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Reviewed Pasta with Pancetta and Leeks

Jul 29, 2013 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Quick. Easy. & YUMMY. Made for a quick girls dinner and the boys ended up clearing the pasta bowl after there steak and potatoes.. simple great flavors. would we good with a grilled chicken, too!"

Reviewed Strawberry Oatmeal Bars

Jul 29, 2013 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

I made these last night in a midnight cant sleep session of baking. I followed the recipe exact & they are super yummy but i think i might change a few things for next time. Add almonds to the crumble mixture and reduce the sugar down to 3/4 cup and the butter to a stick and half instead of 3/4. but this is still a great recipe and i love Ree,your"

Reviewed Chicken Parmigiana

Jul 16, 2013 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

AMAZING. I make this in a cast iron skillet just like her and OMG its just WOW. i do and chicken stock stuff that's considerated from the stock and the flavors are amazing, My finace loves it.. i make at least 3-5 times a month. Thanks Ree "

Reviewed Cajun Chicken Pasta

Jul 16, 2013 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

This has become one of my quick dinner stand by's, it so flavorful and easy to make. i have started to reduce the amount of heavy cream for a thicker sauce as mine always is a better watery. I might try the wondra flour as someone else suggested. But overall another great dish. :) "

Reviewed Whiskey Cream Sauce

Jul 16, 2013 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

I LOVE This Sauce. I have both her cookbooks and cant wait for the new one. I make this sauce with her pan fired ribeye... TO DIE FOR."

Reviewed Double Chocolate and Mint Cookies

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

Make sure you chill the dough. I made this the first time ( didnt chill) & the were super flat but they tasted great. Second, I actually read the recipe & saw that you were suppose to chill the dough & they came out fluffy and cake-like, wonderful :D thank you giada Lovin the chocolate & mint combo, too!!!"

Reviewed Pumpkin Maple Pecan Cheesecake

Nov 30, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

This was the first cheesecake I have ever made, because I thought they would be so hard. Boy was I wrong, this was so easy and results were mind or should I say mouth blowing!!! :) quick easy inexpensive and tastes great... Cheesecake factory has nothing on this cheesecake .... I didnt use the glaze either it was perfect without !!! ""

Reviewed Mexican Meatball Soup

Sep 19, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

This recipe is great , I did however make a few changes ; added 1tsp of chili powder to
broth, chopped the serrano, added 1/2tsp cumin to the meatballs and one garlic clove to the onions as well as used 2 cans veggie 2 cans beef and 2 cans water. Thanks Marecla for the great base recipes :) ""

Reviewed Chile and Cheese Rice

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

Quick, Different, & Tasted Wonderful. This is the perfect change up to the typical mexican rice... I double the recipe and everything still came out fluffy and full of flavor. Wonderful Rice and another great use of the poblano chiles. :D "

Reviewed Chicken Enchiladas

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

Made this last night for my brothers birthday dinner... HE LOVES Chile Verde but since I dont know how to make it. I made these instead and everyone was glad i did. Great reviews and its actually pretty heathly minus oil needed to make the tortillas soft... we also just boiled chicken and I doubled the salsa recipe and it was super yummy!!!THANKS "

Reviewed Chicken Enchiladas

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

Made this rice last night for my brothers birthday gathering and it is so simple and wonderful. I did double the recipe and it still came out perfect... and I just used canned corn, since I had it in the cabinet. Another great recipe thank you Marcela. "

Reviewed Peanut Butter Cookies with Blackberry Jam

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

Mine didnt turn out as pretty as hers did, but they are so good. I also used raspberry jam since that is what I had. Wonderful cookies. "

Reviewed Mexican Chicken Soup

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

PERFECT SOUP! This is one of the first things I ever tried to cook all by myself... I leave out the tomatoes since I'm not a fan ... otherwise follow it to a tea and perfection everytime. Its also really good and gets a better flavor when left overnight and eaten the next day. "

Reviewed Corn Mashed Potatoes

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

I LOVE these potatoes!!!! This is like the perfect recipe, my finace just loved them... since I'm not a big corn fan, he was really happy when he saw this one the plate. Well be making again. THANKS Marcela!!!!"

