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Just Alva


Just Alva
 
Home Town: Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
Living In: Murfreesboro, Tennessee, USA
Member Since: Sep. 2010
Cooking Level: Expert
Cooking Interests: Grilling & BBQ, Frying, Slow Cooking, Mexican, Italian, Southern
Hobbies: Sewing, Gardening, Camping, Boating, Walking, Fishing, Reading Books, Music
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About this Cook
Married with adult children, love searching and growing as a person. Finding peace and learning to love and share that part of me is essential in my personal growth.
My favorite things to cook
I will try anyhting once, food is the ultimate discovery for me, all the combinations, textures and flavors excite me.
My favorite family cooking traditions
I would say I have traditions, I go with the flow.
My cooking triumphs
Anytime I make a dish or meal that others love is a triumph to me.
My cooking tragedies
sometimes things just don't turn out right butI keep trying and trying til it comes together.
Recipe Reviews 1 review
Shrimp Cakes
This recipe had so many mixed reviews, however the comments about the flavor intrigued me, so.... I decided to cut the recipe and try it on myself first. I revised it a bit. I used approx a half pound of shrimp, with a heaping Tablespoon of Mayo, a squirt of mustard, a 1/4 cup of chopped onions, 12 crackers, old bay seasoning, pepper, parsley, 2 tbsp of hot sauce, garlic powder, Tony's Seasoning. Covered the bottom of a glass pan with a thick layer of olive oil and baked at 450 for about 20 minutes. It was delicious and crispy. Yum!

9 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Apr. 6, 2011
 
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