Carol Jo Profile - Allrecipes.com (10499816)

cook's profile

Carol Jo


Carol Jo
 
Home Town: Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
Living In: Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Member Since: Jun. 2008
Cooking Level: Intermediate
Cooking Interests: Baking, Grilling & BBQ, Asian, Mexican, Italian, Southern, Healthy, Dessert, Quick & Easy
Hobbies: Walking, Photography, Reading Books, Charity Work
  •    
  • Title
  • Type
  • Overall Rating
  • Member Rating
Here with my favorite taste tester, my son Nigel
About this Cook
I worked as a TV producer and exec for over 20 years and now work in project management. However cooking has been my passion since I was a child. My grandfather was a Chef and my grandmother cooked everything with fresh ingredients and from scratch. I carry on their tradition with my family and friends. For me, each meal is a creative production!
My favorite things to cook
Just about everything! I enjoy blending herbs and spices to create new and exciting flavors and adding my own twist to old recipes.
My favorite family cooking traditions
Thanksgiving! It's a family tradition to gather at my house now. I always include favorites for my children, nieces and nephew on the menu. And I introduce a new item to expand their culinary awareness. The combination of great food and fellowship makes each Thanksgiving a holiday to remember!
My cooking triumphs
An incredible seven course Thanksgiving dinner for 12 people! Everything from scratch with 4 new original recipes! My family still talks about the meal.
My cooking tragedies
Biscuits from scratch! I began cooking as soon as I could see over the stove. My first batch of biscuits came out so hard, my sister and I threw them against the side of our house to see if they would break. (About the third try!)
Recipe Reviews 7 reviews
Oatmeal Banana Nut Bread
I've made this recipe about a dozen times! I always add 1/2 tsp. cinnamon and nutmeg to recipe. And I use butter instead of shortening.

2 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Oct. 19, 2013
High Temperature Eye-of-Round Roast
I usually create a flavorable rub adding garlic, minced onion, red pepper and a few other spices to the salt and pepper. Delicious every time.

0 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Dec. 26, 2012
Thai Red Chicken Curry
Love this recipe. Use with chicken or shrimp. I also add other veggies that I have on hand. I also add ground coriander in place of the fresh cilantro.

3 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Nov. 23, 2011
 
Cooks I Like view all 2 cooks I like
Cooking Level: Intermediate
About me: I worked as a TV producer and exec for over 20… MORE
Cooking Level: Intermediate
About me: I wanted to be a chef when I was in my teens,… MORE
 
ADVERTISEMENT

In Season

Christmas Appetizers
Christmas Appetizers

Dozens and dozens of appetizers perfect for the winter season.

The Season’s Best Sides
The Season’s Best Sides

Complete the meal with your favorite holiday side dishes.

Special Holiday Offer!
Special Holiday Offer!

Delicious recipes, party ideas, and cooking tips! Get a year of Allrecipes magazine for $5!

 
Argentina  |  Australia & New Zealand  |  Brazil  |  Canada  |  China  |  France  |  Germany  |  India  |  Italy  |  Japan  |  Korea  |  Mexico

Netherlands  |  Poland  |  Quebec  |  Russia  |  SE Asia  |  United Kingdom & Ireland  |  United States