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Reviewed Chocolate White Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Dec 6, 2013 on

Yum! These are a good cookie! I will be honest though: I made the modifications suggested by another user to make a chewy cookie: 1 3/4C brown sugar & 1/4C granulated instead of half & half, and used baking powder instead of soda. I also forgot to put in the vanilla, but the dough turned out wonderfully thick & tasty. I also used a...

Reviewed African Peanut Soup

Jan 4, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

This might be the best soup I've ever had. It is SO GOOD! It takes ages, what with peeling potatoes, chopping, simmering, sauteeing...but it's totally worth it. The peanut & coconut are very subtle so it doesn't have a Thai-peanut sauce taste, and it smells divine. I used vegetable broth instead of chicken, and didn't measure the cayenne but ...

Reviewed Chicken Tikka Masala

Aug 17, 2011 in on

I used this recipe for my first attempt at Indian food. Wow! It turned out great! I'd say it's about a 4 star spiciness level. It actually isn't hard to make either--the trick is to get the right spices. If you've never been to an Indian market, I def recommend it! I was blown away by all the cool products at mine.

I made a few cha...

Reviewed Colette's Chocolate Bourbon Coconut Cake

Aug 16, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

I absolutely LOVE this cake. I've made it several times and it's always a big hit--moist, perfect crumb, the ganache is incredible. I've actually never used bourbon though: substituted Gosling's Black Seal rum, or Bacardi CoCo.

Once I used the Starbucks Via Italian roast instant coffee and it made the coffee flavor much stronger;...

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