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Reviewed Shrimp and Chorizo Stew

Dec 26, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Definitely a new favorite in my household. I may add more chorizo or spices to increase the flavor next time, otherwise this is definitely a recipe I plan on making again."

Reviewed Butternut Squash Soup With Chicken Sausage

Dec 13, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Alterations: I use more cooking time and about a cup of extra broth before my vegetables were tender enough, due to the effects of higher altitude. I also didn't bother frying up fresh sage leaves, I'm just too lazy. :P I just stirred in some dried, ground sage after everything else was done.

Pros- This is a recipe that involves...

Reviewed Garlic Green Beans

Dec 9, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Forgot to snap off the ends, since I'm still a novice-cook, but I took care of that before they were served. I also left out the pecans, simply because I didn't like the pecans. The cooking times were extended a bit to adapt to the high altitude (I live at 5,000 feet above sea level).

The texture came out just right, not too...

Reviewed Apple Butter Pumpkin Pie

Dec 9, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

A very good pie, with a combination of flavors unlike any pie I have ever made (which are, in truth, not that many). I made it without a crust so that my relatives with gluten allergies were able to indulge. It was very easy to make, but the other pie I made (blueberry) was more of a hit. This pie was a tad sweeter than I would prefer. Overal"

Reviewed Glazed Carrots

Dec 9, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Alton Brown promised dancing carrots, and I can't say my carrots were exactly jumping out of the pan. Still, the ginger ale and the combination of spices made a wonderful symphony of flavors, even if leaning towards the milder side (I, admittedly, have exceptionally tolerant taste buds when it comes to fresh ginger). I went ahead and used the wh"

Reviewed Garlic Green Beans

Dec 9, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Forgot to snap off the ends, since I'm still a novice-cook, but I took care of that before they were served. I also left out the pecans, simply because I didn't like the pecans. The cooking times were extended a bit to adapt to the high altitude (I live at 5,000 feet above sea level.

The texture came out just right, not too crunchy...

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