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Reviewed Amish Sugar Cream Pie

Jun 15, 2014 in null on Food.com

Just made this and it is delicious. It set-up nicely but I did have to cook it longer than indicated in the recipe. I started with an extra ten minutes but then kicked the temp down a bit and added another ten minutes. I think part of the reason for the longer cook time was that my crust wasn';t as brown and flaky as I like it but that was a...

Reviewed Apple-Date Fritters with Lemon Curd Cream and Candied Ginger

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

I made and fried the fritters as directed but I used prepared lemon curd. We did prepare the batter before dinner to let it set. The lemon juice keeps the apples from browning. Go easy with the lemon curd as it can be overpowering. We didn't care for the crystallized ginger but that's just personal preference and am glad we tried it. The fritters...

Reviewed Homemade Mini Corn Dogs

Jan 29, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Sorry, not a review but a couple questions: why dredge the hot dogs in cornstarch vs flour? I've not seen cornstarch used like this. When thickening sauces or gravies, is there any hard and fast rule about when to use cornstarch and when to use flour? THANKS!

Reviewed Pumpkin Gooey Butter Cakes

Oct 26, 2010 in Food Network Community Toolbox on Food Network

This is amazingly rich and delicious. I baked mine in a metal pan-not a dark one-and it took the full 50 minutes. I continued the fall flavors by serving with whipped cream to which I added some powdered sugar, vanilla, cinnamon & nutmeg. It's gotten rave reviews!

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