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Reviewed Spinach and Onion Couscous

Nov 30, 2014 in on

I made this tonight,to go with the smoked Turkey my hubby made on the grill. The only thing I changed was I added some fresh mushrooms, I needed to use. I used Israelis couscous, cuz I find the other kind very dry and I don';t care for the texture. The mushrooms added such a depth of flavor. I did not add the nuts, not a fan of nuts in my foo...

Reviewed Corn Casserole (Paula Deen)

Nov 27, 2014 in on

My husband and I have never been a fan of cornbread, so needless to say I have never had corn cassarole. I was raised in Ky, ( i know right??? ) . Someone brought corn cassarole to a potluck luncheon at work, so I tried it, it was just ok for me, alittle on the dry side. I saw this recipe, and thought it sounded promising. I used the recipe as...

Reviewed Red Lentil and Swiss Chard Stew

Nov 12, 2014 in on

We eat some sort of greens at least once a week.. I saw this recipe and had to try it, I used 1 bunch of organic rainbow swiss chard, that';s what I had in the fridge. The bunch consistated of 5 stalks of greens, I too chopped the stems, as I would celery, and added them in with the onion & garlic. I added the curry powder, caynene, black p...

Reviewed Cinnamon Bun Popcorn

Nov 1, 2014 in on

This stuff is soooo good!!! I was at a pet parade yesterday, where popcorn and lemonaide was served. There were several Holloween goodie bags of popcorn left a gallon ziplock bag.. I brought them home, and found this recipe. I melted 2 sticks of butter, added 1/3 cup brown sugar, and a few shakes of cinnamon cooked and stired, until a caram...

Reviewed Easy Crock Pot Macaroni and Cheese

Sep 29, 2014 in on

I don';t know for the life of me , why this recipe received all the high ratings . I was nominated to bring mac & cheese to this year';s Thanksgiving dinner. I found this recipe and thought I';d give it a try. After reading several of the reviews,I used more cheese. I used an 8 oz block of long horn cheddar cheese, shredded and 1 ...

Reviewed Baked Potatoes from the Crock Pot

Aug 24, 2014 in on

When I saw this recipe, I was thrilled. I too thought " why didn';t I think of this "? I made these a couple week ends ago. I used 4 med. yukon golds, rubbed with evoo and koser salt. Cooked on high for 4 1/2 hours and they were perfect, I won';t make baked potatoes any other way. I will save on propane AND my a/c. Today, I have 12 ...

Reviewed Hummus in a Hurry

Aug 10, 2014 in on

I have never been a fan of chickpeas, ( for some reason had a can in the pantry) let alone hummus. I just made this for my 14 year old granddaughter who is visiting. She loves hummus, but she';s only had the store bought version. I saw this recipe and made it for her. I omitted the cayene because she doesn';t like spicy, I didn..

Reviewed Paula Deen's Corn Salad

Jul 8, 2014 in on

I just prepared this dish, it is chillin right now. I used 3 large grilled corn on the cob,cuz i needed to use them . I took advise from other reviewers and used 1/2 lite Hellmann';s and 1/2 lite sour cream, omitted the bell pepper ( my friend hates them ) and I am making it for her 33rd wedding anniv. party. I sub with 1/2 of a jalapeno. I...

Reviewed Cheesy Italian Tortellini (Crock Pot)

Jul 7, 2014 in on

This is my day off, and I am babysitting my 6 & 4 yr. old niece & nephew tomorrow nite. I thought this woul be a great dinner for them. I used gr. italian sausage instead of beef, a 28 oz jar of Prego oringinal sauce, a 19 oz bag of frozen cheese tortellini, minced garlic, the mushrooms and green onions.
Set the crockpot on low @ 1...

