Elgin, United States
Member since May 2009
"I thought these muffins were absolutely delicious. I followed the recipe closely except that I used all-purpose whole wheat flour and added a tablespoon or two of ground flax seeds. I put all the dry ingredients in my food processor bowl and pulsed it a couple of times to mix them and lighten the density of the all-purpose whole wheat flour. It wo"
"I finally made these cookies! I followed the recipe exactly, except for adding just a few less cranberries and a few more chocolate chips ((Ghirardelli bittersweet). When I was scooping them out, I kept thinking, "Oh, these are going to be way, way to big." But I continued to follow the recipe, trusting Giada as I do, and the results were perfecti"
"Thank you, Ina, for the wonderful (as always) recipe! I made it with only two differences from the original recipe: I used thyme that I had dried from my little summer yard garden instead of fresh thyme, and I switched a lime for the lemon. I'm not fond of lemon -- it seems to always become the predominant flavor of every dish it finds its way int"
"I just made a turkey dinner for my family and wanted to avoid having the same old "Thanksgiving" dinner. I located this recipe online and thought it was a perfect alternative to mashed potatoes and turnkey gravy. Everyone loved it. I used jasmine rice because I love the flavor of the rice, and I left out the saffron and pistachios because I had n"
"Thanks once more, Chef, for the outstanding recipe! I used regular fresh cucumbers and got all the veggies from the farmstand. I just wanted to try something different and have never had cold soup before. My sister and I both thought it was superb, and I will be making it every summer. So flavorful, has a crisp, interesting texture, it's nutritiou""