Mae Profile - (10953162)

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Home Town: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Living In: Northfield, Illinois, USA
Member Since: Jan. 2008
Cooking Level: Expert
Cooking Interests: Asian, Mexican, Italian, Southern, Nouvelle, Mediterranean, Quick & Easy, Gourmet
Hobbies: Gardening, Boating, Biking, Walking
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Mae's Vintage Egg Cup Arrangement
About this Cook
Happily married since 1980. Four grown children, two boys and two girls. My favorite places are home, Ireland and the Chicago Botanic Garden.
My favorite things to cook
Anything that will bring all six of us to the dinner table together!
My favorite family cooking traditions
Thanksgiving Dinner with mashed rutabagas and creamed onions, corned beef and cabbage on St. Patrick's Day, crepes with strawberry butter on Christmas morning and black-eyed peas on New Year's Day.
My cooking triumphs
First place in our village pie contest with my Blueberry and Nectarine Pie.
My cooking tragedies
Not winning the following year!
Recipe Reviews 4 reviews
Chicken Suiza Cornbread Bake
Absolutely delicious! My family devoured it and I was so happy. To think of topping our favorite corn casserole with this delightful chicken mushroom mixture is pure genius!

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Reviewed On: Apr. 14, 2011
Salad with Artichokes
The restaurant that makes this salad is in my college town. They use iceberg lettuce cut in chunks and let the salad marinate for awhile. That's an important step. The other is the red wine vinegar. Do not subsitute or you won't have the same delicious taste. And, LOTS of pepper!

2 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Oct. 12, 2010
Best-Ever Cornbread-Sausage Stuffing
This is our family's favorite stuffing - I double the bread and use 2 pounds of mild pork sausage for a big turkey. We never have enough leftovers!

16 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Nov. 20, 2009

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