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Darlene


Darlene
 
Home Town: Dubuque, Iowa, USA
Living In: New Vienna, Iowa, USA
Member Since: Oct. 2010
Cooking Level: Expert
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Hobbies: Gardening, Walking, Photography, Reading Books, Music, Charity Work
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About this Cook
I have a large cookbook collection and love to try new recipes. In each book I date and rate each recipe I make.
My favorite things to cook
Desserts are my favorite but now that I'm older, I'm trying not to eat too many. I shy away from recipes with too many ingredients.
My favorite family cooking traditions
Every Christmas holiday I make fudge in my grandmother's heavy skillet. It always comes out perfect! I've been doing this for thirty years.
My cooking triumphs
I baked a special cake for a church auction and it sold for $60.00. WOW!
My cooking tragedies
Forty years ago my friend and I baked banana nut bread. We were suppose to put it in two pans but only used one. We still laugh about it today!
Recipe Reviews 2 reviews
Apple Pie by Grandma Ople
1st time apple pie baker. Used Splenda for the sugars. Pie was delicious!

1 user found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Jan. 17, 2013
Sugar Coated Pecans
Served at three parties and everyone wanted the recipe. Third time substituted granulated Splenda for baking and it was delicious.

5 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Jun. 21, 2011
 
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