoa flour. I was fortunate to loose the quinoa taste via mapl ... Read full review
  • Sarah's Delicious Bouillabaisse

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    I am an Allstar and this was a task from the program to create a recipe. To the person thinking it needed cheese I believe you likely have never had an actual bouillabaisse. Traditional bouillab ... Read full review
  • Argentinean Skirt Steaks

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    I appreciate the warning about the adobo seasoning. I do use adobo, but sparingly as it is laden w/ sodium. I couldn't see myself adding more (salt) to the steak - for a quick steak this was eas ... Read full review
  • Easy Garlic Kale

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    I liked the simplicity of this recipe. Great side and fast to make - no changes other than using kale that was already rinsed...it made preparation that much faster ... Read full review
  • Easy Summer Gazpacho

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    I have never made gazpacho, and since I cook for my parents who follow the pritikin plan I chose to make this. I left out the oil, sugar, and skipped the lemon juice. I microwaved the veggies ju ... Read full review
  • Jambalaya In a Jiffy

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    This recipe lived up to the name. I put shrimp into the recipe b/c it's not jambalaya (to me) without shrimp. I skipped the hot sauce, opting for a dash of cayenne. ... Read full review
  • Easy Chicken and Dumplings

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    I liked this w/ the exception of the bisquick - it's better w/ a dumpling made from scratch, and doesn't take much more time either. I added some herbs to the broth for added flavour. I learne ... Read full review
  • Easy Weeknight Bacon Mac 'n Cheese

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    When I first saw this recipe I wanted to love it, however when I looked at the ingredients of the three cheese starter I inwardly cringed. I noticed "water" as being the major (first) ingredien ... Read full review
  • Chewy Brownies

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    I took note of the first reviewers comment on the salt. I dropped the salt to 1 teaspoon and I found it to be plenty - could probably drop it to 3/4 tsp w/ good results too. Instead of incorpo ... Read full review
  • Caprese Couscous Salad

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    I found this was a great side dish. I didn't care for the shallot but that wasn't enough for me to mark it down. Instead of dicing the mozzarella I just used the pearlini style -which is a fre ... Read full review
  • Pomegranate Margarita

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    This was insanely delicious! Be careful w/ this drink! ... Read full review
  • Meyer Lemon Pie

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    This was very tasty! I followed the recipe exactly and it was delicious. I think the filling should have had at least 1 tsp of cornstarch (to help thicken it) but otherwise it was a great pie. ... Read full review
  • Lemony Lemon Drop Martini

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    I cut the lemon to 1 1/2 and it was PERFECT for me! Even w/ this small change it made me want to pucker up - not overwhelming in tartness but still packed the pucker power! ... Read full review
  • Rum Swizzles

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    Unlike a prior review, I actually made this recipe. This drink is extremely fruity, and for me it had a kick! I can't say it was entirely potent, but it won't sneak up on you - it will come at ... Read full review
  • I made some slight changes both in preparation and in the ingredients. I don't normally like using seasoned bread crumbs only b/c they're rarely seasoned to suit my taste. I switched in some ... Read full review
  • Baby Guinness

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    So easy to make and easily converted to a blowjob shot by adding whipped cream :D ... Read full review
  • Baked Parmesan Tilapia

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    These were crispy but I didn't really detect the ranch flavour like I wanted to. Next time I'll either reduce the milk or leave it out, and I'll swap the bread crumbs for panko breading. ... Read full review
  • KISS Salmon

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    Four stars - five for the ease of preparation but lowered the rating b/c of the lack of specification of barbeque sauce. I used a hickory brown sugar barbecue sauce and it was too sweet. This ... Read full review
  • Perfect Creme Brulee

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    The directions are sketchy at best. I had good results only b/c I know how to make creme brulee. I chose a different method entirely to make this. I blended the egg yolks & sugar together ... Read full review
  • Juice Cooler

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    I didn't care for this. It made me think of cranbery juice that has been diluted w/ melted ice. It would be okay for a kiddie cocktail I suppose. ... Read full review
  • Texas Hurricane

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    I read the description and decided this would be a drink best sipped slowly and while lying down! Good drink use quality products for a quality drink! ... Read full review
  • Grant's Special Mardi Gras Pasta

