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Darcey55


Darcey55
 
Home Town: Longmont, Colorado, USA
Living In: Alamogordo, New Mexico, USA
Member Since: Jul. 2000
Cooking Level: Intermediate
Cooking Interests: Baking, Stir Frying, Slow Cooking, Asian, Mexican, Indian, Mediterranean, Healthy, Dessert, Quick & Easy
Hobbies: Scrapbooking, Gardening, Biking, Walking, Music, Charity Work
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About this Cook
My first love is music, as I've played piano since I was 6 and LOVE concerts and listening to music. My second love is probably food, and trying to make it as delicious and beautiful as I can.
My favorite things to cook
Cupcakes! Any chicken dish, stir-fry, and almost anything that I've never made before.
My favorite family cooking traditions
I really can't think of any...
My cooking triumphs
Everything I make to take to work gets rave reviews. I almost hesitate to take anything in anymore because it's all I hear about all day...
My cooking tragedies
I tried to make a cheesecake a few years ago, and I don't remember why but it was a complete loss. I haven't tried since! Maybe I need to get on that... I think I could do much better now.
Recipe Reviews 14 reviews
Simple White Cake
First of all, I used this recipe to make cupcakes, which I would NOT recommend. I may try this recipe again in the future to make a cake, in which case I may change my rating. However, the cupcakes were for a friend for her daughter's 3rd birthday so they had to be cute. The cupcake tops cooked into each other and were flat and ugly. I tasted one and thought it was on the dry side, and I only cooked them for 15 minutes. I've made TONS of cupcakes before, both from scratch and from box mixes, and have never had cupcakes turn out this badly. I ended up starting all over again with a different white cake recipe, which turned out so much better - both on looks and taste.

30 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Oct. 3, 2010
Chicken Tikka Masala
I was in a hurry when I made this (my husband notified me his friend from out of town was coming over in less than an hour), so I didn't take time to read all the reviews. This stuff was great, but WAY TOO MUCH SALT!!! I felt strange putting so much salt in to begin with, but I normally follow a recipe to the T the first time I try it out. I'll make this again - without ANY salt - then add a little and taste to adjust.

4 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Jun. 29, 2010
Lemon Macaroon Tartlets
These were really good and have a good presentation. I made chocolate pudding instead of lemon. If I make these again, however, I will find a filling other than pudding. It just didn't seem to have the right texture or flavor as a filling for these. I like the idea of a lemon curd or maybe a chocolate mousse

2 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Nov. 12, 2009
 
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