Reviewed Korean Pasta Salad

Jul 5, 2014 in on

I ';m preparing this dish right now, along with the Asian Grilled Tilapia. I will post my reveiw when mission is complete... :)

OK mission completed !! It was AWSOME... I used 2 pks of ramen noodles w/o the seasoning pks, that';s what I had on hand. I sauted snow peas and radishes and omitted the seasome seeds. S...

Reviewed spiced white rice

Jul 5, 2014 on

This was a very tasty dish. I made a few adjustments, I used the standard rice to liquid ratio 1 cup rice, 2 cups chicken broth I also, threw in a roma tomato into the food processor cuz I needed to use it up. I alway's fry my rice in evoo but, have never thought about putting the herbs/ veggies in the processor and frying. I omited the P&C's...

Reviewed Asian-Style Grilled Tilapia

Jul 4, 2014 in on

My husband loved, loved, loved this dish. I used swia fillets, and I cooked them on the stovetop. I brushed the sauce ( which I doubled ) on the fish instead of marinating. I served it with Korean Pasta salad, which was also delish, you can find that recipe, on this site. DH loved it so much, he asked to have the leftovers, the next night an...

Reviewed Korean Pasta Salad

Jul 3, 2014 in on

I ';m preparing this dish right now, along with the Asian Grilled Tilapia. I will post my reveiw when mission is complete... :)"

Reviewed Crock Pot Chicken, Gravy and Stuffing

May 26, 2014 in on

Oh, I forgot to post that, I melted a 1/2 stick of UNSALTED butter and drizzeled it on top. This recipe dosen';t need any salt what so ever. Between the sodium in the soups AND the stuffing packets that is plenty. Believe me, my hubby is VERY salt sensitive and, if he says it is VERY good then, it wasn';t salty."

Reviewed Paula Deen's Pimento Cheese

May 26, 2014 in on

I have never liked Pimento cheese, due to the fact it had cottage cheese in it, which I can not bring myself to eat. I just assumed, that was the way it is made. I attended a cocktail party last year and pimento cheese was served along with crackers. The hostess said " you have to try this" I explained, that I don';t like cottage cheese, ...

Reviewed mexican radish slaw

Mar 30, 2014 on

This was a very easy and very tasty slaw and a nice change from a mayo base slaw. It was very light and refreshing.My guests and hubby loved it. I am making it today along side grilled chicken legs & mac n cheese, however instead of cabbage i will use broccoli slaw, i'm sure it will be just as tasty, will keep you posted!

Reviewed chicken spaghetti

Mar 27, 2014 on

This recipe was GREAT! It saved my dinner party. I had planned on serving chicken n dumplings, however the dumplings were horrible had to throw them in the trash. In a panic, because my guests were on their way, I made this recipe cuz I knew it was easy and fast to throw together I was putting it on the oven as my guests were coming down the driveway....

Reviewed Just Like Loaded Baked Potatoes/Cauliflower (Low Carb)

Feb 15, 2014 in on

I made this last night to go with our Valentine';s dinner of lobster & steak. I steamed a whole head of cauliflower, drained and mashed with a potato masher, added 2 tlbs. of butter, about 3 tlbs. of ranch dressing, cuz i was out of sour cream, 3 green onions chopped,6 slices of chopped cooked bacon & the bottom shakes of shredded & cubed che...

Reviewed Breakfast Mock Cinnabon (Low Carb)

Feb 10, 2014 in on

I just made this, as I have been on a low carb diet for 5 weeks. I used fat free ricotta, a stivia packet, and pecan cookie pieces toasted cuz that';s what I had on hand. My cinnamon came out to fast, so it was alittle over barring, but all in all not a bad recipe. I may try whole milk riccota and alittle more sweetner next time. It is a nice...

Reviewed Zucchini Lasagna (Lasagne) - Low Carb

Feb 9, 2014 in on

I started a low carb diet 4 weeks ago, and have made alot of the recipes on this site, I haven';t found a bad one yet. I';ve lost 7lbs!!!! I made this one the other night, and it was AWSOME I used 5 zucchini';s cuz they were on the skinny side and about 8 or 9 inches long. Had my hubby slice them on the madolin( I cause harm to myself...

