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Home Town: El Cajon, California, USA
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Member Since: Aug. 2005
Cooking Level: Intermediate
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About this Cook
I am a 53 year old retired nail tech, the mother of 4 grown boys and the grandmother of 2. I am a two time cancer survivor..
My favorite things to cook
mexican and italian but I love to throw things together at the last minute, experiment a little.
My favorite family cooking traditions
Probably would be in the summer when we all get together and barbeque outside , its nice to have everyone home.
My cooking triumphs
when a plan comes together!
Recipe Reviews 4 reviews
Throw Together Mexican Casserole
I was stuck home today had a pound of ground beef that needed to be used so I decided to try this. I tweaked it and used ingredients that I had on hand I used rotini and I sub the salsa with canned tomatoes ready for chili, and I used chili beans in a mild sauce instead of the kidney beans. I omitted the taco sauce and used my own homemade taco seasoning and sub Tomatoe soup for the Tomatoe sauce. I also put in 2oz of cream cheese. I then put it all together and I put half in the casserole topped it with 6 American singles put the remaining meat mixture on top sprinkled with a little cheddar and baked as directed. I put it on a plate and topped it with lettuce ,tomato ,sour cream and crushed Frietos it was a hit in my house!!!!!

1 user found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Jul. 15, 2013
Chicken Parmesan
Well my husband is Italian and it is hard to put anything in front of him that isn't pretty authentic italian food, but this was a keeper he loved it. I served it with some pasta and a little extra sauce, I didn't have fresh basil but sprinkled a little dried basil on each breast but other than that followed the directions and it was quick, easy and delicious !!!

3 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Jun. 3, 2013
Country Chicken Casserole
This was extremely easy ,very filling and i really enjoyed it. Even my son who is a really picky eater had two bowls of it, but too funny he had to look at the recipe to see if i was telling him the truth that there wasnt anything he didnt like in it. For my taste I added a little salt and pepper to the raw chicken and I put a little more onion rings on it and topped it with a little sharp cheddar cheese, this is a keeper!!

6 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Aug. 3, 2012

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