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Reviewed Salmon and Sweet Potato Cakes with Agrodolce Relish and Arugula

Nov 7, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

Outstanding. I couldn't imagine the salmon-sweet potato combination, but discovered that the sweet potato provides high-nutrition "filler" and texture, but the flavor is in the background - the salmon is the "star". Loved the agrodolce "relish" also. On Leftovers night, I couldn't resist adding a dollop of homemade artichoke pesto on top - my e"

Reviewed Apple Spice Cake with Cream Cheese Icing

May 26, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

The cake is marvelous as is. A slight variation on the Icing to consider: Add a little lemon zest. Since that makes it plenty lemony, replace the lemon juice with some of the apple cider. Store-bought cream cheese icing is a little faster and no dishes to wash -- but I am amazed at how much better this icing tastes than store-bought. Also, si"

Reviewed Spinach Artichoke Whole-Wheat Penne

May 26, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

Loved how this recipe is flavorful yet unusually healthy for a pesto type sauce. I do advise cooks to start with a LARGE size skillet (see the step for browning the artichoke hearts) rather than the medium size listed in the recipe. By the time you add the pesto, pasta, and cheese, you will wish you had a large skillet for stirring all that toge"

Reviewed Shrimp and Scallop Easy Paella

May 16, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

This is one of my favorites for guests. I lived in Andalusia for a few years, and this version of paella is close enough to the paella I fell in love with there to make me happy."

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