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Karyn's Cream of Crab Soup

Reviewed: Jan. 10, 2007
WOW! This was a nice treat for this seafood loving single Mom who has no time to cook! It is absolutely delicious! I did change things up a little though: I melted the butter, then added 2 minced shallots and a clove of minced garlic and cooked until soft. After that, I added the hollondaise/flour to make a roux, before adding the half & half. Other than that, I pretty much made it according to directions, other than only using 2 TBSP of Old Bay (GOOD CALL - 3 would have been too much, IMHO). Plus, I added a little fresh chopped parsley and a little extra sherry. YUMMY YUMMY YUMMY! I'll make this again and again!
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Broccoli Chicken Divan

Reviewed: May 7, 2006
I definitely wanted to alter this recipe to add more flavor, because as-is, it looked like it was missing a lot. I used Campbell's Chicken with Herbs soup intead of Cream of Broccoli, and added about 1/2 cup (maybe a little more) of sour cream, about a tablespoon of Mrs. Dash Original, about a tablespoon of McCormick Lemon & Herb Seasoning and about a teaspoon of poultry seasoning. Per another review, I also added cheddar to the sauce and doubled the bread crumb mixture. I served it over rice. PERFECT! Will make again and again!
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Seared Tuna with Wasabi-Butter Sauce

Reviewed: Mar. 1, 2006
This was absolutely incredible!!!!! I will make a few minor changes next time - add a little more wasabi, use less butter and add some cream to the sauce. Also, tuna should be seared on HIGH heat, not medium-high. This was some of the best tuna I've ever had - thanks for the recipe, Darla!
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Hot Artichoke Dip

Reviewed: Nov. 3, 2005
OMG! This is the BEST dip ever! Great hot or cold...I've made this at least 10 times in the last 3 months or so, and it's always a hit. I always substitute a big jalapeno (or 2 small ones) for the pimentos, and add a couple cloves of freshly minced garlic. Also, I squeeze the juice of one lemon into the mix before baking. You can substitute a bunch of chives for the green onions for extra flavor - if not, I recommend just using a small bunch of green onions, instead of just 2 TBSP of them. If you like seafood, add a 6ox. can of flaked crabmeat - YUMMY! I always serve these with Tostitos lime flavored chips, and usually make a double-batch because it goes so quickly! Thanks for the awesome recipe!
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Garlic Pasta with Prawns

Reviewed: Oct. 12, 2005
WOW! This was REALLY good! I only used 4 TBSP of oil, per another review, and I was glad I did that! I also added several cloves of garlic, but my husband and I are garlic freaks....the more the better, for us at least! This was super-easy to make and it was DELICIOUS! Even my toddler loved it! Definitely will be making this over and over again! Thanks for the delicious/easy recipe!!!
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Acapulco Margarita Grouper

Reviewed: Oct. 6, 2005
This was very good, but not GREAT. It was expensive to make, of course, so I guess my expectations were pretty high. I added grilled corn to the salsa per other reviews, and that was a MUST for this recipe, imho.
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Caribbean Chicken over Coconut Rice

Reviewed: Aug. 10, 2005
WOW, this was excellent! I tried using the suggestion of another review and cooked the rice in coconut milk only (no water). That was a flop! The coconut milk apparently doesn't have enough liquid to absorb into the rice properly. I ended up adding water later, and it still turned out good. I think the rice could have used a little chopped green onion in it too. I will definitely do that next time (and there will be a next time soon!). The chicken was excellent too. I ended up adding more Jerk seasoning to it and it turned out perfect! I cooked it on a slotted non-stick pan on the stove, rather than messing with the grill. Same results and so much easier on the cook! :)
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Savory Crab Stuffed Mushrooms

Reviewed: May 16, 2005
Excellent recipe! I doubled the recipe and brought it to a party with several of my girlfriends, and they were gone FAST! I made a few revisions, per other readers' reviews: I added 1/3 of a red pepper (finely minced), added some fresh garlic (which I sauteed with the butter and green onions, before adding the stems). I used fresh dill weed, from my garden - fresh herbs make such a big difference in the end result! And I added a few dashes of Original Mrs. Dash. I think next time, I will not add any cheese to the bread crumb mixture - I'll just put it on top. These turned out wonderful, and they were the hit of the party! Everyone is still raving about them, thanks!
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Green Curry Thai for Kings

Reviewed: May 10, 2005
This was a great recipe...just a little too hot for my taste. Next time, I'll reduce the amount of green curry paste. My husband loved it too!
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Neptune's Favorite Crab Bisque

