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Slow-cooked cabbage with lemon reviewed by wester

From: Eat Your Greens (Network Books) (reviewed 24th September 2009)

As the book itself says, cabbage cooked this way 'softens down to a nutty, mellow flavor'. Just lovely. I like it with red cabbage too (increase the...
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Sautéed Turnips with Cumin and Lemon reviewed by wester

From: Eat Your Greens (Network Books) (reviewed 24th September 2009)

If you have turnips, this is a nice way to serve them. Don't add the lemon zest too early or it will turn bitter.
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Butter-fried Fennel and Onions with Vinegar and Thyme reviewed by wester

From: Eat Your Greens (Network Books) (reviewed 24th September 2009)

Nice combination of ingredients. Sweet and aromatic. Goes well with chickpeas. My husband thinks there's too much vinegar in it, though.
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Roast balsamic beetroot reviewed by wester

From: Real Cooking (reviewed 24th September 2009)

Even if you think you dislike beetroot, you must try this recipe! It has converted many people who thought the same, including myself. The taste is warm,...
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Zucchini in a yogurt dressing (Dahi may zucchini) reviewed by wester

From: Madhur Jaffrey's Spice Kitchen: Fifty Recipes Introducing Indian Spices and Aromatic Seeds (reviewed 24th September 2009)

This is a lovely and very different way of cooking zucchini/courgettes, as a cooked salad with yogurt dressing. It combines well with lentil recipes. It's...
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Homemade Yogurt reviewed by marita

From: The Home Creamery (reviewed 22nd September 2009)

A very simple, very easy recipe. I was scared to make my own yogurt--I thought it would be risky--but it really is easy. This recipe is clear, concise,...
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Fresh Corn Chowder reviewed by andrew

From: The Enchanted Broccoli Forest (reviewed 18th September 2009)

This is a nice, solid corn chowder recipe. It has a little potato, celery and red pepper to balance the corn, and is finished with milk to make it creamy....
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Pear and Ginger Muffins reviewed by andrew

From: Nigella Express: Good Food, Fast (reviewed 17th September 2009)

Very nice muffins indeed. We have a surplus of pears at the moment and were hunting for pear recipes. These don't use tons of pears, just 1 1/2 cups, but...
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Breakfast Bars reviewed by andrew

From: Nigella Express: Good Food, Fast (reviewed 17th September 2009)

These are great homemade granola bars. They're healthy, sweet enough for kids but not too sweet, and not covered in corn syrup like commercial ones often...
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Corn Fritters reviewed by andrew

From: The Best Vegetable Recipes (Best Recipe Classics) (reviewed 15th September 2009)

These are simply excellent. I've tried a few corn fritter recipes from elsewhere, and these are far superior. They've managed to find a good balance between...
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Apple Ginger Muffins reviewed by andrew

From: The Pan Chancho Cookbook (reviewed 15th September 2009)

These were a little disappointing. The recipe sounds good: "Apples mingle with the warm flavour of ginger". But they didn't quite work. First, they...
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Mushroom Mystery Casserole reviewed by robing

From: The Enchanted Broccoli Forest...and Other Timeless Delicacies (reviewed 21st February 2009)

Like many of the recipes in this book, this took some time to put together. But again, like most of the recipes in this book, the result was DELICIOUS! I...
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Quiche Formula reviewed by robing

From: The Enchanted Broccoli Forest...and Other Timeless Delicacies (reviewed 21st February 2009)

I love quiche but don't actually make it very often. When I do, I get lazy and buy a pre-made/frozen crust, to which I add my own filling. But as much...
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Sticky Toffee Pudding with Caramel Rum Sauce reviewed by chefaileen

From: The Pan Chancho Cookbook (reviewed 17th February 2009)

This is a fantastic dessert, especially for all those who remember sticky spongy puddings of their youth. I used individual non-stick mini-Bundt pans...
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Rocky Mountain Cookies reviewed by chefaileen

