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Sparkles


Sparkles
 
Home Town: Michigan, USA
Living In: Michigan, USA
Member Since: Dec. 2007
Cooking Level: Intermediate
Cooking Interests: Stir Frying, Asian, Indian, Italian, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Healthy, Vegetarian, Quick & Easy, Gourmet
Hobbies: Boating, Walking, Photography, Reading Books, Music, Wine Tasting
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Tofu Peanut Stir-Fry
About this Cook
I am an accountant by trade but I love to cook for my family and friends. I have an eight year old daughter that loves to help me in the kitchen when she can. I would really love to take a cooking class to learn more techniques and more about the art of cooking. I don't eat red meat, so I like to see what is out there for turkey and other meats. I would love to learn more about vegetarian cooking.
My favorite family cooking traditions
I want to make my own traditions.
My cooking triumphs
I will have to get back to you on that!
My cooking tragedies
I am terrible at baking cookies.
Recipe Reviews 4 reviews
Tzatziki Sauce
The taste would have been ok. Blending is a terrible idea, I will shred the cucumbers and mix them in by hand next time.

3 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Feb. 1, 2009
Penne Pasta with Cannellini Beans and Escarole
My family really likes this recipe and it is so quick and easy that it has become part of the regular rotation. Instead of escarole I use fresh spinach leaves, because I usually have them on hand. I also add fresh garlic, basil and Italian seasoning. I garnish with some crumbled feta. Great recipe!

0 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Sep. 27, 2008
Stuffed Peppers My Way
Love, love, love this recipe! I did make a few slight alterations. I cooked up fresh garlic with red onions, instead of green. I use fresh basil, when I have it. I ended up using a brown, medium grain rice since I did not have Arborio. To add extra moisture to the rice, I used a little vegetable broth. I also used a can of diced tomatoes, drained, in replace of the fresh tomato, which I also did not have at the time. I have made this at home many times, it is one of my 8 year old daughter's favorites!

69 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Dec. 7, 2007
 
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