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Reviewed Taco Seasoning - Budget Friendly Seasoning for Tacos, Burritos..

Oct 11, 2012 in on

This was good but I wouldn't cook chicken breasts for 8 hours. The meat shredded into extra fine strands which were almost mushy. In fact I only needed 1fork to shred it."

Reviewed Omelets in a Bag

Oct 11, 2012 in on

My son's Boy Scout troop makes these all the time on camp outs! The boys love it, its quick and everyone gets what they want. Stop fretting about the plastic! Have some fun! Sometimes too much info is a bad thing."

Reviewed Couldn't Be Easier Slow Cooker Bread

Oct 10, 2012 in on

I love my crock pot and I also bake some of my own bread in the winter so I was soooo excited when I saw this recipe I went home and made it that night. I used the right size bowl and followed the instructions, but I gotta say - this was a very, very, dense, heavy bread. We ate some, but I made croutons out of the rest. Will not be making this...

Reviewed Meal in a Bowl - Noodle Soup - for 1 Double for 2 (Vegetarian)

Sep 11, 2012 in on

Seriously people - almost 4000 mg of sodium in one serving?!!!!! That is NOT good for you! (regardless of how much fiber is in there)."

Reviewed "so I Cheated" Refrigerator Dills

Aug 29, 2012 in on

why would you re-pickle pickles? Her basic recipe would work just fine on raw pickles. Just let them sit to the amount of pickling you like."

Reviewed Chipotle-Mango Barbecue Chicken With Cilantro Chimichurri

Aug 27, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

First let me say I rarely follow a recipe in its entirety but did so here. I too, had mango sauce more the color of yellow curry - nothing like the picture in Food Net Mag. It was tasty as made, but seemed to lose some of the heat during cooking. Also, all the sugar from the mangoes had a tendency to burn the chicken a little more than usual. "

Reviewed Napa Cabbage Salad

Aug 8, 2012 in on

Its great that you like your aunts recipe, but sweetie, this is NOT healthy! Anything that has 71% of its calories from fat and 146% sugar is going to kill you. try to revamp this one."

Reviewed Pulled Pork Barbecue

Oct 31, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

I have wanted to make pulled pork for a long time so when I ran across a 12 lb bone in pork shoulder I knew it I had to buy it. I researched recipies on line and found Tylers most to my liking. My only challenge was the pork still had the skin on! so I had to find out how to handle that as well. I did the dry rub overnight and made the sauce ...

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