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MandyOak

Laguna Beach, California

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Reviewed Birthday Sheet Cake

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

This is my go to yellow cake, AND my go to chocolate frosting. I've made the batter, without changes, but have used as cupcakes, layer cakes etc. Always turns out moist, and light.
The Frosting is really my favorite. I had been searching for good chocolate frosting that wasn't buttercream. For others who don't like to use corn syrup, I...

Reviewed Lemonade

Jan 21, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

I used Meyer lemons (from a friends tree that are sweet and floral tasting. This recipe is so easy, and you can easily modify the recipe to suit your sweet tooth! I had some strawberries that needed to be used soon, so I put about 8 berries with a bit more sugar and a few tablespoonfuls of water, in the food processor, put it through the sieve r...

Reviewed Fleur de Sel Caramels

Oct 2, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

I made them last year as party favors for a Valentine's Dinner party, I used everyday wax paper to wrap them, and they turned out very cute! I'm about to use the recipe for caramel apples, alhough I think I'll skip sprinkling the apples with salt. ""

Reviewed Blue Cheese and Walnut Crackers

Dec 5, 2010 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

I made these last year, and will try again this year. BUT,I will omit the salt (or check the mixture before adding any). Last year I added all 2 tsp, and they were way, way too salty! I'm not salt shy, and made sure to purchase a great stilton. I LOVE the homemade crackers, and am going to try different cheeses with this savory shortbread style...

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