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Karen Averette

Baton Rouge, Louisiana

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Reviewed Old-Fashioned Cupcakes

Feb 9, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

I have made a pretty similar cake using this method. When you do the batter, your butter has to be room temperature or it will not work, you will end up with butter chunks instead of it combining as one with the batter. You can look for the book The Cake Bible by Rose Levy Beranbaum. This book was written in 1988 and she used this method. This...

Reviewed Bacon and Green Chile Cornbread

Oct 25, 2010 in Food Network Community Toolbox on Food Network

Made this the other day to compliment my homemade chili. I had everything except the bacon. I live in the south so I added more grilled onions and garlic of course. I thought it was a different approach to cornbread. It wasn't the same consistency that we are used to eating here in Louisiana. I liked it pretty good, but everyone else in the family...

Reviewed Cheddar Beer Soup

Oct 17, 2010 in Food Network Community Toolbox on Food Network

Made this soup tonight. It was pretty good. I used Newcastle Brown Ale beer. I added extra cheese, grilled onions and garlic. I didn't have the infused garlic oil so I adapted. I also added some Tony Chachere's. It seems that shredded cheddar doesn't melt that well. So, it was not as smooth as I would like it. I have made homemade cheese soup...

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