legos2stilettos Profile - (11796466)

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Home Town: Los Angeles, California, USA
Living In: San Diego, California, USA
Member Since: Oct. 2009
Cooking Level: Expert
Cooking Interests: Baking, Grilling & BBQ, Stir Frying, Slow Cooking, Asian, Mexican, Italian, Mediterranean, Healthy, Dessert, Kids, Quick & Easy
Hobbies: Hiking/Camping, Walking, Photography, Reading Books, Music, Painting/Drawing, Charity Work
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  • Baklava
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Homemade veggie pizza, crust and all
Middle Eastern Chicken
Italian Herb Bread
Serenity's 1st Bday Cake
About this Cook
I'm an eclectic, odd, strange, know-it-all of a woman who actually like football and cars as much as she likes cooking and baking. I'm a self taught home chef and love learning new things.
My favorite things to cook
I love cooking, period... Baking and roasting especially.
My favorite family cooking traditions
Thanksgiving dinner is one of my favorites to do each year. I'm the one who's up at 6am starting the prep work so my mother won't dare attempt to cook the meal (cause my love of and ability to cook was not inherited).
My cooking triumphs
Learning to bake bread, cakes, cinnamon rolls, etc etc etc from scratch. Learning how to make everything for Thanksgiving dinner by myself. Cooking the perfect steak.
My cooking tragedies
Learning to bake cake for the 1st time was a terrible experience. Thought I'd do it for my daughter's 1st birthday without testing the recipe 1st and made it a day in advance.
Recipe Reviews 27 reviews
Best Big, Fat, Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookie
The only change I made was instead of using all butter, I used half shortening half butter. Cookies were delicious and so pretty! You want to take these out of the over right before they look done like a lot of other reviews recommend. Absolutely fantastic, will not use another choco chip recipe again.

3 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Dec. 21, 2012
Chicken Pot Pie IX
Increased gravy by nearly double. Otherwise was very delicious.

3 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Oct. 7, 2011
Special Buttercream Frosting
I adore frosting. And liked the consistency of this frosting but did not like the flavor at all. Felt it was very bland and tasted greasy. Will not use again.

2 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Sep. 23, 2011
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