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Commented on Orecchiette al Ragu di Braciole (Pasta with Beef Ragu and Braciole)

Monday, Dec 30, 2013 in Recipes on Cooking Channel

Outstanding!! It was nice to see a recipe that is exactly like my grandfathers! He was born in Calabria and his braciole was always cooked in meat sauce. This has great flavor and is a stand out recipe. I prepared this recipe exactly as stated and it was perfection.
Thank you for sharing your great food, life and love with all! Ciao!!

Reviewed Crisp Chicken Wings with Chili-Lime Butter

Thursday, Jul 18, 2013 on

"A bit baffled by some of the not so great reviews of these wings. We think these are SO GOOD!! They are crispy, tasty and every time I make them everyone wants the recipe! The lime just sets them off and the flavors are classic Thai which I love. To me, this recipe is PERFECT.
A very nice change from the buffalo style and I might add that they are"

Reviewed Linguine with Sun-Dried Tomatoes, Olives, and Lemon

Wednesday, Aug 22, 2012 on

"Outstanding! Delish raw sauce packed with flavor! I think quite possibly some of the "bitter tasting" reviews on here may be because they got some of the bitter pith in with their lemon zest because this was not bitter at all. Tangy is a better description and very fresh tasting. My husband doesn't like too much lemon and he loved this. Nice at ro"

Favorited Rigatoni with Creamy Mushroom Sauce

Wednesday, Aug 22, 2012 in Recipes on Cooking Channel

Reviewed Roasted Asparagus with Lemon Vinaigrette

Tuesday, May 22, 2012 on

"very nice! Good flavor and even friends that normally don't like asparagus tried it and liked it. Love Melissa's recipes. They are simple and packed with flavor. Cut the leftovers in one inch pieces and added to a risotto the next day! Really good in that as well."

Reviewed Easy Caramel Sauce

Tuesday, May 22, 2012 on

"Although easy to make it really didn't taste like caramel. It was more like a brown sugar sauce. The sugar just doesn't really completely dissolve because of the lack of liquid so it is a bit granular. Has a nice brown sugar flavor though. I too had to add more half & half. Great sauce in a pinch but for me it just doesn't have a caramel taste. I'"

Favorited Marinated Flank Steak with Blue Cheese Sauce

Sunday, Apr 15, 2012 in Recipes on Cooking Channel

Favorited Meatballs with a White Wine Sauce

Friday, Apr 13, 2012 in Recipes on Cooking Channel

Favorited Steak Sauce

Friday, Apr 13, 2012 in Recipes on Cooking Channel

Favorited New York Strip Steaks with a Smokey Bacon Port Sauce

Friday, Apr 13, 2012 in Recipes on Cooking Channel

Reviewed Roasted Chicken with Salsa Verde

Friday, Apr 13, 2012 on Cooking Channel

"Very very FANTASTIC!! Juicy perfect chicken and salsa verde that reminded me of my Italian childhood. Had Salsa Verde left over so I spread it on some toasted ciabatta & served this with some soup.

Reviewed Holiday Biscotti

Sunday, Dec 25, 2011 on Cooking Channel

"Very easy and delicious biscotti. Slice well when preparing and the colors are very festive. I did this recipe exactly, and then did two variations. ALL were excellent! Everyone loved them & thought it was my grandmother's recipe from Torino! Thank you Giada for another great recipe!""

Favorited El Cholo's Green Corn Tamales

Monday, Nov 28, 2011 in Recipes on Cooking Channel