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smartt


smartt
 
Home Town: Bedford, Texas, USA
Living In: Denver, Colorado, USA
Member Since: Feb. 2012
Cooking Level: Intermediate
Cooking Interests: Baking, Slow Cooking, Mexican, Italian, Healthy, Dessert
Hobbies: Scrapbooking, Walking, Photography, Reading Books, Painting/Drawing
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About this Cook
I'm Sasha and I currently live in Denver, CO. My husband is in the Navy and we have 2 kids Landon and Lily. Landon is 3 and Lily is almost 8 months old. We have really enjoyed getting to travel, see new places, and meet people from everywhere. I am a stay at home mom and really enjoy spending time with my kids and of course, cooking! Cooking is my favorite hobby!
My favorite things to cook
I don't really have a favorite thing to cook. I love trying out new recipes and I'm open to trying anything. I cook something new every week and I'm always excited to cook something I haven't done before. I love challenging myself too and doing something I might find hard, and sometimes it might turn out great and sometimes it might not!
My favorite family cooking traditions
My best friend and I used to bake every Friday after school. She would come over and sleep over at my house and we would bake cookies, cakes, or whatever we could think of.
My cooking triumphs
Just finally learning to cook! When my husband and I first got married I didn't know how to cook anything! I just wasn't interested in learning. After my son was born my mom said I had to learn to cook and she's the one who really got me interested in cooking.
My cooking tragedies
My first year of learning to cook! Almost everything I made just never turned out that great. My husband would always give a nice complement to my food but I'm pretty sure he was just being nice! AR was a lifesaver and I don't know what I would have done without it!
Recipe Reviews 67 reviews
Cilantro Chicken and Rice
Great dish! My husband loved it! I took another reviewer's suggestion and added taco seasoning to the flour and cut the chicken into bite size pieces. I left out the cayenne pepper because my kids were going to be eating it. Topped it off with a little cheddar cheese, sour cream, and avocado slices! Yummy!

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Reviewed On: Dec. 18, 2013
Amazing Mussels
These mussels are so delicious! I used onion in place of the shallots, red pepper flakes for the red chili pepper, 3 tomatoes, and milk in place of the cream. I used 3 pounds of mussels and threw in a pound of shrimp I had on hand. Even with just 4 pounds of seafood, I think I would double the sauce next time. Great recipe!

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Reviewed On: Aug. 27, 2013
Skillet Ham, Cabbage and Potatoes
Very good dish and my husband loved it! After sauteing the onion in butter, I threw in the cabbage, ham, chopped potatoes, a cup of chicken broth, and let it simmer for about 15 minutes. Once it was done simmering, I seasoned to taste with onion powder, garlic powder, seasoning salt, and pepper. We topped ours off with sharp cheddar cheese! YUM!

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Reviewed On: Aug. 20, 2013
 
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