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Home Town: Chillicothe, Ohio, USA
Living In: Columbus, Ohio, USA
Member Since: Mar. 2007
Cooking Level: Intermediate
Cooking Interests: Baking, Dessert, Kids
Hobbies: Sewing, Gardening, Biking, Walking, Painting/Drawing, Charity Work
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Casey and I on vacation in Top Sail
About this Cook
Well my name is Erica and I've been using this site for recipes sporadically for about 3 or 4 years. I just moved out on my own 2 years ago and have had a chance to experiment a bit more. I live in a very small apartment on campus and my kitchen is about an 8 by 5 room, but I make due somehow. I just joined, finally, this year. I've really enjoyed all of the recipes I've been using and hope to contribute some myself :)
My favorite things to cook
Any kind of desert is worth a try! I cook mostly traditional dishes, something I like to call grandma food.
My favorite family cooking traditions
I learned to cook by wathcing my grandmother, mother, and father. I got most of my methods from my dad. I got my love of traditional foods from my grandma whom I've helped cook Thanksgiving, Christmas and Easter dinners throughout my childhood. I took several cooking projects in 4-H and when I moved in with my Dad when I was 16 he always encouraged my cooking.
My cooking triumphs
I've finally created my perfect apple pie :) I bought an apple pie at Krogers a few years ago and it was amazing, they never had that brand again and I've finally got the filling down.
My cooking tragedies
I'm always burning taco shells and toast ;) In fact, today I burnt a loaf of bread.
Recipe Reviews 8 reviews
Foolproof Chocolate Fudge
This turned out great! This is exactly what I wanted my fudge to taste like. I have always been afraid to try and make fudge but you literally cannot mess this up! Going to try a peanut butter variation soon using peanut butter chips.

1 user found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Jan. 19, 2014
Ham and Beans
I love, love, love this recipe! I am actually making this right now for at least the fifth or sixth time. I, like many others, use much less brown sugar, maybe 2 tablespoons. I also add 2 cups of fordhook lima beans and 2 tablespoons of butter. Delicious!!!

0 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Oct. 23, 2013
Witches' Brew
I made this last year for a Halloween party, it was the perfect touch for the punch bowl! I am getting ready to make it again this year! I only used the recipe for the floating hand so I can't say much for the punch. I used strawberries and lemonade for the hand since it went with the drink I was making...turned out great!!

8 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Oct. 28, 2012
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