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Reviewed Poached Red Pears in Port Wine

Dec 24, 2013 on

A good recipe but withholding a star because the instructions are very vague. It is only because I know how to cook that I figured out that you are to peel, core and HALF the pears because a whole pear will NOT be able to stay submerged in the pot. Also, the recipe called to put the pears in the pot with the port, then boil and put the pears in...

Reviewed The Chewy

Dec 15, 2013 on

Folllowed the recipie exactly but, from expirience, I added my dry ingredients by hand rather than electric mixer. Too much electric mixer equals flat, greasy cookies. The results were perfect. A tiny bit of chew and a bit of crisp. This is THE recipie for me. Truly fool-proof.

Reviewed Marinara Sauce

Oct 23, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

I usually like Ina's recipes and was surprised when I found it very bland when made according to the recipe. I was going to give it a one star but, since the texture was there, I decided that perhap the flavor profile needed to be tweaked to my liking. The second time around, I did not have wine but deglazed with homemade veggie stock and that im"

Reviewed Red Beans and Rice

Oct 18, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

What a great recipie to build on! We are vegans so I did a bit of adjusting, such as veggie broth instead of chicken broth and brown rice instead of white. I also tried adding a bit of vegetable protein, that gave it a meatier texture and maximum protein, something we have to make sure we have lots of. Also, played around with the beans, using ...

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