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Reviewed herb-roasted turkey breast

Dec 25, 2014 on

Ruined our Christmas dinner. All the pan juices burned so we had no gravy. The sugar in the wine, maybe? Absolutely a ruined meal. So upset.

Reviewed Perfect Crispy Potatoes

Dec 25, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

Worked like a charm! I got splattered quite a bit, so I put on my Orka mitt halfway through to protect my arm and hand from the spitting oil. We made these with grilled filet mignon and Ina Garten's basil parm mayo and crispy roasted kale - delicious!"

Reviewed Arugula Salad with Olive Oil, Lemon, and Parmesan Cheese

Oct 30, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

A perfect easy and elegant side salad. This is my go-to green salad from now on! I really prefer lemon dressings to vinegar dressings, and the parm shavings gave it that little extra something (I used the 20-yr aged Parm-Regg from Whole Foods - yum). Like the previous reviewer, I mixed it first and then added the dressing to the bowl of lettuce s...

Reviewed Cheesy Baked Tortellini

Aug 30, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

The fresh thyme is an absolute must! I truly think it makes the dish. However, I use a light hand with the smoked mozzarella since a little smoke goes a long way with me. I take little pieces and scatter them across the top lightly, instead of covering the whole thing in slabs.

For anyone who's having trouble finding smoked mozz,...

Reviewed Black Bean Salad

Dec 27, 2010 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

First thing: error in recipe! Do NOT add 4 teaspoons of salt! The first batch of 2 teaspoons is more than enough - 1.5 is actually better. That's my only complaint - this is the best salad ever. It's beautiful and it tastes great!

P.S. - If fresh corn is out of season, canned white shoepeg corn is an excellent substitute.

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