Melissa Profile - (12501)

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Home Town: Morehead, Kentucky, USA
Living In: Bonnieville, Kentucky, USA
Member Since: Feb. 2000
Cooking Level: Expert
Cooking Interests: Baking, Slow Cooking, Asian, Mexican, Italian, Southern, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Kids, Quick & Easy, Gourmet
Hobbies: Gardening, Reading Books, Music, Genealogy, Wine Tasting
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About this Cook
I am married to a wonderful guy and I have a 5 yr old daughter and a 3 yr old son. I am a biology professor at Lindsey Wilson College and I love my job!
My favorite things to cook
Baking is my favorite, but I also enjoy ethnic foods and good ol' Southern cookin'!! I enjoy gardening but that ties into cooking.
My favorite family cooking traditions
My grandmother was a FABULOUS Southern cook and had a resturant. I can remember watching the cooks work and being facinated. Both of my aunts went into the food industry.
My cooking triumphs
Making my 1st layer cake at age 10. Pork tenderloin w/ port & cranberry sauce, fried chicken, chocolate pie and many family favs.
My cooking tragedies
There have been many!! Cooking is like science, you modify and try again!!
Recipe Reviews 34 reviews
Blonde Brownies I
Fabulous!! The perfect blonde brownie!

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Reviewed On: Jun. 14, 2011
Easy Apple Crisp
Very quick, easy and tasty! I added about 3/4 cup of old fashion oats. This is my go to recipe for apple crisp.

1 user found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Oct. 25, 2009
Luscious Four-Layer PHILLY Pumpkin Cake
Made this for Thanksgiving last year. It was gorgeous and delicious!! A big hit!

2 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Oct. 8, 2009

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