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justkidney


justkidney
 
Home Town: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
Living In: Columbus, Ohio, USA
Member Since: Nov. 2011
Cooking Level: Professional
Cooking Interests: Baking, Grilling & BBQ, Stir Frying, Slow Cooking, Asian, Mexican, Indian, Italian, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Healthy, Vegetarian, Dessert, Quick & Easy, Gourmet
Hobbies: Hiking/Camping, Camping, Walking, Photography, Reading Books, Music
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About this Cook
I love experimenting with traditional recipes by making them healthier.
My favorite things to cook
Fish/Seafood, Mexican, Soup/Chili.
My favorite family cooking traditions
Making Christmas cookies with my mom.
My cooking triumphs
Graduating from culinary school.
Recipe Reviews 2 reviews
Tater Tot Bake
This is a solid base recipe. There are a few things I do to make it my own. I sauté the beef and onions together along with red pepper flake, garlic (or garlic powder), salt and pepper. Then I add a few "glugs" of Worcestershire sauce. This makes a huge difference. I then add whatever veg I have that is on its way out- I've used kale, carrots, peas, zucchini- I also mix the soup and milk together and pour it into the pan with the beef mixture and stir before putting it into the pan. Since I like my potatoes crispy, I layer the cheese on top of the meat mixture, then lastly layer with tots. I'll usually sprinkle just a little bit of cheese on the very top because I love those crispy cheese pieces. Overall, great recipe- just don't be afraid to make it suit your tastes!

2 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Apr. 14, 2015
Mrs. Sigg's Peanut Butter Cookies
I love this cookie. I am a fan of a chewier peanut butter cookie vs. crumbly and this was perfect. The only thing I changed was that I used all butter. I also dipped my fork into flour to make the criss-cross pattern easier. I baked these on parchment paper for 9 min and they baked up so nice- picture perfect! Will be my go-to peanut butter cookie recipe from now on. Thanks!

0 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Jul. 22, 2014
 
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