xayide Recipe Reviews (Pg. 1) - Allrecipes.com (18150439)

cook's profile

xayide

Reviews

Menus

 
View All Reviews Learn more

Tasty Lentil Tacos

Reviewed: Sep. 14, 2012
This is so much better than it has any right to be, and has quickly become one of my favorite recipes! It's very friendly to dietary restrictions and easily becomes vegan. Be sure to stir in the salsa with the lentils at the end... it has a significant impact on the overall flavor and texture.
Was this review helpful? [ YES ]
54 users found this review helpful

White Peach Sangria

Reviewed: Aug. 11, 2012
I followed the recipe exactly, and it was a big delicious hit at my party. I let everything soak for 24 hours.
Was this review helpful? [ YES ]
20 users found this review helpful

Classic Spanish Sangria

Reviewed: Aug. 11, 2012
This was my first sangria making experience, and I'm glad I followed this recipe. I used spiced rum and Cab Sav. I messed up and added the wine and OJ with the booze and fruit (which turned out fine), and I let everything soak for 24 hours. This was less popular at my party than the White Peach Sangria also found on this site.
Was this review helpful? [ YES ]
17 users found this review helpful

Supreme Apple Butter

Reviewed: Oct. 5, 2011
This was incredible. Followed the recipe exactly and periodically smashed the mixture with a potato masher. Delicious!
Was this review helpful? [ YES ]
4 users found this review helpful
Photo by xayide

Steak and Ale Pie with Mushrooms

Reviewed: Feb. 7, 2011
This was delicious and easier to make than I had expected. I used a ready-made pie crust and a deep dish 9" pan. I took the advice of other reviewers and left the saucepan covered during all of the simmering steps to preserve the fluids, and I used a bunch of cornstarch (which works better for me with gravies) instead of the flour when making the rue. Overall a big Superbowl Sunday hit!
Was this review helpful? [ YES ]
22 users found this review helpful

Sesame-Crusted Tuna with Summer Salsa

Reviewed: Jan. 25, 2011
So... I used frozen tuna steaks, my wasabi powder is old and mild, and I substituted orange/peach/mango juice for the lime. Still, this recipe was solidly unremarkable. The tuna steaks needed salt, pepper, or *something* more than sesame to flavor the bites without salsa. I ended up sprinkling my serving with cayenne to make it more interesting.
Was this review helpful? [ YES ]
4 users found this review helpful

Parmesan Walnut Bread

Reviewed: Jan. 19, 2011
Sweet, yummy, and popular with my guests. Took practically no time to whip up (with my pregrated parmesan and prechopped walnuts). I baked it for 60 minutes. This loaf did not turn golden brown on top like I expected, but the toothpick came out clean.
Was this review helpful? [ YES ]
2 users found this review helpful

Doreen's Oriental Swordfish Steaks

Reviewed: Jul. 26, 2010
This was very popular with my guests and *easy*. I had no sherry, so I substituted 2T of seasoned rice vinegar, and I used powdered ginger instead of fresh.
Was this review helpful? [ YES ]
33 users found this review helpful

Whole Wheat, Oatmeal, and Banana Pancakes

Reviewed: Jan. 24, 2010
Hearty and tasty. I used 4/5 cup of oat flour instead of rolled oats (3/4 cup plus a tiny bit extra) and sprinkled chopped walnuts on top of the pancakes after pouring the batter on the griddle. I'm still pleasantly full over two hours later.
Was this review helpful? [ YES ]
3 users found this review helpful

Thai Noodle Salad

Reviewed: Dec. 10, 2009
Shockingly good. Instead of angel hair pasta, I used rice vermicelli, and I omitted the shrimp and peanuts (made up for these by using crunchy peanut butter). Otherwise, made the recipe exactly as listed. Great way to get some veggies!
Was this review helpful? [ YES ]
3 users found this review helpful

Lentil and Buckwheat Salad

Reviewed: Oct. 25, 2009
This is good and I'll make it again, mostly for its vitamin and vegetarian benefits. It's not terribly flavorful, but it might get better in the fridge overnight. The only substitution I made was using dried marjoram instead of fresh.
Was this review helpful? [ YES ]
8 users found this review helpful

Daddy's Fried Corn and Onions

Reviewed: Jul. 29, 2009
This was surprisingly tasty considering its simplicity. I made this to go with pot roast and substituted some beef drippings for the butter. I also used frozen corn and a plain old yellow onion. Which I guess means I used this recipe more as a guideline, but it was still shockingly delicious.
Was this review helpful? [ YES ]
2 users found this review helpful

Carrots in Dill Butter

Reviewed: Jul. 4, 2009
Easy to make. I followed the directions exactly except I cooked until the carrots were done instead of for any set time.
Was this review helpful? [ YES ]
2 users found this review helpful

Displaying results 1-20 (of 53) reviews
 
ADVERTISEMENT
Subscribe Today!

In Season

Not The Same Old Chicken
Not The Same Old Chicken

We have so many top-rated chicken recipes, you'll never run out of dinner ideas again.

Slow Cooker Time Savers
Slow Cooker Time Savers

Imagine dinner making itself in the slow cooker while you relax or do other things.

Subscribe Today! Only $7.99
Subscribe Today! Only $7.99

Delicious recipes, party ideas, and cooking tips! Get a year of Allrecipes magazine for $7.99!

Most Popular Blogs

Read our allrecipes.com blog

Recently Viewed Recipes

You haven't looked at any recipes lately. Get clicking!
Quick Links: Recipe Box | Shopping List | More »
 
Argentina  |  Australia & New Zealand  |  Brazil  |  Canada  |  China  |  France  |  Germany  |  India  |  Italy  |  Japan  |  Korea  |  Mexico

Netherlands  |  Poland  |  Quebec  |  Russia  |  SE Asia  |  United Kingdom & Ireland  |  United States