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Reviewed Shrimp Mashed Potatoes

Nov 21, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Since one of my college-aged sons is a picky eater, I made the shrimp and mashed potatoes (as directed, but without the herbs and lemon). I also made the rib eye steak and the butter lettuce salad with avocados, pears, hazelnuts and dried cranberries, and gorgonzola and pear dressing .. all from the same June 2012 episode. It was a hit!!! My sons "

Reviewed Nonna Luna's Rice

Jun 12, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

I liked it, but my college aged sons had different opinions (one liked it somewhat, while the other did not like it at all(he's normally a bland eater though. In any case, I give it 4 stars because of the mixed reviews of my family.

On another note, I mistakenly bought 'with shell and vein' medium shrimp. It took me nearly an hour...

Reviewed Grilled Rib Eye with Tomato and Poblano Chile Sauce

Jun 6, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

I made the steak on a George Foreman grill, and it was SO GOOD. I've never made a good steak (always under-seasoned, too dry, overcooked}, so I am very thankful for this recipe and cooking instruction. It was perfect."

Reviewed Grilled Rib Eye with Tomato and Poblano Chile Sauce

Jun 6, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

I made the steak on a George Foreman grill, and it was SO GOOD. I've never made a good steak (always under-seasoned, too dry, overcooked), so I am very thankful for this recipe and cooking instruction."

Reviewed Butter Lettuce Salad with Gorgonzola and Pear Dressing

Jun 6, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Made it last night, along with the rib eye steak, mashed potatoes, shrimp (from the June 2012 LA Steakhouse episode).

It was PERFECT!!!

This is the first time I made a dinner that felt like we were eating at a nice steakhouse."

Reviewed Butter Lettuce Salad with Gorgonzola and Pear Dressing

Jun 6, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Made it last night (exactly as directed), along with the rib eye steak, mashed potatoes, shrimp (from the June 2012 LA Steakhouse episode.

It was PERFECT!!!

This is the first time I made a dinner that felt like we were eating at a nice steakhouse."

Reviewed Shrimp Mashed Potatoes

Jun 6, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Since one of my college-aged sons is a picky eater, I made the shrimp and mashed potatoes (as directed, but without the herbs and lemon ..BUT served each separately. I also made the rib eye steak and the butter lettuce salad, layered with avocados, pears, hazelnuts and dried cranberries, and topped with gorgonzola and pear dressing .. all from the"

Reviewed Shrimp Mashed Potatoes

Jun 6, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Since one of my college-aged sons is a picky eater, I made the shrimp and mashed potatoes (as directed, but without the herbs and lemon ..BUT served each separately. I also made the rib eye steak and the butter lettuce salad, layered with avocados, pears, hazelnuts and dried cranberries, and topped with gorgonzola and pear dressing .. all from the"

Reviewed Frittata with Asparagus, Tomato, and Fontina

Apr 10, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Very flavorful! Ingredients work well together. Super fast and easy to make.

The deli department told me they had fontina that was very flavorful and some brands that were not as much. I bought the one they said was flavorful. Not sure how different the taste would have been.""

Reviewed French Toast

Apr 9, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Made this for 10 people for Easter brunch and it was a hit! Followed the recipe and technique to a tee. I used the Challah bread from Whole Foods Market. This is the first time I've used that, and it was out of this world.""

Reviewed Candied Bacon

Apr 9, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Had 10 family/loved ones over. They INHALED this bacon. I did have to cook it longer during the first step (w/o the brown sugar) to get the crispness we liked.""

Reviewed Candied Bacon

Apr 9, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Had 10 family/loved ones over. They INHALED this bacon. I did have to cook it longer w/o the brown sugar to get the crispness we liked.""

Reviewed Fresh Fruit Salad with Honey Vanilla Yogurt

Apr 9, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Followed the recipe to a tee. Be careful to taste each piece of fruit before allowing it into the mix. Our raspberries were tart. I did not realize this until we sat down to eat Easter brunch. Though everyone liked the fruit and the yogurt, the tart raspberry was a distraction.""

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