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Reviewed Creamy Leek and Potato Soup

Jan 16, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

It was easy and tasty, but I highly recommend not using the green parts of the leeks as it came out with a very unappetizing greenish color. I also think I pureed it too long in the blender because it ended up a tad pasty in texture. Am going to try again using one extra leek, only the white parts, and a stick blender.""

Reviewed Brussels Sprouts with Chestnuts, Pancetta and Parsley

Nov 25, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

I used an 8oz package of vacuum sealed chestnuts, and I found the chestnuts really overpowered this dish and made it gooey. The pancetta was so nice and crispy, but was covered in chestnut goo so you missed out on it. It was by far the least favorite dish on my Thanksgiving table and most of it got thrown away afterwards. I will try it again wi...

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