From: The Pan Chancho Cookbook (reviewed 17th February 2009)

Really good cookies
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Ginger Cookies reviewed by chefaileen

From: The Pan Chancho Cookbook (reviewed 17th February 2009)

Amazing ginger cookies.
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The Admiral's Favorite Dessert reviewed by chefaileen

From: The Good Friends Cookbook (reviewed 17th February 2009)

For lovers of banana and caramel. Caramel is made by boiling an unopened can of condensed milk for several hrs - the longer you boil it, the darker it...
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Pork Medallions in Mustard Cream reviewed by chefaileen

From: The Good Friends Cookbook (reviewed 17th February 2009)

Pretty straightforward and tasty.
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Potatoes Romanoff reviewed by chefaileen

From: Fare for Friends (reviewed 17th February 2009)

Very good, but a pain to grate the potato. Serves a lot and good for special occasion dinners.
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Vegetable Supreme reviewed by chefaileen

From: Fare for Friends (reviewed 17th February 2009)

A family favourite, good for special occasions as it makes lots. Can be made ahead, and tastes better this way!
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Flank Steak Teriyaki reviewed by chefaileen

From: Fare for Friends (reviewed 17th February 2009)

Very nice flank steak marinade.
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Cool Curry Chicken reviewed by chefaileen

From: Fare for Friends (reviewed 17th February 2009)

Tasty and family friendly.
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Amaretto Chicken reviewed by chefaileen

From: Fare for Friends (reviewed 17th February 2009)

Very good. I use skinless boneless chicken breasts instead of whole boned chicken breasts, halved. Serves 8-10 so no need to double, and freezes well.
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Layered Spinach Salad reviewed by chefaileen

From: Fare for Friends (reviewed 17th February 2009)

Great for a crowd as serves 12-14. Good left over although you might have to add more cheese. Easy and tasty - a meal in itself.
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Curried Mushroom Rolls reviewed by chefaileen

From: Fare for Friends (reviewed 17th February 2009)

Mom makes these. Pretty good.
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Vodka Sauce reviewed by chefaileen

From: Everyday Italian: 125 Simple and Delicious Recipes (reviewed 17th February 2009)

I would definitely try this again only with way less vodka. The way it is written it calls for 1 cup of vodka. I did this and it was overwhelming and...
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Simple Bolognese reviewed by chefaileen

From: Everyday Italian: 125 Simple and Delicious Recipes (reviewed 17th February 2009)

Very nice sauce. I used ground sirloin but it calls for ground beef chuck. Query means to grind your own or get it from a butcher? Yummy.
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Checca Sauce reviewed by chefaileen

From: Everyday Italian: 125 Simple and Delicious Recipes (reviewed 17th February 2009)

Uncooked tomato sauce. My husband liked it, but I prefer cooked tomato sauce. I made a note to mince the garlic in the future before putting it in the...
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Marinara Sauce reviewed by chefaileen

From: Everyday Italian: 125 Simple and Delicious Recipes (reviewed 17th February 2009)

Very nice basic sauce for pasta. Easy to make. I used the food processor for this to have smoother texture.
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Caprese Salad reviewed by chefaileen

From: Everyday Italian: 125 Simple and Delicious Recipes (reviewed 17th February 2009)

Easy to make and eat. I made it for 34 people for a dinner party and it was well-received.
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White bean dip with pita chips reviewed by chefaileen

From: Everyday Italian: 125 Simple and Delicious Recipes (reviewed 17th February 2009)

Really nice flavour and good as a dip at a party. Vegetarian. Nice with veggies and also crackers, as well as the pitas that it describes. I make it...
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Spaghetti and Meatballs reviewed by chefaileen

From: The Best 30-Minute Recipe (reviewed 17th February 2009)

Tasty, but the meatballs were a bit weird, and the bread soaked in buttermilk was more trouble than just using breadcrumbs, and had a less desirable texture....
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Skillet Lasagne reviewed by chefaileen

