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barbara lasswell

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Reviewed Roasted Brussels Sprouts with a Bacon, Mustard and Walnut Vinaigrette

Monday, Jul 29, 2013 on Cooking Channel

"Tasty? Absolutely! We're not walnut fans so I've substituted things like pine nuts, pecans and almonds and it works out great. i'm not a brussel sprout fan, but I love these, and so does my family! I do find I don't have to roast them as long as it says, but that may be my oven.

Reviewed Greek Quinoa Salad

Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 on

"My family absolutely loves this salad. I've never really done much with quinoa before, but I have made this several times now. My eldest daughter begs me to make it so she can have it for lunch during the week. It really keeps well and the flavors blend more as it sits."

Favorited Strawberry Galette

Wednesday, Jul 10, 2013 in Recipes on Cooking Channel

Favorited Potatoes Anna

Tuesday, Jul 9, 2013 in Recipes on Cooking Channel

Reviewed Spaghetti and Meatballs with Tomato Sauce

Wednesday, Jun 26, 2013 on

"this is really good. I did modify it a little, not much, by adding red pepper flakes just before the onions were soft and Italian spices (about 12 shakes when I put in all the tomatoes. overall, the outcome was great. I also only used ground beef for the meatballs because that was all I had. I also added some fresh basil from my garden to the "

Favorited Homemade French Baguettes

Sunday, Jun 9, 2013 in Recipes on Cooking Channel

Favorited Bread 'Em And Bake 'Em Pork Chops

Tuesday, May 28, 2013 in Recipes on Cooking Channel

Favorited Pork Chops with Potatoes

Tuesday, May 28, 2013 in Recipes on Cooking Channel

Reviewed Pan Fried Fish

Tuesday, Apr 9, 2013 on

"really easy and tastes great. - some of that might have to do with the fact that my son had just caught in Irvine Lake in Orange County, CA - In order to prevent it from getting too brown - I had fairly fat fish - I finished them in a 375 degree over for about 4 minutes, until they flaked in the middle. I put four asparagus spears on the plate, "

Reviewed Basic Tomato Sauce

Wednesday, Feb 6, 2013 on

"This will now be my go to marinara/tomato sauce. It was so easy and tastes great. My family really likes the tartness. Most of these sauces are too sweet. I will use this over and over again for all kinds of things that use a tomato sauce base. I can't wait for my tomatoes to come in this summer so I can can some to use all next winter."

Reviewed Grilled Chicken Parmesan

Wednesday, Feb 6, 2013 on

"My whole family, even my picky son, loved this recipe. The fact that the chicken was not breaded and fried made it even better. I used whole chicken breasts so it did require cooking it longer in the oven, not just broiling it, but this worked just great. I cooked it at 375 for about 15 minutes, until the internal temp was 165 and it was hot an"

Reviewed Steve's Eggplant Stack

Wednesday, Feb 6, 2013 on

"Great! Forgot to add the olive oil and vinegar but we loved it anyway. My daughter is on Weight Watchers so to lighten it up for her we salted the eggplant, sprayed it with olive oil spray, coated it with only the breadcrumbs, and then placed it under the broiler until crispy. It was great too. We'll do this one again."

Reviewed Chicken Stock

Friday, Sep 14, 2012 on

"This is my go-to chicken stock recipe. I do take one of the chickens out after about an hour and strip the meat off of it to use in chicken salad, etc. I put all the bones back in and it still turns out great. I can't seem to keep it in the house!"