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Amy Duck-Thomas

Amy Duck-Thomas
Home Town: Loxley, Alabama, USA
Living In: Bokeelia, Florida, USA
Member Since: Sep. 2008
Cooking Level: Not Rated
Cooking Interests: Baking, Grilling & BBQ, Frying, Slow Cooking, Southern, Dessert
Hobbies: Gardening, Boating, Walking, Fishing, Reading Books, Music, Painting/Drawing
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About this Cook
Cooking doesn't come naturally to me. I enjoy it, but sometimes it's alot of work! When the results are a success, then it's all worth it!
My favorite things to cook
I love anything sweet, so I love to bake desserts. Cakes always seem to do best for me.
My favorite family cooking traditions
My mother made the best ever dressing and also potato salad. I think I've come close to making her proud! Holidays were always important to my family. My mother would always set the most beautiful table for the occasion.
My cooking triumphs
I guess when I first made homemade chicken and dumplings and they were great. Making my mother's cornbread was exciting too!
My cooking tragedies
There's a lot of these. I made a crumb cake the other day and had just put it in the oven when I noticed that I had forgotten to put the egg and baking powder in it! I had to scrape the topping off, and salvage the batter. It turned out good though! Another famous boo boo happened the other night when I made chocolate cookies using bittersweet chocolate squares instead of semi-sweet. Talk about pucker power! YUK!
Recipe Reviews 14 reviews
Grandma's Doughnuts
My mother showed me how to make these when I was a little girl....she would make a glaze of confectioners sugar and evap. milk...really good hot and with a cold glass of milk! note...even the cheapest brand of canned biscuits will work....I don't cut holes..I just pull a hole in the middle by stretching the dough a little..maybe not as pretty but still looks like a doughnut!

3 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Jul. 31, 2011
Peanut Butter Pie VIII
This was a great peanut butter pie! Very rich... I wasn't crazy about my store bought crust though. It would have been even better with a better crust.

3 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Nov. 2, 2010
Pineapple Upside-Down Cake II
I live down in south Florida and we have alot of mangos. I used mangos instead of pineapple and it made a very pretty cake Great with coffee!

1 user found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Jun. 24, 2009

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