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Reviewed Maple-Candied Bacon

Apr 13, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Un-be-lie-va-ble. I would recommend doubling the sauce, however, because there isn't quite enough to "generously" coat the bacon AND baste it later."

Reviewed Grilled Cheese Sandwich with Red Onion Jam

Apr 7, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Add edam to cheeses that will work if you can't get taleggio. The sandwich is delicious, and I'm looking forward to experimenting with the red onion marmalade with other dishes. Awesome idea, BB!!!!!!!!""

Reviewed Hot Cocoa Bar

Apr 7, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Awe.

Freakin'.

Some.""

Reviewed Chicago Steakhouse Sandwich

Feb 15, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Well done, Your Majesty!!!!!!!!!""

Reviewed Gingerbread and Lemon Curd Trifle with Blackberry Sauce

Feb 15, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Next time I'll double the curd and double the cream--there was way more cake than either. But the flavors made my knees go weak while I was still sitting down!""

Reviewed Sausage, Kale, and Lentil Soup

Oct 31, 2011 in Recipes on Cooking Channel

I don't give 5 stars out much, but this recipe is absolutely magnificent.""

Reviewed Shepherd's Pie

Jul 11, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Quite tasty!

But I thought it was "peppered with actual shepherd on top!" ;-)"

Reviewed Rhubarb Peach Cobbler

May 11, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

I'd certainly make it again. It's very flavorful and easier than it looks.

As for not liking recipes that add ingredients by the pound, I guess you don't cook a lot of red meat, chicken, turkey, or fish?"

Reviewed Rhubarb Peach Cobbler

May 11, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

I'd certainly make it again.

As for not liking recipes that add ingredients by the pound, I guess you don't cook a lot of red meat, chicken, turkey, or fish?"

Reviewed Mint Tea

Apr 21, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Could this be any more delicious or any more refreshing? It's just as good iced as it is hot."

Reviewed Butternut Squash Mostarda

Apr 1, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

SO flavorful!!! Well done, Chef!"

Reviewed Spinach and Cheese Omelet with Farm Fruit Salad in Champagne Vinaigrette

Mar 31, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Delicious, easy, and light! Although I substituted basil for the mint, the whole thing came out wonderfully."

Reviewed Bad Girl Beans

Mar 28, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Bad girls have more fun; they apparently also make better beans. These are yummy, and ridiculously easy to make."

Reviewed Sweet Potato, Bacon and Apple Hash

Mar 24, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

I know this is means to go with chicken, but it's SO tasty with pork chops, too!"

Reviewed Glazed Baby Carrots with Bourbon and Maple Syrup

Mar 24, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Pretty good. I might use a little more bourbon next time, because I couldn't really taste it as much as the maple."

Reviewed Brett Fava Beans

Feb 6, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

I made these just so I could post a review. These are okay - nothing special, but a perfectly serviceable use of fava beans. You really can't go wrong with me if you include Parmesan cheese, so that's always a plus. However, call me a stickler, but there's no real reason to call these Brett Fava Beans aside from the fact that Fava sounds slightly...

Reviewed Moon and Stars Mocha

Jan 22, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

With the proportions given, the yogurt is really strong; it dominates the flavors instead of blending with them. I'm going to try this again, but maybe cut the yogurt down to a cup and a half or add some brewed coffee to the mix.

Reviewed Scrambled Eggs Unscrambled

Jan 7, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Absolutely foolproof. Once you've mastered the basic technique, you can start playing with herbs and spices to make them perfect.

Reviewed Hail Caesar Salad

Dec 30, 2010 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

As a salad, it gets the job done. The croutons are so easy to make it blows my mind that more people don't make them.

Reviewed Veni Vedi Vinaigrette

Dec 30, 2010 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Not as good as my mom's but very tasty!

Reviewed Lemon Curd

Dec 30, 2010 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Ridiculously easy to make, and very, very flavorful.

Reviewed Pan Seared Rib Eye

Dec 3, 2010 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Very tasty, and very easy. You really have to be trying in order to ruin this.

Reviewed Sausage and Herb Stuffing

Dec 2, 2010 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Very, very good and very, very, very easy to make. I would recommend, however, that you go with the spicy sausage - it was the only part of the dish that really brought the heat.

Reviewed Strawberry Shake

Nov 22, 2010 in Food Network Community Toolbox on Food Network

YUMMMMMMMMMMMM!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Is that too technical?

Reviewed Pea and Mint Pesto Crostini

Nov 15, 2010 in Food Network Community Toolbox on Food Network

I don't remember the exact directions from the episode, but my guess would be this:

Combine the peas, cheese, garlic, mint, salt, and pepper in a food processor or blender and blend until the peas are pureed. Slowly pour in the olive oil while continuing to blend.

Brush the bread with the olive oil and toast,...

Reviewed Coffee and Donuts Shake

Nov 3, 2010 in Food Network Community Toolbox on Food Network

De. Li. Cious!!!!!!!!!! I'd grate the chocolate rather than simply chopping it, but the flavors are soooooooo yummy!

Reviewed Chicken and Potato Napoleon with Spicy Tomato Sambal Sauce

Oct 7, 2010 in Food Network Community Toolbox on Food Network

My grandmother would definitely NOT approve of the sauce, but really made the dish as good as it was. The chicken and potatoes were nice, but I'm reserving five stars for dishes that really take things to the next several levels.

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