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Judy G


Judy G
 
Home Town: Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Living In: Euless, Texas, USA
Member Since: Mar. 2006
Cooking Level: Intermediate
Cooking Interests: Healthy, Dessert, Quick & Easy
Hobbies: Sewing, Photography, Music
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About this Cook
Hospice RN for 23 years; recently retired.
My favorite things to cook
Baked goods: cakes, cookies, breads.
My favorite family cooking traditions
Spending Thanksgiving in the kitchen with my daughter
My cooking tragedies
My first chocolate from scratch cake . . . I didn't know that the shortening called for in the recipe needed to be Crisco. I used vegetable oil. It was a disaster. It was probably 5 or 6 years before I tried another scratch cake again.
Recipe Reviews 26 reviews
Pasta Pomodoro
I thought this was very easy and very tasty. I used 1/2 package of linguine (because that is what was in the house), 2 cans diced tomatoes (with basil/garlic/orgegano), onion, garlic, balsamic vinegar, a splash of wine, about 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes, dried basil, dried oregano and a bay leaf. I cooked it longer than the 8 minutes, in order to make the sauce a little thicker. I thought about putting some tomato paste in to thicken it, but didn't. Next time, I will use penne pasta and crushed tomatoes. It was difficult to get a bite of tomato and pasta on the same fork; using penne would make that easier. I will omit the chicken broth and just use a chicken bouillon cube (plenty of liquid in tomatoes), and two splashes of wine (white or red, depending on what's on hand). Thanks for sharing this recipe!

0 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Feb. 8, 2014
Goulash Supreme
I made this tonight and my husband had seconds. Therefore, 5 stars. I cut the recipe in half and we had enough left over for another serving. I didn't have stewed tomatoes, but did use 1 can tomato puree and 1 can diced tomatoes / green chiles. I read the comments about the pasta. I cooked all ingredients (except pasta) about 30 minutes, then added the pasta and kept checking for "doneness" . It took about 11 - 12 minutes for small macaroni; it would take more for larger pasta, like penne. I will make this again.

8 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Jan. 20, 2013
Cocktail Meatballs
I have tried similar recipes, using frozen meatballs (to cut on prep time) and grape jelly in place of cranberry sauce. I took them to pot luck lunch and they were all eaten!

3 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Dec. 8, 2012
 
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