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Living In: Kingstree, South Carolina, USA
Member Since: Jun. 2006
Cooking Level: Intermediate
Cooking Interests: Baking, Frying, Slow Cooking, Mexican, Southern, Dessert, Quick & Easy
Hobbies: Knitting, Needlepoint, Gardening, Camping, Fishing, Hunting, Reading Books, Music
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About this Cook
I am a mother of three, step-mother of three more, and a grandmother by proxy. With a husband in law enforcement, there is always someone at my house, hanging out, eating, and in need of entertaining. I'm also working long shifts, so my time means a lot to me. Cooking a good, filling meal here is an absolute must.
My favorite things to cook
I enjoy trying my hand at new foods, and I am most interested in traditional Southern dishes, since my man is truly a down home southern fried kind of fella. I also enjoy trying to sneak in healthy alternatives when I can!
My favorite family cooking traditions
Although southern born and bred, my mother was a Northern gal, so I have a mixed cooking background. The only tradition that was ever carried on in my house was Sunday dinners. If you can make a mouth watering Sunday-worthy dinner, then the tradition in this family has been met.
My cooking triumphs
Every time I put a meal on the table that my family will clean out in record time, that is a triumph! Most recently, I baked white bread from a recipe on this site. It induced instant oohs and ahhs. Now THAT'S a triumph to be proud of..... my step-children have NEVER had freshly baked bread!
My cooking tragedies
*Grin* I tend to burn or oversalt food when not paying close attention... and if the house is slightly smoky, well, no one blinks an eye.
Recipe Reviews 2 reviews
These really came through for me in a pinch this morning. Fast, uncomplicated, and the kids liked them well enough. They are a little bland, but syrup fixes that right up.

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Reviewed On: Sep. 26, 2006
Cinnamon Rolls I
This was my first time ever making cinnamon rolls. I was a little worried about how my husband would like them, since they are not traditional cinnamon rolls, but he LOVED these! He's even asking me to make up a batch for his coworkers tomorrow. :) The dough was a little too soft, but I may have made a mistake, since I have no machine and had to do these by hand. I can't wait to make up my own small variations on this recipe!

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Reviewed On: Jun. 14, 2006

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