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Karen Martin

Karen Martin
Home Town: Rexdale, Ontario, Canada
Living In: Marsaskala, Malta Island, Malta
Member Since: Dec. 2005
Cooking Level: Expert
Cooking Interests: Baking, Grilling & BBQ, Frying, Stir Frying, Asian, Indian, Italian, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Dessert, Kids, Gourmet
Hobbies: Knitting, Walking, Reading Books, Music, Wine Tasting
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Crazy Cake
Abby at the beach
Another BBQ
About this Cook
I am 34 years old, with 3 daughters 14,11,and 3years old. I work shift work so cooking quick recipes has become more important.
My favorite things to cook
My favourite things to cook and eat are anything with garlic, and anything that bread can be dipped into!
My favorite family cooking traditions
Easter figolli, Christmas cookies and panetonne. Christmas eve seafood feast
My cooking triumphs
When I finally got my grandmas pecan crescents right, and found the perfect chocolate chip cookie recipe.(from All recipes of course)
My cooking tragedies
i can never get lemon merienge pie right it never sets in the middle for me!
Recipe Reviews 34 reviews
Best Buttercream Frosting
I made the recipe exactly as it says apart from following the advice to make a custard like mixture instead of a ball. Used it with "Happy birthday cake" recipe. Wonderful this is a keeper!

4 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Oct. 25, 2009
Happy Birthday Cake
Very moist and light worked well with buttercream frosting. Will use again!!

1 user found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Oct. 25, 2009
Indian Chapati Bread
Always make this bread with curries.

3 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Sep. 20, 2009

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