Mindy T. Profile - Allrecipes.com (13026263)

cook's profile

Mindy T.

Mindy T.
Home Town:
Living In: Ooltewah, Tennessee, USA
Member Since: Nov. 2008
Cooking Level: Expert
Cooking Interests: Baking, Grilling & BBQ, Frying, Stir Frying, Slow Cooking, Asian, Mexican, Italian, Southern, Mediterranean, Healthy, Kids, Quick & Easy, Gourmet
Hobbies: Gardening, Hiking/Camping, Camping, Biking, Walking, Fishing, Photography, Music, Charity Work
  • Title
  • Type
  • Overall Rating
  • Member Rating
About this Cook
I'm a mom of 4 kids (2 teenage boys and 2 toddler girls)...all picky eaters with the exception of my foster daughter (4 yrs old)...she will eat anything! I love to cook. My husband is my "guinea pig" a lot of times. However, he doesn't complain:).
My favorite things to cook
My favorite is Mexican quisine followed closely with Asian. Of course, good ol' Southern food from my neck of the woods. I will experiment with any great recipe from any part of the world. I try to make great recipes healthier for me and my family by making small modifications in ingredients (such as, instead of a stick of butter, half olive oil and half butter). You cannot tell the difference!
My cooking triumphs
I make a chicken enchilada recipe that is to die for! My lasagna is the best recipe I've found (and I've tried many). My homemade chili is also a popular request with my family and friends.
My cooking tragedies
My first attempt at making biscuits. I used all purpose flour, without baking powder or salt. My mother used self rising, of course. I was 19 "all purpose" made sense to me when I was first on my own and buying the flour. They turned out like rocks and I am still teased to this day. (Hey, I was only 19!)
Recipe Reviews 25 reviews
Creamy Pimento Cheese
I will NEVER buy store bought again! I've made this several times. It's great exactly as written. I regularly add more garlic to my liking. I also, periodically, add chopped jalapeƱo, or chipotle peppers (chopped) with sauce....or even both! Mix it up...the base recipe if perfect! I prefer using Cabot X-Sharp White Cheddar. Try it! NOTE: Light mayo and light cream cheese cut calories and taste JUST as good!

2 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Sep. 14, 2012
Blender Hollandaise Sauce
LOVED this! Turned put perfectly. Make sure the butter is bubbly hot when slowly adding...if not, it may be a little on the runny side. Also, can be on the lemony side so you can adjust to taste if you prefer it thay way. Quick, easy, and oh-so-good!

1 user found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Mar. 16, 2012
Cheesy Ranch Potato Bake
OMG! This is not a dieter's recipe but definitely sinful indulgence! Added bacon too to make it even more naughty (but oh so good, as bacon makes just about everything yummier!). A little goes a long way in this recipe. Family loved it.

3 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Sep. 22, 2011

In Season

Homemade Pancakes Are So Easy
Easy Homemade Pancakes

Homemade pancakes are so easy to make, and nothing tastes better.

Guacamole, Chips' Best Friend
Guacamole, Chips' Best Friend

Try one of our dozens of ways to make delicious fresh guacamole.

Subscribe Today! Only $7.99
Subscribe Today! Only $7.99

Delicious recipes, party ideas, and cooking tips! Get a year of Allrecipes magazine for $7.99!

Argentina  |  Australia & New Zealand  |  Brazil  |  Canada  |  China  |  France  |  Germany  |  India  |  Italy  |  Japan  |  Korea  |  Mexico

Netherlands  |  Poland  |  Quebec  |  Russia  |  SE Asia  |  United Kingdom & Ireland  |  United States