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Reviewed peach cobbler

4 days ago on FoodNetwork.com

I wish I could rate this recipe with 10 stars instead of 5-KL, this is the best cobbler I have ever made and/or eaten, and I have been making my SOUTHERN GRANNIE'S recipe for almost 50 years!!!! Love using cornstarch to make the crust crispy and it was so easy. My daughter's boyfriend ate a whole cobbler by himself in 2 days (it's okay, he's 6'4...

Reviewed Beef with Snow Peas

Jan 9, 2014 on FoodNetwork.com

This recipe is REE-LICIOUS! I bought London Broil on sale and it made it so easy to slice into thin portion appropriate slices. The marinade made the meat so tender even in the short amount of time it takes to prepare. Use your own salt judgement with soy sauce type as we use low salt all the time and that was perfect for us. Nice to have an alternative...

Reviewed Onion Jam

Nov 18, 2013 on FoodNetwork.com

This is delicious and the perfect finishing touch to a spark a flavor frenzy with veggies and meats. Love that it's so easy and looks like you took forever to make. Damaris, your show is a hit, we love your easy to watch and learn from style! Looking forward to each week's new episode!

Reviewed Homemade Granola Parfait

Nov 3, 2013 on FoodNetwork.com

Yum...power food with great flavors and crunch, fresh made and delicious with the bonus of leftover to enjoy as a healthy snack, topping, or cereal. Damaris, this one is a winner and so is your new show. You were our pick from the beginning on Food Network Star and we hope you keep shining on your show every week. You are the real deal with Southern...

Reviewed Linguini Bolognese with Pancetta, Beef, Tomato Sauce, Herbs and Parmesan

Aug 12, 2013 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Dang, Damaris.....are you sure you aren't Southern Italian? This is a keeper for a satisfying pasta plate with the addition of a pancetta twist. Added a bit of red pepper flakes and red wine to make it even more of a comfort dish, but your recipe is a great example of the talents we will so enjoy on your new show....you go Southern girl!"

Reviewed Sweet Potato Biscuits with Peppered Pork Loin, Apple Mustard Butter and Salad

Aug 5, 2013 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

From one Southern gal to another.....bravo Demaris! This recipe rocks with a full menu of delicious food, featuring all the flavor of sweet, savory, sassy, and updated Southern style. Suitable of winning the heart of anyone who enjoys it, it's great to have a fun force of nature hostess showing off the tricks of the Southern cook with an arsenal"

Reviewed Cheese Noodles

Jul 22, 2013 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

This recipe is a nice change up from rice and macaroni and cheese when you want something tasty and a little different. It's versatile too....add cooked shrimp, ground beef, or diced chicken and any other chopped veggies or herbs and you can stretch it to a main dish. Use a little creativity folks, and this will be as tasty as you make it. So g"

Reviewed Grilled Chicken with Basil Dressing

Jul 1, 2013 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

I've been making this recipe since it first appeared on Giada's original show way back in the early "cave days" of FN. Always delicious and gets raves. Just wanted to add that you can cook this in the oven on a grill pan at 425 and it will taste almost like it was grilled outside. Also, feel free to top with goat cheese and sundried tomatoes in"

Reviewed Almond Broccoli Salad

May 31, 2013 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

This is a great basic springboard for a delish salad, but try it with other fruit like ripe sweet strawberries or pineapple chunks and substitute red wine vinegar and a little sugar or splenda for the honey and lemon."

Reviewed Asparagus Bundles

Feb 11, 2013 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Love this recipe but in an effort to be just a little bit different it's also tasty in a deconstructed form of prepping the asparagus, then laying in a single layer in a cooking spray coated casserole dish. Pour the the same sauce mixture over and roast in the oven as directed. While the asparagus is cooking, cook 6 to 8 slices of bacon til cri"

Reviewed Planked Salmon with Honey-Balsamic Glaze

Jan 27, 2013 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

This has been a favorite of our family since we saw it broadcast on Michael's show when it was prime on the youthful Food Network lo these many years ago. In fact, my hubby is in the kitchen right now prepping this recipe for our dinner. I went online just to double check that we had everything for the dish and had to laugh at the last comment b"

Reviewed Charleston Cheese Dip

Jan 26, 2013 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

This recipe is sooooo good, but a little trick to add some "healthy" texture is to toast and fine chop some walnuts and add to the cheese mixture when assembling. They add a little oooomph and those all important omega's we need....makes that snack good and good for you, too! We love us some TY in Beaufort, SC! "

Reviewed Sausage Hors d'Oeuvres

Jan 26, 2013 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Like Trisha, all of us good Southern girls have made and eaten our share of these delish sausage balls, the standard for nibbling at get togethers. I make mine with the same recipe as done on the show but with smaller balls...more balls to eat, less guilt, and crunchier. Serve them with assorted mustards or sweet chili sauce, yum. I tried to co"

Reviewed Lizzie's Chicken and Dumplings

Apr 30, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Trisha, your chicken and dumplings recipe is so good and easy. I make it your way but put a little SC into the mix with the addition of onion, fresh garlic, celery, and carrots plus spinach chiffonades and a splash of cream to finish with richness. The lazy girl way is to buy a precooked deli chicken, canned stock, and slice up bought wonton wra"

Reviewed Barbecued Chicken

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

Trisha, we love the show and have enjoyed this chicken recipe since you first published it. Takes us back to the days when our Daddy's were the grilling guys in our lives, with a taste of real Southern BBQ that brings back sweet memories. This recipe is the real deal, y'all, worth every minute of prep and made with love. Enjoy! PS.....make ple"

Reviewed Gorganzola Shrimp Bites

Mar 17, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

These are good and a fast recipe for unexpected company. However, living at the beach in SC we have been making the same thing with fresh local shrimp. Use large shrimp and peel, place on a baking sheet with an olive oil drizzle and a sprinkle of Old Bay, and bake at 425 til opaque and pink. Remove and follow the above recipe or go buffalo sty...

