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Reviewed Jalapeno Cheddar Cornbread

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

The only reason I didn't give these a 5 was because I didn't have that "Oh my Gosh!" reaction that I'm used to with Ina's recipes. I'm also not a big bread eater. However, they went over well at the potluck I took them to and they seemed even better the next day when I heated a few leftovers in the microwave. Like some other folks, I made individ...

Reviewed Lemon Chicken Breasts

Sep 5, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

I have yet to make one of Ina's recipes that failed. After making this all I could think was how does something so simple taste so good??!!! Like some other folks, I used boneless breasts and didn't have fresh thyme, but a half tsp. of dried worked fine. Then just for kicks, once it cooled a bit I put the sauce in a blender for a few seconds the...

Reviewed Black Bean Salad

Dec 10, 2010 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

This was so good that only half of it made it to the 'fridge to "chill for 1 hour"! Thanks to the many who said it's OK to sub red wine vinegar. The pineapple really makes the dish...who'd have thought?? Excellent dish and it's easy to tweek as needed.

Reviewed Fried Chicken

Nov 30, 2010 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

I'm a great cook, but fried chicken is something I could never seem to master. But this is an AWESOME recipe!! The crunch, the moistness, the little "twang" from the buttermilk (I think)...this is my new go-to recipe for fried chicken. I agree with everyone else on the cooking temp. Kept mine around medium-low and it came out great. It even kept its...

Reviewed Beatty's Chocolate Cake

Nov 25, 2010 in Food Network Community Toolbox on Food Network

Promised a double chocolate cake for Thanksgiving. Packed my ingredients and headed to Mom's WITHOUT my usual recipe. Found this one instead and it was awesome. Moist, rich...wonderful. I substituted Hershey's DARK cocoa in the batter and used with a different buttercream recipe. RAVE REVIEWS from my family. Thanks again, Ina!

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