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PIXIE0019


PIXIE0019
 
Home Town: Santa Maria, California, USA
Living In: Wiltshire, England, U.K.
Member Since: Jan. 2004
Cooking Level: Expert
Cooking Interests: Baking, Grilling & BBQ, Italian, Southern, Mediterranean, Healthy, Vegetarian, Dessert, Gourmet
Hobbies: Hiking/Camping, Camping, Reading Books
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About this Cook
I have been cooking since I was 10. The first thing I made was split pea soup for my mom (because it was her favorite). I live in England now with my awesome British husband. I definitely love introducing new food to my in-laws and gauging their reaction to Thanksgiving :)
My favorite things to cook
Rosemary potatos!!!
My favorite family cooking traditions
My Nana was Danish so I am learning to carry on the family traditions.
My cooking tragedies
Mistaking granulated sugar for confectioners sugar when I made frosting the first time. Threw the whole glob out and realized what I needed to do.
Recipe Reviews 4 reviews
Fresh Ginger Cookies
Awesome! I added 1 tsp of cinnamon & nutmeg + 1/2 tsp cloves & allspice.

2 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Nov. 17, 2011
Sweet Potato Pie I
Great pie! I baked my potato before I mixed it up, a different flavor, but very good! I would reduce the sugar by 1/3. p.s. substitute 1 tsp of the flour in the crust with either a tsp of cinnamon or allspice

4 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Oct. 20, 2010
Chewy Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies
Very good recipe, I've added extra chocolate chips instead of nuts, and used 1/4 c of bread flour instead of all purpose flour. Butter can be reduced, I found that if you half the butter and just add an egg white instead, it turns out wonderfully.

3 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Oct. 11, 2010
 
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