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Reviewed Manhattan Clam Chowder

Oct 14, 2013 on

Amazing! I added just a pinch of saffron & served it with a gremolata of fresh parsley fresh thyme lemon zest & garlic. It is WORTH the fresh clams & your own broth...just do it!!! Yum!

Reviewed Short Rib Chili

Mar 6, 2013 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

Terrific ! I have made this twice . Easy & wonderful. Here are some easy tips. Yes short ribs have gotten expensive so I tried this with a beautiful choice chuck roast from my favorite meat purveyor Costco. I cut the roast into large chunks the size of a short rib. Similar deep flavor of a short rib with less fat & waste due to no bones. $2.99 a p"

Reviewed Ragu all Nonna

Sep 9, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

This dish is amazing. The meatballs are my go to recipe for meatballs all of the time.
I make it sometimes and leave out the chicken as I think it loses some of its flavor and I don't care for the bones. At any rate it is wonderful. The sauce cannot be beat! Perfect for cold, snowy Chicago days!"

Reviewed Potato, Orange and Arugula Salad

Jul 8, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

Great combo and so quick and easy!
perfect with just about anything!

Reviewed Braised Chicken with Tomatillos and Jalapenos

Mar 2, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

Unbelievably simple and GREAT! The sauce is the secret. I did my grilling on an indoor grill pan and it was outrageous. I used all thighs and left the skin on. If you are going to serve it right away then I would do that again. Get the skin really crisp. If on the other hand you will chill and serve later I would remove the skin first. I had some...

Reviewed Double Chocolate and Espresso Cookies

Feb 27, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

Very good! I also made them with a smaller scoop. Rich! Also try to get them onto pans quickly as they lose a little gloss as the batter sits. I topped some cookies with the chocolate expresso beans and they held up nicely in he oven and added extra crunch. I left the expresso beans a little chunky forntexture. Easy and caterer quality.""

Reviewed Best Ever Green Bean Casserole

Nov 17, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

Nothing special . Made these last year really disappointed!""

Reviewed Mini Meatball Heroes

Nov 14, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

I made these for a teen party at my house. I used all three meats the first time but actually like it better with just beef and pork. I needed to feed a lot of kids at one time so I used Costco small rolls and made it so one meatball filled the bun. I added a little sauce.( I used Trader Joe's marinara. , a quarter slice of mozzarella, put the to...

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