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cookin'mama


cookin'mama
 
Home Town: Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
Living In: Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Member Since: Jan. 2001
Cooking Level: Intermediate
Cooking Interests: Healthy, Quick & Easy, Gourmet
Hobbies: Photography, Reading Books, Wine Tasting, Charity Work
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About this Cook
I am a retired flight attendant living north of Boston with my husband, an airline pilot, happily busying myself with volunteer work. With our “finicky child” off to college, I am cooking for two. I collect cookbooks and have no idea how many I have. With a glass of wine and a cookbook in my hands I am totally transported to my “happy place”. I admire both the creators of the recipes and the food stylists who make their creations look so appetizing in the photographs. Of course, the helpful reviews and fabulous photos from others keep me coming back to Allrecipes. I don’t consider myself a good cook, just a good "chooser of recipes". One of my favorite sources for new recipes and cooking tips are my many friends who are passionate and talented cooks; I am constantly inspired and delighted by their culinary expertise.
My favorite things to cook
I love the occasional indulgence, but for the most part I like tasty but healthy meals. I love trying new recipes so a recipe has to knock my socks off for me to make it more than once.
My favorite family cooking traditions
Everyone gets to choose his or her own birthday meal, from beginning to end. We have had some unusual meals and even more unusual birthday cakes, pies, tortes, etc.
My cooking triumphs
I love sharing recipes. I always feel great when guests leave my home clutching favored recipes in their hands.
My cooking tragedies
There was a “nut loaf” incident once, but I would hardly call it a tragedy.
Recipe Reviews 507 reviews
Easy Grilled Zucchini
Any seasoning will do but we like steak seasoning. Excellent and easy side for a plethora of grilled meats.

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Reviewed On: May 10, 2014
Low Carb Zucchini Pasta
My family loves this. I skip the water and just saute the zoodles until crisp tender. These are not meant to be served alone but need a yummy sauce to complete them...think scampi, piccata, or marinara.

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Reviewed On: May 10, 2014
Spinach and Potato Frittata
I cut the potatoes into a large dice and used twice as much fresh spinach as the recipe calls for. There are so many things you can do to make this a different dish each time. Ham would be phenomenal as would tomatoes. I finished the frittata in a 350 degree oven. It took about six or seven minutes and it was perfect! Reheated the next day it was still delicious so this would be a perfect recipe to make on the weekend and heat up for busy weekday mornings.

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Reviewed On: May 5, 2014
 
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