susiekew Profile - (18211546)

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Home Town: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Living In: Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Member Since: Nov. 2005
Cooking Level: Expert
Cooking Interests: Baking, Slow Cooking, Asian, Mexican, Italian, Mediterranean, Healthy, Vegetarian, Dessert, Quick & Easy, Gourmet
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Mischief, waiting for dinner
About this Cook
I am a wife, the mother of three kids and two cats. I work freelance from home, and am a part time student. I do almost all the cooking at our house - a complicated process, because I am vegetarian, my son is fructose intollerant, and my husband and daughters aren't either of those things. My challenge is to not make three different dinners every night.
My favorite things to cook
Soups and stews in the winter. Salads and food for the grill in the summer. Desserts, breads, pretty well anything.
My favorite family cooking traditions
Holiday meals, of course. Exam breakfasts for the kids. this is when you have a breakfast themed to the exam you are writing that day - ham omlette (Hamlet) and fruit shake with a speared fruit kabob (Shakespeare) for English exams, etc.
My cooking triumphs
Any dinner that makes those I love happy. We have a family rating system similar to the All Recipes one. Nothing gets made again unless it gets at least 4 stars.
My cooking tragedies
It's all a learning experience. A lime chiffon pie that stayed completely liquid in the centre, a 12 layer torte that tipped in the fridge so the whole bottom of the fridge was covered in torte. Oh well.
Recipe Reviews 714 reviews
Oatmeal Chocolate Coconut Chewy
Pretty good. For my taste, I would reduce the chocolate chips to 1 1/2 cups, as I feel the chocolate taste overwhelms all the others, and I would increase the coconut by 1/2 cup, as I was really having a hard time identifying that. Thanks!

2 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Mar. 30, 2014
Easiest Pot Roast Ever
This was very easy, and my husband liked it a lot. Rubbed the roast with salt, pepper, garlic powder and basil and added a bay leaf to the crock pot. Used beef broth (10 oz) and no water, and thickened the liquid with a flour water slurry while the roast rested. Thanks!

0 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Mar. 17, 2014
Irish Champ
This was lovely and a different way to have mashed potatoes. Used a little less green onion, and that was perfect for us. Will definitely be making this again. Thanks!

0 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Mar. 17, 2014

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