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Reviewed Slow Cooker Macaroni and Cheese

Feb 4, 2013 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

The reason for curdling is using pre-shredded, packaged chees. You must use cheese that you shred from the block yourself. The pre-shredded has some kind of anti-caking agent that causes the recipe to curdle. Than being said...this is a so-so recipe as far as flavor goes. It is pretty bland even with SHarp Cheddar. Try Paula Dean's recipe--its "

Reviewed Thai Iced Tea

Nov 22, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Very one-note and WAY, WAY too sweet. Maybe Giada uses cheap grocery-store star anise. When I made it with Penzey's really fresh star anise it was way too strong. Needs something besides anise and needs about half the amount of Condensed milk. It was so thick as to be almost syrupy. WIll search for a better and more authentic recipe."

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