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Copperopolis Nana

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Reviewed Caesar Salad

Jul 11, 2013 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

This is without a doubt the best Caesar Salad I have ever had. So easy to make and absolutely delicious! My whole family loves it and it is now my go-to recipe for salads when company comes. Love the presentation suggestion! At first I was a little skeptical about how our friends would react to picking up the lettuce leaves but they really thought"

Reviewed Stovetop Green Bean Casserole

May 6, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

This is by far the best green bean casserole I have ever had- and so easy to make! My family has asked that I bring it to every family dinner from here on. I have even made the mushroom sauce and served it over pasta for a great "comfort food" meal. The only change I made was I reduced the cayenne pepper to 1/4 tsp. I know from experience that a f"

Reviewed Mixed Berry Pavlova

Jun 3, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Absolutely delicious! The directions are easy to follow and it really did not take a lot of effort or time. The mixture of textures and tastes is wonderful! I am making it again this weekend for my mother-in-law. One tip that Ina has always stated is use good quality vanilla for this. So much of the flavor comes from the subtle taste of the vanill"

Reviewed Meyer Lemon Ricotta Pancakes with Macerated Strawberry Coulis

Mar 6, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Best pancakes I've ever had! My husband agrees. I can hardly wait to have our kids and grandkids up here to make it for them too. They are great with just powdered sugar and no other topping! Definitely a new family favorite. Thank you Anne!"

Reviewed Cherry, Almond and Cinnamon Granola

Jan 18, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

I have made this at least a dozen times and it is always fabulous! I leave the coconut out (my husband isn't fond of coconut)and have substituted many different dried fruits- the cherries, raisins and dry cranberries are our favorite. I also took the advice of those who previously made this and add the dry fruit during the last 5 minutes, as well...

Reviewed Toasted Coconut Marshmallows

Jan 10, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

What a fun recipe! I had never thought of making homemade marshmallows until I saw Ina do it on TV. My grandkids love them! 2 tips- as someone else said earlier- use good vanilla. The flavor definitely comes through so don't use the funky stuff. Also, be sure to sift the powdered sugar that you rest the mixture on. Clumpy powdered sugar will not scrape...

Reviewed Fleur De Sel Caramels

Jan 10, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

These caramels are to die for! They are so smooth and buttery with that extra perfect bit of saltiness to compliment them. My granddaughter loves them- she refers to them as her "medicine" (with a wink- she is 16)and calls me to tell me she is not feeling well and needs more "medicine". I gladly make them because then I get to have them too ;-) I...

Reviewed Cast Iron Skillet Corn Bread

Jan 10, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

This is EXACTLY what I have been searching for in a cornbread recipe! Delicious and easy to make. We love the crust that forms around the edges and love that buttery taste that comes through in the batter. I can't wait to make it again. I plan to add a can of drained and diced ortega chiles to the mix for a little extra kick next time- but the recipe...

Reviewed Cast Iron Skillet Corn Bread

Jan 10, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

This is EXACTLY what I have been searching for in a cornbread recipe! Delicious and easy to make. We love the crust that forms around the edges and love that buttery taste that comes through in the batter. I can't wait to make it again. I plan to add a can of drained and diced ortega chiles to the mix for a little extra kick next time- but the recipe...

Reviewed Whole-Wheat Cinnamon-Raisin Bread

Jan 10, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

This is absolutely the best cinnamon raisin bread! I followed the recipe exactly and it came out perfectly. We love the fact that is healthier for us without skimping on taste. I will use the previous reviewer's suggestion and add extra cinnamon to the flour next time- but the recipe is excellent as is. Perfect amount of ooey, gooey sugary, cinnamon...

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