From: The Best 30-Minute Recipe (reviewed 17th February 2009)

Really good and good as left overs. I use a little more cheese, and mix some Monterey Jack with the Mozzarella. Also, freshly grated parmesan makes a...
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Sloppy Joes reviewed by chefaileen

From: The Best 30-Minute Recipe (reviewed 17th February 2009)

The kids really like this, and it's ready in approx. 30 min. There's a cornbread topping that is optional, but I'm not sure we've done this.
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Easy Roast Beef With Onion Gravy reviewed by Alison

From: The Complete Canadian Living Cookbook: 350 Inspired Recipes from Elizabeth Baird and the Kitchen Canadians Trust Most (reviewed 16th February 2009)

This recipe is simple and has worked every time I've made it. The gravy is yummy. I love it with Yorkshire puddings and is one of my comfort foods!
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Old Fashioned Chocolate Cake reviewed by Alison

From: Feast: Food to Celebrate Life (reviewed 16th February 2009)

The cake itself was quite good, but was a bit rich and not as good once the icing was added. I would make the cake again, but try a different icing.
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Chocolate Espresso Cake with Caffe Latte Cream reviewed by Alison

From: Feast: Food to Celebrate Life (reviewed 16th February 2009)

This is Derek's favorite cake by far. I have never cooked it according to the recipe as I haven't found instant espresso powder. I had used a chocolate...
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Yorkshire Pudding reviewed by Alison

From: Feast: Food to Celebrate Life (reviewed 16th February 2009)

These are tasty, but not the ones mom and dad made when I grew up. I like my puddings a little goey, so you may want to cook for a little less time. ...
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Coconut Cream Pie reviewed by chefaileen

From: The Complete Canadian Living Cookbook: 350 Inspired Recipes from Elizabeth Baird and the Kitchen Canadians Trust Most (reviewed 16th February 2009)

I made this for a friend who loves this type of pie, but I used a graham cracker crust instead of pastry which made it easier. It was pretty good, but...
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Chocolate Layer Cake reviewed by chefaileen

From: The Complete Canadian Living Cookbook: 350 Inspired Recipes from Elizabeth Baird and the Kitchen Canadians Trust Most (reviewed 16th February 2009)

A good basic chocolate cake. Beats Betty Crocker. I've used this for chocolate cupcakes too. Nice icing.
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Classic Pancakes reviewed by chefaileen

From: The Complete Canadian Living Cookbook: 350 Inspired Recipes from Elizabeth Baird and the Kitchen Canadians Trust Most (reviewed 16th February 2009)

Good basic pancake recipe with a few variations, including buttermilk. Not as rich as some variations, but a good standard.
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Easy-Mix Muffins reviewed by chefaileen

From: The Complete Canadian Living Cookbook: 350 Inspired Recipes from Elizabeth Baird and the Kitchen Canadians Trust Most (reviewed 16th February 2009)

One nice basic muffin recipe and a whole bunch of variations. We usually do chocolaty banana, but have also done apple spice and zucchini pecan (without...
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Breakfast Strudels reviewed by chefaileen

From: The Complete Canadian Living Cookbook: 350 Inspired Recipes from Elizabeth Baird and the Kitchen Canadians Trust Most (reviewed 16th February 2009)

An excellent breakfast for company, or special occasion. Takes a while to make but can pre-make and freeze although I haven't tried it. Really, really,...
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Quick Chicken in Wine reviewed by chefaileen

From: The Complete Canadian Living Cookbook: 350 Inspired Recipes from Elizabeth Baird and the Kitchen Canadians Trust Most (reviewed 16th February 2009)

This is essentially Coq-au-vin. Can use red or white wine. Quick, it is not, but it is delicious, and the whole family loves it. When you have to peel...
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Baby Spinach and Goat Cheese Salad reviewed by chefaileen

