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Home Town: Shelbyville, Kentucky, USA
Living In: Ashland, Virginia, USA
Member Since: Dec. 2007
Cooking Level: Expert
Cooking Interests: Baking, Grilling & BBQ, Frying, Stir Frying, Slow Cooking, Asian, Mexican, Italian, Southern, Dessert, Gourmet
Hobbies: Needlepoint, Gardening, Hiking/Camping, Walking, Fishing, Reading Books, Charity Work
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About this Cook
I am a transplanted Kentuckian who still follows my traditions handed down for generations with modification. I have lived all over the United States and have had friends from many countries and have learned to cook their specialities.
My favorite things to cook
I enjoy cooking for church events and other social functions. I have been told many times I need to open a catering service.
My favorite family cooking traditions
cooking with my youngest son and his 4 year old boy who is learning to cook just lilke his father and uncle. They started learning to cook while they were still in a high chair, and both are excellent cooks.
My cooking triumphs
Taking a dessert and turning it into something a diabetic can eat, without the calories and the sugar, and still tasting like regular dessert.
My cooking tragedies
I have had only one real tradedy. I can most of my home grown vegetables and one year I planted six different types of hot peppers I made my own hot sauce with the peppers and labeled it sauce. I planned to make spagetti one night and instead of grabbing my tomatoe sauce I open a jar of hot sauce instead. I poured the whole jar into the tomatoes and you can imagine the results. We had a burn spot in the grass where I poured the sauce out.
Recipe Reviews 34 reviews
Grandma's Peach French Toast
put cream cheese on the bread and you really have a winner

9 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Jun. 10, 2012
Mary's Meatloaf
have been making this meatloaf for 30 yrs and my Mother use to make it before that. It is the only way i will make meatloaf. Make extra sauce to go over

2 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Oct. 14, 2011
Easy Vegetable Pot Pie
try using lemon thyme for an out of this world experience. I grow my own in a pot on the patio in an apartment complex and use it for just about everything

3 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Aug. 23, 2011

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