Mary Profile - (10188163)

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Living In: Seattle, Washington, USA
Member Since: Jun. 2007
Cooking Level: Expert
Cooking Interests: Baking, Grilling & BBQ, Frying, Stir Frying, Slow Cooking, Asian, Mexican, Italian, Mediterranean, Kids, Quick & Easy, Gourmet
Hobbies: Walking, Photography, Reading Books, Music, Wine Tasting
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  • Muesli
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    By: jen
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Creamy Zucchini with Linguine
About this Cook
I'm a mom to three kids with huge age gaps so it can be a challenge to find something that everyone likes. I like to plan my meals every week and stick to the plan as much as possible. Things go better that way and I tend to cook more instead of reaching for take-out.
My favorite things to cook
I love to cook almost everything and I will try almost anything. I'm not a great baker but I can throw down fried chicken and lasagne with the best of them!
My favorite family cooking traditions
The big holiday meals mean lots of food. The day after Thanksgiving we shut ourselves in the house to watch the Lord of the Rings trilogy (extended version!) and we eat leftovers from the day before.
My cooking triumphs
Mastering fried chicken was a big triumph for me.
My cooking tragedies
I've had a few...mostly they've involved broccoli.
Recipe Reviews 9 reviews
Pork Chops with Dill Pickle Marinade
This was good but I'm only giving it 3 stars since it's not actual cooking or prepping of any sort...

2 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Jul. 19, 2010
Teriyaki Sauce
This was okay. I tasted it after mixing it and decided it needed about 2 Tbsp Sucanat, 3 Tbsp. rice wine vinegar, and 1/3 cup pineapple juice. Then it was juuuuuuust about perfect.

2 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Jul. 17, 2010
Baked Macaroni and Cheese I
It was all right. Fairly bland. Of course, I did use 16 oz. of pasta, not 8. Still, next time I will definitely season it up a bit! And I like it not as saucy as it would have been had I used 8 oz. of pasta.

2 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Dec. 27, 2009

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