Melissa Profile - (18561142)

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Home Town: Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
Living In: Omaha, Nebraska, USA
Member Since: Apr. 2006
Cooking Level: Expert
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About this Cook
I am a new mom so I don't get to experiment as often as I once did. When I get the chance I love trying new recipes!
My favorite things to cook
Anything new. I make my family be my guinea pigs!
My favorite family cooking traditions
My family is from the midwest and they still cook those rich comfort foods. I love finding new ways to make them healthier, but with them same taste.
My cooking triumphs
Over the years I have learned to perfect several types of cookies! I used to make flat brick cookies. Now they are moist and chewy everytime!
My cooking tragedies
I am bad at cooking homemade mac n' cheese. I have yet to learn how to do it right! It always comes out dry and chunky. Blah!
Recipe Reviews 25 reviews
Slow-Cooker Pepper Steak
We loved it! Followed advise and put in peppers about 2 hours before end. It was great served over rice

1 user found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Feb. 16, 2012
Best Steak Marinade in Existence
AWESOME!!!! I used this to marinate a flat iron steak, it was splendid. I also had two requests for the recipe after making it. Thanks for sharing.

1 user found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Jun. 29, 2011
Cheesy Ham and Hash Brown Casserole
This was yummy! My husband, daughter and I loved it. I made it exactly as stated, no changes needed. But I did see some ideas that would be fun to change it up a bit. Instead of ham - Bacon and green onions or chives could make it a loaded baked potato casserole. Green peppers and onions would be awesome as well. I appreciate you sharing this recipe. I know many more will enjoy it as I plan on using this for future gatherings. Thanks!!!

3 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Jun. 29, 2011

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