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Reviewed Fully Loaded Baked Potato Soup

Feb 4, 2013 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

Deceptively simple ingredient list -- while it turned out tasty, it took me a lot more time and effort than I'd wanted to invest. I added onions and garlic to increase flavor and reduced the flour to ~3/8 c. If there's a next time, I will remember to do the bacon in two to three batches."

Reviewed French Onion Soup

Aug 16, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

Very nice, but I, too, had issues with sweetness. When I made it again, I used only 3 vidalia onions (they were ginormous) and 1/2 the recommended amount of unfiltered apple juice (not cider -- what I had). I also ended up adding some more chicken stock at the end. I used a bouquet garni with fresh thyme, sage, and rosemary, and I think this r...

Reviewed Asian Chicken Salad

May 15, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

The dressing was too salty and not gingery enough for my taste. I would suggest using less mustard and soy, more ginger, and adding a little honey."

Reviewed Bird to the Last Drop

Nov 26, 2010 in Food Network Community Toolbox on Food Network

Much richer than I expected. Had a wonderful, full flavor; however, I agree with another reviewer that 2 tsp of thyme may be overdoing it, so I used 1 tsp thyme and 1 tsp parsley and was pleased with the result. Also, when making the stock, I put in some of the onions and herbs with which I had stuffed the turkey. I had brined my turkey (also AB's...

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