Lydia Profile - (10679374)

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Home Town: Concord, California, USA
Living In: Rocklin, California, USA
Member Since: Sep. 2007
Cooking Level: Intermediate
Cooking Interests: Baking, Asian, Mexican, Indian, Italian, Middle Eastern, Healthy, Vegetarian, Dessert, Quick & Easy
Hobbies: Hiking/Camping, Fishing, Music, Wine Tasting
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After Salt Crust Removed
Wild Rice Stuffing
light mashed potatoes
Sweet Potato Casserole I
About this Cook
I've always been able to wing it in the kitchen to get by. Now that I am older I am enjoying cooking and have so much fun trying recipes with my boyfriend. With wine of course!
My favorite family cooking traditions
Baking with my children.
My cooking triumphs
The salt encrusted prime rib roast from this sight... WOW!!!! I impressed everyone at Christmas.
My cooking tragedies
At Thanksgiving I handed my boyfriend the Cumin instead of the Cinnamon for the Apple pie...! Luckily it was on top of the sugar so I got just about all of it out and it was the best apple pie ever.
Recipe Reviews 32 reviews
Best Toffee Ever - Super Easy
My go to recipe for perfect toffee. Be sure to cook it on med high temp until you get that rich toffee color you want! I find that I get the crackle stage but the color is too light so I just cook it longer and it gets that deep brown, so much better!

5 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Oct. 28, 2014
Broccoli with Garlic Butter and Cashews
This is so tasty even without the cashews!

0 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Oct. 28, 2014
Sausage Cheese Grits
Comfort food at its finest. Just don't heat your milk too high cause it will boil over fast! I added onion powder to mine as suggested, for more flavor. Soooo good!

0 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Oct. 28, 2014
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