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Home Town: Milton Freewater, Oregon, USA
Living In: Vancouver, Washington, USA
Member Since: Jan. 2001
Cooking Level: Expert
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Hobbies: Scrapbooking, Knitting, Sewing, Camping, Fishing, Photography, Reading Books, Music
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About this Cook
I'm a single mom with 3 children, 2 boys and a girl. When I'm not mom, I'm a full-time nurse.
My favorite things to cook
I like to try new and flavorful recipies that are low fat, low calorie and great tasting.
My favorite family cooking traditions
During Christmas, my family gathers for a weekend to make cookies and candies together.
My cooking triumphs
When I was 8 I won a blue ribbon for ranger cookies at the county fair.
My cooking tragedies
When I was 6 I tried to boil lettuce.
Recipe Reviews 3 reviews
Cranberry Chutney I
Excellent departure from the usual canned cranberry sauce. This is now my family's favorite for the holidays. The sauce was perfect--thick enough to add to left-over turkey/cream cheese and cranberry sandwiches the next day! I added lemon juice and zest to the recipe which adds a citrusy zing to the already spicy blend. Hope you enjoy this recipe as much as I have--Christine L., thanks for sharing a wonderful recipe.

2 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Nov. 21, 2004
Cream Cheese Ball
This cheese ball was originally served at a holiday get together I attended. I had to have the recipe.... Substituting Pecans for the walnuts adds a slightly different flavor to the ball. Also, the ball was very creamy and I found that shaping the "ball" into a log easier for serving. Very good with butter-type crackers.

64 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Jan. 20, 2001

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