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Karen


Karen
 
Home Town: Spring Green, Wisconsin, USA
Living In: Dayton, Tennessee, USA
Member Since: Sep. 2002
Cooking Level: Expert
Cooking Interests: Baking, Frying, Slow Cooking, Mexican, Indian, Italian, Southern, Mediterranean, Dessert, Quick & Easy, Gourmet
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About this Cook
I am a school teacher of 25 years. I am married and have 2 grown daughters. Hobbies, cross stitch, reading, cooking.
My favorite things to cook
I love giving dinner parties so cooking everything from appetizers to desserts.
My favorite family cooking traditions
My grandmother loved to bake cakes and cookies I guess I have taken after her.
My cooking tragedies
Catering a wedding reception as a gift for a friend and having several requests to cater events as a result.
Recipe Reviews 11 reviews
Baked French Toast
If you do not want it too "mushy" be sure to use all of the loaf to french bread. Do not lay it flat in the pan but lay them at an angle against one another. When you add the liquid pour it over and in-between the slices. This gives more bread to soak up the liquid.

1 user found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Jan. 26, 2010
Duck Butter Dip
I love the overall taste of this spread. Either I put in too much salt or the recipe called for too much because it was way too salty. I would suggest tasting it before adding all the sal and keep in mind that the crackers you serve with it will probably be salted also. I will make it again.

3 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Apr. 1, 2009
Christmas Cinnamon Pears
tried the recipe and it was great. I did combine it with another recipe for pears that used cream cheese balls rolled in pecans and topped with mayo and marachino cherry juice and them topped with the cherry for garnish. Adds that little bit of lacking flavor. Also if you want more cinnamon flavor add cinnamon extract.

5 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Dec. 11, 2008
 
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