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rockierockpen

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Reviewed Citrus Salad

Nov 22, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

WAYYYY TOO SWEET! I felt like my teeth were going to fall off! I used fresh oranges and white wine, both of which I def. recommend. My bf hated the dressing, but I think it just needs to be modified. A little bit of marmalade is enough, no need for 2 tablespoons. I think some toasted almonds or pecans will make this salad much better and less swe...

Reviewed Oven Poached Salmon a la Paige with Dill, Vidalia Onion and Cucumber Relish

Nov 22, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Simply amazing! I cooked this in a pan instead of an oven, and the salmon came out so soft and juicy! I def. recommend trying this recipe without an oven. Just place the seasoned salmon in a stir fry pan on medium heat, add about 1 cup of chicken broth (I warmed up the chicken first and added a tablespoon of butter, and the springs of dill. Withi...

Reviewed Mediterranean Fish Soup

Nov 21, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Since I'm currently located in Singapore, it was impossible for me to find fennel blubs! I had to substitute with fennel seeds, which helped with flavor but it would have been nice to eat some fennel instead of fishing out the seeds every so often. Instead of using croutons, I grilled some pita bread with olive oil and a bit of garlic. Some tando...

Reviewed Chinese Beef With Broccoli

Nov 14, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

This tasted really healthy! However, it was a bit bland for my liking. I suggest adding more oyster sauce while stir frying the beef. A tablespoon will do. I'm going to try adding some carrots the next time I make this dish. ""

Reviewed Spicy Shrimp and Spaghetti Aglio Olio (Garlic and Oil

Nov 14, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Loved it! I had to use canned mackerel instead of anchovies since my local grocery store only carried dried anchovies. I added a lot more garlic than suggested and marinated the shrimp a bit longer than suggested. Add some lemon juice to the salad...it'll mask the pungent smell and taste of raw onions!""

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