From: The Complete Canadian Living Cookbook: 350 Inspired Recipes from Elizabeth Baird and the Kitchen Canadians Trust Most (reviewed 16th February 2009)

Very yummy, but not being a radish person I left these out. I may have substituted something else for the mushrooms, as we're not keen on raw mushrooms,...
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Brie, Pear and Onion Strudel on a Bed of Greens reviewed by chefaileen

From: The Complete Canadian Living Cookbook: 350 Inspired Recipes from Elizabeth Baird and the Kitchen Canadians Trust Most (reviewed 16th February 2009)

Very rich, so if doing as a starter, can serve a lot of people as you just need a small slice. I've also done this "deconstructed" and made a salad with...
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Zoe's vanilla cupcakes with pink frosting reviewed by andrew

From: C is for Cooking: Recipes from the Street (reviewed 16th February 2009)

These are nice, fluffy cupcakes, and as with many of the recipes in this fun cookbook, cut out a bit of the fat with plain yogurt, with no loss to moistness...
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Chocolate Pudding reviewed by Karoline Guelke

From: The New Enchanted Broccoli Forest (Mollie Katzen's Classic Cooking) (reviewed 14th February 2009)

The pudding is fantastic, but the instructions make things unnecessarily complicated. Pouring half of the hot chocolate mixture into the corn starch is...
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Apple Cookies reviewed by Karoline Guelke

From: RAWvolution: Gourmet Living Cuisine (reviewed 14th February 2009)

These cookies are easy to make and delicious; true cookie goodness but much lighter and healthier. I didn't bother chasing down agave nectar but used honey...
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Lemon Meringue Pie reviewed by jane warren

From: Betty Crocker's New Cookbook: Everything You Need to Know to Cook (8th Ed.) (reviewed 14th February 2009)

I won't give many 5's. But this is a bit of a show stopper here in Europe where we don't see a lot of the 'old favorites' from home. And every time I pull...
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Coconut Cream Pie reviewed by jane warren

From: Betty Crocker's New Cookbook: Everything You Need to Know to Cook (8th Ed.) (reviewed 14th February 2009)

If you like cream pies (I don't) this is a good one I'm told. I get requests to make it again and again. I will occasionally change it up and use the banana...
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Soft Molasses Cookies reviewed by jane warren

From: Betty Crocker's New Cookbook: Everything You Need to Know to Cook (8th Ed.) (reviewed 13th February 2009)

This only gets a 4 rating once the modifications have been added (nudge wink). When I met my (now) husband, he used to bang on about these fantastic!...
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Habitant Pea Soup reviewed by Jeanette

From: Enjoy!: More Recipes from the Best of Bridge (Best Selling Series) (reviewed 11th February 2009)

A well tested family favourite! A smoked ham hock gives good flavour with lots of meat to return to the soup. I increase the amount of celery and potatoes...
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Cannelloni with Tomato Eggplant Sauce reviewed by andreamaenza

From: 125 Best Vegetarian Slow Cooker Recipes (reviewed 11th February 2009)

This was excellent. I didn't follow the recipe exactly (I rarely do). All of the recipes in this book call for frying up some of the ingredients ahead...
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Carrot Cupcakes reviewed by Alison

From: Everyday Food (reviewed 11th February 2009)

This recipe does work better if the carrots are finely shredded. They cook in just fine. I've had tastier carrot muffin recipes, though this one is fine.
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Black Bean and Corn Stew reviewed by Alison

From: Everyday Food (reviewed 11th February 2009)

This is a favorite. Easy and quick to make and very tasty. I often add more corn, but not really much else. I have had it with tortillas and over rice....
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Oriental Chicken Salad reviewed by Jeanette

From: Fare for friends (reviewed 11th February 2009)

This presents well for a plated luncheon when the chicken is placed on the salad, not tossed with it. Asparagus vinigrette added to the plate gives the...
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Terrine of Sole and Salmon with Sherry Wine Vinegar sauce reviewed by Jeanette

