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Mona


Mona
 
Home Town: Bartlesville, Oklahoma, USA
Living In: Fayetteville, Arkansas, USA
Member Since: Apr. 2011
Cooking Level: Intermediate
Cooking Interests: Grilling & BBQ, Stir Frying, Slow Cooking, Asian, Mexican, Italian, Healthy, Kids
Hobbies: Gardening, Walking, Reading Books, Charity Work
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Lulu the Dog
About this Cook
Moved from the city to a small town where I can't find tamari sauce or champagne vinegar, but I am learning to cook the vegetables that we are growing in our garden without them
My favorite things to cook
Casseroles, pork, quick breads, stir-fry, & veggies
My favorite family cooking traditions
Pumpkin pie, striped cake and Nannie green beans
My cooking triumphs
Panini sandwiches based on our trip to Italy and Chinese stir-fry based on our trip to China
My cooking tragedies
Tofu meatloaf (an oxymoron), home-made pickles that didn't pickle, and sweet potatoes with marshmallows that landed upside down under the Thanksgiving dining table
Recipe Reviews 4 reviews
Chinese Chicken Soup
Very good soup - healthy, inexpensive, easy, and flexible recipe. My husband asked me to save this recipe (where I could find it again!) and make it often. As did many others, I made minor changes based on what I had on hand - used leftover rotisserie chicken, spinach instead of lettuce. Also I used soft ramen noodles (healthier) and added a bit of chopped roasted red pepper for color. Everything else was made as the recipe was written, including the celery which we enjoyed.

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Reviewed On: Aug. 9, 2014
Honey Garlic Vinaigrette
I used garlic powder cuz had no real garlic and added a bit of parsley cuz I like green spots in my dressings so I can see where I put it, other than that I followed the recipe with the very available ingredients. Thanks!

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Reviewed On: Mar. 16, 2014
Red Wine Pork
Kudos to Harriet! I was looking for a recipe on this site for a pork roast that didn't involved BBQ sauce. This one was excellent (!) and my husband told me to be sure and save it. I followed the recipe for the most part; added some chopped potatoes and apples when I put in the carrots because I need to eat more vegetables/fruit. Used an Argentinian Malbec as my red wine, plus a little water so I would have plenty of au jus. Don't replace the bacon grease or butter as they create the wonderful flavor in this dish.

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Reviewed On: Mar. 16, 2014
 
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