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Reviewed honey cornbread muffins

Feb 20, 2014 on

These are amazing, best corn muffins I have ever made, thanks for sharing....

Reviewed Applesauce Pancakes

Jan 19, 2014 on

Excellent, am not really a fan of pancakes ate 3 while I was making them, just plain.....made 1/2 of the recipe, got 30 pancakes, used my own homemade chunky applesauce, which we prefer, this is a definite keeper, have already saved it to my recipe box, thanks.....

Reviewed Oatmeal, Cranberry and Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Feb 16, 2013 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

Made these into a bar, baked 14 minutes, best oatmeal recipe I have ever used, chewy, and soft all in one, and will be my go to recipe from now on, used mini choc chips, only difference, thanks, Gaida, for another keeper......."

Reviewed Cranberry Sauce

Nov 21, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

Soo good, sooo easy, sooo healthy, a keeper......also used lemon juice and rind as I did not have enuf oranges either.....this recipe can be tweaked with all different kinds of juices and citrus, my favorite kind of recipe.........."

Reviewed Pumpkin Cupcakes With Kahlua Cream Cheese Frosting

Oct 31, 2012 in on

I made these a while ago and they are awesome, just used powdered sugar instead of frosting and they have gotten rave reviews from my husband so far......."

Reviewed Pumpkin Muffins

Sep 18, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

Not being a fan of making muffins, per se, I decided to try this batter in a 9x13 pan instead, and this recipe is amazing.....only changes I made was using maple syrup in place of the molasses, and made my own sour milk, lacking the buttermilk in my staples, and used organic whole wheat flour, and the white flour it called for,,, also, did use the"

Reviewed Oatmeal Raisin Bar Cookies

Aug 2, 2012 in on

One of the best bar cookies I have ever made, next time will try them with coconut, and then dried cherries, this is a keeper..."

Reviewed Banana Walnut Bread

Apr 5, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

Awesome recipe, just pan sprayed the pan did not use butter, came right out perfect, the recipe calls for 1/2 cup butter which is 1 stick, at least that is how I made it, was simple and delish, thanks food network""

Reviewed Honey-Mustard Pork Roast with Bacon

Mar 1, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

By far the best roast pork I have ever made.....Juicy, done perfect, and very flavorful.....I had to use maple horseradish mustard for one of my mustards as that what was I had in the house, used thin bacon that was very lean, and it crisped up great, my roast was a little fatter around then some I have used, so cooked it 15 minutes longer then t...

Reviewed Rustic Meat and Bean Pot

Feb 22, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

Wonderful, easy dish...did cut down on sausages and used chicken breast chunks, leftover pork tenderloin chunks, and just 1 can of blackeyed peas, and 2/3 cup of homemade veggie broth, kept the rest the same, and like other suggestions placed in my crockpot on low for several hours to blend the flavors and have ready when I got home from doing er...

Reviewed Roasted Red Potatoes with Rosemary

Feb 8, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

Made these to go with burgers, they were wonderful, just happen to have a rosemary plant, so had the fresh it called for, used garlic powder, the evoo, and the potatoes were a little big, so used a 410 degree oven, for 40 minutes, they were golden brown on the outside and soft on the inside, perfect,no broiling needed....leftovers will be homefri...

Reviewed Mom's Turkey Meatloaf

Jan 17, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

Have made this recipe with the ground turkey and just made it with ground beef, it is a very moist meatloaf and it does take longer to cook, so i bump up the oven temp to 375 and bake 1 1/4 hours and let set the ten minutes, and it is always perfect. My only additions are chili powder and tumeric, my go to healthy spices I always use to bump up f...

Reviewed Orange Poached Pears with Fudge Sauce

Dec 27, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

Absolutely delicious, used fresh squeezed oj, recipe as exact, i did, however, peel and slice the pears in quarters, then poached for 5 minutes, had with whip cream on top, a 7 star recipe, made my whole house smell script, did not use the hot fudge just whip cream....""

Reviewed Espresso Dark Brownie Cupcakes, Peanut Butter Fudge Frosting

Dec 18, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

This rating is for the frosting, wish you could do 8 stars......the only difference i did was use hersheys cocoa, dry, 1/3 of a cup only......i just have a hand held mixer in my house, with no paddle beater so just used regular beaters, it was perfect for spreading, perfect consistency, and the flavor was awesome, my husband who is a frosting lov...

Reviewed Ranch Deviled Eggs

Dec 13, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

This recipe is absolutely delicious. made exactly as written, and the bbq sauce makes the whole thing. Made these for my cookie swap party and everyone raved about them, 8 people, 20 deviled eggs, everyone gone, recipe asked for~~~thanks Melissa for another hit at my house.......""