Reviewed fried tortilla chips

Jan 26, 2014 on

This is a great basic recipe, I used corn tortillias that I had to use up. I fried them in canola oil & seasoned them with Emeril's Bayou Blast seasoning that I make & keep on hand to season just about everything, hubby paired them with his salsa, will make these next week end for Super Bowl! Oh, these tast pretty good with a fried egg for...

Reviewed baked macaroni and cheese

Jan 25, 2014 on

I haven't made this recipe yet , but I plan to. To answer Jill & Debra's ??? I don't know if this recipe can be done in the crock pot, however Paula Deen has an absolute wonderful recipe for " Creamy Mac & Cheese" made in the crock pot I stongly suggest you try it , you won't be disappointed hope this helps.

Reviewed Low Carb White Castle Casserole

Jan 18, 2014 in on

I am rating this recipe by my hubby';s reaction. I made this the other night, I took the advise by other reviewers, and used 1/2 of the onion mix and followed the recipe as written. I baked it in my 9in. pyrex pie dish for 30 mins, let in sit for afew mins. chopped the pickles & mixed them with the mustard then spread it on top of the burge...

Reviewed Good Old Country Stuffing

Nov 29, 2013 on

I made this recipe for our Thanksgiving dinner yesturday, and it was hit. I usually make oyster stuffing for my hubby, but was'nt about to pay double the price of last year for the oysters. I took a couple shortcuts . 1. I used a whole bag of herd stuffing mix, and used store bought chicken stock. 2. I used maple breakast sausage, and followed the...

Reviewed Slow Cooker Chicken and Dumplings

Nov 24, 2013 in on

This was a great recipe, however my hubby put my bone in skinless chicken breast in a brine for about 5 hours, and dummy me didn';t rinse them I just patted them dry. So needless to say the diish was VERY salty, even for me cuz I love salt ,I turned it into " Chicken and Dumpling Soup" so it wasn';t a total loss. I will make it again, but...

Reviewed Slow Cooker Chicken and Dumplings

Nov 14, 2013 in on

Haven';t made this yet, but plan to in the morning before work. Is it me or is the Prep & cook time waaaaaaay off? Just sayin!!!! I will rate the recipe after preparing it...."

Reviewed leftover rice muffins

Oct 14, 2013 in on

I made these last night ,after me & the hubby got home @ 5:00 pm from a weekend in Austin, I didn';t have anything thawed, but had this recipe saved on my favorites list. I threw in yellow rice & black beans, white rice & okra, leftover garlic chicken, a half of a Southwestern pork chop w/ veggies shredded pepper jack cheese 2 beaten eggs, m...

Reviewed Low Carb Pizza

Oct 5, 2013 in on

We usually have pizza every Friday night,I stop at Little Ceaser';s on the way home from work. However I was off yesterday, so I decided I would make a pizza, I came across this recipe it looked so good, and I liked the concept of the cheese crust. I had about a cup of leftover spaghetti sauce w/ italian sausage that i used, sauted a half of...

Reviewed Lebanese Bulgur

Aug 4, 2013 in on

I love this stuff it';s a nice change from pasta & rice which I love. I added a few chopped mini carrots along with zucchini & yellow squash and red pepper flakes. I even ate it for breakfast and topped it with a fried egg, the runny yolk was amazing mixed with the Bulgur & veggies. Now I';m going to try it on my hubby this week! Thanks f...

Reviewed Jo-e's Pretzel Mix

Aug 4, 2013 in on

I make a similar recipe, except I use the small pretzel twist , spicy ranch packet, colemans dry mustard, garlic powder, lemon pepper & canola oil. I eye ball the measurements then I mix in a very large bowl , pour onto a parchment lined baking sheet to dry for about an hour then I store them in an " UTZ" pretzel container that I purchased from ...

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