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Marissa G.

Marissa G.
Home Town: San Jose, California, USA
Living In: Kirkland, Washington, USA
Member Since: Feb. 2008
Cooking Level: Intermediate
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Recipe Reviews 29 reviews
It's not a bad base. I used seafood stock and a 28 oz can of crushed tomatoes, as well as mussels instead of clams. Also, I used fresh crab that I had cracked, and put in the stew. I would HIGHLY suggest using red wine instead of white. We used white, and it made the sauce so sour, we had to simmer it for an extra two hours as well as add red wine.

2 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Jan. 1, 2013
Linguine with Clam Sauce
These are good ingredients, but I do have some additions. I use about a half of a small yellow onion, 1/4 cup white wine and olive oil instead of vegetable oil. I also use fresh parsley. Saute the onion, garlic, and 1/2 of the parsley in the olive oil and then add the wine. Simmer the sauce with the clams and juice while the pasta cooks. When the pasta is ready I make a roux with flour and butter, and add it to the sauce to thicken. Then I combine all the ingredients. It's amazing!

7 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Jul. 24, 2012
Catherine's Spicy Chicken Soup
Great base recipe. Serve with melted cheese and tortilla chips. I added fresh jalapeno to the garlic and onion mix, as well as lots of black pepper. While you simmer it towards the end keep adding what you want to make it taste good. I used Frank's Red hot as well to add flavor and thickness.

3 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Mar. 1, 2012

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