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Arlington, Virginia

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Reviewed Cheesy Mushroom and Broccoli Casserole

Feb 10, 2013 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Love it. To make it a one-dish meal, I added 2 cups of cooked chicken (poached in stock and cubed at 1/2 inch) and deleted the mushrooms. I also used half-and-half instead of cream -- the casserole was still rich and creamy. It needed more liquid because of the chicken addition, so I added a half cup each extra half-and-half and stock.

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Reviewed Thai Pork and Noodles

Feb 7, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

I will make this again and again -- so delicious. I served the dish up with fresh lime wedges for extra zest. I used about a half tablespoon of ginger. Next time I'll add more ginger and use more green beans -- possibly double. Agree with others that it's easy to overcook the noodles. They should still be pretty firm before they go in the pan, be...

Reviewed Tilapia with Escarole and Lemon-Pepper Oil

Feb 2, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Delicious and very quick to make. Easy, healthy weeknight dinner. Will definitely make it again.

I put the fish in when the escarole was just starting to wilt -- not after 4-5 minutes as suggested by recipe. They turned out perfect and had great flavor. Next time I might cook the potatoes separately, as I like them to be a bit...

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