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Reviewed beef stew with red wine, mushrooms and horseradish cream

Mar 15, 2014 on

OMG - This is really tasty! I used burgundy wine and the store didn't have crimini mushrooms. I wanted more veggies so added 3 carrots and 2 potatoes, chopped and 1/2 bag of frozen peas. You are going to need a big pot.

Reviewed Baby Shrimp Scampi and Angel Hair Pasta

Mar 25, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

Very tasty. I added a few sprigs of thyme from my garden and squeezed some of the lemon into the dish. Didn't think it was too bland - what I like is the simplicity of the dish - just a few things quickly prepared. The secret is to not cook any of the ingredients too long - especially the angel hair - only needs about 2 minutes after the water ge...

Reviewed Cabbage Soup

Feb 26, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

This recipe is an update of a classic Polish recipe - Pigs in a Blanket which is somewhat sweet and uses raisins in the sauce. I reduced the brown sugar to a large pinch and used beef stock instead of water. I used brown rice - which needed more time to cook. And on the show, they used a 28 oz. can of crushed tomatoes and an immersion blender - w...

Reviewed Potato-Leek Soup With Bacon

Feb 12, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

I have to give this 4 stars because I agree with the other reviews - the water makes it too thin and add 4 potatoes instead of 2. Also - I didn't make the croutons; instead made grilled cheese sandwiches with horseradish cheese. Very good!""

Reviewed Sweet and Spicy Coleslaw

Oct 8, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

I love the idea of coleslaw without mayo! This has great flavors - I like the spicy and sweet combination. It is totally not disgusting. But you should toast the pumpkin seeds before tossing them in. ""

Reviewed Pat's Picnic Potato Salad

Jul 25, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

I almost didn't make this due to comments about browning below. However, I did and am glad I did. The review mentioned it needed seasoning - I added salt and pepper to taste and it was fine;I also added 1/2 chopped Vidalia onion and a few sliced radishes. Got really good reviews - and next to no leftovers. Really, I had people who normally don't l"

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