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Reviewed Meaty Penne

Jun 19, 2013 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

Didn't hate it but didn't love it either. I had arugula to use up and chorizo in the freezer so I thought I'd give it a try. I think my mindset is that chorizo belongs in Mexican dishes....maybe I'd try it again using spicy Italian sausage. Also, perhaps I have poor eyesight, but I didn't see anywhere in the directions telling me at what point the"

Reviewed Pineapple Upside Down Cake

Mar 15, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

Yum. Eating it as I type and it's delicious. First time I have ever made pineapple upside down cake. I followed the directions exactly except for using fresh fruit as it's the wrong time of year. Tinned pineapple rings and maraschino cherries worked just fine. For those people having trouble with the butter measurements, if you read the ingredien...

Reviewed Walnut and Dried Cherry Bars

Feb 16, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

I wasn't crazy about them. The toothpick came out clean at 30 mins so I took them out, spread the preserves and let them cool. Then I tasted a piece and it tasted kind of raw to me. I put them back in for another 5 minutes to see if that would help, but I doubt I'd make them again. ""

Reviewed Savory Crepes with Creamy Chicken, Ham and Mushroom Filling

Feb 15, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

Very enjoyable. I used AB's crepe batter recipe and Emeril's filling. I baked them covered with foil for the initial baking period so they wouldn't dry out or burn, then I put the parmesan cheese on top and finished baking them uncovered. They were perfect and my other half really enjoyed them also.""

Reviewed Baked French Toast Casserole

Jan 26, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

I read the reviews before making this and made adjustments based on those. I lengthened the cooking time to an hour, drained off a lot of the butter, let it sit to set for a while after cooking etc. BUT...still too soggy. I let my other half taste it without telling him anything about it. His comment was along the lines of it tasting like wet bre...

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