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Reviewed Potato Gnocchi

May 11, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

My first attempt at making gnocchi and I can't believe I pulled it off! I cut the recipe in half since I didn't really know what I was doing and I have plenty left to freeze and eat later. I did the indentation thing with half the batch and fyi - there is a reason for every detail in Italian cooking. I don't know if it cooked up faster but it did "

Reviewed Vegetable Parmesan

May 18, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

This recipe is a hit at home and potluck. If a certain vegetable isn't available, you can easily substitute it for another. I've used zucchini and cauliflower and it always turns out great. When and IF I have leftovers, I put a half serving over homemade hash browns and wrap it up in a tortilla. Yum!"

Reviewed Cauliflower in Curry Cream Sauce

May 18, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Great recipe! Very flavorful but I added what my mom taught me to do with Japanese curry - an apple, grated with the onions. It gives it a bit of sweetness and the pectin in the apple thickens up the sauce without adding any fat - especially good if you use milk instead of heavy cream."

Reviewed Carnitas

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

I've made this for my friends that cook carnitas the traditional way (family recipes) and they were shocked at how good it was. I've used this recipe several times for tamales and whatever is left over I use to make posole."

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