arlene Profile - (18523583)

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Living In: Vallejo, California, USA
Member Since: Apr. 2006
Cooking Level: Intermediate
Cooking Interests: Baking, Slow Cooking, Asian, Mexican, Indian, Italian, Southern, Low Carb, Healthy, Dessert, Quick & Easy, Gourmet
Hobbies: Scrapbooking, Walking, Reading Books
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About this Cook
I love cooking and have found that my most fondest memories are tied back to food. Food brings the family together, keeps friends close and allows me to be creative. I love the spontaneity of adding new ingredients and creating a new dish from scratch.
My favorite things to cook
I enjoy one-pot cooking. I love creating new pasta dishes. Casseroles are comfort. I love baking.
My favorite family cooking traditions
Mini pecan tarts at Christmas. A big pot of filipino sour-soup (Sinigang)in the winter. BBQ-ing on Sundays. Chocolate chip cookie baking with my little boys. Shabu-shabu with my mom. Tea-time with my sister.
My cooking triumphs
I finally learned how to roast a whole chicken. Hallelujah!
My cooking tragedies
Dropping an entire bottle of ground pepper into my pot of spaghetti sauce. Slow cooking leeks and chicken and ending up with something that tasted like slow cooked licorice chicken. Yech!
Recipe Reviews 14 reviews
Chicken Marsala
great recipe. i was missing the capers, so I definitely want to give this recipe another try.

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Reviewed On: Apr. 27, 2010
Lemon Bars I
yummy! it has a sweet and mild tart flavor- it's not a lemon bar that will make your cheeks pucker up! perfect with a cup of tea.

1 user found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Apr. 27, 2010
Eggless Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies
surprisingly good...

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Reviewed On: Mar. 25, 2010

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