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Living In: Omaha, Nebraska, USA
Member Since: Oct. 2009
Cooking Level: Intermediate
Cooking Interests: Baking, Grilling & BBQ, Stir Frying, Asian, Indian, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian
Hobbies: Gardening, Hiking/Camping, Biking, Walking, Fishing, Photography, Wine Tasting, Charity Work
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Tuscan Bean Soup with Kale
Coconut Shrimp with Cilantro & Lime
Raspberry Angel Food Cake Dessert
Rita Kay
About this Cook
I have been married for 25 years, and we have one son who is in high school. I am an avid bird watcher thanks to the huge influence of my parents, and I love to camp, travel, and enjoy nature! Love living in Omaha. I have lived here my entire life.
My favorite things to cook
I love to try new recipes. I especially like cooking with herbs and spices. My favorite cuisine to cook is Indian...love curry!
My favorite family cooking traditions
Oyster stew on Christmas Eve.
My cooking triumphs
Indonesian Braised Pork. It's the family's favorite! Got the recipe from the local newspaper back in 1980!
Recipe Reviews 11 reviews
Grandma's Coconut Corn Flake Cookies
I made creme brule earlier in the week, so I had egg whites to use up. This recipe caught my eye, because of the corn flakes and coconut addition to a standard meringue cookie...That said, by dropping by rounded tablespoons, I only ended up with 30/cookies versus the 60 the recipe suggests. I cooked them for 2/hours at 212 degrees on non-stick foil. They were crunchy and delicious!

1 user found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Dec. 10, 2012
Exquisite Pizza Sauce
Made this sauce 7/22/12. Our son said it was the best pizza sauce he had ever had! He said this was the only pizza sauce he ever wanted to have on pizza. We used it on grilled pizza!

1 user found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Jul. 28, 2012
Thai Steamed Mussels
YUMMO....I modified somewhat, 2 T Madras curry powder for red curry paste, and 2 T minced garlic because we love garlic. This is a keeper...Fastastic...Served with slices of toasted french baguette to soak up all the juices, and also bought 4/lbs of mussels vs. 5

3 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Feb. 20, 2011
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