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Reviewed Spanish Chicken and Potato Roast

Aug 13, 2013 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

This is really good and very easy, and i have now made it several times. I did find that I had to cook the chicken a little longer than the recipe called for (18 min,). I also cut back on the potatoes and loaded it up with more vegatables adding 2 carrots when starting the potatoes and then added zucchini and red/yellow peppers when adding the chi"

Reviewed Perfect Black Beans

Feb 21, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

I am not a fan of beans, although my family is. It's a consistency thing for me. However, I tried these and really, really liked them. They had exceptional flavor and because black beans are smaller, the consistency didn't bother me much at all. Never thought I would like this type of a recipe, but I would make/eat these anytime. I followed ...

Reviewed Double Blueberry Muffins

Feb 21, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

These were good - not fantastic, but good. After reading the reviews, I did cut back on the sugar (3/4 cup) and added citrus zest and a bit of juice. Happened to use an orange. The citrus definitely made a taste difference and the muffins were not dry. They were still a bit dense and I definitely didn't mix the batter too much. Would make ag...

Reviewed Sloppy Jerky Turkey Joes

Nov 5, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

This was very good. I didn't have fresh ginger, so used ground. Otherwise, made the recipe as called for. Next time I may use brown sugar substitute to cut the calories even more, but very tasty and very healthful. The entire family liked them. A definite keeper.""

Reviewed Stuffing Frittata

Nov 28, 2010 in Food Network Community Toolbox on Food Network

Good feedback from the entire family. Will definitely make it again. I think it would be best with a sausage stuffing. We had just the traditional bread/sage stuffing and I think it would have been better with a bit of sausage. Of course, one could always brown some up and add it into the stuffing when preparing this dish.

Reviewed Autumn Chicken Pot Pie

Nov 21, 2010 in Food Network Community Toolbox on Food Network

Totally delicious. My family really loved this - especially my husband. I hadn't been able to get him to eat squash, but he really loved the slight sweetness that it added, so I belive I've found a convert. This will become one of my winter go-to dishes. Excellent!

Reviewed Big Daddy's Apple Cobbler

Nov 8, 2010 in Food Network Community Toolbox on Food Network

Excellent! I ended up with 8 cups of apples (using 5 large Granny Smith's) but didn't really increase the other ingredients, other than putting a bit more sugar in. I also didn't have dark brown sugar, so added about a tablespoon of molasses to make up for it. This was a very nice departure from the the apple crisp that I usually make. Didn't...

Reviewed Pancetta and Herb Brussels Sprouts

Nov 8, 2010 in Food Network Community Toolbox on Food Network

This was excellent! I had never fixed brussel sprouts before, but felt compelled to give it a try. Even my picky teenagers liked it! The only change I made was to add a bit of chicken stock to the pan and cooked it down a bit (no more than a 1/3 cup) before putting in the oven. Also, to get them truly carmelized, it took longer than the 3-4 minutes...

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