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~LadyEquus~


~LadyEquus~
 
Home Town: California, USA
Living In: California, USA
Member Since: Nov. 2007
Cooking Level: Intermediate
Cooking Interests: Baking, Frying, Stir Frying, Slow Cooking, Asian, Indian, Italian, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Healthy, Dessert, Quick & Easy, Gourmet
Hobbies: Hiking/Camping, Camping, Boating, Biking, Walking, Photography, Reading Books, Music, Painting/Drawing
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onion rings
Apple Strudel Muffin
Apple Strudel Muffins
Cream Puffs 1
About this Cook
From my username, i love horses, as well as art, music, poetry, baking, theatre, Disneyland, family and friends. I enjoy cooking with allrecipes member: sunshinequine. We love trying new recipes and giving new twists to old favorites. Our greatest undertaking has been creating gluten-free foods without compromising flavor! Its been great to see friends and family fall in love with these gluten-free creations as well.
My favorite things to cook
Asian, Greek, Italian, and French foods. Healthy and simple but with a burst of flavor. Gourmet but not too expensive, although i will splurge on a bold ingredient that i know will be the star of the dish! Easy but not quick; food is an art and i dont mind taking the time for preparation and presentation. And I am a tea-aholic!
My favorite family cooking traditions
While German heritage brings delights like apple strudel and beef stews, i really go nuts for Asian cuisine, French cooking techniques, and Italian ingredients.
My cooking triumphs
An Italian 5 course dinner for friends and family including: Pesto toasts, melon and prosciutto platter, Italian salad, garlic bread, homemade lasagna, homemade cannolis. I love cooking and baking with allrecipes member: sunshinequine! Some of our greatest accomplishments include coconut cream pie, cream puffs, onion rings, and "clone of a cinnabon".
My cooking tragedies
A lemon meringue pie that was just disaster. I forgot to bake the crust before putting the lemon and meringue on top. then wanted the pie to cool faster so i put the pie in the freezer and the meringue shrank to a tiny plop in the center. the filling tasted great though!
Recipe Reviews 3 reviews
Apple Strudel Muffins
DONT PANIC! Yes the batter is thick, but these muffins turn out great. Quite the opposite of some other muffins I love to make where the batter is so runny! They are a little drier than expected. I used 2 cups of apples. I also added 1 tsp. cinnamon, 1/2 tsp. nutmeg and 1/4 tsp. cloves to the recipe. And added 1/2 tsp. nutmeg to the topping recipe. Served great with tea!

2 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Jan. 24, 2009
Old Fashioned Onion Rings
Great with Panko bread crumbs. I fryed them in a skillet with Olive Oil. They cook very quickly this way: 30 seconds on each side.

2 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Jul. 31, 2008
Chai Cupcakes
These cupcakes were so moist! One family member says: "These were the best cupcakes I've ever had!" I topped them with vanilla frosting.

8 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Jul. 22, 2008
 
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