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Saved Recipe Easy Garlic Chicken by ElleFirebrand

Dec 7, 2013 on

Saved Recipe Oatmeal Raisin Cookies by Bev

Dec 6, 2013 on

Reviewed Packin' A Punch Broccoli Slaw

Jun 17, 2013 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

This is so much healthier than some others listed here and it tastes wonderful. Thank you, Aaron."

Saved Recipe Beer-Braised Meatballs by mydesigirl

Mar 23, 2013 on

Saved Recipe Beer-Braised Meatballs by mydesigirl

Jan 31, 2013 on

Reviewed Beer-Braised Meatballs

Jan 31, 2013 in on

These are fantastic. I used ground turkey, cut the sugar to less than a 1/4 C & served them over egg noodles. Loved the idea of browning the meatballs in the oven first. It prevented them from falling apart. I also omitted the tomato paste; didn't think it needed it."

Reviewed Mini Turkey Meatballs

Jul 30, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

Fantastic! Since they've started marketing delicious time-saving tomato sauces with wholesome ingredients, I no longer make my own. I poured Giada's Tomato Basil Pasta Sauce over these meatballs & simmered for 30 min. They were amazingly good."

Reviewed Onion Dip from Scratch

Jun 26, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

You can make this recipe even easier if you're in a hurry -- switch out the sauteed onions for dehydrated, toasted onions. Just follow Alton's recipe (except I use Greek yogurt -- can't tell the difference & it's much healthier), but sprinkle in a generous amount of the dehydrated onions, instead of sauteing. You can find them in the grocery spi"

Reviewed Chicken-and-Dumpling Soup

Jul 14, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

Why, in this day and age, with all our knowledge regarding artery-clogging animal fat, would anyone put chicken fat in dumplings? It's disgusting. That's a 50's thing. Most of us have progressed far beyond the Folger's coffee tin loaded with animal fat, stored under the kitchen sink. A huge reason we cook for ourselves is to control what goes "

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