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Reviewed Hard-Boiled Eggs

Mar 16, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Are these 1 star reviewers stupid or just illiterate? The recipe CLEARLY states to bring to boiling then let SIT in the pan for FIFTEEN minutes, not five. Letting them sit in the pan of water allows them to continue cooking. Mine just out just fine.

Before you trash a recipe why don't you try following the DIRECTIONS? "

Reviewed Coconut Macaroons

Feb 21, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

This is the second recipe of Ina's in a week that has let me down. There is WAAAAY too much sweetend condensed milk in this. It doesn't combine with the coconut and it separates and carmelizes on the bottom of the pan making it impossible to get the cookies off the sheet. I put two dozen in the oven, but only managed to salvage 10 cookies. They taste...

Reviewed Matchstick Potatoes

Feb 15, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

I followed these directions to the letter and all I got were soggy, floppy potatoes for my Valentine's dinner. I had to cook them to almost burned to get any crispness on these potatoes.
The only thing I can think I did wrong was I used a potato that was too starchy.
Normally I love Ina's recipes; too bad this one fell flat.

Reviewed Creamy Stove-top Mac and Cheese

Jan 31, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

I have been looking everywhere for a FLAVORFUL, simple mac and cheese. because I was skeptical I added 1 cup of gruyere and a teaspoon of dijon mustard. Doesn't need either. As long as you use EXTRA sharp cheddar (DON'T buy the bags-grate it fresh you won't have any problem.
The ONLY complaint I have with this recipe is because of all the...

Reviewed Creamy Stove-top Mac and Cheese

Jan 31, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

I have been looking everywhere for a FLAVORFUL, simple mac and cheese. because I was skeptical I added 1 cup of gruyere and a teaspoon of dijon mustard. Doesn't need either. As long as you use EXTRA sharp cheddar (DON'T buy the bags-grate it fresh you won't have any problem.
The ONLY complaint I have with this recipe is because of all the...

Reviewed Creamy Stove-top Mac and Cheese

Jan 31, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

I have been looking everywhere for a FLAVORFUL, simple mac and cheese. because I was skeptical I added 1 cup of gruyere and a teaspoon of dijon mustard. Doesn't need either. As long as you use EXTRA sharp cheddar (DON'T buy the bags-grate it fresh) you won't have any problem.
The ONLY complaint I have with this is because of all the cheese...

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