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Replied to cheese straws

Dec 21, 2014 on FoodNetwork.com

I baked them at 325 for 15-17 minutes. They did not brown but are lightly crispy.

Reviewed cheese straws

Dec 21, 2014 on FoodNetwork.com

I used pre-grated cheddar cheese which was helpful. I also used a KitchenAid mixer, it took just 15 minutes to whip the butter and cheese. I added almost the full extra cup of flour but the dough was still too soft to make a good straw with my old Mirro cookie press. It was too stiff to use a pastry bag. I ended up making wafers which was time consuming...

Replied to Cheese Straws Recipe : Trisha Yearwood : Food Network

Dec 21, 2014 on FoodNetwork.com

I agree about needing more spice. I'll try this again with your measures.

Reviewed Seared Scallops

Mar 9, 2013 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

I used blood orange infused olive oil and they were fantastic! I served them with Parmesan asparagus orzo. "

Reviewed Lemon Meringue Pie

Jan 19, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

The lemon flavor is perfect, just the right amount of tartness. But I too had issues with it being much too runny. I have an older recipe I used which resulted in a perfectly firm custard. I'll use that. This one is heading to the garbage. ""

Reviewed Creamy Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Jan 19, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

I felt the smashed garlic was still too large after simmering in the half and half and using the potato masher on them so I strained the mixture before adding it to the potatoes. I love the creamy texture and taste even without any butter!

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