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Amy F.

Amy F.
Home Town: New Jersey, USA
Living In: New Jersey, USA
Member Since: Nov. 2008
Cooking Level: Intermediate
Cooking Interests: Baking, Slow Cooking, Mexican, Italian, Healthy, Dessert, Kids, Quick & Easy
Hobbies: Walking, Photography
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About this Cook
I'm a very happily married mother of two beautiful little girls (a 6 month old and an 8 year old) and a recent casualty of the economy. I constantly try to find humor in everything, but when my cooking goes all wrong, I don't find it very funny. I'm very sensitive about my cooking. ::Sniff::
My favorite things to cook
Baked goods. Way too many.
My favorite family cooking traditions
Traditions? My mom thinks it's so funny that I have such an interest in cooking as our meals consisted primarily of spaghetti, burgers and tuna fish growing up. She sure does love all the yummy things I share with her though!
My cooking triumphs
Making my first cheesecake- and it was perfect. Also, having a co-worker pay me to bake for their family's Thanksgiving dinner. That was quite the compliment.
My cooking tragedies
In my pregnancy haze, I forgot to put sugar in sugar cookies. Whoops.
Recipe Reviews 101 reviews
Bread Pudding II
I've never really had bread pudding before, but my mom claims to be an expert, and she dubbed this "EXCELLENT!" I just heated up a cup of half and half and a cup of skim milk in the microwave as my "scalded" milk. I didn't use nuts because I was too lazy/exhausted from work/kids/etc. to chop them right now, but sprinkled a little snack pack of raisins on top. For the bread, I used a starting to go moldy bag of Amoroso rolls- I cut the moldy bits off, of course! Great recipe. Thanks!

7 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Jun. 27, 2011
Chicken Noodle Soup II
Love this recipe. I don't make the noodles, just use half a pack of egg noodles instead.

7 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Apr. 5, 2011
Butternut Squash Pizzas with Rosemary
I really wanted to like this more, and it turned out gorgeous looking, but the flavor just didn't have the depth I hoped for. It was interesting to try though!

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