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Replied to slow-cooker stout beef stew

Jan 14, 2015 on

Oh yeah--the chicken broth IS a "Southern thang". Use what you have on hand�..

Reviewed slow-cooker stout beef stew

Jan 14, 2015 on

I tweaked this a bit: used ready-to-go baby carrots & pre-cut stew beef (thanks to my butcher) to cut down on prep-time, omitted the tomato paste, saut�ed the onions in the beef drippings, adding the excess seasoned-flour to create a roux, then stirred in the broth to make the gravy, then adding the gravy to the slow cooker, stirring gently to...

Reviewed watermelon margarita

Sep 6, 2014 on

OMG so good I want to drink the whole pitcher...but then again I love watermelon. i. LOVE. Watermelon. Did I say I love watermelon? b/c I do. Love. Watermelon�.and if you add some jalepeno to the blender, then you have entered a new galaxy. Brian Boitano, you're my new hero. For Today. Aaand maybe tomorrow if it's still hot & watermelon is still...

Replied to Southern Fried Chicken Recipe : Emeril Lagasse : Food Network

Jun 19, 2014 on

He doesn't say because it's personal preference. If you had "ruined" chicken, then you went too far. When I make a batch of essence, it lasts 6 months or more, so if you added the entire batch to the flour then that's how you ruined it.

Replied to southern fried chicken

Jun 19, 2014 on

Yes, same problem. I updated Java & re-booted and then it was ok!

Reviewed Beer Can Chicken

Nov 24, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

O my! Pre-heated my gas grill to 350, & used a free-range chicken from Trader Joe's, rubbed it with olive oil & "Coffee Rub" spice, from Tommy's Special Blend Spices in Texas, with a German Oktoberfest beer. An hour and a half later, & SHUT THE FRONT DOOR!! I think it was illegally yummy & certainly to-die-for. I am now officially on the "you-ow"

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