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Living In: State Of Grace, British Columbia, Canada
Member Since: Apr. 2011
Cooking Level: Intermediate
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About this Cook
My favorite things to cook
Comfort food, BBQ anything
My favorite family cooking traditions
BBQ Salmon, without a BBQ, just a cedar fire.
My cooking triumphs
Preparing a family Christmas dinner for 42 people... by myself.
My cooking tragedies
Trying to find edible ingredients in England, no wonder it's said the English can't cook!
Recipe Reviews 17 reviews
World's Best Lasagna
"World's best"? Depends on where else you've eaten I think. For this complicated a lasagna recipe I found it bland, almost tasteless given the amount of effort involved, even with the best quality ingredients. The point of tomato, tomato sauce and tomato paste escapes me, for canned I'd use San Marzano type and separate out the liquid, adding back as required. The fennel seed was an inspired addition. But really, where's that 4th cheese?

1 user found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Dec. 26, 2013
Grilled Delmonico Steaks
I did not care for this recipe.

1 user found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Dec. 21, 2013
Cuban Ropa Vieja
After I read the comments about "tastelessness", I seasoned the meat before browning with salt and pepper. And second, when I re-read the recipe, I thought maybe the author forgot to write in Oregano. I added 2 tsp. Worked well.

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Reviewed On: Nov. 21, 2013
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