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Reviewed Grandmother Paula's Sour Cream Pound Cake

May 9, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

This is a recipe to save. Worked out beautifully! I substituted half of the sour cream with room temperature cream cheese, also I baked the batter in two 8" rounds and turned down the temperature to 300 degrees after 25 minutes, then continued to bake for another 30 minutes. I used parchment paper in the bottom of the pans (this really helped) and"

Reviewed Roasted Tomato Soup

May 4, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

I really loved this soup! Roasting the tomato, onion and garlic really gave this another element.I did add a couple of ingredients. Before reduction, I added about 1/2 cup of red wine and about 2 tablespoons of balsamic vinegar. Also, I didn't have fresh basil on hand, so at the end of cooking I added about 1 full tablespoon of dried basil along w"

Reviewed Roasted Tomato Soup

May 4, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

I really loved this soup! Roasting the tomato, onion and garlic really gave this another element.I did add a couple of ingredients. Before reduction, I added about 1/2 cup of red wine and about 2 tablespoons of balsamic vinegar. Also, I didn't have fresh basil on hand, so at the end of cooking I added about 1 full tablespoon of dried basil along w"

Reviewed White Frosting

May 3, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Contrary to the other reviews, the frosting did come together for me. This was almost an Italian meringue butter cream recipe with the exception of that you heat your egg whites with your simple syrup instead of adding the warm syrup to the unheated meringue. The texture was smooth and the frosting was very light. But the taste was definitely not "

Reviewed Vanilla Cupcakes

May 3, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Sorry Food Network. I had to give this recipe a low rating. The cup cake was bland, dense and greasy. I usually expect cake to be moist, sweet and light. The only time a cake should be dense is if it is a pound cake, gluten free or a torte. Maybe I will try again with more sugar and less butter. This cupcake resembled a corn muffin for me."

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