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Living In: Bettendorf, Iowa, USA
Member Since: Dec. 2009
Cooking Level: Intermediate
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Hobbies: Gardening, Photography
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Mateo, my cockatiel
About this Cook
36-year old who's got a few good dishes under her belt, but no one to cook for!
My favorite things to cook
I love making chili and salsa. I grow tomatoes each year, so anything I can use fresh from the garden is a plus in my book.
My favorite family cooking traditions
Baking or cooking anything with my mom is always a plus. I wish my grandma were still around; I know she could have taught me a thing or two about cooking!
My cooking triumphs
I've won the chili cook-off at work for three years in a row now. ;)
My cooking tragedies
No real tragedies to speak of (yet).
Recipe Reviews 5 reviews
Asian Lettuce Wraps
Am-ASIAN! These were SO GOOD. I was very happy with the taste. These are not normally ingredients I stock in my kitchen, but I'm glad I didn't skip anything. The only thing I lessened was the onions and the garlic. No complaints - this recipe is TOP NOTCH!

3 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Feb. 6, 2013
Cheesy Ham and Hash Brown Casserole
Ours was really salty, too! Awesome! Served at x-mas dinner and it was delish! Store was out of hash brown potatoes, so I used hash brown patties and it came out wonderful. I layered mine instead of mixed it altogether and used bacon bits instead of ham (since we were having ham as the main dish) and it was delicious. Oh, and I swapped out plain yogurt for sour cream since I hate sour cream. Also added hot red pepper flakes. :)

3 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Dec. 25, 2011
Chinese Broccoli Slaw
Well-received at this year's Thanksgiving dinner! I did the browning of the almonds, sesame seeds and ramen in a skillet on the stove-top and that worked well, too. Great recipe. Thanks for sharing. We

3 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Nov. 26, 2011

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