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Reviewed Red Velvet Cupcakes

Nov 5, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

Made these cupcakes, little dry and not much flavor. Also a little dense. I was looking for a moist cupcake and I didn't get that and will not be making these cupcakes again. I too found this recipe in Bobby Flay's throwdown cookbook. I am an experienced baker and cook and I know a good recipe and this is not a good recipe. Sorry!""

Reviewed Wood Chick's Smoked Pork Butt

Aug 12, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

First of all, this is not the recipe on the show. I have the throwdown book with this episode. This is supposed to bake in the oven at 250 for the first 4 hours with her dry rub recipe and baked with apple juice in the bottom of the pan. Then remove the pork and lined with foil, and pur remainder of apple juice, cover and bake another 4 hours....

Reviewed Creamy Caramel Sauce

Nov 24, 2010 in Food Network Community Toolbox on Food Network

Ok, I followed this recipe to a tee. It was a disaster!!! I ruined 5 cups of cream and 1 pound of sugar. I finally went out and bought the hot carmel topping from the store. I am a great cook and a baker, and I was sooo excited to try to make my own and she made it look sooo easy. Anyway, I just read everyone's reviews about the corn syrup, I...

Reviewed Penne with Braised Short Ribs

Nov 8, 2010 in Food Network Community Toolbox on Food Network

I loved it! So Did my husband and son. I will be making this dish again and again.

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