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Lauren & Joel

Lauren & Joel
Home Town: Portland, Oregon, USA
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Member Since: Aug. 2010
Cooking Level: Intermediate
Cooking Interests: Baking, Italian, Mediterranean, Healthy, Vegetarian, Gourmet
Hobbies: Knitting, Gardening, Hiking/Camping, Biking, Reading Books, Music
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About this Cook
My favorite things to cook
We enjoy cooking family recipes most, but also enjoy finding ways to eat fresh, simple foods on a daily basis. We bake our own bread and center my weekly plans around fresh produce available at the farmer's market. We're also learning to grow some of our own food!
Recipe Reviews 9 reviews
Ukrainian Red Borscht Soup
I didn't find this recipe to stand out much. The flavor is just okay. I added more salt, balsamic vinegar, and thyme to try to add some flavor, and it was good, but probably not something I'll make again... unless I just have to use up some beets.

3 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Feb. 13, 2011
Zucchini Risotto
We loved the flavor, and it was so filling! I added a lot more zucchini - 1 medium and one small - and thought it was great that way. I didn't slice it that thin with a peeler, but really liked the thicker pieces. Also added about 1/4 c cream. Delicious!

2 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Feb. 6, 2011
Carrot Cake III
I just used the icing recipe here... OH MY GOSH it's GOOD!!!

0 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Oct. 31, 2010

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