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This has become my family's most requested meal. They cannot get enough of it. Plus it's unbelievably easy to make. I did experiment with the time to marinate and found 24 hours is by far the best. It just melts in your mouth. The shortest time I marinated was 1/2 hour and it was still amazing.

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knittygrrl May 04, 2002

First of all, I used a 4 pound pork tenderloin, instead of 1 pound. It took 1 hour to bake, so not much longer and was 170 degrees inside. Next, I didn't have the time to marinade overnight, so I used garlic powder and marinaded for about 20 minutes. It turned out wonderful. Probably the best pork we have had. It was tender, moist and flavorful. I also substituted black pepper for white pepper.

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Cynthia Caffey Schwab February 01, 2001

I'm not much of a Thanksgiving turkey eater, so this was our Thanksgiving meal! Everyone enjoyed it very much and were very impressed! I bought a 2 pound Tenderloin, so i put it in for about 5 minutes longer than said.. there was no need for that, and next time I'll check on it earlier than I did this time because I'm sure it could have been more moist than it was. But in the end, the only one that really criticized it was me! It was indeed a successful substitute and I will make it again!

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Jillomonster November 28, 2002

Very good and very tender. This was by far the best pork I have ever made and it was very easy.

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Jennifer Wood May 28, 2002

Excellent! Actually I accidentally added the olive oil to the rest of the ingredients so it worked as a "marinade" instead of a rub. Still tasted fabulous and was so easy! I just compensated by browning it under the broiler at the end of the baking time. Served it with stuffing and I have NO leftovers! YUM!

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Stewie April 03, 2002

This is a very good simple recipe. I marinated the pork tenderloin overnight and cooked it for 40 minutes. I decided to try something new when I made the gravy. I used apple cider to deglaze the frying pan and the water from the pork ... very tasty.

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Winterstar November 26, 2010

Very tasty! Made it according to directions, but put it on a rack in a roasting pan and added some chopped onion to the water for the gravy. Had this with mashed potatoes and super-sweet corn.Yum! Thanks.

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HEP MEP January 20, 2004

I've made this probably a dozen times and it's wonderful every time. I usually marinate overnight and it's perfect. I always have to do about 3 pounds to feed everyone and tonight I checked the temp after 35 mins in the oven and it was perfect: well cooked and very juicy. Use black pepper instead of white since I don't ever buy it and add some extra garlic (personal preference). Can't find a better pork recipe!

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elise014 October 03, 2011

I love pork tenderloin and have tried dozens of recipes. This is, by far, the best and so easy to do! A great easy meal for company ( although, I'd prefer it all to myself!).

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bbh May 08, 2011

WOW!!! We loved this. I could only marinate for about an hour, but it was still fabulous, and the drippings made the best gravy I have made in years! Followed recipe exactly, wouldn't change ANYTHING!!!! Thanks.

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Kelley2 April 29, 2003
Pork Tenderloin