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Easy Olive Martini Chicken

Reviewed: Nov. 15, 2005
The name and description says it all...this is an easy and fun recipe. It was deliciously surprising(or surprisingly delicious)! I decided to try this because I had some orange flavored gin in my pantry, and I love olives. Since I had the orange gin, I seasoned my chicken breasts with freshly grated tangerine zest(I had no oranges), milled peppercorns, and salt-free chicken seasonings. I added some finely diced shallots with the garlic too. I also added sliced black olives in with the green olives. In addition to the gin, vermouth, and lemon juice, I added the juice from half of the tangerine I had just zested. I garnished the meal with finely sliced green onion and chopped fresh parsley. I served this with simple, buttered egg noodles, and fresh, crusty bread. What a wonderful meal! Thank you Jen for a great, fun, and easy recipe!
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Baked Chicken with Peaches

Reviewed: Sep. 30, 2003
Don't let some of the reviews scare you away from trying this wonderful recipe! I almost didn't make this because of many reviews complaining about "the sweetness". I'm glad I did! I started by seasoning my chicken breasts with some white wine vinegar and lemon juice. I used the vinegar to offset the sweetness "problem". I then sprinkled black pepper, garlic powder, and onion powder over the breasts. I pretty much followed the rest of the recipe as written. I used a fresh peach(with white flesh though) and used a "light" brown sugar to save calories. For the sauce, I used a combo of half cold water/half chilled white wine(Pinot Grigio) mixed with the corn starch. I sprinkled a bit of fresh parsley leaves over it all too. The end result was just fantastic, and even my boyfriend said he couldn't wait until I made this tasty dish again! And, the whole recipe was very quick and easy too. What more could I ask for? Try this, you'll love it! Thank you Lor for a delicious recipe!
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Super Grouper

Reviewed: Nov. 3, 2004
The recipe title says it all! This was indeed, super! The only changes I made were to substitute garlic powder for the garlic salt, and I added a bit of dill, and a bit of salt-free lemon pepper to the spice mix. I added some fresh squeezed lime juice (from a quarter of a leftover lime) in with the lemon juice/butter. I baked the grouper for 10 minutes @350, then broiled for about 5 minutes to finish it off nicely. My fillets were thick. I loved the mayo/paprika topping too, and added some fresh chopped parsley over the fish. My room mate loved this dish too. Thank you Shirley, this one is a keeper!
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Creamy Scallop Chowder

Reviewed: Nov. 15, 2005
This was a wonderfully tasty chowder! I, too, added a few extra ingredients. In addition to the green onions and mushrooms, I sauteed some shallots, 1 clove minced garlic, and diced celery too. I added a bit of dill, paprika, and a couple pinches of Old Bay seasoning. Also threw in a handful of chopped, fresh parsley. I used 2% milk, a 1/2 C of half&half, and another half C of chicken broth, in addition to the white wine. (had to use some vermouth, cuz it's all I had handy). The end result was great, and warmed up our chilly Texas night! Thanks for a delicious recipe Shirley!
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Sherry Chicken Curry

Reviewed: Feb. 11, 2005
What a wonderful dish this was! The taste was delicious. This is a definite keeper! My boyfriend and I thought it was better than most thai restaurants. I put my chunks of chicken in a bag and poured the cornstarch in with it, shook a bit, then added the chicken to the skillet. Followed the recipe from there, and was so happy with the end result! Thanks Rebecca!
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Chicken Tetrazzini III

Reviewed: May 28, 2004
I usually don't try recipes on this site until I've read the reviews. However, this time I didn't and surely wish I had! The basic ingredients of this recipe are fine, but as the other reviewer noted, this recipe needs the liquid to make it creamy. After following the recipe as written, it didn't take too long to figure out I was in trouble. So, I added about 2 cups of half&half, mixed with about a 1/4C of cooking sherry and 2T of grated parmesan. It helped, and we ate it anyway, but the damage was already done. Try another recipe to make creamy chicken tetrazzini!
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Rosemary Chicken Noodle Soup

