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Reviewed Baja Garlic Shrimp

Dec 27, 2013 on FoodNetwork.com

This was very simple and easy to make, I took some advise from other viewers & added red pepper flakes & less garlic, I served it with angel hair pasta on the side, I also added some pasta water to the sauce, it was very good!

Reviewed Cold Rice Salad

Nov 16, 2013 on FoodNetwork.com

This was so fresh tasting and so easy to make, I served it @ room temp, it was a nice change, I added cilantro also.

Reviewed Chocolate-Raspberry Layer Cake

Sep 20, 2013 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Beautiful presentation, the only thing I would change is putting the raspberrys through a sieve."

Reviewed Strawberry and Spinach Salad

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

So summery fresh, I didn't have strawberrys so I used rasberrys instead, the only thing I changed was I only used 1 T of vinegar and added more sugar because rasberrys are not as sweet as strawberrys, the fresh basil really came through."

Reviewed "Instant" Pancake Mix

Jul 6, 2013 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Very fluffy, will no longer use Bisquick anymore, love that I can make a big batch of the mix so all I have to do is add the wet ingredients, you are left wanting more, good sign it's really good!"

Reviewed Chicken Florentine Style

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

Absolutly devine, I couldn't stop eating this, I put the chicken over asparagus instead of the spinach, so easy to make too, thank you Giada for another great recipe."

Reviewed Mediterranean Spiced Cucumber Medallions

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

Did not like the combination of flavors, on the bland side, they look good though."

Reviewed Baked Fish Dugler-ini and Angel Hair Pasta

Jan 5, 2013 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

The only reason I'm not giving this recipe 5 stars is it needed a little more kick like some red pepper flakes or greek olives, but otherwise it was very good and healthy."

Reviewed Kicked Up Cole Slaw

Jan 1, 2013 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

So much flavor, only thing I added was some chopped apples for sweetness, it was even better the next day!"

Reviewed Farfalle with Chicken, Porcini Mushroom and Swiss Chard

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

Absolutly delicious, added baby bella's instead of dried porcini mushrooms & baby spinich instead of swiss chard, only needed 1/2 lb of farfalle pasta (bow tie) I will add wine next time per viewer."

Reviewed Baked Halibut with Arugula Salsa Verde

Aug 18, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Another easy & great tasting recipe from Giada & looks good too, very impressed, will make this again & again! Thank you! Giada!"

Reviewed Broiled Tilapia with Mustard-Chive Sauce

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

Just loved this & so easy to make, I made it withed Potato & Tomato Salad, I couldn't stop eating it, Gida gives me so much inspiration to cook & convidence that it will turn out good, thank you Giada!"

Reviewed Grizzly Chocolate Treats

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

I can't stop eating these, the white chocolate on top was a hit!!!"

Reviewed Sandy's Potato Salad

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

I also cut the recipe in half, I will use a little more sugar next time but that is it, very good!"

Reviewed Lemony Shrimp Scampi Pasta

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

Very light & flavorfull, only thing I changed was 1/2 t of red pepper flakes instead of 1 t., couldn't stop eating it."

Reviewed Wild Rice Salad

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

What a wonderful summer salad, loved it, can't wait to eat the leftovers for lunch tomorrow, would not change a thing, exceptional!!!"

Reviewed Old-Fashioned Banana Cake

Mar 25, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Had good flavor but it' still reminded me of banana bread instead of cake.""

Reviewed Creamy Baked Chicken and Wild Rice Casserole

Mar 25, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

It was just ok, not good enough to make again, the frozen cranberries on top made the receipe.""

Reviewed Lentil Vegetable Soup

Nov 13, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

So good & heathy too, I added 2 cut up chicken breasts, the parm @ the end makes it so flavorfull, I will add some olive oil @ the end next time.""

Reviewed Couscous-Stuffed Peppers with Basil Sauce

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

So easy to make & healthy too, Giada rarley disappoints me & here is another example, made it exactly as the recipe except used sour cream instead of creme fraiche, could not find it in the grocery store, so good!"

Reviewed Gooey Chocolate Pudding Cake

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

TOO MUCH OF GOOEY MESS"

Reviewed Neely's Jumbo Coconut Shrimp

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

SO GOOD & SO EASY IF YOU BUY SHRIMP ALREADY PEELED & DEVEINED, THIS SHRIMP IS BETTER THEN IF YOU WERE TO GO OUT, THE SAUCE IS WONDERFUL & ZESTY, I CAN'T WAIT TO EAT THE LEFTOVERS, WHAT A KEEPER!!!"

Reviewed Corn and Crab Chowder

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

THE FLAVOR WAS GOOD BUT A BIT TO THIN FOR A CHOWDER MORE LIKE A SOUP, I WILL MAKE IT THICKER NEXT TIME!

Reviewed Crunchy White Chocolate-Orange Bark

Dec 26, 2010 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

SO GOOD AND SO EASY TO MAKE, IT LOOKS SO GOOD TOO, I WILL BE MAKING THIS AGAIN & MIXING IT UP LIKE OTHER VIEWERS.

Reviewed Chicken Tetrazzini

Dec 23, 2010 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

THIS WAS SO GOOD BUT CREATED SO MANY DISHES TO WASH, I WAS VERY TIRED AFTER MAKING THIS, THE FAMILY SAID IT WAS VERY GOOD, I WOULD HAVE TO THINK ABOUT MAKING THIS AGAIN DUE TO THE WORK INVOLVED OR HAVE SOMEONE ELSE DO THE DISHES.

Reviewed Gina's Herb Cream Biscuits

Nov 28, 2010 in Food Network Community Toolbox on Food Network

VERY CRUNCHY ON THE OUTSIDE BUT SOFT INSIDE, THE EGG WASH & CREAM REALLY MADE THEM LOOK GOOD, EASY TO PUT TOGETHER!

Reviewed Pumpkin Pie Spice Martini

Nov 27, 2010 in Food Network Community Toolbox on Food Network

WAY TO SWEET!!!

Reviewed Spring Salad with Creamy Goat Cheese Dressing

Oct 31, 2010 in Food Network Community Toolbox on Food Network

I WAS A LITTLE HESITANT ABOUT THE DRESSING BUT WAS PLEASENTLY SURPRISED, ALL THE FLAVORS WERE GREAT TOGETHER, MY FAMILY REALLY LIKED IT, THIS IS A KEEPER!

Reviewed Classic Shrimp Gobernador Tacos

Oct 31, 2010 in Food Network Community Toolbox on Food Network

WOW, IF YOU WANT A DIFFERENT KIND OF TACO THIS IS THE ONE TO TRY, VERY EASY TO MAKE AND MY FAMILY RAVED ABOUT THEM, SO GLAD I TRIED THIS ONE, BE SURE TO USE CORN TORTILIAS, I CAN'T WAIT TO MAKE THEM AGAIN, THANK YOU!

Reviewed Foolproof Mexican Rice ("Arroz Mexicano"

Oct 31, 2010 in Food Network Community Toolbox on Food Network

SO GOOD, AND JUST THE WAY IT SHOULD TASTE, NEXT TIME I WILL USE THE TOMATO PUREE INSTEAD OF CUTTING UP THE TOMATOES AND PUTTING THEM IN THE BLENDER & STRAINING THEM, BUT OTHER THAN THAT I WOULD NOT CHANGE A THING.

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