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Reviewed Eggnog

Dec 23, 2013 on

The is a great recipe but I'll share my experience with it. I made it first with the whipped egg whites and was disappointed because, to me, it was too "foamy" instead of creamy. I have since learned that some people like it that way and that's what their used to. I, however, was used to the store bought kind which is typically more creamy. So...

Reviewed Mascarpone Cheesecake with Almond Crust

Aug 30, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

Really great cheesecake. The consistency is creamy, not as thick/dry as some cheesecakes. Also not a tart-- I think the mascarpone is smoother flavor. I added a few more tablespoons of lemon juice and another tablespoon of zest to up the lemon flavor and served it with raspberry coulis. My crust was a little more crumbly than I like - to be f...

Reviewed Tres Leches Cake

Mar 14, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

I have tried 3 Tres Leches Cake recipes and this is the best one by far! It uses a sponge cake base and works the best at soaking up and holding the milk mixture. I think this version (and most traditional recipes) are very sweet--too me almost cloyingly so. In my last version, I cut the sweetened condensed milk in half and that seemed perfect...

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