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Reviewed Roast Chicken With Spring Vegetables

Apr 9, 2013 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

I quartered a whole chicken, did not preheat, and then used the convection roast feature on my convection oven for the second half of cooking. Meat was tender and veggies were beautifully caramelized. Only other change I made was to use veg oil instead of oil to avoid smoke. Easy, quick and tasty and absolutely perfect for a weeknight meal. "

Reviewed Spaghetti alla Carbonara

Oct 1, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

can anyone say scrambled eggs??? Not sure what i was thinking. I always get sucked in by Anne because she seems so capable but this was a mistake and I know better. egg mixture must be tempered before adding. also 6 eggs? total disaster. "

Reviewed Lee Bros. Country Captain

May 11, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

The dish has a healthy amount of spice which is nice coupled with the sweetness of the raisins (i didn't use currants). I took off one star first because it is time consuming - took me two hours from start to finish, and second because there was much too much sauce for the amount of chicken. Other than that flavors were nice and I would make it"

Reviewed Honey-Mustard Glazed Ribs in Oven and Broiler

Apr 26, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

I made two changes. First, I used baby backs because that is what they had at the store and second, instead of high heat quick cooking I chose slow and long. I cooked the ribs at 275 for 3 hours. They were truly delicious - braising is clearly the way to go. Meat was tender and juicy and the glaze was both tangy and sweet. The only reason I d"

Reviewed Company Pot Roast

Feb 6, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

Let me preface by saying I love almost all of Ina's recipes. Except for this one. I used a great shiraz, brandy, bought a chuck roast from whole foods and unfortunately the meal was mediocre at best. Also, there is A LOT of chopping involved for pretty minimal results. Meat was still tough (prob needed to cook longer than 2.5 hours and there ...

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