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Reviewed garlic spaghetti

3 hours ago on FoodNetwork.com

FYI...LEAVE the recipe alone! It is great as it is written. I don't get these people that change the recipe and have to post it! Adding sugar no less! (Yuk) Having come from an Italian heritage there are just some things you don't do! Adding a carrot to the sauce and then removing it will sweeten the sauce with the natural sugars from the carrot....

Reviewed drop biscuits

3 hours ago on FoodNetwork.com

Great, easy biscuit recipe. I like the food processor, lol! These were very tasty and light.

Reviewed glazed baked ham

3 hours ago on FoodNetwork.com

Delicious Ham Recipe

Reviewed ham gravy

3 hours ago on FoodNetwork.com

Okay a Pioneer Woman recipe I LOVE! Great gravy! And those biscuits with it! YUM!! Nice recipe!

Replied to Lasagna Recipe : Ree Drummond : Food Network

9 days ago on FoodNetwork.com

How could anyone love cottage cheese and hate ricotta! Having said that just because your kids hate ricotta that doesn't make this recipe good! I DID make it and it is gross. Enough said.

Replied to lasagna

9 days ago on FoodNetwork.com

Don't need pepperoni...the breakfast sausage and cottage cheese is sickening enough

Replied to lasagna

9 days ago on FoodNetwork.com

Well my friend and I did make this and it was gross! NO Gail, ricotta and cottage cheese are NOT interchangeable in lasagne!! My ancestors are turning in their graves! Maybe to someone that does NOT know what real Italian food is....but seriously, "breakfast" sausage!! This is hillbilly lagagne! Waiting for Granny from the Beverly Hillbillies to pop...

Reviewed potato-bacon torte

9 days ago on FoodNetwork.com

This torte is so delicious! My family and I love this. Followed recipe to the letter and was very happy with the results. Melissa, your recipes are really great and I love so many of them. This is in my top three!

Reviewed simple perfect enchiladas

Sep 19, 2014 on FoodNetwork.com

seriously, this was awful

Reviewed restaurant-style salsa

Sep 19, 2014 on FoodNetwork.com

Canned chilies??...ewwww this is gross. Reminds me of this really bad restaurant where I used to live that folded! She needs to leave the Mexican food alone.

Reviewed pulled pork sliders with mustard bbq sauce and pickled onions

Sep 19, 2014 on FoodNetwork.com

Talk about ruining perfectly good pork

Reviewed black bean quesadilla

Sep 19, 2014 on FoodNetwork.com

Someone want to enlighten Sandra Lee and Food Network that THIS is NOT cooking!

Reviewed lasagna

Sep 19, 2014 on FoodNetwork.com

Jeez...this is just plain gross. I too am Italian and this is an abomination of one of the greatest cuisines in the world. This is like if I took one of her cowboy meat recipes and used a meat substitute! Pepperoni in lasagna! Lol....yeah okay with cottage cheese no less! My friend (she is Southern) made this and I had to choke it down. Pioneer woman...

Reviewed caesar salad

Sep 19, 2014 on FoodNetwork.com

Yuk....NOT good.

Reviewed Crisp Chicken Wings with Chili-Lime Butter

Jul 18, 2013 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

A bit baffled by some of the not so great reviews of these wings. We think these are SO GOOD!! They are crispy, tasty and every time I make them everyone wants the recipe! The lime just sets them off and the flavors are classic Thai which I love. To me, this recipe is PERFECT.
A very nice change from the buffalo style and I might add that...

Reviewed Linguine with Sun-Dried Tomatoes, Olives, and Lemon

Aug 22, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Outstanding! Delish raw sauce packed with flavor! I think quite possibly some of the "bitter tasting" reviews on here may be because they got some of the bitter pith in with their lemon zest because this was not bitter at all. Tangy is a better description and very fresh tasting. My husband doesn't like too much lemon and he loved this. Nice at ro"

Favorited Rigatoni with Creamy Mushroom Sauce

Aug 22, 2012 in Recipes on Cooking Channel

Reviewed Roasted Asparagus with Lemon Vinaigrette

May 22, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

very nice! Good flavor and even friends that normally don't like asparagus tried it and liked it. Love Melissa's recipes. They are simple and packed with flavor. Cut the leftovers in one inch pieces and added to a risotto the next day! Really good in that as well."

Reviewed Easy Caramel Sauce

May 22, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Although easy to make it really didn't taste like caramel. It was more like a brown sugar sauce. The sugar just doesn't really completely dissolve because of the lack of liquid so it is a bit granular. Has a nice brown sugar flavor though. I too had to add more half & half. Great sauce in a pinch but for me it just doesn't have a caramel taste. I'"

Favorited Marinated Flank Steak with Blue Cheese Sauce

Apr 15, 2012 in Recipes on Cooking Channel

Favorited Meatballs with a White Wine Sauce

Apr 13, 2012 in Recipes on Cooking Channel

Favorited Steak Sauce

Apr 13, 2012 in Recipes on Cooking Channel

Favorited New York Strip Steaks with a Smokey Bacon Port Sauce

Apr 13, 2012 in Recipes on Cooking Channel

Reviewed Roasted Chicken with Salsa Verde

Apr 13, 2012 in Recipes on Cooking Channel

Very very FANTASTIC!! Juicy perfect chicken and salsa verde that reminded me of my Italian childhood. Had Salsa Verde left over so I spread it on some toasted ciabatta & served this with some soup.
LOVE IT!!!"

Reviewed Holiday Biscotti

Dec 25, 2011 in Recipes on Cooking Channel

Very easy and delicious biscotti. Slice well when preparing and the colors are very festive. I did this recipe exactly, and then did two variations. ALL were excellent! Everyone loved them & thought it was my grandmother's recipe from Torino! Thank you Giada for another great recipe!""

Favorited El Cholo's Green Corn Tamales

Nov 28, 2011 in Recipes on Cooking Channel

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