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Reviewed Gnocchi With Squash and Kale

Jan 10, 2013 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Followed the recipe exactly and it turned out great! Will definitely make again, good easy vegetarian dish! "

Reviewed Meatloaf with Mustard and Sour Cream Gravy

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

This meatloaf is awesome! I decided to make a lighter version by using ground turkey and chicken sausage and omitting the bacon, it turned out great! Don't skip the gravy, it's worth it!""

Reviewed Asparagus Soup with Herbed Goat Cheese

Nov 20, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Few ingredients and an easy to make delicious soup. I made it exactly as instructed and it turned out thick, hearty and delicious. I might try adding in a little garlic with the leek next time, looking forward to making this again.""

Reviewed Individual Vegetable Lasagnas

Feb 28, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Pretty good healthier version of lasagna, and the beans were such a nice touch, they gave the lasagna a nice creamy texture without all the ricotta. I also made this in a big pan instead of individual ramekins, and it turned out just fine. "

Reviewed Grilled Cheese

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

Was expecting a bit more. I like the bacon/apple/cheese combo, but the bacon just added too much fatty flavor to the already dense grilled cheese. If I use this recipe again, I'll do just cheddar and apple.

Reviewed Mexican Chicken Soup

Feb 8, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

I really wasn't feeling this soup the first night I made it. I was on a budget and skipped all the toppings and subsequently it was a little boring, even after I had thrown in corn and green chiles to give it a little more flavor. But when I had leftovers two nights later this soup had really come into its own, and tasted great. If you can, I'd...

Reviewed Mexican Chicken Soup

Feb 8, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

I really wasn't feeling this soup the first night I made it. I was on a budget and skipped all the toppings and subsequently it was a little boring, even after I had thrown in corn and green chiles to give it a little more flavor. But when I had leftovers two nights later this soup had really come into its own, and tasted great. If you can, I'd...

Reviewed Mexican Chicken Soup

Feb 8, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

I really wasn't feeling this soup the first night I made it. It was a little boring, even after I had thrown in corn and green chiles to give it a little more flavor. But when I had leftovers two nights later this soup had really come into its own, and tasted great. If you can, I'd recommend making this a day or two ahead of when you'd like to...

Reviewed Shrimp and Ginger Siu Mai Dumplings

Feb 7, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Pretty tasty and very easy! I used a whole bunch of green onions, but the rest of the recipe was great as is. They were so good I made them twice in one week! The second time I used equal pork to shrimp, and although it was good, I felt like the original ratio of shrimp to pork tasted a bit better and more authentic.

Reviewed Vegetarian Pot Stickers

Feb 7, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

These were a little harder to wrap than the meat-filled kind, but they were tasty. The recipe worked without shitakes, we also added bamboo shoots and browned them on both sides versus steaming.

Reviewed Spaghetti with Asparagus, Smoked Mozzarella and Prosciutto

Jan 31, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

This recipe was easy and quickly demolished by my friends! If you throw out the pasta water, like I always do, just try a little butter to help bind it all together, worked for me.

Reviewed Shrimp Siu Mai (Dumplings

Jan 31, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

These siu mai aren't like anything you'd have at dim sum, but they taste amazing and seem fairly healthy. I found that the cooking time was a bit longer than 6-8 minutes, and I also took another siu mai recipe's suggestion to use cabbage to line your bamboo steamer to prevent sticking, it worked like a charm! I used 1 tbspn cornstarch (instead of...

Reviewed Espresso Chip Meringues

Jan 28, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

If you have a mixer this recipe is extremely easy and the end product awesome! Even though I didn't get my egg whites as stiff as they should have been, and the meringues collapsed into more of a cookie form, they were still delicious and eaten up quickly! Instead of super fine sugar we just pulsed regular sugar in a food processor for a minute...

Reviewed Espresso Chip Meringues

Jan 28, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

If you have a mixer this recipe is extremely easy and the end product awesome! Even though I didn't get my egg whites as stiff as they should have been, and the meringues collapsed into more of a cookie form, they were still delicious and eaten up quickly! I will definitely make them again!

Reviewed Parker's Split Pea Soup

Jan 17, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Flavor of this split pea soup was great! Be warned though, this soup does not liked to be pureed, because the potatoes added too much starch and the soup went a bit too thick. Other than that, great recipe, also worked well with ham!

Reviewed Parker's Split Pea Soup

Jan 17, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Flavor of this split pea soup was great! Be warned though, this soup does not liked to be pureed, because the potatoes added too much starch and the soup went a bit too thick. Other than that, great recipe, also worked well with ham!

Reviewed Whoopie Pies

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

This recipe was a little difficult without a real mixer since it was a huge amount of dough to mix by hand. Also I'm not sure if its too much baking soda or not enough sugar, but the cakes were a little off and not quite as sweet as you might expect. Then again the filling made up for any lack of sweetness and the final product was pretty tasty.

Reviewed Mom's Turkey Meatloaf

Dec 7, 2010 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

This is a great turkey meatloaf base, I add jalapenos (both inside and on top in place of the onions), corn, red onion, and green chilis for a tex-mex take!

Reviewed Pumpkin Banana Mousse Tart

Dec 7, 2010 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

The flavor of this pie was great, but I had the opposite problem of most reviewers in that my pie filling had a strange firm artificial texture, due to the gelatin I'd imagine. I'd leave the gelatin out if I made this pie again.

Reviewed Lentil Soup with Beef

Dec 7, 2010 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

This is a perfect recipe to make on a lazy weekend and enjoy for the rest of the week, very simple and hearty for the winter. And even though it takes a few hours, there isn't a lot of work to do once the meat is cooked and the veggies are chopped. One note is that this recipe seemed to make much more than 6 servings, probably closer to 10 in my...

Reviewed Uncle Vincent's Lasagna

Dec 7, 2010 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

This lasagna is great! We didn't use the Mortadella, and although we were skeptical about the hard boiled eggs, they turned out to be a really nice addition. One note is that this lasagna is light on the veggies, heavy on the meats and cheeses, so you may want to add some zucchini or squash, but overall it was tasty, and we are looking forward to...

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