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dana


dana
 
Living In: Barrie, Ontario, Canada
Member Since: Oct. 2006
Cooking Level: Intermediate
Cooking Interests: Baking, Grilling & BBQ, Frying, Stir Frying, Slow Cooking, Asian, Mexican, Italian, Southern, Mediterranean, Healthy, Vegetarian, Dessert, Kids, Quick & Easy, Gourmet
Hobbies: Camping, Reading Books
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Chicken and Mushroom Florentine
Elegant Orzo with Wilted Spinach and Pine Nuts
Triple Berry Crisp
Making Spanokopita
About this Cook
I am an insurance broker by trade, and have 7 kids, 4 steps and 3 of my own.
My favorite things to cook
No particular favorite, but love spending the day in my kitchen, cooking soups, stews, anything that takes a lot of time and affection to perfect.
My favorite family cooking traditions
Big New Years Eve dinner, and cheatin' chinese for boxing day.
My cooking triumphs
Rice balls, big hit at function last summer. South African lamb recipe I got from a friend. Absolutely wonderful. I have always hated lamb, the only thing I wouldn't eat. Am now a convert.
My cooking tragedies
burnt baked beans. uuugggg.!
Recipe Reviews 24 reviews
Linguine with Clams
read all reviews and did add the bacon, and extra sour cream. also had some cilantro on hand and added a little with the parsley. Also, do not need to cook clams 20 minutes if you have let sauce reduce some before adding. Also topped with fresh grated parmesan. We love parm. thanks.and you don't have to use dry wine. I prefer pinot grigio or reisling so used the Pinot instead.

3 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Nov. 29, 2012
Candied Apples II
loved it. cooked sugar at 4 on electric stove. no higher, turned down to 2-3 at 275 on thermometer. was ready in about 5 minutes after that. put pot into pan of hot water that i had ready, dipped apples. only did 6, rest of candy was to hard to roll by then. I added about 3 drops of pure mint/peppermint extract and the 16 or so drops of the red food colouring. candy is crisp and slightly minty and very good. used couple grannies and some royal gala. apples now resting. perfect day for it. thanks.

3 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Oct. 29, 2012
Stuffed Mushrooms IV
easily followed and easily altered. yummy either way. I use smaller amount of beef(had some leftover) and added about 7 slices bacon chopped up and cooked. also added about 2 cups baby spinach ( leftover).

3 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Nov. 8, 2011
 
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