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CJ


CJ
 
Home Town: Columbia, South Carolina, USA
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Member Since: Apr. 2011
Cooking Level: Expert
Cooking Interests: Baking, Stir Frying, Slow Cooking, Mexican, Italian, Mediterranean, Low Carb, Healthy, Dessert
Hobbies: Knitting, Walking, Reading Books, Music, Charity Work
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Yanjie and Me
About this Cook
I have been cooking for many years. Being raised a Southerner I used to cook traditiionally Southern not thinking of the unhealthy aspect. Through the years I have evolved into a much healthier cook and now enjoy different cuisines. I'm not a vegetarian but do tend to eat limited red meat due to saturated fat issues.
My favorite things to cook
I enjoy many types of recipes. I especially enjoy making dishes that have grains. I also like to try new things. I rarely make really spicy "hot" recipes because I don't tolerate the heat well. I love to cook for others as this is very rewarding!
My favorite family cooking traditions
My family loves a chocolate meringue pie that was my mother's recipe. We also enjoy a Taco Salad recipe that I acquired many years ago.
My cooking triumphs
Have had many triumphs but one that comes to mind is a beautiful sponge cake baked in an angel food pan with glazed almonds on top. It was beautiful and tasted good too!
My cooking tragedies
Brussel sprouts!!!
Recipe Reviews 1 review
Carrot Cake
I made this for Easter and the "carrot cake loving" members of the family loved it. Even my daughter who is not a particular fan of carrot cake went back for a second piece. The only modification I made was to add raisins. Will definitely add this to my recipe box! Also, I loved that it was so easy to make.

1 user found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Apr. 27, 2011
 
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