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Jilly


Jilly
 
Home Town: Wildwood, Florida, USA
Living In: Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Member Since: Nov. 2008
Cooking Level: Intermediate
Cooking Interests: Baking, Grilling & BBQ, Stir Frying, Asian, Mexican, Italian, Southern, Mediterranean, Healthy, Dessert, Quick & Easy, Gourmet
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Me at Montaluce Vineyards in Dahlonega
I love my corgi!
About this Cook
I am a teacher and my favorite things to do are cook, read, shop, drink wine, spend time with friends, travel, love on my animals, and exercise!
My favorite things to cook
I love to bake but don't do it unless it is for others or it is not too much fun for me...I like to share what I make. I love grilled food, seafood, and anything very flavorful. My favorite is asian cuisine but I don't cook it very often.
My favorite family cooking traditions
I really don't have a lot of traditions from my family....I pretty much grew up on hot dogs and spaghetti.
My cooking triumphs
I love to create my own recipes. I take ideas and just go with them. Cooking for guests and family members is something I've done more of lately. It is a triumph for me because I have a hard time focusing on more than one dish at a time but I am getting much better at it!
My cooking tragedies
I went to a friend's house to cook a big meal for a dinner party. We were hosting it together but she is not a cook. Her oven was seriously messed up and everything burned on the bottom but did not cook all the way through. I was mortified. It was awful.
Recipe Reviews 18 reviews
Toasted Coconut, Pecan, and Caramel Pie
This pie is very very good! I have made it several times and everybody always loves it.....I used grahm cracker crust for mine that is pre made. It is very very easy and super rich!

2 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Dec. 31, 2009
Pretzel Turtles
LOVE making this candy. It is so easy. The hardest part is unwrapping all of the Rolos. I would HIGHLY suggest toasting the pecans in a small amount of butter....this makes them so much better. Just put them in a pan on low and turn them alot so they don't over toast. Everybody loves these...I have made them for three years and just never got around to a review. Also, I use the square butter snaps and they turn out well with these.

3 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Dec. 16, 2009
Chocolate Mint Candies Cookies
These cookies are very good! I thought the dough took a while to make but maybe that's just me. I agree with everyone else.... do NOT over cook! Mine only needed 8 minutes tops. I found the Andes mints in a bag and was able to break them in half and it was more than enough to cover the top of the cookie.

1 user found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Dec. 16, 2009
 
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