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Reviewed tenderloin of beef in mushroom, mustard and red wine sauce

Sunday, Apr 27, 2014 on FoodNetwork.com

I am rating this on the sauce, I was very curious of the dijon mustard with the red wine. It gave the sauce a lighter touch, I loved it and will make it again.

Reviewed braised pork tacos

Wednesday, Apr 9, 2014 on FoodNetwork.com

I will be deaf to the comments of "don't review if you don't make the recipe as is" because I was making it for toddlers, wanted the Mexican flair but not the hot and spicy. So omitted the chiles, but I had to review that adding the lime and orange to the braising just leaves you with "yum, what is that?" I won't braise pork again without lime and...

Reviewed braised pork tacos

Wednesday, Apr 9, 2014 on FoodNetwork.com

I will be deaf to the comments of "don't review if you don't make the recipe as is" because I was making it for toddlers, wanted the Mexican flair but not the hot and spicy. So omitted the chiles, but I had to review that adding the lime and orange to the braising just leaves you with "yum, what is that?" I won't braise pork again without lime and...

Reviewed beer braised bbq pork butt

Wednesday, Apr 9, 2014 on FoodNetwork.com

The combination of spices goes very well with pork. I did not make the bbq sauce since I was making it for toddlers who are not very fond of, but they devoured the meat. Will make it again!

Reviewed tres leches (three milks cake), latin america

Wednesday, Apr 9, 2014 on FoodNetwork.com

It was a hit at our last reunion, almost none was left and people had seconds! Followed the recipe almost to a T: instead of 2 cups of sugar, just 1 ��� cups, I thought with all the sugar in the "tres leches" parts, who would miss a little sugar in the dough? Perfect... will make it again, and not looking for more recipes.

Reviewed smoked gouda-chorizo jalapeno poppers

Wednesday, Apr 9, 2014 on FoodNetwork.com

The combination of jalape���o/chorizo/smoked gouda is amazing! I add a little cilantro because I always have it on hand. They were a hit at my last party.Will make them again.

Reviewed roasted vegetable meatloaf with balsamic glaze

Sunday, Mar 30, 2014 on FoodNetwork.com

Followed the recipe almost to perfection, just added worcestershire to all of the other flavorings. I just thought it was required, but it is a very moist meatloaf and I feel good about serving it to my kids, it has lots of veggies. I did ground them in the food processor before mixing the beef, and that maybe helped to my meatloaf not binding together...

Reviewed Broiled Flank Steak with Grilled Champagne Grapes and a Bitter Greens and Blue Cheese Salad

Sunday, Mar 30, 2014 on Cooking Channel

"I have to say I did not make the salad, but the marinade on the flank steak was spot on. It was enjoyed by parents and toddlers and that is very satisfactory. I did broil it longer, just for personal preference. Will make it again.
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Reviewed Creamy Coconut Chickpeas with Sweet Potatoes

Monday, Mar 10, 2014 on Cooking Channel

"I followed the recipe, and I kept flavors intact. I could not find unsweetened light coconut milk so got the full fat version, using less quantity. And I got from the grocery store a jar of roasted red peppers, to save myself some time and steps. Used half of a small jar.
Every step I made was worth it. There is a fan of textures, from the s"

Reviewed pork tenderloin with seasoned rub

Monday, Mar 10, 2014 on FoodNetwork.com

My dear husband said this was the best pork he'd ever eaten, so quite a good compliment. Juicy and tender meat. I used a meat thermometer to check the doneness, which I found in another pork tenderloin recipe. When you have all the spices, it feels very easy to prepare.

Reviewed cauliflower slaw

Monday, Mar 10, 2014 on FoodNetwork.com

I followed the recipe as close as I could, since I didn't have mint just added the parsley. Fresh and bright flavors, I will certainly make it again.

Reviewed pecorino and bean salad

Wednesday, Mar 5, 2014 on FoodNetwork.com

The combination of the 2 beans is perfect. I like the flavor, I like preparing it because it's easy, and I feel great eating it since I feel healthy. I serve it with greens to make it an entree, and I don't miss the meat at all which doesn't happen very often.

Reviewed pan-roasted soy-lacquered salmon

Friday, Feb 14, 2014 on FoodNetwork.com

The whole marinade just makes the salmon taste better, without being overpowering. It makes a Roasted Salmon dinner even fancier.

