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Reviewed lemon ricotta cookies with lemon glaze

7 days ago on FoodNetwork.com

These cookies are fabulous and are always a big hit when I bring them to parties. The one thing I changed to lighten the recipe is to use part-skim ricotta instead of whole milk ricotta. There is no reason to add the full fat ricotta - they are light and moist and perfect with the part-skim!!! These cookies make a great gift for the holidays and...

Reviewed chicken and wild rice casserole

Dec 2, 2014 on FoodNetwork.com

After watching Tricia prepare this recipe on her show I was eager to make it at home. I made 2 modifications to the recipe, both of which I think are essential for both the success of the recipe and for health reasons. I cut back the butter to 1/3 cup instead of 1 cup, which was plenty, (otherwise this would have been a "heart attack on a plate"!),...

Reviewed spiced pumpkin-raisin cookies

Oct 27, 2014 on FoodNetwork.com

A couple of changes are necessary if you want to have success with this cookie recipe. First off, do not bake them for the suggested baking time of 17 to 22 minutes or you will have dry, hard, tasteless cookies. Instead, bake the cookies for 10 to 12 minutes, and take the cookies out of the oven while they are still soft. Also, chocolate chips...

Reviewed Salted Caramel Crispy Treats

Jun 4, 2013 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Wow - Jamie Deen's rice crispy treats are amazing and I have never even liked rice crispy treats until I tried this recipe! The dark brown sugar and salt combination gives these bars a depth of flavor that is missing in traditional rice crispy treats. These bars were a snap to make and the salted caramel syrup was ample and easy to stir into the "

Reviewed Strawberry Muffins

Mar 18, 2013 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

I was eager to try this recipe after watching Ina's show. I tweaked the recipe to make it healthier and more flavorful - When I saw 2 sticks of butter I was shocked - way too much fat and calories! I substituted 1/2 cup low fat vanilla yogurt for 1 stick of the butter with awesome results. I also added 3/4 teaspoon vanilla as every baked good s"

Reviewed Fancy Mac and Cheese

Feb 10, 2013 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

This was a very rich and decadent mac and cheese. After watching Ree make this on her show yesterday I just had to go out and buy all the ingredients to make for dinner last night. I substituted turkey bacon for pork with excellent results and I skipped the Gorgonzola as we are not fond of that cheese. This was a time intensive recipe to make -"

Reviewed Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

Oct 30, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

I cut back the butter to 1 stick and added 1/2 cup applesauce with superb results. I always cut back on butter when baking- no reason for that many extra calories and saturated fat! I turned the oven temperature down to 325 after my first batch browned too quickly and I found that 9 minutes was perfect for a moist, cakey and delicious cookie! Hi"

Reviewed Ginger-Lemon Oatmeal Cookies

Sep 26, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

The fresh bright lemon and ginger flavors in this oatmeal cookie were a refreshing change from traditional oatmeal cookies. My cookies spread a great deal when they were baking and came out looking and tasting more like lace cookies. I would have preferred a thicker and chewier texture. "

Reviewed Chocolate Peanut-Butter No Bake Cookies

Sep 4, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

These are TO DIE FOR! I had perfect results after making the following changes to the recipe: I cut the sugar back to 1 1/2 cups, cut the butter back to 1/3 cup, and boiled the mixture while stirring for 2 1/2 minutes. I then let the mixture cool off the burner for about 1 1/2 minutes before gradually adding the peanut butter and vanilla. Once"

Reviewed Espresso Chip Meringues

Apr 26, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

These are the best meringue cookies I have ever made! Based on other reviews I baked these at 250 degrees which was perfect, I also used regular granulated sugar and instant decaf coffee with excellent results. I skipped the step of leaving the meringues in the oven for 2 Hours as it was completely unecessary. I just cooled the cookies on a cool"

Reviewed Brownie-Walnut Pie

Feb 14, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

OMG - I just made this pie tonight as a Valentine's Day dessert for my family, and it is hands down one of the best chocolate desserts I have ever tasted! The biscotti crust is divine, and the texture of the pie is a cross between brownie batter and fudge - creamy, with a deep dark chocolate flavor! I served this with whipped cream wich made fo...

Reviewed Chewy S'mores Snack Mix

Jan 25, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

WOW - this low fat low cal snack mix is divine! I love the salty/sweet combination of flavors and the chewy and crunchy textures! This is my go to snack mix for watching tv or going to the movie theater - it tastes decadent yet isn't laden with unwanted fat or calories! Try this - you will love it!""

Reviewed Veggie Pesto Lasagna

Oct 15, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

I have been making lasagna for years, always with my own homeade tomato sauce, and I have to say that the Neely's Veggie Pesto Lasagna is the best lasagna (and tomato sauce recipe) I have ever made or tasted! I made it exactly as stated and wouldn't change a thing! One detail to note is some no cook lasagna noodles take up to 1 hour to bake - m...

Reviewed Veggie Pesto Lasagna

Oct 15, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

I have been making lasagna for years, always with my own homeade tomato sauce, and I have to say that the Neely's Veggie Pesto Lasagna is the best lasagna (and tomato sauce recipe) I have ever made or tasted! I made it exactly as stated and wouldn't change a thing! One detail to note is some no cook lasagna noodles take up to 1 hour to bake - m...

