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Reviewed curried chicken and rice soup

Mar 29, 2014 on

Delicious! So simple for such great results. I cooked homemade chicken broth last night and this was the perfect recipe for it. I served a bowl to my contractor who is working on my house and he asked if I would email him the link so he could make this for his family.

I did add minced garlic when I added the curry and used cilantro...

Reviewed Hot Spinach and Artichoke Dip

Nov 27, 2013 on

Thanks Alton, for the inspiration to make this dish! I wanted caramelized onion dip and spinach artichoke dip so I made a combination of the two in one dip! I used what I had on hand to give it a "Try Out" for TG. I used fresh spinach, jarred marinated artichokes, rinsed & chopped. 8 oz cream cheese 1/4 cup freshly grated parm/regi cheese (as...

Reviewed Steaks and Stilton Sauce

Mar 27, 2013 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

Oh my goodness... I want to drink this sauce! It is so delicious that you could eat a shoe covered in this and be delighted. Thank you Ina! I served a perfectly cooked steak w/this amazing sauce on the side tonight and everyone LOVED it. Now trying to think of ways to use the left over sauce as we ate all the steak?"

Reviewed Lemon Fusilli with Arugula

Mar 14, 2013 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

Completely wonderful....I added fresh organic spinach and roasted chicken breast to make it a complete meal. My husband rated it "Stunning" and practically licked the bowl.....but he is British so he stopped himself.....because "What would the Queen think?" As I was scraping my plate clean because it was so delicious and I don't give a wink what"

Reviewed Slow-Cooker Sweet Potato and Lentil Soup

Feb 6, 2013 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

I love this recipe. I turned it into my kitchen sink recipe by making it for two and adding fresh roasted red/yellow peppers and whatever vegies I had on hand. Also i roasted 2 mild Italian sausages in my iron skillet and added them to the pot. What a wonderful dish this became

Reviewed Shortcakes with Warm Strawberry Sauce

Jun 15, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

This was delicious! I made this tonight for my husband who is going through Chemo Therapy and doesn't want to eat anything. BUT when he heard I was making Strawberry Shortcake and he smelled the strawberries simmering he ask if he could skip dinner and go straight to desert? Off-course I agreed and he practically licked the bowl clean!"

Reviewed Slow Cooker Sweet and Sour Pork

Feb 16, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

Made this today and it was great! I cooked on Low for 8 hours then removed the pork to rest and strained the liquid and cooked it on high to reduce and intensify its flavor. Served a simple spinach salad w/champagne dressing on the side. We loved it! Thank you!

Reviewed Almond Rice Pilaf

Dec 23, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

YUMMY! Gave this rice a test drive to decide if I should serve it for Christmas with my Crown roast of lamb. It will be on the menu. Thank you Paula!""

Reviewed Braised Pork Shoulder

Sep 11, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

Watched this episode yesterday at noon and an hour later was at the market buying the ingredients. At 6PM I served the yummiest pork dish ever!""

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