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TheCupcakeLady


TheCupcakeLady
 
Home Town: Aniston, Alabama, USA
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Member Since: Jan. 2011
Cooking Level: Expert
Cooking Interests: Baking, Frying, Stir Frying, Slow Cooking, Asian, Mexican, Indian, Italian, Southern, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Dessert, Quick & Easy
Hobbies: Hiking/Camping, Boating, Biking, Walking, Fishing, Hunting, Photography, Reading Books, Music, Painting/Drawing, Wine Tasting, Charity Work
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About this Cook
love to cook for my family and we all love to eat!
My favorite things to cook
Pastries, cakes, pies, sweets, entrees
My favorite family cooking traditions
Thanksgiving and Christmas time are our favorite times of year. I am always assigned with Turkey and Mac&Cheese!
My cooking triumphs
My Holiday Turkey is always a hit I mastered the turkey on the first try and have been on a roll every since.
My cooking tragedies
I can't get gravy right unfortunately. Simple, I know. What southerner doesn't know how to make gravy? SMH.
Recipe Reviews 2 reviews
Easy Meatloaf
I make this all the time, and made it yesterday for my family, we love this recipe! I make it exactly as is but only use one slice of bread (large slice of whole wheat bread), and for the topping, I prefer more mustard to ketchup ratio and cut back a little on the brown sugar as the ketchup makes it sweet enough. I use the Holy Trinity (onion bell pepper celery a.k.a mirepoix) pretty heavy handed as well instead of just onions. Always a hit!

0 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Jul. 11, 2013
Wedding Cake Icing
This icing was great, two things though, I think it is important to add a cup of confectioner's sugar at a time to guage how much you want, I was able to ice a whole two layer 9-inch cake with 5 1/3 cup sugar. Also, I subbed shortening with 1/2 crisco butter flavored shortening and 1/2 cup butter. Lastly, I think it needs a few hours to sit, I don't know if maybe this is because of my alterations to the recipe or what but the icing wasn't that great until I let it sit awhile. A few hours after I made it it was perfect and the taste wasnt as sweet as it was at first. I also switched the almond/vanilla around and did 1 1/2 teaspoon of almond extract and just 1/4 vanilla as my cake had a vanilla flavor already.

6 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Jan. 9, 2011
 
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