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Home Town: Tucson, Arizona, USA
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Member Since: Jun. 2006
Cooking Level: Intermediate
Cooking Interests: Baking, Frying, Stir Frying, Asian, Italian, Middle Eastern, Dessert
Hobbies: Gardening, Hiking/Camping, Camping, Music, Wine Tasting
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About this Cook
Graduate student in a science who'd rather be cooking!
My favorite things to cook
Cookies, noodle dishes, southeast Asian cuisine
My favorite family cooking traditions
Grandma's chicken noodle soup (hers is much better than mine, but then she's had over 80 years of practice)
My cooking triumphs
1st successful Thai dish--Pad Kee Mao
Recipe Reviews 37 reviews
Sour Cream Biscuits
I made these this morning because I had sour cream but no milk. I like them for this versatility, and they have a nice flavor, but this recipe is too inaccurate for a four-star review. I needed four times the water called for in the recipe, which probably made them chewier than they should have been - I kept adding in water and stirring, so I'm sure I overworked them. Also, I managed to get almost 12 biscuits out of them only by using a 1 1/2 in. cutter. This makes a biscuit much too small to be considered a serving - each person would easily eat at least two. I'll probably make these again, since I often have sour cream and no milk, but I'll treat the sour cream like butter (i.e., cut it in), then start with at least 1/4 c, maybe 1/3 c of water.

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Reviewed On: Apr. 25, 2010
Homemade Vanilla Pudding
This was pretty good, but it was too sweet, and without eggs it wasn't quite rich enough, and was strangely pale. If I'm in the need for a dessert that doesn't require eggs, I'd make it again, but would definitely use whole milk or some cream, and would add a few drops of yellow food coloring. I'd also cut the sugar back to 1/4 c.

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Reviewed On: Nov. 29, 2009
Waffles II
Best texture I've gotten out of a homemade waffle yet, but there's still something not quite right (in both taste and texture). I'll definitely make this again and will try to tweak it.

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Reviewed On: Aug. 8, 2009

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