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Reviewed Garlicky Grilled Calamari and Nectarine salad

Jul 30, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

I made this for dinner today along with a new Aarti recipe: Saag Paneer. Rave reviews from my guests! Maybe I was born in India in a past life? My local Whole Foods had fresh squid all cut and cleaned: to be honest, dealing with cleaning them without really knowing how to do it properly was one of my concerns about making this recipe. Thanks to Wh"

Reviewed Serious Vanilla Ice Cream

Jul 30, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

A friend brought me some vanilla beans from a trip to Tahiti. We used them in this recipe, basically doubling the vanilla bean element to make a really strong vanilla flavor. It worked very well with this recipe, possibly because the peach acted as such a balancing element, so the vanilla taste was bold but not overpowering. My guests loved it. Th"

Reviewed Serious Vanilla Ice Cream

Jul 30, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

A friend brought me some vanilla beans from a trip to Tahiti. We used them in this recipe, basically doubling the vanilla bean element to make a really strong vanilla flavor. It worked very well with this recipe, possibly because the peach acted as such a balancing element, so the vanilla taste was bold but not overpowering. My guests loved it. Th"

Reviewed Saag Paneer: Spinach with Indian Cheese

Jul 30, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Saag Paneer is one of my favorite dishes, but I never thought I could make it at home. Right after the show [7/29/11] I ran to the market to get the ingredients. Aarti made this dish SO APPROACHABLE. Who knew that making fresh cheese was this simple? And she is right, heating the milk took longer than I had anticipated, just as the cooking notes "

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