Melissa Profile - (13287656)

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Home Town: Abilene, Texas, USA
Living In: Lancaster, California, USA
Member Since: Mar. 2009
Cooking Level: Intermediate
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Hobbies: Reading Books, Music, Wine Tasting, Charity Work
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About this Cook
When I was 18, I started cooking for myself and entertainment purposed. I couldn't even boil water before I moved out on my own, but picked up a cookbook and started experimenting. Now, cooking and baking is a passion of mine, and I love preparing new recipes for friends and family.
My favorite things to cook
I love to bake anything and everything. I also love trying new Italian and Mexican recipes.
Recipe Reviews 7 reviews
Italian Sausage Soup with Tortellini
Really easy and tasty. Very forgiving recipe. I had to substitute a few things and it still came out nicely. Will definitely make again. Makes for great leftovers, too.

3 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Nov. 8, 2011
Real Strawberry Cupcakes
Really great recipe FOR THE CUPCAKES. However, the icing was not so good. I followed the cupcake recipe exactly and they were delicious. I tried making the icing as well, but it just wasn't good. I ended up throwing it out and making buttercream icing with strawberry puree added. The cupcakes were for my boss' birthday and he and my co-workers loved them. As a matter of fact, my boss didn't want to share them, instead he offered out a couple and took the rest home to his wife and kids. They were so moist and light. Loved the cupcake recipe, skip on the icing.

4 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: May 9, 2011
Slow Cooker Texas Pulled Pork
This recipe was fantastic. My boyfriend and I don't usually eat pork, but this recipe was recommended to me by a friend I really trust. So, I made it and we devoured it. Its great because I put it on before I left for work and he was able to have dinner when he got home. I followed the recipe exactly, that's why I gave it 5 stars. I usually won't rate 5 if I change the recipe.

4 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Apr. 20, 2011

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