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Glencoe, Illinois

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Reviewed Chicken Enchiladas with Roasted Tomatillo Chile Salsa

Oct 15, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

I've tried many tomatillo salsa recipes and THIS IS THE BEST!
I add more jalapeno or serrano peppers for extra spicy."

Reviewed Grilled Plantain with Spicy Brown Sugar Glaze

Oct 15, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Funny story. I had bought plantains and they never ripened. So I used the spicy brown sugar with sliced bananas and cooked them over low heat for 10 minutes and served with an apple cake. Though they were so delicious I could have served them with any type of dessert."

Reviewed Cuban Pulled Pork Tacos with Guava Glaze, Sour Orange Red Cabbage-Jicama Slaw and Chipotle Mayonnaise

Oct 15, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

I only made the slaw and served it with beef tenderloin. It was Bobby Flay Fantastic. The flavors added such a jab to the other dishes. I will always use this slaw."

Reviewed Baked Costa Rican-Style Tilapia with Pineapples, Black Beans and Rice

Oct 15, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

I ended up cooking the tilapia and rice seperately because I thought the rice and beans was so delicious that someone who might not like fish wouldn't try the dish. So, rice and beans alone was amazing, I made a tomatillo sauce and served it on the side, really sparked the dish. The tilapia I marinated all day, and it was so yummy, flaky, and fla"

Reviewed Apple Coffee Cake with Crumble Topping and Brown Sugar Glaze

Oct 15, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

The entire cake was gone!!!! So I made it into a round cake and made a banana caramel topping (accidentally but worked really well with the flavors). I served it with a variety of Ben and Jerry ice creams to add a little spark to the dessert as a whole. I highly recommend it. "

Reviewed Tomato-Avocado Salad with Lime-Toasted Cumin-Cilantro Vinaigrette

Oct 15, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Delicious! I used regular ground cumin as I didn't have seeds and all was good. The tastes were great with a cuban menu."

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