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lilleskat

Palm Desert, California

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Reviewed Braised Beef Shanks

Aug 22, 2013 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Okay, I'll admit, I made changes....and it turned out fabulous. I had only one grass fed shank, 1-1/2 lbs. I browned it well in bacon grease (no flour, I have a gluten problem), followed by the veggies. Earlier in the week I had cooked down chicken carcasses into a very rich stock...so I used some of that instead of beef or veal stock (and I on"

Reviewed Perfect Oil Pastry

Nov 29, 2010 in null on Food.com

I don't plan on using vegetable shortening...ever....so had to find something else for the pumpkin pies. I mi..."

Reviewed Homemade Chicken Tamales

Nov 25, 2010 in Food Network Community Toolbox on Food Network

Forget the cornmeal batter...I used the filling recipe and my own masa, sometimes with lard, sometimes with corn oil, depends upon what I have on hand. A friend of mine shared the tip of adding a couple of dried cranberries along with the filling in each tamale and that is totally great, too. I'm rating the filling only, can't get behind cornmeal...

Reviewed Teriyaki Chicken Thighs

Nov 21, 2010 in Food Network Community Toolbox on Food Network

So easy and so good....my daughter almost licked her plate. Had to sub ground ginger for the fresh, but the recipe was still just outstanding. Followed the directions to a T, served with steamed jasmine rice garnished with slivered scallions and steamed carrots and broccoli. This is definitely going in the rotation...and when weather is warmer I...

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