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Reviewed Indian Rice Pudding

Jan 15, 2013 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

I made the for my book club meeting. It came out quite nice. I have it 4 stars for following -
a) this was too sweet, next time I would cut the sugar in half b) I served it chilled, it was very thick, next time I would serve it a room temperature. "

Reviewed Easy Tomato Soup & Grilled Cheese Croutons

Sep 15, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Made it last night for dinner. I liked it. Saffon is a great flavor to add. The chunks make the soup rustic. Too much heavy cream in my opinion. "

Reviewed Salted Caramel Brownies

Sep 15, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

I made these yesterday. They came out really well, very moist and soft. A bit sweet, maybe I should have added more salt to balance out the sweet. I will make them again.
These are really dangerous. You can not have one. "

Reviewed Coconut Sour-Cherry Granola

May 10, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

I made this yesterday. It came out just like the garnola they give out at Eleven Madison Park.
Here are the adjustments I made - I used only 1/4 tsp of salt and I baked it for about 35 min., to make it more crunchy and also darker in color.
My DH who eats yogurt and garnola everyday for b'fast LOVED it. "

Reviewed Chocolate Pots de Creme

Feb 15, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

I made this for dessert last night and it was amazing. Very easy to make, and my kids loved it too. They has seconds. I will make it again. Easy cleanup, less time and tasty. Perfect for a busy weeknight dessert. ""

Reviewed Popcorn Cake

Jan 24, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

I would not sever this to adults. My kids loved it and its so easy to make. A nice alternative to regular rice crispy treats. ""

Reviewed Roasted Acorn Squash

Jan 23, 2012 in Recipes on Cooking Channel

I made it for side dish for dinner tonight. It was amazing. Loved it. I did leave the amaretto out - serving it my kids as well. Will make it again. So easy to make. ""

Reviewed Lettuce Cups with Tofu and Beef

Jan 18, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

I made a vegetarian version. Left the beef out and doubled tofu. Super easy and delicious. Everyone could not have enough. Kids approved. I used butter lettuce and romaine lettuce. Kids loved the crunchy romaine lettuce. Perfect for a light dinner. ""

Reviewed Huevos Rancheros

Jan 7, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

made it for b''fast today and it was simply delicious and so easy to make. my kids 9 & 6 loved it as well. they had seconds. I used vegetable stock and made my own refried beans ( from pinot beans. the sauce was very flavorful and delicate. kids want it have this for b'fast once every 2 weeks. serving size is HUGE. we had one egg each and ...

Reviewed Eggs Benedict with Chipotle Hollandaise

Dec 12, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

I made it for dinner tonight and served it with a simple salad. A big hit. We do not eat meat, so I left the ham out, instead, I used sauteed spinach (with garlic). It was delicious. Light and easy and quick. I would make it again. ""

Reviewed Todd's Orange and Raspberry Cake

Dec 4, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Perfect! My son, who is a 6 and a big fan of Giada picked this recipe for TG dessert. He loves oranges. The only change I made is, I used freshly squeezed orange juice and strained it- to take the pulp out.
It's so easy to make and decorate. Everyone loved it. It's a crown pleaser and a nice complement to the traditional pecan pie,...

Reviewed Traditional Southern Deviled Eggs

Dec 4, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

I made these as a starter for our TG meal. These are delicious and light. The best. ""

Reviewed Vegetarian Chili

Dec 4, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Love this recipe. My DH wants this 1-2x week and my kids liked it a lot too. I did make some changes, I used frozen corn, I did not have have tomato sauce so I used a can of tomato paste and added more vegetable stock.

Its a bit hot for kids. They ate it with lots of sour cream.
This will be a regular at our home this...

Reviewed Eggplant Timbale

Oct 27, 2010 in Food Network Community Toolbox on Food Network

I made it last night and it came out really well. I made it vegetarian. Smoked mozzarella added nice smoky flavor to the pasta.
Presentation was wow! a show stopper.

Reviewed Spiced Red Wine-Poached Pears

Oct 27, 2010 in Food Network Community Toolbox on Food Network

Made this over the weekend. Everyone loved it. It was delicious, light. I served it some chopped walnuts and they added the crunch that I thought was lacking in the recipe.

Reviewed Chocoflan

Oct 17, 2010 in Food Network Community Toolbox on Food Network

I made this for dessert last night. It came out beautiful. Bake time was more than an hour. But it dessert was delicate and moist. A bit too sweet but in all good.

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