TheWindCriesNikki Profile - (13544174)

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Home Town: Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, USA
Living In: Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA
Member Since: Aug. 2009
Cooking Level: Expert
Cooking Interests: Stir Frying, Slow Cooking, Asian, Indian, Italian, Southern, Healthy, Vegetarian, Quick & Easy, Gourmet
Hobbies: Photography, Reading Books, Music, Painting/Drawing
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About this Cook
I have been cooking since I was about nine years old. Not by choice, I pretty much raised myself, but looking back, Im sure glad that I learned early on as I watch my friends struggle to learn. Im a free spirit (my friends call me a "hippie" although I do not label myself), and I really enjoy nature. I enjoy playing my guitar, writing, and photography, as well as music, and spending time with my husband.
My favorite things to cook
I just love to cook. I really enjoy slow cooking in the crock pot. You can do so much. Im great at pastas, and meats. And casseroles, but who isnt :)
My favorite family cooking traditions
Pennsylvania Dutch cuisine is amazing. I love my dads southern food, and the asian inspired influence I get from my husband.
My cooking triumphs
What can I say? Im great at just throwing things together!
My cooking tragedies
I dont really have any!
Recipe Reviews 1 review
Cheesy Ham and Hash Brown Casserole
I have never eaten better potatoes in my entire life. Really! I tweaked mine a bit to make it my own by adding some mushrooms, and lowering the Sour Cream to 8oz so that it wasnt too overwhelming. I also omitted the parmesan cheese and instead of ham we used Bacon flavored spam, which gave it a nice smokey flavor. But my gosh, this recipe is so amazing, my husband and I ate the whole mess of it in literally one day (breakfast, lunch and supper). I will definitely be making this again and again, and will be sharing your wonderful recipe with family! Kudos to you!

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Reviewed On: Aug. 10, 2009

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