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Joy Cowling Andrews


Joy Cowling Andrews
 
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Living In: Oregon, Ohio, USA
Member Since: Oct. 2004
Cooking Level: Intermediate
Cooking Interests: Baking, Italian, Healthy, Vegetarian, Dessert, Quick & Easy
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Sweet Basil Tomato Sauce
I know I'm cheating by rating my own recipe but it is the only way I can add some comments about how I have changed this up since I originally posted it. Like many of the reviewers, I always add some sugar to this. I also add a splash of balsamic vinegar or red wine (or both!). I usually omit the onions unless I adding meat to it, but that is because my daughter is a purist and can find a microscopic piece of onion in her food. :) If you have fresh basil available, I absolutely recommend using that instead of dried. I take advantage of the summer basil and fresh tomatoes by making huge batches of this sauce each year and canning it for use throughout the year. The variations I just described are what go into the jar. I then add whatever we are in the mood for when I heat it up (roasted red peppers, meat, onion, etc). As a starter, I still think the recipe as posted is a great starter recipe. The great thing with this kind of sauce is that you can get creative and find new ways to dress it up. Enjoy!

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Reviewed On: Feb. 6, 2015
Ten Minute Enchilada Sauce
This sauce is great. It is made with ingredients I always have on hand. It is way better than pre-made stuff at the store. I will never go back!

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Reviewed On: Nov. 24, 2014
Colcannon
I have to admit that I didn't follow the recipe exactly (didn't bother much with the right quantities as usual). I wanted something more Irish than regular mashed potatoes to go with the Irish Stout Stew that I made for St. Patty's Day. This is quite possibly the most delicious version of mashed potatoes that I have ever had. YUM!!

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Reviewed On: Mar. 18, 2013
 
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