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MariahN

Mountain Brook, Alabama

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Reviewed Chocolate Gooey Butter Cookies

Dec 18, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

These cookies are delicious ... but why do they direct us to preheat the oven BEFORE we chill the dough for two hours? Lol - I know I'm just being picky ... but you never know what people will do."

Reviewed JIF® No Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Drops

Dec 15, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Absolutely heavenly for kids and adults alike! Toasting the oats made gave this longtime favorite recipe an even more excellent taste and texture. These are so easy - and little ones can participate! Great, great recipe!"

Reviewed Cherry Tomato Salad With Buttermilk-Basil Dressing

Jul 4, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Loved it - I made extra dressing and we enjoyed on salads for the next two days. Absolutely delicious!"

Reviewed Dry Fried Okra

May 28, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

My momma made okra for our family for years - and her momma before her, and, well before her, it was the cook because that far back, my family had money.

BUT - I do have a simple suggestion that will VASTLY improve this recipe.

After cutting the okra, lay it out on a cutting board or pan and salt it. Let...

Reviewed Roasted Pork Loin with Roasted Garlic Vinaigrette

Dec 24, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Fantastic recipe - I doubled this for a 16-person dinner party and it was a huge hit! I didn't change a thing - the pork was tender and juicy and the sauce made everyone's taste buds tingle. This was a huge hit - will now be one of my signature dishes. Absolutely fabulous!""

Reviewed Beef Bourguignonne

Dec 18, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Wow - what a great recipe! More complex than most "easy" recipes, nevertheless, if you can get organized at the start of the process, and have everything ready (onions and carrots diced, mushrooms washed and quartered, wine, brandy and stock measured and ready to go ... it's much easier.

I served this to friends and family and...

Reviewed Yogurt Marinated Grilled Chicken with Harissa

Jun 26, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

This was my first time to use yogurt as a marinade, and I had great results! I made this dish for our Fathers' Day lunch, and my whole family loved it. The kids could leave off the harissa, because it was a bit spicy, and enjoy the chicken - the adults loved the abundant layers of flavor. I followed the recipe exactly and will do so again - thi"

Reviewed Stracciatella Semifreddo

Jan 22, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Delicious - definitely worth the extra trouble - I doubled and served at a dinner party for 12 and I needed more for seconds! I made it EXACTLY as instructed and I would do it again, exactly as Giada specifies.

Reviewed Baked Orzo with Fontina and Peas

Jan 8, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Made this for a dinner party and had rave reviews - I put it together ahead of time except for the bread crumbs on top (thought they would get soggy) and it cooked beautifully. What a winner - one of my new favorites!

Reviewed Roasted Pork Loin with Roasted Garlic Vinaigrette

Jan 1, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Fantastic recipe - I doubled this for a 16-person dinner party and it was a huge hit! I didn't change a thing - the pork was tender and juicy and the sauce made everyone's taste buds tingle. This was a huge hit - will now be one of my signature dishes. Absolutely fabulous!

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