Reviewed Todd's Orange and Raspberry Cake

Jun 1, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

I made this cake for Easter... and well let just say its pretty than it tastes... the frosting I think could work with like 3/4 of a box of powdered sugar... it was just to sweet. The inside of the cake with the orange and the raspberry jam was delightful... Maybe the frosting could use some tweaking... :D "

Reviewed Spiced Pork Chops with Sweet and Sour Glaze (Agrodolce

May 19, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Personally I loved this recipe as did my mom. But my finace wasnt a huge fan cause he thought the sauce was overpowering... when I went to the store they only had thin cut chops so I think that might be the reason why... Overall an quick and easy weeknight dinner. "

Reviewed White Bean and Chicken Chili

May 19, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

First off I dont like beans, but I have tried the white beans in other soups and thought I could give it a shot. It was good expect as it thickend and the beans did what they were use to do ... it got more beany taste and I couldnt eat it.Again I know its cause i dont like beans that this wasnt a winner... but its a great healthy version of chili."

Reviewed Panna Cotta with Balsamic Strawberries

May 19, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Made this last night for my dad birthday dinner... he had panna cotta for the first time at a restuarnat and then asked me to make it for him... Super simple and easy and it was much more elegant than cake.. Only bummer is the vanilla bean cost 14.00. Thanks Ina!"

Reviewed Irish Soda Bread

May 11, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

I made this on saint paddys day and it turned out great.But woke up the next day to have a piece for breakfast... GROSS! I think its a serve once out of the oven and threw away left overs."

Reviewed Chicken with Forty Cloves of Garlic

May 11, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

I've made this a couple times and perfection every time... I LOVE the way the garlic becomes sweet and its prefect served with mashed potatoes. THANK INA!"

Reviewed Chocolate Cupcakes and Peanut Butter Icing

May 11, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

FROSTING is 5 Stars!!! I just use the devils food cake mix cause its easier and the frosting is the star anyways... WONDERFUL just WONDERFUL"

Reviewed Spicy Linguine with Clams and Mussels

May 11, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

I made this for lunch one day for my mom ( its one of her favorites). Super easy to make and quick and yummy, only one downfall... I used 1/2 teaspoon of red pepper flakes and either they were super hot chilies or the recipe should only call for 1/4 teaspoon,but that could also be a personal pref.... Overall Great Dish!"

Reviewed Toasted Pound Cake with Citrus Cream

May 11, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Fast and the cream makes a good frosting on a normal yellow cake too. :D "

Reviewed Fabulous Fudge

May 11, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Quick and easy & tastes just as good if not better than my familys recipe passed down thru the years... and you dont have to worry about hot sugar. Give it two thumbs up."

Reviewed Bacon and Pancetta Potatoes

May 11, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

I've made these a couple of times and they are wonderful. Its a great flavor combo... I've made them once with the pancetta and once without.. its good both ways... My fiance loves them( he eats them with ketchup. "

Reviewed Bacon and Pancetta Potatoes

May 11, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

I've made these a couple of times and they are wonderful. Its a great flavor combo... I've made them once with the pancetta and once without.. its good both ways... My fiance loves them( he eats them with ketchup). "

Reviewed Cranberry and Cornmeal Cake with Caramel-Walnut Topping Sauce

Dec 12, 2010 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Made this last night, came out wonderful, didnt need the powdered sugar( if i took it somewhere i would do it for looks) simple and easy cake, will be making again. :D

Reviewed Spiced Apple-Walnut Cake with Cream Cheese Icing

Dec 12, 2010 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Made this cake for work as well, baked the cake the night before and make the frosting before i went to work... got GREAT reviews.And it was simple and easy to make with a elegant looking result.. only thing that was kind of a issues is paying ten dollars for one ingredient the maple syrup, otherwise another winner from Giada.

Reviewed Spiced Apple-Walnut Cake with Cream Cheese Icing

Dec 12, 2010 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Made this cake for work as well, baked the cake the night before and make the frosting before i went to work... got GREAT reviews.And it was simple and easy to make with a elegant looking result.. only thing that was kind of a issues is paying ten dollars for one ingredient the maple syrup, otherwise another winner from Giada.

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