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Reviewed Old-Fashioned Banana Cream Pie

Jan 23, 2014 in null on Food.com

This is a REALLY good cream pie recipe. The only change I made was after the pudding was finished, I put it through a fine mesh sieve. The result is a silky smooth filling. It';s well worth the extra step."

New Topic Question:Mimi's Red Velvet Cake in Cooking Q & A

Nov 5, 2013 on Food.com

"Mimi's Red Velvet Cake
I cannot seem to help myself from asking the obvious: why of why would we EVER pour a bottle of food coloring in an otherwise pretty good cake. I will continue to make red velvet cake with beets."

Reviewed Chocolate-Covered Cherry Cake

Aug 20, 2013 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

I love this cake, as does everyone I have ever made it for. However, I have sworn off of cake mixes and so I'm wondering if one could make this with a regular chocolate cake recipe and simply replace the oil and liquids with the cherry pie filling. I think I'll try it. I'll get back to you on that!"

Reviewed Southern Red Velvet Cake

May 17, 2013 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

I simply want to know why we would want a cake with a bottle of red food coloring in it. No one will answer that question for me. I admit that I didn't make it and probably never will unless someone can enlighten me by telling me what the point is. (I mean besides it being a deep red color. So I tried this cake and it was pretty good. I tried it W"

Reviewed Jo Mama's World Famous Spaghetti

Jul 14, 2012 in null on Food.com

This is now my "go to" spaghetti sauce and lasagna base. I don't measure the herbs but chop up fresh herbs and throw them in, including oregano and marjoram. I can't imagine spaghetti sauce without origano. I also (probably) add more wine. I simply "glug, glug" the wine into the sauce. I love this recipe. Thanks so much for sharing!"

Reviewed Copycat Olive Garden Minestrone Soup by Todd Wilbur

Dec 21, 2011 in null on Food.com

This soup is absolutely amazing. I did use fresh basil, which makes a huge difference. I used half the beans and I used broken up thin spaghetti for the pasta. It was so good that I couldn't get enough of it. I stopped by Olive Garden recently and ordered a bowl of theirs. Honestly, it wasn't as good and the sea shell pasta was too much pasta for...

Reviewed Bakery Style Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

Nov 29, 2011 in null on Food.com

I LOVE this recipe!! I've been looking for a recipe that used butter instead of shortening. Every butter recipe I made spread out and was crunchy. Tasted okay but not the texture I was looking for. These are perfect. Finally!!!!
Thank you, thank you, thank you!!!"

Reviewed Creamy Lemon Tarts

Nov 7, 2011 in null on Food.com

These look delicious and I will definitely make them. Thanks for the recipe. One thing, though. Cool Whip?? Really?? These deserve real whipped cream!"

Reviewed Copycat Olive Garden Minestrone Soup by Todd Wilbur

Mar 12, 2011 in null on Food.com

This soup is absolutely amazing. I did use fresh basil, which makes a big difference (in my humble opinion) an..."

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