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Reviewed Vietnamese Chicken and Mint Salad

Sep 2, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

This was absolutely wonderful with one exception-the sauce was very acidic. My husband, who is Vietnamese, had me add a half cup of sugar to the dressing, which made it exactly like it tastes in the restaurants, and more appetizing to his palate. Otherwise, this was very easy to make and tasted great!"

Reviewed Tilapia Masala With Rice

Aug 11, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

I chose to marinade this for closer to 25-30 minutes, and had to broil it 5 min longer than recommended (may just be our old stove), but it was very good! Even my picky toddler loved it! Ok, I take that back, he loved the sauce, which i made with mint instead of cilantro. poured some on the rice, and my little boy just ate it up! The fish was mois"

Reviewed La Beth's Vanilla Cornbread

Aug 11, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

I just couldn't figure out why my cornbread always came out dry and crumbly-so I asked a few coworkers and they recommended trying a recipe with buttermilk. I am clueless, clearly, bc I have been avoiding such recipes under the premise that buttermilk and cornbread don't go together. So I tried it-and boy was i wrong! This is still moist a few day"

Reviewed Broiled Zucchini and Potatoes with Parmesan Crust

Aug 11, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

This was actually very good! The only thing I would do different would be to thinly slice the raw potato and then cook it in the pan, skipping the first step to boil first. I like to make my own "potato chips", so I realized fairly quickly that it would take a lot less time just to do it that way.

And the zuchini didn't quite work...

Reviewed Picadillo and Corn Skillet Pie

Aug 11, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Im not the best cook there is, so I started coming to foodnetwork to help my culinary skills. To date, this recipe is the first one I've totally bombed. Im not sure if I did something wrong or if its the recipe (I re-read it a few times after it came out so bad and I can't see where I went wrong), but this was inedible. Not even I could stomach mo"

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