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Favorited Pork Loin alla Focettina

Nov 23, 2014 in Recipes on Cooking Channel

Favorited Laura's Pasta al Forno with Sugo

Nov 10, 2014 in Recipes on Cooking Channel

Favorited Laura's Mandarinello Bundt Cake

Nov 10, 2014 in Recipes on Cooking Channel

Replied to chocolate lava cakes

Nov 1, 2014 on FoodNetwork.com

Try Giada's recipe. She tops hers with fresh berries. It has a really intense chocolate flavor, that is my favorite lava cake recipe by far. I might try this one for comparison.

Replied to almost-famous pumpkin cheesecake

Oct 28, 2014 on FoodNetwork.com

This is not a review of the recipe since you did not make it. If it's too rich for you then fine, but don't bring down the rating for your editorial comments. This is an excellent recipe that I have made several times for a large crowd. Yes, it is rich but a very small slice will do and it is DESSERT. I am making it again tomorrow because someone...

Reviewed Cake and Spoon's Zucchini Cake with Lemon Glaze and Walnuts

Sep 2, 2014 in Recipes on Cooking Channel

Delicious! This tastes more like a lemon cake than a zucchini cake, make sure you like the taste of lemon. I think the combo is fantastic. I used a total of 3 medium lemons for all the zest and the juice; I used a little shy of 1/4C zest in the cake just because I was concerned that it could have been a typo...but it's not! If you are not "

Reviewed creamy polenta with fricassee of truffled mushrooms

Aug 18, 2014 on FoodNetwork.com

UNBELIEVABLY GOOD! I only had 1C of cream on hand so I used that with 3C of whole milk, still super creamy, I really didn't think it suffered at all. I also used truffle oil instead of the truffles. This is so heavenly, I couldn't stop saying YUMMMM. I saw Melissa use Scott's recipe and make the polenta in a crock pot, I will try that next time....

Favorited Grape Focaccia

Aug 18, 2014 in Recipes on Cooking Channel

Reviewed Chocolate Cookie Cheesecake

Aug 14, 2014 in Recipes on Cooking Channel

This was good but I probably won't make it again...I prefer the flavor and texture of a baked cheesecake. The recipe states all milk chocolate but on the show she said 100g dark chocolate and the rest milk chocolate, which is what I did. I would not recommend using all milk chocolate, I think you need the dark or else it would be too sweet. "

Favorited Chocolate Cookie Cheesecake

Jul 22, 2014 in Recipes on Cooking Channel

Favorited Ragu di Cinghiale

Jul 19, 2014 in Recipes on Cooking Channel

Favorited Peposo dell' Impruneta

Jul 19, 2014 in Recipes on Cooking Channel

Favorited Chocolate Cookie Cheesecake

Jul 18, 2014 in Recipes on Cooking Channel

Favorited Chocolate Olive Oil Cake

Jul 16, 2014 in Recipes on Cooking Channel

Favorited One-Step No-Churn Coffee Ice Cream

Jul 16, 2014 in Recipes on Cooking Channel

Replied to butterscotch peanut butter bars

Jul 16, 2014 on FoodNetwork.com

I agree - love the bars, hate the website. I have written several times to FN about the website and even asked for a reply - no response. they obviously don't care what we think and don't read the responses from viewers.

Replied to butterscotch peanut butter bars

Jul 16, 2014 on FoodNetwork.com

I agree - love the bars, hate the website. I have written several times to FN about the website and even asked for a reply - no response. they obviously don't care what we think and don't read the responses from viewers.

Favorited Treviso e Fagioli

Jul 12, 2014 in Recipes on Cooking Channel

Reviewed summer salad with scallion pesto and scallops

Jul 9, 2014 on FoodNetwork.com

A very good recipe, solid four star and maybe a bit higher since it's a healthy recipe. I reduced the olive oil to cut some calories but I don't think this changed the flavor. I would make it again. I grilled the veggies on the outdoor grill and the scallops in my grill pan, I might do those on the outdoor grill as well next time.

Reviewed Green Beans with Bacon Recipe : Nancy Fuller : Food Network

Jul 7, 2014 on FoodNetwork.com

Simple and delicious.

Reviewed gz's ugly burger

Jul 5, 2014 on FoodNetwork.com

Delicious! I grilled mine on the grill, forming the patties just until they held together for flipping. Juicy and flavorful

Reviewed peanut butter cookies

Jul 3, 2014 on FoodNetwork.com

This was supposed to be reviews for pb cookies!The new website SUCKS!!!

Reviewed roast pork tenderloin with charred chimichurri

Jun 22, 2014 on FoodNetwork.com

This is AMAZING! I didn't have sherry vinegar so I used white wine vinegar instead...since I plan to make this over and over, I will pick up some sherry vinegar for next time and see if it makes a difference. Absolutely delicious - just don't over cook the pork, that is the one way you could mess this up.

Reviewed italian chicken pasta salad

Jun 22, 2014 on FoodNetwork.com

I love every one of GZ's recipes and this one is no exception. I think he may be my new favorite chef! I used the feta instead of the ricotta salata - added it at the end, to answer the poster's question. I subbed kalamata olives for the nicoise and they were fine. Worth making. More quality cooking shows like this one, FN!!!

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