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Mar. 8, 2011 7:29 pm 
Updated: Mar. 12, 2011 9:03 am
Tonight, I made mozzarella cheese and ricotta cheese for the first time! It was pretty easy and I'm fairly pleased with the results. Prior to ordering supplies, I had reviewed The Home Creamery by Kathy Farrell-Kingsley. The book gave a suitable overview of dairy terms. It covered the basics… MORE
 
 
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Mar. 2, 2011 4:19 pm 
Updated: Jun. 1, 2011 7:45 pm
I confess that I love cooking challenges.  On a cooking forum that I frequent, we have unofficial contests just for fun.  The first one was chocolate.  This last challenge was to use mushrooms in a drink, appetizer, main entree, and dessert.  MUSHROOMS!  I added… MORE
Candy Cap Mushroom Ice Cream
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Feb. 19, 2011 9:06 am 
Updated: Feb. 25, 2011 2:28 pm
I love my house - even its teeny-tiny kitchen.  Now, prior to my partnering with Frank, the kitchen was perfect for me.  It was compact.  I'm a clean cook and am good at cleaning up as I go.  Frank, on the other thing, pile up a mess to cook something as simple as hot dogs.  We also have… MORE
Spice Tins
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Feb. 16, 2011 8:26 pm 
Updated: Mar. 3, 2011 6:22 am
In trying to eat healthier, a friend on another forum suggested we start packing lunches.  We both like cute things and we both enjoy the Bento box concept.  She is far more experienced in Asian flavors than I am.  (I just like Asian food, but have not prepared much of it… MORE
My First Bento...Kinda
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A bit more Asian-styled
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Another Asian-styled Bento
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Lamb w/ pasta and roasted tomatos
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Feb. 6, 2011 11:29 am 
Updated: Feb. 9, 2011 5:23 pm
I belong to another cooking forum that is practically family to me.  Recently we had a five course chocolate challenge where we made five courses that all contained chocolate.  This was a challenge for me because, while I love chocolate, I could not picture it in say a main dish item.  After… MORE
Butternut Squash Soup infused with chocolate
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Chocolate Martini
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Bacon-chocolate Bruschetta
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Green Salad with Bing cherries and chocolate nibs
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Feb. 6, 2011 9:23 am 
Updated: Feb. 9, 2011 5:19 pm
Just for fun, I decided to join Allrecipes.  I've enjoyed the website for a long time and have gotten some great ideas from its members.  I have recently decided to share back in return, so I joined only to find that I cannot find how to post a recipe here.  Go figure!  I recently made a… MORE
 
 
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HisAnomaly

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Feb. 2011

Cooking Level
Intermediate

Cooking Interests
Stir Frying, Slow Cooking, Asian, Southern, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Healthy, Quick & Easy, Gourmet

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