From: Fare for friends (reviewed 11th February 2009)

Always turns out well. If sole fillets are small, 6 are required. I reduce the amount of vegetable oil in the Mayonnaise to 1 cup and that gives me the...
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Mary Vickers reviewed by Jeanette

From: Fare for friends (reviewed 11th February 2009)

An excellent appetizer to have in the freezer. I find that a regular onion is rather strong and prefer to use a mild Spanish onion. Green onions work well...
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Olive Cheese Melts reviewed by Jeanette

From: Fare for friends (reviewed 11th February 2009)

Does not require 12 English muffins, but requires 6 muffins to yield 12 half muffins. Great as an appetizer but can also be frozen uncut (as halves)...
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Spicy Orange Chicken Stir-Fry reviewed by Jeanette

From: A Year of the Best: Seasonal Recipes From The Best of Bridge with Chef Vincent Parkinson (reviewed 10th February 2009)

Good recipe for family meal, so don't have to cut everything into uniform sizes! Increasing the amount of zucchini, and adding other vegetables, will...
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No-Fuss Moroccan Chicken reviewed by Jeanette

From: A Year of the Best: Seasonal Recipes From The Best of Bridge with Chef Vincent Parkinson (reviewed 10th February 2009)

This is really a NO-FUSS recipe. I don't usually use jars of prepared food, but this works for me! It can be made in large quantities and always impresses...
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Vij's Chai reviewed by robing

From: Vij's: Elegant and Inspired Indian Cuisine (reviewed 10th February 2009)

I made Vij's chai not too long ago. I was skeptical at first when I saw how few spices it called for. But it was surprisingly delicious and easy to make. I...
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Lemon Bars reviewed by jane warren

From: Enjoy! More Recipes from the Best of Bridge (reviewed 9th February 2009)

Lemon Bars I started making these almost twenty years ago, sending a tray into my husband’s office as a treat. They were so well liked that I continue...
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Latkes reviewed by andrew

From: The Best Vegetable Recipes (Best Recipe Classics) (reviewed 9th February 2009)

There are lots of latkes recipes out there, and I've tried a few of them. Many are disappointing - it's not always easy to make them relatively ungreasy...
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Master Recipe for Oven Fries reviewed by andrew

From: The Best Vegetable Recipes (Best Recipe Classics) (reviewed 9th February 2009)

This is a bit complicated - to do it right, you must use russet potatoes, preheat the oiled baking sheets and partially steam the cut potatoes. But the...
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Bolognese Lasagna reviewed by Alison

From: Fearless in the Kitchen (reviewed 8th February 2009)

I really like this recipe as it is a nice take on lasagna, and it is the one I make the most now. It doesn't have much cheese, just the parmesan in the...
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Basteeya (Moroccan Chicken Pie) reviewed by Alison

From: Fearless in the Kitchen (reviewed 8th February 2009)

I found this a tasty recipe, but quite sweet and a bit labour intensive. Now, I have only made it once, as it did take a while, and I didn't have all...
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Pumpkin Amaretti Ravioli reviewed by Alison

From: Fearless in the Kitchen (reviewed 8th February 2009)

This is an excellent recipe and relatively easy to make. I have made my own pasta, but in a pinch, won ton wrappers work well. I also have never used...
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Roasted Squash Soup with Apple and Brie reviewed by Jeanette

From: A Year of the Best: Seasonal Recipes From The Best of Bridge with Chef Vincent Parkinson (reviewed 8th February 2009)

This soup freezes well. Good for a dinner party or for family. Brie adds to the flavour, richness and presentation but can easily be omitted if wished.
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Lemon Meringue Pavlova Roll reviewed by Jeanette

From: Bonnie Stern's Essentials of Home Cooking (reviewed 8th February 2009)

Excellent recipe for a dinner party. You can be creative with the caramel drizzles and they look impressive! I find that 3/4 of the recipe baked in a 15"x10"...
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Freeze-ahead Lasagna Primavera reviewed by Alison

