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karab


karab
 
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Living In: Smithville, Arkansas, USA
Member Since: Sep. 2006
Cooking Level: Intermediate
Cooking Interests: Baking, Grilling & BBQ, Frying, Slow Cooking, Mexican, Italian, Southern, Dessert
Hobbies: Boating, Fishing, Hunting, Reading Books, Wine Tasting
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Abbi
and After...
Before...
Paige as a fairy princess.
Dixie and Sassy having a conversation!
About this Cook
I'm 28 and have a wonderful husband and rambuctious 3 year old daughter. We live in rural Arkansas, where I teach high school social studies. We love to hunt and fish, ride 4-wheelers and all that good country stuff. I love simple foods, with lots of flavors, although I do wish Bobby Flay or Paula Deen could be my personal chefs!
My favorite things to cook
Desserts--mainly because I love to eat them. I also love comfort food-biscuits and gravy, chicken and dumplins. Basically any meals with the word and between them is good!
My favorite family cooking traditions
When I was little and I got sick, my mom would stay home with me and make cookies. That is one of my favorite memories, it made being sick less yuck and more "special days with mom." I can't wait to do that for my daughter. And of course the usual holiday traditions.
My cooking triumphs
Fried chicken. From the first time I made it, it's come out right. Almost as good as my mom's! I make some mean homemade oreos! And my margarita pie. Seriously, I'm never drinking a margarita again. Give it to me in a pie anyday!
My cooking tragedies
My husband asked for fried pies. Not only had I never made a pie crust, but fried pies are the equivalent of rocket science! My crust turned out okay, but I could not get them to seal up and I tried EVERYTHING! So the fillings leaked into the oil, which was OK with the fruit, no major damage. The chocolate was another issue. The oil became a mess and the house smelt like burned chocolate for 2 days.
Recipe Reviews 41 reviews
Clone of a Cinnabon
I made this just as is...and all I can say is FANTASTIC!

0 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Feb. 22, 2010
Soda Cracker Cookies
These were really good! Super easy too make, I had no trouble with my toffee setting up. Make sure that you start timing from when it reaches a full rolling boil, not just a simmer. I think that is key. These get bonus points for simplicity.

4 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Dec. 14, 2009
Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough + Cupcake = The BEST Cupcake. Ever.
YUM! I now call these my evil cupcakes! You can't stop eating them. I did the yellow cake mix and chocolate frosting. They were a huge thanksgiving hit, not just with the kids but the adults too!

0 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Dec. 1, 2009
 
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