MECTE Profile - (18119624)

cook's profile


Home Town: New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
Living In: Lebanon, New Hampshire, USA
Member Since: Jun. 2005
Cooking Level: Expert
Cooking Interests: Baking, Grilling & BBQ, Frying, Stir Frying, Slow Cooking, Asian, Mexican, Indian, Italian, Southern, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Low Carb, Healthy, Vegetarian, Dessert, Quick & Easy, Gourmet
Hobbies: Gardening, Photography, Reading Books, Music
  • Title
  • Type
  • Overall Rating
  • Member Rating
About this Cook
A daughter, a granddaughter, a niece, a sister, a friend, a wife, a aunt and a new mom. :)
My favorite things to cook
I love to cook and bake pretty much everything!
My favorite family cooking traditions
Growing up helping my mom prepare dinner. She gave me the foundation for the cook I am today.
My cooking triumphs
Baking my very first apple pie from scratch for my husband.
My cooking tragedies
I still have yet to have success making kim chi. :(
Recipe Reviews 3 reviews
Pat's Mushroom Saute
Making the recipe as stated rendered fairly bland mushrooms. The balsamic vinegar lost it's bite and the mushrooms were way too soggy. I revised the recipe to double the balsamic vinegar and added worchestershire sauce in addition to 2 more garlic cloves, 3 shallots, salt and pepper. I cooked it for about half the time and the mushrooms turned out well.

2 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Aug. 2, 2009
Downeast Maine Pumpkin Bread
This recipe lacks adequate pumpkin flavor. For as much sugar that's in the recipe, the bread is fairly bland.

3 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Oct. 23, 2007
Banana Crumb Muffins
I have made this recipe numerous times for my husband, co-workers, and neighbors. One change is I add an additional banana and a teaspoon of vanilla, then I make it into a loaf instead of the muffins. The moistness is much better. This recipe is definitely a keeper!!!

2 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Sep. 4, 2007
Published Recipes

In Season

Gourmet Chicken
Gourmet Chicken

We have over 150 different ways to take chicken from everyday to gourmet.

Springtime Salads
Springtime Salads

All the tenderest leaves, baby vegetables, and early fruits are ready for the picking.

Spring Sale! Only $5.99
Spring Sale! Only $5.99

Great recipes and cooking tips! For a limited time, get a year of Allrecipes Magazine for $5.99.

Argentina  |  Australia & New Zealand  |  Brazil  |  Canada  |  China  |  France  |  Germany  |  India  |  Italy  |  Japan  |  Korea  |  Mexico

Netherlands  |  Poland  |  Quebec  |  Russia  |  SE Asia  |  United Kingdom & Ireland  |  United States