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Reviewed Fettucine Alfredo

Oct 21, 2013 on

Good basic sauce. 4 Tbsp butter vs. 6. I omitted the shallot and used 3 crushed garlic cloves. Added the cream and reduced and added the salt and white pepper instead of black. I added the parm to the sauce and kept stirring as it melted. I then added a pinch (1/8 teaspoon + or -) of freshly ground nutmeg when adding the parm. Excellent! Exactly...

Reviewed Southern Baked Beans

Apr 4, 2013 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

I found this recipe but was missing many exact ingredients. I made substitutions & ended up with the best baked beans ever. I used: 1 lg onion diced, 2, 16 oz cans Goya pink beans, 1 1/2 T Dijon mustard, 1 1/2 T Honey mustard, 1/4 C Maple syrup, 1/4 C Dark Brn sugar, 4 T Ketchup, 1 T Lemon juice, 8 oz by weight diced Pancetta. In iron Dutch ove"

Reviewed Bourbon Pecan Pie

Nov 21, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

Great recipe. For years I have used the new Joy of Cooking pecan pie recipe and modified it to make a chocolate version plus dark rum. That is still a great pecan pie. I tried this one last year and just made it again this year. Its really a great pie. Its really easy to make. I did pause on the measurements, forgetting if it were volume or "

Reviewed Cuban Roasted Pork Leg: Pernil

Dec 21, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

I could not find achiote powder so I used 1 T or so of achiote paste which was readily available at my local Mexican grocery store. I used a 5 1/2 pound bone-in pork shoulder, (aka: "pork butt") scored the fat side in a crisscross manner and marinated overnight - about 12 hours - in a big zip-top bag assuring that the entire roast was in contac...

Reviewed Chicken Mole

May 27, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

3 star rating based on recipe as written. Modified it, I would give it 5 stars. When the sauce was done, I tasted it and it just does not have any sweetness. I like a sweeter mole. I found this recipe to be chalky and bitter. I added sugar a tablespoon at a time until I had added 3 TBS of sugar and it started to improve. But it needed more than"

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