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NorthbyNorthwest


NorthbyNorthwest
 
Home Town: Sutton, Nebraska, USA
Living In: Spokane, Washington, USA
Member Since: Dec. 2010
Cooking Level: Expert
Cooking Interests: Baking, Slow Cooking, Mexican, Italian, Southern, Dessert, Kids, Quick & Easy
Hobbies: Knitting, Boating, Walking, Reading Books, Genealogy
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About this Cook
My favorite things to cook
Desserts are my favorite. As for the rest of my cooking I try to keep it simple. I hate pretentious recipes.
My cooking triumphs
I missed the homemade pies that ladies always made when I was a little girl. I was scared to try my own pie crusts but then I thought if the crust turns out horribly I'm only out a couple of dollars. I started making crusts a couple of years ago and my first pie crust was probably the best one I've ever made.
My cooking tragedies
Years ago I made a lentil casserole, it was horrible. I can't even get my husband to try lentils in small amounts now.
Recipe Reviews 15 reviews
Easy Garlic Green Beans
This is now my favorite way to cook frozen green beans. I use frozen cut green beans because they are easier to find and cheaper. I also tried french cut green beans but I thought they seemed overcooked using this recipe.

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Reviewed On: Jul. 25, 2015
Janet's Rich Banana Bread
I have tried countless banana bread recipes but never found one that tasted like the bread my grandma made, until this one. This recipe is the ONE. It is so good I will give it 5 stars even though I don't like the un-mashed banana as called for in the recipe. Mash the bananas and it's fantastic. I have made this several times and I have changed a few things but not so much as to change the recipe too much. I double the recipe and add 1 tsp. cinnamon. I use light sour cream and instead of all butter I used 1/2 margarine and 1/2 canola oil. To make it more like a bakery I sprinkle on the large size sugar crystals before baking. Everyone who has eaten this bread has raved about it!

1 user found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Jul. 25, 2015
Little Smokies
I have made this recipe several times and it is a family favorite. I usually use a little bit less sugar than the recipe calls for. Also because smokies are expensive I use precooked sausages, like polish sausage, cut into diagonal slices and follow the recipe as written.

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Reviewed On: Jul. 25, 2015
 
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