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Reviewed Throwdown's Toasted Coconut Cake with Coconut Filling and Coconut Buttercream

Mar 25, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Although this cake seems involved, and it is, it is well worth the effort. After seeing the Throwdown episode, with the chef from the Peninsula Grill, I had to make this cake. There are a lot of steps involved, but if take your time and prepare all the steps, it comes together beautifully and you will find that it truly is the best coconut cak...

Reviewed Baked French Toast Casserole with Maple Syrup

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

I have a tendency to see a recipe and with my nature, I tweak it. I used challah and Italian panetone, instead of French bread. I bought it fresh, sliced it and let it dry out all day. I added golden raisins and used mostly whipping cream and skim milk, with allspice, ground cloves, cinnamon and nutmeg in the mix. The praline topping is a must...

Reviewed Maple Sweet Potato Puree with Caramelized Onions

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

The sweet potato took about 1 1/2 hrs to roast in the oven at 375. 40 minutes is not enough time to allow the potato to roast properly. Next time, I'll roast them at 400. Other than that, I followed this recipe to the letter until I put it in the food processor. It was sticky like paste and I ended up putting about cup of water in it to thin...

Reviewed Irish Soda Bread

Apr 4, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Coming from an Irish Catholic family, we always felt that we'd cornered the market on fabulous Irish soda bread, until I found this recipe. It is, by far, the best I have ever tasted. The buttermilk makes the bread super moist and the caraway seeds make all the difference. It brings this recipe to a whole other level in flavor. For the raisins,...

Reviewed Irish Soda Bread

Dec 12, 2010 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Coming from an Irish Catholic family, we always felt that we'd cornered the market on fabulous Irish soda bread, until I found this recipe. It is, by far, the best I have ever tasted. The buttermilk makes the bread super moist and the caraway seeds make all the difference. It brings this recipe to a whole other level in flavor. For the raisins,...

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