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OZBOZ79


OZBOZ79
 
Home Town: Corning, Iowa, USA
Living In: Des Moines, Iowa, USA
Member Since: Jun. 2005
Cooking Level: Intermediate
Cooking Interests: Baking, Grilling & BBQ, Slow Cooking, Mexican, Italian, Southern, Dessert, Kids, Quick & Easy
Hobbies: Gardening, Camping, Walking, Reading Books, Wine Tasting
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The Best Rolled Sugar Cookies
The Whole Jar of Peanut Butter Cookies
Buttercream Icing
About this Cook
I am a mother to two small girls, so finding time to cook (anything) is tough most days! I love quick and easy recipes with simple ingredients. On special occasions I might pull out a fancy recipe, but generally I like ones that sort of come together with no muss and fuss. Thankfully, my husband and girls are not too picky of eaters, so they are usually eager to try (and critique) my experiments!
My favorite things to cook
Cookies, casseroles, crock-pot recipes, cakes...anything that's not to difficult or time consuming to put together!
My favorite family cooking traditions
I am planning on starting with my girls when they get just a bit older. My mom is a pretty good cook, but we never seemed to get to spend too much time together in the kitchen. I'm hoping to get to do more of that with my girls.
My cooking triumphs
A raspberry white chocolate cheesecake I made for my husband's 35th birthday. I got rave reviews from our friends. Oh, and the day I finally figured out how to make pancakes that didn't have the consistency of rubber, LOL!
My cooking tragedies
Nothing too major yet. Just the normal mistakes here and there...like most cooks!
Recipe Reviews 40 reviews
Oatmeal and Wheat Flour Blueberry Pancakes
I made some adjustments according to what we had on hand. I used buttermilk instead of soy milk. I used vegetable oil instead of olive oil. I processed my oats in the blender first so the were more like flour. And, for the flour, I used a cup of white whole-wheat flour. I didn't add the blueberries directly to the batter, rather I dropped them into the pancakes as I put them on the griddle. Also, as with any pancake recipe, I did not over stir the batter - you want to stir just until everything is moistened. Once you have done that, let the batter rest a good 5 - 10 minutes before cooking; that will give you a fluffier pancake.

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Reviewed On: Jul. 6, 2014
White Chip Chocolate Cookies
I enjoy making these with my kids and they are SUPER good! I always get compliments when I bring these to work.

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Reviewed On: Dec. 12, 2013
Blueberry Sauce
I made this sauce for cheesecake this weekend. It was delicious. I didn't have any orange juice...actually I only had about 1/2 C of apple juice in the house, so I used that and subbed water for the rest of the juice. I used less cornstarch (2 tsp) because I didn't want it to be too thick. I didn't make any other changes - I think you'd be missing a level of this sauce if you omit the cinnamon or almond extract. I received several compliments and it was heaven over the cheese cake!

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Reviewed On: May 13, 2013
 
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