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Cookie's Mom

Cookie's Mom
Home Town: San Ramon, California, USA
Living In: Plano, Texas, USA
Member Since: Aug. 2007
Cooking Level: Intermediate
Cooking Interests: Grilling & BBQ, Stir Frying, Slow Cooking, Asian, Mexican
Hobbies: Gardening, Camping, Fishing
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About this Cook
I'm a native Californian from the Bay Area, and moved to Plano, TX in 1997. I love to cook for family and friends and like to try new recipes.
My favorite things to cook
Making breakfast tacos for people at work; love to try to make my own version of things I've tasted in restaurants; favorite cuisines are Chinese and Mexican.
My favorite family cooking traditions
Portuguese/Asian dishes during the holidays when family comes to visit.
My cooking triumphs
Being successful at making dishes my grandmother used to make when I was a kid. Grama's recipes only listed ingredients, but not the method of how to cook.
My cooking tragedies
I can't tell you how many times I've almost caught the house on fire forgetting about the garlic bread under the broiler!
Recipe Reviews 47 reviews
Lemon Garlic Tilapia
Will make this all the time!

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Reviewed On: Jun. 7, 2011
Mexican Rice III
Excellent recipe! The only change I made was not add the bell pepper and took the jalapeno seeds out. Just the right amount of spice.

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Reviewed On: Jun. 6, 2011
Tiramisu Toffee Dessert
This is a super easy recipe and SO DELICIOUS! I used my Vietnamese coffee press so the coffee would be really strong. I only added 1/2 cup sugar with the cream cheese and substituted Kahlua for the chocolate syrup. I poured about a cup of the heavy cream in with it (this made the middle layer). I then beat the other cup of cream with about 1/4 cup of sugar and added about a 1/2 a teaspoon of vanilla extract (next time I think I'll add rum instead). I spread this mixture on top and put the crushed up Heath bar on last. All you other alcoholics out there will love it this!

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Reviewed On: Aug. 22, 2010

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