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Reviewed Cauliflower-Goat Cheese Gratin

Dec 2, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

Great recipe! I only gave it 4 stars instead of 5 because I agree with some of the other reviewers that it comes out a little too soupy if you follow it as is. I have altered it two different ways, but in both I used 1 1/2 - 2 times the cauliflower. One, by adding less cream (1/2-1 cup) and two, by leaving the cream the same but stirring in a e"

Reviewed Almost-Famous Pumpkin Cheesecake

Nov 13, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

AWESOME, AWESOME, AWESOME!!! I made this one year for Thanksgiving and have gotten requests for it ever since. It really is famous in my family! Super easy to make, came out delicious. Just as good or better than Cheesecake Factory. All I would say is, follow the recipe to a T, do the water bath, refrigerate it for the recommended time, no shor"

Reviewed Pecan Pumpkin Crunch

Nov 13, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

There was nothing wrong with this recipe, other than the salt quantities not matching up from the ingredients list to the instructions, everything was fine. It came out the way it was supposed to, the crunch topping was delicious, and it was very simple to make. I only gave it 3 stars because it didn't knock my sock off. It was a very OK desser"

Reviewed The Ultimate Pork Crown Roast

Nov 1, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

I did not make the stuffing so this is only a review of the roast. It came out just delicious, I was worried the sage would be overpowering but it wasn't. Even my dad, who is a plain food type of guy, thought it was great and tasted like "fine French food" : I made it for Christmas dinner and it was a hit with everyone! The only thing I might "

Reviewed Banana Bread

May 24, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

Great recipe, this bread comes out very rich and flavorful. I'm not a fan of dry, bread-like banana breads and this one was very moist but not too heavy. Mine was done in 1 hour, so I would check it early so as not to overcook. A+ Emeril! "

Reviewed The Ultimate Lady's Cheesy Mac and Cheese

Mar 5, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

I love this recipe! If you follow the instructions and used the listed ingredients, it comes out creamy. If you deviate from these ingredients and use only one type of cheese, it will change the consistency because all cheeses melt differently. It is in NO WAY the same as mixing cheesy scrambled eggs with noodles. This is my go to recipe for ...

Reviewed Hummus

Feb 11, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

I actually did make this and I agree with amyr1234, waaay to much tahini. I put about half as much as the recipe called for and it still came out too nutty tasting. I also agree that 3/4 cup water is too much. I doubled the recipe and only used 1/2 cup of water so I would suggest starting with less and adding more to taste. Other than that, a good...

Reviewed Make Your Own Burrito Bar

Jan 20, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

Does anyone know if she means spanish or mexican chorizo? I'm thinking its spanish because she say to slice it.

Reviewed Red Pepper Cheesecake

Dec 26, 2010 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

What a great recipe! I double the ingredients and used a 7" springform pan and it came out perfect. Looked just like the picture. I did cut the peppers into chunks rather that strips because when I did the strips, it was kind of hard to eat without pulling the cheesecake apart. Tasted great and was a big hit with even the pickiest eaters, thanks...

Reviewed Cornbread Stuffed Crown Roast of Pork

Dec 22, 2010 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

To mason.sheryl: roast in a 450 degree oven for 15 min, then lower to 350 degree. Roast just means bake, NOT BROIL! When you use the broil function, the oven heats from the top instead of the bottom which will totally change how the meat is cooked.

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