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waryr1


waryr1
 
Home Town: Madison, Ohio, USA
Living In: Ashtabula, Ohio, USA
Member Since: Jan. 2011
Cooking Level: Expert
Cooking Interests: Baking, Healthy, Dessert, Quick & Easy
Hobbies: Quilting, Gardening, Hiking/Camping, Walking, Fishing, Photography, Genealogy, Charity Work
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Michelle & Scott Losey
About this Cook
50 yr old happily married for 25 yrs Catholic mother of 3 grown kids and 8 grandbabies
My favorite things to cook
Pies, Homestyle main dishs and general baking
My favorite family cooking traditions
When our whole family got together for Sunday dinners don't do it anymore since my mom died miss it very much :"">( Things we still do: New yrs eve day- Irish boiled dinner new yrs eve evening- my sweet krute and kilbassa new yrs day Ham and Grandpa Fankhausers Maccoroni salad, baked beans homestyle and hawaiian. and leftover sweet krute (to help us to remember to temper the bitter w/the sweet) Thanksgiving (like family reunion) must haves on menu- Turkey, Ham, Mashed potatoes (american and puerto rican) homemade gravy, Sweet potatoes, Michelles (my) stuffing, Grandma Williamsons and Nans bread pudding, cranberry sauce, pumpkin pies, about 8 other types of pies, Scotts cheese concoction, Asperagus, squash ect halloween- cider and donuts Christmas eve (when santa comes here) after midnight mass cold cut sandwichs and cheeses, eggnog Christmas day- Roast "beast" mashed potatoes and gravy, veggie homemade cookies Grandma Fankhausers homemade chicken soup 4 all sickness's (animals too)
My cooking triumphs
What my family calls my concoctions lol its where i look at cupboard and fridge just instinctivly know what goes 2gether w/families tastes and make something.... they ask what is this called and can i have the recipe? hmm have no clue what its called and didnt use a recipe :>) hence the name "another of your concoctions" LOL
My cooking tragedies
when something thats suppose to set up is watery homemade fresh kill rabbit stew ewwww even had a hard time gett'n dogs to eat it!
Recipe Reviews 1 review
Libby's(R) Famous Pumpkin Pie
Every Thanksgiving I make 12 or more pumpkin pies so after dinner every family group should be able to take a pie home w/them :>) This is the only basic pumpkin pie recipe i've ever used. I do change it a lil though I take out the ginger and cloves and add 1t vanilla. I split the sugar 1/2 cup white sugar 1/2 cup brown sugar (dont fill the cups alll the way to the top though) in the yrs i grow new england pie pumpkin, jarradale squash, acorn, butternut, cinderella squash or other good pie pumpkin or squash I use 1/2 Libbys canned pumpkin and 1/2 any of the mix above (after baking it dwn to smooth consistancy then put in blender 1/2 libbys 1/2 squash mix let cool) add rest of pie ingredients and pour in crust :>)

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Reviewed On: Nov. 21, 2011
 
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