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Posts for December 1st 2007
Sweet potato fries are totally having a moment. They're a more festive alternative to regular russet potatoes and don't necessarily have to be fried. This particular variation is baked in the oven and are seasoned with a soy chili oil before being placed in a pan. They are a lovely companion to roast meats and poultry and they jazz up the classic burger. They would also be wonderful as an appetizer at a holiday cocktail party. Take a look at the recipe now, just read more
Has anyone been watching The Gourmet Next Door, Amy Finley's new cooking show? The television series was Amy's prize for winning the Next Food Network Star and debuted on Food Network about six weeks ago. After watching a few episodes, I can't help but wonder why this woman has a cooking show. She's nervous and uncomfortable in the kitchen. She comes across uninformed because she doesn't mention measurements. When she spills ingredients or burns a dish, she ignores her sloppy mistakes.
On the other hand, her recipes are interesting and scrumptious sounding. I may even give her Moroccan chicken stew a try. Still, a successful cooking show is about so much more than good recipes, right? What do you think?