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Reviewed Beth's Hash-Brown Potato Casserole

Sep 3, 2013 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Everyone has a recipe like this one - just different variations. I think 2 cups of sour cream is way too much. Then you add a can of soup. Too "goopy." Made it exactly as the recipe states. My husband liked it, but I was just okay with it. I've had and make better. It could have used more flavor - maybe bacon and red/green peppers. Using fro"

Reviewed Mascarpone and Lemon Gnocchi

Sep 3, 2013 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Liked the results. Distinct flavor with the lemon zest and cheeses. Don't overdo the butter sauce. Like puffly little clouds. Very tender, but very very rich. Don't make them too large. Cooked for the full 6 minutes. Dough is super easy to make, but cooking in batches takes a long time. Next time I make will be as an appetizer. Too rich for "

Reviewed Chocolate Cassis Cake

Sep 3, 2013 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Not happy with this recipe! Expensive to make and it was way too fudgy and moist. Like eating an underbaked brownie. I remember Giada saying it tasted like a very fudgy brownie. Made exactly according to Ina's directions. The alcohol taste lingered after eating, which wasn't pleasant. I ate a slice, my husband had a piece, and I threw the res"

Reviewed Tropical Fruit Salad with Honey and Lime

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

This is the best fruit salad I've ever made. Very refreshing. The toasted coconut adds a nice touch. The honey/lime dressing is just the right amount and adds a great taste. Next time I will cut up Kiwi in a little thicker slices so they don't get mashed. Made this weekend for family and they gobbled it up. I love Jamie's recipes and hope Food Ne"

Reviewed Apple Dumplings

Jan 7, 2013 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

I must be from some other planet, because it seems everyone loves these dumplings. I was not impressed with these dumplings nor will I make them again. I've made many different recipes for an apple dumpling and these are my least favorite go-to ones. Definitely make sure you use the large buttermilk biscuits (smaller won't wrap around apple sli"

Reviewed Mini Vanilla Scones with Vanilla Bean Glaze

Apr 29, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

So good and tender and flaky. Most scones are dry. These were a little too fragile to dip completely in the glaze, otherwise they fall apart. I drizzled glaze over top, let dry, and then drizzle some more. Outstanding and I'll make again. Be sure to stir the vanilla caviar into the cream well or you'll have clumps of it. Love Ree's recipes and l"

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