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METERMAID


METERMAID
 
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Living In: Pompano Beach, Florida, USA
Member Since: May 2001
Cooking Level: Intermediate
Cooking Interests: Baking, Grilling & BBQ, Stir Frying, Asian, Italian, Mediterranean, Healthy, Quick & Easy, Gourmet
Hobbies: Reading Books, Music
Recipe Box 3 recipes
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About this Cook
My favorite things to cook
I love to use my wok! Stir fry is the best. :) I also like to recreate favorite meals from restaurants--muffuletta sandwiches, fish and chips, chicken piccata. I make dinner every night, so I'm always trying something new!
My favorite family cooking traditions
ummm--not too many here, folks! I come from a family that ate a lot of burnt hamburgers on Wonder bread :)
My cooking triumphs
I make a beautiful carrot cake (thanks to a great recipe that I got from allrecipes.com about 8 years ago!)
My cooking tragedies
fat free fettuccini alfredo--yes, it was as bad as it sounds!
Recipe Reviews 5 reviews
Spiced Pears and Pomegranate
Absolutely delicious! Fresh and healthy and the flavors blend perfectly. One of the best new things I have tried in a long time. I will definitely make this again!

3 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Nov. 25, 2011
Quinoa Pilaf
This is a pretty basic pilaf recipe, and it's fine. However, I think it's really important to stress in the recipe that you have to rinse the quinoa really well before you cook it!!! Otherwise it tastes terrible.

239 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: May 20, 2008
Ultimate Lemon Cake
I made the cake according to the recipe, except I used (2.75 cups) cake flour instead of all-purpose, since I find it usually produces a lighter, better textured cake. I also added a tablespoon of lemon zest. The cake was done in 50 minutes, so I took it out a little early. Next time, as others suggested, I will use 4 eggs instead of the 8 yolks. Also, I will use much less glaze--just too sweet! However, I had no problems removing it from the pan, and it was nicely textured. It disappeared quickly, so we liked it fine, but with a few changes, it will be better suited to my family's tastes.

2 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Aug. 13, 2006
 
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