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Holly J. Garrett

Holly J. Garrett
Home Town: Fortville, Indiana, USA
Living In: Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
Member Since: Mar. 2000
Cooking Level: Intermediate
Cooking Interests: Baking, Grilling & BBQ, Stir Frying, Slow Cooking, Asian, Mexican, Indian, Italian, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Dessert
Hobbies: Hiking/Camping, Biking, Walking, Fishing, Photography, Reading Books, Music, Charity Work
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just me.
Me on a sunny day
About this Cook
My cooking background includes a father who likes to experiment with colors, textures and flavors, and a mother who specializes in down home cooking.
My favorite things to cook
Chili, baked spaghetti, any dessert
My favorite family cooking traditions
Whenever we have a family gathering, it is always my responsibility to bring a homemade dessert of some kind - which I gladly do...with a sense of adventure! At Thanksgiving and Christmas, the traditional fare is persimmon pudding with nutmeg sauce.
Recipe Reviews 12 reviews
Paleo Baked Eggs in Avocado
I really enjoyed this for breakfast. What I wasn't prepared for is an uncooked egg. Generally, I like my eggs cooked hard, but with the texture of the avocado, I didn't even notice that the yolk wasn't completely cooked through. When prepping, I simply used an egg separator to keep the yolks intact. And to keep the avocado halves from tipping, I sliced off just enough of the skin so that it created a flat surface. Set the avocado half in the pan and voila - it doesn't tip! Quick, easy, and nutritious - I will definitely be making this one again!

1 user found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Feb. 7, 2015
Soft Sugar Cookies II
I halved the recipe so I could try it without wasting ingredients. I like it and could see myself making a small batch again because of the flavor, but not because I've found the perfect sugar cookie recipe - because this isn't it.

0 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Dec. 29, 2012
Black-Eyed Peas Spicy Style
I've been trying to keep things vegetarian and not add meat for flavor. So I sauteed the onion in 1 T. olive oil and 1/4 t. garlic salt for about five minutes before adding the beans and jalapeno pepper. It was fabulous and I'll be putting this on my regular side dish rotation.

2 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Dec. 26, 2012

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