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Elenita


Elenita
 
Home Town: Dollard-Des -Ormeaux (Montreal), Quebec, Canada
Living In: North York, Ontario, Canada
Member Since: Dec. 2009
Cooking Level: Expert
Cooking Interests: Grilling & BBQ, Stir Frying, Slow Cooking, Mexican, Indian, Italian, Nouvelle, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Low Carb, Healthy, Vegetarian, Gourmet
Hobbies: Gardening, Hiking/Camping, Camping, Boating, Walking, Photography, Reading Books, Music, Painting/Drawing, Charity Work
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Recipe Reviews 9 reviews
Garlic Prime Rib
Absolutely fantastic. A huge hit that everyone loved. Made a 5.2lb bone-in prine rib. Generously served 4 people. Only changes I did: 1 teaspoon o fresh thyme and 1 teaspoon of dried. Also made a jus with the fond and bits in the roasting pan while meat was resting. Jus was made with 1 teaspoon of flour and 1 cup of red wine, brought to simmer and reduced. Served with Yorkshire pudding, barbecued asparagus and salad. Delish! Extra notes: initial searing stage crucial to getting a nice crispy- ish exterior. Equation for initial bake at 500: 5 mins per pound exactly. This worked out perfectly. Also, covered meat in aluminium while resting so as not to allow to cool. This recipe is an absolute keeper and i will be making it again for sure!

7 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Apr. 27, 2014
Grilled Sea Bass
Really loved the combination of spices and the simplicity of this recipe. So easy and flavourful. Unfortunately, slightly overlooked the fish, which is why I am giving it 4 stars. I know had it cooked a little less, fish would have kept more moisture. Advice: keep your eyes on the fish. Cooks fast! I used a cast iron skillet on medium, and it got that gorgeous crispy brown colour ( and amazing flavouring). 2 minutes less each side would have been perfect. Will certainly try again soon. Delicious!

2 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Feb. 14, 2014
Mushroom Risotto
Made this for romantic Valentine's dinner. It was my first time making risotto and it was absolutely superb. Used skim milk and 5%, instead of the higher fat options above. Turned out perfect! My boyfriend loved it. Keeping this in my arsenal as a sure ire showstopper when I entertain. Try it, you will not regret it. I used some oyster mushrooms along with plain white sliced ones I had in the fridge. I now understand that with risotto, you really have to " keep your eye on it and keep stirring", for the duration of cooking. Coupled it with halibut steaks and sautéed kale and grilled peppers. Thank you for this delicious recipe.

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Reviewed On: Feb. 14, 2014
 
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