"Colouring's OK - teaspoonful poured into pudding" = dyestuff. Is 't' a recognised shorthand for teaspoon?
"Miss U.S. soldier on both sides" = girl. What's an RL?
"Boss's skill confounds dealers with it" = leadership. Anagram of dealers but where's the hip from?
"Very refined and exotic tale about this place" = ethereal. Ethereal doesn't mean very refined, does it?