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Home Town: Dallas, Texas, USA
Living In: Euless, Texas, USA
Member Since: Dec. 2005
Cooking Level: Expert
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Hobbies: Sewing, Reading Books, Music, Wine Tasting
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About this Cook
Just your average everyday home cook. Raising 3 kids as a single mom did not leave much left over for eating out, so whenever I tried or heard of a great restaurant dish I always tried to recreate it to my tastes and budget. Turns out I taught myself to cook rather well in the process!
My favorite things to cook
Anything. Especially foods from other cultures.
My favorite family cooking traditions
Look in the pantry and create your dinner from what you have
My cooking triumphs
Cooking my way through a Rick Bayless book
My cooking tragedies
Sausage, mustard, and potato casserole and the biscuits that dented the kitchen floor
Recipe Reviews 13 reviews
Pub-Style Vegetarian Chili
VERY good! I left out the mushrooms because I did not have any. I used one can of diced tomatoes, 1 can of rotel tomatoes, and a shiraz for the wine. I reduced the water to 1 cup and added a can of tomato sauce. I also added about a teaspoon of coco powder during the simmer. I did increase the chili powder by 2 tsp because we like spice. Served over brown rice. This smelled fantastic while cooking!

5 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Jul. 31, 2012
Mom's Turkey Sausage Patties
This was very good! I made a double batch and used half for baked scotch eggs. The other half kept in the fridge for several days so I could form and make sausage patties as needed. The texture is a bit firmer than pork sausage but I liked that. I would be sure to use 85/15 ground turkey and not ground turkey breast or the sausage will be very dry.

6 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: May 1, 2011
Fast and Easy Pancakes
This is not what I would consider a pancake. I would have given 5 stars had the name been something more like what you get, such as a breakfast crepe. That being said I really loved these once I got over my panckae expectation. They are thin, sweet, and chewy. I am going to keep these stocked in the freezer for a quick breakfast. All they need is a smear of butter, nutella, or peanut butter. Roll it up and munch. If you want light and fluffy pancakes this is not the recipe for it, but you should try them for breakfast or dessert crepes.

1 user found this review helpful
Reviewed On: May 1, 2011

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