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Reviewed Magical Peanut Butter Cookies

May 9, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Read the reviews before you make them and then decide if this recipe is for you. Note, these are NOT traditional cookies, but can be a decent substitute if you need to watch your weight, gluten, sugar, etc. I added cinnamon and shredded coconut flakes to mask some of the splenda flavor... but the after taste can still be strong :/ "

Reviewed Ricotta Cheese Crepes with Persimmon Apricot Marmalade

Apr 26, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

1/4 ounce salt.... that cannot be right? It created an inedible, overly-salty batter! Unfortunately, after wasting the batter, I compared this to other crepe recipes on the website and most do not even use salt, and if they do, it is a "pinch!

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Reviewed Homemade Ricotta

Apr 21, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Sorry, Ina, this is paneer, not ricotta. Deserves 0 stars but i had to give it a 1."

Reviewed Homemade Ricotta

Apr 21, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Sorry, Ina, this is paneer, not ricotta. Deserves 0 stars but i had to give it a 1."

Reviewed Cold Cucumber-Avocado Soup

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

This was completely bland (gave it 1 star because that is the minimum required to post, to me it was a ZERO!). Rather than "soup" it would maybe pass as a dressing... Soup implies a bowl full, and there is no way you could stomach a bowl of this! I think it was a waste of [expensive] avocados. I recommend you let the avocado shine by making a yummy...

Reviewed Leftover Baked Potato Soup

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

The recipe calls for too much chicken stock (i reduced it to 3 cups) and is quite bland. I omitted the 1/2 cup sour cream that goes in the soup (just used a dollop on top of each bowl), added additional fresh pepper, crushed red pepper flakes (color looks great in soup without too much added heat), and ground cumin. Overall, a good starting recipe,...

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