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Reviewed Jumbo Shrimp Marsala, Housewife Style

Apr 1, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Have made this 3 times now and still have requests for more. I did add thinnly sliced mushrooms and also started cooking the veggies first then added the shrimp. Will make many more times""

Reviewed Turkey Burger

Apr 1, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Just finished making these. GREAT. I do not care for water chestnuts, but I feel you must try the recipe as written and they were added.. And I will ALWAYS add them. What different burgers. They are delicate and can fall apart easilly so I had the hot pan on and formed the burgers next to it and dropped them in as they were made. Added the chedda...

Reviewed White Clam Pizza

Mar 9, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Have made this twice now and it is great. Must love garlic and I do. Did not have the arugala and did not miss it. ""

Reviewed Sherried Sardine Toast

Mar 9, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

WOW. I did not think I liked sardines. Was I wrong. The avocado really mellows this out. Made exactly as written, just squeezed lemon over the final product. Used regular toaster for the toast. Will make over and over.""

Reviewed Mini Turkey Meatballs

Feb 14, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

They were great. I did what other reviewers suggested and I baked the in the oven for 18 minutes and turned them halfway through and then added them to the sauce. Add more breadcrumbs if too moist""

Reviewed Broccoli and Cheddar-Stuffed Potato Skins with Avocado Cream

Feb 14, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

The avocado cream really brings this home. I also added the scooped out potato with the broccoli mix, used a birdseye steamfresh bag. Awesome""

Reviewed Alton Brown's Buffalo Wings

Jan 14, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

made these last year for superbowl and everyone felt healthy, laugh, that they were cooked in the oven and not fried. All disappeared, very good.""

Reviewed Crostini Alla Romana

Jan 14, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Always a hit. The sage butter is what makes this special. Also made this for vegetarians and left out the prociutto, and just used the mozzarella with the sage butter and they disappeared""

Reviewed Crostini with Sun-Dried Tomato Jam

Jan 14, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Have made these a couple of times now and always a hit""

Reviewed White Bean Dip with Pita Chips

Jan 14, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Did not have the parsley, and did not miss it. Easy to make with pantry stocked items. Simple and fast and tasty. Use one clove of garlic because it is strong, but we like it so I did use two.""

Reviewed Roasted Acorn Squash and Gorgonzola Pizza

Jan 14, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

This was the first pizza I ever made, and it was great. The roasted acorn squash really brings this home. My pizza was not a circle but more rectangle to fit on the baking sheet. Will make this often.""

Reviewed Veal and Sage Meatloaf with Gorgonzola Gravy and Smashed Potatoes with Prosciutto and Cheese

Jan 14, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

What a great tasting meal. Used one package of veal and one package of meatloaf mix. The only difference was I made two meatloaves and had them on a baking sheet and cooked them at 350 for an hour. The sauce is the main key that brings this all together, it is deliciuos. I did make the potatoes also and they were great. But if you feel the prociu...

Reviewed Pumpkin and Black Bean Soup

Jan 14, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

This was simple and tasty. Did not have the curry and did not miss it. Fast soup for a cold day.""

Reviewed Butternut Squash Lasagna

Aug 5, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Great. Used almond butter cookies and a combo of boil and no boil lasagna. I like the boiled noodles on top. Everyone really enjoyed this request to make again""

Reviewed Grilled Vegetable, Herb and Goat Cheese Sandwiches

Aug 5, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Had everything so gave it a shot. Very good used mild goat cheese and the people who say they do not like it did not even realize what it was and ate it all. ""

Reviewed Verdure al Forno

Aug 5, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

This was very good but with all the cheese do not kid yourself about healthy eating. The zucchinni were still a little hard after all the cooking, but I tend to like them like that. Will be making this often.""

Reviewed Couscous-Stuffed Peppers with Basil Sauce

Aug 5, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

My sister became a vegetarian so I made these peppers, WOW. I did cut the peppers in half and filled them while laying down and added whatever was left over the top of all. Great""

Reviewed Herb Crusted Lamb

Aug 5, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Holy cow. If you think you do not like lamb try this and think again. Simple and the smell was unbelievable. I used the leftovers in a shepherds pie that also came out award winning. ""

Reviewed Grilled Eggplant and Goat Cheese Salad

Aug 5, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

This was simple and delicious. I did use 2 regular eggplants and it was awesome""

Reviewed Chicken Bouillabaisse

Feb 20, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Had all the ingredients, even the pernod. But it is the Rouille that puts this over the top. My father in law would just see the leftover in the fridge and start to drool. Did not change a thing.

Reviewed Moroccan Couscous

Feb 20, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

How much easier can it get. Made exactly as written. My wife eats it cold, can't get enough.

Reviewed Roasted Asparagus

Feb 20, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

So simple and deliciuos. Did not change a thing.

Reviewed Chicken with Forty Cloves of Garlic

Feb 20, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Great. I have a garlic peeler so I did not boil the garlic. Used bone in thighs and breasts with rib meat. Flavor was outstanding. Made the morrocan couscous as side and roasted asparagus. A hit.

Reviewed Linguine with Caramelized Onions and Anchovies

Feb 20, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

I made this for anchovy lovers and they said it was great but could have used more anchovies. I used the two cans, maybe 3 next time. Also used three big onions and really cooked them down. Defineatly save pasta water to moisten up.

Reviewed Marcelle's Shrimp Burgers

Jan 30, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Flavor was there in a big way. I did have trouble keeping them together. Added the flour right in the mix and this helped alot. Will try again and drain the shrimp alot longer.

Reviewed Shrimp and Wild Rice Casserole

Jan 30, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

This was a hit. Flavor was incredible. Did use a whole 2lb bag of shrimp. My wife even ate it cold, not for me. Will make over and over again.

Reviewed Smothered Pork Chops

Jan 30, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Great flavor. Simple, Made as called for. would not change a thing.

Reviewed Fusilli with Sausage, Artichokes, and Sun-Dried Tomatoes

Jan 30, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

I used whole wheat rotini, it is what i had. Everything else was exactly as the receipe called for. And I did add the fresh mozzarella. Delicious.

Reviewed Asparagus Lasagna

Jan 6, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Made this for my sister the vegatarian. Left out the pancetta and added more ricotta to make it creamier. We ALL loved it.

Reviewed Linguine with Shrimp and Lemon Oil

Jan 6, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Have made this numerous times, always a hit.

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