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Reviewed Baked Clams Oreganata

Jan 4, 2014 on

Way too much bread crumbs in this recipe, otherwise a decent recipe. I added a touch of bacon which adds flavor and moisture. There should be just enough breadcrumbs to cover the clam and keep it from drying up in cooking.

Reviewed Simple Perfect Pot Roast

Oct 10, 2013 in on

For anyone that has not made a pot roast, this recipe is perfect. It is straight-forward, accurate and simple instructions. The results are the perfect pot roast! The name is apropos! I do like to use parsnips and I eliminate the sugar. Rather than sugar, after I brown the meat, I deglaze with a quarter cup of dry vermouth or white wine."

Reviewed Spanish Caesar with Chickpea Croutons

Sep 12, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

Great twist on Caesar Salad. Love the chick pea croutons, but they needed to be a bit more crunchy.

So I adjusted this a tad.
Dressing: A tinsy less jalapeno, a lot more anchovy and garlic, no cumin.

Cooked the chick peas for 10 minutes, then shook the pan and cooked them for 10...

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