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Lady Jarhead

Bay Village, Ohio

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Reviewed Grilled Shrimp with Mango, Lime and Radish Salsa

May 1, 2013 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

I have made the salsa many times and everyone always loves it. I needed a taste of summer in January and was craving fish tacos but couldn't find any mango, so I substituted canned apricot halves. That tastes pretty good too if you're ever in a pinch."

Reviewed Lentil Vegetable Soup

Mar 11, 2013 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

I have made this twice so far. Both times I attempted to freeze half for a later date, but my daughter always unfreezes and eats it as soon as the first half is gone! The only change I suggest is to add 1 can of diced tomatoes and then only 2.5 quarts of broth; I still keep the tomato paste as well. The vinegar at the end is essential, it reall"

Reviewed Dragon's Breath Chili

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

Every year my husband and I host a chili cookoff football party and this chili won in the best spicy category. After making it a few times, My preference is to substitute chorizo for the italian sausage because I just don't think fennel belongs in chili. Also, since it doesn't specify a specific chili powder, I mix 1 T of Ancho, 1 T of Pasilla a"

Reviewed Deep-Dish Apple Pie

Dec 3, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

This was the first time I've ever baked a pie, so I was a bit nervous. The crust was easier than I thought and I had no problems with the dough. I did not like the filling, though. It tasted more like lemon pie with apple. I would use a different filling next time but I would use the crust again."

Reviewed Brined Herb-Crusted Turkey with Apple Cider Gravy

Dec 3, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

I used this recipe for the first time and followed the directions exactly, brining the turkey for about 2 1/2 days. It may seem like a lot of work, but if you go through each step it isn't bad at all. The turkey was moist and delicious and the gravy was very good as well. I was very proud to serve this to my family. "

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