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Reviewed Pasta, Pesto, and Peas

Aug 30, 2013 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

The pesto recipe was way too salty and garlicky for my taste. I would recommend starting with less salt and garlic than the amounts in the recipe and add more as needed. Luckily, the ingredients in the other part of the recipe made the dish OK. I used almonds instead of walnuts and pine nuts since I had them on hand. I will make it it again."

Reviewed Succulent Braised Pork

Mar 9, 2013 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

So good! A perfect dish to make for company - just throw it in the oven with no last minute fussing. My guests loved it, and I was able to visit with them instead of being stuck in the kitchen."

Reviewed Pot Roast

Jan 7, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

GREAT TIME O' DAY! The best pot roast recipe ever! I used 1 cup of beef broth instead of the boullion and water and a bit more wine than the recipe calls for. I am compiling recipes for my kids as they go out into the world on their own, and this will surely be included. Thanks, Paula!""

Reviewed Palmiers

Oct 10, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

Wow!!! These were so good and so easy. My puff pastry was a long way past its prime, but you'd never know it. After reading the other reviews, I used half the amount of orange zest, rolled the pastry on Saran Wrap and put it in the freezer for 1/2 hour. Mine were perfect after baking 10 minutes on the first side and 4 minutes on the second. ...

Reviewed Grandma Maronis Meatballs 100 Year Old Recipe

Aug 15, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

These meatballs were yummy - very light and seasoned so well. I assumed the amounts were in weight, not volume; glad I had my digital scale. I used parchment paper intead of PAM, and the cleanup was easy. Can't wait to make meatball hoagies with the leftovers.""

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