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Mrs. McKinley Klopp


Mrs. McKinley Klopp
 
Home Town: Lampasas, Texas, USA
Living In: Texas, USA
Member Since: May 2009
Cooking Level: Intermediate
Cooking Interests: Baking, Stir Frying, Slow Cooking, Asian, Mexican, Indian, Southern, Healthy, Vegetarian, Dessert, Kids
Hobbies: Sewing, Gardening, Hiking/Camping, Camping, Walking, Photography, Reading Books, Music, Painting/Drawing
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About this Cook
I own a copy of Julia Child's "Mastering the Art of French Cooking"....though I have yet to actually attempt any of the recipes it contains. :) I am sharing this shameful piece of information because I think it explains me as a cook. I aspire to create something impressive, but time and money (or rather, a lack of both) keeps my kitchen stuck in the time-honored "Better Homes and Gardens" binder cookbook. I try to keep a vegetarian kitchen mostly, but occasionally my very non-vegetarian husband will request (code for "beg for") meat.
My favorite things to cook
Eclairs; My mother's "Spotted Dog" (bread pudding); Homemade soups; Cakes, cookies, and just about any other sweet treat that requires baking....
My cooking triumphs
In my early teens, I dicovered that I have a talent for French pasteries (eclairs, creme brulee, etc.).
My cooking tragedies
I once tried a breaded pork chop recipe that was doomed to fail from the start, because whoever wrote it obviously had some weird taste buds. I should have listened to my instincts and stopped when I read the main ingriedient for the sauce was chive and onion cream cheese....YUCK! My dear husband somehow swallowed two bites before I shouted "I know! Just stop eating, because it is too painful to watch. Throw this away, and I'll go get a pizza." LOL
Recipe Reviews 3 reviews
Moroccan-Style Stuffed Acorn Squash
The squash itself was probably the best part of this recipe. The filling was all right, but there was far too much cumin for my taste.

4 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Nov. 27, 2010
Amazingly Easy Irish Soda Bread
While this recipe has potential, I would not use it again as written. I followed the recipe exactly, and the result looked like a mutated biscuit that was still half-baked on the inside.

5 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Nov. 9, 2010
 
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