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Aunt Viv

Aunt Viv
Home Town: Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA
Living In: Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Member Since: May 2000
Cooking Level: Expert
Cooking Interests: Baking, Italian, Southern, Healthy, Dessert, Gourmet
Hobbies: Walking, Reading Books, Music
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About this Cook
Wife and mother who loves the kitchen. I own every kitchen gadget there is but I still love to do things the old fashioned way, the way I was taught.
My favorite things to cook
Desserts, especially cakes of any kind. Doctoring up a box or from scratch.
My favorite family cooking traditions
My mother made the most wonderful and beautiful dinners for special occasions and holidays. I try to follow that tradition with my children including setting the table with the 'good' china and fresh flowers. Baking cookies during the Christmas holiday while decorating the tree is another favorite tradition.
My cooking triumphs
I have finally perfected my curry chicken and found a great recipe for bread pudding, like my mother used to make.
My cooking tragedies
I can't make a good biscuit regardless of the recipe.
Recipe Reviews 5 reviews
Orzo with Parmesan and Basil
I made this for my husband along with chicken marsala. He loved it! I will definitley be making this one again.

3 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Jan. 9, 2008
Spinach Quiche
I've been searching for a good quiche recipe for ages. I did however use 1/2 C half & half and 1/2 C milk, added a little crushed red pepper and prebaked the pie crust for abt 5 min. Fabulous! I have had several requests for the recipe.

1 user found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Jan. 9, 2008
World's Best Key Lime Pie
My son loves key lime pie and this is one of his favorites! Just the right amount of sweet and tart. Delicious!

1 user found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Dec. 19, 2007

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