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Reviewed Pork Loin with Fig and Port Sauce

Nov 8, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

Giving it a 4 only because the stated 145 cooked temp is too much, would be very dry as some said. I went with 138 (per Ina) let it rest 15 min., came out perfectly done but juicy. I marinated it overnight with a medley of herbs and chopped garlic, scoring the thin fat layer on top, did get some smoke due to high cooking temp. I also strained the "

Reviewed Ultimate Grilled Cheese

Sep 28, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

Hard to beat a plain grilled cheese sandwich but if anyone can, it's Ina! Really good!! I had baby Swiss on hand instead of Gruyere and left out the bacon since we had it with some chili. Put just a pinch of salt in the sauce and used unsalted butter on the bread and it was perfect. I used the sauce sparingly but the touch of mustard really kick"

Reviewed Oat Waffle

Jun 1, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

Wet, rainy morning here that just cried out for waffles and I wanted to try these anyway. I totally followed the recipe and they were heavenly. I ate two and froze the rest, can't wait for breakfast again. I think toasting the oatmeal is key to the delicious flavor so don't skip this step, but be careful cause they will burn quickly. I often f"

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