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WHIRLEDPEAS


WHIRLEDPEAS
 
Home Town: Chicago Ridge, Illinois, USA
Living In: Lakewood, Colorado, USA
Member Since: Dec. 2003
Cooking Level: Intermediate
Cooking Interests: Baking, Indian, Vegetarian, Dessert
Hobbies: Scrapbooking, Knitting, Hiking/Camping, Walking, Reading Books, Painting/Drawing
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About this Cook
My husband and I are both vegetarian. We're always experimenting to find tasty, healthy vegetarian meals for our family.
My favorite things to cook
Anything vegetarian! I love to experiment and have fun in the kitchen. Baking is my favorite, but I enjoy cooking dinner every night, too.
My favorite family cooking traditions
For the first day of autumn, I make some cider on the stovetop along with some of the chocolate chip pumpkin bread (The recipe is on allrecipes.com. Delicious!). I love making pumpkin-everything in September and October. Every winter, I pick a day to bake Christmas cookies with my friends and husband. We bake up a storm and package the best ones to ship off to family around the country.
My cooking tragedies
Spice cookies! Oh, allrecipes, how you failed me on this one! They smelled so delicious, but they cooled into a form indistinguishable from hockey pucks.
Recipe Reviews 114 reviews
Best Brownies
We skipped the frosting and just dusted the cooled brownies with powdered sugar. They are really good and simple to make. I'll definitely make these again!

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Reviewed On: Jun. 15, 2014
Grandma VanDoren's White Bread
I've used this recipe a number of times and love it. I start the yeast in the water & sugar first before continuing with the recipe, and I always need a lot more flour than the recipe calls for. I don't even think you can start kneading it until you have at least 9 (closer to 10) cups of flour in there.

1 user found this review helpful
Reviewed On: May 16, 2014
Best Pecan Sandies
These are amazing! We couldn't keep our hands off of these cookies. They're buttery and crunchy and perfect. We made one minor change to the recipe. The dough was really, really sticky, so we added 1/4 cup of flour to make it 2 cups. That helped keep it together, and, after refrigerating a few hours, we were able to slice it as directed.

2 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Apr. 29, 2014
 
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