melly Profile - (10417003)


Home Town: Bellevue, Nebraska, USA
Living In: Las Cruces, New Mexico, USA
Member Since: May 2008
Cooking Level: Intermediate
Cooking Interests: Baking, Stir Frying, Asian, Mexican, Italian, Southern, Dessert
Hobbies: Scrapbooking, Reading Books, Wine Tasting
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About this Cook
Although I've been cooking for a long time, I was a divorced mother of three working full time. So, if you are what you eat, I was cheap, fast and easy for many years. My kids are now mostly grown, I've remarried (to a man who can throw things together and it turns out delicious every time!) and I'm no longer working. Now I have the time to play in the kitchen and I'm having a ball! This website has helped me deceive my husband into believing I am a decent cook. Awesome!
My favorite things to cook
I love to bake, but I also love to fit into my clothes. So, I save the baking for birthdays and major holidays. Originally from the midwest, I moved to New Mexico and developed a real taste for the hot and spicy. I love to make Mexican food and crank up the heat!
Recipe Reviews 7 reviews
Pecan-Crusted Trout
We fish for wild trout every year and just brought home 74 of them for our freezer. Needless to say, I've tried many recipes for trout, but this one is the very best I've tried. I did swap the flour for Panko, the egg for 1/4c melted butter, and I will use half the salt next time. Delicious! I will make this recipe many times! Thank you, Devin!

3 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Jul. 23, 2014
Mandarin Almond Salad
This was absolutely delicious! I used a spring mix/spinach combo, ditched the onion and added a few craisins and feta cheese. It looked beautiful and the taste was out of this world. Thank you!

2 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Mar. 25, 2013
Fuzzy's Chipotle Flank Steak
I've made this many times and my whole family loves it. I do redue chiptles to just one can, and that's perfectly spicy. We slice it thin and make burritos out of it.

1 user found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Jun. 12, 2012

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