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Reviewed Creamy Cheese Grits

Mar 1, 2013 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Okay, so I cheated and used quick cook grits at the risk of being shunned by my Southern friends; but it was all I had! So I made with less broth/liquid than called for, and then mixed in some cream, cheddar cheese and the sauteed onions and peppers at the end. It was really, really delicious. Served with the beef stew with root vegetables, it"

Reviewed Beef Stew with Root Vegetables

Mar 1, 2013 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

I cut this recipe in half; (uh-oh, a half bottle of beer, what to do?) served with the Creamy cheesy grits, and it was still plenty for my 3 big guys and myself PLUS lunch for my hubby the next day!

I have never cooked with turnips or parsnips before; who knew they were so tasty? Next time I will make the full recipe and freeze...

Reviewed Salmon Cakes

Mar 1, 2013 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Wow! I had some leftover salmon, so I used this recipe- this was so delicious, I would choose this over any crab cake at a fancy restaurant! So easy too! The combination of the bacon, onions and lemon zest compliment the salmon perfectly. I served it with a spicy lemon mayo on the side as a appetizer, but I think next time I will make as a mea"

Reviewed Foolproof Standing Rib Roast

Dec 26, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Did this for Christmas and it was excellent! Also used a mix of salt/pepper spices and crushed garlic to make a paste. Put the roast in and the probe thermometer registered 41 degrees. After the one hour at 375 using the convection too, it was at 80, and I thought, there was no way it would work. In 1 1/2 hours it was at 120. So I fired up t...

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