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fdr1968


fdr1968
 
Home Town: Newburyport, Massachusetts, USA
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Member Since: Jun. 2011
Cooking Level: Intermediate
Cooking Interests: Baking, Grilling & BBQ, Stir Frying, Slow Cooking, Asian, Mexican, Italian, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Gourmet
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Recipe Reviews 2 reviews
Clam Sauce with Linguine
Wow, this was awesome. Like previous reviewers I made some tweaks...used 1/4 cup butter and a 1/4 cup olive oil, plus a splash of white wine, red pepper flakes to taste, 5 garlic cloves and fresh minced clams. The key to this is the fresh minced clams I got at the fish section of my supermarket. Add crusty Italian bread and a nice Chardonnay and you're golden.

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Reviewed On: Nov. 22, 2014
Ricotta Pie (Old Italian Recipe)
I really liked this recipe. My first time making pie crust from scratch. Definitely chill the dough for an hour prior to rolling it out or it will be hard to work with. The second time I made this I halved the recipe so that I didn't come out with three pies! I added lemon zest along with the chocolate chips to the filling. I think it's easier to use a cookie cutter to make cut outs for the top of the pie rather than the strips. It is a must to chill the pie for a few hours before cutting it, or else it will fall apart. The recipe is also missing an essential finishing touch: Powdered sugar on top. A big hit with my Italian in-laws for Christmas.

8 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Dec. 30, 2012
 
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