My Hoppin' John Recipe Reviews - Allrecipes.com (Pg. 3)
Reviewed: Dec. 31, 2010
Folks, the ham bone is necessary to this dish. It contributes a lot of the flavor. If you don't have a ham bone, this isn't going to come out very well, and it's not going to be the recipe's fault. This is delicious if you make it according to the directions. It's rich and really nicely flavored--the best hoppin' john I've ever made.
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Reviewed: Feb. 26, 2010
This recipe is very good! I changed it by adding some cayenne pepper and a pinch of cajun spice. I also had already boied my ham bone for soup so I fried the cubes pieces in the olive oil instead of the bone. Very good!! I'm having some for lunch today. :)
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Reviewed: Feb. 1, 2010
We thoroughly enjoyed this, except for my picky son - he just picked out the ham and ate it. Made with leftover ham - but did not have the bone. Still very good. The wine added a nice flavor, but you could substitute more chicken stock if you like.
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Reviewed: Jan. 17, 2010
I loved this soup! The only thing I did different is I did use any water, just extra chicken broth. And I didn't have a ham bone so I used a smoked turkey leg. And I didn't put in any rice, it was great without it. Serve with Tasty Collard Greens and Cornbread, perfect for a cold day!
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Reviewed: Dec. 30, 2009
This may have made the difference between a 3* and higher, but I was unable to get my hands on a ham bone. I followed the recipe exactly for the rest. It was hearty, filling, and great for a cold December night. It was suggested by my dinner mate that the addition of 'color' like red pepper and corn might increase the flavour. Recommended!
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