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Becki D.


Becki D.
 
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Living In: Sylva, North Carolina, USA
Member Since: Nov. 2006
Cooking Level: Expert
Cooking Interests: Baking, Italian, Healthy, Gourmet
Hobbies: Scrapbooking, Quilting, Needlepoint, Hiking/Camping, Walking, Reading Books, Music, Painting/Drawing, Wine Tasting, Charity Work
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Creamy Whiting Fillet with Spinach
About this Cook
I sell life insurance and love to cook new dishes for my husband. I seldom cook the same thing twice. I am always experimenting with flavor.
My favorite things to cook
Italian dishes and baked goods.
My favorite family cooking traditions
My mom always did a lot of baking when we were kids. She would bake bread and deliver it to people in our church. Now I am carrying on her tradition.
My cooking triumphs
I have modified many baked goods recipes to my husband's liking. He is a rather picky eater, so I am constantly changing the way I make things according to what he DOESN'T like about a dessert. It is difficult to find a dessert he likes. He isn't big on sweets, so finding things he eats in a few days is a real triumph for me!
My cooking tragedies
One time when I was 19 years old, I was making eggplant parmigiana and I accidently dumped half of a bottle of rosemary in the pot. I scraped as much of it out as I could, but it still tasted too strong of rosemary. Another time was when I was 10 years old, I thought I would be nice and bake some biscuits for my mom while she was away. I used baking soda instead of baking powder. They were hard and tasted salty. They were HORRIBLE! We wound up throwing away the whole batch.
Recipe Reviews 2 reviews
Italian Style Flounder
This was okay. My hubby gave me a thumbs-down, however because he said it didn't take the strong fishy taste away. I added more lemon juice and he said it was better.

1 user found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Dec. 15, 2006
Easy Scalloped Potatoes
Pretty good, only I would use quite so many potatoes for a 2 quart casserole dish...too many.I did 2 layers and it was excellent!

4 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Dec. 15, 2006
 
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