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Stan J Seattle

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Replied to Red Curry Marinated Skirt Steak Fajitas Recipe : Bobby Flay : Food Network

Apr 22, 2014 on

If you haven't made the recipe, you can't whine about it.

Reviewed french onion soup

Jan 30, 2014 on

Apple cider? In French Onion Soup? What a ridiculous component for a classic soup. We threw the soup away; literally. This is yet another reason why I enjoyed many of the Good Eats episodes, but found that Alton's recipes are frequently way off the mark.

Reviewed Deepest Darkest Chocolate Cheesecake

Nov 18, 2013 on

I�m an experienced cheesecake maker, with more than a dozen types under my belt and probably somewhere north of 100 cheesecakes made. I�ve made outstanding cheesecakes and less than optimal cheesecakes. This recipe falls into the latter category.

First, making the crust from chocolate wafer cookies is a great idea, but the teaspoon...

Reviewed Seafood and Sausage Pasta with Essence Cream Sauce

Mar 6, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

I made this again last night. And by again, I mean that I’ve made this dish 2-3 times a year, mostly for special occasions, since I first saw Emeril make it on his show in 2002. It is one of the few dishes of Emeril’s that I haven’t tampered with very much. The results are sinfully rich and satisfying. The flavor of the shrimp is showcased and the...

Reviewed Beef Stroganoff over Buttered Noodles

Jan 10, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

Absolutely outstanding!

Made this recipe exactly as called for, except that I scaled it up to accommodate a 3 lb. roast. I made sure to get a chuck roast with the chuck eye in it, trimmed it completely of all fat and cut it into 1½” cubes. I also made sure that I used a genuinely rich, deep beef broth.


Reviewed Rack of Pork with Pear Apple Compote

Dec 16, 2010 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

I’ve never made a recipe by Ted Allen before, and while he’s a great personality on TV, I don’t know that he’s actually much of a cook. I approached Rack of Pork recipe with a degree of caution, and was pleasantly surprised that it actually worked out very well.

Finding a rack of pork with the skin on was difficult, even in Seattle,...

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