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Serbian Ground Beef, Veggie, and Potato Bake

Reviewed: Jun. 1, 2012
Good receipe. More flavor than I was expecting. I did change a few things though. I used ground turkey instead of beef and made sure to add shredded sharp cheddar cheese on the top layer of potatoes.
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Singapore Noodles

Reviewed: Apr. 18, 2012
This receipe was delicious! The flavor was absolutely spot on! I would recommend to reduce the amount of red pepper unless you have a really high tolerance for spicy food. I made this receipe with a few modifications. I used regular egg noodles instead of chinese egg noodles and vegetable oil instead of peanut oil. I used 1 TBSP of ground ginger and ground red pepper instead of pepper flakes. Instead of carrots, water chestnuts and mushrooms, I used 1/2 a bag of frozen stir-fry vegetables. Will definately make again!
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Coconut Jerk Chicken

Reviewed: Mar. 22, 2012
This recipie was good, but i think as written, it needs a little more sugar/salt to bring out the flavors. I actually altered the recipie a little bit for 1 lb of chicken, but used the same quantities for 2 lbs. except for the chicken bouillon. I did not have chicken bouillon and substituted with 1 cup of chicken broth. Unless you are cooking in a very large wok or skillet, I would not use more than 1 cup of chicken stock in the absence of bouillon, even if using 2 lbs of chicken. I also recommend cooking the chicken first with the spices before adding the chicken stock. I did not have squash or mushrooms, so i substituted with peas. I ended up adding more sugar, salt, and curry and jamaican seasoning as the chicken simmered for 40 minutes. In the process I lost a little of the coconut flavor. I didn't see much point to the tomato juice but added it anyway. In the end, I mixed up about 2-3 table spoons of corn starch in cold chicken broth to help thicken the curry and served over rice. I think the flavors are good, but it needs some minor adjustments.
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Indian Fish Curry

Reviewed: Feb. 23, 2012
This recipe was delicious! I ended up using honey brown mustard and doubling the amount of the marinade (didn't seem like enough for four fillets). I used swai fillets and didn't have cashews but this recipe is full of flavor even without it. Also, I didn't have any tomatos so I used one can diced tomatoes, drained. Finally, I didn't have vegetable broth, so I used chicken broth. The spice level is probably high for many people, but I found it to be a little above what I normally tolerate. Will definately make this again.
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Bourbon Pecan Chicken

Reviewed: Jan. 29, 2012
The breading for the chicken was quite good. I did not have clarified butter, so I used butter and olive oil. I also cooked the onions first and then cooked the chicken on top. Most of the onions ended up stuck to the chicken, but it allowed for the chicken to have great flavor. As for the sauce, if I'd realized that the dominant ingredient in the sauce was mustard, I wouldn't have made it. In fact, that should be what is emphasized in the title of this recipe and not bourbon, because it's really all you can taste. I tried to cover the flavor, but was unable to and no one else in my household ended up using it either. If I were to make this again, I would definately be in search of another sauce.
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Brazilian Chicken with Coconut Milk

Reviewed: Jan. 16, 2012
This recipe was really good. It's not hurting in flavor in anyway. I used canned diced tomatoes (not drained) and reudced that. I agree with some other reviewers that the sauce was really bland. I think next time I will try real coconut milk, not lite. I added sugar and salt to taste in order to enhance the flavor of the sauce. Also, the salt and pepper in the chicken seasoning is very important. I found it too be a little spicy, but definately not intolerable. Will definately make again!
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Peanut Beef Stir-Fry

Reviewed: Jan. 8, 2012
I read many of the reviews and most of them were very positive, so I was disappointed in the lack of flavor of this dish. I tried adding soy sauce and peanut butter to enhance the flavor but I didn't want to disrupt the balance too much. Not sure if I'll be making this again.
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Baked Teriyaki Chicken

Reviewed: Jan. 8, 2012
This recipe was good. I listened to a lot of the reviews. I doubled the sauce recipe to baste the chicken. I only had sodium soy sauce, so I added the amount posted (because I doubled the recipe) and then added more to taste. I used brown sugar instead of white sugar (doing the same thing with the brown sugar as I did the soy sauce). My chicken was partially frozen so I baked for 30 minutes at 375 covered and then 30 minutes at 350 uncovered and turning every 20 minutes. The chicken was a little drier than expected and I think basting every 10 minutes might be excessive. I think you can baste every 20 minutes and be all right. The flavor of the sauce was good even though I'd never heard of using vinegar in a teriyaki sauce. I think if I make this again, I might marinate the chicken in the teriyaki in order to add more flavor.
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Beef Stifado

