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vdonahoe

Annapolis, Maryland

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Reviewed Corned Beef and Cabbage

Mar 20, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

My husband said this was a great recipe after his first bite. I marinated the brisket for 3 days. I didn't have coriander seeds, so I threw in some cilantro stalks in the brine thinking it would substitute? I also used ground allspice for the same reason. Based on other reviews, I used beef broth because I already had some in the fridge, then...

Reviewed Chicken Cacciatore

Mar 20, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Very good - made exactly as it was written...except I didn't have the fresh basil, so I substituted dried basil in the sauce. I browned chicken and made sauce 2 hours ahead, then finished chicken in sauce a little later. This was nice for a busy mom, plus most of my dishes were completed ahead of time. Changes? I might use crushed tomatoes ne...

Reviewed Malted Milk Chocolate Chip Cookies

Nov 7, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

"Awesomely awesome!" was what my 9-year old son said. I followed the directions exactly, but panicked when I didn't have the milk chocolate chips. Semi-sweet worked perfectly! I used Ovaltine malt powder for the malt. It was a little hard to tell when they were done - I really wanted that crisp/chew factor - but after one time I got the timin...

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