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Dung Beetle

Dung Beetle
Home Town: Cliff Dweller, Washington, USA
Living In: Heaven, Washington, USA
Member Since: Mar. 2001
Cooking Level: Expert
Cooking Interests: Baking, Grilling & BBQ, Stir Frying, Slow Cooking, Asian, Mexican, Indian, Italian, Southern, Middle Eastern, Healthy, Vegetarian, Dessert, Kids, Quick & Easy
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About this Cook
Dog lover...beach comber... quilter... plant lover...and yard work lover...and of course.. I LOVE TO COOK, and try new things! Grammy x 2 and love my family to infinity and beyond! Life is good!
My favorite things to cook
Wow... this is hard. I can't pick one thing. I love to put together great meals for family/friends. But... I love to experiment on everyone too!
My favorite family cooking traditions
Turkey soup from the left over holiday turkey. Killer Caramel popcorn at Halloween.
My cooking triumphs
Prime Rib to perfection
My cooking tragedies
The worst EVER was A "Carrot soup" recipe I tried from a morning news show! Gad... it was ABSOLUTELY horrid! I could not salvage it no matter WHAT I DID! There had to have been a misprint on their ingredients list. My kids were under 10 when this happened...(they are grown now) and they STILL JOKE about that one. It was indeed THAT BAD!
Recipe Reviews 103 reviews
Slow-Cooker Corned Beef and Cabbage
POSITIVELY EXCELLENT!!! I followed the recipe to a T... EXCEPT for this: Per cook Debi's review I substituted low sodium chicken broth for the beer (I will for SURE try it with beer tho' - just didn't have one on hand!!). I threw away the funky little spice packet that's packed in with the corned beef and used 2 T. of Penzey's "Corned Beef" spices. Crock'd it on high for 7.5 hrs. Last, I added the cabbage and gave it one more hour on high. It was just sooooo wonderful!! YUMMMM-OOOOO!!!!

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Reviewed On: Mar. 17, 2014
Hungarian Mushroom Soup
I am a wannabe soup connoisseur and this was deeeelish!!! I make a lot of soup and this sure passed the test! The chicken stock was made in the crockpot this morning using a Costco Rotisserie chicken carcass I had simmered down in low sodium chicken broth. After picking the carcass the broth probably ended up with 1.5 cu of chicken meat in it. I didn't have any unsalted butter so I cut back on the salt added in the final steps. Also... I only keep smoked paprika on hand so that threw a little different twist on the flavor, but excellent nonetheless. I keep home squeezed lemon juice in the freezer, and I used light sour cream. Those were my only changes. As the other cook suggested.. I will FOR SURE try this using fresh basil! I wouldn't hesitate to put steamed shelled shrimp in it too! I served it with sourdough toasted and buttered French bread. Yummmmmmmmmmmyyyyyy!!

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Reviewed On: Feb. 8, 2014
Raspberry Sauce
Easy, fast...and very good. That hits 5 stars for me! Make sure you strain it. I didn't, and I wish I had. It would have been restaurant quality had I done so. : )

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Reviewed On: Jan. 20, 2014

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