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Reviewed Mini Penne with Sweet Peppers and Parmigiano-Reggiano

Sep 25, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Delicious! But I made it even better- added 3 cloves of minced garlic to the peppers and onions, and added about 1/4 teaspoon of cayenne pepper, doubled the basil, and reduced the pasta to 3/4 of the box. Soo spicy, juicy, and delicious! Of course, I'm sure its great as-is too. ""

Reviewed Pasta Ponza

Sep 25, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

easy to make and good. i added about a tablespoon of minced garlic to the tomatoes before adding the bread crumbs and baking. i was amazed that the tomatoes could turn into a sauce, but they did. i did need to use some of the pasta water. overall, the dish was not spicy and could use more of a kick, but was definitely good. i threw in fresh basil...

Reviewed Corn Mashed Potatoes

Sep 18, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

i used 2lbs of potatoes and peeled them, reduced the cream to 1 cup. i used white potatoes because my grocery store only had 5lb bags of yukon golds. lastly, i realized the only garlic i had had already sprouted a plant in the refrigerator, so i ended up having to use garlic powder. they turned out amazing!! these are seriously some of the best m...

Reviewed Sweet Chicken Bacon Wraps

Sep 18, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

these were so simple to make and delicious! and my fiance ate half of the batch in one sitting. will definitely make these again for something simple to feed him. they made the house smell delicious too. the bacon could be a tad crispier.. but i did totally pack the broiler rack so if they had more room that would probably solve that..""

Reviewed Glazed Carrots

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

This recipe is so simple and amazing!! The ginger ale is a great idea for the glaze. I used half turnips and half carrots instead of just carrots. I saw the turnip idea from another recipe on this site, but thought the glaze on this recipe sounded better. Mmmm! I also drizzled about 2 tbsp honey on the turnips/carrots while they were simmering, a...

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