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Lauri


Lauri
 
Home Town: Lansing, Kansas, USA
Living In: Menifee, California, USA
Member Since: May 2009
Cooking Level: Intermediate
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Recipe Reviews 8 reviews
Mexican Rice II
I love this Mexican rice recipe. And with just a few minor additions I would give it five stars. The first time I made it I liked it quite a bit but I felt it needed more texture. So I increased the onion to slightly more than 1/3 of a cup, and I add one rib of small-diced celery at the same time as the onion. (I also use just less than 1/4 t. of cumin, but that's because of personal taste). And with five minutes to go, I add tomatos (2 Roma tomatoes, cored and diced). Adding the celery and the tomato gives it more visual appeal and also a little more texture, but doesn't really change the taste. I think this is such a great base recipe that can be altered to accommodate anyone's personal tastes. I love that the end product looks restaurant-quality, but it doesn't much effort to achieve it!

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Reviewed On: Mar. 5, 2014
Amazing Muffin Cups
Not sure what I did wrong, but mine did not come out of the muffin pans. Ended up having to use a spoon to scoop them out. The flavor is good, but I agree with other commenters that it calls for too much cheese and definitely too much sausage. I think my trouble might have been with the hash browns. They didn't go all the way up the sides and they never really got golden brown, even though I cooked them longer than the recipe calls for. It may have been the positioning of my oven rack, which I ended up adjusting. I can see how this recipe could easily be adapted to different flavors and I really want to use it again but I'd have to figure out how to make the hashbrown component work, first.

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Reviewed On: Jun. 27, 2013
Awesome Egg Rolls
This was my first time making egg rolls and they turned out wonderfully. I didn't use sprouts, because I'm not a sprout kind of girl, and I subbed in shredded chicken. Took some of the other reviewers' advice and used 3T of soy sauce, but next time I might use 4T. I got 18 in my batch. Fried up 6 and froze the others unfried in two batches to use later. My boyfriend loved them. Said they were better than any frozen egg rolls we'd tried. I thought they were, too. Wanted to take a picture but we ate them too fast! Thanks, Rouver!

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Reviewed On: Jun. 18, 2013
 
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