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Pointless Ramblings of a Verbose Cook w/a Loooong List of Food Aversions...

 
Dec. 22, 2014 8:13 am 
Updated: Dec. 23, 2014 5:54 pm
(Obligatory disclaimer:  While Reynolds(R) did provide swag (in the form of parchment), I'm my own person and make my own opinions.  The end.) Weird blog topic, I know, but we always baked Christmas cookies with our dad.   He worked away during the week so we loved spending time with him (and… MORE
 
 
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Mar. 19, 2014 5:54 pm 
Updated: Mar. 24, 2014 11:56 am
As as Allrecipes Brand Ambassador, I was tasked this month with preparing, photographing, and reviewing two Mazola "heart healthy" recipes.  Though I was provided Mazola corn oil (and apparently a sauté pan that's en route as a "thank you"), I'm capable of forming my own opinions and they're… MORE
 
 
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Oct. 30, 2013 5:28 pm 
I don't even have a half witty title for this one...Ore-Ida. Potatoes are awesome, pretty much in any form in Mr. LTH's world.  Frozen Ore-Ida fries had long been a staple in his life, pre me.  While I have no holier-than-though aversion to frozen fries, I don't need the extra essentially… MORE
 
 
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Oct. 30, 2013 5:16 pm 
Disclaimer:  Yes, I'm a Brand Ambassador.  Yes, Johnsonville provided me with coupons for their product (and even a little gift, to boot).  However, I am the boss of me.  Not only am I the boss of me, but I generally like to go against the grain, so.... I freely admit, I groaned, out loud,… MORE
 
 
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Aug. 31, 2013 11:53 am 
Updated: Sep. 7, 2013 10:41 am
In our freezer, that's where!  Each year, we purchase a side of beef from a local friend (and farmer!), so I was thrilled to learn one of the sponsors for August's Allrecipes Brand Ambassador challenges was the "Beef.  It's What's For Dinner" campaign.  Before we began purchasing the annual… MORE
 
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Aug. 31, 2013 11:32 am 
Part of this month's challenge as an Allrecipes Brand Ambassador was to cook using (provided) GOYA products.  Now, I've seen GOYA in grocery stores everywhere I've ever lived, but have NEVER bought/used any of their products.  There's no reason for the unintended slight; I've just never made… MORE
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I like to eat and I tend to be a picky eater, therefor, I like to cook so I can be in control of what I eat. Thankfully, Mr. LTH eats everything and anything (except sweet potatoes and vinegar).
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I'm a very mood dependent cook: what I'm in the mood for dictates what I like to cook. I've found I really enjoy making new "faceless" recipes and adding a face to them.
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Underbaked cakes + wire racks + oven to "finish cooking" = a very messy oven
 
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