Reviewed: May 1, 2005
Wow! I made serveral modifications to this recipe, but it turned out DELICIOUS! While I was cooking the soup/milk/cream, I sauteed a medium sized yellow onion with 3 large cloves of garlic in about 2 TBSP of butter. I added the onions and garlic before the crabmeat. I also added a can of clams and a can of salad shrimp, though I'm sure the recipe would have been great as crab-only too. The recipe didn't really have any spices, so I also added about 1/2 teaspoon each of Old Bay Seasoning, fresh parsley and fresh dill from my garden. My husband and I LOVED this soup! Will make again and again!!!
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Caribbean Holiday Shrimp

Reviewed: Apr. 27, 2005
I used frozen shrimp and they ended up soggy (MY bad). I expected a bit more flavor than they had. Next time, I'll try adding more red pepper flakes, and maybe some Mrs. Dash. There will be a next time...I just need to make a few modifications. Thanks!
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Sesame Crusted Mahi Mahi with Soy Shiso Ginger Butter Sauce

Reviewed: Mar. 4, 2005
WOW!!! OMG! This is BY FAR the best fish I've ever had! The sauce was the best part - Dee-Lish! I use 2 TBSP+ of ginger for the sauce. Also, make sure the lemon you use is a large one. I usually make this with seared tuna steaks, brushed with sesame oil then salt & peppered. All my friends have had this recipe and beg for me to make it! Thanks for the great recipe! :)
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World's Best Lasagna

Reviewed: Feb. 7, 2005
This IS the World's Best Lasagna! I substituted Merlot for the water, added 3 large cloves of garlic, and topped it with Provel cheese. My husband and his Mom both said this was the best lasagna they've ever had, and I have to agree! The provel cheese really makes it though, so I highly recommend using it. Thanks for the great recipe!!!
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Happy Mountain

Reviewed: Oct. 24, 2004
Ack! I was excited to be the first to adventure and review this recipe, as it seemed so different from anything I've tried. The ingredients seemed like things I liked, but had never tried together, so I gave it a shot. I wish I had trusted my instincts and just stayed away from it. This was nothing short of NASTY! My husband refused to eat it. I basically forced some down, as I was starving by the time it was ready, but it was NOT good, by any stretch of the imagination. The ingredients just clashed to say the least. I hope to save some people some time and money by warning them about this recipe. Was this submitted as a joke? My bad for trying it!
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Pumpkin, Sweet Potato, and Leek Soup

Reviewed: Oct. 18, 2004
This is a great cold-weather soup! It was an awful lot of chopping to do, but definitely worth it! If you have a food processor, use it! My hand was sore from chopping so much! I kept saying "This better be good!", and luckily it was! lol I made the recipe to a T, and I thought it needed something, so I added about 1/4 cup of brown sugar. That was just what it needed (and my husband thought so too). Thanks, Holly!
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Asian Salmon

Reviewed: Oct. 13, 2004
My husband said this is one of the best dishes I've ever made. Simply awesome! I wouldn't make any adjustments...it was perfect as/is! Thanks!
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Thai Peanut Chicken

Reviewed: Oct. 8, 2004
My husband said this is one of the best dishes I've ever made. I thought it was pretty good, but I didn't like it quite as much as he did. Next time, I will use a lot more broccoli, double the sauce, and add some black pepper. I used natural peanut butter, and will do so again next time. It could have used a bit more Cayenne as well, even for me, and I usually can't handle things too spicy. Overall, a great dish, just need to make a few adjustments next time.
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Baked Dijon Salmon

Reviewed: Jun. 9, 2004
This was a wonderful dish, certainly good enough to make for company. I followed the recipe to a T and it turned out great. The honey-mustard mixture went on a little thin as I brushed it on, so I would recommend putting it on pretty thick (wouldn't want to miss out on this yummy coating!). Will definitely make again!
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Spicy Thai Coconut Shrimp

Reviewed: Jun. 8, 2004
This dish was just as tasty as one you would eat at a good Thai restaurant! I used regular coconut milk, instead of light. Also, I highly recommend adding about 4 tablespoons of fresh cilantro at the end of cooking. I did, and I think it really made the dish especially wonderful. My husband and I frequent Thai restaurants, and he said this was just as good as anything he'd eaten out. It was easy to make to boot! This will definitely be a regular at our house, thanks!
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Stuffed Peppers

Reviewed: May 26, 2004
This dish was very bland and my husband refused to eat it. I ate 1 pepper and didn't like it much (needs more flavor!).
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