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Replied to Double Fudge Cake with Chocolate Buttercream Frosting Recipe : Ina Garten : Food Network

Aug 17, 2014 on FoodNetwork.com

Please don't give up on Ina's recipes because of the errors. That's not her or her recipe, it's the person doing the editing. You'll find this happens to all the chefs now and then. I just make a judgment call when I think something might be wrong and go from there. All in all, I've had great luck with Ina's recipes. Straightforward and deli...

Reviewed layered smoothies

Aug 16, 2014 on FoodNetwork.com

This was delish! Great way to start the day. How is it not healthy with only 2Tbsp. sugar? Plus it has Greek yogurt and fruit. Lots of good carbs here with the fruit and yogurt. Food doesn't have to be fat free, sugar free, and taste free to be healthy!

Reviewed grilled greek summer salad

Jul 22, 2014 on FoodNetwork.com

Great summer main dish salad. We'll be making this a lot.

Replied to homemade ricotta

Apr 26, 2014 on FoodNetwork.com

I used ultra pasturized and it came out great (hadn't read this review before I made it). Wasn't a problem for me.

Replied to Chicago Gumbo Recipe : Jeff Mauro : Food Network

Jan 25, 2014 on FoodNetwork.com

Of course, everyone is entitled to their opinion, but why are you even watching the show, given your feelings?

Replied to Chicago Gumbo Recipe : Jeff Mauro : Food Network

Jan 25, 2014 on FoodNetwork.com

So you never take creative license with a recipe or ingredients? That's what cooking is all about, and how many great recipes are born.

Reviewed Crash Hot Potatoes

Mar 2, 2013 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Try these when you're looking for something a little different in a potato side dish. CRUNCHY and delish. Easy to make and they're always a hit when you take them somewhere. We like to top them with garlic sour cream when they come out of the oven. The possibilities are endless!"

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