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Reviewed Meatloaf

Sep 25, 2013 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

Really easy recipe. We bought a portion of a cow and have TONS of ground beef to use up. I saw Trisha make this on her show so did the same method of making two hand formed loafs on a sheet pan (not a loaf pan). Important to remove them from the pan after cooking. Don't let the loafs soak the juices back up. I threw a couple carrots in with the on"

Reviewed Chicken Skewers with Peanut Sauce

Dec 6, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

I had the same problem with the peanut sauce and fixed it perfect! At 7:30pm on a school night with hungry kids, I didn't have time to start over and knew they wouldn't eat the super thick unattractive sauce either. I put the sauce in the food processor and poured in very hot water while pulsing the processor. It came out so good and my kids LOVED"

Reviewed Lasagna with Turkey Sausage

Apr 4, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

This is (hands down our favorite lasagna. I don't even bother ordering lasagna at restaurants anymore because I know mine will always be better.

Ina's recipes are fantastic. Plus this recipe is fairly forgiving. You can substitute jar marinara for the can tomatoes, chicken sausage for turkey, hot for sweet, no bake noodles, etc.


Reviewed Chicken Stew with Biscuits

Dec 4, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

I've made this recipe many times. I prefer to keep it stove top and cook the biscuits in the oven separately. I like keeping my Le Creuset pot on the stove for company to serve out of and then having a basket of biscuits.
Ina is the only chef who I trust for recipes that don't need to be tested first. I've never had a bad Ina recipe.""

Reviewed Parmesan-Crusted Pork Chops

Oct 28, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

This is a great basic recipe that uses things already in the kitchen. Heat the pan first then add the oil to quickly heat before adding the pork chops.""

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