Reviewed Curried Couscous Salad

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

I will not make this recipe again.The salad was dry,even after adding extra yogurt and lemon juice. The flavor was ok, although as a curry lover and a califlower lover I didn't particularly enjoy the pairng of the 2 in this salad. I threw out the leftovers as I knew noone would eat them! I usually love Giada's recipes so this was an unexpected...

Reviewed Curried White Bean Dip

Sep 27, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

I usually love Giada's recipes but this one tastes overwhelmingly like salt! Madras curry powder contains salt so adding the curry powder AND the kosher salt is like adding 3 1/2 teaspoons of salt - yuck! I will try this recipe again...WITHOUT the salt as I think the ingredianets have the potential to make a tasty and healthy dip!""

Reviewed Quick Apple Streusel Coffee Cake

Sep 19, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

As written I would only give this coffee cake recipe 3 stars, but with a little tweaking I brought it up to a 5 star level! The changes I made were substituting butter for the shortening, adding an additional cup of finely chopped apple (for a total of 2 1/2 cups), and substituting light brown sugar for the granulated sugar in the streusal toppi...

Reviewed Linguine with Avocado and Arugula Pesto

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

Without question this is the best pesto recipe I have ever made! I love the creamy consistency that the avocado gives to the sauce, and the wholesomeness of the fresh arugula. I also enjoyed that this pesto recipe does not call for oilve oil which can make pesto very heavy and calorie laden. The only changes I made were to cut the lime juice to"

Reviewed Spicy Smoky S'mores Bars

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

The taste of s'mores in an easy to eat and serve bar without the labor and mess of making over a barbecue - what a great invention!!!! I purposely left out the chipotle powder as I did not find that flavor appealing, and I used a mixture of half semisweet and half milk chocolate chips as I find milk chocolate too sweet and I like more depth of fl"

Reviewed Fleur de Sel Chocolate Chip Blondies

Jun 26, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

I have been baking chocolate chip cookies and desserts for decades and I have never tried such an amazing chocolate chip cookie bar before! The texture of these bars had the perfect amount of gooey yumminess. the 3 cups of chocolate chips ensure that each bite is laden with chocolate, and the fleur de sel is the piece de resistance that puts thes"

Reviewed Fleur de Sel Chocolate Chip Blondies

Jun 26, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

I have been baking chocolate chip cookies and desserts for decades and I have never tried such an amazing chocolate chip cookie bar before! The texture of these bars had the perfect amount of gooey yumminess. the 3 cups of chocolate chips ensure that each bite is laden with chocolate, and the fleur de sel is the piece de resistance that puts thes"

Reviewed Zucchini and Olive Flatbread

May 10, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Love the zucchini and olive combo but the flavor is bland. If I make this again I'd add 2 crushed garlic cloves to the olive oil that is brushed onto the dough, and instead of Pecorino Romano I would substiute Asiago. "

Reviewed Palmiers

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

These Palmiers look and taste as though they are from a fine french bakery! The recipe is simple and foolproof, and I receive numerous accolades whenever I make these. I noticed a few reviewers thoght that these cookies were too sweet, but they must not know what a traditional palmier is - a pastry crusted with sugar! They are SUPPOSED to be ve"

Reviewed Gooey Chocolate Pudding Cake

Apr 25, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

This chocolate pudding cake lived up to Anne's description - it was gooey and intensely chocolate and altogether divine! This was one of the easiest desserts I have ever made and it took less than 10 minutes to assemble and get into the oven. I used Hersey's Special Dark cocoa for this recipe which is intensely chocolate and the flavor was deep,"

Reviewed Granola

Mar 9, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Wow - I've been making homeade granola for years and thought I had a good recipe, but Alton Brown's granola is extraordinary! As my family isn't fond of almonds or cashews I substituted wheat germ for the nuts (about 1 cup). I also decreased the salt as I do with every recipe I make, and found that the granola was a perfect golden brown after just...

Reviewed Buttermilk Baked Chicken

Mar 9, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

I'm a big fan of Gina and Pat's cooking show and was excited to try this recipe after watching it being prepared on a recent episode. Althought the buttermilk made the chicken very moist, I wasn't wowed by all of the breading. It didn't meet my expectations for taste, and when I tried making chicken salad with the leftover chicken the breading...

Reviewed Cookie Dough Truffles

Feb 14, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

These truffles are extraordinary! What a simple recipe and the flavor combinaton is irresistable! I had no issues with handling the sticky dough...in fact I made the dough balls without chilling the dough and they came out like perfect rounds balls. The key is to pick up the dough with your finger tips then roll between your palms - instant perfection!...

Reviewed Cookie Dough Truffles

Feb 14, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

These truffles are extraordinary! What a simple recipe and the flavor combinaton is irresistable! I had no issues with handling the sticky dough...in fact I made the dough balls without chilling the dough and they came out like perfect rounds balls. The key is to pick up the dough with your finger tips then roll between your palms - instant perfection!...

Reviewed Banana Muffins with Mascarpone Cream Frosting

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

Although I already have 2 outstanding banana muffin recipes that I love, I decided to try this recipe based on the stellar reviews. What a disappointment! The flavor was bland (even with a tablespoon of vanilla) and my kids described the texture as too thick. I made the frosting on a whim to try with some of the cupcakes and the frosting tasted...

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