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Member Since: Jun. 2005
Cooking Level: Expert
Cooking Interests: Baking, Frying, Slow Cooking, Mexican, Italian, Southern, Dessert, Kids, Quick & Easy
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About this Cook
I have been married almost 28 years and have two children. I love to cook and read murder/mysteries. Our family is very active at church and all sporting events (soccer, basketball, baseball, softball and football). My favorite holiday is Christmas with Thanksgiving being a close second.
My favorite things to cook
I enjoy cooking casseroles of any type since they are easy to make ahead of time and cook when needed. Also, I love to bake cakes and other desserts. I love trying new recipes and have been using the All-Recipes site for several years. I finally decided to join recently.
My favorite family cooking traditions
Every Christmas, we host a Christmas party with all different kinds of appetizers. Also, I do a lot of Christmas baking and candy-making in the weeks before the holiday just like my mother still does. My daughter is already following in my footsteps with this tradition.
My cooking triumphs
I guess my cooking triumphs would be hosting my in-laws at Easter and Thanksgiving and having everything turn out good. Sometimes, hosting these holiday meals can get crazy what with working full-time and having a husband who is great but can't boil water!
My cooking tragedies
I have a cooking tragedy everytime I try to make gravy. I can cook anything (no matter how difficult) in the world except for gravy. It's either too thin or too thick or lumpy.
Recipe Reviews 33 reviews
Yellow Squash Dressing
This is the recipe I submitted but I do not steam my squash. I slice it and then boil it in water for about 15-20 minutes or until tender. I drain the water off before adding the squash to the rest of the ingredients. This is really good. Hope you like it.

94 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Aug. 9, 2006
Quick and Easy Chicken Spaghetti
This was great! I did not add the pasta until the cheese was melted.

6 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Jan. 3, 2006
Bat Cupcakes
I agree that there needs to be a picture or better instructions. I tried everything to make these look like bats. Several people told me they looked like turkeys so maybe I'll make them for Thanksgiving.

15 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Oct. 31, 2005
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