LilSnoo Profile - (1546014)


Home Town: Terrace Bay, Ontario, Canada
Living In: Aurora, Illinois, USA
Member Since: Sep. 2003
Cooking Level: Expert
Cooking Interests: Grilling & BBQ, Stir Frying, Slow Cooking, Asian, Mexican, Indian, Italian, Southern, Nouvelle, Mediterranean, Low Carb, Healthy, Quick & Easy, Gourmet
Hobbies: Quilting, Gardening, Hiking/Camping, Biking, Walking, Fishing, Photography, Reading Books, Music, Wine Tasting
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Nov. 4, 2012 7:00 pm 
Updated: Nov. 28, 2012 9:07 pm
We don't normally celebrate Halloween at our house, since we don't have kids and we're usually invited elsewhere for parties. This year, I decided to spice things up a bit and make a couple Halloween treats and invite some friends over.  It really didn't take much planning at all, and before… MORE
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From The Blog:  A Dash of This
Pineapple Sunrise
Maple Apple Turkey Sausage
Greek Zoodle Salad
About this Cook
I'm a 40 yr old foodie currently living in Aurora, IL. I'm very fortunate that I have plenty of friends and family who will try everything I make, and I'm constantly using them as my guinea pigs. I was born and raised in Canada by French Canadian parents. I grew up eating a lot of French Canadian foods, and I just love getting back home to Canada to taste mom's delicious cooking She has always inspired me to cook.
My cooking triumphs
Planning and making a 6-course meal for business associates who were in town. Not only was this the most time-consuming meal I've ever made, it was my first time meeting all of them in person! Stressful day, but a huge success!
My cooking tragedies about reaching into the oven to take out the Thanksgiving turkey and having the cheap pan collapse, dumping the hot turkey and scorching liquids onto my bare feet. YEEEE-OUCH!
Recipe Reviews 269 reviews
Low-Calorie Spicy Peanut Noodles
These noodles were tasty. I'm always looking for new ways to use shirataki noodles and PB2, and since I had all the ingredients, this was destined to become part of my dinner. :) I definitely recommend cutting the noodles into smaller pieces, as suggested. I did not do this and found the noodles clumped up and it was difficult to mix in the cucumber. I also squeezed out some water from the noodles and actually would have preferred the finished dish a little more wet. Next time I'll just quickly drain the noodles, then immediately toss them with the sauce, or thin the sauce a bit with water. This has quite a bite to it, so if you aren't a fan of overly-spicy foods, I recommend only using 1 tsp of Sriracha. I love spicy, so I drizzled more Sriracha over top before serving. Next time I might also add more than a pinch of sweetener next time to balance out the flavors more. This would be great topped with chicken or shrimp!

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Reviewed On: Apr. 13, 2015
Summer Squash Soup
Delicious soup, and very easy! This will be perfect this summer when everyone's garden is overflowing with zucchini! The only change I made (not by choice) was to use vegetable broth instead of chicken because I didn't realize I was out! Keep in mind this is why it may be a little bit darker in my picture. Still delicious though! I used an immersion blender and blended everything right in the pot instead of using my blender. I'll be making this one again!

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Reviewed On: Apr. 12, 2015
Amazing Cucumber Basil Salad
I'm constantly looking for new healthy sides to try and was excited to find this recipe. I don't have a food processor, so mincing and chopping was a little time consuming, but well worth i! I made this exactly as written, and let it sit in the refrigerator overnight. I found myself eating 2-3 portions, since the servings were on the smaller side. Very low calorie and full of fresh flavors. This would also make a great topping for chicken or fish. Thanks for the great recipe Jewel!

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Reviewed On: Apr. 9, 2015
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