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Reviewed Flaky Vinegar Egg Pie Crust

Sep 7, 2014 in on Food.com

Clearly mistakes were made. But I';m unclear on what they were. I measured 360 g of flour which is about 3 cups. And added 12 oz of fat--though I only had 8 ounces of lard and used 4 of butter. I couldn';t find my pastry blender so I used knife and fork and cut the butter and flour together. It seemed like way too much fat for the am...

Reviewed Home Sweet Potato Home Au Gratin

Dec 18, 2013 on FoodNetwork.com

I sliced my potatoes quite thin with mandolin and they did not fall apart on the stove. They were very nice potatoes to start with: firm, fresh, and sweetly aromatic as I was peeling them. I have had this dish in a restaurant and part of the appeal is the layers of thinly sliced potatoes. I suspect that Ginjarv either had a strain of potato that...

Reviewed Shortcake

Aug 12, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

I didn't have half and half on hand, but had heavy cream, so instead of running to the store I just mixed heavy cream and milk myself--half and half. It was fine. Better than fine. These are true shortcakes. If you like shortcake--and I do--you will love these. I love the restrained richness of them. The mild sweetness that you can top with f"

Reviewed Beef Brisket

Aug 12, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Very good. I was afraid 4 sprigs of rosemary would be too much and used only two. Two was good, but four would have been fine. I didn't really want to eat vegetables that had been cooked to death for 4 hours. So I used an immersion blender and mostly pureed the vegetables into the sauce, leaving just a bit of chunkiness. Could not have been b"

Reviewed Three of a Kind Ice Cream

May 30, 2011 in on Food.com

Ambrosia from the gods. This is an old family recipe for us too, except we limit the "three" theme to the fruits. We use 2 cups water, 2 cups sugar and 2 cups of half and half. I wonder where the recipe came from originally. I wonder if it was in an early magazine picked up by a handful of people for whom it became an old family recipe. Anot...

Reviewed Coconut Chicken Curry - Crock Pot

Feb 27, 2011 in on Food.com

I think the 1/2 tsp salt is an error. It seemed very low compared to the amount of salt I put into recipes of..."

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