Kate Profile - Allrecipes.com (18166907)

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Home Town: Irvine, California, USA
Living In: Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Member Since: Jul. 2005
Cooking Level: Intermediate
Cooking Interests: Baking, Italian, Healthy, Dessert, Kids, Quick & Easy
Hobbies: Reading Books
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About this Cook
I am a working mom with two children - son is almost five, daughter just turned two. I am obsessed (husband's words) with cookbooks and reading recipes, but I've only just started really cooking from them. And the good news is I'm actually enjoying it!
My favorite things to cook
I LOVE to bake. I try to bake something every weekend (cake, cookies, brownies). The recipes I tend to gravitate toward are fast, somewhat healthy and things I think my kids will try.
My favorite family cooking traditions
Really don't have any. My mom rarely cooked when I was growing up and never baked - so she thinks it's a little nuts that I enjoy being in the kitchen so much.
My cooking triumphs
I have a few things that are on a regular rotation that my husband loves - roasted chicken & vegetables, meatloaf & mashed potatoes - and it makes me so happy when he loves what he's eating.
My cooking tragedies
Yikes. I've had to throw out only a couple of things. Usually we just eat it and I'll make a note in my cookbook not to try that recipe again. I believe that you can't hit them all out of the park - practice makes perfect.
Recipe Reviews 2 reviews
Bat Cupcakes
These turned out absolutely adorable - I giggled every time I put the little red eyes on. Super easy and a huge hit. I'll definitely be making these again next year.

4 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Nov. 2, 2009
Taqueria Style Tacos - Carne Asada
I have made this recipe twice now to two different groups and it is an absolute hit! The marinade makes all the difference. Marinade the whole three pounds of steak and you'll have yummy leftovers.

1 user found this review helpful
Reviewed On: May 14, 2007

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