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sweetemmy


sweetemmy
 
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Member Since: Apr. 2005
Cooking Level: Intermediate
Cooking Interests: Baking, Grilling & BBQ, Slow Cooking, Healthy, Dessert, Kids, Quick & Easy
Hobbies: Reading Books, Charity Work
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Me
  
Brett & Mimi
About this Cook
I love Jesus, my husband, and my family. I'm all about trying new recipes, especially if it's healthy. Dinner time is family time!
My favorite things to cook
I hate to admit it, but recently whatever's easy & quick! Soups have been on the menu quite a lot, and my crock pot has been working overtime!
My favorite family cooking traditions
Of course Thanksgiving and Christmas are at the top of our family traditions. We're all in the kitchen doing something...it's a family affair!
My cooking triumphs
Toffee!
My cooking tragedies
Usually when I make something from Pinterest! But it won't stop me from trying.
Recipe Reviews 145 reviews
Cocktail Meatballs
These meatballs were gone in a flash! I served them at a dinner party and everyone loved them. I made 5.25 pounds of frozen meat balls (NOT Italian) and 4x the sauce. I cooked them in the crock-pot for four hours on high...it would probably be better to cook for at least six hours on low. The Heinz chili sauce is a 12oz bottle which is 1 cup. For those who might wonder, the Wal-Mart brand of chili sauce is just as good as the Heinz; I bought both and couldn't tell a difference (WM was actually thicker). I made the sauce the day before for ease and so the flavors would meld. You can't go wrong with this recipe, it's a winner!

3 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Aug. 20, 2014
Blueberry Sauce
Oh my! So delicious. I made a blueberry and raspberry sauce to serve at party I did with a cheesecake bar for dessert. The raspberry was by far the best thing...we were all licking our plates! I doubled the recipe; used a 24oz bag of frozen raspberries and 18oz fresh blueberries. Definitely make the day before, this is a must if you want good results. The orange juice overpowers the flavors otherwise. A good tip...save some of the fruit to add at the very end of the process, because as it's cooking the fruit reduces and it all becomes a sauce. Which is great, but I like it to also have whole blueberries and raspberries. Better presentation, I think. This would be amazing on pancakes, ice cream, or for your own cheesecake bar...it was phenomenal!

1 user found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Aug. 20, 2014
Slow Cooker Italian Beef for Sandwiches
Delicious and so easy. I used a rump roast because removing the fat was easier for me. I just broke the meat up instead of actually shredding, then added the meat back into the juice. I served it out of the crock pot, but had the oven on so they could throw it in the oven to toast the bread and melt the cheese. I did use two packets of Italian dressing and beef broth instead of water. It's a crowd pleaser!

2 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Aug. 15, 2014
 
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