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MissNicki


MissNicki
 
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Living In: Nashville, Tennessee, USA
Member Since: Oct. 2008
Cooking Level: Intermediate
Cooking Interests: Frying, Stir Frying, Slow Cooking, Asian, Mexican, Indian, Italian, Southern, Healthy, Quick & Easy
Hobbies: Walking, Photography, Reading Books, Music, Genealogy
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Miss Nicky
About this Cook
I am a true southern girl that comes from a long line of great cooks. My grandfther, mother, grandmothers, and aunts have all influenced my style of cooking. I am a southern cook, but I like to try make dishes from different cuisines and cultures. Being a teacher with a diverse group of students I find that food is one way human beings all connect. I reach out to my students by cooking dishes that represent where their families come from.
My favorite things to cook
Because I am from the south I really enjoy cooking southern foods like gumbo, shrimp and grits, fried chicken and corn bread. I also enjoy cooking Italian dishes like manicotti and lasagna.
My favorite family cooking traditions
Growing up, my mom made it a tradition that on Thanksgiving, my sister and I join her in preparing the meal. We would all get up early and put on some Al Green or Aretha Franklin and just sing, cook, and bond with one another. Thanksgiving is the only time of year that my sister and I look forward to waking up early!!!
Recipe Reviews 3 reviews
Lentils with Tomatoes
Excellent recipe and very easy to make. I followed some of the suggestions the others made and added some of my own. I substituted a green bell peeper with a red one, I used Italian canned diced tomatoes, added a tablespoon of cumin, and some shredded carrots. It came out great and with rice included the whole meal cost me under ten bucks! I will definately make this again.

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Reviewed On: Oct. 19, 2010
Delicious Apple Sauce
The best apple sauce I ever had! I only had one apple and so to make up for the other I used a pear. Other than that I followed the recipe as written. Thanks for a great one!

3 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Sep. 28, 2009
Sweet Potato Casserole IV
I really do not like sweet potatoes, but my family and does and I made them for a family dinner...everyone loved them, even me!! I followed the recipe as writen. I will definitly makes this again. Thanks for the great recipe!

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Reviewed On: Aug. 17, 2009
 
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