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crazeemommee3


crazeemommee3
 
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Living In: Sugar City, Colorado, USA
Member Since: Mar. 2008
Cooking Level: Expert
Cooking Interests: Baking, Stir Frying, Asian, Mexican, Italian, Dessert, Quick & Easy
Hobbies: Scrapbooking, Sewing, Walking, Photography, Reading Books, Music, Painting/Drawing, Charity Work
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About this Cook
I work full time and I have three kids aged 20, 18 and 16. I recently met a wonderful man and he has a 9 year-old son. They are not used to food from scratch and semi-homemade food, but they are getting used to being spoiled! It's a challenge to keep everyone happy at meal times, but I aim to please.
My favorite things to cook
I love to make pizza, spaghetti, chicken and rice, burritos, ok anything Mexican or Italian; love to bake- my specialties are chocolate cake, chocolate chip cookies, chocolate truffles, are we sensing a trend here?
My favorite family cooking traditions
My mom taught me to make traditional Spanish rice, enchiladas, tortillas, and sopaipillas. My aunt taught me to make biscochitos. I love making traditional Mexican dishes because they remind me of when I was young with my mom and her sisters.
My cooking triumphs
A perfect shrimp and crab pasta salad, decadent chocolate truffles, and tortillas that don't look like maps.
My cooking tragedies
Just burning stuff really makes me mad. Try not to, but I got a new set of chef's stainless steel pans which are tricky if you aren't used to them.
Recipe Reviews 2 reviews
Chuck's Come On Ice Cream (or Night of the Red Death) Chili
Awesome is all I can say about this chili! I made it for a pot luck and work and left with an empty bowl. I added two large cans of pinto beans since I didn't have time to cook my own, which worked out well. I was also in a pinch on jalapenos, so I used the canned tomato/jalapeno combination. It was good for everyone. Next time I will make the time to use fresh chiles, but hey, in a pinch the canned stuff works too.

13 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Mar. 1, 2009
Crab and Shrimp Pasta Salad
I've made this several times and it is a favorite of my family and coworkers. I use more crab meat and shrimp and either a green or red pepper. It is very savory and excellent after the flavors incorporate overnight.

31 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Mar. 5, 2008
 
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