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Tami


Tami
 
Home Town: Hammond, Indiana, USA
Living In: Winamac, Indiana, USA
Member Since: Jul. 2008
Cooking Level: Expert
Cooking Interests: Baking, Grilling & BBQ, Frying, Stir Frying, Slow Cooking, Asian, Mexican, Italian, Southern, Mediterranean, Low Carb, Healthy, Vegetarian, Dessert, Kids, Quick & Easy
Hobbies: Scrapbooking, Knitting, Quilting, Sewing, Needlepoint, Gardening, Hiking/Camping, Camping, Boating, Biking, Walking, Photography, Reading Books, Music, Painting/Drawing, Charity Work
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A basket full of summer goodness
Summer Veggies
Cherry Tomatoes
Garden Fresh Tomatoes
Fresh Cherry Tomatoes
About this Cook
Hi! I'm an elementary education teacher who loves everything about being at home.
My favorite things to cook
I like to cook all kinds of things. My favorite thing to do is bake. During college I worked in a bakery in the early mornings to help pay for tuition. I suppose it stuck with me because I find myself making a lot of the bakery goods here at home. Also, I love to cook in my cast iron skillets, to me there's nothing like them. On the stove, in the oven, on the grill or over a campfire, I'm all about the cast iron!
My favorite family cooking traditions
I come from a southern heritage and boy do we love to cook and bake! I have butter and I'm not afraid to use it!
My cooking triumphs
I'm happy to say that I can finally make biscuits that do a southern woman proud! I tried recipe after recipe after recipe until I found... the ONE. We have a family, sit-down dinner almost every day here at home and breakfasts too when possible. (Lunch?! C'mon now! Can't a girl catch a break?! I don't want to be responsible for single-handedly taking the fast food business down!) Lots of big family dinners happen at our house. We love tradition, holidays and get-togethers!
My cooking tragedies
My very first chocolate cake was made to impress my, then boyfriend, now husband. I made it from scratch. Sadly, it was horrid... we fed a bite to the dog who rolled in the floor all night and groaned. LOL! Luckily, my cakes have much improved.
Recipe Reviews 9 reviews
Texas Sheet Cake V
Okay, this cake is just entirely too moist and delicious!! Five stars for you!!

2 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Jul. 30, 2008
Over the Fire Scalloped Potatoes
This is a good recipe. I changed mine up... made it a little differently. I used frozen diced potatoes, diced onion & green pepper, cheddar cheese soup, butter, garlic, medium sharp cheddar, sea salt, garlic, paprika, fresh cracked pepper, parsley & foil over an 8x8 baking pan on the grill. Everybody loved it. Thanks! :)

30 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Jul. 26, 2008
Campfire Baked Potatoes
When we're camping, we always assemble the potatoes with butter, sea salt & cracked pepper wrapped in heavy foil, and packed into a covered dutch oven. It takes a little while but it's easy to open the lid and pierce the potatoes to see how they're progressing. :)

7 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Jul. 26, 2008
 
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