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Reviewed Simple Bolognese

Jan 30, 2013 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Delicious, quick, easy, hearty sauce. Served over pasta. After tasting the sauce after simmering for 30 minutes, I added a pinch of cinnamon and a dash of balsamic vinegar. Try it out - it is good."

Reviewed Whole-Wheat Spaghetti with Swiss Chard and Pecorino Cheese

Jan 25, 2013 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Fabulous, like most of Giada's recipes! As previously stated, don't skimp on the toppings - they make the dish. The only alteration I made was that I pureed the sauce in my food processor after it was done cooking to make it more appealing to my 3 year old, who loved the dish minus some of the pine nuts. Pureeing the sauce resulted in a dark gr"

Reviewed North African Meatballs

Jan 24, 2013 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Made these tonight with quinoa instead of the couscous and they were fabulous! Although my 3 year old was not a fan because of all of the different flavors, my husband and I were won over. Besides substituting the quinoa for the couscous, which I still prepared with the dates, the only other alterations I did were that I pureed the sauce in a fo"

Reviewed Glazed Carrots

Jan 24, 2013 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Made these with Melissa's North African Meatballs, which were fabulous! But the carrots call for way too much liquid! 1/2 cup of broth and 1/2 cup of water will never reduce in that amount of time and didn't because I tried it and ended up draining most of it off. Unfortunately, when I drained away the liquid it took away most of the flavor. I"

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