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Reviewed Better Than Sex Cake

Feb 10, 2014 in on

I will try this recipe at some point but I am with richsewmaker on this.. using cake mix, caramel sauce and cool whip is not cooking. We call that pulling a Sandra Lee."

Reviewed Meat Sauce and Spaghetti

Dec 24, 2013 on

I will give it 5 stars. It is a very complex taste. You have to make sure you use a wine you like the taste of and use good dry herbs. I get mine from online. Grocery store spices are weak and add no flavor to a dish like this. Also i used powdered milk instead of evaporated and dried oyster mushrooms since that is what I had on hand.

Replied to Meat Sauce and Spaghetti

Dec 24, 2013 on

I used powdered dry milk instead of evaporated can milk. They add a lot of weird stuff to evaporated milk these days. Try powdered instead.

Reviewed Butternut Squash and Apple Soup

Sep 22, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

Have your veggies and enjoy them too. This is a phenomenal recipe. High fiber, High in Flavor and perfect for the cool crisp autumn days ahead. This recipe goes well with Ina's Chicken Salad Veronique on sourdough or rye. As usually double the spices...""

Reviewed Creamy Mashed Potatoes

Sep 8, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

Also I subbed a hand mixer for the ricer. ""

Reviewed Chicken Chili

May 2, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

Great recipe. I dare say I love it more than regular chili. I turned my beef loving roomie into an addict. That said there are some tweaks I made to the recipe. First I double all the spices except the salt. The soup/stew came out kinda gamey so I kicked it up a notch with Course Ground Jamacian Allspice and several dashes of liquid smoke. And las"

Reviewed Maple-Glazed Pork Chops

Oct 30, 2010 in Food Network Community Toolbox on Food Network

One Word.... UMAMI!. I didn't have balsamic vinegar so I subsituted Plum Wine Vinegar. Man I haven't had porkchops this succulent in like forever. Sorry Mom. :-)

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