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Home Town: Wheaton, Illinois, USA
Living In: Naperville, Illinois, USA
Member Since: May 2007
Cooking Level: Intermediate
Cooking Interests: Frying, Stir Frying, Mexican, Italian, Southern, Quick & Easy, Gourmet
Hobbies: Hiking/Camping, Boating, Fishing, Reading Books, Music
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About this Cook
I'm 31, recently engaged, and looking forward to my wedding on 12/13/14! I love to cook, but baking is another story. Maybe someday I'll master that art....
My favorite things to cook
I'm willing to try almost anything at least once.
My cooking tragedies
Baking. Anything related to baking, especially breads. I am just TERRIBLE. Nothing ever turns out right.
Recipe Reviews 568 reviews
Vegetarian Lime Orzo
Awesome dish! I halved the recipe, as this was for myself to eat throughout the week for lunch. I followed the recipe exactly, except subbing dried parsley for the fresh. As much as I love fresh, the quantity is too much for one person to use up before it goes bad. Also I omitted the Parmesan, as the only kind we had was the Kraft cheese in a can and I prefer the good, fresh stuff. Simple, easy, and tasty. I can't wait to make this one again!

2 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Oct. 6, 2014
Cucumber Sandwich
I loved this! You definitely need a very thick bread, otherwise the sandwich gets very soggy. I wish it would keep better, as I made a few extra to take to work for lunch, but they were inedible by day two and three. I used a veggie cream cheese and spinach leaves in addition to the romaine lettuce.

1 user found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Aug. 30, 2014
Slow Cooker Chicken and Dumplings
I had high hopes for this recipe, but it just didn't work for me. Everything was fine until it came time to add the biscuits. I decided to cook them a bit longer as others suggested, about 90 minutes. Some cooked thoroughly, others just clumped together into a weird, sticky mess. The end result was extremely thick (but edible). It wasn't as great as I expected. I might try this again, maybe use a different brand of biscuits, and play around with the biscuit cooking time.

1 user found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Aug. 30, 2014
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