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Pinehurst, North Carolina

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Reviewed Affogato Sundaes

Aug 3, 2013 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

How easy is this recipe!!!! Very!!!! Also delicious, elegant, and a wonderful end to any dinner.
We did use espresso, but I think any strong coffee will do. Thank you again Ina for yet another wonderful recipe!!!"

Reviewed Zucchini Pancakes

Apr 2, 2013 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Love these pancakes. I even make them bite-sized and serve as a canape with a dollop of sour cream topped with caviar."

Reviewed Crusty Parmesan Bread

Mar 18, 2013 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

So good!!!!! We have it often along with Melissa's Cafe Salad!!! A delicious combination!!!
Once again, Melissa has shared a winner with us!!! Thank you Melissa!!!"

Reviewed Sunday Morning Oatmeal

Feb 23, 2013 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Really delicious. I used McCann's Odlum oatmeal which is truly the best around. If I can find it, my choice of flour is also Odlum's. The additions you made to the oatmeal turn plain oatmeal into aa real treat!!!"

Reviewed Baked Goat Cheese

Jan 21, 2013 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

So easy, so elegant, so delicious!!! Would love to know how to make the Pinot Noir Grape confit!!!!"

Reviewed Chicken Parmesan

Aug 1, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Followed the directions to a T. Used Mario Batali's homemade tomato sauce. Found the dish to be very bland. Sorry Giada. Loved all your other recipes that we've tried."

Reviewed Shrimp and Avocado Salad with Frico Chips

Jul 5, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

My husband said YUMMO!!! Really elegant, subtle and delicious!!!
Fit for a futeure King and his duchess!!!!!"

Reviewed Orange Olive Oil Cake

Jun 5, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Beautiful cake. Easy to make. Inexpensive for such an elegant cake!!!
Just made it and my husband and I both loved it!!!! And just as it is!!! Thank you Melissa for another winning recipe!!!"

Reviewed Warm Steak and Potato Salad

Dec 31, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Really wonderful. I had a tenderloin tail that I quickly roasted and had all the other ingredients on hand. What a delicious salad!!!!
This is number 1 on my go-to salad list now!!! Hope you are coming out with a cookbook soon Melissa!!!""

Reviewed Chicago Italian Beef (Pot Roast Style

Aug 21, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Congratulations on your new show!!!! Your pot roast was so succulent!!!! I didn't do the sandwich but as a pot roast it's a keeper!!!""

Reviewed Sunny's Simple Crabcakes with Celery Root Remoulade

Jul 4, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Great crab cakes!!! But I really want to tell Sunny how much we enjoyed her Military Special over the 4th of July Weekend. Sunny, you are a true Patriot!!!! Loved seeing all those soldiers and their families at Fort Bragg. Have met quite a few in the past few years and they all exhibit pride in our country. Wish there were more out there like thes"

Reviewed Sunny's Simple Crabcakes with Celery Root Remoulade

Jul 4, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Great crab cakes!!! But I really want to tell Sunny how much we enjoyed her Military Special over the 4th of July Weekend. Sunny, you are a true Patriot!!!! Loved seeing all those soldiers and their families at Fort Bragg. Have met quite a few in the past few years and they all exhibit pride in our country. Wish there were more out there like thes"

Reviewed Cafe Green Salad

Jun 11, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Shame on me for not trying this sooner. I printed the recipe at least a year ago. I served it last night and WOW!!! Even my husband liked it better than his favorite dressing!!! It's now our dressing of choice!!!! So wonderful!!! Thank you Melissa!!!"

Reviewed Cafe Green Salad

Jun 11, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Shame on me for not trying this sooner. I printed the recipe at least a year ago. I served it last night and WOW!!! Even my husband liked it better than his favorite dressing!!! It's now our dressing of choice!!!! So wonderful!!! Thank you Melissa!!!"

Reviewed Whole-Wheat Pita Chips with Mascarpone-Chive Dipping Sauce

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

Had this at a friend's home and acted like a pig!!!! These were so wonderful!!!! Have since made them several times to rave reviews!!!"

Reviewed Meat Loaf

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

To the person from Warren, N.J., I believe this site is to comment on the recipes. Please take your peronal comments elsewhere.
And now my comment: This is one of my favorite meatloaf recipes, altough I added dijon mustard and brown sugar to the top. However,
the meat itself with the thyme leaves and onions was really tasty.
Great...

Reviewed Engagement Roast Chicken

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

To those who choose to make comments unrelated to the recipe, please have the courtesy to take your comments elsewhere. PS, this recipe is wonderful!!!"

Reviewed Roasted Tomato Basil Soup

Mar 8, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Definitely not the canned tomato soup I grew up with!!! I've made this so many times and it never gets old!!! I did reheat some the last time and added some dry sherry and sprinkled some croutons (Ina's recipe of course) on top. ELEGANT!!!! Ina, thanks again for the best tomato soup I've ever had!!!!"

Reviewed Rosemary Roasted Potatoes

Mar 7, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Just made these for the zillionth time!!! Love them, Love them, Love them!!! Tender on the inside and crunchy on the outside. The flavors of the seasoning are fabulous!!!"

Reviewed Spinach Gratin

Feb 26, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Every time I serve one of Ina's dishes we sit back and say "Thanks Ina!!!" This gratin was so simple to make, but what depth of flavor!!! I've made it several times now for friends and family and been asked for the recipe!!! Wondeful!!"

Reviewed Parmesan and Thyme Crackers

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

I finally made these yesterday. Does Ina ever make anything that is not 5 stars!!! These are so delicious and my husband went nuts over them. I did add 2 teaspoons to the dough. If I was sure we wouldn't gobble them up, these would make great hostess gifts!!!

Reviewed Chilled Cucumber Soup with Shrimp

Jan 31, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

I made it yesterday!!! Really elegant. I know if and when we ever get warmer weather, this will be served a lot!!!

Reviewed Lobster and Shells

Jan 31, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Really delicious, although I did use less corn. I also thoroughtly enjoyed this segment. Beautifully done!!!

Reviewed Swiss Chard and Ricotta Crostata

Jan 21, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

I have yet to make one of Anne's recipes that wasn't fabulous!!! This is no exception. I've made it twice and the receptions I got were unbelievable. You really make me look good Anne!!! I hear you are coming out with a book in November!!!! Looking forward to it!!!

Reviewed Gazpacho

Jan 8, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Just when I thought my recipe was the best I've ever made, Anne comes up with one far superior!!!! thanks again Anne!!!

Reviewed Blue Cheese and Walnut Crackers

Dec 30, 2010 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Am about to make these crackers but have a question. When Ina says to rotate the pan during cooking. She isn't saying to turn each cracker over is she?

Reviewed White Chocolate Lollipops

Dec 16, 2010 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Want to try these with the dark chocolate shown on the special. What a novel idea for dessert at a dinner party. Lots of choices for goodies to put on them. Looking forward to seeing the special again this afternoon.

Reviewed Holiday Sticky Buns

Dec 16, 2010 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

DECADENT!!!! BUT SO GOOOOOD!!!!

Reviewed Rosemary Roasted Potatoes

Dec 16, 2010 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Really wonderful Hasselbach potatoes. The Yukon Gold potatoes make such a difference!!! Great Special in London!!!

Reviewed Braised Lamb Shanks

Nov 9, 2010 in Food Network Community Toolbox on Food Network

I've cooked lamb shanks several times using different recipes and all have been wonderful. But this one is beyond wonderful!!!!! Browning the vegetables is such an important step that I never did before. And the flavors!!! The crowning jewel is the gremolata...don't skip this. Anne, you are the most talented chef at Food Network!!! Please write a...

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