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Crystal Jo

Crystal Jo
Home Town: Ovid, Colorado, USA
Living In: Proctor, Colorado, USA
Member Since: Mar. 2005
Cooking Level: Expert
Cooking Interests: Baking, Mexican, Italian, Southern, Dessert, Kids, Quick & Easy, Gourmet
Hobbies: Sewing, Needlepoint, Gardening, Hiking/Camping, Camping, Walking, Fishing, Photography, Reading Books
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About this Cook
I am a 26 year old stay-at-home Mom of two feisty boys. I love to cook for my family on any and all occasions. I especially enjoy making and serving treats for my boys.
My favorite things to cook
I love to try out my hand at any type of non-American food. I especially like to make Mexican and Italian dishes. I also LOVE to make desserts!
My favorite family cooking traditions
I grew up cooking with my Mom and Grandma making everything from pies to coleslaw. I LOVE having my kids help me in the kitchen. My favorite holiday cooking tradition is making peanut butter balls for Christmas.
My cooking triumphs
I have really started to become comfortable with myself in the kitchen. I am now able to create my own recipes or make dishes without a written recipe. I am very proud of myself for that.
My cooking tragedies
I can't remember anything tragic. I started cooking when I was 7 in 4-H. I am sure I had my share of mistakes during that learning process.
Recipe Reviews 22 reviews
Pineapple Crisp
This was interesting. I had fresh pineapple that I didn't know what to do with. It tasted wonderful but it wasn't what I was expecting. The kids loved it.

1 user found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Feb. 2, 2008
Easy OREO Truffles
WOW! I made these for Christmas gifts for my hubby's office. Everyone wanted more!

0 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Feb. 2, 2008
Ham Ballz
I grind up some extra ham steaks for this recipe. I have also used half and half ground turkey as well. I blended it in the food processor with the ham. It works wonderfully. I make extra sauce because my family enjoys pouring it over mashed potatoes!

11 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Feb. 2, 2008

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