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Reviewed Chocolate Sponge Puddings

Apr 22, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Good recipe but I don't think I will make it again."

Reviewed Brown Butter Risotto with Lobster

Apr 22, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

I didn't have Brandy so I used white wine, it worked just fine. This was really good!"

Reviewed Creamy Stove-top Mac and Cheese

Apr 16, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

It was very good. I used 1 cup of cream and 1 cup of 2% milk and it was still rich. Don't substitute the cheeses and don't let the cream boil."

Reviewed Sweet Onion Potatoes Au Gratin

Apr 16, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Very good, rich and filling!"

Reviewed Beef Stroganoff

Apr 16, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

I give this recipe 4 stars as it is but, I added a few more ingredients and made this a 5-star recipe for sure. I added: 1 small red pepper sliced, sliced mushrooms and some red pepper flakes for seasoning. It was sooooo good!!"

Reviewed Slow-Cooker Split Pea Soup

Apr 16, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

I added 1 tsp of cumin along with the other spices and I only used 1/2 tsp of dry thyme instead of the fresh springs. I was good."

Reviewed PB and J Crepes

Apr 16, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

They are really good if you like peanut butter. I found them to be a little bit too sweet for my taste but my husband is a PB & J fan and he loved them!"

Reviewed Mini Chorizo Quiches

Apr 16, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

I didn't make the mini ones, I made a big regular size quiche, I used a store bought pie crust to make my life easier. The quiche was amazing, the diced potato really gave it a great texture. Thanks Marcela!!"

Reviewed Braised Country-Style Pork Ribs

Apr 16, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

The ribs were really good and comforting, I will make this again."

Reviewed Pot Roast Carbonnade

Apr 16, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

I didn't use the beer, just the beef stock and it came out great!!! It was sooo comforting and great for left overs.!"

Reviewed Middle Eastern Chicken Pot and Butter-Nut Couscous

Apr 16, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

I really liked this recipe, I loved the sweet and savory combination, I went easy on the olives since I am not crazy about the flavor. I only used 1 tablespoon of butter for the Couscous and it was plenty."

Reviewed Chicken Cacciatore

Apr 16, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

This chicken was amazing!!!! I only used 1/4 teaspoon of dry thyme because I didn't have fresh one and I am not a fan of the flavor. Everything else was kept exactly like the recipe called for."

Reviewed Sloppy Jerky Turkey Joes

Apr 16, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

It's a good recipe but I don't think I will make it again."

Reviewed Beer-Poached Pulled Chicken Mole

Apr 16, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Nothing great about this recipe. It was ok, we ate it, but won't make it again. Sorry Rachel..."

Reviewed Wingless Buffalo Chicken Pizza

Apr 16, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

My husband and I loved this pizza. I will recommend you double up on the sauce, it was really good. Also, next time we will add some mushrooms on top. This was a great pizza!!!"

Reviewed Braised Chicken with Mushrooms and Almonds

Apr 16, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

This chicken was excellent!! don't skip the almonds, they are the key ingredient for this recipe. I served it over white rice and the rice soaked up the sauce.. It was soooo good!"

Reviewed Low-Fat Scalloped Potatoes

Apr 16, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

They were very good and a healthier alternative to regular potatoes."

Reviewed Buttermilk Pancakes With Vanilla Bean-Berry Syrup

Apr 16, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

The buttermilk gives them a good amount of tang!! They are very good."

Reviewed Sweet-Tea Ribs with Lemony Potato Salad

Apr 16, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

The ribs were AMAZING!!!! I tried it with beef ribs, too and they were as good as the baby back ribs. "

Reviewed Stuffed Pork Chops

Jan 30, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

I used swiss cheese instead. They were great!!! very tasty and kept well for next day leftovers.

Reviewed Orzo with Feta and Tomatoes

Jan 30, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

I loved this pasta salad. My husband doesn't like feta and even he had two servings!

Reviewed Orange-Balsamic Glazed Chicken

Jan 30, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

This was great!! I made it with the lemon risotto from the same episode and they were great together!!!

Reviewed Lemon Risotto

Jan 30, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

This was my first time making risotto and it was perfect, the recipe was easy to follow. It was perfect with the orange-balsamic glaze chicken from the same episode. The chicken was nice and sweet and the risotto very lemony, they are great together.

Reviewed Winter Minestrone

Jan 30, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Best minestrone ever!! the parmesan rind is the secreat weapon!

Reviewed Lemon and White Chocolate Pots de Creme

Jan 30, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

They are really good, just a little bit too sweet for my taste but still good.

Reviewed Grilled Chicken with Dijon and Meyer Lemon

Jan 19, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

If you like Dijon, then you will love this recipe. It is very moist and tender.

Reviewed Spinach-Feta Rice Pilaf, Sliced Steak with Oregano Sauce, and Broiled Tomatoes with Parsley

Jan 19, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Big flavors, great taste!!

Reviewed Cafe au Lait Pots de Creme

Jan 19, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Very light and smooth. Loved it!

Reviewed Chocolate Pots De Creme with Cherry Whip

Jan 19, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Excellent!

Reviewed Sausage and Roasted Vegetable Penne

Jan 15, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Roasting the vegetables really brings out their flavor, don't skip that step. The recipe was fresh, light and with tons of nutricional value.

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