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Reviewed Hot Spiced Mexican Hot Chocolate with Ice Cream Dusted with Chili Powder

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

Very tasty recipe. However, as others have noted, 3/4 c. sugar is too sweet. I followed another poster's suggestion and reduced sugar to 1/4 c. and the sweetness was just right.

Either Michael has a sweet tooth beyond comprehension or the 3/4 c. sugar was an error. Once sugar is accounted for, it's a great recipe, worthy of 5...

Reviewed Buttermilk Biscuits

Jan 30, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Biscuits were good but, as others have noted, the dough was very sticky, needed a lot of flour added. I know the recipe calls for 1/4 c of flour to be added when dough is being folded and rolled into 1/2 inch disk, but, the dough is so sticky, this is difficult, if not impossible.

I would strongly suggest adding extra flour to...

Reviewed Buttermilk Biscuits

Jan 30, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Biscuits were good but, as others have noted, the dough was very sticky, needed a lot of flour. I know the recipe calls for 1/4 c of flour to be added when dough is being folded and rolled into 1/2 inch disk. But, the dough is so sticky, this is difficult, if not impossible.

I would strongly suggest adding extra flour to dough...

Reviewed Buttermilk Biscuits

Jan 30, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

As others have pointed out - the batter has far too much liquid in it. Sure, you can continue to add flour until a more stable dough consistency is achieved, but what's the point of following a recipe if it needs significant modification?

Especially in baking, well-measured ingredients are important to achieve ideal consistency,...

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