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Reviewed Sawmill Gravy

Jun 18, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

The recipe was good but not great. It was bland despite adding what I thought should be more than enough salt. I added a teaspoon of organic chicken base and it perked up to be perfect. "

Reviewed Saag Paneer

Aug 12, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

After reading the recipe and the reviews, I made this recipe with only a few minor variations. I more than tripled the spices other than chilis and I left the heat on as I added the spinach and for a few minutes after to evaporate a bit of the moisture. Before adding the paneer, I buzzed my emulsion blender a few times in the pot. I served the le...

Reviewed Saag Paneer

Aug 10, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

After reading the recipe and the reviews, I made this recipe with only a few minor variations. I used dried, minced onion instead of fresh since I seem to have forgotten onions at the supermarket, and I more than tripled the spices (other than chilis). I left the heat on as I added the spinach and for a few minutes after to evaporate a bit of the...

Reviewed Vanilla and Black Pepper Pork Loin

Jan 26, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Delicious, delicate but complex flavor in the marinade, bright and savory veggies. The house smells SO good. I didn't use a pork loin, I used a pork roast and trimmed a bunch (but not all of the fat. I also added some carrots and onion for extra veggies that went well with the flavors. I'll make this for the office holiday party next year.

Reviewed Vanilla and Black Pepper Pork Loin

Jan 26, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Delicious, delicate but complex flavor in the marinade, bright and savory veggies. The house smells SO good. I didn't use a pork loin, I used a pork roast and trimmed a bunch (but not all) of the fat. I also added some carrots and onion for extra veggies that went well with the flavors. I'll make this for the office holiday party next year.

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