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    I usually don't rate recipes so low, but this recipe has TOO much butter. I did reduce the quantity of butter, but the addition of more butter would NOT have made it a 5 star recipe. The base r ... Read full review
  • The cake is a 5 star cake. I had to knock the frosting down a bit tho, thus the 4 star rating. The only thing I changed was to make cupcakes, but other than that I made this cake EXACTLY as in ... Read full review
  • I like the overall concept of this salad, it makes me think of a salad you could find at any chain sandwich/bakery shop. I am NOT too horribly crazy about the dressing flavour, I scaled the sal ... Read full review
  • Better Spanish Rice

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    I like how quick this was, but I think it needs some chili powder. Good but not the best ... Read full review
  • Apple-Maple Stuffed Pork Chops

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    This is a very simple recipe to make, certainly easy but based on just a cornflake crusting, I knew it would lack major flavour! See my tweaks for the additions I made ... Read full review
  • Coriander Chicken with Mango Salsa

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    The salsa was rather tasty, but I wasn't too crazy about the lack of seasoning on the chicken. While the salsa is incredible and gives flavour, I like to layer my flavours so they compliment ea ... Read full review
  • Sour Cherry Sorbet

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    I found that the wine (I used a chardonnay) really was masked by the cherry flavour. I realise the salt plays a part in the sorbet, but I thought it was excessive. This could easily be a great ... Read full review
  • Peg's Summer Squash Bake

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    I chose to take the advice of the recipe submitter and alternated zucchini and squash as well as a bit of diced red bell pepper for a bit of colour. I knew I wanted it to have some seasoning, so ... Read full review
  • Easy Slow Cooker Chicken Tetrazzini

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    I may remake this but only after serious changes. I found it to be extremely soupy - even after the 3 Tbsp of cornstarch, I'm not a novice cook by any means either. I ended up needing to add ano ... Read full review
  • Quick Lemon Chambord® Tiramisu

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    I made this a bit differently (just for presentation alone) I cut down on the servings, and also made the lemon pound cake (I used the Lemon Yogurt Pound Cake with Lemon Glaze recipe on Allreci ... Read full review
  • Pina Colada III

    thedailygourmet's rating:
    I've tried this before and it was decent, but just not the best w/ a "wow" factor.To give it a wow factor I did the following (1 serving):3oz Coco Lopez Cream of Coconut3oz FRESH Pineapple j ... Read full review
  • These were great :) The changes I made were minimial. (Quantities listed are for 12 servings) I used 5/8 cup EACH (translated 1/2 cup + 1/8 cup) sugar & brown sugar. Instead of adding a raw ... Read full review
  • Creamy Slow Cooker Marsala Pork

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    I've had this in my recipe box to try for nearly 3 weeks - all b/c of not having the marsala wine - which is a MUST! I finally got around to making this last night -and I'm sold! The pork was S ... Read full review
  • Slow Cooker Pork Cacciatore

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    I always dis-like people who "massacre" recipes and then rate them so low (well duh! It's not like you're some awesome well known chef!), so having said that, I made it per the instructions and ... Read full review
  • Tomato Salsa without Onions

    thedailygourmet's rating:
    Fantastic! I did tweak it though by reducing the amount of chili powder, and also adding in ground coriander. I also have an allergy to onions, so it is rare to find ANY salsa that is made w/o ... Read full review
  • Garlic Cheese Flatbread

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    (Originally reviewed 25 March 2008 -edited for spelling) I did not have any bread flour, so I simply used 2 cups plain flour and added in 4tsp of vital wheat gluten. In reading the reviews, alo ... Read full review
  • Creme Brulee I

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    I had NO problem whatsoever w/ making the custard, it set up beautifully and tasted wonderful. The only change I made, I omitted the raspberries, and added a teaspoon of pure vanilla extract, i ... Read full review
  • Mexican Sour Cream Rice

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    This was absolutely delicious...the only thing I did differently was to use instant rice, it was fantastic...this recipe is going to be a keeper for me! ... Read full review
  • Fresh Strawberry Almond Pie

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    What an unusual crust! Very good...I chose to use a blender to crush the cookies...something I would not recommend doing b/c the oils from the cookies end up being too thick. Next time I will ... Read full review
  • Garlic Cheese Biscuits

