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Reviewed Burger Al Pastor

Jun 11, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Two words. Awe...Some. Really, really good. They do taste like Al Pastor, which is surprising given the few ingredients it takes to make the marinade for the meat. I'm not a fan of sweet/savory, but the pineapple here is a must because the bit of tart/sweet combines with the spices in the meat really well. I made half the recipe, so I didn't want"

Reviewed Vegetarian "Southern-style" Collard Greens

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

I made these for my yearly Christmas bash, where some self-proclaimed greens experts tried them. I got complimented on these vegetarian greens all night long! These are truly tasty, healthy greens. My three secret flavor boosters are smoked paprika, about half a tablespoon that I put in a minute before adding the broth, and a splash of liquid smo...

Reviewed Burger Al Pastor

Jul 31, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Two words. Awe...Some. Really, really good. They do taste like Al Pastor, which is surprising given the few ingredients it takes to make the marinade for the meat. I'm not a fan of sweet/savory, but the pineapple here is a must because the bit of tart/sweet combines with the spices in the mat really well. I made half the recipe, so I didn't want "

Reviewed Goan Beef Curry with Vinegar: Beef Vindaloo

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

To CDBRECK65, regarding your question for substituting ground spices for whole ones - You can substitute spoon measurements about the same, but use just a wee bit less ground [example: 1 tsp whole cumin is just a scant 1 tsp ground]. Every inch of cinnamon bark is about a 1/2 tsp ground, and each whole clove or peppercorn is about a medium to large...

Reviewed Goan Beef Curry with Vinegar: Beef Vindaloo

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

To CDBRECK65 - or anyone interesed! To toast the ground spices, I heat a heavy bottom pan or skillet [cast iron is best here] over medium heat. Cut a piece of aluminum foil to almost cover the pan/skillet bottom, turn up all the edges to make an edge or "side", and pinch up one corner you can use as a handle. The toasting goes fast, so be on your...

Reviewed Goan Beef Curry with Vinegar: Beef Vindaloo

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

To CDBRECK65, who posted a question about substituting ground spices for whole ones... You can substitute just slightly less amounts for measurements given - 1 tsp whole cumin would be just a wee bit less of one 1 tsp ground. Each 1-inch piece of cinnamon is about 1/2 Tsp ground, and whole cloves and peppercorns can be substituted with a medium to...

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