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Reviewed lemony green beans

Dec 30, 2014 on FoodNetwork.com

I don't like my beans near raw. While this recipe is great, I would definitely cook my beans before adding to the butter and lemon. I even used Haricot verts which are much smaller. But these were to raw for me. I added parsley as well and would probably add chives or basil next time since both go well with butter and lemon. I'll make them again,...

Reviewed scalloped potatoes and ham

Dec 30, 2014 on FoodNetwork.com

Great comfort food, but high in fat. I found the sauce a bit bland and would add more herbs next time. I added fresh parsley to both layers but it needed something more. I used a monterey jack/cheddar mix for the cheese and I think that helped as well. I'd make it again but would love some recommendations to jazz up the sauce a bit.

Reviewed Low-Fat Chocolate Chip Cookies

Dec 29, 2014 in Recipes on Cooking Channel

Love these but I was wondering if you can use coconut oil in place of the veggie oil?"

Reviewed Spaghetti Bolognese

Jan 23, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

For all that reviewed this and said it was soupy obviously didn't let it cook long enough. I let it cook the first round about 2 hours before I put the milk (cream in. Of course I only made half the recipe. It was the right texture and tasted great. I did use cream which I think made it really rich and thick. Would either use milk next time or...

Reviewed Spaghetti Bolognese

Jan 23, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

For all that reviewed this and said it was soupy obviously didn't let it cook long enough. I let it cook the first round about 2 hours before I put the milk (cream) in. Of course I only made half the recipe. It was the right texture and tasted great. I did use cream which I think made it really rich and thick. Would either use milk next time...

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