Editors' Picks — Dirt Cheap Dinner

May 26, 2011

Linguine with Brown Butter  Curried Caulifower Soup

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saltandpeppersf May 27, 2011
would love to try the cheese souffle... so excited to test my first recipe!
saltandpeppersf May 27, 2011
just realized it's claimed already... fiveandspice, if you don't want it I'll do it!
fiveandspice May 28, 2011
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!) :)
saltandpeppersf May 28, 2011
thanks fiveandspice! will let you know how it goes!
lorigoldsby May 26, 2011
I'd like to try the tomatillo white bean pork.
marisab67 May 26, 2011
I'm in for buttered noodles if it's officially given back.
Arathi May 26, 2011
Tortilla soup, please!
BlueKaleRoad May 26, 2011
Crispy Fried Eggs on Garlic Fried Rice, please!
janecf May 26, 2011
I'd like to test red beans and rice = exactly what comes to mind when I think dirt cheap dinner.
sticksnscones May 26, 2011
Spiral Pasta with Tuna, Olives & capers please!
Food52 May 26, 2011
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.
fiveandspice May 26, 2011
Thanks for the EP!! I would love to test the simple cheese souffle if it's still up for grabs!
Lizthechef May 26, 2011
Garden Sweeper Bread Pudding. Looks delicious.
aargersi May 26, 2011
Fregola with Clams & Mussels for me please!!!
JoanG May 26, 2011
I'd like to tst Farmers Pie please!
Food52 May 26, 2011
Sorry GoldenBlind221 beat you to it. Do pick another recipe.
wssmom May 26, 2011
Cheap Creamy Chicken Curry, please!
Table9 May 26, 2011
Thanks wssmom!
goldenblind221 May 26, 2011
Buttered noodles with beef please!
goldenblind221 May 26, 2011
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.
Burnt O. May 26, 2011
Holiday weekend - no time to thoughtfully test, but rest assured, many of these dishes will be tried in due course! Enjoy!
Panfusine May 26, 2011
Broodjies beckon.. I'll Take the braai broodjies!
Marcal May 26, 2011
I'd like to test the Pasta with Spicy Ragu please!
Helen's A. May 26, 2011
Congratulations everyone! Can I try the Cajun Red Beans and Rice au Vin?
duclosbe1 May 26, 2011
I'll test Beans and Greens soup, please!
Panfusine May 26, 2011
Congratulations EP picks..
giving this testing session a miss, Busy weekend ahead..
would have LOVED to make the broodjies (they're delicious!)..
Panfusine May 26, 2011
can't let an EP testing opportunity slip by, especially for a dish I' loved!, I stake my claim!