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Laurel Kirsten

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Reviewed Linguine with Shrimp Scampi

Feb 15, 2013 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Wow! Simple, easy and delicious! I loved all the layers of lemon flavor. I used whole wheat pasta and it was great! Make sure you salt it because this dish really needed salt. The small amount of butter really adds a lot of flavor with out much fat. You could always up the olive oil but I think the butter makes a big difference :)"

Reviewed Caramelized Pancetta and Fennel Salad

Feb 15, 2013 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Wow! My husband said that this was probably the best salad he has had in years (sniff, I guess all my normal salads are sub par!) I used about three slices of prosciutto cut into inch sized pieces. I also cut the fennel thinner into about 1 cm thick crescents. The fennel is so sweet when it is roasted any one, even picky eaters would eat this! Al"

Reviewed Avocado Ice Cream

Aug 8, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

I could live on this ice cream it is sooo good!!!! It is not that sweet so you could make a raspberry sauce to put on top. This would be festive for the holidays and I think it would pair well with the ice cream because it pairs well with avocado cheesecake (which I am also in love with). I am from California so I know avocados. You MUST"

Reviewed Shrimp Fra Diavolo

Jul 31, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Fantastic spicy red sauce! So much flavor in so little time. I served this over fettuccine. I substituted green onions for the medium onion, it worked fine. "

Reviewed Fried Smashed Potatoes with Lemons

Jul 31, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

I actually didn't fry these ( I was too tired!) I simply mashed the boiled potatoes (used Yukon Gold), added the lemon dressing and some olive oil and whole milk to taste. Delicious intense lemon flavor!"

Reviewed Strawberry Frozen Yogurt

Jul 31, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Amazing! I halved the recipe and used a 10 oz. bag of frozen strawberries, I also used greek yogurt. I could not believe this was frozen yogurt! My 16 month old son loved it too!"

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