Reviewed: Dec. 11, 2002
This was the first time I have ever tried making any kind of soup(other than canned), and I can't begin to tell you how upset I got after making this recipe! And yes, I followed the recipe word for word! I guess I should say that I have only been cooking(other than frozen dinners) for about 6 months. The recipe sounded just fine, however, after the first part of the recipe was boiled for one hour, I realized that I was in trouble. There was little to no liquid left in my pan. I still added the penne pasta, oil, and carrots anyway, as described in step two of the recipe, figuring that it was just my own lack of faith in my cooking skills that wasn't right. Well, needless to say, after the pasta soaked up what little remaining broth there was, I was left with a thick mess of ingredients and no "soup"! I have sworn that I will never try another soup recipe ever.
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Pork in Olive Oil Marinade

Reviewed: Sep. 30, 2003
This was extremely easy and quick to prepare, and the end result was soooo tasty! My boyfriend even said to make it again soon! After browning the pork, I added a bit more sherry(didn't have port wine) to the skillet to deglaze it and then added that in with the olive oil/vinegar that I tossed with the pork pieces. Didn't have fresh cilantro, so used dried, and still tasted wonderful! So quick and easy, thanks Marlies!
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Tomato Macaroni Soup

Reviewed: Dec. 1, 2005
I made this for myself tonight, and was very happy with the results. I did add a few extra ingredients. I had some sun-dried tomato pesto in the pantry, and added about a teaspoon. I added a bit of half & half to make the soup a bit richer and creamy. I also added some dried basil, onion powder, a handful of fresh minced parsley, a couple of shakes of dried chives and chili powder too. I loved the slight garlic taste the pesto gave the soup. I had my bowl of soup with some fresh buttermilk bread. The whole meal really hit the spot and was a real tummy-warmer. Thanks for the great, and so easy, recipe Norma!
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Texas Ranch Chicken

Reviewed: Nov. 19, 2005
Anyone who reads this, do NOT be afraid to try this easy and wonderful recipe! I'm not a huge fan of ranch dressing, but decided to try this anyway, (and in spite of some of the negative reviews). This was sooo tasty! Yes, I did make a few personal additions though. I used whole breasts, which I seasoned with a salt-free garlic/herb seasoning. To offset the lack of color noted in reviews, I spread sliced black olives and sliced pimiento peppers over the breasts too. I only had peppercorn ranch dressing in the house, so I used that over the breasts. I used another reviewers idea of sprinkling bread crumbs over it all too. I used monterey jack for the cheese during the final 10 minutes. I garnished the meal with snipped pieces of green onion and served it over egg noodles. The end result was a very tasty, colorful, and easy meal! Thanks for a wonderful recipe Jan!
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Artichoke Chicken

Reviewed: Mar. 1, 2004
Just finished eating this and had to sit down and say how delicious this recipe turned out! I added 1 minced shallot, some sliced, fresh mushrooms, and even a few sliced black olives that I wanted to use up, all around and over the chicken. I added salt-free chicken seasonings and a quick dash of sage to the mayo/cheese mixture, and for the cheese, I used half parmesan and half romano. The breasts I cooked were fairly thick, so it took about 40-45 minutes. (the last 3-4 minutes I broiled the dish to make the topping a nice golden brown) The end result was so good, my boyfriend asked for it again as soon as possible...a rarity! Thanks so much for this wonderful recipe. :)
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Tilapia Scampi

Reviewed: Oct. 6, 2010
Yumm! This was so delicious! Great recipe! Due to a few personal preferences, I added a couple pinches of dried oregano, a scant amt. of red pepper flakes, and a bit of white wine to the butter/garlic sauce. I only use margarine, but it was still an outstanding and tasty meal! I baked this for 20 minutes @350. Next time, I'll add even more lemon juice because I love it. Thank you JasnsWif for a truly delicious dining experience.
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Dan's Pork in Tangy Pepperoni and Cashew Sauce

Reviewed: Mar. 4, 2005
Dan, this recipe was not only delicious, but creative too. My boyfriend and I were both very pleased with this wonderful dish! I only changed the ingredients a tiny bit. I only had yellow peppers to use, instead of the green. Since I had no white wine handy, I had to use some vermouth. I also added a Tblsp. of sliced black olives because I wanted to use them up. They actually added a bit of extra color to the dish too. Before browning my chops, I seasoned them with premixed Italian spices. The end result was a delicious meal. I served this over a bed of tricolored pasta and sprinkled fresh minced parsley over the whole dish. Thanks for a wonderful recipe Dan!
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Chicken Tetrazzini IV

