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Ellen P.

Ellen P.
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Living In: Allen Park, Michigan, USA
Member Since: Mar. 2006
Cooking Level: Expert
Cooking Interests: Slow Cooking, Mexican, Italian, Southern, Low Carb, Vegetarian, Quick & Easy
Hobbies: Sewing, Reading Books, Charity Work
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About this Cook
I'm a high school librarian with a passion for cook books and cooking. Nothing makes me happier than when people enjoy what I cook for them.
My favorite things to cook
Anything Italian or Mexican, because I am 100% Irish and was born into no cooking heritage!
My favorite family cooking traditions
Every year on a Sunday after Thanksgiving my sister and I along with all of my daughters and nieces spend the day making appetizers and sweets for the holidays. I host Christmas Eve and use our bounty then. We divide the rest among the families and we lovingly call it Party in a Box as they leave.
My cooking triumphs
Cloning, after countless tries the burritos from our favorite, now closed down Mexican restaurant.
My cooking tragedies
My first attempt at a turkey, really just a breast. I put the hot pan on the edge of the counter, it hit the floor and so did I as I slid across the kitchen when by bare foot hit that grease!
Recipe Reviews 10 reviews
Aunt Blanche's Blueberry Muffins
I'm giving these 5 stars even though I didn't taste them. I left them to cool and went to run errands. I came home to an empty plate! Will make again.

1 user found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Jul. 30, 2013
Peach Cobbler Dump Cake I
My daughter made this and I thought it was good. I made just a couple of small changes. First I sprinkled some cinnamon right over the peaches before adding the cake mix. Next, instead of a yellow mix, I used a butter pecan mix - yum. I also thought spice cake would work well too. Anything this easy, quick and tasty is a keeper!

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Reviewed On: Feb. 6, 2013
Armenian Rice Pilaf
This pilaf was delicious just as written. There are lots of additions you could make by adding vegetables or chopped chicken but I love the ease and simplicity of it just the way it is. My only question is serving size. I halved the recipe and it was enough for at least 6 servings. If you make the full recipe, you can serve 12 more people. Thanks siliblessings!

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Reviewed On: Sep. 2, 2012

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