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May 30, 2011 11:28 am 
Updated: Jun. 19, 2011 12:09 pm

Greetings, fellow foodies! After a few years of visiting allrecipes.com religiously, I finally became a supporting member and I am so excited! A little background about me...I am currently a college student (go Hoosiers!). I live in a small apartment with my fiance and two dogs but I have managed to crank out some pretty awesome meals from my small kitchen! I have loved cooking as long as I remember. I started baking with my grandma when I was very small and then slowly branched out into other culinary areas. During college I have gained a small following of people who insist I am a great cook, and who am I to turn down the compliment?! I enjoy cooking all kinds of things but my specialties include lasagna, spaghetti, macaroni and cheese - anyone else see pasta as a running theme? I LOVE pasta. And cheese. Almost any combination of the two. But recently I have been searching for healthier ways to cook (not that pasta and cheese can't be used in healthy ways, I just don't know any yet) and am anxious to uncover new specialties. Until my next food adventure, I will leave you with the first recipe to ever become my specialty and gain me a small cult following. I cannot take credit for this recipe - in fact I think I saw it on a box once - and, dare I say, it can by no means be considered health food, but boy is it ever delicious!

Queso Dip

1 pound pork sausage

1 can Rotel tomatoes and peppers, drained

1 loaf Velveeta cheese, cubed

Crumble and cook the sausage. Put Velveeta, Rotel, and sausage into a Crock Pot and cook on low setting until melted. Serve warm with tortilla chips.

 
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May 30, 2011 11:38 am
Thats very close to my fav dip, but I use cream cheese instead of velveeta. I think I am going to try this one, it sounds good :) Anyway, welcome!
 
May 31, 2011 5:02 am
I just spent the weekend in your state and I had a blast. What a finish to the race. That being said - welcome. Everybody loves queso it just doesn't work with my diet. You will find plenty of ways to eat healthier. Make sure to go to the Buzz - lots of help over there too.
 
May 31, 2011 8:59 am
Your dip sounds great! Will try soon. As Doug says, go to the top of this page and click on thebuzz. A community of people able and willing to help w/ most ANY kind of cooking, baking, grilling, etc. question you have. Hope to see you up there sometime!!
 
Jun. 19, 2011 12:09 pm
Thank you everyone! I will definitely check out the Buzz. It sounds great! Jennifer_a00 - cream cheese might be a nice change of pace! Maybe I could use light cream cheese and make it (slightly) healthier. Now I have something to experiment with :)
 
 
 
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desfrey

Home Town
Covington, Indiana, USA
Living In
Bloomington, Indiana, USA

Member Since
Sep. 2007

Cooking Level
Intermediate

Cooking Interests
Baking, Grilling & BBQ, Slow Cooking, Asian, Mexican, Italian

Hobbies
Scrapbooking, Gardening, Fishing

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My favorite things to cook
pasta, cookies, cheesecake, chicken, beef
My favorite family cooking traditions
My great grandma made the best food ever! Turkey tettrazini was a specialty. My mom is a wonderful cook so I learned a lot of tricks from her!
 
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