Sweetpea Profile - Allrecipes.com (1523783)


Home Town: Columbus, Ohio, USA
Living In: Lakeland, Florida, USA
Member Since: Jul. 2003
Cooking Level: Intermediate
Cooking Interests: Baking, Grilling & BBQ, Slow Cooking, Italian, Quick & Easy
Hobbies: Painting/Drawing
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About this Cook
Senior citizen, retired, married, love golfing and experimenting with recipes
My favorite things to cook
Spaghetti sauces, linguini with white clam sauce, grilling anything
My favorite family cooking traditions
No particular favorites, all good.
My cooking triumphs
My husband says anything I cook is a triumph.
My cooking tragedies
I know I've had some, but I just threw out the recipe and went on to something else.
Recipe Reviews 13 reviews
California Cole Slaw
I used a 16 oz. package of shredded cabbage with carrots and red cabbage and then followed the recipe for the dressing. The slaw was refrigerated for about an hour and we had it for dinner. It was delicious and as stated by others it was even better a day or two later. Thanks, this is a great change from a creamy dressing.

2 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Aug. 24, 2010
Grilled Romaine Salad
The dressing was a bit too sweet for my taste, I prefer oil & vinegar with blue cheese crumbles. I also do not turn the romaine, just lay the cut side down and leave a very short time until it has grill marks. Turning or leaving it too long seems to take the crunch out of it.

3 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Nov. 25, 2009
Peppered Bacon and Tomato Linguine
This was very good and different. I too could not find peppered bacon, so I bought thick sliced bacon then rubbed it with cracked pepper. Worked fine. I also used two cans of tomatoes to make more sauce and we like a little sugar to take away the acidity...so I added 1Tbsp. sugar. I might have been missing something, but I don't believe the original recipe indicated when to put the bacon in, it just said "drain, reserving drippings and set aside", but as indicated by others, I added the bacon just before serving. I definately would make this again.

1 user found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Nov. 7, 2009

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