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Princeton Junction, New Jersey

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Reviewed Indian-spiced Chicken

Sep 5, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Deserves a 5, but if you live near real Indians...well it's hard to compete. This is the a amazing recipe to play with for sure.
The recipe provides a great base with yogurt and seasonings and then you can sail from there. Who knows, you might end up in India. Chefs note: Watch out for the cardamon pods...they're a must, but can alert...

Reviewed Chicken in Creamy Tomato Curry: Chicken Tikka Masala

Jul 26, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

I overlooked the pureeing of the garlic/ginger paste, but using it just minced didn't seem to cause a textural or taste issue. I think this is a great base tikka masala recipe and seasonings can be adjusted to taste. The pureeing of the tomatos and sauce gave it a nice thickness even before adding the cream, so you might be able to forgo it alt"

Reviewed Spinach and Mint-Basil Pesto-Stuffed Pork Loin

Jul 23, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Loved this recipe! I was looking for a way to do a stuffed loin that that was different from the traditional fall flavors of apples and dried fruits. This hit the spot! I cooked a 4.5 lb roast on the grill at 350 for about 1 hr-1:15. Watched the temperature carefully. I lost a little stuffing, which a pan would typically catch so if I do "

Reviewed Pesto Mac and Goat Cheese

Mar 21, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

This one is going in the recipe box. Thanks Aida. Simple, delicious. How can you go wrong with goat cheese, pesto and pasta?... great combination of flavors!""

Reviewed Rolled Chicken Sandwich with Arugula and Parsley Aioli

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

I liked the concept of using the yogurt with the mayo, but it was a bit on the bland side for me. ""

Reviewed Double Mustard Crusted Pork Roast with Jus

Sep 1, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Couldn't bring myself to throw away the veggies. They're too good!""

Reviewed Farro Vegetarian Jambalaya

Apr 25, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Loved this dish! Lots of veggies, flavor, and filling. Doubled the amount of okra, which was nice because some melted in and some pieces were a bit firmer. Used canned diced tomatoes, which gave it a slightly tomato based sauce in addition to the veggie stock. Used recommended stock amount because it took time for the farro to soften. I t"

Reviewed Farro Vegetarian Jambalaya

Apr 25, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Loved this dish! Lots of veggies, flavor, and filling. Doubled the amount of okra, which was nice because some melted in and some pieces were a bit firmer. Used canned diced tomatoes, which gave it a slightly tomato based sauce in addition to the veggie stock. Used recommended stock amount because it took time for the farro to soften. I t"

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