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Reviewed Chicken "Saltimbocca": Saltimbocca di Pollo

Jul 16, 2014 on FoodNetwork.com

Excellent chicken cutlet dish. I have another saltimbocca recipe that is excellent. This one was special because of the fried sage leaves; if you're a food specialist, the fried sage leaves DO make a difference. I only used two breast and the sauce was just enough. I also left the breast open, did not use a toothpick to fold them in half. I used...

Reviewed Basic Vegetable Stock

May 4, 2013 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Super easy, great basic stock. I like the fact that you can add recommended ingredients depending on the time of year."

Reviewed Seafood Risotto with Leek Broth and Asparagus Stems

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

Delicious. My husband and I were inspired to make this after having it in Venice. It was just as good. It was the first time I made clam broth. In the future I would make the broth ahead of time to minimize the time it took to make this dish. "

Reviewed Mustard-Roasted Potatoes

Mar 18, 2013 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Great! Only, watch the temp and time. I used baby potatoes and they were done within 25 minutes, and the onions still burned. I'll adjust. Great, great flavor and so simple."

Reviewed Parmesan Chicken

Dec 6, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Excellent recipe. I followed it as is. I agree with Camielle (?). It could use a bit more salt. However, I didn't use the salad recipe and I think that combination would negate the need for more salt. "

Reviewed Shrimp with Garlic Sauce

Jan 4, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Delicious!""

Reviewed Eli's Asian Salmon

Nov 19, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

We have salmon at least once a week. I followed the recipe without changes and loved it. This was voted as a family favorite; so delicious! We must be salt lovers because we thought it was perfect.""

Reviewed Parmesan-Roasted Broccoli

Nov 13, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

I agree with Lisa. I have added this to my personal cookbook (MS Excel spreadsheet and count calories. This is the best broccoli dish I've ever made. Ina continues to be demonstrate she offers the best of all my chef's recipes!""

Reviewed Garlic Bread

Oct 22, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

BEST GARLIC BREAD RECIPE EVER!
NO NEED TO USE ALL THE OIL, IF YOU WATCH THE VIDEO YOU'LL SEE SHE USES IT TO SAUCE THE HERBS & GARLIC NOT TO SPREAD ON THE BREAD. I'LL TRY THE OTHER HERBS AND PARM SUGGESTIONS. LOVE IT!""

Reviewed Parmesan-Roasted Broccoli

Jul 28, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

I agree with Lisa. I have added this to my personal cookbook (MS Excel spreadsheet) and count calories. This is the best broccoli dish I've ever made. Ina continues to be demonstrate she offers the best of all my chef's recipes!"

Reviewed Green Salad with Blue Cheese Dressing

Apr 2, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Flavor is great but mine was too thick; I used champagne vinegar with dried tarragon and my roquefort was a brie style, maybe that was the problem. Also, I used low fat mayo, I know - why. I've been watching my weight. Won't substitue this in the future, you need the real deal. Thanks for the tip on using milk instead of cream, that may help ...

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