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Reviewed Parker House Rolls

Monday, Nov 18, 2013 on

Just baked these for the first time tonight. I'm not much of a baker but these came out beautiful and delicious. Like previous reviewers I needed about 2 cups extra flour. I mad the dough last night and let them sit in the fridge overnight. Took them out an hour before dinner. Should have been an hour and a half. It took at least 35 minutes...

Saved Recipe Best Oatmeal Cookies by Merrie Wold

Friday, Nov 1, 2013 on

Reviewed Patriotic Berry Trifle

Thursday, Jul 4, 2013 on

"I would have given this recipe at least 4 stars, but it's WRONG. If you try to beat room temp heavy cream with room temp cream chess it winds up a curdled mess. I was foolish enough to follow the recipe despite instinctive doubts and wound up with said mess mid-morning on the 4th of July with company coming soon. Replaced the cream cheese &"

Saved Recipe Creamy Roasted Garlic Hummus by What's Cooking?

Wednesday, Jan 23, 2013 on

Reviewed Rustic Pear Tart

Saturday, Oct 20, 2012 on

"I was so sure this recipe wouldn't work, but it did. I thought the dough was really wet (it was). Had to add a lot of flour and rolled it out well beyond the 9 ". Three supermarket anjou pears made a huge heap of pears that would not be contained in a 7" circle. I rollled it to about 11 inches and piled the pears really, really high. I was su"

Reviewed The Ultimate Paella

Monday, Aug 27, 2012 on

"Good basic recipe if you make the changes noted in previous reviews (broth & blooming the saffron).
My main point is that the clams should not only be scrubbed, but soaked in a gallon of water and 1/3 cup salt for 20 minutes. Drain and repeat 2 more times. When you see what comes out of the clams you'll be glad it didn't come out in your expensi"

Reviewed Hot Open-Faced Creamed Chicken with Tarragon

Wednesday, Jun 27, 2012 on Cooking Channel

"I loved this. Didn't get the strong lemon flavor from the broth. Maybe I used a smaller lemon or more water. Served it on slices of Tuscan hearty toast from Price Chopper. Next time I'll omit the butter on the toast. It's not necessary. Might try half & half or condensed skim milk too.
The recipe is excellent as written and my picky husban"

Reviewed Sesame and Herbes De Provence Chicken Tenders/Rachael Ray

Wednesday, May 9, 2012 on

"So annoyed I didn't check rating or review on fndc before making it. Wildly salty (and btw, how do you taste for that with a breading/coating?). Got no flavor at all from the sesame seeds and the mignonette was just silly. Had a fabulous mignonette recently -- no resemblance. I gave it a solitary star because the chicken was moist and prefectly..."

Reviewed Fried Smashed Potatoes with Lemons

Sunday, Aug 21, 2011 on

"So amazingly good! I like potatoes but with the lovely bright sauce they were a completely different food. My husband and son, both finicky, loved them as well. Three of us ate about half the recipe so I'm looking forward to trying them for breakfast and using the leftover sauce as a condiment per earlier posters. Try it, you'll like it.""

Saved Recipe All-In-One Roast Chicken Dinner by Zurie

Tuesday, Jun 7, 2011 on

Reviewed Baked Sweet Potato Fries

Thursday, Jun 2, 2011 on

"Very good. used my convection bake and they were nicely crispy."

Reviewed Hg's Pb 'n Chocolate Bread Pudding Bonanza

Thursday, Feb 17, 2011 on

"Just OK but that might be because I didn't have a 1 qt baking dish. I used a 2 qt dish and it wound up pretty..."