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Home Town: Cook County, Illinois, USA
Living In: Tennessee, USA
Member Since: Sep. 2001
Cooking Level: Expert
Cooking Interests: Baking, Italian, Southern, Dessert, Quick & Easy
Hobbies: Sewing, Needlepoint, Hiking/Camping, Music
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About this Cook
I'm a happily married woman with 2 kids and 2 stepkids, living in beautiful Tennessee.
My favorite things to cook
Italian and mexican one dish meals and desserts.
My favorite family cooking traditions
We mostly cook southern but my mother cooked many different ethnics, per my fathers request. It was a great experience getting to taste many different kinds of food and it was fun trying to guess what we were going to have that evening.
Recipe Reviews 6 reviews
Old Fashioned Macaroni Salad
Darn good Pasta! Much like the local restaurant's, which we love!

1 user found this review helpful
Reviewed On: May 21, 2006
Fresh Apple Cake II
I've been making this cake for years. I love this cake and so does eveyone that tries it. I use half the amount of nuts (we dont care too much for nuts), but I add that same amount of raisins (we like the chewyness it gives). To top it off I brush a little melted margarine to the top of the cake and then sprinkle it with cinnamon and sugar. Perfect! It's more like a coffee cake to me so it's perfect for breakfast.

44 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: May 21, 2006
Cool Whipped Frosting
Great cake frosting! I dont care for 'too sweet' frostings so this is a wonderful, lighter change. I use different kinds of pudding mix depending on the kind of cake I'm making, and it always turns out great!

2 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: May 21, 2006
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