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Sterling, Virginia

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Reviewed Roasted Potatoes with Whole Garlic and Rosemary

Jul 28, 2013 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

I love this recipe, made it to go with some pork ribs and they were great. Simple to make, I added alittle bit of thyme and was the perfect combination with the rosemary also chopped the garlic. Love you Mario!"

Reviewed French Toast

Jun 27, 2013 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

My daughter has made this a couple of times and they came out delicious. It's easy and a keeper."

Reviewed Hot and Spicy Hush Puppies

Jun 9, 2013 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

These were delicious, I added 1/2 teaspoon of seafood seasoning because i was going to eat them with crab and I didn't have the yeloow corn flouer so I used the white and it was delicious.
Thanks,"

Reviewed Goat Cheese Tart

May 23, 2013 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Great recipe and as always, Ina give stright forward directions. I made it for a breakfast in the office along other tarts and this one was reviewd as a "Restaurant Quality" tart. On the recipe called for grlic and herb goat cheese and I used plain and add chopped fresh garlic, fresh parsley and oregano to the mixture and worked!. Thanks Ina, y"

Reviewed Breakfast Tart With Pancetta and Green Onions

May 23, 2013 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Great recipe and as always, Giada give stright forward directions. I made two (double the recipe for a breakfast in the office along other tarts and this one went quick. On the recipe even that I doubled all the other ingredients I did not double the pancetta, just used 4 oz that the package had and thanks God I didn't. It was a little salty fo"

Reviewed Breakfast Tart with Pancetta and Green Onions

May 23, 2013 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Great recipe and as always, Giada give stright forward directions. I made two (double the recipe for a breakfast in the office along other tarts and this one went quick. On the recipe even that I doubled all the other ingredients I did not double the pancetta, just used 4 oz that the package had and thanks God I didn't. It was a little salty fo"

Reviewed Breakfast Tart with Pancetta and Green Onions

May 23, 2013 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Great recipe and as always, Giada give stright forward directions. I made two (double the recipe) for a breakfast in the office along other tarts and this one went quick. On the recipe even that I doubled all the other ingredients I did not double the pancetta, just used 4 oz that the package had and thanks God I didn't. It was a little salty f"

Reviewed Veal or Turkey and Spinach Manicotti

Feb 10, 2013 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

It's deliciouse! I changed it a little because didn't have all the ingredients. I used ground turkey, perfect! added like 3 oz. of shredded smoked gouda cheese in top of the manicotti and before the bechamel. I used lasgna instead boiled it half way and cut them in half, put a tablespoon of the meat and rolled them and finally instead of the herb"

Reviewed Caesar Salad

Feb 10, 2013 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

This is the perfect recipe for caesar salad, my family loved it and my 12 year old daughter actually made it. I didn't worry about the raw yolk since it has lemon and anyways using mayo does not help since is the same, raw egg. I used organic egg. I used just 2 anchovis and add coutones to the salad. Thanks!"

Reviewed Pork and Ginger Potstickers with Spicy Soy Dipping Sauce

Jan 28, 2013 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Awesome recipe! I have to say that I usually don't make a lot of Emeril's recipes but this was easy, flavorful and not greasy. I made it for my husband's 71st birthday party last weekend and those dumplings were gone in a minute. For the sauce I added my own twist, used rice wine vinegar and addded chopped ginger to it."

Reviewed Broiled Salmon with Herb Mustard Glaze

Jan 28, 2013 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

I made this on my husband 70th birthday last year and people loved it. It was easy and delicious also perfect for a sitdown dinner. Please follow the recipe exacly the way it is so you do not overcook the salmon, that is the key. This recipe is perfect, thank you Giada I love all your recipes."

Reviewed Gaucho Steaks with Chimichurri Vinaigrette

Jan 28, 2013 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

I made this in a reduced portion just for my husband, daughter and me so I used one 1 1/4 lb. Rib-eye steak, 2 jalapenos and 6 garlic cloves and it was delicious, a little too spicy so at the time of eating just took out the jalapenos and it was fine. This recipe is easy to make and looks and taste superb so I will try to make it when I have compa"

Reviewed Roasted Salmon Nicoise Platter

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

This is a great recipe, I made it to bring to my friend's 55th surprise birthday party and it was a hit. It was gone as soon as they open the buffet. I watched the video several times (I love to see Ina coking and still made the mistake to add the lemon juice to the marinade, big mistake but I was able to save it. I dumped the liquids and added "

Reviewed Roasted Salmon Nicoise Platter

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

This is a great recipe, I made it to bring to my friend 55 surprise birthday party and it was a hit. It was gone as soon as they open the buffet. I watched the video several times (I love to see Ina coking) and still made the mistake to add the lemon juice to the marinade, big mistake but I was able to save it. I dumped the liquids and added mor"

Reviewed Spiced Red Wine-Poached Pears

Jun 30, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

It was great!! My husband and daugther loved them and I used Splenda! My husband loves dessert but he is at a border of diabetis so I was creative and replaced the sugar for splenda but next time I'll cut a little bit on splenda, it was very sweet but delicious. I am not big on dessert but loved it and I could drink the syrop like juice it was d"

Reviewed Orzo with Artichoke Pesto and Grilled Corn

Jun 16, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

I made it for Father's day picnic at the winery and it was awesome!! I did not put all the pesto because I think it was too much. They loved it! this is definetly a keeper."

Reviewed Weekday Cassoulet

May 18, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

This was excellent! I used less bacon, drained most of the grease and removed the skin from the chicken. I served it over brasmatic rice and my daughter and husband loved it, of course they complained about not having enough salt but nothing new, I am cutting on the salt to keep my husband healthy, he will appreciated later! I boiled the white be"

Reviewed Baked Samosas with Mint Chutney

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

I did not add the mango and they were great. I also hold up on the heat because my daugther loves Samosas. I made them into triangles cutting squares and foldem once you get more out of the dough, I made 18 Samosas out of one package. There were fabulosas!!""

Reviewed Chicken in Creamy Tomato Curry: Chicken Tikka Masala

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

Great flavor and soooo easy to make! My husband loved it, I will definetly will use this recipe to teach my students, it is great to introduce people to indian food because the spices are perfect. I used one jalapeno instead for less heat and was perfect. Thanks Aarti for your great recipes, I loved from the first day on The Next Food Network ...

Reviewed Roasted Shrimp and Orzo

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

The best salad ever; I have been making this for years, great for Picnic in the summer, Every year I make to bring to the wine festival and my friends can't wait for that day so they can eat it. In the winter I add tomatoes. If I don't have fresh dill or parsley I have used dried and taste really good. Thanks Ina for your great recipes, I love th...

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