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Reviewed Homemade Ricotta

Feb 6, 2013 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

If you would have asked me yesterday I would have said I dislike ricotta cheese. Homemade ricotta however, is completely different ! I will NEVER buy that yucky store bought stuff again gross !! I had no trouble getting the curd and whey to separate. I used trader Joes organic whole milk and cream !! "

Reviewed Coconut Cream Bread Pudding

Jan 9, 2013 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Tried this despite the bad reviews because I don't like overly sweet desserts. Well, the other reviews are right just no flavor . I don't think the problem is just sweetness it needs some acid something to make that coconut pop? all I can taste is the chocolate. Doesn't have that yummy constancy of a truly great bread pudding. "

Reviewed Sweet Potato Souffle

Nov 13, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

This was so so good ! Even if you have family members that don"t like sweet potato they will like this !!! Me personally will cut back on the sugar but I will make this again and again ! Thank You Trisha !!
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Reviewed No-Baste, No-Bother Roasted Turkey

Nov 13, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Thankfully , I did a test of this recipe before Thanksgiving. My poor turkey came out of the oven swimming in a pool of broth :/ . I drained the liquid and put my poor boiled turkey under the broiler hoping to darken it up. Missed the smell of roasted turkey and even after the broil the skin was still not as good as a roasted turkey with no co"

Reviewed Chicken Pot Pie

Oct 3, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

The only thing that would have made this recipe better would be to double the crust and spread the sauce out over a baking sheet !!! The bites of crust and gravy were just magnificent !! "

Reviewed Pumpkin Pie

Oct 3, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Disappointed - I love pumpkin pie and thought this one was interesting because it didn't have condensed milk but I just didn't care for the cream cheese . Also didn't set up well almost mushy like it was underdone even after and hour of cooking"

Reviewed Dolmades (Stuffed Grape Leaves

Sep 29, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

My husband ate almost all of them and he is a picky eater !! Such good food ! I loved it!! The only thing that would hold me back to make it again was that it was on the spendy side. Grape leaves were $8.00 and pine nuts were $10.00. Too expensive for a side dish on my budget. "

Reviewed Braised Halibut with Paprika and Mushrooms

Sep 16, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Best halibut recipe ever !! Like most of the other reviews I used reg paprika. I also added a clove of garlic just because I love garlic LOL ! "

Reviewed Butterflied Chicken with Roasted Root Vegetables and Pan Gravy

Aug 19, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

My 1st review seems to have disappeared :/ Best roast chicken recipe ever !! 2nd time I have made it in a week !!. The carrots are delicious !! "

Reviewed Kansas City Style Pork Ribs

Jun 11, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

So I am with a few of the other posters on here. I have never had authentic Kansas City bbq . I just hope that this is not it. Planned to make the sauce but I was so disappointed in the rub that I decided it would be better to use bbq sauce from the store :/ I pulled the ribs from the oven and gave the rub a taste. BLECH .... Thank goodness I d"

Reviewed Sweet and Saltines

May 19, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

OMG !! I now know why she calls it crack !! It is so addicting !!! Yummy ! This is the 1st show I have seen of hers - So glad I turned on food network this morning instead of Sponge Bob :o)"

Reviewed Corn Chowder

Mar 1, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Yuummyy.! Yes, I tweaked mine a bit. I followed the recipe but used chicken broth because that's what I had and threw in some left over rotisserie chicken. So so good great recipe Tyler !""

Reviewed Pork Tenderloin Marinated in Garlic, Lemon and Oregano with Greek Salad

Aug 24, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

The salad was hands down our favorite !! I never would have guessed that I would prefer a salad over pork. Don't get me wrong the pork was super good but it needed the salad. Also, made the shrimp which I would highly recommend because the two sauces were so good and made the meal complete. Thank You Bobby you did use right tonight :o) ""

Reviewed Grilled Shrimp Skewers with Mustard-Dill Dressing and Black Olive Yogurt Sauce

Aug 24, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

This recipe was soooo good !! The combo of the 2 sauces... just fantastik !! We even used it as a sauce over the pork. This recipe took some time but was well worth it !! ""

Reviewed Bobby's Favorite Sausage Potato Salad

Aug 17, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Didn't really like it - I think bacon would have been a way better option than the kielbasa as some of the other reviews suggested. Also , for me potato salad needs eggs. ""

Reviewed Apricot Glazed Lamb Chops with Pistachio and Sumac

Aug 8, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

For us Bobby was fantastic on the heat and timing of the grilling of the lamb. Our lamb was cooked to perfection . However, it just seemed to be missing something in taste. I would have loved some fresh ginger or garlic in this recipe.""

