Linda Profile - (11358613)

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Home Town: Sylacauga, Alabama, USA
Living In: Auburn, Alabama, USA
Member Since: Dec. 2009
Cooking Level: Intermediate
Cooking Interests: Baking, Grilling & BBQ, Frying, Stir Frying, Slow Cooking, Mexican, Italian, Southern, Mediterranean, Quick & Easy
Hobbies: Needlepoint, Hiking/Camping, Walking, Reading Books, Music
Recipe Box 3 recipes
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About this Cook
I love to cook. I hate to do dishes.
My favorite things to cook
Anything Mexican or Tex-Mex, Italian, slow cooker meals and casseroles.
My favorite family cooking traditions
My Mom always made the best Thanksgiving & Christmas meals. I guess everybody's Mom does =D I just remember Mom, my brother, and I elbow-to-elbow in the kitchen for hours talking, measuring, stirring, laughing, washing dishes, and tasting. Good times.
My cooking triumphs
I made cinnamon toast one time for my aunt - just bread, butter, sugar, and cinnamon - and she bragged on it like it was the most complicated pastry on earth. It made my day. She has since passed on but she mentioned it every time I saw her and told anybody within earshot how good it was. Of course I think of her every time I make it now =D
My cooking tragedies
The most dramatic one would be the time I exploded a summer sausage in the microwave. Lesson learned: poke holes in it!
Recipe Reviews 2 reviews
Dill Pickle Meatloaf
This is a good meatloaf but we couldn't taste any pickle flavor.. and I doubled the amount (from 1/4 cup to 1/2 cup). I would've thought that the pickles were weak or something but they tasted pickly enough straight out of the jar. No complaint about anything else.... Will keep around as a basic meatloaf recipe to add ingredients to.

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Reviewed On: Nov. 13, 2010

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