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Candi


Candi
 
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Living In: Wichita Falls, Texas, USA
Member Since: May 2006
Cooking Level: Expert
Cooking Interests: Baking, Mexican, Italian, Southern, Healthy, Quick & Easy
Hobbies: Camping, Reading Books, Charity Work
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About this Cook
I am a wife, mom, grandmother, sister and cousin. I am a runner, and I have run 8 half-marathons. My husband's mother taught me how to cook, and according to my family, she did an outstanding job. I try to prepare healthy meals
My favorite things to cook
I like to cook Mexican food-authentic Mexican food. I also like to make bundt cakes.
My favorite family cooking traditions
Before my daughter moved, we always made Christmas cookies together. I always make a big Easter lunch, Thanksgiving lunch and Christmas lunch for my family.
My cooking triumphs
I learned how to make chicken and dumplings like my mother-in-law used to make. That makes my whole family happy.
My cooking tragedies
When my husband and I were newly married, I fixed a casserole dish with cream of shrimp soup. It was awful, but I thought it was the best food I had ever prepared. It was so bad that my husband would take a bite, lean back in his chair, open the front door (our table was right next to the front door) and spit it out. No stray cats or dogs would touch it-that's how bad it was.
Recipe Reviews 2 reviews
Black-Eyed Pea Gumbo
Absolutely fantastic!! I used turkey links (sliced) instead. I will make this again for sure!!!

3 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Jan. 5, 2011
Salsa Chicken
Very easy to prepare. I will definitely make it again.

1 user found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Dec. 20, 2007
 
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