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Reviewed Roasted Potato Leek Soup

Dec 30, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

Ok, I am glad I didn't write this review after first tasting it. I agree with others that it was bland. But after letting it simmer for an hour, I sprinkled in a little Cajun seasoning and added two bay leaves. I served myself up a small bowl immediately (before the bay leaves could do anything) and realized it had developed a very good flavor. I "

Reviewed Easy Sole Meuniere

Dec 29, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

Well, this is my third B'foot Contessa recipe and they've all been 'meh'. My market didn't have sole so I bought flounder instead. I read all the reviews before cooking this and decided to cut back on the lemon and butter. For my first batch, I used two tablespoons of butter instead of three and 1/2 lemon instead of 1.5. I didn't measure the lemon"

Reviewed Grilled Lemon Chicken Skewers with Satay Dip

Dec 28, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

I did not make the recipe the way it was written after reading the comments. I marinated the chicken only two hours but I wish I did it a little longer. I couldn't taste the lemon when using the accompanying sauce. My children didn't care for the sauce and mentioned tasting the lemon. There's a foot of snow outside so I didn't use a grill, I used "

Reviewed Creamy Vinaigrette

Dec 28, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

The recipe, as written, is far too oily. I agree with others that the ratios are off. I went back and added more honey and mustard. I didn't love it or hate it when I tasted it on my finger but on a bunch of mixed greens with thinly sliced red onion, it was fine. I don't think I'll make it again."

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