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Reviewed Carrot Cookies with Orange Buttercream Icing

Apr 21, 2014 in Recipes on Cooking Channel

I baked these for Easter dessert. The cookies themselves were some of the best I have ever made. I loved the soft texture and the mixture of carrot and orange. This recipe lost a star for me on the buttercream. Made as directed, I found this far too sweet. To save it, I added about 1/4c of room temperature cream cheese. With this change, I w"

Reviewed Carrot Cookies with Orange Buttercream Icing

Apr 21, 2014 in Recipes on Cooking Channel

I baked these for Easter dessert. The cookies themselves were some of the best I have ever made. I loved the soft texture and the mixture of carrot and orange. This recipe lost a star for me on the buttercream. Made as directed, I found this far too sweet. To save it, I added about 1/4c of room temperature cream cheese. With this change, I w"

Reviewed baby carrots with sweet ginger butter

Apr 10, 2014 on FoodNetwork.com

I broke down regular carrots from my crisper drawer for this recipe. Super easy and delicious. I loved the sweetness of the crystallized ginger with the carrots. I served this alongside a version of another recipe from Claire, her Sunday Roast (but I used an inexpensive Eye Round roast as the price was right)! Will be making this again.

Reviewed Ginger-Lemon Oatmeal Cookies

Oct 30, 2013 on FoodNetwork.com

Love a raisin-free oatmeal cookie! Used rounded tablespoons of both fresh ginger and lemon zest. I refrigerated the dough before baking because I made it ahead of time and I had no problem with excessive spreading during cooking. Great flavor and chewiness.

Reviewed Pork Chops with Beer and Bacon Gravy

Oct 30, 2013 on FoodNetwork.com

Made the chops and gravy after reading the reviews. I do imagine the type of beer used affects whether a bitter taste develops. I halved the recipe for 2 people so only used half of a beer, but ended up using the full 1/2 c stock after tasting partway through cooking because the gravy was a bit bitter. With the additional stock (I used beef) plus...

Reviewed Sunday Roast Beef and Gravy

Apr 26, 2013 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

I made this using a cheaper tri tip roast, cooked 40 minutes for a 3lb roast, and it came out a beautiful medium rare. Served with the Yorkshire puddings from this show which also came out well."

Reviewed Stone Fruit Salsa with Cinnamon Chips

Apr 24, 2013 in Recipes on Cooking Channel

Made this using nectarines, peaches, and cherries for a picnic. The flavors married beautifully with the cinnamon which is an unexpected but pleasant spice for the warmer months. I cheated and picked up cinnamon sugar pita chips from the store for a shortcut."

Favorited Deviled Eggs with Candied Bacon

Apr 24, 2013 in Recipes on Cooking Channel

Favorited Lemon-Basil Orzotto

Apr 24, 2013 in Recipes on Cooking Channel

Favorited Homemade French Baguettes

Apr 24, 2013 in Recipes on Cooking Channel

Favorited Stone Fruit Salsa with Cinnamon Chips

Apr 24, 2013 in Recipes on Cooking Channel

Reviewed Rapid Rolls

Apr 11, 2013 in Recipes on Cooking Channel

Amazed that I can make soft pull apart rolls at home thanks to this recipe! I ended up letting these rise for about 40 minutes as I got a late start on the rest of dinner. Also checked the rolls at 20 minutes and in my oven they were fully done. Loved the texture and slight sweetness. These were so easy and have a certain nostalgic look, will def"

Reviewed Pork Milanese

Feb 27, 2013 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Easy and resulted in a juicy pork cutlet with crispy outside. I had boneless chops that were a little thick so pounded them out in a zip top baggie with a skillet to about 1/4 inch thickness. Served with Rachael Ray's red white beans. My husband's mom used to make him what she calls Pork Milanesa and he said this recipe was better! Will be mak"

Reviewed Red White Beans

Feb 27, 2013 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

This recipe was off to a good start, but did need more flavor as other reviews mentioned. I made the recipe as written - plus a clove of garlic since I made it without a garlic-y main protein like Rachel's steak dish from the show - then tasted and decided to add about a teaspoon of sugar and 2 tablespoons of balsamic vinegar. I let it simmer wi"