Reviewed Holiday Biscotti

Dec 8, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

Just finished a batch of these and they are wonderful, simple to make, just my kind of recipe....Only thing I had to do different was used chopped pecans, the only nut I had in the house....Delicious without the added chocolate, this is a keeper and this recipe can be tweaked and still remain simple and delish, thanks Giada....""

Reviewed Pumpkin Gooey Butter Cakes

Nov 29, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

Delish, and will now become a holiday favorite in my house, and easy to make, a little goes a long way, and can really feed a good size crowd for sure, thanks, again, Paula~~~""

Reviewed Sweet Potato-Pecan Casserole

Nov 29, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

Excellent, made exactly as is written, did however put a few mini marshmallows on 1/2 at last few minutes for the little ones, will be a keeper in this house, thanks ellie for your healthy alternatives to enjoy.....""

Reviewed Sloppy Joes

Oct 22, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

Excellent recipe for sloppy joes, and have tried a lot of them...did leave out the jalapeno, we do not care for them and used brown sugar, had no molasses in the house, all the flavors go so well together, this is a keeper........ ""

Reviewed Hungry Chick Chunky Soup

Oct 14, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

Easy way to make a satisfying homemade chix soup, that is very good. As most soups and stews, etc, gets better with time, tho, would add some garlic, and italian seasoning....thanks HG~~""

Reviewed Squash-tastic Shepherd's Pie

Oct 10, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

Very good, love ground turkey recipes, and butternut squash is also my favorite, DO NOT know how you can give a recipe 3 stars that you have changed all around, that is my pet peeve on this comment section, if you are gonna change it all around then it is not right to give less then 5 stars, it is not the actual recipe and is no help to anyone on...

Reviewed Pork Chops with Golden Apple Sauce

Oct 2, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

Delicious, and a definite keeper, will use again and again, and also the applesauce with other things...Did use 1/2 tsp of dried ginger, did not have fresh, and dried cherries as we do not care for raisins in my family, the pork chops were done perfect and juicy, served with mashed potato to sop up the pan drippings and applesauce on the plate......

Reviewed Garden Vegetable Soup

Sep 27, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

Delicious soup without a lot of fuss, and everyone was right do not omit the lemon juice and parsley, luckily I had fresh in my herb garden....The only thing I had to do different was used white cannelini beans in place of green beans which I did not have in the house, saved a trip to the store....this recipe is a keeper and will be made again an...

Reviewed The 3 B's - Beans (Bacon, Brown Sugar and Bourbon

Aug 8, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

Came out awesome. <<<<< Bean soaking tip: i used to have problems getting dry beans to hydrate properly, and an old lady friend of mine told me one time, if you have a lot of chemicals in your local town/city water, you need to get some pure bottled or spring water, to soak and to cook them in... tried it and it worked perfect and to this day h...

Reviewed Zucchini Bread

Jul 16, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

Cannot remember if I reviewed this bread or not in the past as I have used it forever and it is the best Zucchini bread recipe I have found and I have tried many of them through the years. I have varied the ingreds through the years also, and each and every time it was the best. Thanks Paula....."

Reviewed Yellow Squash Casserole

Jul 2, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

So easy, Absolutely delicious way to use summer squashes. Tons of flavor and next time I think I will throw in some cauliflour, which is another one of my favorite veggies.........a summer keeper for sure~~~~"

Reviewed Barbecue Chicken

Jun 15, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

Very good bbq sauce, l, too agree with the previous reviewer and I have said it on here before, do not give a recipe less then 5 stars if you are not gonna make it the way it is written, then you cannot give it an honest review, the object of this is not to review your additions and subtractions, the object is to give a review of the original reci"

Reviewed Salmon Burgers with Caesar Slaw

Jun 8, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

These burgers were the best salmon burgers I ever made, wish I could give them 10 stars, and salmon burgers are one of my favorite things. I did use the juice of just half a lemon, no zest, and had no italian bread crumbs on hand so made my own with italian herbs out of my garden, this is a keeper, thanks, Rach~~~~~"

Reviewed Artichoke and Sun-Dried Tomato Stuffed Chicken Breast

May 23, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

Awesome recipe, used boneless skinless chicken thighs because it was what I had in the house, had all the rest of the ingreds, did like so many said in reviews, chunked thighs sauteed in the oil, etc., added the rest of the stuffing ingreds, covered simmered the 10 minutes, voila, delish!!! the sauce/stuffing is something that could be used in soo"

Reviewed Twice Cooked Turkey Meatloaf

Mar 26, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

Made exactly as the recipe read and it was delicious, moist and very flavorful, always amazes me that people rate it with only their own additions and subtractions and can call it bad, when it is not the actual recipe. That is not a good review for someone who wants a review of the actual recipe, makes no sense and is not helpful to the rest of u...

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