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Home Town: Lowell, Massachusetts, USA
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Member Since: Oct. 2008
Cooking Level: Expert
Cooking Interests: Baking, Frying, Stir Frying, Slow Cooking, Asian, Italian, Southern, Nouvelle, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Vegetarian, Dessert, Quick & Easy, Gourmet
Hobbies: Photography, Reading Books, Music, Genealogy, Painting/Drawing
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About this Cook
i am not a P/C type person some that know me compare me to the character of dr house on the show of the same name i am one who you either like or hate i hate using things like cream of can soups, sauces in jars (they put sugar in that ) etc.. i am VERY fussy about making thing taste right and my taste buds are Much more sensitive than about 98% of the people here the amazing thing is i am married for almost 30 yrs and she puts up with all my .
My favorite things to cook
anything i go thru my cookbooks and my wife and i decide what country we want to visit that weekend and i cook accordingly
My favorite family cooking traditions
my fav is x-mas eve i came from a catholic/italian backround (although i never go to church) we keep with the cath/ital thing of the feast of fish on xmas eve the thing is it is supposed to b 7 diff fishes so i make all seven 7 ways each and we have an open house with people in and out all night i look forward to this and prepare for it the whole yr
My cooking triumphs
my first real triumph was duck le'orange when i was about 10
My cooking tragedies
not really a tragedy per say but my wives fam (for those of you old enough to remember the tv show Green Acres) they took cooking lessons from that and we spent many times on the porcelan thrown after
Recipe Reviews 63 reviews
Marinara Sauce II
the sweetness that the onion gives is more than needed eliminate the sugar unless of course your planning on turning this into a dessert

6 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Aug. 26, 2010
Zucchini Patties
real nice i even put one in a hamburger bun with a dot of mustard that was tasty that way

3 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Jul. 25, 2010
Mike's Mushroom Bread
add blk ppr b-4 baking it almost like a bruscetta i used french bread worked as well i am hooked

2 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: May 9, 2010

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