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Saved Recipe Honey Mustard by Lorraine

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Reviewed Excellent Carrot Cake

Sep 6, 2012 in on

I totally agree with reviews! Mega star rating. I was concerned the coconut might be overpowering -- but it wasn't. Just added a nice crunch. I did follow other reviewers and did not use entire amount of glaze on cake -- but that glaze did add a nice touch. carrot cake I've ever had!"

Reviewed Cabbage Soup

Mar 1, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

Delicious! Makes a lot - neighbors loved leftovers! Show did state instant rice and that's what I used. Used beef stock instead of water. Cut brown sugar back to 1/4 cup and then added a couple Tblsp later to reduce acidity; cut ketchup back to 1/4 cup. Used 28 oz can crushed tomatoes. Added one packet Sazon Goya seasonings for the heck of it ...

Reviewed Alton Brown's Buffalo Wings

Jan 23, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

Originally from Buffalo area. Nothing can beat Bar Bill's wings but Alton's cooking process is great for a baked wing. Of course I added a bit more butter & Frank's Hot sauce. I also microplaned 2 med garlic cloves and let sauce sit for 1+ hr to let flavors meld. After tossing in sauce...put wings back on rack and let sit in 200 degree oven for...

Reviewed BLT Pasta Salad

Jul 25, 2011 in on

Perfect salad for these hot days! I too was concerned about the amount of lemon juice...but I followed recipe and was quite pleased. I agree waiting until serving to add lettuce. I used fresh tomatoes from my patio garden. Fantastic! This is a keeper."

Shared Recipe Layered BLT Salad

Jul 24, 2011 on

"This is REALLY good! Another type of lettuce, such as Red Leaf or Hearts of Romaine, also would work great in this salad version of the popular sandwich."

Reviewed Chicken Croquettes with Creole Sauce

Jun 15, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

Very tasty! I also subsituted creole seasoning with Old Bay with excellent results. Neighbor came over and stated croquettes were like crab cakes. Recommended they could also be used on a bun. This recipe is a keeper. The sauce is a must as a side."

Reviewed Blueberry Sour Cream Pie

Jun 10, 2011 in on

Fantastic! Made first time with fresh blueberries and 2nd time used frozen strawberries which I defrosted. Wouldn't change a thing!"

Reviewed Au Gratin Potatoes

May 2, 2011 in on

Excellent recipe! It's a keeper. Used suggestion of thinly slicing raw potatoes, mixing throughly and baked c..."

Reviewed Soft Chocolate Chip Cookies

Apr 22, 2011 in on

Great recipe. For a twist I used Trader Joe's minature PB cups instead of choc chips. I also added 1/2 tsp s..."

Reviewed Simple Roasted Pork Shoulder

Apr 14, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

OMG. The BEST pork roast recipe! Can't believe it was so easy! Used some of the roast to make the Pork & Pappardelle Pasta. Used egg noodles instead of Pappardelle. Used only 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes as another reviewer suggested, and that was plenty of heat for us."

Reviewed Honey Ginger Grilled Salmon

Apr 10, 2011 in on

Very tasty! Husband actually made comment -- unusual for the "meat & potato" guy."

Reviewed Better Than Sex Brownies

Mar 28, 2011 in on

Had to give 4 stars due to difficulty on spreading top brownie layer. I ended up rolling out on silicone baki..."

Reviewed Meatloaf: Yes, Virginia There is a Great Meatloaf!

Mar 25, 2011 in on

I have made this many times and luv it! Made last night and was low on ketchup so I used Chili Sauce in meatl..."

Reviewed Apple Pie Baked in a Bag

Feb 28, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

I made my own bottom pie crust using Anne Burrell's pie dough recipe. Top crust was about 1/2 tube of Pillsbury Sugar Cookie dough rolled out to 1/8 inch. Used suggestion of upping the amount of cinamon to about 1 tsp. 5-6 Granny Apples. Tossed and let sit for 5-10 minutes -- stirring every now and then. Hard to find non-recycled paper bag. Used...

Reviewed The Best Chili You Will Ever Taste

Feb 7, 2011 in on

For the HB to say..."Keep this recipe" is one of the best complements! He hardly ever makes comments. I made..."

Reviewed Old Fashioned Corn and Potato Chowder

Jan 31, 2011 in on

Fantastic & Wonderful Flavor! Used some of the recommendations: 2 1/2 cups diced potatoes; sauted onion, 1/2 ..."

Reviewed Dried Beef and Cream Cheese Dip

Jan 26, 2011 in on

This is mandatory for my Xmas Open House. Sometimes I replace garlic powder with fresh garlic, finely chopped..."

Reviewed Chicken Pot Pie Soup

Dec 20, 2010 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

Fantastic & out of this world! Yes it makes a lot but gave some to neighbors who then requested copy of recipe.
I had roasted a garlic Lemon chicken (7 lbs) and let the carcass and large pieces of chicken leftovers simmer in the water along with a couple smashed garlic cloves. Removed carcass, meat & garlic and let cool. Did follow advice...

Reviewed Nat's always requested Garlic Butter

Sep 22, 2010 in on

What can I say??? FANTASTIC! I made it over weekend then used it to make garlic bread and also over asparagus..."

Reviewed Spicy Mustard Crab Dip

Jul 27, 2010 in on

This was a very nice crab dip. I used my homemade spicy mustard which is also posted on this website (spicy-m..."

Reviewed Awesome Baked Pork Chops

Jun 17, 2010 in on Recipezaar

Utterly fantastic! I used (4) very loin chops (about 1/1/2 inches) Very tender and flavorful. I used Italian..."

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