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Mel Timberlake


Mel Timberlake
 
Home Town: Pride, Louisiana, USA
Living In: Bethpage, Tennessee, USA
Member Since: Dec. 2005
Cooking Level: Intermediate
Cooking Interests: Baking, Grilling & BBQ, Frying, Southern, Gourmet
Hobbies: Gardening
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About this Cook
Grew up in south La. learned to cook from Cajun/Southern ancestry. Was a stay-at-home Mom with 2 children; now grandmother of 5 all under 3 yrs old! While raising children, did catering and entertained guests frequently. Now I am Director Food Service for 8000 mbr Church outside Nashville, TN. Oversee weekley meals in the church for 400-500 people.
My favorite things to cook
Gourmet--Southern style!! Served 300 ladies last night and it was "huge". Menu: appetizers: thin Italian Bread Sticks & Herb Pepper Dip (dip served in bell pepper halves); grilled 3.5oz sw/spicy chicken breasts, gorgonzola- pepper & spinach pasta, spring broccoli salad, mixed greens tossed w/vinagrette, (quartered)homegrown tomatoes from my garden, fresh fruit kabobs (skewered then stuck in watermelon halves) butter croissants, assorted gourmet desserts, white grape/peach tea, flavored coffee.
My favorite family cooking traditions
Teaching my daughters & daughter-in-law to plan meals, cook, & host parties.
My cooking triumphs
8/11/06 hosting 300 ladies for dinner; read above details in "my favorite things to cook". 11/03 hosting Fall Fest on our farm for 40 friends & family; hayrides, marshmellow roast; bar b que & low country boil!! 8/85 hosting political campaign dinner at my home for 100 guests.
Recipe Reviews 1 review
Gorgonzola-Pepper Pasta Salad
This recipe is excellent as is, but I added sliced ripe olives. Serves a lot of people. I served to 300 guests last night & had rave reviews!!

8 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Aug. 12, 2006
 
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