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Dick Cain

Dick Cain
Member Since: Mar. 2006
Cooking Level: Intermediate
Cooking Interests: Baking, Grilling & BBQ, Frying, Stir Frying, Slow Cooking, Asian, Mexican, Indian, Southern, Healthy, Gourmet
Hobbies: Camping, Photography, Reading Books
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About this Cook
Retired Navy, culinary student(2006) at the Culinary Institute of Charleston, Cook for local Soup Kitchen and my church
My favorite things to cook
Southern and Aisian Fare
My favorite family cooking traditions
Grits and groceries -- plenty and often
My cooking triumphs
Deep-frying succulent turkeys. Frying great catfish! Making Frogmore Stew. Baking green tomato pies. Prime Rib dinner in 2007 for Mother's Day.
My cooking tragedies
Lamb stew -- not even the stray dogs in the neighborhood would eat it!
Recipe Reviews 7 reviews
Butternut Squash Casserole
Tried this on 2/24/12. Did make some modifications but only for convenience. Don't think it affected the results. Following another reviewer's (Tricky835) lead, I cut the squash in half, removed the seeds and baked it (cut side down) until it was soft. Used a potato masher instead of a blender and everything came out just great! Also, I added the cinnamon, nutmeg to the cooked squash. THE surprise of the event was the scrumptiousness of the topping. This will become a regular in our household.

6 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Feb. 25, 2012
Bubba's Jambalaya
Fixed this for a New Year's eve party and to a person everyone loved it. Followed the recipe as closely as possible. Made my own chicken broth by deboning and boiling down the large breast bone/skin. I did add about 1/2 package of frozen cut okra about 4 minutes before adding my cut up shrimp (16-20count) and saved 8 of the shrimp to garnish the top. I chose to sprinkle the bacon on top rather than mix it up in the dish as called for. I think I was true enough to the recipe that this is a "true" five stars. Thanks for such a great recipe.

4 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Dec. 31, 2011
Roasted Root Vegetables With Apple Juice
It seems very obvious that several commenters don't really understand what a root vegetable is. The squash, brussle sprouts, etc. just don't cut it. I love this recipe and usually do it in one large pan.

9 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Oct. 15, 2011

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