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Replied to mac and cheese

May 16, 2014 on FoodNetwork.com

I'm surprised you didn't come out with a souffle! lol. Lovely read. Made my morning :)

Reviewed mac and cheese

May 16, 2014 on FoodNetwork.com

Hmmm...I was really nervous about making this due to so many people saying it came out mushy, but my god, it's the most fabulous mac and cheese I've ever tasted in my life! I think the trick may have been the bechamel sauce. Melting the butter entirely then immediately adding the flour, then cook for 2 minutes on low/med heat. I like to add the...

Reviewed Blueberry Crumb Cake

Jul 19, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

The cake was not bad the first time around but I made a few changes that made a BIG impact.

The cake:
I thought the cake lacked a bit of sweetness so instead of 3/4 of a cup of sugar, I made it 1 cup; not too much but just enough to give it that extra sweetness. In lieu of sour cream, I used non-fat Greek yogurt. I...

Reviewed Blueberry Crumb Cake

Jul 16, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

So velvety yet so light! I actually substituted sour cream with Greek yogurt and it was phenomenal. Will definitely make again."

Reviewed 1770 House Meatloaf

Jul 13, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

This really is the best meatloaf I've ever had. It was light, flavorful and stunningly delicious. I must say, I'm a bit disappointed in the people assigned to translate the recipes from show to website because the measurements are wrong here. I got my measurements from the episode directly and it came it heavenly. "

Reviewed Lemon Profiteroles

May 12, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

It came out PERFECT!!!
This is what I did:
-I put the milk and lemon zest mix on medium heat until it just barely started to boil, then take the milk off the hot stove top. Let cool for 5 minutes.
-I beat the 4 egg yolks then I added the sugar, beat that mixture, then the flour...beat that mixture.
-I added...

Reviewed Lemon Profiteroles

May 11, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

It came out PERFECT!!!
This is what I did:
-I boiled the milk and lemon zest on medium heat until it just barely started to boil, then take the milk off the hot stove top. Let cool for 5 minutes.
-I beat the 4 egg yolks then I added the sugar then the flour.
-After 5 minutes, I added HALF of the slightly cooled...

Reviewed Lemon Profiteroles

May 10, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

It came out PERFECT!!!
This is what I did:
-I boiled the milk and lemon zest on medium heat until it just barely started to boil, then take the milk off the hot stove top. Let cool for 5 minutes.
-I beat the 4 egg yolks then I added the sugar then the flour.
-After 5 minutes, I added HALF of the slightly cooled...

Reviewed Lemon Profiteroles

May 10, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

It came out PERFECT!!!
This is what I did:
-I boiled the milk and lemon zest on medium heat until it just barely started to boil, then take the milk off the hot stove top. Let cool for 5 minutes.
-I beat the 4 egg yolks then I added the sugar then the flour.
-After 5 minutes, I added HALF of the slightly cooled...

Reviewed Lemon Profiteroles

May 10, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

It came out PERFECT!!!
This is what I did:
-I boiled the milk and lemon zest on medium heat until it just barely started to boil, then take the milk off the hot stove top. Let cool for 5 minutes.
-I beat the 4 egg yolks then I added the sugar then the flour.
-After 5 minutes, I added HALF of the slightly cooled...

Reviewed Roasted Eggplant Spread

May 8, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Spectacular recipe! Although there are some important differences between this one and the one she made on the show. She didn't add tomato paste but after the veggies cooled and it was time to put in the food processor, she put 2 tablespoons of tahini and 2 tablespoons of fresh squeezed lemon juice. Another thing she added was some cayenne pepp"

Reviewed Roasted Eggplant Spread

May 8, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Spectacular recipe! Although there are some important differences between this one and the one she made on the show. She didn't add tomato paste but after the veggies cooled and it was time to put in the food processor, she put 2 tablespoons of tahini and 2 tablespoons of fresh squeezed lemon juice. Another thing she added was some cayenne pepp"

Reviewed Grandma Hiers' Carrot Cake

Apr 7, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

There are simply no words that can justify how unbelievably delicious this cake is. My boyfriend, who likes neither carrots or cake, DEVOURED 2 big slices of this beauty. It was perfection!

The only thing I omitted were the pecans due to the fact that I ran out, but the cake tasted amazing without them; next time I will definitely...

Reviewed Grandma Hiers' Carrot Cake

Apr 7, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

There are simply no words that can justify how unbelievably delicious this cake is. My boyfriend, who likes neither carrots or cake, DEVOURED 2 big slices of this beauty. It was perfection!

The only thing I omitted were the pecans due to the fact that I ran out, but the cake tasted amazing without them; next time I will definitely...

Reviewed Grandma Hiers' Carrot Cake

Apr 7, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

There are simply no words that can justify how unbelievably delicious this cake is. My boyfriend, who likes neither carrots nor cake, DEVOURED 2 big slices of this beauty. It was perfection!

The only thing I omitted were the pecans due to the fact that I ran out, but the cake tasted amazing without them; next time I will definitely...

Reviewed Grandma Hiers' Carrot Cake

Apr 7, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

There are simply no words that can justify how unbelievably delicious this cake is. My boyfriend neither likes neither carrots or cake DEVOURED 2 big slices of this beauty. It was perfection!

The only thing I omitted were the pecans due to the fact that I ran out, but can I say, the cake tasted amazing without them thought next...

Reviewed Old-Fashioned Meat Loaf- A.K.A 'Basic' Meat Loaf

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

Perfection!!! So simple and so easy to make. I did a few adjustments...namely replaced the oatmeal with panko bread crumbs (not to defy Ms. Deen it's just the fact that I ran out of oatmeal) and I also added a couple of tablespoons of Worcestershire sauce. The aroma of the mixed meats, veggies and spices was intoxicating! Oh! For the topping...

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