oliv0144 Profile - Allrecipes.com (18521094)

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Living In: Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
Member Since: Apr. 2006
Cooking Level: Intermediate
Cooking Interests: Baking, Grilling & BBQ, Slow Cooking, Mexican, Italian, Healthy, Dessert
Hobbies: Gardening, Hiking/Camping, Boating, Biking, Walking, Fishing, Reading Books, Wine Tasting, Charity Work
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Conversation Heart Cookies
My straight hair days!
Cookie dough cup cakes
Classic Peanut Butter Cookies
About this Cook
I work as an online teacher from home, and also am a graduate student working towards adding an additional teaching license.
My favorite things to cook
Orange Pork Chops, baking pies, and going to stretch my grilling and bread making skills! After taking a Michaels Cake Decorating class I am practicing my artistic skills, and buttercream baking skills.
My favorite family cooking traditions
Each Christmas my mom, sister and I have a bakefest and put together tins with goodies that get sent to San Diego for my uncle, and across Minnesota. Friends and family look forward to receiving their tins each year and it is a tradition that will continue on for years.
My cooking triumphs
Baking successful pies for the annual picnic, and also trying a new recipe and having it taste good the first time! Taking a cake decorating class at Michaels to learn how to make my baked goods look good!
My cooking tragedies
I came home from work one day, put some eggs on to hardboil and forgot about them and went to take a nap. (It was something I would do 3-4 times a week) After hearing a couple sounds like someone was knocking at the front door it hit me "THE EGGS!!!!" Basically it was an explosion of egg ALL over the kitchen. Ceiling...behind the stove...Out of 7 eggs, 5 exploded. I turned off the heat, let it cool and threw out the pan.
Recipe Reviews 6 reviews
Slow Cooker Pulled Pork
Made this for my birthday last year, it was a big hit! Very easy, I found the pork on sale so it wasn't too expensive to feed a crowd. Will definitely use this recipe again.

1 user found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Mar. 23, 2011
Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough + Cupcake = The BEST Cupcake. Ever.
I might have made the cookie dough balls too big, and although they were tablespoon sized ALL of them were poking out the top after baking and blended in with the texture of the cupcake. This cupcake did not wow me, but I'll have to try again making the cookie balls smaller and further down in the batter.

1 user found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Sep. 25, 2010
Delicious Apple Sauce
Perfect recipe for a chilly fall day! I cubed the apples with the peel left on and used a potato masher during the cooking to smush them down. Will definitely use this recipe again.

1 user found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Sep. 29, 2008

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