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Reviewed Braised Lamb Shanks

Mar 31, 2013 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

I used a Pinot Noir for the wine in this recipe although I doubt using a Cabernet would have caused an off flavor. I always use wine that I would also enjoy drinking. That said, this is my new best friend of a dish. I served it with mashed potatoes, and steamed zucchini and asparagus...and by the way, I didn't puree any of the veggies in the sauce"

Reviewed Homemade Gravy

Nov 12, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

I gave this a dry run today to practice for Thanksgiving. I have to say that this is a very nice basic gravy recipe. But for Thanksgiving dear Ina you should insist on using the rendered Turkey fat and giblets and not recommend just using butter for the onion saute. It's just not a good substitute to serve with turkey. I will plan ahead and use gi"

Reviewed Fresh Tuna Salad

Aug 20, 2012 in on

I have been looking for a recipe for tuna salad using fresh tuna. I had a delightful fresh tuna salad sandwich from a little deli on Ocracoke Island, North Carolina when visiting there...This recipe here makes me nervous! To put two tablespoons of Old Bay Seasoning into 1/3 cup of Mayo seems like a typo. I am also afraid to over cook the tuna! Fi...

Reviewed Arborio Rice Pudding

Aug 15, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

This does have a nice flavor. I do wish I'd read the reviews since it did take much longer to thicken. The Arborio Rice made the turned out nice and creamy. Next time I want to try this with pistachios and Cardamom to make it like Indian Rice Pudding! "

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