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kayisdelirious


kayisdelirious
 
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Member Since: Sep. 2010
Cooking Level: Intermediate
Cooking Interests: Baking, Stir Frying, Slow Cooking, Asian, Italian, Southern, Mediterranean, Vegetarian, Dessert, Quick & Easy
Hobbies: Knitting, Gardening, Camping, Reading Books, Music, Painting/Drawing
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Kay, who is delirious.
About this Cook
I'm just here to cook.
My favorite things to cook
I love cooking desserts, after all, stressed is desserts spelled backwards!
My favorite family cooking traditions
I come from a very basic cooking home, with a few minor pasta salad recipes passed down.
Recipe Reviews 3 reviews
Almond Shortbread I
They did melt in your mouth... after much fussing and babying along. When I started to add the flour, I began to have some serious problems. I ditched the wooden spoon concept and went over to my hand mixer. There was no "smooth and well combined." It was like... flaky dough. After I let it sit in the bowl while I re-read the reviews, I decided I'd put it in the fridge. I took it out of the fridge and it was a rock. So, I microwaved it, got it room temp, and then ended up being able to roll it out between two pieces of saran wrap. I was almost going to throw it out when I said, oh, we'll just test it. They turned out. Not sure if it was worth the work.

1 user found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Dec. 16, 2010
Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies III
I've made these three times now, though I've doubled the recipe each time since I make big cookies using a ice cream scoop. They are definitely cake-like, but that's why we like them so much. I did use more pumpkin and less oil in my recipe because my dad loves pumpkin, and instead of just using cinnamon, I used quite a dash of pumpkin pie spice too. I cooked them at a higher temp of 370 and just watched for them to get "cracked" on top with some firmness in the center of the cookie. :D Just right, nom nom nom!

1 user found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Dec. 16, 2010
Decorator Frosting
Very easy to make, very tasty. It came out slightly dry without the food colouring, but once you put it in it really clears that up. :D Loved it, this is one of those recipes I think I'll have to memorize.

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Reviewed On: Dec. 16, 2010
 
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