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Reviewed Coffee Ice Cream

Sep 8, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

I made this recipe yesterday and it's a 100% winner. It's easy, uncomplicated, ingredients are readily available, and it's totally delicious and creamy. I've made a lot of ice cream with far more complicated recipes (steeping whole coffee beans in hot cream, for instance) but this one works perfectly without the fuss. I cut up some homemade...

Reviewed Apple Cake "Tatin"

Sep 1, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

I should have heeded the "too sweet" warnings, but I forged ahead and made this recipe today, anyway. Next time I will omit the melted sugar and just pour the cake over the apples."

Reviewed Chocolate-Hazelnut Gelato

Apr 29, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

This recipe is, indeed, creamy and very delicious. I agree that it's a bit too sweet even after using "scant" sugar measurements and will reduce a little more next time. Also, my Nutella did not dissolve completely at the outset, but did blend right in after being chilled and then frozen in the ice cream machine. I understand gelato is ice crea"

Reviewed Coconut Macaroons

Mar 31, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

I made this recipe today and it turned out exactly as shown on the TV program. But it was over-the-top sweet, even after I substituted half of the sweetened coconut with unsweetened. If I make them again, I will use all unsweeted coconut. ""

Reviewed Serious Vanilla Ice Cream

Jan 1, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

I love Alton Brown but if you have to go to the trouble to heat the mixture, measure temperature carefully, and let the unfrozen mixture rest in the fridge for 6 hours or more, you might as well just bite the bullet and make a traditional custard-based vanilla ice cream recipe, which will give a richness and depth that this one just doesn't have....

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