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sweet cook

sweet cook
Home Town: Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Living In: Suburbs Of Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Member Since: Feb. 2007
Cooking Level: Expert
Cooking Interests: Baking, Dessert, Quick & Easy
Hobbies: Knitting, Gardening, Walking, Reading Books
Recipe Box 2 recipes
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Stained Glass Cookies
Cheerio on her Rug
About this Cook
I've raised a family of four and created meals out of little or nothing in the lean years. I pride myself on being able to pull together a satisfying meal in a pinch when guests drop in.
My favorite things to cook
Baking is my true love.
My favorite family cooking traditions
Always certain recipes my family looks for - at Christmas, gingerbread men, cheese straws,plum pudding recipe my mother made, and now this year, I've added pumpkin soup.
My cooking triumphs
I like to take a recipe and alter it to fit my family's tastes. I have a "jambalaya" that has no shrimp, but instead, turkey kielbasa and chicken.
My cooking tragedies
Only real "tragedy" was a chicken/cheese baked dish that I had doubled for a large family gathering, that I had failed to allow extra time for the additional thickness of the doubling. With everyone seated at the table, it put the meal on hold until the dish could be put back in the oven and finished cooking.
Recipe Reviews 28 reviews
Animal Crackers
What a neat recipe. I just made them and can't wait for littlest great grandson to try them tomorrow. He's not a sweet eater, preferring "animal crackers", so I'm hoping these are a hit with him. I used the small cutter shown, not an animal shape, but the same size as the crackers and goldfish he loves. If he likes them I'll take the suggestion of one of the other reviewers and look for some play dough molds in animal shapes. Thinking of making some for myself for snacking, adding some parmesan cheese to the dough. Thanks for posting.

0 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Jan. 19, 2015
Cranberry Hootycreeks
OMG, so delicious! Didn't use any nuts because of allergies in family, and only had chocolate chips so used those instead of white chocolate, but the combination of the rest of the ingredients is so good that I immediately made a second batch to freeze and add to the Christmas dessert table. Great idea to give gifts jars of the ingredients along with the recipe. Thanks for sharing.

2 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Dec. 11, 2014
Spinach and Mushroom Frittata
So easy, and delicious. I varied it a bit, using what I had in the house. Instead of ricotta I added garden salad cottage cheese, and in place of the scallions, chopped onion. I also added diced green pepper. A wonderful recipe to have on hand for a quick meal. Thanks for posting it.

1 user found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Jun. 4, 2014

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