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carol2231

Clearwater, Florida

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Reviewed Peartini

Jan 26, 2013 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Too sweet for my tastes! However, I loved the pears and will make again with a simple syrup that is 1 part sugar to 2 parts water. I also zested some lime into the syrup and that was really good. Next time I will also strain - the pears were a bit pulpy. "

Reviewed Yum Yum Brownie Muffins

May 30, 2011 in Recipes on Cooking Channel

While these are tasty muffins, I noticed that several reviews are extolling the lowered calorie count. Not so much... If you look at the side of the box, particularly where it gives the calories for the mix as compared to the calories prepared as directed, the only calories you are saving are the ones from the egg, which are minimal. These are not"

Reviewed Yum Yum Brownie Muffins

May 30, 2011 in Recipes on Cooking Channel

While these are tasty muffins, I noticed that several reviews are extolling the lowered calorie count. Not so much... If you look at the side of the box, particularly where it gives the calories for the mix as compared to the calories prepared as directed, the only calories you are saving are the ones from the egg, which are minimal. These are not"

Reviewed Roasted Shrimp Cocktail

Nov 21, 2010 in Food Network Community Toolbox on Food Network

Nice and clean - let's the true flavor of the shrimp shine. And, to "Chef" and all others that don't watch the news - the Gulf shrimp are not "tainted" with anything. They are tested far more carefully than any other seafood you can buy and are the best-tasting shrimp out there! Before you slam a US cottage industry - DO YOUR HOMEWORK!

Reviewed Shrimp with Cilantro Pesto

Oct 23, 2010 in Food Network Community Toolbox on Food Network

This was wonderfully refreshing, bright, and extremely flavorful!! Loved this recipe!! Now, to address GooGoo and Robin's issues about the cost - get over it! If this is going to work as a review of RECIPES, then your rants about the COST screwed up the ratings so that others who are looking for a really good recipe might believe this one is not one...

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