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Reviewed Chicken Cacciatore
Jul 7, 2013 on FoodNetwork.com
“This is fantastic. It went together quickly and is absolutely delicious. The only changes I made are that I went with all bone-in, skin-on thighs and I left out the capers (I find them too salty.) I will absolutely make this again, probably on a regular basis."”
Reviewed Pork Carnitas
Oct 27, 2012 on FoodNetwork.com
“I live in southern California and have great Mexican restaurants around me, but I will probably never buy carnitas again. This is, far and away, the best carnitas I've ever had (and carnitas is a big favorite of mine in general). I did cut the cumin in half, because I find it can be a little overwhelming in most recipes, but other than that I foll"”
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Reviewed Good Eats Meatloaf
Feb 17, 2012 on FoodNetwork.com
“Wow. This is my new go-to meatloaf recipe. I used a green bell pepper in place of the red - the red were just too expensive - but that's the only way I strayed from the recipe. It's moist, tender and flavorful. In the future, I may scale back a little bit on the cumin in the glaze, but that's the only way I can imagine changing it... and I'm not ...”
Reviewed Leek Potato Soup
Jan 6, 2012 on FoodNetwork.com
“Really great! This is my new go-to potato-leek soup recipe. I was skeptical, thinking it sounded like something was going to be missing, but I wouldn't change a thing. Okay... I did change one thing... I didn't have vegetable stock, so I used chicken stock. Unlike some other folks, I did *not* find it to have too much dairy. I thought it was the ...”
Reviewed Greek Taco!
Sep 6, 2011 on FoodNetwork.com
“This was awesome.
Followed the recipe to the letter and it was great. I made the tzaziki and the salsa a few hours ahead of time so when it came to dinner time, all I had to do was cook the lamb and warm up the pitas.
To those who would review a recipe without having made it: don't. "Too many ingredients" is...”
Reviewed Cuban Pork Chops with Mojo
Jun 7, 2011 on FoodNetwork.com
“Delicious. I did make a few (minor) adjustments.
Since I couldn't spend 50% more for bone-in pork chops (when did *they* get so expensive!?!?!?), I got boneless chops and briefly brined them (about 40 minutes in about 4 cups of water, 1/3 cup sugar and 1/3 cup kosher salt - I think I could have cut the brine in half... there...”
Reviewed Sweet Corn and Chicken Soup
Feb 12, 2011 on FoodNetwork.com
“I really like this one. When I opened up the package I discovered there was a third chicken breast, so I added a couple of cups more water (so they were all submerged) and I did add the garlic (I used about equal parts ginger and garlic to add up to three tablespoons) and I think it's great with it. I cut the sesame oil about in half as it can be...”
Reviewed Shepherd's Pie
Jan 29, 2011 on FoodNetwork.com
“This is far-and-away the best Shepherd's Pie I've ever had. It takes considerably longer than the recipe states to make (it takes me the better part of 3 hours before it even goes in the oven), but it's well worth the effort (but best done on a day where you have a few free hours in the afternoon.)
The beer makes the recipe. I use...”