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sweetmelissa713

Tifton, Georgia

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Reviewed Ultimate Shrimp and Grits

Feb 5, 2013 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Ahhhhmazing!!! I was born and raised in the South, but didn't grow up on grits (parents from Ohio) and I'm not particularly fond of them, but hubby is. I used instant grits as some other posters suggested. Incredibly flavorful and VERY filling! I only used a pound of shrimp and two links of andouille and we had plenty of leftovers, which were even"

Reviewed Love Birds - Chicken in Pastry

Feb 5, 2013 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

This was outstanding. Followed the recipe exactly with one exception: I didn't have any Fontina cheese, so I subbed Gruyere. I bruhed the pastry with butter instead of egg wash. Even though I was only making it for my husband and I, I did the smaller "party" portion thinking it would probably be a heavy dish. Boy, was I wrong! It was delicious, fr"

Reviewed Pan-Fried Trout

Nov 9, 2010 in Food Network Community Toolbox on Food Network

This has become a staple in our house!! We can't get trout, so I usually use cod. Absolutely packed with flavor! Even my 2 year old asks for more! :) I have also tried this with regular homemade bread crumbs (parents of toddlers always have crusts!) and it was amazing! I mix up some mayo, horseradish, and sweet relish for tartar sauce on the side.

Reviewed Braised Cabbage Stuffed with Pork

Nov 7, 2010 in Food Network Community Toolbox on Food Network

This one takes a LOT of time. The sauce had a wonderful texture, and the flavor was good but not really worth the extra time it took me (versus my own from-scratch sauce). I used reg sausage and ground beef for the filling (milder for our toddler) and it was ok. If it wasn't so labor intensive I would make again. I must mention, though that we made...

Reviewed Butternut Squash Soup with Cinnamon Whipped Cream and Fried Shallots

Nov 7, 2010 in Food Network Community Toolbox on Food Network

I LOVE Anne and was completely prepared to have my mind blown with this recipe. Sadly, I was not. I read all the reviews prior to making and actually thought to myself....What's going on with ppl saying it had a soapy taste? Did they not rinse their pot? It does, indeed, have what can only be described as a "soapy" flavor in the background. I followed...

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