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Misty M


Misty M
 
Home Town: Louisa, Virginia, USA
Living In: Gloucester, Virginia, USA
Member Since: Nov. 2006
Cooking Level: Intermediate
Cooking Interests: Baking, Grilling & BBQ, Frying, Stir Frying, Slow Cooking, Mexican, Italian, Southern, Kids, Quick & Easy
Hobbies: Scrapbooking, Sewing, Gardening, Hiking/Camping, Camping, Biking, Walking, Photography, Reading Books, Music
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About this Cook
Wife and mom to three boys. Real Estate agent and lover of food.
My favorite things to cook
I love the grill, if I could I would remove the stove from the kitchen and replace it with a huge grill.
My favorite family cooking traditions
Chili when the weatherman calls for snow and pecan pie at the holidays.
My cooking triumphs
Homemade breads and pastries. Conquered a homemade marinara and it was incredible.
My cooking tragedies
My first attempt with homemade biscuits created bricks. I have yet to master the homemade buttermilk biscuit.
Recipe Reviews 3 reviews
Unbelievable Rolls
For Thanksgiving I wanted to attempt homemade bread rather than store bought. I have never cooked bread or used yeast so I was unsure how they would turn out. I used the 1/4 oz. packets of Fleishmann's highly active yeast. Each packet was enough for the 16 servings. I read a few of the other reviews and as for me I used a regular white plastic bowl (like you use for cakes)for the entire process and the milk came straight out of the fridge. During the setting times I went with the full 30 mins. to be on the safe side. After doing that the 3 times as instructed, the prep is time consuming but well worth it. I also pre-beat the eggs because it's a little difficult to do that in the flour mixture. When I take them out of the oven I immediately brush melted butter on the top. The recipe was simple and the rolls were great! Everyone loved them and I've made them several times since Thanksgiving. They reheat beautifully in the microwave. I just cover it with a paper towel and heat it for 15 seconds. They also make great ham or sausage "biscuits" the morning after. As for the shape being like biscuits, I rolled mine into balls and after tucking the sides underneath, they came out perfectly. Thanks for sharing this one!!

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Reviewed On: Jan. 16, 2009
Pecan Pie IV
I have made this pie 6 times over the past 2 years and it has been a hit every time! I have done the deep dish as well as dividing it into two regular pie shells and also used white sugar when I've not had brown. I would say that everyone's ovens are different so watch it closely, I don't normally need to cook mine any longer than 50 mins. and letting it cool on the counter for a while and then sticking it in the fridge makes it perfect. Family comes from 3 different states all demanding the pecan pie. Since some of the family is from Kentucky, I have even added chocolate chips for the derby pie genre. Thanks so much!

4 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Nov. 25, 2008
Apple and Pecan Stuffing
I've made this recipe for the past three Thanksgivings and its been a hit every time! I even had a friend call me for "my stuffing' recipe this year! I am especially excited that my picky 4 year old gobbled it up last year!

2 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Nov. 17, 2008
 
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