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Reviewed chocolate-hazelnut gelato

Jul 20, 2014 on

I made a double batch with some modifications - kept all cream/milk/vanilla in ration, but due to the fact I didn't have all the items I had to make some changes (3/4 cup sugar total, 1/4 cup cocoa powder, 3/4 cup only had Trader Joe's Chocolate Almond spread that was all that was left in the jar, 4 egg yolks (used white the other day for another...

Reviewed blueberry pancakes

Jul 12, 2014 on

Fabulous! We don't keep sour cream on hand, as we always use plain yogurt instead.. but I used vanilla greek yogurt as I thought this would be great with it- and it was! With my change a bit more milk was needed as the yogurt was pretty thick- made a great breakfast for dinner tonight! Will use the base for all our pancakes from now on!

Reviewed Sweet Baby Jack Carrot Cake

Jan 23, 2013 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

I rated this a few years ago- based on following the recipe exactly. I still rate it a 5.This is definitely more "cake" like than most carrot cakes- not as dense- a bit lighter. It lends itself to making it your own easily if you want to take it a bit further.
I've made it a few times and have settled on my "fav version" of this.I never...

Reviewed Instant Chocolate Cake

Mar 23, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

As is, I'd rate it a 3. But using this as a base and making several I've come up with a 5!
Like others I use 2 T melted butter instead of oil, 1/3 c flour and 1/4 t baking powder and 4 T sugar... then in place of milk I use 3 T chocolate stout and add 1 T Scharffen Berger Bittersweet Baking Chunks and 1 T pecans.. DELISH!
For all...

Reviewed Veg-Head Three-Bean Chili

Oct 16, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

Great, love the idea of using refried beans to thicken up veg chili- mine is usually a little thin, so this was great. I did add another can of beans (chickpeas as suggested by another user and of course LOTS more veggies- it was great (only gave 4 stars because it definitely needed another can of beans ""

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