Gina Profile - (18211563)

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Home Town: Butler, New Jersey, USA
Living In: Hawthorne, New Jersey, USA
Member Since: Nov. 2005
Cooking Level: Intermediate
Cooking Interests: Italian, Healthy, Kids, Quick & Easy, Gourmet
Hobbies: Gardening, Hiking/Camping, Biking, Photography, Music
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About this Cook
Italian Cook from 100% Italian Family who was overweight and loved to eat. Its all about the dish for my family! Superficial? Perhaps but what else are Italians good for?
My favorite things to cook
Main course dinners.
My favorite family cooking traditions
My own sauce (no, I don't call it "gravy", gravy is brown and I put in on my meatloaf), meatballs.
My cooking triumphs
Fish dishes. Always had a hard time making it look pretty when its all done! Finally found one recipe (on Allrecipes)that is easy and it "pretty"!!
My cooking tragedies
Karen's Rice Pudding! Its the best I've ever tasted. But for some reason I just can't get it right...I think she's purposely not telling me something important. I stand and stir for 1 full hour..non-stop...and its still crunchy in the end!! AAAhhhh
Recipe Reviews 3 reviews
Japanese Beef Stir-Fry
NO NEED FOR CHINESE TAKE OUT!! I have made this recipe 3 times now and each time it gets better and better! I add water chestnuts and broccoli and a teaspoon of minced garlic. I also use low-sodium soy sauce. I eliminate the celery and the cabbage for personal taste preference. I love how the sauce thickens up at the end. I would strongly recommend using a good quality meat and when you brown it do not cook it thru, otherwise by the time you serve the meal the meat will be too dry and lose its taste. So fast and easy to make even the kids clean their plates!

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Reviewed On: Feb. 28, 2014
Filet Mignons With Pepper Cream Sauce
When I made this recipe my family left NOTHING behind. My husband asked me when I can make it again before he was even done with his steak. So easy and so yummy. I didn't add or change any of the ingredients. THANKS FOR SHARING.

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Reviewed On: Jan. 23, 2014
Best Big, Fat, Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookie
I reduced the amount of choc chips by 1/4 as instructed by previous reviews. And used regular salted-butter... OMG They KICKED BUTT!!!

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Reviewed On: Dec. 17, 2010
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