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Living In: Lexington, Kentucky, USA
Member Since: Jul. 2000
Cooking Level: Expert
Cooking Interests: Baking, Southern, Dessert, Gourmet
Hobbies: Knitting, Photography, Reading Books, Painting/Drawing, Wine Tasting, Charity Work
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About this Cook
I discovered cooking as a child and still love it. As an adult I have been lucky enough to take lessons at Le Cordon Bleu in Paris.
My favorite things to cook
French breads, pies, tarts, cakes, Southern comfort food.
My favorite family cooking traditions
My mother has always hated to cook but my late father loved it. He was fearless in the kitchen and experimented a lot. My mouth still waters when I think of his breads, biscuits and gravy, cauliflower with cheese sauce, fudge, or banana ice cream.
Recipe Reviews 21 reviews
Strawberry Pie II
Wonderful! I didn't change a thing (unusual for me). Made homemade vanilla gelato to top it off! Thanks for the recipe.

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Reviewed On: May 25, 2014
Authentic, No Shortcuts, Louisiana Red Beans and Rice
I made this recipe yesterday in my slow cooker and it was wonderful!The only thing I changed was to use less water. Highly recommended - thanks for the recipe :-)

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Reviewed On: May 21, 2014
Smothered Pork Chops
Made this - sort of! I seasoned 5 very thick boneless chops with salt, pepper, and Emeril Lagasse's Essence before browning. For the sauce I used one 12 ounce beer, a can of condensed beef consommé, Dijon mustard, Worcestershire sauce, & the flour. Served it with mashed potatoes and collard greens. Wonderful!

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Reviewed On: Dec. 27, 2013
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