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Home Town: Ventura, California, USA
Living In: Bakersfield, California, USA
Member Since: Sep. 2007
Cooking Level: Intermediate
Cooking Interests: Baking, Grilling & BBQ, Asian, Mexican, Italian, Southern, Mediterranean, Healthy, Quick & Easy
Hobbies: Gardening, Hiking/Camping, Camping, Reading Books, Wine Tasting
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About this Cook
Living around the country and traveling abroad has given me an appreciation for regional cuisines.
My favorite things to cook
The trifecta - a perfect steak, a good red wine, and dark chocolate
My favorite family cooking traditions
My mother's spaghetti sauce and other Italian dishes.
My cooking triumphs
Darn fine pizza crust. Some great cheesecake.
My cooking tragedies
I've never made anything good in my slow cooker.
Recipe Reviews 32 reviews
Spicy Tuna Fish Cakes
I thought this was just "OK." The texture was good, but the flavor was a bit bland.

1 user found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Jun. 17, 2013
Tangy Honey Glazed Ham
This glaze is delicious. The orange zest/juice give it a freshness that is above and beyond the typical honey glaze. A real stand out flavor that my family loved on our Christmas ham. Served it with Jamie's Cranberry Spinach salad from this site, using the orange flavored craisins, and Giada's Baked Mashed Potatoes. A simple yet delicious holiday meal.

3 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Dec. 27, 2009
Health Nut Blueberry Muffins
These were easy to make and taste really good. They aren't too dense and heavy like many "healthy" muffin recipes. I used a really ripe banana, so the banana flavor dominated the blueberries. Might try canned pumpkin or applesause next time for a milder flavor.

0 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Aug. 14, 2009
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