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Reviewed Chocolate Bourbon Pecan Cupcakes

Apr 23, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

These are quite good, but so very rich. I made very minor adjustments based upon what I had. I had made tiramisu, so instead of the 1/2 cup of coffee I used a 1/2 cup of the coffee and Kahlua mix I had made to soak my ladyfingers. I don't think that really made any difference...I just didn't want to throw that out or brew a new pot. For the ganach"

Reviewed Grown Up Mac and Cheese

Mar 27, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Love this recipe. Usually this recipe comes out creamy and delicious. The last time I made it, I was distracted and forgot to cut the heat as I added the cheeses to my sauce. I ended up making it separate which definitely affected the texture. My guess is that those who are not getting a creamy sauce are overcooking their cheeses. It's better to ...

Reviewed Oatmeal Cranberry Cookies

Dec 9, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

This recipe has become my staple oatmeal cookie (unless I'm using chocolate chips). The spice mix on this is awesome! If you don't have cardamom, you can try pumpkin pie spice mix, allspice, ginger or even just more cinnamon or nutmeg based on your tastes. The recipe is worth five stars as written, but I'll go ahead and provide some variations th...

Reviewed Gingerbread Cupcakes with Zinfandel Buttercream Frosting

Dec 9, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Made 15. Between 5 of us, they were all gone day 1. I made a few small changes. Didn't have buttermilk, so I used milk with a bit of lemon juice to compensate. Didn't have applesauce, so I used apple butter. Also, I preserved some ginger in syrup (you can also buy this at specialty stores) a few months back, so I used that ginger for my puree. Th...

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