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Reviewed lentil stoup with mushrooms

Monday, Sep 15, 2014 on

β€œFor a healthy soup this was pretty darn good. ”

Reviewed jalapeno popper orzo mac-n-cheese

Tuesday, Jun 10, 2014 on

β€œVery Bland, followed recipe exactly. Will not make again ”

Reviewed creamy farfalle with cremini, asparagus, and walnuts

Tuesday, Apr 29, 2014 on

β€œMade this tonight and it was delicious! Since some people commented on lack of flavor i sauteed the mushrooms in butter, olive oil and garlic then threw in the asparagus. I toasted the nuts in some butter also. Very good and easy to make. Will be making this again. ”

Reviewed thai beef with peppers

Wednesday, Mar 12, 2014 on

β€œMy husband loved this! This makes well over 2 servings, more like 3 or 4. I also used 2 peppers and whole grain linguini. Just love your recipes Ree ”

Reviewed baked manicotti with sausage and peas

Sunday, Mar 9, 2014 on

β€œVery good, a little labor intensive but worth it. Based on previous reviews I didnt add any salt and it tasted great. There was enough from the sausage and the cheese. Might try to make the cheese sauce with Parmesan next time for different flavor. ”

Reviewed crispy mustard-roasted chicken

Tuesday, Feb 18, 2014 on

β€œMade this and it turned out great!. I used chicken breast as that is what we prefer. ”

Reviewed bacon, date and manchego quesadillas

Thursday, Feb 13, 2014 on

β€œLove these! Made them today for lunch. I did substitute the Manchego cheese for Asiago cheese as the Manchego was pretty expensive. ”

Reviewed Trisha's Chicken Tortilla Soup

Sunday, Oct 27, 2013 on

This is what my husband said after he had one bite of this. This soup is amazing. I took viewers advise and added small can of diced green chilies and instead of salsa I used 1 can fire roasted tomatoes. This makes alot of soup! Will make this soup again and again. ”

Reviewed Broccoli Salad

Tuesday, Aug 6, 2013 on

"Loved it! I used shallots as one viewer suggested, nice light onion flavor and I used cashews instead of sunflower kernels.I also used cranberries instead of raisons as thats what I had on hand. This is a keeper!"

Reviewed Meaty Mushroom Lasagna

Sunday, Jul 21, 2013 on

"Very good but labor intensive even with prepping ahead of time. We did not find it to salty either. I would taste as I went along. Will make again."

Reviewed Cheesy Italian Bacon Pie

Sunday, Jul 7, 2013 on

"Made this last night for dinner and loved it! I use bacon instead of panchetta The written recipe says to cook the shallots, garlic and zucchini at the same time however I cooked the shallot and garlic first then added the zucchini and added s&p. This recipe is a keeper."

Reviewed Heirloom Tomato and Basil Tart

Wednesday, Jun 12, 2013 on

"Made this for a big group and everyone loved it. So delicious and fresh."

Reviewed Braciole

Wednesday, Mar 27, 2013 on

"Made this last week and it was a HIT! Everyone loved it. I made a side of pasta as there was so much sauce. I also had plenty of leftover stuffing so I used in some stuffed mushrooms. I did use prosciutto instead of panchetta as I prefer it more. The key is to plan ahead and do all the prep work you can so when your ready to sear the meat an"

Reviewed Classic Chicken Parmesan

Wednesday, Feb 13, 2013 on

"Made this for dinner tonight. My son had 2 large helpings. I'd say it was a hit. My only problem was the sauce really never thicken up, but it still tasted very good. Will be making this again."

Reviewed Blue Corn Enchiladas

Tuesday, Jan 22, 2013 on Cooking Channel

"Made these last night and the family really liked them. I couldnt find blue corn tortillas so I found some homemade yellow corn tortillas instead. I also used fresh cilantro at the end. Will make again."

Reviewed Spicy Sweet Potato Casserole

Wednesday, Jan 16, 2013 on

"Made this last night and we really like it. I didnt have the ground chipotle powder so I used cayenne pepper instead and I also used dried oregano vs fresh. Will make this again.

