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Home Town: Soldotna, Alaska, USA
Living In: Seattle, Washington, USA
Member Since: Nov. 2006
Cooking Level: Intermediate
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About this Cook
Cooking is relaxing for me. I enjoy cooking for friends. Both my Mom and Grandmother are/were incredible cooks and I have learned a lot from them.
My favorite things to cook
I love to cook ethnic foods and yummy appetizers. I like to replicate my favorite restaurant dishes at home. I'm still learning to be patient enough to be a good baker.
My favorite family cooking traditions
Mom's almond coffee cake for Christmas and Easter mornings. Cooking a big dinner with my twins Nicholas and Natalie. They have been helping me in the kitchen since before they were two.
My cooking triumphs
I just made beautiful cream puffs for a school auction. My baked macaroni and cheese is requested by my daughter nearly daily and my friends' husbands often.
My cooking tragedies
Leaving a burner on and melting a plastic bowl.
Recipe Reviews 2 reviews
Mai Tai
Fabulous, easy... love the addition of coconut rum. Brings me back to sitting by pool in Hawaii.

7 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Apr. 28, 2012
Cream Puffs
Awesome recipe. The tip on using a toothpick was really helpful. I also found that baking until they are dry is essential. The cream filling is delicious and SO easy. I used the white chocolate pudding variation and it was a hit. I drizzled white chocolate over them and used fresh raspberries to decorate. Can't wait to make it again.

1 user found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Apr. 27, 2008

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