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Home Town: Spring Lake Park, Minnesota, USA
Living In: Princeton, Minnesota, USA
Member Since: Aug. 2002
Cooking Level: Intermediate
Cooking Interests: Baking, Grilling & BBQ, Slow Cooking, Mexican, Italian, Southern, Mediterranean, Healthy, Vegetarian, Dessert, Kids, Quick & Easy
Hobbies: Scrapbooking, Sewing, Gardening, Walking, Photography, Reading Books, Music, Charity Work
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    By: Kevin Ryan
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About this Cook
I have a husband - who is a diabetic, and he is a top priority in planning healthy meals. I wish I could "plan" out things better, what goes with what etc. and we have 2 sons, so time is a factor as well! I love trying new things, and perusing through various options.
My favorite things to cook
I wish time were no object, but it is. I guess, lately we are "time-crunched" so quick and easy is the style mostly. We love to grill whenever possible, it gives the boys a chance to be outside and play while dinner cooks and my husband and I can relax outside in the lawn chairs at the same time, catching up on the day. I love to bake also!
My favorite family cooking traditions
Christmas cookies, having my Grandma come over early on a Saturday morning and bake with my Mom, my Sister and me all day! We made so many kinds! I don't want to lose this tradition! It's a part of your childhood that you treasure! It's like "girl time"!!
My cooking triumphs
My first Thanksgiving, the turkey was not intimidating at all!
Recipe Reviews 6 reviews
Homemade Hashbrowns
Not sure what they will taste like, but they are totally falling apart...not easy to work with.

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Reviewed On: Jan. 24, 2010
Swedish Meatballs I
I found this recipe to be extremely bland. I tried to add pepper but it didn't help. Unfortunately, my kids hated it too. It was disappointing; but since this is the first time I've made Swedish Meatballs - I will have to just try other recipes. No offense to anyone, and maybe you'll like the creaminess; but our family loves flavor and this just didn't have any.

1 user found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Nov. 12, 2007
Lemon Barbeque Meatloaf
This is the tastiest, and juiciest meatloaf I've ever made! I love it, hands down. Wouldn't change a thing. I made it for the first time a few weeks ago and it was a big hit! Very pretty, with the lemon on top and in the individual loaves. The sauce is to die for, quite different....the only thing I'll do differently next time is to double that sauce, so you can "dip" into it. AWESOME :)

1 user found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Feb. 24, 2007

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