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Reviewed Easy Parmesan "Risotto"

Apr 5, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

Wonderful, easy recipe! Reminiscent of my favorite risotto recipe from Williams Sonoma - but so much easier. Delicious as written (I omitted the peas) - but I love wine and salty cheese. I didn't make my own stock but swear by the Better than Bouillon paste for a good stock off the shelf.

The second time I made it - I added...

Reviewed Mini Frittatas

Dec 20, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

I made these for a charity event I was hosting and they were the biggest hit of the event!! I doubled the recipe, used proscuitto instead of regular ham and topped each muffin with more shredded parmesan - but they were quick and easy and delicious! ""

Reviewed Truffle Tarts with Raspberries

Dec 20, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

These were delicious - but in the mini tins. Large muffin was way too much because they're sooo rich. I used chocolate grahm crackers and defrosted frozen raspberries (fresh were out of season and pricey!). I also used a paper liner in the mini muffin tray. They were a hit!""

Reviewed Red Wine Pot Roast with Honey and Thyme

Dec 20, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

I'm not a big fan of pot roast but made this for friends who are. It got RAVE reviews!! And even I loved it! This is a winner!!!

I only did the meat - in a slow cooker - and I roasted veggies separately - using some left over thyme. In lieu of red wine I used up some port we hadn't liked for drinking and used the better than...

Reviewed Slow Cooked Korean-Style Short Rib Soup

Oct 16, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

This recipe is a delightful departure from ordinary slow cooked meals. It is packed with delicious flavors and is wonderful as written with the short ribs (if I were a culture I'd be honored to be affiliated with such a flavorful dish!) but I ended up making it also for vegan friends. I was nervous cooking for vegans as I am not one.


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