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Member Since: Nov. 2009
Cooking Level: Intermediate
Cooking Interests: Baking, Stir Frying, Asian, Italian, Mediterranean, Healthy, Dessert, Quick & Easy
Hobbies: Scrapbooking, Photography, Music, Wine Tasting
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my home made burger!
About this Cook
i like exploring.
My favorite things to cook
i love baking from scratch, fresh ingredients, vegetables and spices!
My favorite family cooking traditions
russian potato salad :), cakes from scratch on holidays, crepes with butter and caviar for maslenitsa. pelmeni, shuba, bulochki, all of my grandma's cooking. i miss it :(
My cooking triumphs
a few here and there. as well as a few failures. it takes practice!
My cooking tragedies
i try to stay away from store-bought frozen dough. tastes like freezer. bleh. try for fresh ingredients, and making as much as you can from scratch.
Recipe Reviews 24 reviews
Cajun Style Blackened Snapper
It's a very quick and easy recipe. Be sure to use lots of butter! I did 3 mins on one side and 2 on the other. 2 teaspoons of cayenne pepper is way too spicy for me, so for 2 pieces of fish I used 1/3 tsp.

1 user found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Dec. 16, 2010
Almond Shortbread I
Great recipe! I used only 2 cups of flour, and rolled the dough into two logs 1 1/2 inch in diameter, popped them in the freezer for an hour and sliced them into 1/2 inch thick cookies. Baked for 30 mins.

5 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Dec. 4, 2010
Best Steak Marinade in Existence
this is a good marinade. i wouldn't say it's extraordinary. i marinated two rib eye steaks for about 24 hours. they were definitely good, but between marinading for 24 hours and throwing some montreal steak spice and worcestershire an hour before cooking - not that crazy of a difference. if you're using an excellent cut of meat is a lot more important.

1 user found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Nov. 28, 2010

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