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Reviewed Charlie's Famous Chicken Salad with Grapes

Aug 10, 2013 in on Food.com

Wow. All I can say is wow. Absolutely the best chicken salad I have ever had. So many chicken/shrimp salad recipes are dominated by the ick factor, that slippery slimy sensation of a mouthful of mayo. But this salad, though it calls for Miracle Whip (or mayo) is counterbalanced by the perfect amount of crunch because of the crisp/sweet red grapes,...

Reviewed Pumpkin Bars

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

Brought these to the office this morning--a big hit. They are very moist and the cream cheese topping is divine. Based on other reviews I made two changes: instead of a whole cup of oil I used 1/2 c veg oil and 1/2 c applesauce (those individual applesauce cups you pack in your kids' lunches are perfect for this) and I added 2 tsp pumpkin pie spi...

Reviewed Joe's Screaming Stuffed Jalapeno Poppers

Nov 8, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

An impressive, delicious appetizer. Tips: 1 8-oz brick cream cheese is enough for 10-12 poppers. Remove ALL the seeds and ALL the membranes or you will be disappointed to see that a lot of your guests will stop eating after the first bite--too hot. Parboiling to remove the heat didn't work for me. The pastry bag method for inserting cream cheese ...

Reviewed Joe's Screaming Stuffed Jalapeno Poppers

Nov 8, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

An impressive, delicious appetizer. Tips: 1 8-oz brick cream cheese is enough for 10-12 poppers. Remove ALL the seeds and ALL the membranes or you will be disappointed to see that a lot of your guests will stop eating after the first bite--too hot. Parboiling to remove the heat didn't work for me. They taste very good roasted in the oven at 450 f...

Reviewed Weeknight Bolognese

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

It's true to its name. I pulled it together very quickly. It's well seasoned and tasty, and when it's steaming away in a pasta bowl in the middle of the table, it creates a dramatic presentation to a crowd. I definitely will make it again--my family loved it. So why not 5 stars? Because Emeril Lagasse's bolognese has a more delicate flavor--it is...

Reviewed World's Best Cinnamon Raisin Bread (Not Bread Machine)

Oct 9, 2011 in on Food.com

Truly an amazing recipe. The loaves (except for two fat slices ...) are still warm on the counter but I felt I must put in a review. The bread is soft, lightly sweet, and of a superb texture. It's lovely to look at and the kitchen smells divine. I doubled the raisins (after reading other posts) and I made an important change: I covered the raisins...

Reviewed Tony's Chicken Tenders with Honey Mustard Sauce

Mar 30, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Did these heavenly, crispy, juicy, luscious, flavorful chicken tenders actually come out of MY deep fryer? Move over Chick-Fil-A! By all means, try this recipe! I followed the recipe exactly-- panko crumbs are a must. This dish is perfect as written, and what's more, it's quick to make. Make the dipping sauce too. Honey instead of sugar adds a complex,...

Reviewed Tilapia with Citrus Bagna Cauda

Mar 28, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Made this for my family over the weekend. I give it five stars because it is 1) amazingly delicious, 2) fast and easy to fix, and 3) makes a lovely presentation on a platter. I tried to follow the recipe exactly, but after visiting three stores could't find fresh basil so I used dried. And I ended up using dried lemon and orange zest too, instead...

Reviewed Beer Battered Onion Rings

Mar 24, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Made these last night for the first time. Oh my, just amazing! The sauce was creamy, tangy, with a flavor twist from the roasted bell pepper. Onions stayed crispy in the oven while I made several batches. With the dredging in flour and made-from-scratch beer batter these were more work than batter from a mix, but they tasted oh so good! Will definitely...

Reviewed Fancy Green Beans

Mar 7, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Made this yesterday for a family Sunday dinner. Everyone loved it, even the nonveggie eaters in our group of six. I paired it with a sour cream pork chop dish, and the contrast of cool green beans and yellow peppers against rich, creamy pork sauce was wonderful. The beauty of this dish is the bright colors and interesting combination of crisp items...

Reviewed Fancy Green Beans

Mar 7, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Made this yesterday for a family Sunday dinner. Everyone loved it, even the nonveggie eaters in our group of six. I paired it with a sour cream pork chop dish, and the contrast of cool green beans and yellow peppers against rich, creamy pork sauce was wonderful. The beauty of this dish is the bright colors and interesting combination of crisp items...

Reviewed Fancy Green Beans

Mar 7, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Made this yesterday for a family Sunday dinner. Everyone loved it, even the nonveggie eaters in our group of six. I paired it with a sour cream pork chop dish, and the contrast of cool green beans and yellow peppers against rich, creamy pork sauce was wonderful. The beauty of this dish is the bright colors and interesting combination of crisp items...

Reviewed Fancy Green Beans

Mar 7, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Made this yesterday for a family Sunday dinner. Everyone loved it, even the nonveggie lovers in our group of six. I paired it with a sour cream pork chop dish, and the contrast of cool green beans and yellow peppers against rich, creamy pork sauce was wonderful. The beauty of this dish is the bright colors and interesting combination of crisp items...

Reviewed Is It Really Better Than Sex? Cake

Feb 17, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

I clipped this recipe from a mazagine more than 20 years ago. In that time I must have made it 100 times. It is the number one most requested recipe I have. It's good the first day, just as good the second day--if there are any leftovers.

Reviewed Green Beans with New Potatoes

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

I made this recipe for a crowd yesterday and they ate every bite. The beans have a lot of flavor, not blah like so many green bean dishes. It could be improved though: The cooking time is on the long side--reducing the simmering by 15-20 minutes would make the beans less mushy, and the dish would probably taste just fine without the butter thrown...

Reviewed Green Beans with New Potatoes

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

I made this recipe for a crowd yesterday and they ate every bite. The beans have a lot of flavor, not blah like so many green bean dishes. It could be improved though: The cooking time is on the long side--reducing the simmering by 15-20 minutes would make the beans less mushy, and the dish would probably taste just fine without the butter thrown...

Reviewed Creole Shrimp and Lobster Bisque

Dec 26, 2010 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Fabulous--my husband says it was the best thing on the Christmas Eve table. Used 1 lb of shrimp and two teaspoons creole seasoning--skipped the lobster because of cost though I do plan to try it with lobster next time. Full of flavor. Really an amazing bisque. This one is a keeper.

Reviewed Scalloped Potatoes

Dec 26, 2010 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

I give this 5 stars because it is 1) delicious, 2) creamy, 3) easy, and 4) most of the work can be done hours before the guests arrive. Made this for Christmas Eve dinner 2010. Read nearly all the reviews and decided to use 2 cups heavy cream/2 cups half and half. Texture was sublime: creamy but not too rich. Went to the frig for my 8 oz package Swiss...

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