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What's for dinner, mom?


What's for dinner, mom?
 
Home Town: Philly Suburbs, Pennsylvania, USA
Living In: Pennsylvania, USA
Member Since: Jan. 2010
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Mar. 12, 2014 6:36 pm 
Updated: Mar. 21, 2014 7:31 pm
Healthy living is an important factor in my family's lifestyle.  It is a conscious way of living that is ever evolving.  I have to say that this was not always the case, unfortunately, but I continue to make great strides by taking lots of baby steps.My journey has had many twists and turns… MORE
 
 
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About this Cook
I'm a mom to 5 great kids and married to my best friend for 26 years. All Recipes has been an amazing source of ideas and inspiration that has refueled my interest in cooking and sparked one in my children.
My favorite things to cook
Anything sweet or covered in tomato sauce! Right now I am in a bread and pastry craze.
My favorite family cooking traditions
We have a family cook off every few months. Everyone finds a recipe on AR or comes up with an idea and we shop, cook and enjoy together. We have had some pretty interesting meals!
My cooking triumphs
Teaching my kids to cook. All 5 kids know how to shop for groceries and put together a few meals. They can bake, too! Now, if they could do their laundry just as well......;-)
My cooking tragedies
Leaving a cake on the table to answer the doorbell and come back to find our 2 Great Danes chowing down on the "OMG-this-took-me-forever-to-make-and-decorate-for-Christmas-dinner" cake! Arghhhhhh!
Recipe Reviews 394 reviews
Chipotle Mayo
Perfection! I used fat free mayo and a little more peppers than listed. Great on sandwiches, french fries and even brushed over chicken breasts like a white BBQ sauce.

1 user found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Jan. 30, 2015
School Lunchroom Cafeteria Rolls
Really nice rolls! Made the full batch and froze half for another meal. Next time I will brush with melted butter and not knead in. Very light and soft rolls.

0 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Jan. 15, 2015
Homemade Baking Powder Recipe
This is a good solution if you happen to run out of baking powder but there is a difference between double action and this single action recipe. The absence of calcium acid phosphate and sodium aluminum sulfate make this recipe "single action". When these ingredients are heated you have a higher rise in your baked goods. This recipe is successful but you must get your baked goods into the preheated oven immediately to get the most rise possible. The corn starch is present only to help with incorporation and if you make a large quantity it keeps it from clumping together. It will loose its effectiveness so large quantity storage is not recommended. I have used this recipe with good success (but, it was a fail when making light and fluffy biscuits. They require double action powder) and it is easy enough to put together I see no need to make larger amounts. This is also a good recipe if you wish to avoid aluminum in your diet as commercial double action baking powder is made with it.

3 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Jan. 3, 2015
 
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