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AKVANDER


AKVANDER
 
Home Town: Tucson, Arizona, USA
Living In: Philly, Pennsylvania, USA
Member Since: Sep. 2002
Cooking Level: Intermediate
Cooking Interests: Baking, Grilling & BBQ, Stir Frying, Slow Cooking, Asian, Mexican, Italian, Nouvelle, Mediterranean, Healthy, Vegetarian, Quick & Easy
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Recipe Reviews 11 reviews
Fish Tacos
I spent about a year experimenting with various fish taco recipes, and this one came out on top. I follow it to the letter, except that I have started substituting tilapia for the cod. The baja sauce is awesome!

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Reviewed On: Jul. 9, 2008
Corn and Black Bean Salad
Very, very good. I made a few changes... grilled 2 ears of fresh corn instead of using canned, and also cut up 2 grilled green onions to mix with the beans & corn. (Also used homemade beans, which always helps!) In addition, misread the recipe and stirred the cilantro right into the dressing instead of using as a garnish, but since I was serving it right away instead of refridgerating it didn't matter. Finally, added the zest & juice of one lime to the balsamic mixture, which added a nice depth of flavor. However, the key to this recipe is the spice combination, which is right on... I will be using this dressing a lot!

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Reviewed On: Jul. 9, 2008
Grilled Cilantro Salmon
I was kind of nervous making this... thought it would come out way too sweet. It was actually just right, although the honey really overpowered the other flavors, even though I only used about a 1/2 cup. In the future, would add white wine and maybe some red pepper flakes to cut the sweetness. Also, I used this marinade (in a separate bowl) for a pork chop for my boyfriend who doesn't eat fish... he liked it. Finally, I must have used a small salmon filet, because 5 min per side was too much. 3 would have been better.

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Reviewed On: Jun. 7, 2008
 
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