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Jul. 23, 2010 5:05 am 
Updated: Jul. 24, 2010 1:27 am
Stir Fried Green Beans and Walnuts   1 lb. fresh green beans, trimmed and cut in half on diagonal 1 tablespoon peanut or vegetable oil             1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger 1 clove garlic, minced 1/4 cup dry sherry, white wine, chicken broth OR water 1/2 cup chopped… MORE
 
 
Jul. 22, 2010 3:45 am 
Updated: Jul. 23, 2010 9:06 am
Cold Cucumber Soup   2 medium cucumbers, peeled, seeded and grated 1 small red onion grated (or 2 teaspoons onion powder) 2 cloves garlic minced (or 1 teaspoon garlic powder) 4 cups buttermilk 3 tablespoons minced fresh dill or 2 teaspoons dried pinch of salt and dash of ground white… MORE
 
 
Jul. 20, 2010 4:08 am 
Updated: Jul. 22, 2010 3:46 am
Today's recipe is for a potato and green bean salad. I also shared it in the newsletter email I send out to the other people with shares in the organic farm I have a share in. I tried to include a picture of it with blog but the system doesn't take the image from my blackberry. Got to get… MORE
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Jul. 19, 2010 10:20 am 
Updated: Jul. 22, 2010 4:02 am
My husband refuses to eat any gelatin molded salads. He says they are not real food. He's probably right. I think they are fun and try a new recipe every now and then. If it is good, I keep it and take it to pot lucks and other dish to pass occasions. Today's recipe on my web site is one made… MORE
 
 
Jul. 17, 2010 4:47 am 
Updated: Jul. 22, 2010 4:03 am
Thank you to all who are visiting my website. As I state in my purpose, I want to promote home cooking. Below are thoughts on the frugality of home cooking. This weekend's recipe is for overnight pancakes. It makes A LOT. You mix up the batter the night before and refrigerate it. In the… MORE
 
 
Jul. 16, 2010 3:41 am 
Updated: Jul. 22, 2010 4:05 am
I use my slow cooker all year long. I use it even at the height of the dog days of summer. There are some days I don't even want to slave over the hot grill. Today's recipe on my website is for a slow cooker sandwich filling. Serve it with deli potato salad or coleslaw and you have a very… MORE
 
 
Jul. 15, 2010 3:35 am 
Updated: Jul. 15, 2010 4:37 pm
Today's recipe is one of my "full circle" recipes. That means I got it from my son. It is for Greek style pasta salad. He has a lot of recipe variations using the Greek style ingredients of tomatoes, olive, olive oil and feta cheese. He does not cook like my husband and I cook just… MORE
 
 
Jul. 14, 2010 4:03 am 
Today's recipe is for a spinach orange salad with a sweet/sour dressing. www.cjsrecipe.com. MORE
 
 
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Jul. 12, 2010 5:14 am 
Try the ice pop recipe on my website. They are more flavorful than just making with juice or flavored drink mix. They are made with gelatin and pureed fruit. Even adults like these. www.cjsrecipe.com. MORE
 
 
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Jul. 10, 2010 3:55 am 
Updated: Jul. 11, 2010 6:12 am
My heaviest meal of the day is breakfast. The pace of my occupation means I need a lot of fuel before I get to work. Tend to eat more vegetable and less protein with each successive meal. The recipe on my website this weekend is for a one skillet complete breakfast. Just add milk and juice on… MORE
 
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CJ

Home Town
Carpentersville, Illinois, USA
Living In
Elk Grove Village, Illinois, USA

Member Since
Sep. 2006

Cooking Level
Expert

Cooking Interests
Baking, Stir Frying, Slow Cooking, Asian, Italian, Nouvelle, Healthy, Quick & Easy, Gourmet

Hobbies
Reading Books, Music, Painting/Drawing

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About Me
I love to develop new recipes. I have had 15 recipes published by Reiman publications, publishers of TASTE OF HOME magazine. I like to try at least one new recipe a week. My other interests that aren't listed above are running and horse racing. By profession I am a registered medical technologist currently working in microbiology at a local medical center.
My favorite things to cook
Soups. Main dishes for interesting evening meals. Simple baking like cookie jar cookies and quick breads.
My favorite family cooking traditions
I basically make Thanksgiving dinner like my mom did.
My cooking triumphs
Winning a runner up prize for my lasagne recipe when I worked for the Nestle corporation. (I was a part time R&D assistant for the Willy Wonka Candy Factory)
My cooking tragedies
Trying to make sweet and sour shrimp with deep fried shrimp. Coating came off the shrimp when I put the sauce on. My familiy refused to eat it. We were short of money then and it hurt to waste the food and then go get MacDonald's for dinner.
 
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