From: Everyday Food (reviewed 8th February 2009)

This recipe does freeze well. It is tasty and healthy and I like this one as it is chocked full of veggies and milk - and Connor likes it! I also add...
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Eggplant Caponata reviewed by Alison

From: Everyday Food (reviewed 8th February 2009)

This is a very versatile and forgiving recipe. It is easy to make substitutions or deletions and can be used a few ways. Excellent with rigatoni or on...
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White Sauce reviewed by andrew

From: American Pie: My Search for the Perfect Pizza (reviewed 7th February 2009)

This makes a very rich and creamy sauce, perfect to use as a base for sauteed mushrooms. It can be a bit too rich, almost - depends on your feeling about...
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Sweet-and-Sour Onion Marmalade reviewed by andrew

From: American Pie: My Search for the Perfect Pizza (reviewed 7th February 2009)

I'm not sure why this isn't simply named caramelized onions, as it's a fairly straightforward recipe for them, but nevertheless it's a good one, and one...
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Crushed Tomato Sauce reviewed by andrew

From: American Pie: My Search for the Perfect Pizza (reviewed 7th February 2009)

In the past, I've used pizza sauce from jars, pasta sauce, whatever was tomato-based and lying around, sometimes a bit of BBQ sauce. I repent now - please...
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Neo-Neapolitan Pizza Dough reviewed by andrew

From: American Pie: My Search for the Perfect Pizza (reviewed 7th February 2009)

After experimenting with several different types of crusts, from Peter Reinhart's Bread Baker's Apprentice and from this book, I've settled on this one...
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Russian Apple Pancakes reviewed by andrew

From: HomeBaking : The Artful Mix of Flour and Tradition Around the World (reviewed 7th February 2009)

This is the first yeasted pancake recipe I've tried, and it's truly delicious. I make it with a blend of whole wheat and white flour (3.5 oz each) and...
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Stollen reviewed by andrew

From: The Bread Baker's Apprentice: Mastering the Art of Extraordinary Bread (reviewed 7th February 2009)

A delightful Christmas treat indeed. These are larger than you'd think - the photo makes it hard to estimate, but they're quite a bit larger than the sort...
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Pane Siciliano reviewed by andrew

From: The Bread Baker's Apprentice: Mastering the Art of Extraordinary Bread (reviewed 7th February 2009)

This is a very pleasant bread - the semolina gives it a nutty flavour which works well with sesame seeds. The only reason I didn't give it 4 stars is that...
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Pain a l'Ancienne reviewed by andrew

From: The Bread Baker's Apprentice: Mastering the Art of Extraordinary Bread (reviewed 7th February 2009)

This bread is, quite simply, a revelation. It is simple to make, requiring only an evening mixing, and an overnight fermentation in the fridge. Then the...
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Lavash Crackers reviewed by andrew

From: The Bread Baker's Apprentice: Mastering the Art of Extraordinary Bread (reviewed 7th February 2009)

These are very promising, and the illustration in the book is mouth-watering, but I've had a hard time making them truly seem like crackers - they end...
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Couscous Salad reviewed by Alan Gray

From: The Good Friends Cookbook (reviewed 5th February 2009)

A very different, tasty and healthy salad, based on couscous, chick-peas and other fruits and vegetables. Can be made in advance and will keep refrigerated...
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Succulent Salmon reviewed by Alan Gray

From: The Good Friends Cookbook (reviewed 5th February 2009)

Truly as succulent as it is named. A quick and easy way of preparing salmon fillets which are tender and delicious.
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Bagels reviewed by andrew

From: The Bread Baker's Apprentice: Mastering the Art of Extraordinary Bread (reviewed 4th February 2009)

These didn't work out too well for me. The problem with baking, though, is it's hard to tell if it's the baker or the recipe, so I'll be trying this again...
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Gingerbread Muffins reviewed by andrew