Reviewed: Dec. 10, 2011
Great flavor! I did change some things to simplify the recipe. I browned all the meat together with the garlic and onions in a wok, covered. Then I added the red wine, cinnamon, nutmeg and sugar. Instead of orange zest I added ~1 tsp dried orange flakes. I added the complete can, undrained of diced tomatoes and instead of the water, I added beef stock to add flavor. When I make this again, I think I will omit the pearl onions. They were tasty but they were a lot of work to peel and not essential to the meal. I might replace them with some other vegetable like green beans. I served it over egg noodles and with crescent rolls. Delicious!
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Trinidad Stewed Chicken

Reviewed: Dec. 9, 2011
Really amazing recipe. Normally I find myself tweeking recipes as I make them but this is one you don't really need to. I took some of the reviewers advice and used chicken broth instead of water and I added peas to the mix for a veggie. Fantastic. Will definately make again!
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Honey Chicken Stir-Fry

Reviewed: Dec. 5, 2011
This recipe was quick and easy, but not the flavor I was looking for. I don't think I'll make this again.
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Curried Coconut Chicken

Reviewed: Dec. 5, 2011
Out of all the curry recipies I've tried, this is by far the best! I added some extra curry paste and chili oil to make it spicier but the flavor was really good! I also added green beans. Made numerous times and it was always delicious! Definately should allow it to simmer for at least 1 hour.
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Spicy Garlic Lime Chicken

Reviewed: Dec. 5, 2011
Great flavors! Very tasty! Enoyed this a lot!
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Cajun Chicken Pasta

Reviewed: Dec. 5, 2011
This recipe was very good! Definately would make again. I recommend cutting the chicken in smaller proportions and maybe even decreasing the amount of cajun seasoning a little because it was a little overwhelming but I will definately make again!
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Cheddar Baked Chicken

Reviewed: Dec. 5, 2011
Delicious! Will definately make again! Like many others, I omitted the rice crispies and the flavor was still there. Considering the lack of flavor in rice crispies I'm not sure why it's needed. I might reduce the amount of butter next time just because it wasn't needed and to make it a little more healthy.
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Beef with Vegetables

Reviewed: Dec. 5, 2011
The combination of flavors were good but it wasn't strong enough. I added my own veggies (broccoli, squash, zucchini and carrots) and increased the amount of sauce. I also had to increase the amount of soy sauce and oyster sauce to help the flavor. I also added 1/2-1 teaspoon of fish sauce to try and enhance the flavor as well as hot chili oil to add spice. In the end, there was more flavor, but I didn't completely find the combination to feature the oyster sauce. Would make again with some adjusting in sauce proportions.
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Chicken and Biscuit Casserole

Reviewed: Nov. 13, 2011
This was good but not as amazing as I was expecting. The basil flavor was very overwhelming. The addition of poultry spices as well as rosemary helped a little to create a larger array of flavors. Also, it was way too salty. I would cut down the salt by half. I don't think I will be doing this recipe again.
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Tomato Pepper Steak

Reviewed: Nov. 8, 2011
This recipie was great! I ended up substituting the mushrooms and green peppers with an array of frozen veggies. I also cooked the steak with the garlic and onions to add more flavor to the meat. Came out delicious! Definately making this again!
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Cheddar Chicken Spaghetti

Reviewed: Oct. 24, 2011
This dish was okay. It was seriously lacking in flavor. I tried taking the advice of other reviewers and adding onion powder, garlic powder and italian seasoning, but I still found it quite bland. Not sure I will make this again unless I figure out some better seasonings to go with it.
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Mexican Stir-Fry

Reviewed: Oct. 23, 2011
This was good, but the flavor wasn't everything I expected. I had to do some alterations because I didn't have everything on hand. I omitted the green, red and jalapeno peppers. I used a can of tomato paste and 1/3 of a can tomato sauce in place of the puree. I also used 1 cup of chicken broth in place of the bouillon granules and water. I added taco seasoning in order to get more flavor as well as added 1 can of corn for more veggies. Also, mexican cheese mix in combination with cheddar cheese was more flavorful. In the end, it turned out pretty good, but had to add a lot of seasoning to get it there.
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