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Reviewed Throwdown Pumpkin Pie

Dec 2, 2013 on

Liked the graham cracker crust idea, but the filling was a total disappointment. The heavy cream gave it a fatty/greasy mouth feel and masked the pumpkin flavor. Won't make again.

Reviewed Slow-Cooker Texas Chili

Jan 15, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

Ok so I didn't exactly stick to the recipe, but I thought this was a good starting point for what turned out unexpectedly wonderful. First off, the amount of chili powder is not too much and will not make it too hot. Here's what I changed:

Omitted Sugar
Increased Onions to 2 cups, diced
Instead of 3/4 cups chili...

Reviewed Fresh Fig Chutney

Oct 16, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

I thought this was a good chutney recipe. It was a nice combo of ingredients and was complex and interesting. I made a version omitting the salt and using some preserved Meyer Lemons that I made over the summer - it was good but a bit too salty, so I might try it again using unpreserved meyers cooked in the syrup before adding the figs. Also, for...

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