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Rachael W


Rachael W
 
Home Town: Franklin, Pennsylvania, USA
Living In: Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Member Since: Mar. 2007
Cooking Level: Expert
Cooking Interests: Baking, Grilling & BBQ, Stir Frying, Asian, Mexican, Italian, Nouvelle, Mediterranean, Healthy, Quick & Easy, Gourmet
Hobbies: Scrapbooking, Needlepoint, Camping, Walking, Photography, Music, Wine Tasting
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About this Cook
I am a mom first and foremost! I have a wonderful 8-year old son. We also have a hairy child in our home now. She is a long-haired dachshund named Crystal. We live in the Baltimore area but are looking to move soon! As for cooking... I have been cooking since I was a child. I used to cook for my parties and sleepovers when I was a preteen. Then I went on to bigger and better things like being a housewife and cooking every day, and then cooking school as part of my Associates Degree. Now I still cook for my family as much as possible, but it's hard with a full-time job and trying to finish my Bachelor's part-time.
My favorite things to cook
I love to bake. But, as for daily dinners, they need to be quick, easy, and healthy! I cook Italian meals at least once a week. They are tasty, easy and family favorites!
My favorite family cooking traditions
I ALWAYS cook the big family meal on Thanksgiving, Christmas, and Easter. I also picked up a St. Patty's Day tradition of corned beef and cabbage from my mother... even though we aren't a bit Irish :)
My cooking triumphs
All new Thanksgiving Menu in 2007 with no complaints or empty plates!
Recipe Reviews 26 reviews
Russian Tea Cakes I
I used skinned chopped raw almonds instead of walnuts (as that is what I had on hand) which was a fine replacement. Very tasty!

2 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Dec. 9, 2013
Cheddar Cheese Straws
The recipe calls for shredded cheeses and then changes to grated, but I used shreds. I also used 3-cheese blend which was good. Hard to shape in any appetizing form, but they were tasty!

0 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Dec. 9, 2013
Amish White Bread
First time I've ever made bread and it was easy and Oh, So, Tasty!!!

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Reviewed On: Nov. 22, 2013
 
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