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Reviewed Cornmeal Waffles with Spicy Chili

Dec 22, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

I'm reviewing the waffle ony, which I wanted to use with a different chili recipe. I expected this to be more like cornbread-in-a-waffle. It isn't. In fact, one hardly tastes the cornmeal at all The waffles are far too neutral and diminish the chili instead of enhance it. The texture isn't right for this combination either -- too crisp and dry. Si"

Reviewed Indian-Inspired Shrimp with Coconut, Chiles and Tomato

Dec 3, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

I was drawn to this recipe because we love Indian flavors. We thoroughly enjoyed this dish. I cut back on the ghee/oil as much as possible to cut back on calories. For the same reason, I wondered if the coconut milk could be skipped as the sauce was beautifully flavorful without it, and it seemed to dampen the chile heat. Found that my chiles wer...

Reviewed Fish Matecumbe

Jun 6, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

So pleased to find this recipe as we had enjoyed it at the Fish House. Like another reviewer, used mostly minced reconstituted sundried tomatoes with just a bit of fresh. And used about half the oil to cut calories. Love the combination of flavors, and happy to be able to fix this at home, so many miles from the Keys!"

Reviewed Positively, Absolutely, Not Real Bouillabaisse

Apr 1, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

Delicious! Great aromas and flavors. Fennel doesn't stand out but quietly adds to the depth of flavors. Not especially difficult, but the time allowed is underestimated, IMO. Would make a fine soup before the fish/seafood is added, but don't stop there! Will definitely make this again.Thanks, Alton!"

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