Reviewed: Feb. 4, 2004
This is the first time I tried making a tetrazzini recipe and I'm so glad I did! This dish was outstanding. I fully cooked the chicken(seasoned with a no-salt blend of spices)in a bit of olive oil first, removed it from the pan, then added fresh, sliced mushrooms to the skillet and sauteed them. I then deglazed the skillet with a bit of sherry while the mushrooms were still in it.(yummy) I added a bit of parmesan cheese to the sauce, as well as a dash or 2 of nutmeg, and an extra bit of sherry too. The end result was delicious! I sprinkled fresh, minced parsley over all and served. Thanks for the wonderful recipe!
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Seafood Au Gratin

Reviewed: Sep. 28, 2010
Wow, this was excellent! It was my first time trying a seafood au gratin recipe and I'm so glad I did. Like most home cooks, I kinda changed the ingredients a bit. I didn't have any crab meat or mushrooms, so I left both out. I added minced garlic to the sauce as well as diced pimiento peppers for a bit of color, also added a couple pinches of oregano, herbs de provence, and dried chives. I seasoned the shrimp and bay scallops with cracked black pepper and Old Bay seasoning. I used a Pinot Grigio for the wine because it's what I had on hand, and used an Italian six cheese blend (shredded) for the cheese topping. My guest and I both had 2nd helpings. I'll definitely make this again, thank you Jeli!
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Sage Pork Chops

Reviewed: Jun. 4, 2004
This recipe came out great! The only changes I made, were to cut out the salt, add a bit of paprika to the rub mix, and instead of using beef bouillon, I used a combo of half beef broth and half cooking sherry. Mmm, mmm, good! I served it with a fresh mixed salad, and garlic-mashed red potatoes. Thanks Tiffany
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Macadamia-Crusted Sea Bass with Mango Cream Sauce

Reviewed: Feb. 3, 2004
This recipe was just plain delicious! I used fresh Atlantic cod and substituted cashews for the macadamia nuts. The mango-cream sauce was a pure delight and I can't wait to use it on other dishes, even desserts! I was scared that the half/half would curdle, but it came out perfect for me. I peeled, seeded, and diced the fresh mango earlier in the day and sprinkled the lemon juice over the fruit and refrigerated it, then added the half/half before putting the mix in the sauce pan when I was ready to cook. Yummm! I served the fish with a side of almond/dried cranberry/parsley rice, and a fresh salad of baby spinach,arugula, and slivered carrots. Thanks for the excellent recipe!
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Baked Orange Roughy Italian-Style

Reviewed: Feb. 4, 2003
I've been a fish lover since childhood, and this recipe has become an all-time favorite! What a wonderful recipe, as well as a wonderful and mild fish. You have to try this! The taste reminds me of a baked schrod dish I used to get at a Boston restaurant, called Legal Seafoods. The only thing I changed was to add a bit of lemon pepper and a couple of shakes of dill to the bread crumb mix. Thank you Tonya, 5 stars for this!
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Slow Cooker Kielbasa Stew

Reviewed: Jan. 15, 2005
This was just fantastic! I am of Polish decent, and couldn't wait to try this. I'm so glad I did. I made a few substitutions though. I had no apples in the house, and decided to try unsweetened pineapple chunks instead. They really complimented the dish. I rinsed and drained the sauerkrout because my boyfriend hadn't eaten any since childhood. Instead of all chicken broth, I added the juice (about 2 tblspns)from the canned pineapple to offset the sauerkrout taste. I also added 2 oz. of mushrooms because I needed to use them up. Since I had no caraway seeds, I went with some fennel seeds. I put fresh ground black pepper over everything too. The end result had my boyfriend raving and saying he would eat sauerkrout, and this dish, anytime! Thank you Michele for a wonderful recipe!
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Portuguese Cod Fish Casserole

Reviewed: Jun. 16, 2004
John, what a great recipe, thanks for sharing! I was a bit afraid to try a fish casserole, but this turned out wonderful! I used fresh basa (Vietnamese catfish) and pretty much followed the recipe from there. Yummmmm! I served a fresh spinach salad with this and got rave reviews from my boyfriend. Thanks again John!
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