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Chelsea LaVere

Chelsea LaVere
Home Town: Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA
Living In: Chesapeake, Virginia, USA
Member Since: Oct. 2006
Cooking Level: Intermediate
Cooking Interests: Baking, Asian, Italian, Healthy, Dessert, Quick & Easy
Hobbies: Photography, Reading Books, Painting/Drawing, Charity Work
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Pumpkin Gingerbread with Cream Cheese Frosting
About this Cook
I'm a wedding photographer with a gluten allergy, so my whole kitchen revolves around that challenge. I love entertaining and opening up my home... so this hospitality, of course, fuels my motivation to try cooking new things!
My favorite things to cook
Any sweet treat, really. :)
My cooking tragedies
In high school, I really wanted to bake a "creme de caramel" for my French Honor Society, so I took on the challenge. Well, let's just say it wasn't exactly edible. The "caramel" came out hard and burnt, and the "creme" was just as bad. That was a pretty humbling disappointment since it was the first time I tried baking something on my own.
Recipe Reviews 21 reviews
Chuck's Favorite Mac and Cheese
For some reason, I was a bit paranoid to make this because it had cottage cheese in it! But according to friends, they thought it was one of the best they've ever had. I didn't put any sour cream in it, but I put some splashes of 1% milk. The cheeses I used were shredded Sharp Cheddar... and a shredded 3 Cheese blend. I also used Italian-seasoned bread crumbs (without the butter, like other reviewers suggested) and garlic powder. This is best served with some tomato soup! :)

4 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Dec. 30, 2006
Grandma's Gingersnaps
My housemate really liked these snaps. I'm not a gingersnaps fan so I'm going on her review here. I followed the recipe to a T. Nice and chewy.

3 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Dec. 14, 2006
Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies III
These pumpkin chocolate chip cookies weren't as fabulous as other cookies I've had. Good, but didn't stand out as much! I'm hoping they're better the next day like most cookies are. :)

0 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Dec. 14, 2006

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