laracucina Profile - (10607140)

cook's profile


Home Town:
Living In: Los Angeles, California, USA
Member Since: Oct. 2007
Cooking Level: Intermediate
Cooking Interests: Baking, Stir Frying, Slow Cooking, Mexican, Italian, Southern, Healthy, Quick & Easy
  • Title
  • Type
  • Overall Rating
  • Member Rating
About this Cook
I am the daughter of an Italian mom who loves to cook, the wife of an Irishman who loves to eat and the mother of three little girls who love being helpers in the kitchen.
My favorite things to cook
Comfort foods like roast chicken / pot roast and potatoes. I also enjoy baking bread.
My favorite family cooking traditions
Everyone gets to have their favorite home cooked meal for whole birthdays and half birthdays.
Recipe Reviews 8 reviews
Slow Cooker Chicken Curry with Quinoa
Like others I doubled the curry and quinoa, and used coconut milk instead of milk. I exchanged the apple for dried cranberries because that's what I had. It was a delicious meal to come home to! Very moist, definitely not dry. Was able to take the 2/3 cup quinoa and still be moist. I am always looking for good, real food, crock pot recipes (no canned soups or mixes, etc....) Will make again, maybe trying the apples next time.

9 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Mar. 7, 2011
Thumbprint Cookies I
Yummy! I have always loved eating these and now I can make them! I would definitely bake these for at least 15 minutes after adding preserves. I chopped up pecans in a pulsing blender. I needed twice as much nuts as recommended, but I like them to be fully covered with lots of nuts. I am excited to finally be able to make these classic cookies on my own! Thanks for a great recipe.

1 user found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Dec. 21, 2010
World's Best Scones! From Scotland to the Savoy to the U.S.
These are perfect! Thank you!

0 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Sep. 13, 2009
Published Recipes

In Season

Muffins Are Perfect Anytime
Muffins Are Perfect Anytime

Muffins are great for breakfast, with coffee, or just as a snack on the go.

Soup For What Ails You
Soup For What Ails You

Soup is what the doctor ordered to cure those winter blahs.

Subscribe Today! Only $7.99
Subscribe Today! Only $7.99

Delicious recipes, party ideas, and cooking tips! Get a year of Allrecipes magazine for $7.99!

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