Mblanzaco Profile - Allrecipes.com (16896550)

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Home Town: New Haven, Connecticut, USA
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Member Since: Aug. 2010
Cooking Level: Expert
Cooking Interests: Slow Cooking, Asian, Mexican, Indian, Italian, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Healthy, Vegetarian, Quick & Easy, Gourmet
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About this Cook
I'm a music teacher who LOVES to cook! I have been cooking since I was a kid and love to get creative with as many new recipes as I can.
My favorite things to cook
Indian, Thai, Vegetarian, any kind of healthy casserole or soups, fancy breads, slow cooked things
My cooking tragedies
Chipotle chili powder sounded like an absolutely perfect substitution for my regular chili powder. Oh how wrong could I have been! Three tablespoons of this stuff that equal to cayenne and my pot of chili was an instant inferno. No pureed fruit, potato, or loads of cheese/rice could cover up the heat of this stuff. Pretty sure I've still got tastebuds experiencing post traumatic stress disorder.
Recipe Reviews 10 reviews
Two Ton Bourbon Pecan Cake
A little dry. I didn't pour the extra cup of bourbon over the top of the cake because I thought the flavor would be way too intense. Even just baked in, there was a lot of bourbon flavor. I only baked it for an hour and 10 minutes at the set temperature.

1 user found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Feb. 27, 2015
Gourmet Mushroom Risotto
So good and so easy!

0 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Jun. 11, 2014
Paleo Chorizo Sweet Potato and Kale Stew
Pretty good! I had to adjust the spices, and will probably leave out the saffron the next time as I feel like it overpowers the rest of the amazing flavors. I also added Sriracha, and used a curry blend instead of turmeric. Shredded carrots work great and add nicely to the consistency. I also left out one of the teaspoons of salt and would probably use low-sodium broth the next time I make this. The spices and lemon juice add a ton of flavor without needing excess salt.

1 user found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Feb. 10, 2014

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