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Reviewed beer and rump pot roast

Tuesday, Dec 2, 2014 on

β€œI won't make this again. Meat just had no taste even with all the spices called for in the recipe ”

Replied to Pecan Pie Recipe : Ree Drummond : Food Network

Wednesday, Nov 26, 2014 on

β€œso how did your pie come out? did you rate it 2 stars b/c it wasn't a good tasting pie? ”

Reviewed roast bacon

Monday, Nov 10, 2014 on

β€œPerfect.. no mess ! ”

Reviewed roast top round beef roast with yorkshire pudding

Tuesday, Oct 21, 2014 on

β€œThe yorkshire pudding was excellent. But the cook time for the roast was way off. When I took it out to turn it it was already too done. ”

Replied to slow-cooker stout beef stew

Tuesday, Oct 21, 2014 on

β€œThe stout is added at the start, listed right before the olive oil. ”

Replied to slow-cooker stout beef stew

Tuesday, Oct 21, 2014 on

β€œYou gave it one star. Was it not good with the chicken stock? ”

Replied to slow cooker macaroni and cheese

Saturday, Oct 18, 2014 on

β€œTrisha has many great recipes, don't give up. This mac and cheese is different from those where you make a cream sauce on the stove top. I have made this both in the crock pot and in the oven (the alternate instructions she offers in the recipe) . My family loves it. I find the results in the oven are more like "normal" mac and cheese.

Replied to slow cooker macaroni and cheese

Saturday, Oct 18, 2014 on

β€œI make this a lot and use a whole 16 oz box of pasta. I don't add any other liquids and it has come out fine, just right actually. ”

Reviewed penne with butternut squash and goat cheese

Friday, Oct 17, 2014 on

β€œOverall, this was quite good. I, like others, needed to add more flavor so I toasted pecans (out of walnuts) and had to use cream cheese b/c I couldn't get any goat cheese. I added some adobo seasoning (Goya is the best) and it brought it all together. Very good and I'll make it again. ”

Replied to rich beef barley soup

Wednesday, Aug 6, 2014 on

β€œI agree.. ratings like this should be removed as they are not accurate. Cooks want to know how THIS recipe is, not a person's thoughts on it or doctored up version”

Replied to Lime Cream Trifle Recipe : Marcela Valladolid : Food Network

Wednesday, Jul 30, 2014 on

β€œNot sure why those odd characters are in my review. Also, you can use Pepperidge Farm chessmen cookies. Very good”

Replied to Grilled Papaya Caipirinha Recipe : Guy Fieri : Food Network

Saturday, Jul 12, 2014 on

β€œyou didn't make THIS recipe.. your rating is unfair and inaccurate ”

Replied to Lemon Lime Soda Pound Cake Recipe : Food Network

Sunday, Jun 15, 2014 on

β€œIf you had prepared it as written your results would have been better”

Replied to baked tomatoes stuffed with creamy stovetop bacon mac and cheese

Wednesday, Jun 11, 2014 on

β€œbut did you make this one? the way it is written?

Replied to roasted garlic

Saturday, May 31, 2014 on

β€œwhy would you rate something you haven't tried?? roasted garlic is something you make to add to a recipe.. completely different flavor from raw garlic.. you should remove you ONE star rating.. ”

Replied to roasted garlic

Saturday, May 31, 2014 on

β€œThe 1 star rating should be removed as it is inappropriate. People will bypass lower rated recipes. ”

Replied to roasted garlic

Saturday, May 31, 2014 on

β€œpost your comment to the Contact us.. not as a recipe rating”

Reviewed sausage and butternut riggies

Friday, May 23, 2014 on

β€œwow, restaurant quality meal! I had pumkin from my garden instead of squash.. excellent taste. Reminds me of squash ravioli with cheese sauce.. sooooo good ! ”

Replied to Apple Spice Bundt Cake with Rum Glaze Recipe : Alton Brown : Food Network

Saturday, Apr 19, 2014 on

β€œThe review really should be written on the cake baked EXACTLY as written, This review is for a totally different cake since you made so many changes.

Reviewed my grandma's braised cabbage

Monday, Feb 10, 2014 on

β€œok, not over the top good but good ”

Reviewed oven baked pepper bacon

Saturday, Feb 1, 2014 on

β€œeasiest way to make bacon.. no spatters from the fry pan.. ”

Replied to green punch

Thursday, Jan 30, 2014 on

β€œthere is an icon over to the left above where you can pin it or share on FB.. but you have to figure this out yourself, along with adding to recipe box.. that is the icon under it.. but NOW I can't even open my box.. I'd encourage you to contact FN and complain.. I did.. I hate the changes”

Reviewed Chocolate Chip Cookies

Wednesday, Jan 29, 2014 on Cooking Channel

"These are wonderful. Soft, buttery, moist.. I love the milk chocolate. For those using a baking stone you don't need parchment and mine baked for exactly 14 min. "

Reviewed chili sans beans

Tuesday, Jan 28, 2014 on

β€œThis was so good and easy. I did use half lean ground beef and half venison. The chili was so good but with the leftovers I did add some black beans b/c we like them.. Very good ”

Favorited Chocolate Chip Cookies

Monday, Jan 27, 2014 in Recipes on Cooking Channel

Favorited Tangy Root Beer Can Chicken

Monday, Jan 27, 2014 in Recipes on Cooking Channel

Favorited Berry Pie Pops (Pie on a Stick)

Monday, Jan 27, 2014 in Recipes on Cooking Channel

Reviewed Slow Cooker Macaroni and Cheese

Saturday, Jan 4, 2014 on

β€œone thing, for this recipe to make 12 servings with only 8 oz of pasta it is really just a side dish. 8 oz of cooked pasta only fills a large cereal bowl, then add the cheeses etc you have more but not 12 bowls full of mac and cheese ”

Replied to Gingerbread Cookies

Wednesday, Dec 11, 2013 on

β€œbut you only gave it one star?

Replied to Sugar-Cranberry Pie

Wednesday, Nov 27, 2013 on

β€œit's best not to rate the recipe if you haven't followed it exactly as written. ”