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Reviewed Glazed Pearl Onions

Jan 24, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

this recipe was a 4 star for me until i ate them the next day. they were so good leftover!! so therefore i believe this is a 5 star. such a nice and easy way to use delicious pearl onions without creaming them. awesome side dish!""

Reviewed Southern Cornbread Salad

Oct 18, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

i think this recipe is delicious!! i have to be honest i used store bought corn bread b.c i wanted to try out this recipe and didnt have time to bake corn bread. the only thing i did differently was keep out tomatoes b.c my boyfriend doesnt like them, and b.c i didnt want to lose a layer of flavor i added black beans. i did salt and pepper the la...

Reviewed Sangria Perea

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

ive never made sangria before, but b.c i had a bottle of red wine and i dont like drinking red i thought id give sangria a try. i did tweak this recipe slightly. i used an entire bottle of merlot. and added some triple sec and left out the orange juice. you could do so many things with this recipe. i let it sit over night, and added the lemon lime"

Reviewed Potato Salad

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

SOOOOO GOOOOOOD!!! it only took me half the time to cook the potatoes... although i used the baby ones... that could be why. i also like doing half white half red potatoes. i agree with the previous review. i had a lot of extra sauce too. so cut that in half. the flavors were amazing. the buttermilk and dill really made this potato salad delish! t"

Reviewed Mac and Jack Salad

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

i was looking for recipes for pasta salad for tailgating at a concert and stumbled upon this one... boy am i glad i did! this is something everyone will love. has a mexican flair to it. i added a can of black beans, 2 small cans of black olives (because i love olives :) ) and green onion b/c i had it. i think any salsa would go great with this alt"

Reviewed Orange Coffee Cake

May 18, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

way to go Paula!! this recipe is simply delicious! made it for breakfast. so fast so simple but amazingly delish. i was suprised that you only need to put topping on the bisquits and not through out i thought it would be missing some flavor but the pilsbury bisquits are just so good with this recipe! thanks Paula!"

Reviewed Apple Coffee Cake with Crumble Topping and Brown Sugar Glaze

May 18, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

never made a coffee cake before but this recipe seemed easy and delicious. and it was! the very center of mine was gooey although i know it was cooked through because the rest of the cake was done. maybe it was from the apples? would definitely make this again. "

Reviewed Three Bean and Beef Chili

Mar 22, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

this recipe is awesome. i made a few changes though because thats what i had on hand. i used venison... that my boyfriend shot this winter. i added a bottle of opa opa red rock ale instead of 2 cups of water i just added 1/2 a cup. i left out the can of pinto beans... my boyfriend isnt a fan of too many beans in his chili lol. i also used some green...

Reviewed Couscous with Pine Nuts

Mar 16, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

this couscous was amazing! very similar to a Mediterranean couscous ive made with apricots and scallions. due to the fact that pine nuts are soooo expensive i used a packet of near east toasted pine nut and just added some more couscous because theres only a cup of couscous in the packet. i also garnished with cashews to get that crunch. raisins...

Reviewed Chorizo Refried Beans

Mar 15, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

this was the first time ever making refried beans and because i wanted to make a mexican meatloaf i decided to give this recipe a try. unfortunately i could not find chorizo anywhere so i used linguica. i used the food processor to puree it. i dont think it had the right texture. and i completely forgot and left out the chicken stock! haha. so thats...

Reviewed Mexican Meatloaf

Mar 15, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

i dont even like spicy food but ive been on such a mexican kick lately i decided to give this recipe a try. my boyfriend and i really enjoyed it!! i left the serranos out of the glaze because like i said i cant do anything too spicy. and i think the sauce was amazing. sweet and spicy. soooo good. as for the chorizo i couldnt find it anywhere so i...

Reviewed Baked Cod with Olives and Limes

Dec 1, 2010 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

So refreshing! my boyfriend and I are huge seafood fans, and im always scared of ruining a great piece of fish, but this was simple and delish! thanks for the previous reviews! the garlic definitely should NOT be left out :)

Reviewed Roasted Potatoes, Carrots, Parsnips and Brussels Sprouts

Dec 1, 2010 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

LOVED this combination of potatoes and veggies roasted and the perfect blend of seasonings. Glad i read the previous reviews about the salt, thats definitely way too much. I just eye ball all the seasonings. came out wonderful! thanks Giada!

Reviewed Green Bean Casserole

Nov 29, 2010 in Food Network Community Toolbox on Food Network

I had never made a green bean casserole before, and this recipe caught my eye do to the fact that it looked like it would be creamy, and mushroomy! and it definitely was. I had to use 2 bags of cut green beans though because the can of soup and the cream definitely made a lot of sauce so i was glad to have the second bag of green beans on hand. my...

Reviewed Chicken Cordon Bleu

Nov 11, 2010 in Food Network Community Toolbox on Food Network

SO moist and delicious! i used a black forest ham and a sharp provolone. my boyfriend loved it :)

Reviewed Chocolate Cupcakes and Peanut Butter Icing

Oct 25, 2010 in Food Network Community Toolbox on Food Network

These cupcakes were the best!!! Made 4 dozen for a birthday party, they were a hit! all gone in an hour. Chocolate and peanut butter... the best combination ever! enough said :)

Reviewed Turkey Picadillo Sloppy Joes

Oct 25, 2010 in Food Network Community Toolbox on Food Network

A great sloppy joe recipe for sure! so easy and tasty! I was thrilled it thickened up too cuz iv made sloppy joes before that dont thicken. I used 90/10 beef because my grocery store was out of ground turkey and it was still delicious. thanks Marcela!

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