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Easy Hawaiian Chicken Packets

Reviewed: Jul. 20, 2012
THis was surprisingly good! I made "one big packet" due to time restraints. I used chicken tenders instead of breasts and also added ginger powder. I put all ingredients in a baking dish and covered it with aluminum foil, then baked it in the oven.
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Caramelized Baked Chicken

Reviewed: Apr. 2, 2012
This was basically a teriyaki chicken. I was expecting a much different flavor, so i was dissapointed. I wish the title or description would have specified this. As for the recipe itself , the flavor was well=infused into the chicken. However, the sauce didnt really carmelize perhaps bc i used skinless tenders instead. I would stick with chicken with skin if you really want that caramelization. Theere was a ton of sauce leftover in the pan so you could make rice and pour it over it. IT WILL END UP TASTING LLIKE A CLASSIC TERIYAKI RICE BOWL. Bottom line: I liked it, but didnt love it. But, if you are looking for a teriyaki recipe this will work great for you.
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Czech Roast Pork

Reviewed: Mar. 28, 2012
This is a good basic roast recipe bc the meat was perfectly tender. However, I gave it a 3 b/c of two things: 1) You may not be a huge fan of the caraway seeds. Although it was fairly tasty and different -- its more of a one-time dish, as is. Next time I will replace the caraway seeds with a differenct herb or spice. Even if you like caraway seeds, I would highly recommend using less of them bc/ they were overpowering and the seeds kept getting stuck in my teeth; 2) The recipe did not render sufficient "gravy" . The gravy was delicious and I would have loved more of it! Note: I added potatoes and carrots to the pan after the one hour mark. They were delicious and this turned it into essentially a one-pot meal. Bottom line: I would keep it as a great standard roast recipe which you could personalize by replacing the caraway seeds with your favorite herb.
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Diane's Colcannon

Reviewed: Nov. 17, 2011
Love it! Great substitue for plain old mashed potatoes. Traditional irish dish.
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Cranberry Sauce I

Reviewed: Nov. 17, 2011
The oj is not necessaary.
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Breaded Brussels Sprouts

Reviewed: Nov. 16, 2008
Great side dish for the holidays! I would like to agree with a prior review that the recipe could use less butter. I may also add garlic cloves next time instead of garlic powder to get more flavor. This is why I gave it a 4 instead of a 5. Otherwise, this dish was delicious and I will definitely be making it over the holidays with these changes. Oh and by the way, my husband, who hates brussels sprouts, said these were "pretty good!"
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Pollo (Chicken) Fricassee from Puerto Rico

Reviewed: Nov. 16, 2008
Excellent dish! I'd describe this dish as extremely flavorful, moist, saucy and actually quite healthy. I served it alongside a salad. Its very filling and tasty even without a carb alongside it. I made only slight changes: 1) To make it healthier, I substituted the chicken legs for skinless, boneless, chicken tenders (I used 3 packets, so I also doubled the potatos). 2) The chicken rub calls for sazon seasoning which I did not have. So, I looked it up online and made my own version of it: 1/2 tsp dried oregano, 1/2 tsp coriander powder, 1 tbl paprika, 1/4 tsp salt, about 1 tbl tabasco sauce, about 2 tbl white wine or rice vinegar. These ingredients are some of the ingredients included in the actual sazon. Other ingredients were already in the Adobo seasoning, so I didn't bother duplicating those. 3) I thought the original recipe needed to be a bit saucier, so I added 2 cups chicken broth. This dish gave me a whole new perspective on puerto rican food and could actually turn into a staple in our household! By the way, I wanted to mention that I think you could easily make-ahead the sauce in the blender to save time. Second time I made it: I roasted the peppers, garlic and onion for about 24 min. using 1/2 the evol called for in the recipe. I did everything else the same. It was amazing!
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Sausage Stuffed Jalapenos

Reviewed: May 23, 2008
These were the first to go at my get-together. You will love these even if you dont normally like spicy food b/c by scraping off the jalapeno seeds, it removes alot of the heat while leaving great flavor. I also used this recipe for stuffed zucchini.
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Pasta with Mushroom and Zucchini Sauce

Reviewed: May 23, 2008
I felt the sauce was a very creative base or foundation to which to add, making it quite versatile. If it would have called for more seasonings I would have given it a 4. I chose to add fresh ground pepper, garlic salt, a pinch of paprika and a pinch of dry mustard. It was quite tasty. Next time I would saute the veggies with evoo before putting them in the food processor for more depth.
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Sugar Coated Pecans

Reviewed: Jul. 20, 2006
Yummy and easy
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Baked Salmon Fillets Dijon

Reviewed: Jul. 20, 2006
This was the best! My husband even loved, loved it and he hates salmon!
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Baked Pineapple

Reviewed: Jan. 4, 2006
Both sweet and savory. A good alternative for a traditional holiday sweet potato dish for those without much of a sweet tooth.
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