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Jane Buck


Jane Buck
 
Home Town: Portland, Oregon, USA
Living In: Durham, Oregon, USA
Member Since: Sep. 2006
Cooking Level: Intermediate
Cooking Interests: Baking, Slow Cooking, Asian, Mexican, Indian, Italian, Southern, Nouvelle, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Low Carb, Healthy, Vegetarian, Quick & Easy, Gourmet
Hobbies: Gardening, Biking, Reading Books, Music, Charity Work
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About this Cook
I am a Mother, Grandmother, wife,and Realtor. I LOVE to cook to de-brief and calm down and make sense of my world. There is no better calming agent for me!! Update 2011 I am mid-life hint-hint and it has become a chore. Who would ever think you could change that much. Hope I find myself again!!!
My favorite things to cook
Lots of variation!! I learn a set of skills and move on to the next conquest of expertise.
My favorite family cooking traditions
Pumpkin Bars! How simple is that?
My cooking triumphs
French bread!!
My cooking tragedies
Wow a million!!
Recipe Reviews 16 reviews
Polish Chicken and Dumplings
Freaking GOOD. The dumpling recipe is off the hook!! It says 1T salt and go for it, they are incredible.

20 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Aug. 22, 2008
Kiki's Borracho (Drunken) Beans
Excellent. I wondered about adding salt with the first cook of the beans. It slows down cook time. Bean cooking 101. I left out salt until the end when beans were soft. The rest to the tee.

1 user found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Jul. 12, 2008
Frijoles de Olla
These are living proof that simplicity can be the best tactic. You can expand on these any way you would like but the basis works fantastic as well.

4 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Jul. 12, 2008
 
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