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Fruit Salad Abalos Style

Reviewed: Jan. 15, 2012
I have been looking for this recipe for a very long time! I'm so glad to have found it. My Filipino friends in So. Cal. always served it at our summer parties. The only change to the recipe was I added a small tub of whipped topping, mixing it with the fruit, then freezing it. Take it out of the freezer 15 minutes before serving. It's a wonderful fluffy, frozen, fruity treat!
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Beer Batter Fish Made Great

Reviewed: Jan. 14, 2012
This was my first time to use a beer batter for fish. My husband really loved it. I used only 1 tbl. of paprika fearing that it would be too spicy for him. It came out perfectly seasoned. I also used a wheat ale as that's all I had, so it made my batter darker in color. It still tasted great!
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Twilight Dark Chocolate Truffles

Reviewed: Dec. 31, 2011
I made these today for a party. They were so simple to make and really good! I stuck some in the freezer for a later craving!
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Turkey in a Smoker

Reviewed: Nov. 30, 2011
We usually fry our turkey, because we were expecting health-conscious guests, I decided to smoke it. We used our propane grill and used the indirect heat method with hickory chunks. The night before, I brined the 14 lb. turkey. It was on the grill at 11:00 a.m. and reached 160 degrees by 2:15 p.m. It turned out so moist, there wasn't much left! It seems intimidating, but you gotta try it! You might want to smoke a turkey breast first.
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Baked Potato Soup

Reviewed: Oct. 29, 2011
This soup was very good. It was the first one I've ever made. I used 4 Tbl. flour and used my immersion blender as "audryrub" mentioned and added 2% milk (that's what I had) instead of half and half. I topped it with grated cheese, bacon and sliced green onions. It was delicious!
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Breaded Dijon Pork Chops

Reviewed: Jul. 30, 2011
I was disappointed. Most of the reviewers loved this recipe, but I wasn't pleased. I used panko crumbs because that's what I had. The crust was crispy right after frying, then turned mushy. Next time, I'll try the cracker crumbs and see what happens.
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English Muffins

Reviewed: Feb. 9, 2011
This recipe was a good one. They looked pretty and the dough was great to work with. They didn't taste like store-bought english muffins, more like a dinner roll. I baked them at 350 for 8 minutes per side as other reviewers suggested, which produced a more even color. I'll be making these again!
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Simple Taco Soup

Reviewed: Jan. 18, 2011
This was a very good recipe. For more flavor, I added chopped onion while browning the meat. It was too thick as a soup, so I added more water and adjusted the seasonings. I didn't have chili beans so threw in a can of yellow hominy, and added chopped jalapeno and cilantro at the end. My family loved it!
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Mexican Wedding Cookies

Reviewed: Dec. 19, 2010
These cookies were very easy to make. I didn't chill the dough as suggested because I used a small cookie scoop to shape them. Since I used chopped almonds, I used 2 tsp. vanilla, 1 tsp. almond extract, and 1 tsp. water. To make coating easier, I put the powdered sugar and cookies in a large ziplock bag and shook it to coat. These will be a hit in my holiday cookie platter!
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Olive Oil Cranberry Bundt Cake

Reviewed: Dec. 13, 2010
This was a very tasty cake. Like other reviewers suggested, I cut the oil in half and it turned out great. It came out a little dark, so I'd start checking it at 50 minutes instead of an hour. Thia was the perfect holiday cake!
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Pan De Sal I

Reviewed: Dec. 4, 2010
The texture of these rolls was great; a thin crispy crust with a tender and airy interior. I made only half of the recipe and didn't top them with breadcrumbs, but with an egg wash. I will add more sugar and salt for more flavor next time, like other reviewers suggested.
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Rick's Special Buttercream Frosting

Reviewed: Sep. 25, 2010
This was a very good recipe. I halved the recipe. I didn't have clear vanilla, so I used rum extract (which was clear), then added a little more cream until it was "pipeable". I'll definitely be using this again!
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Peanut Butter Easter Eggs

Reviewed: Sep. 21, 2010
These are delicious! The filling was a little dry and crumbly as other reviewers mentioned, so I added half a cup more peanut butter and 4 tbl. of milk instead of one. These are a memorable treat to everyone I've given them to!
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Sugar Coated Pecans

Reviewed: Aug. 15, 2010
These are the fist sugar coated nuts I've made. They were very delicious and not overly sweet. I used only 1/4 tsp. cinnamon instead of 1/2 tsp. and got a hint of cinnamon, which is just what I wanted. Beware - they are addicting!
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Ground Beef Lo Mein

Reviewed: Mar. 30, 2010
This was a quick and easy dish. I increased the soy sauce until it tasted right and added some garlic salt. I didn't have canned gravy so I made my own using a little beef broth thickened with cornstarch and water. I also used flat egg noodles I had on hand instead of spaghetti. Yummy!
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Sweet Smoked Pork Ribs

Reviewed: Mar. 28, 2010
The only trouble I had with these ribs was maintaining the smoker's temperature because it was cold and windy. Other than that, the meat was very tender and sauce was lip-smacking! I will definitely try these again on a warmer day.
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Best Ever Onion Rings

Reviewed: Mar. 16, 2010
This was my first attempt at making onion rings at home, and I was quite pleased with them! I used half a cup of flour and half a cup of panko (Japanese) bread crumbs which increased the crunch factor. My husband loved them, too!
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Chocolate Orange Truffles

Reviewed: Feb. 27, 2010
This recipe was very disappointing. I followed the recipe exactly, and was not happy at all with the flavor of the filling; I didn't even bother going further by chilling. Like other reviewers stated, the measurements of the ingredients are way off (i,e, how can 4 oz. of chocolate plus the other ingredients yield 24 truffles?) On the contrary, I had a pot of chili simmering and added 2 tbl. of the chocolate filling to it, and it gave it an element of depth to the flavor. All was not lost!
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Banana Coconut Loaf

Reviewed: Jan. 31, 2010
This was a very good, moist bread. I made mini muffins and they rose perfectly and deflated slightly while they cooled. I don't think the cherries were necessary so I'll leave them out next time. My husband doesn't like banana bread, and he's already eaten two!
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Mari's Chicken and Pasta

Reviewed: Jan. 23, 2010
The sauce was okay: alittle bland for my taste but just right for my husband. The sauce was very thin so I used cornstarch and water to thicken it. I don't think I'll be making it again.
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