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Reviewed Homemade Gravy

Dec 6, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

My husband and I had never had homemade gravy before, so I admit I was initially apprehensive. I made the gravy--minus the turkey drippings--the night before Thanksgiving, left it in the fridge, and the day of, I added the drippings --this then turns the pale sauce into a nice brown color-- and heated it all up on the stove.

It...

Reviewed Homemade Gravy

Dec 6, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

My husband and I had never had homemade gravy before, so I admit I was initially apprehensive. I made the gravy--minus the turkey drippings--the night before Thanksgiving, and the day of, I added the drippings (which then turns the pale sauce into a nice brown color and heated it all up on the stove.

It was super easy (pay attention...

Reviewed Pasta Ponza

Dec 6, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

It's easy to make but I wouldn't pay for this at a restaurant. I'm not sure how this got 5 stars; I've made better tasting dishes out of those ranked 4.

Ironically, I love all the ingredients--capers, tomatoes and cheese, but the breadcrumbs ruin everything. It forms kind of a strange baby food paste. When I added the pasta...

Reviewed Pasta Ponza

Dec 6, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

This is one of the nastiest things I've ever eaten. Ironically, I love all the ingredients--capers, tomatoes and cheese. I think it's the breadcrumbs that ruin everything. When I added the pasta water as suggested, the breadcrumbs got somewhat soggy. The flavors would be okay if the texture wasn't so awful.""

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