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Recipes rated by John Spottiswood

Cyclone Chili

Cyclone Chili

Oct 2009
Advanced
1 vote
2508 views
Sno Peas with Potatoes, Shallots and Tarragon Pesto

Sno Peas with Potatoes, Shallots and Tarragon Pesto

If you're not a huge fan of tarragon, you can use another type of pesto. I think it'd be great with traditional…

Oct 2013
Professional
2 votes
3838 views
Parmesan Polenta with Cranberries and Bacon

Parmesan Polenta with Cranberries and Bacon

I got this recipe from Giada's Food Network show. She recommends it for breakfast, but it's so good I would eat…

Oct 2013
Professional
2 votes
4033 views
Easy Cinnamon Apple Strudel

Easy Cinnamon Apple Strudel

This is super simple and truly delicious. I made it for John's birthday dinner, since he loves cinnamon apple desserts with vanilla ice cream.…

Jan 2013
Intermediate
3 votes
7417 views
Crockpot Split Pea Soup

Crockpot Split Pea Soup

We're split pea soup fans and have a number of recipes. But we've never tried it in our slow cooker before. This simple recipe turned out…

Nov 2012
Intermediate
6 votes
18538 views
Chocolate Souffle

Chocolate Souffle

After having a yummy souffle on a cruise recently, I came back and started making them myself. This is the best I've found so far. A simple,…

May 2012
Intermediate
4 votes
2183 views
Meyer lemon curd with berries

Meyer lemon curd with berries

lemon curd is a fantastic sour-sweet custard, golden yellow, a beautiful contrast to raspberries and blueberries. You'll need a candy thermometer

Mar 2012
Intermediate
3 votes
2820 views
Key Lime Cheesecake

Key Lime Cheesecake

My mom was always trying to find the perfect Key Lime Pie recipe. Though I know it's popular, I wasn't a fan of any that she made. Then she made…

Feb 2012
Intermediate
4 votes
5270 views
Homemade Coffee Ice Cream

Homemade Coffee Ice Cream

I adapted this recipe by one from Emeril Lagasse. I served it with a molten chocolate cake one day. We had leftovers the next day with shaved dark…

Oct 2011
Intermediate
6 votes
3788 views
pan gravy (beef)

pan gravy (beef)

I think this is outstanding with any beef roast, including tri-tip.

Sep 2011
Intermediate
2 votes
1809 views