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Sherillynn


Sherillynn
 
Home Town: Bad Axe, Michigan, USA
Living In: Ne Iowa, Iowa, USA
Member Since: Feb. 2012
Cooking Level: Intermediate
Cooking Interests: Baking, Grilling & BBQ, Slow Cooking, Mexican, Italian, Nouvelle, Low Carb, Dessert, Gourmet
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Nov. 3, 2013 2:53 pm 
Updated: Dec. 26, 2013 5:45 pm
Not sure if it is the brisk fall weather here in NE Iowa or what is triggering my craving but I am just dying for a turkey with all the fixings. Bought a small 9# turkey today after church. I would have preferred to get a farm raised turkey but my cravings wouldn't allow me to wait until one… MORE
 
 
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About this Cook
Growing up, my folks owned a restaurant. I loved to cook with my Dad. These are some of my fondest memories of spending time with him. He always made us each order a different dish when we went out to eat. We would then have a sample of whatever every one else was eating. It was OK if you didn't like it but you had to at least try it. Ahhh, those were the days. Now I am a nurse. I live on a farm and in my spare time I love to cook, quilt and raise bees. I love having fresh honey, farm raised beef and our own vegetable garden. Life is good!
My favorite things to cook
In the summer, I love to grill outdoors. During the winter, I like making soups, stews, roasts and just about anything that catches my eye. I am always trying new recipes. I'd love to have a large area to entertain friends and family, but my cozy little kitchen will seat 6 comfortably and 8 if we suck in our bellies and don't eat too much!
My favorite family cooking traditions
I always loved cooking for Christmas when my grandmother was still alive and all of the Aunts, Uncles and Cousins would come over. There is something about 10 women in a kitchen catching up on all of the family news and reminiscing about the old days that is just amazing.
My cooking triumphs
Thanksgiving turkey the first year I was married to my husband was a triumph. Mostly because I made it and then hauled it to another house several miles down the road and it was still delicious. I've also mastered pretzel bread and Canadian Cheese Soup from Le Cellier at Disney. (The last two recipes are my husband's favorite!)
My cooking tragedies
Those will go with me to my grave!
Recipe Reviews 58 reviews
Chef John's Bacon Jam
I won first place at the bacon competition at the fair so that makes it a 5 star recipe in my book!

2 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Jul. 9, 2014
Real Strawberry Frosting
This frosting was amazing. I used it on cupcakes that I made for a baking competition. I didn't win but I will make this recipe again. So much better than any strawberry frosting I've had before.

1 user found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Jun. 27, 2014
Slow Cooker Red Curry Beef Pot Roast
Not as hot as we expected but still a great combination of flavors with no single flavor shining through above the others. We will make this again but will add more curry and more ginger. What a great way to add new life to a pot roast. Chef John- Thanks for sharing another amazing culinary idea! The video was very helpful.

0 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Jun. 19, 2014
 
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