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Reviewed poached pears in honey, ginger and cinnamon syrup

Dec 13, 2014 on

Amazing dessert! Have served it on two different occasions, and folks are still talking about it. Here are my changes to fit my lifestyle:
- Prep & cook the pears the night before
- Reduced the sugar in the simple syrup by half
- Peeled, halved, and cored the pears before cooking
- Used Bosc pears (because...

Reviewed Black-Eyed Pea-Basmati Salad

Jun 19, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

Took this to a dinner party - everyone loved it!!
I used brown basmati rice instead of white, and substituted 2 Tbsp. of capers instead of the black olives. Also used white pepper instead of black pepper to avoid black "specks" in the otherwise beautiful visual appeal of the dish."

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