Reviewed Knock-You-Naked Brownies

Feb 21, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Made these for a Sweet 16 Surprise party as THE CAKE and topped them with a thin cream cheese frosting (colored the birthday girl's favorite orange) and the kids enjoyed but even they thought them a bit sweet. However, the birthday girl and her sister polished them off for breakfast....brain food for teenagers! Will try the recipe again as a sin...

Reviewed Bacon-Wrapped Potatoes With Honey Sauce

Sep 26, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

We've been making these potatoes since we first saw Aaron prepare them on Food Network Star as a talented contestant many seasons ago....and we've enjoyed all the Aaron feasting ever since! These are well worth the effort ! Make extra sauce and add a touch of hot sauce and minced garlic for an extra blast of flavor....great on chicken wings, sh...

Reviewed Lemon Curd Pudding

Sep 15, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

My grandmother made a special lemon pudding cake when I was a little girl back in the day. Believe it or not, it was a box mix...I think Betty Crocker....and unfortunately no longer available. What a powerful memory this recipe brings back, the closest thing to my "Mum" cooking for me and the delicious dessert that made me feel special when she...

Reviewed Schnitzel Biscuits

Sep 11, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Jeff, good job on today's show with the schnitzel biscuits.....you hit it on the head with lots of great components. We enjoyed the M-I-L referrence and now we know you have some Southern exposure through your bride's family....points for you....haha! It's becoming our tradition to watch your show and then try to recreate it for Sunday lunch or ...

Reviewed Penne alla Vodka

Sep 10, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

This is an excellent recipe we have been making for years and it's always well received when we prepare it for special folks and occasions. My husband actually cooked it for me when we were dating and that helped seal the deal! How neat to see it on your show, Ree! Living on the coast we often top it with shrimp or chicken now and then as well....

Reviewed Peanut Butter Chocolate Pudding

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

Yeeha! What a tasty treat. Make this with your kids to show them the science of pudding making, no box from the store needed. Guarantee they'll stick around to help devour the whole dish. Great to see a return to real food and a nice change from "nanner puddin'", it's definitely worth the effort. Looking forward to more goodies from the Pione...

Reviewed Greek Taco!

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

Hey Jeff, you're starting a national pastime of watching the Sandwich King on Sunday and making one of your fabulous sandwich recipes for Sunday night supper! You hit another homerun with your show today and we simply had to have this sandwich ASAP. I changed it up just a bit by substituting lamb cut into small pieces off the bones from two cho...

Reviewed Mortadella and Fig Focaccianini

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

All hail the newly crowned Sandwich King! This sandwich rocks and is delish. Make a batch of mini's by cutting the sandwiches into bite size speared with a party pick topped gherkin and you've got a plate full of fantastic gobblicious apps that will disappear quickly. Make extra and make these today! Welcome to Food Network, Jeff. Your skills...

Reviewed Bistro Bacon Salad

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

This salad reminds me of the French Country Salad I enjoyed while I was in France.....it's quick, easy, and has protein with the bacon and poached egg. A healthy way to eat bacon? How good is that?""

Reviewed Pork Meatball Taquitos with Avocado Vinaigrette

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

Wow, this recipe pops with flavor and is so refreshing with the lettuce cups instead of a heavy carb wrap. Love the vinaigrette and think I'll use it as a tasty drizzle over summer's fresh sweet tomatoes or as a sandwich dressing as well. Susie, you rock and I think your energy and fun personality will help you become a true Food Network Star. ...

Reviewed Gussie's Fried Chicken with Pecan-Honey Glaze

Jun 15, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

I've made and enjoyed this recipe many times (as well as going to the Pirate's House to taste the original recipe) and I think you can take it a step higher and easier....get your favorite take out fried chicken or strips (Publix tenders, etc.) and glaze them with the honey pecan Paula recipe bumped up with the aforementioned garlic and parmesan.."

Reviewed Lime Cream Trifle

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

Viva la lime deliciousness! I saw this episode today and couldn't wait to try it. No Maria crackers on hand? No problem....make it into a pie with a storebought graham cracker crust. I used the ingredients as instructed but also added 3 oz. of softened cream cheese to the blend to make it set up a little thicker. Just pour it into the crust a"

Reviewed Roasted Chicken

May 23, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

This is an excellent recipe for roasting chicken, but since we are a family of 3 and not an NBA team, I adapted this to three skin on chicken breasts and tweaked the recipe amounts just a little. I also used lemon slices under the skin (on top of the herbed butter) rather than orange since there's no cavity to place it in. This is a terrific wee"

Reviewed Roasted Chicken

May 23, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

This is an excellent recipe for roasting chicken, but since we are a family of 3 and not an NBA team, I adapted this to three skin on chicken breasts and tweaked the recipe amounts just a little. I also used lemon slices under the skin (on top of the herbed butter) rather than orange since there's no cavity to place it in. This is a terrific wee"

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