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Replied to Cherry Pie

Nov 26, 2013 on

Corn starch would have thickened the juice. Your pie was too runny because you choose not to add the corn starch. Not the reciepe's fault.

Reviewed Creme Brulee

Jul 28, 2013 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

This is a fantastic basic creme brulee recipe. Great as is but my favorite take is to use 1/2 a tsp high quality almond extract. Then I make some fresh whipped cream with heavy cream, vanilla extract and sugar. The dollop of whipped cream is a great mellow contrast to the delicious rich brulee. I like to sprinkle the top of that dollop wit"

Reviewed Banana Bread

Jul 21, 2013 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

Delicious to the tenth power. Fantastic flavor and texture. I made a double batch and threw in an extra banana as I had a bunch of over-ripe bananas on hand. Next time I will cook it around 55 mins... but that is something more oven specific.

It is really important to not over mix the batter. Keeping the bananas a little...

Reviewed Classic Belgian Waffles

Jul 21, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

These were much better than we even expected them to be. There were a few mixed reviews here and all I can think is that they didn't follow the instructions correctly. They were crispy on the outside and fluffy on the inside with a silky bubbly texture and fantastic flavor. A few specific observations.

1. I used all purpose...

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