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The Idle Ramblings of a Teenage Cook

 
Sep. 1, 2012 6:39 pm 
Updated: Sep. 8, 2012 2:33 pm
Of all the culinary competition shows on TV, Masterchef, featuring amateur chefs and brutal judging (curse you Joe Bastianich), is my favorite. So when I felt it was high time for another Food-Off in Mendham’s own Kitchen Stadium, it was this show I decided we should imitate. More… MORE
 
 
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Aug. 17, 2012 6:49 am 
Updated: Aug. 23, 2012 12:32 pm
Since sadly camp is over and I’m back in the world of instant gratification via ever-present technology (talk about culture shock), I thought that I ought to write a blog about my culinary experiences at camp. Now, when most people here the phrase “camp food” nearly everyone thinks of stuff… MORE
 
 
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Feb. 6, 2012 6:38 pm 
Updated: Feb. 7, 2012 7:02 pm
The Super Bowl is over. Madonna sang her last, but unfortunately not least, song. Doritos commercial were too good to have been so short. The New York Post disappointed me with a boring headline and Tom Brady’s “Hail Mary” failed to connect. The food has all been eaten. (Well, everything but… MORE
 
 
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Jan. 23, 2012 4:22 am 
Updated: Feb. 4, 2012 6:24 pm
When my mother first said we were going to make an apple pie, my initial reaction was “uh oh”. She had never made apple pie before and I certainly had not tried. The whole prospect, despite being a lover of baking, looked exceedingly scary! BUT, I also love to take on a new challenge—to… MORE
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Caty24

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Mendham, New Jersey, USA

Member Since
Jan. 2011

Cooking Level
Intermediate

Cooking Interests
Baking, Frying, Mexican, Italian, Mediterranean, Dessert, Kids

Hobbies
Gardening, Biking, Reading Books, Music, Painting/Drawing

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About Me
My mother and father started teaching me how to cook as a young girl. I've always loved to cook, but baking is my true favorite. I love making cookies, cakes, and cupcakes.
My favorite things to cook
I LOVE to bake! I could bake, just bake, for hours on end. Which I have done. And it is awesome.
My favorite family cooking traditions
I guess my family has a few traditions. Like that I make the chocolate cookies. Or that Christmas cookies made without Great-Grandma's cookie gun aren't as good to me.
My cooking triumphs
Probably, no suprise here, chocolate chip cookies and guacamole.
My cooking tragedies
Salt. I either put too much, or not enough. And pepper. Same problem.
 
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