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GG


GG
 
Home Town: Manitoba, Canada
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Member Since: Nov. 2006
Cooking Level: Intermediate
Cooking Interests: Baking, Mexican, Southern, Dessert, Gourmet
Hobbies: Gardening, Walking, Reading Books, Painting/Drawing
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About this Cook
I watched my mother make amazing meal after meal for a family of 8 with an empty cupboard and no fancy tools or gadgets, I call this love food! Today, I cook and bake for my children just like she did I suppose. Each night I anticipate for the silence over our dinner table after I serve a meal I made because I know I made a winner. "It's so good no one wants to talk Mom"...so I cook for silence....
Recipe Reviews 26 reviews
Chicken Fettuccini Alfredo
Do give this recipe a try. As many of us on here I “tweaked” it according to what I had on hand and to what my family likes. It is the basic rue, flour and stock, as in the milk. I used to be a bit nervous making rue but once mastered there is never a need to buy any sauce of any sorts. My only error in this recipe was skipping the salt with the pasta and the 1 tablespoon in the sauce. Add the salt! Just keep adding a mixture of your choice with the milk, half and half and cheese until you see the desired density you enjoy. I added broccoli, mushrooms, chicken and definitely the cheese. A great first basic recipe everyone should learn. Good posting and thanks!

2 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Sep. 4, 2012
Oven Fried Chicken IV
I was disappointed with the outcome and was so let down after the effort. I didn’t follow the recipe exactly on the seasoning level only. I added garlic powder, thyme, sage, chicken seasoning, salt, pepper and chilli powder. Perhaps this is where it fell apart but the cream mixture of sour cream and a splash of half and half cream I was sure would add something different. It didn’t matter one bit, sour cream added nothing but extra fat and cost where water and any seasoning mixture would do.

1 user found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Oct. 5, 2010
Easy Beef Pot Pie
A great basic but in need of spices and extra flavor since I had no thyme. I made my own pastry pie crust and to that added one generous teaspoon of basil and a few shakes of onion powder. To the mix added salt, pepper, roasted garlic and dried tomatoes. I also added 1/2 can of milk instead of water. I really liked the Worcestershire sauce in the soup, nice flavor. Thanks for the post!

4 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Apr. 26, 2010
 
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