Crystal Profile - (1399953)


Living In: Visalia, California, USA
Member Since: Jun. 2001
Cooking Level: Intermediate
Cooking Interests: Baking, Grilling & BBQ, Frying, Stir Frying, Slow Cooking, Asian, Mexican, Italian, Southern, Mediterranean, Low Carb, Healthy, Dessert, Kids, Quick & Easy, Gourmet
Hobbies: Biking, Reading Books, Music
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Recipe Reviews 11 reviews
Iced Pumpkin Cookies
These were a hit! I love that they are not dense, but very light and fluffy. The only change I made was to use butter-flavored shortening instead of butter. Everything I left exactly as the recipe called for. I will be making these again!

2 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Dec. 11, 2011
Grilled Tri-Tip with Oregon Herb Rub
This is an excellent rub! The first time I made it exactly as the recipe and it was 5 stars, hands-down the best tri tip I've ever had (and I live in Central CA where Santa Maria Tri Tip reigns supreme!). The second time I made two changes: add 1 tbsp brown sugar and rub the tri tip very lightly with 1/8 tsp worcestershire sauce before applying the rub. Even better!

6 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Jul. 9, 2011
Quinoa and Black Beans
This was delicious! I had never had quinoa before and this was a great first dish to try it out on. I did add a can of No Salt Diced Tomatoes with Basil, Garlic, and Oregano. Otherwise, kept everything else the same. Definitely will make this again!

1 user found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Jan. 13, 2011
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