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Katie


Katie
 
Home Town: Lancaster, Lancashire, England, U.K.
Living In: Milton, Ontario, Canada
Member Since: Mar. 2007
Cooking Level: Intermediate
Cooking Interests: Baking, Low Carb, Healthy, Vegetarian, Dessert, Kids, Quick & Easy
Hobbies: Hiking/Camping, Camping, Walking, Reading Books, Music, Painting/Drawing
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Me and my girl
About this Cook
I work at a doggy gaycare. I have two kids - who are of course the best in the world!
My favorite things to cook
Whole foods. Health issues have forced me to learn and love. Simple carbs are a problem so we have to make most things from scratch.
My favorite family cooking traditions
Keep it simple - processed is a no no. We are from an Anglo Saxon background and are getting in touch with out roots. Great Britain lost a lot of it culinary traditions in the depression and world wars - which is a shame.
My cooking triumphs
Getting my kids to eat whole grains...and thank me for it! Finally figuring out how to make our own bread (thanks to a kitchenaid mixer - and my husband!)
My cooking tragedies
Whenever my mother visits and I try to impress her, everything goes to peices!
Recipe Reviews 11 reviews
Three Bean Salad
Just super - and easy. This is the only bean salad I EVER make.

3 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Oct. 27, 2010
Whipped Cream Cream Cheese Frosting
Great tips about the heating and cooling of the mixing bowl. Mine was very smooth. I would only add half the cream next time though - personal preference though. Note - this makes enough for 12 HUGE cupcakes!

3 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Jun. 15, 2010
Tzatziki II
Followed advice about cucumbers and it worked like a charm. Some water did come to the surface when stored in fridge - but just carefully poured it off (just like I do with natural yogurt!). Exactly what I was looking for. Fresh mint from my garden - yummy.

2 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Jun. 15, 2010
 
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