JoLana Profile - (18162288)

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Home Town: Bloomington, Indiana, USA
Living In: Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
Member Since: Jul. 2005
Cooking Level: Expert
Cooking Interests: Baking, Frying, Slow Cooking, Mexican, Italian, Southern, Dessert, Kids, Quick & Easy
Hobbies: Quilting, Sewing, Gardening, Hiking/Camping, Biking, Walking, Photography, Reading Books, Music
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A future chef?
About this Cook
I am 31 years old and love to cook! I remember as a little girl standing on a chair in the kitchen begging my mom to stir or help in any way. My favorite thing then, and still is, is licking the beaters!
My favorite things to cook
I love to try anything, but my claim to fame is being a down home cooker. I love traditional recipes, and I LOVE baking!
My favorite family cooking traditions
Is holiday cooking.
My cooking triumphs
Winning grand champion as a child in our local 4H fair.
My cooking tragedies
Took me FOREVER to learn to make gravy. Still get nervous making it.
Recipe Reviews 5 reviews
Mommy's Banana Bread
Only modificaton I made was to add nuts....YUM

5 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Oct. 22, 2011
Slow Cooker Chicken Taco Soup
This is the second time I have made this recipe. The first time I doubled (whoa, needed two crock pots, and it made ALOT, but I have a family of seven) this time I made the way it was written. The first time I also used Bill Echols taco seasoning from this site like many other reviewers suggested. I LOVED it and my family ate it. BUT alot of them commented on the spiciness. I used the Taco Bell seasoning packet this time. Only confusion I have is whether I should drain/rinse the black beans, what does everyone else use. BTW my 3 year old, picky eater, LOVES this.

0 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Sep. 25, 2009
St. Louis Toasted Ravioli
DELICIOUS!! I loved it! Was just great following the directions.

0 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Nov. 30, 2006
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