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Rustyspoons

Hasbrouck Heights, New Jersey

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Reviewed String Beans with Shallots

Oct 16, 2013 on FoodNetwork.com

I made these for Thanksgivng, (complete with"shocking" the beans etc) and I was disappointed with the "lack" of "flavor" or "punch" in these.. For the amount of work involved, (for a busy Thanksgiving day-especially if cooking alone!) I was under-whelmed by the end flavor result. I dont know WHAT it "Needed",-but it was honestly a bit "Flat"...(The...

Reviewed Stuffed Sweet Potatoes with Pecan and Marshmallow Streusel

Oct 16, 2013 on FoodNetwork.com

While I thought they were tasty, mine were QUITE DRY, & they were an ENOURMOUS amt of work for a busy THANKSGIVING KITCHEN (With so MUCH food cooking that day-& myself being the ONLY cook) it was alot of work for an item where I think I could have gotten the same taste (or VERY similar result) by making "the mixture" & asking everyone...

Reviewed Gingerbread Cookies 101

Oct 16, 2013 on FoodNetwork.com

The GREATEST-TASTING Gingerbread cookies Ive ever MADE OR EATEN! (not 1 modification,-& the process is simple enough for all) At 1st I was suprised to read-"freshly milled pepper"-BUT I honestly believe it MADE this COOKIE!! --Just Fabulous..It was sweet & appropriately "spicey" w/out over-doing-it on that "generic-type" of "all-spice-taste"...

Reviewed Good Eats Roast Turkey

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

Ive always feared- sawdust-like-meat- NO WORRIES w/THIS recipe/& brine procedure-LUV IT! MAKES THE JUICIEST, MOST TENDER BIRD -BAR NONE!! Ive made this bird for the past 4 Thanksgivings & received complements from ALL- even from the complement-stingy "out-laws" O.o lol NOT 1 SLICE OF DRY, SAWDUST-LIKE-MEAT-TO BE FOUND! You cant go wrong... THA...

Reviewed Good Eats Roast Turkey

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

I fear yearly- sawdust-like meat- NO WORRIES w/THIS recipe/& brine procedure- LUV IT!!!! MAKES THE JUICIEST, MOST TENDER BIRD -BAR NONE!! Ive made this bird for the past 4 Thanksgivings & received complements from EVERYONE- even from the complement-stingy "out-laws" ;) NOT ONE SLICE OF DRY, SAWDUST-LIKE-MEAT- You cant go wrong... THANKS ALTON!!!""

Reviewed French Onion Soup

Jan 6, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

THIS IS THE GREATEST-TASTING French Onion Soup EVER!..PERIOD..I received a Standing Ovation from friends on SuperBowlSunday 10'! -These flavors are incredible together..each ingredient complimented the next!.I can understand why someone might be concerned about it to tasting"too boozy"but- NO,- the alcohol combined created the most amazing, unexpected...

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