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Reviewed vegetable stock

Oct 19, 2014 on

I'm a vegetarian, so having a flavorful veggie broth for cooking makes a difference. I've made this recipe several times and it is always delicious. I double the recipe because it's a lot of work. I strain it into quart size freezer bags after it cools and then freeze. We throw it into chili, soup, make beans with it or sip it hot with a little Parmesan...

Replied to zucchini and summer squash casserole

Aug 11, 2014 on

You don't need to comment if you didn't make the recipe.

Reviewed Blue Cheese Dressing

Nov 26, 2013 on

This recipe needs a fairly assertive blue cheese to be really successful. I added extra lemon juice. Delicious!

Favorited Tarka Dal

Apr 27, 2013 in Recipes on Cooking Channel

Reviewed Carrot Salad

Feb 21, 2013 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

This simple carrot dish is really flavorful. Carrots aren't easy to jazz up and this recipe is simply MADE for carrots. We love it."

Reviewed Blue Cheese Cheesecake with Baby Greens, Candied Walnuts and a Pear Vinaigrette

Nov 21, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

I am knocked out by this one. I made the Pear Vinaigrette last night; it's got nice acidity and just a little sweetness. Perfect. I just tasted the Blue Cheesecake. It is delicious. Mine cracked on top. (Who cares?) It is lighter than I expected, which is a good thing. I recommend this whole recipe. Try to use a blue cheese with a little kick to "

Reviewed Superb Squash Soup with the Best Parmesan Croutons

Oct 22, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

I have to agree with everyone. This was dee-licious, fast and easy. I roasted the squash face down in the oven first, and then added it to the vegetables and broth. thnx!"

Reviewed Spicy Szechuan Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Oct 10, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

I'm stumped. This was good--not great. Rachel Ray has a similar recipe that leaves this one in the dust. Going back to that one.""

Reviewed Gigi's Carrot Cake

Mar 4, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

I usually make this recipe into cupcakes. A previous reviewer is right when she says they sink in the middle a little--but this isn't a problem if you frost them. Put walnuts in the cake. I like the suggestion by the reviewer below who suggested soaking golden raisins in rum and adding them to the batter. Cream cheese frosting is everything you would...

Reviewed Barbecued Chinese Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Dec 29, 2010 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

Yup. This was delicious and easy. Needs a little soy sauce. Next time I'll add a few chili flakes and chopped peanuts.

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