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TeachertoChef

Park Ridge, New Jersey

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Reviewed Pasta and Beans: Pasta e Fagioli

Oct 14, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Fabulous! Very easy to make! I use bacon instead of pancetta and usually cook the pasta separate. My very Italian family LOVES it and says it is the best they've every had. My parents (who are very good Italian cooks) request it every time they come for dinner.""

Reviewed Smoky Turkey Shepherd's Pie

Sep 28, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Comfort food at its best! I used frozen corn instead peas (what I had on hand and didn't put the paprika. I love the thyme - gives it a delicious flavor. I would use less chicken stock (1 c next time since the meat mixture was a little soupy.""

Reviewed Apple Crostata

Sep 27, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

As always Ina's recipe is delicious! I made this during the week and used ready made pie crust (9") and it came out perfect! Next time I will make the my own. This is better than apple pie! Can't wait to try it with pears, peaches, etc.""

Reviewed Chicken-Corn Chili

Sep 17, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Very tasty. I roasted two chicken breasts and added the meat to the chili. I made it ahead of time and then added the cheese and cilantro when I reheated and served it. Served it with Alex's cornbread. Nice combo.""

Reviewed Spicy Chorizo Pockets

Sep 17, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

My husband and I liked the spice of these pockets. I would add black beans next time. It's definitely a great idea and would add different fillings next time.""

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