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Rochester, New York

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Reviewed Christmas Soup

Jan 11, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

The beans in this soup give the broth a lot more body. I don't really like sauteed greens, but I LOVE the kale cooked this way - just 10 min is perfect. Make sure to get a good quality kielbasa, which you might not find at the supermarket. I had to cook the beans a little more than 45 min, and next time I'll use a little more broth. I think t...

Reviewed Shred, Head, Butter and Bread

Jan 2, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

This was delicious! I felt it needed a little more mustard powder and a little more salt, but the "application" is fantastic. Eat it hot or cold, with a good beer. Yum.""

Reviewed The Shrimp Cocktail

Sep 4, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

This is one of my all-time favorite recipes. Alton really knows how to turn the volume up on simple, wonderful flavors. Don't skimp on anything, this recipe is perfect.""

Reviewed Chicken Liver Mousse

Sep 4, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Delicious! Love the brandy. ""

Reviewed Curry Chicken Pot Pie

Sep 4, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

My boyfriend and I love this. I almost never have second helpings of any dinner, but this casserole is an exception.""

Reviewed Chicken Stock

Sep 4, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

I've made this twice now, and I've learned a few things.

1. If you don't use enough chicken, you will NOT get the rich flavor and texture that we're after. You basically want to pack the pot with chicken parts, leaving only barely enough room for the veggies, and cover with water.
2. Roast your chicken parts the day...

Reviewed Sherried Sardine Toast

Aug 4, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

I love Alton Brown, and I wanted to love this recipe, but I could barely get it down. In fairness, I hate fishy flavor! I do, however, like fresh fish, especially served with lemon or some kind of tangy sauce. So, I was really hoping this recipe would help me enjoy sardines, because they are so healthy. Plus, I love avocado.

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