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Mrs. Chop Chop

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Reviewed Italian Meatloaf

Feb 21, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

Yummy! The olive oil and stirring technique are so important! I admit it: I subbed green peppers for red, but I think it was a quirk that worked for us. Michale remains my hero!"

Reviewed Glazed Carrots

Feb 21, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

Well, it's probably my fault that I fussed a little with this recipe. I couldn't help myself! I added a teeny, tiny bit of whiskey (guess I thought it would help the odd combo of ginger ale and chili powder) and it was shot to you-know-where. Ended with an icky aftertaste and an unexpected color. I'm not so sure it was a great recipe to begin with,...

Reviewed Old-Fashioned Meat Loaf- A.K.A 'Basic' Meat Loaf

Feb 21, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

I did this recipe the first time in a heart-shaped pan paired with pink mashed potatoes for Valentine's Day! Hubby looked at me with a new LUST for me and meatloaf: THANKS, PAULA! My changes were minor: 1/4 cup oats & 1/4 cup bread crumbs as opposed to 1/2 cup oats. I also added a little olive oil to keep it moist and drained it off before serving,...

Reviewed Slow-Cooker Brisket Sandwiches

Feb 21, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

The butcher was out of brisket!! I got a yummy roast instead, and it worked... but you can't really achieve that fall-aparty-ness everyone loves with that cut and the "6-hour quickie" plan. Hubby still loved it. I made it a sandwich with onion rolls and coleslaw in the sandwich. Makes a great next-day meal in his lunch box, too. Plan to back off...

Reviewed Cocktail Meatballs

Feb 6, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

These were a huge hit at my football party! I kept them warm in the slow cooker and people kept asking if I got 'em from a restaurant.. A few things: Make sure you really do mince the onions super tiny, don't make the balls too big, and enlist a helper during the frying. It was kinda hard to pull the last few steps together without an extra set of...

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