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Reviewed Pumpkin Mousse Parfaits

Nov 19, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

I'm not that big into mousse but I do like pumpkin and this was pretty good and I will make it again for the holidays. For someone who was asking about raw egg yolks in the mousse - its not really raw as the hot gelatin "cooks" the egg (like when you make swiss or italian meringue buttercream or custards and mousse but if you are especially conce...

Reviewed Pumpkin Baked Ziti

Dec 28, 2010 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Very good recipe. I made this for a halloween party and my guests really liked it. It was a nice change from the usual pasta dishes we serve and was really festive and different. Everyone loved it. We have since made it again. The only thing I do agree with is that it could use more sauce. It did dry up a little bit in the oven.

Reviewed Grandmother Paula's Red Velvet Cake

Dec 28, 2010 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

I made three cakes for christmas and my guests BARELY touched this cake. The few who tried it did not like it which prompted me to try it as well. I agreed with them and was almost embarrassed I even served it. The texture is very dense and almost dry and the cake itself lacked flavor. The pecans and coconut in the frosting made it hard to frost the...

Reviewed Mixed Berry Cheesecake

Dec 23, 2010 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

As per a previous review that I unfortunately did not see until today, when I made my cheesecake, there seems to be an error in this recipe. I followed the website's recipe to a T! And what I wound up with was an overbrowned and seriously cracked cheesecake. I have not tasted yet but it does not look appetizing and I have to serve this to company...

Reviewed Ginger Ale Marinated Pork Loin with Caramelized Sweet Potatoes

Oct 1, 2010 in Food Network Community Toolbox on Food Network

BEST pork I ever had. Everyone we make it for agrees. We make this every christmas now for a big crowd. The gravy is the best. I don't understand how anyone can interpret this recipe as bland. Its anything but bland. Its the most flavorful and moist pork recipe I have ever had. With all of the marinade/gravy ingredients, how can this be bland if...

Reviewed Ginger Ale Marinated Pork Loin with Caramelized Sweet Potatoes

Oct 1, 2010 in Food Network Community Toolbox on Food Network

BEST pork I ever had. Everyone we make it for agrees. We make this every christmas now for a big crowd. The gravy is the best.

Reviewed Ginger Ale Marinated Pork Loin with Caramelized Sweet Potatoes

Oct 1, 2010 in Food Network Community Toolbox on Food Network

BEST pork I ever had. Everyone we make it for agrees. We make this every christmas now for a big crowd. The gravy is the best.

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