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Home Town: California, USA
Living In: Arizona, USA
Member Since: Jan. 2009
Cooking Level: Intermediate
Cooking Interests: Baking, Grilling & BBQ, Frying, Slow Cooking, Mexican, Italian, Southern
Hobbies: Reading Books, Genealogy, Wine Tasting
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About this Cook
Happily married with three children. Currently a stay at home Mom and working on my teaching degree.
My favorite things to cook
I make a great chicken pot pie, chicken enchilladas, and home made spaghetti sauce.
My favorite family cooking traditions
My Grandmothers Thanksgiving rolls.
Recipe Reviews 3 reviews
Mile-High Peanut Butter-Brownie Pie
This was my third attempt at a peanut butter pie because my husband LOVES anything with peanut butter. This one was by far the best out of the 3 recipes that I tried. The first time I made it exactly as stated except I used a pre-made chocolate pie crust because that was what I had on hand. It didn't work with that crust, but the filling was soooo good, that I had to try again. The next time I made it with no crust and just let the brownie be the crust. Also, I drizzled the top with chocolate sauce and put peanut butter chips on top. AMAZING!!! Just the right mix of peanut butter, chocolate, and creamy goodness.

10 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Jan. 13, 2011
Baked Slow Cooker Chicken
I only gave this recipe 3 stars because it is quite bland. It was tender and juicy (although I think I overcooked it 30-60 minutes) but it just tasted so plain, my family passed the salt and pepper around... twice. I think that I am perhaps spoiled from my families beer-butt chicken recipe... there is simply no comparison, so while this chicken is ok, the other is soooo much better.

2 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Aug. 6, 2010
Healthy Honey Carrot Cookies
This recipe as is, only rates a 3, as it would be pretty bland; however, with a few other ingredients to spice it up, it has the potential to be a 5. Therefore, I gave it a 4. I added a 2nd egg per some other suggestions as well as 1/2 tsp of cinnamon, 1/4 tsp of nutmeg, a dash of ginger, and 2 tbsp of white sugar. They were actually very good. My 16 year old raised his eyes at the carrots, but ate a couple and said that they would have been better with some chocolate, but otherwise were pretty good. My 7 year old turned her nose up at the carrot cookies, but after I forced her to try one, she sheepishly ate every last crumb, and my 2 1/2 year old ate 3 and said "delicious!". With the addition of the spices, these were not bland at all. I cooked them for 14 minutes and they were not dry at all either, only light and fluffy and yummy... although I may sneak in some semi-sweet choco chips next time instead of the 2 tbsp of sugar.

24 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Aug. 5, 2010

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