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JimC


JimC
 
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Living In: Brooklyn, New York, USA
Member Since: Sep. 2006
Cooking Level: Intermediate
Cooking Interests: Baking, Frying, Stir Frying, Slow Cooking, Asian, Italian, Healthy, Vegetarian, Dessert, Quick & Easy, Gourmet
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Recipe Reviews 4 reviews
Hungarian Flourless Hazelnut Cake
Took Lyonesskim's suggestion and added 1 whole egg to the VERY stiff batter before folding in the egg whites. I used hazelnuts and drizzled with Amaretto -- delicious! I think Frangelico would heighten the hazelnut experience, while Amaretto would be better paired with an almond variation. I'll make this again and again--it is a real winner! The impressive factor is greater than the level of difficulty; my only problem was cutting into 3 layers--I managed, but the middle layer was a thing of shreds and patches. This is a recurring problem for me--any suggestions out there? Finally, I used the Stabilized Whipped Cream sent by Ethelmertz, flavored with Amaretto, and got oohs and aahs from around the table, and isn't that what baking is really all about?

6 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Dec. 8, 2009
Stabilized Whipped Cream Icing
Used this on the Hungarian Flourless Hazelnut Cake. Perfect! I've been looking for this for years. Really stands up (last slice of cake was eaten 3 days later, and cream was still good). I flavored with 1 tbs. Amaretto, and a good time was had by all.

4 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Dec. 8, 2009
Mom's Paprika Chicken with Potatoes
This is QED: quick, easy, and delicious--just what I need on a busy (or lazy) day. NOTE TO PANCAKE 1017: Potatoes will cook in plenty of time if you start them in the microwave at full power for 3-5 minutes before adding to the pan.

13 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Sep. 27, 2009
 
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