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Reviewed Round and Round Pasta

Aug 26, 2013 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

My toddler godsons loved this dish! I used Aidells chicken apple breakfast sausages, added 2 cloves of minced garlic with the zucchini, and omitted the lemon zest. There was barely a hint of lemon, so if you like lemon, adding the zest should be fine.The orange juice is not detectable, just adds another depth of flavor. The mascarpone gives it a s"

Reviewed Fusilli with Sausage, Artichokes, and Sun-Dried Tomatoes

Feb 4, 2013 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

Quick and easy. Made the following changes:
- TOMATOES: Used grape tomatoes instead of sun-dried (cut in half, tossed with olive oil, salt, and pepper, and roasted in the oven at 400F for 20 minutes
- ARTICHOKES: Used pre-steamed artichokes
- PASTA: Wheat fusili was just as good; even my husband, who usually complains about...

Reviewed Grandma Hiers' Carrot Cake

Apr 9, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

Absolutely delicious! I made this carrot cake for Easter and it was fantastic. Everyone thought the cake, but especially the frosting, was to-die-for! A pretty simple recipe for non-bakers (my first time baking a cake not from a box). I made 1.5 times the frosting just in case, but it was not needed. Also, my bake time for the three pans (only ha...

Reviewed Udon with Tofu and Asian Greens

Feb 3, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

3 stars as written, potential for 4-5 stars
I followed the recipe in terms of amounts of spices, as I usually do the first time I make something. The broth had pretty good flavor, but I would definitely recommend combining the noodles and tofu into the broth and veggies a few minutes before serving just so they can soak in all of the flavor....

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