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Reviewed Outrageous Brownies

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

I've made this recipe several times now, and always get rave reviews. It is awesome as is. However, my co-workers love when I make spicy brownies: This recipe + 1/2 tsp chipotle chile powder stirred into the batter; bake as directed. Sift together 1/2 TBS cinnamon + 1/2 TBS cocoa powder + 1/8 tsp chipotle chile powder and dust top of brownies."

Reviewed Mango Coriander Pound Cake Cupcakes with Mango Chutney Filling and Sweetened Condensed Milk Whipped Cream

May 28, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Ordinarily, I'm a very good home baker, but I was disappointed with this recipe. However, it may not be the fault of the recipe. I was unable to find the primary flavor ingredient for the cake, the mango concentrate, in our local stores. So I reduced the mango nectar on the stovetop, but I'm sure it's just not as flavorful as the concentrate. "

Reviewed Mama's Pound Cake

Mar 29, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

This is one of the best pound cake recipes I've tried. Simple, but oh so good with fresh fruit and whipped cream. I checked it at one hour--not done, but it was getting very dark. I covered it with foil and baked 15 min more. Still delicious in spite of having a dark crust. I've also made this cake by replacing 1/2 cup shortening with 1/2 cup...

Reviewed Gingerbread Cookies for the Holidays

Dec 17, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

My daughter and I made this recipe. My husband is not a ginger fan, and usually when I make any kind of cookie, he insists I take them to work so that he won't eat them. He loved this cookie, and wouldn't let them out of the house. It bakes up moist and soft. The orange frosting is a perfect complement to this delicious cookie.""

Reviewed Flour Tortillas

Dec 5, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

I'll never buy pre-mixed masa again. In the past, when i wanted homemade flour tortillas, I bought masa from the hispanic section of the grocery store--just add water. However, after a bad experience with insect infested masa, I looked for a recipe on-line. This works very nicely, and is easy. I don't do this often enough to justify buying la...

Reviewed Gingerbread Cookies for the Holidays

Dec 13, 2010 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

My daughter and I made this recipe. My husband is not a ginger fan, and usually when I make any kind of cookie, he insists I take them to work so that he won't eat them. He loved this cookie, and wouldn't let them out of the house. It bakes up moist and soft. The orange frosting is a perfect complement to this delicious cookie.

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