EllaSay Profile - Allrecipes.com (11815266)


Home Town: Hartland, Minnesota, USA
Living In: Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
Member Since: Nov. 2009
Cooking Level: Intermediate
Cooking Interests: Vegetarian, Quick & Easy
Hobbies: Gardening, Walking, Reading Books, Charity Work
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Oct. 31, 2011 8:22 am 
Updated: Nov. 16, 2011 2:58 pm
I grew up in a family where cooking was important - one set of grandparents owned a cafe, the other grandmother was a fantastic cook & hostess and my mom was a wicked good baker.  I ran from cooking as hard and fast as I could.  Then I met my husband - who is a superb cook.  He grew up with… MORE
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About this Cook
I'm married, with 2 dogs and one cat, living in an urban area, work full time and am an active volunteer at a nursing home, my church and various theatres in town. I also am an actor who is onstage quite frequently.
My favorite things to cook
anything for dinner that will make my husband happy; I love playing with salads & appetizers. Soup is my focus now.
My favorite family cooking traditions
my maternal grandparents owned a restaurant and my paternal grandmother was an incredible cook...I can't keep up with any of them.
My cooking triumphs
cooking dishes that actually have more than 4 ingredients.
My cooking tragedies
I try to put both the failures & memories in the trash.
Recipe Reviews 2 reviews
Lauren's Sugar and Spice Black Pepper Cookies
when my husband says 3 times in a row" Man, this is a good cookie!" It's a keeper. I predict a hit at the cookie swap tomorrow; the tiny peppery burn at the end is the delightful surprise.

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Reviewed On: Dec. 19, 2009

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