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Andrea I :-)

Andrea I :-)
Home Town: Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA
Living In: Ephrata, Pennsylvania, USA
Member Since: Apr. 2006
Cooking Level: Intermediate
Cooking Interests: Baking, Slow Cooking, Mexican, Italian, Healthy
Hobbies: Gardening, Hiking/Camping, Camping, Fishing, Photography, Music, Wine Tasting
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Me cooking up a storm in the kitchen!
About this Cook
Married and living in our first house with our dog Sushi. I try to vary my cooking and mix it up on a daily basis. It has quickly become a passion.
My favorite things to cook
I love anything Italian or German, and I love to make deserts, but I am not a fan of eating deserts- which is kind of strange, but other people love them, which is all that matters.
My favorite family cooking traditions
My grandmother recently passed away, and that is where I received most of my cookign genes. She gave me my two favorite recipes before she passed away: "garbage" (hamburger casserole), and a pepper steak meal. I also traditionally make a Slovakian dish every Easter- Ceditz- yummy!
My cooking triumphs
I have never cooked fish EVER, but I found a delicious recipe for Tilapia on here- and I actually made it right...WAHOO! I have also gotten into more gourmet cooking. It generally takes me twice as long, but it usually tastes great and I am learning which is all that matters.
My cooking tragedies
When my husband and I got our first apartment I smoked out the entire apartment three times in one week. Thank goodness we lived next to a fire department...they thought it was a little funny:-)
Recipe Reviews 7 reviews
Raspberry and Almond Shortbread Thumbprints
These quickly became my family's favorite cookies- awesome recipe!

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Reviewed On: Jan. 19, 2010
Cream Cheese Penguins
I used garden vegetable cream cheese instead- very yummy!

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Reviewed On: Jan. 19, 2010
Tiramisu II
I have made this twice already and people just keep on asking me to make it. By far the BEST tiramisu recipe around!!

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Reviewed On: Jun. 9, 2009

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