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lauren11


lauren11
 
Home Town: Washington, D.C., USA
Living In: Ellicott City, Maryland, USA
Member Since: Jun. 2008
Cooking Level: Beginning
Cooking Interests: Baking, Stir Frying, Slow Cooking, Asian, Mexican, Indian, Italian, Southern, Nouvelle, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Low Carb, Healthy, Dessert, Kids, Quick & Easy, Gourmet
Hobbies: Scrapbooking, Walking, Photography, Reading Books, Music, Painting/Drawing, Wine Tasting, Charity Work
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Shark Cake for the 5th Birthday!
Frosted Cranberries
About this Cook
3 things about me: . mother . student mastering PR . someone's better half .
My favorite things to cook
While I have been cooking on and off for many years this was the year I decided to actually step away from the known and be a bit adventurous. As a result, I am bringing in the new and up for trying nearly anything
My favorite family cooking traditions
Christmas Dinner, Thanksgiving and Easter Traditions, where corn souffle, homemade cranberry sauce and broccoli casserole that can take you back 15 years in a single bite.
Recipe Reviews 41 reviews
Cheater Pot Pie
After Thanksgiving I wanted something quick and easy to make with the leftover turkey. This recipe was the winner. I used about 1 cup of turkey as opposed to chicken and instead of frozen vegetables, I used can green beans (since I had no peas) creamed corn (since we didn't have regular corn) baby carrots and mushrooms. I opted to cook everything in the sauce pan and added 1 can of creamed chicken (since I used a can of creamed corn) as well as milk to get the desired consistancy. For the pie portion of this recipe, I rolled out a defrosted frozen pie crust (A leftover, since its mate was used in a pie the night before), cut shapes with cookie cutters and baked in the oven per package directions to make pie crust cookies to serve on top of the pot pie. Definitly a cheater pot pie. I must say. I enjoyed the slight sweetness the creamed corn added.

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Reviewed On: Dec. 5, 2009
Carrot Cake III
Only change I made to this recipe was to substitute 2 cups of white sugar for 1 cup white 1 cup brown. Since I didn't want a cake, I made 24 cupcakes and must say they are delicious. *For the icing I only needed 2 cups of confectioners sugar.

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Reviewed On: Dec. 5, 2009
Caramel Apple Pork Chops
Made this recipe with the suggestions (marinated in soysauce/apple juice mix and baked on 350 for 25 min) of others and was pleasantly surprised. Certainly an ideal fall meal.

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Reviewed On: Dec. 5, 2009
 
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