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Rated Eggnog Macarons

Dec 13, 2011 in Show Us Your Cookies on

Rated Pumpkin Snickerdoodles

Dec 13, 2011 in Show Us Your Cookies on

Reviewed Carrot-Mushroom-Barley Stew

Oct 22, 2011 in Show Us Your Cookies on

This is very healthy, and it was interesting to try. After tasting the carrot juice, I thought the stew would end up tasting very strongly of carrot. But both my husband and I thought the carrot flavor had cooked out and was not overwhelming. I maybe would have preferred a strong carrot flavor -- it sort of lost any distinct flavors, especiall...

Reviewed Portuguese-Style Fish Stew

Oct 17, 2011 in Show Us Your Cookies on

This recipe is very simple to make, and it was delicious! I used cod instead of bass. My store didn't have bass, and the cod was modestly priced. I added red pepper flakes for some additional heat, replaced the cup of water with 2 cups of chicken stock, and served it over rice. My husband and I got two nice meals out of it -- the leftovers re...

Reviewed Magic Fruit-and-Veggie Cupcakes

Aug 13, 2011 in Show Us Your Cookies on

What a great recipe! I tried it with carrots, spinach, dried pears, golden raisins, banana, and crystallized ginger. The ginger gives it a great spicy flavor! I misread the recipe and thought it only called for dried fruit -- I threw in the banana when I realized my mistake. Next time I'll try all fresh fruit and fresh grated ginger. I made ...

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