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VeggieToni

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Replied to tabouli

Sep 27, 2014 on FoodNetwork.com

I think mongo means that it is helpful to use very hot, almost boiling water to soak the bulgur in (as opposed to room temperature water), not to actually COOK the bulgur in boiling water (that would not work out well). Using very hot water helps the water to penetrate the wheat more quickly; I always do it this way. Otherwise the soaking time...

Reviewed black forbidden rice with peaches and snap peas

Apr 21, 2014 on FoodNetwork.com

This dish was an unmitigated disaster. I had my reservations about it, but it got so many good reviews, I decided to try it anyway. It may have helped if I had had all the ingredients - I substituted pineapple for peaches and baby sweet peas for the sugar snap peas - but even so, I'm not sure it could have been saved. There was not enough cooking...

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