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Living In: Silicon Valley, California, USA
Member Since: Jul. 2009
Cooking Level: Expert
Cooking Interests: Baking, Grilling & BBQ, Frying, Stir Frying, Slow Cooking, Asian, Mexican, Indian, Southern, Nouvelle, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Healthy, Vegetarian, Dessert, Kids, Quick & Easy, Gourmet
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Rose Birthday Cake
Holiday Cake
Checkerboard Cake
About this Cook
I'm a SAHM (stay at home mom) of 6 lovely children and married to the love of my life. I spend my days chasing toddlers, teaching children and thinking of new recipes for my family to try. My blog -
My favorite things to cook
Baked goods are some of my favorite things to make. I enjoy using my hands when it cook.
My favorite family cooking traditions
Holiday cooking is one of my favorite family cooking traditions. Nothing like cooking some down-home food ;-)
My cooking triumphs
I made a 3 layer chocolate cake with cream filling and chocolate gnache frosting with those rolled cookies on top
My cooking tragedies
The first time i made corn bread stuffing, the vegetables were crunchy and the stuffing was so hard you had to cut it with a sharp knife
Recipe Reviews 11 reviews
Chef John's Boston Cream Pie
I made this cake today and and it is really simple and quick to make. The only issue i had was my custard was runny. I made the custard the day before and left it in the fridge overnight. I was surprised that it had not set more. Thus when i put it on the cake it just ran.

10 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Apr. 23, 2012
Mall Pretzels
This was my first time making pretzels and they came out perfectly. I did use unbleached all-purpose flour because that's what i had on hand. My family LOVED them. I'll make these again, very soon.

2 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Apr. 17, 2012
Phoenician's Key Lime Pie
This was my first attempt at making a key lime pie. This recipe was SUPER easy to follow and now I am in love. Mildly tart, sweet and delicious! We'll definitely be adding this pie to our list of favorites.

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

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