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Reviewed Yellow Split Pea Soup

May 22, 2013 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

Oh So Delicious. Items on hand were olive oil, onion, celery, carrots, salt, fresh tumeric, and veggie stock. I added to the veggies chopped garlic, green bell pepper, and smoked paprika flakes. After veggies were soft, I mashed it with a potato masher to render the flavors, added the peas and stock and cooked. Once cooled, I put in a bl"

Reviewed Chicken Noodle Soup

Dec 26, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

Before I found Tyler's chicken soup recipe, I always ate the veggies cooked with the stock, never cooked a 2nd set of veggies, and thought my soup was good. This time around I made the soup exactly as directed except I didn't use thyme and bay leaves because I don't like either; didn't have a turnip but it came out oh so delicious, a different ta"

Reviewed Zesty Chicken Meatballs

Dec 18, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

Loved the flavor of the meatballs minus the herbs but didn't like the texture. I don't care for oregano or thyme so I put a pinch of dried thyme. The ingredients took the chicken to a different level and it ended up tasting like Italian chicken sausage and I don't like chicken sausage. It was too moist for me and so after browning on all sides...

Reviewed Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Dec 18, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

The brussel sprouts were delicious. I added sliced red onion and fresh garlic, forgot to shake the pan or stir. A few looked burned but didn't taste burned at all, just tasted a little dry.""

Reviewed Jamaican Rice and Peas

Nov 11, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

The peas and rice were good. I followed the receipe exactly except used pigeon peas instead of kidney beans. It came out perfectly and the rice and peas were proportioned. The only thing I would do the next time is add salt and 1C of beans instead 1.5C of beans; I would prefer more rice than peas.""

Reviewed Crab Stuffed Poblanos with Jamaican Mayonnaise

Sep 5, 2011 in Recipes on Cooking Channel

I thought I saw butter drizzled over the Panko to give the Panko the browning on top; don't see anything in the recipe to indicate a butter drizzle. With all the cooking shows, I hardly EVER go by the recipe simply because as Artful Cooking says, there are times when info. is not given. Fortunately, I only need bits and pieces from the cooking ...

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