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Reviewed poached pears in honey, ginger and cinnamon syrup

3 days ago on FoodNetwork.com

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 FoodNetwork.com

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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