CrystalRN Profile - (1641603)

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Living In: Anchorage, Alaska, USA
Member Since: Feb. 2002
Cooking Level: Intermediate
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Hobbies: Scrapbooking, Hiking/Camping, Camping, Biking, Walking, Fishing, Photography, Reading Books, Music, Charity Work
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About this Cook
I am a mom of 4 wonderful kiddos and wife to a dedicated Airforce service member. I am also a full time registered nurse in addition to playing mom and wife. We live in this beautiful state of Alaska and love to fill our home with new and tasty dishes! I also am a collector of cookbooks and cooking magazines.
My favorite things to cook
Mexican, Asian, and just about everything else! I am not a fish fan but will lower my standards to prepare this dish for my fish fanatic husband. What a good wife! hehe
My favorite family cooking traditions
Homemade donuts made out of bisquits. Good old fashioned white gravy made in my mom's iron skillet, and having a Christmas breakfast instead of dinner!
My cooking triumphs
Anything where I venture outside of my comfort zone of recipes and cookbooks. If I add something new or come up with something on my own and make it spectacular, then it's a triumph!
My cooking tragedies
I once bought this cookbook that was only 3 ingriediants per dish. I made a sweet and sour pork dish that only called for orange juice and 2 other items I do not recall. Instead of sweet and sour, I got a orange juice soup with pork pieces floating around. Probably the worst thing I have ever tasted. That cookbook ended up in a garage sale.
Recipe Reviews 32 reviews
Creamy Chicken and Wild Rice Soup
Wow, this was spectacular! I also added carrots, onion, and a bit of garlic. Sprinkled a little crumbled bacon in at the end. Everything else I followed to the letter. Extremely creamy and filling. I will make again!

2 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Dec. 7, 2010
The Whole Jar of Peanut Butter Cookies
Love this recipe! I hate measuring out peanut butter, this makes it a no hassle. Thank you!

4 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Nov. 13, 2006
Snickerdoodles II
One good cookie! Moist and chewy and gone too fast. Thanks!

1 user found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Oct. 6, 2006

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