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alexis81


alexis81
 
Home Town: Austin, Texas, USA
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Member Since: Jun. 2002
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About this Cook
I have been cooking regularly since I was 12 years old... its relaxing, and a creative outlet for me. I mostly cook for myself and my boyfriend, although I also like to cook for our families and friends.
My favorite things to cook
I love baking, and cooking. I like cooking 'homestyle' meals, as well as meals that have more of a gourmet feel to them. I make most things from scratch, and love experimenting.
My favorite family cooking traditions
Cooking with my mom for Thanksgiving is one of the few times I can tolerate others in the kitchen. We make a ridiculous amount of food, but its alway fun.
My cooking triumphs
I remember being very proud of a chocolate gateau and lemon sponge cake I made when I was about 15. Ever since then, when I lived at home, I always made that cake for my mother on Mother's Day. I'm also proud of my Black Forest Cake.
My cooking tragedies
I was trying to make some zuchinni-potato pancakes... and they just weren't working. Trying to salvage the batter, I put it into a casserole and baked it for a while. The stuff was inedible! Also, when I was 5 or 6, I made coleslaw, but ruined it at the last minute by adding relish. I forgot relish went into potato salad, not coleslaw!
Recipe Reviews 17 reviews
Marie's Easy Slow Cooker Pot Roast
Very, very good. I used beef broth instead of water, and put in more vegetables than what the recipe called for. I cooked a 2.75lb chuck roast for about 9 hours, and it was falling apart when I took it out of the slow cooker. Very filling, and comforting. Great recipe!

2 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Mar. 14, 2004
Clone of a Cinnabon
I made this as a special treat for my husband on Valentine's Day. They are very rich and so delicious. I haven't had a Cinnabon, so I can't compare, but these cinnmon rolls are something special. I don't have a bread machine, so I combined the yeast and all the wet ingredients in my mixer first, then added the flour and salt. The dough was really easy to work with, too. Great recipe.

1 user found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Feb. 14, 2004
Mrs. Sigg's Snickerdoodles
These cookies were not only very easy to make, but really delicious. I chilled the dough for 30 minutes before I handled it, and doubled the amount of cinnamon and sugar. Watch out - they're addictive.

2 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Dec. 7, 2003
 
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