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Nancy Ball

Nancy Ball
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Living In: Wellsville, Kansas, USA
Member Since: Dec. 2010
Cooking Level: Expert
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About this Cook
Former Pampered Chef consultant, part-time job but full-time mom now. Live in Kansas with a "meat & potatoes" husband and 2 hungry teenagers!
My favorite things to cook
I love presentation, so colorful casseroles (Mexican & Chinese cuisine) and meals with leftovers for lunch the next day!
My favorite family cooking traditions
My mom didn't cook a lot, but my husband's mom always did it up right. Chicken w/noddles over mashed potatoes, Cooked Shredded Wheat w/poached eggs and Taco Salad are our stand-bys
My cooking triumphs
Meal variations using cream soups - I got a lot of them!
My cooking tragedies
Recipe Reviews 25 reviews
Tzatziki Sauce (Yogurt and Cucumber Dip)
Joined Weight Watchers so constantly on the look out for a low point recipe. This totally met my GREEK side! I took the advice of other reviewers and used Greek Non-fat yogurt (so no need to strain) and added the dill weed, pinch of sugar and onion powder and was ABSOLUTELY thrilled with this dip!!

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Reviewed On: Nov. 5, 2014
Ham and Beans and More
I've always struggled with getting the right rich taste from ham & beans without a flavor packet. This was SPOT ON! I had already started the recipe with beans, ham and water realizing that maybe it was too late to do anything but salt it and move on. But when I found this recipe, I simply added the garlic, chopped onion, olive oil, chopped celery and cumin and WOW! Never knew it could be this easy and good! Will DEFINITELY do this again!!!

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Reviewed On: Jan. 31, 2014
Pumpkin Parfait
Good in a pinch! Ran short on ingredients, but used box of pumpkin pie pudding, cup of pumpkin puree and 2 cups of 2% milk and topped with whipped cream. Didn't set up but we ate it so quick maybe we just didn't give it time! Yum!

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Reviewed On: Oct. 27, 2013
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