DesertBorn54 Profile - (185587)

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Home Town: Phoenix, Arizona, USA
Living In: Anaheim, California, USA
Member Since: Mar. 2000
Cooking Level: Intermediate
Cooking Interests: Baking, Grilling & BBQ, Stir Frying, Slow Cooking, Asian, Mexican, Italian, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean
Hobbies: Sewing, Needlepoint, Gardening, Hiking/Camping, Camping, Walking, Fishing, Reading Books, Wine Tasting, Charity Work
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Recipe Reviews 18 reviews
Jalapeno Bread II
This was a 4+. The only thing keeping me from giving this a 5-star rating is that it needed more cheese flavor and just a wee bit more salt. However,it is just delicious as is. It came out of the bread machine prettier than any bread we've ever made . The texure was lovely. I'm not as brave as my husband with heat, so we used the Mezzeta brand "tamed" jalapenos in a jar. They appear to be seeded and deveined. They provided just the right kick for me, and the jalapeno flavor really came through. We've been very happy with the results we get with the Gold Medal "Harvest King" bread flour, which is what we used for this.

1 user found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Aug. 4, 2007
Pork Chops in White Wine
I never use "cooking wine" as I think that a wine labeled with that title is not of high enough quality to drink by itself. If it doesn't taste good by itself, it won't make your recipe taste good. You don't need to buy anything expensive, just something halfway decent. I used a chardonnay I had at home with tasty results.

9 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Dec. 14, 2006
Eggnog Quick Bread
Delightful and subtle in flavor. I had to hide it after my son pronounced it "totally awesome." I knew it wouldn't be safe from his ravenous appetite!

3 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Nov. 20, 2006

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