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Apricot20


Apricot20
 
Home Town: Monroe Township, New Jersey, USA
Living In: New Jersey, USA
Member Since: Mar. 2008
Cooking Level: Intermediate
Cooking Interests: Baking, Mexican, Italian, Dessert
Hobbies: Gardening, Biking, Walking, Photography, Reading Books, Music, Genealogy
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Watermelon Easter Basket
Watermelon salad
Fresh Peach Vanilla Smoothie
pumpkin bars with fresh blueberries
peach smoothie
About this Cook
I am a mid-Atlantic US Wife and Mom of two college kids. I have been cooking and baking since I was a kid...there were nine of us growing up. We all shot bows and arrows because our Dad owned an Archery store. I love tennis and gardening and photography and civil war battlefields.
My favorite things to cook
Desserts!
My favorite family cooking traditions
We always let the birthday person pick what they want for dinner and dessert...and they don't have to cook.
My cooking triumphs
My tomato sauce, thanks to Tuttorosso. I love you Tuttorosso!!
My cooking tragedies
Probably had to do with venison...my Dad, the great bowhunter, used to give us venison chops, etc. I never did learn how to cook it right.
Recipe Reviews 9 reviews
Pumpkin Bars III
As others have said, I expected bars but found it was a cake. That is no matter to me because it is the moistest cake I've ever had!! This is one of my favorite recipes ever. My husband, who doesn't like pumpkin pie, loves this cake more than any other cake. We prefer this recipe using only cinnamon instead of other recipes that add nutmeg and allspice. My husband took some to work and his co-workers fipped over it. One owns a bed and breakfast and wanted the recipe to start serving to his guests. I made this for Thanksgiving and everyone loved it. The cream cheese icing gives a nice tang. This summer, I served with fresh blueberries on top. You will not be disappointed! Now if I could only find a chocolate cake recipe as moist as this one...

2 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Aug. 8, 2009
Three Melon Smoothie
I made this with watermelon and pink honeydew. I didn't have lemon-lime soda so I squeezed 1/2 fresh lime in and added 1 tsp. sugar. I'm sure the carbonation of the soda would add a nice sparkle. I will definitely make again and add the cantaloupe next time. Thx. Bishop!

10 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Aug. 6, 2009
Easy Blueberry-Lemon Parfait
Cool and refreshing. I used Yoplait original blueberry acai yogurt instead of lemon yogurt but I would like to try it that way next! I also used graham cracker crumbs. A very nice quick and healthy snack. I enjoy all recipes that make use of the abundance of South Jersey blueberries we have in July!

5 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Jul. 29, 2009
 
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