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Reviewed sweet potato salad

Jul 2, 2014 on FoodNetwork.com

This was my first time making (or eating) sweet potato salad. It was fabulous! A wonderful change from the mustard potato salad I usually make.

Reviewed skillet cornbread

May 30, 2014 on FoodNetwork.com

This is now my cornbread recipe! It's just that good. It makes a ton. I filled my cast iron skillet, plus a smaller pan. Love this recipe!

Reviewed broccoli and bow ties

May 30, 2014 on FoodNetwork.com

I made this exactly as written and we (myself, husband and son) thought this was fabulous! Easy enough for a quick weeknight dinner, and tasty enough for company.

Reviewed Creamy Corn Cups ("Esquites")

May 8, 2014 on FoodNetwork.com

This was fabulous! I was looking for some different to make using frozen corn and this was just delicious. I can't wait to try it with fresh corn. My son (who doesn't really care for mayo) never knew it was in there and asked for more. Great recipe!

Reviewed cocoa brownies

May 6, 2014 on FoodNetwork.com

So yummy and so easy to make. Chocolately deliciousness!

Reviewed roasted carrots

Apr 26, 2014 on FoodNetwork.com

This was so delicious! The dill with the carrots was a perfect combination.

Reviewed potato leek soup

Apr 26, 2014 on FoodNetwork.com

Very, very good! Great comfort food on a cold evening.

Reviewed baked eggs in hash brown cups

Apr 26, 2014 on FoodNetwork.com

I seasoned this well and it was delicious (I did use thawed and drained frozen hash browns)! Love the presentation.

Reviewed ham and cheese in puff pastry

Apr 26, 2014 on FoodNetwork.com

This made an incredible lunch served with a bowl of soup. Fantastic!

Reviewed blueberry crumb cake

Apr 26, 2014 on FoodNetwork.com

I made this for Easter brunch and it was delicious!

Reviewed mini chicken and broccoli pot pies

Mar 4, 2014 on FoodNetwork.com

Great change from the normal pot pie. My family loves these!

Reviewed mini chicken and broccoli pot pies

Mar 4, 2014 on FoodNetwork.com

Great change from the normal pot pie. My family loves these!

Reviewed hawaiian bbq pulled pork sandwich with grilled pineapple relish

Mar 1, 2014 on FoodNetwork.com

WOW! This was absolutely amazing! The pork was perfect and the sauce put it over the top! We liked the relish, but the pork and sauce were so good we thought the relish wasn't necessary and covered up the yummy flavors of the pork. I cannot wait to make this again.

Reviewed paula's italian pasta salad

Mar 1, 2014 on FoodNetwork.com

I was really worried how balsamic vinaigrette and mayo could work together, but we loved this! I made Emeril's balsamic vinaigrette recipe, which is great. I will definitely make this again. It was a nice change for something different in a pasta salad.

Reviewed simple balsamic vinaigrette

Mar 1, 2014 on FoodNetwork.com

This was outstanding. I made this twice in two days...once as written and once using just a bit less olive oil. We preferred it with a little less olive oil, but it was tasty both ways.

Reviewed hot spinach and artichoke dip

Feb 18, 2014 on FoodNetwork.com

This dip is outstanding! My 12-year old couldn't get enough. It was a huge hit!

Reviewed big and crispy onion rings

Feb 18, 2014 on FoodNetwork.com

These onion rings are the best! The breading stayed on, they were crispy and delicious!

Reviewed mongolian beef sandwiches with black bean aioli

Feb 18, 2014 on FoodNetwork.com

I didn't make the aioli, but the rest of this dish was excellent.

Reviewed vegetable napoleon with grilled portobello mushroom and tomato basil bisque

Feb 18, 2014 on FoodNetwork.com

I was skeptical because I have never cared for tomato soup. This bisque was loved by all, including me. This is the best tomato soup I've ever had. Fantastic flavor!

Reviewed pineapple upside-down cake

Feb 6, 2014 on FoodNetwork.com

I'm giving this 5 stars for taste, but it wasn't without problems. In all honesty, I thought the "soupy mess" reviewer may have made a mistake. However, I encountered the same problem. I chose to follow the recipe exactly, and the 12 inch cast iron skillet was just too small. It needed to be 18 inches. It did run over (which I expected and planned...

Reviewed Egg Rolls

Jan 11, 2014 on FoodNetwork.com

We loved these! I wanted full sized egg rolls so I bought egg roll wrappers and doubled the filling (but used ground pork instead of shrimp). Super tasty and we also like the dipping sauce. It was different than the standard sweet and sour, and hot mustard.

Reviewed Country Quiche

Jan 11, 2014 on FoodNetwork.com

I made this into one quiche. I placed my pie crust into my cast iron skillet, and pre-baked for a few minutes. I did add a little half & half to the eggs. Took about 40 minutes to bake. Very good!

Reviewed Classic Fried Shrimp Po'boys

Sep 23, 2013 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

I'd never had a Po'Boy before making these, and they were amazing!My husband and little boy loved them. I couldn't imagine these without the dill pickle and Tabasco. It all just went together so well. Just delicious!"

Reviewed Plain Pound Cake

Sep 23, 2013 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

After having great success with Ina's orange glazed pound cake, I decided to make this one and it was fabulous! I left one plain, and the second glazed with a lemon glaze and they were both wonderful. Perfectly done in 50 minutes."

Reviewed Orange Pound Cake

Aug 31, 2013 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

I never make cakes from scratch. They come out horribly dry. I followed this recipe to the letter and it is absolutely fabulous! The pound cake came out beautifully and the flavor is outstanding. Ina, you have made me a better cook and baker."

Reviewed Flat Iron Steak with Tango Sauce

Aug 30, 2013 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

This was AMAZING! Everyone loved it and the sauce was killer good! The only thing I did differently was to leave out the paprika on the steak. Instead I rubbed with a cut garlic clove and seasoned with kosher salt and pepper. Everything was outstanding!"

Reviewed Broccoli Salad

Jul 24, 2013 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

I lost my recipe for this salad and was happy I found something so close. My recipe differences are using fresh broccoli (not blanched), red onion, cashews, dried cranberries instead of raisins and grated cheddar. It's always a hit."

Reviewed Corn Fritters

Jul 19, 2013 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

These were fantastic. My son said they are his new favorite food! I served them with roasted garlic buttermilk dip."

Reviewed Asian Style Slaw

Jul 19, 2013 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

My family loved this. The flavor was great! A nice change for a salad side dish."

Reviewed Almost-Famous Hushpuppies

Jul 19, 2013 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

These were very good. The batter was a bit on the thin side, so I added an additional 1/4 cup (maybe slightly less) of cornmeal. They were tasty, and I served them with two dips...maple syrup and a sour cream/chive dip."

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