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    Review rating based on the following changes: I melted 1/4 cup butter, added 1/4 tsp garlic powder, dash of salt, and dried parsley flakes, and I used a sharp cheddar cheese. This MAKES the b ... Read full review
  • Five star rating is based on the following changes. Instead of using all ground beef, I opted to use a combination of ground pork and ground beef (12 oz ground beef, 4 oz ground pork) -instead ... Read full review
  • Pineapple Orange Sorbet

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    While I don't know what it tastes like made as directed, the way I made it screams tropical island! SO incredible...yummy. First I left out the orange peel. Next I blended half the pineapple ... Read full review
  • Soundview Crab Salad

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    I left out the sour cream, relish, parsley, cayenne pepper, paprika and lemon zest. I added garlic powder, and emeril's bayou blast, and cheddar cheese into the crab salad...absolutely delish w ... Read full review
  • This was delicious and I did make a few changes. I left out the creole mustard, adding in about 1 1/2 tsp emeril's bayou blast. The crabmeat I used was a fresh, pasteurized product, thus it ha ... Read full review
  • Oatmeal Butterscotch Cookies

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    These cookies are scrumptious! I can remember my mom making these for me when I was younger and we called them "Oatmeal Scotties" - I did make a few changes in the cooking temperature. I lower ... Read full review
  • Easiest Eggnog

    thedailygourmet's rating:
    I have been making this eggnog ever since finding it in a Home Economics Cookbook "So- you are ready to cook" by Mary Ann Duffie. To the reviewer who gave a low rating because it was not "thic ... Read full review
  • Mexican Wedding Cookies

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    These cookies were simple to make, and would be simple enough for a child to make (w/ adult supervision). Commonly known as Russian Tea Cakes, they are also referred to as Mexican Wedding cooki ... Read full review
  • Owen's Mozzarella and Tomato Salad

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    Although this is called "Owens Mozzarella and Tomato Salad" most people are familiar w/ the name Tomato Caprese. We served this w/ basil pesto on the side. Will post a picture. ... Read full review
  • Caribbean Pasta with Shrimp

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    Oh wow...this mixes some sweet w/ a little heat! I left out the shallot -b/c I didn't have any- and I didn't have any allspice berries -I didn't even have ground allspice, so I put in a dash of ... Read full review
  • Zesty Zucchini and Squash

    thedailygourmet's rating:
    As always I never follow recipes, so this rating is NOT based on the exact ingredients. I had to do some swapping oute b/c of allergies...so I changed it up a bit. I stuck w/ the green zucchin ... Read full review
  • Broiled Grouper Parmesan

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    *Please note I did not follow the recipe, I changed the ingredients, thus the 5 star rating*I took the grouper fillets and seasoned them with salt, fresh ground black pepper, Emerils bayou bla ... Read full review
  • Basic Cheese Polenta

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    My first taste of polenta, was when we ate at Emerils, at Universal Studios Orlando. I was kind of surprised...breakfast meets dinner. Well obviously it was that good and I found myself lookin ... Read full review
  • Fabulous Cilantro Pesto

    thedailygourmet's rating:
    This may be deserving of a five, but only after some changes are made....what's up w/ the vinegar, walnuts, and cayenne?! Hubby loves cilantro, and so I remade it and I chose to change the reci ... Read full review
  • Ravishing Red Velvet Cake

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    Both my husband and I love red velvet cake, however I'm disappointed by the end results for this recipe. I'm puzzled why this recipe calls for butter extract and not vanilla extract. The fros ... Read full review
  • Easy Red Velvet Cake

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    This cake ranks a 5 for the simplicity and ease, but only a 2 for the taste, it was a little below average. It is simple to make, and it turned out moist -almost TOO moist, therefore it was a b ... Read full review
  • Red Velvet Cake II

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    This cake is definately missing something...not sure where this recipe originated, but I've always heard that a red velvet cake should be more than just red...like it should have the taste of de ... Read full review
  • Red Velvet Cake III

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    This is a so-so cake. Easy enough for a beginner cook, or a person who doesn't have enough time to actually make a traditional Red velvet cake w/ a butter roux frosting ... Read full review
  • Red Velvet Cake I

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    I'm astonished and amazed to find an red velvet cake that actually uses the CORRECT frosting!!! Not sure why so many think that "cream cheese frosting" belongs on a red velvet cake. I'm so de ... Read full review
  • Chocolate Banana Smoothie

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    I used chocolate soy milk instead of regular milk...very good! ... Read full review