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JCH514


JCH514
 
Home Town: Kentucky, USA
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Member Since: Mar. 2005
Cooking Level: Not Rated
Cooking Interests: Baking, Slow Cooking, Indian, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Healthy, Vegetarian, Quick & Easy
Hobbies: Gardening, Hiking/Camping, Camping, Music
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Oatmeal Chocolate Coconut Chewy
About this Cook
I'm a college student-athlete, so most of my cooking is limited to what is quick, cheap, and healthy. Around the holidays, though, I love baking and trying new recipes with my family (in a much nicer kitchen).
My favorite things to cook
Again, whatever is quick/easy/cheap/healthy. I make a lot of stews, mostly vegetarian.
My favorite family cooking traditions
We are always trying to perfect our Christmas cookie assortment.
My cooking triumphs
I get satisfaction from making something that people enjoy, especially if it is nutritious and fast.
My cooking tragedies
First cooking experience as a child -- macaroni and cheese from a box, but I forgot to read the part about draining the pasta before adding the cheese powder. Never again!!
Recipe Reviews 18 reviews
Oatmeal Chocolate Coconut Chewy
Great! I only bake 8-9 minutes, but I think I make them smaller as well. I also used coconut milk and omitted the white sugar all together. I think they would be deathly sweet with it in there!

1 user found this review helpful
Reviewed On: May 25, 2008
Simple Scones
I don't think I will repeat this. I made the lemon blueberry version and used a food processor to shred the butter. I found the texture too moist to make into a scone and I ended up adding a lot of extra flour. Baking took longer than expected as well. The taste was alright, but not spectacular, although I did enjoy the lemon/blueberry flavor. The effort to clean the sticky gloop out of the food processor was too much, and I will return to my other scone recipe.

1 user found this review helpful
Reviewed On: May 25, 2008
Low-Fat Blueberry Bran Muffins
My favorite muffin recipe so far! I get away with 1/2 cup brown sugar since the applesauce adds sweetness (sometimes I add a bit more). Definitely worth it!

0 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Feb. 27, 2008
 
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