Favorited Lemon Ricotta Cookies with Lemon Glaze

Feb 26, 2013 in Recipes on Cooking Channel

Reviewed Rosemary Chocolate Chip Shortbread

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

This provided a great classic shortbread texture with the pleasant unexpected flavor and aroma from the rosemary. I also baked these in a glass dish, and for me this resulted in the need to cook for roughly 10 extra minutes (I just watched for the appearance of the golden brown color Melissa references.) Hands on cooking time was still only a ma"

Favorited Almond Citrus Olive Oil Cake

Feb 20, 2013 in Recipes on Cooking Channel

Favorited Cobb Style Meat Loaf, Spinach Salad with Dijon Dressing

Feb 20, 2013 in Recipes on Cooking Channel

Reviewed Spicy Butterscotch Pudding

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

I loved how quickly this came together, and the consistency turned out beautifully. I actually would not call this a "butterscotch" pudding, as the cinnamon really shone through, but I love that flavor so no complaints there. If you want a true butterscotch flavor I would use dark brown sugar and cook it first with the butter before adding the m"

Reviewed Coffee and Cola Pork Loin

Feb 19, 2013 in Recipes on Cooking Channel

While I really enjoyed the crust and flavor the rub gave to the pork loin, I was very disappointed in the sauce. I had thought the ingredients were odd upon reading the recipe, but decided to give it a try based on the reviews. For me, the flavors in the sauce didn't come together well and the consistency did not thicken enough despite reducing "

Reviewed Peanut Brittle

Feb 19, 2013 in Recipes on Cooking Channel

The flavor of the cinnamon and cayenne in this brittle is great, but the texture did not come out right for me. I have never made candy at home before and this recipe attracted me because it didn't call for a candy thermometer or use the technical "hard ball/soft ball" instructions. However, I think it was oversimplified, as I took my sugar to a"

Reviewed Deconstructed Cannoli Chips and Dip

Feb 4, 2013 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Easy, delicious, and visually appealing. I did use low fat ricotta and did not have trouble with the consistency of the dip, but I beat the ricotta just by hand with a whisk before adding the whipped cream (whipped past soft peaks for me) to ensure a smooth dip. Also used lemon juice and zest instead of the orange liquor and zest to have an alco"

Reviewed French Onion Soup

Jan 31, 2013 in Recipes on Cooking Channel

I love that white wine is the flavor enhancement in this recipe - I always have it on hand, unlike the Sherry I see in a lot of French Onion Soup recipes. I made the soup part of this the day before and reheated on the stovetop before broiling with cheese and croutons on a busier night. I think the soup's flavor became even more rich overnight! "

Favorited Almond Citrus Olive Oil Cake

Jan 22, 2013 in Recipes on Cooking Channel

Reviewed Almond Citrus Olive Oil Cake

Jan 21, 2013 in Recipes on Cooking Channel

I only made the cake, not the compote, because all the ingrediets were already in the pantry! This was a simple cake with great flavor and texture. I baked it for 3 additional minutes after checking for doneness, and it was extremely moist. I substituted ruby red grapefruit zest for the orange zest to go along with the lemon because I didn't have"

Favorited Cheese, Pistachio and Prune Cake

Jan 15, 2013 in Recipes on Cooking Channel

Favorited Grapefruit and Pepper Meringue Tartlets

Jan 15, 2013 in Recipes on Cooking Channel

Favorited Rapid Rolls

Jan 15, 2013 in Recipes on Cooking Channel

Reviewed Chocolate Mousse with Cocoa Nibs

Dec 28, 2012 in Recipes on Cooking Channel

Deliciously light mousse while maintaining intense chocolate flavor. I used the following rough non-metric conversion: 3 round Tbs for the 2 oz measurements, a round half cup for the 5 oz. I didn't use cocoa nibs as they weren't at the store but didn't miss them. "

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