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Reviewed gnocchi with butter thyme sauce

Feb 13, 2014 on FoodNetwork.com

These did not turn out anything like gnocchi I've had before. They had the taste & texture of watery mashed potatoes. I will never use this recipe again.

Reviewed Penne Alla Betsy

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

This was a great dish. Everyone in my family loved it, especially my 11yo daughter.
**In PW's cookbook it only calls for 1 can of tomato sauce.** That's how I made it & can't imagine it being more saucy."

Reviewed Table Top S'mores

Sep 14, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

I tried making the graham crackers and it was a complete disaster. There is no way that the ingredients amounts as listed would form a ball. It was completely liquid - like a loose cake batter. Even after adding another 4 CUPS of flour it is still not a ball, but a sticky mess. I have been to Tillman's and those crackers rock! I really was e...

Reviewed Salted Caramel Ice Cream

Jul 7, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

I read through all the reviews before I made this. I can see how it seems hard, but I really think it takes more patience than skill. However, I do think the instructions could be better. Don't heat the milk really hot before adding to eggs - you cook it afterward. I did not let my caramel cool to room temp before adding to the base. When you "

Reviewed Salted Caramel Banana Pudding Pie

Nov 10, 2010 in Food Network Community Toolbox on Food Network

I agree a previous poster that the pudding consistency was off. I have been making pudding from scratch for 20 years, so I know what it should be like. I made my own pudding recipe instead of hers. I've made caramel sauce for about 10 years with no trouble, but this recipe did not work. A thick crust of sugar crystals formed over the top while...

Reviewed S'mores Cheesecake Bars

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

I really had high hopes for these bars since my family and I love s'mores. They were easy to make & the filling tasted good, too. However, none of that matters when the crust is a disaster! There needs to be more butter to hold the crust together. The texture was very sandy and did not hold together well at all. They went in the garbage.

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