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Reviewed Grilled Hassleback Sweet Potatoes with Molasses-Nutmeg Butter

Sep 9, 2013 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

being a southerner we eat yams at least once a week
we eat more yams than irish potatoes or rice
these are sooooooo good. must try for a new
twist on sweet potatoes."

Reviewed Aunt Peggy's Cheesecake with Praline Topping

Sep 21, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

some complained about the praline topping. If you over cook this you will wind up
with brittle. Apparently some people have never made brittle, otherwise they would
know that this topping should not be over cooked. Maybe Paula should have told
her viewers this as some are not experienced cooks. My family loved this recipe
and...

Reviewed Coconut Madeleines

Jun 6, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

my two granddaughter ages 8 and 10 baked
these today. We found after the first batch
to cook them only 7 minutes and they were
moist and really good. Even their papa liked
them and he rarely eats cookies. Of course
they were so proud of our time in the kitchen
and they also helped clean up all...

Reviewed Jacket Potato with Bacon, Mushroom, and Peppercorn Sauce

Mar 23, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

made the mushrooms as a side dish with steak, salad and
just the mushrooms. So So good. who needs a potato
with this side dish. thanks Paula for another favorite dish.""

Reviewed German Chocolate Cake with Coconut-Pecan Filling

Mar 12, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

this is a wonderful cake family and friends gave it a
5 star rating. I loved this show on Monday March 12
with Liza. She is my favorite, so adorable thanks for
having her on your show Paula. Two of my favorite
personalities. ""

Reviewed Lemony White Bean and Arugula Salad

Feb 21, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

this is the most wonderful salad. The dressing is so good
and our family loves arugula. I always have to double this
salad for the 3 of us. Thanks Giada for a keeper. We are
leaving for the Cayman Islands early March have already
packed this recipe in my suitcase. It will be so nice to
have this salad...

Reviewed Almond Rice Pilaf

Jan 2, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

this is so so good. After it was made I
placed it in my warming drawer. Before the rest of dinner
was ready there were six forks in the sink (no double dipping in my
kitchen) my husband kept getting bites. He says this is the best rice
dish he has had in a very long time. It will be a keeper. Thanks much""

Reviewed Pickled Beets

Dec 24, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

my daughter in law father brought me a lot of beets from his garden.
I must say I have eaten beets all my life. Bar none this is the best
recipe I have ever made. My eldest granddaughter came home from
college and was here to make cookies with me, I was in the process
of making the beets she does not like beets....

Reviewed Good Eats Roast Turkey

Nov 25, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

I did this recipe to the letter and my family raved said this was the best turkey I have
ever prepared. Told them all the appreciation goes to Alton Brown. I have never been
a great fan of Turkey, but this large family loves the all the traditions of Thanksgiving.
Each year along with the turkey I also make a standing...

Reviewed Salmon with Brown Sugar and Mustard Glaze

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

This is absolutely the best salmon dish we have ever had.
It is obvious why you are an Iron Chef. Every recipe of yours
I have tried is a keeper for our family. Just made the creamed Kale
with caramelized shallots, the kale fresh from our friend's garden. Sooooo
good. Love your throw-down show also. Never...

Reviewed Biscuits with Milk Gravy

Nov 2, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

born and raised in the south. We had biscuits at every meal when growing up. Even for
breakfast. I make biscuits at least 4 times a week. My adult children are asking to be
taught how to make my biscuits. They will come by and if I have leftover ones they will
eat them cold. I use Crisco as I don't have a use for lard...

Reviewed Sloppy Joe Di Maggios - Serves a whole team of 9 little leaguers!

Oct 14, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

I have had sloppy joes but none as good
as these. The only thing I did to this recipe was add
cayenne pepper, we love spicy. Will be making
again and again. Thanks Rachael for a delicious,
fast, easy to prepare recipe. ""

Reviewed Lamb and Turnip Stew with Stout

Oct 14, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

very good. Ann here in the south we eat
a lot of turnips. You might say it is a
staple. We like to put the turnips in
our turnip greens, as well as equal
parts potatoes and turnips mashed
together sooooo good.""

Reviewed Fregola Salad with Broccoli and Cipollini Onions

Sep 29, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

This is such a good dish. Our two youngest granddaughters
loved it. We have a policy at our home and at their parents
home also. It is called yes please and no please. They must
try a spoonful of everything prepared. They can say yes please
if they like and no please if they do not care a lot for the dish.
This...

Reviewed Lowcountry Smothered Pork Chops

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

this is the best pork chop I have found or created. Just my husband and me so
we had leftovers. It was even better reheated for lunch the next day. My husband
ask when can we have this again. I will keep this recipe to make sure I make it
just as the recipe instructs. So easy and satisfying. Served with the mashed
potatoes...

Reviewed Brussels Sprouts with Onions and Bacon

Jun 24, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

my family loves vegetables but brussels sprouts are not
their favorite. Made this recipe it was a hit. They
ask me to double the recipe the next time, soon
they said. Thanks Paula you rock. Love when
you have your hubby, sons, and people from
your restaurant on with you. You are so much
fun...

Reviewed Okra and Tomatoes

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

Being from the south we grew up on fresh vegetables and okra was one of our
favorites. This recipe is very much like my mother made for our family of 7
children. Most of the time my mother put in fresh corn and a pinch of sugar.
try the corn in this dish sooo good. Thanks Paula "

Reviewed New Potato Salad

Feb 23, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Another winner Ina, several years ago you made a potato salad
I think it was dill potato salad. It was so good I have misplaced
the recipe. This one is almost as good as that one.
Love it when Jeffery is on you two are so cute together.
"

Reviewed Grilled Pork Tenderloin a la Rodriguez with Guava Glaze and Orange-Habanero Mojo

Feb 23, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

thank you bobby for another great recipe the family
loved it. I have made many of your recipes and they
have always made me look like a great cook. your
spaghetti recipe, I have to make at least once a month.
This too will go in my Bobby Flay file for go to wow
dishes. Also love your show down program....

Reviewed Cookie Dough Truffles

Feb 14, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

these were so very good. I noticed someone said something about eggs. There are
no eggs in this recipe. Follow the recipe to the letter and they will be absolutely
delicious. Thanks Paula for another winner in my keeper recipes file.

Reviewed Italian Wedding Soup

Jan 24, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

my husband's favorite soup is Italian Wedding Soup, he orders it out whenever it
is on the menu. He says this is the best I have ever eaten. I made it exactly by
your recipe except I used seashell and Ditalini pasta as that was all I had in my
pantry. Thanks Ina I have made many of your recipes and all have been a great
success...

Reviewed Fried Egg and Avocado Sandwich

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

Paula my husband says this is by far the best sandwich he has ever
eaten. Made it exactly as you and your adorable husband made it.
Thanks Paula for a definite keeper. Love you and your show, watch
you as often as possible.

Reviewed Sunny Side Up Burger

Dec 3, 2010 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Sunny we have been eating hamburger's with
a sunnyside up egg on them since the 1950's
We also have been mixing our hamburger meat
with cheese, garlic, and our own seasoning
mixture, only way this family likes to eat them.

Thanks

Reviewed Crab Hushpuppies

Nov 4, 2010 in Food Network Community Toolbox on Food Network

growing up a southerner I never put flour in my hushpuppies, mine are considered the
best. I put regular onion, let them set for at least 4 hours before cooking. Just before
cooking put the crab meat in, was very careful not to over stir so the pieces of crab
meat were not all flaked up.

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