From: The Best of America's Test Kitchen 2008: The Year's Best Recipes, Equipment Reviews, and Tastings (reviewed 1st February 2009)

These muffins are fairly good, with a nice gingerbread flavour, but they seem to be missing a little something. We're going to try to redo them with cooked...
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Chicken Soup with Rice reviewed by andrew

From: More HeartSmart Cooking with Bonnie Stern (reviewed 1st February 2009)

This is a delicious soup. I just finished two bowls of it and it's just about perfect for what it is. We used Knorr chicken stock in the 900ml box, which...
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Multigrain Bread Extraordinaire reviewed by andrew

From: The Bread Baker's Apprentice: Mastering the Art of Extraordinary Bread (reviewed 1st February 2009)

This is fantastic bread. Peter Reinhardt says this makes excellent toast and is one of his favourites. I would heartily agree. I think it's possibly the...
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Risotto with Roasted Butternut Squash reviewed by jherb

From: The Williams-Sonoma Collection: Risotto (reviewed 5th December 2008)

This is a wonderful dish to make in the fall. It is a beautiful egg-yolk yellow and tastes amazing. We ended up halving the recipe, as the full recipe...
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Risotto with Mushrooms reviewed by jherb

From: The Williams-Sonoma Collection: Risotto (reviewed 5th December 2008)

I love a good mushroom risotto! For this recipe, we used dried porcini mushrooms and for the fresh mushrooms we used crimini (brown). The main flavour...
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Carrot Cupcakes reviewed by jherb

From: Everyday Food (reviewed 5th December 2008)

The main problem that we had with this recipe is that the shredded carrot didn't cook very well at all. We made large shreds - perhaps smaller shreds would...
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rhubarb crisp reviewed by jherb

From: Everyday Food (reviewed 5th December 2008)

This crisp is great when made with nice, fresh local rhubarb - one of the treats of summer. Excellent with ice cream on the side! Don't cut back on the...
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Favorite Turkey Burger reviewed by jherb

From: Everyday Food (reviewed 5th December 2008)

The recipe makes a nice, firm turkey burger. We usually don't include the scallions. These burgers (uncooked) freeze really well, and can also be used...
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Spaghetti with Turkey Meatballs reviewed by jherb

From: Everyday Food (reviewed 5th December 2008)

This is one of our absolute favourites! The meatballs are delicious and we make it using whole wheat spaghetti. I recommend making the sauce from scratch,...
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Glazed Chocolate Cake reviewed by jherb

From: Everyday Food (reviewed 5th December 2008)

This is a very easy cake to make - chocolaty and moist and quite elegant in appearance. If you want a great birthday cake for a chocolate lover, this is...
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Cornmeal-cherry Cookies reviewed by jherb

From: Everyday Food (reviewed 5th December 2008)

Very yummy! We used dried cranberries instead of cherries - I think they're most easily available and less expensive. These cookies are definitely not...
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Chicken Legs with Carrots and Cauliflower reviewed by jherb

From: Everyday Food (reviewed 5th December 2008)

The chicken thighs are perfect for this recipe - very moist (keep the skin on!) and succulent. The carrots and cauliflower are delicious cooked in the...
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Refritos (Refried Beans) reviewed by andrew

From: Moosewood Cookbook (reviewed 27th November 2008)

We accidentally used a tablespoon of cumin instead of a teaspoon when we first made this, and now we make it this way every time! These are so much better...
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Grover's African-style Peanut Butter Soup reviewed by jherb

From: C is for Cooking: Recipes from the Street (reviewed 27th November 2008)

I rather liked this soup, but my husband found the peanut flavour too overpowering. I don't think my kids even tried it! If you make it for adults then...
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Spanish Rice reviewed by jherb

From: Joy of Cooking: 75th Anniversary Edition - 2006 (reviewed 27th November 2008)

This is a great rice dish to go with refried beans or quesadillas. I have made it before without the bacon - but the onion and the canned tomatoes are...
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