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Rachel


Rachel
 
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Member Since: Sep. 2007
Cooking Level: Intermediate
Cooking Interests: Baking, Slow Cooking, Low Carb, Healthy, Dessert, Quick & Easy
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About this Cook
I'm not very interesting, but I will say that I enjoy cooking and baking when I have the time; at the moment, I am mostly trying to improve my techniques and discover new, healthier versions of old favorites.
My favorite things to cook
I especially enjoy baking, so that means cookies, cakes, breads, etc. I also enjoy slow-cooking and making main dishes, but usually I need to look at others' recipes for those!
My favorite family cooking traditions
My grandmother is Danish and grew up in america during the depression. As a result, many of my favorites and some of our traditions are based around these foods. For good measure, my husband is Dutch, so I am learning to incorporate more from that region/culture as well.
My cooking triumphs
Any moist and flavourful cake/bread I have made. My favorites lean toward bran muffins and oatmeal cookies; other family members prefer chocolate cake and chocolate chip cookies.
My cooking tragedies
I have yet to successfully make fudge with marshmallow creme. Oy.
Recipe Reviews 12 reviews
Resurrection Rolls
I wanted to try this recipe as soon as I saw it... The taste to these is great, but they are not as easy to make as you'd think- Every single one of my "tombs" spilled out and stuck everywhere. So a warning to those just trying this- you may think that you sealed them tightly, but that doesn't make it safe! If I try this again, I will do as another reviewer suggested and wrap each marshmallow with two rolls.

0 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Mar. 21, 2008
Christmas Stollen
This recipe barely rose at all, but my husband (who is dutch and grew up eating stollen) decided to throw it into the oven away. It rose a bit more, but it still came out like a brick. The taste is not bad, but it is also not the same as the stollen he grew up with. I doubt we will try this recipe again.

4 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Mar. 20, 2008
London Broil II
I cut meat for a living and just thought I should mention here that flank steak is not the same thing as a london broil. There is a top round london broil and a shoulder cut london broil, both of which are very thick cuts (almost like roasts).... A flank steak is entirely different and very thin cut (as the muscle is naturally thin and small).

3134 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Jan. 2, 2008
 
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