Reviewed Spring Green Risotto

Aug 2, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Soooo. This is my 2nd risotto recipe that I have tried and I guess it just isn't my thing. I don't get what all the hoopla is about. I thought the flavor was good but not spectacular. It was VERY time consuming for just creamy rice :o/ Won't make this again because of time and a so/so result ""

Reviewed Shortbread Cookies

Aug 2, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

These cookies are super good !! I had no trouble with the dough being to crumbly like some of the other reviews. I think maybe they didn't leave it in the mixer long enough. It starts out crumbly but as soon as the butter incorporates it holds together just fine. I will definitely make again with or with out the chocolate the cookies are good...

Reviewed Orange Sherbet

Jul 31, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Too sweet for us :o( Although, I still gave 4 stars simply because my oranges were really sweet so the extra cup of sugar just didn't work for us . Also, the orange zest didn't incorporate like it should have. The orange flavor was really good (less the zest which was yukky). I think I will try it again with less sugar, no orange zest and 1/"

Reviewed Smothered Chicken and Biscuits

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

Chicken was fantastic !! Made my whole house smell so good ! I did use chicken stock instead of water and used about a cup. Also added mushrooms to the gravy but would be good either way . I did not make the biscuits due to all the bad reviews about the recipe being written wrong "

Reviewed Fully Loaded Cheesy Potato Soup

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

After the 1st bite I wasn't totally sure what I thought of this soup. The beer is a different flavor for me. However, Next thing I knew I was ladling up myself another bowl and realized that I really liked it. I did add some broccoli at the advice of some of the other reviews but other than that I followed the recipe exactly as printed."

Reviewed Jamie's Chili

Jun 29, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Really really good !! I will be adding this to my recipe list as a keeper- Only adjustment being I used a red bell pepper because I just don't like green peppers. My only future tweek is that it was a little tomato overload for me so I will reduce the amount of tomato by 1 can."

Reviewed Steak Sandwich

May 28, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

The whole family loved this sandwich !! great recipe"

Reviewed Peanut Swirl Brownies

May 28, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Delicious !! A little time consuming but worth it !! "

Reviewed Asian Marinated Grilled Pork Tenderloin

May 9, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Followed this recipe to a tee :o/ but it was still just ok . Had some flavor but it just wasn't good flavor. So sad because this is the first Anne recipe that I have tried "

Reviewed Hurry Up Chicken Pot Pie

May 5, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

If you are looking for chicken pot pie on a hurry this is a great recipe - The biscuit topping is the best part - With that said if you don't add additional veg. you would probably end up with a soupy mess. I added 1 potato , 1/2 can corn and 1/2 c celery and it came out really yummy :o) - Not GREAT but good "

Reviewed Steak and Mushroom Topping

Apr 27, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

I added 2 cloves of garlic and served over egg noodles - YUMMY "

Reviewed Turkey Lasagna

Apr 17, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Delicious !!! This will be my new go to recipe for lasagna. I was skeptical about the turkey sausage but it was perfect !! My only change for my own personal taste is I will use a little less ricotta I am just not a huge fan of the gritty texture. "

Reviewed Shrimp Scampi with Linguini

Apr 15, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

My only "dislike" about this recipe is the juice of one lemon part. Exactly how much is that ?? All lemons are different. I find this A LOT on food network recipes. I usually give the lemon 1 or 2 good squeezes and it is plenty for my taste. Other than that this recipe is spot on ! and super easy !"

Reviewed Baked Shrimp Scampi

Mar 18, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

We loved the taste of this recipe. The flavors were spot on and I will make this again . However, the panko turned to baby food and would cut some of the butter / olive oil . I tried to broil it a bit to get some texture in that panko but it just started to burn and was still mushy. "

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