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Lisa Kalmar

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Reviewed Raspberry Crumble Bars

Feb 2, 2013 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

I have made these numerous times since the book came out. They are absolutely fabulous and my guests AND family raved about them. They are very rich and can be cut much smaller than indicated. I used Hero jam for the first time with this recipe and thought the tartness was a perfect contrast to the sweet and butter. Hero was well worth the ex"

Reviewed Herb-Roasted Turkey Breast

Nov 22, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Hands down this is the best turkey we have ever made. Putting it together was a snap and using a breast only made carving ten times easier. It was very moist and flavorful. Our 8.5 pound bird took 2 3/4 hours. This will be our go to bird for thanksgiving now. It was such hit I would also consider making it for parties."

Reviewed Pecan Pie

Nov 22, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

I have made this pie for three years running now, and it is excellent. The best part is the custard-like center infused with vanilla bean and browned butter. The combination of chopped and whole pecans is genius. The only pecan pie recipe (arguably) better than this one is Dear Abby's. I substitute 1/4 cup of the white sugar with dark brown su"

Reviewed Maple Pecan Pie

Nov 22, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

I am a huge fan of Ina, but this pie is TERRIBLE and should be avoided at all costs. The orange is overwhelming and the rest of the favors create a hot mess, especially the bourbon. Even using expensive honey, maple syrup and fancy pecans, there was no marriage of favors. it also requires WAY too many pecans. II followed the recipe exactly btw"

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