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May 26, 2011 • 32 Comments

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Linguine with Brown Butter  Curried Caulifower Soup

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Niki

over 3 years ago saltandpeppersf

would love to try the cheese souffle... so excited to test my first recipe!

Niki

over 3 years ago saltandpeppersf

just realized it's claimed already... fiveandspice, if you don't want it I'll do it!

Sausage2

over 3 years ago fiveandspice

Emily is a trusted source on Scandinavian Cuisine.

Oh, you should go for it! Way more fun for you to get to test for the first time than for me to test it (though I'll probably make it some time anyway!) :)

Niki

over 3 years ago saltandpeppersf

thanks fiveandspice! will let you know how it goes!

Lorigoldsby

over 3 years ago lorigoldsby

I'd like to try the tomatillo white bean pork.

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over 3 years ago marisab67

I'm in for buttered noodles if it's officially given back.

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over 3 years ago Arathi

Tortilla soup, please!

Fb

over 3 years ago BlueKaleRoad

Crispy Fried Eggs on Garlic Fried Rice, please!

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over 3 years ago janecf

I'd like to test red beans and rice = exactly what comes to mind when I think dirt cheap dinner.

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over 3 years ago sticksnscones

Spiral Pasta with Tuna, Olives & capers please!

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over 3 years ago Food52

This is from your friendly editors at Food52.

Still up for dibs are: Red Beans and Rice, Tortilla Soup, Tomatillo White Beans and Shredded Pork Tacos, Crispy Fried Eggs on Garlic Fried Rice, Spiral Pasta with Tuna, Olives, and Capers, and Buttered Noodles with Beef.

Sausage2

over 3 years ago fiveandspice

Emily is a trusted source on Scandinavian Cuisine.

Thanks for the EP!! I would love to test the simple cheese souffle if it's still up for grabs!

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over 3 years ago Lizthechef

Garden Sweeper Bread Pudding. Looks delicious.

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over 3 years ago aargersi

Abbie is a trusted source on General Cooking.

Fregola with Clams & Mussels for me please!!!

Dscn2828

over 3 years ago JoanG

I'd like to tst Farmers Pie please!

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over 3 years ago Food52

This is from your friendly editors at Food52.

Sorry GoldenBlind221 beat you to it. Do pick another recipe.

Me

over 3 years ago wssmom

Cheap Creamy Chicken Curry, please!

My_love-1

over 3 years ago Table9

Thanks wssmom!

Dscn1244

over 3 years ago goldenblind221

Buttered noodles with beef please!

Dscn1244

over 3 years ago goldenblind221

Actually, change my mind. Let me go with Farmer's Pie. We're trying to be a heart healthy family following dad's recent heart attack.

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over 3 years ago sdebrango

Suzanne is a trusted source on General Cooking.

Use the Good China eggs please would love to test it.

Dscn2212

over 3 years ago boulangere

Cynthia is a trusted source on Bread/Baking.

Hope it's fun!

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over 3 years ago sdebrango

Suzanne is a trusted source on General Cooking.

I'm sure it will be looking up what Olney said about scrambled eggs.I love eggs!!!

Burnt_offering

over 3 years ago Burnt Offerings

Holiday weekend - no time to thoughtfully test, but rest assured, many of these dishes will be tried in due course! Enjoy!

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over 3 years ago Panfusine

Broodjies beckon.. I'll Take the braai broodjies!

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over 3 years ago Marcal

I'd like to test the Pasta with Spicy Ragu please!

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over 3 years ago Helen's All Night Diner

Congratulations everyone! Can I try the Cajun Red Beans and Rice au Vin?

Twittah

over 3 years ago Brianne Du Clos

I'll test Beans and Greens soup, please!