dena Profile - (10072299)

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Home Town: Tacoma, Washington, USA
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Member Since: Dec. 2006
Cooking Level: Intermediate
Cooking Interests: Healthy, Quick & Easy, Gourmet
Hobbies: Gardening, Hiking/Camping, Camping, Biking, Walking, Music, Wine Tasting
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About this Cook
I'm always looking for healthy subsitutions!
My favorite things to cook
anything that when I'm eating I think, "...Ooooh, this was worth it!"
My favorite family cooking traditions
My family is NOT known for healthy cooking...that's why I love it! Lots of comfort food - yum! Favorite cooking tradition is stromboli for lunch on christmas. With the holidays there is so much rich food, and newly introduced recipies. It's nice to be expecting something simple and (while still not very healthy) guaranteed to be good!
My cooking triumphs
My spaghetti. It's just good! I also make an amazing pasta...ala dena, it's fresh, healthy and satisfying!
My cooking tragedies
too many to count...I'm especially bad with yeast. It's really sad! I wish I could make a respectable loaf of bread!
Recipe Reviews 26 reviews
Fresh Broccoli Salad
It was way too sweet. I didn't put in onions, maybe the sugar balances things out... But with no onions, I'll add WAY less (like 1/4 cup) next time. Or no sugar.

1 user found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Jun. 23, 2014
Baked Oatmeal I
Sugary-sweet! I even halved the sugar (and used agave instead, maybe it's like honey and is sweeter?) But even with 1/2 the sugar it was fantastic.

1 user found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Aug. 9, 2012
Sturdy Whipped Cream Frosting
I did NOT find this sturdy. But it was the BEST TASTING! So much yum, I can't even express it. Worthy of eating straight. ;)

1 user found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Apr. 17, 2012

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