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Living In: Delaware, Ohio, USA
Member Since: Sep. 2007
Cooking Level: Intermediate
Cooking Interests: Baking, Grilling & BBQ, Frying, Stir Frying, Slow Cooking, Mexican, Italian, Dessert, Quick & Easy
Hobbies: Knitting, Quilting, Sewing, Needlepoint, Gardening, Camping, Boating, Biking, Reading Books, Music
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Luna Moth
It's Spring!
About this Cook
I live in Delaware Ohio on a family farm. My immediate family lives with in 1 mile of me and I wouldn't want it any other way. Besides cooking I love gardening and crafting. I love animals and have 3 dogs and 1 cat.
My favorite things to cook
My favorite thing to cook is Pie any kind of pie and since I have a line of people waiting for me to slice them when I take them somewhere they must be good.
My favorite family cooking traditions
My grandma used to let me help her can tomatoes sitting on a bar stool (because I was to short to reach the counter) to this day I can't wait to get that first jar full of tomato juice.
My cooking triumphs
I made a concord grape pie from start to finish and won best of show at the local fair.
My cooking tragedies
Not really a tragedy but still trying to live it down. My first pie was peach and couldn't get a hold of mom or my 2 g-ma’s to ask if I should peal the peaches. My sister (who is a home ec. teacher) told me to leave them on. The pie was a little fuzzy, everyone got a good laugh but it did disappear. My sister a couple of years later went to a gourmet restaurant and guess what they had on the menu! So I guess I am a gourmet chef. Now my husband (who I made the first one for) helps me make pie and is always slipping skins in because he says it makes it more flavorful. All this and I still catch grief what’s a girl to do? And that is the only one I'm going to admit to.
Recipe Reviews 37 reviews
Exquisite Pizza Sauce
Great texture. Just a little to spicy once cooked so I would add one or the other of the peppers. We didn't have a problem with it being to sweet, I checked on our regular store bought sauce and sugar is the second ingredient which surprised me.

3 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Mar. 6, 2011
Roasted Okra
I like Okra, and I hate black pepper but I made this recipe as stated and I L-O-V-E it. We will be growing Okra in our garden this year and this is so fast we will be going to it time and again.

4 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Mar. 2, 2011
Shredded Brussels Sprouts
The shreadding is very time consuming. I did it the first time I made them but now I usually just quarter them. Other than that this is a fantastic recipe and we serve it quite a bit. I also leave out the pine nuts unless I have them on hand. I don't really think it adds a lot to the recipe if you would like to leave them out.

5 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Feb. 14, 2011
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