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Reviewed Winter Kale Salad
Dec 24, 2013 on FoodNetwork.com
“I really enjoyed this. I adapted a bit. The pears in my market weren't ripe, so I used an asian pear-worked great. Also had some pomegranate seeds in the fridge and tossed them in at the end. Great tip for serving raw kale in salads: drizzle a bit of olive oil, lemon juice and a pinch of kosher salt over the chopped/torn greens. "Massage" the leaves...”
Dec 1, 2013 on FoodNetwork.com
“This worked out beautifully. I bought the filets, then searched for a recipe, so didn't have everything suggested. I only had chicken stock, and no marsala, but used red wine and added a bit of good balsamic vinegar, and it was a good substitution. The meat turned out perfectly per recipe. The filets I bought were small, though, so perhaps that is...”
Reviewed Crown Roast of Pork
Dec 25, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com
“This was amazingly tasty and quite sophisticated. I'm a decent cook and was concerned about the cooking time mentioned. If I hadn't doubted the time, I would have ruined the very expensive roast.
PLEASE rethink the cooking time and test the temperature after one hour after reducing the temperature. I overcooked it slightly, but if I had...”
Reviewed Pappa Al Pomodoro
Dec 22, 2010 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com
“I was surprised at how rich and delicious this was, especially since the soup has few ingredients.
I made it for a dinner party, and one of my guests was on a diet, so I reserved some of the soup prior to adding the bread. It was still delicious.
My secret tip: take the rind from the parmesan (you will have some if you buy good cheese)...”