Reviewed Broccoli Cheese Soup

Monday, Oct 29, 2012 on

"Didnt have alot of flavor. I did add the garlic like several people said and it was very good till I added the cheese, then the garlic flavor went away. Not sure I will make again"

Reviewed Restaurant-Style Salsa

Tuesday, Oct 9, 2012 on

"Loved it! Lots of flavor! I used 3 garlic cloves instead of one because I like it. My grocery was out of jalepinos so I make it without and didnt miss it. This salsa recipe is a keeper!"

Reviewed Creamy Ham and Penne Pasta

Thursday, Aug 16, 2012 on

"A quick and tasty meal. will make again."

Reviewed Farro with Coarse Pesto

Friday, Apr 20, 2012 on

"Made this last night and the family loved it. The chewy nutty grain is so different and good. Hard to find though. I recommend you call ahead to save yourself some driving around. I found it at a high end grocery store. This receipe is a keeper. It makes alot. I recommend cutting it in half if just for a few people

Reviewed Roasted Pork With Cajun Slaw

Wednesday, Apr 18, 2012 on

"Very good. The meat was very tender and juicy. The family really enjoyed it. No left overs! Will definatley make again. The Cajun Slaw was also good."

Reviewed Primavera With Prosciutto, Asparagus and Carrots

Monday, Apr 16, 2012 on

"Made this tonight and thought it was really good. I used 2 tbs of dijon instead of 3 and used regular sweet peas instead of snowpeas.
Would make again.

Reviewed Crostini with Mascarpone, Grilled Scallion, Tomato and Balsamic Glaze

Tuesday, Mar 20, 2012 on

"Just made these and they are delicious! I didnt even get to the glaze part and they were awesome. So easy to make too.""

Reviewed Sausage and Butternut Riggies

Monday, Mar 5, 2012 on

"Just ok. This was not a hit with the family. It sounded really good but didnt taste that good. ""

Reviewed Lasagna with Roasted Eggplant-Ricotta Filling

Sunday, Feb 26, 2012 on Cooking Channel

"Very Good.

I made this last night but instead of egg plant I used 3 large zuchinnis as I do NOT like egg plant. The ricotta mixture was delicious! I also made my own sauce as I wanted a meat sauce instead. This is a keeper.""

Reviewed Cavatappi al Vino

Tuesday, Dec 13, 2011 on Cooking Channel

"Made this the other night and really enjoyed it. I used the poor mans saffron; turmeric. It worked out well just use a little bit. I looked into the saffron but it was TOO expensive. I also used chicken stock instead of vegetable as that's what I had on hand.
I will make this again. I just love watching the show!""

Reviewed Ground Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Monday, Dec 12, 2011 on Cooking Channel

"The family loved it! Will be making this again. I used honey as I did not have agave nectar. I couldn't find fried rice noodles so I use Chow Mein Noodles. I thought they socked up to much of the liquid so I would prefer to put them on top rather then mix them in next time.""

Reviewed Pea and Pesto Soup

Wednesday, Dec 7, 2011 on Cooking Channel

"I have made this two ways. Once with the water as Nigella says and the second time used chicken stock and like it much better. I also added some black pepper. This is great on a cold day. Be very careful when you put in blender as mine went everywhere even with a towel on the lid.( Not sure of the dos and don'ts for hot liquid in a blender)""

Reviewed Corn Casserole

Sunday, Nov 13, 2011 on

"Delicious. I was given a similar receipe about 10 years ago, before Food Network and the only difference was adding 1 onion. Chop it small and saute with the butter till soft, cool then add to the rest of the mix. Just adds more flavor.""

Reviewed Cavatappi al Vino

Thursday, Nov 10, 2011 on Cooking Channel

"Made this the other night and really enjoyed it. I used the poor mans saffron; tumeric. It worked out well just use a little bit. I looked into the saffron but it was TOO expensive. I also used chicken stock instead of vegetable as thats what I had on hand.
I will definatley make this again. I just love watching the show!""