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Joined Date: Aug 25, 2002
Birthday: Oct 20
"I followed the recipe and found the pancake too sweet and it stuck to the bottom of the pan. I did learn something valuable. I want to thank Magnolia Pancake Haus for the sweating apple slices with spices in a dry pan over med-low heat cooking tip. Challenged, I dug out my Swedish grandmother's recipe for ungspannkaka. Her secrets were use a H"
Reviewed Cheater's Bananas Foster
"I wanted a quick, easy recipe to top a sweet ungspannkaka - Swedish oven pancake. It worked great, and looked yummy inside the bowl like structure of the puffy pancake. Thanks Babycat for a keeper."
"I jumped on this recipe because I like pannekoekens. I followed the recipe exactly the first time, and found it to be too sweet. The second time was a charm. I reduced the brown sugar to 1/4 cup and cut the butter to 2 Tbs. I used a 10" non-stick skillet the first time, but the pannekoeken appeared a bit underdone. I used a regular heavy-bott"
"I lived in Costa Rica for ten years and traveled extensively. I have eaten many versions of Gallo Pinto.
A few myths need to be addressed. First, Gallo Pinto is not exclusively Costa Rican. Nicaragua also claims Gallo Pinto as a national dish, but uses red beans instead. It is found in many forms in many places around the Caribbean. I..."
"A good black bean and rice recipe. A authentic Costa Rican Gallo Pinto needs Salsa Lizano or more than double the recommended Worcestershire Sauce. Tabasco sauce and bacon are usually adds to a basic recipe. I would up the portions of onion and sweet bell pepper to 1/4 cup, and add a minced clove of garlic for the last minute of vegetables saute..."
Reviewed Tailgate Club Sandwich
"This is a winner! I double up the lettuce on the bottom but topped off each layer with strips of bacon instead of lettuce. I always get rave reviews from friends and relatives. Thanks Martini Guy."
"This is a good basic Gallo Pinto recipe. This dish is so popular that McDonald's offers McPinto. I lived in Costa Rica for 10 years, and cooked Gallo Pinto most mornings for breakfast topped with a fried egg and strip of bacon. It stays with you all morning. I traveled extensively throughout the country and eat numerous versions of this dish. ..."
Enjoy life, travel, and food. Recently moved to Arizona after living in Costa Rica for ten years.