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Reviewed Blueberry Corn Muffins with Vanilla Butter

Mar 31, 2013 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

The muffins were yummy if you make them the way Ree did on her show. The recipe lists 2 Tablespoons of sugar but the directions never tell you to add them. That is why some had issues with them not being sweet. I added the sugar to the dry ingredients and used a little less blueberries just because I felt 8 ounces in mini muffins were too many. I "

Reviewed Turkey, Kale and Brown Rice Soup

Jan 8, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

After watching this episode with my 8 year old yesterday she couldn't wait to make it. As much as I LOVE Giada's recipes I was a little unsure because I am not a fan of herbs de provence or red bell peppers but who was I to discourage my daughter from wanting a meal with kale and brown rice. I followed the recipe exactly and we both LOVED it! The...

Reviewed Fusilli with Pecorino Romano and Black Pepper

Aug 21, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

According to my 7 year old daughter I "nailed it" with this recipe! She was so excited when I told her I was making pasta with spinach for dinner and ate two big helpings of the dish. I LOVE that! Knowing that this cheese tends to be salty I followed the recommendations of some of the other reviews and left it out of the spinach portion until I...

Reviewed Linguine with Avocado and Arugula Pesto

Jul 17, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

I ran out and got what I needed as soon as I saw the show and made it right away. It is amazing and exactly what I have been looking for! I am making Giada's Tilapia Fish Tacos with Arugula and have been having a hard time finding the right dish to accompany it. This pasta is perfect! Both dishes have arugula and avocado so they will compliment "

Reviewed Penne with Brown Butter, Arugula, and Pine Nuts

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

This pasta is so easy and yummy! I was able to get the tomatoes and arugula from the farmers market this morning so it is super fresh tasting. I am packing it up to take to a picnic and fireworks display tonight. I know it will be a huge hit! :)"

Reviewed Tropical Watermelon Sorbet

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

I watched this episode with 7 year old daughter who loves to cook with me and as soon as it was over we ran out to get what we needed to make it. Just tried it and it is delicious! It is 95 degrees today here today so this was the perfect afternoon treat. I put the extra back in the blender with some rum and ice and enjoyed a tasty adult beverag"

Reviewed Tropical Watermelon Sorbet

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

I watched this episode with 7 year old daughter who loves to cook with me and as soon as it was over we ran out to get what we needed to make it. Just tried it and it is delicious! It is 95 degrees today here today so this was the perfect afternoon treat. Thanks for another great recipe! "

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