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Replied to cream of celery soup

May 22, 2014 on FoodNetwork.com

I must agree. While this might be some leftover kind of soup...this is NOT celery soup! There are much better soups to try.

Replied to Creamy Baked Fettuccine with Asiago and Thyme Recipe : Giada De Laurentiis : Food Network

Apr 16, 2014 on FoodNetwork.com

Usually when something becomes popular on the coasts it eventually will make its way to the Midwest. My daughter lives in Ames now, so I bring her items like this when I go visit. Also, sometimes a market will start carrying a product if you ask for it. I don���t think it���s snobbery to use new or unusual ingredients in cooking���it���s just human...

Reviewed Thai Noodles With Spicy Peanut Sauce

Jul 25, 2012 in on Food.com

This is the bomb! I did everything as mentioned but substituted Almond Butter for the Peanut Butter and used chopped almonds in place of peanuts. Almond butter is a little milder in flavor. I only had chunky so I used an emersion blender when the sauce was in the pot. Thank you Holly!"

Reviewed Farfalle with Sausage and Porcini Mushrooms: Corzetti alla Novese

Jan 30, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Finally I was able to locate a reasonably priced Corzetti stamp and this is the first thing I made with it. I knew you were supposed to use white wine in the dough and was happy to find this recipe. What a treat! The sauce is so simple but beautifully flavorful and the coins looked too enticing to actually eat. Everyone raved. What fun is that! M...

Reviewed Clam and Mussel Soup: Brodetto di Cozze e Vongole

Jan 22, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Simple. Basic. My favorite type of Italian cooking! Awesome recipe!""

Reviewed Brined Herb-Crusted Turkey with Apple Cider Gravy

Nov 30, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Anne hit it out of the park with this one! All 23 people at my Thanksgiving thought it was the best they had ever had. This is not the typical way too salty brine that everyone else suggests you make. This is a simple and delicate compliment to the turkey. I also made the stuffing from the same episode to which I added Shitake mushrooms&fabulous ...

Reviewed Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Pancetta

Nov 27, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Spot on fabulous! Got busy with other things at Thanksgiving and roasted them a little too long and they were still the best Brussels sprouts we all ever had. I did use prosciutto because it was all I could find at the market. EVERYONE wanted the recipe! Thanks Bobby, it's now a family tradition.""

Reviewed Stuffed Zucchini: Zucchini Ripieni

Jul 25, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

What to do with all the lovely zucchini from my garden? Cook this wonderful recipe. A real treat. glad I found it."

Reviewed Celery Root and Potato Puree

Jul 17, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

AWESOME! Now that's what I'm talking about. Comfort food at it's best!"

Reviewed Wild Mushroom Risotto

Jul 16, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

There was an episode of “Top Chef” in which someone had to pack there knives and go home on account of their risotto being inedible…they should have used this recipe…it’s classic!"

Reviewed Basic Chicken Stock

Jul 15, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Ok I am almost sixty years old and have been making chicken stock for the last 35 of those....never ever did I think to roast the chicken and veggies first! Brilliant idea and a good use for all the left over chicken bones and bits from purchased roasted chicken. I always love to learn new cooking tips from this remarkable chef."

Reviewed Roasted Leg of Lamb with Artichokes, Fennel and Red Bliss Potatoes

Jul 13, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

OMG! Our family loves a lamb roast for special occasions and this recipe with the fennel just took it from good to GREAT! Didn’t and wouldn't change a thing! Ann is my favorite Food Network chef...especially when she "cooks the crap out of things" like peppers. "

Reviewed Oysters with Prosecco Granita

May 7, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

On the show...Ann made these with Wellfleet Oysters...my favorite in the entire world! She totally rocks!"

Reviewed Fava Bean and Pecorino Salad

Apr 20, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Oh Yea! Made this last evening and what a keeper! Perfect timing as I am just about ready to harvest a few bushels of favas from my garden. I can par boil them, shell them. then freeze in batches to have a stash handy to make this lovely salad! Thanks Anne...you're the girl!"

Reviewed Fava Bean and Pecorino Salad

Apr 20, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Oh Yea! Made this last evening and what a keeper! Perfect timing as I am just about ready to harvest a few bushels of favas from my garden. I can par boil them, shell them. then freeze in batches to have a stash handy to make this lovely salad! Thanks Anne...you're the girl!"

Reviewed Grilled Asparagus with Poached Egg, Parmigiano and Lemon Zest

Apr 7, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

The secret of Anne’s food is… as a chef…she’s always got things turned up to 11

I have been cooking kind a serious for over 30 years… and I LoVE her food and her show because I always learn a new thing or two!
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Reviewed Focaccia

Apr 7, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Not only was this the best Focaccia I ever made...it's the easiest. So simple and so divine! Ann is quickly becoming one of my favorite chefs to rely on for great food."

Reviewed Braciole

Apr 7, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

It's not complicated but it does take time so plan ahead..it's so totally worth the effort."

Reviewed Braciole

Apr 7, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

It's not complicated but it does take time so plan ahead..it's so totally worth the effort."

Reviewed Braciole

Apr 7, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

It's not complicated but it does take time so plan ahead..it's so totally worth the effort."

Reviewed Steak au Poivre

Mar 30, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Alright already, 223 reviews now, but I jusy had to thank AB for the easiest version of a wonderful classic recipe. He's so good at that! Followed the entire thing to the letter...A P H R O D I S I A C A L.
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Reviewed Oven-Roasted Crab "Buon Natale"

Mar 25, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Been roasting crab for years...tried all kinds of recipes, but this is OMG fantastic! We live in the SF Bay Area amd crab is a local favorite. THIS IS THE WAY TO MAKE IT RIGHT!"

Reviewed Oven-Roasted Crab "Buon Natale"

Mar 24, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Been roasting crab for years...tried all kinds of recipes, but this is OMG fantastic! We live in the SF Bay Area amd crab is a local favorite. THIS IS THE WAY TO MAKE IT RIGHT!"

Reviewed Oven-Roasted Crab "Buon Natale"

Mar 24, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Been roasting crab for years...tried all kinds of recipes, but this is OMG fantastic! We live in the SF Bay Area amd crab is a local favorite. THIS IS THE WAY TO MAKE IT RIGHT!"

Reviewed Oven-Roasted Crab "Buon Natale"

Mar 24, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Been roasting crab for years...tried all kinds of recipes, but this is OMG fantastic! We live in the SF Bay Area amd crab is a local favorite. THIS IS THE WAY TO MAKE IT RIGHT!"

Reviewed Cheesy Baked Farro

Mar 15, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Wow! I just purchased Faro at a local market because it was something I really wanted to try. This recipe is so delicious and will make a wonderful and fancy side dish to any grilled meat or chicken. I so much loved the mixed cheeses. I made it again a day later and included Italian Tuna packed in oil...another yum! "

Reviewed Corned Beef and Cabbage

Mar 9, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

The Corned Beef is very good but the Horseradish Sauce is out of this world!!!!"

Reviewed Chicken and Dropped Dumplings

Feb 17, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

These are the best dropped dumplings I ever tasted! I will never make any but these from now on!!!! Simply heaven!

Reviewed Austrian Meat Stuffed Dumplings (G'hackknoedel)

Sep 13, 2010 in on Food.com

Been looking for a recipe like this ever since our German exchange student made it for us. Can you spell...COM..."

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