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Replied to scalloped potato gratin

Dec 24, 2014 on

Please don't rate recipes you have not actually prepared.

Reviewed beatty's chocolate cake

Apr 27, 2014 on

Good but not the best ever. I followed the recipes for the cake and frosting carefully. The cake itself is quite good, but the chocolate flavor was not as pronounced as I was hoping for based on the other reviews. I used a very good quality imported cocoa and used chocolate macadamia nut brewed coffee -- so I expected more intensity. I liked...

Reviewed Blueberry Pancakes

Aug 25, 2013 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

Outstanding! I've never been a pancake fan, but my husband and kids love them. I had a bunch of blueberries to use up, and I read a couple of reviews that said even non pancake lovers like these, so I made them. And then I made them again and again and again. Now they are on the regular rotation. These pancakes are insanely good. The lemon z"

Reviewed Focaccia

May 14, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

Best focaccia I've ever had. I make grilled vegetable sandwiches frequently on focaccia, and I usually buy the focaccia because other recipes I've tried haven't worked out well. My local store's bakery section was out, so I remembered a show where Ann made some. I followed her recipe exactly except that I did sprinkle the top with a little bit"

Saved Recipe Zucchini Baked Ziti by bramble

Mar 31, 2012 on

Reviewed Turkey Tetrazzini

Nov 27, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

I'm not a leftover turkey casserole fan, but decided to give this a try because of the positive reviews, and because Emeril's recipes are normally hits. I had used Ina Garten's herb roasted turkey basic recipe for a whole turkey breast and used the leftovers in this recipe. This casserole was really exceptional, and I think the herbed flavor of...

Reviewed Pasta Caprese

Aug 25, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

My sister tried this for a weekend barbeque using her home grown tomatoes and basil, and we all went nuts for it. We've both been making it all summer for all sorts of gatherings. When using whole tomatoes, I recommend you seed them before chopping. We add chopped kalamata olives to the salad sometimes which gives a nice change of flavor. The r...

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