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Reviewed Sauerbraten

Jan 12, 2014 on

Yum! I cant say i followed the recipe exactly but i was close. I've made Sauerbraten before with my mom's recipe...but she never used gingersnaps. They rocked it! I will never make this without them again. The next time I make this I will try browning after meat was a little dry. I saw the it was boiling in the oven vigorously; usually...

Reviewed Beef Stroganoff over Buttered Noodles

Dec 17, 2013 on

Oops, I mean probably good that I added the flour. *

Reviewed Beef Stroganoff over Buttered Noodles

Dec 17, 2013 on

OMG. best ever. Used cheap pot roast. Almost followed directions, but I accidentally let it cook too long and had to add additional stock (and therefore a little bit of flour to thicken it up). It was so flavorful. So tender. Added no extra salt (probably due to the additional reduction). Now that I read the reviews, probably good that I added...

Reviewed Maple Bacon Braised Brussels Sprouts

Nov 23, 2013 on

This was delicious! Made it with pancetta because I had it and it was phenomenal. It would have been delicious with bacon too.

Reviewed Homemade Creme Fraiche

Nov 22, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

This turned out fabulous! It didn't thicken up like I expected, so after 12 hours I added another splash of buttermilk and gave it another 12 hours and it was perfect! "

Reviewed Beef Bourguignon

Oct 11, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

Possibly the best beef stew ever! I followed the recipe, with the exception of the frozen whole onions (didn't have any, and I reduced the wine to equal the amount of beef broth. Cooked in a slow cooker for four hours, but did all the searing, sauteeing, etc in a pan beforehand. Utterly delicious! Great depth of flavor!"

Reviewed Blueberry Scones with Lemon Glaze

Jan 2, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

These scones were easy, simple and delicious. I skipped the glaze because I had fresh homemade lemon curd. The scones were flaky and delicious.""

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