LauraA Profile - (16838613)

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Home Town: Tampa, Florida, USA
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Member Since: Aug. 2010
Cooking Level: Intermediate
Cooking Interests: Grilling & BBQ, Stir Frying, Slow Cooking, Asian, Mexican, Indian, Italian, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Healthy
Hobbies: Gardening, Hiking/Camping, Reading Books, Wine Tasting
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About this Cook
My mom loves to cook and passed it on to me. I'm not so great at baking, but I'm trying to learn!
My favorite things to cook
Anything new, especially fish. I love trying out new gravies and sauces, too.
Recipe Reviews 9 reviews
Delicious Pumpkin Bread
This came out great. I cut the recipe by 2/3 and only made one loaf at a time, but I've now made 2 and we keep eating them so fast, I may make more and freeze them next time. Instead of oil, I went with applesauce as others mentioned and I threw in a couple teaspoons of vanilla. I added 2 tablespoons of flax meal for some extra nutrition, too.

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Reviewed On: Jan. 30, 2013
Lamb Chops with Balsamic Reduction
I omitted the butter by accident, so that may have helped temper the vinegar in the sauce. I'll follow more carefully next time. Otherwise, this came out very nicely. Preparing the sauce gives the meat time to rest, which was great. I served it with sauteed eggplant and couscous.

1 user found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Jan. 22, 2012
Flax and Sunflower Seed Bread
I substituted all-purpose flour and it came out great. I needed to add a little more all-purpose flour while the machine was kneading. The bread came out fluffy and incredibly tasty.

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Reviewed On: Jun. 27, 2011

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