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Jodi


Jodi
 
Home Town: Massachusetts, USA
Living In: Taunton, Massachusetts, USA
Member Since: Jun. 2006
Cooking Level: Expert
Cooking Interests: Baking, Stir Frying, Slow Cooking, Asian, Mexican, Italian, Southern, Low Carb, Healthy, Quick & Easy
Hobbies: Sewing, Camping, Biking, Walking, Fishing, Reading Books, Music, Painting/Drawing
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Nov. 15, 2010 7:58 am 
Updated: Jan. 31, 2011 7:13 pm
I’ve been daydreaming and planning on sharing this story for a while now.  If it’s too gloomy I apologize; however, I think it will be a sweet way to share and celebrate a special time with my mother.   My mother & I were very close friends.  I miss her.  She found peace earlier… MORE
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From The Blog:  My Mother's Visit
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About this Cook
There's not much to say. I'm happily married, and I have two grown sons, one still living with me - my husband says becauce of my home-cooking :) I work too much, usually 2 jobs Monday through Friday so most nights have to be quick meals - but I do the best I can in spite of that.
My favorite things to cook
In general I like simply making delicious & healthy meals. I love slow cooking but I seldom have the time in the mornings to get anything set up.
My favorite family cooking traditions
To not be too fussy in measuring (except for the first time trying a new recipe!) My mom seldom measured, and aside from baking I don't think most things have to be exact - even my best assistant (my husband) is getting good at not having to measure everything lol
My cooking triumphs
My youngest son loves fresh homemade cookies - everyone loves my brownies - and there's so many meals that everyone loves, probably my lasagne is everyone's favorite
My cooking tragedies
ha ha when I catch the stove on fire (happened a couple of times on me already - oops!!)
Recipe Reviews 269 reviews
Pecan Pie Bars I
I love these!! So delicious and pretty easy. I made a half batch as Soprano39 had done and that was the perfect amount. I did cook it longer too as many had commented about, and I'm glad I did - they weren't runny at all. I made this because my son in the air force requested them, and he & I are the only ones in the house that like pecan pie, so I was able to get most of these sent off to him leaving me with a few to enjoy too. I'll definitely make these again!

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Reviewed On: Mar. 9, 2014
How to Make Perfect Polenta
This was really good and quite easy. It cooked up a lot quicker for me, I have a flat top stove so I probably needed to have it set on a lower setting, I'll remember that next time. Still it came out so smooth and tasty! And easier than I imagined, I've never even had polenta until recently, so I'm really glad to have a new option to serve with meals. I also watched the video so that made me feel a lot more confident to try this.

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Reviewed On: Mar. 9, 2014
Kielbasa Pasta Casserole
This recipe isn't bad, it's not fantastic either but we would have it again. We followed the recipe very closely. Used spaghetti sauce instead of tomato sauce, and added garlic. Next time I plan to add diced green peppers, they would go really good in this casserole.

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Reviewed On: Feb. 17, 2014
 
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