Reviewed italian baked chicken and pastina

Friday, Feb 14, 2014 on FoodNetwork.com

I have picky toddlers so the first time I made this they weren't thrilled, but that's usual behaviour. Now they are older and more willing to try new things, and although I still have bad food days this time the whole family loved it. I followed the recipe to a T, I think the flavors are simple for children. Mom and Dad enjoyed it as well.

Reviewed baked potatoes with sausage and arugula sauce

Wednesday, Feb 5, 2014 on FoodNetwork.com

I love it, and my family does too. The sauce is meaty, creamy, tomato-ey, gosh doesn't sound very healthy, but there are veggies there too, and it's totally worth it. I make it the day before I serve it to guests, I do believe it gets better overnight.

Reviewed mini meatball sandies

Wednesday, Feb 5, 2014 on FoodNetwork.com

Very moist and flavorful, my go-to recipe to make meatballs.

Reviewed pastina with peas and carrots

Wednesday, Feb 5, 2014 on FoodNetwork.com

I love the flavors, wish I could say my kids eat it, I continue to offer this soup to them in hope they like it as much as my husband and I do.

Reviewed beef and butternut squash stew

Wednesday, Feb 5, 2014 on FoodNetwork.com

A great dish to make during autumn and winter. I love all the ingredients separate, and the combination is delicious.

Reviewed sweet chicken bacon wraps

Wednesday, Feb 5, 2014 on FoodNetwork.com

I made them for a party, my husband and guests loved them. I added chipotle powder, next time will use also cayenne. They are so simple to make and they come out great.

Reviewed tuna tartare

Monday, Feb 3, 2014 on FoodNetwork.com

I don't make any other tuna tartare but this one. It has the best taste for me.

Reviewed lettuce cups with tofu and beef

Monday, Feb 3, 2014 on FoodNetwork.com

I love the sauce, and I use it constantly for chicken, noodles, veggies, not just beef.

Reviewed mexican pot roast tacos

Monday, Feb 3, 2014 on FoodNetwork.com

My guests have raved twice about this recipe. And we had all the works, the avocado, salsa, cabbage. It tastes really mexican.

Reviewed tres leche cake

Monday, Feb 3, 2014 on FoodNetwork.com

I loved the cake, made my own cake flour, and used less sugar in the frosting but it's a great recipe.

Reviewed fresh broccoli salad

Monday, Feb 3, 2014 on FoodNetwork.com

I have my mandolin thanks to this salad. I feel healthy when I have it and I love the flavors. Try to make it every other week.

Reviewed carrot and yam puree

Monday, Feb 3, 2014 on FoodNetwork.com

This recipe has evolved into a soup for my toddlers, and they adore it and ask for it constantly. It is so good. I do use less liquid just in interest of them having more veggies at every spoonful. Make it every other week.

Reviewed corn star raviolis in sweet basil cream sauce

Monday, Feb 3, 2014 on FoodNetwork.com

Delicious. The filling and the sauce, I made everything and I think it's worth the effort of filling the raviolis if you want the elegant result. But the filling is addictive just out of the bowl.

Reviewed Parmesan-Crusted Pork Chops

Wednesday, Jan 15, 2014 on FoodNetwork.com

My family loved this dish. I was happy that the cheese didn't burn and the breading did not come off while cooking. Will make it again.

Reviewed Pan-Seared Tuna with Avocado, Soy, Ginger, and Lime

Wednesday, Jan 15, 2014 on FoodNetwork.com

A refreshing new way to have fish. I usually have cilantro and jalape���os for salsa, but to use remaining cilantro it's great. I also used less salt, and less soy sauce, but the rest kept as is. And used it on mahi mahi, since that was what I had.

Reviewed Chocolate Ricotta Pudding with Strawberry Sauce

Wednesday, Jul 10, 2013 on FoodNetwork.com

"I wanted to try this recipe, since I had the main ingredients on hand. I did tweak it a bit, because of the graininess. I used the blender and I added 1/2 cup sour cream and 2 tbsp while milk to help the blending. I liked it a lot: added 1/2 tsp of instant coffee to enhance chocolate flavor.
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Reviewed Arroz con Pollo with Salsa Verde

Friday, May 25, 2012 on FoodNetwork.com

"The seasonings on the chicken really hit the spot. A different and tasty way to eat rice and chicken. Delicious sofrito. I did not make the salsa verde, but I did add lime juice at serving time, since it cuts through the heaviness of the dish.
Tyler dominates French, Mexican, Spanish cuisines, he's wonderful. His chicken enchiladas are awesome"

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