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Reviewed antipasto salad

Sep 7, 2014 on

Amazing pasta salad, cooked a vegetarian version by adding artichokes marinated in oil from trader joes, red onions, roasted bell peppers, capers, green and black olives, Monterey jack cheese, asiago cheese, provolone cheese and chili flakes.

Reviewed almond, pine nut, apricot crumb cake

Sep 6, 2014 on

Amazing cake, will make it again.

Reviewed linguine with avocado and arugula pesto

Aug 13, 2014 on

One more amazing pasta from Giada . I added chili flakes and little olive oil to the pesto while blending and also added saut�ed eggplant with little bit crushed garlic and onion to pasta

Favorited Blueberry Ginger Mojito Pitchers

Jul 31, 2014 in Recipes on Cooking Channel

Reviewed pasta ponza

May 10, 2014 on

Amazing pasta. I made the following changes

I added crushed garlic and chili flakes to the cherry tomato mixture before putting it in the oven
I also added caramelized onion with crushed garlic and chili flakes to the pasta while mixing with roasted cherry tomato's
I also added basil instead of parsley

Reviewed holiday biscotti

May 10, 2014 on

Amazing Biscotti, I changed it a little bit by adding orange zest instead of lemon and added slivered almonds instead of pistachio and cranberry. I also added vanilla to it

Reviewed banana and walnut smoothie

May 5, 2014 on

Enjoyed the Smoothie very much

Reviewed tiramisu italiano

Apr 7, 2014 on

Loved it!!! Only thing is that one cup of espresso mixture was not enough for the recipe, i had to make one more cup.

Reviewed tuscan bean soup

Apr 7, 2014 on

Amazing soup made it for a dinner party yesterday and made it vegetarian . Everybody loved it,would make it again and again.

Reviewed beet and goat cheese arugula salad

Apr 7, 2014 on

Amazing Salad. I Just doubled the dressing and added only 1/2 TBS of honey and I added one full avocado instead of half

Favorited Steel Cut Oatmeal

Jan 20, 2014 in Recipes on Cooking Channel

Reviewed Pasta Puttanesca

Jan 16, 2013 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

It tasted great even my picky son loved it as a vegetarian i omitted the anchovy paste added more chili flakes and added basil instead of parsley. "

Reviewed Homemade Cranberry Nut Granola

Aug 1, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

Love it I have made it many times and always comes out perfect! I use this granola with grilled peaches and vanilla ice cream. My kids and my friends love it and they always ask for the recipe"

Reviewed Middle Eastern Vegetable Salad

Dec 21, 2010 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

The salad tasted great;it was easy to make and healthy. I followed the recipe to the dot and it come out amazing .

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