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Member Since: Jan. 2009
Cooking Level: Intermediate
Cooking Interests: Baking, Grilling & BBQ, Slow Cooking, Asian, Mexican, Indian, Italian, Southern, Middle Eastern, Healthy, Quick & Easy, Gourmet
Hobbies: Quilting, Hiking/Camping, Camping, Walking, Reading Books, Charity Work
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Thanksgiving 2008
About this Cook
I freelance as a database programmer and have been a senior programmer for varying companies in California. I enjoy the freedom and independence and lets me be close to home and enjoy my love of cuisine.
My favorite things to cook
I enjoy cooking anything from scratch, new recipes and age-old recipes.
My favorite family cooking traditions
great grandmother's chicken and dumplings, grandmother's carrot cake.. making my own pasta.
My cooking triumphs
My mother had all the cooking triumphs; she was a Nestle, Pilsbury and County fair winner across the board. I miss her very much.
My cooking tragedies
mistake chocolate chip cookies. My husband adores the recipe. He says my mistakes taste good!
Recipe Reviews 6 reviews
Coal Miners Pasties
I am very popular in my family for this recipe. Thank you. Now my bucket list is to go visit Cornwall & snack on a pasty

0 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Jan. 22, 2013
Good 100% Whole Wheat Bread
Consistency of the bread is solid. While in the abm, the top of loaf fell, but otherwise perfect all around. Excited this is a simple straightforward recipe that does not ask for all purpose flour. Way to go.

1 user found this review helpful
Reviewed On: May 4, 2009
Crusty Cornbread
put on regular bread cycle. came out ok. My husband loved the texture and density. and flavor. I was so-so. but good bread for a cornmeal-bread!

2 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Apr. 23, 2009

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